It wouldn't be a world first race without some sort of drama -- but this time the drama is of a different sort.
Whether you like detailed guides, minimalist overviews, videos, or even just walking in blind (with maybe a WeakAura or two), the WoW community has worked hard to make sure you're prepared to raid Azshara's Eternal Palace.
With the Eternal Palace open, the Queen Azshara fight and new cinematic gives us a glimpse of our future
If you need a spoiler warning, consider this entire post to be nothing but spoilers.
Patch 8.2 brought us a lot of content, and it can be a little overwhelming figuring out what exactly you need to do to be ready for the new raid and what is more optional.
The sea has opened and the way forward to Nazjatar is clear -- the Rise of Azshara begins on June 25!
We've seen all sorts of gear catch up mechanics in the past, often tokens that are put in place to help people newly returned to the game be competitive in the latest content, without having to spend weeks grinding out the last raid tier.