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90 (Requires 89)
+130 The Klaxxi
Kill 4 Dread Kunchong and 6 Shek'zeer Manipulators in the Clutches of Shek'zeer. The Sonic Disruption Fork will weaken and confuse the kunchong.
Provided item: Sonic Disruption Fork
Relying on sonic whispers to manipulate the kunchong was only the most primitive stage of my research, and yet the Empire seems to have adopted the practice wholly. The manipulators of the Shek'zeer are too impatient to form a proper bond with their kunchong.
Their laziness will cost them dearly.
Strike this tuning fork near the dread kunchong in the clutches - watch as they reel in confusion and lash out at their masters. Use this to your advantage and put them down.
Kunchong are majestic creatures, but the dread thralls of Shek'zeer are beyond saving.
Let this be a reminder - the kunchong should be feared and respected.
- 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.