- This article is about the Blackwater Raiders (organization), see also Blackwater Raiders (US RP server).
The Blackwater Raiders are a loose affiliation of pirates, privateers, and traders that operate out of Booty Bay. They are closely affiliated with the Goblin Steamwheedle Cartel where they handle most of their trade, and are enemies to the Bloodsail Buccaneers, another pirate faction that vies for control of the Cape of Stranglethorn and Northern Stranglethorn. While have sometimes been known to attack villages, which have been forced to defend themselves to protect the settlement.
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During the war against the undead Scourge in Northrend, the Blackwater Raiders had taken Faldir's Cove as their primitive base. Though little more than a docked ship and a tent, this small port is home to a few crew members of the pirate organization. They also control Edj on Kezan.
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Members of the Blackwater Raiders should also have the title <Blackwater Raiders>.
- They are possibly a reference to the real-life private military organisation Blackwater Worldwide.