Both the Alliance and Horde are interested in a weapon rumored to be possessed by and have sent an agent each into the Citadel area to investigate. The Twilight's Hammer has also captured and killed a number of red dragons, imprisoning one now familiar to players, .
Within the Citadel grounds lies the Altar of Ascension, presumably where cult leaders such as , , and proceed in order to become ascendants. Bordering the north of the grounds is Loch Verrall, with the Elementium Depths, Cannon's Inferno, and the Altar of Twilight lying along the southern areas.
- Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.