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Please note: This article was originally published April 23, 2018.
With the opening of a Warfront in Arathi Highlands, the zone has changed a lot.
Warfronts are one of the supposed flagship features coming in Battle for Azeroth.
Warfronts are one of Battle for Azeroth's big-name features, with the intent being that they recreate some of the feeling of building up a base in Warcraft 3.
The history of the Kingdom of Stormwind is that of migration.
Back during the Cataclysm revamp, one zone I really felt like needed a lot more than it got was the Arathi Highlands.
Humans in the Warcraft setting have a very distinct origin -- they were created by a curse.
Arathi was essentially the cornerstone for human history on Azeroth as we know it today. It was responsible for one of Azeroth's most well-known, beloved heroes, and for some, it remains a haunting reminder of an empire lost to time.