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Patch 7.3.5 is now available for testing on PTR and the major focus of this week's build is zone scaling.

The 1-100 leveling experience has been redesigned. Leveling is much more fluid and players can choose, where they want to level up their characters, because zones now have level ranges with caps. As a result, loot, quests and creatures work differently in the open world. You can find more information about zone scaling in our BlizzCon post here.

In the coming weeks, Blizzard will enable Ulduar Timewalking and the new battleground for testing.

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Welcome to the Patch 7.3.5 Public Test Realm! This patch includes several new updates and content, and also lays some of the groundwork for the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion.

Our biggest focus for testing during this PTR period will be on the new level 1-100 zone and dungeon scaling we’re introducing with 7.3.5. This is an extensive change to how loot, quests, and creatures work in the open world, so we’re going to need as much feedback as we can get about how things are working out. We’ll have some more details in the coming days about how you can best help us make sure this new feature rolls out as smoothly as possible.

Other features you’ll see on the PTR over the next few weeks include Ulduar Timewalking, a preview of the new Silithus Battleground, and a few other bits of content that get into the aftermath of the events in Antorus and set the stage for the upcoming conflict in Battle for Azeroth. Note that since development of the new expansion is now in full swing, datamining sites are likely to see some bits and pieces of features that are part of Battle for Azeroth (such as Allied Races).

As we’ve done for similar patches in Legion, we’ll be providing updates throughout the PTR process that give insight into what’s being made available for testing and what sort of feedback would be most helpful. Thanks for checking it out, and happy testing!
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29 minutes ago, Dejo93 said:

So wait, do we get some od the new Allied races in 7.3.5 or is it for the BfA launch?

I think it's a BfA feature, but maybe if you pre-purchase BfA, you will get early access to Allied Races in the pre-patch. (pure speculation)

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Would be cool, but DH were released not long ago before launch, maybe it will be simillar. But thinking straight allied races are just "cosmetics"

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