Shadowlands PvP Season 4: PvP Vendors, How to Upgrade PvP Gear, and Rewards (9.2.5)

Last updated on Aug 11, 2022 at 16:40 by Sinzhu 1 comment

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 acts more like a PvP season from an earlier era. Although the item names have changed to reflect the "eternal" theme, they are all still the same models introduced in Patch 9.2, albeit at a higher item level. Nevertheless, read on to see what new rewards can be earned during this final PvP Season of the Shadowlands expansion.

1.

Overview

Season 4 is the final season of Shadowlands, and acts as something of an experiment compared to traditional content seasons before it. Although it features its own share of collectible mounts, titles, and achievements along with a bump in gear item levels, all of the dungeons and raids will be a little more familiar than usual...

2.

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 Start and End Dates

Shadowlands Season 4 starts on August 2, 2022. It is expected to end with the prepatch for the upcoming Dragonflight expansion, due out by the end of 2022.

3.

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 Changes

4.

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 Vendors

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

4.1.

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 Honor Gear

Honor gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 229) 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.
4.2.

Honor Gear Scaling in Shadowlands Season 4

In War Mode, Arenas, and Battlegrounds, Unrated PvP (Honor) gear scales up by 17-36 item levels.. For example, an item level 229 (Rank 1) piece of Honor gear retains item level 229 in PvE, but scales to item level 265 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 268 and only scale up by 17 item levels to item level 285 in PvP situations.

4.3.

Upgrading Honor Gear in Shadowlands PvP Season 4

Honor gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 229) and can be upgraded up to Rank 7 (Item Level 268) 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 Ranks 4 and 5.
  • Renown Level 59 is required to upgrade Unrated PvP equipment to Ranks 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
Upgrade Level
Item Level Item Level in PvP
1 229 255
2 236 268
3 242 272
4 (Renown 44) 249 275
5 255 278
6 (Renown 59) 262 281
7 268 285
4.4.

Honor PvP Gear Upgrade Costs in Shadowlands PvP Season 4

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. In the table below you can see how much honor it costs per individual upgrade level depending on the slot, with the total amount of honor required to reach that rank in parentheses.

Upgrade
Level
Item
Level
Helm/Chest
/Legs
Shoulders/Hands
/Waist/Feet
Jewelry/Trinkets
/Cloak/Bracers
1h
Weapons
2h
Weapons
Offhands
2 236 325 250 200 325 650 175
3 242 375 (700) 300 (550) 225 (425) 375 (700) 750 (1,400) 200 (375)
4 249 450 (1,150) 350 (900) 275 (700) 450 (1,150) 900 (2,300) 225 (600)
5 255 500 (1,650) 400 (1300) 300 (1,000) 500 (1,650) 1000 (3,300) 250 (850)
6 262 575 (2,225) 450 (1,750) 350 (1,350) 575 (2,225) 1,150 (4,450) 300 (1,150)
7 268 650 (2,875) 500 (2,250) 375 (1,725) 650 (2,875) 1,300 (5,750) 350 (1,500)
4.5.

Conquest Gear in Shadowlands PvP Season 4

At the start of the season, Conquest Icon Conquest will again have a weekly cap, although this value will be higher than it was in previous seasons.

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.

4.6.

Conquest Gear Scaling in Shadowlands PvP Season 4

Rated PvP (Conquest) gear scales only up by 10-13 item levels in PvP situations. For instance, an item level 275 (Rank 1) gear piece would scale to item level 288, but a Rank 9 item level 301 gear piece would scale up in PvP by 10 item levels to item level 311.

4.7.

Upgrading Conquest Gear in Shadowlands PvP Season 4

Conquest Icon Conquest gear starts at Rank 1 (Item Level 275) and can be upgraded all the way to Rank 9 (Item Level 301) with Honort Icon Honor.

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

  • Unranked — Item Level 275;
  • Rank 2 Combatant I — Item Level 278;
  • Rank 3 Combatant II — Item Level 281;
  • Rank 4 Challenger I — Item Level 285;
  • Rank 5 Challenger II — Item Level 288;
  • Rank 6 Rival I — Item Level 291;
  • Rank 7 Rival II — Item Level 294;
  • Rank 8 Duelist — Item Level 298;
  • Rank 9 Elite — Item Level 301.

Please, refer to the table below for more information.

New Rating Rated PvP Ranks Item Level Item Level in PvP
Rank 1 Unranked 275 288
1,000 Rank 2 Combatant I 278 291
1,200 Rank 3 Combatant II 281 294
1,400 Rank 4 Challenger I 285 298
1,600 Rank 5 Challenger II 288 301
1,800 Rank 6 Rival I 291 304
1,950 Rank 7 Rival II 294 307
2,100 Rank 8 Duelist 298 311
2,400 Rank 9 Elite 301 311
4.8.

Conquest PvP Gear Upgrade Costs in Shadowlands PvP Season 3

The amount of Honort Icon Honor required to upgrade Conquest items increases with each rank and is different for each armor slot, operating similarly to the aspirant gear table above.

5.

Shadowlands PvP Season 4 Rewards

If you complete the Gladiator: Shadowlands Season 4 Icon Gladiator: Shadowlands Season 4 achievement and become Gladiator in Shadowlands PvP Season 4, you will receive the Eternal Gladiator's Soul Eater Icon Eternal Gladiator's Soul Eater mount and the Eternal Gladiator title. Note that Gladiator mounts are account-wide.

Vicious mounts for Season 4 are Alliance and Horde-themed Warstalkers.

6.

Changelog

  • 11 Aug. 2022: Updated to reflect the forthcoming uncapping of Conquest.
  • 28 Jul. 2022: Updated with new information from recent clarifications by Blizzard.
  • 18 Jul. 2022: Guide added.
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