Hold back the worgen atop the Gilneas City Prison for 2 minutes.

  • Survive while holding back the worgen for 2 minutes.


One of those mangy fleabags got Dempsey real good. We cannot move him until we stabilize his bleeding.

Give us a hand holding back these mongrels. A couple of minutes is all we need, <brother/sister>!


Getting there! Careful or we'll lose him!


We did it, <name>. Thanks to you a good man has survived.


You will receive:

You will also be able to choose one of these rewards:

Inv belt 79v3.png
[Darius' Sash]
Inv gauntlets 102v3.png
[Dempsey's Gloves]
Inv bracer 61v4.png
[Bracers of the Queen's Gate]


Starting the quest will spawn in a large number of worgen runts and Bloodfang Bloodletters, then alphas. Also, players will be buffed with "By the Skin of His Teeth", a 2-minute timer buff so players can keep track of the situation. The buff appears to have a passive aggro effect, so stay by Crowley (this will also give you a healing buff) and let him do his thing to keep everyone alive. Once the buff fades the attack will stop. None of the quest-spawned mobs reward XP.

Quest progression

  1. A [1] Lockdown!
  2. A [2] Something's Amiss
  3. A [2] All Hell Breaks Loose / A [2] Evacuate the Merchant Square / A [2] Salvage the Supplies
  4. A [3] Royal Orders
  5. Class quests
  6. A [3] Safety in Numbers
  7. A [4] The Rebel Lord's Arsenal
  8. A [4] From the Shadows
  9. A [4] Message to Greymane
  10. A [4] Save Krennan Aranas
  11. A [4] Time to Regroup
  12. A [5] Sacrifices
  13. A [5] By Blood and Ash
  14. A [5] Never Surrender, Sometimes Retreat
  15. A [5] Last Stand

Patch history

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added

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