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Once the mighty kingdom of Ahn'Qiraj, this zone includes the majority of the Ahn'Qiraj lobby, all of the Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj, and the above-ground area of the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj. In addition, there is an area in the corner south and west of Ossirian and Ayamiss, respectively, that has a statue and is included in the zone's map area.

As of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cataclysm beta build 12942, there is an invisible wall just past Skeram's room preventing entry to the Temple itself. The zone is only textures, only a few NPCs or interactive objects. Silithus continues past the Scarab Wall about halfway to the meeting stone.

Mumper confirmed on September 13th via Bluepost that the Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj will be treated as a 10-man raid for the purposes of guild achievements. The dungeon will not be rebalanced for level 85 players.[1]


This huge area, littered with ruins, lies in the southwestern tip of Kalimdor.

Ahn'Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom is the location of two raid dungeons, the Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj and the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj.

Maps and subregions

Current map of Ahn'Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom


Instanced dungeons

Dungeon Name Level Range Group Size Approximate Run Time
Instance (raid) portal Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj 60+ 10-man Unknown
Instance (raid) portal Temple of Ahn'Qiraj 60+ 40-man Unknown

Travel Hubs

AllianceHorde Flight paths


Regions Adjacent to Ahn'Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom

Zone Name Faction Level Range Direction Access
Silithus Horde Alliance 55-60 North By foot
Uldum Horde Alliance 83-84 East By flying

Notable characters

Main article: Ahn'Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom NPCs


Main article: Ahn'Qiraj: The Fallen Kingdom quests

There's currently three quest givers found right outside the Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj.





Wild creatures

Currently a few Silithid occupy the ruins, but they are untargetable and will not attack.

Notes, tips, & additional info

  • Starting with World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cataclysm's release and through Patch 4.0.6a, this zone is mostly a placeholder for the entrances to the level 60 raid instances.

Patch changes


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