Dreadmist Peak[43, 39]
is a mountain northwest of the Crossroads in the Northern Barrens. As you climb to the top of the Peak, the atmosphere becomes red and foggy. At the top is the home of a group of Burning Blade cultists. They protect the which is in the Dreadmist Den.
The orange miasma is residuum from an ancient demonic curse.
How to get there
To get there from the Crossroads, head north along the road until you get to a fork. Face northwest and you will see Dreadmist Peak looming before you.
- More specifically
Take road North out of Crossroads until you get to[44, 29]
turn facing south and head to bottom of hill at[44, 30]
. Continue up until you get to[43, 39]
(top of Dreadmist Peak). To complete the exploration achievement you don't need to go all the way to the top.
Cycle of Hatred
It the climax of the novel Cycle of Hatred Jaina Proudmoore, Aegwynn, and Lorena confront the Demon Zmodlor here after he tried to start a war between The Horde and Theramore. The group fraught many minions and warlocks of the burning blade here but in the end Jaina and Aegwynn together were able to banish the Demon.
- An undead mage named sits atop the Peak. He uses his powers to control <Befouled Water Elementals> in Ashenvale. Alliance characters confront him in the quest .
- , the leader of this group of Burning Blade cultists, is sometimes inside the Dreadmist Den. If so, Horde characters wishing to complete the quest have to defeat him first.
- Tauren druids need to get a sample of water from the peak that is believed to poison the gazelles of the Barrens.
- Dreadmist Peak was possibly a volcano. The slopes of the mountain remind one of solidified lava flows.