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Dragonflight is here, and it’s high time to start looking for new sources of improving your character’s power. Gearing is an important part of the end-game process. Not only it helps you to deal with harder trials but allows you to smooth your gameplay to an appropriate level of difficulty. Without proper items, your character may fall behind drastically. This is not a problem anymore. Welcome to the Dragonflight Gearing guide from Overgear Team. We are starting now!

Disclaimer: Note that this guide has been written during the Dragonflight pre-season period. Some of the options for gearing may not be available at the launch of the expansion.

Dragonflight Dungeons Gear

Farming Dungeons is one of many ways to gear up your character. Dungeons come in 4 difficulty variations. They are Normal, Heroic, Mythic, and Mythic+. The more difficult it is, the better reward you get. Let’s look into those.

Normal Dungeons

Is a starter option. Doesn’t contain any superior challenges. Bosses drop ilvl 346 gear for lvl 70 players, and there are no daily CDs. Can’t be considered a good source of gear due to its low quality and stats. It is more like a ‘better than nothing’ option. Still, we had to mention it. Let’s move on.

Heroic Dungeons

A slightly harder variant of Normal mode. Bosses get some new abilities, but it is not enough to become a real challenge. You can loot ilvl 359 gear here once a day for every dungeon. It is worth it to go here only if you really need a slight upgrade. Otherwise, it is also skippable in most cases.

Mythic Dungeons

This is where players can face their first troubles. Bosses and trash mobs’ abilities become more difficult to handle. Following encounter tactics is necessary to succeed. You will be rewarded with ilvl 372 gear here, which is a good start to your first Normal mode raiding attempts. Mythic dungeons have a weekly lockout, which means you can receive rewards only once a week per each boss.

Dragonflight Mythic +0 Dungeons full run!
Get a chance to loot 372 ilvl gear from every boss of 8 dungeons!
How to gear up fast in Dragonflight

Mythic+ Dungeons

The main source of gear for many players. Item level of rewards scales with key level. The higher key you run, the better rewards you get at the end of the dungeon and from the weekly chest. It has no lockouts, so Mythic+ can be farmed repeatedly.

Key level End-of-dungeon ilvl Great Vault ilvl
+2 376 382
+3 376 385
+4 379 385
+5 379 389
+6 382 389
+7 385 392
+8 385 395
+9 389 395
+10 392 398
+11 392 402
+12 392 405
+13 392 408
+14 395 408
+15 398 411
+16 398 415
+17 402 415
+18 402 418
+19 405 418
+20 405 421

Valor upgrade

You can upgrade your Mythic and Mythic+ gear up to ilvl 415. That will require some rating, though. And Valor Points, of course.

Rank Item level Required Mythic+ score
1 376 None
2 379 None
3 382 None
4 385 None
5 389 None
6 392 None
7 395 600
8 398 1000
9 402 1000
10 405 1400
11 408 1700
12 411 2000
13 415 2400

Raid Gear

In Dragonflight, there are some ilvl changes that players are used to. There are still 4 difficulties: Raid Finder, Normal, Heroic, and Mythic. Item level grew according to higher difficulty before. Now it also increases within the same difficulty-based boss:

  • The first boss drops the lowest ilvl gear;
  • Then it increases with 3 ilvl for boss 2-4;
  • Then it increases with 4 ilvl for boss 5-6;
  • Then it increases with 3 ilvl for boss 7-8.
Boss Raid Finder Normal Heroic Mythic
Eranog 376/ 382 (Special)  389/ 395 (Special)  402/ 408 (Special) 415/ 421 (Special)
Terros 376/ 389 (Special)  389 402/ 408 (Special) 415/ 421 (Special)
The Primal Council 376/ 382 (Special)  389/ 395 (Special) 402/ 408 (Special) 415/ 421 (Special)
Sennarth, the Cold Breath 376/ 389 (Tier) 389/ 389 (Tier) 402/ 389 (Tier) 415/ 395 (Tier)
Dathea, Ascended 382/ 395 (Tier) 395/ 395 (Tier) 408/ 395 (Tier) 421/ 395 (Tier)
Kurog Grimtotem 382/ 395 (Tier) 395/ 395 (Tier) 408/ 395 (Tier) 421/ 395 (Tier)
Broodkeeper Diurna 398/ 385 (Tier) 398/ 398 (Tier)/ 405 (Special) 411/ 398 (Tier)/ 418 (Special) 424/ 398 (Tier)/ 430 (Special)
Raszageth the Storm-Eater 398/ 385 (Tier) 398/ 398 (Tier)/ 405 (Special) 411/ 398 (Tier)/ 418 (Special) 424/ 398 (Tier)/ 430 (Special)

Crafting Professions Gear

Dragonflight brings huge changes to professions. Crafted gear can be upgraded with BoP items that players loot all over the world. That will increase the item level and quality of the gear. Gear can be crafted by yourself, or you can have it crafted for you using the new Work Order system. Crafted gear starts at 306 ilvl but can be improved up to 418 ilvl!

World Quests Gear

World quests occasionally will reward players with gear, starting at item level 340 and capping at ilvl 382. These numbers will increase in the future Seasons. Open your world map to find world quests in different zones that may bring some gear improvements for your character.

Dragonflight World Bosses Gear

There are 4 World bosses in Dragonflight, one for each available zone. Only one spawns per week, and they will rotate. They drop ilvl 395 gear.  The world bosses are:

PvP Gear

There are 2 PvP vendors Seltherex, Honor Quartermaster (Honor gear), and Calderax, Conquest Quartermaster (Conquest gear). These vendors sell PvP gear such as Weapons, gear, and trinkets.

Honor Gear

This gear starts at ilvl 340 and increases to ilvl 411 in PvP as soon as you enter a PvP combat or when your Warmode is turned on.

This gear can be upgraded 5 times.

Rank ilvl PvE ilvl PvP
1 340 411
2 346 411
3 353 411
4 359 411
5 366 411

Conquest Gear

This gear starts at ilvl 382 and increases to ilvl 424 in PvP as soon as you enter a PvP combat or when your Warmode is turned on. This gear can be upgraded 9 times up to ilvl 408.

Reputation rewards

Some factions will reward players not only with pets, toys and mounts but also they will provide some gear. Usually, it is not worth it to farm reputation just to get that gear, but Dragonflight revamps the system of the reputation system, making it account-wide. So that means now this will be a good way to gear up your alts in the future.

One faction stands out. Take a closer look at Steiz. He is the Quartermaster of Cobalt Assembly. He provides players with a good ilvl 389 ring. It doesn’t take much time to get it. The rewards are the following:

Welcome to the Assembly is an initial quest to start reputation farming.


Thank you for reading our guide to Dragonflight Gearing in Season 1. We hope you found something useful here for you. We try to improve our readers’ in-game experience, and we understand that sometimes you don’t have enough time to spend on World Of Warcraft. If you don’t want to fall behind or you want to gear up your fresh character quickly, check out our special gearing offers.

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