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The Battle of Dazar'alor Has Begun + Hotfix

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The new raid has finally arrived and we get to experience its unique layout and never before done faction-based differences. Today Blizz have reposted the details of the raid, including the unlock schedule for Mythic and LFR as well as the new mounts and pets arriving in the raid. We've also heard from the devs about a hotfix that went missing after the PTR and was intended to be applied before the patch went live but wasn't, affecting the penultimate boss of the raid:

As a reminder, the raid starts off with a different boss for each faction, which is just a reskin/rename with the same mechanics, then has the next two bosses switch order for each faction, and finishes off with 3 + 3 bosses played as "story" or "flashback" encounters where each faction relives the other factions fights, becoming their equivalent races in the other faction. The final boss is always Jaina, so she's the one to defeat in the end.

If you're interested in more, you can also check out other details for the new patch and our guides:

 

Blizzard LogoBattle of Dazar'alor (source)

For ages untold, Dazar’alor has stood at the center of the great and powerful Zandalari empire. Its guards have thwarted numerous attempts on King Rastakhan’s life, and it has endured trials both ancient and new. But as war reaches the shores of Zuldazar, the Alliance embarks on a daring gambit to besiege the golden pyramid and sever the Zandalari’s bond to the Horde.

Normal and Heroic difficulty modes of Battle of Dazar’alor are now open, and both provide both Horde and Alliance players with unique encounters for their faction—along with the opportunity to play through events from the opposite faction’s viewpoint. 

Raid bosses: 9
Difficulties: Raid Finder, Normal, Heroic, Mythic
Level: 120
Raid Finder Minimum Item Level: 350

Raid Unlock Schedule

January 22 – Normal and Heroic Difficulties
January 29 – Mythic and Raid Finder Wing 1
February 12 – Raid Finder Wing 2
February 26 – Raid Finder Wing 3

Along with epic new gear, players will also be able to collect two new mounts and three new pets.

New Mounts

G.M.O.D. (High Tinker Mekkatorque – Raid Finder difficulty and up)
Garishly sporting extreme amounts of goblin flair, Gallywix commissioned his Mech of Death to one up Mekkatorque in combat and more importantly in style.

Glacial Tidestorm (Jaina Proudmoore – Mythic difficulty)
Though she commands a variety of magical powers, Jaina has always been most proficient at summoning powerful elementals of water and ice.

New Pets

Child of Pa’ku
Drop: Paku’s Aspect –
Conclave of the Chosen – Normal difficulty and up
There is a story told to some children that all winged creatures were unable to fly until Pa’ku provided enough wind to lift them off of the ground.

Thunder Lizard Runt
Drop: Paku’s Aspect
— Conclave of the Chosen – Normal difficulty and up
The large plates on the back of this lizard are made of a mysterious but highly conductive material, making it ideal to charge up and expel massive amounts of electricity.
Spawn of Krag’wa

Drop: Paku’s Aspect – Conclave of the Chosen – Mythic difficulty
A toad with Krag’wa’s bloodline has an average expectancy to leap over seven million times during its lifetime.


To learn more about Battle of Dazar’alor, read the full raid preview here.

 

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1 hour ago, Starym said:

Child of Pa’ku
Drop: Paku’s Aspect –
Conclave of the Chosen – Normal difficulty and up
There is a story told to some children that all winged creatures were unable to fly until Pa’ku provided enough wind to lift them off of the ground.

Thunder Lizard Runt
Drop: Paku’s Aspect
— Conclave of the Chosen – Normal difficulty and up
The large plates on the back of this lizard are made of a mysterious but highly conductive material, making it ideal to charge up and expel massive amounts of electricity.

My son will hate me so much if i pull these pets and he cant LOL  Poor kid 😞

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