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Priestess of the Moon

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For the Warcraft III unit, see Priestess of the Moon (Warcraft III). For the NPC of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj, see Priestess of the Moon (Ahn'Qiraj). For the NPC found in the past Black Rook Hold, see Priestess of the Moon (Val'sharah).

The elite, night elf clergy are made up of these worthy women. The priestesses of the moon (or the priestesses of Elune[1] and moon priestesses) epitomize the power and grace of their race's ancient moon goddess, Elune. The priestesses of the moon, equipped with silvery, glowing armor, ride the fearless Winterspring Frostsabers into battle.[citation needed] Charged with the safekeeping of the night elf lands and armed with magical energy bows — the priestesses of the moon will stop at nothing to rid their ancient land of evil.

During the Burning Legion's third invasion, many priestesses of Elune joined the Conclave in the Netherlight Temple.

Known

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Name Role Status Location
Alliance  Tyrande Whisperwind High priestess of Elune Alive Temple of the Moon, Darnassus
Alliance  Moon Priestess Amara Moon Priestess Alive Teldrassil
Alliance  Moon Priestess Lasara Moon Priestess Alive Teldrassil
Alliance  Moon Priestess Maestra Moon Priestess Alive Maestra's Post, Ashenvale
Alliance  Moon Priestess Nici Moon Priestess Alive Dalaran, Crystalsong Forest
Alliance  Belysra Starbreeze Priestess of the Moon Alive Bradshaw Mill, Gilneas
Alliance  Serendia Oakwhisper Priestess of the Moon Alive Darkshore
Alliance  Dentaria Silverglade Priestess of the Moon Alive Darkshore, Teldrassil
Neutral  Haidene First High Priestess of Elune Deceased Unknown
Neutral  Dejahna High priestess of Elune Deceased Unknown
Alliance  Delas Moonfang Priestess of the Moon Alive Unknown
Neutral  Kalo'thera High priestess of Elune Unknown Unknown
Neutral  Marinda Interim High Priestess of Elune Deceased Unknown

Others

Selene, Kathris Starsong, Adora Nightshade, Mave Whisperwind, Mora Moonsinger, Felore Moonray, Anara Chillwind, Kera Stardragon, Mira Whitemane, Theta Saberfang, Tygra Snowscar, Ariel Darkmoon, Diana Windwood

Organization

In the RPG

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Valuable as healers during wartime, priestesses of the moon can also use their divine magic spells to hinder or harm the enemy. They are also inspirational leaders and excellent archers. Priestesses of the moon often keep to the rear, protecting the wounded with ranged weapons. Guided by Elune, priestesses of the moon serve as a morale boost for troops, assuring them that they will be healed, protected for or, at worst, blessed during their final journey.[2]

Trivia

  • In the Warcraft III alpha, priestesses of the Moon rode giant owls that may have inspired the current-day seekers.[3] Flying heroes were later removed from the game, and the priestesses were instead given frostsabers.
  • Many members of the Sisterhood are wearing a  [Mooncloth Robe].

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