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Arena Season 5 Arena / Honor Items

December 15, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

Important information on the start of arena season 5 and new items. source

With Arena Season 5 launching on December 16, we wanted to provide some helpful information. The method in which Arena or Honor items can be purchased will be slightly different then how it was before. For Arena items, there will be 3 tiers of purchasable set items that includes pieces for the Head, Shoulders, Chest, Gloves, and Legs as follows:

Tier 1 – Superior (blue) quality items:

  • No rating requirements
  • Costs Honor and Arena points
  • Equivalent to heroic dungeon items

Tier 2- Epic (purple) quality items:

  • Medium rating requirements
  • Costs Arena points
  • Equivalent to 10-person raid items

Tier 3 – Epic (purple) quality items:

  • High rating requirements
  • Costs Arena points
  • Equivalent to 25-person raid items
  • This tier will also contain Arena weapons

In addition, there will be two tiers of Honor items that includes pieces for the neck, ring, boots, belt, bracer, and trinket as follows:
Tier 1 – Epic (purple) quality items:

  • Medium rating requirements
  • Costs Honor points
  • Equivalent to 10-person raid items

Tier 2 – Epic (purple) quality items:

  • High rating requirements
  • Costs Honor points
  • Equivalent to 25-person raid items

New Arena & Honor Items

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