WoW Shadowlands 9.1 Is Finally Here

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WoW Shadowlands 9.1, the Chains of Domination update, is now live after a 7 month wait!

Here's everything you need to know about Shadowlands 9.1.


Shadowlands 9.1 Release Time

Wow Shadowlands 9.1 went live with the Weekly Reset on June 29th. The typical weekly reset brings servers down from 10am EST to 11am EST, but this was extended a ton to account for the massive update going live and additional DDoS attacks.

WoW Shadowlands 9.1 Sanctum of Domination Chains The Jailer
ASCEND: All four Covenants of the Shadowlands are taking the fight back to The Jailer

With the update now live, you can check it out in all regions!

Patch Notes

We've had WoW Shadowlands 9.1 patch notes for months since its release on the PTR, and while they've had plenty of additions since.

WoW Shadowlands 9.1 Anduin Wrynn cinematic lich king
DIVE IN: Shadowlands 9.1 offers tons of new content and story advancement

Read over the WoW Shadowlands 9.1 patch notes in full here, and check out the highlights below:

  • Sanctum of Domination raid (10 bosses including Sylvanas Windrunner, The Eye of the Jailer, The Tarragrue, Kel'Thuzad and more)
  • Tazavesh, The Veiled Market
  • Tons of class balance changes including plenty of buffs, nerfs
  • Covenant story progression
  • PVP Arena Season 2
  • New Covenant armor sets
  • Flying in Shadowlands zones
  • New mounts, pets

Sanctum of Domination Release Schedule

The biggest piece of Shadowlands 9.1, the new Sanctum of Domination raid, won't actually be available on launch.

WoW Shadowlands Sanctum of Domination enemies door
THE NEXT FIGHT: After surviving Castle Nathria, it's time to fight through the Sanctum of Domination

Instead, the Normal and Heroic wings of Sanctum of Domination will open up on July 6.

Read over the Shadowlands Sanctum of Domination release schedule below:

  • July 6: Normal, Heroic Difficulties
  • July 13: Mythic Difficulty, Raid Finder First Wing (The Tarragrue, The Eye of the Jailer, The Nine)
  • July 27: Raid Finder Second Wing (Soulrender Dormazain, Remnant of Ner’zhul, and Painsmith Raznal)
  • August 10: Raid Finder Third Wing (Guardian of the First Ones, Fatescribe Roh-Kalo, and Kel’Thuzad)
  • August 24: Raid Finder Fourth Wing (Sylvanas Windrunner)