This Week in World of Warcraft: September 18th - Icecrown Citadel Release & Retail Happenings

September 18, 2023 2 minutes

This week in WoW, the highly anticipated release of Icecrown Citadel in Wrath of the Lich King Classic is just around the corner! On October 12th, players will have the opportunity to embark on an epic adventure in this iconic raid dungeon. In addition to that, there are also some exciting retail events happening, including Pirate's Day, Shadow-Pan Showdown, and Brewfest on September 20th. So, let's take a closer look at what's in store for World of Warcraft this week!

Prepare to Face the Lich King in Patch 3.4.3

The icy winds of Icecrown Citadel will soon sweep the lands of Northrend. Patch 3.4.3, which becomes available the week of October 10th, brings a variety of updates to Wrath of the Lich King Classic. Some of the key features included in this patch are:

  • New Dungeons: The Forge of Souls, Pit of Saron, and Halls of Reflection
  • Random Dungeon Finder
  • New Titan Rune Dungeons: Defense Protocol Gamma
  • New Collections User Interface
  • And more!

If you're ready to face the Lich King and his minions, make sure to gear up and prepare for the challenges that await you in these new dungeons!

Icecrown Citadel Opens on October 12

The wait is almost over! On October 12th at 3:00 pm PDT (22:00 GMT), the doors of Icecrown Citadel will finally open. Inside this formidable stronghold, players will be able to engage in twelve thrilling encounters across five wings. Whether you choose to face the Lich King in Normal or Heroic mode, be prepared for epic battles that will test your skills and teamwork.

But that's not all! For Death Knights, Paladins, and Warriors who are up for a legendary challenge, the Shadowmourne Legendary quest chain will also be available. Only those who prove their worth will be able to wield this legendary two-handed axe.

To learn more about the exciting updates and details of the Wrath Classic 3.4.3 Patch, make sure to check out the official PTR development notes.

News and Events This Week

Here's a quick overview of the news and events happening this week in World of Warcraft:

  • September 19

  • Pirate's Day Holiday
  • World Quest Bonus Event
  • PvP Brawl: Shado-Pan Showdown

  • September 20

  • Brewfest Holiday

  • September 22

  • Blues News Article

Make sure to stay tuned to the official World of Warcraft news site for more updates throughout the week as we embark on this exciting journey together! And don't forget to check our services in WotLK here to help you on your adventures!

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