|Location||Hushed Bank, Duskwood|
|Relative(s)||Unnamed wife and two unnamed children (deceased)|
World of Warcraft
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He and his family once owned the Yorgen Farmstead, but whilst he was out one day, Dark Riders appeared looking for the Scythe of Elune and killed his wife and children. Accompanied by Lars, Sven was seeking to find the identity of a shadowy figure he spotted at his farm, which is actually Jitters.
This section concerns content related to Cataclysm.
After completing , Sven appears as a quest giver. Some time after solving the deaths of his family, Sven was infected by one of the feral worgen of Duskwood and became one of them, but still retained a vestige of his mind. This was enough to bring back his sanity through alchemy. He argues, blames and even threatens Jitters for all that has happened to himself, citing how Jitters (however inadvertently) brought both the Worgen to Duskwood and the Dark Riders to Sven's family.