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Hello, and welcome to the first page of our Alliance Northrend Leveling Guide. This page will start you off leveling in the Wrath of the Lich King expansion on the continent of Northrend. More specifically, this part of our guide will get you to start exploring the Borean Tundra. When you come to the zone you will do so from the city of Stormwind and start questing from Valiance Keep and then move onto the town of Farshire.


Let's get going! Get to Stormwind and then down to the docks. Once there get on the boat to the continent of Northrend. Once you reach the new continent you will be getting off in Valiance Keep, shown below.

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As soon as you are off the boat, walk up the stairs in front of you and turn right. There you can get the flight point for the town. The building in front of you is the Inn, I recommend you bind here for your hearth location so that you can get back to turn in quests quickly.


Next walk into the open courtyard right beside the Inn and talk to Officer Blythe to get the Quest Enlistment Day, at 58,68.

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Turn around and face the ship that is parked in the middle of town and go across it and up the stairs into the keep. There go up to the second floor to find General Arlos at 56,72. There you can turn in Enlistment Day and get A Time for Heroes.

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Next leave the main keep to find Sergeant Hammermill near the exit of town at 56,70. There you can turn in A Time for Heroes and get the follow-up The Siege. To complete this quest you are going to leave the town, but on you way out, as soon as you cross the bridge, stop and talk to Medic Hawthorn at 55, 68 to get the quest A Soldier in Need.

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Once you are outside of the town, you need to venture onto the beach and defeat the Crypt Crawlers found there. Once you have killed enough for the quest return to town to turn it in and get the follow up Death from Above. While in town board the Stormbreaker, which is the ship being repaired in the centre of town. Once on the ship, go down into the hold to find Hawthorn's Anti-Venom located in the hull of the ship at 57,69. Also right beside the box containing the supplies you will see an alter that starts the quest Cultists Among Us.

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Move to the top of the ship to find Captain "Lefty" Lugsail and turn in Cultists Among us and get the follow up called Notify Arlos. Travel back to Arlos in the keep on the second floor to turn this part in which then allows you to get A Diplomatic Message from Counsellor Talbot and Enemies of the Light from Harbinger Vurem.


Travel back out of town, but stop at the end of the bridge to turn in A Soldier in Need at Medic Hawthorn, then move just along the water to 55,70. Once there you will see a pile of scourge bodies on the ground. Look up, and target one of the Scourge Flamespitters, then use your net. Net scourge flamespitters to bring them down to the ground and kill enough to complete Death from Above.

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Return to Sergeant Hammermill and turn in the quest. Get the Follow up called Plug the Sink Holes. This quest requires you to use the supplied explosives to collapse the two sink holes. They are found just outside of town. The southern sink hole can be found at 50,71 while the northern one can be found at 54,64.

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Once you have destroyed both sink holes right around the northern sink hole you will see magic circles on the ground surrounded by Cultist Necrolytes. Kill these until you get a Cultist Communique to drop.

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Return to town and turn in the various quests that you have. Get to follow-ups and the other quests that become available. These should include Farshire, Word on the Street, Further Investigation, Distress Call (at the flight point), and Nick of Time (inside the inn).


Go upstairs in the inn to find Vindicator Yaala at 58,67 to turn in Further Investigation, and get the follow-up The Hunt is On. Next go out onto the balcony of the inn to talk to Leryssa to finish Word on the Street and get Thassarian, My Brother.

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You now need to find the three different cultists in town. To do so you go to each location and use the Oculus of the Exorcist that you were given. Once used in the vicinity of a cultist, they will glow purple and you can talk to them, confront them by talking to them and they will then attack you. Slay them and move on to the next. The first one can be found in the kitchen area of the inn and is called "Salty" Tom Thorpe.

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Find Tom Hegger on the outside lower docks at 59,68 and use the oculus again, once you talk to him, defeat him.

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Lastly, go into the keep and down to the prison area, and use the oculus again at 56,71. You can then talk to and defeat Guard Mitchells.

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Return to the in and turn in the quest The Hunt is On to Vindicator Yaala.


Exit out the back of the keep, located behind the inn, and travel up the hill to find Gerald Green to turn in Farshire at 58,63. Get the follow up to it called Military? What Military? which has you travel to the mine located through the town at 56,58.

NEED IMAGES FROM THIS POINT ON....

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Once inside the mine you will come across the plagued grain at 56,55. Inspect it to complete Military? What Military? and get Pernicious Evidence and then continue into the mine and take the left fork to find William Aileron's body at 56,55. While there you can complete Thassarian, My Brother and obtain the follow up called The Late William Allerton.

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Return to Gerald Green at 58,63 to turn in
Pernicious Evidence and get the three quests that will now open up for you. They are It's Time for Action, Take No Chances, and Reference Material.

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You can find the grain that you need to burn and the scavengers you need to kill for
It's Time for Action and Take No Chances all around the town of Farshire. The book Field, Factories and Workshops for Reference Material can be found at 56,58 in the burning building to the left of the mine entrance.

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Turn in all three quests to the NPC's at Farshire and get the follow ups Fruits of our Labor, and Repurposed Technology. The harvesters can be found in the fields around town. You can find a group of them around 56, 62.

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Next, return to the mine behind town, but this time go all the way to the back of the min to find Captain Jacobs near 58,53. Defeat him and loot the cart key that he drops. Take the key to the mine cart at 57,54 and use it to release the cart. This will complete the quests Fruits of our Labor.

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Return once again to the NPCs around Gerald Green at 58,63 and turn in your quests. You will be given the quest One Last Delivery. This is a simple delivery quest that requires you to take a box to Hilda Stoneforge in Valiance Keep. You can find her near 57, 67. Turn in the quest and get the follow up Weapons for Farshire.

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While in town, return to the inn and turn in the quest The Late William Allerton to Leryssa, who will give you the follow up Lost and Found. To finish this simply go downstairs and talk to James Deacon behind the bar who will give the the follow up In Wine, Truth.


Return to Gerald Green in Farshire to turn in Weapons for Farshire and get Call to Arms! To finish this you simply need to go into the large town hall nearby, go up the bell tower and pull to rope. The building doorway is at 57,60 and the stairs to the bell tower are found right inside the door. Once you ring the bell, you can return to Gerald for your reward.

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We are now done in the immediate area around Valiance Keep and will start moving north.


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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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