Culling the Swarm
90 (Requires 89)
+130 The Klaxxi
- Shek'zeer Mantid Slain x40
The Empress continues to amass her forces. Without intervention, they WILL overrun that wall - even if it means smothering it in the corpses of a million swarmborn.
Let us find a better place for those corpses.
Let me know when you are ready to depart for the clutches - I will gladly drop you in from above.
We must kill faster than they can multiply. It is that simple.
This will do, for now.
- 236000 XP
- +130 reputation with The Klaxxi
Pick up all of the other dailies offered, then speak with Kil'ruk for a trip to the area. Make sure to use the landing ability to take out as many mantid as possible!
Get started north of the entrance to the Heart of Fear, killing Shek'zeer Bladesworn (among others) for and killing Shek'zeer Needlers specifically for their Needler Wings for . There are four building entrances with steps leading downward and inward in the area that lead to the feeders for . The building entrances are marked on the map below, but the feeders themselves have their coordinates listed on the Sampling quest article. Also in the immediate vicinity of the eastern feeder entrance is Vess-Guard Na'kal, who is the target of .
Crossing southeast over the trail to the center of the Clutches of Shek'zeer are the elite Dread Kunchong, being manipulated by Shek'zeer Manipulators. Get within 20 yards of the kunchong and use the Sonic Disruption Fork to have the kunchong turn on any nearby manipulators and vastly weaken it. To get credit for the quest, more than 50% of the damage to the mobs must be dealt by the adventurer and not by any NPCs. Kunchong Cages are also in the area. Interact with them to free the Kunchong Hatchlings for .
Finally, don't forget to kill Karanosh, an elite kunchong with 2,363,000 health. She spawns in front of the entrance to the Heart of Fear along the path and patrols to the north. She drops the which will start the "hidden" daily quest: . See that article for more information.
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.