A Shadow over Akeroth
North of the Vankin Mountains lies the Desolation. When the fiery mountain struck the city of Ishtar during the Cataclysm and formed the Blood Sea, all the lands surrounding Ishtar was destroyed and left barren and desolate. This land which has not been seen since before the Cataclysm, and lies beyond the impassable Vankin Mountains.
The Desolation, from the Minds of the People