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World of Warcraft Classic Season of Discovery Deep Dive

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In Season of Discovery, players will find special runes that augment kits in new and interesting ways by providing access to abilities never available in WoW Classic.

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Season of Discovery starts at an initial level cap of 26 and will be incrementally increased over time offering a more progressive endgame experience.

Blackfathom Deeps has been transformed into a level 25 10-player raid. Here are some shots of the bosses.

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Here's some more information about the Season of Discovery from the Press Kit.

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Azeroth has long been a world of possibility, filled with dangerous enemies, lands to explore, and denizens to aid. It can be as tumultuous as it is thrilling, and higher risks come with the promise of high reward. World of Warcraft® Classic invites players to return to Azeroth once again and begin a new journey...with a twist. In Season of Discovery, players will start a fresh adventure where exploration and experimentation will be key to unlocking new abilities for their characters. Classic dungeons and world player-versus-player events will give players a chance to test their newly acquired abilities as they traverse the world searching for more things to discover.

  • A WORLD OF POSSIBILTY – Hidden throughout Azeroth, special runes will be discoverable that augment player kits in new and interesting ways by providing access to abilities never before available in WoW Classic. Some runes will be in plain sight, others will be tucked away, and a few will require teamwork to access.
  • EXPERIMENTATION WITH NO FRICTION – Rune engraving will allow players to apply and remove abilities at will as they experiment with different builds to create a truly unique play experience.
  • A NEW APPROACH TO ENDGAME – Season of Discovery will start with an initial level cap of 25 and will be incrementally increased over time offering a more progressive endgame experience that will shift with each level band as new abilities become available for players during level-up.
  • CLASSIC DUNGEONS REIMAGINED – Each phase’s level cap will provide new content for players to experience, starting with the level 25 Blackfathom Deeps 10-man raid: formerly a level-up 5-player dungeon, it has been reworked with redesigned boss encounters to offer exciting challenges that will put players’ builds to the test.
  • TEST YOUR METTLE AGAINST OTHERS – For players more interested in testing their builds and skills against others, there will be an outdoor world player-versus-player (PvP) event in Ashenvale. Additionally, the Honor system and Battlegrounds will be available from day one.

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