This Week in WoW: May 22, 2023
Each week we’ll look ahead to what’s in store for World of Warcraft, share the latest news, and keep you in the know byte by byte. The icy winds of Icecrown continue to blow, and it won’t be long until they croon with the Call of the Crusade.
Heed the Call of the Crusade the Week of June 20
It won’t be long before the Call of the Crusade goes out across the lands of Northrend. Here’s what’s in store-
Arriving June 20 with the update:
- (New) Titan Rune Dungeons—Defense Protocol Beta: Embrace the challenge of Titan Rune Dungeons, where you’ll take on a new higher-level difficulty in which creatures and bosses have a variety of dangerous new effects as well as additional health and damage. Bosses killed with Defense Protocol Beta active award loot from the 10-player version of Ulduar. The final boss will also award a new currency: Sidereal Essence. Sidereal essence may be exchanged for rewards from 10-player Hard Mode Ulduar gear at the Animated Constellation vendor in Dalaran.
- Trial of the Champion- Head to the Crusader's Coliseum at the Argent Tournament to begin the challenge in this 5-player dungeon.
- The Argent Tournament: Join the Argent Tournament to undertake new quests and daily quests while showing off your jousting prowess for new rewards.
- Wrath of the Lich King PvP Season 7 Begins
Opening on June 22 at 3:00 p.m. PDT (6:00 p.m. EDT)
- Trial of the Crusader and Trial of the Grand Crusader: Undertake the challenges of the Trial of the Crusader and Trial of the Grand Crusader 10 and 25-player raid.
- Level 80 Onyxia’s Lair: Face Onyxia in her lair in the level 80 version of this encounter
We look forward to seeing you on the tournament grounds.
News and Events This Week
- May 23
- (Event) Wrath Classic: The Joyous Journeys 50% Experience Buff Returns
- (Event) Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Finder Wing 2 Opens
- (Event) PvP Brawl: Deep Six
- (Event) Step into the Firelands During Cataclysm Timewalking
- May 25
- (Promotion) New Promotion
- (Event) New in-game event
- May 26
- (Article) Blues News
- (Reminder) Purchase the Guardian Pack by May 31
- (Reminder) Last Day for the May Trading Post, May 31
Stay tuned here to the official World of Warcraft news site as we journey through the week together.