Quest:The Book of the Raven

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NeutralThe Book of the Raven
Start
End

Arthorn Windsong

Level

70 (Requires 70)

Type

Solo

Category
Experience

12650 (or 11g 99s at 80)

Reputation
Rewards

4g 44s

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N Druid [70] To the Evergrove

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N Druid [70] Eyes in the Sky

The Book of the Raven is part of the Swift Flight Form quest chain.

Get an Aether Ray Eye first
Combine Eye and Stone to find Sai'kkal

Objectives

Use an  [Aether Ray Eye] with your  [Seer's Stone] to reveal the raven cult ghosts. Search the Vortex Pinnacle for the spirit of Sai'kkal the Elder and question him about the book of the raven, then return to Arthorn Windsong.

Description

From what you've told me, Morthis's suspicions seem plausible, but we need confirmation.

In his research, Timeon has uncovered clues that a "book of the raven" served as an ancient scripture to the cult.

The arakkoa spirits will not reveal themselves to your eyes. Take this stone with you to the high peaks in the western part of Blade's Edge, to the south of Raven's Wood, obtain an aether ray eye, and combine them to augment your sight. Search for the ghost Timeon identified as Sai'kkal the Elder.

Progress

<Arthorn looks at you hopefully.>

Were you able to track down any information about the book?

Completion

Isn't it amazing that even among arakkoa, the cultists were considered heretics? That the traditional priests hated them enough to destroy their holy text is incredible! We must get our hands on that book, <name>.

It's the key to unraveling the mystery of the raven god and preventing him from taking over the Emerald Dream.

Perhaps Morthis will finally agree to take me as a student if we succeed!

Gains

Upon completion of this quest you will gain:

Notes

The Aether ray eye drops readily, and gives you a 5 minute buff that lets you see the spirits. There are a number of spirits wandering around Vortex Pinnacle. The ones that are not Sai'kkal will give you a clue to his location.

Once you find him (he is just east of Ogri'la), you will have a discussion with him:

<The arakkoa ghost reaches out toward you as though to try to identify you. You get the impression that it cannot see you clearly.>
Rokkaram, is that you?

Gossipgossipicon.pngYes... yes, it's me...

Forgive me for questioning you, my son. My sight isn't what it once was, but the raven has blessed me with a long life.
Soon it will be time for you to take my place. I have taught you all I know. My only regret is that I didn't prove worthy enough to recover our sacred Book of the Raven.

Gossipgossipicon.pngYes, elder. Tell me more of the book.

The true believers have lived in shame since the day our treacherous cousins in Skettis stole the book from us, shattered its tablet, and buried the fragments in their wretched city!
Pray that the raven will choose you to restore it, my son. Be faithful and remember always the prophecy, "From the dreams of his enemies shall the raven spring forth into the world."

Progression

This is the full quest line for the Druid [Swift Flight Form].

  1. N Druid [70] Morthis Whisperwing
  2. N Druid [70] The Ward of Wakening
  3. N Druid [70] Waking the Sleeper
  4. N Druid [70] No Mere Dream
  5. N Druid [70] Return to Morthis Whisperwing
  6. N Druid [70] To the Evergrove
  7. N Druid [70] The Book of the Raven
  8. N Druid [70] Eyes in the Sky
  9. N Druid [70] To Catch A Sparrowhawk
  10. N Druid [70] The Raven Stones
  11. N Druid [70] The Eagle's Essence
  12. N Druid [70] The Falcon's Essence
  13. N Druid [70] The Hawk's Essence
  14. N Druid [70] Return to Cenarion Refuge
  15. N Druid [70] Chasing the Moonstone
  16. N Druid [70D] Vanquish the Raven God
  17. N Druid [70] Eternal Vigilance

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