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Hearthstone's Sir Finley Mrrgglton in Legion Alpha

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The beloved Murloc has leaped from the Hearthstone board into the mysterious fjords of Stormheim, one of the new zones in Legion!

 

The Explorer's League has been around in World of Warcraft for a while, but Sir Finley Mrrgglton is an original Hearthstone character. He is now a quest giver in a secluded area at the south east of Stormheim. Unfortunately, there is no voice dialogue by him, but even from the text of the quests you can tell he still is a true British gentleman at heart!

 

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Sir Finley playfully greets you with a "Well met, good chap" (8/10 BM). He's found some interesting ruins, but pirates have been plundering the ancient relics. To make matters worse a mysterious mist, emanating from a tower nearby, seems to have driven the pirates insane and bloodthirsty! You are tasked with retrieving the relics for the Explorer's League, as well as dealing with the pirate situation. You also need to get hold of an amulet that will help you remain unaffected by the dangerous mist.

 

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After you are done with these quests, Sir Finley comes to the conclusion that this is all the work of Vrykul Blood-Prince Lucard (obvious reference is obvious). So far, we have met only Blood Elven Blood-Princes, but it seems that Vrykul suffer from the curse of vampyrism as well. Sir Finley gives you a wooden stake that can kill Lucard; obviously it's not that simple and you need to fight him.

 

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And that's the questline finished! Small and simple, with an interesting story and some really charming dialogue by Sir Finley. It was revealed at Blizzcon 2015 that we'll get to see another member of the League of Explorers, Reno Jackson, in Legion. Reno is also an original Hearthstone character. I wonder if we'll get to see other Hearthstone-exclusive characters in World of Warcraft, like Elise Starseeker, Bolf Ramshield and Nexus-Champion Saraad.

 

I am not sure if Sir Finley Mrrgglton was already in the Alpha or he was added with the latest update. His presence came to my attention thanks to this Reddit thread, which contains footage from Chinese website NGA.

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