PvP Brawls

Two towns clash in this week's PvP Brawl—Southshore vs. Tarren Mill.

Packed House
Packed House

We’ve put more PvP in your PvP! In Packed House, there’s nowhere to hide as you face not 2, not 3, not 5, but 15 adversaries in this 15 vs. 15 Arena battle.

  • December 28–January 4
  • March 22–29
  • June 14–21
  • September 6–13
  • November 29–December 6


Deep Six
Deep Six
Resource Race

Deep Six pits teams of six players against each other in three iconic Battlegrounds: Warsong Gulch, Silvershard Mines, and Temple of Kotmogu. Each Battleground offers a little variation on the traditional format, such as flags that are a bit closer in Warsong Gulch, less carts to keep track of in Silvershard Mines, and only two orbs within the Temple of Kotmogu.

  • January 4–11
  • March 29–April 5
  • June 21–28
  • September 13–20
  • December 6–13


Frozen Arathi Basin
Frozen Arathi Blizzard
Resource Race

Put away your bathing suit, pull out your parka, and enter a winter wonderland as the Arathi Basin you know and love gets a fresh coat of ice and snow. You'll be racing your way between the farm, stables, mine, lumberyard, and blacksmith through piles of snow and over a - mostly - frozen lake. One more thing: the weather forecast calls for a bit of fog of war. We hope you're prepared for the weather.


  • January 11–18
  • April 5–12
  • June 28–July 5
  • September 20–27
  • December 13–20


Gravity Lapse
Gravity Lapse
Resource Race

Gravity getting you down? Step into the Eye of the Storm and be prepared for a whole new en-lighten-ing experience. Every minute, players on the battlefield will find themselves launched into the air, only to gently fall toward the ground again in a perpetual aerial ballet as they try to accrue enough resources to take the win home for their team.


  • January 18–25
  • April 12–19
  • July 5–12
  • September 27–October 4
  • December 20–27
Two Alliance and Two Horde Fighting over the Alliance Controlled Capture Point
Comp Stomp

Jump into Arathi Basin for a head-to-head for battle against AI opponents. Use the Group Finder tool (default hotkey: i) in the Player vs. Player tab to take part.


  • January 25–February 1
  • April 19–26
  • July 12–19
  • October 4–11
  • December 27–January 3
Night Elf with the Ball About to be Attacked by a Horde Demon Hunter
Deepwind Dunk

Can you even dunk? If you want to win this brawl, you’re going to need to work on your skills because Dunkball has come to Pandaria. You’ll race to claim balls from the map’s center, or northern, or southern mines, take them to your enemy’s base, and then go for a magnificent long range shot or go all in for the dunk.


  • February 1–8
  • April 26–May 3
  • July 19–26
  • October 11–18
Horde Gnome with a Bow Aiming at an Alliance Dwarf in the Arena with Looming Carved Statues Surrounding Them
Shado-Pan Showdown

Step into Tiger’s Peak Arena and get ready for the Shado-Pan Showdown. You’ll race for control of a center control point to activate one of two bosses. The first to kill the other team’s boss wins!


  • February 8–15
  • May 3–10
  • July 26–August 2
  • October 18–25
Warsong Scramble
Warsong Scramble
Capture the Flag

Do you have a flag? Warsong Gulch has always been the scene of an epic capture-the-flag battle, but what happens when you can capture your enemy’s flag without your own at base? Or if there are multiple flags at each base? Find out when you step into this PvP Brawl! We’ve also added a few more power-ups to the field of battle to stir things up a bit. To win, your team will need to be the first to capture 10 flags.


  • February 15-22
  • May 10–17
  • August 2–9
  • October 25–November 1


Cooking Impossible PvP Brawl
Cooking Impossible
Resource Race

Nomi is hosting a Pandaren Chili Cookoff in the Valley of the Four Winds between the Alliance and the Horde! The first to bring Nomi all of the required ingredients wins.


  • February 22–March 1
  • May 17–24
  • August 9–16
  • November 1–8


Temple of Hotmogu Battleground
Temple of Hotmogu
Resource Race

Enter the Temple of Kotmogu for this fast-paced match. For a whole new twist, players will be able throw the Orb of Power to friendly players in a game of hot potato. Beware, they’ll also gain the debuffs along with the orb so choose wisely. We’re turning things up (to 11) by changing resurrection time to a quick 5 seconds. Who will be able to hold on to the power to claim victory?

  • March 1–8
  • May 24–31
  • August 16–23
  • November 8–15


Tarren Mill vs. Southshore
Southshore vs. Tarren Mill

Originally introduced as a part of the World of Warcraft 10-Year Anniversary event, this Brawl harkens back to the early days of WoW PvP, with an epic battle between the two towns of Tarren Mill and Southshore. In this game of war, you’ll need to work as a team and deplete your foes’ resources to claim victory.


  • March 8–15
  • May 31–June 7
  • August 23–30
  • November 15–22


Classic Ashran
Classic Ashran

Classic Ashran is an open-ended tug-of-war battleground with special events around the zone, including quests and events.


  • March 15–22
  • June 7–14
  • August 30–September 6
  • November 22–29


About PvP Brawls

Every week, a new PvP Brawl will be available to players looking for something just a little different. Each Brawl will offer a variety of modes, rules, and scenic changes to the usual Battleground gameplay, and you’ll find them in the Group Finder tool (hotkey “I”) in the Player vs. Player tab. Just like Random Battlegrounds, you’ll receive a reward for achieving victory.

23 Aug 2022