Island of Doctor Lapidis
Island of Doctor Lapidis is an island in the South Seas off the coast of Stranglethorn Vale. It is located north of Gillijim's Isle. It is a jungle troll island that is currently not in World of Warcraft although it appears on the World of Warcraft World Map released in 2006. It also appears in the intro cinematic for World of Warcraft, on a map in The Comic, and in World of Warcraft: Game Manual. It has also appeared in several maps throughout the Warcraft RPG, for example the book Monster Guide Web Supplement of 2007.
In World of Warcraft
The subject of this section did not make it out of the alpha stages.
The island existed during the World of Warcraft alpha — however, it no longer exists in-game (beyond the appearance in the intro cinematic).
Island of Doctor Lapidis is one of the islands that were southwest of Stranglethorn Vale, the other being Gillijim's Isle.
- It was named after the exterior level designer Alan Lapidis.
- Name may have been inspired by The Island of Doctor Moreau.
- ^ Ruins on the island appear troll in style, see File:Dr-Lapidis-isle-alpha.jpg
- ^ John Staats AMA, author of 'The World of Warcraft Diary'Also participating: Bo Bell, Alexander Brazie, and Sam Lantinga