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M+ Rewards Going Up On Antorus Mythic Week

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A blue tweet confirmed we'll be seeing Mythic Keystone rewards be bumped up to 15 on the second week of Antorus: the Burning Throne being released, and another re-stated that we'll be using the same bonus loot roll currency in the new raid as well:

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since this is the last raid tier this xpac i wonder if this will be the final puff to mythic+ dungeons and therefore the final season of mythic+ or if we will see more before the xpac ends

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1 hour ago, Lamuria said:

since this is the last raid tier this xpac i wonder if this will be the final puff to mythic+ dungeons and therefore the final season of mythic+ or if we will see more before the xpac ends

They have around 1 more year to go through, I for sure hope they do at least one more..

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I do believe they have confirmed Throne to be the last tier raid of legion. However, that being said it doesn't mean we won't get a ruby sanctum type deal, like a baby raid, or maybe trials again. However, considering all efforts are likely going to BfA and allegedly the antorus cinematic wraps up a lot, im not sure how likely these are.

My fear is likely the same as everyone else; 12 months of SoO, 14 months of BrF, I really hope we don't see extended time with burning throne. However, considering typical release cycles and such well..... yeah.

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10 minutes ago, Tri said:

My fear is likely the same as everyone else; 12 months of SoO, 14 months of BrF, I really hope we don't see extended time with burning throne. However, considering typical release cycles and such well..... yeah.

I'm not a mythic raider, but my guild decided to start mythic on this tier just to have something to do on this time... because we know that we will have 1 year of Anthorus lol 

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3 minutes ago, Syktris said:

I'm not a mythic raider, but my guild decided to start mythic on this tier just to have something to do on this time... because we know that we will have 1 year of Anthorus lol 

lol yup, plenty of time to get it down. I got sooooo burnt out in HfC, after my 5th fully mythic geared toon, I had to tell my guild I couldn't take it anymore. A fun raid is fun but after the 900th time doing it.... not so much >_>

except SoO, not going to lie i loved that raid so much I didn't mind it lasted so long, minority opinion i know XD

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1 hour ago, Tri said:

lol yup, plenty of time to get it down. I got sooooo burnt out in HfC, after my 5th fully mythic geared toon, I had to tell my guild I couldn't take it anymore. A fun raid is fun but after the 900th time doing it.... not so much >_>

except SoO, not going to lie i loved that raid so much I didn't mind it lasted so long, minority opinion i know XD

I though I was the only person to like SoO so much that didn't mind all the months on the same content, guess I was wrong lol

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1 hour ago, Syktris said:

I though I was the only person to like SoO so much that didn't mind all the months on the same content, guess I was wrong lol

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9 hours ago, Tri said:

I do believe they have confirmed Throne to be the last tier raid of legion. However, that being said it doesn't mean we won't get a ruby sanctum type deal, like a baby raid, or maybe trials again. However, considering all efforts are likely going to BfA and allegedly the antorus cinematic wraps up a lot, im not sure how likely these are.

My fear is likely the same as everyone else; 12 months of SoO, 14 months of BrF, I really hope we don't see extended time with burning throne. However, considering typical release cycles and such well..... yeah.

SoO was 14 months as was HFC. The chances of Antorus being roughly the same time period is as high as hell lol. However, I believe it might be shorter then that given that from a usual expac reveal they had a lot developed already.

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10 hours ago, Tri said:

I do believe they have confirmed Throne to be the last tier raid of legion. However, that being said it doesn't mean we won't get a ruby sanctum type deal, like a baby raid, or maybe trials again. However, considering all efforts are likely going to BfA and allegedly the antorus cinematic wraps up a lot, im not sure how likely these are.

My fear is likely the same as everyone else; 12 months of SoO, 14 months of BrF, I really hope we don't see extended time with burning throne. However, considering typical release cycles and such well..... yeah.

Here already though you're worrying about something that the evidence points against. By all accounts this expac should drop August of next year. Even if Antorus dropped today that'd only be 10 months, but Antorus doesn't drop till end of Nov, meaning at most 9-9.5 months of waiting.

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