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{{Quotation|[[Marshal McBride]]|Hey, citizen! You look like a stout one. We guards are spread a little thin out here, and I could use your help...}}
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'''Northshire Valley''' is a pristine valley in [[Elwynn Forest]] in which both [[Northshire Abbey]], [[Echo Ridge Mine]],  and the [[Northshire Vineyards]] are located. The [[Northshire River]] also flows through it. This is where the [[human]] starting area is located, though the serene valley is visited by adventurers from all over the world.
   
'''Northshire Valley''' is a pristine valley in [[Elwynn Forest]] in which both [[Northshire Abbey]] and the [[Northshire Vineyards]] are located. The [[Northshire River]] also flows through it. This is where the [[human]] starting area is located, though the serene valley is visited by adventurers from all over the world.
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Northshire Valley is surrounded by impenetrable mountains, with the exception of a [[wikipedia:Mountain pass|pass]] to the South which is protected by thick stone walls and guarded by [[Stormwind Guard]]s. A [[Northshire River|river]] runs through the valley, which eventually exits Northshire and empties into [[Crystal Lake]].
   
Northshire Valley is surrounded by impenetrable mountains, with the exception of a [[wikipedia:Mountain pass|pass]] to the South which is protected by thick stone walls and a guarded entryway. A [[Northshire River|river]] runs through the valley, which eventually exits Northshire and empties into [[Crystal Lake]].
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The guards of Stormwind have trouble maintaining the peace in Northshire Valley, due to an increase in activity from various threats. [[Deputy Willem]] notes an increase in the number of [[wolf|wolves]] inhabiting the woods, [[Marshal McBride]] reports a faction of [[kobold]]s infesting the areas in and around [[Echo Ridge Mine]], and [[Milly Osworth]] fears for her vineyard at the hands of [[Defias Brotherhood]] thugs and pillagers led by [[Garrick Padfoot]].
 
The guards of Stormwind have trouble maintaining the peace in Northshire Valley, due to an increase in activity from various threats. [[Deputy Willem]] notes an increase in the number of [[wolf|wolves]] inhabiting the woods, [[Marshal McBride]] reports a faction of [[kobold]]s infesting the areas in and around [[Echo Ridge Mine]], and [[Milly Osworth]] fears for her vineyard at the hands of [[Defias Brotherhood]] thugs.
 
   
 
==Gameplay Notes==
 
==Gameplay Notes==
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== In Cataclysm ==
 
== In Cataclysm ==
 
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In [[World of Warcraft: Cataclysm]], Northshire Valley will undergo some changes. This includes [[Northshire Vineyards]] being taken by [[Blackrock clan|Blackrock orcs]], and the zone will also include some new training dummies. The starting quests will also change, and Echo Ridge mine will be disabled, featuring bars and and a keep out sign.
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In [[World of Warcraft: Cataclysm]], Northshire Valley will undergo some changes. This includes [[Northshire Vineyards]] being taken by [[Blackrock clan|Blackrock orcs]] replacing the Defias and [[Kurtok the Slayer]] replacing Garrick Padfoot, and the zone will also include some new training dummies such as the ones near the Abbey. The starting quests will also change, and Echo Ridge mine will be disabled, featuring bars and and a keep out sign and sometimes [[Gug Fatcandle]] is guarding the mine. [[Goblin Assassin]]s will also replace the [[Kobold]]s outside the mine.
   
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==Quest givers==
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*[[Marshal McBride]]
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*[[Deputy Willem]]
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*[[Sergeant Willem]]
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*[[Brother Paxton]]
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*[[Milly Osworth]]
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*[[Llane Beshere]]
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*[[Brother Sammuel]]
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*[[Bao]]
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*[[Priestess Anetta]]
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*[[Ashley Blank]]
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*[[Falkhaan Isenstrider]]
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*[[Eagan Peltskinner]]
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==Inhabitants==
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*[[Marshal McBride]]- Ruler of Northshire
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*[[Milly Osworth]]
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*[[Sergeant Willem]]
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*[[Brother Paxton]]
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*[[Stormwind Infantry]]
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*[[Falkhaan Isenstrider]]
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*[[Northshire Guard]]
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*[[Stormwind Royal Guard]]
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*[[Blackrock Battle Worg]]
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*[[Brother Sammuel]]-Paladin Trainer
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*[[Llane Beshere]]-Warrior Trainer
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*[[Bao]]-Monk Trainer
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*[[Priestess Anetta]]-Priest Trainer
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*[[Ashley Blank]]-Hunter Trainer
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*[[Khelden Bremen]]-Mage Trainer
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*[[Cylina Darkheart]]-Demon Trainer
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*[[Drusilla La Salle]]-Warlock Trainer
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*[[Jorik Kerridan]]-Rogue Trainer
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*[[Goblin Assassin]]
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*[[Blackrock Spy]]
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*[[Blackrock Invader]]
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*[[Northshire Peasant]]
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*[[Janos Hammerknuckle]]-Weaponsmith
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*[[Adele]]
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*[[Brother Neals]]
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*[[Dermot Johns]]-Cloth & Armor Merchant
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*[[Gug Fatcandle]]
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*[[Stormwind Army Registrar]]
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== Map ==
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<gallery>
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File:WorldMap-Northshire.jpg|New separate starting zone map
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</gallery>
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== Media ==
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=== Images ===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
File:Northshire 070810 114955 - Kirkburn 12319.jpg|Northshire Valley, looking east
 
File:Northshire 070810 114955 - Kirkburn 12319.jpg|Northshire Valley, looking east
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</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
=== Map ===
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=== Video ===
<gallery>
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[[File:1 World of Warcraft Questing Guide - Level 1-5 Human Starting Zone|425px]]{{clrl}}
File:WorldMap-Northshire.jpg|New separate starting zone map
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Northshire Abbey]]
 
*[[Northshire Abbey]]
*[[Questing in Northshire]]
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=='''Trivia'''==
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*Northshire Abbey was one of the zones to be destroyed in the [[First War]] along with [[Goldshire]], [[Stormwind City]], and [[Moonbrook]].
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*Northshire is one of the few zones that is barely raided by the [[Horde]].
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*In [[World of Warcraft|World of Warcraft Classic]], Marshal McBride is inside the Abbey, but in Cataclysm, he is outside the Abbey,
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*Northshire is one of the places with a lot of guards.
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*For some reason, if you raid Northshire, most of the [[NPCs]] in Northshire can't be attacked such as the trainers.
   
 
{{Elwynn Forest}}
 
{{Elwynn Forest}}

Latest revision as of 18:42, February 5, 2014

Northshire Valley

Northshire Valley

Hey, citizen! You look like a stout one. We guards are spread a little thin out here, and I could use your help...

Northshire Valley is a pristine valley in Elwynn Forest in which both Northshire AbbeyEcho Ridge Mine,  and the Northshire Vineyards are located. The Northshire River also flows through it. This is where the human starting area is located, though the serene valley is visited by adventurers from all over the world.

Northshire Valley is surrounded by impenetrable mountains, with the exception of a pass to the South which is protected by thick stone walls and guarded by Stormwind Guards. A river runs through the valley, which eventually exits Northshire and empties into Crystal Lake.

The guards of Stormwind have trouble maintaining the peace in Northshire Valley, due to an increase in activity from various threats. Deputy Willem notes an increase in the number of wolves inhabiting the woods, Marshal McBride reports a faction of kobolds infesting the areas in and around Echo Ridge Mine, and Milly Osworth fears for her vineyard at the hands of Defias Brotherhood thugs and pillagers led by Garrick Padfoot.

Gameplay NotesEdit

In the valley area outside of Northshire Abbey, there are low-level wolves and kobolds, both of which are neutral and will not attack players on sight. It is advisable for players to stay here until they reach a minimum level of five to better prepare for encountering mobs outside the starter area.

In Cataclysm Edit

Cataclysm-Logo-Small This section concerns content exclusive to Cataclysm.

In World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Northshire Valley will undergo some changes. This includes Northshire Vineyards being taken by Blackrock orcs replacing the Defias and Kurtok the Slayer replacing Garrick Padfoot, and the zone will also include some new training dummies such as the ones near the Abbey. The starting quests will also change, and Echo Ridge mine will be disabled, featuring bars and and a keep out sign and sometimes Gug Fatcandle is guarding the mine. Goblin Assassins will also replace the Kobolds outside the mine.

Quest giversEdit

InhabitantsEdit

Map Edit

Media Edit

Images Edit

Video Edit

1 World of Warcraft Questing Guide - Level 1-5 Human Starting Zone 15:43

1 World of Warcraft Questing Guide - Level 1-5 Human Starting Zone

See alsoEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Northshire Abbey was one of the zones to be destroyed in the First War along with Goldshire, Stormwind City, and Moonbrook.
  • Northshire is one of the few zones that is barely raided by the Horde.
  • In World of Warcraft Classic, Marshal McBride is inside the Abbey, but in Cataclysm, he is outside the Abbey,
  • Northshire is one of the places with a lot of guards.
  • For some reason, if you raid Northshire, most of the NPCs in Northshire can't be attacked such as the trainers.

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