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This post discusses the fate of Nathanos Blightcaller in Shadowlands. Slight spoilers ahead.

In the latest Shadowlands 9.0.1 Alpha Build 34081, Blizzard added Nathanos Blightcaller to the table of dungeon encounters, meaning his fate is sealed and the Sylvanas loyalist will become a dungeon or raid boss in Shadowlands.

The new entry does not specify a map yet (0), so we don't know in which Shadowlands dungeon or raid we'll defeat Nathanos, but it's worth noting that Blizzard also updated the following dungeon encounters in the same build:

  • Boss 01 Globgrog
  • Boss 02 Doctor Ickus
  • Boss 03 Domina Venomblade
  • Boss 04 Stradama Margrave

These bosses are all from Plaguefall (2289) an upcoming Shadowlands dungeon.

  • Bat Gargoyle Shriekwing

The map ID of Shriekwing (2296) corresponds to Castle Nathria, the first vampire-themed Shadowlands raid located in Revendreth.

Are you looking forward to putting an end to Nathanos? Let us know in the comments below!


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So...what happens when we "kill" Nathanos in the land of the dead?      Does he just shake it off?     Does the Jailer give his soul to Sylvannas to play with?   

Also he's already undead.   Does he become more dead?    Dead-er?


/existential crisis intensifies

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11 hours ago, Migol said:

Does the Jailer give his soul to Sylvannas to play with? 

Damn the Uganda knuckles meme materialize in my head with the iconic "da queen" voice. "Nathanos fear those noobs over there! - mmmhhhh yes my queen"

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13 hours ago, Migol said:

So...what happens when we "kill" Nathanos in the land of the dead?      Does he just shake it off?     Does the Jailer give his soul to Sylvannas to play with?   

Also he's already undead.   Does he become more dead?    Dead-er?


/existential crisis intensifies

Perfection quote, I am pleased.

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Well, being a raid boss doesn't necessarily mean he'll be killed off. What would be mind-blowing is if the SOUL of Nathanos Blightcaller meets the undead BODY of Nathanos Blightcaller. It would completely change the dynamic of undead characters in WarCraft...

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