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How to get Thundering Banner of the Aspects item in World of Warcraft

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Here’s how to obtain the Thundering Banner of the Aspects item in World of Warcraft.

There's a new Thundering Banner of the Aspects item that players can get in World of Warcraft. Here's how to unlock it!

Thundering Banner of the Aspects

To obtain the Thundering Banner of the Aspects item, you must compete in the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship (AWC) Cup esports event. Another option is to compete in the Season 1 Mythic Dungeon International (MDI) Time Trials dungeons.
WoW AWC 2023 and WoW MDI 2023 graphic (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
WoW AWC 2023 and WoW MDI 2023 graphic (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

WoW AWC Cup 2023

To sign up and participate in the AWC Cup, head over to the GameBattle website for either the European or North American region. This event features a total of four Cups per region alongside a 20,000 USD prize pool per Cup. The top three teams will head to the AWC Grand Finals. Meanwhile teams four to eight will duke it out in the AWC Gauntlet tournament for a place in the final event.
"In AWC, teams obtain their banner by checking in for Tournament Play and completing all series within at least one Cup," according to Blizzard.
Here are the links to the tournament registration pages:

"In MDI, teams must time their two Time Trial keys at the base level to earn the banner."

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WoW MDI 2023

As for players who wish to earn the Thundering Banner of the Aspects through an MDI World of Warcraft esports tournament, they must time a couple of Time Trial keys at the base level. The first MDI season for this year kicks off on Feb. 1, and sign ups are already open on GameBattles.
Here's the registration link for this MDI event:
The top 24 teams from the MDI Time Trials phase will get a spot in the MDI Groups phase for a chance at the MDI Global Finals. There's also the Last Stand Tournament for securing a spot in the final tournament and winning the MDI 2023 Global Champion title.
That's all for now. Stay tuned on Esports.gg for more World of Warcraft esports news and updates!
Amy Chen
Amy Chen
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Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!