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A Classic Art Journey Parts 7-11

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We're back to Vlad "Valdihr" Harabagiu's series of incredible art pieces taken from his own journey through WoW Classic, perfectly capturing the feel of a particular moment or quest, in his inimitable animated series style. We have 5 new entries since our original look, starting with one everyone will be familiar with, Harpies Threaten!

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Part 7: "Harpies Threaten"
Tauren take pride as the protector of these lands. Undoubtedly you can guess why I am alarmed with the number of harpies that dwell here in Stonetalon. The Bloodfuries are the source of the increasing number of harpies in Kalimdor; they encroach upon all likes of life preventing the innocent from leaving their boundaries. I need you to cull the harpies!

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Part 8: "Satyr Horns"
Heya! I've been traveling through Ashenvale, heading towards Ratchet, and decided to make a stop here at Splintertree. I'm always looking for an opportunity, and it seems that satyr horns are in high demand in Ratchet these days. After asking around here, it seems that the satyrs in Night Run, Satyrnaar, and Xavian all have the type of horns I am looking for. I'm no match for those satyrs... but you look like you might be! Tell you what, you collect the horns for me and I'll make it worth your time.

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Part 10: "Souvenirs of Death"
I hear you were enlisted by Darthalia to wage war on the humans of Hillsbrad. So jealous I am. . . While you're off having all the fun -- slaying humans, pillaging the town, terrorizing innocent people -- I am stuck standing guard here in Tarren Mill. Perhaps you'll take pity on an old Deathguard like myself? You see I am collecting human skulls. And you will be fighting humans for quite some time. Over the course of your long battle, bring me 30 skulls and I will make it worth your while.

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Part 11: "Elixir of Agony"
Next door the Deathguards are holding a few captured farmers hostage. High Executor Darthalia suspected one of the military strategists from Stormwind to be hiding out amongst them. Apparently the military chap was found dead in the Plaguelands last night. Darthalia, always looking out for me, decided the prisoners would be left to my disposal. I think it's time we threw those farmers a party. Sounds like a grand ol' time! Place this tainted keg on the rug in their room. Plagued brew for all!

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Part 11: "Shadowfang Keep"
Arugal still resides in Shadowfang Keep. We cannot claim Silverpine as a strategic stronghold for the Dark Lady until Arugal is slain. I shall see to it that his magic is eradicated. But I leave it in your hands to see that Arugal meets the death he so deserves. Travel to Shadowfang Keep and put an end to Arugal's foul spells once and for all. Bring to me the vile wizard's head!

 

A whole lot of incredibly impressive pieces once again, with the Souvenirs and Elixir ones especially evocative (and gruesome). We can't wait to see more as Valdihr continues on his journey! Which one is your favorite from the new batch and do any of them beat out the Mankirk and quillboar ones from last time?

In other good news, we have an interview with the man himself coming up tomorrow, and he's even created a special piece for us, featuring a very fiery individual, so check back here on Sunday to hear more about this very talented artist and check out his latest creation! 

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