Grand Admiral of the Scarlet Fleet,|
Leader of the Scarlet Onslaught
|Affiliation(s)||Scarlet Crusade, Kul Tiras, Scarlet Onslaught|
|Occupation||Commander of the Scarlet Fleet, mortal disguise of the dreadlord Mal'Ganis|
|Status||Deceased (possessed by Mal'Ganis)|
Barean Westwind of Kul Tiras was once a prominent member of the Scarlet Crusade. He was part of the Scarlet Fleet's disastrous expedition to Northrend, and was lost off the Frozen Coast. A large statue was erected in his honor in the Hall of Champions, located in the Scarlet Monastery in the Tirisfal Glades.
However, recent reports indicate that he is still alive and has joined the ranks of the Scarlet Onslaught. Only a few know that he is truly dead, and that his corpse is being used as a disguise for the dreadlord Mal'Ganis.
Wrath of the Lich King
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Near the entrance to the city, one of the Onslaught Raven Priests remarks to an Onslaught Footman, "The Grand Admiral himself has come to see to our dedication. If I see you slacking on your post again, I will gut you myself." What his position of authority is within the ranks of the Scarlet Onslaught has yet to be seen.
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- Main article: My Old Enemy#Notes
- Main article: Do Unto Others#Notes
- Main article: The Admiral Revealed#Notes
- Westwind is voiced by Christopher Corey Smith.
- It seems that he is succeeding in corrupting other members of the Scarlet Onslaught. This is most evident in the form of the Raven Priests, who were conceived when "the Holy Light whispered a new blessing to the Admiral in his sleep which he passed on to Landgren", and the Onslaught Death Knights.
- Westwind Weald may be named after him or his family or vice-versa.
- Patch 3.0.3 (2008-11-04): Added.