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This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

The Dusts of Outland is an interlude in the campaign Curse of the Blood Elves.

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After hours of marching, Kael'thas and Lady Vashj stand on a high plateau overlooking the red, barren landscape of Outland.


IconSmall Kael'thas.gif Prince Kael'thas: What is this desolate place, Vashj?
IconSmall Vashj.gif Lady Vashj: This shattered world is called Outland, young prince. It is all that remains of Draenor, the former homeland of the orcish Horde.
IconSmall Kael'thas.gif Prince Kael'thas: Amazing. I remember when Khadgar led the Alliance Expedition here, years ago. He almost succeeded in wiping the orcs out for good.
IconSmall Kael'thas.gif Prince Kael'thas: In an attempt to escape, Ner'zhul opened a number of massive dimensional gateways, but all they succeeded in doing was tearing the planet apart.
IconSmall Vashj.gif Lady Vashj: Yes. And now, amongst the ruins of this dead world, we have come to find the master.
IconSmall Kael'thas.gif Prince Kael'thas: Illidan... why here? What could possibly interest him in this barren wasteland?
IconSmall Vashj.gif Lady Vashj: That I do not know. Regardless, we should seek him out quickly.
IconSmall Kael'thas.gif Prince Kael'thas: Agreed. Actually, I am anxious to meet him again. If he can cure my people of their hunger for magic, I will gladly pledge myself to his service.


In Reforged, an orc by a dimensional portal can be seen.