Admittedly, I don’t own a single legendary item on any of my characters. Fangs of the Father appealed to me for Siori, but I’m tormented by flawed pickpocket opportunities, be they caused by someone else or my own accord. Otherwise, I’ve never bothered to even attempt to obtain one. It’s odd considering some of them seem interesting enough. The Mrs. has one half of the Warglaives and we really should work on trying to get the other one because, well really it’s the Warglaives. No reason is needed.
As you might have guessed from the picture, though, my favourite legendary in the game is Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa’s Rest. Not because I’ve had anything to do with obtaining one, but because of what it does and how the story goes. If you’re not familiar with the item, it’s a caster questchain. The picture above is what you see when you use the fully completed staff and transform into Tarecgosa. It’s a sight to behold if you’ve never seen it in Stormwind or Orgrimmar.
So what’s the story? The elements attack Nordrassil and Volcanus attempts to use a bough of the World Tree in order to destroy it. You get to stop him and return the bough to Kalecgos who attaches the Timeless Isle to it. The staff is evolved further after Tarecgosa sacrifices herself to stop Arygos from killing Kalcgos. In the process you become fused with her essence, which Kalecgos stabilizes after he’s named the new leader of the Blue Dragonflight. At this point he also infuses the staff further and it’s known as the Runestaff of Nordrassil. After heading into the Firelands, you return to the Blues with Smouldering Essences and the Heart of Fire (from Ragnaros), which the dragons then use to complete the staff and fuse Tarecgosa’s spirit to it. Hence the final name.
It’s not a historic weapon by any stretch of the imagination, but the story in the quest line is a decent one and ties the player right in with the lore of the game, particularly a very pivotal moment for the Blue Dragonflight. Add in the visual effect when you use the staff and it’s an impressive enough item to top my legendary list.