Wraith of the Lich King
Bellarionna and Fiachra
November 13th, 2008 the second expansion for the World of Warcraft is released and so begins a whole new set of challenges to conquer. What follows is a history of sorts, of Ante Meridiem's march across Northrend.
Originally released as a 40-man raid in 1.11, rereleased with The Wraith of the Lich King 3.0
After the defeat of Kel'Thuzad in the Eastern Plaguelands, Naxxramas has returned to Northrend and now hovers above the Carrion Fields in the Dragonblight, where it lays siege to the Alliance stronghold of Wintergarde Keep.
12/02/08 - Anub'Rekhan
12/02/08 - Grand Widow Faerlina
12/02/08 - Maexxna
12/02/08 - Patchwerk
12/02/08 - Grobbulus
12/02/08 - Gluth
12/07/08 - Thaddius
12/07/08 - Noth the Plaguebringer
12/07/08 - Heigan the Unclean
12/07/08 - Loatheb
12/07/08 - Instructor Razuvious
12/07/08 - Gothik the Harvester
12/07/08 - The Four Horseman
12/08/08 - Sapphiron
12/08/08 - Kel'Thuzad
The Chamber of Aspects
The Chamber of Aspects, also known as the Chamber of the Aspects, is a secret chamber where the five great Dragon Aspects would convene whenever they wished to meet. Contained within is the lair of Sartharion the Onyx Guardian and Halion the Twilight Scourge.
Obsidian Sanctum (OS25)
12/08/08 - Sartharion - Shadron, Tenebron, Vesperon = Killed
12/28/09 - Sartharion with Tenebron up - Shadron and Vesperon = Killed
01/15/09 - Sartharion with Tenebron and Vesperon up - Shadron = Killed
02/03/09 - Sartharion with Tenebron, Vesperon and Shadron up
Obsidian Sanctum Complete!
Added in patch 3.3.5 (June 29th, 2010)
Ruby Sanctum (RS25)
06/30/2010 - Halion
Vault of Archavon (VoA25)
VoA is the home of elemental watchers. Each release coinsided with the beginning of an Arena season and could only be battled when your faction owned Wintergrasp.
12/21/09 - Archavon the Stone Watcher
Added for patch 3.1.1 (April 21, 2009)
04/26/09 - Emelon the Stormwatcher
Added for patch 3.2.1 (September 1, 2009)
09/07/09 - Koralon the Flamewatcher
Added for patch 3.3.2 (February 2, 2010)
02/07/10 - Toravon the Ice Watcher
The Eye of Eternity (EoE25)
The home ot the Blue Dragon Aspect Malygos who has gone crazy. The Red Dragonflight has enlisted our intrepid adventurers to put her down once an for all!
12/22/09 - Malygos
Eye of Eternity Complete!
Once the stronghold of the titans in Northrend and now prison to the Old God of death. Similar to Obsidian Sanctum, this raid instance encompassed the idea of encounter based Hard Modes and also introduced a vehicular combat raid boss.
04/20/09 - Flame Leviathan
04/20/09 - Razorscale
04/21/09 - Ignis the Furnace Master
04/26/09 - Deconstructor
04/26/09 - Iron Council
04/26/09 - Kologarn
04/26/09 - Auriaya
05/03/09 - Hodir
05/03/09 - Freya
05/03/09 - Thorim
05/04/09 - Mimiron
05/17/09 - General Vesax
06/28/09 - Yogg Saron
The Argent Crusade
The second major content patch for WotLK, included this little ditty of an instance that introduced to new important concepts for future raids, Gating and exclusive Hard Modes.
So the Argent Crusader gathered menacing creatures from around Northrend to challenge all comers to prepare them for the assault on Icecrown Citadel!
Trial of the Crusader (ToC25)
08/05/09 - Northrend Beasts
08/11/09 - Lord Jaraxxus
08/18/09 - Faction Champions
08/25/09 - Twin Val'kyr
09/07/09 - Anub'Arak
Trials of the Crusader (Normal) Complete!
Trial of the Grand Crusader (ToGC25)
10/19/09 - Northrend Beasts
10/25/09 - Lord Jaraxxus
10/26/09 - Faction Champions
11/01/09 - Twin Val'kyr
Onyxia's Lair (Ony25)
Originally a classic level 60, 40-man raid located in Dustwallow Marsh. Onyxia was given a make-over and retuned to level 80 in honor of Warcraft's 5 year anniversary.
Released in patch 3.2.2 (September 22, 2009)
09/22/09 - Onyxia
Onyxia's Lair Complete!
Icecrown Citadel (ICC25)
Leading up to the final confrontation with the dreaded Lich King, ICC is an expansive raid instance that employeed gating to release the different content wings... Who can defeat the Lick King and save Northrend from his Tyranny!?!
12/08/09 - Lord Marrowgar
12/13/09 - Lady Deathwhisper
12/13/09 - Gunship Battle
12/14/09 - Deathbringer Saurfang
01/10/10 - Festergut
01/11/10 - Rotface
01/31/10 - Blood Prince Council
02/15/10 - Professor Putricide
02/21/10 - Valithria Dreamwalker
02/28/10 - Blood-Queen Lana'thel
03/14/10 - Sindragosa
06/07/10 - Lich King
Icecrown Citadel (Normal) Complete!
Icecrown Citadel - Heroic (ICC25 - HM)
Now that the final confrontation with Arthas has been overcome and a new Lich King has been crowned, the challenge continues with more difficult versions of the original Icecrown Citadel bosses!
06/08/10 - Lord Marrowgar
06/08/10 - Gunship Battle
06/09/10 - Rotface
06/13/10 - Blood Queen Lana'thel
06/15/10 - Blood Prince Council
06/21/10 - Festergut
07/05/10 - Deathbringer Saurfang
07/11/10 - Valithria Dreamweaver
07/23/10 - Lady Deathwhisper
08/31/10 - Professor Putricide
09/14/10 - Sindragosa
(* Post constructed by ScorpionX of the PM Raid Team)
-------- Stormrage - Alliance
Bellarionna - 110
Fiachro - 100
Lytheriah - 100
Barlick - 100
Kunjal - 100
Lyzebel - 100
Euphus - 100
Veylla - 100
Anatou - 100
Shalla - 100
Maevissa - 100
Kazgru - 98
Zadey (90) / Annabark (92) - Retired
-------- Bleeding Hollow - Horde
Selyndia - 90
Onetunn - 87