The Rotten Grotto is a large grotto in Darkheart Thicket. It has been tainted by the Emerald Nightmare, and the once powerful druids who resided here have all succumbed to its madness.
Entering the inner Grotto
- Shade of Xavius says: Those who challenge me only speed themselves to an agonizing death.
- Malfurion Stormrage says: So says the shadow of Xavius.
- Shade of Xavius says: Be still, worm! I will deal with you shortly.
- On the map, the zone is called "The Rotting Grotto". In-game, it is called "Rotten Grotto".