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Although there is no official criteria for an outpost, they seem to be smaller than villages with usually very few residences and primarily exist for strategic military position.

In World of Warcraft

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In World of Warcraft, there are several settlements that have "outpost" in their names:

There are also several encampments that appear to serve the outpost function:

  • Bloodvenom Post - a tiny Horde outpost in Felwood near the Bloodvenom River
  • Far Watch Post - a small outpost of the Horde located just west of the bridge between Durotar and The Barrens
  • Sentinel Hill - an Alliance outpost in Westfall and their last stronghold in the region
  • Kargathia Keep - located in eastern Ashenvale, in the eastern part of the Warsong Lumber Camp
  • Splintertree Post - a Horde outpost in Ashenvale, lying just North-West of Felfire Hill
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Mag'har Post - a fortress outpost of the Mag'har orcs in Hellfire Peninsula, east of the Temple of Telhamat

In Warcraft I

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  • Kyross - was an Orcish outpost deep in the Swamp of Sorrows

In Warcraft RPG

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