BlizzCon 2007: Wrath of the Lich King Reveal
The Wrath of the Lich King Reveal Trailer is the reveal trailer for Wrath of the Lich King that premiered at BlizzCon 2007. It shows off various features of Wrath of the Lich King such as the new continent of Northrend and the new hero class, death knight.
It is narrated by Arthas Menethil.
A ship is shown arriving at Valgarde in Howling Fjord. Two Alliance adventurers arrive: a paladin and a priest. The former looks up to see a dragon soaring overheard.
Arthas Menethil: It's begun. Young heroes... I was once like you.
The adventurers journey across Howling Fjord via horseback.
damned. Arthas Menethil: You have come to this place seeking to bring judgement upon the
The adventurers battle against a vrykul.
Arthas Menethil: You will venture deep into forgotten lands.
The adventurers continue to explore Howling Fjord.
Arthas Menethil: You will see wonders beyond imagining.
A snowstorm begins as the adventurers journey up a mountainside.
Arthas Menethil: But be warned: the land itself will rise up against you.
The priest ventures ahead of her paladin companion.
Arthas Menethil: Long-forgotten terrors will smother your courage...
The priest is ambushed by an Icehollow Behemoth and killed.
Arthas Menethil: ...sacrifice everything...
The paladin flees, heading towards Dragonblight.
Arthas Menethil: ...as the final darkness falls.
The paladin finds himself cornered by a large amount of Scourge minions.
death. Arthas Menethil: In the end, all that awaits you... is
The paladin is shown raised as a death knight, assisting in an Alliance effort against the Horde in Grizzly Hills.
Arthas Menethil: Only then will you understand: you've been following in my footsteps all along.
The scene shifts, depicting the Lich King upon the Frozen Throne.
Arthas Menethil: So come then, you heroes! Come in all your power and glory! For in the final hour, all must serve... the one... true...
The Lich King awakens from his dormant state.
The Lich King: ...KING!
- It is worth noting that regular dragons are seen in Howling Fjord instead of proto-dragons. This may have been a detail changed in-between alpha and retail.