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Under the Shadow

Check your map to find an area under Scourge attack. Go there and damage a necropolis by defeating the Scourge around them. Return 10 of their Necrotic Runes to Commander Thomas Helleran at Light's Hope Chapel in the Eastern Plaguelands.
Necrotic Rune (10)

Relevant Locations

This NPC or object can be found in Eastern Plaguelands.


The floating necropolises of the Scourge plague the lands of Horde and Alliance alike. Tanaris, the Blasted Lands, Winterspring and the Burning Steppes are blanketed in the shadows of the flying fortresses.

Only through our combined efforts will they be turned away.

The necropolises are supported by magical circles at various points in the invaded areas. We have determined that destroying the mindless hordes that surround these circles will destroy their defenses.


You can choose one of these awards:
Blessed Wizard Oil Consecrated Sharpening Stone


It will take time to prevail against this threat. How have you fared, <name>?


You've done well, <name>. Through these incremental defeats, we shall prevail against this renewed Scourge threat.

Rest and recover, but then you must head out to the front again, lest we lose the ground we have gained today.

To aid you in your further battles, we will make some of our special items available to you in trade for more necrotic runes.


Upon completion of this quest you will gain: