Varian: The Ashbringer...... it leaves everything in ashes....
Genn: Ah crap here he comes
Ash: WHAT POKEMON IS THAT!
Genn: NOT AGAIN!
Time was, if you took the corrupted ashbringer to Scarlet Monastery, all the scarlet crusaders would turn friendly to you, and a scourged NPC near the end (high inquisitor fairbanks) would inform you that you could travel to outland to have the blade cleansed... but Blizzard never went anywhere with that.
It was likely a "famous" weapon because it never had any clear source, and people were allowed to come up with all these crazy rumors on how to obtain it... just like the mysterious unhatched egg.
"Do not look down, my friend. Even in the darkest of times, there is always hope... Hope for a better day, hope for a new dawn... Or just hope for a good breakfast. You start small, then see what you can get." ~ Covetous Shen
According to Lana'thel, both Quel'Serrar and Quel'Delar were forged by the dragonflights and given to the Night Elves and High Elves, respectively.
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Hehe i remember losing some hours of sleep due to reading about it here on mmo champ and wow wiki, I realy enjoy that kind of stuff.
Tin foil hat kind of style, speculation and people discussing lore into a heated discussion.
Ah yes, Ashbringer. One of the most lore-rich weapons in the World of Warcraft. I remember my friend from Vanilla who had a human warrior who was obsessed with the sword, or finding it anyway. Of course he never did but he use to theory-craft with myself and other about how the sword would be obtained. Even though I had only a mage at the time I was still intrigued by the blade.
I think what was most alluring about the blade itself was the mystery surrounding the blade. The little in-game hints and references that drove players crazy.
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