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Deliver the letter to King Varian Wrynn of the Alliance at Stormwind Keep at Stormwind City.


You are now, and forever will be, a Knight of the Ebon Blade, <name>, but know this: you were once a hero of the Alliance.

<Darion stares at you.>

This order must establish allies for itself if it is to survive. You must represent the Knights of the Ebon Blade to the Alliance.

On the platform, southeast of me, is a portal to Stormwind City. Take this letter, given to me on your behalf by Lord Fordring, and deliver it to King Varian Wrynn. Use the portal.


Varian: "You have mere moments to live."


<Varian stares off into the distance.>

Indeed old friend... Blood and honor.

<Varian affixes his gaze upon you.>

Were it not for this letter from Tirion, you would be a stain upon my floor. Only an endorsement from one of the greatest paladins to ever live could have ensured your survival.

We...We will work together against the Scourge. Against the Lich King!



Players will find themselves outside the gates of a very unfriendly (that is your Reputation to Stormwind and all Alliance Factions at the moment, although not Hostile/KOS, you cannot interact with NPCs) Stormwind, even squirrels cower in fear. Any and all NPCs will show their displeasure and call for a rope or spit or throw rotten food. Varian Wrynn himself warns players that they have mere moments to live due to his curiosity before they hand him Fordring's letter (thereby saving your neck and not becoming a blood stain on the floor).

On completion:

King Varian Wrynn yells: People of Stormwind! Citizens of the Alliance! Your king speaks!
King Varian Wrynn yells: Today marks the first of many defeats for the Scourge! Death knights, once in service of the Lich King, have broken free of his grasp and formed a new alliance against his tyranny!
King Varian Wrynn yells: You will welcome these former heroes of the Alliance and treat them with the respect that you would give any ally of Stormwind!
King Varian Wrynn yells: Glory to the Alliance!
  • At this point you will become Honored to Stormwind and all Alliance Factions (Stormwind, Ironforge, Darnassus, Gnomeregan Exiles, Exodar) and are free to roam about Stormwind and interact with NPCs. Make sure to get a Hearthstone if you so desire.

Quest progression

  1. N [55] In Service Of The Lich King
  2. N [55] The Emblazoned Runeblade
  3. N [55] Runeforging: Preparation For Battle
  4. N [55] The Endless Hunger
  5. N [55] The Eye Of Acherus
  6. N [55] Death Comes From On High
  7. N [55] The Might Of The Scourge
  8. N [55] Report To Scourge Commander Thalanor
  9. N [55] The Scarlet Harvest
  10. N [55] If Chaos Drives, Let Suffering Hold The Reins
  11. N [55] Gothik the Harvester
  12. N [55] The Gift That Keeps On Giving
  13. N [55] An Attack Of Opportunity
  14. N [55] Massacre At Light's Point
  15. N [55] Victory At Death's Breach!
  16. N [55] The Will Of The Lich King
  17. N [55] The Crypt of Remembrance
    Side quest: N [55] The Plaguebringer's Request & N [55] Noth's Special Brew & N [55] More Skulls For Brew
  18. N [55] Nowhere To Run And Nowhere To Hide & N [55] Lambs To The Slaughter
  19. N [55] How To Win Friends And Influence Enemies
  20. N [55] Behind Scarlet Lines
  21. N [55] The Path Of The Righteous Crusader, N [55] Brothers In Death
  22. N [55] Bloody Breakout
  23. N [55] A Cry For Vengeance!
  24. B [55] A Special Surprise
  25. N [55] A Sort Of Homecoming
  26. N [55] Ambush At The Overlook
  27. N [55] A Meeting With Fate
  28. N [55] The Scarlet Onslaught Emerges
  29. N [55] Scarlet Armies Approach...
  30. N [55] The Scarlet Apocalypse
  31. N [55] An End To All Things...
  32. N [55] The Lich King's Command
  33. N [55] The Light of Dawn
  34. N [55] Taking Back Acherus
  35. N [55] The Battle For The Ebon Hold
  36. A [55] Where Kings Walk or H [55] Saurfang's Blessing

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