Every week, WoW Insider brings you Lichborne for blood, frost, and unholy death knights. In the post-
Cataclysm era, death knights are no longer the new kids on the block. Let's show the other classes how a hero class gets things done.
Let's face it: We had it pretty good in Wrath
. Since that expansion was our grand debut, we were everywhere. We had an opening experience
where we connected with our origin and found out that our own factions, for obvious reasons, barely trusted us. We were instrumental to the battle in Northrend, doing things other factions wouldn't do, with a clear goal of destroying those who wronged us. We were perfect tragic figures with some robust story and great characters in the form of Thassarian
, Crok Scourgebane
, and Darion Mograine
, among others.
, things have been, to say the least, a little bit sparser. With Arthas dead, do death knights have a purpose in lore anymore, or are we just around because it'd be sort of silly to remove the class and have everyone reroll? I tend to think death knights are still a pretty interesting and dynamic class, story-wise, and this week, we'll look at where we are at the end of Cataclysm
and where our story might go in Mists of Pandaria
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