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How the Solo Queue for Island Expeditions Works in Patch 9.1.5

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We're taking a look at the solo queue options for Island Expeditions coming in Patch 9.1.5.

To queue up for Island Expeditions alone, you must first take the portal to Boralus / Dazar'alor from your faction capital (Stormwind/Orgrimmar). Then, you must talk to the Island Expeditions NPC who now has a solo queue (private tour) option for all difficulties (Normal / Heroic / Mythic).

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The Horde one can be found at the Port of Zandalar and is called Captain Rez'okun.

The Alliance NPC can be found in Boralus and is called Flynn Fairwind.

The solo queue option is really useful if you still haven't collected the unique mounts, battle pets, and transmogs that come from Battle for Azeroth's Island Expeditions.

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Keep several things in mind when doing solo queue.

 

1: While mobs have a higher chance to miss you due to the bonus 10 lvls they have on you, Mythic Island mobs have quite a bit of HP. Furthermore, if unlucky, you can get stuck in a CC chain, thus causing you to fail the island.

 

2: You have a stacking debuff on you - If you die, the enemy team will get a certain amount of Azerite. Don't die, when solo if you die you fail Mythic.

 

3: Whenever the debuff first hit's ~200 stacks, go find and kill the alliance.

 

4: Do Quests whenever you can, they take ~15 seconds and give a huge chunk of Azerite.

 

5: Avoid portals. While Portals are a good time investment, they have been buggy this expac, you can easily get stuck in them.

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On 9/6/2021 at 7:38 PM, Dejo93 said:

I can finally get that Pirate Parrot mount. I just hopr they buff the drop rate slightly

Why would they do that? Why make it easier to get unique things just because they are "old"? That would remove the whole point of getting unique things in the first place - when they would just give them out later.

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