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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...
Karazhan Tower

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...
Wrathion platform

The Realm of Madness: Exploring Ny’alotha, the Waking City

Amidst the towering spires and floating pyramids of Ny'alotha, the Old God N'zoth has awakened... While the heroic champions of Azeroth might use this opportunity...

WKM: Orgrimmar’s Oldest Secret

A video guide for this exploration can be found at entry #3 in Episode 1 of Five Minute Explorations, which is shown above. Edit: As...

The Abandoned Submarine: Exploring Inside the X-2 Pincer

A video guide for this exploration can be found at entry #5 in Episode 1 of Five Minute Explorations, which is shown above. Just off...
exploring ahn'qiraj

Above the Dunes: Uncovering the secrets of the Temple of Ahn’Qiraj

Somewhere deep beneath the deserts of Silithus, an Old God waits... Lying at the end of the sprawling silithid hive, the Old God C'Thun has...
magisters terrace sunwell plateau scaffolding

Beyond the Terrace: Exploring the Sunwell Hidden Inside the Magisters Terrace

During the final preparations to lay siege to the Sunwell and stop Kil'Jaeden from being summoned into Azeroth, the Shattered Sun Offensive sent players...
Well of eternity interior

Inside the Well – Witnessing the First Battle of the War of the Ancients

10,000 Years ago Azshara, Last Queen of the Kaldorei Empire, was overcome struck a deal with the Titan Sargeras to grant the Burning Legion...
ruins of stormwind city

Hellscream’s Vision: Exploring the ruins of Stormwind City

During Mists of Pandaria, the Alliance and Horde united against the tyrannical Warchief Garrosh Hellscream; Driven mad by the heart of Y'Shaarj, he saw...
naxxramas interior

Inside Naxxramas: The hidden zone

The floating scourge necropolis of Naxxramas has been one of Warcraft's most famous raids ever since it's introduction in Vanilla, but few know it...