Guide to Warlords of Draenor 2nd Raid Blackrock Foundry, World Boss Rukhmar, etc
Blackrock Foundry is the second raid of Warlords of Draenor, released in tomorrow (February 3). And like Highmaul, the new raid related contents will be unlocked step by step in the future days. The biggest thing to notice is that the Tier 17 armor sets for all classes will be dropped at Blackrock Foundry. Besides, with the release of Blackrock Foundry, a new world boss Rukhmar will be also added and Legendary Ring Quest chapter III can also be completed there. Check out the detail in below.
Originally Posted by Blizzard
Blackrock Foundry Unlock Schedule
February 3, 2015:
Blackrock Foundry opens with Normal and Heroic difficulties available.
World boss Rukhmar becomes available in Spires of Arak.
February 10, 2015:
Mythic difficulty becomes available.
February 17, 2015:
Raid Finder Wing 1: Slagworks (Gruul, Oregorger, and The Blast Furnace) unlocks.
February 24, 2015:
Raid Finder Wing 2: The Black Forge (Hans’gar and Franzok, Flamebender Ka’graz, and Kromog ) unlocks.
March 10, 2015:
Raid Finder Wing 3: Iron Assembly (Beastlord Darmac, Operator Thogar, and The Iron Maidens) unlocks.
March 24, 2015:
Raid Finder Wing 4: Blackhand’s Crucible (Blackhand) unlocks.
[Update] Heroic Blackrock Foundry Overview
Cruul | Beastlord Darmac | Hans'gar & Franzok
- Blackrock Foundry has 10 Encounters across four wings:
|Slagworks||The Black Forge||Iron Assembly||Blackhand's Crucible|
|Gruul||Hans'gar & Franzok||Beastlord Darmac||Blackhand|
|Oregorger||Flamebender Ka'graz||Operator Thogar|
|Blast Furnace||Kromog||Iron Maidens|
- It has four difficulties: Normal (10-30), Heroic (10-30), and Mythic (20). The loot ranges between ilvl 650-695 and gear can be acquired for every slot. This includes Tier 17 gear with set bonuses.
- All four raid difficulties do not share lockouts.
- The item level requirement for LFR is 635
- The entrance is located in northern Gorgrond. The closest flight path is Arcanist Windlebop and there are no nearby repair vendors, unlike Highmaul.
World Boss- Rukhmar
Rukhmar is the final world boss in WoD 6.0 and will start spawning this week. It will drop Solar Spirehawk mount.
Tier 17 Armor Sets Model Preview
Tier 17 sets finally come out now. Check out the models and their newly bonuese.
Tier 17 Armor Sets Model Preview
The Tier 17 sets dropped in the Raid Finder difficulty of Blackrock Foundry is different with other diffculties.
Legendary Ring Quest
The opening of Blackrock Foundry should allow you to complete Chapter III: The Foundry Falls by completing specific parts of Blackrock Foundry and collecting 900 x Elemental Rune. The Blackhand's Secret quest in the achievement still hasn't activated on live or PTR realms, so we don't know exactly what it requires or rewards yet.
|100||Heart of the Fury||Collect a Heart of the Fury from the elemental Fury encased within the furnace of the Blackrock Foundry.|
|100||Flamebender's Tome||Retrieve the Flamebender's Tome from Flamebender Ka'graz in the Blackrock Foundry.|
|100||Reverse Piracy||Acquire the Draenic Thaumaturgical Orb from the Dread Grotto in the Blackrock Foundry.|
|100||Might of the Elemental Lords||Collect $oa Elemental Tablets. Assemble the tablets by collecting Elemental Runes from bosses in the Blackrock Foundry.|
|710||Finger||Spellbound Runic Band of Elemental Invincibility|
|710||Finger||Spellbound Runic Band of Elemental Power|
|710||Finger||Spellbound Runic Band of Infinite Preservation|
|710||Finger||Spellbound Runic Band of Unrelenting Slaughter|
|710||Finger||Spellbound Runic Band of the All-Seeing Eye|
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