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Melgromm Highmountain

Horde 32.png Melgromm Highmountain
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Image of Melgromm Highmountain
Gender Male
Race Tauren (Humanoid)
Level 10-30 Elite
Class Shaman
Resource Mana
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Argent Dawn, Horde
Location Stair of Destiny, Hellfire Peninsula
Status Alive

Melgromm Highmountain is a level 70 elite tauren shaman part of the Horde. He spawned during the Dark Portal Opens event, specifically when the Dark Portal was starting to be overrun by demons.

He wields a two-handed totem as a weapon which is rare. Although he is definitely associated with the Horde, he is friendly to everyone.

Biography

Melgromm spawned when the Dark Portal was starting to be overrun by demons along with five other elite 60 Thunder Bluff Huntsmen. He had to reach the very front of the portal to despawn.

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Melgromm during the Dark Portal Opening

After this event he can later be found on the Stair of Destiny, which is where players come out to when crossing through the Dark Portal. Here he battles alongside Horde forces on the right and Alliance forces on the left against Legion siegebreakers attempting to go through the reopened Dark Portal.

Abilities

  • Spell nature healingwavegreater.png   Chain Heal — Infuses a wounded ally with healing energy that spreads to another nearby ally. The spell affects up to 3 targets. 
  • Spell nature chainlightning.png   Chain Lightning — Strikes an enemy with a lightning bolt that arcs to another nearby enemy. The spell affects up to 5 targets, inflicting greater Nature damage to each successive target. 
  • Spell nature earthshock.png   Earth Shock — Shocks an enemy with concussive force, inflicting Nature damage and interrupting the spell being cast for 2 sec. 
  • Spell fire selfdestruct.png   Magma Flow Totem — Summons a Magma Flow Totem at the caster's feet. Totem lasts 20 sec. and inflicts 65 Fire damage to nearby enemies every 3 sec. 
  • Spell nature callstorm.png   Strength of the Storm Totem — Increases all stats by 10. 
  • Spell holy resurrection.png   Revive Self

Quotes

During the Dark Portal Opens event
Spawns
  • Hunters, to me! Let us show these demons what it is to fight and die in Azeroth!
Other
  • The spirits sing to us! They sing the song of battle!
  • Strike true, brothers and sisters! Today our quarry is demons!
  • Once again, we will show this Burning Legion that our world is not for the taking!
  • These fiends will fail! For Azeroth!
  • If it is our fate to die this day, then we will not go easy! Mark me, these demons will fall like wheat!
  • Though your sinews tire and your blood flows from cuts and wounds to this sodden ground, you fight for the spirits of your world. No evil force can stand against us!
  • Defenders of the Argent Dawn! We are with you!
  • If it is our fate to die this day, then we will not go easy! Markme[sic], these demons will fall like wheat!
  • The attackers shall not succeed! Strength and honor to the Horde!
De-spawns
  • My brethren, my brothers-in-arms! I must go to seek the forces of the Horde and direct them here! Keep your spirits strong, brave hunters! Do not fall to the portal-spawned fiends!

Trivia

  • He wears Tier 1 gear, Earthfury Raiment, but he wears a chest and pants combo, where as shaman players must wear a kilt/robe.
  • His Chain Healing spell can bounce on to Alliance players.
  • Melgromm is the only shaman in the game to use a Strength of the Storm Totem, which appears to be the shaman version of Spell magic greaterblessingofkings.png [Blessing of Kings].
  • As they fight, Melgromm yells several lines. However, they do not display and can only be heard. The lines include: "For Honor!" and "Ishne'alo'porah."

Speculation

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Given his name, he might be part of the Highmountain tribe.

Patch changes

See also

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