World of Warcraft Gets Hellfire Citadel Raid, Tanaan Zone and New Garrison Features
Patch 6.2 is going to add a ton of content to World of Warcraft, especially for all you fiends at max-level. Garrisons (level 3 required) will now have the ability to construct a Shipyard, which will open the doors to Naval missions as well as new areas. You'll be able to get your Heart of Darkness on and use your Goblin or Gnome-powered ship to reach the hardest to reach area of Draenor. That's right — this next patch will add a new zone.
A new level 100 zone is being opened to Draenor, Tanaan Jungle. Burning Crusade players will recognize this as the original grounds of Hellfire Peninsula. It will only be unlocked by constructing a Shipyard. There will be rare creatures, world bosses, hidden treasures, new quests and much more in this zone. Just remember, this is the home of the Iron Horde.
Blizzard revealed that the next major raid coming to Warlords of Draenor is Hellfire Citadel, which is located inside the new zone. This is the main fortress of the Iron Horde, but it's being ravaged by the Fel energies unleashed by Gul'dan, who is summoning demons to help with the Iron Horde in their march on the Dark Portal into Azeroth. There are 13 bosses in the raid, including Teron Gorefiend, Mannoroth reanimated, Kilrogg Deadeye and even Archimonde himself. It's rumored that Grommash Hellscream is the final boss, but we'll see.
There are also new potions being added to the Darkmoon Faire, new Challenge Mode daily quests, an item level base and cap for non-PvP gear when fighting other players (PvE gear will either scale up to 690 or down to 715 based on what you're wearing), new heirloom pieces and a ton of character class tweaks and changes. These changes are live on the Public Test Realms and should be hitting Draenor in about a month.