Shadowlands Season 4—Now Live!

Shadowlands Season 4 contains eight returning dungeons from earlier expansions, new seasonal rewards, all-new affixes, and fabulous rewards. Read on for extra particulars!

Fated Raids

In the aftermath of our climatic battle in Zereth Mortis, the facility of the First Ones is echoing throughout the Shadowlands, empowering some acquainted raid settings and the rewards inside. Each week, one of many three Shadowlands raids (Castle Nathria, Sanctum of Domination or Sepulcher of the First Ones) will turn into Fated, together with any World Bosses related to these raids. The World Bosses in Shadowlands and their related raids are:

Castle Nathria

  • Valinor, the Light of Eons
  • Mortanis
  • Oranomonos the Everbranching
  • Nurgash Muckformed

Note that solely one in all these bosses might be obtainable at a time throughout a Castle Nathria Fated week.

Sanctum of Domination

  • Mor’geth, Tormentor of the Damned

Sepulcher of the First Ones

Sire Denathrius awaits you in Castle Nathria

Sylvanas Windrunner in Sanctum of Domination

Face Sylvanas Windrunner within the Sanctum of Domination

Shadowlands Epic Edition

End the Jailer within the Sepulcher of the First Ones

How Do Fated Raids Work?

Each week, one raid might be marked as Fated. You could enter a Fated raid in any issue (Raid Finder, Normal, Heroic or Mythic). Note that whereas a raid is marked as Fated, you can’t enter its non-Fated model till the next week when one other raid turns into Fated—so plan your transmogrification and achievement runs accordingly! You can discover our Fated raid schedule right here.

Once you enter a Fated raid, you’ll discover that each one enemies and managers may have adjusted stats—the aim right here isn’t to make your raid group undergo development once more; we’re aiming to supply a correct however not insurmountable problem for these already skilled with the encounters.

Each boss encounter might be empowered by one in all 4 distinctive Fated Powers. These will fluctuate from boss to boss and week to week, presenting challenges on your raid group that reward Fated Infusions, non permanent highly effective auras on your efforts. Should you conquer any boss in a Fated raid, you’ll obtain rewards in response to the problem degree you’ve accomplished them in. The merchandise degree distribution for Fated raids is as follows:

  • Raid Finder: 265-272
  • Normal: 278-285
  • Heroic: 291-297
  • Mythic: 304-311

All gear obtained in Fated raids might be transformed into set items on the Creation Catalyst.

Puzzling Cartel Dinars

Season 4 incorporates a trio of dealer distributors suspiciously skulking across the Great Vault. Each of those brokers has wares from one of many three Shadowlands raids. They will promote trinkets, weapons, and different particular objects from their respective raid. Each merchandise may have the identical value: a single Puzzling Cartel Dinar. You can acquire Puzzling Cartel Dinars by coming into any Fated raid in Season 4 and finishing the required 3-part questline. But there’s a catch: you’ll solely have the ability to get three Puzzling Cartel Dinar for your complete season.

After spending your final Dinar, the brokers go away city and take their wares with them. Items offered by these distributors might be on the Season 4 Normal Fated merchandise degree vary of 278-285, relying on the merchandise.

Heroic & Mythic Upgrade Items

Raiders can improve raid loot as they transfer up in issue. In Season 4, defeating bosses on Heroic or Mythic issue will drop both Confounding Antique Cypher (on Heroic) or Confounding Ancient Cypher (on Mythic). Combine 20 Cyphers to improve gear to their Heroic or Mythic variations.

Unlike the Puzzling Cartel Dinar above, which has a quest you have to full to earn them over time, these Cyphers will start as assured drops as quickly as Season 4 begins. This will let you seize effort progressing week over week from the get-go. These improve objects will work on any merchandise with a ‘Fated’ tag, together with these offered by the dealer distributors talked about above.

Fated Raid Rewards

Several new rewards might be obtained by reaching the next Feats of Strength throughout Season 4:

  • Fates of the Shadowlands Raids – Clear all 3 Fated raids on Normal issue.

    • Rewards the Jigglesworth Sr. mount.

Jigglesworth Sr. mount

Jigglesworth Sr., obtained by finishing all Fated raids on Normal Difficulty.

  • Heroic: Fates of the Shadowlands Raids – Clear all 3 Fated raids on Heroic issue.

    • Rewards the “Hero of Fate” title.

  • Mythic: Fates of the Shadowlands Raids – Clear all 3 Fated raids on Mythic issue.

    • Rewards three teleports to every Shadowlands raid location on the character that earned the achievement.

New Dungeon Rotation

Season 4 incorporates a new dungeon rotation for Mythic+. New Mythic Dungeon Keystones obtained from Shadowlands dungeons might be for one of many following dungeons:

  • Tazavesh: Streets of Wonder (from the Shadowlands enlargement)
  • Tazavesh: So’leah’s Gambit (from the Shadowlands enlargement)
  • Operation Mechagon: Junkyard (from the Battle for Azeroth™ enlargement)
  • Operation Mechagon: Workshop (from the Battle for Azeroth™ enlargement)
  • Return to Karazhan: Lower (from the Legion™ enlargement)
  • Return to Karazhan: Upper (from the Legion™ enlargement)
  • Grimrail Depot (from the Warlords of Draenor™ enlargement)
  • Iron Docks (from the Warlords of Draenor™ enlargement)

Operation Mechagon

Operation Mechagon, one of many dungeons returning in Season 4

New Mythic Keystone Affix: Shrouded

Nathrezim infiltrators have disguised themselves amongst sure non-boss enemies in dungeons. You can see by means of their intelligent disguises should you pay shut consideration. Defeat these impostors, and a Cartel Ta member will seize them and permit you a alternative of bounties that can improve a secondary stat of your alternative. You’ll additionally obtain a hefty Bounty Payment that shortly restores well being and mana.

Mythic+ Rewards

The following rewards might be obtained by finishing Mythic Keystone Dungeons in Season 4:

  • Shadowlands Keystone Conqueror: Season Four – Attain a Mythic+ Rating of at the very least 1500 throughout Shadowlands Season Four.

    • Rewards “The Shrouded” title.

  • Shadowlands Keystone Master: Season Four – Attain a Mythic+ Rating of at the very least 2000 throughout Shadowlands Season Four.

    • Rewards the Restoration Deathwalker mount.

Restoration Deathwalker Mount

Restoration Deathwalker, one of many Mythic+ Rewards in Season 4

  • Keystone Hero: Iron Docks/Grimrail Depot/Return to Karazhan/Operation: Mechagon/Tazavesh, the Veiled Market – Completing Season 4 dungeons at Mythic Level 20 or greater throughout the time restrict.

    • Rewards dungeon teleports to the dungeons accomplished.

  • Shrouded Hero: Shadowlands Season Four – End Shadowlands Mythic+ Season 4 with a Mythic+ Rating within the high 0.1% of all gamers in your area.

    • Rewards the “Shrouded Hero” title.

New PvP Season

A brand new PvP Season may even kick off, permitting heroes throughout Azeroth an opportunity to acquire glory within the Arenas and Battlegrounds. The new merchandise degree caps for Honor and Conquest gear shakes up as follows:

Honor Gear (Eternal Combatant)

Upgrade Level Item Level PvP Item Level
1 229 255
2 236 268
3 242 272
4 249 275
5 255 278
6 262 281
7 268 285

Conquest Gear (Eternal Gladiator)

Rating Requirement Rated Rank Item Level PvP Item Level

Unranked 275 288
1000 Combatant I 278 291
1200 Combatant II 281 294
1400 Challenger I 285 298
1600 Challenger II 288 301
1800 Rival I 291 304
1950 Rival II 294 307
2100 Duelist 298 311
2400 Gladiator 301 311

Mount and Title Rewards

Obtaining the Eternal Gladiator: Shadowlands Season 4 Feat of Strength on the finish of the Season will award you the Eternal Gladiator’s Soul Eater mount and the Eternal Gladiator title. In addition, a brand new mount—the Vicious Warstalker—might be obtained by collaborating in rated PvP matches (Arenas or Rated Battlegrounds).

And What About…

  • Legendary Ranks?

    • There received’t be a brand new Legendary Rank in Season 4.

  • Crafter’s Mark?

    • There received’t be a brand new Crafter’s Mark in Season 4.

  • Conduits?

    • There received’t be new Conduits or Conduit upgrades in Season 4.

  • Sockets?

    • Sockets are obtained in the identical manner as they have been in Season 3.

  • Mythic Keystones?

    • Just like earlier Seasons, Mythic Dungeon Keystones obtained from the Great Vault on the primary week of the Season might be at a decrease degree than standard to account for the elevated problem.

  • Raid Shortcuts?

    • Any raid shortcuts you will have unlocked in Castle Nathria, Sanctum of Domination, and Sepulcher of the First Ones might be obtainable to you if you enter the Fated variations of these raids.

  • Great Vault Raid Loot?

    • Great Vault raid rewards will pull from all Fated bosses you’ve got defeated throughout your complete Season, no matter which raid is presently Fated.

The focus of Season 4 is incomes new gear by means of a remixed raid and dungeon expertise, and PvP. Any obligation to retread acquainted Shadowlands techniques as a way to preserve tempo feels opposite to that focus, and as a way to present the most effective expertise, we have determined to depart these techniques unchanged.

Going Out With a Bang

Season 4 introduced a novel alternative for the WoW Development Team to strive some experimental adjustments which may have been too risky for a daily Season. We hope you get pleasure from enjoying it as a lot as we loved creating it. We’ll see you within the afterlife, hero!

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