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BlizzCon 2009: Cataclysm Reveal

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The Cataclysm Reveal Trailer is the reveal trailer for Cataclysm, that premiered at BlizzCon 2009. It shows off various features of Cataclysm, including the revamped world of Azeroth, new class/race combos, flying in Azeroth, and two new races - Worgen and Goblin - for the Alliance and Horde respectively.

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Narrator: As the terrible war against the Lich King continues...
Scenes of battles between the Argent Crusade and the Scourge in Icecrown.
Narrator: ...the proud defenders of Azeroth fight to secure a lasting peace.
Scenes of Stormwind Harbor and Orgrimmar.
Narrator: But there can be no peace... when the world itself is devoured by rage.
Various locations on Azeroth are shown destroyed or disfigured.
Narrator: An ancient evil has risen, determined to shake Azeroth to its foundations; and the world will never be the same. As the elements battle for supremacy, Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms have been transformed. Ancient lands have been torn asunder, unleashing widespread destruction.
Scenes of Cenarion Wildlands in Desolace and the Overgrowth in Southern Barrens.
Narrator: But newfound life has also awakened.
Scenes of battles between the Alliance and Horde in Stonetalon Mountains and Ashenvale.
Narrator: New conflicts erupt as old enemies vie for control of the world's diminished resources.
Scenes of goblins fleeing Kezan as Mount Kajaro erupts.
Narrator: At the heart of the ocean, the Maelstrom churns endlessly. Many islanders of the Great Sea have been driven from their homes, seeking sanctuary from the relentless upheaval. These scattered refuges find themselves shipwrecked upon the Lost Isles, locked in battle against an unfamiliar enemy.
The goblins are seen making allies with orcs from the Horde.
Narrator: But in their hour of greatest need, the goblins of Kezan have found new allies... in the Horde.
Scenes of the Greymane Wall in Gilneas, then Gilneas itself.
Narrator: As destruction engulfs the far corners of the world, the Greymane Wall - the fortified entrance to the human kingdom of Gilneas - has been shattered. Yet... those who were once human, have become something more...
The residents of Gilneas are seen transformed into worgen.
Narrator: As the vile Forsaken march south into Gilneas, an ancient ally resurfaces to bring the savage worgen into the Alliance.
Scenes of flying mounts in Azeroth.
Narrator: As the world teeters on the brink, an immortal struggle for dominance turns to one of mere survival.
Scenes of new race/class combinations, such as troll druids, human hunters, gnome priests and tauren paladins.
Narrator: The world's champions have adapted to new paths of glory, standing vigilant against those who would devour civilization, and venturing boldly into the unearthed, forgotten bastions of antiquity. The world has been broken. A new age has begun. The Alliance and Horde can only cling to hope! Deathwing... has returned.