WoW Dragonflight Season 1 start date, Raid schedule & Dungeon rotation

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WoW Dragonflight Season 1 kicks off in December with a new Raid schedule and Dungeon rotation. Here’s the WoW Dragonflight Season 1 start date and what to expect.

World of Warcraft’s latest major expansion, Dragonflight, has been released with a number of changes noted in the patch notes.

A fresh class, Evoker, has been added to the game alongside a number of Dragonriding abilities – which can be bought using a new resource called Vigor.

Now, if you are already done grinding your way up to Level 70 (use our guide if not), and are looking forward to the first raid, let’s take a look at everything we know so far about Season 1.

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WoW Dragonflight Season 1 start date

According to Blizzard’s official post, Dragonflight Season 1 goes live on December 12, 2022.

Dragonflight new Raid schedule confirmed

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WoW Dragonflight Season 1 kicks off this December.

The new raid is called Vault of the Incarnates and will be the first raid players experience in Dragonflight, and will feature eight new boss encounters.

The Season 1 raid schedule will be as follows:

  • Week of December 12: Normal, Heroic, and Mythic Vault of the Incarnates will open with the weekly maintenance for each region
  • Week of December 19: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 1 opens
  • Week of January 2: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 2 opens
  • Week of January 16: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 3 opens

The developers also revealed that cross-faction will be available for Vault of the Incarnates upon launch.

WoW Dragonflight new dungeon rotation

Additionally, Blizzard has already detailed Dragonflight Season 1’s new dungeon rotation for Mythic+, including new and returning dungeons.

The full lineup of dungeons in the rotation are:

  • Ruby Life Pools
  • The Nokhud Offensive
  • The Azure Vault
  • Algeth’ar Academy
  • Halls of Valor (Legion)
  • Court of Stars (Legion)
  • Shadowmoon Burial Grounds (Warlords of Draenor)
  • Temple of the Jade Serpent (Mists of Panderia)

Finally, Blizzard confirmed that Mythic+ and PvP Season 1 will also begin on December 12 and the item level of rewards from completing Mythic+ runs will not be capped during the first week of Dragonflight Season 1.

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How to get Dragonflight Twitch drops | How to get more Vigor | Best Dragonriding abilities and how to unlock them | WoW Dragonflight level up fast guide | Evoker class guide | Dragonriding glyph locations | Full patch notes for Dragonflight