Close Enough to Touch (Horde)

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HordeClose Enough to Touch
Start
End
Level

100 - 110 (Requires 98)

Category
Experience

14,800

Reputation
Rewards
Previous

N [100 - 110] Given to Corruption

Next

N [100 - 110] The Fate of Val'sharah

Objectives

Search for Malfurion within Shala'nir.

  • Follow Tyrande into Shala'nir
  • Search for Malfurion at the Inn
  • Search for Malfurion near the Lake
  • Search for Malfurion in the Village
  • Find Malfurion

Description

He is near, <race>, I can feel it.

We must search Shala'nir for Malfurion. If we do not find him soon, I fear he will be lost to me forever.

I was unsure of your worth when first we met. I know now that you will not fail me.

I am... grateful.

Rewards

You will be able to choose one of these rewards:
Spell shaman spectraltransformation.png [Elothir's Sympathy] Inv farm enchantedseed.png [Mana-Fused Seedling]
Inv misc volatilelife.png [Varethos' Fortitude] Ability creature amber 02.png [Sap of the Worldtree]
Spell fire burnout.png [Shaladrassil's Anger] Spell fire soulburn.png [Charred Imp Claw]
Item herbd.png [Rimed Worldtree Blossom] Spell frost frozencore.png [Varethos' Frozen Heart]
Inv misc dust 02.png [Uncorrupted Soil] Trade alchemy ghostironrod.png [Petrified Ancient Branch]
Item herbd.png [Blossom of Promise] Spell nature abolishmagic.png [Lifelink to Elothir]
Spell totem wardofdraining.png [Twisted Nightmare Totem] Ability warlock shadowflame.png [Varethos' Last Breath]
Ability skyreach wind.png [Desiccated Breeze] Inv misc volatileshadow.png [Nightmare Zephyr]

You will also receive:

Completion

This cannot be!

Notes

Quest accept
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Shala'nir is just ahead. You should be ready for whatever foulness awaits us.
The Image of Xavius appears.
Image of Xavius says: Welcome to my "dream" home! Your beloved Malfurion awaits within.
Image of Xavius says: But what's this? Which Malfurion is real, and which is part of the Nightmare...? [Laugh]
Xavius disappears
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I have no time for games!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Where are you Malfurion? Answer me!
Malfurion Stormrage says: My love! I am here! Come to me!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I cannot tell where his voice is coming from! Search the buildings to the east! I will scour the west for signs of him!
Malfurion in the Inn
Image of Xavius says: Guess again, mortal!
Search continues
Malfurion Stormrage says: Where are you Tyrande? I need you!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Hold on, my love! I am near!
Malfurion near the Lake
Image of Xavius says: [Laughter]
Tyrande Whisperwind says: When will this nightmare end?
Malfurion Stormrage says: Hurry! I cannot fight much longer...
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Elune curse you, Xavius! You will pay for this charade, I swear it!
Malfurion in the village
Malfurion Stormrage says: You cannot keep me from her! Tyrande?!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Yes! I hear you! I am close now!
Find Malfurion
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Come to me, Warrior of the Horde. Our chase is finished.
A cutscene plays, showing Xavius, a Nightmare-corrupted Ysera, and a bound Malfurion Stormrage.
Xavius says: Tyrande Whisperwind! I have longed for this encounter for many years.
Xavius says: Your adoring husband will be joining me in the nightmare. His was a special invitation.
Xavius says: And our dear Ysera! Would you believe she has had a change of heart?
Xavius says: She will aid me in our conquest of Val'sharah, starting with your precious Temple of Elune.
Ysera flies off.
Xavius says: Such a dilemma, high priestess!
Xavius says: Kneel beside your beloved as he draws his final breath? Or watch the temple of your goddess burn!
Xavius teleports away, taking Malfurion with him.
Quest complete
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Ysera - no!

Alpha

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Quest accept
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Speak to me when you are ready to leave.
Are you prepared to enter the epicenter of this chaos, <race>? I will not tolerate faintness of heart now.
Gossip I am ready.
Ride to Shala'nir
Tyrande Whisperwind says: There is no time to mourn. Elothir is beyond my reach now. Come, and do not delay.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Shala'nir is just ahead. You should be ready for whatever foulness awaits us.
The adventurer and Tyrande reach Shala'nir.
Umbraxis the Cruel says: Bind him! Prepare him for his corruption!
Malfurion Stormrage says: You cannot hold me!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I cannot tell where his voice is coming from! Search the buildings to the west! Now! I will scour the east for signs of him!
Umbraxis the Cruel says: Your powers are useless here, Archdruid.
Tyrande heads off to the east side of the night elf settlement.
Reunite with Tyrande
Tyrande Whisperwind says: These hoofprints follow the path to the left. After them, quickly!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Malfurion? Call out to me!
Malfurion Stormrage says: Turn back, Tyrande!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Not without you!
Interrogating Wounded Satyr
You are... too late! Ahahaha... *wheeze* Hahaha!
Gossip Involve Tyrande.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: By Elune, your foulness will be purged from this place!
Tyrande proceeds to [Moonfire] the satyr a few times.
Wounded Satyr says: Agh! He goes with the Nightmare lord - you cannot stop it now!
Umbraxis the Cruel says: You waste precious time, moon-gazer.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: You take care of that foul mouthed satyr. I am going to my husband!
Umbraxis the Cruel
Umbraxis the Cruel says: You come to your death, fool!
Umbraxis the Cruel says: Hahaha...! My work is done. Go, the master awaits!
Malfurion Stormrage says: Tyrande, no! It's a trap!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I will NOT lose you!
Find Malfurion
A cutscene plays, showing Xavius, a Nightmare-corrupted Ysera, and a bound Malfurion Stormrage.
Xavius says: Tyrande Whisperwind! I have longed for this encounter for many years.
Xavius says: Your adoring husband will be joining me in the nightmare. His was a special invitation.
Xavius says: And our dear Ysera! Would you believe she has had a change of heart?
Xavius says: She will aid me in our conquest of Val'sharah, starting with your precious Temple of Elune.
Ysera flies off.
Xavius says: Such a dilemma, high priestess!
Xavius says: Kneel beside your beloved as he draws his final breath? Or watch the temple of your goddess burn!
Xavius teleports away, taking Malfurion with him.
Quest complete
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Ysera - no!

Progression

Requires completion of the Into the Nightmare story chapter.

  1. B [100 - 110] Love Lost
  2. B [100 - 110] Dark Side of the Moon
  3. N [100 - 110] Regroup at the Refuge
  4. B [100 - 110] Heart of the Nightmare
  5. N [100 - 110] Reading the Leaves & N [100 - 110] Given to Corruption
  6. N [100 - 110] Softening the Target
  7. B [100 - 110] Close Enough to Touch
  8. N [100 - 110] The Fate of Val'sharah (grants "All Nightmare Long" achievement credit)
  9. N [100 - 110] The Tears of Elune & N [100 - 110D] Darkheart Thicket: Enter the Nightmare

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