|Location||The Wailing Ziggurat, Borean Tundra|
- Tanathal is possibly named after Thanatos, the embodiment of death in Greek mythology.
- He made a brief appearance in the Death Knight manga.
- He is one of the few friendly liches in World of Warcraft, the other being . He, however, is aligned with the Scourge and the reason he is friendly is because he is currently imprisoned by for interrogation, making him unable to attack.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.