Gladiator requirements and rewards

  • Attendance of half the PvP events within a month’s period for promotion.
  • 2500g repairs, Access to tabs 5&6 in the guild bank

General rules reiteration

This group is about having fun for everyone both progression and casual minded. Group is also aimed at not following the generally known toxic PvP atmosphere.

New event discussion, new RBG day

Opening polls for interest in a guild bracket style tournament with prizes for incentive

New RBG day confirmed but no definite time yet, to be determined within the next few weeks.

A lot of attendance and players being locked out of groups due to early attendance led to the idea of a new RBG day.

Bring up possible roster system use in reference to comps and attendance for RBGs

Event ideas and Q&A

Q: Will there be rating requirements to not penalize high rated players?
A: There should be organization with requiring rating depending on average rating of the group those specific nights. Also we can utilize things like the other RBG night since we will have multiple, to have some nights focus on lower rating players or alts to get them into RBGs.

Q: How is current rating going to affect the comp especially as we push later ratings?
A: We encourage alts so we can adjust our comp better when we reach those points, and to make our nights a generally easier and fun time instead of having to have a “work with what we got” mentality.

Q: Do alternate unscheduled events still lead to promotions?
A: They can lead to bonus points to maintain or help promotion to Glad or higher positions.

Q: What are the new requirements for RBGs?
A: Upcoming vers % requirements (% to be determined but expect 20%+ to be l ikely), Rating, and new 200 i lvl minimum required to attend now. We will focus more on confirmations now more than before in order to attend RBGs as well, from this point forward the 1 week grace period will be enforced and you will not attend RBGs if you are not a confirmed player; after that period we reminded you to confirm, no exceptions.

Congratulations to Azziria for being promoted to Warbringer status in the guild! His main focus will be the ‘PVP for Fun’ event that will now take place on Saturday afternoons from 2pm – 4pm EST.

He will also continue to help out with rated battlegrounds as well. An additional note to all of this is that we will now have 2 nights for rated PVP battlegrounds, Sunday and Tuesday, both starting at 8pm EST.

Stepping into the Arena: Getting Gladiator, Attaining Heaven and The Road to 2400CR

Hey guys, Tiraffe here. I’m back with another PVP guide. Note that this will be more of a living document as we approach Shadowlands.

This time, I’m gonna talk about how to reach and keep the elusive goal of Gladiator in rated arenas.

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This is a historical document detailing the Corruption borrowed power system from patch 8.3. While most of the information is no longer relevant since Shadowlands prepatch, some of the info may become relevant in the future should similar systems become a part of WoW again. This may contain excerpts regarding Corruption from some of the other pvp guides in order to keep the other guides more up to date.

Hey guys, Tiraffe here with a brief guide regarding corruption, corrupted gear and how to take advantage of it in 8.3 PvP, now that a bunch of tuning regarding corruption has recently passed (and hopefully I don’t have to update this). This will be in regards to all matter of PvP, but a good chunk of the analysis be in regards to arenas.

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Hey guys, Tiraffe here with part 2 of my rated PVP guide. If you haven’t read intro guide to rated pvp, it’s recommended, but not necessary. This will cover more of the advanced concepts for higher rated PVP matches. (Think 1600-1800+cr). They’re still useful for all kinds of rated PVP, so feel free to keep reading.

List of WoW PVP terms:

https://www.wowhead.com/glossary-to-wow-pvp-terms

General PVP goals/requirements:

  • Combatant: Requires reaching 1400 in a rated bracket (2’s, 3’s or RBGs)
    • This is also the minimum rating needed to start progress towards the season’s PVP mount, which shows as a progress bar on the rated PVP tab in group finder
    • Hitting 1400 also means you start getting the option to pick rated PVP pieces from the Great Vault that around the same ilvl as gear from normal raid, in addition to any other parts of the Great Vault you’ve unlocked for the week. Increasing your rating beyond that will increase the ilvl when you hit the next bracket of rated pvp.
    • There is no separate Weekly PVP chest to worry about. Each Rated PVP section of the Great Vault requires earning an increasing amount of honor from rated PVP, which doubles as currency to purchase gear from the new PVP vendors.
  • In addition, those seeking the Elite PVP tmogs can get specific parts of the tmog at different rating brackets.

Table of Contents

  1. The Opener and Momentum
  2. The Line-of-Sight and Connecting to Your Target
  3. Going for a Drink
  4. The Arena Itself (Which Arenas Favor What)
  5. Pugging and Communication
  6. Arena Addons/Macros
  7. The Meta

Advanced Concepts:
This will cover most of the actual action within a single match, rather than most of the set-up seen earlier.

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Hey guys, Tiraffe here with another guide. This guide was originally written back in September/October during patch 8.2, but school got in the way and was eventually posted near the start of 8.3. For credentials, I hit 2400+ once in BFA season 2 and got the gladiator mount/title for that season, for those that care about that sort of thing.

In BFA, the goal of this guide was to help folks get Combatant or get the rank 2/3 of the Conflict and Strife Essence, with this being a ‘short’ guide to go over some basics. In Shadowlands, the goal of this guide is largely the same, introduce and familiarize those new to PVP to make their way to Combatant and beyond. Rated PVP in Shadowlands is less mandatory for those focused on PvE, as essences don’t work in the Shadowlands, but can still provide an alternative method to gearing and acquiring certain conduits and legendary recipes.

Arenas can be hard to get into, since pugs are usually looking for specific team comps, even if they’re looking to just get the conquest cap; pugs are are usually looking for someone that has similar or greater experience, similar to Raider.io scores for mythic+ dungeons. In addition, arenas have much smaller team comps consisting of either 2 or 3 players per team, so individual performance is just as important as knowing class matchups. This guide can help give some names to things you may have already seen in rated PVP.

Disclaimer: Reading a single guide won’t instantly guarantee success. Once you think you’ve got a handle on the concepts, go out and give them a try in a match.

If you’re new to rated pvp, make sure to get familiar with some of the pvp terms beforehand: https://www.wowhead.com/glossary-to-wow-pvp-terms

The requirements for the goals above are listed as follows:

  • Combatant: Requires reaching 1400 in a rated bracket (2’s, 3’s or RBGs)
    • This is also the minimum rating needed to start progress towards the season’s PVP mount, which shows as a progress bar on the rated PVP tab in group finder
    • Hitting 1400 also means you start getting the option to pick rated PVP pieces from the Great Vault that around the same ilvl as gear from normal raid, in addition to any other parts of the Great Vault you’ve unlocked for the week. Increasing your rating beyond that will increase the ilvl when you hit the next bracket of rated pvp.
    • There is no separate Weekly PVP chest to worry about. Each Rated PVP section of the Great Vault requires earning an increasing amount of honor from rated PVP, which doubles as currency to purchase gear from the new PVP vendors.
  • In addition, those seeking the Elite PVP tmogs can get specific parts of the tmog at different rating brackets.

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