What is Shat short for in World of Warcraft?

Shattrath City

World of Warcraft (WoW) players sometimes use Shat as shorthand for Shattrath City. This city is the capital of Outland. Both Outland and Shat were introduced in WoW's Burning Crusade expansion.

Shat is Burning Crusade's primary city, from which players prepare for Outland-based quests, dungeons, and raids. Because the city is a sanctuary city, players cannot attack each other while in Shat, even on PvP servers.


It's so lame that Shat doesn't have an AH
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Updated September 26, 2023

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