Quest:The Path to the Citadel (Horde)

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Horde 32 The Path to the Citadel
StartLady Sylvanas Windrunner
EndGorkun Ironskull
CategoryPit of Saron
Rewards29Gold 60Silver
PreviousThe Pit of Saron
NextDeliverance from the Pit


Free 15 Horde Slaves and kill Forgemaster Garfrost.


They're put our captured soldiers to work in the quarry! Kill their captors and set them free, hero, and do it quickly. We will need their aid when we confront Scourgelord Tyrannus.


You will receive: 29Gold 60Silver


You've done well this day. With many of the slaves freed and now with access to the forges, it will not be long before I have a strong force to aid in delivering us from Scourgelord Tyrannus and this foul pit.


Before Sylvanas offers the quest, she and a host of Coliseum Champions zone in as the player party advances on the two Deathwhisper Necrolytes guarding the entrance and the Scourgelord Tyrannus, hovering above them on a frost wyrm, Rimefang:

Scourgelord Tyrannus yells: Intruders have entered your master's domain. Signal the alarms!
Lady Sylvanas Windrunner yells: Soldiers of the Horde, attack!
The champions charge.
Scourgelord Tyrannus yells: Hrmph, fodder. Not even fit to labor in the quarry. Relish these final moments for soon you will be nothing more than mindless undead.
Scourgelord Tyrannus slaughters the champions with Necromantic Power by levitating and strangulating the coliseum champions.
Scourgelord Tyrannus yells: Your last waking memory will be of agonizing pain.
Tyrannus raises the dead champions into undeath as Corrupted Champions.
Lady Sylvanas Windrunner yells: Pathetic weaklings.
Scourgelord Tyrannus yells: Minions, destroy these interlopers!
The champions begin the counterattack.
Lady Sylvanas Windrunner says: You will have to battle your way through this cesspit on your own.
Lady Sylvanas Windrunner says: Free any Horde slaves that you come across. We will most certainly need their assistance in battling Tyrannus. I will gather reinforcements and join you on the other side of the quarry.

Quest progressionEdit

  1. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] Inside the Frozen Citadel / Official horde mini-icon [80D] Inside the Frozen Citadel (optional)
  2. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] Echoes of Tortured Souls / Official horde mini-icon [80D] Echoes of Tortured Souls
  3. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] The Pit of Saron / Official horde mini-icon [80D] The Pit of Saron
  4. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] The Path to the Citadel / Official horde mini-icon [80D] The Path to the Citadel
  5. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] Deliverance from the Pit / Official horde mini-icon [80D] Deliverance from the Pit
  6. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] Frostmourne / Official horde mini-icon [80D] Frostmourne
  7. Official alliance mini-icon [80D] Wrath of the Lich King / Official horde mini-icon [80D] Wrath of the Lich King

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