All Along the Watchtowers is part of The Key to Scholomance quest chain quest chain.

Objectives Edit

Using the Beacon Torch, mark each tower in Andorhal; you will need to stand in the doorway of the tower to successfully mark it.

Once all four towers are marked, return the Beacon Torch to High Executor Derrington at the Bulwark, Western Plaguelands.

  • Tower One marked
  • Tower Two marked
  • Tower Three marked
  • Tower Four marked
  • Inv torch lit [Beacon Torch](Provided)

Description Edit

Through the use of a magical device known as a beacon torch, we can mark targets of our choosing for future actions by our troops. To that end, we think the Scourge are using Andorhal's watchtowers as a means to control their troop movements.

Your mission: breach Andorhal's defenses to plant beacons at all four watchtowers. You'll need to be in the doorway of each tower to plant the beacon; it will then proceed to mark the tower. There are only five charges on the beacon torch, so use them wisely!

Reward Edit

You will receive:85Silver

Progress Edit

Once the towers are marked, they'll become top priority targets for our attack on Andorhal. I suspect that once we neutralize the towers, the main threat of Andorhal will emerge. From that point on, we'll have a straight-up fight for control of the city!

You're back to report success, yes? Don't forget the beacon torch as well; we must maintain control of our materiel.

Completion Edit

My warlocks are reporting that our beacon trackers are picking up extremely strong signals on all four towers!  You've executed my orders with the skill and precision of a seasoned veteran.  Your service to the Horde is duly noted once more, <name>!

With the towers marked, our preparations for the attack are now in place.  The time has come to take the fight to the Scourge!

Gains Edit

Upon completion of this quest you will gain:

Quest Chain Edit

  1. Horde 15 [50] A Call to Arms: The Plaguelands! (optional)
  2. Horde 15 [53] Scarlet Diversions
  3. Horde 15 [56] All Along the Watchtowers
  4. Horde 15 [55] Scholomance
  5. Horde 15 [57] Skeletal Fragments
  6. Horde 15 [57] Mold Rhymes With...
  7. Horde 15 [57] Fire Plume Forged
  8. Horde 15 [60G] Araj's Scarab
  9. Horde 15 [60] The Key to Scholomance


This quest is a reference to the song All Along the Watchtower, written by Bob Dylan and made famous by the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

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