|Occupation||Leader of the Sha'tar and the naaru, current master of Shattrath City|
|Location||Terrace of Light, Shattrath City|
As with most of the naaru, little is known of A'dal personally, though it appears to count Khadgar and as personal friends. At some point following the destruction of Draenor and having been found and convinced by Khadgar, A'dal and his compatriots, the Sha'tar, arrived and assisted the Aldor in reclaiming the ruins of Shattrath City. A'dal also approved an alliance between Shattrath's forces and the Sons of Lothar, to the extent that Khadgar moved to Shattrath to assist the Sha'tar.
At some point after Illidan's victory over Magtheridon, an army of blood elves marched on the city. But instead of laying siege to Shattrath, their leader, , kneeled before A'dal and pledged the support of his forces, the Scryers, to the cause of A'dal and the Sha'tar. attempted to get A'dal and the Sha'tar to fight the forces of Illidan alongside her, but A'dal stated that the Burning Legion was a greater threat and because Illidan also fought the Legion he was not an enemy of the Sha'tar. A'dal did, however, try to convince Maiev to ask the Scryers for aid. Maiev turned down this offer.
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At some point prior to the blood elves' assault on Tempest Keep, Velen made a cryptic prophecy concerning the redemption of a people cursed by blood. A'dal and the other naaru realized what was to come, allowing to be captured by 's forces and sent back to Silvermoon to power the Blood Knights. Ultimately, the prophecy was proven true when M'uru was again kidnapped by Kael, this time stealing him away from his own people. With the entirety of Kael'thas's betrayal now exposed, journeyed to Shattrath City to beg the naaru's forgiveness. A'dal revealed the nature of the prophecy and assured the Blood Knights that the naaru harbored no ill will towards them. Liadrin promptly re-dedicated the Blood Knights to furthering the cause of the Sha'tar and stopping their former Prince once and for all.
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When and Maraad visited Shattrath, A'dal urged Med'an to meditate on his decisions, cautioning that his choices could lead him to become a weapon against evil or a bringer of doom.
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In Icecrown, is struck with the Plague of Undeath during the assault on Scourgeholme. sends willing adventurers to , , and eventually A'dal in an attempt to save Bridenbrad. After completing the quest, Crusader Bridenbrad ultimately dies, only to have A'dal appear along with two other naaru: and . A'dal personally tells the adventurer that "The Light does not abandon its champions.", and instead of becoming a mindless undead ghoul for the , Bridenbrad "shall taste only paradise".
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- While it is very difficult to engage him in combat, some enterprising players have managed to kite enemies into Shattrath and use them to attack A'dal. In the past, A'dal has actually been killed by some of these attacks, but as of Patch 2.2, A'dal has apparently been buffed and now hits for over 100,000 damage per attack on Fel Reavers. A'dal becomes invulnerable at low health, to make him stand Varedis' attack (who also becomes invulnerable at low health).
- On the alternate Draenor, adventurer can gain its blessing from a Pilgrim's Shrine in Shadowmoon Valley.
- He made a cameo appearance in News From Outland: Crisis at Da Portal! official video.
- A'dal's light is so strong that he can be seen even by spirits in the Shadowlands.
- Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): Added.
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Ruler of Shattrath City
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Lord of Outland?
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