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For the mob found in Nagrand, see Terrorguard (mob).
Unleashed Hellion
Faction/Affiliation Burning Legion
Character classes Doomguard, Warrior, Warlock
Racial leader(s) IconSmall DarkTitan Male Sargeras
Language(s) Eredun

Terrorguards, also known as terrorfiends or fiends, are a powerful demonic race similar to ered'ruin.


Powerfully built, these creatures have wings and cloven feet. They also have spines coming out of the back part of their hooves and hands.

This species has two "heads": a cylindrical one at the end of the neck and another that covers most of the torso. From the first elongated head, six twisted horns come out. A wide mouth full of large jagged teeth almost completely circle this head; a small goatee hangs down from the chin. On the forehead there's a diamond shaped crystal that stand out over the seemingly empty, dead eyes. The second head, as mentioned before, covers most of the torso. It has ten sharp teeth and two tusks protruding from the sides of the "upper lip". There are two giant eyes of the same color of the crystal on the cylindrical forehead.


Name Role Status Location
Boss IconSmall Terrorguard Ambassador Hellmaw Fed a constant stream of prisoners by the Shadow Council in the Shadow Labyrinth Killable Arcanium, Shadow Labyrinth; Beacon of Sha'tar, Talador
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Arzeth the Merciless Servant of the Betrayer; oversees the search for an Ata'mal crystal at the Ruins of Sha'naar Killable Ruins of Sha'naar, Hellfire Peninsula
Neutral IconSmall Terrorguard Azzinoth * Slain by Illidan Stormrage during the War of the Ancients Deceased Unknown
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Doomlord Minion of Grol'dar summoned to protect the warlock from the True Horde Killable Cleft of Shadow, Siege of Orgrimmar
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard IconSmall Orc Male Durak Disguised as an orc warlock at Splintertree Post Killable Splintertree Mine, Ashenvale
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Galzomar Unknown Killable Burning Front, Talador
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Jarroc Torn-Wing Demon lieutenant Killable Blasted Lands
Boss IconSmall Terrorguard Omor the Unscarred Disciple of Hakkar the Houndmaster, Illidari envoy to the Fel Horde Killable Hellfire Ramparts
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Overmaster Grindgarr * Oversees operations in the Trelleum Mine Killable Trelleum Mine, Netherstorm
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Verinias the Twisted Highborne transformed into a demon by Sensiria Killable Feralas
Mob IconSmall Terrorguard Zarcsin Summoned by a Fel Crystal Prism in Forge Camp: Wrath or Forge Camp: Terror Killable Forge Camp: Wrath or Forge Camp: Terror, Blade's Edge Mountains

* Referred to as a doomguard but is depicted as a terrorguard.

In the TCG[]

Icon-TCG This section contains information from the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game and is considered non-canon.

Dalaran academics still struggle to determine which head of the terrorguard is the 'real' one.[1]


This article or section includes speculation, observations or opinions possibly supported by lore or by Blizzard officials. It should not be taken as representing official lore.

Terrorguards have wings and cloven feet with the same general build as that of daemons and ered'ruin — which may imply that they are a subspecies or class of the ered'ruin species. At least one terrorguard, Overmaster Grindgarr, has also been referred to as a "doomguard",[2] and the doomguard Azzinoth is depicted as a terrorguard in the TCG. One terrorguard is called a "doomlord". This may be proof of a connection to the ered'ruin.



  1. ^ Monstrous Terrorguard
  2. ^ N [25-30] Dealing with the Overmaster