Corporal John J. Keeshan[28, 13]
is a level 25 quest giver located deep in Render's Rock in the human-aligned zone of Redridge Mountains. During the Battle of Stonewatch Keep, he was attacked by the Blackrock orcs and dragged away to Render's Rock.

See Redridge Mountains NPCs.



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Corporal Keeshan's full name is revealed to be John J. Keeshan, and will play a major role in the new Redridge Mountains storyline against the Blackrock clan. He is the leader of The Bravo Company. He also plays a role in the Burning Steppes Storyline.


Keeshan resembling John Rambo (note the red bandanna) in Redridge Mountains (Cataclysm)

In Battle for Azeroth

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John J. Keeshan returns in Battle for Azeroth as an Alliance follower.



  • His name, and the nature of the quests he gives in Cataclysm, are a reference to John Rambo.
    • When the quest chain starts, Keeshan is found street fighting in the basement of the town inn, similar to the opening scene in Rambo 3, where Rambo street fights for money.
    • Keeshan claims that when he came back from the war, people accused him of killing baby orcs, in "First Blood", Rambo said that people called him "baby killer" along with other insults.
    • The most obvious evidence is Keeshan's knife and bow, both weapons used by Rambo, and an identical red head band.
  • Keeshan's story closely resembles that of many soldiers returning from the Vietnam war, and may be a tribute to their honor and bravery as well.
  • He sometimes appears as one of the 'elite group of fighters' during Firelands daily questline.
  • He is also one of the many random daily quest givers that appear in your garrison as of Warlords of Draenor. He offers the quest "Cold Steel."

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