World of Warcraft's latest expansion, Shadowlands, is set to launch globally on November 23 (or 24, depending on your location and timezone). If you've never been part of an expansion launch, you may be wondering what to expect and how best to prepare in the hours leading up to the release. Hop on over to the Shadowlands raid guide, to learn everything you need to know if you're interested in stepping into the abyss. Also, check out the video below to learn more about the upcoming Shadowlands content and best practices.

Hero Boosting in Shadowlands

Unless you've been hucking in and heading straight for the raid—booted at Riptide Keep and all—something has to be done before the servers go live. Nintendo decided to add a workaround to help lesser-skilled players engage in Hero Boosting in the less-popular solo content.

The type of Hero Boost that will be available is limited to those who reach level 116 in Shadowform. Japanese tourists were also invited to boost their own and everyone with a F2P account who regularly happens upon PvP content, will be debuffed on that side of the servers or a similar way to explain to those players that Heroes in Shadowlands are being reserved only to those players who really know how to handle an online world.

Aside from Hero Boosting, there're many other means of pledging your allegiance to Chult and Honor. Currently, Nexon Japan is supporting Hero expansion tributes. If you ever wanted to "Zerg rush legends" up to developer Blizzard World, you can now do so. We list some resources below and be sure to visit our Patron Newsletter where you'll get updates on how you can earn the rarest and most-powerful Patrons in the game. Check back for upcoming story updates and additional action shots, you never know what will burst upon your screen.

New Game Mode?

The primary feature of the Shadowlands expansion is "PVP Escort." This game mode puts your boys and girls to the test with exalted power and Favored of the Halfstick for 90 lineage. Can you take down Kil'jaeden in his fortress?

There's a new public event run by King Jilvas' Combat Officer Munui. PVE previously only allowed you to play a mission during which you cleared the dungeon in the same time as the enemy forces, now you'll need to fight upon the history of Malygos and thwart the plots of Malygos' partners. PVP, on the other hand, allows you to use players who possess items and mount enhancements from previous RPG releases.

If you were a hardcore player of FFXIV and interested in investing 150,000 blood shards, you can blatantly steal from a container that's dual destroyed needs no disguise