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Drow Ranger minimap icon.png Traxex, the Drow Ranger
Drow Ranger's given name is Traxex--a name well suited to the short, trollish, rather repulsive Drow people. But Traxex herself is not a Drow. Her parents were travelers in a caravan set upon by bandits, whose noisy slaughter of innocents roused the ire of the quiet Drow people.

After the battle settled, the Drow discovered a small girl-child hiding in the ruined wagons, and agreed she could not be abandoned. Even as child, Traxex showed herself naturally adept at the arts they prized: Stealth, silence, subtlety. In spirit, if not in physique, she might have been a Drow changeling, returned to her proper home. But as she grew, she towered above her family and came to think of herself as ugly. After all, her features were smooth and symmetrical, entirely devoid of warts and coarse whiskers.

Estranged from her adopted tribe, she withdrew to live alone in the woods. Lost travelers who find their way from the forest sometimes speak of an impossibly beautiful Ranger who peered at them from deep among the trees, then vanished like a dream before they could approach. Lithe and stealthy, icy hot, she moves like mist in silence. That whispering you hear is her frozen arrows finding an enemy's heart.
Drow Ranger
Associated with
Heroes Pudge minimap icon.png Pudge
Slark minimap icon.png Slark
Windranger minimap icon.png Windranger
Races Human
Factions Boreal Watch
Sylvan Guard
Species Shadowcats
Bloodroot Tree
Artifacts Jewels of the Forest
  • Traxex lives a solitary existence, and is sometimes referred to as the Lone Traveler.[1]
  • Traxex roams a secret glade in the forest, with a secret passage underneath lit by glowing crystals. There, she found a bow formed from crystal.[2]
  • Traxex is part of the Boreal Watch.[3]
  • Traxex admires the Sylvan Guard, and once contemplated joining them because of their stylish gloves.[4]
  • Traxex goes trophy hunting for shadowcats.[5]
  • Traxex once defeated a snow demon who sought to challenge her.[6]
  • Traxex worships a certain divine owl spirit, perhaps learned from the Drow. She once dreamt of the spirit, and woke up with a bow next to her in a bed of leaves.[7]
  • Traxex has been heard to say "And why shouldn't I?", to absolutely no one.[8]
  • Traxex may have ventured north, perhaps to Icewrack or The Barrier, where she encountered a great white wolf spirit. Only one archer was able to bring down the beast, possibly the Drow Ranger herself.[9]
  • Traxex is a member of the Kha-Ren.[10]

The Bloodroot Tree[]

Seeking materials for a new weapon, Traxex descended underground to meet her Drow brethren. With full understanding of Drow etiquette and ceremony, she knew the proper way to ask for a branch of a Bloodroot Tree, which was sacred to the Drow. A white branch was granted to her, which she used to craft into a new bow.[11]


  • Lyralei is Traxex's main rival, and often says mean things about her.[12] According to Lyralei, Traxex is an "emotionally vacant husk of perpetual sadness".[13] Traxex shoots back by calling Lyralei "completely useless".[14]

Friendships and rivalries[]

Allies meeting Drow Ranger

  • ▶️ Underlord minimap icon.png r We will bring a storm of ice and flame upon them!
  • ▶️ Bounty Hunter minimap icon.png r Help me seek them out, Drow.
  • ▶️ Clinkz minimap icon.png r Twice the arrows with you at my side.
  • ▶️ Keeper of the Light minimap icon.png r Drow Ranger, I am scarce worthy of your presence.
  • ▶️ Mirana minimap icon.png r Drow, you are cold as the night.
  • ▶️ ▶️ Monkey King minimap icon.png r Hey Traxex, I don't know what that other archer was talking about, you're not an emotionally vacant husk of perpetual sadness.
  • ▶️ ▶️ Monkey King minimap icon.png r I don't want to stick my nose in Ranger business, but that redhead wasn't saying the most kind things about you.
  • ▶️ Silencer minimap icon.png r Teach them your quiet, Drow.
  • ▶️ Windranger minimap icon.png r Why so blue, Ranger?

Enemies killing Drow Ranger

Enemies dying to Drow Ranger



  1. Bow of the Lone Traveler
  2. Bow of the Crystal Caves description.
  3. Pauldrons of the Boreal Watch description.
  4. Sylvan Guard's Cuffs description.
  5. Pelt of the Shadowcat description.
  6. Bow of the Frostfangs description.
  7. Great Grey Owl Bow description.
  8. Loner's Vanity description.
  9. Bow of the Howling Wind description.
  10. Sight of the Kha-Ren Faithful
  11. Reaper's Wreath description.
  12. Monkey King response: ▶️ I don't want to stick my nose in Ranger business, but that redhead wasn't saying the most kind things about you.
  13. Monkey King response: ▶️ Hey Traxex, I don't know what that other archer was talking about, you're not an emotionally vacant husk of perpetual sadness.
  14. Monkey King response: ▶️ I don't know what Traxex was talking about, you're not completely useless at all.
  15. Dark Willow response: ▶️ How's Pudge and Slark doing?