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Image of Tharil'zun
Gender Male
Race Orc (Humanoid)
Level 7-30 Elite
Class Death knight, Warrior (formerly)
Resource Mana
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Blackrock clan, Dark Horde
Occupation Leader of Blackrock Clan Outrunners, Chief Lieutenant
Location Stonewatch, Redridge Mountains
Status Killable

Tharil'zun is an orc found in Stonewatch in the Redridge Mountains. Tharil'zun is the leader of the Blackrock Clan Outrunners and Gath'Ilzogg's chief lieutenant. He is responsible for some of the attacks on Lakeshire. Recently, Marshal Marris of Lakeshire has enlisted the help of Alliance adventurers to hunt down and kill this dangerous orc.[1] In Cataclysm, he becomes a death knight. Colonel Troteman sends Bravo Company to kill him and Gath'Ilzogg.[2]


  • Spell shadow shadowfiend Bloodworm — Creates a Bloodworm to attack nearby targets. Lasts 8 sec.
  • Spell shadow deathanddecay Death and Decay — Shadow damage inflicted every 1 sec to all targets in the affected area for 10 sec.
  • Spell deathknight strangulate Death Grip — Harness the unholy energy that surrounds and binds all matter, drawing the target toward the caster and forcing the enemy to attack the caster for until canceled.
WoW Icon update The subject of this section was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 4.0.3a but is present in Classic Era.
  • Ability racial bloodrage Battle Fury — Increases the attack speed of nearby allies by 25% for 4 min.
  • Spell shadow unholyfrenzy Frenzy — Increases the Physical damage dealt by the caster for 15 sec.
  • Ability ensnare Net — Immobilizes an enemy for 10 sec.

Objective of[]

WoW Icon update The subject of this section has been removed from World of Warcraft but is present in Classic Era.


Main article: Showdown at Stonewatch#Notes


  • In side courtyard along southern wall of Stonewatch Keep.
  • He was killed by a group of heroes which included a priest, and his friends Tielyn, and Anat, according to the short story Priestly Reckoning. The story was hinted to be non-canon.[3]


Patch changes[]

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Updated class from warrior to death knight and level reduced from 24 to 20.


  1. ^ A [25] Tharil'zun
  2. ^ A [7-30] Showdown at Stonewatch
  3. ^ Micky Neilson on Twitter (Archived): Hi, are these stories canon? "I don't believe so."

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