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Queen Azshara has been defeated and here's the cinematic which plays after you beat the boss. Spoiler alert!

In the end, Queen Azshara managed to complete the ritual and free N'Zoth in the Eternal Palace by breaking the chains, which held him imprisoned. In the cinematic, we see Lor'themar and Jaina. Both look really worried. Azshara doesn't die and is saved by the Essence of N'Zoth, but we have no idea where she's taken. With N'Zoth now free, we will likely be going to the sleeping city Ny'alotha in Patch 8.3.

In later stages of the fight against Queen Azshara, she revealed that Magni was indeed made a pawn, as she drains power from our Heart of Azeroth Heart of Azeroth to shatter N'Zoth's prison.

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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."

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The only quote from N'Zoth in the cinematic is: "All eyes shall be opened." Whatever that means, the God of the Deep is now free and things again look dire not only for the Alliance and the Horde, but Azeroth as a whole.

Queen Azshara Defeat Cinematic

Update: Blizzard also uploaded the cinematic to the official WoW YouTube channel.

Credit goes to Squishei for the clip.

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It went as expected. Azshara has been like Azmodan from Diablo, constantly mocking her enemies, while they steamrolled through her minions. Feels like sort of a filler patch, similar to Thunder King, we kill some middle boss, while main villain continues to work behind the scenes. Perhaps Azshara will return as heavily mutated minion, not unlike Deathwing in his final fight, and we kill her again, just before N'zoth, which will likely lead to Void Lords. I guess, Sylvanas is the only unknown at this point, whether she ends up as another villain or Kerrigan-like character, if she becomes someone important in defeating these Void Lords (hopefully she won't, but this seems probable right now).

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1 hour ago, Arcling said:

It went as expected. Azshara has been like Azmodan from Diablo, constantly mocking her enemies, while they steamrolled through her minions. Feels like sort of a filler patch, similar to Thunder King, we kill some middle boss, while main villain continues to work behind the scenes. Perhaps Azshara will return as heavily mutated minion, not unlike Deathwing in his final fight, and we kill her again, just before N'zoth, which will likely lead to Void Lords. I guess, Sylvanas is the only unknown at this point, whether she ends up as another villain or Kerrigan-like character, if she becomes someone important in defeating these Void Lords (hopefully she won't, but this seems probable right now).

If we're being fair, we've known Azshara was a "middle boss" for a long, long time. It's been made pretty clear that her entire point in the xpac was to release N'zoth, but there's absolutely no way Blizz won't bring her back

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Nothing really surprising or shocking left here, just the confirmation of what everybody already knew was going to happen. Still, really hyped to face N'Zoth and the huge probability of entering Ny'alotha. I've always been a big fan of the Old Gods.

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2 hours ago, Pandabuffel said:

Nothing really surprising or shocking left here, just the confirmation of what everybody already knew was going to happen. Still, really hyped to face N'Zoth and the huge probability of entering Ny'alotha. I've always been a big fan of the Old Gods.

It's very likely to happen for 8.3, wq content and raid, like Argus for Legion. And then... We can only guess right now, but I would like to see the shattered remnants of K'aresh, world of Ethereals which was destroyed by the Void Lords (basically like Outland 2.0, gives opportunity to show many different types of environment).

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I have a thought about the Sylvanas/Azshara connection. We know they are both former high elves, but by all accounts Sylvanas is thousands of years younger that Azshara but she would know the stories of her rise and fall. We could very easily be looking at Sylvanas being the tragic hero in this whole scenario. The Void is most afraid of the Forsaken because they cannot be corrupted by the Void. Sylvanas may, in a round about way, not only know this but actively positioning herself and her people to be able to take on the void. The whole lightvoid scenario could be her way of introducing the undead to the Alliance while also trying to strengthen her position. I could be completely wrong and she has been working for N'zoth for years, but I think it would be an interesting twist to have her setting us up for a win all along. This could be information she was able to learn all the way back when she was under Arthas control. 

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