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World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade was the first expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft. Features include a new continent to explore, two new playable races, new dungeons and raids, and a level cap increase to 70. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade was followed by another expansion World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.


The opening of the Dark Portal in the Blasted Lands zone provided access for both Alliance and Horde players to the harsh continent of Outland, the shattered remains of the planet Draenor.


  • Hellfire Penninsula
  • Zangarmarsh
  • Terokkar Forest
  • Blade's Edge
  • Nagrand
  • Netherstorm
  • Shadowmoon Valley


  • Hellfire Ramparts
  • Blood Furnance
  • The Slave Pens
  • The Underbog
  • Mana-Tombs
  • Auchenai Crypts
  • Sethekk Halls
  • The Steamvault
  • Shattered Halls
  • Shadow Labyrinth
  • Escape from Durnholde Keep
  • The Mechanar
  • Botanica
  • Arcatraz
  • Opening of the Dark Portal
  • Magister's Terrace (added in a post-release patch)


  • Black Temple (added in a post-release patch)
  • Karazhan (added in a post-release patch)
  • Gruul's Lair
  • Magtheridon's Lair
  • Serpentshrine Cavern
  • Tempest Keep: The Eye
  • Battle for Mount Hyjal
  • Sunwell Plateau (added in a post-release patch)


Burning Crusade allowed players to choose from two new races, the Draenei (Alliance), and the Blood Elves (Horde).


Draenei could choose from the following classes:

  • Warrior
  • Mage
  • Priest
  • Paladin
  • Shaman
  • Hunter

Blood Elf[]

Blood Elves could choose from the following classes:

  • Paladin
  • Mage
  • Hunter
  • Priest
  • Rogue
  • Warlock

Collectors Edition[]

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