Together with the opening of the Nighthold raid, Blizzard has implemented a lot of class tuning alterations, as well as a reduction of supplies needed to craft Tome with the Tranquil Mind and Codex on the Tranquil Mind. Mythic Emerald Nightmare is also now eligible for cross-realm raid groups.
As element of our database updates to account for hotfixed spells and correct values, we also datamined several new quests such as:
The journey through Suramar has been fraught with intrigue and danger because the heroes of Azeroth have fought to help reclaim this shining city. It's time to take the following step and face the challenges inside the Nighthold.
Minimum Level: 110
The largest structure within the Broken Isles and amongst the grandest in all of Azeroth, the Nighthold stands as a testament for the achievements in the nightborne civilization. Centered about the Nightwell, the fount of arcane power which has sustained Suramar for centuries, these grounds have been built as a haven from the worries of the world. But as a felstorm churns above the former temple of Elune across the bay, and Gul'dan himself now resides inside the palace's walls, those worries now begin?anot end?ahere.
Developer Insights: Although Gul'dan awaits atop the primary spire of the Nighthold, as well as although mighty Legion adversaries like Tichondrius and Krosus lurk inside the walls from the compound, the Nighthold is just not a standard demonic raid. It stands as a testament to possibly the greatest civilization Azeroth has ever noticed: the pinnacle of elven magic and sophistication.
Just as our artists and designers approached the creation in the city of Suramar using the aim of evoking the really feel and bustle of a living city beneath occupation, the dungeon team wanted to ensure the Nighthold definitely felt like the grand palace of Suramar. From botanical gardens to guest quarters, from an observatory to chambers enclosing the power supply of nightborne civilization, we attempted to build a grand royal court and after that consider how the Legion's presence would have an effect on and transform that foundation. A good number of of our raid zones are dark and oppressive locations, by necessity?athe domain of Xavius cannot be vibrant and cheery?abut the Nighthold offers a raid environment that is certainly both spectacular and deadly.
Tuesday, January 17: Nighthold Standard and Heroic issues open.
Tuesday, January 24: Nighthold Mythic difficulty and Raid Finder Wing 1 (Arcing Aqueducts) open.
Tuesday, February 7: Nighthold Raid Finder Wing two (Royal Athenaeum) opens.
Tuesday, February 21: Nighthold Raid Finder Wing 3 (Nightspire) opens.
Tuesday, March 7: Nighthold Raid Finder Wing four (Betrayer's Rise) opens.
Skorpyron: Deep inside the foundations with the Nighthold, beneath the sea, lie long-forgotten vaults that give access towards the Nightwell itself. This monstrous armored scorpid has made its dwelling in one of these vaults. Infused together with the energy of your Nightwell and surrounded by a teeming brood, Skorpyron presents a severe complication to an otherwise promising back entry for the Nighthold.
Chronomatic Anomaly: As the energy to fuel an entire civilization courses in the earth, the cavern at the base from the Nightwell has develop into a maelstrom of raw energy. Born from this chaotic flux, the Chronomatic Anomaly is definitely an embodiment with the energy on the Eye of Aman'thul. Since it lashes out with power attacks, the bursts of energy warp the relatively flow of time.
Trilliax: Trilliax, after proud servant to the nightborne aristocracy, has been discarded and left to slowly deteriorate. Even though an unwavering will to carry out its tasks remains, the passage of time has splintered this construct's character matrix. It now unpredictably switches from 1 mode towards the subsequent, ranging from doting caretaker to homicidal sterilizer, craving recognition and validation from a master that no longer exists.
Spellblade Aluriel: Aluriel usually had an affinity for magic. She rose through the ranks of your Nightguard effortlessly, getting a organic talent together with the sword. But regardless of how sturdy she became, she wanted significantly more. She studied together with the mages in the University of Suramar, spending her days in combat instruction and her evenings within the artificery. She forged her weapons and armor inside the Nightwell, weaving magic spells into the valuable metals. She could be the very first Spellblade, adept within the schools of Fire, Frost, and Arcane.
Krosus: This colossal doom lord, among the largest and mightiest creatures in the armies on the Legion, was defeated at the Broken Shore by way of the combined may well of your greatest heroes with the Horde along with the Alliance. Obtaining recovered from his wounds, Krosus emerges in the bay between the Nighthold and also the Tomb of Sargeras to crush any person who would oppose the Legion.
High Botanist Tel'arn: From his youth, the nightborne Tel'arn was fascinated by plant life: the resilience and adaptability of weeds, the potential of basic grass to harness the power from the sun, the way a tree may be divided into two, or two branches grafted into one particular. Aided by the energies of your Nightwell, he has transformed himself for the point that he is scarcely recognizable as a nightborne elf. He now considers himself something far, far greater.
Tichondrius: The dreadlord Tichondrius, as soon as leader of the nathrezim, was slain by the newly awakened energy of none aside from Illidan Stormrage. Reconstituted within the Twisting Nether, Tichondrius returns to watch over Gul'dan on behalf of your Legion, guaranteeing that the orc warlock doesn't after once more fail his masters.
Star Augur Etraeus: The nightborne astromancer Etraeus has devoted lengthy years of analysis to scouring the skies of Azeroth, searching for answers for the good mysteries of the universe. His scrying has shown him worlds beyond our ken, and the energy on the Nightwell enables him to draw upon the essence of these worlds to amplify his own powers.
Grand Magistrix Elisande: Elisande when distinguished herself by resisting the Legion. She and her highborne followers broke away from Queen Azshara and also the dark path she was taking, harnessing the energy of the Eye of Aman'Thul to create the Nightwell, protecting Suramar from the Sundering. But over ten thousand years later, the Legion's arrival provided her no such recourse. She has cast her lot using the demons, hoping to as soon as once again make use of the energy of the Nightwell?athis time in a especially various sense?ato save her people today.
The Font of Evening
Gul'dan: The chain of events set in motion when Garrosh escaped to Draenor has continued, unbroken for all its twists and turns, top to this extremely moment. Thwarted in Draenor, Gul'dan now stands around the precipice of reaching ultimate victory on behalf of his Legion masters. Standing atop the Nighthold, because the vortex of fel energy swirls inside the skies overhead, the outcast orc warlock awaits his destiny.