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WoW: Rise of the Shadows - Zekhan's nickname "Zappy boy" becomes official

The Rise of Shadows is the new WoW book that ties together the end of Battle for Azeroth and the beginning of WoW: Shadowlands. In this novel, Madeleine Roux, the author of the book, tells the story of Nathanos Pestrufer and his hunt for Bwonsamdi, whose head is to roll by order of Sylvanas. But the newly crowned Queen Talanji and her companion Zekhan also get an appearance, after all, it's up to the two trolls to save the Deathloa from its enemies.


recent months, numerous excerpts from the novel have already come to light, giving us some exciting information about the story, which is set between BfA and Shadowlands. Now, however, fans have discovered a small excerpt from the story that is particularly funny. It concerns Zekhan's meeting with Bwonsamdi, who officially gives the young troll the nickname "Zappy boy" (originally "Zappy boi").
WoW: Rise of the Shadows - Zekhan's nickname "Zappy boy" becomes official (2) Source: Wowhead This makes the Zappy boi meme a reality and part of the official Warcraft canon! No wonder, after all, Zekhan had taken the hearts of WoW players by storm and caused a lot of excitement both on the net and in the game. Blizzard even backs up Zekhan's popularity on Twitter with an interesting statistic.

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the picture you can see quite clearly how many hero names there were at once after Zekhan's premiere with "Zap". By the way, the popular "Zappy boi" is one of only very few characters in World of Warcraft (buy now 14,99 € ) that rose from nothing to an important side character thanks to their respective fans. Not even Yrel in Warlords of Draenor managed that


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