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Seething Shore is a new battleground located off the coast of Silithus that will be previewed in Patch 7.3.5.

Seething Shore Map (Patch 7.3.5 PTR)

This is the latest map of the zone, but Blizzard previewed a different version of the map at this year's BlizzCon.


Seething Shore Zone Preview

We looked at the battleground in more detail and it looks just like the Lost Isles, but with chunks of Azerite emerging from the ground.


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Patch 7.3.5 Coverage

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i'm just happy there is a new official bg, not counting trashran i believe this is the first since mop

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btw i still feel nothing can take place of vanilla's bgs(arathi basin/warsong gulch/Alterac Valley)

played them for years but never get tired of them..

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2 hours ago, MZLICH said:

btw i still feel nothing can take place of vanilla's bgs(arathi basin/warsong gulch/Alterac Valley)

played them for years but never get tired of them..

I feel as though a lot of the designers for those kinds of maps moved onto other things, every time I look at them and play on them you can sense that these were made by people who had designed player vs player maps for years. 

Not to say that the concepts behind each map new and old doesn't have their merits and shortfalls, but looking at this map it may look pretty but the only symmetrical field of realistic battle (the area of maps where most realistic and objective contesting would occur, many maps have a large area nowhere near anything important or to use creatively, such as Gold Mines in Arathi) that I can see is covered in water by a third. 

Water movement and pvp really don't go well for some people, especially not if any of the objectives favour something like travel form. 

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I can't quite remember what the vanilla design of that area was, but I know it wasn't that.  It was just a cave on the far end of the southern border, right?  Maybe it was the Emps' vacation home or something. 

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