The Great Vault of Shadowlands: What Is It And How To Manage It?

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You must have noticed that the weekly chests have gone away and a new replacement for them has been implemented. What is this replacement and how does it work? How not to get disappointed by your results by the end of the week? These and my other questions are answered in this article!


Never Doubt the Shadowlands

Have you been playing a lot of Shadowlands lately? If you have, then it’s very likely that at some point, you got to think about the Mythic plus cache from BfA and its newest replacement, the Great Vault. So, we’ve done a little bit of research, and it turns out there’s more to it than most people realize. So here we are bringing you this guide/overview so you don’t get crap on the next time you go to collect your rewards and find that it’s either underwhelming or simply not there at all. We thought it would also bring some variety because we’ve been publishing a lot of WoW News lately. So, let’s dive into it.

Straight off the bat, the first thing you probably want to know is what the Great Vault is? Basically, it replaces your Mythic dungeon weekly cache, and if you are a PvPer, it replaces the Shadowlands WoW PvP cache for you as well for your weekly performance. It’s now all combined into this one, but on top of that, it also provides loot for your performance in raids. And why people might get confused is because this vault doesn’t just replace the caches. It actually handles the loot giveaway a bit differently. Some bits and pieces of how the system works under the hood can be found on the World of Warcraft forums, but here is the full in-depth version.

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WoW Shadowlands Has Gotten Better in all the Right Places

That said, how different is it exactly? It’s different in the sense that you no longer have a chest for Mythic plus and a chest for your PvP performance. Instead, you just get one reward regardless of what content you do. Not that there isn’t any point in doing various types of activities within WoW Shadowlands, because you can get more stuff to cull from depending on what content you focus on. It means that the randomness is gone, or at least it’s been mitigated. Furthermore, you are now able to select a reward from a series of randomly generated loot. The ilvl of the reward you get and how many options you have to select from are based on the content you have participated in last week.

Chances are you probably do not know the intricacies of how it works regarding the combination of those two things. The simple rule of thumb: the number of choices you have to select from will be dictated by how much you have played. I.e., how much of your instances and PvP in the Shadowlands WoW expansion you’ve done. The item level, however, depends on how high of standing you were able to achieve in PvE or PvP that week. That said, let’s break down each one individually and talk about how you can earn higher-tier loot from those different areas of Warcraft Shadowlands.

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The New Weekly Reward System in World of Warcraft

We’re going to start off with the one that most of us are accustomed to getting a weekly reward for, and that is our Mythic dungeons. There are 3 rewards in the row for every Mythic dungeon completion, and it’s easy to understand how you unlock each reward. As it is stated in the tooltips, you gotta complete one, four, and ten dungeons. In a very basic view, that’s all you need to do. However, things might get complicated when it comes deciding which ilvl you’ll get assigned. The ilvl is still dictated by the Mythic+ you achieved in the previous season. It works just how it has always done. The Mythic ilvl in the World of Warcraft Shadowlands expansion that you get from the weekly reward will be slightly higher than what you’d normally have got at the end of your dungeon run, and it increases every two levels. Therefore, in week one, you will be able to achieve an ilvl two hundred and twenty six if you manage to get a Mythic+ dungeon finished at WoW level 14 or higher.

There are ways of cutting a certain ilvl of items from here. For that, you are going to need to complete at least four at the same standing. It’s because your second slot, the one that requires four dungeons completed, will give you a reward that is item-level appropriate to your fourth best score. So, if you do a +14 run, but your next three are lvl 10, your second slot rewards will still drop as if you’ve run just the +10 dungeons. The same goes for your №3 slot: it’s your 10th best run that will dictate the ilvl that you have got.

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Raid Completion Rewards in World of Warcraft Shadowlands

Moving on, the next simplest one to understand is going to be raids. This works very much the same. Just instead of the number of dungeons beaten, you are going to be looking at the number of bosses killed within the raid, with it requiring three bosses for your first slot, seven for your second, and ten for the third slot. Much the same as with the smaller instances, the ilvl here will mirror what you get from the standing of the raid that you’ve beaten. So, unlike Mythic plus where you get a slightly higher ilvl than what you’d have got from the dungeon end loot chest, the raids would provide it level as what you beaten.

Meaning, if you complete the entirety of the raid on Normal, that’ll be 10 bosses, and you will have unlocked all three slots. All of this means that you will be getting the same kind of loot as you would have got after beating the raid on a Normal difficulty. There’s even a chance of getting higher ilvl loot because it will most probably drop from the last boss. If, however, you complete the entire raid on Normal and then the first three bosses on Heroic, your first slot will be of the Heroic ilvl and two others will be fit for Normal. The only other thing that you need to be aware of with the raids is that the loot table comes only from the bosses that you have killed. So, in our example, the first slot that will be at the Heroic ilvl would only provide you with loot from those first three bosses that you were able to kill. Meaning, you won't receive anything from the Vaults raid section for the bosses you didn’t slay and won’t earn the loot they dropped on the last week.

Now guys, all of this may still seem confusing to you, and if it’s true, remember that the WoW LFG service from Legionfarm is always there to lend you a hand, especially if you’re new to the Mythic keystone Shadowlands system. If that’s the case, you’re just obliged to order yourself one of our finest coaching or, in other words, Shadowlands carry services. Remember, we still haven’t told you about the WoW Honor level rewards for PvP, so if you want to know more about how this all works, just go to legionfarm.com and grab that Play with Pro offer. We’ll take good care of your character; you can trust us on that.

For now, leave your comments down below and tell us how you like this renovated system of weekly rewards. That’s all we wanted to share with you today about our beloved Warcraft Shadowlands. Remember to stay safe and happy holidays, folks!

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