Shadowlands PvP Season 3 Guide: PvP Vendors, How to Upgrade PvP Gear, and Rewards

Last updated on May 10, 2022 at 19:56 by Stan 1 comment

The following guide covers everything you need to know about Shadowlands PvP Season 3, including gearing options, upgrade costs, rewards, and more.

1.

PvP Changes in Patch 9.2

  • A new Solo Shuffle PvP Brawl has been added.
  • Gladiator's Distinction trinket bonus has been redesigned — Increases your Primary Stat by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
2.

When Does Shadowlands PvP Season 3 Start?

Shadowlands PvP Season 3 started on March 1, 2022.

3.

When Does Shadowlands PvP Season 3 End?

No end date for Season 3 has been announced yet.

4.

Solo Shuffle PvP Brawl in Patch 9.2

The Solo Shuffle brawl pits 6 players (2 healers and 4 damage dealers) against each other in exciting 3v3 Arena matches. You can only queue for the brawl solo. Play a series of short matches as teams are shuffled and earn rewards based on your performance. Solo Shuffle is permanently available and not on a rotating schedule.

You can queue up for Solo Shuffle by pressing H and picking the Solo Shuffle option and clicking on Join Battle.

Solo Shuffle Queue

The reward for winning a round of Solo Shuffle is 160 Honort Icon Honor and 15 Conquest Icon Conquest, making it quite efficient for Honor farming.

5.

PvP Vendors in Shadowlands Season 3

You can buy gear from PvP vendors in Oribos, at 36, 57.

5.1.

Honor PvP Gear in Shadowlands Season 3

Honor gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 203) and the item cost depends on the slot.

  • Amulets/Back/Wrist/Rings cost 525 Honort Icon Honor;
  • Shoulders/Hands/Waist/Feet cost 700 Honort Icon Honor;
  • Head/Chest/Legs cost 875 Honort Icon Honor;
  • One-Hand Weapons cost 1,325 Honort Icon Honor;
  • Off-Hand items cost 425 Honort Icon Honor;
  • Two-Hand Weapons cost 1,750 Honort Icon Honor;
  • Trinkets cost between 525 and 700 Honort Icon Honor.
6.

Honor Gear Scaling in Shadowlands Season 3

In War Mode, Arenas, and Battlegrounds, Unrated PvP (Honor) gear scales up by 17-36 item levels.. For example, an item level 203 (Rank 1) piece of Honor gear retains item level 203 in PvE, but scales to item level 239 in PvP. However, at higher ranks, the item level increase in PvP combat and War Mode decreases. If you upgrade Honor gear to rank 7 it will have item level 242 and only scale up by 17 item levels to item level 259 in PvP situations.

6.1.

Upgrading Honor PvP Gear in Shadowlands Season 3

Honor gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 203) and can be upgraded up to Rank 7 (Item Level 242) with Honort Icon Honor.

The upper limit of this kind of upgrade is determined by your Renown level, and players can hold a maximum of 15,000 Honort Icon Honor.

  • Renown Level 44 is required to upgrade Unrated PvP equipment to Rank 4, and 5.
  • Renown Level 59 is required to upgrade Unrated PvP equipment to Rank 6 and 7..

Talk to Aggressor Zo'dash and drag an item to the window to upgrade it. There, you will see stats of the next rank and the upgrade cost.

For better illustration, we include a table with all the information mentioned above.

Unrated PvP Step Item Level Item Level in PvP
Vendor 203 239
Step 1 210 242
Step 2 216 246
Step 3 (Renown 44) 223 249
Step 4 229 252
Step 5 (Renown 59) 236 255
Step 6 242 259
6.2.

Honor PvP Gear Upgrade Costs in Shadowlands PvP Season 3

The amount of Honort Icon Honor required to upgrade PvP items increases with ranks. The cost also depends on the armor slot of the upgraded item.

  • Head, Chest, Leg Slots
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 500 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 575 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (223) and costs 650 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (229) and costs 775 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (236) and costs 900 Honort Icon Honor Points and the item's quality changes from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (242) and costs 1,025 Honort Icon Honor Points.
  • One-Hand Weapons
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 750 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 875 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (223) and costs 975 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (229) and costs 1,175 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (236) and costs 1,350 Honort Icon Honor Points and the item's quality changes from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (242) and costs 1.550 Honort Icon Honor Points.
  • Two-Hand Weapons
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (184) and costs 1,000 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (190) and costs 1,150 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (197) and costs 1,300 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (203) and costs 1,550 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 1,800 Honort Icon Honor Points and changes the item's quality from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 2,050 Honort Icon Honor Points.
  • Off Hand Items
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (184) and costs 250 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (190) and costs 275 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (197) and costs 325 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (203) and costs 375 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 450 Honort Icon Honor Points and changes the item's quality from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 500 Honort Icon Honor Points.
  • Amulets, Rings, Trinkets, Cloak, Wrists
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 300 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 350 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (223) and costs 375 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (229) and costs 450 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (236) and costs 525 Honort Icon Honor Points and changes the item's quality from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (242) and costs 600 Honort Icon Honor Points.
  • Shoulders/Hands/Waist/Feet
    • Rank 2 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (210) and costs 400 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 3 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (216) and costs 450 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 4 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (223) and costs 500 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 5 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (229) and costs 600 Honort Icon Honor Points.
    • Rank 6 Upgrade adds +7 Item Levels (236) and costs 725 Honort Icon Honor Points and changes the item's quality from Rare to Epic.
    • Rank 7 Upgrade adds +6 Item Levels (242) and costs 825 Honort Icon Honor Points.
6.3.

Conquest PvP Gear in Shadowlands Season 3

On May 10, 2022, the Conquest Icon Conquest cap was removed.

Unranked Conquest Icon Conquest gear starts at Item Level 249 and item costs depend on the item slot.

Conduits on the vendor are of item level 239 and appear on the vendor automatically when your rating increases and cost 200 Conquest Icon Conquest each.

6.4.

Conquest Gear Scaling in Shadowlands Season 3

Rated PvP (Conquest) gear scales only up by 10-13 item levels in PvP situations. For instance, an item level 246 (Rank 1) gear piece would scale to item level 259, but a Rank 7 item level 275 gear piece would scale up in PvP by 10 item levels to item level 285.

6.5.

Upgrading Conquest PvP Gear in Shadowlands Season 3

Conquest Icon Conquest gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 249) and can be upgraded all the way to Rank 9 (Item Level 275) with Honort Icon Honor.

The upper limit upgrade is determined by your current highest rating bracket in Arenas or Rated Battlegrounds:

  • Unranked — Item Level 249;
  • Rank 2 Combatant I; Item Level 252;
  • Rank 3 Combatant II; Item Level 255;
  • Rank 4 Challenger I; Item Level 259;
  • Rank 5 Challenger II; Item Level 262;
  • Rank 6 Rival I; Item Level 265;
  • Rank 7 Rival II; Item Level 268;
  • Rank 8 Duelist; Item Level 272;
  • Rank 9 Elite; Item Level 275.

Please, refer to the table below for more information.

New Rating Rated PvP Ranks Item Level Item Level in PvP
Rank 1 Unranked 249 262
1,000 Rank 2 Combatant I 252 265
1,200 Rank 3 Combatant II 255 268
1,400 Rank 4 Challenger I 259 272
1,600 Rank 5 Challenger II 262 275
1,800 Rank 6 Rival I 265 278
1,950 Rank 7 Rival II 268 281
2,100 Rank 8 Duelist 272 285
2,400 Rank 9 Elite 275 285
6.6.

Conquest PvP Gear Upgrade Costs in Shadowlands PvP Season 3

The amount of Honort Icon Honor required to upgrade Conquest items increases with and is different for each armor slot. This section will be updated with the exact upgrade costs in the near future.

7.

Shadowlands PvP Season 3 Rewards

If you complete the Cosmic Gladiator: Shadowlands Season 3 Icon Cosmic Gladiator: Shadowlands Season 3 achievement and become Gladiator in Shadowlands PvP Season 3, you will receive the Cosmic Gladiator's Soul Eater Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Soul Eater mount and the Cosmic Gladiator title. Note that Gladiator mounts are account-wide.

Vicious mounts for Season 3 are Alliance and Horde-themed Warstalker and Croaker.

You can learn more about these mounts in our collection guides for 9.2 below.

8.

Changelog

  • 05 May 2022: Conquest cap removed.
  • 02 Mar. 2022: Guide added.
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