The Death Knights of Acherus

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The Death Knights of Acherus is a book found on the upper level of Acherus: The Ebon Hold. [47.4, 30.6] Its text changes several times as the player progresses through the death knight starting quests.

Contents

Phase 1

This is how the book starts out, prior to doing any quests:

The Death Knights of Acherus

Name: Jayde
Status: Alive
Comment: Bloodthirsty


Name: Sixen
Status: Alive
Comment: Chatty


Name: Munch
Status: Alive
Comment: Destructive


Name: Cobalt
Status: Deceased
Comment: Fell to his death. Not much upstairs. Probably saved him a lifetime of suffering.


Name: Harmony
Status: Deceased
Comment: The name of this death knight was found in violation of common Scourge decency. Struck down by the Lich King.


Name: Melt
Status: Alive*
Comment: Turned into a ghoul.


Name: Milton
Status: Alive
Comment: Rambles


Name: Minitalis
Status: Alive
Comment: Sees things that do not exist.


Name: <NAME>
Status: Alive
Comment: Needs more cowbell.

<The book goes on for hundreds of pages.>

Phase 2

After completing the quest Victory At Death's Breach!, the book is updated with the following:

The Death Knights of Acherus

Name: Jayde
Status: Alive
Comment: Unstoppable.


Name: Sixen
Status: Deceased
Comment: Died with his mouth open.


Name: Munch
Status: Alive
Comment: Angry. Hateful. Will do well.


Name: Cobalt
Status: Deceased
Comment: Fell to his death. Not much upstairs. Probably saved him a lifetime of suffering.


Name: Harmony
Status: Deceased
Comment: The name of this death knight was found in violation of common Scourge decency. Struck down by the Lich King.


Name: Melt
Status: Deceased
Comment: Turned into a ghoul. Killed by a scarlet peasant.


Name: Milton
Status: MIA
Comment: Cowardly gnome.


Name: Minitalis
Status: Alive
Comment: Chasing butterflies.


Name: <NAME>
Status: Alive
Comment: Personally responsible for the massacre of hundreds of Scarlet Crusaders. Hungers for more.

<The book goes on for hundreds of pages.>

Phase 3

After completing the quest The Scarlet Apocalypse, the book is updated with the following:

The Death Knights of Acherus

Name: Jayde
Status: Alive
Comment: Power growing. Superior tactician. Only ranks behind <NAME> in sheer brutality.


Name: Sixen
Status: Deceased
Comment: Died with his mouth open.


Name: Munch
Status: Alive
Comment: Shows no hesitation. Harbinger of doom.


Name: Cobalt
Status: Alive*
Comment: Pieces of this death knight were finally found. Used most to stitch together a rampaging abomination. Incinerated head and brain.


Name: Harmony
Status: Deceased
Comment: The name of this death knight was found in violation of common Scourge decency. Struck down by the Lich King.


Name: Melt
Status: Alive*
Comment: Turned into a ghoul. Killed by a scarlet peasant. Reanimated by Munch as a ghoul servant.


Name: Milton
Status: Executed
Comment: Caught. Was found without armor or runeblade asleep next to his deathcharger. The deathcharger was returned to Salanar without any serious injury. Death knights are not permitted to sleep.


Name: Minitalis
Status: MIA
Comment: Whereabouts unknown. The hunt is on.


Name: <NAME>
Status: Alive
Comment: Soulless killing machine. No remorse. No regrets. Has killed more Scarlet Crusaders, destroyed more lives, and caused more chaos than any death knight before <him/her>. Promoted to Scourge Commander.

<The book goes on for hundreds of pages.>

Phase 4

After completing the quest An End To All Things..., the book is updated with the following:

The Death Knights of Acherus

Name: Jayde
Status: Alive
Comment: Champion of Mograine. En route to Light's Hope Chapel. Destruction will undoubtedly follow.


Name: Sixen
Status: Deceased
Comment: Died with his mouth open.


Name: Munch
Status: Alive
Comment: Promoted to Scourge Commander. Will accompany me to Northrend.


Name: Cobalt
Status: Deceased
Comment: The rampaging abomination that was stitched together with pieces of this death knight was slain by the armies of Tirisfal. Was the most action he had seen since rebirth.


Name: Harmony
Status: Deceased*
Comment: The name of this death knight was found in violation of common scourge decency. Struck down by the Lich King.

*The Lich King demanded this death knight's remains be turned to ashes and left in a human outhouse. The Lich King takes his names very seriously.


Name: Melt
Status: Alive*
Comment: Turned into a ghoul. Killed by a Scarlet peasant. Reanimated by Munch as a ghoul servant. Incredibly, Melt is faring well as a ghoul servant of Munch. He is also an excellent cook.


Name: Milton
Status: Executed*
Comment: Caught. Was found without armor or runeblade asleep next to his deathcharger. The deathcharger was returned to Salanar without any serious injury. Death knights are not permitted to sleep.

*The deathcharger didn't make it.


Name: Minitalis
Status: Traitor
Comment: We will find her and end her miserable existence.


Name: <NAME>
Status: Alive
Comment: Scourge Commander <NAME> was granted the [Greathelm of the Scourge] by the Lich King for <his/her> complete and utter domination of the armies of Tirisfal and Hearthglen. There were no survivors left from <NAME>'s brutal attacks. Currently en route to end the Argent Dawn.

<The book goes on for hundreds of pages.>

Notes

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External links

Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4