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Shadowfang Keep
Shadowfang Keep

Last Known Leader

Chief Plaguebringer Harris

Location

Southwestern Silverpine Forest

Affiliation

Kingdom of Gilneas (formerly)
Alliance of Lordaeron (formerly)
Grand Alliance (formerly)
Forsaken

Status

Active


Shadowfang Keep was the former seat of power of the Gilnean noble House of Silverlaine. It is located on a cliff overlooking the town of Pyrewood. It was cut off from the rest of the Kingdom of Gilneas following the construction of the Greymane Wall. The keep was taken from Baron Silverlaine by the forces of the crazed archmage Arugal, who swarmed the keep with his worgen and cursed the inhabitants of Pyrewood. Arugal held the keep until his demise at the hands of agents of the Horde. It remained abandoned for a time, but soon became the hideout of the renegade Gilnean lord Vincent Godfrey and his followers, who were considered traitors by both their homeland and the Forsaken.

Although accounts vary on whether it was the Bloodfang Pack or the Forsaken who did the deed, following Godfrey's death the keep was abandoned once more, and it remained unmanned for a long while. It was temporarily used as a base of operations by the forces of the Bulwark, but remained largely abandoned until the Blood War when it was repurposed by the Forsaken to develop a new bio-weapon to unleash against Gilneas and the 7th Legion forces in Silverpine.

GalleryEdit

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)
The Kingdom of Lordaeron
Lands Capital City (Undercity) · Tirisfal Glades (Brill · Deathknell · Scarlet Monastery) · Silverpine Forest (Shadowfang Keep · Ambermill · Pyrewood Village · The Sepulcher) · Hillsbrad Foothills (Durnholde Keep · Hillsbrad Fields · Southshore · Tarren Mill) · Eastweald · Western Plaguelands (Andorhal · Caer Darrow · Hearthglen) · Eastern Plaguelands (Corin's Crossing · Cinderhome · Darrowshire · Light's Hope Chapel · Scarlet Enclave · Terrordale · Tyr's Hand) · Stratholme
Organizations Government House of Nobles · Argent Lordaeron
Military Lordaeron Army (GAN · Argent · Restored) · Lordaeron Navy (GAN · Argent)
Other Church of the Holy Light · Knights of the Silver Hand · Scarlet Crusade · Argent Dawn · Argent Crusade · Scourge · Cult of the Damned
Notable Figures Terenas Menethil II · Arthas Menethil · Calia Menethil · Uther the Lightbringer · Othmar Garithos · Alexandros Mograine · Alonsus Faol · Aedelas Blackmoore · Tirion Fordring
Events Second War · Third War (Culling of Stratholme) · Battle for Hillsbrad
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