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RUMOR: Next Expansion Details Leaked - Veil of Shadows

Suzie Ford Updated: Posted:
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PS As our coverage during Blizzcon proved, this was indeed a rumor. You can read all of our extensive coverage starting here: https://www.mmorpg.com/world-of-warcraft/videos/next-expansion-named-battle-for-azeroth-features-overview-1000005659

From the Halls of Rumor, details of the next World of Warcraft expansion have been leaked. It's a pretty hefty amount of material to dismiss outright, so we'll give you the nitty gritty and you can decide for yourselves.

NAME: Veil of Shadows

Character details include:

  • Customizable skills through the Forge of Illumination?
  • New weapon types
  • New combat animations
  • New class/weapon combos
  • Flails, pistols and spellbound weapons
  • New Race/Class combos: Pandaren Death Knights; Human Shaman; Troll & Night Elf Paladins, Draenei & Tauren Warlocks and Pandaren Druids
  • Expanded character customization options including new textures, models, animations and voices

World details:

  •  Dark Titan of the nascent Azeroth Titan
  • Location: Isle of Kul'Tiras
  • Lady Jaina Proudmoore asks Horde & Alliance for help in her native home
  • Location: The Dragon Isles  - controlled by the Infinite Dragonflight
  • Location: Nazjatar 

Heroes & Villains

  • Pillars of Creation
  • Queen Azshara
  • Magni Bronzebeard - he has been decieved
  • Hakkar the Soulflayer
  • Highkeeper Odyn and Ra
  • The Infinite Dragonflight
  • Jaina Proudmoore
  • Vol'Jin
  • Moira Darkiron
  • Sylvanas & Alleria Windrunner
  • Admiral Genn Greymane
  • Wrathion

Other features:

  • videos, comics, screens, wallpapers, videos
  • 1-110 scaling
  • Quests, dungeons and raids upgraded throughout the game
  • 120 level cap
  • New dungeons, raids and world bosses

Of course, and as with all things rumor, take everything with a grain of salt. There are misspellings throughout the materialsso take it for what it's worth. Check out the full details here.



Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom