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wow Legion Alpha: New Dungeon Released!

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Over on the Alpha, a brand new dungeon is now allowing players to queue into it. Enter Black Rook Hold and battle your way through the ancient haunted catacombs until you reach the top!

 

On the Western coast of Val'Sharah lies the ancestral home of the great Lord Ravencrest. For those of you who do not know, Lord Kur'talos Ravencrest was the commander of the Kaldorei resistance against the Burning Legion invasion. It was a treacherous time for the Kaldorei and they trusted nobody but themselves. In the altered timeline of the War of the Ancients, Ravencrest refuses to ask for the aid of other races since he fears his own Kaldorei fighters will defect. There was a huge feeling of xenophobia amongst the Kaldorei and Ravencrest valued his own kind over the aid of other races. He was simply taking the political route of war, attempting to appease everyone.

 

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He eventually perishes by the hand of a servant to Aszhara, who acted as a soldier before slaying the commander in the heat of battle. Upon his death, a noble by the name of Desdel Stareye took up the mantle of leadership, but he was an incompetent leader with no experience in battle. The story then goes on to continue as we know it in lore today.

 

The dungeon is the home of this noble commander, Black Rook Hold. Carved from the mountain itself, the exterior is said to look similar to a chess piece, the rook. The hold came to be known as the Black Rook Hold due to the shape, as well as the ancient crest of a black raven above the hold. Said to be able to withstand an attack from the Legion for days on end, the building is second only to the palace of Zin'Ashari. Initially thought to have been destroyed in the Sundering, the hold is still present and as imposing as ever before.

 

The corruption of the Burning Legion runs deep within this place; fight to free Lord Ravencrest and his men from the grasp of the demon lord, Dantalionax.

 

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If you're one of the lucky few to be in the Alpha, make sure you are prepared to crash quite a lot. It seems those that are running this dungeon are finding critical errors a lot more often than normal. Albeit, this is expected during the early Alpha.

 

For those of you that are not part of the Alpha, make sure you check out this video of the dungeon being cleared by Reddit user y0mirs. A warning for viewers, there is some strong language throughout the video, as well as some interesting elevator music. Enjoy!

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