The Burning Crusade
This section concerns content related to The Burning Crusade.
The Cult of the Damned transformed many of the elven rangers into banshees. It is now overrun by banshees and cultists of the Scourge, operating from Deatholme in the south. Remnants of artifacts are scattered throughout Windrunner Spire from the Windrunners for adventurers, such as .
During the trial of Garrosh Hellscream on Pandaria, Vereesa Windrunner summoned Sylvanas to Windrunner Spire in secrecy to discuss her plans to assassinate the former Warchief. Vereesa, motivated by the death of her husband Rhonin, sought the help of her undead sister to poison Hellscream and Sylvanas, ultimately, agreed to aid her. The spire is still inhabited by hostile banshees and the remnants of the Deatholme cultists as of the novel, which takes place four years after the blood elves join the Horde.
Windrunner: Three Sisters
A month after the end of the Argus Campaign, the Windrunner sisters reunited and attacked Windrunner Spire's undead interlopers. Sylvanas also prepared to have its entrance serve as an ambush spot, but she never gave the signal for her dark rangers to attack Alleria and Vereesa.
Battle for Azeroth
After the events at Orgrimmar leading to the conclusion of the Fourth War, loyalists to Sylvanas rendezvous with her and Nathanos at the Spire. She muses on death and her bargain with Queen Azshara, while the fallen banshees bowed to her, before departing the grounds.
- In War Crimes, the area is described as the place where Sylvanas Windrunner had fallen during the Third War. Previously in Arthas: Rise of the Lich King, Sylvanas' final stand was described in Eversong Woods. World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 3 and Warbringers: Sylvanas reinforce Rise of the Lich King, hinting that the War Crimes information is a mistake.
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