Exile's Reach was designed for the beginning player to get them accustomed to World of Warcraft and ready for the Battle for Azeroth-into-Shadowlands questing experience.
As part of the level squish, Blizzard has added an intro leveling experience for new players and those who simply can't stomach trying to level a Goblin for 18 hours just to get to level 10.
At BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard announced that a brand new approach to leveling was coming in Shadowlands. Instead of leveling — and outleveling — our way through a sliver of every expansion's story, we would level through a single expansion for a more coherent experience.
The leveling experience is drastically changing in WoW Shadowlands.
Starting in Shadowlands, all characters will have the option to jump into the story via this new 1-10 leveling zone.
Today's Deep Dive panel revealed further information about leveling changes coming to WoW in Shadowlands.