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The Item Level of Rewards from Dungeons, Raids, and Timewalking in Shadowlands

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Loot has been scaled down to a lower item level in the Shadowlands, so we're highlighting the item level of rewards you'll get from various sources in the new expansion, including dungeons, raids, and PvP.

Mythic Difficulty Ny'alotha has been scaled down to Item Level 130-140 in case you were wondering how long your current gear will last while questing.

Crafted Gear

Shadowlands Dungeon Loot

Rewards from dungeons start at Item Level 158 on Normal difficulty in Mythic Season 1. The Item Level will increase throughout the expansion.

  • Normal Difficulty: Item Level 158
  • Heroic Difficulty: Item Level 170
  • Mythic Difficulty: Item Level 183
  • Timewalking: Item Level 158

Shadowlands PvP Loot

  • Honor gear: Item Level 158-190 (upgradable)
  • Conquest gear: Item Level 190-222 (upgradable)

Shadowlands Raids/World Boss Loot

The last two Castle Nathria bosses (Stonelegion Guardians and Sire Denathrius drop better).

  • Raid Finder Difficulty: Item Level 187-194
  • Normal Difficulty: Item Level 200-207
  • Heroic Difficulty: Item Level 213-220
  • Mythic Difficulty: Item Level: 226-233
  • Timewalking: Item Level 200
  • Shadowlands World Bosses: Item Level 207

World Quests

The item level of world quest loot is gated behind your Renown level, and at Item Level 186, I was offered world quests with rewards ranging from Item Level 176-180.

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I’m curious about the item levels of previous expansions’ top gear. I saw something in passing a few(?) months ago that suggested some earlier expansion items might be good for the early part of leveling in Shadowlands, due to the ilvl squish.

If so, I’ll want to go pick some of those up for my alts to give them that slight boost…

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7 hours ago, Trest said:

I’m curious about the item levels of previous expansions’ top gear. I saw something in passing a few(?) months ago that suggested some earlier expansion items might be good for the early part of leveling in Shadowlands, due to the ilvl squish.

If so, I’ll want to go pick some of those up for my alts to give them that slight boost…

ICC/Wrath raids are kicking out at 35 if that helps? TBC raids aren't far off either which is good for those doing Herald of the Titans still

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