Icecrown Rares
Jun20

Icecrown Rares

Icecrown is composed of solid ice and home to the Frozen Throne and Icecrown Citadel. Due to the heavy Scourge presence in Icecrown, both the Horde and the Alliance use flying gunships as their base of operations instead of the traditional ground base. There are also quest chains covering the Scarlet Onslaught’s final outpost, as well as the presence of the corrupted Vrykul. Players normally return to the zone at max level for...

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The Storm Peaks Rares
Jun18

The Storm Peaks Rares

The Storm Peaks in central Northrend is a frigid mountainous region that used to be the home of the titans, with Ulduar as their city. The storm giants now inhabit the area. Players questing here will learn about the lore behind the titans, the Hyldnir, Brann Bronzebeard, and the Sons of Hodir. If you’re into costumes, a popular item is the Iron Boot Flask which can be obtained fairly easily. Dirkee is a giant mechanical...

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Zul’Drak Rares
Jun14

Zul’Drak Rares

Zul’Drak is home of the Drakkari ice trolls who have gone insane after sacrificing their Loa animal gods in an attempt to fight off the Scourge. The Argent Dawn and the Zandalari tribe have tried to restore order to the zone, after its decimation and betrayal by Drakkuru. The zone is covered in Scourge blight and abandoned ziggurats, with Gundrak at its pinnacle. Griegen – an undead that can spawn by the Reliquary of Agony...

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Grizzly Hills Rares
Jun13

Grizzly Hills Rares

Grizzly Hills is a stunning but sinister pine forest in eastern Northrend. Players investigate Arugal and the curse of the Worgen, PvP for control of the Blackriver Logging Camp and Venture Bay, escort Harrison Jones and the rest of the Zul’Aman crew through troll ruins, and heal Vordrassil, a defective World Tree. Grizzly Hills is home to trappers, ice trolls, iron dwarves, and furbolgs. Seething Hate – a fleshbeast which...

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Dragonblight Rares
Jun11

Dragonblight Rares

Dragonblight is the central quest hub in Northrend which makes a reappearance in Cataclysm as the backdrop for Dragon Soul and Hour of Twilight in 4.3. It’s an icy valley, covered with the bodies of dead dragons. Players learn about two major plotlines here: the dragonflights at Wyrmrest Temple, and the Wrathgate plot, which has very different stories for Alliance and Horde. Crazed Indu’le Survivor – an insane...

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