- For his encounter in the Halls of Valor, see .
|Affiliation(s)||Felskorn, Burning Legion|
|Occupation||King of Stormheim|
|Status||Deceased (Lore); Killable|
God-King Skovald is the king of the vrykul on the Broken Isles. He rules the lands of Stormheim and has recently allied himself with the Burning Legion during their third invasion of Azeroth. He has been tasked by his demonic masters to retrieve one of the ancient titan relics known as the Pillars of Creation - the Aegis of Aggramar. He has a mount named .
In his bid to be ruler over Stormheim, Jarl Skovald first murdered his father alongside his brothers. The brothers then turned on each other, with Skovald's blade proving to be the fastest. As his oldest brother would refer to him as a runt, Skovald may have been the youngest of the four, or simply the smallest. He then fought his mother last at Kingsfall Pass, by this time having pledged himself and his followers to the Legion and been empowered by fel magic. , disgusted with Skovald's actions, disowned him as her son before dying, to which the Jarl replied that he was her king.
In his quest to gain access to the Halls of Valor, he perverts the ancient trials that open the gates. During the Trial of Might, he shatters instead of besting him and attempts to destroy Aggramar's Vault so that no one else can know the criteria for the other trials. For the Trial of Will, he opts to enslave the Thorignir. For the Trial of Valor, he uses the Bonespeakers to attempt to enslave the souls of the ancient rulers of Stormheim, forcing them to give their blessing.
With the adventurer's efforts to keep up with the God-King, tells them to save an important asset from a previous trial to end Skovald's reign once and for all. Atop the Gates of Valor, both challengers fought and eventually the God-King used his fel magic to end the confrontation for he grew tired of them. He exclaims that the Aegis will be his by right and there's nothing to stop him.
Within the Halls of Valor, Skovald came into the Hall of Glory to see that the heroes were successful in claiming the Aegis. He demanded that Odyn acknowledge his claim to the Aegis, a protest that Odyn said came too late. Skovald attempted to claim the Aegis by force then, but was killed, declaring in his final breath that all his plans had been brought to ruin.
|Location||Level range||Health range|
|Gates of Valor||102 - 110||5,463,231|
|102 - 112|| |
- Main article: Quest:Ahead of the Game#Notes
- Main article: Quest:Impalement Insurance#Notes
- Main article: Quest:Regal Remains#Notes
- Main article: Quest:Stormheim's Salvation#Notes
- Main article: God-King Skovald (tactics)#Quotes
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added.