Oglethorpe Obnoticus

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Oglethorpe Obnoticus
Title <Gnomish Engineering Trainer>
Gender Male
Race Gnome (Humanoid)
Level 50
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation Booty Bay
Location Booty Bay, Stranglethorn Vale
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Oglethorpe Obnoticus is a level 50 artisan gnomish engineering trainer located in Booty Bay in the contested territory of Stranglethorn Vale. He teaches engineers Gnome Engineering.

Oglethorpe makes a point of telling players who speak to him that if they represent Gnomeregan, he has nothing to say to them and that they should leave. The reason for this hostility is revealed to Horde players who visit him to learn Gnome Engineering. According to Oglethorpe, he was ostracized by the rulers of Gnomeregan because they considered him an "intellectual threat." Indignant, he left Gnomeregan for good, which likely led to his residence in Booty Bay. Oglethorpe tells the player that because of the way the ruling faction of Gnomeregan treated him, it lost one of the greatest gnome engineers alive.

Oglethorpe particularly resents Tinkmaster Overspark.

See List of Stranglethorn Vale NPCs.




His name is a reference to the cartoon Aqua Teen Hunger Force. One of its characters is an alien named Oglethorpe, who consults a disco ball named Obnoticus for guidance.

Patch changesEdit

  • 0100WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.4 (05-Dec-2005): Fixed a bug with Oglethorpe Obnoticus' gossip where he was being much more familiar with strangers than he should have been.

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