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The Greymane Wall before its destruction.

The Greymane Wall was erected after the Second War, by Genn Greymane, as the Kingdom of Gilneas isolated itself from the Alliance due to a dispute surrounding the internment camps for the orcs. It is a large wall spanning from the mountains to the shore, located at the southern edge of the Silverpine Forest (near Pyrewood Village) and the northern edge of Gilneas, a region formerly known as Arevass. The Wall itself began construction the same year as the Second War ended, though it did not complete construction until 1135 F.A.. During this time, a strong border patrol was established to stand in for the wall, resulting in leaving or entering Gilneas near impossible.

This enormous gray wall marks the boundary between Gilneas and Lordaeron. It once kept the lands of Gilneas safe from invaders, but was destroyed following the second shattering. Those on the other side in Gilneas have been spared from the Plague, though the worgen curse has taken effect instead.

The controversial Greymane Wall sowed civil discord in Gilneas, eventually leading to the Northgate Rebellion, a devastating civil war that nearly destroyed the kingdom.

The Greymane Wall, following the Shattering.

Though Genn Greymane was able to put down the dissenters with the apprehension of the rebellion's leader, Darius Crowley, the kingdom began to experience other troubles in the form of the Worgen and later the Forsaken.

The Kingdom of Gilneas
Lands Gilnean Peninsula Gilneas City · Ashen Coast · Blackwald Forest · Corvric · Duskmist Shore (Duskhaven) · Eastern Reaches (Emberstone Village · Stormglen Village · Stormridge · Tempest's Reach) · Greymane Wall · The Headlands (Keel Harbor · Wolfburgh) · Kentillie · Arevass (Ambermill · Pyrewood Village · Shadowfang Keep) · Northern Headlands (Blightlands · Darkdour · Rosenhearth) · Wolfcrest
Overseas Greyfang Enclave · Greywatch · Havenswood · Howling Oak · Port Aderic · Surwich · Zul'Dare
Organizations Government Gilnean Constabulary · Gilnean Royal Alchemical Society
Military Gilnean Army (Gilneas Brigade · Royal Gilnean Marines · Blades of Greymane) · Gilnean Navy · Black Knights of Gilneas
Other Church of the Holy Light · Harvest Witches· Gilneas Liberation Front · Northgate Rebels
Notable Figures Genn Greymane · Mia Greymane · Liam Greymane · Tess Greymane · Darius Crowley · Lorna Crowley · Vincent Godfrey · Krennan Aranas · Seryl I
Events Northgate Rebellion · Invasion of Gilneas (Battle for Gilneas City)