Mogu'shan Vaults

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Mogu'shan Vaults
MV, MSV
Mogu'shan Vaults loading screen.jpg
Mogu'shan Vaults graphic
Location
Race(s)
End boss
Instance info
Type

Raid

Advised level

90

Minimum average
item level

460

Player limit

10/25

Mogu'shan Vaults is one of the three raids that opened with the release of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. This six-boss raid invites adventurers to explore the hidden secrets of the elusive Mogu empire, one of the new indigenous Pandarian races.[1]

The entrance to the Vaults is found in northeast Kun-Lai Summit, accessed on Mogu'shan Terrace, overlooking the Zouchin Province far below.

Normal mode opened on October 2, 2012. First part of Raid Finder and heroic difficulties opened on October 9, and second part of Raid Finder opened on October 16.[2] Raid Finder difficulty requires an average item level of 460.

World first 10-player heroic clear was by DREAM Paragon (Lightning's Blade EU) on October 11, 2012,[3] and world first 25-player heroic clear was by Method (Twisting Nether EU) on October 13, 2012.[4]

Background

Dungeon Journal

The mogu, proud of their supremacy, kept lengthy records of their accomplishments within a great complex of vaults. Guarded by ferocious magical beings, these sacred chambers have remained silent since the mogu's departure.

Overview

Lorewalker Cho accompanies the raid through the vaults, providing exposition on the mobs and bosses. After defeating a group of stone Quilen, the Stone Guard are fought. This awakens the spirit of Feng the Accursed, who animates several stone statues of Mogu before joining the fight himself. After slaying him, a Zandalari strike force led by Gara'jal the Spiritbinder breaks into the vault.

Free of the troll threat, the raid delves further into the vaults, where Cho presses a button in a hall of deceased rulers, animating the vengeful Spirit Kings. Deeper inside, players discover Titan technology and ghosts of Mogu'shan Wardens. The technology is protected by Elegon the celestial cloud serpent. After more lore is revealed, the raid must face Lei Shen's giant construct machine for building his armies: The Will of the Emperor. After destroying the army of terracotta warriors, the machine is destroyed.

Geography

Subregions

Dais of Conquerors · Emperor's Reach · Engine of Nalak'sha · Forge of the Endless · The Golden Hall · Hall of Shapers · The Repository

Dungeon denizens

LFR Bosses Monsters
1 Dais of Conquerors
The Repository
2
Forge of the Endless

Quest guide

All bosses have a chance (on all difficulties) to drop  [Sigil of Power] or a  [Sigil of Wisdom] for N [90] The Strength of One's Foes.

Loot

Boss Item Type Description
The Stone Guard  [Beads of the Mogu'shi] (LFR · H) Necklace Tank
 [Cape of Three Lanterns] (LFR · H) Cloak Spirit
 [Claws of Amethyst] (LFR · H) Cloth gloves Caster
 [Dagger of the Seven Stars] (LFR · H) Dagger Agility
 [Heavenly Jade Greatboots] (LFR · H) Plate boots Caster
 [Jade Dust Leggings] (LFR · H) Cloth leggings Spirit
 [Jasper Clawfeet] (LFR · H) Plate boots Strength DPS
 [Ruby-Linked Girdle] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Caster DPS
 [Sixteen-Fanged Crown] (LFR · H) Mail helm Spirit
 [Star-Stealer Waistguard] (LFR · H) Plate belt Tank
 [Stonebound Cinch] (LFR · H) Leather belt Spirit
 [Stonefang Chestguard] (LFR · H) Mail chest Agility
 [Stoneflesh Leggings] (LFR · H) Leather leggings Agility
 [Stonemaw Armguards] (LFR · H) Mail bracers Agility
 [Soothsayer's Runes] Quest item Darkmoon Faire
Feng the Accursed  [Amulet of Seven Curses] (LFR · H) Necklace Caster DPS
 [Arrow Breaking Windcloak] (LFR · H) Cloak Agility
 [Bracers of Six Oxen] (LFR · H) Plate bracers Tank
 [Chain of Shadow] (LFR · H) Mail belt Spirit
 [Cloak of Peacock Feathers] (LFR · H) Cloak Strength DPS
 [Fan of Fiery Winds] (LFR · H) Off-hand Spirit
 [Feng's Ring of Dreams] (LFR · H) Ring Spirit
 [Feng's Seal of Binding] (LFR · H) Ring Agility
 [Hood of Cursed Dreams] (LFR · H) Leather helm Spirit
 [Imperial Ghostbinder's Robes] (LFR · H) Cloak chest Caster
 [Legplates of Sagacious Shadows] (LFR · H) Plate leggings Spirit
 [Nullification Greathelm] (LFR · H) Plate helm Strength DPS
 [Tomb Raider's Girdle] (LFR · H) Leather belt Agility
 [Wildfire Worldwalkers] (LFR · H) Mail boots Agility
Gara'jal the Spiritbinder  [Bindings of Ancient Spirits] (LFR · H) Plate bracers Spirit
 [Bonded Soul Bracers] (LFR · H) Plate bracers Strength
 [Circuit of the Frail Soul] (LFR · H) Ring Spirit
 [Eye of the Ancient Spirit] (LFR · H) Shield Spirit
 [Fetters of Death] (LFR · H) Mail belt Agility
 [Gara'kal, Fist of the Spiritbinder] (LFR · H) Fist weapon Agility
 [Leggings of Imprisoned Will] (LFR · H) Mail leggings Spirit
 [Netherrealm Shoulderpads] (LFR · H) Leather shoulders Agility
 [Sandals of the Severed Soul] (LFR · H) Cloth boots Spirit
 [Shadowsummoner Spaulders] (LFR · H) Cloth shoulders Caster
 [Sollerets of Spirit Splitting] (LFR · H) Plate boots Tank
 [Soulgrasp Choker] (LFR · H) Necklace Strength DPS
 [Spaulders of the Divided Mind] (LFR · H) Leather shoulders Spirit
The Spirit Kings  [Amulet of the Hidden Kings] (LFR · H) Necklace Agility
 [Arrow Breaking Windcloak] (LFR · H) Cloak Agility
 [Bracers of Dark Thoughts] (LFR · H) Leather bracers Spirit
 [Bracers of Violent Meditation] (LFR · H) Leather bracers Agility
 [Breastplate of the Kings' Guard] (LFR · H) Plate chest Strength DPS
 [Girdle of Delirious Visions] (LFR · H) Plate belt Spirit
 [Hood of Blind Eyes] (LFR · H) Cloth helm Spirit
 [Meng's Treads of Insanity] (LFR · H) Mail boots Caster
 [Mindshard Drape] (LFR · H) Cloak Caster
 [Screaming Tiger, Qiang's Unbreakable Polearm] (LFR · H) Polearm Agility
 [Shoulderguards of the Unflanked] (LFR · H) Plate shoulders Tank
 [Steelskin, Qiang's Impervious Shield] (LFR · H) Shield Tank
 [Subetai's Pillaging Leggings] (LFR · H) Mail leggings Agility
 [Undying Shadow Grips] (LFR · H) Cloth gloves Caster
 [Zian's Choker of Coalesced Shadow] (LFR · H) Necklace Spirit
Elegon
(Cache of Pure Energy)
 [Band of Bursting Novas] (LFR · H) Ring Tank
 [Bottle of Infinite Stars] (LFR · H) Trinket Agility
 [Chestguard of Total Annihilation] (LFR · H) Leather chest Agility
 [Crown of Keening Stars] (LFR · H) Plate helm Spirit
 [Elegion, the Fanged Crescent] (LFR · H) One-handed axe Strength
 [Galaxyfire Girdle] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Spirit
 [Light of the Cosmos] (LFR · H) Trinket DPS caster
 [Orbital Belt] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Caster
 [Phasewalker Striders] (LFR · H) Leather boots Spirit
 [Reins of the Astral Cloud Serpent] Mount Mount
 [Shoulders of Empyreal Focus] (LFR · H) Mail shoulders Spirit
 [Starcrusher Gauntlets] (LFR · H) Plate gloves Strength DPS
 [Starshatter] (LFR · H) Two-handed sword Strength DPS
 [Torch of the Celestial Spark] (LFR · H) Wand Caster
 [Vial of Dragon's Blood] (LFR · H) Trinket Tank
Will of the Emperor  [Chestguard of Eternal Vigilance] (LFR · H) Plate chest Tank
 [Crown of Opportunistic Strikes] (LFR · H) Leather helm Agility
 [Dreadeye Gaze] (LFR · H) Mail helm Agility
 [Enameled Grips of Solemnity] (LFR · H) Mail gloves Spirit
 [Fang Kung, Spark of Titans] (LFR · H) Bow Agility
 [Grips of Terra Cotta] (LFR · H) Mail gloves Agility
 [Hood of Focused Energy] (LFR · H) Cloth helm Caster DPS
 [Jang-xi's Devastating Legplates] (LFR · H) Plate leggings Strength DPS
 [Lei Shen's Final Orders] (LFR · H) Trinket Strength
 [Magnetized Leggings] (LFR · H) Leather leggings Spirit
 [Qin-xi's Polarizing Seal] (LFR · H) Trinket Healer
 [Spaulders of the Emperor's Rage] (LFR · H) Plate shoulders Spirit
 [Tihan, Scepter of the Sleeping Emperor] (LFR · H) One-handed mace Spirit
 [Worldwaker Cachabon] (LFR · H) Necklace Caster
Trash mobs  [Jade Charioteer Figurine] Trinket Strength
 [Jade Bandit Figurine] Trinket Agility
 [Jade Magistrate Figurine] Trinket Caster
 [Jade Courtesan Figurine] Trinket Healer
 [Jade Warlord Figurine] Trinket Tank
Shared loot  [Pattern: Chestguard of Nemeses] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Fists of Lightning] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Imperial Silk Gloves] Tailoring 600 Tailoring 600
 [Pattern: Legacy of the Emperor] Tailoring 600 Tailoring 600
 [Pattern: Liferuned Leather Gloves] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Murderer's Gloves] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Nightfire Robe] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Raiment of Blood and Bone] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Raven Lord's Gloves] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Robe of Eternal Rule] Tailoring 600 Tailoring 600
 [Pattern: Stormbreaker Chestguard] Leatherworking 600 Leatherworking 600
 [Pattern: Touch of the Light] Tailoring 600 Tailoring 600
 [Plans: Bloodforged Warfists] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Plans: Chestplate of Limitless Faith] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Plans: Gauntlets of Battle Command] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Plans: Gauntlets of Unbound Devotion] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Plans: Ornate Battleplate of the Master] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Plans: Unyielding Bloodplate] Blacksmithing 600 Blacksmithing 600
 [Sigil of Power] Quest item Quest item

Achievements

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Videos

Normal Guides

Heroic Guides

Patches and hotfixes

  • Hotfix (2013-10-16): "Resolved an issue that prevented players from completing the Straight Six achievement."
  • MoP Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): The Strength of One's Foes: All bosses in Mogu'shan Vaults, Heart of Fear, and Terrace of the Endless Spring now have a chance to drop either a Sigil of Power or Sigil of Wisdom.
  • Hotfix (2013-01-22): "Sigils of Power now only drop in Mogu'shan Vaults, and Sigils of Wisdom will only drop in Heart of Fear and Terrace of Endless Spring, with a very small chance to drop in LFR Mogu'shan Vaults. This should ensure that players who had access to Mogu'shan Vaults for a longer period of time are now seeing more Sigils of Wisdom."
  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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