BossOperator Thogar
Image of Operator Thogar
Title <Grimrail Overseer>
Gender Male
Race Orc (Humanoid)
Level ?? Boss
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Iron Horde
Location Foundry Terminus, Blackrock Foundry
Status Killable

Operator Thogar is a boss in Blackrock Foundry, and the second boss in the Iron Assembly wing. He is responsible for managing the Iron Horde's Grimrail system.

Adventure Guide

Known more for his cruelty and cleverness than for brute strength, Thogar oversees the operation of the Grimrail. From the Foundry’s depot, he coordinates the ongoing ground battle against the draenei in Talador, with entire battalions of troops and artillery at his beck and call.


Trains periodically pass through the encounter area, dropping off troops or providing support for Operator Thogar.

Dps icon.png Damage Dealers

  • Move away when Siege Bombs are fired at you.
  • Interrupt Grom'kar Firemenders' Cauterizing Bolt.

Healer icon.png Healers

  • Grom'kar Man-at-Arms' Iron Bellow inflicts raid-wide damage.
  • Tanks with high stacks of Enkindle take significant damage.

Tank icon.png Tanks

  • Be ready to grab the attention of any reinforcement troops.
  • Take turns tanking Thogar to avoid excessive Enkindle stacks.


Operator Thogar

  • Inv summerfest firespirit.png  Enkindle — Sets the target ablaze, inflicting Fire damage, additional Fire damage every second, and increasing damage taken by Enkindle by 35% for 25 sec. This effect stacks. 
  • Inv summerfest firespirit.png  Prototype Pulse Grenade — Throws a prototype grenade at a target location, pulling in nearby targets over until cancelled, inflicting 39000 Nature damage every second. 
  • Ability warrior battleshout.png  Berating — Berate allies, increasing damage done by 10%, haste by 5%, and movement speed by 10%, and reducing casting time by 3%. This effect stacks. 


Iron Crack-Shot

  • Inv weapon rifle 04.png  Shoot Rifle — Shoots at an enemy with a ranged weapon, inflicting Physical damage. 
  • Creatureportrait g bomb 02.png  Throw Grenade — Tosses a grenade at a location, inflicting Fire damage to enemies within 6 yards of the destination. 

Iron Raider

  • Ability druid ravage.png  Serrated Slash — Slashes the target with a serrated axe, inflicting Physical damage and causing the target to bleed for 6 sec. 
  • Creatureportrait g bomb 02.png  Throw Grenade — Tosses a grenade at a location, inflicting Fire damage to enemies within 6 yards of the destination. 

Grom'kar Firemender

  • Ability mage firestarter.png  Cauterizing Bolt — Cauterizes the wounds of a target and allies within 5 yards, immediately inflicting 20% of their total health in damage, then restoring up to (1.5 * 20)% of their total health over 10 sec. A greater majority of this healing occurs quickly. 
  • Spell shaman spewlava.png  Lava Shock — Blasts a nearby target with lava, interrupting casts and inflicting periodic Fire damage over 3 sec. 
  • Creatureportrait g bomb 02.png  Throw Grenade — Tosses a grenade at a location, inflicting Fire damage to enemies within 6 yards of the destination. 

Grom'kar Man-at-Arms

  • Ability warrior rampage.png  Iron Bellow — Lets forth a massive roar, inflicting Physical damage to all enemies. 
  • Ability warrior rampage.png  Reckless Slash — Charges a target, inflicting Physical damage to units within 7 yards of the impact location. 

Iron Gunnery Sergeant

  • Spell shadow mindbomb.png  Delayed Siege Bomb — Fires a series of bombs at a target, each inflicting 144543 to 151957 Physical damage and knocking back targets within 4.5 yards. These bombs embed themselves in the ground. After 30 sec, these explosives detonate, inflicting 158998 to 167152 Fire damage to targets within 9 yards. 

Obliterator Cannon

  • Spell fire selfdestruct.png  OBLITERATION — Fires an overloaded mortar shell into the air, raining fire onto the ground below for 30 sec. These patches of flame apply Burning. 
    • Spell fire incinerate.png  Burning — Inflicts 26000 Fire damage every second for 15 sec. This effect stacks. 


  • Inv misc volatilefire.png  Heat Blast — Channels a column of flame in a frontal line, applying Burning to targets. 
    • Spell fire incinerate.png  Heat Blast — Inflicts 26000 Fire damage every second for 15 sec. This effect stacks. 


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Raid Finder Normal/Heroic/Mythic
Item Type Item Type
 [Thogar's Imperialistic Spire] Caster staff  [Thogar's Control Rod] (H · M) Strength polearm
 [Crack-Shot Longrifle] Gun  [Engine-Stoker's Lantern] (H · M) Caster off-hand
 [Spaulders of Soothing Flame] Cloth shoulders  [Thogar's Serrated Chain] (H · M) Strength necklace
 [Deadshot Longcloak] Agility cloak  [Woundsear Robes] (H · M) Cloth chest
 [Grips of Cauterization] Cloth gloves  [Bracers of Enkindled Power] (H · M) Cloth bracers
 [Raider's Spikeholder Belt] Mail belt  [Squire's Electroplated Bracers] (H · M) Leather bracers
 [Sniper's Ammo Belt] Leather belt  [Conductor's Multi-Pocket Girdle] (H · M) Leather belt
 [Waistplate of Obliteration] Plate belt  [Grenadier's Belt] (H · M) Mail belt
 [Gunnery Sergeant's Legplates] Plate leggings  [Iron Bellow Sabatons] (H · M) Plate boots
 [Lava Shock Seal] Spirit ring  [Railwalker's Ratcheted Boots] (H · M) Mail boots
 [Ebonflame Spaulders] Cloth shoulders  [Firemender's Smoldering Signet] (H · M) Spirit ring
 [Sootfur Shoulderguards] Leather shoulders  [Siege Bomber's Band] (H · M) Tank ring
 [Ashlink Pauldrons] Mail shoulders  [Shoulders of the Iron Conqueror] (H · M) Armor token
 [Blacksteel Shoulderplates] Plate shoulders  [Shoulders of the Iron Protector] (H · M) Armor token
 [Shoulders of the Iron Vanquisher] (H · M) Armor token

Related Achievements


Blackhand wants to see these shipments in Talador. NOW!
Incoming Train
  • Redball incoming!
  • Send'er on down the line!
  • Faster! Bat the stack off her!
  • Track one.
  • Live iron on track one!
  • Track two!
  • Incoming on two.
  • Track three.
  • Track three inbound.
  • Track four.
  • Inbound on four.
  • Express, coming through.
Blackhand won't tolerate anymore delays.
  • Ah - reinforcements.
  • Reinforcements, right on time.
  • Troop train - inbound!
  • Here they come - hit the grit, boys!
Iron Gunnery Sergeant
  • Coming in hot.
  • Here come the boomers!
  • Here's my artillery.
Grom'kar Man-At-Arms
  • The command car is here.
  • Here comes the brass.
Triple Train (Mythic only)
  • Trains inbound!
  • Double time.
  • Clear the tracks!
Deforester Trains (Mythic only)
  • Let's step up the pace!
  • You're just in time for the rush!
  • I'm not impressed - more trains are inbound!
  • I have a schedule to keep!
  • You're running out of time.
Killing a player
  • Right. On. Time.
  • All aboard.
  • Terminated!
  • End of the line.
  • Hah, flat as a copper piece.
It's the end of the line!
  • Couldn't keep up, eh?
  • Hah hah, this timetable is a killer!
That wasn't on the... schedule...

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