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Patch 8.2 Cutscenes: Part One

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Today, we're looking at the first four cutscenes implemented in Rise of Azshara, starring Queen Azshara, Magni, MOTHER, and more! The article contains spoilers.

1. Nazjatar Intro Cutscene

The Alliance and the Horde are attacked by the Naga and Priscilla Ashvane, who has sided with Queen Azshara.

2. Queen Azshara Nazjatar Intro Cutscene

Queen Azshara welcomes champions to Nazjatar and informs them she'll keep the waters at bay, so long as she remains entertained.

3. Magni & MOTHER Cutscene

MOTHER found out that Azeroth is cascading toward terminal failure and the only way to avoid that is to collect Essences to empower the Heart of Azeroth and its wielder.

4. Tidestone & Zharessa

The fourth cutscene involves Queen Azshara talking to her loyal subject, Zharessa (first boss of the new Eternal Palace Raid). The champions are after the Tidestone of Golganneth and Azshara tells Zharessa to protect it.

Cinematics have not yet been implemented and won't be until Patch 8.2 goes live.

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19 hours ago, ThomasC said:

Did I miss something? Horde frees Lady Ashvane and she leaves with Sylvanas. How is she with Azshara now?

There's a cinematic before we go to Nazjatar which hasn't been implemented yet. Maybe the Horde fleet has Ashvane aboard and she sends a message to Azshara to suck everyone into Nazjatar and manages to escape when the ships crash, siding with her. She's also a boss in the new raid. I think it was Jeremy Feasel who mentioned that the Alliance fleet will follow the Horde fleet, but the ocean will open and both will find themselves in Nazjatar.

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