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Blackrock Depths

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Aranesh

Last updated 2020-10-28

You've battled your way through multiple pet dungeons, against a wide variety of foes, and you've been victorious. However, in the beginning of your journey you couldn't help but notice there was something not quite right with the enemy pets, as though they'd somehow been changed. Then, your suspicions were confirmed in Gnomeregan, as you encountered sinister figures cloaked in shadows. Now you've cornered them in Blackrock Depths, and you'll finally get to see what these fiendish villains have been plotting...and building.

Welcome to the new pet dungeon: Blackrock Depths! This is a 9-stage pet dungeon, and there doesn’t seem to be much walking inside this one. Rejoice!

That said, if you’d like to try your hand at this, you’ll need to find Radek Fuselock (Horde) or Tizzy Gearjolt (Alliance) to pick up the breadcrumb quest: Shadowy Showdown and your character needs to be at least level 120.



Once you’ve picked it up, you’ll need to head over to Blackrock Mountain.
It can be accessed from either Searing Gorge or Burning Steppes. Once inside, find the chain that connects downward toward the lava, and has two doorways.



Take the doorway without the elf, and cut left toward the Grinding Quarry. Once inside, your map changes, and you should be able to see the entrance to Blackrock Depths.



The NPC you’re meeting—Burt Macklin—is just before the entrance to the BRD dungeon, and to the left. His text reads:

“My superior investigation techniques have followed these shadowy figures just inside. Another massive case solved, just days before I retire. Checkmate, bad guys.”

When you hand in Shadowy Showdown, he says; “These Shadowy Figures have been an annoyance for too long now. Get in there, and stop them.”

You then need to accept the quest: Shadows of Blackrock. Once you accept, head on in!
Xu-Fu can scan this section for the most suitable strategies according to your preferences and show the required pets.
The Regular option will allow using pets multiple times.
Heroic mode will use each pet only once due to the restriction of no healing.





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Law#2962

wrote on 10/14/2020

I have a small issue with the table. It says that I need 2 Menagerie Custodian. One for Liz and one for Ralf. The one for Liz have to be H/P. I have 2 of them already, one H/P and one H/S. It have matched the H/S with the Liz fight and the H/P with Ralf. Both rare lvl 25.
I don't know if it's something that should be fixed, just thought I would let you know! :)
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Teddymouse

wrote on 10/01/2020

This needs fixed as it is telling me I need 4 Ikky's for Heroic. Unless you lucked out for some reason and got to have 4...3's the max.
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Aranesh

wrote on 10/01/2020

Yeah I got that noted down as a bug / issue to add:
https://trello.com/c/5ELbdVyW/86-pet-tables-to-recognize-pet-ownership-restrictions

Has to wait a bit, couple of tougher bugs to crack first. To address this for you, you can go to the individual strategies and pick a different one that works for you, then favourite that (the heart on top). Favourite strategy always overrides any other criteria :)
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Teddymouse

wrote on 10/01/2020

Thanks for working on it.
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RockstarSuicide

wrote on 09/28/2020

Anyone who has their collection scanned and sees you need 3 Ikkys, you don't as 2 of those fights alternate, so they're never on the same week.
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meowchelle

wrote on 07/14/2020

if you are having issues leaving the dungeon via methods mentioned below you can just create a private group in the party finder & then right click on your portrait to leave the party. after a minute or so you'll be kicked out of the instance.
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Kendyll

wrote on 08/13/2020

THIS! Thank you so so much! +1 ^^
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Iamgladious

wrote on 06/17/2020

I promise you, I have been in here over and over, I have been doing pet battles and pet battle dungeons from the time they started. But I cannot even beat the first one in here at all. This is the most frustrated I have ever been. lol
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Gráinne

wrote on 06/17/2020

How can you not beat Horu? What's going wrong? Marionette is so strong here that there are several ways to follow up, and your roster is very strong.

I see you have a comment about it failing here:
https://wow-petguide.com/?Comment=71661
but you never followed up to explain exactly what went wrong. DragonsAfterDark is amazingly good about following up problems that are clearly reported, and I and others do it occasionally as well, so if you can narrow it down, I'm sure somebody can help.
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wezmerelda

wrote on 05/08/2020

When I went to Tizzy Gearjolt, she had the quests for Gnomeragan and Stratholme, but not for Blackrock Depths. Am I missing something?
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DragonsAfterDark

wrote on 05/08/2020

You have to have completed all previous dungeons on challenge mode to access BRD.

eta: Pretty sure it's for challenge mode. You can try to do just the normals and see, if you'd like. (edited)
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wezmerelda

wrote on 05/08/2020

Thank you! I haven't yet completed Gnomeregan, so I'll wrap that up and try again. Thanks so much!
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DragonsAfterDark

wrote on 05/08/2020

No problem! Have fun! :D
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Morgue

wrote on 09/02/2020

I had the same troubles with brd this week, I didn't realize that it had to be unlocked, my last one was deadmines and brd unlocked when I completed that.

It seems the bfa are their own set and the previous fights are their own as I did them out of order and noticed I was able to get the older ones in dalaran while I finished
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DarkCloud wrote on 04/25/2020

When done, don't leave yet!! Be sure to try talking to all the chars and one of them gives you the option to join their club or something. Then it gave me some rep with some faction. Sorry for lack of details, was super late and so sleepy, but wanted to mention the basic message, talk to them before leaving.
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Gráinne

wrote on 04/25/2020

What you get is the title "Minion of Mayhem".

If you don't take it this week, you can choose again next time you complete it.
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Eulorea wrote on 04/07/2020

n case anyone besides me can't figure out how to get OUT of the dungeon once you've beaten it, just right click your avatar and select leave instance group. Took me forever, since this isn't the usual way to leave these pet dungeons.
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Bunbunion wrote on 02/24/2020

Finally completed the first round of battles, the strategies mostly worked was one or two took a few tries due to Rng but great help.I am now a Minion of Mayhem , new title no clue if its just not been used by others or they just havnt mentioned it yet :)
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Gráinne

wrote on 02/24/2020

Congratulations! My rogue is wearing her Minion of Mayhem title. It suits her. :)
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Bösendorfer

wrote on 02/13/2020

Big thanks to all of you who have made strategies and TD scripts! Amazing work, saves so much time, energy and frustration!
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PureArmour#1184

wrote on 02/06/2020

to find Radek Fuselock he is at the bottom of the pyramid in Zandalar, the entrance to the building he is inside is /way 57, 31. his actual location (in the building is /way 56, 31. (same place the mana poof is located in Zandalar)
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NobodyNPart

wrote on 01/22/2020

I didn't see this mentioned. There is no escape mechanic at the end unlike the other pet dungeons. Select Leave the Instance from the instance minimap icon. You will return to Burt Macklyn, at the instance entrance to turn in the quest or return to the pet dungeon. (edited)
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Gráinne

wrote on 01/25/2020

I'll add a note to this. Today I deliberately spent a couple of hours trying different strats. In the middle, I logged out for a while, and when I relogged found myself still in the dungeon. Usually, if you log out in a pet dungeon, you are dropped from group, left outside, and your progress is reset, but that didn't happen to me this time. At the end of the session, there was no Leave Instance Group option, as there usually is.

I tried disabling addons and /reload but the option didn't reappear.

I had to teleport out and get a port back from Manapoof to turn in the quest.

I presume the absence of the usual Leave Instance Group option was because I had logged out. So while Leave Instance Group is usually the way, if you logged out during your session as I did, it may be possible that you will have to hearth.
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Lazey

wrote on 01/25/2020

afaik you never left a (pet) dungeon when you logged out long enough, you are set back to the entrance then but still inside the scenario/dungeon with a reset when you didn't finish and your progress saved when you did.
But some sort of dialogue option added to be able to leave without hearthing/tp would be nice here, thank god I had Direbrews Remote on PTR when one of my chars was living in BRD ;-)