|Race||Jungle troll (Humanoid)|
Ana'thek the Cruel is a jungle troll found in Northern Stranglethorn. Ana'thek is the leader of the powerful Skullsplitter tribe who are at war with the Bloodscalp tribe. He unsuccessfully attacked Yenniku.
- Hamstring — Inflicts 20% weapon damage to an enemy, reducing its movement speed for 5 sec.
- Head Crack — Reduces an enemy's Stamina for 15 sec.
- Mortal Strike — Inflicts 100% weapon damage and leaves the target wounded, reducing the effectiveness of any healing by 25% for 5 sec.
- You stay back! Da troll is mine!
- Skullsplitter... is... forever... mon...
- Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Level reduced from 45 to 30.
- Patch 1.4.0 (2005-04-19): Quickened Ana'thek the Cruel's respawn rate. He and his entourage now spawn every 5-8 minutes.