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In the wake of Activision Blizzard's recent fallout involving a series of lawsuits, Phase 2 of WoW Classic TBC may be put on hold. There could be more employee walkouts and delays to WoW Classic TBC Phase 2.
Our projected release date may not be on par with a real launch day, since we haven't provided a TBC Phase 2 release date yet. It's not clear if this is due to delays or if it was part of the original schedule.
This is what we know so far about WoW Classic TBC's phase schedule:
The content rollout for WoW: TBC Classic will occur in five distinct phases, each of which includes new raids, dungeons, and PvP seasons. On July 29, WoW: TBC Classic released its second phase for public testing.
Phase Two of The Burning Crusade Classic has yet to receive an official release date. Based on WoW Classic's release date, phase 2 of The Burning Crusade Classic will likely release in the very near future.
Before Phase 2 of WoW: Classic launched on November 12, 2019, Phase One had been available for exactly 78 days. So we can expect Phase 2 of the TBC Classic to be released sometime around September 2021.
Phase 2 will launch Tempest Keep (25 men) and Serpent Shrine Cavern (25 men) as well as the Arena Season 2.
With Phase 2 of WoW: Burning Crusade Classic we get access to the bosses in the eye of the fortress of storms, and one of them is one of the most dangerous villains in WoW history: Kael'thas Sunstrider. There are clear guides to the four bosses and the most dangerous trash opponents here.
So here are just the most important key points:
· Pack three tanks (e.g. Protection Warrior, Feral Druid, and Protection Paladin) plus one or two other potential off-tanks (e.g. a Fury Warrior or another Feral Druid).
· You need two "Arcane" tanks for Solarian. For example, two warlocks with maximum arcane resistance can take over the job.
· Don't pack too many frontline soldiers as the fighting against Al'ar and Kael'thas can be more difficult.
We already know that Burning Crusade Classic is divided into five content phases. Together with the release on June 2nd, the first content phase began, in which you can play the eight original dungeons, as well as the raids Karazahn, Gruul's Lair, and Magtheridon's Chamber.
We also know what content will be included in the other phases. However, we still lack the information when we can expect the phases. But we assume that the schedule will be similar to World of Warcraft Classic, which has been divided into five phases.
The terms were named, of course, were not, but the content of each of the stages was disclosed in detail:
· Phase 1: begins with Arena Season 1 (from June 14th), the original eight dungeons, along with the Raids Karazhan, Gruul's Lair, and Magtheridon's Chamber.
· Phase 2: will provide access to the Serpent Shrine Cave and the Tempest Keep.
· Phase 3: begins the second arena season along with the raids around Hyjal Summit and Black Temple.
· Phase 4: begins with Arena Season 3 and delivers the Dungeon Zul'Aman.
· In Phase 5: Quel'Danas Island, the Magisters' Terrace, the Sunwell Plateau Raid, and Season 4 of the Arena will be released.
In the beginning, you get the choice in which WoW era you want to play: Either you transfer your character to one of the new Classic era servers or he stays on his current server, which automatically becomes the TBC server. In both cases, items, gold, and progress are retained.
With Burning Crusade 2007 came some innovations in the WoW universe. That is of course also the case now. We have summarized the biggest innovations for you again:
· new maximum level: level 70
· two new races: Draenei (Alliance), Blood Elves (Horde)
· new profession: jeweler cutting
· new game world: Outland
· Group search tool
· Flight mounts
· PvP arena battles
In order to be able to play BC Classic, all you need is an active WoW subscription, which costs 13 euros per month. TBC Classic does not have to be purchased, so there are no additional costs.
However, you can purchase the optional deluxe edition for 70 euros. This includes the following:
· A rideable spherical hunter mount for Burning Crusade Classic
· A rideable spherical hunter mount for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
· A Hearthstone for Burning Crusade Classic, the visual effect of which is inspired by the Dark Portal
· A toy that gives you flaming devil fire footprints
· A character boost to level 58
· 30 days of playtime
Burning Crusade Classic is not an identical copy of the original at the time. Even if the differences are minimal, they will be most apparent to veterans among you. This is what makes Burning Crusade Classic different:
· Start with patch 2.4.3 instead of 2.0 (mainly balancing improvements)
· You need fewer experience points between level 20 and 60
· Arena teams can now accommodate 6 players
· Paladins of both factions now have the skills "Seal of Blood" and "Seal of Retribution"
· Dungeon bosses are stronger
· Drums of battle now create a debuff
· There is no more spell batching
· Ray-traced shadows