Patch 4.3 Dungeons Preview, Part Two: Well of Eternity
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Well of Eternity
Ten thousand years in the past, the night elven capital city of Zin-Azshari was a magnificent, sparkling metropolis. Situated on the shores of the Well of Eternity, Zin-Azshari was where the aristocratic Highborne first opened a portal into the Twisting Nether and invited the Burning Legion to invade Azeroth. Under the command of the night elven queen, Azshara, the Highborne now pour their energies into the portal, preparing it for the terrifying and glorious entrance of the titan Sargeras.

With a gateway to the past now open, Nozdormu will transport players to Azshara's palace, where you'll witness one of the most catastrophic events in the War of the Ancients, dating back 10,000 years. While assisting the much younger Tyrande and Illidan in a battle against the Highborne and Burning Legion, players will need to steal the Dragon Soul hovering above the Well. With so many of Azshara's most empowered wizards locked in ritual and pouring their magical energies into the turbulent depths of the Well, retrieving the Dragon Soul will require victory over some lethal foes.

Excerpts from the Dungeon Journal

Peroth'arn: Like many of his fellow Highborne, Peroth'arn swore allegiance to the corrupted Xavius in exchange for gifts of demonic power. As a master of fiendish magic and recipient of the satyr curse, Peroth'arn stands outside Azshara's palace in defense of the Burning Legion, ready to destroy those hoping to disrupt the entrance of the Dark Titan, Sargeras, into Azeroth.

Azshara: The songs of Queen Azshara's beauty, majesty, and power are too numerous to count, but it was her vanity that drove the Highborne to summon the Burning Legion. She now watches her most trusted magi empower the portal where Sargeras will be brought into Azeroth, content to let multitudes of her servants die in advance of the Dark Titan's arrival.

Mannoroth and Varo'then
: Varo'then, head of Queen Azshara's personal guard, and Mannoroth, the pit lord whose blood will corrupt the entire orc race, stand as the last line of defense against those hoping to bar Sargeras's entry into Azeroth. Though both Tyrande and Illidan have fought bravely thus far, the fate of Azeroth will be decided at the Well of Eternity's very brink.

The task at hand requires nothing short of total success. In order for Thrall and the Dragon Aspects to rally heroes of the Horde and Alliance to defeat Deathwing, you must steal the Dragon Soul from the distant past. However, the tragic events which took place at the Well of Eternity must ultimately come to pass, leading to the Great Sundering, the creation of the Maelstrom, and the loss of countless lives.

Stay tuned for part three of our patch 4.3 dungeons preview: Hour of Twilight.

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Comments 139 Comments
  1. Kaneiac's Avatar
    This looks absolutely phenomenal. Cannot wait to fight Mannoroth and Varo'then.
  1. Amirila's Avatar
    Azshara! Azshara! Azshara! Azshara! *nerd joy*
  1. Strafer's Avatar
    Mannoroth :O
  1. Grinia's Avatar
    Now THAT'S a Well of Eternity.

    Or it better be
  1. untouched's Avatar
    I predict this will be my favorite instance of all. Looks fantastic
  1. Buf's Avatar
    this will be a pretty epic dungeon
  1. makominami's Avatar
    Expect in the book it wasnt outside like that
  1. yourpalsean's Avatar
    so excite.
  1. krelianzg's Avatar
    Looks great. I find it odd that Malfurion wasn't mentioned at all in the description though.
  1. Blayze's Avatar
    I thought the Well was bigger than that. Much, much bigger.
  1. Smigel's Avatar
    It'll be nice to get a little Burning Legion flavor back.
  1. Snorri's Avatar
    Fighting Mannorth and Varo'then was expected. But I hope it's not a double boss fight. But I hope we won't fight Azshara.
  1. Alayea's Avatar
    Azshara finally gets to put in an appearance.
  1. Zatheyll's Avatar
    Mannoroth AND Azshara? Young Tyrande, Malfurion, and Illidan? Well of Eternity? Demon/Dragon Soul?

  1. WillZillah's Avatar
    omg leetsauce
  1. ForsakenFrodo's Avatar
    You get to kill Azshara and Mannoroth in a 5 man? O.o This patch confuses me.
  1. Zatheyll's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Snorri View Post
    Fighting Mannorth and Varo'then was expected. But I hope it's not a double boss fight. But I hope we won't fight Azshara.
    It kind of clearly states Azshara is a boss, and we will be fighting Mannoroth and Varo'then together. >.>
  1. Collected's Avatar
    Blizzard really have been busy.
  1. creedster's Avatar
    These new 5 mans are sounding totally AWESOME. Looks like they really are saving the best till last.
  1. toddless's Avatar
    Squuuuuuuueeeeeeeeeeee 2 in 1 day yay!

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