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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Edit

Movies Edit

  • In Boralus, there is a male Kul tiran human named Ron Mahogany <The Anchor Man>. This a parody of Will Ferrell's character Ron Burgandy from the movie The Anchorman.
  • Mathias Shaw's quote "It's Shaw. Mathias Shaw" is a parody of James Bond films in which the titular character introduces himself in the same format; "The name's Bond. James Bond".
  • Magmaster Blastercrank in Battle for Darkshrore is a Reference to “Master Blaster” from Mad Max Beyond the Thunderdome.

Literature Edit

  • There is a rare raven in Drustvar called Nevermore. This is a reference to Edgar Allen Poe's poem, The Raven.

Resteraunts and Food Chains Edit

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