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New WoW Dragonflight World Boss Zaqali Elders Location & Loot

Learn the exact location of the Zaqali Elders world boss inside the Zaralek Cavern zone, and the loot drops WoW Dragonflight 10.1 players can expect to earn.
New WoW Dragonflight World Boss Zaqali Elders Location & Loot

With the WoW Dragonflight Embers of Neltharion (10.1) update comes the Aberrus Raid, filled with bosses, but that's not enough. Blizzard has also added a brand-new world boss called the Zaqali Elders inside the massive new Zaralek Cavern zone.

This guide pinpoints the exact spawn location of the new WoW Dragonflight 10.1 world boss, Zaqali Elders, alongside the loot drops players can get when defeating these powerful foes, so let's pop those potions and get started.

WoW Dragonflight 10.1 World Boss: Zaqali Elders Location

WoW Dragonflight World Boss Zaqali Elders Location Loot ilevel Zaralek Cavern
The exact location of the new World Boss duo in the Zaralek Cavern zone. (Picture: Blizzard)

As you can see from the image above, we aren't beating around the bush. We've marked the exact location of the Zaqali Elders spawn in the Zaralek Cavern zone with the WoW Dragonflight 10.1 update.

This is a world boss duo in WoW Dragonflight 10.1, named Vakan and Gholna. These powerful foes might not spawn for you right away. A caveat is that you have to progress through the Embers of Neltharion campaign to be able to see the World Boss Quest marker appear.

Here is a bit of lore text about the new World of Warcraft world boss duo as per the in-game Adventure Journal:

Vakan and Gholna, powerful djaradin elders, are each a master over their respective element. Gholna with lava and Vakan with shadowflame, they are locked in constant conflict over who is stronger. Through devastation and chaos, each elder attempts to outdo the other until one of them is crowned victor.

Once you unlock and get to the spawn location of the Zaqali Elders, you will be able to kill it with your group of friends to earn some great rewards in WoW Dragonflight.

Zaralek Cavern World Boss Loot Drops

WoW Dragonflight World Boss Zaqali Elders Location Loot ilevel Zaralek Cavern
Vakan and Gholna drops iLevel 415 loot! (Picture: Blizzard / IcyVeins)

The World Boss in the Zaralek Caverns, Zaqali Elders, drops some great loot, to say the least. Yes, the iLvl of the loot dropped is 415, making this world boss duo a must to kill for many players in the first few weeks after stepping into the new WoW Dragonflight update.

Check out the loot you can get from the Zaqali Elders below, alongside WoWHead database links to the items, and note that you have to be Level 70 to equip these items.

It looks like it is actually possible to solo the Zaqali Elders World Boss at the start of WoW Dragonflight 10.1. This was showcased via the PTR by YouTuber Sipder, as you can see in the video below.

That's everything you need to know about the Zaqali Elders world boss in WoW Dragonflight 10.1 Zaralek Cavern, from the precise spawn location to the loot drops available. If anything changes, we will endeavor to update this article.


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