Bring 3 Crude Murloc Idols and 6 Crude Murloc Knives to Clopper Wizbang, who is hiding in a beached turtle shell.

Quest text Edit

My observations and writings about the Blacksilt murlocs are quite illuminating, <name>, but they are just the beginning. I plan to return to Ironforge with items produced by the Blacksilts' rudimentary crafting skills.

The problem is that the Blacksilt carry these items with them at all times, and I can't have their blood on my conscience. If you're willing to help me gather the idols carried by Blacksilt seers and crude knives of the Blacksilt warriors and shorestrikers, I won't ask how you came by them.

Progress Edit

Do you have those samples for me to send back to Ironforge?

Completion Edit

Astounding, simply astounding! These are perfect, <name>. I can already see them under the glass in the museum in Ironforge. The text for the display is virtually writing itself in my head!

Your help has been invaluable in getting my studies back on track. How do you spell your name? I'll make sure it appears in my report as co-author.

One of the chaps on the ship gave me this 'treasure map' to cover a gambling debt, but mythology isn't my area of study. Superstitious lot, sailors.

Rewards Edit

Quest progression Edit

introduces you to Clopper Wizbang, who gives you both of the following:

Completing Artifacts of the Blacksilt earns you a [Weathered Treasure Map], which starts you off on the following quest chain.

  1. Alliance 15 [16] A Map to Where?
  2. Alliance 15 [16] Deciphering the Book
  3. Alliance 15 [16] Nolkai's Words

Notes Edit

The drop rates for these items seems to vary between "Great" and "Agonizing". Be patient and enjoy the grind. The finding of Crude Murloc Knives is made a little simpler for you can see which Murlocs are wielding a knife - however, there is no way to identify which Murlocs are carrying the Idols.

Trivia Edit

Quest's name is a reference to melodic death metal band In Flames' song Artifacts of the Black Rain, from the album The Jester Race.

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