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Patch 9.1 Chains of Domination Live this Week!
Patch 9.1 is going live today in North America. Here is what you can expect on launch day as well as in the weeks to come!

What is Coming this Week?

What is Coming next Week?

  • Flying in Shadowlands
  • Sanctum of Domination Raid
    • July 6 – Normal and Heroic Difficulties
    • July 13 – Raid Finder Wing 1 and Mythic Difficulties (The Tarragrue, The Eye of the Jailer, The Nine)
    • July 27 – Raid Finder Wing 2 (Soulrender Dormazain, Remnant of Ner’zhul, and Painsmith Raznal)
    • August 10 – Raid Finder Wing 3 (Guardian of the First Ones, Fatescribe Roh-Kalo, and Kel’Thuzad)
    • August 24 – Raid Finder Wing 4 (Sylvanas Windrunner)
  • Shadowlands Season 2
  • Tazavesh, the Veiled Market

Chains of Domination Content Update Notes
You can read the official Chains of Domination Content Update Notes by clicking the banner below!

Miscellaneous Highlights

  • Korthian Armaments – Korthian Catch-Up Gear
    • Item level 200 catch-up gear found in Korthia
      • Rewarded from certain daily quests.
      • Purchased for 1000 stygia each from the new Death’s Advance reputation quartermaster in Korthia.
      • Dropped from rares in Korthia or from chests.
    • Can be upgraded 6 times to a final item level of 233 by spending Cataloged Research, a new currency earned by activities in Korthia.
  • Players who find themselves behind in Renown will now have an increased chance to receive Renown as a reward from all relevant activities.
  • Changing to a new Covenant will now refill your available Conduit Energy.
  • Each shoulder can now be transmogrified separately.
  • Kiatke, the Cataclysm Timewalking vendor, now sells several unavailable classic recipes.
  • Newly created Helm, Neck, Bracer, Belt and Ring Runecarving armor pieces will now always be created with a socket.
  • Permanently remove the Eye of the Jailer effect by completing the quest, “Focusing the Eye.”
  • Unlock riding ground mounts in The Maw and Korthia by completing the introductory storyline to Korthia.

Chains of Domination Main Campaign Story
Patch 9.1 continues the story of Shadowlands with several new chapters, the finale of which was unavailable for testing in the PTR, most likely for intense spoilers. Click the banners below for our preview.

Covenant Assaults
Covenant Assaults are a new bi-weekly activity found in the Maw that function identically to the minor assaults found in Visions of N’Zoth.

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

New Zone – Korthia, The City of Secrets
Korthia, the City of Secrets is a new zone added into the Maw in Chains of Domination. It provides new daily challenges, quests, rewards, and catch up mechanics as well as serving as the main location for progressing the main campaign! Learn more about what to expect from this zone by clicking the banner below!

New Faction – Death’s Advance
Patch 9.1 introduces a new faction to earn reputation and rewards with!

Chains of Domination Mount Guide
Patch 9.1 Chains of Domination brings 45 new mounts to collect! Check them out in our guide!

Torghast Updates
Torghast has undergone some significant changes, including a revamped scoring system and new currency rewards! Learn more by clicking the banner below!

Unlock Flying in Shadowlands
Players will be able to unlock flying in the initial Shadowlands zones by progressing the main campaign in Chains of Domination. Flying will be locked account wide for all zones, but the Maw will still only allow ground mounts. Learn more by clicking the banner below!

Sanctum of Domination Raid Preview
Sanctum of Domination launches July 6 in NA (July 7 in EU) and brings 10 new boss encounters on Normal and Heroic. Mythic and Raid Finder Week 1 unlock seven days later, with the weekly reset. Check out our previews below for boss abilities, loot and more!

Shadowlands Season 2 Mythic+ and PvP

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Shadowlands Season 2 begins on July 6. With the new season, you’ll see increased item levels for rewards, new seasonal rewards for PvP include a new Arena title: Unchained Gladiator, a new weapon illusion, new coloration of the Gladiator mount, and new Vicious mounts—Alliance and Horde-themed Gorm.

The new seasonal Mythic+ dungeon affix is Tormented: Servants of the Jailer can be found throughout the dungeon and grant powerful boons when defeated. If a servant is not dealt with, they empower the final boss. New seasonal rewards for Mythic+ include a new title: the Tormented and a new coloration of the Mythic+ Deathwalker mount.

Additionally, Layer 10 in Torghast, Tower of the Damned, Tazavesh, the Veiled Market mega-dungeon and Sanctum of Domination on Normal and Heroic difficulties will all become available. On July 13, Sanctum of Domination on Mythic and Raid Finder Wing 1 difficulties will become available.

Tazavesh, the Veiled Market Mega Dungeon
Chains of Domination introduces us to a new mega dungeon! Click the banner below for the official preview!