Hearthsinger Forresten is a level 57 elite rare ghost bard located in Stratholme, in between the Live and Undead sides. He is a wandering minstrel ghost, who not only drops the , but also a trinket which causes folks to dance when you play its song. He is infamous for his oddly colored and flamboyant-sounding gear, such as the . He was most likely a performer, back when the city was alive and booming.
Wrath of the Lich King
Hearthsinger Forresten can be found alive in Stratholme Past, located inside an inn on the outskirts of Stratholme. Two other Stratholme mini-bosses can also be found there: Postmaster Malown and Fras Siabi.
- Forresten means "By the way" in Norwegian, Danish and Swedish.