Archmage Lan'dalock

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NeutralArchmage Lan'dalock
Image of Archmage Lan'dalock
Gender Male
Race High elf (Humanoid)
Class Mage
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Kirin Tor, Kirin Tor Offensive
Occupation Archmage
Location Various
Status Alive

Archmage Lan'dalock is a level 80 high elf quest giver located at the Violet Hold (outside of the actual instance) in Dalaran. He offers the weekly raid quests to players. Prior to patch 3.3.0, he and Archmage Timear gave random daily quests for level 80 dungeons. See Daily quest for the quests he once offered.

History

Cataclysm

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During the assault on the Firelands, Archmage Lan'dalock can be found in Mount Hyjal assisting the player in fighting elites in the daily quest, N [85 Daily] The Protectors of Hyjal.

The Purge of Dalaran

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During the Purge of Dalaran, Lan'dalock and two Silver Covenant enforcers guarded the entrance to the Violet Hold, where the captured or surrendered Sunreavers were being held. It is possible for Horde heroes to be banished to the hold's entrance by Jaina Proudmoore during Grand Magister Rommath's assault on the city, in which case players will fight and kill Lan'dalock to secure their escape. During the battle, Lan'dalock will summon illusions of the various bosses he once tasked players with defeating during the Wrath of the Lich King era.

Rise of the Thunder King

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Archmage Lan'dalock makes an appearance on the Isle of Thunder, making his optional death during the Purge of Dalaran non-canon. He is tasked to dismantle the presence of the Zandalari trolls at Za'Tual.

Legion

Legion This section concerns content related to Legion.

It it revealed that Lan'dalock once had a liaison with Matron Mother Malevolence.[1] The Illidari use this to their advantage and secure his help in breaking into the Black Temple.[2]

Archmage Lan'dalock gives out [Seal of Broken Fate] for [Order Resources], Marks of Honor, or gold.

Locations

Notable appearances
Location Level range Health range
Dalaran Wrath of the Lich King 80 44,270
Purge of Dalaran 90 57,470
Isle of Thunder 90 91,950
Dalaran Legion 110 8,314,140

Quests

Wrath of the Lich King This section concerns content related to Wrath of the Lich King.

Cataclysm This section concerns content related to Cataclysm.

Mists of Pandaria This section concerns content related to Mists of Pandaria.

Legion This section concerns content related to Legion.

Removed

Removed from game The subject of this section has been removed from World of Warcraft in patch 3.3.0.

Main article: Wrath of the Lich King daily quests#Heroic dailies

Quotes

Amongst the Kirin Tor, it is my duty to see to the strategic interests of the magocracy.

There is much yet to be done this week. Will you assist me, <name>?

Mount Hyjal

  • "I came all the way from Dalaran, and this is the welcoming I get?"
  • "I think I knocked this one into next week."
  • "Fire elementals must die!"
  • "The ruling council has ordered you banished. I plan to see those orders out."
  • "Until we meet again... You know where to find me."

Dalaran during the Purge

"Now... YOU must die!"

Violet Rise, Isle of Thunder

  • "These Zandalari are not to be underestimated. They are quite unlike any troll I have yet encountered."

N Demon hunter [103 - 110] The Arcane Way

  • The matron mother?
<The archmage's face goes red as he chokes out a cough and looks around surreptitiously.>

Spells and abilities

  • Spell frost frostarmor02.png  Chilled — If an enemy strikes the caster, they may have their movement slowed by 30% and the time between their attacks increased by 20% for 5 sec. Only one type of Armor spell can be active on the Mage at any time.
  • Spell frost frostarmor02.png  Frost Armor — Encases the caster in a layer of frost that lasts 30 min. The thick ice increases armor, slows melee attackers' movement, and increases the time between their attacks. (10 cooldown)
  • Spell frost frostnova.png  Frost Nova — Inflicts Frost damage to nearby enemies, immobilizing them for up to 4 sec. 2 sec cast.
  • Spell frost frostbolt02.png  Frostbolt 40 yd range — Inflicts Frost damage to an enemy and reduces its movement speed for 4 sec. 3 sec cast.
  • Ability mage frostfirebolt.png  Frostfire Bolt 40 yd range — Launches a bolt of frostfire at the enemy, causing 266 to 305 Frost-Fire damage, slowing movement speed by 40% and causing an additional 66 Fire damage over 9 sec. If the target is more vulnerable to Frost damage, this spell will cause Frost instead of Fire damage. 3 sec cast.
  • Spell frost frostblast.png  Ice Lance 35 yd range — Deals Frost damage to an enemy target. Causes double damage against Frozen targets. Instant.
  • Creatureportrait twilightshammer summoningportal water01.png  Summon Images — Summons illusions of the bosses. 3 sec cast.

Trivia

  • His name may be a pun on "landlocked," which may be less of a stretch if you consider that he and Archmage Timear were the first questgiver NPCs to be given collision boundaries.
  • When engaged by members of the Horde during the Purge of Dalaran, he summons various images of Wrath of the Lich King bosses, such as:

Patch changes

References

  1. ^ N Demon hunter [103 - 110] The Arcane Way
  2. ^ N Demon hunter [103 - 110] Move Like No Other

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