A Comprehensive Guide to Shadowlands Patch 9.2.5 (9.2.5)

Last updated on Mar 24, 2022 at 10:00 by Stan 1 comment

Patch 9.2.5 is a forthcoming patch for Shadowlands. The following guide covers everything we know about the update.


When Will Patch 9.2.5 Be Released?

Currently, we do not know when Patch 9.2.5 will hit live servers. This section will be updated with more information as it becomes available.


Official Shadowlands Patch 9.2.5 Development Notes

Patch 9.2.5 is currently undergoing testing on the Public Test Realms (PTR). You can read the latest development notes to find out more about features available for testing.


Short Overview of Patch 9.2.5 Features

We briefly go over the patch's main features in this section. Please note that not all features are currently known and the list will be updated throughout testing.

  • Cross-Faction Instances — Group up with members of the opposite faction to a party if you have a BattleTag or Real ID friendship, or are a member of a cross-faction WoW Community.
  • Shadowlands Season 4 — The fourth and final Season of Shadowlands comes with many twists, including Mythic+ Dungeons from 4 expansions, and old Shadowlands raids with new affixes.
  • Continuation of the Blood Elf and Dark Iron Dwarf Heritage Armor questlines.
  • Druids received a new Travel Form tint.
  • User Interface and Accessibility Changes.

Cross-Faction Instances

Players are able to invite members of the opposite faction to a party if you have a BattleTag or Real ID friendship, or if you are members of a cross-faction WoW community.

Premade Groups in the Group Finder listings for Mythic Dungeons, raids, or Rated Arena/RBGs are now open to applicants of both factions, though the group leader may choose to restrict the listing to same-faction applicants if they choose.

The following instances are not cross-faction: Trial of the Champion, Trial of the Crusader, Vault of Archavon, Icecrown Citadel, Baradin Hold, Siege of Boralus, Battle of Dazar'alor, Darkmaul Citadel (Exile's Reach dungeon).


User Interface and Accessibility Improvements

  • All search filter dropdowns now have a button that lets you easily remove all active filters.
  • The default hand cursor now has new, higher resolution art for its larger sizes under Interface Options and Accessibility.
  • The Report Player pane has been redesigned, with new categories added.

New Druid Travel Form Tint

Druids will get a new tint for their Travel Form in Patch 9.2.5.



  • 24 Mar. 2022: Guide added.
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