Uldum is a zone on the continent of Kalimdor in the World of Warcraft game. The zone has a desert environmental feel to it. . Uldum has quests for players leveled 83-84. The area is not controlled by either faction and has quests for both factions. Uldum has 4 dungeons and raids resident in this zone.
Uldum is a desert area with inspiration taken heavily from the Indiana Jones film Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark film. The Nazis are represented by Goblin Commander Schnottz and his heavies. Harrison Jones, more than a passing nod to Indiana Jones appears at various points during your questing here to help and set tasks.
The zone is a desert and was blocked off until Deathwing caused his damage to the entire world. 1st time entrance is from Tanaris as you join a convoy into the Zone. When you arrive, you are imprisoned but you are able to escape with ease and start questing.
The scene in Raiders where the German bare fist fighter gets killed by the rotor blades is given the WOW treatment. The scene were Indiana holds up the medallion to mark the building where the Ark is buried is immortalized in the Uldaman dungeon.
The main occupants of the zone are goblins and Tol'vir, a kind of cat creatures that look similar to Centaurs. Ramkahen is the faction that can be gained in this zone. Unlike the other Cataclysm zones, there is no return portal back to Stormwind City, it is the only zone that doesn't have one.
The Vortext Pinnacle and the Throne of the Four Winds instances are both located off the coast of Uldum and in the air. Both instances have bosses that drop a wind drake. The Vortex Pinnacle drops the Drake of the North Wind and raid drops the Drake of the South Wind. Both drakes drop on normal and rare to drop.
|Dungeon||Type||End Boss||Level||Heroic Level|
|Lost City of Tol`vir||Dungeon||Siamat||83-85||Y|
|Halls of Origination||Dungeon||Rajh||84-87||Y|
|Throne of the Four Winds||Raid||Al`Akir||85||Y|