WoW 6.2: Fury of Hellfire Launches

World of Warcraft 6.2: Fury of Hellfire has finally launched, featuring a new zone, a new Garrison feature, and a new raid.

WoW 6.2 Fury of Hellfire

At first glance, WoW 6.2: Fury of Hellfire feels less like a patch and more like a minor expansion. The patch notes page on is so long, it needs a Table of Contents. Sifting through the page is daunting. Here are the highlights:

New Zone: The Invasion of the Tanaan Jungle


Heroes can now return to the Tanaan Jungle and reopen the portal to Azeroth. The new series of chapter-based quests will pit players against an ultimate test of skill and mettle.


  • Heroes of the Horde and the Alliance, return to Tanaan Jungle and stop Gul’dan’s plan to drag the whole of Draenor into chaos while plotting to reopen the portal for a massive invasion of Azeroth. Embark on a new series of chapter-based quests putting everything you’ve learned on Draenor to the test.
  • One does not merely stroll into Tanaan Jungle. You’ll progress through a series of quests in which you’ll be asked to build a Shipyard and begin an assault on Tanaan by sea, culminating in the creation of a new forward base of operations. From this new outpost, you’ll go on the offense and launch assaults to undermine Gul’dan’s plan to drag all of Draenor into chaos.
  • Tanaan Jungle has open-world questing with rare creatures and hidden treasures scattered throughout the zone.

New Garrison Feature: Shipyard and Naval Missions

Patch 6.2 introduces a completely new theater of war: naval missions. Players fight to control the red seas of Draenor and defeat the Iron Horde. Starting at level 3, players can create Shipyards and command armadas to topple enemies.


  • Take command of your forces in a whole new theater of war, fighting to control the red seas of Draenor and push back the twisted remnants of the Iron Horde.
  • Shipyard

    • Characters with a level 3 garrison can now construct a Shipyard to take the fight to the seas. Report to your Garrison and accept the “War Council” quest.
    • Command an armada and dispatch your ships on new Naval Missions.
    • Build destroyers, submarines, carriers, battleships, and transports at your Shipyard.
    • Upgrade the Shipyard to increase your maximum fleet size.
  • Naval Missions

    • Naval Missions require Oil, a new resource. Oil can be found from various sources but scouts report that the Iron Horde has stockpiles of it around Tanaan.
    • The seas around Draenor are treacherous. Ships that fail a Naval Mission have a chance to be sunk, lost forever at sea.

Hellfire Citadel Raid


On top of that, Blizzard has introduced a new raid: the Hellfire Citadel. Players must fight and defeat Gul’dan to end his onslaught on Azeroth.


  • Assault the Hellfire Citadel, mighty fortress of the Iron Horde, torn asunder by fel energies unleashed by Gul’dan, and put a stop on his plans to launch a new invasion on Azeroth!
  • Hellfire Citadel stands at the heart of Tanaan Jungle, where 13 deadly bosses await you, including Kilrogg Deadeye, the monstrous Gorefiend, a reanimated Mannoroth, and Archimonde himself.
  • Players can earn items ranging in power from item level 675-685 in Raid Finder up to item level 735 in Mythic difficulty.

For more news, visit the official dev blog page here.


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