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World of Warcraft Shadowlands Featuring Bolvar ‘The Lich King’ Fordragon Might Be The Game’s Next Expansion – Rumor

Oct 29, 2019
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A new leak on the Blizzard Gear Store might have revealed details about the next World of Warcraft expansion, reportedly called World of Warcraft Shadowlands.

Some days ago, promotional materials for World of Warcraft’s next expansion began circulating the web. According to these materials, World of Warcraft Shadowlands will be the name of Blizzard’s next expansion and will have players explore the lands of Bastion where they will meet the noble Kyrian. While we aren’t sure whether Shadowlands is the actual name of WoW’s upcoming new expansion, a piece of newly leaked art from Bolvar Fordragon, The Lich King, appears to suggest that World of Warcraft’s next expansion will center around Bolvar.

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The Bolvar Art print was discovered on Blizzard’s Gear shop after Twitter user Miquelisme replaced the URL from some piece of Onyxia art with the name of Bolvar.

Onxyia
https://gear.blizzard.com/media/catalog/product/cache/7e820bd044c5b9409c19758a17f69b20/1/9/19-wow-onyxia-fine-art-gallery.png

Lich King
https://gear.blizzard.com/media/catalog/product/cache/7e820bd044c5b9409c19758a17f69b20/1/9/19-wow-bolvar-fine-art-gallery.png

Truth be told, it’s an amazing piece of art and it would be really interesting to see Bolvar's story being more fleshed out in World of Warcraft. Interesting to note is that we can clearly see that Bolvar’s eyes now shine through his helm as blue, while they used to be orange. This could imply that The Lich King has been gaining influence over Bolvar after he became the next Lich King following the evens of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion.

Please take the information above with a fair pinch of salt for now as Blizzard hasn’t officially confirmed the next World of Warcraft expansion. Expect more World of Warcraft news in the coming days, including additional details about Battle for Azeroth's next major content update, patch 8.3 'Visions of N'Zoth'.

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