13 Sep 2021 7:54 PM +00:00

WoW Classic TBC Phase Schedule and Content Roadmap

WoW Classic TBC slowed down a bit in recent weeks - but now that we have an official Phase 2 release date, it's all action once again!

Here's all you need to know about the WoW Classic TBC Phase schedule, when Phase 2 will arrive, and what to expect for the future of the game.

Latest - Phase 2 Release Date Closes In

WoW Classic TBC Phase 2 likely faced some internal delays due to controversy with Activision-Blizzard, including several employee walkouts in protest.

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NEW PHASE NEW ME: WoW Classic TBC Phase 2 introduces a ton of new content, including the new Nether Ray flying mount

Around the chaos, we now finally have an official WoW Classic TBC Phase 2 release date of Wednesday, September 15th, and it's coming around fast!

Here's what we know so far and what we predict for the WoW Classic TBC Phase Schedule.

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WoW Classic TBC Phase Schedule & Content

Here's what we know so far about the WoW Classic TBC phase schedule:

Phase 1

Phase 1 includes Karazhan (10 man), Gruul's Lair (25 man), and Magtheridon's Lair (25 man) for raids, as well as 8 dungeons.

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MIGHT FOES: Karazhan, Magtheridon's Lair, and Gruul's Lair will all present some massive boss fights

The phase will soon end, pushing into some new content all around on September 15th.

READ MORE: Why You Should Dungeon Grind to Level 70 in TBC

Phase 2

Phase 2 will will introduce Serpent Shrine Cavern (25 man) and Tempest Keep (25 man) as well as the Arena Season 2.

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HIGH STANDARDS: Tempest Keep will put players to the test in Phase 2 of TBC

Phase 2 finally has an official start date, September 15th, and we expect it will run to November 29th.

Phase 3

Phase 3 will include the Battle for Mount Hyjal (25 man) and Black Temple (25 man) raids and Arena Season 3 bringing some great action for raiders and PVPers alike.

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DARK DAYS: Black Temple brings some dark new threats to Classic TBC in Phase 3

We expect this phase will start around November 30th, and run to February 14th.

READ MORE: All of the Latest WoW Classic TBC Updates

Phase 4

Phase 4 will include Zul'Aman (10 man), and allow players with less time to play to catch up. Unfortunately this phase won't include a new Arena Season per Blizzard's comments so far.

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CATCH UP: Zul'Aman is the only new content dropping in Phase 4, and will work as a catchup instance with no attunements
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CATCH UP: Zul'Aman is the only new content dropping in Phase 4, and will work as a catchup instance with no attunements

We estimate this phase will kick off around February 15th, and run to April 30th.

Phase 5

Phase 5 will include Quel'Danas (zone), Magister's Terrace (5 man), and Sunwell Plateau (25 man).

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This massive final phase will likely begin around April 31st, and will run until WoW Classic Wrath of the Lich King will be revealed, then run up to its huge pre patch.

READ MORE: WoW Classic TBC Professions Guide: Best Combinations & more