Warlords of Draenor: The Dark Portal

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For the version that begins in the Blasted Lands, see N [10] Warlords of Draenor: The Dark Portal.
Alliance & HordeWarlords of Draenor: The Dark Portal
Start Alliance Hero's Call Board/
Horde Warchief's Command Board
or Chromie
End Archmage Khadgar [54.7, 48.3]
Level 10 (Requires 10)
Category Assault on the Dark Portal
Rewards Money, XP
Next N [90] Azeroth's Last Stand

The Dark Portal begins the second half of the Warlords of Draenor intro experience.

Hero's Call/Warchief's Command

Tanaan Jungle

The Iron Horde are invading Azeroth!

We must stop them to save our world. For Azeroth!

Objectives

Speak with Archmage Khadgar at the foot of the Dark Portal in Blasted Lands.

Description

ATTENTION HEROES
ADVENTURERS
DEFENDERS OF AZEROTH

Archmage Khadgar, hero of the Second War, is assembling a coalition of Azeroth's strongest to bravely step through the Dark Portal and stop the Iron Horde's invasion of Azeroth.

Champions who are interested in glory can meet Khadgar at the base of the Dark Portal in Blasted Lands.

Safety not guaranteed.

Rewards

You will receive:

  • 5g 70s
  • 6850 XP

Completion

Looks to me like we ended up in the right place.

Notes

Go to the Horde Pathfinder's Den / Alliance Wizard's Sanctum portal room and speak with the mage to be teleported to the Shattershore camp.

Speaking with the Vanguard Battlemage
What is it, <name>?
Gossip I must help Khadgar. Send me to the Blasted Lands!

Go to the Dark Portal crater to speak with Khadgar.

Speaking with Khadgar
<The archmage focuses intently on the portal.>
Look. Their numbers are abating, however briefly. This may be our chance.
Are you prepared to face whatever's on the other side of that portal?

Gossip FOR AZEROTH!

A second check appears:

You are about to embark on a dangerous mission, and you may not be able to return immediately. Are you sure?

After hitting accept, cinematic plays:

Archmage Khadgar This is our chance. Storm the portal!

At expansion release, a projection of Khadgar was located in Stormwind's Trade District, Orgrimmar's Valley of Strength, and the Shrine of Seven Stars and the Shrine of Two Moons in the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, which acted the same way as the one in Blasted Lands. This was a means to easing server stress by spreading out the questers and not having all the level 90s of a realm suddenly show up in one spot. This also resulted in obtaining a new version of the quest.

Possessing this quest blocks access to quests in the H [90] Iron Horde Invasion! chain. You can either drop this quest to finish the Blasted Lands quests, or complete the quest chain through the Tanaan Jungle and then return to the Blasted Lands to complete the quest chain there.

Progression

  1. N [10] Warlords of Draenor: The Dark Portal (alternate)
  2. N [90] Azeroth's Last Stand
  3. N [90] Onslaught's End
  4. N [90] The Portal's Power
  5. N [90] The Cost of War
  6. Complete all of:
  7. N [90] Altar Altercation
  8. N [90] The Kargathar Proving Grounds
  9. B [90] A Potential Ally
  10. N [90] Kill Your Hundred
  11. Complete all of:
  12. B [90] Keli'dan the Breaker
  13. B [90] Prepare for Battle
  14. N [90] The Battle of the Forge
  15. Complete all of:
  16. N [90] Taking a Trip to the Top of the Tank
  17. N [90] A Taste of Iron
  18. B [90] The Home Stretch

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