WoW Classic Scarlet Monastery dungeon instance gameplay

Check out this gameplay footage of the WoW Classic Scarlet Monastery dungeon instance.


Shacknews recently got hands on with WoW Classic during a preview event held at Blizzard. We teamed up with four other heroes to explore the infamous Scarlet Monastery dungeon instance. Check out this gameplay as we travel from Stormwind to Scarlet Monastery.

We tackled the library first once we got inside, to get the key for the Armory. I was playing the tank role in our group. We were a little higher level than everything in the dungeon, making things a bit easier. We eventually got to the end, beat the dungeon boss, and received our sweet loot. Our team pretended that it was the year 2004 to really get that true WoW Classic feel.

After getting the key from the Library, we were able to unlock the Armory section of the dungeon. We were on a timer, because our Healer had interview appointments to go to. The team eventually got overconfident and was wiped out by too many mobs of enemies. 

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WoW Classic is set to release later this year. Check out our 20 minutes of Ret Paladin questing gameplay, in case you missed it.

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    May 14, 2019 8:00 AM

    Greg Burke posted a new article, WoW Classic Scarlet Monastery dungeon instance gameplay

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      May 14, 2019 8:23 AM

      scarlet monastery? what year is this? where am I? this is not my beautiful house

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      May 14, 2019 8:24 AM

      that's a blast from the past.

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      May 14, 2019 8:33 AM


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      May 14, 2019 8:40 AM

      oh snap, i'm hyped

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      May 14, 2019 8:44 AM

      I was so psyched to get that wild looking mace for my warrior. I immediately got it enchanted with whatever gave it that sweet misty glow effect.

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      May 14, 2019 8:46 AM


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      May 14, 2019 2:02 PM

      I WANT TO BE EXCITED but, rose colored glasses man....

      Don't get me wrong, WOW year 1 was some of the most fun ive ever had on a computer. But at the time I was in my early 20's living with my now wife playing with my high school buddies and NO KIDS. Life is different now, I ain't got no time for clunky games or the kind of time investment that game would require. Also ive seen all that content. :(

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      May 14, 2019 2:44 PM

      Definitely the worst teaser to sway me personally. I spent WEEKS farming that shit to get my first mount, I ain't ever going back!

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      May 14, 2019 5:24 PM

      Best part of the armory was going there @ lvl 80, pulling everything, and 1 shotting the whole dungeon with a cleave or whatever.

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      May 14, 2019 5:30 PM

      I loved the ashbringer event.

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      May 14, 2019 9:03 PM

      Part of the excitement of doing dungeons back then was actually moving to the dungeon. Riding up the path to the Scarlet Monastery and the clearing the entrance before actually entering the instance was part of the fun! However, I don't think I'll bother with Classic; it's too slow in every way and I don't have the time for it.

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      May 14, 2019 9:16 PM

      honestly i never played wow classic. i got in after that big reskinning or whatever, played for like two months straight, then got into a really shitty pug group for a dungeon that made me really upset and swore it off forever.

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