These towers of the ancient spider kingdom of Azjol-Nerub are called into service once again to provide a source of raw energy for undead forces. Several ziggurats are required to sustain a high number of Scourge warriors. In time, these towers can be further empowered to provide protection. ( They can be upgraded to )Spirit towers or Nerubian towers. The only visible difference between the three types is the crystal above them.
Searching these Ziggurats for Scourge Data is the objective for [60D] .
The Ghostlands of Quel'Thalas contain two named ziggurats: the Bleeding Ziggurat and the Howling Ziggurat, on either side of the Dead Scar. In addition, Deatholme contains minor ziggurats where Masophet the Black, one of Dar'Khan Drathir's lieutenants, can often be found. Dr. Whitherlimb, a Scourge scientist, can also be found at either the Bleeding or Howling Ziggurats or the ziggurats in Deatholme.
- A Ziggurat was a Mesopotamian temple tower of the Sumerians, Babylonians and the Assyrians like the Tower of Babel.
- On top of the Ziggurats in Stratholme are Ash'ari Crystals of which very little is known, guarded by Thuzadin Acolytes. This may or may not apply to all Ziggurats.