Merithra of the Dream

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NeutralMerithra of the Dream
Image of Merithra of the Dream
Gender Female
Race Green dragon (Dragonkin)
Affiliation(s) Green dragonflight
Location Temple of Ahn'Qiraj
Status Alive
Relative(s) Ysera (mother), Alexstrasza (aunt), Dralad (uncle), Caelestrasz, Vaelestrasz (cousins)

The ancient green dragon Merithra (known as Merithra of the Dream) is a child of Ysera and a major figure in the War of the Shifting Sands.[1] She can be found in the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj taking the form of a Night Elf, taken captive by the Qiraji alongside Caelestrasz and Arygos. When approached she, like Arygos, offers to craft weapons when given Imperial Qiraji Regalia and three Elementium Ores.


War of the Shifting Sands

Merithra in Temple of Ahn'Qiraj.

When the Qiraji started their first invasion of Kalimdor, Anachronos agreed to enlist the bronze dragonflight against the marauding Qiraji with the Night Elves. Even with the might of the dragons backing them, however, the sheer numbers of the Qiraji and silithid proved overwhelming. And so Anachronos called upon the progeny of the remaining flights, including Merithra of the green dragonflight.

Merithra, along with Caelestrasz and Arygos, pushed the Qiraji back into Ahn'Qiraj to allow Anachronos, Fandral Staghelm, and the Night Elves to create a magical barrier to hold in the Qiraji. The three dragons and their companions flew headlong into the Qiraji legions, into the city where they hoped their sacrifice would not be in vain. Though the magical barrier was created, the three dragons were lost within the walls, where they still remain today, in humanoid form, as prisoners of the Old God C'Thun.

Dawn of the Aspects

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With the betrayal and death of Arygos, and the death of Caelestrasz in the Bastion of Twilight, Merithra became the last one alive of the three former captives.

Merithra joined her mother at a meeting of the Wyrmrest Accord following Deathwing's defeat. According to her, the Emerald Nightmare within the Rift of Aln has begun acting up and seems to be seeking a new Nightmare Lord. However, Ysera told Merithra that protection of the Emerald Dream now falls upon the Druids.




Heroes of the Brood? C'Thun must be banished! We can assist you, mortal!

Succumb to the endless dream, little ones. Let it consume you!

Patch changes


  1. ^ Johnson, Luke. Dark Factions, 146. ISBN 9781588464460. 

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