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crash of empire by breathing2004 crash of empire by breathing2004
The days when great troll empires stretched across ancient
The savage trolls of Azeroth are infamous for their cruelty, dark mysticism, and seething hatred for all other races.
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Kalimdor are long past. Millennia of war and internal strife have stripped these nations of their power, lands, and glory. As Azeroth recovers from the destruction of the Cataclysm, the world's divided troll populations face a bleak future. These dark times have spurred the trolls of the Zandalar, the historically wise and scholarly tribe from which all trolls originated, to take drastic action. They have embarked on a bold crusade to save their race by uniting trolls into a single mighty empire. With the Zandalari's aid, the fallen capitals of the Gurubashi and Amani nations -- Zul'Gurub and Zul'Aman -- are already rebuilding, replenishing their forces for a bloody campaign to expand their territories.....

from Blizzard offical history board~~

the work spend me more time(about a week) to collect the background and characters of the troll,so many dungons and boss they have,it seem the troll is the most popular enemy in Azeroth,so it is difficult to choose a whole story to rope the troll, but the animal worship is going trough all troll story,so I make the annmal half-god to be main characters in this pic,and the fight to bugs and high-elves history should not be forgoten,and the sunken temple and Zul-farrak is the early classic dungons and then the others is waiting for you to found out~~

hope you like this pic~~~
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:iconzzero000:
zzero000 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
Anyplace i can download or buy 1980x1080 version of it?
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Sorrcierr Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Very nice but the Trolls empires (Amani and Gurubashi) were destroyed by the nelves thousand years before the war of the ancient, after the Cataclysm they started to rebuild their empires again.
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SockCreature96 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
Wow! This is amazing! It's filled with fantastic imagery! 
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MellaDragunov Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
OMG... love so much....Mabelpines 
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syani123 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
This is really beautiful!! I love the colors and the style is just splendid. I speacially love the Drakkari refference
Amazing, sorry for not having words...but this is just too epic for words
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Willdabeast-0305 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I like the pseudo-Aztec design of it!
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:icongypsyhasreturned1:
gypsyhasreturned1 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student Writer
Dude..........you should put this on Battle.net....
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:icongedyrlol:
Gedyrlol Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Student Writer
Utterly spellbinding. I am lost for words. Congratulations.
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ntfoemy Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
Such a badass representation. A lot of great detail in one pic.
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:iconhenkyo:
Henkyo Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This art-style seems so hauntedly familar!

What kind of art-style is it? Where did it come from? And where did you learned how to draw something like this?
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SunsetMarigold Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
So much detail, I blink and find something I have seen before. Simply amazing.
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MewMewFrostElf Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful!
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
..BUT WE SHALL RISE AGAIN!!..ehum..Im totaly in love with this :heart: Love Troll's & their history & this is a grand piece depicting it all :)
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Xyzjin Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
Epic stuff!
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KibaWolf06 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
Ahh... I wish I could say something really constructive about this, but I'm not really sure what to say. I came to check out your profile on DA because of a comment on WoW's website and I was highly impressed with all of your art... but this one... I just love the style. It's so fitting for the dungeons it represents. Although I have to say, being the nerd I am, there's a high nostalgia factor here as well. The colors are spot on as well. Great job; please keep it up!
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Maestro74 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
wow..the amount of detail :)
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l33tn3rdz Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Once again you have impressed me with your epic skillz.

I love how this one looks like a mural you would find in aztec, incan, or miyan city. With the spirals and the square and other details too.

If you were to place this in a mexican pyramid, it would fit in with the rest of the ornate murals already there. Unless someone were to take a closer look, they would never notice.
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scw55 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Reminds me of the in-game art for Monster Hunter with the loading screens.
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darkmonster Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
freakin amazing! mad props to you for this!
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:iconjared-hai:
Jared-hai Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. Hakkar looks incredible.
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thewarlock66 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
if you do one of the mogu put the zandalari their because lore tells that the two were freinds befor the sundering and now with MoP the trolls are comeing back to help their freinds from over 10 thousand years ago
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HoboAnjou Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
it's amazing!
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Hyroncore Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
God damn! This is what art and ideas are about! I hope that the artbook is as detailed as this and id definitely wish to purchase it if that were possible!
Thanks for this and gl on the creation of what is sure to be a fantastic collection of WoW Fanart!
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silverdarkhawk Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
from the image itself, you can tell already that its all about the Troll History... Great Artwork
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Deimurus Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012
oh wow! amazing
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angelchibivocaloid Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awsome XD
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thewarlock66 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012
epic and you put the zandalair guy this is just cool
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Hantwo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
this is beyond insanity. :|
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ahnenerbe1993 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
B老爷……你太凶残了……
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Jenicsaco Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011
I'm sure I commented already, but I've added this to my Features page on my website: www.baharifluked.com. Hope this gets you a couple more hits! It's just mind-blowing. <3
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yapi Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011   Digital Artist
Amazing, love all the little surprises you keep finding everytime you look at it! And I'm glad you included Zul'Jin!

And love that little bit about their war history with the elves :D
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angelchibivocaloid Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so wonderful and so colorful i love it ! GO TROLLS
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Old-Mastiff Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
A lot of love was put into this, looks fantastic.
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AdriusFrostglare Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011
I'd like to recommend looking at this picture while listening to this song: [link]

Seems to fit perfectly.
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katiescarlet Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The details on this are amazing!
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MarsAresArmageddon Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
So you are the one that make this gloriuous art. You are amazing. You captured the essence of the Troll's Empire here. And the others are cool too.
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masonday Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011
Cool
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andrea-koupal Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011
Amazing attention to detail.
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Briiel Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011
I love your art style. I saw a few up on Facebook and instantly had to look you up! I love all the little details. Your AWESOME!
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Thriftstoredragon Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your stained glass like murals. They are epic!
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pipedrummer Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
fuckin' awesome!!
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Berserkerbls Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
Awesome
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SingingLockpick Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011
WHOA. There is so much awesomesauce smothered in this... I don't know how to describe it properly.
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Redxiii18 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
*_* good job!
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Alinafee Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011
amazing... want that as a wall-sized print <3
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:iconmuruug:
muruug Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
The greatness of this masterpiece has blinded me! Where is that goddamn download button? :( I want this! :D
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ParadoxialGamer Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
holy shi.... fffffffffffffffffffffff!!!!

how did you...?! *stares forever*
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GeruSadora Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
I wish I could get these in wall tapestries. Seriously. They're so stunning.
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CatSnyder Featured By Owner May 31, 2011
That is AMAZING! I just love the style you have there. It reminds me of the great stained glass windows of a cathedral. :clap: Amazing and worthy of more than a mere fave and comment!
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Pisu7 Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Student Photographer
it's breath-taking.... *-*
so much nice details!
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