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World of Warcraft’s 8th expansion, Shadowlands, is on the horizon. Prepare to explore new locations, acquire new power and experience the foretold level squish!
World of Warcraft Shadowlands Will Take You To the Land of the Dead
World of Warcraft Shadowlands is the eighth expansion to the eternal king of MMORPGs. After being revealed during BlizzCon 2019, we’ve received quite a bit of information on what to expect. Azeroth’s heroes will be given access to the usual dazzling locations, nasty enemies and even shinier loot. Naturally, Shadowlands will also feature significant changes to fundamental aspects of the game, particularly the new player experience.
Grab your weapons and ready your spells and let’s dive into what’s coming to World of Warcraft Shadowlands.
Journey to the Shadowlands
Everyone’s favorite undead queen, Sylvanas, is at the heart of the story of World of Warcraft’s 8th expansion. Shortly after the events of Battle for Azeroth, she disrupts the balance between life and death creating a disturbance in the way souls are brought to the Shadowlands. This results in them ending up straight into The Maw, a place of eternal damnation. In World of Warcraft Shadowlands, adventurers will begin their journey at the heart of The Maw and work towards stopping Sylvanas and her new buddy, the Jailer.
Fashion and Culture Forward
World of Warcraft players have been begging for more customization options for quite some time. The cries have finally been heard. Shadowlands will introduce a host of new appearance jazz-up options. Humans, for instance, will get ethnically diverse faces with females receiving some jewellery and make-up options. Forsaken fans will get to pick their characters’ level of decay. The remaining races will also be receiving some love, including eye color customization.
The Great World of Warcraft Level Squish
The heralds had foretold the prophecy of the WoW level squish and it’s now almost upon us. After 7 expansions, players have reached the obscene level 120 and Blizzard feels some reigning in is necessary. When Shadowlands hits, players will be cut down to size and the new cap will be level 60. Level 120 characters will kick off at level 50 and work their way up.
Azeroth and the rest of the World...of Warcraft is a vast place to explore with so many continents, dimensions and locations added over the years. Needless to say, it’s an overwhelming game to jump into for the first time. With Shadowlands, this will all be streamlined. Your level 1 to 10 will journey will be done in a brand new zone called Exile’s Reach. There, you will learn the basics of playing the game. Past that, if you haven’t done Battle for Azeroth content, you will be whisked away to Kul Tiras or Zandalar to continue all the way to 50. Bored with these places? Speaking with Chromie will transport you to other expansion locations and you can do this as often as you want.
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