The ancestral home of dragonkind—the Dragon Isles are awakening, and many long-forgotten secrets are waiting to be uncovered. Heed the dragons’ call as their ancient homelands are revealed once more, beckoning adventurers and treasure seekers to unravel the many mysteries waiting for them.Gather your friends and allies and prepare to soar into new adventures when the World of Warcraft: Dragonflight expansion goes live on November 28. Audio Description Version Cinematic
*To align with other regions, the Americas will launch slightly ahead of November 29 in local time.
|11:00 p.m.November 28|
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Expansion Features and Updates
Scale Up with the New Dracthyr EvokerCreated by Neltharion the Earth-Warder, the essence of dragons was combined with the adaptability of the mortal races to create an elite soldier capable of switching from a draconic form to humanoid form. Long in a magical stasis, they are now awakening to a new threat within the Dragon Isles.
Awaken in the Forbidden ReachBegin your journey as a dracthyr Evoker in a nature-claimed caldera lost to the ravages of time, and dive into the mysteries of the past as enemies and potential allies, new and old, are drawn to this place of ancient power.
New Adventurers Needed at Exile's ReachA new expansion presents a unique opportunity to start your adventures in World of Warcraft, check the new expansion out, or bring new friends to Azeroth. Available to both veteran players and new, the introductory excursion to Exile's Reach is a great way to begin forging your path through the world. Here's everything you need to start your journey.
Let Your New Talents Shine in DragonflightThe Talent system has been an integral part of World of Warcraft from its inception. Over the years it has changed several times, always with the goal of bringing new and interesting choices for adventurers everywhere. The Dragonflight expansion debuts the biggest change to the Talents system yet, giving you more freedom to experiment and more options to choose from than ever before.
Meet the Major FactionsDragonflight ushers in a unique way to progress with Major Factions. Earn Reputation to unlock Renown ranks and access to rewards when you assist denizens of the Dragon Isles.
Get Into the Grid of Things with the Updated UI and HUDWe have modernized the player’s layout and view with a sleek appearance while maintaining the charm and personality of World of Warcraft’s
original design. Explore a fresh-looking Heads-Up Display (HUD) and User Interface (UI) designed to be adjustable, effective, attractive, and easily accessible for everyone.
Finding Your Way to the Dragon IslesWelcome, explorer! Whether you’re returning to the land of Azeroth or new to these magical lands, we’ve put together some helpful information to prepare you for your journeys ahead.
Adventure Lies Ahead in the New Dragonflight DungeonsFour new level-up dungeons and four maximum-level dungeons await players who venture into the Dragon Isles. Whether you’re looking for loot, a new challenge, or to learn more about this ancient land, you’ll need to gather your courage— and your allies— for the trials ahead.
Dragonflight Season 1 and Raid ScheduleDragonflight Season 1 goes live starting the week of December 12, bringing a new raid, an updated rotation of challenging Mythic+ dungeons, and a new PvP Season. Mark your calendars for the road ahead and get ready to take on all new challenges.
Explore the Untamed Lands of the Waking Shores
The Waking Shores are the beginning of your adventures as you take your first steps into the Dragon Isles. Heroes of the Alliance and Horde are invited by Alexstrasza to aid the red dragonflight in this vibrant and menacing land teeming with elemental magic.
Step Foot into the Magnificence of the Ohn’Ahran Plains
Discover a verdant region filled with sweeping plateaus, mesas, groves, and valleys abundant with life where the green dragonflight once roamed.
Brave the Chill of the Azure Span
Journey into the Azure Span, an ancient frost-touched land, where you'll aid Kalecgos as he ventures into the Azure Archives on a mission to reclaim the Azure Oathstone.
Take Flight to the Ancient Seat of Power, Thaldraszus
Thaldraszus, a wonderous mountain region in the Dragon Isles, is the cradle of dragon civilization. From formidable structures to complex waterways, titan and dragon influence can be found throughout its diverse biomes.
The Story So Far
Dragonflight: Legacies Series
The dragonflights of Azeroth have returned, called upon to defend their ancestral home as long-dormant forces begin to stir in their sacred homeland. Join Nozdormu, Aspect of the Bronze Dragonflight, as he delves into an ancient past that holds the key to saving their uncertain future.
Warcraft Short Story: “Visage Day”Travel Azeroth with Chromie as she seeks wisdom from her fellow dragons in creating a visage, the mortal form dragons choose when coming of age, in this charming and heartfelt fairy tale by Lead Narrative Designer Steve Danuser, part of the short story collection Folk & Fairy Tales of Azeroth.
Step Foot into the Dragon Isles with the Sounds of Dragonflight
Dragonflight Main Title "The Isles Awaken"With the release of Dragonflight
, a new composition of the main title, “The Isles Awaken,” carries you on an auditory adventure through the Dragon Isles. Composed by
: Jake Lefkowitz, Glenn Stafford, and David Arkenstone and includes classic World of Warcraft
themes by Jason Hayes.Music Director:
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Express Yourself with Dracthyr Emojis
Earlier this year, we released a series of Dracthyr-themed emojis. Learn more about how these came to be in our previously published article
. We hope this lovingly curated selection of some of our favorite dracthyr emojis helps enrich your communities across Discord, Twitch, and social media.Download All
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