This article or section contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and official bonus maps.

Garithos' Elite Guard, commanded by Lord Garithos, was used to try to keep the blood elves and Naga under Kael'thas and Lady Vashj from escaping to Outland through the Portal to Outland in Dalaran. His elite forces were made up of Alliance military, heroes, mercenaries, experiments and even red dragons. The main Elite Guard were released from his Castle, Barracks, Workshop and Gryphon Aviary. His heroes came from an Altar of Kings. His mercenaries were hired from Mercenary Camps. His red dragon allies came from a Red Dragon Roost. He released his experiments from Arcane Vaults.

Elite Guard (Castle, Barracks, Workshop, Gryphon Aviary)

  • Peasants
  • Militia
  • Captain and Footmen
  • Flying machines
  • Mortar teams (with Mountain king)
  • Riflemen
  • Paladin and Knights
  • Gryphon riders
  • Siege Engines
  • Apprentice wizards (with Archmage)
  • royal guard (with paladin)
  • Siege Engines (with Mountain king avatar)

Heroes (Altar of Kings)

Pandaren brewmaster hero

  • Mountain king (with mortar teams)
  • Paladin (with knights)
  • Archmage (with apprentice wizards)
  • Mountain king (with mercenary ogre warriors)
  • Paladin (with royal guard)
  • Mountain king in avatar (with siege engines)
  • Archmage (with water elemental experiments)
  • Pandaren Brewmaster (with pandaren mercenaries)

Mercenaries (Mercenary Camps)

Pandaren mercenaries

  • Bandit lord and Enforcers
  • Forest troll warlord, and Forest troll berserkers
  • Goblin zeppelins and goblin sappers
  • Warrior ogres (with mountain king)
  • Ogre lord and ogre magi
  • Goblin zeppelins and goblin shredders
  • Centaur khans
  • Pandarens (with Pandaren Brewmaster)

Dragons (Red Dragon Roost)

  • Red drakes
  • Red dragons

Experiments (Arcane Vaults)

  • Overlord arachnathid and warrior arachnathids
  • Storm wyrm and thunder lizards
  • Water elementals (with archmage)
  • Rock golems
  • Deeplord revenant and ice revenants
  • Ancient sasquatch and elder sasquatches
  • Siege golems
  • Gargantuan sea turtles
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