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This quest is part of the introduction to Inv hammer 25.png [The Scepter of the Shifting Sands] quest chain to open the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj. Players must have neutral or better reputation with the Brood of Nozdormu before Neutral IconSmall NightElf Male.gif Baristolth will offer this quest.


Seek out Neutral IconSmall DragonBronze.gif Anachronos at the Caverns of Time in Tanaris.


It is time, <name>.

I must apologize for keeping so much in secret. Enemies abound, even under our very noses. Please, read from this tome and learn. Take the knowledge I give to you and seek out our master.


You are the hope of Kalimdor, <name>.


Upon completion of this quest you will gain:

Quest progression

This is part of Inv hammer 25.png [The Scepter of the Shifting Sands] quest chain introduction:

  1. N [60] What Tomorrow Brings
  2. N [60R] Only One May Rise
  3. N [60G] The Path of the Righteous
  4. N [60] Anachronos (requires neutral with Brood of Nozdormu)
  5. N [60] Long Forgotten Memories
  6. N [60] A Pawn on the Eternal Board
  7. N [60] The Charge of the Dragonflights

Patches and hotfixes

World of Warcraft Patch 1.9.0 (03-Jan-2006): Added

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