- "Nothing shall prevent me from having my revenge, old friend. Not even you. Now, I call out to the spirits of this place. I will give anything, or pay any price, if only you will help me save my people."
- For other appearances of Arthas Menethil, see Arthas Menethil (disambiguation).
- Arthas Menethil, Crown Prince of Lordaeron and Knight of the Silver Hand, was the son of King Terenas Menethil II and Lianne Menethil and heir to the throne. He was trained as a paladin by Uther the Lightbringer and was inducted into the Order of the Silver Hand. Arthas also had a romantic relationship with the kind sorceress Jaina Proudmoore. Committed to the protection of his people, Arthas was determined to stop the plague spreading throughout Lordaeron.
- Despite his promising beginnings, Arthas became one of the most powerful and evil beings Azeroth would ever know. Although he killed the necromancer , Arthas was unable to stop the spread of the plague and resorted to increasingly desperate methods, such as purging the city of Stratholme. Taking up the cursed runeblade Frostmourne, Arthas was able to defeat the demon , but he lost his soul in the process. Becoming a death knight of the Scourge, he led the undead in destroying Lordaeron, Quel'Thalas, and Dalaran. Arthas later made his way to the Frozen Throne of Icecrown and merged with .
- Ruling as the Lich King for years afterward, Arthas had the last remnants of his humanity destroyed and was ultimately defeated in combat by Highlord and his champions of the Light. Cradled by the spirit of his father, Arthas Menethil died, leaving the mantle of the Lich King to be taken by a noble soul who would contain the power of the Scourge.
How to get
Prince Arthas is currently available for obtaining.
- Arthas is rewarded after a player defeats the Lich King in the final Knights of the Frozen Throne single-player mission with nine original classes.
- Main article: Alternate heroes
- Comes with own portrait
- Has custom emotes
- Has custom tray
When viewed in the Collection, Prince Arthas has the following flavor text:
The boy who would be King... LICH King. Obtained by defeating the Lich King with every class.
|Attack ||▶️Evil will be PURGED!|
|Concede||▶️The battle is over. You win.|
|Error: Too many minions||▶️I have too many minions!|
|Error: Generic||▶️I cannot do that.|
|Error: Hand already full||▶️My hand is full!|
|Error: Hero already attacked||▶️I already attacked.|
|Error: Minion not ready||▶️Give that minion a turn to get ready.|
|Error: Minion exhausted||▶️That minion already attacked.|
|Error: Not enough mana||▶️I don't have enough Mana.|
|Error: Need a weapon||▶️I need a weapon.|
|Error: Can't play that card||▶️I can't play that.|
|Error: Can't target Stealthed minion||▶️I can't target Stealthed minions.|
|Error: Not a valid target||▶️That's not a valid target.|
|Error: Must attack Taunt minion||▶️A minion with Taunt is in the way.|
|Emote: Greetings [Fire Festival]||▶️Light the bonfires!|
|Emote: Greetings||▶️Hail, and well met.|
|Emote: Greetings [Mirror]||▶️Well met, indeed!|
|Emote: Greetings [Happy Halloween]||▶️Happy Hallow's End....|
|Emote: Greetings [Holidays]||▶️Happy Feast of Winter Veil!|
|Emote: Greetings [Happy New Year]||▶️Happy New Year!|
|Emote: Greetings [Lunar New Year]||▶️Happy New Year!|
|Unused: Greetings [Happy Noblegarden]||▶️Happy Noblegarden.|
|▶️I'm almost out of cards.|
|Start [Mirror]||▶️For my father the King!|
|▶️I'm out of cards!|
|Emote: Oops||▶️A misstep.|
|Unused: Greetings [Pirate Day]||▶️It's good to be Arrrrrrrthas!|
|Unused: Sorry||▶️A royal apology, friend.|
|Emote: Thanks||▶️You have my gratitude.|
|Thinking||▶️Which path to choose…|
|Thinking||▶️What would Uther do…|
|Emote: Threaten||▶️You are past redemption!|
|Running out of time||▶️I must act now!|
|Emote: Well Played||▶️Well played.|
|Emote: Wow||▶️Holy Light!|
|Selection in Choose Your Hero||▶️Justice has come!|
|Start Illidan Stormrage||▶️It would seem we are evenly matched.|
|Start Jaina Proudmoore||▶️I'm sorry, Jaina.|
|Start Sylvanas Windrunner||▶️A dark fate lies ahead of us, Windrunner.|
|Start Uther Lightbringer||▶️I'll fight hard, just like you taught me!|
- Hearthside Chat with Dave Kosak: Knights of the Frozen Throne Missions. (2017-07-27). Retrieved on 2017-07-27.