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Legion Alpha: Azsuna Preview!

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Check out the latest video from Manny, in which he goes over a completely serious analysis of the Legion zone, Azsuna!

 

For those of you that don't know of Manny, he has a number of series running over on his YouTube, including "Manny Shorts", in which we get glimpses of the life of Manny in raids, "HelLFR Tuesdays", which is kind of self-explanatory, and a smattering of others! You can check out the latest video on Azsuna below:

 

 

As Manny says in the video, he only really scratches the surface of the area. You can check out a spoiler-filled, slightly longer description below in which I fill in a few of the "lore" pieces. Unfortunately, I don't have as many jokes and nice pictures to show you.

 

Azsuna holds one of the more interesting storylines of the Legion areas; one of the most notable is the introduction of the Nightfallen, the Nightborne that were exiled from their home of Suramar City. They have a more scrawny appearance, looking starved and constantly jittery. Further still, if a Nightfallen can find no arcane sustenance, they will become a Withered. They enter a feral state of mind from which they cannot be recovered.

 

Another reason why Azsuna is so interesting is due to the appearance of the Queen herself, Azshara. After obliterating the night elven empire that stood here before, it seems Azshara is back and searching for one of the Pillars of Creation. With the help of the Blue Dragonflight, as well as a rebel prince, we're going to have to do our best to stop her. 

 

We get to finally see Azshara as the Queen of the naga, rather than just having her name being referenced by the naga we fight. We see a conversation between Azshara and the prince, in which he finally understands that she commands the naga. 

 

The rebel prince is actually not that well known: Prince Farondis. When Azshara began her pact with Sargeras, Farondis disagreed with what was happening. He gathered a rebellion and hoped to destroy the Well of Eternity, thereby cutting off the source of power for the portal. One of his own men, however, betrayed him to the queen. In order to punish Farondis, Azshara obliterated the land itself. The explosion of magic bound the elves to the land, never allowing them to truly die and pass on, instead forced to wander the isles as spirits.

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