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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...
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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...
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Before the Flood: Exploring the Original Thousand Needles on Retail WoW

An ancient wonder of Azeroth, the Thousand Needles once towered above a vast desert, dazzling all who braved its maze-like stone spires. Sadly, this natural...
Dalaran Arena

Beneath the Underbelly: Exploring the Secret Arena Below Dalaran

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

Off the Grimrails: Uncovering the Secrets of Grimrail Depot

Racing across the war torn planet of Draenor, The Grimrail carries a cannon powerful enough to shatter the defenses of Shattrath City. In a daring...
Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj

The Fallen City: Beyond the Ruins of Ahn’Qiraj

In the desert on the southern tip of Kalimdor, the Titan city of Ahn'Qiraj slowly sinks beneath the sand... Constructed by the Titans to serve...
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Diving Back Into Deeprun: Exploring Beyond the Portals in the Deeprun Tram

It's been nine months since we first ventured into the Deeprun Tram, Azeroth's largest (and only) subway system. Last time, we dove into the famous Deeprun...
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Beneath Lordaeron: Exploring the Ruins of the Undercity

The human city of Lordaeron has stood for centuries, once the capital of the Alliance, then the seat of the Forsaken, now a pile...
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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...