This article is about the Darkshore Horde world boss. For the Alterac Valley summonable boss, see Ivus the Forest Lord. For the Alliance world boss, see Ivus the Decayed.
AllianceIvus the Forest Lord
Image of Ivus the Forest Lord
Race Ancient (Elemental)
Level ?? Rare Elite
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Darnassus
Location Darkshore

Ivus the Forest Lord is an ancient world boss located in Darkshore when the Horde has control of the zone.

Adventure Guide

Summoned by the night elves in times of desperation, Ivus the Forest Lord has wielded his raw strength against the Horde time and again. Now he has returned from Alterac Valley to stand in defense of his home and crush any who threaten it.


Ivus the Forest Lord often uses abilities to attack several players at random and will retreat to the safety of his Petrified Bark when at low health.

Damage Dealer Alert Damage Dealers

  • Hurl Boulder hits players at random.
  • Lunar Strike will leave a few clear areas on initial impact before spreading.
  • Ivus will remain immune to damage while Petrified. Dispatch all active Wisps to make Ivus end the Petrification.

Healer Alert Healers

  • Hurl Boulder will hit players at random.
  • Lunar Strike will leave a few clear areas on initial impact before spreading.
  • Wisps will channel Ancient Spark on a random player until they are dispatched.

Tank Alert Tanks

  • Ivus will cast Frost Breath in your direction, leaving a Frost Patch on the ground beneath you.
  • Lunar Strike will leave a few clear areas on initial impact before spreading.
  • Wisps summoned while Ivus is Petrified fixate on players at random and cannot be controlled through threat generation.


  • Spell frost chillingblast.png  Frost Breath Tank Alert — Inflicts 30 Frost damage to all enemies in a cone in front of the caster.
    • Spell deathknight pathoffrost.png  Frost Patch Deadly — You take 30 Frost damage every second you remain in the area and your movement speed is reduced by 20%.
  • Spell frost ice shards.png  Hurl Boulder — Hurls several boulders at random enemies, inflicting 30 Frost damage to players within 3 yards of their impact.
  • Spell frost ice shards.png  Shockwave — The caster slams the ground, sending a shockwave out in front of the caster that inflicts 30 Physical damage to all players caught in its path.
  • Spell nature moonglow.png  Lunar Strike Deadly — The caster calls down the power of the moon at random locations. Each point of impact creates a Lunar Rune that will expand rapidly after a few moments, inflicting 60 Arcane damage to all players caught in the rune.
  • Inv misc herb ancientlichenpetal.png  Petrify Important — The caster enters a petrified state and calls forth a swarm of wisps to fight for them. While petrified, the caster is immune to all damage. Defeating all of the wisps will end the petrification effect.


Item Type
 [Ancient Knot of Wisdom] Trinket
 [Forest Lord's Razorleaf] Trinket
 [Forest Protector's Shoulderguards] Azerite shoulder
 [Garments of the Forest Lord] Azerite chest
 [Gnarled Bough Gauntlets] Hands
 [Ivus' Tanglemoss Waistcord] Waist
 [Knot of Ancient Fury] Trinket
 [Petrified Ironbark Crown] Azerite helmet
 [Protector's Tangleroot Belt] Waist
 [Stoneroot Stompers] Feet
 [Warring Ancient's Crown] Azerite helmet

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