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For his presence in Zul'Drak, see Overlord Drakuru.
Image of Drakuru
Gender Male
Race Ice troll (Humanoid)
Level 70 - 77
Reaction Alliance Horde
Location Granite Springs, Grizzly Hills; Drak'Tharon Keep; Voltarus, Zul'drak
Status Deceased

Drakuru is a drakkari troll who rises from being a prisoner at Granite Springs to being overlord of the Voltarus necropolis in Zul'Drak. The player interacts with him from when he is first encountered to when he is finally slain by the Lich King.


The wandering adventurer first encounters Drakuru when he is assigned to capture an ice troll at Ruins of Drak'Zin for Samir at Granite Springs.[1] Drakuru proposes a truce with the character, offering to share his knowledge of Drak'tharon Keep. Through the use of an alchemical potion, the character maintains contact with Drakuru, who guides him in a journey to collect several artifacts that make the keep impervious: The [Eye of the Prophets], the [Heart of the Ancients], and a set of [Drakkari Tablets].

The adventurer summons Drakuru at the top of Drak'tharon Keep, where he reveals that he was actually betraying the Drakkari Empire to the Lich King. Drakuru is awarded the Keep and the risen dead minions from it, and charged with 'cleansing' Zul'Drak. He offers the adventurer a position in Zul'Drak.

The adventurer later encounters Drakuru after narrowly dodging a trap laid by the scourge. With the assistance of Stefan Vadu of the Knights of the Ebon Hand, the adventurer infiltrates the necropolis Voltarus and convinces Drakuru - now Overlord - to reveal his new weapons.

In a final showdown, the adventurer uses Drakuru's own  [Scepter of Domination] to turn his Blightblood Trolls against him. On the verge of being defeated, Drakuru summons the Lich King for help. The Lich King beheads Drakuru for his failure, but spares the adventurer's life for having amused him.


Grizzly Hills (as a captive)
Through the Image of Drakuru produced by the Vial of Visions
In Drak'Tharon Keep
As Overlord Drakuru in Zul'Drak
Overlord Drakuru as a foe



"Behold, mon! We be creatin' da greatest Scourge army ever seen!"[2]

Ey, mon!

Good to be seein' ya again... <name> right? yes, yes, of course.

You and I gunna be real good friends. Drakuru know dese things.

<A grin slowly spreads across the troll's painted face.>

Gossip I need another of your elixirs, Drakuru.

There ya go, mon. Try ta be more careful with this one, won't ya?
Now head to the passage at of Drak'Atal to the northwest and drink the elixir at the pedestal there.
I'll instruct you further when I see you again.


Patch changes


  1. ^ N [74] Filling the Cages
  2. ^ WoWTCG Icecrown, 155/220

External links

Drakuru Image of Drakuru Overlord Drakuru
Grizzly Hills Drak'Tharon Keep Grizzly Hills As a Quest Giver As a Foe
Drak'Zin Ruins Zeb'Halak Ruins of Drakil'jin Drak'atal Passage