Rezan

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BossRezan
Image of Rezan
Title Loa of Kings,
King of Kings,[1]
God of the hunt[2]
Gender Male
Race Loa (Beast)
Level 112 Elite
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Zandalari Empire
Location Sacrifical Pits, Atal'Dazar
Status Unknown[3]
Relative(s) Xibala (mother)[4]
Child of Rezan (offspring)
Undead

Rezan was a devilsaur loa revered by the Zandalari trolls, and the personal loa of the Kings. Throughout the ages, many kings have ruled over the Zandalari Empire. Each one, however, knew their place when it came to the great loa and offered their praise to the mightiest of all of them, Rezan. He honored deeds over words, but took slights very seriously and was known to harbor grudges.[5] Rezan was ultimately killed by the Prophet Zul, and his corpse was raised into undeath. In this form he is a boss in the Atal'Dazar dungeon, at the Sacrifical Pits.

Background

Dungeon Journal

Rezan, once a loa to the Zuldazar kings and queens, had his soul torn from his body during a ritual. Now, only a twisted husk remains, bent on devouring anyone who enters his hunting grounds.

History

Known as the Loa of kings, Rezan was the symbol of leadership and strength for the Zandalari peoples since the earliest days of the empire.[6]

Rezan telling Bwonsamdi to give back Rastakhan's soul.

Rezan is first encountered when his follower, King Rastakhan, was near death after being betrayed by Zul. Despite all of his healers' attempts, Rastakhan was unable to be revived because his soul was in the grip of Bwonsamdi, loa of death. To get Rastakhan back, the Zandalari appealed to Rezan to confront Bwonsamdi and claim back Rastakhan's soul. He was successful, with the caveat that Bwonsamdi would be seeing him again in time.[7]

At Rezan's temple, Zul's followers sought to drain Rezan of his power in the same way the Drakkari once did to their loa. Rastakhan and an adventurer slew Vilnak'dor, the troll performing the ritual, and once he was freed Rezan unleashed his fury upon the Atal'zul and their Kao-Tien allies. Afterward, Rezan convinced Rastakhan to realize he had grown soft and Rastakhan swore to take Zul's head.[8]

When the time came to hunt Zul, Rezan was among the army that Rastakhan gathered and led the charge into Atal'Dazar atop Mount Mugamba. However, during the confrontation with Zul, Rezan was slain. Without his power keeping Bwonsamdi at bay, Rastakhan began aging fast.[9] Rezan's essence was used by Zul to revive Dazar, first king of the Zandalari,[6] and his undead corpse would walk the lower levels of Atal'Dazar.

Quotes

Zeb'ahari

You speak to the loa of kings, god of the hunt.

What do you want, small one?

Loot

Item Type
Tome of Hex: Skeletal Hatchling Spell Cosmetic
Soulrending Claw (H · M) Melee Fist Weapon
Hallowed Ossein Longbow (H · M) Bow
Disc of Indomitable Will (H · M) Shield
Venerated Raptorhide Bindings (H · M) Leather Wrist
Kilt of Fanatical Consumption (H · M) Mail Legs
 [Devilsaur Worshiper's Sandals] (H · M) Cloth Feet
 [Seal of the Regal Loa] (H · M) Ring
Rezan's Gleaming Eye (H · M) Strength Trinket

Tales of the Loa

Rezan is de one
With de glory of de sun.
He stands strong, he stands tall,
He's de greatest of dem all!

He is mighty! He is bold!
As de legends surely told.
Strong of will and true of deed,
Rezan can always have de lead.

Kingly, sharp, and honor bound.
A more noble loa will not be found.
He is de sun, de morning star.
He is de pride of Zandalar.[10]

Notes and trivia

  • Rezan blessed the  [Gilded Ravasaur] mount.[11]
  • The prelates serve Rezan, and they are the highest order of holy warriors to serve any loa. Their path is the elite, taking only those gifted from birth with prowess in battle and gifted by the loa, and crafting champions of light to defend their empire. After Rezan's death, the prelates are cut off from his power except for a handful of his followers.[12]
  • Princess Talanji is a priestess of Rezan.[13]
  • Rezan is unknown to the Darkspear tribe.[14]
  • Rezan is voiced by Richard Pepple.

Patch changes

References

  1. ^ H [110 - 120] The Temple of Rezan
  2. ^ #Quotes
  3. ^ The Lost Codex 2018-11-03. Blizzcon 2018 Interview: Alex Afrasiabi & Patrick Dawson - Story and Systems | The Lost Codex. YouTube. Retrieved on 2018-11-03.
  4. ^ B [110 - 120] The Bones of Xibala
  5. ^  [Rezan Idol]
  6. ^ a b House of the Lost Loa
  7. ^ H [110 - 120] The Will of the Loa
  8. ^ H [110 - 120] To Sacrifice a Loa
  9. ^ H [110 - 120] The King's Gambit
  10. ^ Tales of de Loa: Rezan
  11. ^ Mount Journal:  [Gilded Ravasaur]
  12. ^ High Prelate Rata gossip text
  13. ^ H [110 - 120] The Stormwind Extraction: Princess Talanji says: My loa hears us. Mighty Rezan, lend me your strength!
  14. ^ H [110 - 120] The Stormwind Extraction: Rokhan says: I don't be knowin' a Rezan, but I be owin' him me thanks.

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