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Stratholme or Deatholme, the inaccessible zone

In the northern reaches of the Eastern Kingdoms sits the city of Stratholme Once a border city of the Kingdom of Loarderon, Stratholme was infested...
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Deathwing’s Victory: The Echoes of a Sundered Azeroth

Everyone knows how the war of the Cataclysm ended. The champions of Azeroth assisted the Dragon Aspects in defeating Deathwing mere moments before he...

Invincible’s Grave

Given as a gift to Prince Arthas Menthil on his 9th birthday, Invincible was a noble Loarderon steed. Trained by Arthas, the steed formed...
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Lost in the void: The shipwreck in the Twisting Nether

While most of the small rocks and bits of debris that hover in the Twisting Nether are relatively uninteresting, there is one large exception... The...
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Beneath the Forge: Exploring Old Ironforge

Deep in the fiery heart of Ironforge, the earliest section of the city lies almost entirely abandoned. Old Ironforge, also known as The Hall of...
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Escaping Durnholde: A Journey Into Azeroth’s Past

Before he was Warchief of the Horde, Thrall was a slave in the Orcish internment camp of Durnholde Keep. The Bronze Dragonflight, working to...
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The Ruined Tower: Uncovering the secrets of Karazhan

Looming above Deadwind Pass, the ruins of Karazhan cast an ominous presence upon the ruined town below. Once a great beacon of magic inhabited first...
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Before the Culling: Exploring the Uncorrupted Plaguelands in the Culling of Stratholme

The Culling of Stratholme was Lordaeron's first major loss in the invasion of the Scourge. Tainted by plagued grain, the residents of Stratholme were...
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Outside the Keep: Venturing into Silverpine Forest

Since Vanilla Shadowfang Keep has sat in crumbling disarray on its hill, overlooking the Greymane Wall and the town of Pyrewood Village. With the opening...
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Outside Highmaul: The fall of an empire

The Ogre capital of Highmaul was once one of the most expansive cities on Draenor, but when the seat of the Gorian Empire faced...