NeutralTarenar Sunstrike
Image of Tarenar Sunstrike
Gender Male
Race Blood elf (Humanoid)
Class Paladin
Resource Mana
Reaction Alliance Horde (Shadowmoon)
Alliance Horde (EPL)
Affiliation(s) Argent Crusade, Alliance,[1] Silver Hand
Location Various
Status Alive
Companion(s) Gidwin Goldbraids, Fiona

Tarenar Sunstrike is a blood elf paladin that is a part of Fiona's caravan troupe, and is one of the two main protagonists of the Eastern Plaguelands storyline.



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Tarenar hopes to become a sworn member of the Argent Crusade, along with his companions.

It is hinted on multiple occasions that Tarenar has a crush on Fiona. The banter during the second dialogue of Fiona's Caravan, Gidwin Goldbraids suggests that Tarenar would like to kiss Fiona a hundred times. Tarenar refutes the claim. Moreover, the quest description for N [15-30] Impatience says "He (Gidwin) is always getting me in trouble with Fiona. Look at her! She won't even TALK to me!".

Tarenar also helps defend Sethria's Roost on Mount Hyjal against the minions of Ragnaros during the quest N [35 Daily] The Protectors of Hyjal.

Warlords of Draenor

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Tarenar accompanied Fiona and Gidwin to Draenor with the Alliance forward party. Tarenar and Gidwin left to go fishing, but were attacked by the native botani; luckily, the local draenei Rangari arrived to aid them, and Tarenar carried Gidwin back to the caravan to recuperate. He starts A [10-40] Botani Beatdown.


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Tarenar and Gidwin joined the reborn Knights of the Silver Hand at the Sanctum of Light beneath Light's Hope Chapel.

He later traveled to Deliverance Point on the Broken Shore.


Notable appearances
Location Level range Health range
Eastern Plaguelands 45 1,535
Eastern Plaguelands 45 1,833
Shadowmoon Valley (alternate universe) 90 17,503
Light's Hope Chapel 100 - 110 5,196,335
Sanctum of Light 100 1,682,616


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Gidwin and I were out fishing when those things showed up and attacked us.

We would be dead for sure if wasn't for these draenei.

I would have killed them myself but somebody needed to carry Gidwin back to camp... foolish little dwarf.


  • Despite joining the Argent Crusade, he is never tagged with the reputation faction.
  • He appears to be somewhat young (especially by elven standards), as he notes that he would often sneak into the Ghostlands to do battle with the undead in his youth - the Ghostlands only claiming that name a few short years ago.
  • Tarenar was initially planned to be a follower.[2]
  • Tarenar's relationship and friendly rivalry with his dwarven companion Gidwin Goldbraids may be a reference to Legolas and Gimli of the Lord of the Rings fame. Their racial descent and casual banter about who has killed the most undead seems to be a nod to this.


This section includes speculation on characters that might be related, usually because they may share a last name. It should not be taken as representing official lore.

He may be related to Larissa Sunstrike.

Patch changes


  1. ^ Shadowmoon Valley appearance; tagged with the Alliance
  2. ^ Wowhead

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