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:::So should we change all the Boss and Boss (tactics) pages to Boss and Boss (lore)? Leaving the lore pages without parentheses is in line with everything that's come before. -- [[User:Dark T Zeratul|Dark T Zeratul]] ([[User talk:Dark T Zeratul|talk]]) 16:25, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
 
:::So should we change all the Boss and Boss (tactics) pages to Boss and Boss (lore)? Leaving the lore pages without parentheses is in line with everything that's come before. -- [[User:Dark T Zeratul|Dark T Zeratul]] ([[User talk:Dark T Zeratul|talk]]) 16:25, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
 
::::No, I have no issue with how we're handling the bosses... just the locations. {{User:Coobra/Sig4}} 19:28, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
 
::::No, I have no issue with how we're handling the bosses... just the locations. {{User:Coobra/Sig4}} 19:28, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
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:::::Isn't it basically the same issue, though? In the past we've always left the lore page at the main namespace and used parentheses for the other pages. Why would locations be any different than characters? -- [[User:Dark T Zeratul|Dark T Zeratul]] ([[User talk:Dark T Zeratul|talk]]) 19:30, June 22, 2010 (UTC)

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Anyone Hunt Here?

Has anyone ever quested in this zone in WoW? Where does it lead to?

Screenshot

Can somebody take a screenshot of the entrance? --Xmuskrat 15:57, 13 Jan 2006 (EST)

Screenshot 1
Screenshot 2
Screenshot 3
Entrance
Peegee 19:57, 4 October 2006 (EDT)
Screenshots that don't include a player's model are much preferred. -- Kirkburn (talk) 21:21, 4 October 2006 (EDT)
Here are two screen shots I took of Grim Batol proper a few months back; I am enamored with this place. The picture with the moon is my desktop background.
Grim Batol 1
Grim Batol 2
-Beaverbranch of Altar of Storms

Editing

Sorry, I'm currently messing up the page while working on a new template for blue posts... --Hobinheim (talk · contr) 14:45, 31 December 2006 (EST)

Instance someday?

On a scale of one to ten, what are the chances this will become an instance one day... eleven? Very nice! Deathwing raid boss FTW :)

~ Peregrine

If the ending to Night of the Dragon is any indication, Grim Batol might be where we'll fight Deathwing. (Omega2010 (talk) 03:27, 21 November 2008 (UTC))

So at the end of the Battle of Grim Batol, Deathwing flew away in defeat, came back sometime later through the red dragonflight defenses and got back into Grim Batol? Or are you talking about Deathwing coming back someday and a big fight occuring? Rolandius Paladin (talk - contr) 04:30, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
That first one is pretty much what happened. ~My rage bar is blue and I start the fight pissed - Peregrine 17:39, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

Quest event?

"The eastern section of Wetlands is reserved for a special, max level quest event. The event is not currently in the beta." .. It's almost 4 years ago that Tigole said this. Is there anything ingame yet or have they scrapped it? Privatekey 21:59, 13 July 2007 (UTC)

The Test of Skulls, Axtroz.--SWM2448 22:41, 13 July 2007 (UTC)

HELP

Grim Batol HELP

HELP

Have you guys seen this? It's written on the very top of Grim Batol peak. I wonder if there's any NPC in that camp... User:Varghedin/Sig 16:02, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

I have a means to get there... Let's say you don't want to know how. I'll try tonight.--K ) (talk) 16:13, 18 September 2007 (UTC)
MeTopGB

HELloP!

No, as you can see, there's only me. More seriously, I've checked, there's no one there.--K ) (talk) 19:32, 6 December 2007 (UTC)
So that's how Rhonin tried to get down at first ;) --Maibe 00:36, 7 December 2007 (UTC)

Evil within

The article says that something powerful may be inside Grim Batol. Maybe someone did something to a former Red Dragon Consort and turned him into some crazy creature with the Demon Orb. Or an Old God was partly summoned with the Demon Orb by Nekros Skullcrusher. It could be a reason they don't want to let anyone near. Rolandius Paladin (talk - contr) 04:44, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Have the feeling the story will end up being the Red Dragonflight knew Deathwing was in Grim Batol and have been searching for him in all the tunnels. Seems pretty likely to me that Grim Batol will end up being the 'secret raid' after Ulduar. I wonder if we would end up killing Neltharion like Malygos though or if he would just be defeated and run again. Leviathon (talk) 17:24, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
Ignore this if you don't want spoilers for Night of the Dragon but the book basically sets the stage for Grim Batol to be used as a new den for Deathwing and his experiments with the Twilight Dragonflight. Since there are already Twilight Dragons at the Obsidian Sanctum defending Sartharion it would make sense that Deathwing has repopulated Grim Batol with his "children". --Terawatt (talk) 17:32, 19 December 2008 (UTC)
I still get the distinct feeling from reading the book that some Old God is buried deep down there... ~~
The lore is pretty specific that the "evil taint" in Grim Batol was caused by the death of Sorcerer-Thane Thaurissan's wife Modgud. -- Dark T Zeratul (talk) 01:42, 20 January 2009 (UTC)

An Old God?

(NotD spoilers!)

It seems to me to be somewhat likely that it is an Old God that is the true source of the evil of Grim Batol. I offer the following (some of which can also be attributed to the death of Tharissan's Wife as an alternative):

  • Everyone who comes near Grim Batol senses its evil.
  • The Red Dragons who stood guard over it were driven mad - the whispers of the Old Gods are known to do this.
  • Sinestra hears whispers in her head - at first it is assumed to be her own insanity, then perhaps Deathwing manipulating her. However, the Old Gods are the ones with the most known history in whispers.
  • The tunnels under Grim Batol are apparently even older than the Dark Iron Dwarves - who, then dug them, and where do they lead?
  • The very wildlife began to flee from the evil of Grim Batol - could such instinctive fear be caused even by Sinestra's "experiments"? Or perhaps, the stirrings of an Old God?
  • Vereesa, at one point, hears faint voices in the passageway - this is never explained fully nor explored further, however it is assumed they were Skardyn or Dragonkin despite the fact that the passages seemed to be deserted. If not Skardyin or Dragonkin, then who?

I don't know, it just seems to me that the evidence is piling up. ~My rage bar is blue and I start the fight pissed - Peregrine 05:38, 5 March 2009 (UTC)

During the dungeons panel in BlizzCon, when they cited the new 5man instance in Blackrock Mountain, they said "The beast still lurks...", making reference to something big, perhaps an Old God. Also, this instance is populated by the Twilight's Hammer, not only followers of Deathwing, but also the Old Gods as well. There might be an Old God imprisoned beneath Grim Batol or the Blackrock Mountain, maybe the very same source of whisperings that drove some of the exiled Highborne mad in Tirisfal.Orisai (talk) 09:55, September 7, 2009 (UTC)

Location

Sorry for the fast change, I read the reason after clicking Edit.

Even if Cataclysm is not out yet, Blizz reconted the fact that Grim Batol is in the Wetlands to place it in the Twilight Highlands (probably just moving the border a bit east to adapt the fact that Wetlands will most likely be flooded). So shouldn't we let it as Blizzard says it will be?

IconSmall Hamuul Loremaster A'noob, Arch Druid of the Noobhoof Clan (talk/contribz) 08:11, February 26, 2010 (UTC)

It doesn't really matter to me either way. I just thought it was kinda weird to label it in Twilight Highlands, when Twilight Highlands doesn't exist in game yet.--TheUltimate (talk) 13:10, February 26, 2010 (UTC)
Does not exist in-game no, but "in-lore" it exists know that Blizz presented it.
IconSmall Hamuul Loremaster A'noob, Arch Druid of the Noobhoof Clan (talk/contribz) 17:15, February 26, 2010 (UTC)

Naming

I suggest we move this article to Grim Batol (lore) or something similar and move Grim Batol (instance) here. Or... since this article is relatively small, a merger. I really want to get away from using parenthesis on new content. User:Coobra/Sig4 06:41, June 22, 2010 (UTC)

Then we should move Icecrown Citadel to Icecrown Citadel (lore), like Grim Batol the dungeon might be more viewed than the lore.
IMO, simple reorganization would be enough.
IconSmall Hamuul Loremaster A'noob, Arch Druid of the Noobhoof Clan (talk/contribz) 07:05, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
I would love that, same with nexus and utgarde ... and whatever ever other place we did it to. User:Coobra/Sig4 07:07, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
So should we change all the Boss and Boss (tactics) pages to Boss and Boss (lore)? Leaving the lore pages without parentheses is in line with everything that's come before. -- Dark T Zeratul (talk) 16:25, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
No, I have no issue with how we're handling the bosses... just the locations. User:Coobra/Sig4 19:28, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
Isn't it basically the same issue, though? In the past we've always left the lore page at the main namespace and used parentheses for the other pages. Why would locations be any different than characters? -- Dark T Zeratul (talk) 19:30, June 22, 2010 (UTC)
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