Wrath of the Lich King

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King is Blizzard’s second expansion to the critically acclaimed and immensely popular MMOG World of Warcraft. Set in Northrend, the icy northern continent of Azeorth, player’s will fight through the Lich King’s (lord of the undead in Warcraft lore) various minions and uncover many secrets within the world. New world PvP zones, new arenas, a entire new class (the Death Knight), and new profession (Inscription), and more lay in wait for those brave enough venture forth into the icy wilderness of Northrend.

We here at Ten Ton Hammer have gathered together a full list of our available resources on this amazing expansion and will constantly keep you updated on the latest and greatest information there is out there.

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Current Release Date: RELEASED 11/11/2008!

Wrath of the Lich King FAQ

Do you have questions? Our Wrath of the Lich King FAQ can help you answer them. If you still have questions then you can email us or ask our community. Just got the game? Then this is the place to start.

Leveling Guides

We have a Horde Leveling Guide in the works for Northrend.

Starting Wrath of the Lich King with the Right Foot

Which starter zone is best for you? How do you activate your account for Wrath? Click here to read all about starting up in Wrath!

Death Knight Class Guide

Our Death Knight Class Guide contains a starting zone walkthrough, information on how Runes work, and much more. Start here if you're looking for Death Knight information.

Instance Guides

We have more dungeon resources in our WotLK Instance Portal that lists all of our available instances. It's updated constantly.

Player vs. Player (PvP)

Looking for information on the new PvP systems in the game? Our WotLK PvP portal is great place to find all of our resources on WotLK PvP.

Patch 3.0 (Non-WotLK Exclusive)

Things that are "WotLK" but not "WotLK" exclusive.

All Content

The guides and resources below is everything else we have on WotLK including our older previews, our videos, and coverage from various conventions.


Galleries and Video

Death Knight



Zone Previews





Zone Overviews


Beta Journals Editorials






Information from the World Wide Invitational '08

Information from BlizzCON about the expansion:


Visit our Ten Ton Hammer Wrath of the Lich King discussion forum to talk about the expansion. Got a question? This is a great place to get it answered!

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