Welcome back to the finale of our three part Best Wishes for 2020 series!

We resume with a discussion of the Night Elves focusing on Tyrande and Malfurion. We talk about whether or not they got their vengeance and just how far should they go for it. Nick brings calls back to the Vindicaar.

Next we consider Azshara and her status coming out of Battle for Azeroth. Katie wants to see her dominant, but Nick wants her to bide her time before returning all the more powerful.

We jump over to Zek’han for a moment and Katie is all excited about her Zappyboi. We wonder if he will encounter his father Hekazi in the Shadowlands.

Looking back at a villain, we examine Xal’atath. Katie wants to see more of her but Nick thinks she should be a hanging plot thread for a while.

Next we get to one of Katie’s favorites, Gallywix. She is excited for him but Nick just wants to see him moved over to the head of the Venture Company.

We revisit a Battle for Azeroth fan-favorite in Flynn Fairwind. We both agree we’d like to see more of him. Nick wants him to join the League of Explorers.

We start to discuss Talanji and that leads into a look at some recent dead characters who may return. For Talanji, we agree she’s a great leader and Nick argues she should be Warchief. Then, Katie excitedly gets into Vol’jin and we look forward to finding out more about him in Shadowlands, as we assume he will have a big role. Then we talk about Bwonsamdi and his role to come in Shadowlands. Finally, we invoke Rastakhan, as surely he will be involved in whatever comes to pass with Bwonsamdi.

We further consider more of the dead that we may encounter in Shadowlands as we look at some characters who we had long ago written off. First up is Saurfang, who we fully expect to see in the Maw. Then we talk about Garrosh and his potential for redemption, and whether a revived, redeemed Garrosh could possibly serve again as Warchief. FInally, we discuss Kael’thas and how his interactions with Lor’themar should go.

Katie tries to have a wish for the Jailer but Nick claims that we don’t know enough about the character to have any wishes. And that wraps up our 2020 Best Wishes series.

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Nick Zielenkievicz

Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.

Katie Grace

Katie is a long time gamer who has fallen in love with multiple genres. She started young by playing Nintendo 64, Spyro, and Blizzard games such as Warcraft II with family, then eventually moved into playing games in both my leisure time and as a occupation. She loves being immersed in different universes and exploring the characters that live in them, as well as just playing games for a good time.

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