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Shadowlands Beta – Upgrading PvP Gear with Honor

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Shadowlands Beta – Upgrading PvP Gear with Honor
PvP testing is currently underway on the Shadowlands Beta, and we are able to test a new system to upgrade PvP gear in a similar fashion to upgrading your Benthic gear in 8.2!

PvP Vendors
Shadowlands once again introduces the Honor currency, which is earned through PvP along with the more coveted Conquest currency. Honor currency can be used to purchase rare quality entry PvP gear with an item level of 158, while Conquest currency is used to purchase epic quality PvP gear that is item level 190.

Upgrading Your PvP Gear
Next to the PvP vendors is another NPC that will allow you to spend your Honor currency to upgrade the gear you purchase from the PvP vendors. Currently, only the Honor system is implemented, but we assume you will be able to spend Conquest currency to upgrade your conquest gear as well.

How it Works
Much like upgrading your Benthic gear in 8.2, you simply talk to the upgrade vendor and place the PvP item into the UI menu. You will be able to upgrade a piece 5 times, maxing it out at rank 6. Honor gear is item level 158 at rank 1 and finishes at item level 190, which is the equivalent of rank 1 conquest gear.

  • Rank 1 – 158 Ilvl
  • Rank 2 – 164 (+6 Ilvl)
  • Rank 3 – 171 (+7 Ilvl)
  • Rank 4 – 177 (+6 Ilvl)
  • Rank 5 – 183 (+6 Ilvl)
  • Rank 6 – 190 (+7 Ilvl) (Item turns from rare to epic)

Honor Costs
There is a different Honor currency cost depending on the item you wish to upgrade:

  • Two-Handed Weapon
    • Rank 2 – 2625 Honor
    • Rank 3 – 3150 Honor
    • Rank 4 – 3675 Honor
    • Rank 5 – 4200 Honor
    • Rank 6 – 4725 Honor
  • One-Handed Weapon, Head, Chest, Leg
    • Rank 2 – 1500 Honor
    • Rank 3 – 1800 Honor
    • Rank 4 – 2100 Honor
    • Rank 5 – 2400 Honor
    • Rank 6 – 2700 Honor
  • Shield, Offhand
    • Rank 2 – 750 Honor
    • Rank 3 – 900 Honor
    • Rank 4 – 1050 Honor
    • Rank 5 – 1200 Honor
    • Rank 6 – 1350 Honor
  • Shoulder, Hands, Waist
    • Rank 2 – 1200 Honor
    • Rank 3 – 1440 Honor
    • Rank 4 – 1680 Honor
    • Rank 5 – 1920 Honor
    • Rank 6 – 2160 Honor
  • Neck, Ring, Cloak, Wrist, Trinket
    • Rank 2 – 900 Honor
    • Rank 3 – 1080 Honor
    • Rank 4 – 1260 Honor
    • Rank 5 – 1440 Honor
    • Rank 6 – 1620 Honor