Following the fall of Lordaeron the Knights of the Silver Hand led by , , and took control of Andorhal and kept the Scourge at bay until the coming of the now death knight Arthas. Arthas (who had become the greatest of the 's death knights) came to find a magical vessel to carry the remains of to the Sunwell in Quel'Thalas in order to resurrect him. Arthas boldly lead an army of undead scourge killed Sage Truthbearer, Ballador the Bright, Uther the Lightbringer, and their forces. With Uther dead Arthas took the urn of King Terenas for himself.
Uther's body was retrieved by his remaining soldiers, and buried in a great tomb built for him to the south of the ruins of Andorhal, vigilantly guarded by defenders of the Alliance. The headstone shows him in a heroic pose, a tome of Light in one hand, his warhammer in the other. The marker stone before it, written in the Common tongue, reads:
First Paladin - Founder of the Order of the Silver Hand.
Uther lived and died to defend the Kingdom of Lordaeron. Though he was betrayed by his most beloved student, we believe that his spirit lives on. He continues to watch over us, even as the shadows close in around our ruined land. His light is the light of all humanity - and so long as we honor his example, it shall never fade.
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Some time after the blood elves joined the Horde, , a former student of Uther, wanted to for training Prince Arthas. However the Ghost of Uther Lightbringer kept the tomb from being defiled. A Draenei named wants to pay tribute to Uther by recovering the . An item that was lost when Uther was killed and was recovered by the Scarlet Crusade. After recovering the and taking it to tomb the Ghost of Uther Lightbringer tells the player to keep the mark to inspire others.
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A beautiful lush pathway now leads to the tomb, lined with tall hedges. And if you kneel before the statue, it gives you a buff called Uther's Blessing, which is also available to Alliance characters after doing the quest of the same name.
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Since Lord Fordring's apparent passing, the Light became disturbed and the spirits of the buried near the Tomb became restless. Its High Priest summoned a protective barrier over the tomb. Thel'danis and were then aided by the paladins of the Silver Hand.