Ridin' the Rocketway

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The subject of this article or section is part of Children's Week, a seasonal event that lasts one week. Once the event has run its course, this will no longer be available until next year, but there are no guarantees.

HordeRidin' the Rocketway

120 (Requires 10)


+250 Orgrimmar


H [120] Children's Week


This quest is part of the Children's Week quests where you escort the orcish orphan Grunth.

All of H [120] Ridin' the Rocketway, H [120] The Fallen Chieftain, and H [120] Strong New Allies must be completed to progress to the next pair of quests.


Head to the Southern Rocketway Terminus in Azshara and board the Redhound Two-Seater prototype at the top of the tower.

  • Take Your Orphan to Ride the Rocketway

Provided item:


I heard that the newest members of the Horde, the goblins, built a crazy road in Azshara and it's just for rockets! Can you imagine? Ever since I heard about it, I've wanted to pay a visit. I asked Matron Battlewail about it and she said it's called the Rocketway!

She even told me they're working on a prototype rocket with two seats. D'you wanna go there and see if we can try it out? I bet the experimental rocket is near the Secret Lab at the south end of the Rocketway...


This is gonna be the best Children's Week ever!


That was great! I even learned how to control the rocket and everything! Did you see how I saved us? I'm gonna be a rocket pilot when I grow up!


The Southern Rocketway Terminus is directly south of Bilgewater Harbor.[51.2, 75.6]

When jumping on the rocket:

Orcish Orphan says: This is gonna be fun!
Orcish Orphan says: I've seen goblins riding these things. I know they can go faster!
Orcish Orphan says: I wonder what this button does...
The rocket speeds up.
Orcish Orphan says: Now THAT's more like it!
The rocket suddenly jumps off the track!
Orcish Orphan says: I've figured out how this works. I'm taking control!
Orcish Orphan says: Hang onto your, um... helmet!
The rocket spins in midair, seemingly out of control.
Orcish Orphan says: I'm losing control!
Orcish Orphan says: No, rocket! Don't go that way!
Orcish Orphan says: I think I found the emergency button. Rockets have those, don't they?
The rocket jumps back on the track!
Orcish Orphan says: I did it! I got us back on track!
Orcish Orphan says: This is the only button I haven't pushed yet. Let's give it a try!
The rocket speeds away, launching the orphan and the player into the air!
Orcish Orphan says: Whooooooooooa!


  1. H [120] Children's Week
  2. Complete all of:
  3. Complete both:
  4. H [120] A Warden of the Horde

Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.1.0 (2015-02-24): Resolved an issue where characters were not receiving completion credit after riding the Redhound Two-Seater prototype.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Added.

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