Returning in patch 9.0.5, Valor Points are primarily going to be used to upgrade the weapons and armor that you get from Mythic Keystone dungeons, but Blizzard is also including a way to spend if you don't have any M+ gear that you can upgrade.
In advance of BlizzConline, Blizzard has still been hard at work on patch 9.0.5.
The first patch for Shadowlands will be patch 9.0.5, currently on the Public Test Realm (PTR) with an expected go-live date in March.
Patch 9.0.5 went onto the PTR earlier this month, but it will be released on live realms this March, in just a few weeks.
If you've finished farming reputation with Ve'nari — everyone's favorite Broker-with-highly-questionable-motives — you may have done the responsible thing and started banking Stygia in anticipation of patch 9.1.
Honestly I can't think of any reason I'd change from Night Fae on my Nelf Warrior -- I like the AOE DPS of Ancient Aftershock, and I enjoy the story and how it interacts with my character and the past couple of expansions.
How many times have you seen a player saying in trade chat, "bring back Valor Points," as a solution to help people bridge the gap between RNG and that 158 ilevel ring they're still using?
Do you love the Maw and wish you had more things to do while you're spending time there?
While we won't all be gathering in Anaheim this year, we now have the schedule for our virtual BlizzConline February 19-20.
The patch 9.0.5 PTR is now live, and it's a system focused affair, with bug fixes for issues that couldn't be hotfixed and a whole new system for upgrading items that drop in Mythic+ dungeons.