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"I have seen worlds bathed in the Makers' flames. Their denizens fading without so much as a whimper. Entire planetary systems born and raised in the time that it takes your mortal hearts to beat once." - Algalon
I highly doubt the Old Gods can compare to them after that statement.
hehe the Fans proably care more about that lore than the devs themselves. I bet it will be retconned anything how they want it when its the right time, same procedure as every year.
I like the theory that an old god, probably much more powerful one than the ones on azeroth, made Sargeras mad and created all these demons before sargeras turned dark and insane and when he fought against them.
Somehow the madness of Sargeras needs to be explained more. Few minor demons couldn't drive him mad possibly, well most of the explanation given in the old lore sounds pretty lacking and lame. Every Titan should be a dark titan by now if thats all whats needed to become a chaotic evil Juggernaut.
The source of the information you quoted, as stated, is in the War of the Ancients trilogy dealing with the Well of Eternity. I can copy some direct quotes from the book, as they are relevant to the discussion anyway.
Opening of Book 3, War of the Ancients. The Sundering.
From his monstrous realm, the lord of the Legion prepared for his entrance into this latest prize. Soon, so
very soon, he would eradicate all life, all existence, from it…and then he would go on to the next ripe world.
But there were others waiting in growing expectation, others with dire dreams far older than even that of the demon
lord. They had waited for so very long for the means to escape, the means to reclaim what had once been theirs.
Each step of success by Sargeras toward strengthening his portal was a step of success for them. With the Well,
with the Demon Soul, and with the lord of the Legion’s might, they would open up a window into their eternal
And once open, there would be no sealing it again.
The Old Gods waited. They had done so for so very long, they could wait a little longer.
But only a little…
And from the same book, the perspective of the Old Gods themselves about a confrontation with Sargeras:
They felt the nearness of their freedom quickly approaching. How ironic that it would be one who had once been
one of the hated Titans who would prove the instrument of their release! It had taken the combined might of many
Titans to even force them into captivity; after their triumphant return, there would be little effort needed to eradicate
this single, arrogant creature and turn his warriors to serving their cause.
Like I said, the Old Gods were convinced they could kick Sargeras' butt upon their release. We've robbed them of vital tools and servants now though, and took two of them out of the fight, at least for now.
I;m pretty sure I've read somewhere that the moment he got close to the portal the Old Gods would manipulate the portal into their prison and bunch of chaos would occur.
Well this is just my thought but I think reason Titans didn't kill most of Old Gods was because they are needed to create living. They cause curse of flash and if they are killed that will end curse of flash aka will just put end to us. But at same time they are placing all around Algalon type structures to observe worlds if Old Gods are in place or no, if no then he just eradicate place and start everything from 0.
And when looking on Outland you don't need them to have on each planet but more like on one planet in each solar system. With that there will be enough to spread life across all planets near by.
We don't know how really powerful are Old Gods and Titans but we know that that Old Gods are very egoistic creatures which think they are the strongest ones and the most powerful ones. What could make them to overestimate there real strenght.
At then end of the day, Sargeras is still just trying to perform his main function - bringing order to the universe. Unfortunately for us, his answer is universal genocide.
Would it be cool, if wow ends with sargeras finally erasing all life forms in azeroth?
I agree with you of course that this is merely the old god perspective. They thought they could take on Sargeras with ease. They did seem to have the element of surprise in their favour, at least. It doesn't seem Sargeras feels his actions are planned and counted on, by another great force. We have no real idea about the true power of Sargeras. The Old Gods yet saw him as a Titan, with the power level of one.
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Originally Posted by Dave KosakOriginally Posted by Ghostcrawler
They felt the nearness of their freedom quickly approaching. How ironic that it would be one who had once been one of the hated Titans who would prove the instrument of their release! It had taken the combined might of many Titans to even force them into captivity; after their triumphant return, there would be little effort needed to eradicate this single, arrogant creature and turn his warriors to serving their cause.
The portal strengthened. The time when to usurp it fast approached. Most amusing, the pathetic little beings who fought the fallen Titan's warriors thought that they could take back the disk. Even now, the imprisoned entities could sense the dragons—the Titans' hounds—approaching the Well.
It's still speculative. It's comparing Sargeras to the Titans who imprisoned the Old Gods. Sargeras was the Titans' greatest warrior (i.e. stronger than any of the Titans those Old Gods faced), but had left the Pantheon long before they fought the Old Gods. Sargeras has grown a lot stronger since he left.