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The 8.2 raid has us venturing into Queen Azshara's Eternal Palace and face off against her most powerful minions, so today we'll be taking a stroll through the palace, courtesy of LeysTV. The Queen herself was only recently tested on the PTR, but first let's take a look at the first 7 bosses we'll be facing, as well as the lengthy intro to the raid:

Then it's on to one of WoW's bigger big bads, with the the first part of the former Night Elf queen encounter consisting of her standing on the sidelines and having us fight even more minions, as she tosses out decrees from the sidelines. This first test had us facing off against Aethanel and Cyranus, the cursed lovers as Azshara calls them.

We didn't get to see much more past these first two in the first batch of raid testing, as the queen's decrees proved quite tricky, as you can see from this testing session by Kalamazi.

The raid is looking good so far and hopefully it will live up to expectations, especially with the World First race, where we've recently gotten a brand new champion with Pieces having defeated Method in the Crucible of Storms, so the Eternal Palace should be a very exciting one in that department as well.

And finally, let's all remind ourselves just how much of a badass Azshara can be:

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Meh, yet another titan chamber in the end...otherwise all the other indoor zones look stunning, let's hope the boss fight will be fun as well.

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57 minutes ago, Badadada said:

Meh, yet another titan chamber in the end

I feel the same, remove the 2 titan heads and im prob happy. Great view over N´zoths prison, deep dark waters that gives me anxiety staring into its endless abyss ... and the Theme of the raid is great ofc.

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Haven't been playing this game since November last year. I am wondering this:

 

Are there any signs of the Battlemaiden you play as in the Vashj'ir zone? Lore wise (or quest wise, which admittedly doesn't always seem canon) she was an incredible creature, far, far above any other Naga during that time. I was always intrigued when we'd see her again but there hasn't been a tiny bit of lore from her ever since. This patch made me hopeful again that perhaps we see her again. Is she one of the bosses, part of a quest (in the raid or questing zones?) or mentioned anywhere?

 

Edit: https://wow.gamepedia.com/Nar'jira

Edit2: So that wiki page explains that during a Q&A with devs that she won't appear. Such a missed opportunity here. And it makes no sense either, a boss or so would make sense because apparently she turned out to be the champion of Azshara? Like... why? Just forgot? No thought put into it?

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