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* HiddenDepths: Though Quel'Thalas is no longer affiliated with the Alliance during the Third War, some individual high elves still chose to assist Arthas and Jaina in investigating the undead plague. Some of them even follow Arthas to Northrend. Also, high elves of Dalaran still loyally serve the Alliance eventhough Quel'Thalas doesn't.


* DarkIsNotEvil: Despite being aligned with the Army of the Light, she is learning how to channel Void energy from Locus Walker, a Void Ethereal; his teachings ensure she remains in control of herself.

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* DarkIsNotEvil: Despite being aligned with the Army of the Light, she is learning how to channel Void energy from Locus Walker, a Void Ethereal; his teachings ensure she remains in control of herself. However, there are hints that the void elves may only be fooling themselves and, even if they're right, their presence is still very dangerous regardless of their will: Alleria walking near the Sunwell nearly destroys it or worse.



* TheExile: She was exiled from Quel'Thalas due to her dealings with the Void and Alliance sympathies, since Quel'Thalas under the rule of Lor'themar stands firmly with the Horde now.

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* TheExile: She was exiled from Quel'Thalas due to because her dealings with void powers are dangerous to the Void Sunwell, which is the center of Blood Elf civilization and Alliance sympathies, since Quel'Thalas under the rule of Lor'themar stands firmly with the Horde now.something they cannot go without.



* HearingVoices: Since taking the Void into herself, its power whispers to her, demanding she take certain actions for its own ends, like killing Turalyon to "free him from the Light" or to kill Sylvanas.

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* HearingVoices: Since taking the Void into herself, its power whispers to her, demanding she take certain actions for its own ends, like killing Turalyon to "free him from the Light" or to kill Sylvanas. After absorbing L'ura's power the voices grow stronger and more insistent, but not enough to control her.


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* PersonaNonGrata: She visits Quel'thalas in an attempt to convince the blood elves to rejoin the alliance, but Lor'themar is sick of hearing about it and doesn't even let her finish. He does, however, still consider her a national hero and allows her to see the Sunwell again. Unfortunately, her Void powers are inherently corruptive and just getting near it causes void creatures to begin spawning and nearly destroys it. He subsequently bans her from ever revisiting the city and she makes an implied threat of coming back in force.


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* StarCrossedLovers: There are hints that her relationship with Turalyon may ultimately be impossible in the long run: Locus-Walker says that no matter how they feel about each other and trust each other, the Void and the Light cannot stand side by side. However, he is just as likely to be wrong, which would make it subverted.


* {{Hypocrite}}/{{NotSoDifferent}}: [[spoiler:She worries about the inevitable meeting between herself and Sylvanas, and questions if she is even still her sister or a "Light-forsaken monster". To her credit, she does admit that she isn't so different herself, what with her being the first void elf and all.]]

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* {{Hypocrite}}/{{NotSoDifferent}}: {{Hypocrite}}[=/=]NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:She worries about the inevitable meeting between herself and Sylvanas, and questions if she is even still her sister or a "Light-forsaken monster". To her credit, she does admit that she isn't so different herself, what with her being the first void elf and all.]]

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* YouCantGoHomeAgain: She visits Silvermoon as an Alliance ambassador implicitly trying to recruit the blood elves back to the Alliance and is immediately rebuffed. However, Lor'themar allows her to visit the Sunwell over the objections of Rommath before she goes as he acknowledges her as a true daughter of Quel'thelas even if he has political disagreements with her. Unfortunately, when she just gets near it, her void nature starts corrupting it and she is banished from the city for being a danger whether she intends it or not. She leaves with poor grace, clearly intending to return one day whether the blood elves like it or not.

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* MsViceGirl: She's probably the nicest of the Windrunner sisters, but has a major problem with FantasticRacism.

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* TragicBigot: Yes, she hates orcs, but look at it from her point of view: the last time she encountered orcs was in the time of ''Warcraft 2'' while all of the orcs were bloodthirsty murderous assholes (which was due to the Burning Legion, but she had no way of knowing that), and she's been gone since then so it's understandable she would be reluctant to believe the orcs weren't AlwaysChaoticEvil as they seemed to be.


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* OneOfThisIsNotLikeTheOther: Like the worgen and to a lesser extent Dark Iron dwarves, void elves are distinguished from the rest of the Alliance by being based on what is traditionally an evil fantasy race (dark elves). Aesthetics-wise, they are more similar to the Horde, which ''breathes'' the DarkIsNotEvil trope.

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* OneOfThisIsNotLikeTheOther: Like the worgen and LivingShadow: The racial ability ''Entropic Embrace'' gives them a chance to become voidwalker-like for a lesser extent Dark Iron dwarves, void elves are distinguished from the rest of the Alliance by being based on what is traditionally an evil fantasy race (dark elves). Aesthetics-wise, they are more similar to the Horde, which ''breathes'' the DarkIsNotEvil trope.few seconds, gaining additional damage.


* DimensionalCutter: Their racial ability ''Spatial Rift'' gives them the ability to teleport through short distances by creating tears in reality. Similar rifts, but static and long-distance, are created during quests by void elf NPCs.

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* DimensionalCutter: Their racial ability ''Spatial Rift'' gives them the ability to teleport through short distances by creating tears in reality. Similar rifts, but static and long-distance, are created during quests by void elf NPCs.{{NPC}}s.


* BadPowersGoodPeople: While they are infused with a tremendously dark force that has been known to subject its wielders to insanity, the Void Elves are firm believers in the core ideals of the Alliance and pledge to use it for the protection of Azeroth.

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!!Shared tropes
* BadPowersGoodPeople: While AgentPeacock: That's more of a blood elf thing, but since high elves and void elves look almost exactly the same, they are infused with a tremendously dark force that has been known get to subject its wielders to insanity, the Void Elves are firm believers join in the core ideals of the Alliance and pledge fun as well:
-->'''Riftblade Kelain''': ''"Oh, you must be so excited
to use it for the protection of Azeroth.see me! Imagine how you'll feel when you're dead!"''



* CastingAShadow: The void elves rely on shadow magic.
* CreepyGood: They may be elves but being infused with the Void has given them an [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette eerie pale complexion]] and they even have an option for tendrils in their hair. When in battle they enter a shadowy form that fully cloaks them in darkness, making them resemble Voidwalkers. Furthermore their shadowy nature has been noted as rather off-putting to the more light-faring members of the Alliance, specifically members of the Church of the Holy Light, and they are still working to prove their trustworthiness.
* CursedWithAwesome: The void elves' connection to the void gives them access to one of the greatest metaphysical forces in the ''Warcraft'' Universe, however the nature of the forced transformation when they were kidnapped means that they couldn't find a way to keep the voices from seeding themselves in their head, and while they can resist going mad better than any other mortal that's dabbled in void magic, it takes constant control and inhuman focus to keep their head in the current reality.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The void elves' mastery over the Void is motivated by their desire to save their dying world.
* DyingRace: In recent times the numbers of high elves have been drastically reduced, as 90% of their population was slaughtered during the Third War, following this 90% of the surviving high elves changed their name to "Blood Elves", and eventually joined the Horde, while the few remaining high elves would cling to the Alliance. It is stated that the population of this group is considerably even smaller than the Gnomeregan Exiles. They are a rare sight even in Alliance lands, and are considering a fallen race.
** With the de-canonization of the RPG Sourcebooks, it leaves them in an even worse state than before. In Elisande's word, because of how they slowly forget the legacy of their own race, and mingle themselves with lesser races in the Alliance, eventually they'll be assimilated into human society, and fade away in time.
** The Void Elves joining the equation makes this even more concerning, as in Telogrus Rift you can observe both High and Blood Elves preparing to undergo the ritual to leave them void-touched, meaning that the High Elves are losing even more of their population to the new race that is neither High nor Blood Elves. This isn't helped by the Ren'dorei also basically representing the ''Thalassian dissident movement'', so some of those elves are probably joining more out of a sense that they have to in order to express their beliefs and oppose Lor'Themar Theron rule than anything.
* TheExile: The elves of Quel'Lithien Lodge were this, having been banished by their regent for refusing to toe the line in regards to mana tapping. They were very bitter about this. Also, the void elves were exiled from Silvermoon for dabbling in the forbidden arts.

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* CastingAShadow: The void elves rely on shadow magic.
* CreepyGood: They may be elves but being infused with the Void has given them an [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette eerie pale complexion]] and they even have an option for tendrils in their hair. When in battle they enter a shadowy form that fully cloaks them in darkness, making them resemble Voidwalkers. Furthermore their shadowy nature has been noted as rather off-putting to the more light-faring members of the Alliance, specifically members of the Church of the Holy Light, and they are still working to prove their trustworthiness.
* CursedWithAwesome: The void elves' connection to the void gives them access to one of the greatest metaphysical forces in the ''Warcraft'' Universe, however the nature of the forced transformation when they were kidnapped means that they couldn't find a way to keep the voices from seeding themselves in their head, and while they can resist going mad better than any other mortal that's dabbled in void magic, it takes constant control and inhuman focus to keep their head in the current reality.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The void elves' mastery over the Void is motivated by their desire to save their dying world.
* DyingRace: In recent times the numbers of high elves have been drastically reduced, as 90% of their population was slaughtered during the Third War, following this 90% of the surviving high elves changed their name to "Blood Elves", and eventually joined the Horde, while the few remaining high elves would cling to the Alliance. It is stated that the population of this group is considerably even smaller than the Gnomeregan Exiles. They are a rare sight even in Alliance lands, and are considering a fallen race.
** With the de-canonization of the RPG Sourcebooks, it leaves them in an even worse state than before. In Elisande's word, because of how they slowly forget the legacy of their own race, and mingle themselves with lesser races in the Alliance, eventually they'll be assimilated into human society, and fade away in time.
** The Void Elves joining the equation makes this even more concerning, as in Telogrus Rift you can observe both High and Blood Elves preparing to undergo the ritual to leave them void-touched, meaning that the High Elves are losing even more of their population to the new race that is neither High nor Blood Elves. This isn't helped by the Ren'dorei also basically representing the ''Thalassian dissident movement'', so some of those elves are probably joining more out of a sense that they have to in order to express their beliefs and oppose Lor'Themar Theron rule than anything.
* TheExile: The elves of Quel'Lithien Lodge were this, having been banished by their regent for refusing to toe the line in regards to mana tapping. They were very bitter about this. Also, Meanwhile, the void elves were exiled from Silvermoon for dabbling in the forbidden arts.



* ForestRanger: Most of the well known high elves are rangers. Lore-wise, this is because they've tried to wean themselves off magic since the Sunwell was destroyed. This is downplayed in ''World of Warcraft'', however.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Lor'Themar notes the remaining High Elves like to take the moral high ground and act superior to the Blood Elves for not having resorted to leeching magic out of other creatures, while at the same time reaping the benefits those same Blood Elves provided by fighting to reclaim the Sunwell.



* OurElvesAreBetter: Obviously follow most of the classic High Elf tropes, with the main difference being that they are technically a splintered faction of the Blood Elves who chose to keep their old name and stick with the Alliance. They can be visually distinguished from Blood Elves by usually being portrayed with glowing blue eyes instead of green. Void Elves really drive this home by currently being the ''only'' species (discounting individual exceptions like Locus-Walker) capable of becoming void-touched without becoming pawns for the Old Gods or Void Lords due to having properly researched it, self-control, and High Elves basically being magic sponges.
* PeekABangs: A haircut covering the right eye is available to female void elves.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Elisande gives all Elven races one but her speech to the High Elves was particularly brutal
** Elisande calls out the High Elves' attempts at taking a moral high road and the status as a "race". She lets them know that their willingness to intermingle with other races is destroying their identity as a sub-species and eventually they'll be no more. Given that the most well known High Elves - the Windrunner sisters - all have human husbands/lovers and the High Elves lack a proper racial capital, she appears to be [[JerkassHasAPoint on to something]].
* {{Turncoat}}: The void elves. They are blood elves exiled from Silvermoon City for dabbling into void magic which are highly dangerous arts due to their connection with the Old Gods and the Void Lords. Alleria, the first known elf to master the Void, convinces them to rejoin the Alliance in exchange for help to control such power.

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* OccultBlueEyes: The eyes of the high elves are sky blue, the colour of the (original) Sunwell's arcane magic. Void elves also have blue eyes, but theirs are of a lighter, icy shade, like the eyes of [[LivingShadow voidwalkers]]. In either case, it represents their magical power.
* OurElvesAreBetter: Obviously follow most of the classic High Elf tropes, with the main difference being that they are technically a splintered faction of the Blood Elves who chose to keep their old name and stick with the Alliance. They can be visually distinguished from Blood Elves by usually being portrayed with glowing blue eyes instead of green. Void Elves really drive this home by currently being the ''only'' species (discounting individual exceptions like Locus-Walker) capable of becoming void-touched without becoming pawns for the Old Gods or Void Lords due to having properly researched it, self-control, and High Elves basically being magic sponges.
* PeekABangs: A haircut covering the right eye is available to female void elves.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Elisande gives all Elven races one but her speech to the High Elves was particularly brutal
** Elisande calls out the High Elves' attempts at taking a moral high road and the status as a "race". She lets them know that their willingness to intermingle with other races is destroying their identity as a sub-species and eventually they'll be no more. Given that the most well known High Elves - the Windrunner sisters - all have human husbands/lovers and the High Elves lack a proper racial capital, she appears to be [[JerkassHasAPoint on to something]].
* {{Turncoat}}: The void elves. They are blood
elves exiled from Silvermoon City for dabbling into void magic which are highly dangerous arts due more similar to their connection dark elves, what with the Old Gods pale skin, dark hair and the Void Lords. Alleria, the first known elf to master the Void, convinces them to rejoin the Alliance in exchange for help to control such power.sinister-looking [[EvilGoatee goatees]], but DarkIsNotEvil.



* WitchSpecies: As descendants of the Highborne formerly empowered with the Sunwell, both high elves and void elves are naturally attuned with magic. Void elves even get a bonus to spellcasting.

!!Tropes only applicable to high elves:
* AnIcePerson: While blood elves prefer fire-based spells, the nightborne use pure arcane, and the void elves used... [[PowerOfTheVoid you guessed it]], high elves are known for their usage of arcane frost magic.
* {{Depower}}: Since they refused to siphon magic like their blood elf cousins to replace the Sunwell's power, high elves had their magic weakened and used to suffer from magical withdrawal that they controlled through meditation. However, after the Sunwell was restored, this no longer seems to be the case.
* DyingRace: In recent times the numbers of high elves have been drastically reduced, as 90% of their population was slaughtered during the Third War, following this 90% of the surviving high elves changed their name to "Blood Elves", and eventually joined the Horde, while the few remaining high elves would cling to the Alliance. It is stated that the population of this group is considerably even smaller than the Gnomeregan Exiles. They are a rare sight even in Alliance lands, and are considering a fallen race.
** With the de-canonization of the RPG Sourcebooks, it leaves them in an even worse state than before. In Elisande's word, because of how they slowly forget the legacy of their own race, and mingle themselves with lesser races in the Alliance, eventually they'll be assimilated into human society, and fade away in time.
** The Void Elves joining the equation makes this even more concerning, as in Telogrus Rift you can observe both High and Blood Elves preparing to undergo the ritual to leave them void-touched, meaning that the High Elves are losing even more of their population to the new race that is neither High nor Blood Elves. This isn't helped by the Ren'dorei also basically representing the ''Thalassian dissident movement'', so some of those elves are probably joining more out of a sense that they have to in order to express their beliefs and oppose Lor'Themar Theron rule than anything.
* ForestRanger: Most of the well known high elves are rangers. Lore-wise, this is because they've tried to wean themselves off magic since the Sunwell was destroyed. This is downplayed in ''World of Warcraft'', however.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Lor'Themar notes the remaining High Elves like to take the moral high ground and act superior to the Blood Elves for not having resorted to leeching magic out of other creatures, while at the same time reaping the benefits those same Blood Elves provided by fighting to reclaim the Sunwell.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Elisande gives all Elven races one but her speech to the High Elves was particularly brutal
** Elisande calls out the High Elves' attempts at taking a moral high road and the status as a "race". She lets them know that their willingness to intermingle with other races is destroying their identity as a sub-species and eventually they'll be no more. Given that the most well known High Elves - the Windrunner sisters - all have human husbands/lovers and the High Elves lack a proper racial capital, she appears to be [[JerkassHasAPoint on to something]].

!!Tropes only applicable to void elves:
* BadPowersGoodPeople: While they are infused with a tremendously dark force that has been known to subject its wielders to insanity, the Void Elves are firm believers in the core ideals of the Alliance and pledge to use it for the protection of Azeroth.
* CastingAShadow: Though not of them actually wield shadow magic, void elves have all been infused with it, giving them numerous innate abilities. In-game, this translates into the ability to teleport and a chance to have one's attacks empowered and deal additional shadow damage.
* CreepyGood: They may be elves but being infused with the Void has given them an [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette eerie pale complexion]] and they even have an option for tendrils in their hair. When in battle they enter a shadowy form that fully cloaks them in darkness, making them resemble Voidwalkers. Furthermore their shadowy nature has been noted as rather off-putting to the more light-faring members of the Alliance, specifically members of the Church of the Holy Light, and they are still working to prove their trustworthiness.
* CursedWithAwesome: The void elves' connection to the void gives them access to one of the greatest metaphysical forces in the ''Warcraft'' Universe, however the nature of the forced transformation when they were kidnapped means that they couldn't find a way to keep the voices from seeding themselves in their head, and while they can resist going mad better than any other mortal that's dabbled in void magic, it takes constant control and inhuman focus to keep their head in the current reality.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Notably one of the few Alliance races to invoke this trope.
* DimensionalCutter: Their racial ability ''Spatial Rift'' gives them the ability to teleport through short distances by creating tears in reality. Similar rifts, but static and long-distance, are created during quests by void elf NPCs.
* HearingVoices: Because of being infused with shadow magic, all void elves hear the voices of the Void in their head, similarily to pale orcs, black dragons, or Twilight's Hammer cultists. ''Unlike'' them, the void elves use their willpower and knowledge of the Void to resist the voices' influence.
* {{Irony}}: They're renegades who were abandoned by their former peers, rejected their traditions and turned to dark magic in order to protect themselves. They are essentially what the blood elves used to be in their early days, before the Sunwell was restored and the sin'dorei returned to the more conservative ways of the high elves (with some Light added in).
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Most void elves have dark hair, and all of them have unnaturally pale skin.
* OneOfThisIsNotLikeTheOther: Like the worgen and to a lesser extent Dark Iron dwarves, void elves are distinguished from the rest of the Alliance by being based on what is traditionally an evil fantasy race (dark elves). Aesthetics-wise, they are more similar to the Horde, which ''breathes'' the DarkIsNotEvil trope.
* PeekABangs: A haircut covering the right eye is available to female void elves.
* PowerOfTheVoid: The Void in the Warcraft universe is the purest and most dangerous form of shadow magic. Void elves try to control it with ''varying'' results.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Their hair comes in various shades of blue and purple.



* WitchSpecies: Being former Blood Elves, the Void Elves carry all the same traits as their kin only with an intrigue in the Void as an added bonus. They also have a racial bonus that benefits spellcasting.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Their hair comes in various shades of blue and purple.

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* WitchSpecies: Being former Blood Elves, the Void Elves carry all the same traits as their kin only WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: As per norm with an intrigue in the Void as an added bonus. Void. They also have a racial bonus that benefits spellcasting.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Their hair comes in various shades of blue and purple.
''try'' to avoid this, but not everyone is fully successful:
-->'''Shadeweaver Zarra''': ''"Here! We land here, just like the whispers say! Yes! Hahaha. Yes yes yes."''


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!!!'''Class:''' PriestMage


* HearingVoices: Since taking the Void into herself, its power whispers to her, demanding she take certain actions for its own ends, like killing Turalyon to "free him from the Light" or to kill Sylvanas, which the Void seems to fear.

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* HearingVoices: Since taking the Void into herself, its power whispers to her, demanding she take certain actions for its own ends, like killing Turalyon to "free him from the Light" or to kill Sylvanas, which the Void seems to fear.Sylvanas.


* ItsAllMyFault: So much is comes back to her failures
** Because she got cold feet during her assassination attempt on Garrosh in "War Crimes", he escaped causing the events of "Warlords" & "Legion" to play out.
** Her attempts to shove blame off herself has caused her sisters to become ''VERY'' hostile towards one another to the point of actively trying to kill each other. By the end of "Sisters" she acknowledges how she has caused so much damage to her family.



* NeverMyFault: Invoked and later Averted, she tries desperately to pin her assassination attempt on Sylvanas but when she's exposed to be the actual mastermind behind both the plan and its failure, she accepts that had she not gotten cold feet, many lives would've been spared.

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* NeverMyFault: Invoked and later Averted, she tries desperately to pin her assassination "Assassinate Garrosh" attempt on Sylvanas but when she's exposed to be the actual mastermind behind both the plan and its failure, she accepts that had she not gotten cold feet, many lives would've been spared.


!!!'''Class:''' Battle Mage



->'''Class:''' Battle Mage



!!!'''Class:''' Hunter
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Clare Corbett



-> '''Voiced by''': Clare Corbett
->'''Class:''' Hunter

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->'''Class:''' Hunter



!!!'''Class:''' Hunter
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Courtneay Taylor



-> '''Voiced by''': Courtenay Taylor
->'''Class:''' Hunter

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-> '''Voiced by''': Courtenay Taylor
->'''Class:''' Hunter



!!Umbric

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!!Umbric
!!Magister Umbric
!!!'''Class:''' Priest
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Dee Baker

->''“We fight for the Alliance because we believe in its values. And one day I pray we will bring all of Silvermoon back into the fold.”''


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* MeaningfulName: Umbric is derived from Umbra, the Latin word for "Shadow".


In ''Legion'', despite still deeply distrusting the Horde, she agrees to work alongside them in order to combat the Burning Legion, becoming one of the main leaders of the Unseen Path, a Class Hall composed of Hunters from both the Alliance and the Horde.

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In ''Legion'', despite still deeply distrusting the Horde, she agrees to work alongside them in order to combat the Burning Legion, becoming one of the main leaders of the Unseen Path, a Class Hall composed of Hunters from both the Alliance and the Horde. She later assists Tyrande Whisperwind in leading the Alliance contributions to the Nightfallen in Suramar, and serves as one of the main Alliance representatives aboard the Vindicaar during the Argus Campaign.

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