Ranger Orestes

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HordeRanger Orestes
Image of Ranger Orestes
Title Farstrider,
Gender Male
Race Blood elf (Humanoid)
Level 45
Class Hunter
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Farstriders, Silvermoon City
Occupation Elven ranger
Location Valley of the Emperors, Kun-Lai Summit; Broken Shore
Status Deceased
Companion(s) Aenea
Vereesa and Orestes.

Ranger Orestes is a blood elf Farstrider who accompanied Lor'themar Theron to the Valley of the Emperors. He and Blood Knight Aenea are tasked by the regent lord to fight their way through the valley and capture a mogu warlord for questioning.

He and Aenea do not appear to be the closest of friends.


Legion This section concerns content related to Legion.

Orestes returns in Legion, traveling to the Broken Shore along with a group of Farstriders. There he joins forces with Vereesa Windrunner to track down Alleria, Vereesa's elder sister and an old Farstrider herself, along with her fabled longbow, to ensure they do not fall into demon hands. Orestes points out that the mission is solely a personal one on Vereesa's behalf, which the Windrunner denies.

Orestes was instructed to remain behind while Vereesa and the hunter champion braved Niskara alone, but disobeys the order (admitting to having "never been good at following" them) and entered the demonic realm regardless. There, he was mortally wounded by Mistress Torvis, and an angered Vereesa swore to avenge him. With his dying breath, he encouraged Vereesa and the hero to save Alleria. His death was reported to Halduron Brightwing; Vereesa told the fallen ranger to rest in the Light.


  • Spell fire fireball02.png  Explosive Shot — Inflicts weapon damage and additional Fire damage to an enemy and any of its nearby allies. 
  • Ability rogue bloodyeye.png  Orestes' Mark — Orestes has marked this target for death. Taking 15% additional damage. 
  • Shoot



Main article: To the Valley!#Notes
As a companion
  • Focus your fire, <name>!
  • Alright, <name>, let's take this one out!
  • This one'll be dead before long, <name>.
  • Let's see how this one's bleeds...
  • Death to all who oppose the Blood Elves!
  • Right between the eyes...


  • Bal'a dash, malanore.
  • My bow skills are second to none.
  • What is it?
  • Lets get this war won!
  • Challenge awaits.
  • Aim true.

Notes and trivia


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Ranger Orestes Generic name