Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (2024)

Last updated on Apr 14, 2024 at 14:12by Stan3 comments

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible is the second raid of theDragonflight expansion located in Zaralek Cavern.The guide you are about to read provides comprehensive information aboutAberrus, including its location, unlock schedule, boss guides, loot, and classsets.

1.

Awakened Raids in Dragonflight Season 4

Awakened Raids offer players the opportunity to revisit the 3 Dragonflight raidsat an increased difficulty, offering better rewards.

Learn more about Awakened Raids in our dedicated guide.

Awakened Raids Guide

2.

Introduction

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible is the second raid tier of the Dragonflightexpansion. The nine-boss raid opened on May 9, 2023 on all difficulties.

3.

Aberrus Lore

Millennia ago, Neltharion established Aberrus, a secret laboratory where he conductedworld-altering experiments. Recently rediscovered, Aberrus is now under attack fromall sides as forces seeking to claim the Earth-Warder's legacy search for any remaining power. The champions of Azeroth must venture into the shadows and ensureNeltharion's dark power doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

4.

Aberrus Raid Unlock Schedule

Here is the exact unlock schedule for Aberrus:

  • Week of May 9: Normal, Heroic, Mythic, and Raid Finder Wing, 1 of Aberrus,will open with the weekly maintenance in each region.
  • Week of May 22: Aberrus Raid Finder Wing 2 opens.
  • Week of June 5: Aberrus Raid Finder Wing 3 opens.
  • Week of June 19: Aberrus Raid Finder Wing 4 opens.

5.

Cross-Faction Mythic Aberrus and Hall of Fame Eligibility

Cross-faction Mythic Aberrus is available from the beginning. Hall ofFame entries will require a minimum of 16 out of 20 raiders from the sameguild to be eligible for rewards.

6.

Aberrus Raid Entrance Location

The Aberrus raid entrance is located in the Northern part of Zaralek Cavernat 48, 14.

The nearest Flight Master is Keskos found in Obsidian Rest at51, 26.

7.

Aberrus Raid Boss Guides

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible contains nine bosses. Upon defeating the first boss,Kazzara, you may choose to tackle two separate wings containing three bosseseach before confronting Echo of Neltharion and Scalecommander Sarkareth.

  1. Kazzara;
  2. The Amalgamation Chamber;
  3. The Forgotten Experiments;
  4. Assault of the Zaqali;
  5. Rashok;
  6. Zskarn;
  7. Magmorax;
  8. Echo of Neltharion;
  9. Scalecommander Sarkareth.

8.

How to Unlock the Raid Skip in Aberrus?

You must first accept Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible: Echoes of theEarth-Warder quest inside the raid. Then, you must collect 3Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (4) Tome of the Earth-Warder from Echo of Neltharion, the raid'spenultimate boss. There are three versions of the same item, one foreach difficulty.

When you complete the quest, you can skip from Kazzara straight toEcho of Neltharion by clicking the little vent behind Neltharion afterthe Kazzara fight.

9.

Nasz'uro, the Unbound Legacy (Legendary Evoker Weapon)

Evokers can obtain Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (5) Nasz'uro, the Unbound Legacy Legendaryin Aberrus. We have a separate guide on how to get and upgrade the weapon linkedbelow.

Nas'zuro, the Unbound Legacy Guide

10.

Group Loot in Aberrus

Group Loot is the only method of loot distribution in the raid.There is no option to return to Personal Loot. Certain items like professionalreagents may still use Personal Loot where appropriate.

11.

Loot Trading

All item-level restrictions placed on trading between members of yourraid group are entirely removed. while inside the raid, allowing youto trade items with small item level increases that are not upgraded (rings,necklaces).

12.

What is the Item Level of Loot from Aberrus?

Aberrus loot has fixed item-level ranges depending on the difficulty.Here are the exact item levels of rewards from Aberrus (Unique Drops are omitted):

  • Raid Finder Difficulty: Item Level 402-411;
  • Normal Difficulty: Item Level 415-424;
  • Heroic Difficulty: Item Level 428-437;
  • Mythic Difficulty: Item Level 441-450.

13.

What is the Item Level of Loot in Awakened Aberrus?

In Dragonflight Season 4, Aberrus has a chance to be theAwakened Raid of the week. In Awakened Raids, bosses are harder,but drop better loot.

DifficultyItem Level RangeUnique Drops Item level
Raid Finder480-489496
Normal493-502509
Heroic506-515522
Mythic519-528535

14.

Unique Drops in Aberrus

Certain raid bosses will have one item that intentionally drops at a higheritem level (+6 or +7 from a boss's normal table). Such items includeunique appearances, items with special bonus effects, or trinkets. The listof Unique Drops is fixed for each boss and does not change.

Unique Drops in Patch 10.1 also include Profession.

You can read more about Unique Drops in Aberrus in our guide below.

Aberrus Unique Drops Guide

15.

Bind-on-Equip (BoE) Items in Aberrus

Bind-on-Equip items drop from 'Lieutenant' enemies once per weekper difficulty. Trash mobs will no longer drop BoE items inDragonflight.

16.

Bind-on-Equip Rules in First Weeks of Dragonflight Season 2

For the first few weeks of Dragonflight Season 2, Bind-on-Equip items willdrop as Bind-on-Pickup items in Mythic Aberrus. Other difficulties are notaffected by the restriction, and BoE items will drop from Day 1.

17.

Aberrus Class Sets in Patch 10.1

Class Set armor pieces drop as tokens from the third boss onward in the raid.They provide you with powerful bonuses when you equip 2 and 4 pieces of the set.

One token is used to create a Soulbound Aberrus Class item appropriate for your class.

  • Dreadful tokens are shared between Death Knights, Warlock, and Demon Hunters.
  • Mystic tokens are shared between Hunters, Druids, and Mages.
  • Venerated tokens are shared between Paladins, Priest, and Shamans.
  • Zenith tokens are shared between Warriors, Rogues, Monks, and Evokers.

We have a separate guide covering all Aberrus Class Set acquisition methods linkedbelow.

Aberrus Class Sets Guide

18.

Raid Rewards and Achievements

The following section is dedicated to the rewards you can get in Aberrus.These include character titles, a Dragonriding customization option, and the amount.

18.1.

Dragonriding Customizations from Aberrus

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (6) Highland Drake: Embodiment of the Hellforged is a DrakewatcherManuscript with a small chance to drop from Scalecommander on all difficulties.It unlocks a Full Transformation customization option for theAberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (7) Highland Drake Dragonriding mount.

18.2.

Glory of the Aberrus Raider Meta-Achievement

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (9) Glory of the Aberrus Raider, the Aberrus raid meta-achievement rewardsthe Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (10) Shadowflame Shalewing mount in Patch 10.1 and you must completethe following achievements to get it — Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (11) Cosplate, Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (12) Ill Make My Own Shadowflame,Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (13) Tabula Rasa, Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (14) Are You Even Trying?, Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (15) Whac-A-Swog, Eggcellent Eggsecution,Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (16) Escar-Go-Go-Go, Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (17) Objects in Transit May Shatter, andAberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (18) Well Never See That Again, Surely.

18.3.

Aberrus Mythic Hall of Fame Achievement

Players who earn the Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (20) Hall of Fame: Scalecommander Sarkareth achievementwill receive the Famed Slayer of Sarkareth title. The achievementhas been updated with cross-faction guilds in mind and now requires you to beamong the first 200 guilds worldwide to defeat the final boss of the tieron Mythic.

18.4.

Heir to the Void Title

When you defeat Scalecommander Sarkareth on Mythic Difficulty and earnAberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (21) Mythic: Scalecommander Sarkareth, you will receive theHeir to the Void title.

18.5.

Additional Customization Options for Aberrus Class Sets

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (22) Mythic: Scalecommander Sarkareth is also required forAberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (23) Dragonflight Season 2 Hero, which gives you Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (24) Obsidian Aspectral Earthstone.The item unlocks additional visual effects for certain Aberrus class setappearances, and the unlock is account-wide.

18.6.

Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge Aberrus Achievements

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (25) Ahead of the Curve: Scalecommander Sarkareth is the Heroic achievementfor this raid tier and requires the defeat of Sarkareth on Heroic beforethe release of the next raid tier in Patch 10.2.

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide for Dragonflight (26) Cutting Edge: Raszageth the Storm-Eater is the Mythic achievement, requiringplayers to kill Mythic Sarkareth before the release of the next raid.

19.

The Great Vault in Dragonflight

The Dragonflight Great Vault requires you to defeat severalraid bosses to unlock item choices in the Raids category. Our Great Vaultguide has you covered with all the important information.

Great Vault Guide

20.

Changelog

  • 14 Apr. 2024: Updated for Season 4.
  • 06 Jul. 2023: Magmorax boss added.
  • 24 May 2023: Raid skip added.
  • 12 May 2023: Reverted Sarkareth transformation.
  • 09 May 2023: Added Aberrus sets.
  • 03 May 2023: Removed Item Level Tiering Section.
  • 27 Apr. 2023: Guide added.

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