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This Week in WoW: January 15th

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We're one week away from Mythic Season 2 and Battle of Dazar'alor. Reputation gains from world quests are increased by 50% this week.

Highlights

  • We're one week away from the opening of the new raid, Battle of Dazar'alor, start of Mythic & PvP Season 2.
  • Game Director Ion Hazzikostas highlighted what's changing next week. The article aims to explain the item level / difficulty increase, Grand Challenger's Bounty, Residuum, and more.
  • The Mythic Season 1 Infested affix will retire after this week and Reaping will take its place. You can read more about the new affix here.
  • Reputation gains from world quests are increased by 50%! Make sure to complete world quests with the appropriate factions to unlock Allied Races.

Mythic Keystone Affixes

Weekly Quests

Island Expeditions

The following Islands are on rotation this week:

  • Havenswood
  • Molten Clay
  • Un'gol Ruins

World Boss

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.

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Loot Table

World Events

World Quests Bonus Event (January 15th - January 22th)

Reputation gains from world quests are increased by 50% this week (Sign of the Emissary Sign of the Emissary). If you haven't reached Exalted with the Zandalari Empire or the Proudmoore's Admiralty to unlock the new 8.1.5 Allied Races yet, make sure to complete as many world quests as possible with both factions.

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Chart a course across Kul Tiras and Zandalar for this week’s Bonus Event – World Quests.

This Week

All week, open your map (default hotkey-"m") and select any of the Kul Tiras or Zandalar regions to view the World Quests available to you. To find out more about each World quest, simply hover your mouse over a World Quest on the map to see what tasks are needed to complete it, the rewards you’ll receive, and the time remaining that the quest is available to you.

Look for the following all week long:

  • Chronicler Toopa in Boralus or Chronicler Shoopa in Zuldazar has a quest for you—The World Awaits. You can also start the quest from within the Adventure Guide (Shift-"J").
    • Quest requirement: Complete 20 World Quests in Kul Tiras or Zandalar
    • Reward: 1,000 War Resources
  • Passive buff: +50% to Reputation gains from World Quests

If you’ve been looking to impress some emissaries, this is the week to do it!

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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