The Smoldering Ruins of Thaurissan (2)

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AllianceThe Smoldering Ruins of Thaurissan

54 (Requires 50)




5450 EXP (or 33s at level 70)



Venture to the Ruins of Thaurissan in the Burning Steppes and recover information from the Thaurissan Relics. Return to Royal Historian Archesonus when you have recovered the information.

  • Information Recovered (12)


Venture to the smoldering ruins of Thaurissan in the Burning Steppes and gather as much information as possible.

It is said that mysterious relics litter the ruins. Perhaps you should start your search there, <name>. Beware the Thaurissan guardians: Assassins that guard the ruins, keeping whatever secrets may still be buried there protected.


You will receive:
Inv jewelry ring 15.png [Ring of the Aristocrat]


Oh my! This information explains quite a lot about Thaurissan.

There is much more to learn!


Upon completion of this quest you will gain:


Some of the information received from the relics:

The relic burns to nothing. The memories it held are now your own. This city was destroyed by a being not of this world.
  • A tormented voice whispers: Your existence is acknowledged.
The relic turns to dust. Your head throbs with newfound wisdom. Something evil lurks in the heart of the mountain.
  • A tormented voice whispers: Help us, outsider.
The relic cumbles to dust. A vision of eight Dark Iron dwarves performing some sort of ritual fills your head.
  • A tormented voice whispers: Leave this place.
The relic emits a white hot arc of flame. A memory has been gained: A lone Dark Iron dwarf is surrounded by seven corpses, kneeling before a monolith of flame.
  • A tormented voice whispers: Defiler... you will be punished for this incursion.
A symbol of flame radiates from the relic before it crumbles to the earth.
  • A tormented voice whispers: Do not taint these ruins, mortal.
You are engulfed by a blinding flash of light. A creature composed entirely of flame is the only thing you can remember seeing.

These clues refer to The Seven and the Sorcerer-thane Thaurissan, summoning Ragnaros during the War of the Three Hammers.


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