The Tauren & The Goblin #102: On C’Thun and Ahn’Qiraj (feat. CognitivePit)
Ryan aka CognitivePit from Warcraft Reloaded is here with Nick and Katie to talk about C’Thun and the Gates of Ahn’Qiraj since the gates just opened on WoW Classic! Nick asks Ryan if he got his Scarab Lord title and he did not. Ryan then talks a bit about playing through the Ahn’Qiraj experience. They then get into some of the lore around C’Thun and the gates and talk about Fandral Staghelm sending his son Valstann to regrow Silithus. Valstann stumbles into Ahn’Qiraj and awakens C’Thun and the Qiraji and the War of the Shifting Sands begins. Nick wonders about how people keep wandering into sleeping Old Gods causing problems.
Nick then goes back to the origins of Ahn’Qiraj, talking about how the Zandalari awoke the C’thraxxi Kith’ix, who led an Aqir army, and started the Troll-Aqir war. The Aqir were pushed into Ahn’Qiraj where the Zandalari and Gurbashi trapped them, and then they were warped into the Qiraji by C’Thun’s power. Ryan goes into the ways the Anubiseth were affected by C’Thun and talks about some of the Ahn’Qiraj bosses like the Twin Emperors and Prophet Skeram.
They then talk about Fandral going nuts when Valstann is killed and how Fandral ultimately joins Ragnaros. This leads to a discussion of how Old Gods tend to corrupt people.
They talk about Saurfang leading the united war front, and the effort required to gather so much cloth for the war effort for bandages.
Nick brings up how Cho’gall started the War by sacrificing several cultists to awaken C’Thun.
Finally, Ryan ends by talking about his show Warcraft Reloaded.
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