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Who is this week's Shadowlands World Boss?

WoW Shadowlands World Bosses are many player's first goal each week - as they can drop massive loot.

Shadowlands features four different World Bosses that are on a rotation each week.

These Shadowlands World Bosses have their own mechanics and loot tables, so it's important to know what's coming!

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Latest News - Nurgash Muckformed Returns

The Tuesday, February 16th Shadowlands Weekly Reset will bring back one of the most dangerous mobs in Revendreth, Nurgash Muckformed.

Nurgash Muckformed will be the Shadowlands World Boss until February 23rd.

You can read over the full breakdown of what's coming in the new Shadowlands weekly reset here.

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WoW Shadowlands World Bosses

Shadowlands has 4 World Bosses, and each has had a chance to shine now that we are 5 weeks into the new expansion.

These World Bosses went in the following order: Valinor, The Light of Eons, Mortanis, Oranomonos the Everbranching, and Nurgash Muckformed.

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This World Boss rotation will continue throughout WoW Shadowlands until new bosses are added to the lineup. So far, we are guaranteed these World Bosses on this schedule until 30 March.

Valinor, The Light of Eons

Valinor is a massive boss originally created by the Kyrians but then corrupted to fight all comers. Valinor can be found in Bastion.

WoW Shadowlands World Boss Valinor the Light of Eons Loot Mechanics Location Bastion
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TEST YOUR MIGHT: Valinor was built to test Kyrian strength - and now it tests all of Azeroth's heroes

Valinor drops a Legendary Power for Paladins, Priests, and Shamans.

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Valinor also drops plate boots, plate helm, mail belt, leather bracers, cloth gloves, and a cloak.

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Valinor will return to Shadowlands as its weekly World Boss on 5 January after the Weekly Reset.

Mortanis

Mortanis is a powerful necromancer and member of the House of Rituals that has turned himself into a massive creature. Mortanis can be found in Maldraxxus.

WoW Shadowlands World Boss Rotation Mortanis Loot Location Maldraxxus
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FIEND: Mortanis is a nasty creature formed by necromantic magic

Mortanis drops a Legendary Power for Monks, Rogues, and Warriors.

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Mortanis also drops plate bracers, mail gloves, mail chestpiece, leather boots, and a ring.

Oranomos the Everbranching

Oranamos the Everbranching is a guardian of Tirna Scithe that has turned hostile due to an Anima drought. Oranomos can be found in Ardenweald.

Shadowlands World Boss Oranomonos Loot Location Mechanics
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GROW UP: You'll need to fight through the wilderness of Tirna Scythe to reach Oranomonos

Oranomos the Everbranching drops a Legendary Power for Druids, Hunters, and Mages.

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Oranomos also drops a plate belt, mail wrists, leather gloves, leather pants, cloth boots, and a ring.

Nurgash Muckformed

Nurgash Muckformed is a massive minion created by Denathrius' sorcerers via dark magic. Nurgash can be found in Revendreth.

WoW Shadowlands World Bosses Rotation Nurgash Muckformed Location Revendreth Loot
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FORCE: Nurgash is no strategist, but he's a dominant force to fight

Nurgash Muckformed drops a Legendary Power for Death Knights, Demon Hunters, and Warlocks.

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Nurgash also drops plate gloves, mail boots, a leather belt, cloth bracers, and a necklace.

Mechanics

World Bosses in Shadowlands aren't very powerful when you form a full 40-man raid group, which can be done via the premade groups tab very easily across all servers.

Each boss has some amount of mechanics, but these are largely ignorable, and depending on server load, may be impossible to take into account in the first place.

Like all WoW PVE, basic tenants like don't stand in the bad stuff and manage your threat apply, and should carry you through to a very simple one-shot kill.

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