Blackwater Raiders

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The Blackwater Raiders is a group of pirates, thieves and warriors[2] operating in Booty Bay and closely affiliated with the Steamwheedle Cartel. They are led by Baron Revilgaz.[3]

Faldir's Cove, as it is called, is a small area located in the Arathi Highlands which was also held by the Blackwater Raiders. Though little more than a docked ship and a tent, this small port was home to a few crew members of the pirate organization. In Battle for Azeroth the cove was held by the Alliance presumably after the Blackwater Raiders had left.


They are considered good men, respectable as pirates go.[4]

It is an important Blackwater rule to only kill when necessary. As such, there's no love between the Raiders and the Bloodsails.[5]


Members of the Blackwater Raiders should also have the title <Blackwater Raiders>.


Name Status Location
Neutral  Baron Revilgaz Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Captain Steelgut Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Catelyn the Blade Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Deckhand Moishe Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Deeg Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Dizzy One-Eye Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Doctor Draxlegauge Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Fin Fizracket Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  First Mate Crazz Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  First Mate Nilzlix Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Fleet Master Seahorn Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Lolo the Lookout Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Professor Phizzlethorpe Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Shakes O'Breen Alive Faldir's Cove Arathi Highlands
Neutral  Whiskey Slim Alive Booty Bay Cape of Stranglethorn
Neutral  Briney Boltcutter <Blackwater Financial Interests> Alive Zul'Gurub Northern Stranglethorn
Neutral  Enric Torque Alive Unknown
Neutral  Marjani Flintwill Alive Stranglethorn Vale
Neutral  Adashe Flintwill Deceased Stranglethorn Vale
Neutral  Akashinga Flintwill Deceased Stranglethorn Vale
Neutral  Amahle Flintwill Deceased Stranglethorn Vale
Neutral  Makasa Flintwill (formerly) Alive Various
Neutral  O'Ryen Jones Alive Unknown



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In the RPG

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Headed by Baron Revilgaz, the Blackwater Raiders are a loose affiliation of pirates, privateers, and traders that operate out of Booty Bay. They are closely tied to the goblin Steamwheedle Cartel and handle most of their trade. The Blackwater Raiders are arch-rivals of the Bloodsail Buccaneers, another pirate group that vies for control of Stranglethorn Vale. They have sometimes been known to attack villages, which have been forced to defend themselves to protect the settlement.[6] They also control Edj on Kezan.

Despite the fact that they are pirates, the Blackwater Raiders are not really that much of bad guys. They are less interested in plunder and more interested in securing mercantile deals and widening the circle of ports with which they can trade. The Trade Coalition has little influence over Revilgaz, and indeed the Raiders attempt to go under, above, or around the coalition's head.[7]

Notes and trivia

  • Baron Revilgaz calls the Blackwater Raiders a goblin cartel.[8]
  • They are possibly a reference to the real-life private military organization Xe Services LLC (formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide).
  • Blackwater Raiders (US RP server) is named after them.


This article or section includes speculation, observations or opinions possibly supported by lore or by Blizzard officials. It should not be taken as representing official lore.

They are probably named after Blackwater Cove.