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Blizzard has updated many placeholder Encounter Journal boss descriptions in Patch 9.2 Build 41257. adding more information about the actual raid encounters. Important additions include the Prototype Pantheon, Anduin, and the Jailer boss descriptions.

  • Vigilant Guardian - This eternal guardian lies in wait, keeping a timeless vigil over the entrance to the Sepulcher of the First Ones.
  • Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle - Controlled by Zovaal, Dausegne leads the mawsworn in a battle to gain control of the Forge of Afterlives. With its power, The Jailer will be able to create an eternity of torment.
  • Prototype Pantheon - The first iteration of the immortal council was not put into use because their ideals were too extreme. With the enemy at the gate, Lihuvim has little choice but to reactivate these dangerous prototypes.
  • Lihuvim, Principle Architect - With great care, Lihuvim weaves ephemera into being in accordance with the hallowed will of the First Ones. Now this process is threatened as mawsworn forces seek to claim this power.
  • Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener - With the Sepulcher of the First Ones vunerable, devourers flood in to feed their hunger. Among these beasts is the ravenous Skolex. As the great worm consumes vast amounts of ephemra, the sepulcher is thrown out of balance and threatens to collapse onto itself.
  • Halondrus the Reclaimer - For eons Halondrus traversed the caverns of the Sepulcher of the First Ones fulfilling its sacred purpose of reclaiming ephemera and returning it to the great cycle. With intruders now throwing this pattern into anarchy, the ancient keeper will do whatever it must to maintain order.
  • Anduin Wrynn - Completely under Zovaal's control, Anduin stands ready to destroy any who oppose his master. As time runs out, a difficult choice must be made. Defeat the boy king to save the cosmos, or risk everything in order to restore his soul.
  • Rygelon - Drawn to observe the events taking place within the Sepulcher of the First Ones, Rygelon was soon dominated by Zovaal. Now this constellar turns its cosmic power against any who would oppose the Jailer.
  • Lords of Dread - The Dread Lords have worked for eons to bring Zovaal's plan to completion. Now, on the brink of their master's victory, they only need to complete one final task to ensure none are left to resist the new order.
  • Artificer Xy'mox - Driven by greed, Xy'mox lead his most loyal associates to the Sepulcher of the First Ones. Using the chaos to pluner its riches, Xymox seeks to weaponize ephemera in order to propel himself to unlimited power.
  • The Jailer- For millenia, Zovaal manipulated forces throughout the universe to place him in this position of power. At this final step, the heroes of Azeroth rally to fight a cosmic being who has never known defeat.

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Defeat the boy king

...Not an Anduin fan by any means, but isn't he in his 20s or so by this point?    

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the heroes of Azeroth rally to fight a cosmic being who has never known defeat.

Err, he was in fact, very defeated and jailed in the maw for untold eons?

Minor quibbles on descriptions aside, I hope we get some non-Sylvannas lore that will actually explain what happened eons ago that made the jailer rebel, what his motivators are and all that.    To date he's just a "I want moar power!" mustachioed villain who likes BSDM gear.

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37 minutes ago, Migol said:

Minor quibbles on descriptions aside, I hope we get some non-Sylvannas lore that will actually explain what happened eons ago that made the jailer rebel, what his motivators are and all that.    To date he's just a "I want moar power!" mustachioed villain who likes BSDM gear.

Wasn't his goal remaking the system all along? That's why he got banished? And getting banished doesn't entirely mean defeated. If defeated, he wouldn't be able to come back which he did. Can't escape the maw? Just expand the maw to the place you want to reach. EZ.

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11 minutes ago, Andelai said:

Wasn't his goal remaking the system all along? That's why he got banished? And getting banished doesn't entirely mean defeated. If defeated, he wouldn't be able to come back which he did. Can't escape the maw? Just expand the maw to the place you want to reach. EZ.

That's what Sylvannas said in a very vague way, but that's lacking specifics and other aspects like why the others opposed him, what he wanted to change it to, etc.    And I think if you're banished for a star's lifetime without being able to do anything till (also unexplained) arbiter short circuit + evil count chokula sends you a huge anima surge, then yes you were defeated.

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26 minutes ago, Andelai said:

Wasn't his goal remaking the system all along? That's why he got banished? And getting banished doesn't entirely mean defeated. If defeated, he wouldn't be able to come back which he did. Can't escape the maw? Just expand the maw to the place you want to reach. EZ.

Pretty much this, we know he wants to unmake all of reality and then he would remake it in his image, somehow. But as for why, there just wasn't enough character development for him. He was simply inserted into lore as some mastermind behind the scenes, where some of the most important events were part of his plan. No idea why he suddenly found the system made by First Ones flawed and decided to betray other Eternal Ones, as there weren't any good explanations.

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You guys remember this "Boy king has been made a pawn"

Void knew about this all along and they actually knew what was going to happen

I mean how it that possible? Is void stronger power than Zoval and death?

If Zoval succeed and rewrite the universe will he be able to destroy void lords and void forces?

I mean if Zoval wanna rule over everything and by everything i mean Void , Light 2 things we didnt see completely present in shadowlands and i know about Z'rali in Revendreth, Void attacked bastion before and Light burned half of Revendreth but this First Ones who jailer seeks their knowledge and devices and power to reach his end goal, this whole shebang will have effect on Void and Light forces that i think their have their own plane of reality too? those forces and realities also can be altered by Zoval?

At this point im thinking about other phrase "At the hour of her third death, she ushers in our coming"

So Azeroth third death? and who is coming? Void? so jailer will be defeated and Void will use this opportunity to invade this reality in full force? i mean Il'gynoth belongs to Void side and it seems Jailor is not working with Void forces maybe even they are enemies so Il'gynoth knew about this whole time and N'zoth too .. maybe?

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3 minutes ago, Dreamcatcher said:

You guys remember this "Boy king has been made a pawn"

Void knew about this all along and they actually knew what was going to happen

I mean how it that possible? Is void stronger power than Zoval and death?

If Zoval succeed and rewrite the universe will he be able to destroy void lords and void forces?

Maybe rewriting everything means they will also be affected? There are more possible plot holes, would remaining demons in Twisting Nether be undone as well? Twisting Nether is supposed to span "all realities". No idea how all of this fits together. Chances are, that comic with Anduin wasn't planned that far ahead, it might be simply dismissed as potential vision, not certainty. If they were able to introduce Jailer as someone "closing the chapter which started in Warcraft 3" (and this means nothing, current writers weren't even there when this story was being written), they can always introduce Void Lords as even more powerful beings.

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