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Player Accurately Predicted Battle for Azeroth 5 Months Before It Was Announced

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A player had accurately predicted Battle for Azeroth 5 months before Blizzard announced the expansion.

3 years ago, Reddit user Lionhearte created a thread on Reddit titled "Big List of Remaining Villains," where he included God King Rastakhan in the list and almost accurately predicted Battle for Azeroth, 5 months before the expansion was announced!

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God King Rastakhan

  • Why he is important: Rastakhan is the ruler of the Zandalari Trolls, who sits upon his golden throne in Zuldazar, the capital of Zandalar. The Zandalari Trolls are the most powerful tribe of Trolls, and thus, Rastakhan, being their God King, may be one of the most powerful Trolls alive (rip vol'jin).
  • Last seen: We only see him in-game as Lorewalker Cho tells us the story behind him and Zul (the troll prophet responsible for the Zandalari trolls being in Pandaria, on the Island of Thunder, and allying with the Mogu).
  • Current whereabouts: Rastakhan refused to leave his golden throne, even as we learned (through various texts in-game during MoP) that Zandalar was possibly sinking, or already at the bottom of the ocean. The fate of the island, as well as Rastakhan's, and the other Zandalari troll's, is currently unknown.
  • Where he might show up: As with Kul'Tiras, speculation has long held that Zandalar may make an appearance in WoW in the "Azshara expansion" (typically called South Seas expansion), and if Zandalar is not currently at the bottom of the ocean, Rastakhan should make an appearance as well, and he's probably not going to be very friendly toward us.

Lionhearte correctly predicted a South Seas expansion, Kul Tiras, and the Battle of Dazar'alor Troll raid that would be a raid on the capital city itself.

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Every time Blizzard is about to announce a new expansion, many fake leaks start circulating in the community, so it is definitely interesting seeing how accurate Lionhearte's prediction is after 3 years.

Source: Reddit

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