Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (2024)

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Blackrock Depths is split into two sections, the Detention Block andUpper City. This guide will focus on the later section,Upper City. Blackrock Depths is most commonly referred to asBRD, can be found in Searing Gorge. The recommended level range to runBlackrock Depths: Upper City is 54-61.

In this guide, we will cover dungeon quests, the layout of the dungeon,tactics for each boss and loot that can be obtained inside the upper section ofBlackrock Depths.

1.

Blackrock Depths Entrance Location

Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (1)

Blackrock Depths is located in the Blackrock Mountain, which can beaccessed from either Searing Gorge or Burning Steppes. Headtowards Blackrock Mountain and follow the pictures below to find thedungeon entrance.

After entering the mountain, follow these two chains down until you enterthe quarry mine.

Run through all the way through the quarry mine till you reach the back,there you will find the entrance portal to Blackrock Depths.

When inside the dungeon, travel through these 2 Shadowforge Gates tomake your way towards the Upper City.

After getting past those two gates, head through the last door to theEastern Garrison. Inside you can activate the Shadowforge Lock totravel across the bridge and reach the Upper City.

2.

Blackrock Depths Quests

Before setting foot in BRD, we strongly advise you to get all the dungeon questsrelated to it. To make this process easier, we have written a separate guide.

BRD Upper City Quests Guide

3.

Bosses in BRD Upper City

3.1.

General Angerforge

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (11) Enrage
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (12) Flurry
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (13) Sunder Armor

General Angerforge himself is fairly simple. The main threat of thefight comes from the adds he starts the fight with, and the adds he willperiodically summon throughout the encounter. Quickly deal with the adds thathe calls in as they have low health.

3.1.1.

General Angerforge Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (14) Angerforge's Battle Axe51Two-Hand Axe
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (15) Force of Will55Trinket
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (16) Lord General's Sword51Main-Hand Sword
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (17) Royal Decorated Armor53Mail Chest
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (18) Warstrife Leggings53Leather Legs

3.2.

Golem Lord Argelmach

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (20) Chain Lightning
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (21) Lightning Shield
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (22) Shock

Spread out to prevent the Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (23) Chain Lightning from spreading to theentire party and quickly deal with the Golems accompanyingGolem Lord Argelmach.

3.2.1.

Golem Lord Argelmach Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (24) Luminary Kilt54Leather Legs
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (25) Naglering54Ring
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (26) Omnicast Boots54Cloth Boots
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (27) Second Wind54Trinket

3.3.

The Grim Guzzler

The Grim Guzzler is a bar inside of Blackrock Depths. It is filledwith neutral bar patrons who will come to the defense of other bar patrons whoare being attacked. It is also full of multiple mini-bosses that can be skipped,but your group might want to kill them for various quests.

3.4.

Phalanx

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (30) Fireball Volley
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (31) Mighty Blow
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (32) Thunderclap

Keep the party topped up to avoid any deaths to theBlackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (33) Fireball Volley. Have your tank keep their back against a wall toavoid being knocked-back by Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (34) Mighty Blow.

3.4.1.

Phalanx Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (35) Bloodfist51One-Hand Fist
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (36) Fists of Phalanx51Plate Hands
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (37) Golem Fitted Pauldrons51Mail Shoulders
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (38) Golem Skull Helm51Plate Helmet
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (39) Rockfist50One-Hand Fist

3.5.

Ribbly Screwspigot

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (41) Gouge
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (42) Hamstring

Ribbly Screwspigot himself is not a challenge; quickly deal withthe adds he has defending him and he will fall shortly after.

3.5.1.

Ribbly Screwspigot Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (43) Ribbly's Bandolier50Ammo Pouch
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (44) Ribbly's Quiver50Arrow Quiver
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (45) Wayfarer's KnapsackNone16 Slot Bag
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (46) Plans: Dark Iron Plate265Blacksmithing Pattern

3.6.

Hurley Blackbreath

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (48) Drunken Rage
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (49) Flame Breath

To summon this boss you will need to smash all three of the storage room on theleft as soon as you enter the Grim Guzzer. Deal with the adds thatsupport Hurley Blackbreath first and he should prove to be nochallenge afterwards.

3.6.1.

Hurley Blackbreath Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (50) Coal Miner Boots52Leather Boots
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (51) Firemoss Boots52Leather Boots
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (52) Hurley's Tankard52Main-Hand Mace
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (53) Ragefury Eyepatch52Leather Helmet

3.7.

Ambassador Flamelash

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (55) Burning Spirit

Ambassador Flamelash will rapidly spawn in low-health elementalsthat quickly travel towards him. If they reach him they will "merge" with him,granting him a stack of Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (56) Burning Spirit, increasing his damagedealt by 30 per each stack. Kill the elementals quickly before they ever reachthe boss and this fight will be easy.

3.7.1.

Ambassador Flamelash Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (57) Burst of Knowledge53Trinket
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (58) Cape of the Fire Salamander53Cloak
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (59) Flame Wrath51Polearm
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (60) Molten Fists53Mail Gloves
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (61) Circle of Flame54Cloth Helmets

3.8.

Chest of the Seven - Summoners' Tomb

In this encounter you will face off against seven dwarven spirits, one at a time.Individually, these spirits are not much of a challenge. Quickly defeat thembefore the next spirit spawns and this fight will not be difficult at all.

Defeat all 7 of these dwarven spirits to unlock theChest of The Seven.

3.8.1.

Chest of the Seven Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (63) Blood-etched Blade52One-Hand Dagger
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (64) Deathdealer Breastplate52Mail Chest
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (65) Ghostshroud52Leather Helmet
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (66) Haunting Specter Leggings52Cloth Legs
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (67) Impervious Giant52Two-Hand Mace
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (68) Legplates of the Eternal Guardian52Plate Legs
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (69) The Hammer of Grace52Main-Hand Mace
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (70) Wraith Scythe51Main-Hand Axe

3.9.

The Lyceum Gauntlet

While this is not a boss fight, it is worth mentioning. You will need totravel across the vast area and reach the other side. Keep an eye out for theShadowforge Flame Keepers patrolling the area as you need to loot themfor the Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (72) Shadowforge Torchs that they carry. You need two torches toextinguish the braziers on the far side of the room to unlock the door to thefinal chamber of the dungeon.

3.10.

Magmus

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (74) Fiery Burst
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (75) War Stomp

The main threat with this fight is the blasts of fire that frequentlyheat up sections of the area. Make sure your group stands between the fires toavoid taking this avoidable damage. Magmus himself hits fairly hardand stuns nearby enemies with Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (76) War Stomp. As long as you avoid thefires in the area this fight should not be too difficult.

3.11.

Magmus Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (77) Golem Skull Helm51Plate Helmet
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (78) Lavastone Hammer53Two-Hand Mace
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (79) Libram of Truth52Relic - Libram
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (80) Magmus Stone53Off-Hand
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (81) Totem of Rage52Relic - Totem

3.12.

Emperor Dagran Thaurissan and Princess Moira Bronzebeard

This fight can be handled in two different ways, either killingPrincess Moira Bronzebeard first, or keeping her alive to complete thefaction specific quests. Either way, this encounter is the most difficult fightin the dungeon and can easily wipe a group. Be sure to clear all of thetrash inside the room before engaging the boss or he will call on them toaid him!

3.13.

Emperor Dagran Thaurissan

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (83) Avatar of Flame
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (84) Hand of Thaurissan
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (85) Ironfoe

Emperor Dagran Thaurissan hits fairly hard, especially when he buffshimself with Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (86) Avatar of Flame, adding Fire damage to his meleeattacks. He will also periodically stun the tank withBlackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (87) Hand of Thaurissan, further increasing their damage taken. Lastly andmost dangerously, he will sometimes proc Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (88) Ironfoe, grantinghim 10% increased critical strike chance and dealing 3 additional attacks.Combined, all 3 of these can lead to high burst damage on the tank.

3.13.1.

Emperor Dagran Thaurissan Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (89) Dreadforge Retaliator54Two-Hand Axe
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (90) Emperor's Seal55Ring
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (91) Guiding Stave of Wisdom54Staff
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (92) Hand of Justice53Trinket
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (93) Imperial Jewel55Necklace
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (94) Lightforge Gauntlets54Plate Gloves
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (95) Robes of the Royal Crown55Cloth Chest
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (96) Sash of the Grand Hunt55Mail Waist
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (97) Thaurissan's Royal Scepter55Off-Hand
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (98) The Emperor's New Cape55Cloak
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (99) Wristguards of Renown55Leather Bracers
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (100) Ironfoe55Main-Hand Mace

3.14.

Princess Moira Bronzebeard

  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (102) Heal
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (103) Mind Blast
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (104) Power Word: Shield
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (105) Renew
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (106) Shadow Bolt
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (107) Shadow Word: Pain
  • Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (108) Smite

Princess Moira Bronzebeard deals fairly high damage with her spellsand should be crowd controlled if not killing her, or interrupted as much aspossible if you are focusing her down first. Be especially sure to interrupther Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (109) Heal whenever she casts it as he will frequently heal herselfand Emperor Dagran Thaurissan.

3.14.1.

Princess Moira Bronzebeard Loot

ItemRequired LevelItem Type
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (110) Ebonsteel Spaulders54Plate Shoulders
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (111) Hands of the Exalted Herald54Cloth Gloves
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (112) High Priestess Boots54Cloth Boots
Blackrock Depths Upper City Dungeon Guide (113) Swiftwalker Boots54Leather Boots

4.

Changelog

  • 04 Apr. 2024: Page added.

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