Sira Moonwarden

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HordeSira Moonwarden
Image of Sira Moonwarden
Title Dark Warden,
Warden, The Wardens
Gender Female
Race Night elf (Humanoid)
Class Warden
Reaction Alliance Horde
Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Forsaken, Horde
Former affiliation(s) The Wardens, Watchers, Shadow Wardens, Guardians of Hyjal, Alliance[1]
Former occupation(s) Interim leader of the Wardens, Quartermaster[2]
Location Various
Status Active (Undead)
It is you who abandoned us, Maiev! You burdened me with everything in your absence!
— Sira maligning Maiev during the Battle for Darkshore.

Sira Moonwarden is an important night elven warden. When Maiev Shadowsong went missing during the third invasion of the Burning Legion, she became the interim leader of the Wardens. During the Blood War, she was killed by the Forsaken and raised as a Dark Warden in service of Sylvanas Windrunner. Apparently resenting Maiev deeply for what she perceived as her having abandoned them, saddling Sira with the burden of leadership, and feeling the despair of death, she is now dedicated to killing her former leader and serving the Forsaken.

Biography

Sira in Legion.

At some point, Sira used to be quartermaster, and it was her duty to issue and train all of the Wardens in the use of the moonglaive. Having trained every single one, she could know the wielder of every moonglaive by sight alone.[2]

Cataclysm

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Sira was first met at the Molten Front in the Firelands, where her and the Shadow Wardens helped the adventurers against the minions of Ragnaros.[3]

Warlords of Draenor

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On alternate Draenor, she could be found at the Starfall Outpost in Shadowmoon Valley and at Yrel's Watch in Nagrand.

Legion

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During the Burning Legion's third invasion, Sira became the interim leader of the Wardens[4] while Maiev was missing.[5] Sira herself was stationed on the Isle of the Watchers in Azsuna. She asked the Illidari for help to deal with enemies on the Isle[6] and in the Tidal Marsh.[7]

Battle for Azeroth

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Some time after the War of the Thorns which resulted in the burning of Teldrassil by the Horde, Maiev, Sira, and Shandris Feathermoon spoke to Anduin Wrynn to try and convince him to assault Darkshore and retake it from the Horde, but with the war focused on Zandalar, Arathi, and Kul Tiras; Anduin did not have the troops to do so. As the three night elves spoke to Anduin, Tyrande went on ahead of the army to try and retake Darkshore herself.[8][9] Maiev, Shandris, Sira, and an adventurer located Tyrande's ruined ship at the Zoram Strand, which contained a book about the ancient ritual of the Night Warrior.[10] The Night Warrior was the incarnation of Elune's wrath. The ritual to become the avatar of the Night Warrior was extremely dangerous, and even witnessing it would put you in danger. Legend said that long ago, the Night Warrior was used by the night elves to carve out their empire. None who have attempted the ritual since then have survived, for Elune's raw power tore them apart. Upon journeying to Darkshore, Maiev tasked Sira with scouting the coast while she and Shandris went further inland. Sira expressed concern that Elune had not watched over the night elves during the War of the Thorns.[11]

Sira confronted and fought off a Horde adventurer, Nathanos Blightcaller and the Val'kyr that were aiming to raise Delaryn Summermoon, but was killed. Her last words were disbelief that Tyrande had not arrived to help her.[12] Very soon afterward Tyrande, empowered by the Night Warrior, did arrive and battle Nathanos, but despite Tyrande's efforts the Val'kyr succeeded in raising not only Delaryn but Sira as well. Now known as a Dark Warden, Sira accused Tyrande and Elune of abandoning her and declared that she was now a Forsaken. She left the battlefield with the Horde.[13]

Sira served as one of the Horde commanders in the Battle for Darkshore, opposite of Maiev. She accuses Maiev of having abandoned the Wardens when Sira was left in charge.

Locations

Notable appearances
Location Level range Health range
N [85 Daily] The Forlorn Spire 85 39,935
Forlorn Spire 85 387,450
Shadowmoon Valley (alternate universe) 94 632,260
Nagrand (alternate universe) 100 1,957,080
Azsuna 110 21,824,608

Abilities

Molten Front
  • Ability rogue shadowstep.png  Shadowstep — Attempts to step through the shadows and reappear behind your enemy.
  • Ability poisonarrow.png  Shadow Strike — Hurls a poisoned dagger which deals large initial damage, and then deals damage over time. The poisoned unit has its movement rate slowed for a short duration.
  • Spell holy heal.png  Drink Healing Potion — Uses a Holy elixir to heal the caster.
  • Ability rogue envelopingshadows.png  Summon Shadow Gate — Summons a gate of a generally ominous nature.
  • Ability rogue fanofknives.png  Fan of Knives — Instantly whirl around, releasing a spray of throwing knives at all targets within 15 yards.

Quests

Objective of

Quotes

Main article: Vault of the Wardens: A Grim Matter
Main article: Vault of the Wardens: Startup Sequence (quest)
Pre-Legion model.

World quests

Sira is the quest givers of The Wardens world quests on the Broken Isles.

  • The land is safer for your actions this day. But stay vigilant! Danger will surely rise again.
  • We have a target for you in this area. Be vigilant.
  • Justice is served.
  • We will not forget your aid this day, champion! The Wardens are in your debt.
  • The legend of the Wardens grows thanks to your deeds.
  • Well-struck, like a true Warden.
  • An efficient kill. Most admirable!
  • The Wardens thank you once again.
  • We never doubted that you would succeed.
  • Another mark dispatched. Excellent!
  • Didn't stand a chance.
  • Didn't even see you coming.
  • We have an assignment for you.
  • Show them how we deliver justice.
  • Your target is marked. Be about your work.
  • Strike fast. Strike deadly.
  • The Wardens are now few in number, yet justice must not rest, friend. Aid us in dispatching this foul creature. Show the people of this land that the Wardens remain ever vigilant!
  • A deadly mark is near your location. Prove yourself to be deadlier.
  • Your mark is nearby, assassin.
  • The Wardens have pledged to bring justice to this world, but we cannot be everywhere. We offer you the honor of taking down a grave threat.
  • Our enemies outnumber us. We have need of your skills.
  • Our owls have spotted a target near your location. Dispatch it.

As a Forsaken

Greetings
  • No words, only pain.
  • At last, I see the true path.
  • Do not test my patience.
  • Our enemies will suffer.
Farewell

...

Angry

...

Notes and trivia

Relatives

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This section includes speculation on characters that might be related, usually because they may share a last name. It should not be taken as representing official lore.

She may be related to Elder Moonwarden and Ithis Moonwarden.

Patch changes

References

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