Caretaker Smithers is a human standing around outside the graveyard close to Southshore He is not involved in any quests. He can also be found in Old Hillsbrad Foothills although he seems to be working on a farm and very unsatisfied with his job. During this time, he often fell asleep on the job. Between then and the present day, he has swapped his pitchfork for a large shovel.

Cataclysm Edit

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In World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Smithers will flee from Hillsbrad and journey to Silverpine and embrace the Worgen curse to fight the forsaken. He is killed by Horde players during Quest:Seek and Destroy.


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While Darius Crowley and Ivar Bloodfang did use him as a pawn to lure the Forsaken into a trap, it is unknown if Smithers was a clueless pawn or was aware and followed the plan to the letter.


In Old Hillsbrad Foothills
  • I hate this place and everyone in it! Smithers do this! Smithers do that! Oh so I'm a farmer now, eh? So I'm going to have to harvest stuff, eh? I hope one day this whole place becomes one big graveyard and all the loud-mouths are buried right damned here!


Caretaker Smithers - Old Hillsbrad

In Old Hillsbrad Foothills

Caretaker Smithers is probably a reference to Waylon Smithers, the assistant and caretaker of Mr. Burns from The Simpsons TV show.


His wish came true and the farm he had to take care of is now a graveyard that he takes care of.


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Hillsbrad Foothills Old Hillsbrad Foothills