• March 30, 2023

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. WoW Patch 9.1: Story and Pacts2. WoW Patch 9.1: The new area Korthia3. WoW Patch 9.1: The mega dungeon Tazavesh4. WoW Patch 9.1: The new raid Sanctum of Domination5. WoW Patch 9.1: New Season, Affixes, Torghast and Legendarys

Update June 25, 2021: It's time, WoW Patch 9.1: Chains of Domination is on the doormat and asking for entry on June 30, 2021 so your heroes can engage in plenty of new adventures. So the release of WoW Patch 9.1 is on June 30, and there's a massive amount of content in the update. So much, in fact, that we had to split it up into hundreds of articles as part of our coverage. Here you can find an overview of the most important contents of Chains of Domination - and a link to the most important news, which contains the patch notes for WoW Patch 9.1! Below you can find the quick schedule for the unlocks of the different contents of the patch:

This is what's coming on launch day on June 30

  • The first three campaign chapters in Korthia
  • You can find new content in the Maw.
  • A ninth level will be added to Torghast.
  • You can expect to get your fame level up to 43.
  • Those who approach Patch 9.1 with a Fame level lower than 40 should be able to catch up even faster through activities.
  • Mythic season 1 rewards are no longer available.
  • Ve'nari will no longer sell Season 1 sockets and media upgrades.
  • The achievement frontrunner: Count Denathrius will no longer be available.

Here's what's coming in Week 2 starting July 7.

  • The second Mythic and PvP season of Shadowlands kicks off.
  • The new seasonal affix Tormented now awaits you in Mythic-plus-10 dungeons.
  • The Sanctum of Domination raid instance opens on Normal and Heroic.
  • The new world boss Mor'geth makes his first appearance.
  • With Tazavesh, the new megadungeon of WoW (buy now 14,99 € ) opens its doors.
  • The cap for fame is expected to be raised to level 46.
  • The fourth chapter in Korthia is available, and with it the unlock for flying.
  • A tenth level will be added to Torghast.
  • The Treasury will reward you with Season 1 loot one last time.

Here's what's coming in week 3 starting July 14

  • Mythic difficulty is now available for the Sanctum of Domination raid instance, as well as the first LFR wing.
  • The Treasury now rewards with Season 2 loot.
  • An eleventh level will be added to Torghast.
  • The fifth chapter in Korthia is available.
  • You can expect to increase your fame level to 49.
: Blizzard's Survival Guide for Patch 9.1 Chains of Domination World of Warcraft from€14.99

WoW Patch 9.1: Story and Pacts

Patch 9.1 is called Chains of Domination and mainly revolves around the four pacts allying and carrying the war against the Dungeon Master to his home, the Maw. The reason for this is primarily the Dungeon Master's open attack on the Archon, the supreme leader of the Bastion. The latter, as the intro cinematic to Patch 9.1 tells us, has transformed his prisoner Anduin into a weapon of his will and is attacking the Archon with this puppet. Anduin successfully returns with what the dungeon master calls a key. He still needs three more of these for his plans - apparently those of the other three major Shadowlands kingdoms.

In patch 9.1, the pacts are taking this as an opportunity to ally and now attack the Maw together. We will be establishing an outpost there, so to speak, that will serve as a base of operations for the attack, while also making life in the Maw much easier over time. The days when most of the Maw spread fear and terror among players will soon be a thing of the past. Even our trusty mounts now dare to enter and let us ride them through the areas. There are also 40 more glory levels to climb as part of the campaign, and flying is also unlocked - with no further prerequisites. You don't need to go through a reputation grind.

More info:

  • What happens to the story in Chains of Domination? Read our summary!
  • New Whispers from the Void?
  • Varian's Compass and Anduin's Fate in WoW Patch 9.1Arthas
  • , Anduin, and Zovaal - Lore News
  • in
  • Patch 9.1In Patch 9.1, we get to earn 40 new Fame levelsFlying
  • with Patch 9.1? Yep, but not everywhere ...
  • How to learn to fly in the ShadowlandsRiding
  • in the Maw? Finally possible on all mounts in patch 9.1!
Patch 9.1: Cinematic Trailer for Chains of Domination - King's Grail World of Warcraft from€14.99

Source: Blizzard Source: Blizzard

WoW Patch 9.1: The new area Korthia

In the Maw, however, even more awaits us than we have yet come to know


The dungeon master has brought the mysterious city of Korthia from the Netherworlds of the Shadowlands and anchored it in the Maw with gigantic chains. In the city inhabited by the Midlands, he searches for anything that will help him get to the other three keys kept in the Ardenwald, Maldraxxus, and Revendreth. We can only speculate what he plans to do with them, though. But it certainly won't be anything good. Korthia will then also be the setting for a large part of the Covenants campaign, which will continue with patch 9.1. However, since the pacts are now working together towards the same goal, they will be less different from each other than they were at the beginning of the expansion.

More info:

  • Big overview of the new quest zone Korthia (guide to follow)
  • Korthia - Requirements and skip optionsKorthian
  • Armor - The Catch-Up Gear for StygiaAll
  • Treasures of K
  • orthiaAll
  • Rare Enemies of K
  • New in the Maw with Patch 9.1Korthia
  • : Here's What the New Zone Offers

Source: Blizzard Source: Blizzard

WoW Patch 9.1: The Mega Dungeon Tazavesh

In the

middle of Korthia lies one of the highlights of Patch 9.1: Tazavesh


The mega dungeon includes eight bosses, is only playable in mythic mode and will most likely be equipped with a hard mode, as we know it from Mechagon. The entire dungeon is set in a massive midway bazaar, and will be split up and available in heroic mode in a later patch. In the first part we are still relatively classically in the bazaar, where we learn more about the life and background of the midwayers, while the second part will be one big raid and the subsequent escape from the city. Of course, there is again plenty of equipment, pets and a special mount to grab.

More info:

  • Tazavesh - the official preview of the megadungeonHow to
  • get to TazaveshMythic Plus dungeons
  • in the patch with higher item levelHow to
  • activate the hard mode of TazaveshNew
  • mechanic allows you to conveniently downgrade keystonesThe
  • new rating system for Mythic Plus in the preview

Source: Blizzard Source: Blizzard

WoW Patch 9.1: The new raid Sanctum of Domination

Once we have successfully completed the assault on the Maw, we and our allies will advance directly into the heart of the area and visit the new raid: the Sanctum of Domination, the seat of the Dungeon Master. Inside, ten new bosses and plenty of loot await our heroes. The fight against the Eye of the Dungeon Master deserves special (pun intended) attention. That annoying thing that makes our visits to the maw so unbearable and is only active in a weakened form after the raid has been released. We also face the Tarragrue, which we know as the final end of a failed attempt from Torghast. After that, though, things get really interesting. After the Fate of the Damned Encounter, where we meet the prisoners of the Dungeon Master's personal torture chamber, including some familiar faces from Azeroth's history, we face the final boss, who is none other than the Banshee Queen Sylvanas herself. How the battle will end and whether we will finally kill the Destroyer of Teldrassil, meanwhile, has not been revealed.

Here is the opening schedule for the Sanctum of Domination:

  • July 7, 2021:
  • Normal and Heroic difficulty14
  • .
  • July 2021:
  • 1st Wing of the Raid Browser and Mythic difficulty (The Tarragrue, Eye of the Dungeon Master, The Nine)
  • July 28, 2021:
  • 2nd Wing of the Raid Browser (Soul Shredder Dormazain, Remnant of Ner'zhul, and Suffering Forge Raznal)
  • August 11, 2021:
  • 3rd Wing of the Raid
  • Browser
  • .
  • Wing of the Raid Browser (Guardians of the First, Fate Scribe Roh-Kalo, and Kel'Thuzad)
  • August 25, 2021:
4th Wing of the Raid Browser (Sylvanas Windrunner)

More info:

  • The official preview of the Sanctum of DominationThe
  • Shards of Domination - what's it all about?
  • Improved media and more choices!

Source: Blizzard Source: Blizzard

WoW Patch 9.1: New Season, Affixes, Torghast and Legendarys

Apart from these big features, the developers are of course also taking care of the other content


So the mission table will be expanded with new tasks, we get new media and maybe even a completely new variety of it. We can look forward to new package sets and the second season of Shadowlands will of course also bring a new season affix, which will be based on the fight against Sylvanas. In addition, the item level in the dungeons will be raised - we already know this from the previous expansions as well.

More info:

  • The new Pact mounts in Patch 9.1The
  • new Pact LegendariesNewly
  • built Legendaries automatically have socketsThe
  • adjustments in Torghast - what changesAll
  • kinds of
  • PvP talents will be adjustedThis
  • offers you the PvP Season 2 in WoW:
  • ShadowlandsThe
  • new Mythic Affix Tormented unveiledRuf Guide to
  • the Archivist CodexHow
  • the
  • Box of Countless Things works in TorghastHow
  • the
  • new scoring system works in TorghastNews
  • for crafters to upgrade LegendarysA
  • knack for riding - the new hand
  • mountsHow
  • to
  • grab the Shardskin mount
  • Get
  • Maeli,
  • the Wanderer, the Cloudrunner mountGuide
  • to the Twilight Blade mount in KorthiaNew
  • pets - find them here!
  • These are the mounts for the second PvP and dungeon season in ShadowlandsWoW
  • Patch 9.1: Continue to upgrade Legendarys - but without Soul Ashes

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