Vol'jin's Spear is a brand new faction found in the World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor expansion pack. Stationed at Warspear in Ashran, Vol'jin's Spear are the Horde forces found here. Ashran is the brand new, level 100, instanced cross-realm world PvP zone being released with this expansion. Ashran also refers to the greater portion of the zone, which is not PvP affiliated.
It can be assumed that with the fall of Garrosh's Kor'kron Guard, that a new one would rise with the new Warchief. Assuming the name of Vol'jin's Spear these members of the Horde have been sent into Dreanor at the bequest of Vol'jin. These elite members have been tasked with exploring the island of Ashran. Once home to a mighty ogre empire, the island now lays in total ruin.
The Vol'jin's Spear's purpose on the island, along with the Alliance forces is to seek powerful artifacts here. These artifacts are so powerful that, according to Belloc Brightblade, it may even compare to Titan technology. Of course, both factions wish to capture this artifact and use it against the other. Also out to collect these artifacts are the Steamwheedle Preservation Society, who only want to turn a profit, and the Highmaul Ogre clan. Thus a race of sorts has ensued, with both factions (and others) frantically searching for these artifacts to use to defend against the other.
Vol'jin's Spear - Earning Reputation
Horde players that wish to earn reputation with Vol'jin's Spear will find the task far easier than in the past. In fact, all players need to do to earn reputation with this faction is complete objectives and quests inside the zone of Ashran. Sounds easy right? It is. Quests for the Horde available in this zone that will earn you reputation with Vol'jin's Spear include:
- Welcome to Ashran
- Vintage Free Action Potion
- Uncovering the Artifact Fragments
- Tuft of Gnomes Hair
- The Road of Glory
- Survey Ashran
- Severed Night Elf Head
- Reporting for Duty
- Pandaren Hide
- Into the Wilderness
- Human Bone Chip
- A TON of Artifact Fragments
- A Few Artifact Fragments
- A Bunch of Artifact Fragments
- Vol'jin's Spear - Artifact Fragments
As previously mentioned, this faction revolves around Artifact Fragments. Collecting these little beauties is all important. These Fragments can be looted from mobs in Ashran, as well as enemy players. Mobs killed in each quadrant of Ashran, for Artifact Fragments, reward a buff that increases the amount of Fragments gained. Be careful though, Fragments can also be rewarded by killing other players, yourself included. When any death occurs, the player drops half the Fragments he or she is currently carrying.
Vol'jin's Spear – Rewards
Of course, the Vol'jin's Spear faction will reward those who work hard to recover artifacts for their cause. Rewards are aplenty when it comes to this faction and can be purchased from Dazzerian. Dazzerian can be found at the Horde base in Ashran. Many of which can be very useful inside this unpredictable zone. Additional PvP related gear can also be purchased from Warlord Noktyn and General Aevd. Rewards can be purchased for Gold, Honor and Conquest Points, or even those valuable Artifact Fragments.
Rewards for the Vol'jin's Spear faction include:
Disposable Pocket Flying Machine – Flying machine that can carry your Artifact Fragments directly back to Warspear Outpost. 5 Charges.
Vol'jin's Spear Battle Standard – Places a Battle Standard with 300,000 health the increases the Versatility of all grouped players that stay within 45 yards of it. Lasts 2 minutes. Only usable in Ashran.
Primal Combatant's Badge of Adaptation – PvP Trinket.
Swift Riding Crop – Provides instant mounting while in Ashran for 1 hour. 10 charges.
Flimsy X-Ray Goggles – Grants vision into enemy loot bags, showing Artifact Fragments for 1 hour.
LeBlanc's Recorder – Calls indigenous wildlife to assist you in battle. 1 hour cool down.
Chest/Legs/Helms – PvP armor, 1750 Conquest Points.
Waist/Gloves/Shoulders/Boots – PvP armor, 2250 Conquest Points.
Wrists – PvP armor, 1250 Conquest Points.
Breezestrider Stallion – Ground mount.
Vol'jin's Spear Tabard – Faction Tabard.
Vol'jin's Spear – Achievement for reaching Exalted.
Sword of Vol'jin – Title for reaching Exalted.