Located at the south eastern edge of the continent of Northrend, the Howling Fjord is infamous for being the location where Arthas's expedition first set shore at. The expedition ended up costing Arthas his very soul. Following in Arthas' footstep, the Fjord is one of the two starting zones in Northrend, along with the Borean Tundra.
The land of the Fjord is made mostly of rocks near the Daggercap Bay, but smooths out in a thick forest to the north, before giving way to plains where only the hardiest of vegetation will grow. They are many indigenous inhabitant here, the Fjord being one of the most hospitable environment on the frozen continent. Frost wolves, Drakkari ice trolls, Nerubians, Murlocs of the White Shark Tribe, Wendigo, the Vrykul, and Iron Dwarves can all be found here.
Of some note is the fact that Dark Iron Dwarves found here do not seem related to the Dark Iron clan of Blackrock Mountain, implying that there may be more than one clan of evil dark skinned dwarves.
The Fjord was given its name due to the howling sound the wind makes when it passes through Daggercap Bay. However, barring the sound, the zone is relatively pleasant. One could almost say civilized, due to the presence of Valgarde, a keep built by the survivors of Arthas' expedition. This one of the few zones where the Alliance held a strong presence and still do to this day. As such, the Trolls and Dark Iron Dwarves are kept under control.
While not as heavily forested as the Grizzly Hills, the temperature here is much milder and the wide plains allow for crop growing and, thanks to the presence of Valgarde, brave farmers have been able to start settling this wild land.
The greater part of the Fjord is a bay, so it is mostly surrounded by water. However far to the west, you can reach the Borean Tundra and if you walk long enough through the northern woods you will eventually end up in the Grizzly Hills.
|Ancient Lift||Apothecary Camp||Baelgun's Excavation Site||Baleheim||Bleeding Vale|
|Caldemere Lake||Camp Winterhoof||Chill Glade||Chillmere Coast||Daggercap Bay|
|Derelict Strand||Ember Clutch||Ember Spear Tower||Excavation Lift||Explorers' League Outpost|
|Fort Wildevar||Frostblade Peak||The Frozen Glade||Frozen Sea||Garvan's Reef|
|Ghostblade Post||Giants' Run||Gjalerbron||Gjalerhorn||Halgrind|
|Iskaal||Isle of Spears||Ivald's Ruin||Kamagua||The Laughing Strand|
|Lake Cauldros||Midwall Lift||New Agamand||Nifflevar||North Spear Tower|
|Rivenwood||Scalawag Point||Shattered Straits||Shield Hill||Skorn|
|Sorlof's Strand||Steel Gate||Thorvald's Camp||Twisted Glade||Utgarde Catacombs|
|Utgarde Keep||Valgarde||Valgarde Port||Vengeance Landing||Vengeance Lift|
|The Vibrant Glade||The Waking Halls||West Spear Tower||Westguard Keep||Westwind Lift|
|Whisper Gulch||Winter's Terrace||Wyrmskull Village|
|Wrath of the Lich King|