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The Gaping Chasm

The Gaping Chasm

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The Gaping Chasm is one of the minor silithid hives found in southeastern Tanaris. The area is swarming with Hazzali silithid and has several large hive complexes within.


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Senior Surveyor Fizzledowser sent Junior Surveyor Scrimshank to Gaping Chasm, but he went missing. He died in the area, and his gear was recovered by adventurers and returned to Fizzledowser.[1]

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Recently the Bootlegger Outpost was established with the goblins trying to exploit the silithid for profit and cleaning out the bugs. Several goblins have been cocooned in the chasm but rescued by adventurers sent by Zeke Bootscuff. Having failed to come up with ideas on how to profit from the silithid, Zeke resorted to having the chasm blown up.

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During the Legion Invasions, a goblin called "Flight" Technician Wumble had a camp on the southwestern side of the chasm. The camp was defended by Gadgetzan Defenders and Gadgetzan Sharpshooters, and Captured Imps could be found in cages there.

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After the Fourth War, Zekhan reported that it is one of the most active silithid hives.[2]

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A Gadgetzan Waterworks Company explorer was lost in the Gaping Chasm. He was never found.[3]


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