The traitorous Sire Denathrius has been defeated, but the power of the Maw still grows. Return to the Maw with the restored strength of the kyrian, necrolords, night fae, and venthyr and together strike back at the Jailer.
Take a look inside our Survival Guide to learn more about what's in store in the content update.
The Chains of Domination content update is packed with new features—brave a new area of the Maw—Korthia, the City of Secrets. Breach the Sanctum of Domination raid dungeon to confront the Jailer in the heart of Torghast. Discover the new mega-dungeon—Tazavesh, the Veiled Market, learn to take flight above the Shadowlands, and more.
Breach the Sanctum of Domination
Breach the Sanctum and slay the formidable servants of Sylvanas and the Banished One in an epic new raid—Sanctum of Domination.
For eons, the Jailer was bound within The Maw. Now, his endless armies gather as he expands its boundaries to consume Oribos. In the face of annihilation, Bolvar marshals his last remaining allies to charge into the heart of Torghast and confront the Jailer where he is most powerful.
Raid Unlock Schedule
July 6 – Normal and Heroic Difficulties
July 13 – Raid Finder Wing 1 and Mythic Difficulties (The Tarragrue, The Eye of the Jailer, The Nine)
July 27 – Raid Finder Wing 2 (Soulrender Dormazain, Remnant of Ner’zhul, and Painsmith Raznal)
August 10 – Raid Finder Wing 3 (Guardian of the First Ones, Fatescribe Roh-Kalo, and Kel’Thuzad)
August 24 – Raid Finder Wing 4 (Sylvanas Windrunner)
Maw Updates in Chains of Domination
As part of his ongoing schemes, the Jailer has located a long-lost domain of the Shadowlands—Korthia, the City of Secrets—and dragged it from the hidden byways of the In-Between into the Maw. [LEARN MORE]
Shadowlands: Take a Day Trip to Tazavesh, the Veiled Market
Gather your party and discover exotic wares and strange creatures in the new eight-boss Mythic difficulty mega-dungeon; Tazavesh: the Veiled Market opening with Season 2. [LEARN MORE]
Learn About the Mythic+ Dungeon Rating
Take your Mythic+ skills to the next level. Chains of Domination introduces a way for players to clearly gauge their success and preparation to take on the challenges found in Mythic+ dungeons. [LEARN MORE]
Prepare for Lift Off: Get Ready for Flying in Chains of Domination
Earn your wings and a special covenant-themed mount in the next major content update, Chains of Domination! Instead of challenging you with a Pathfinder achievement like in previous expansions, you’ll instead earn flying in Shadowlands early on within the newest chapters of your covenant campaign. [LEARN MORE]
Shadowlands: New Covenant Mounts Coming in Chains of Domination
Unlock the ability to fly above Bastion, Revendreth, Ardenweald, and Maldraxxus, then earn a special covenant-themed mount. [LEARN MORE]
Enhance Your Gameplay: Accessibility Updates Now Live
In Chains of Domination, you’ll be able to enhance your gameplay in World of Warcraft with several new accessibility updates. [LEARN MORE]
Chains of Domination Content Update Notes
Learn more about the changes and new additions for the Chains of Domination Content Update in our notes.
Shadowlands Season 2 Begins July 6
PvP Season 2
PvP Season 2 brings with it increased item levels for rewards. These new seasonal rewards for PvP include new colorations of the Gladiator and new Vicious mounts—Alliance and Horde-themed Gorm.
Mythic+ Season 2
Mythic+ Season 2 introduces increased item levels for rewards and new mounts, along with a new dungeon affix: Tormented Servants of the Jailer. These servants can be found throughout the dungeon and grant powerful boons when defeated. In addition, if a servant is not dealt with, they empower the final boss.
Season 2 also brings with it Torghast, Tower of the Damned Layer 10, and the opening of Tazavesh the Veiled Market on Mythic difficulty.