Maybe related to the "holy dreadlord" model that was datamined recently?
Loramus Thalipedes was a demon hunter in Azshara in vanilla, and the Blasted Lands as of Cataclysm. He has a questline to defeat Razelikh, a dreadlord, and at the end of the Cataclysm version he absorbs Razelikh into his body and says he will wrestle with the demon "in the next world." We never found out what happened to him--until now!
is an NPC in the
who aids you via the quest
(a.k.a Rakh'likh), a lieutenant of Lord Kazzak.
During the encounter,
sacrifices his body to trap the soul of
, as the
is used on the transformed
Interestingly, Loramus appears in Legion as the Razelikh-possessed version of himself, and joins the Illidari on the Fel Hammer, a structure in the Demon Hunter starting zone. The Fel Hammer eventually becomes the Demon Hunter Order Hall.
Razelikh sometimes takes control and threatens the Illidari, but Loramus stays in prison to keep Razelikh from attacking the others (
This puts some context around the description for this Order Hall mission: "The dead dreadlord, Razelikh the Defiler, has returned to the world. Strangely, he sometimes goes around killing other demons."
There are 2 Legion legendaries for
s that reference this story:
- "These boots are the only thing that remained after the Stone Knife of Sealing trapped Rakh'likh within Loramus the Defiled's body."
- "While in battle with Loramus Thalipedes atop the Rise of the Defiler, these vambraces flew off the wrists of Razelikh toward the Dark Portal."
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