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Neutral 32 Blade's Edge Mountains
Level 65-68
BladesEdgeMountains
CapitalGruul's Lair
PopulationUnknownwarning.png"Unknown" is not a number.
RacesIconSmall Ogre MaleIconSmall Ogre Male2IconSmall Ogre Female Ogre
IconSmall Orc MaleIconSmall Orc Female Orc
IconSmall NightElf MaleIconSmall NightElf Female Night elf
IconSmall Tauren MaleIconSmall Tauren Female Tauren
IconSmall Mok'Nathal MaleIconSmall Mok'Nathal Female Half-ogre
IconSmall Gnome MaleIconSmall Gnome Female Gnome
IconSmall Arakkoa Arakkoa
IconSmall Draenei MaleIconSmall Draenei Female Draenei
IconSmall Human MaleIconSmall Human Female Human
IconSmall Ethereal Ethereal
IconSmall DragonBlackIconSmall DrakeBlackIconSmall DrakonidBlackIconSmall SpawnBlackIconSmall WhelpBlack Black dragonflight
IconSmall Ancient Ancient
IconSmall DoomguardIconSmall FelguardIconSmall WrathguardIconSmall Imp Demon
RulerGruul the Dragonkiller
Major settlementsThunderlord Stronghold
Sylvanaar
Bladespire Hold
Grishnath
AffiliationBladespire clan
LocationNorthwestern Outland

Blade's Edge Mountains (Located in Outland - Through the Dark Portal) is a region full of knife-sharp mountain crags and axe-cut valleys. The green glow in the sky is part of the twisting nether - a floating energy that affects the remains of Outland and binds it together in a suspended phase. The mountains are inhabited by humanoidal Rock Flayers and a substantial population of ogres. This zone is located to the north of Zangarmarsh and to the west of Netherstorm. Likely contains some of the so-called "Green Havens". The zone has three distinct terrain types, it's rocky valley, forested slopes, and barren plateau summits. Using this definition, the zone has four "mountains" that are interconnected.

History Edit

When the human armies invaded Outland, Mogor of the Laughing Skull Clan of ogres sided with them in exchange for the dominance of his Clan in the Blade's Edge Mountains.

The ogre clans of the Blade's Edge have dominated the lower canyons and ravines, along with their Gronn masters. It is possible that this harsh land is the birthplace of the ogres.

Worldofwarcraft.com says the following about the Blade's Edge Mountains:

The harsh winds that rip through the canyons of Blade's Edge have, over time, worn the bordering escarpments into menacing, dagger-like spikes that lend the region to its name. This foreboding realm is also the homeland of the brutish ogres, who wage constant, fierce battles against one another to gain the favor of their merciless gronn masters.

Geography Edit

Map and subregions Edit

WorldMap-BladesEdgeMountains

Map of the Blade's Edge Mountains

WoW Icon 16x16 In-game
Draenoractiv

Blade's Edge Mountains before the destruction of Draenor.

Dungeons Edit

Dungeon Name Level Range Group Size Approximate Run Time
Instance portal green Gruul's Lair 70+ 25-man Unknown

Elite areas Edit

ArenasEdit

Blade's Edge

Singing Ridge

Getting There Edit

From Zangarmarsh to the south, take the path through the cave in the northeast portion of the zone. [69, 35]

Travel hubs Edit

Official alliance mini-icon Sylvanaar
Official alliance mini-icon Toshley's Station
Official horde mini-icon Thunderlord Stronghold
Official horde mini-icon Mok'Nathal Village
Neutral 15 Evergrove

Adjacent regions Edit

Zone Name Faction Level Range Direction Access
Zangarmarsh Official alliance mini-iconOfficial horde mini-icon 60-64 South Normal
Netherstorm Official alliance mini-iconOfficial horde mini-icon 67-70 East Normal (Gyro-Plank Bridge)

Notable characters Edit

Blazeedge

Concept art of Blade's Edge.

Main article: Blade's Edge Mountains NPCs

Quests Edit

Main article: Blade's Edge Mountains quests


Resources Edit

BladeEdgeArt
BladeEdgeArt2

Wild creatures Edit

Patch changes Edit

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-11-04): "All characters that die on the Northwest plateau of Blade's Edge Mountains will now be sent to the Evergrove graveyard."
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Added Ogri'la and removed Felstorm Point from the northern plateau.

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