"Let the Fires Come!" (Alliance)
120 (Requires 1)
"Let the Fires Come!" is a daily quest related to the seasonal world event Hallow's End.
- Put Out the Fires
You must help us! The Headless Horseman will attack the village at any moment! Fires will be everywhere! The children aren't safe!
Please, <name>, will you face the fires of the Headless Horseman? When he comes, you must join the fire brigade. Grab a bucket and toss it on the fires, or pass it to a friend who's closer to the blaze. If you put out all the fires then we may yet be saved!
You will receive:
<name>, you promised to save the children!
Oh, thank you! May the Light bless your good works, kind sir. The shadow of the Dark Horseman yet looms, but at least, for now, the village is safe from his flames.
To create a Water Barrel that is on the ground next to the Matron. Throwing the Water Bucket is a two step process; first you use the bucket to create a targeting circle, and then you left click the circle to throw the bucket, much like bombs and dynamite.item in your inventory, loot the
The touring Orphans will say things like
- Matron! Is that bad man going to eat us?
- If my dad were alive, he would put out the fires!
and are essentially the same, except "Let the Fires Come!" initiates the Horseman's attack. The Horseman's attacks are not on a timer, they occur whenever anyone accepts the "Let the Fires Come!" from the local Matron.
Successfully completing either one will give your character the credit for the achievement. Failing to put out the fire leaves these in your quest log, and the next time you are present when a fire is put out, you can turn it in. It does not have to be at the same location (but you can only turn in to your faction's Matrons). If you happen to come into town when the Large Jack-o'-Lantern is down, you can turn in the quest, even though you did not fight the fire.
Putting out the fires and defeating the Horseman causes the Large Jack-o'-Lantern to fall off the Horseman. This can be looted once daily for a symbol which can be turned in to the Matron for a . This is not part of the "Let the Fires Come!" and Stop the Fires! quests per se, but it is a major portion of the reward for the defense.
- For tips on effective firefighting, see Shade of the Horseman.