Anya is the daughter of the HarrogathElderAust and his wife Elora. Anya was a young alchemist who managed to uncover the treachery of Nihlathak. She discovered that the Elder was responsible for her father's death as he was in league with Baal, the Lord of Destruction. He gave Baal the Relic of the Ancients which enabled Baal to ascend to the summit of Mount Arreat without being challenged by the mountain's guardians, the Ancients.
Nihlathak kidnapped her and imprisoned her in a block of ice in a cave somewhere on Mt Arreat. Her rescue is the objective of the Prison of Ice quest and after her rescue she gives the Betrayal of Harrogath quest.
What became of her when a huge region around Mount Arreat was devastated when the Worldstone was destroyed is unknown. She either evacuated to safety, or perished within.
Many outsiders believe that the fantastic stories about our ancestors, the Ancients, are but fables. However, I believe that the Ancients were more than human -- that mankind has fallen from what it once was.
My father, Aust, was among those Elders wise enough to see that we would need outside help to deal with Baal's legions. He believed that this conflict would affect the entire world, not just our homeland. He said that Mount Arreat is as necessary to the world's survival as food and water is to our own.
Qual-Kehk's confidence in his abilities once bordered on arrogance, but in the early days of the siege, he was humbled by Baal. While he saved us from immediate destruction, a third of our warriors were lost.
None felt those losses more than he. Though he may not admit it, your presence gives him hope, warrior.
Nihlathak was the last of our Elders, whose charge it was to safeguard the mountain. He alone tried to guide us through the most desperate time in our history -- but he was just as helpless as the rest of us.
I cannot forgive his betrayal, but I can learn from it.
Our people believe that the Ancients protecting Mount Arreat have the power to stop Baal. Unfortunately, the Lord of Destruction has shown great power to undermine our faith.
Anya offers to personalize an item of your choosing with your name once you defeat Nihlathak. Personalizing an item simply adds your name to the beginning of the item's name. This works on unique weapons. Personalization can only be used once per difficulty.