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While we haven't heard much of Tyrande recently, she's back in Patch 8.3 filled with rage after the events of the Fourth War unfold. Slight spoilers ahead.

From the sound files it is clear that Tyrande Whisperwind seeks revenge after the recent events of the War Campaign. She does not like the fact that Anduin wants to sign a peace treaty with the Horde. As a result, Tyrande wants to leave Stormwind for Nordrassil with here people.

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Here's a transcription of Tyrande's sound files:

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  1. No! Not while the Black Moon still cries out for vengeance, not until the Horde has answered for its treachery.
  2. And when the next Warchief musters an army? Will hope save you if it is Stormwind that burns?
  3. Your faith is naive, lion son! I will sign no treaty unless it is written in the Banshee's blood.
  4. The young king is foolish to trust our enemies. Harsh words should be the least of his fears.
  5. If the wolf is rabbid, it matters not who rides it. Sooner or later the beast will bear its fangs.
  6. Know this. My hunger for vengeance will not be sated so long as Sylvanas Windrunner remains free and until I know why Elune abandoned her children.
  7. I will tarry no longer in this city of men. Let us leave for the boughs of Nordrassil.
  8. From there, we will dispatch the sentinels to every corner of Azeroth. Let no one rest until the Banshee is found!

Tyrande VO

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Funny how they went from "We want the horde to have Kalimdor and the Alliance to have Eastern Kingdoms" (IGNORE THE DRANEII AND BLOOD ELVES!   THEY AREN'T PART OF THIS STORYLINE)

Now status quo, again.   Only we've got the Nelfs even closer to Orgrimmar for more fun forced and stilted faction drama 😕

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39 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

Huh oh. Tyrande is going full post-Theramore Jaina.

She's going to /rage quit for an expac and then come back and blew everything with ultra op magic out of nowhere? HA and on a boat with that !

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2 minutes ago, fxlm387 said:

She's going to /rage quit for an expac and then come back and blew everything with ultra op magic out of nowhere? HA and on a boat with that !

And with a new awesome song 🙂

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1 hour ago, Migol said:

Now status quo, again.   Only we've got the Nelfs even closer to Orgrimmar for more fun forced and stilted faction drama 😕

Cenarius as well, I doubt he would be okay with them burning Teldrassil and cutting tress in Darkshore, which is not that far from Hyjal. Even Hyjal itself has been ignored. Nordrassil is probably even more important to night elves, yet Sylvanas somehow ignored it (at least that part makes somewhat sense, less enemies to deal with, still far from conquering Kalimdor). Hopefully they will do something interesting with Tyrande, and it won't be forgotten or just being put on hold.

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She's being put on the "Shelf" just like the Draneii and their space-tech were for this expansion where they tried to give us amnesia about magic and technology while we watched wooden catapults and siege engines take the forefront again.    Where the Night Elf tree is somehow an important and dangerous port for getting at Azerite but the even closer, more high tech Draeneii one isn't, but they can at least eat popcorn as they watch Teldrassil burn about 2 miles away without lifting a finger.

Sigh.

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2 hours ago, Valhalen said:

Huh oh. Tyrande is going full post-Theramore Jaina.

Would totally approve. Jaina's BFA storyline was cold as ice - possibly the best character-related questline in the history of WoW. Though I fear that's not going to be the case, as Tyrande has Malfurion who will likely make things a bit more dull (as a druid I feel totally ashamed of how boring Malfurion is). I wish she'd have chosen Illidan back then - would be the best pair.

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No one tell her Windrunner left Azeroth - she'll be looking for the next few expansions! Tee-hee!

But for real, if we follow logic based on their own stories they've laid out, Greymane and Tyrande should be pulling their factions out of the Alliance. Being a daughter faction called The Wild or some-such, still tied to Alliance loosely for battleground purposes, but separate in goals, would make sense. Probably same could be said for the Forsaken.

I mean, Warcraft 3 had four factions, it's not unreasonable - they difficulty would be just tying it together in a way so they can still be logically in battlegrounds.

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8 hours ago, dartbodman said:

New Night Elf City coming in Hyjal?

Then given enough time... they become... the Hy Elves!

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2 hours ago, TyZone said:

No one tell her Windrunner left Azeroth - she'll be looking for the next few expansions! Tee-hee!

But for real, if we follow logic based on their own stories they've laid out, Greymane and Tyrande should be pulling their factions out of the Alliance. Being a daughter faction called The Wild or some-such, still tied to Alliance loosely for battleground purposes, but separate in goals, would make sense. Probably same could be said for the Forsaken.

I mean, Warcraft 3 had four factions, it's not unreasonable - they difficulty would be just tying it together in a way so they can still be logically in battlegrounds.

Tyrande is supposed to appear in Ardenweald, unless they are going to change it.

I don't think Greymane has any reason to quit now, he supports Anduin, just sceptical whether peace can last. Even Shandris shares similar opinion, so that leaves mostly Tyrande and likely a part of night elf population who don't support the armistice. Battlegrounds can be treated as usual, as skirmishes between some smaller subfactions and/or some extremists. Besides, in story most of those battles have ended, we're just able to replay them for gameplay reasons like dungeons and raids, which had happened during specific time of that expansion. Although, I think war mode could be justified as supporting those refusing to lay down the arms. Too bad they said faction crossplay isn't going to happen (heroes working together, shared guilds, but faction specific content stays as it is), there is  "mercenary mode" for battlegrounds, so why not expand on that?

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12 minutes ago, Arcling said:

Tyrande is supposed to appear in Ardenweald, unless they are going to change it.

I don't think Greymane has any reason to quit now, he supports Anduin, just sceptical whether peace can last. Even Shandris shares similar opinion, so that leaves mostly Tyrande and likely a part of night elf population who don't support the armistice. Battlegrounds can be treated as usual, as skirmishes between some smaller subfactions and/or some extremists. Besides, in story most of those battles have ended, we're just able to replay them for gameplay reasons like dungeons and raids, which had happened during specific time of that expansion. Although, I think war mode could be justified as supporting those refusing to lay down the arms. Too bad they said faction crossplay isn't going to happen (heroes working together, shared guilds, but faction specific content stays as it is), there is  "mercenary mode" for battlegrounds, so why not expand on that?

Great points. I just felt Greymane's past makes his goals a bit cloudier.

His loyalty for Anduin is believable - it's an extension for his love and loyalty for Varian. But what weighs heavier on Greymane: love or vengeance? He lost his own son and we've seen plenty of occasions where he was alone last expansion (brawling with Nathanos on ships, stalking Sylvanas in Stormhein, etc). Night Elves and Worgen have an interesting kinship through druidism as well.

Maybe he's managed his pain, however.

I admit it is probably more trouble than it's worth to create sub-factions, but I really like the idea as it can better hone in players to cultures/philosophies (orc/troll/tauren, human/dwarf/gnome).

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4 hours ago, TyZone said:

Great points. I just felt Greymane's past makes his goals a bit cloudier.

His loyalty for Anduin is believable - it's an extension for his love and loyalty for Varian. But what weighs heavier on Greymane: love or vengeance? He lost his own son and we've seen plenty of occasions where he was alone last expansion (brawling with Nathanos on ships, stalking Sylvanas in Stormhein, etc). Night Elves and Worgen have an interesting kinship through druidism as well.

Maybe he's managed his pain, however.

I admit it is probably more trouble than it's worth to create sub-factions, but I really like the idea as it can better hone in players to cultures/philosophies (orc/troll/tauren, human/dwarf/gnome).

Some race-related content is a good idea, with some of them grouped together, serving as "sub-factions". Doesn't have to be an actual faction, just something along the lines of Legion class order would have been enough.

I guess Greymane isn't as focused on revenge as before, but when Horde strikes again, he's not going to hesitate. Hopefully they aren't going to rehash MoP-like storyline again. 

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Writer 1 : Hmmm any ideas on what to do with Tyrande ? 
Writer 2 : Meh CBA lets just make her Jaina 2.0

Writer 1 : Kewl!

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