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The Master's Key
|The subject of this article was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 4.2.0.
The Master's Key was the key (and attunement) to enter Medivh's tower of Karazhan in Deadwind Pass. It is a reward from the quest . In order for your raid to enter Karazhan, only one person needs to possess the key.
Quest chain at a glance
- Main article: Karazhan Quest Progression
- : Lower City; optional talk to NPC, 5 rep with Violet Eye — : Deadwind Pass; standard soloable exploration quest
- : Deadwind Pass; standard soloable kill quest, can be done at the same time as above
- : Dalaran; talk to NPC
- : Talk with Khadgar in Shattrath City
- : First key part to be found in the Shadow Labyrinth, Auchindoun
- : The second key part is found in The Steamvault and the third key part is found in Arcatraz
- : Talk with Medivh in the Opening the Dark Portal (Black Morass) instance in Caverns of Time. He'll give you his own key.
- : Return to Khadgar
The whole questline rewards 2100 reputation with the Violet Eye.
Some of the quests in this chain have access requirements that may sidetrack a player. These include access into:
- The Arcatraz, either with a key possessed by a party member, or a rogue with 350 lockpicking. (Note that, after a wipe or if a party member is killed and can not be resurrected, you will need the key again to enter the instance.) The key is obtained through a quest chain in Netherstorm. The Arcatraz can only be reached by flying mount or druid flight form.
- Shadow Labyrinth in Auchindoun also requires that a party member have a key, or you have a rogue with 350 lockpicking. The key is in an easy-to-miss chest behind the last boss in Sethekk Halls, also in Auchindoun.
- The Caverns of Time in Tanaris. This requires everyone in your party to have successfully completed Escape from Durnholde Keep in Old Hillsbrad Foothills.
Note: Escape from Durnholde Keep is part of a quest chain that starts with , which you obtain from Andormu outside of the Caverns of Time itself.
- Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Removed. The Karazhan gate no longer requires a key to open.
- Patch 2.4.0 (2008-03-25): No longer required to enter Karazhan, but still required to open the gates.
- Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): Added.