Image of Obsidia
Gender Female
Race Black dragon (Dragonkin)
Level 20-30 Elite
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Black dragonflight
Location Vortex Summit [34, 54]
Icon Cataclysm 18x18.gif Obsidian Lair, Twilight Highlands
Status Deceased

Obsidia is a black dragon that flies over the Vortex Summit in the Blade's Edge Mountains of Outland. She also appears in the Obsidian Lair in Twilight Highlands as level 85 elite mob. She is also revealed to be one of the last breeding black dragons, marked for extermination by Alexstrasza herself.[1]

Blade's Edge Mountains

Obsidia in Outland

She can be called down to fight as part of the Ogri'la series of quests, or at any time by opening Obsidia's Egg at Obsidia's Perch (requires 35 Apexis Shards. When summoned, she lands and attacks the party. Be very careful around Obsidia - if she detects you she will spit a fireball at you. (~3000 damage)

Attacks and abilities

  • Basic Melee: She doesn't hit hard at all. 600 on a tank, 1500 on cloth, but she swings slowly.
  • Hellfire: Stands still, channeling, 400 fire damage a tick.
  • Fire Breath: 500 to tank.
  • Bellowing Roar: AoE fear.


A balanced 5-man party should have no trouble with Obsidia. Although she has a fair amount of health and a range of abilities, her damage output is low, even when the tank is feared.


Obsidia drops a variety of items, usually including a random rare item, and also an  [Obsidia Scale].

Twilight Highlands

Obsidia and Baleflame

Obsidia is the goal for N [30-35] Last of Her Kind.

Attacks and abilities

  • Flame Breath: Inflicts Fire damage to enemies in a cone in front of the caster.
  • Lava Pool: Causing pools of lava to spout from beneath the cave's surface. The Lava Pool deals Fire damage every 2 sec to enemies in the pool.
  • Lava Spout: Causes a vent of flame to erupt, spouting a pool of lava.
  • Summon Whelps: Summons whelps from the ledges to attack enemies below.


Blade's Edge Mountains

  • Get away from my clutch!!!
  • I tire of interruptions from the insignificant. Your time has come, <name>!
  • The Skyguard shall pay for your temerity, <name>!

Twilight Highlands

  • Baleflame! Your tender flesh shall be an appropriate meal for my whelps!
  • Hatch and rise, carry out the legacy of the Black Dragonflight!
  • No! My clutch is the last...! Father... I've failed you...

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added in Twilight Highlands.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.4.2 (2008-05-13): Dragons in Blade's Edge Mountains will no longer instantly knock you off your flying mount.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Added in Blade's Edge Mountains.


  1. ^ N [30-35] Last of Her Kind

External links

Blade's Edge Mountains Twilight Highlands