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Azeroth In Pictures: Before The Shattering

The Shattering has torn Azeroth asunder, and the world has broken under Deathwing's mighty power. However, your intrepid WoW Insider team has saved the old world for you in gallery form! Kalimdor, the Eastern Kingdoms, the capital cities and more are all going to be preserved forever, thanks to our galleries. Take time to see your favorite places and reminisce, because when the servers are back up, there's no going back.

Jump through for a list of galleries of the old world, pre-Shattering, and sigh wistfully.

Eastern Kingdoms
Alterac Mountains


Arathi Highlands


Badlands

Gallery: Badlands



Blackrock Mountain


Burning Steppes


Deadwind Pass

Gallery: Deadwind Pass



Dun Morogh

Gallery: Dun Morogh



Duskwood

Gallery: Duskwood



Eastern Plaguelands


Elwynn Forest

Gallery: Elwynn Forest



Eversong Woods


Ghostlands

Gallery: Ghostlands



Hillsbrad Foothills


Isle of Quel'Danas


Loch Modan

Gallery: Loch Modan



Redridge Mountains


Searing Gorge

Gallery: Searing Gorge



Silverpine Forest


Stranglethorn Vale


Swamp of Sorrows


The Blasted Lands

Gallery: Blasted Lands



The Hinterlands

Gallery: Hinterlands

Revantusk VillageInside Revantusk VillageOverlook CliffsView of the Overlook Cliffs from Lard's picnic basketAerie PeakAerie Peak statue


Tirisfal Glades


Western Plaguelands


Westfall

Gallery: Westfall

Entrance to WestfallFamiliar Farmers...Something's Cookin'Sentinel HillThe TraitorGryan Stoutmantle


Wetlands

Gallery: Wetlands



Kalimdor
Ashenvale

Gallery: Ashenvale



Azuremyst Isle


Azshara

Gallery: Azshara

Azshara map (pre-Cataclysm)Talrendis PointShadowsong ShrineHaldarr EncampmentValormokSouthfury River Falls


Bloodmyst Isle


Darkshore

Gallery: Darkshore



Desolace

Gallery: Desolace



Durotar

Gallery: Durotar



Dustwallow Marsh


Felwood

Gallery: Felwood

Felwood Zone MapTalonbranch GladeBloodVenom PostEmerald SanctuaryBloodVenom Falls 2Deadwood Village


Feralas

Gallery: Feralas

Feralas MapThalanaarLower WildsLariss PavilionThe Hidden ReachCamp Mojache


Moonglade

Gallery: Moonglade



Mulgore

Gallery: Mulgore



Onyxia's Lair

Gallery: Onyxia's Lair



Silithus

Gallery: Silithus

SilithusValor's RestCrystal FieldsCenarion HoldThe Swarming PillarBronzebeard Encampment


Stonetalon Mountains


Tanaris

Gallery: Tanaris



Teldrassil

Gallery: Teldrassil



The Barrens

Gallery: The Barrens



Thousand Needles



Un'Goro Crater

Winterspring

Gallery: Winterspring




Capital cities
Darnassus

Gallery: Darnassus



Ironforge

Gallery: Ironforge

Target DummiesIronforge ExteriorIronforge ExteriorIronforge EntranceIronforge BankAuction House


Orgrimmar

Gallery: Orgrimmar



Silvermoon City


Stormwind


The Exodar

Gallery: Exodar



Thunder Bluff

Gallery: Thunder Bluff



The Undercity

Gallery: Undercity

Viewing Undercity from Tirisfal GladesCourtyard at nightLordaeron throne roomUndercity elevatorsUndercity bankOphelia Montague, banker


Dungeons and Raids

Ragefire Chasm


Wailing Caverns


The Deadmines

Gallery: Deadmines



Shadowfang Keep


Blackfathom Deeps


Stormwind Stockade

Gallery: The Stockade



Razorfen Kraul


Gnomeregan

Gallery: Gnomeregan



The Scarlet Monestary


Razorfen Downs


Uldaman

Gallery: Uldaman



Zul'Farrak

Gallery: Zul'Farrak



Maraudon

Gallery: Maraudon

Maraudon --- Orange side


Temple of Atal'Hakkar

Gallery: Sunken Temple



Blackrock Depths


Dire Maul

Gallery: Dire Maul

Dire Maul - Courtyard


Blackrock Spire


Stratholme

Gallery: Stratholme

The city of StratholmeThe meeting stoneInstance entranceLoading...Oops, we're locked in!An undead welcoming committee


Scholomance

Gallery: Scholomance



Zul'Gurub

Gallery: Zul'Gurub



Molten Core

Gallery: Molten Core

Molten Core Loading ScreenMolten Core Giants


Blackwing Lair


Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm will destroy Azeroth as we know it; nothing will be the same! In WoW Insider's Guide to Cataclysm, you can find out everything you need to know about WoW's third expansion (available Dec. 7, 2010), from brand new races to revamped quests and zones. Visit our Cataclysm news category for the most recent posts having to do with the Cataclysm expansion.

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