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This Week in WoW: September 11th

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Mythic difficulty & Raid Finder Wing 1 are now open, players can get a piece of ilvl 370 loot from this week's bonus event, and Horde players can still farm gear by running Warfronts!

Highlights

  • Mythic Uldir and Raid Finder Wing 1 are now open!
  • We'll be covering the Mythic World First Race on a daily basis.
  • Class Tuning Hotfixes will go live after maintenance in your region.
  • Blizzard clarified that Grand Challenger's Bounty offers one piece of loot in Battle for Azeroth.
  • Horde players can still farm ilvl 340 gear or get their ilvl 370 item by completing Battle for Stromgarde for the next 4 days and 18 hours (US).
    • Note: Trinkets won't drop from Warfronts and you can only get the ilvl 370 piece once per cycle.
  • You must reach the weekly Conquest cap in order to loot the PvP War Chest next week.
  • Alliance still controls Arathi, but you can kill the boss or complete the quest only once per cycle.
  • Don't forget to complete this week's quest to get a piece of ilvl 370 Heroic Uldir gear.

Mythic Keystone Affixes

Weekly Quests

  • Azerite for the Alliance & Azerite for the Horde: Collect 40,000 Azerite from Island Expeditions to receive 2,500 Azerite and 1,500 reputation with Honorbound/7th Legion.
    • Both factions are important if you want to unlock Dark Iron Dwarves and Mag'har Orcs.
    • The fastest way to complete the quest is to use Group Finder and find two other players to form a Mythic Island Expeditions party. Mythic means 12,000 Azerite per run and an increased chance to receive transmogs, pets, and mounts. For more details check out our Island Expeditions guide.
  • Complete 4 Mythic dungeons for "Emissary of War" to receive Cache of Uldir TreasuresCache of Uldir Treasures and 600 Artifact Power. The cache contains a single piece of Heroic Uldir loot based on your Loot Specialization.
  • Call to Arms: Zuldazar (A) & Call to Arms: Zuldazar: Turn on War Mode and defeat 10 players of the opposing faction in Zuldazar to receive 75 reputation with Honorbound/7th Legion, 250 Honor and a Steel Strongbox.
  • Don't forget to get your Seals for bonus rolls!

World Bosses

The second world boss is Dunegorger Kraulok located in Vol'dun.

Dunegorger Kraulok

Revered by all trolls but the Zandalari especially, the bones of the giant reptiles of Zandalar are dot the landscape. But as dark energies stir beneath the sands, sometimes that which was meant to remain dead, does not. Kraulok walks the sands once again, blinded by rage and the endless agony of his dying moments. Woe to those who find themselves in the beast's path.

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Overview

Dunegorger Kraulok goes through periods of rapidly alternating casts of Sonic BellowSonic Bellow and Earth SpikeEarth Spike.  Avoid these attacks and press on to victory.

fHrA7Z2.png Damage Dealers

nACJhxi.png Healers

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Loot Table

Alliance players that haven't defeated the Warfront boss last week can still kill it for the next few days!

Doom's Howl (A)

Doom's Howl was created from stolen Alliance engineering plans. Used to transport hordes of troops into the worst combat conditions, this gigantic vehicle can also transform into a powerful siege platform capable of decimating enemy fortifications.

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Overview

Doom's Howl is a mobile war vehicle that switches in and out of a siege mode. While sieged the Demolisher CannonDemolisher Cannon must be avoided while dealing with the War Machine's soldiers.

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Healers

  • Stay spread so less allies are affected by splash damage dealt from Mortar ShotMortar Shot.

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  • Interrupt Battle Field RepairBattle Field Repair to stop the Doom's Howl from being healed.
  • Tank Doom's Howl Shieldbearer away from Doom's Howl Engineer, to allow them to be interupted.

Loot Table

Island Expeditions

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The following Island Expeditions are on rotation this week:

  • Molten Clay
  • Rotting Mire
  • Un'gol Ruins

World Events

Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Bonus Event (September 11-18)

The final boss of each BfA dungeon will yield an additional piece of loot this week (Sign of the WarriorSign of the Warrior). This only applies to Normal/Heroic/Mythic bosses, not Mythic+. Don't forget to complete the weekly quest for a piece of Heroic Difficulty gear (ilvl 370).

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The Battle for Azeroth Dungeons Bonus Event is underway!

THIS WEEK

All week, open Group Finder (default hotkey: I) to queue for any Battle for Azeroth dungeon on Normal or Heroic difficulty.

Alternatively, get a group of veteran dungeoneers together and travel to one of the Battle for Azeroth dungeons on Mythic difficulty:

  • Atal’Dazar
  • Temple of Sethraliss
  • The Underrot
  • The MOTHERLODE!!
  • Freehold
  • Shrine of the Storm
  • Tol Dagor
  • Waycrest Manor

Look for the following all week long:

  • Chronicler Shoopa in Zuldazar and in Boralus has a quest for you – Emissary of War. Or, if you forget to pick it up there, you can start it within the Adventure Journal.
    • Quest requirement: Complete 4 Battle for Azeroth dungeons on Mythic difficultly.
    • Rewards: One loot box containing a piece of gear from Heroic difficulty Uldir.
  • Passive bonus: The final boss in each dungeon drop additional loot on all difficulties (except Mythic Keystone difficulties.)

EVERY WEEK

The Bonus Events system consists of a rotating schedule of different activities, currently scheduled to run each week beginning on Tuesdays. Each Bonus Event grants a passive bonus to a particular game activity and offers a once-per-event quest with a noteworthy reward for accomplishing a related goal. The in-game calendar can serve as your one-stop reference for the event schedule. The Adventure Guide also offers a direct link to active Bonus Events, allowing you to easily accept any associated quests.

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These affixes are really not too bad at all. Remember that its a Tyrannical week, so Skittish mobs won't hurt nearly as much as last week. While there is Bursting, at least you can heal this week. Last week you were looking helplessly as your tank got crushed by Necrotic stacks..

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