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A Comprehensive Guide to Dracthyr Evoker in the Dragonflight Pre-Patch

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Update: We now also have our guides ready for both specs and more:


Dracthyr Evokers will be available later today on live servers. Check out our comprehensive guide to learn everything you need to know about the new race/class combo! 

Dracthyr Evoker Availability

  • Dracthyr Evokers will be available starting November 15 to those who pre-ordered Dragonflight.

Important Consideration for Those Creating Their First Dracthyr Evoker

The first Dracthyr Evoker created on your account is free and does not require a Level 50 character on any server. To take advantage of this, you can create your first Evoker on a server you do not play on for whatever reason; maybe you have a friend playing on that server, maybe you'd like to have a character of the opposing faction.

You will still be able to create your second Evoker on your main server granted that you have at least one Level 50 character there.

When you create your first Evoker on your main realm, you will be locked out of the option posted above.

Starting Zone / Level

  • Dracthyr Evokers start at Level 58 in the Forbidden Reach. At the end of the intro, you will hit Level 60.

Racial Mounts

The Dracthyr racial mount is the Vorquin. You will get your first rare mount free of charge. The rest can be bought in the Forbidden Reach from Treysh or later in Valdrakken.


Shadowlands Borrowed Power Systems

Dracthyr Evokers will have access to Shadowlands borrowed power systems. However, the choice is limited compared to other classes both in terms of Legendary Powers as well as Covenant Abilities.

Evoker Covenant Ability

Evokers only have a single Covenant Ability called Boon of the Covenants.

Boon of the Covenants Boon of the Covenants - Call upon the Covenants of the Shadowlands to aid you, restoring [ 600% of Spell Power ] health and increasing your Versatility by 10% for 12 sec.

Passive: The Covenants have granted you a portion of their power, increasing your damage and healing by 4.0%.

(Instant, 2 min cooldown)

Evoker Unity Legendary Power

The Evoker Unity legendary increases damage and healing of their Covenant Ability.

Unity Unity Boon of the Covenants Boon of the Covenants passively increases your damage and healing by an additional 5.0%.

Evoker Anima Powers

In Torghast, Dracthyr Evokers will gain access to the following Anima Powers:

  • Bronze Affinity Bronze Affinity - Bronze spells deal 6% more healing and damage.
  • Azure Affinity Azure Affinity - Blue spells deal 6% more damage and healing.
  • Antique Oathstone Antique Oathstone - Your Essence spells deal 50% more damage and healing.
  • Colossal Fang Colossal Fang - Fire Breath's damage over time effect also silences enemies.
  • Hearty Sustenance Hearty Sustenance - Essence recharges 30% faster.
  • Enlivened Soot Enlivened Soot - Living Flame increases your haste by 3% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
  • Energized Membrane Energized Membrane - Hover lasts 10 sec longer.
  • Emerald Affinity Emerald Affinity - Green spells deal 6% more healing and damage.
  • Legacy of Power Legacy of Power - The cooldowns of Black spells are reduced by 20%.
  • Humming Geode Humming Geode - Essence abilities grant you 10% increased damaging and healing for that color for 8 sec. Stacks 3 times.
  • Legacy of Knowledge Legacy of Knowledge - The cooldowns of Blue and Bronze spells are reduced by 10%.
  • Igneous Crucible Igneous Crucible - Deep Breath / Dream Flight causes enemies to take 50% increased damage from all sources for 20 sec.
  • Poisonous Spores Poisonous Spores - Emerald Blossom damages enemies within its radius for 100% of its healing amount.
  • Lichdragon's Cursemark Lichdragon's Cursemark - Defeating an enemy grants 1 Essence and 6% mana.
  • Obsidian Affinity Obsidian Affinity - Black spells deal 8% more damage and healing.
  • Legacy of Wisdom Legacy of Wisdom - The cooldowns of Red and Green spells are reduced by 10%.
  • Ruby Affinity Ruby Affinity - Red spells deal 4% more damage and healing.
  • Roar in a Bottle Roar in a Bottle - Empower spells grant you 5% versatility per empower level for 10 sec.
  • Sands of Time Sands of Time - Hover accelerates time by 50% for 10 sec.
  • Pulsating Eggshell Pulsating Eggshell - Gain the Essence Burst effect every 20 sec.
  • Searing Coals Searing Coals - Disintegrate casts 1 Pyre at your target over its duration.
  • Vicious Whelpling Vicious Whelpling - Gain a whelpling companion that deals [ 100% of Spell Power ] damage each time you cast an Evoker spell.
  • Spectral Sproutling Spectral Sproutling - Emerald Blossom now grows a bulb at all of your allies' locations, or a second bulb on yourself if you are not in a party.
  • Talon-Raked Aegis Talon-Raked Aegis - Reduces the cooldown of Wing Buffet and Tail Swipe by 30 sec.
  • Worn Adamantine Scale Worn Adamantine Scale - Soul Remnant's Blessing increases the duration of Obsidian Scales by 20% per application.

Evoker Conduits

Evokers have access to the following Conduits in the pre-patch.

Evoker Racials

Dracthyr Evokers come with the following racial abilities and passives:

  • Chosen Identity Chosen Identity — Activate to automatically assume your Visage when you leave combat or after Soaring.
  • Glide Glide — Reduces your falling speed. You can activate this ability with the jump key while falling. (Instant, 1 second cooldown)
  • Soar Soar — Muster your strength and launch into the air. Cooldown begins when you land. (1.5 second cast, 3 minute cooldown)
  • Principles of Soaring Principles of Soaring (Passive) — While Soaring through the air, pointing yourself toward any given direction sends you into that direction. Pointing yourself downward grants more momentum. Evening out can transfer that momentum forward. Pointing yourself upward slows you down. When at your slowest, you will start to fall slowly toward the ground, forward and down. You also gain access to Surge Forward Surge Forward and Skyward Ascent Skyward Ascent.
  • Skyward Ascent Skyward Ascent — Flap upward, gaining height at the cost of some momentum. (Instant, Max 1 Charge)
  • Surge Forward Surge Forward — Flap forward a short distance, gaining speed. (Instant, Max 2 Charges)
  • Tail Swipe Tail Swipe — Lash out with your tail, knocking enemies within 8 yards into the air. (Instant, 1.5 minute cooldown)
  • Visage Visage — Switch between your Dracthyr and Visage forms. Your Visage emanates magic, significantly increasing out-of-combat health regeneration for your party. (Instant)
  • Wing Buffet Wing Buffet — With a powerful flap of your wings, knock away enemies in front of you. (Instant, 1.5 minute cooldown)
  • Awakened Awakened (Passive) — Increases Mastery by 1.8%.
  • Discerning Eye Discerning Eye (Passive) — Increases your Perception by 2%. Perception increases your ability to spot rare reagents while gathering.
  • Familiar Skies Familiar Skies — Soar's cooldown is reduced by 1 minute on continents that you have fully explored.

Dracthyr Evoker Gearing Guide

  • Starting today, the pre-patch event becomes available on live servers, allowing you to farm a currency which can be turned in for Item Level 252 gear.
  • Players at Level 60 can queue up for Normal Uldaman, which drops Item Level 278 gear.
    • Khadgar offers a quest to both factions that requires you to clear Uldaman. The reward is an Item Level 278 weapon.
  • The 18th-anniversary event world bosses can be defeated daily for Item Level 272 loot.
  • All Shadowlands world bosses drop Item Level 285 gear. This resets weekly.
  • The Dungeons bonus event available starting November 22 rewards a cache with an Item Level 291 gear piece when you complete 4 Mythic dungeons.
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Will we have enough gold to buy all the Vorquin mounts or will we need to mail gold to the Evoker character? If the latter, is there a mailbox in the starting zone?

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16 hours ago, Dejo93 said:

is there a mailbox in the starting zone?

Katy’s Stampwhistle is a toy usable by all of your characters which provides mailbox access. Note that a few zones block use of the toy, such as the level 1-10 expedition island. Update: But the toy did work for me in the Dracthyr starting zone today.

Edit: And, for a ton of work, you can equip your Argent Squire or Argent Gruntling with an Argent Pony Bridle to access the mailbox through the “pet”.

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On 11/15/2022 at 6:45 AM, Dejo93 said:

Will we have enough gold to buy all the Vorquin mounts or will we need to mail gold to the Evoker character? If the latter, is there a mailbox in the starting zone?

I had enough to buy all the mounts by the time i got to the vendor

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I have a question, can someone who bought the Dragonflight DLC play
even if a subscription expires?
Because on the test account the maximum level is 20, and Dracthyr already starts at level 58.

Or could you create a race but not be able to join a server?

(Sorry if this is no a best place to ask that)

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