How it will look in-game

Custom in-game changes:
  •  You will have the choice to choose instant level 60
  • If you level up from 1 to 70 without choosing instant, you will receive after reaching level 70 Spectral tiger mount
  • Re-talent cost capped at 5 gold
Pre-2.1.0. in-game changes:
  • List of closed raids and dungeons:

Black Temple
Battle for Mount Hyjal
Zul’Aman
Sunwell Plateau
Magisters’ Terrace

  • List of non-interactive zones:

Ogri’la
Skettis
Isle of Quel’Danas

  • Changes to items and rewards:

Badges of Justice obtainable only in heroic dungeons
Badge of Justice rewards limited
Primal Nether and Nether Vortex are soulbound after looting
Netherwing drakes unavailable
Swift flying form unavailable->Anzu drop and mount unobtainable
Profession recipes learned from scrolls and trainers limited by patches. Only includes recipes above skill 300

  • Overall PvE changes:

Revered reputation required for Heroic Dungeon keys
Epic gems from 5-man dungeons are unique
Number of tokens per token-boss limited to 1
Astromancer Solarian in a pre-2.1.0. state with an Arcane Resist oriented fight
Cleave changed to 360°, but only in 1 situation for trash NPC where it benefits the overall fight with this NPC, we have decided not to change it everywhere as it is not wanted mechanic for dungeons and raids where it does not add anything to the fight.
To enter Karazhan everyone will be required to have a The Master’s Key
To enter The Eye everyone will be required to have The Tempest Key
To enter Serpentshrine Cavern everyone will be required to have pre-quest completed “The Cudgel of Kar’desh”
Magtheridon’s Head and Satchel unobtainable
Verdant Sphere from Kael’thas Sunstrider unobtainable
Items from Doomwalker and Doom Lord Kazzak are soulbound after looting

  • PvP after release:

Alterac Valley will be closed and released later
Season 1 will start 2 weeks from release

Honor points:
High Warlord’s gear set for the Horde
Grand Marshal’s gear set for the Alliance
Non-set early honor items

Arena points:
Gladiator’s Battle-gear
Gladiator’s off-sets
Season 1 length will depend on the speed of PvE progress.
Minimum duration: 9 weeks
Maximum duration: 14 weeks

At the end of the Season 1 top teams will receive Gladiator mount and Title.