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This Week in WoW: March 12th

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Events for this week include Patch 8.1.5 launch, Wrath & Ulduar Timewalking, and Un'Goro Madness.

Highlights

  • Patch 8.1.5 is now live. Check out the official patch notes for details.
  • Kul Tiran Humans and Zandalari Trolls are finally available for play and our Class & leveling guides have you covered.
  • The weekly bonus event is Wrath & Ulduar Timewalking. Complete the weekly quest to earn a piece of Normal difficulty Battle of Dazar'alor gear and venture into Ulduar for item level 385 gear.

Mythic Keystone Affixes

Weekly Quests

Island Expeditions

This week's Island rotation includes:

  • Havenswood
  • Un'gol Ruins
  • Whispering Reef

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.

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  • 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

Wrath Timewalking (March 12th - March 19th)

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Yogg-Saron Awaits!

Ulduar Timewalking is now available and Yogg-Saron – the lucid dream, the monster in your nightmares, and the fiend of a thousand faces – awaits.

When: The Ulduar raid is available throughout the Wrath Timewalking event.
Difficulty: The difficulty is set to Normal and, like any Normal level raid, will not be available through Raid Finder.
Minimum Level: Players level 80 and above are Eligible to participate.

During Wrath Timewalking, you can assemble a raid group of between 1 and 30 players, travel to Dalaran in Northrend, and speak with Vormu to access a Timewalking version of the Ulduar raid. The raid scales for your group size and your level and gear will be scaled to match the raid’s challenges.

Don’t have a regular group? The Group Finder (I) can help.  Create your own group in the ‘Premade Groups’ section or search for like-minded adventurers.

Looking to withstand the fires of Igniss the Furnace Master? Withstand the terrific tantrum of XT-002 Deconstructor? Or is it your very mind you want to test against the master of nightmares, Yogg-Saron? Opportunity awaits! Inside you can earn transmog sets, the pets you need to earn the Raiding for Leashes IV achievement, and more.

THIS WEEK

All week, open Group Finder (default hotkey: i) and then select Dungeon Finder and Timewalking in the Type dropdown. When you hit ‘Find Group’, you’ll be matched up with other players and sent to one of the following Heroic dungeons:

  • Ahn'Kahet: The Old Kingdom
  • Gundrak
  • Halls of Lightning
  • The Nexus
  • Utgarde Pinnacle
  • Pit of Saron

Your character and items will be scaled down to a power level fitting for the challenge at hand, but bosses will yield loot appropriate for your natural level. Timewalking dungeons also have a chance to drop items that usually drop when you run them on Heroic, and you’ll earn reputation with a faction that is interested in the dungeon. For example, when you Timewalk through Utgarde Pinnacle, Skadi the Ruthless could drop the Blue Proto-Drake mount for you.

Look for the following all week long:

  • Chronicler Shoopa in Zuldazar and Chronicler Toopa in Boralus have a quest for you. You can also start the quest from within the Adventure Guide (Shift- “J”).
  • Quest requirement: Complete 5 Timewalking dungeons.
  • Rewards: Artifact Power and one loot box containing a piece of gear from Normal difficulty Battle of Dazar'Alor.

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.

Un'Goro Madness (March 17th - 19th)

The dinosaurs in Un'goro are getting restless. Time to go pay them a visit!

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