World of Warcraft is an immense game with thousands of hours of gameplay to invest in, a truly staggering lore to get to grips with and a number of mysteries as a result.
These mysteries are the pieces of the plot that need filling in or some of the things we never felt Blizzard has quite tied up just yet. From locations that cannot be explored to weird things happening, seemingly, for the sake of a good mystery.
Talk of playable ogres in World of Warcraft has been a point of contention and discussion for some time now. And it all arrives from a piece of lore that reveals an island called Ogrezonia.
This island is said to be inhabited by female Ogres, and although this is just speculation, there are literally no female Ogres anywhere else in the game, besides the few that are mentioned during play.
The biggest mystery here lies with the existence of female Ogres, and this so-called island of Ogrezonia.
Will we ever explore this land?
Situated between the Eastern Plaguelands, the Ghostlands and the Western Plaguelands, this area is totally inaccessible.
Northern Lordaeron is said to be a part of the Fallen Kingdom of Lordaeron, or of the Kingdom of Quel’thalas.
The mystery surrounding this area is that it is completely inaccessible, and even though the areas surrounding it can be accessed, the location on the map cannot be reached at all.
According to the game’s lore, a few high elves that did not become blood elves took refuge in this location.
Since the world revamp that came with the Cataclysm, the area now has an invisible wall stopping you from entering it, although you can see into the distance.
Is it reserved for another expansion? We think so. And perhaps we’ll visit it as a part of the upcoming expansion, World of Warcraft: Legion.
The Whispering Forest
The Whispering Forest is an area within the mountains of Western Tirisfal. You can access this area through flight or by druids with the Glyph of One with Nature.
The area contains diseased creatures, but what we’re most interested in within the area is the faerie circle that is often surrounded by Fey-Drunk Darters.
When these creatures arrive at the circle, they chant and send beams of light into the centre of it, creating a magical glow, but then the light disappears and nothing ensues – rather anti-climatically we might add.
This mystery is said to be tied to the Emerald Dream, the ever-changing spirit world that exists in another realm, and is said to be the realm of the Dragon Aspect Ysera.
We really hope this gets a resolute answer because we’d love to delve more into the stories of the dragons. We never get enough of them.
Think about it. More dragons like Deathwing? Yes please.
Since the debut of the latest expansion, Legion, the Emerald Nightmare raid has been revealed and it will be added to the game. Will the Whispering Forest be the source of this raid, or will the Faerie circle still remain a mystery?
Snake Tail in Gundrak
In the Gundrak dungeon, you briefly see a snake tail slither underneath a bridge. Apparently, this was to tease an upcoming raid.
Unfortunately,the raid never saw the light of day and the speculation behind this snake tail is still a mystery.
When questioned about this mystery back at Blizzcon 2013, Blizzard said that they often add these things into the game for the sake of it.
Like we said, mysteries for the sake of mystery.
What happened to Frostmourne?
Frostmourne is the runeblade wielded by the (then) Lich King, Arthas. Originating from the Frozen Throne, and placed there by Ner’zhul, this blade was created to kill creatures and subsequently steal their souls.
Destroyed at the end of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion, shattering into pieces and carried away to safety, the swords location still remains a mystery till this day.
Speculation has risen that one day the sword will be rebuilt and a new Lich King will reign.
What World of Warcraft mysteries have left you to make up your own theories?
Let us know in the comments and forum.