Desolation Hold

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HordeDesolation Hold

Desolation Hold.jpg

Type

Fortress

Leader(s)
  Formerly
Race(s)
Language(s)
Affiliation(s)
Location
Status

Active

Characteristics
Facilities

Done Inn          Done Mailbox

Done Stables

Done Anvil & Forge

Undone.gif Bank       Undone.gif Auctions

Travel

Done Flight Master(s)
Undone.gif Mass-transit
Undone.gif Portal(s)

Sources: World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

Desolation Hold is a Horde fortress in Southern Barrens located on the western side of the Battlescar, with the Alliance outpost Fort Triumph on the eastern side. Warlord Gar'dul had Desolation Hold constructed over a Silithid colony, known as the Field of Giants, over Crawgol's objections.

Warlord Gar'dul, who was in charge of the Horde in the region, failed to live up to the expectations of Warchief Garrosh, because of this he has sent Warlord Bloodhilt to investigate the situation and solve the problem. Warlord Bloodhilt, having solved the issue, took command of the fortress until he joined the war effort in Pandaria and relocated to Domination Point, where he met his end.

By the time of the Fourth War, command of Desolation Hold belonged to Warlord Crawgol. The hold came under attack by Alliance forces that were sent to attack in order to reestablish Fort Triumph.[1]

Travel connections

Flight paths

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Neutral Mudsprocket, Dustwallow Marsh
Horde Hunter's Hill, Southern Barrens
Horde Camp Mojache, Feralas
Horde Westreach Summit, Thousand Needles
Horde Brackenwall Village, Dustwallow Marsh

NPCs

Guards
South of the Hold
Forces
Removed from game The subject of this section did not make it out of the alpha stages of Battle for Azeroth.

Notes

  • Among the NPCs is an "Awkward Gangly Orc" who will, after questioning, turn into a Revealed SI:7 Spy - a human wearing a Hallow's End orc mask. Additionally, mobs called Barrens Operative can be found sneaking around just outside the walls.

Patch changes

References