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The Item Level of Rewards in Patch 9.2.5 (Shadowlands Season 4)

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We're looking at the item level of rewards from dungeons, Timewalking, and Fated raids in Patch 9.2.5.

Crafted Gear

In Season 3, Blizzard added two items that allow for upgrading crafted gear -- Crafter's Mark IV Crafter's Mark IV and Crafter's Mark of the First Ones Crafter's Mark of the First Ones. At this time, no similar items have been added in Patch 9.2.5.

Dungeons

The item level of rewards from dungeons has been increased by 26 item levels as follows:

  • Normal Difficulty: Item Level 236
  • Heroic Difficulty: Item Level 249
  • Mythic Difficulty: Item Level 262 (Valor Upgrade Level: 1/12)

Timewalking

  • Dungeons: Item Level 236
  • Raids: Item Level 278

Fated Raids

Fated raids will drop consumables that let you upgrade gear from all 3 Shadowlands raids to a higher item level. 

PvP Gear

PvP vendors currently do not offer PvP gear on the 9.2.5 PTR, but based on previous Seasons, we were able to estimate the item level of Honor and Conquest gear anyway.

  • Honor Gear starts at Item Level 229 and can be upgraded to Item Level 268.
  • Unranked Conquest PvP Gear starts at Item Level 275 (Upgrade Level 1/9) and can be upgraded to Item Level 301

World Boss

World bosses will continue to drop the same item level of loot as they do in Eternity's End. No new world bosses will be added in Patch 9.2.5.

World Quests

At this time, we don't know the item level of items from World Quests.

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It's still weird that SL made Timewalking dungeons give normal level gear instead of heroic. Why did they change that? Makes Timewalking not even worth it as a super casual catchup mechanic.

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16 minutes ago, Brightamethyst said:

It's still weird that SL made Timewalking dungeons give normal level gear instead of heroic. Why did they change that? Makes Timewalking not even worth it as a super casual catchup mechanic.

Timewalking always gave normal level gear.

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1 hour ago, Lith said:

Timewalking always gave normal level gear.

Timewalking vendors sold normal level gear but the dungeons themselves always dropped heroic level.

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6 minutes ago, Brightamethyst said:

Timewalking vendors sold normal level gear but the dungeons themselves always dropped heroic level.

Oh i tought we are talking about the chest (which is normal raid level), I never gave a *filtered* about the dungeon drop of tw other then tmog so idk anything about that. 

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