09 Jun 2021 10:26 PM +00:00

WoW Classic TBC Phase Schedule and Content Roadmap

The Burning Crusade has arrived in WoW Classic, and its content will be divided into phases.

Here's the full WoW Classic TBC phase schedule as we know it so far, including when each phase may begin, and what they will include.

WoW Classic TBC Phase Schedule & Content

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

Phase 1

Phase 1 will include 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

It's available now, though we don't have an end date just yet. With the previous WoW Classic schedule, we expect it will run for two and a half months.

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 has no official start date, but based on WoW Classic, we estimate it will kick off on August 15th, and run to October 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 October 30th, and run to January 14th.

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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 January 15th, and run to March 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 March 31st, and will run until we assume WoW Classic Wrath of the Lich King will be revealed, and kick off with its pre patch.

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