One of those characters that Cataclysm fleshed out and turned into a wonderful hero is Eitrigg's son, Ariok. Eitrigg himself is a Blackrock orc who, in the company of his son, has come to the Burning Steppes to fight his former clan and stem their ravenous tide. Ariok accompanies the Horde player character through the zone, eager to show his father his strength. He understands the menace that the Blackrocks of the Burning Steppes present. His fight is sincere and strategic, and his character grows wonderfully over the course of the zone and the story. The final moments of the zone are epic, and Ariok stands proud and strong that he was part of this decidedly important battle to both the Horde and the Alliance.
Who are your unsung heroes of Cataclysm? Do you think John J. Keeshan (Ariok's counterpart in the Burning Steppes for the Alliance) gets his just praise? How about the heroes of both factions in the Twilight Highlands?
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