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Il'gynoth's Prophecy Fulfilling in Patch 8.2 (Spoilers)

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It's been quite some time since we last set foot in the Emerald Nightmare. Il'gynoth told us some interesting stuff, which did not make much sense back then, and we saw Magni magically appear as the Speaker of Azeroth on Argus to help us heal Azeroth, and now in Patch 8.2, everything's becoming more apparent.

According to the latest sound files of Queen Azshara, Magni was indeed made a pawn, because we learn that the Heart of Azeroth Heart of Azeroth is used to shatter N'Zoth's prison, not to heal Azeroth.

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"You see the truth now, don't you, Heroes? Every move you've made has been according to my will. That lumbering dwarf believed you could save Azeroth by empowering your shiny little heart, the gift of a sleeping titan. Yes, a titan's heart was exactly what was needed, not to heal the world, but to shatter the prison of a god. Such delicious irony, the diamond king has been made a pawn."

KqG7NBW.pngQueen Azshara

MOTHER tells us in Patch 8.2 that Azeroth is cascading toward terminal failure and the only way to save her is to amplify the Heart of Azeroth Heart of Azeroth. Is the titan construct secretly working for N'Zoth?

N'Zoth has two lines in Patch 8.2 which likely refer to the Heart of Azeroth.

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"Your heart, your offering, all dreams made real. Such a heavy burden you carry. Soon, you will be free of it."

N'Zoth

We know from the Dungeon Journal that Queen Azshara attempts to free N'Zoth by overriding the titan devices which keep him imprisoned. It doesn't look like she's going to die, though, because there's no "death dialogue/sound" associated with Queen Azshara in the files so far.

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Are you looking forward to Patch 8.2 and the new raid? What consequences will freeing N'Zoth have for us and Patch 8.3? Do you think Sylvanas wielding Xal'atath will play a role in it? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! 

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"The ritual nears completion. The Black Empire rises and the world awaits its true queen."

KqG7NBW.pngQueen Azshara

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You know... I dont really feel like she's the Gul'dan of this expac.  They said she would be, being basically the harbinger of the 'Sargeras' of BfA.  

...but I just dont feel it.  She hasn't been nearly present enough to feel that way.  Gul'dan was visceral, there all the time, killing heroes and escaping. 

Azshara has just been... behind the scenes supposedly.  Killing her will honestly feel just like killing another mid-raid boss.  She has lots of lore behin her to be sure, but in-game she just hasn't had the face-time to feel like a key villain IMO.

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Absolutely, which is why it is likely she will escape, or actually, allow us to escape after we free N'zoth, and we will see more of her in the future. After all the Queen Azshara fight is quite literally us feeding the Heart's power to N'zoth's prision to save our own skin as otherwise the waters will close in the Circle of Stars and we're all rip. Dungeon Journal is pretty clear on this 🙂

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Look man, if you thought you'd be rewarded when new content came out for grinding the heart i don't know what you were thinking. You get rewarded when content is current for getting the heart up to snuff, that's the point.

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Everything in this expac feels half-hearted, not necessarily lazy just really uninspired and boring, literally who cares about the queen of azshara, they have not put her in the game enough for us to actually feel anything toward her one way or the other, to make her the ultimate villain or even penultimate villain w/o putting in major facetime in the next patch would be so disappointing 

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If i remember correct, i think it was preach that said she actually wants to die at this point. Its why shes been so aloof throughout the expansion and even in the fight she doesnt really seem to care. Like shes also cleary OP in several ways but just allows us to do w.e we feel like. It makes sense if she doesnt care that she wouldnt really be seen as pushing anything

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