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With the big Season 2 update coming next week, we're getting previews for all the big updates to the main features and today Blizzard are taking a look at PvP. From Conquest reward updates and schedule (featuring weeks, item levels and gear) to ranked rewards, a change to the Gladiator title and a lot more.

You can also check out the broader Season 2 changes coming to the game as previewed by Game Director Ion Hazzikostas, or one of our own previews for the new allied races, their druid forms, totems, the new raiding with leashes, profession changes and more.

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Battle for Azeroth PvP Season 2 goes live Tuesday, January 23, and with it come a few system changes and updated Conquest rewards.

Conquest Reward Updates

With PvP Season 2, we’ve fine-tuned the Conquest reward schedule to provide players with more variety and flexibility to get the kind of gear they’re looking for.

Players who earn 500 Conquest points in a given week will receive one Quartermaster’s Coin and a piece of gear from that week’s selection. Players might also earn an additional piece of gear or Quartermaster’s Coin each week by using a weekly bonus roll token in PvP. 10 Quartermaster’s Coins can be exchanged for a Warlord’s Trophy, which players can use to upgrade a piece of Sinister Gladiator’s gear to a higher item level (based on their current Rated PvP bracket).

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Alliance PvP Season 2 Armor

During weeks when the Conquest reward is a head, shoulder, or chest item, players can choose from one of four different pieces of Azerite gear. For the weeks when the Conquest reward is not an Azerite piece, trinket, or weapon, players will be able to choose gear from one of two different slots such as legs and wrists, hands and back, or finger and feet.

Week

Item Level

Item 1

Item 2

1

375

Weapon

 

2

385

Head

 

3

385

Legs

Wrist

4

385

Trinket

 

5

385

Chest

 

6

385

Hand

Back

7

385

Shoulder

 

8

385

Trinket

 

9

385

Finger

Feet

10

400

Weapon

 

11

400

Head

 

12

400

Legs

Waist

13

400

Trinket

 

14

400

Chest

 

15

400

Hand

Wrist

16

400

Shoulder

 

17

400

Trinket

 

18

400

Finger

Feet

19

400

Weapon

 

20

400

Head

 

21

400

Waist

Back

22

400

Trinket

 

23

400

Chest

 

24

400

Legs

Finger

25

400

Shoulder

 
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Horde PvP Season 2 Armor

The PvP reward UI will now show the criteria needed to receive your weekly chest. Elite sets (available to earn for a limited time only) can also be viewed in the Appearances interface under the Set tab.


Ranked PvP Rewards

We’ve also updated the naming conventions for the brackets. Now when players reach a 2400 rating in any bracket (2v2, 3v3, or 10v10 Rated Battlegrounds), they will be moved into the Elite bracket. Like other brackets, players will immediately be granted an achievement and title when reaching the bracket. Elite titles are class-specific, and players will receive a unique tabard for their collection.

PvP Tier

Rating

Unranked

0-1399

Combatant

1400-1599

Challenger

1600-1799

Rival

1800-2099

Duelist

2100-2399

Elite

2400+

Sinister Gladiator Title

The Gladiator title and achievement will now be earnable by winning 50 games above a 2400 rating in 3v3 Arena. Players in the top 0.1% at the end of the season in this bracket will earn the title Sinister Gladiator for Season 2.

PvP Season 2 Mounts
PvP Season 2 Alliance and Horde Mounts

Season 2 Mounts
During Battle for Azeroth Season 2, players can work toward claiming the Vicious Black Bonesteed or Vicious Black Warsaber. Once earned, players can fill the bar again to receive a Vicious Saddle, allowing them to purchase a mount from previous seasons.


Keep an eye on the Player vs. Player Leaderboards during the season to follow who’s making waves at the top.

You can also take a look at the Gladiator mounts coming with the season here.

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