For gameplay information about the structure, see Warcraft III structures.
This article or section contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and official bonus maps.
So powerful is the night elf bond with nature, that even upon their death, their

life energies may be recalled, and their spirit made tangible in the waking world once again. For this to occur, a nexus must be constructed, a channeling place to collect and restore life energies. This place is the altar of elders.[1]


  1. ^ Warcraft III manual, pg. 63
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