Postcards from Azeroth – To Argus: Azsuna

Azsuna Azsuna was formerly a night elven homeland before it was devastated firstly by the ruling Queen Azshara, and then by the Great Sundering caused by the original Well of Eternity’s destruction. Prince Farondis, the ghost of whom adventurers must help as part of their questing, could see what Azshara’s pact with the Burning Legion was doing and thought destroying […]

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Postcards from Azeroth – To Argus: Ahn’Qiraj

Ahn’Qiraj Ahn’Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom is a zone in the extreme southwestern corner of Kalimdor. Originally it was technically part of Silithus, but inaccessible until Patch 1.9, when the famed event known as the Opening of the Gates of Ahn’Qiraj took place, unleashing the qiraji hordes upon the unsuspecting world. This was the culmination of a truly epic quest chain, […]

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Postcards from Outland – Zangarmarsh

Zangarmarsh Zangarmarsh is certainly the wettest zone of Outland. Formerly the Zangar Sea, it is now a large area of soggy marshes, populated by huge mushroom-like plants, leggy fen-striders, bog monsters, spore bats, basilisks, and ogres. There is also a substantial presence of Naga forces here, seeking to drain the marshes for whatever their ruler Lady Vashj has planned. A […]

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Postcards from Outland – Shadowmoon Valley

Shadowmoon Valley Shadowmoon Valley in Outland is wildly different to its counterpart in Warlords of Draenor. Instead of a lush twilight-lit pastoral landscape, with an ancient orc burial ground in the centre, and the magnificent edifice of the Temple of Karabor at the eastern edge, Outland’s version is mostly a blasted wasteland of rock and fel-green lava, dominated by the volcano […]

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Postcards from Outland – Toshley’s Station

Toshley’s Station Did you notice the title graphic? That’s right, for the next few months, we’ll be featuring bucolic locations throughout Outland, from the sweeping plains of Nagrand, to the fel-infused barrens of Shadowmoon Valley, to the intensely purple remnants of Netherstorm. Our first foray into Outland visits the small Alliance settlement of Toshley’s Station, inhabited entirely by gnomes (which […]

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Postcards from Azeroth – Quel’Thalas

Quel’Thalas In lore, Quel’Thalas is where the high elves set up shop. In World of Warcraft, however, Quel’Thalas is a small region of land nestled between the Ghostlands to the north, Eastern Plaguelands to the south and Western Plaguelands to the west. The area may also be called Northern Lordaeron, but if one is actually in that region, the game location will show […]

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