|Affiliation(s)||Stormwind, Stormwind Army|
|Location||Northshire Valley, Elwynn Forest|
Marshal Douglas McBride is a human quest giver located in Northshire Valley in Elwynn Forest. He is a marshal of the Stormwind Army who acts as the commander of Northshire Abbey's garrison and is in charge of the defense of the valley. In particular, he was concerned about the kobolds that have infested the woods in Northshire Valley and moved into Echo Ridge Mine. He began sending recruits to get rid of the vermin.
Since the Cataclysm, however, he has had to deal with a full-fledged invasion by Blackrock clan orcs that have gained entry into the once secluded Northshire Valley through a passage in the mountains opened by the Shattering.
He starts the following quests:
Hey, citizen! You look like a stout one. We guards are spread a little thin out here, and I could use your help...
- Marshal McBride is one of the oldest NPCs in World of Warcraft which is still in the game. He had his first appearance in alpha.
- He is possibly named after the titular character Marshal Winston MacBride in the ABC series The Marshal.
He may be related to Lieutenant McBride.