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What is the story of Cataclysm?

What is the story of Cataclysm?

Set primarily in a dramatically reforged Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms on the world of Azeroth, the expansion set follows the return of the evil Dragon Aspect Deathwing the Destroyer—formerly known as the ancient guardian Neltharion the Earth Warder—whose fiery arrival from Deepholm, the elemental plane of earth.

How did the Cataclysm happen?

The Cataclysm (also called the Great Cataclysm, the great upheaval, or the Shattering) was a chain reaction of natural disasters that struck Azeroth following Deathwing blasting his way from Deepholm into the world, breaking down the boundaries between the Elemental Plane and the physical world.

What was introduced in Cataclysm?

Environmental redesign. One of the primary features of Cataclysm is the redesign of the continents of Eastern Kingdoms and Kalimdor introduced with the launch of World of Warcraft in 2004.

When was Cataclysm announced?

August 21, 2009
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm was officially announced on August 21, 2009 at BlizzCon 2009.

What expansion came after Cataclysm?

Since launch, World of Warcraft has had eight major expansion packs: The Burning Crusade (2007), Wrath of the Lich King (2008), Cataclysm (2010), Mists of Pandaria (2012), Warlords of Draenor (2014), Legion (2016), Battle for Azeroth (2018), and Shadowlands (2020), with a ninth, Dragonflight, currently in development.

What are cataclysmic events?

Definition of cataclysm 1 : flood, deluge. 2 : catastrophe sense 3a. 3 : a momentous and violent event marked by overwhelming upheaval and demolition broadly : an event that brings great changes an international economic cataclysm.

Who was Deathwing before Cataclysm?

Deathwing the Destroyer, formerly known as Neltharion the Earth-Warder (pronounced “nehl-THAW-ree-uhn”), was one of the five Dragon Aspects and leader of the black dragonflight. Ages ago, Neltharion was empowered by the Pantheon with dominion over the earth and the deep places of Azeroth.

When was Cataclysm verified?

January 14, 2016
On January 14, 2016, Riot verified the newly buffed update of Cataclysm legitimately on stream.

Which WoW expansion was the worst?

A large majority of players will point to Warlords of Draenor as the worst World of Warcraft expansion. A large majority of players will also point to Battle for Azeroth. The expansion, initially featuring a “faction warfare” story, also wove in narrative threads regarding Azshara and N’Zoth, two major lore characters.