Stub type Edit

I am not sure whether this is a {{Stub/Other}} or a {{Stub/Ability}}, as you can summon it. Perhaps someone could clear this up? Jeoh 13:14, 24 Jan 2006 (EST)

When in doubt, just go with Stub/Other. --Anticrash 13:16, 24 Jan 2006 (EST)

Lord Banehollow Edit

As a general note, it appears that I can get the Lord Banehollow quest at the same time as the Rage of Blood quest (at level 60). —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ho0ber (talkcontr).

2.0 Edit

I got my dreadsteed after 2.0.1 and can enslave the dreadguards. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Versin (talkcontr).

Multi-Questing Edit

Does this part still hold true or have they nurfed it? (Today is Jan 21, 2007)

  • 406Gold (+ cost for crafting mats) in total (or 156Gold (+ cost for crafting mats) and a Warlock with the three ritual components accompanying you to the western wing of Dire Maul)

Still true Kraki 18:07, 19 March 2007 (EDT)

Alchemy lab Edit

There is now one in Shatterath city as well - can't this one be used either?

I just tested this, you cannot do it in Shattrath. Plus the Imp in the Jar tooltip says "Scholomance Alchemy Lab" specifically. I've edited the page to reflect this.--Pittsburghmuggle 23:39, 10 July 2007 (UTC)

Some notes... Edit

First off, I got Rage of Blood at the same time as Lord Banehollow. Rage of Blood seems to be the starter for the materials portion, while Lord Banehollow is now the starter for the Imp Delivery string.

If you have a big emo attack, get afraid you'll never be able to get parties for the Dire Maul and Scholo part because they're pre-BC content, and abort the Xorothan Stardust quest WITHOUT buying (150g is a little steep), you can simply come back later with another shadowy potion and Banehollow will still have a big fat exclamation point over his head.

Last thing- warlocks still do this quest regularly. You can do it 5-man with just warlocks, if you bring lots of supplies and take it slow.

--Darth603 14:57, 12 July 2007 (UTC)

On Dreadguards... Edit

Someone might want to check just how many dreadguards spawn, and if their spawns are connected to the death of a previous dreadguard. The run I did of this (for which I wasn't exactly prepared otherwise I'd have gotten the skill by now)didn't see 10 or 11 dreadguards, and I'm wondering if that might be due to the fact that we enslaved every DG we could. --Darth603 21:49, 13 July 2007 (UTC)

Confusing text Edit

So I'm slightly confused. Assuming I have no other Warlock to help out, is my final approximate cost from the beginning of the first quest in the long Dreadsteed chain until I ride off into the sunset with my uber mount 406Gold? And with another Lock supplying the purchasable items to open the portal and helping, it will cost me a ballpark of 156Gold? Please let me know, I'll be happy to clear up the text after. Lsrei 22:31, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

Yes, that is correct. Not sure what part is confusing though ... Kirkburn talk contr 23:36, 17 August 2007 (UTC)
Maybe you're wondering where the costs lie? I assume it's the stuff you buy from the guy in Jadenaar, and the 6g for the shadowy pots. --Poposhka 16:11, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Silver Dreadsteed Edit

In the WoWModelViewer, theres model for a silver version of the Dreadsteed. Anyone know what that's about? It's located at nightmare/gorgon101, and in the drop down box for colors there is an option for HorseSkinEvilSilver. --Jpsblue 04:33, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Its been awhile, but I believe the model you're talking about is the one used for the dreadsteed that appears in Dire Maul, that you fight. User:Coobra/Sig2 04:56, 2 January 2008 (UTC)
Scratch that...thats the model of the spirit of a dreadsteed that appears after you killed the dreadsteed in Dire Maul. The one that ends the quest and rewards you the new summon spell. User:Coobra/Sig2 05:00, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Hmm, gorgon eh? I think that info about the term gorgon being used in the directory names should be added into the gorgon article if it hasn't already.Baggins 04:58, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

BTW what other model types fall under the nightmare and gorgon101 directories?Baggins 05:21, 2 January 2008 (UTC)
Nightmare is a stand-alone, while gorgon101 has only HorseSkinEvilRed and HorseSkinEvilSilver. User:Coobra/Sig2 05:27, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Quest items no longer reusable? Edit

P0isonedx changed this article to say the quest items are no longer reusable. I've not seen this in any of the patch notes. If anyone can find proof, or multiple people say they've tried to use them and failed, we can change this back. --DuTempete talk|contr 03:31, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

They are most definitely reusable. If the warlock were to fail, and the items disappear, that would be 200g for every attempt. Bliz would never do that. They would have to severely lower the price of the items for them to EVER not be reusable. And they couldn't severely lower the price of all three items cause then it would be even cheaper for a warlock to get his epic mount + training. User:Coobra/Sig3 05:38, 29 January 2008 (UTC)
Y'know, I don't think I've ever thought of that as the reason. Makes sense. Kirkburn  talk  contr 12:59, 29 January 2008 (UTC)
I can definitely confirm that they ARE reusable. I had to make two separate runs to Dire Maul to finish the quest. Mystikpretzel (talk) 03:13, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Materials changed? Edit

I'm not a warlock, but I am an alchemist/herbalist. I remember selling sets of 30 Ghost Mushrooms to warlocks doing the Dreadsteed quest... now it only needs 6? --Azaram 23:49, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

Yep they made it easier to complete the quest...changed the amount of potions needs from 10 to 2. or incase of mushrooms, 30 to 6. User:Coobra/Sig3 01:56, 13 February 2008 (UTC)
Ah, cool. I never gouged people on them, but it's nice to know that my own warlock starting her quest now won't need me to spend a couple of hours in the Hinterlands. :-p --Azaram 00:14, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

TLDR version? Edit

Is there a more concise version that says specifically what you need to do and what you don't need to do if you have someone who has the bits for the ritual? Presumably, it's a good idea to do the arcanite/black lodestone bit to allow you to help keep the items running during your ritual, but the jar isn't necessary (as I found out after I spent 150g on the stardust. :-p My fault for not reading ahead.) --Azaram 00:14, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

In order to receive the final quest, you have to do the entirety of both questlines. The only part you can opt out on is the purchase of the items from the imp who vendors them to you after you've completed all of the quests. --DuTempete talk|contr 21:09, 16 February 2008 (UTC)
Mm. A much shorter 'If you know someone who already has the stuff, then you just do this that and the other' would be nice, though. I'm still not sure how much of it I need to do, with the help of a friend who has the parts left. What quests do I do, what do I need to buy, etc... Even just adding icons or something to the existing page to show 'optiona' or 'required'...--Azaram 21:40, 17 February 2008 (UTC)

Edited for clarity Edit

Under the Xorothian Glyphs section, this was the last paragraph:

Once you've done all the materials quests and taken the imp to the Scholomance, there is only one part and its Arcanite. Its a simple quest where you get an Arcanite Bar, after you bring it back you receive the Dreadsteed of Xoroth quest.

I edited it to simply say "...return to Wildeyes," reason being that the Arcanite Bar quest was already listed above, and this paragraph made it seem like you required a second Arcanite Bar. Ringswraith 15:59, 5 April 2008 (UTC)

Worth it? Edit

Is this worth all the trouble any more? I just hit sixty with my Warlock, and didn't realise how much time, effort, and most of all Gold was required to get my Dreadsteed. From the sounds of things, if I don't find someone who already has paid for all the bits and pieces, I have to pay over 450 gold total, not counting what I might have to shell out for rare resources from the AH in order to do the material leg. I'm already Exalted with the Night Elves, which means to get training and a mount from them is just 560G (480G for the training, 80G for the mount itself), which means I just need about a hundred extra gold (not counting what I might have to shell out for Large Brilliant Shards in the Dreadsteed quest), which I could probably earn with all the time I'd be saving by not doing the Dreadsteed quest. Obviously this was a lot more cost effective when epic mounts cost more, but now I have to ask, is the whole questline worthwhile for Warlocks? Darien Shields (talk) 11:55, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

If you want your epic class mount, then yes, it's worth it. Demon horse > sabercat User:Coobra/Sig3 20:19, 28 July 2008 (UTC)
... or any other mount you can buy from the humans, dwarves, or draenei. Also, if you have friendly guild mates or can do the work with your own toons, the cost for materials drops considerably. Mystikpretzel (talk) 03:37, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Immol'thar's dais Edit

The article isn't clear, but to kill Immol'thar, you have to clear about half of Dire-Maul West, right? Wouldn't this be a relevant piece of information in the article? RobertM525 (talk) 11:04, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Page revamp Edit

The main article has a cleanup flag on it, and I'm going to be doing these quests soon on my warlock, so I figured I would tackle the page. Did a little bit so far, but going to wait to do the quests myself before making further changes. Of course, if someone beats me to the punch, I can't stop them ;) Lostdrewid (talk) 17:24, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

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