Once the chest reaches Ivan's hands, he speaks:
- You did it! You recovered the Sc... you recovered the chest that the Horde stole from us. We thank you, <name>.
Although the trappers pledge to assist the Alliance, this hints that the player accidentally gives the fabled Scythe of Elune to Ivan, who is later revealed to be a possible member of Archmage Arugal's Wolfcult.
This possibly marks Ivan as the new scythe bearer.