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Shadowlands Launch Gearing Guide

Shadowlands Launch Gearing Overview
Shadowlands has made a few changes to the gearing process, and so it may be confusing as to what is the best way to gear up at max level. Here is a summary of sources and item level for your first few weeks along with future content coming soon.

Available Now

Source Item Level
Normal Dungeons 158
Heroic Dungeons 171
Mythic Dungeons 184
Covenant Campaign Set (Based on Renown Rank) 155
World Quests 145+
Crafted Gear 151 – 164
PvP Honor 158 – 171
Faction Vendor (Reaching Honored – Exalted) 164 – 200

Available Week 2

Source Item Level
Rank 1 Legendary (Need 1250 Soul Ash) 190
PvP Honor Upgrades (Renown Rank 7) 177 – 184

Available From Season 1 Onward

Source Item Level
Rank 2 Legendary (Need 2000 Soul Ash) 210
Rank 3 Legendary (Need 3200 Soul Ash) 225
Rank 4 Legendary (Need 5150 Soul Ash) 235
Castle Nathria LFR 187 (194 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Normal 200 (207 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Heroic 213 (220 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Mythic (Week 4) 226 (233 Last 2 Bosses)
PvP Honor Upgrades 190 – 197
PvP Conquest 190+
World Boss 207
Mythic+ End Chest 187 – 210
Great Vault 200 – 226