World of Warcraft got the Tides of Vengeance update today, which brings many new quests and content to one of the oldest and most successful MMORPGs of all time.
The Tides of Vengeance update includes a new Warfront, Faction Assaults, armor, and a new raid called the Battle of Dazar’alor. This raid is the second raid to come as part of the Battle for Azeroth and has a different experience for each faction that participates in the raid. This is based on the lore where the Alliance’s attack on the Horde capital of Zandalar due to the loss of the World Tree and Lordaeron.
Both factions will face off against six bosses during the raid as the Alliance takes the offense and the Horde takes the defense.
New Faction Assaults will also take place in Zandalar and Kul Trias that introduce new questlines and allows you to fight for your faction. only players that are level 110 or above will be eligible and they must have unlocked World Quests.
Warfront, Battle for Darkshore, is a new co-op mode that allows you to explore a new version of the Darkshore zone that switches between the two factions in cycles. It has been shortened for the first two weeks in order to allow all players to access the new content before the holidays. YOu’ll have to be at max level and completed the new opening storyline with Tyrande before accessing the Warfront.
New Blood Elf and Dwarf Heritage Armor that are given a new questline will also be made available in this update. This is only for maxed out Blood Elf or Dwarf players who have an Exalted status. Jorundall and Havenswood are new locations in Island Expeditions to explore and gain Azerite and fight themed enemies.
A new Pet Battle Dungeon has also been added in Gnomeregan. Completing this new quest gets you an Ultimate Battle-Training Stone and the ability to teleport to the Gnomeregan dungeon entrance. There will also be a new Challenge Mode version of the dungeon requiring 15 max-level pets and one that’s level 25 at the minimum.
A new mount called the Meat Wagon has been added for those who pre-purchased Warcraft III: Reforged, which is the remake of Warcraft III.
Tides of Vengeance is now live for WoW. You can check out the full patch notes here.