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Phase 4 of the Zombie invasion begins! [UPDATED x8]


The zombie invasion has hit phase four. We can see that the scourge are full out attacking cities now, and the plague debuff will now turn you into a Zombie after a short period of 2 minutes. There are necropolis appearing all over Azeroth.

Argent Dawn representatives are being spotted around capital cities. The new raid boss in Karazhan, Tenris Mirkblood, is now active and dropping one Arcanite Ripper (a 2H axe), a Vampiric Batling for each raid member, and two badges for each raid member. You can get to him by going through Attuneman, clearing him, and then moving up the stairs behind his room. We've got a strategy guide up now with details on how to defeat him

You can see the location of the necropolises on the world map - they are indicated by little purple skull icons.

A Haunted Momento has been confirmed to drop from rare spawns around the necropolises- it's a leather ball type item that you throw to someone. Whoever has the momento gets to have a wraith follow you around! Pics after the break and in our gallery.

Big Update: Click the Arcanite Ripper and play it like a guitar!

Late night updates:
There are Argent Dawn healers appearing at most flight paths (if not all) around the game. They are making is so the flight path NPC does not become a zombie anymore. We have a semi-confirmation of the Lurch buff increasing in speed to 125%. But we also have conflicting reports.

Continue reading after the break for the latest information.

Gallery: Zombie Invasion - Phase 4 | 15 Photos

Zombies have entered the World of Warcraft in the Wrath of the Lich King world event! Check out our tips for eating brains, our zombie night gallery, or see Blizzard's official zombie infestation guide. They live! Braaiiiiinnnssss!

Pictured above is an example of the epic items dropping off rare spawns. These items are itemized to fight undead creates.

There is a new quest from a capital city to Light Hope's Chapel in Eastern Plague Lands. You have to take a note from a capital city to Light Hope's Chapel. We'll have more information on this when it comes in.

There are also epic items dropping from necropolises. Pictured below is the 2H axe dropping in the event, the Arcanite Ripper.

Many thanks to all the readers who sent us screenshots! Your help was greatly appreciated!

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