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Non-Spoiler Riddle Rune Locations for Season of Discovery Phase 2

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If you don't quite feel like running around Azeroth looking for the SoD Phase 2 runes, but also don't really want to just have their locations and the way to unlock them handed to you on a silver plate, we have just the thing for you! In an awesome addition to the mystery that is Season of Discovery, Methuzahla over at Preach Gaming has a list of all the so far discovered runes - but they're all hidden with riddles! 

The actual discovery part of the latest addition to WoW Classic has been great, but as the zones covered in the expanded level range get larger and larger, it does make sense to get some idea of where to look. And for those that don't want explicit spoilers, this is the perfect way to get started and still preserve that mystery and sense of accomplishment! Of course the ultimate version of that is just going for it yourself, but depending on your time available that may not be an option.

So check out the page and dive into an added layer of mystery solving, and discover some runes!

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This all started back in Phase 1, when Methuzala did the same for Preach's Warrior, and it's not been expanded and is an amazing addition to SoD, so thanks a lot and we hope to see it in all future phases!

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