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Blizzard earlier today clarified how Aqueous Reliquaries drop in The Eternal Palace raid and that there was a data error calculating their drop chance this week, so starting with next week's raid reset, the amounts will be fixed.

Aqueous Reliquary Aqueous Reliquary is an item which drops in the new raid and is required for the new Essences. It seems you don't need complete both Normal and Heroic to maximize your drops. Let's assume you kill Queen Azshara and get X Aqueous Reliquary Aqueous Reliquaries on Normal, then, you kill her on Heroic in the same lockout and you'll receive Y Aqueous Reliquary Aqueous Reliquaries. If you, however skip Normal and go straight to Heroic, you'll get the total number of drops, meaning X+Y Aqueous Reliquary Aqueous Reliquaries. The same is probably going to apply to Mythic.

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Can someone please confirm if the aqueous reliquary items drop from normal and heroic if you run both within the same week? Thanks!

Yes, but you don’t have to do both to maximize your drops.

If you kill Azshara on Normal, you should get some of the drops (x).

If you then kill Azshara on Heroic in the same lockout, you should get some more of the drops (y).

If you skip Normal and go straight to Heroic, you should get the total number of drops (x+y).

Killing Azshara on Heroic, then killing Azshara on Normal will result in no drops of those items on the second kill.

Having said that, we had a data error calculating Aqueous Reliquary Aqueous Reliquaries this week, and when we fix it, more will drop. To avoid impacting players who have already killed the bosses, we’re fixing it at the beginning of next week. Starting with next week’s raid reset, the amounts will be corrected.

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