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MobBalgaras the Foul
Image of Balgaras the Foul
Gender Male
Race Dark Iron dwarf (Humanoid)
Level 10-30
Class Warlock, Wizard[1]
Resource Mana
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Dark Iron clan, Twilight's Hammer
Occupation Leader of a group of Dark Iron dwarves
Location Wetlands
Status Unknown
Balgaras the Foul

Balgaras in World of Warcraft.

Balgaras the Foul is a Dark Iron dwarf warlock who appears during the Battle of Thandol Span.


He led a group of Dark Iron dwarves in the Wetlands but remained hidden while his soldiers did his bidding. Roggo Harlbarrow spied on him and Longbraid the Grim later sent Alliance adventurers to kill him.[2]

World of Warcraft: The Comic[]

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Balgaras the Foul was leading a group of Dark Irons which seized control of Thandol Span. They also held Hjalmar Anvilmar captive. When Varian "Lo'Gosh" Wrynn, Thargas Anvilmar, Valeera Sanguinar and Broll Bearmantle reached the span they fought the Dark Iron dwarves. Balgaras was about to melt the Helm of the Anvilmars on Hjalmar's head, but Thargas cut his hand off and freed his brother. However, with his other hand, Balgaras ignited an explosive, but Hjalmar protected his brother from the explosion. Both Balgaras and Hjalmar died from the explosion but Hjalmar succeeded in preventing the destruction of Thandol Span.


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After being killed a while ago, Balgaras returned from his apparent death and made an appearance in A [10-30] The Battle of Thandol Span. Not wanting to be ruled under Moira Thaurissan, he swore loyalty to the Twilight's Hammer. After Calamoth Ashbeard was killed, Balgaras and the others turned into purple-blueish smoke.[3] Whether it means that they could only stay alive because of Calamoth Ashbeard or they retreated remains unclear.


  • Spell shadow siphonmana Mind Flay — Inflicts Shadow damage to an enemy and reduces its movement speed for 3 sec.
  • Spell shadow painspike Shadow Weave — Hurls a bolt of dark magic at an enemy, inflicting Shadow damage.
WoW Icon update The subject of this section was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 4.0.3a but is present in Classic Era.
  • Spell frost frostnova Frost Nova — Inflicts Frost damage to nearby enemies, immobilizing them for up to 8 sec.
  • Spell shadow shadowbolt Shadow Bolt Volley — Hurls missiles of dark magic, inflicting Shadow damage to nearby enemies.
  • Spell shadow summonvoidwalker Summon Voidwalker — Summons 1 Voidwalker to accompany the caster until dismissed.
  • Spell holy harmundeadaura Volatile Infection — Infects an enemy for 3 min., causing it to inflict 90 Nature damage to its nearby allies every 15 sec.

Objective of[]

WoW Icon update The subject of this section was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 4.0.3a but is present in Classic Era.


  • Despite being stated several times to be a member of the Dark Iron clan, Balgaras' World of Warcraft model has the appearance of a normal dwarf. In The Comic, he is depicted more like a Dark Iron, with glowing red eyes.

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