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Lore Behind 'Historical' Westmarch Revealed

Posted by Suzie Ford on Oct 28, 2013  | Comments

Lore Behind 'Historical' Westmarch Revealed - Diablo 3 - MMORPG.com

Diablo III devs have revealed some brand new lore surrounding the places players can expect to see in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. The latest write up gives fans a look at Historical Westmarch, the first zone players will experience in Reaper of Souls.

This location holds undeniable power, and few have managed to pry secrets from its ancient corridors. The greatest quality the lost city is said to possess, however, is remarkable warding against the trespass of both angels and demons. Mentions of this warding were well hidden, but the new mortal Aspect of Wisdom, Tyrael, learned of the ancient protection in a time of great need. Seeking a place of refuge on Sanctuary for the Black Soulstone, he planned on using these ruins to hide the terrible artifact, shielding it from both demonic and angelic intervention alike. With power of the Prime Evil stored within the stone’s murky facets, not even the High Heavens could be trusted with its safekeeping.

Unfortunately, no one, not even Tyrael himself, could have foreseen the adversary who would pluck the Black Soulstone from its refuge. . .

Read the full article on the Diablo III site.

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