Objectives Edit

Go to Tortolla, the turtle ancient, at the Ashen Lake in Mount Hyjal.

Description Edit

<The Arch Druid fills the shell fragment with water, which boils instantly. He adds a bundle of herbs and closes his eyes in a silent prayer.>

<Name>, Tortolla the turtle ancient is ageless, a part of this world since the time of the titans. He speaks a language older than our understanding.

Drink this and find a place of calm within yourself. You will be able to understand the language of Tortolla. Go to him now, in the ashen lake. Earn the ancient's trust. The fate of Hyjal hinges on this.

Completion Edit


This tongue. Is not yours.

what do you want ... tormentor?

Notes Edit

Head north across the lake.

Quest progressionEdit

  1. Neutral 15 [81] Smashing Through Ashes
  2. Complete all of:
    1. Neutral 15 [81] Fresh Bait
    2. Neutral 15 [81] Hell's Shells
    3. Neutral 15 [81] Tortolla Speaks
    4. Neutral 15 [81] Breaking the Bonds / Neutral 15 [81] Children of Tortolla
    5. Neutral 15 [81] An Ancient Awakens

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