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This Week in WoW: May 7th

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Another reset has arrived (for the US at least) and it's time to check out what's ahead this week in BfAzeroth. We start off with this weekend's high-flying micro-holiday:

Mythic+ Affixes

Blizzard LogoMicro-holiday (source)

Spring Balloon Festival

Spring Balloon Festival  [May 10-12]

Several of Azeroth’s characters – some of whom you might recognize – are giving tours of Azeroth in their hot air balloons. You’ll enjoy their commentary and interact with other citizens as you take in the scenery.

Weekly Bonus Event

Then we have a PvP event featuring a whole lot of Battlegrounding:

Blizzard LogoBattlegrounds (source)

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.

Call to Arms

This week's Call to Arms is set in Nazmir where you can get some Conquest and 75 rep with the 7th Legion or The Honorbound by killing 10 players with War Mode on.
 

    Island Expeditions

    • Havenswood: Feral Worgen
    • Verdant Wilds: Druids
    • Whispering Reef: Makrura


    World Boss

    T'zane

    Animated by the powerful voodoo of the nearby Necropolis, T'zane stalks the swamps of Nazmir in search of more souls to consume.

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    Overview

    Over the course of the encounter, T'zane will unleash the tormented sprits trapped within him to create avoidable effects.

    fHrA7Z2.png Damage Dealers

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