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Rise of Azshara Cinematic - Safe Haven
Varok Saurfang realizes that if he is to secure a future for the Horde, he must reach out to the one who led it in the past.



This article was originally published in forum thread: Rise of Azshara Cinematic - Safe Haven started by chaud View original post
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  1. Gloriandus's Avatar
    What weapon did he retrieve?

    Looks like a gussied-up version of:

    https://www.wowhead.com/item=114142/...-frostwolf-axe
  1. Sesto's Avatar
    The blades of chaos reveal should have been Orgrim's armor, not some random axe tbh.
  1. vitor210's Avatar
    Can you imagine if WoW looked like that? Nagrand is even more beautiful than it is in game
  1. Pheraz's Avatar
    Omg looks like an orc bro mance
    I hate the horde so much hahahaha
  1. Sarethion's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Skorpionss View Post
    I think they were only sent there as scouts/only to act if thrall is about to do something. Which is why they only acted when Saurfang showed up... but who even knows with blizz writing nowdays...
    My guess is Sylvanas deduced where Saurfang was going - he was heading from Stormwind to the Swamp of Sorrows and... since there isn't really anything that could be helpful to Saurfang in that part of the world except the Dark Portal, it was pretty clear he was going to Outland. And the most likely reason Saurfang would go there is to fetch Thrall. I imagine the idea was for the assassins to get to Thrall before Saurfang does.
  1. vitor210's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Gloriandus View Post
    What weapon did he retrieve?
    NOT doomhammer bc of Legion artifact. Looked like Stormbreaker from MCU
  1. grexly75's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by mightykong View Post
    The Doomhammer originally belonged to Orgrim Doomhammer and he was not a Shaman. The Doomhammer is in no way tied to the elements, but they did some kind of shenanigans in Legion to imply it was so because it was an artifact. Thrall probably just left it behind because he no longer wanted the responsibility, not because he couldn't physically use it.
    Ahh k, was never sure and since it was not a shaman weapon per se it is weird to make it one for Legion.. I suppose they could not find a notable shaman melee weapon for enhancement shamans..
  1. grexly75's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Sarethion View Post
    My guess is Sylvanas deduced where Saurfang was going - he was heading from Stormwind to the Swamp of Sorrows and... since there isn't really anything that could be helpful to Saurfang in that part of the world except the Dark Portal, it was pretty clear he was going to Outland. And the most likely reason Saurfang would go there is to fetch Thrall. I imagine the idea was for the assassins to get to Thrall before Saurfang does.
    But the thing is, is that Saurfang must of known what was going on when he says that he was following the assassins..
  1. Grumpy Old Man's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Pheraz View Post
    Omg looks like an orc bro mance
    I hate the horde so much hahahaha
    Actually made me think of RED (Retired and Extremely Dangerous)
  1. grexly75's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy Old Man View Post
    Actually made me think of RED (Retired and Extremely Dangerous)
    Haha never thought of that, and now Sylvie and her cronies will have a rather ticked off Thrall to deal with..
  1. Eapoe's Avatar
    Seems really out of left field that Sylvanas ordered a hit on Thrall.
    Might be more in line with “Saurfang escapee! Where will he go? Watch Thrall. If he gives asylum to our enemy then kill them both.”
    To the Rogues going to watch him, they had their opportunity.
    They might not even have been sent to kill Thrall but more likely kill Saurfang and just incapacitate or sound Thrall so he couldn’t interfere. You know, Sylvanas hunting down and killing a traitor that’s not n the loose.
    Again, being sent to Thrall’s location doesn’t mean they went to kill him as it could have been a reconnasaince job.
    In the cinematic, it was obvious one of them had poison tipped blades as you see the green tint coming off the blades, where as with Thrall there was none of that. Maybe I just missed it as I watched the video with a bit of a glare, but with Saurfang it was definitely prominently seen.
  1. Aucald's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by HavokHeart View Post
    Thrall looks good in alliance colors
    I think those are supposed to be Frostwolf colors, as per their clan symbol:

  1. EbonBehelit-'s Avatar
    The music was a throwback to Nagrand too. Pretty good stuff.
  1. grexly75's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by OneWay View Post
    I don't like how Thrall looks. I mean, his facial expression. He looks rather like an average peon than an ex Horde Leader.
    People/characters change as they get older, look at a picture of yourself when you were say a teen and then look at yourself 10 or 20 years later, you will look very different..
  1. Thelxi's Avatar
    Green Jesus is back to save the day and restore the game to its former glory!
  1. Sarethion's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by grexly75 View Post
    But the thing is, is that Saurfang must of known what was going on when he says that he was following the assassins..
    How is that a problem? If the idea was to kill Thrall before Saurfang got to him, Saurfang knowing about the assassins heading to Thrall doesn't really change much as apparently both Saurfang and the rogues got there pretty much around the same time. Or the assassins realized Saurfang was trailing them and decided to set up an ambush for both him and Thrall.

    Also, Saurfang saying that he was following the assassins implies that they weren't after him, but after Thrall.
  1. MakeMeLaugh's Avatar
    Lol blizz just pressed the emergency button!
  1. Drpizka's Avatar
    "i F0lLowEd tH3M"

    Because a warrior can track 2 stealthed rogues!

    You are both a traitor and a terrible liar.
  1. shise's Avatar
    Perfect cinematic, perfect story. Blizzard keeps delivering epicness with WoW
  1. Bennett's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Drpizka View Post
    "i F0lLowEd tH3M"

    Because a warrior can track 2 stealthed rogues!

    You are both a traitor and a terrible liar.
    Salty much

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