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Shadowlands: Chains of Domination and Burning Crusade: Classic
Blizzard appears to have posted PR information for some of their upcoming announcements.

Lots of spoilers below!


Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
The traitorous Sire Denathrius has been defeated . . . but the power of the Maw still grows. In Chains of Domination™, the upcoming first major content update for World of Warcraft®: Shadowlands, players will delve into new depths of the Jailer’s hopeless domain, seeking to understand the true nature of his malignant plans. Backed by the renewed might of the four Covenants, the champions of the Horde and the Alliance will take the fight for the Shadowlands to the seat of the Jailer’s power. But the Banished One has a terrible new champion in his service—a cruel instrument of despair conscripted by Sylvanas Windrunner, capable of instilling dread into the hearts of Azeroth’s heroes like no creature of the Shadowlands.

  • Discover the Mysteries of Korthia - The Jailer is searching for the key to fulfill his twisted designs—and he has pulled a fragment of a long-lost domain into the Maw itself to find it. Seek answers in ancient Korthia, the City of Secrets, and engage in new quests and outdoor activities.
  • The Covenants Strike Back - With the strength of the kyrian, night fae, necrolords, and venthyr restored, embark on a campaign to unite the four covenants—and together, launch an assault against the Jailer in his home territory.
  • Raid the Sanctum of Domination - Brave treacherous, unexplored reaches of Torghast in a new 10-boss raid: the Sanctum of Domination. Encounter the true Eye of the Jailer, turn the tide against the Tarragrue, and come face-to-face with the Banshee Queen herself in a fateful confrontation.
  • New Mega-dungeon - Tazavesh, the Veiled Market—Gather your party and discover exotic wares and strange creatures in an eight-boss Mythic mega-dungeon set in a bazaar of the mysterious Brokers, and culminating in a high-stakes heist to steal powerful artifacts from Azeroth.
  • And More - Gear up for Shadowlands Raid, Dungeon, and PvP Season 2, with a seasonal Mythic Keystone dungeon affix themed around the Jailer’s power; don new Covenant cosmetic armor sets that any class can wear; expand the powers of your Soulbinds and Conduits; add new mounts and pets to your menagerie; Unlock flying in the Covenants’ four domains; and much more.
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
Journey through the Dark Portal once again in World of Warcraft®: Burning Crusade Classic™! Originally released in January 2007, The Burning Crusade summoned the heroes of Azeroth to the shattered and fel-scarred realm of Outland to stop an invasion of the demonic Burning Legion. In 2021, Blizzard Entertainment’s recreation of the first World of Warcraft expansion will give players from around the world a chance to return to Outland as it once was to relive an era of timeless adventure—or experience what awaits beyond the Dark Portal for the first time.

  • Rediscover the Broken World of Outland – Flee the fel reavers who roam Hellfire Peninsula, dive deep beneath the swamps of Zangarmarsh to confront what lurks below, and clash with the demonic agents of the Burning Legion in the shadow of the Black Temple.
  • Join the Fight as a Blood Elf or Draenei – The ranks of the Horde and the Alliance grow! Fight for the Horde as the blood elves, seeking a new source of the arcane power that once sustained them, or join the Alliance as the draenei, exiles from Outland in search of a new home.
  • The Saga Unfolds Over Time – Content from the original game will roll out in phases, at a cadence paced for the WoW Classic community. Prepare for the opening of the Black Temple, gear up to confront the gods of Zul’Aman, and gather your allies to face the fury of the Sunwell.
  • Burning Crusade Features Reborn – Prove your prowess in the Arena PvP system, enhance your gear with the Jewelcrafting profession, take to the skies over Outland on flying mounts, choose whether to seek the aid of the Aldor or the Scryers of Shattrath, and much more.
  • Choose Your Era – Prior to Burning Crusade Classic’s release, WoW Classic players can decide whether to advance each of their characters to the Burning Crusade era with the rest of their realm, or to continue playing the original WoW Classic content on new Classic Era servers.
  • Included With Existing World of Warcraft Subscriptions – As with WoW Classic, anyone who subscribes to World of Warcraft can also play Burning Crusade Classic at no additional cost, giving players the freedom to enjoy multiple eras of Azeroth at their own pace.

Shadowlands - Chains of Domination




Burning Crusade Classic


This article was originally published in forum thread: Shadowlands: Chains of Domination and Burning Crusade: Classic started by chaud View original post
Comments 282 Comments
  1. threads's Avatar
    looks like this patch wont be out for months. all they have is some black and white sketches?
  1. Freedom's Avatar
    A while back I vowed to stop following WoW altogether if Anduin was ever turned evil. Now that it looks like it actually will come to pass, I am not quite so sure - the trainwreck watcher in me is too curious about what happens and how bad the writing will get to turn away now!
  1. Pebrocks The Warlock's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by threadz View Post
    looks like this patch wont be out for months. all they have is some black and white sketches?
    Did you miss the screenshots?
  1. zknm7's Avatar
    That LK armor looks good, but it still doesn't hold a candle to Artha's LK armor... Just sayin. Also, it'd look better IMO if they just had him wear the crown part of the helm and leave the faceguard/helm portion off... just feel like it's too much... or redesign the helm to be something more akin to the original, where you can at least see eyes and part of the face.
  1. Orisai's Avatar
    Mawsworn Anduin looks great
  1. Frozenbeef's Avatar
    Why do the screenshots look better than ingame? like is there a secret AA somewhere that doesn't look like butter speared over the screen?
  1. Nerovar's Avatar
    Classic will fail because no one actually wants to play it
    Classic will fail once people play the beta and realize how unfun classic is
    Classic will fail after the first month once the dust has settled
    Classic will fail after people realize the raids are too easy and PvP is unfun
    Classic will fail after the first content patch
    Classic will fail after Naxx when the content is depleted
    Classic will fail after TBC launch <- You are here
    Classic will fail after WotLK
    Classic will fail after Cata
    Classic will fail after MoP
    Classic will fail after WoD

    The best is yet to come!
  1. un_known's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Orisai View Post
    Mawsworn Anduin looks great
    In all honesty at first glance I thought it were a new Arthas model
  1. Azerate's Avatar
    Pretty hyped for this, but first I want to finish everything in 9.0 :P

    Quote Originally Posted by Nerovar View Post
    Classic will fail because no one actually wants to play it
    Classic will fail once people play the beta and realize how unfun classic is
    Classic will fail after the first month once the dust has settled
    Classic will fail after people realize the raids are too easy and PvP is unfun
    Classic will fail after the first content patch
    Classic will fail after Naxx when the content is depleted
    Classic will fail after TBC launch <- You are here
    Classic will fail after WotLK
    Classic will fail after Cata
    Classic will fail after MoP
    Classic will fail after WoD

    The best is yet to come!
    Classic has been dead for a long while, what are you talking about?
  1. barrsftw's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Tente View Post
    Is that Arthas ? ..Sylvanas as a raid boss ? ok, sylvanas is still my queen but I feel the hype going up fast
    The title of the image says "Anduin". I thought it was Arthas too originally!
  1. Zka's Avatar
    Soo people who even weeks ago thought classic BC won't happen, where are they now? So pathetic
  1. rinleezwins's Avatar
    "and come face-to-face with the Banshee Queen herself in a fateful confrontation"

    How much money are you all willing to bet that she escapes at % health?
  1. glowpipe's Avatar
    so they basically restarted wow... will they recreate the week long bugs and being unable to play in wod classic ? will they recreate the bugged gyrocopters in mop classic ?
  1. Nerovar's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Azerate View Post
    Classic has been dead for a long while, what are you talking about?
    So that's why they're continuing legacy servers and making TBC Classic. Because there's no interest in it and it's a failure. The logic checks out.
  1. Frolk's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by MasterHamster View Post
    First in almost 15 years to complain about replacing muh t2 and t3 with greens and look like a clown
    Aaah, the good ol' days
    Most T3 were fine till karazhan if i recall correctly, when TBC came out in China most of the raid was still in T3 when they killed Illidan even.
  1. Monteverdi's Avatar
    Kinda bummed there don't appear to be plans for fresh TBC Classic servers. I'd much have preferred the current classic servers being kept as-is with options to either start over on a new classic realm that starts at phase 1 and progresses again or transfer your character (with a limited amount of gold) over to a fresh TBC server. Still I'm just glad TBC is coming.
  1. MysticBard's Avatar
    Unlock flying in the Covenants’ four domains; and much more
    REALLY BLIZZ ?
    We wait to get fly, only to have on the 4 old, not-relevant-anymore zones ?

    I have a suggestion, on the new zone, let the players only have the RP-walk only, cause running on maw was too fast already, you can slow down this too ! $^#@#@^&&
  1. MrPaladinGuy's Avatar
    Well, that answers that. I had honestly assumed they would find an excuse to charge extra to bring characters to TBC realms.
  1. ZeroWashu's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Nerovar View Post
    So that's why they're continuing legacy servers and making TBC Classic. Because there's no interest in it and it's a failure. The logic checks out.
    No, TBC was already in the planning however like every other DLC/Expansion Blizzard takes to long to deliver and ends up shedding large numbers of subs which there method of staving that off being six month sub packages with mounts (granted mounts that don't work in classic nor any other bonus item)
  1. Phaelia's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by rinleezwins View Post
    "and come face-to-face with the Banshee Queen herself in a fateful confrontation"

    How much money are you all willing to bet that she escapes at % health?
    I’m betting it’s actually Anduin we fight and not Sylvanas. It’s a red herring. They wouldn’t get rid of her this fast

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