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Remember what you were up to on November 13 or 14, 2008? If you're a veteran of the WoW community, you probably took your first steps into Northrend and faced the new Scourge of Lich King Arthas. Or maybe you leveled your very first Death Knight through the starting area, the hero class that first made its way into Azeroth back then.
The WoW expansion Wrath of the Lich King is celebrating its twelfth anniversary as we return to Icecrown in the Shadowlands pre-event. We therefore say: Congratulations and take the opportunity to briefly review a little. What was new and memorable in the world of Warcraft back then?
The expansion, which many fans still consider to be one of the best or perhaps even the best ever, contained various innovations that would change WoW forever:
Sara says: " Although I've been actively playing World of Warcraft since the vanilla beta, I have particularly positive memories of Wrath of the Lich King. Not only was it the first addon that I bought as a Collector's Edition, but it also captivated me with its story. The Wrathgate and the subsequent quest line around the Battle of Undercity captivated me more than almost any other story event in World of Warcraft before - and probably after (let's see what Shadowlands has in store). I loved the Death Knights starting area and have been diligently tanking my DK throughout the expansion. I thought it was great that Blizzard decided to provide two starting areas at the same time - I thought back with horror to my first steps in the completely overcrowded and overfarmed Woodfire Peninsula.
I also belong to the minority of players who actually liked the Argent Tournament, including the dungeon and raid. Admittedly, Arthas' sometimes comic-like villainy seemed a bit overdone at some point, but at least it made me like punching him all the more at the end of the expansion. And the fact that Icecrown's look was also strongly based on Mordor did the rest to ensure that Wrath of the Lich King is at the top of my list of the best WoW add-ons - even if I'm still chasing after the blue protodragon...
But now we want to know from you: How do you remember Wrath of the Lich King? Do you think it's one of the best WoW expansions ever? Let us know and write us your opinion below in the comments!Support buffed - it only takes a minute. Thank you!
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