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The Sha'tar, meaning "Born of Light" in Draenei, are a faction of naaru led by A'dal. Aided primarily by the Aldor and Scryers, the Sha'tar are dedicated to defeating the demonic forces that threaten both Outland and Azeroth.

To this end they helped the Aldor reclaim and rebuild Shattrath City following its destruction by the Horde, and welcomed Voren'thal the Seer and his blood elf army upon their defection from Kael'thas Sunstrider.

Today, they are the chief architects of the war effort against both the Burning Legion and Illidan Stormrage.


History from the Burning Crusade flash site.

Shattrath City was once the draenei capital on Draenor, but when the Burning Legion turned the orcs against the draenei, the fiercest battle was fought there. The draenei fought tooth and nail, but in the end, the city fell. The city was left in ruins and darkness until the Sha'tar, led by the naaru A'dal, arrived.[1] Khadgar was the one who contacted them.[2] The Sha'tar, whose name means "born from light",[1] drove the demons away from the city,[3] they came to Outland to fight the demons of the Burning Legion.[1]

Ishanah says: "Born from light" would be a close translation for Sha'tar. It is the name we gave to the Naaru who reclaimed Shattrath from the agents of Illidan.

Ishanah says: Shattrath is more than a staging ground for war against the Burning Legion and Illidan. It serves as a sanctuary to those seeking to escape the violence surrounding us. We would be hyprocrites if we turned the refugees away. If your question refers to the Scryers, then I will respond that while I may not like them or their leader's wild claims of visions of redemption, it is not for us to question the wisdom of the naaru.These are difficult times (player), we need allies where we can find them.


Both Alliance and Horde players begin as Neutral toward the Sha'tar. Players can increase their Sha'tar reputation through various quests, by raising their reputation with the Aldor or Scryers, or by adventuring into Tempest Keep.

Neutral Friendly Honored Revered Exalted Rep Notes
Rep Turnins
12.5 (x1)
125 (x10)
Firewing Signet
Mark of Kil'jaeden
12.5 (x1)
125 (x10)
Sunfury Signet
Mark of Sargeras
125 Dreadfang Venom Sac
Dampscale Basilisk Eye
175 Arcane Tome
Fel Armament
~10k-11k rep 25-29 Quests
Instances Trash: 12
Mini-Boss: 90
Bosses: 120
Full Clear: 1,620 rep
Full Clear (heroic): ~2,100 rep
Trash: 12
Bosses: 120
Full Clear 2,200 rep
Full Clear (heroic): 3,245 rep
Trash: 12-24
Bosses: 120
Full Clear ~1,800 rep
Full Clear (heroic): ~2,600 rep


Completing quests for the Sha'tar is the most obvious way of earning reputation with that faction. Similarly, killing mobs in the three wings of Tempest Keep — namely, the Botanica, Mechanar and Arcatraz — rewards reputation with the Sha'tar. There are only a limited number of quests that award reputation with the Sha'tar, however. Once these are exhausted, the only way to reach exalted status is to repeatedly run the Tempest Keep instances.

The Naaru A'dal, leader of the Sha'tar

Until Honored

Characters may initially earn reputation with the Sha'tar by completing quests for the Aldor or the Scryers, including each faction's repeatable reputation quests. Each such quest completed nets a reputation gain with the Sha'tar equal to one-half that awarded by the character's respective faction, e.g., completing N [65] Allegiance to the Scryers awards 3500 reputation with the Scryers, and 1750 reputation with the Sha'tar. These incidental gains stop upon reaching 5999/6000 friendly with the Sha'tar, however. Once this cap is reached, a character may only attain honored status by completing a Sha'tar-specific quest or by killing a mob in Tempest Keep.

Through Exalted

After exhausting the reputation rewards from Aldor/Scryer turn-ins and Mechanar runs, players may wish to complete the few Sha'tar quests available. In addition to the quests, instance runs in Tempest Keep: Botanica, Arcatraz and Mechanar will continue to grant reputation. At this point, it is probably more worthwhile to run these instances in Heroic mode.


Reputation rewards can be purchased from Almaador located Northwest of A'dal in the center of Shattrath City. He's standing below the smaller naaru, G'eras, that sells equipment for Badges of Justice.

Arcanist Xorith and Haldor the Compulsive will sell specialized Flasks only usable in raid zones to players who are exalted with Cenarion Expedition, the Sha'tar and the respective faction (Scryer or Aldor). The flasks are only purchasable with Mark of the Illidari obtained from creatures in Tempest Keep: The Eye, Serpentshrine Cavern, CoT Mount Hyjal, or the Black Temple.

<Sha'tari Quartermaster>
Item Cost Type
Friendly [Design: Insightful Earthstorm Diamond] 12g Jewelcrafting (365)
Honored [Warpforged Key] 10g Key
[Pattern: Drums of Battle] 12g Leatherworking (365)
[Formula: Enchant Gloves - Major Healing] 6g Enchanting (350)
[Design: Kailee's Rose] 12g Jewelcrafting (360)
[Arcanum of Arcane Warding] 100g Arcanum
[Design: Ring of Arcane Shielding] 12g Jewelcrafting (360)
[Stalker's Chain Spaulders] 19g 5s 94c Mail Shoulder
[Dreadweave Leggings] 17g 51s 95c Cloth Legs
Revered [Recipe: Transmute Primal Air to Fire] 8g Alchemy (350)
[Formula: Enchant Ring - Healing Power] 10g Enchanting (370)
[Design: Blood of Amber] 12g Jewelcrafting (360)
[Design: Talasite Owl] 12g Jewelcrafting (350)
[Blessed Scale Girdle] 13g 2s 88c Mail Waist
[Xi'ri's Gift] 17g 59s 52c Trinket
[Formula: Enchant Weapon - Major Healing] 6g Enchanting (350)
[Recipe: Alchemist's Stone] 8g Alchemy (350)
[Arcanum of Power] 100g Arcanum
Exalted [Recipe: Flask of the Titans] 4g Alchemy (300)
[Formula: Enchant Gloves - Threat] 10g Enchanting (300)
[A'dal's Command] 79g 1s 12c Finger
[Crest of the Sha'tar] 134g 49s 28c Shield
[Gavel of Pure Light] 191g 38s 44c One-Hand Mace
[Sha'tar Tabard] 1g Tabard


Terokkar Forest (1610 reputation)
Auchindoun (1610 reputation)
  1. N [67] I See Dead Draenei
  2. N [67] Ezekiel
  3. N [67g3] What Book? I Don't See Any Book.
  4. N [67] The Master's Grand Design?
  5. N [67g3] Vision of the Dead
  6. N [67g3] Levixus the Soul Caller
  7. N [67d] Everything Will Be Alright
Nagrand (1200 reputation)
Shadowmoon Valley (1650 reputation)
Shattrath City (5010 reputation)

Total Reputation From Quests

  • Alliance: 9880 (25 quests)
  • Horde: 11080 (29 quests)





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