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Light Reforged Frostmourne Fan Art and Theories

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We have some more amazing fan art to share today, with this one being of particular interest considering Shadowlands' potential plot. Szabó-Fokt Szilárd, aka LightCurse on DeviantArt, has imagined another reforging of Frostmourne, this time made by the Light.

With the first Afterlives short focusing on Uther, Arthas and the interaction between Frostmourne itself and the Light, as it saved/ripped apart Uther's soul as it was being taken into the blade, this particular fan interpretation perhaps isn't as far off as it looks. We know the shards of the sword were already re-used in the making of the Frost DK artifact, Blades of the Fallen Prince Blades of the Fallen Prince, but there are ways around that. The Light has already tried meddling with some of the other Cosmic forces, as it forcefully wanted to convert Illidan (but that didn't turn out so great), so it might also want to take on Death. In any case it's a great concept piece, regardless of actual plausibility in-game, and it's always great to see ideas like this get made.

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We also had a brief chat with Szabó-Fokt Szilárd, talking about his reasons for picking this and any future projects he might have:

What made you think of reforging Frostmourne with the power of the light?

It was hit with the Ashbringer when it was broken so it might have got infused with light while doing so.

Do you have a story in mind as to how this happened?

Yes. Maybe now the Light-Infused Frostmourne can resurrect any fallen champion / hero, who wields the sword.

Any future projects you have in mine we should keep an eye out for?

At the moment none, but I am interested in painting WoW related paintings.
 
And here's a couple more images of the the blade itself in its full glory once again, and let the "Pala weapon/DK weapon" arguments commence (it's obviously a Warrior weapon, as are all others)!
 
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Honestly, after the cinematic you may start to wonder how FM even got broken if it is made with the powers of the Maw.

I mean, the Ashbringer is powered by a naaru essence, but is otherwise a mortal-made weapon made by Magni. And a single normal naaru isn't that powerful on their own,

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The only situation I want to see a Light Forged Frostmourne is if it is wielded by Lothraxion in an expansion where the Light is the enemy.

DK's already used the pieces of Frostmourne to make an Artifact Weapon and that Weapon had all of its power drained to suck the corruption from Azeroth.  Frostmourne doesn't exist anymore.   It hasn't existed since Legion.  Giving Players even a cleansed Frostmourne would be even more stupid than giving us Ashbringer.

F--k the Light.

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14 hours ago, geofferson said:

The only situation I want to see a Light Forged Frostmourne is if it is wielded by Lothraxion in an expansion where the Light is the enemy.

DK's already used the pieces of Frostmourne to make an Artifact Weapon and that Weapon had all of its power drained to suck the corruption from Azeroth.  Frostmourne doesn't exist anymore.   It hasn't existed since Legion.  Giving Players even a cleansed Frostmourne would be even more stupid than giving us Ashbringer.

F--k the Light.

We've already seen a dozen retcons just to try and explain away the contradictions of this expansion's premise so far. You think something as trivial as "basic continuity" would stop something like this becoming a thing?

 

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