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A new 8.1 build has just hit PTR servers. Check out what's new!

Highlights

  • The Season 2 Mythic Keystone Affix is called Reaping.
  • Mounts from Darkshore Warfront rares have been added.
  • A new saber mount model has been added.
  • The build comes with a bunch of new Azerite traits.
  • Recruit-a-Friend summon cooldown has been reduced to 30 minutes.

Check out our Tides of Vengeance hub for the latest Patch 8.1 information!

Adventure Journal

  • Battle of Dazar'alor,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Find Group
  • Siege of Dazar'alor,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid
  • Empire's Fall,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid
  • Might of the Alliance,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid
  • Defense of Dazar'alor,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid
  • Death's Bargain,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid
  • Victory or Death,The Alliance brings the war into the heart of the Zandalari Empire and the Horde must do all in it's power to stop the attack.,Join Raid

Achievements

  • Defeat the following bosses in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Siege of Dazar'alor
  • Defeat the following bosses in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Empire's Fall
  • Witness the retelling of your allies' valiant efforts in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Might of the Alliance
  • Defeat the following bosses in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Defense of Dazar'alor
  • Witness the retelling of your allies' heroic efforts in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Death's Bargain
  • Defeat the following bosses in the Battle of Dazar'alor.,Victory or Death
  • Defeat the Champion of the Light in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Champion of the Light
  • Defeat Grong in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Grong
  • Complete the following achievements on the continent of Zandalar.,Loremaster of Zandalar
  • "Defeat Mestrah, the illuminated and Manceroy Flamefist in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.",Mythic: Flamefist and the Illuminated
  • Complete the Battle for Darkshore.,War for the Shore
  • Complete the Battle for Darkshore.,War for the Shore
  • Defeat Ma'ra Grimfang and Anathos Firecaller in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Grimfang and Firecaller
  • Defeat Treasure Guardian in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Treasure Guardian
  • Defeat Conclave of the Chosen in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Conclave of the Chosen
  • Capture a location in the Battle for Darkshore.,Under Cover of Darkness
  • Capture a location in the Battle for Darkshore.,Under Cover of Darkness
  • Capture every location in the Battle for Darkshore.,Night Moves
  • Capture every location in the Battle for Darkshore.,Night Moves
  • Recruit one of every troop type in the Battle for Darkshore.,Recruitment Officer
  • Recruit one of every troop type in the Battle for Darkshore.,Recruitment Officer
  • Embody every Horde Hero in the Battle for Darkshore.,Deforester
  • Embody every Alliance Hero in the Battle for Darkshore.,By Nature's Call
  • Defeat King Rastakhan in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: King Rastakhan
  • Defeat Gelbin Mekkatorque in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Mekkatorque
  • Defeat Stormwall Blockade in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Stormwall Blockade
  • Defeat Lady Jaina Proudmoore in Battle of Dazar'alor on Mythic difficulty.,Mythic: Lady Jaina Proudmoore
  • Complete the Battle of Dazar'alor raid achievements listed below.,Glory of the Battle of Dazar'alor Raider
  • "Defeat the Champion of the Light after stealing 3 shinies from each of the Crusaders, Disciples and Champion of the Light on Normal Difficulty or higher.",Can I Get a Hek Hek Hek Yeah?

Azerite Powers

Death Knight

  • Cold Hearted
    • Icebound Fortitude heals for 319 every sec and its cooldown is reduced by 15 seconds.
  • Magus of the Dead
    • Apocalypse and Army of the Damned additionally summon a Magus of the Dead who hurls Frostbolts and Shadowbolts at your foes, dealing 156 each.

Hunter

  • Nature's Salve
    • Exhilaration heals you for an additional 1,924 health, and the cooldown is reduced by 15.0 sec.
  • Primeval Intuition
    • Normal
      • Your maximum Focus is increased to 120, and Raptor Strike increases your Critical Strike by 25 for 12 sec, stacking up to 10 times.
    • Mongoose Bite
      • Your maximum Focus is increased to 120, and Mongoose Bite increases your Critical Strike by 25 for 12 sec, stacking up to 10 times.

Mage

  • Flash Freeze
    • Each of your Icicles deals 55 additional damage, and when an Icicle deals damage you have a 5% chance to gain the Fingers of Frost effect.
  • Quick Casting
    • Your instant cast damaging spells heal you for 131.

Monk

  • Glory of the Dawn
    • Rising Sun Kick has a chance to trigger a second time, dealing 638 Physical damage and restoring 1 Chi.

Priest

  • Thought Harvester
    • Vampiric Touch damage is increased by 21, and each time Vampiric Touch deals damage you have a chance to increase the damage of your next Mind Sear within 20 sec by 300%.

Rogue

  • Lying In Wait
    • While no enemy is within 12 yds, heal for 689 every sec. While any enemy is within 12 yds, gain 173 Speed.

Warrior

  • Cold Steel, Hot Blood
    • Bloodthirst critical strikes generate 4 additional Rage, and inflict a Gushing Wound that leeches 14,976 health over 6 sec.
  • Intimidating Presence
    • Intimidating Shout reduces the movement speed of affected enemies by 50%, and prevents the next 1,356 damage they deal after Intimidating Shout ends.
  • Striking the Anvil
    • The Tactician effect improves your next Overpower, causing it to deal 964 additional damage and reduce the remaining cooldown of Mortal Strike by 1.5 sec.
  • Unbridled Ferocity
    • Rampage deals an additional 80 damage and has a 8% chance to grant you Recklessness for 4 sec.

Misc

Fight or Flight

  • When you damage an enemy who is below 35% health, or fall below 35% health yourself, gain 370 primary stat and 10% movement speed for 8 sec. Can only occur once every 30 sec.

Superior Stratagem

  • Taking damage increases your Stamina by 47 and your Versatility by 16 for 4 sec, stacking up to 10 times.

Broadcast Text

  • "Behold Saraka, Destroyer of Worlds! Brought to heel after millennia of wanton destruction."
  • "The draenei sought to devise a ritual that could turn the naaru back to the Light. To aid their quest, I called together many priesthoods to work in unison."
  • "Like I said, the critters in this land are vicious.  Good fight either way."

Creature Models

Saber Mount

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Global Strings

  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_380,The ballista cannot be used while on fire.,1
  • TOTAL_STACKS,%d Total
  • TRANSMOG_SET_PARTIALLY_KNOWN_CLASS,Contains %d uncollected |4appearance:appearances;.
  • TRANSMOG_SET_PARTIALLY_KNOWN_MIX,Contains %1$d uncollected |4appearance:appearances; for your class and %2$d uncollected |4appearance:appearances; for other classes.
  • BONUS_ROLL_REWARD_COIN,Coin
  • BFA_SEASON_NUMBER,Battle for Azeroth Season %d
  • BFA_PVP_SEASON_DESCRIPTION_TWO,Higher item level rewards from Conquest
  • NEW_SEASON_YAY,NEW SEASON!
  • PVP_GEAR_REWARD_CHANCE,Chance to receive item level %d gear.
  • PVP_GEAR_REWARD_CHANCE_LONG,Winning gives you a chance to receive item level %d gear.
  • ERR_REFER_A_FRIEND_SUMMON_COOLDOWN,You can only summon your friend once every thirty minutes.

Keystone Affixes

  • Reaping (Season 2 Mythic Keystone Affix)

Mounts

  • Reins of the Onyx War Hyena,|cFFFFD200PvP:|r Rated Arena or Rated Battleground Victory,PH,925,230,0,0,237288,0,0,4
  • Green Marsh Hopper,,PH,1012,230,0,-1,259740,0,0,4
  • Blackpaw,|cFFFFD200Drop:|r Blackpaw|n|cFFFFD200Zone:|r Darkshore|n,"Blackpaw was just hibernating, minding his own business, and then suddenly there was a warfront.",1199,230,0,0,288438,0,0,45
  • Ashenvale Chimaera,|cFFFFD200Drop:|r Alash'anir|n|cFFFFD200Zone:|r Darkshore|n,"Ashenvale chimaeras were used freqently by the Kaldorei to decimate structures in battles against the humans, orcs, and undead.",1200,248,128,0,288495,0,0,4
  • Frightened Kodo,|cFFFFD200Drop:|r Frightened Kodo|n|cFFFFD200Zone:|r Darkshore|n,Nothing frightens a kodo like seeing a bear with antlers.,1201,230,0,0,288499,0,0,4
  • Umber Nightsaber,|cFFFFD200Drop: |rMoxo the Beheader|n|cFFFFD200Zone: |rDarkshore|n,"Nightsabers are an integral part of the Kaldorei's army, serving as both mount and assault weapon in one.",1203,230,0,0,288503,0,0,4
  • Sandy Nightsaber,|cFFFFD200Drop: |rAthil Dewfire |n|cFFFFD200Zone: |rDarkshore|n,"A rare color for a nightsaber, and rarely seen, they are prized amongst huntresses.",1204,230,0,0,288506,0,0,4
  • Kaldorei Nightsaber,|cFFFFD200Drop: |rShadowclaw|n|cFFFFD200Zone: |rDarkshore|n,The connection between a nightsaber and its hunter or huntress is nearly inseparable.,1205,230,0,0,288505,0,0,4
  • Blue Marsh Hopper,,PH,1206,230,0,-1,288587,0,0,4
  • Yellow Marsh Hopper,,PH,1207,230,0,-1,288589,0,0,4

Scenario Steps

  • Prepare yourself for battle.,Battle Preparations
  • Defeat the Alliance's forward commander in the Ruins of Auberdine.,Advance the Front
  • Free the apothecary.,Necessity Frees Invention
  • Fight beside your commander to clear a path to Bashal'Aran.,Charge Onward
  • Defeat Archdruid Andrenius at Bashal'Aran.,Crush the Resistance
  • Expand your base at Bashal'Aran,Enhance Our Operations
  • Remove the remaining Alliance threat at Lor'danel Landing,The Northern Shore

World Safe Locs

  • 8.1 Incursions - Stormsong - A - Vehicle Romp - DC Safe Loc - GJC
  • 8.1 Northrend - Icecrown Citadel GY (Vol'jin Questline)
  • 8.1 Incursions - Nazmir - Alliance Finale - Finale Safe Loc - AJB
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Statues -> Horde Hub)
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Horde Hub -> Throne )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Zanchul -> Statues )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( River -> Terrace of the Chosen )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Zocalo -> Zanchul )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Crafter's Terrace -> Hub )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Terrace -> Sliver )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Sliver -> Terrace of the Chosen )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Terrace -> Zanchul )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Old Seawall -> Grand Bazaar )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Zanchul -> Terrace )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Crafter's Terrace -> Grand Bazaar )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Grand Bazaar -> Crafter's Terrace )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Zanchul -> Zocalo )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Dazar'alor -> Warbeast Kraal )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Tal'gurub -> Dazar'alor )
  • Dazar'alor - Totem of Pa'ku ( Zanchul -> House of Pa'ku )
  • 8.1 War Campaign - Tol Dagor Scenario - GY1 (msc)
  • 8.1 War Campaign - Tol Dagor Scenario - GY2 (msc)
  • 8.1 War Campaign - Tol Dagor Scenario - GY3 (msc)
  • 8.1 Incursions - Drustvar - H WQ05 - Doomsoul Exit (JDA)
  • 8.1 War Campaign - A - CH1 - Flight out - KRB

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