Mists of Pandaria Beta: Pandaren Starting Zone Walkthrough

Get your first glimpse at the new Pandaren Starting Zone with this complete picture filled walkthrough.

Mists of Pandaria Beta Pandaren Starting Zone Walkthrough

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard that the Mists of Pandaria beta is live and playable for those lucky enough to receive an invitation. One of the most exciting aspects of this newest WoW expansion is of course the brand new Pandaren race and their much talked about starting zone. If you weren’t fortunate enough to garner an invite to the beta yet, you may find yourself feeling a bit left out.

However, hopefully you won’t feel that way long. We here at Ten Ton Hammer are coming to your rescue with a complete walkthrough of the Pandaren starting zone that will almost make you feel like you are really there. So read onward and get the inside scoop on this brand new starting zone assuredly full of panda goodness.

Quest Hub - Shang Xi Training Grounds

Well ladies and gentlemen this is it; Shang Xi Training Grounds, the first sight every new Pandaren gets to see as they enter the world for the first time. Tranquil and beautiful, the Shang Xi Training Grounds provide what the name implies; training for new Pandaren. Quests here are basic, to the point, however, move quickly enough that you won’t find time to become bored. This quest hub will provide players with seven quests total to complete before moving onward to the next quest hub. 

Much to Learn The Lesson of the Iron Bough
Instant Quest
Shang Xi Training Grounds
Master Shang Xi
Shang Xi Training Grounds
Upon entering the game players will instantly be given the quest “Much to Learn”. All players need to do to complete this Mists of Pandaria quest is speak to Master Shang Xi, who can be found directly in front of the spot your character appeared in. The Lesson of the Iron Bough will send players out into the training grounds, but you won’t be getting a taste of fighting just yet. First you need to equip yourself with some weapons. These weapons can be located on sparkling racks found throughout the Shang Xi Training Grounds. Pick up your weapon, equip it, and return to Master Shang Xi for further instruction.
The Lesson of the Sandy Fist The Lesson of Stifled Pride
Master Shang Xi
Shang Xi Training Grounds
Master Shang Xi
Shang Xi Training Grounds
Apparently since you are competent enough to equip your weapon properly, Master Shang Xi has decided that you are ready to engage in some real combat…of sorts. Your task is to take on and “defeat” five of the Training Targets found throughout  the Training Grounds. Return to Master Shang Xi when your task is completed. Finally it is time to test your newly found skills against some real opponents. Well…NPCs opponents known Huojin Trainees, which are a step up from inanimate punching bags. Find the Huojin Trainees you need to defeat inside the large temple inside the Training Grounds. Simply walk up to any Trainee and attack to begin a battle. Once you have defeated six Huojin Trainees speak to Master Shang Xi who will now be conveniently located in the temple entrance. 
The Lesson of the Burning Scroll The Disciple’s Challenge
Master Shang Xi
Shang Xi Training Grounds
Master Shang Xi
Tranquil Grotto
As your final test before you adventure outside the Training Grounds you must perform a simple task; snatch the flame from the hand of Master Shang Xi and take it to the top of the tower to burn the Edict of the Temperance. After There is no trick here, just click on the flame and it will appear in your hand. Scale two sets of stairs to the top of the temple where you will find the Edict. Click on it to burn it and complete the quest and return to Master Shang Xi. The time has come for all Pandaren who have made it this far to leave the safety of the Shang Xi Training Grounds and move out into the wider world. Head to the bottom of the stairs and cross the bride to the Tranquil Grotto. Here your final test awaits; open combat against Jaomin Ro one of Master Shang Xi’s eldest students. Defeat Pandaren Jaomin Ro and return to Master Shang Xi who has once again conveniently relocated to the bridge.
Aysa of the Tushui
Master Shang Xi
Tranquil Grotto
With the training grounds behind you, it is time to take on bigger challenges. The first of which is to find the spirit of fire, Huo, and return him to the Temple of Dawn. To complete this task you must seek out the aid of Aysa, who is one of Master Shang Xi’s most gifted students. Aysa can be found at the next small quest hub along the way; Fu’s Pond. Instead of turning in this quest to Aysa, players will instead deal with Merchant Lorvo, at least until Aysa finishes her practice.

Quest Hub - Fu's Pond

At Fu’s Pond players will find themselves adventuring in the Dawning Valley to complete quests for Merchant Lorvo while waiting for Aysa to complete her meditation. It is questing here that we get our first idea of how much thought actually went into this starting zone. While completing the typical kill and collect quests for the obviously lovesick Merchant Lorvo, I found myself staring in wonder as I witnessed the targeted mobs actually “steal” the items I needed to recover. Realism and believability in WoW at its best, which has hopefully permeated the entire Mists of Pandaria expansion.

Items of Utmost Importance The Missing Driver 
Merchant Lorvo
Fu's Pond
Merchant Lorvo
Fu's Pond
Some nasty Amberleaf Scamps have attacked Merchant Lorvo’s cart and stolen his supplies. It is your job to seek out and kill these cute little critters and steal the supplies back! As you can see in the picture below, these little guys are yellow and as such you can easily pick them off one at a time making this quest super simple. The drop rate on the supplies is also 100% meaning you will need to kill exactly six to complete this quest. Return to Fu’s Pond and Merchant Lorvo with the Stolen Training Supplies. It turns out that Merchant Lorvo’s driver is a total sissy and is probably one of the reasons that the cart was overrun with tiny plant people in the first place. Nevertheless, the merchant insists that you seek out his cowardly driver. You will find Min Dimwind north of Fu’s Pond surrounded by Amberleaf Scamps. You won’t have to defeat them though, simply walk into their midst and they will scatter. Min Dimwind will offer his thanks and head back to his cart, while you head back to Fu’s Pond to turn in the quest to Merchant Lorvo where you will find that Aysa has completed her practice.
The Way of the Tushui Ji of the Huojin
Aysa Cloudsinger
Cave of Meditation
Master Shang XI
Cave of Meditation
Follow Aysa to the Cave of Meditation found north east of Fu’s Pond. Here you will be tasked with protecting Aysa while she meditates and tries to find the answer to Huo’s location. Once you have located the cave, run inside where you will be almost immediately attacked by Amberleaf Troublemakers. A bar will appear at the bottom of the screen which indicates the total of these critters you need to kill (60) as well as how many you have killed so far. Defeat all sixty Amberleaf Troublemakers and Aysa’s meditation will be complete. Turn in the quest to Master Shang Xi who will appear at the cave entrance. Your time with the calm and restrained Aysa is over and it istime to meet another of Master Shang Xi’s most talented students; Ji Firepaw. Ji Firepaw can be found in the center of Wu-Song Village, north west of the Cave of Meditation. Simply follow the path into the village where you will find Ji occupied with some unwanted and meddlesome guests.

Quest Hub - Wu-Song Village

Once you arrive at Wu-Song Village you will find the target of your quest near the middle of the village. However, there is a small problem…a horde of invading monkeys. Before you can continue on your quest to rekindling Hou, the fire spirit, you must first help Ji take care of the village’s monkey problem.

The Way of the Huojin Kindling the Fire
Ji Firepaw
Wu-Song Village
Ji Firepaw
Wu-Song Village
Ji Firepaw explains that the attacking monkeys are usually docile creatures, but because they sense something bad (dundunDUN) is coming, they have attacked the village. Of course the only option here is to rid the village of the monkeys by slaughtering them mercilessly. Be careful as sometimes these frisky foes will pounce upon the player’s head. Kill 8 Horzen attackers found throughout Wu-Song Village to complete this quest, then visit Ji Firepaw for further instruction. With the monkey problem under control, its time to get back to the more important mission of seeking out Huo, the spirit of fire. Before meetin Huo face to face, you will need to collect dogwood root kindling to satisfy his hunger. Dogwood root kindling can be found south of the village, under any of the large trees found there. Collect 5 Kindling to complete this quest.
Fanning the Flames The Spirit’s Guardian
Ji Firepaw
Wu-Song Village
Ji Firepaw
Wu-Song Village
As the spirit of fire, Huo needs wood to burn, but also wind to fan his flames. To get your hands on some wind to appease Huo you will need to visit the windstone south of Wu-Song Village. Use the Wind Stone you obtained when picking up the quest and a air elemental will spawn. Defeat this elemental and loot it to collect a Fluttering Breeze. Return to Ji Firepaw in Wu-Song Village once these two quests are completed. After you have turned in both Fanning the Flames and Kindling the Fire, it is time to rekindle Huo, the spirit of fire. Huo can be found inside the Cave of Meditation to the southwest, through the forest where you completed the two pervious quests and then across a small bridge. Once inside speak to Master Li Fei, Huo’s guardian. He will decide if you are worthy of continuing onward to Huo.

Quest Hub - Shrine of Inner Light

Inside these sacred halls you will encounter your first elemental spirit; Huo the spirit of fire. Tread carefully here as Huo is in a bad mood and has quite the temper. Hopefully the gifts you have brought Huo will be enough to appease him.

The Challenger’s Fires Only the Worthy Shall Pass
Master Li Fei
Shrine of Inner Light
Master Li Fei
Shrine of Inner Light
Almost nothing in WoW is easy, and this quest is no exception. Before you can head onward to Huo you must first prove you worth by defeating Master Li Fei in combat. Before he will engage you though you need to take the torch you aquired while picking up this quest, light it using the nearby brazier, then light the three braziers located around the small pool. The time is upon you to take on Master Li Fei.  As soon as you accept this quest you will find yourself punted into the center of the nearby pool and Master Li Fei will appear before you. Attack to start the battle and defeat him as you would any other mob. While his icon indicates he is a boss, Master Li Fei is fairly easy to defeat and failure at this quest is nearly impossible. Speak to Master Li Fei again after the battle is over.
Huo, the Spirit of Fire The Passion of Shen-Zin Su
Master Li Fei
Shrine of Inner Light
Huo, Spirit of Fire
Shrine of Inner Light
You have proven yourself worthy and now you may enter the chamber holding Huo. Once inside feed Huo the kindling you have collected and use the wind to fan his flames. These items can be found in a tidy little package called “Huo’s Offerings”. Click on these near Huo to use it and then sit back and watch as Huo comes alive. Speak with Huo after he has been reignited.  You have apparently made quite an impression on Huo and he is more than willing to follow you wherever you wish. Bring Huo to meet with Master Shang Xi in the Temple of the Five Dawns at the top of Dawning Stair, the near the center of the island. Speak to Master Shang Xi once you have arrived to learn the next step of your journey.
The Singing Pools
Master Shang Xi
Temple of the Five Dawns
Inside the Temple of Five Dawns you will release Huo to once again ignite the passion of Shen-Zin Su. However your work is far from done. Master Shang Xi will reveal that all is not well and the remaining three spirits of the elements must be returned to ensure the survival of the Pandaren race. Your first stop on this journey is at the infamous Singing Pools found east of the Temple of Five Dawns.

Quest Hub - The Singing Pools

The first spirit you are tasked with returning is Shu, the water spirit. He is believed to still reside somewhere within the Singing Pools. Aysa awaits you here to help you locate Shu and navigate the many mysterious of the pools themselves.

Something Tough The Lesson of Dry Fur
Jojo Ironbrow
The Singing Pools
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Singing Pools
With no other explanation other than what he needs, Jojo Ironbrow will demand that you bring him Hard Tearwood Reeds. These reeds can be found sparkling throughout the singing pools. Beware though, as this simple quest has a twist. When entering the pool containing the reeds, players will discover themselves turned into a frog, a perfect meal for the nearby cranes. Collect eight Hard Tearwood Reeds without becoming lunch and return them to Jojo. Once again Aysa will take up meditation. Instead of letting you stand around and wait she sends you off to hone your skills. You are to take on a task that all trainees are asked to complete; crossing the nearby balance poles to ring the bell without falling in. Jump from balance pole to balance pole by clicking on them once the green arrow appears. Be sure to move quickly as the nearby Tushui Monks will knock you off. Once you have reached the center of the pool, ring the bell to complete the quest. If you fall into the pool you will need to return to the edge of the water to start again. 
The Lesson of the Balanced Rock Finding An Old Friend
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Singing Pools
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Singing Pools
 Aysa has asked for another test of your skills; taking on other Tushui Monks perched a top balance poles. Jump from balance pole to balance pole by clicking on them once the green arrow appears. Once you have come close to a Tushui Monk, simply attack him and knock him off the pole before he does the same to you.  After much meditation Aysa reveals that Shu once had a Pandaren companion named Old Man Liang. Liang once visited Shu often, however, in recent years he has moved away. This may be the reason for Shu’s dissappearance. To find out more seek out Old Man Liang who has moved to a house a top a hill north east of the pools. 

Quest Hub - Liang's Retreat

The home of Old Man Liang, it is here that all will be revealed as to what has happened to Shu and how he can be brought back from the watery depths.

The Sun Pearl The Sting of Learning
Old Man Liang
Liang's Retreat
Old Man Liang
Liang's Retreat
Shu, the water spirit, is eternally young, and Liang reveals that he no longer has the energy to play with him. However, Liang believes that all Shu desires is a new friend. To signal your friendship to the water spirit you must collect a Sun Pearl as a gift much as Liang did in his younger days. The Sun Pearl can be found in a deep pool to the southeast of Laing’s house inside a giant clam. The clam is guarded by a serpent named Fang-she who will have to be defeated to obtain the pearl. While you are out and about collecting the pearl from the quest above, Liang has asked you to assist him in another matter; taking care of the Water Pincer population. Some of the most vicious creatures in the pools their numbers need to be thinned in order to ensure safety. Water Pincers can be found throughout the Singing Pools. It is often best to single out one of these creatures as large groups of them tend to attack at once. Return this quest to Old Man Liang who has relocated to the pavilion near where you collected the Sun Pearl.
Shu, the Spirit of Water A New Friend
Old Man Liang
The Singing Pools
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Singing Pools
With the pearl collected it is time to befriend Shu. Use the rocks with the blue circles on them (found in the pool to the west of the pavilion) to reach the Pools of Reflection. There lurking in the deeps is Shu, toss in the Sun Pearl to coax him out.
You have succeeded in coaxing Shu out of hiding, and now he is ready to play! Engage in a game with Shu by jumping into five of the water spouts he creates in the water. Simply stand atop the bubbling water until you are shot into the air. 
The Source of Our Livelihood
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Pools of Reflection
Your work at the pools with Shu is done, however, your job is far from over. While Aysa returns to the temple to report your progress, you are instructed to journey to the Dai-Lo Farmstead where you will seek out Wugou, the spirit of earth. Thankfully, walking is uneeded, simply begin down the road leading south and you will find a cart waiting to carry you to your destination. Shu will not be far behind. Speak to Ji Firepaw one you have reached the farmstead.

Quest Hub - Dai-Lo Farmstead

Once you reach the farmstead, you will find your old friend Ji Firepaw who has apparently made your job easier by locating Wugou, the earth spirit for you. The only problem is that Wugou refuses to awaken. 

Rascals Still Good!
Ji Firepaw
Dai-Lo Farmstead
Goa Summerdraft
Dai-Lo Farmstead
Ji takes on the task of waking the water spirit and assigns you to another task; riding the farmstead of vermin. This area is literally overrun with them and the best solution is to wipe out as many of them as you can. Kill 10 Plump vermin found in the fields to the south of the farmstead. These rather large, ugly beasts cannot be missed. It is to be expected that the vermin will make off with some crops, however, they are taking far more than they can eat. Goa Summerdraft implores you to seek out the vermin’s stockpile of crops and return to him with 3 Uprooted Turnips, 3 Stolen Carrots, and 3 Pilfered Pumpkins. These vegetables can be found in the fields south of the village. Like most quest items they sparkle making them easy to spot. Return to Gao with the goods.
Missing Mallet Something Tougher 
Ji Firepaw
Dai-Lo Farmstead
Jojo Ironbrow
Dai-Lo Farmstead
Thus far Ji has been unsuccessful in waking Wugou, however, he has a plan! In order to wake Wugou you will need to make as much noise as possible. Thankfully there is a conviently placed gong nearby, the only problem is the mallet is missing. The mallet, known as the Big Break Stick, is rumored to be held by Raggis, an oversized and very angry rabbit, at the Ki-Han Brewery near the river to the southwest. Defeat Raggis, take the mallet, and return to Ji.
Jojo is back and he is determined to break something even more difficult than before. He tasks you with collecting wood planks from the construction taking place near the Ki-Han Brewery. The Discarded Wood Planks can be found lying outside the brewery and sparkle making them easy targets. Collect 12 Discarded Wood Planks and return to Jojo. 
Raucous Rousing Not in the Face!
Ji Firepaw
Dai-Lo Farmstead
Ji Firepaw
Dai-Lo Farmstead
With the recovery of the mallet, waking Wugou is within your reach. You have been selected to have the honor of ringing the gong. To do this simply click on the gong next to Wugou and hang on. Perhaps you should have looked for something to cover your ears….
Sadly, the gong didn’t even make Wugou flinch, but Ji has another plan! You will be enlisting the help of Shu to spray Wugou in the face with some rather chilly water. Hopefully Wugou is a good sport. Shu can be found in a small pool just to the north of the gong, behind the tree. Speak with Shu to enlist his help. 
The Spirit and Body of Shen-Zin Su
Ji Firepaw
Dai-Lo Farmstead
With Wugou finally awake, its time to escort both water and earth spirits back to the Temple of the Five Dawns. Once again, walking is not necessary, simply hitch a ride in the car that brought you here. Jump in the cart and enjoy the ride. 

Quest Hub - Morning Breeze Village

With Wugou and Shu safely at rest in the temple, it is time to seek out the final spirit; Dafeng. Dafeng can often be found on the Ridge of Laughing Winds to the west, and this is where you will seek him out. A breeze will carry you to the top of the temple. From here use the bridges to carry you west where you will find Aysa and Ji. Once you’ve reached Morning Breeze Village and spoken to Ji Firepaw you will realize that there are a few small tasks you must take care of before you continue on your search for the last spirit. These tasks come in the form of three quests which come from various townsfolk. A perfect distraction while you once again wait for Aysa to finish meditating. 

Rewritten Wisdoms Something Really Tough
Ji Firepaw
Morning Breeze Village
Jojo Ironbrow
Morning Breeze Village
It seems those pesky monkeys are causing trouble again. This time they are befouling the Scrolls of Wisdom hand written by Elder Shaopai. The scrolls cannot be saved, and must be destroyed. Seek out the Scrolls of Wisdom outside the village to the south. These scrolls can be found hanging from large stones scattered throughout the Ridge of Laughing Winds. Click on the scrolls to burn them and rid the world of their taint as well as enjoying a little monkey wisdom along the way. Burn 5 Defaced Scrolls of Wisdom to complete this quest. Our old friend Jojo is back and in his typical fashion he has requested that you bring him something even harder for him to break into smithereens. This time the target is Abandoned Stone Blocks that, like the scrolls above, can be found scattered over the ground in the Ridge of the Laughing Wind. The stone blocks sparkle like most quest items and are very easy to spot. Pick up 12 Abandoned Stone Blocks by clicking on them to complete this quest. Return to Jojo and watch him do what he does best; break things. 
Tools of the Enemy The Direct Solution
Elder Shaopai
Morning Breeze Village
Ji Firepaw
Morning Breeze Village
To paint over the Scroll’s of Wisdom the pesky Hozen have stolen paint brushes from the village. To prevent them from doing even more harm you are tasked by Master Shaopai, the original writer of the scrolls, with killing the monkeys and retrieving eight of the Paint Soaked Brushes. Hozen can be found lurking throughout the Ridge of the Laughing Winds. With a seeming 100% drop rate on the brushes collecting eight will be a snap.
Ji Firepaw has become tired with round about methods when dealing with the pesky Hozen. He wants to take a more direct route; enter their village and wipe out 14 Fe Fang Hozen. The Hozen village can be found north of Morning Breeze Village. Kill any combination of the Hozen found inside or directly outside the village to complete this quest.
Do No Evil Monkey Advisory Warning
Ji Firepaw
Morning Breeze Village
Ji Firepaw
Morning Breeze Village
Apparently all this killing has Ji feeling a bit guilty and he explains that the way of the Huojin is not one of violence. In a gesture of mercy he suggests that you seek out the leader of the Hozen in the hopes that not all the monkey people will need to be slaughtered to stop the attacks. Seek out Ruk-ruk just outside the Hozen village located north of Morning Breeze Village. Once inside the village head east outside the village where you will find Ruk-Ruk a short distance away with a horde of fireworks. Kill him to complete this quest.
The Hozen have been stealing everything from food to fireworks from the village. Ji seems fine with leaving them the food, but the fireworks are another story. While you are in the Hozen village, located north of Morning Breeze Village, recover 8 Stolen Firework Bundles. The Stolen Firework Bundles are scattered throughout the Village and are easy to spot thanks to their distinctive sparkles.
Something Too Tough? Balanced Perspective
Jade Tiger Pillar
Hozen Village
Ji Firepaw
Morning Breeze Village
Just before entering the Hozen village you will notice a Jade Tiger Pillar. A very hard Jade Tiger Pillar. This looks like a perfect challenge for Jojo Ironbrow. Accept the quest from the pillar and return it to Jojo who can be found inside Morning Breeze Village. Will this challenge prove to be his undoing?
It is time for you to speak to Aysa and find out the results of her meditation. In order to reach her you must cross the lake using the ropes starting at the end of the dock in Morning Breeze Village. Walk onto the first rope to begin then navigate you way carefully to Aysa in the center of Morning Breeze Lake. If you fall from the ropes you will need to swim back to shore and begin again at the docks. Speak to Aysa upon your arrival.
Dafeng, the Spirit of Air
Aysa Cloudsinger
The Pools of Reflection
During her meditation Aysa has discovered that Dafeng, the spirit of air, has been chased from the skies by the Onyx Serpent. Dafend can be found hiding within the Chamber of Whispers on the south side of the plateau. Go there by taking the road leading south from Morning Breeze Village through the Ridge of the Laughing Winds, you will find Aysa and Ji waiting. Wait for the winds inside the chamber to settle, then make your way to the end of the hallway where you will find Dafeng

Quest Hub - Chamber of Whispers

Inside the Chamber of Whispers you will encounter Dafeng, the mighty spirit of air. Although at the moment he doesn’t seem so mighty. Scared into hiding by the Onyx Serpent, Dafeng needs a hero to help him face his fears.

Battle for the Skies Worthy of Passing
Aysa Cloudsinger
Chamber of Whispers
Master Shang Xi
Chamber of Whispers
Dafeng is terrified of the Onyx Serpent and will not leave the chamber with it still roaming the skies. Either Dafeng must face his fear, or you must face it for him. Ji, who can be found outside the Chamber of Whispers has a plan; use the fireworks recovered from the Hozen to defeat the serpent. The fireworks can be found set up directly outside the chamber. Click on the firework barrels to shoot them at the serpent until he has been defeated, then speak with Master Shang Xi.  Before you commune with the elemental spirits Master Shang Xi has one final request; escort him through the Elder’s Path. Follow Shang up the path, where you will find your final challenge in the Guardian of the Elders. Defeat the guardian to prove your worth and gain entrance into the Wood of Staves. The guardian is fairly easy to defeat by relying on the basic combat abilities you have used thus far.

Quest Hub - The Wood of Staves

Once inside the Wood of Staves your task of returning the spirits is almost complete. Before you can finish though, you will need to complete a few simple tasks for Master Shang Xi while he prepares for your commune with the spirits.

Unwelcome Nature Small, But Significant
Master Shang Xi
Wood of Staves
Master Shang Xi
Wood of Staves
Inside the Wood of Staves are many creatures, however, some of the most viscious are the Thronbranch Scamps. While you have faced these creatures before, the ones inside the wood are far more fearsome and will not hesitate to attack. These scamps also have the ability to summon mirror images if left alive to long, which are easy to kill, but distracting and potentially deadly nonetheless. Kill eight Thornbranch Scamps, found throughout the wood, to earn the thanks of the spirits. Our old friend Jojo is back and in his typical fashion he has requested that you bring him something even harder for him to break into smithereens. This time the target is Abandoned Stone Blocks that, like the scrolls above, can be found scattered over the ground in the Ridge of the Laughing Wind. The stone blocks sparkle like most quest items and are very easy to spot. Pick up 12 Abandoned Stone Blocks by clicking on them to complete this quest. Return to Jojo and watch him do what he does best; break things. 
Passing Wisdom The Suffering of Shen-Zin Su
Master Shang Xi
Wood of Staves
Aysa Cloudsinger
Wood of Staves
Soon you will be undertaking this journey you are on without the assistance of Master Shang Xi. Before that time comes though, he intends to pass on as much knowledge as possible. Listen to the wisdom Master Shang Xi has to offer to complete this quest. Master Shang Xi‘s time upon this world is done, however you have much to do. Seek out Aysa by following the path leading east where you will find her and Ji with Shang Xi’s Hot Air Balloon.
Put your grieving aside, Shen-Zin Su awaits you. Climb aboard the hot air balloon by clicking on it to start upon the final leg of your journey. Once aboard the balloon you will be joined by Aysa and Ji who will accompany you to speak with Shen-Zin Su to discover the cause of his suffering. Report your findings to Elder Shaopai inside the Temple of the Five Dawns in Mandori Village.
Bidden to Greatness
Elder Shaopai
Temple of the Five Dawns
The cause of Shen-Zin Su’s pain is a rather large crashed ship containing distinctly hairless creatures. It is up to you to remove this “thorn” from the side of Shen-Zin Su. In the Pei-Wu Forest you will find a hermit, he will know of the things that now lurk in the trees. To reach the hermit you must exit the temple to the south and continue along the path to the gates of Mandori Village. Continue past these gates following the path until you reach another set of gates leading to the Pei-Wu Forest. These gates will two open after a short dialog. Continue following Ji, Aysa, and Jojo along the path to seek out the hermit and a rather unexpected guest.

Quest Hub - Forlorn Hut

Upon your arrival at the Forlorn Hut you will learn that the ship that has lodged in Shen-Zin Su’s side is an Alliance ship containing several Horde prisoners. Before you can address the issue of removing the thorn, you must first discover the evil that the hermit Wei Palerage has sensed in the surrounding forest as well as assist the Horde in finding their missing engineer, the only person who may be able to dislodge the thorn from Shen-Zin Su’s side.

Preying on the Predators Stocking Stalks
Wei Palerage
Forlorn Hut
Korga Strongmane
Forlorn Hut
The forest is a dangerous place, now more than ever before. Ever since Shen-Zin Su began shaking the aniamls have become agitated, and none more so than the Amur Tigers. These tigers have begun to attack the refugees at random and must be stopped so that any remaining survivors may reach safety. Amur Tigers can be found in the area surrounding the Forlorn Hut. Kill six Amur Tigers to complete this quest and return to Wei Palerage. The Horde survivors are injured and desperate for food. Despite this, they vow to stand with you no matter the circumstance, however, they need stronger weapons. To aid them head to the area surrounding the Forlorn Hut and look for Broken Bamboo Stalks under bamboo clusters. The broken stalks sparkle and are easy to locate. Pick up 10 of the Broken Bamboo Stalks to compete this quest and return them to Korga Strongmane at the Forlorn Hut.
Wrecking the Wreck
Ji Firepaw
Forlorn Hut
In order to remove the Alliance ship you must help the Horde survivors find the location of their engineer. He was last seen somewhere in the western forest. To find the missing engineer follow Ji down the path leading west out of the village. A short distance away you will find the engineer as well as several other survivors at a small camp.

Quest Hub - Pei-Wu Forest

Upon discovery of the camp your hopes of an easy solution to removing the ship are dashed as the Makael Bay, the once missing engineer, details what you will need to complete the task. At least there will be explosives involved right?

Handle With Care Evil From the Seas
Makael Bay
Pei-Wu Forest
Ji Firepaw
Pei-Wu Forest
To remove the wreckage of the Allianace ship you will need explosives, lots and lots of explosives. While the survivors collected as many as they could before leaving the ship, there were many left behind. Seek out the wreckage to the south of the camp. Search the ground and the bodies littering the shore for six Packed Explosive Charges.  While finding explosives are a priority, so is the evil that is emerging from the seas to wreck havoc on the Pandaren. Ji knows how to take care of this problem and so do you. Kill eight Darkened Horrors or Darkened Terrors which can be found in the woods directly outside the camp.
Urgent News
Ji Firepaw
Pei-Wu Forest
Ji is sure that Aysa won’t be a fan of the explosives. He is leaving it up to you to break the news to her and convince her that the plan is a good one. You can find Aysa at the Skyfire Crash-Site by traveling east of the camp to the road then taking the road south. The campsite is marked by an Alliance flag. 

Quest Hub - Skyfire Crash Site

Your message will have to wait. Upon arriving at the crash site you will find that Aysa has taken it upon herself to save the Alliance crew and is no where to be found. There is nothing to do but wait for Aysa, and help out where you can.

None Left Behind Medical Supplies
Alliance Officer
Skyfire Crash Site
Alliance Officer
Skyfire Crash Site
While Aysa’s efforts are valiant they are not nearly enough. Help the Alliance crew by rescuing 3 Injured Sailors from the wreckage before it collapses. The crash site can be found directly west of the Alliance encampment. Injured Sailors can be found lying on the ground throughout the crash. Click on a sailor to pick him up and return him to the Alliance camp. You may only carry one sailor at a time.  To tend to the ever growing numbers of injured you must acquire medical supplies. Inside the crash you can find Crates of Medical Supplies that will work perfectly. The crash site can be found west of the Alliance camp and the Crates of Medical Supplies can be found scattered throughout it. These quest items sparkle and are easy to locate.  
From Bad to Worse An Ancient Evil 
Jojo Ironbrow
Skyfire Crash Site
Jojo Ironbrow
Skyfire Crash Site
It is revealed that the evil creatures that are invading the land emerged from the sea to collect the wreckage of the crashed ship. It is disheartening for the survivors to watch as these evil creatures gorge themselves on their misfortune. Defeat 8 Deep Sea Tormentors to help ease the pain of the survivors. Deep Sea Tormentors can be found in the crash site to the west of the Alliance camp.
Trouble is afoot. One of the returning sailors has spotted Aysa in the wreckage of the ship facing off against a Deep Sea Nightmare. She needs help and quickly. Return to the crash site west of the Alliance camp where you will find Aysa in combat. Join in and help her defeat the creature before its too late. Only you and other players on this portion of the quest will be able to see the creature. Speak to Aysa once the battle is over.
Risking It All A New Fate
Aysa Cloudsinger
Skyfire Crash Site
Ji Firepaw
Skyfire Crash Site
Aysa is, as expected, against Ji’s plan to remove the ship from the side of Sen-zin Su. She insists that you think of another way before Ji carries out his plan. Follow Aysa up the stairs to confront Ji, who convinces her the plan is the right one. Ji will blow the ship free and open a gaping wound on Shen-Zin Su. You must free up the healers who are being attacked by Deep Sea Raveagers. As the wound is healed a bar on the bottom of your screen will feel. The more healers that are active, the faster the bar will fill. When the healing is complete speak with Ji again.
Shen-Zin Su’s pain is ended and while Aysa still disagrees with the choice, the results cannot be denied. It is time to return to the Temple of the Five Dawns to let those there know of your victory. Walking will not be required. A cart is waiting near the Skyfire Crash Site to take you to your destination. Head north east from Ji to find your ride. 

Inside the Temple of the Five Dawns you will find the Spirit of Master Shang Xi. He expresses his gratitude and his realization that the world at large needs healing, ot just Shen-zin Su, and you and the rest of the Pandaren race may be able to offer it. It is here that you will choose your destiny as part of the Horde or Alliance. Choose wisely as you can never go back. Once you have chosen you will be transported via hot air balloon to either Stormwind or Orgrimmar.

Congratulations adventurer on completing the Pandaren starting zone!

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