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This Week in WoW: March 5th

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We're one week away from Patch 8.1.5 launch and it's time for the World Quests Bonus Event this week. Make sure to complete world quests for extra reputation with Proudmoore Admiralty & The Zandalari Empire if you're still working on Exalted to unlock Kul Tiran Humans and Zandalari Trolls on Day 1.

Highlights

  • We're a week away from Patch 8.1.5 launch. You can learn everything about the upcoming content update in our Patch 8.1.5 hub.
  • A new round of hotfixes went live earlier today.
  • Don't forget to grind your reputation with Proudmoore Admiralty & The Zandalari Empire to Exalted to unlock the new Allied Races on Day 1 when Patch 8.1.5 hits live servers.

Mythic Keystone Affixes

Weekly Quests

Island Expeditions

This week's rotation includes:

  • Havenswood
  • Skittering Hollow
  • Whispering Reef

World Boss

Azurethos, The Winged Typhoon

Azurethos, the terror of the Kul'tiran seas, marshalls the power of wind to force enemies out of its roost, cause waterspouts, and capsize ships. He has earned his reputation as one of the deadliest beasts in Kul Tiras.

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Overview

Azurethos attacks the party with the power of wind in an attempt to force them out of its roost.

fHrA7Z2.png Damage Dealers

  • Move away from the boss when he begins casting Azurethos' FuryAzurethos' Fury to make dodging tornados easier.
  • Azurethos will move to a random player when casting Gale ForceGale Force - be sure you are not standing in front of him when it goes off, or you risk being knocked off of the mountain!

nACJhxi.png Healers

  • Move away from the boss when he begins casting Azurethos' FuryAzurethos' Fury to make dodging tornados easier.
  • Azurethos will move to a random player when casting Gale ForceGale Force - be sure you are not standing in front of him when it goes off, or you risk being knocked off of the mountain!

iJc8x9S.png Tanks

  • Avoid Wing BuffetWing Buffet - and if you are hit by it, quickly re-establish threat.
  • Move away from the boss when he begins casting Azurethos' FuryAzurethos' Fury to make dodging tornados easier.
  • Azurethos will move to a random player when casting Gale ForceGale Force - be sure you are not standing in front of him when it goes off, or you risk being knocked off of the mountain!

Loot Table

World Events

World Quests Bonus Event (March 5th - March 12th)

Whule this event is active, completing world quests awards bonus reputation with the appropriate faction (Sign of the Emissary Sign of the Emissary).

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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.

Packed House PvP Brawl (March 5th - March 12th)

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Packed House

We’ve put more PvP in your PvP! In Packed House, there’s nowhere to hide as you face not 2, not 3, not 5, but 15 adversaries in this 15 vs. 15 Arena battle.

ABOUT PVP BRAWLS

Every other week, a new PvP Brawl will be available to players looking for something just a little different. Each Brawl will offer a variety of modes, rules, and scenic changes to the usual Battleground gameplay, and you’ll find them in the Group Finder tool (hotkey “I”) in the Player vs. Player tab. Just like Random Battlegrounds, you’ll receive a reward for achieving victory.

Darkmoon Faire (March 3rd - March 10th)

Darkmoon Faire is back in town! New companion pets and a roller coaster await in Patch 8.1.5! For more information about the event visit our Darkmoon Faire guide.

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