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The Heated Ancient Blade is scalding hot from dragonfire and is glowing bright red. Unless the weapons is tempered soon, the metal will become useless.
- Once the blade has been fired, it will be usable for 20 minutes. After you pick up the blade, you will need to plunge it into the corpse of Onyxia by right-clicking on the body to temper it. If the timer runs out, the sword will become useless.
- It's best to wait until Onyxia is about 5-10% health before you place the in front of her. If you put the sword down at the beginning of the fight, you run the risk of running out of time.
- Make sure all skinners on the raid know you need to use the corpse. If they skin the dragon before you can temper the blade, the body will disappear and you will have to start over.
- After you plunge the heated blade into the dragon's corpse, it will turn into the .