Welcome to the Overgear guide on Dragonflight Tier Sets. Here you will find all the information about the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion. We will try to cover every single aspect of the changes to provide you with the most up-to-date information. It’s time to grab some snacks as our guide starts here.
Dragonflight Tier Sets Overview
Like in past expansions, tier sets are powerful armor sets that give your character a significant boost for DPS, HPS, or tanking abilities. Once you get 2 tier set pieces, you unlock the first bonus, which changes or upgrades one of your spec key abilities. When you get 4 pieces, you’ll get another powerful bonus.
In most cases, the item level of the tier set is not as important as the bonuses it gives you. So if you plan to play in Dragonflight high-end content, no matter if it is PvP or PvE, you can’t make it without a set.
How to get Dragonflight Tier Sets
If to talk about things in general there aren’t a lot of changes. Primalist Class Tier Sets are composed of 5 pieces of armor and can be acquired through the tokens dropped from The Vault of the Incarnates raid bosses. There are four types of tokens and their item level varies between 389 and 398 for Normal, from 402 to 411 for Heroic, and from 415 to 424 for Mythic mode. Bosses drop various ilvl loot and tokens drop starting with 4th boss. Check out the list of them:
Zenith Tokens — shared between Evoker, Monks, Rogues, and Warriors
Dreadful Tokens — shared between Death Knights, Demon Hunters, and Warlocks
Mystic Tokens — shared between Druids, Hunters, and Mages
Venerated Tokens — shared between Paladins, Priest, and Shamans
There is also another way to get the set. In 9.2 there was the Creation Catalyst that allowed players to reforge their gear into set pieces. This feature will be met in Dragonflight with another name: the Inspiration Catalyst. That means players don’t have to raid to get the set. Note, that The Inspiration Catalyst will be available in six weeks after the Mythic Vault of the Incarnates opens. That is approximately January 23, 2023. There is no more information at this time.
Also, Tier Sets can be acquired with a low chance through the Great Vault. The item level of rewards depends on raid difficulty. To unlock all three item choices, one must:
Defeat 2 Vault of the Incarnates bosses
Defeat 4 Vault of the Incarnates bosses
Defeat 6 Vault of the Incarnates bosses.
All in all, Dragonflight Season 1 Class Sets have a pretty interesting proto-dragons-style appearance. A combination of different elements makes set designs look spectacular. Each element represents a particular class.
Tier Set Crafting
There is also another way to get the set. Starting January 24 (January 25 for EU), Revival Catalyst will become available. You are familiar with the mechanics of how it works if you have played Shadowlands. In a separate Revival Catalyst guide, we described in detail the mechanics of its work, however, here, we will describe the general points.
Players can take advantage of the Revival Catalyst, which provides a convenient way to exchange non-set gear items for set pieces of equivalent item levels. However, it’s important to note that tier slots cannot be created from crafted gear, and charges for the Catalyst must first be accumulated by completing a quest that is shared account-wide. To gain access to the Revival Catalyst, players must first undertake the quest “Reviving the Machine” from Watcher Koranos located in Valdrakken. Once the quest is completed, the Catalyst will become available at Tyrhold, located at /way 59.73, 53.74. Players can find the Catalyst Steward, Antuka, a Refti, standing next to the console.
The process of using the Revival Catalyst interface is straightforward and user-friendly. Players can simply drag their non-set gear item into the designated slot on the interface or click the slot to select from the available eligible options. It’s worth noting that crafted gear cannot be transformed into tier gear. Once the item is selected, players can then click the “Transform” button and confirm the exchange to receive their new set piece. This exchange is profitable as it allows players to upgrade their gear easily.
The Revival Catalyst charges are limited to a maximum of six, but players can earn additional charges by completing the account-wide quest called Revival Catalyst, once per week. There are various ways to gain quest credit, such as:
Killing Primal Invasion Rare Mobs for 5% credit;
Completing Dragon Isles World Event Siege on Dragonbane Keep for 20% credit;
Dragon Isles Grand Hunts for 10% credit;
Dragon Isles Epic World Quests for 20% credit;
Elite World Quests for 20% credit;
Dragon Isles dungeons or Mythic+ runs for 25% credit;
Killing a Vault of the Incarnates raid boss for 25% credit;
Winning a Battleground, Solo Shuffle, or Arena match can also grant quest credit.
It’s essential to note that not all gear slots have tier options. When players use the Catalyst to transform Cloaks, Bracers, Belt, and Boots, they will receive pieces that share the tier set appearance but do not grant set bonuses. These pieces also have their own secondary stats, which can be beneficial for improving poorly itemized items. Additionally, this process can help players complete their transmog set.
Dragonflight Class Tier Set Bonuses
Granting two and four pieces of the set unlocks bonuses that increase the power of your character drastically. There is no way players will want to skip them. Below you can find some information about a particular class and role bonuses.
Number of pieces
When a Bone Shield charge is consumed you have a 20% chance to generate one rune.
Sudden Death’s chance to reset the cooldown of Execute and make it usable on any target, regardless of health, is greatly increased.
During Vanguard’s Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 10% of the damage you deal.
Season 2 Tier Set Appearances
Blizzard has recently given players a sneak peek of the Dragonflight Season 2 Tier Sets for all 13 classes. The collection looks impressive with a clear inspiration from the Black Dragonflight. The new gear and weapons showcase intricate designs and attention to detail, making them a stunning addition to any player’s arsenal. These highly anticipated sets are obtainable in Dragonflight Patch 10.1: Embers of Neltharion and can be earned through other means, including the Aberrus raid and various sources.
Although the preview only showcases the models for the tier sets, it is still an exciting glimpse into what’s to come. Keep in mind that only a single tint is currently shown, and any related tier set bonuses and additional tints are not included in this preview. However, as the Patch 10.1 PTR is scheduled to be released later this week, players can expect to learn more about these impressive sets in the near future.
Dragonflight Season 2 Class Tier Set Bonuses
World of Warcraft unveils Patch 10.1! This highly anticipated update brings an array of dazzling new tier sets and game-changing bonuses, elevating your gameplay experience to unprecedented heights. Prepare to delve into the heart of Azeroth as we explore the innovative features and design elements of these armor sets, and reveal how their unique bonuses will enhance your characters’ powers and abilities. So, gear up and get ready to raid; this is your ultimate guide to the legendary rewards of Patch 10.1!
Shooting Stars has a 20% chance to instead call down a Crashing Star, dealing (72% of Attack Power) Astral damage to the target and generating 5 Astral Power.
When a Shadows of the Predator application resets stacks, you gain 5% increased Agility and you generate 1 combo point every 1.5 seconds for 6 seconds.
Maul and Raze damage increased by 20% and casting Ironfur or Maul and Raze increases your maximum health by 3% for 12 seconds, stacking 5 times.
Flourish increases the rate of your heal over time effects by 40% for an additional 16 seconds after it ends. Verdant Infusion causes your Swiftmend target to gain 15% increased healing from you for 6 seconds.
Evoker 10.1 Tier Set Bonuses
Number of pieces
Disintegrate and Pyre pierce enemies with Obsidian Shards, dealing 12% of damage done as Volcanic damage over 8 seconds.
Spiritbloom applies a heal over time effect for 40% of healing done over 8 seconds. Dream Breath’s healing is increased by 15%.
Empower spells deal 8% increased damage and cause the Obsidian Shards to become supercharged, dealing 200% more damage for 5 seconds. During Dragonrage, shards are always supercharged
After casting 3 empower spells, gain Essence Burst immediately and another 3 seconds later.
Mage 10.1 Tier Set Bonuses
Number of pieces
Arcane Surge increases Spell Damage by an additional 5% and its duration is increased by 3 seconds.
Phoenix Flames applies Charring Embers to all enemies it damages, increasing their damage taken from you by 6% for 10 seconds.
Flurry and Ice Lance damage increased by 10%. Flurry causes an explosion on impact, dealing 50% of its damage to nearby enemies, damage reduced beyond 5 targets.
For every 20,000 mana spent on and during Arcane Surge, your spell damage is increased by 1% for 12 seconds after Arcane Surge fades, stacking up to 30 times.
When your direct damage spells hit an enemy affected by Charring Embers 20 times the damage of your next 2 Phoenix Flames is increased by 200% and they refund a charge on use.
Light’s Hammer heals 100% more frequently and generates 1 Holy Power every 4 seconds. Holy Prism’s healing is increased by 80% and it generates 1 Holy Power if cast on an enemy target, or 3 if cast on an ally.
Deep Wounds critical strikes have a chance to increase the damage of your next Slam by 25%, stacking 10 times, and cause it to strike up to 4 additional targets for 50% damage.
Rampage critical strikes against your primary target cause your next Bloodthirst to deal 50% increased damage and generate 2 additional Rage, stacking up to 4 times. It also has a 100% chance to critically strike.
For 10 seconds after Last Stand ends, Shield Slam unleashes a wave of force dealing damage to enemies in front of you and reduces damage they deal to you by 5% for 5 seconds.
As we conclude our journey through the mystifying world of Patch 10.1’s new tier sets and bonuses, it’s clear that World of Warcraft’s developers have once again outdone themselves, creating immersive and powerful equipment to enrich the gaming experience. With these newfound strengths at your fingertips, you and your fellow heroes are more prepared than ever to face the challenges and adversaries that await you in Azeroth. So, get the maximum power that lies within these extraordinary armor sets, and let your legend unfold. Until next time, keep your eyes on the horizon, and may the blessings of the Light guide you through your adventures in World of Warcraft!