History Characters / WarcraftTheScourge

9th Jul '17 1:16:01 PM FrosthawkSDK
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* NayTheist: Ymiron blamed the absent titans and/or Keepers for the Curse of Flesh, not knowing that it was actually the work of the Old Gods. As such, he outlawed their worship, on the grounds that they were negligent at best and undeserving of respect.
8th Jul '17 12:07:54 PM voidgod
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* IronicHell: Or Ironic Heaven. After serving the Lich King and later Helya, he is forced into eternal servitude as one of the Valajar, making him a slave in heaven instead of the ruler he was and in service to gods he had spurned.
1st Jul '17 9:06:26 AM LISBOAH
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* AssholeVictim: He is killed at least two times, and every time it was well-deserved. Even Sylvanas felt joy at seeing Arthas killing him.



%%* BigBadWannabe: He sees himself as brilliant and powerful, but all he achieved was thanks to the powers provided by Arthas or the manipulation of others.

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%%* BigBadWannabe: He sees himself as brilliant and powerful, but all he achieved was thanks to the powers provided by Arthas or the manipulation of others. Alone, without any support, he is pretty much defenseless.



* DudeWheresMyRespect: Despite his contributions to the Sunwell, he was not rewarded for his efforts. As such, he sought to reward ''himself'' for what he considered to be good work.

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* DudeWheresMyRespect: Despite his contributions to the Sunwell, he was not rewarded for his efforts. As such, he sought to reward ''himself'' for what he considered to be good work. Given his self-absorbed and greedy nature, it could be more of ''he wasn't rewarded as much as he wanted''.



* HateSink



%%* TheNecromancer

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%%* TheNecromancerTheNecromancer: He is capable of raising the dead.


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* ZeroPercentApprovalRate: Nobody that knows who he is likes him. He is the single most hated individual among elves, forever remembered as the traitor that led to the destruction of Quel'thalas. It is also implied in ''Arthas Rise of the Lich King'' that Arthas himself feels disgusted at him.
5th Jun '17 4:32:09 PM DeuxEX
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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: While the Culling of Stratholme is often seen as Arthas's StartOfDarkness, he was actually right in his belief that the citizens were already infected and the Culling could be consider a necessary evil. What was morally dubious was his refusal to even consider any other option besides killing them and his dismissal of Uther when he refused to help him. Later, while he was hunting for Mal'Ganis in Northrend and received an order from his father to return to Lordaeron, he instead decides to hire mercenaries to burn his ships to make retreat impossible and he then tricks his men into killing the mercenaries to cover his tracks, a decidedly immoral action. And while he says to wanted Frostmourn to save his people, this claim came immediately after he proclaimed that his friends and soldiers came second to his need for revenge.

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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: While Subverted in the end, he doesn't do anything ''truly'' evil until Frostmourne takes his soul outright. The Culling of Stratholme is often seen as Arthas's StartOfDarkness, he was actually right in his belief that the citizens because they were already infected and all doomed to become zombies soon anyway, sinking the Culling could be consider a necessary evil. What was morally dubious was his refusal to even consider any other option besides killing them and his dismissal of Uther when he refused to help him. Later, while he was hunting for Mal'Ganis in Northrend and received an order from his father to return to Lordaeron, he instead decides to hire mercenaries to burn his ships to make retreat impossible was classic Art of War strategy, and he then tricks his men into killing takes Frostmourne, not because of lust for power, but because of desperation and a willingness to sacrifice himself to the mercenaries sword in order to cover his tracks, a decidedly immoral action. And while he says to wanted Frostmourn to save his people, this claim came immediately after he proclaimed that his friends and soldiers came second to his need for revenge.stop the scourge.
5th Jun '17 3:40:44 PM DajicianOverlord
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* MoreThanMindControl:
** Despite what Jaina Proudmoore believes, Arthas was always a fundamentally weak man who feared responsibility. Ironically, being the Lich King frees him from all responsibility whatsoever.
** Depending on how you read it, exactly the opposite could be true in that his morals are overly strong and he attempts to take on more responsibility than any man could handle, driving him over the edge. Ironically, either way the fear of said responsibility and a fear of commitment is still present.
29th Apr '17 3:11:50 PM Chubzhac
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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: While the Culling of Stratholme is often seen as Arthas's StartOfDarkness, he was actually right in his belief that the citizens were already infected and the Culling could be consider a necessary evil. What was morally dubious was his refusal to even consider any other option besides killing them and his dismissal of Uther when he refused to help him. Later, while he was hunting for Mal'Ganis in Northrend and received an order from his father to return to Lordaeron, he instead decides to hire mercenaries to burn his ships to make retreat impossible and he then tricks his men into killing the mercenaries to cover his tracks, a decidedly immoral action. And while he says to wanted Frostmourn to save his people, this claim came immediately after he proclaimed that his friends and soldiers came second to his need for revenge.
29th Apr '17 2:02:37 PM Chubzhac
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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: Subverted in the end, he doesn't do anything ''truly'' evil until Frostmourne takes his soul outright. The Culling of Stratholme was because they were all doomed to become zombies soon anyway, sinking the ships was classic Art of War strategy, and he takes Frostmourne, not because of lust for power, but because of desperation and a willingness to sacrifice himself to the sword in order to stop the scourge.
2nd Apr '17 6:59:19 AM Saveelich
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* EvilVersusEvil: Ner'zhul, Arthas and Kel'Thuzad turned against the Burning Legion in ''Warcraft III''. Dreadlords unsuccessfully tried to get rid of Arthas in ''Frozen Throne'', only to be either subdued or killed by Sylvanas, herself a sworn enemy of Arthas and the TokenEvilTeammate of the Horde.
2nd Apr '17 6:56:23 AM Saveelich
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The Scourge is an army of undead created as a vanguard for the invasion planned by the Burning Legion, with the goal of succeeding where the Horde once failed. The Scourge's mission was to spread terror and destruction across the world in anticipation of the Legion's inevitable invasion. The Lich King, who ruled the icy realm of Northrend from his Frozen Throne, created the terrible Plague of Undeath, which he sent southward into human lands. As the plague encroached on the southlands, countless humans fell prey to Ner'zhul's mental control and life-draining sickness every day, swelling the ranks of the already-considerable Scourge.

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The Scourge is an army of undead created as a vanguard for the invasion planned by the [[Characters/WarcraftTheBurningLegion Burning Legion, Legion]], with the goal of succeeding where the Horde once failed. The Scourge's mission was to spread terror and destruction across the world in anticipation of the Legion's inevitable invasion. The Lich King, who ruled the icy realm of Northrend from his Frozen Throne, created the terrible Plague of Undeath, which he sent southward into human lands. As the plague encroached on the southlands, countless humans fell prey to Ner'zhul's mental control and life-draining sickness every day, swelling the ranks of the already-considerable Scourge.
2nd Apr '17 6:54:52 AM Saveelich
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* BrainwashedAndCrazy: The Lich King corrupts the minds of some powerful leaders, turning them into his servants, when he doesn't rise them from the dead to do so.
* DemBones: Necromancers and Death Knights can animate skeletons to serve as the Scourge's foot soldiers.
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