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Icon-patch-22x22 Patch 6.2.3
Release date November 17, 2015
Latest version date December 1, 2015
Initial version 20726
Latest version 20779
Interface .toc 60200
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Patch 6.2.3 is the second minor patch after patch 6.2.0.

New Timewalking Dungeons[]

Cross-Realm Mythic Raiding[]

Item Upgrades and Valor are back![]

  • Item upgrades are back! Players will be able to earn and spend Pvecurrency-valor [Valor] to upgrade items from Hellfire Citadel, crafted profession items, items created from Baleful tokens in Tanaan Jungle, and all Draenor dungeon drops. All the items you’ve already earned are eligible for upgrades retroactively.
  • Characters can earn Valor in a number of ways.
    • Completing the first random Heroic Dungeon of the day
    • Completing Mythic Dungeons
    • Completing weekly Bonus Event quests
    • Completing a Raid Finder wing for Highmaul, Blackrock Foundry, or Hellfire Citadel for the first time each week.
  • To upgrade, visit your friendly neighborhood ethereal in Orgrimmar and Stormwind, or Stormshield and Warspear to upgrade your gear by 5 item levels at a time for 250 Valor, up to twice per item, for a total potential boost of 10 item levels.

Improved Item Rewards[]

Mythic Dungeon Loot Improvements[]

  • Mythic Dungeons now have a chance to award items ranging from item level 685 to 725 in 5-item-level increments, with a progressively lower chance as item level increases.
  • Mythic Dungeon bosses now also have a chance to drop a new Heirloom Trinket that will scale up to level 110.

Baleful Item Level Boost[]

  • Baleful items now have a chance to create items ranging in quality from item level 655 to 695 in 5-item-level increments, with a progressively lower chance as item level increases.

Warlords Season 3[]

  • Around the release of Patch 6.2.3, a transition to Warlords Season 3 will take place. More information and details on the close of Warlords Season 2 and transition to the new season will be available in the future.
  • With the new season comes new gear. New Warmongering Aspirant gear scales up to PvP item level 715, Warmongering Combatant gear scales to 730, and Warmongering Gladiator gear scales to 740.

Class Tuning Changes[]

Death Knight[]





  • General
    • Spell shadow unholyfrenzy [Enrage] now increases all damage dealt by 15% (up from 10%).
  • Arms

Raids and Dungeons[]

Hellfire Citadel[]

  • Defeating Archimonde on Heroic difficulty or higher will reward players with a mysterious fragment of dark power that begins a quest which will lead to the Grove Warden mount.


  • Pepe should now remain with players that enter into a Timewalking dungeon.


  • Increased the drop rates of Spell yorsahj bloodboil green [Felblight] from Skinning, Mining, Herbalism, and Fishing by about 20%.
  • Spell nature mirrorimage [Mirror of the Blademaster] now summon magical blades as guardians, instead of mirror images of the caster.