Season 2 started on June 19th 2007 in the North American and European realms.

Arena seasons
Season Title Start Date End Date Duration Notese
Season 1 Gladiator January 30, 2007 June 19, 2007 20 Weeks End coincided with Patch 2.1.2.
Season 2 Merciless Gladiator June 20, 2007 November 26, 2007 23 Weeks EU End Date was November 27, 2007.
Season 3 Vengeful Gladiator November 28, 2007 June 23, 2008 29 Weeks  
Season 4 Brutal Gladiator June 24, 2008 October 14, 2008 17 Weeks Last arena season of World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade The Burning Crusade.
Season 5 Deadly Gladiator December 16, 2008 April 14, 2009 17 Weeks Gear titles: Savage, Hateful, Deadly
Season 6 Furious Gladiator April 21, 2009 August 25, 2009 18 Weeks Beginning corresponded with patch 3.1.0.
Season 7 Relentless Gladiator September 1, 2009 January 19, 2010 20 Weeks End corresponded with the opening of the Crimson Hall in Icecrown Citadel.
Season 8 Wrathful Gladiator February 2, 2010 October 12, 2010 37 Weeks Beginning corresponded with patch 3.3.2 and the release of the Frostwing Halls in Icecrown Citadel; Last arena season of Wrath of the Lich King.
Season 9 Vicious Gladiator December 14-15, 2010 June 28-29, 2011 26 Weeks? Beginning corresponded with the December 14, 2010 Hotfixes about 3 weeks after Patch 4.0.3a and the release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cataclysm; end corresponds with Patch 4.2.
Season 10 Ruthless Gladiator July 5-6, 2011 November 15, 2011 21 Weeks Beginning corresponded with July 6, 2011 Hotfixes about 1 week after Patch 4.2 "Rage of the Firelands"; end announced to be around November 29, 2011.
Season 11 Cataclysmic Gladiator December 6-7, 2011 August 28-29, 2012 38 Weeks Beginning occurred around a week after Patch 4.3; end announced to be around August 28, 2012.
Season 12 Malevolent Gladiator October 2-3, 2012 March 5-6, 2013 22 Weeks Beginning to occured a week after World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Mists of Pandaria released. Level 90. End announced to be around March 5-6, 2013 (US/EU).
Season 13 Tyrannical Gladiator March 13, 2013 September 10, 2013 26 Weeks
Season 14 Grievous Gladiator September 17, 2013 February 18, 2014 23 weeks Ending at Patch 5.4.7 release.
Season 15 Prideful Gladiator February 25, 2014 October 14, 2014 Starting 1 week after Patch 5.4.7 release. Ended when Patch 6.0.2 released.
Season 16
also called
"Warlords Season 2"
Primal Gladiator December 2, 2014 June 23, 2015 Starting 3 weeks after World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Warlords of Draenor launch. Ended when Patch 6.2 released.
Season 17
also called
"Warlords Season 2"
Wild Gladiator June 30, 2015 November 17, 2015? Starting 1 week after Patch 6.2 release.

The equivalent gear earned with honor points is the non-class-specific Veteran's sets.

With the start of Season 4, all Season 2 rewards are now available for purchase using honor points instead of arena points.

Class armor sets

Class Set Spec
Druid} Druid Merciless Gladiator's Sanctuary Feral
Merciless Gladiator's Wildhide Balance
Merciless Gladiator's Refuge Restoration
Hunter} Hunter Merciless Gladiator's Pursuit  
Mage} Mage Merciless Gladiator's Regalia  
Paladin} Paladin Merciless Gladiator's Aegis Protection
Merciless Gladiator's Vindication Retribution
Merciless Gladiator's Redemption Holy
Priest} Priest Merciless Gladiator's Raiment Shadow
Merciless Gladiator's Investiture Holy
Rogue} Rogue Merciless Gladiator's Vestments  
Shaman} Shaman Merciless Gladiator's Earthshaker Enhancement
Merciless Gladiator's Thunderfist Elemental
Merciless Gladiator's Wartide Restoration
Warlock} Warlock Merciless Gladiator's Dreadgear Affliction
Merciless Gladiator's Felshroud Destruction
Warrior} Warrior Merciless Gladiator's Battlegear  
Season 2 armor cost
Item Cost
Merciless Gladiator's Head 14500 Honor point30 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Shoulders 11250 Honor point20 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Chest 14500 Honor point30 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Hands 10500 Honor point20 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Legs 14500 Honor point30 Warsong Gulch Mark of Honor
Veteran's Wrist 9435 Honor point20 Warsong Gulch Mark of Honor
Veteran's Waist 14280 Honor point40 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor
Veteran's Feet 14280 Honor point40 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor

Weapon, Off-Hand & Relic rewards

Two-hand rewards (slot 16+17)
Inv mace 52.png
Inv axe 68.png
Inv sword 70.png
Inv mace 52.png
Inv weapon halberd15.png
Inv staff 53.png


Main-hand rewards (slot 16)
Inv mace 47.png
Inv weapon hand 13.png
Inv mace 47.png
Inv weapon shortblade 26.png


One-hand rewards (slot 16/17)
Inv axe 54.png
Inv mace 36.png
Inv weapon shortblade 45.png
Inv sword 71.png


Off-hand rewards (slot 17)
Inv shield 31.png
Inv mace 36.png
Inv misc book 06.png
Inv axe 54.png
Inv weapon hand 13.png
Inv sword 71.png
Inv shield 31.png
Inv misc book 06.png
Inv shield 31.png
Inv weapon shortblade 45.png


Ranged rewards (slot 18)
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Inv relics idolofhealth.png
Inv weapon crossbow 10.png
Spell nature naturetouchgrow.png
Inv relics libramofhope.png
Inv misc book 07.png
Inv relics libramofhope.png
Spell nature slowingtotem.png
Spell nature slowingtotem.png
Spell frost summonwaterelemental.png
Inv wand 09.png
Inv axe 03.png


Price history

Season Two rewards Cost by season
Season 2 Season 3 Season 4Pvp-arenapoints-icon.png
Merciless Gladiator's Head 1875 Arena point 1630 Arena point 14500 Honor point30 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Shoulder 1500 Arena point 1304 Arena point 11250 Honor point20 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Chest 1875 Arena point 1630 Arena point 14500 Honor point30 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Hands 1125 Arena point 978 Arena point 10500 Honor point20 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Legs 1875 Arena point 1630 Arena point 14500 Honor point30 Warsong Gulch Mark of Honor
Veteran's Wrist 11794 Honor point20 Warsong Gulch Mark of Honor 9435 Honor point20 Warsong Gulch Mark of Honor N/A
Veteran's Waist 17850 Honor point40 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor 14280 Honor point40 Arathi Basin Mark of Honor N/A
Veteran's Feet 17850 Honor point40 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor 14280 Honor point40 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor N/A
Veteran's Neck 15300 Honor point10 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor 12240 Honor point10 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor N/A
Veteran's Finger 15300 Honor point10 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor 12240 Honor point10 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor 9500 Honor point10 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Season Two rewards Cost by season
Season 2 Season 3 Season 4Pvp-arenapoints-icon.png
Merciless Gladiator's Melee Two Hand 3750 Arena point 3261 Arena point 27000 Honor point40 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Melee Main Hand 2625 Arena point 2283 Arena point 18000 Honor point20 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Melee One Hand 2625 Arena point 2283 Arena point 18000 Honor point20 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Melee Thrown 1000 Arena point 800 Arena point 8000 Honor point10 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Hunter Ranged 3750 Arena point 3261 Arena point 27000 Honor point40 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Caster Two Hand 3750 Arena point 3261 Arena point 27000 Honor point40 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Caster Main Hand 3150 Arena point 2739 Arena point 25200 Honor point20 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Caster Off Hand 1125 Arena point 978 Arena point 9000 Honor point20 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Caster Wand 1000 Arena point 800 Arena point 8000 Honor point10 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Shield 1875 Arena point 1630 Arena point 15000 Honor point20 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor
Merciless Gladiator's Relics 1000 Arena point 800 Arena point 8000 Honor point10 Eye of the Storm Mark of Honor

See also

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