For lore and background information about this location, see Deadmines. For the Warcraft: Orcs & Humans Human campaign mission of the same name, see The Dead Mines (WC1 Human).
The Dead Mines
Location Westfall

Orc victory

Commanders and leaders

Orcish Horde


Band of Ogres

Casualties and losses

Orcish Horde

  • Light

Band of Ogres

  • Annihilated
Previous Horde Grand Hamlet
Concurrent Alliance The Dead Mines
Next Horde The Red Ridge Mountains
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This article contains lore or information taken from Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and/or its manual.

The Dead Mines is the fourth mission of the Orc campaign in Warcraft: Orcs & Humans.

Mission briefing

You are wakened from your nights[sic] sleep by a runner from the War Chief. Blackhand's daughter Griselda has run off with the outlaw Turok's band of Ogres. Our wolfriders have tracked them to the dungeons hidden beneath the Dead Mines. Find Turok's band of rebellious pigs and kill them all --- including Griselda. She must not disobey the commands of her father... ever again.


Orcish Horde
Band of Ogres


  • Although Turok is not directly identified in-game, it is possible that one of the ogre units could be his representation.
  • When Griselda is killed, any remaining Ogres will immediately move to attack the player's units.