Complete Guide to WoW Cataclysm Dungeon Finder Item Level Requirements

First introduced in Wrath of the Lich King, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expands on the tiered item level requirements when queuing for dungeons in the Dungeon Finder. As you level up and your gear improves, you will gain access to additional dungeons, heroic dungeons, and raid finder. Here’s a list of all the item level tiers you’ll be aiming to reach as you gear up in WoW Cataclysm’s Dungeon Finder.

Item Level 226 – Level 80

  • Blackrock Caverns
  • Throne of the Tides
  • These dungeons provide item level 308 blues.

Item Level 272 – Level 82

  • The Stonecore
  • The Vortex Pinnacle
  • These dungeons¬†provide item level 316 blues.

 Item Level 303 РLevel 84

  • Grim Batol
  • Halls of Origination
  • Lost City of the Tol’vir
  • These dungeons provide item level 333 blues.

Item Level 329 – Level 85

  • Heroic versions of all seven dungeons listed above.
  • Heroic Shadowfang Keep
  • Heroic Deadmines

Item Level 346 – Level 85

  • Heroic Zul’Gurub
  • Heroic Zul’Aman

Item Level 353 – Level 85

  • Heroic End Time
  • Heroic Well of Eternity
  • Heroic Hour of Twilight

Item Level 372 – Level 85

  • Reaching item level 372 unlocks Raid Finder for Dragon Soul.
  • You must complete the first half once in order to queue for the second half.