Is Illidan a hero or a villain in Wow?
He made his first appearance in World of Warcraft as a major antagonist with the first expansion, The Burning Crusade, serving as the final boss of the Black Temple raid in patch 2.1. Illidan returned as an anti-hero in World of Warcraft: Legion alongside his Illidari.
What happened to Illidan in Shadowlands?
A struggle for Illidan’s soul ensued between the Legion and the forces of Azeroth, including the remaining Illidari, culminating in Illidan’s resurrection atop the Nighthold. The Betrayer subsequently joined forces with Azeroth’s defenders as they battled the Legion across the Broken Shore and within the Tomb of Sargeras.
How did Illidan open the rift between the worlds?
During a battle with Kil’jaeden in the Twisting Nether, Illidan used an artifact known as the Sargerite Keystone to open a rift that brought the worlds of Azeroth and Argus together.
Is Illidan Stormrage in love with Tyrande?
— Illidan Stormrage Illidan Stormrage, commonly known as the Betrayer, is the first of the demon hunters, the former self-proclaimed Lord of Outland, the former ruler of the Black Temple, and the original leader of the Illidari. He is the twin brother of Malfurion Stormrage and was, like his sibling, in love with Tyrande Whisperwind.
Why did Illidan betray his people?
Originally a powerful night elf sorcerer, Illidan officially betrayed his people by defecting to the demonic Burning Legion during the War of the Ancients, though his reasons for doing so were noble as he secretly aimed to repel the Legion’s invasion.
Why did Illidan sacrifice his own soldiers?
After one particular battle defending Black Rook Hold, where he drained his own soldiers to the point that they died, Illidan realized that sacrifice was necessary to defeat the Burning Legion, and the others were fools for not seeing it. Illidan had strong feelings for Tyrande Whisperwind, a novice priestess in the Sisters of Elune.