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20 Nov 2020

WoW Shadowlands Editions: Which Should You Buy? - Base, Heroic, Epic, Anima Wyrmling Pet, Ensorcelled Everwyrm Flying Mount & more

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World Of Warcraft has been a staple of PC gaming ever since it released in 2004, and it is still going strong to this day.

The latest WoW expansion, Shadowlands, is due to launch on November 24th, giving players thousands of hours of more content to dive into.

But which edition should you buy? We've got you covered with our guide on everything you need to know about the WoW Shadowlands editions.

Release Date

WoW Shadowlands was originally scheduled to launch on October 27th, however the release date was pushed back.

The game will now release on November 24th, depending on your region you may be able to play it on November 23rd.

The launch times for the game are as follows;

  • Americas (PST): November 23 at 3:00 PM
  • Europe (CET): November 24 at 12:00 AM
  • Taiwan(CST): November 24 at 7:00 AM
  • Korea (KST): November 24 at 8:00 AM
  • ANZ (AEDT): November 24 at 10:00 AM
  • (UTC): November 23 at 11:00 PM

Which Edition To Buy?

As with most games these days, there are multiple editions of WoW Shadowlands that players can buy, depending how many extra goodies they want.

The game comes as either the Base Edition, Heroic Edition, and Epic Edition.

These editions range from $39.99 to $79.99 depending which one you purchase.

Base Edition

This edition costs $39.99 on the Blizzard website.

This is everything that is included,

  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
  • The Wandering Ancient Mount (available in 2021)
  • Early access to Death Knights for Allied Races and pandaren.

Players who own the Base Edition may also begin the quest for the Vestments of the Eternal Traveler by seeking out another player who owns the Heroic or Epic Edition.

Heroic Edition

This edition costs $59.99 on the Blizzard website.

The Heroic Edition includes everything from the Base Edition as well as,

  • Instant access to a Shadowlands Level Character Boost
  • Ensorcelled Everwyrm flying mount.
  • The flying mount grants a quest for the Vestments of the Eternal Traveler transmog set.

Epic Edition

This edition costs $79.99 on the Blizzard website.

The Epic Edition includes everything from the Base & Heroic Edition as well as,

  • 30 days of game time
  • The Anima Wyrmling pet
  • An otherworldly Eternal Traveler's effect for your Hearthstone, and Illusion: Wraithchill, a cosmetic effect for your weapon.

As with other Illusions, Wraithchill cannot be applied to certain weapon types.

WoW Shadowlands Edition