blizzard clarifies pvp gear arena rating requirements
  • Author: Furious
  • Date: May 4, 2021
  • Expansion: TBC Classic

Kaivax has posted a clarification on the WoW forums around some confusing language regarding Arena gear requirements.

In addition to the below blue post, he also replies to some other threads comments:

This is correct. During Season 2, there will no longer be a rating requirement to purchase Season 1 gear.

Kaivax Source

I’ve struck the words “and equip” from this note: All PvP gear will have consistent personal rating requirements to purchase. You don’t need to retain rating to equip an item, rating is only required to purchase it. I’ve also added the following PvP notes: At least 50 games played are required to qualify for a seasonal reward. There are no rating requirements to purchase Arena gear from a previous season. Season 1 gladiator weapons that were added in patch 2.1 (Gladiator’s Gavel, Gladiator…

Kaivax Source
Kaivax – (Source)

I’ve struck the words “and equip” from this note:

  • All PvP gear will have consistent personal rating requirements to purchase.

You don’t need to retain rating to equip an item, rating is only required to purchase it.

I’ve also added the following PvP notes:

  • At least 50 games played are required to qualify for a seasonal reward.
  • There are no rating requirements to purchase Arena gear from a previous season.
  • Season 1 gladiator weapons that were added in patch 2.1 (Gladiator’s Gavel, Gladiator’s Salvation, and Gladiator’s Reprieve) will be available from the beginning of Season 1.
  • The commentator UI for wargames has been updated with a fresh new look.

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Furious

If I'm not working or spending time with the family I'm probably gaming. Some of my favorite recent games I've played are Far Cry 5, World of Warcraft Classic, and 7 Days to Die.

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