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This Week in WoW: January 29th

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This week's events include opening of Mythic Dazar'alor and Raid Finder Wing 1, Lunar Festival, Battleground Bonus Event, and more!

Highlights

Mythic Keystone Affixes

Weekly Quests

Island Expeditions

The following Islands are on rotation this week:

  • Dread Chain
  • Havenswood
  • Skittering Hollow

World Boss

Ji'arak

This mighty pterrordax has a roost high up in the mountains of Zuldazar, where the air is too thin for most lungs to draw breath, and life struggles to take hold. Occasionally she descends upon the swamps below in search of heartier meals to bring back to her brood.

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Overview

Ji'arak uses her massive wings to assault her foes with wind, drawing enemies in and pushing them away.

fHrA7Z2.png Damage Dealers

  • Hurricane CrashHurricane Crash inflicts lethal damage to all targets caught in the center.
  • ClutchClutch can be interrupted by crowd control effects.

nACJhxi.png Healers

  • Hurricane CrashHurricane Crash inflicts lethal damage to all targets caught in the center.
  • Storm WingStorm Wing inflicts significant damage to all party members.

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Loot Table

World Events

Bonus Battlegrounds (January 29th - February 5th)

Sign of Battle Sign of Battle increases Honor gains from Battleground objectives and wins by 50% this week.

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Steel yourself for Battleground combat!

SEVEN DAYS ON THE BATTLEGROUNDS

All this week, heading to the Battlegrounds will net you some extra Honor along with bonus loot for completing this week’s quest. To enter the fray, open Group Finder (hotkey: "I") and then select the Player vs. Player tab. Next choose Quick Match, select Random Battlegrounds or Random Epic Battlegrounds, and hit the Join Battle button—you’ll be matched up with other players and sent to one of these 12 battlegrounds:

  • Alterac Valley
  • Arathi Basin
  • Battle for Gilneas
  • Deepwind Gorge
  • Eye of the Storm
  • Isle of Conquest
  • Seething Shore
  • Silvershard Mines
  • Strand of the Ancients
  • Temple of Kotmogu
  • Twin Peaks
  • Warsong Gulch
WEEKLY QUEST

Before you get started, Chronicler Shoopa in Zuldazar and Chronicler Toopa in Boralus have a quest for you. You can also pick up the quest from within the Adventure Guide. Win four random Battlegrounds, and you’ll be rewarded with 5 Marks of Honor and a Radiant Azerite Core token (base 750 AP).

BATTLEGROUND BUFF

This week you gain 50% more Honor in Battlegrounds.

A NEW EVENT 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.

Lunar Festival (January 28th - February 11th)

Every year the druids of Moonglade hold a celebration of their city's great triumph over an ancient evil. During the Lunar Festival, citizens of Azeroth have the opportunity to honor their elders by celebrating their sage wisdom, sharing in magnificent feasts, and of course... shooting fireworks.

Kirit Tor Tavern Crawl (January 31st)

The mages of Azeroth like to relax, too. Hop into a portal at your local watering hole and join the Tavern Crawl!

Darkmoon Faire (February 3rd - February 10th)

Darkmoon Faire will be back on the first Sunday of February.

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