Dark Portal Opens
The Dark Portal Opens is the world event sparked with patch 2.0.3, immediately preceding the release of World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade where the Dark Portal reopened. This event is called Highlord Kruul Unleashed! on WoW Europe.
Text from WorldofWarcraft.com
Azeroth is under attack! Horrific creatures are swarming from a suddenly active Dark Portal and have rampaged into the Blasted Lands. Defenders from Nethergarde Keep have scrambled to meet the enemy head-on. However, even with the assistance of reinforcements from the ever-vigilant Argent Dawn, the forces of Azeroth need your help!
Not much is known of the invasion at this early stage, but early reports from the battlefront describe wave after wave of demonic attackers charging from the Dark Portal. It is also reported that was seen departing through the Dark Portal. In his stead he has left his minion, , to sow fear and confusion among the defenders.
Accompanied by a host of infernals, Kruul has been seen near a number of major cities in Azeroth, along with the following outdoor areas:
- Lorewise, the name is Battle for the Dark Portal.