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Talk:Well of Eternity

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Placement Theory

This is just a theory, but perhaps the Titans placed the Well of Eternity as a sort of prison for the Old Gods, and the magic maintained the world. They had a connection to it; They needed a portal IN IT to escape from their prison. It may be the only door to the place they remain... --Gigawolf1

There's no connection between the old gods and the Dark Portal... True, Nozdormu was sucked by tentacles from a blackness like the well but the portal above the well was random, aswell as the arrival of Deathwing there and the Demon Soul (all see the War of the Ancients Trilogy..) but again, all of these events are random, Malfurion could've destroyed the portal with other things... but I think there is some connection between the Burning Legion and the Old Gods...


Another Theory By Creator:

  • note: this is an UNofficial theory which wasn't prooved by Blizzard or any Warcraft Lore official resource.

The Theory of The Well of Eternity: In the map of Azaroth, if we look on the two areas in both Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms, we can see two zones with a hole in its structure, those zones are the Wetlands and Azshara. Azshara was known where there were Temples of Elune, which we can see clearly if we travel there in World of Warcraft. From what is known to me, there is no telling where does Zin-Azsharai, The Well and Suramar was, so, i assume by the name of the zone: "Azshara" that those were there. So, if you merge the two isles you will get one huge landscape which once was Kalimdor itself. But, there will be a hole in the middle, between Azshara and the Wetlands, that was, before the Burning Legion's first invasion to Azaroth, where Azshara's glourius palace, Zin-Azsharai, and the Well of Eternity, once were. That Explains why there are Nagas on the Shore of Azshara, and why there is a hole between Azshara and The Wetlands.

Again, this theory WAS NOT proved by any offical Warcraft source. --Creator

A pretty good theory (what's it a theory of, exactly), apart from one thing: the continents weren't blasted apart during the Sundering, most of the landmass was simply flooded. That's why the ruins of Suramar are in the Broken Isles. --Ragestorm 19:26, 17 November 2006 (EST)

So why does the area after Ashenvale on Kalimdor is particularly called 'Azshara'? I've read the entire trilogy of Richard A. Knaak and The Sundering aswel (of course), and i know the well actually mostly exploded and just made a giant Tsunami but still, how come that part of Kalimdor sank soo deeply beneath the Great Sea? and it ain't beneath the Malestorm because, Maiev was there, aswell as Illidan, so they didn't become Naga just to visit it... aswel as Tomb of Sargeras... It was in the capital? kinda wierd when it says that he 'died' in the portal... well, here see, it says the tomb is in Suramar: "The term Tomb of Sargeras refers to the remnants of the Temple of Elune in the ancient Kaldorei city of Suramar". It also says that the Aspects were the ones who drowned the isle, which means it was up for a while (till they drowned it and then Gul'dan raised it back up...). Well, think about it that way: in World of Warcraft and according to the lore, Azshara's palace (and the first\second Dark Portal it doesn't matter) should be just underneath the Malestorm. I don't think that the land was so vast that Kalimdor was back than where it is today and the lands weren't blasted apart. I still think my theory is quite correct... =] 23 January 07 15:20 (GMT+2) -Creator

Quoted from Lands of Mystery:

After the Great Sundering, a good part of Ashenvale was renamed Azshara to remind the night elves of the mistakes.

That should probably settle the debate? User:Kirkburn/Sig 11:39, 23 January 2007 (EST)

Vials

How many did Illidan take exactly? About four were used to make the new well, and Dath'Remar found one... Does anyone know how many of those things are still around? One was powerful enough to bring back Kel'Thuzad, so I think we should know if there are any left out there...

Illidan took seven vials. Three are in the new Well, one is the Sunwell, and Vashj and Kael each have one. The the final one is probably held by either Illidan or Tyrande, assuming it wasn't a component of Teldrassil.--Ragestorm (talk · contr) 15:13, 21 February 2007 (EST)

Wells and dragons?

Does anyone know if the Titans made a well of Eternity and empowered one of the greatest species to protect every world they visited, or did they just feel like doing it on Azeroth? -Rovdyr

Sign your posts, properly, please. We don't know- since both were developed in response to the Old Gods, it makes more sense that it was unique to Azeroth. However, since no descriptions of other Orderings have reached us, we cannot be certain. -_Ragestorm (talk · contr) 19:13, 26 January 2007 (EST)

I've not been using this page for that long, and was actually wondering some kinda template that makes that "_Ragestorm (talk · contr) 19:13, 26 January 2007 (EST)" though this is probably not the place to talk about it -Rovdyr

Start by typing four tildes (~ ~ ~ ~, without the spaces); that will automatically translate to your username, date and time. I'm not particularly good at customizing signatures, I just used the standard admin template.--Ragestorm (talk · contr) 17:38, 30 January 2007 (EST)

Thanks alot -Rovdyr 16:10, 1 February 2007 (EST)

Silithid connection?

In the article it states "From this magical ether the Silithid were born." Where is that from? I've never heard of it and it doesnt say it on the Silithid page.. -Rovdyr 16:17, 5 January 2008 (UTC)

(cough) anyone here? If noone has responded to this in a day or two I'll remove it.. -Rovdyr 19:33, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Alright, it's out -Rovdyr 22:25, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Says so on the Qiraji page. --JarHed 00:26, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

The Kaldorei and the Well of Eternity

The in-game book, "The Kaldorei and the Well of Eternity", redirects here but I don't see ALL of what's written in the book written out here... Is there a good reason as to why this is such? Yes, "we haven't gotten around to transcribing the book here" is a good reason, the case of which would likely cause me to transcribe it myself. (<3 Bookwork.) ~ Doc Lithius [U|T|C] 11:39, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Nevermind. I found out the book is under a different title here due to it being under that different title on the website. To eliminate further confusion, I've added a "were you looking for...?" to the page. ~ Doc Lithius [U|T|C] 12:33, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

The pools within the Vale

I just came about something that might lead to a fluke or leading up to the next expansion. If you go where the Mogu'shan Palace is, at time after time agents of Wrathion are investigating the pool. If you look at the pool closely, you'll see where I'm getting at...Do you think it's from something in ages past? Only Blizzard will tell. -Darksora110 Darksora110 Talk 3:17, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

NElf origins section

I don't think this section is pertinent to the Well of Eternity. The Well's involvement was to change a race into NElves, the controversy over which race that originally was doesn't really matter for this page. --Aquamonkeyeg (talk) 21:38, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Well of Eternity

MobinSamuro, I've just noticed your message and I have to say that wowwiki's reference is only Anne Stickney's theory and thus a speculation.--Mordecay (talk) 15:11, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Wowwiki is wrong anyway. Stickney's article says nothing about the titans "probably" crafting the Well. She even lists the titans creating the Well as one of the few things we know for certain at the beginning. The speculation is about where the titans got the "water". --Aquamonkeyeg (talk) 17:20, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

World of Warcraft: Chronicle update

With World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1 out in stores, the Well's origins are finally explained in full. Aman'Thul ripped out Y'Shaarj from Kalimdor and the resulting scar leaked out Azeroth's energy. Who wants the lovely job of updating the page? :p --Thenewmtrais (talk) 16:20, 25 March 2016 (UTC)