Hellfire Peninsula Leveling Guide
The first step youÂre going to want to take is to go through the Dark Portal. This starts with the quest ÂThrough the Dark PortalÂ available outside of the Dark Portal in the blasted lands. Take the road south of the Nethergarde Keep to arrive at your destination. A representative of the Horde is here who offers the quest.
The next step is to walk through the glowing green portal into the Stairs of Destiny in Hellfire Peninsula. Here youÂll be given the followup quest Arrival in Outland which leads to Journey to Thrallmar. This quick quest chain will reward you with some experience and a flight to Thrallmar. Go ahead and accept the flight and journey to the first major quest hub in Outland.
Once youÂre in Thrallmar turn in ÂJourney to ThrallmarÂ and accept ÂReport to NazgrelÂ which leads to ÂEradicate the Burning LegionÂ. Turn that quest in and get ÂI Work for the Horde!Â, ÂBonechewer Blood,ÂÂ and ÂFelspark RavineÂ.
Our first goal is to get the new gear available in Outland so we can withstand the next series of quests. Our first quest combo will ÂBonechewer BloodÂ and ÂI Work for the HordeÂ both of which are done right outside of Thrallmar. Pretty easy. Get the blood from the Bonechewer Orcs and the wood/metal from the ground. Once this is finished head over to (63,36) and kill one Dreadcaller, four Flamewalker Imps, and six Infernal Warbringers. There shouldnÂt be much difficulty in that. When you are finished head back to Thrallmar and accept ÂBurn it Up for the Horde!,Â ÂForward Base: ReaverÂs Fall,Â and ÂApothercary Zelana.Â
LetÂs get ÂBurn It Up For The Horde!Â done in a jiffy. (55,53) for the Western Cannon and (60,52) for the Eastern Cannon. TheyÂre hard to miss and right across the ridge outside of Thrallmar. Once done, feel free to return and turn it in.
Head to ReaverÂs Fall (65,43) and turn in the quests there and accept ÂDisrupt Their ReinforcementsÂ and ÂSpinebreaker PostÂ.
Head to (70,45) for the first portal you need to blowup for ÂDisrupt Their ReinforcementsÂ and start farming demons until you have about three Demonic Rune Stones (youÂll get the fourth generally clearing the second portal out). Destroy the first portal and then head to (74,38) and destroy the second one. They need two stones each, but theyÂre easy to come back. Return to ReaverÂs Fall.
Turn in the quest and accept ÂMission: GatewayÂs Murketh and ShaadrezÂ. This is a simple bombing run where you have to destroy two portal portals. Click the item and then the ground on the portal and you should be done in no time. Return and pickup ÂThe Abysmal Shelf.Â
ÂThe Abysmal ShelfÂ is an easy bombing run, but you need to be quick. If you fail to get all of the targets within the designated time you will find yourself having to go through the long flight again. Once that is complete turn in the quest, receive ÂReturn to Thrallmar,Â and then head back over to Thrallmar.
In Thrallmar accept the quest ÂForge Camp Mageddon.Â Go to (65,29) and start killing GanÂarg until you have ten of them. If you see Razorsaw go ahead and kill him too, but be sure the area around him is clear otherwise youÂll get your face smashed in. He will drop a quest item (Burning Legion Missive) thatÂll give you the quest ÂVile Plans.Â ItÂs a 100% drop. When youÂre done return to Thrallmar.
Pickup the quest ÂCannons of RageÂ and ÂThe Assassin.Â ÂFalcon WatchÂ should also be available at this time. Return to where you were at (65,29) and kill the cannons until the quest is complete. Return to Thrallmar and pickup ÂDoorway to the AbyssÂ.
Go to (53,27) and kill ArixÂAmal and use his item on the nearby gateway. Make sure itÂs clear around him before you pull otherwise, like Razorsaw, heÂll smash your face in. Otherwise heÂs an easy to kill mob. Again, return to Thrallmar and turn the quest in, but SKIP CruelÂs Intentions. ItÂs a difficult elite and weÂre skipping all group quests.
Walk to Spinebreaker Post (the southern part of Hellfire Peninsula) or take the bird at (66,43) at ReaverÂs Fall. Here accept ÂBoiling Blood,Â ÂMake Them Listen,Â ÂPreparing the Salve,Â ÂThe Warp Rifts,Â and ÂWanted: Worg Master Kruush.Â
ÂPreparing the SalveÂ can be done now. The Spineleaf are directly outside of Spinebreaker. When you have completed getting them (you can put it off and do it at a later point or just get them as you walk around) you can turn it in and get ÂInvestigate the Crash.Â
Go to (49,74) and get ÂIn Case of EmergencyÂ Â
(pick up broken parts all over the ground) and ÂRavager Egg Roundup.Â I personally skip the Ravager Egg Roundup and pickup the parts while I do the next couple of quests. When you have the parts just run it back whenever you have time. There is a followup that will take you back to the Warp Rifts (50,80) which is easy and simple to do. Any other followups can be skipped.
Head towards (65,78) and kill the Unyielding there to finish the quest. A Myseterious Tome will drop which will give you the ÂDecipher the TomeÂ quest. Feel free to run back to Spinebreaker at any time and turn the quest in to get ÂThe Battle Horn.Â
Once you have ÂThe Battle HornÂ head to (54,83) and finish it there.
Return back (ÂMake Them ListenÂ should be done by now) and get ÂBloody Vengeance.Â Go to (63,77) at the ramp and use the horn. Ghost will help you so feel free to back up and let them get agro on the enemy.
Return to Spinebreaker Post and get ÂHonor the Fallen.Â Run to (56,77) to turn the quest in. YouÂre now finished with this quest line. Oh, and feel free to drag any enemies to the quest turnin. You donÂt need to bother killing them.
Â Head to ÂThe Warp RiftsÂ at 50,80 and enter near a purple glowing thing and use the generator to spawn voidwalkers. Kill three and head back to Spinebreaker Post. YouÂll be given the followup ÂVoid Ridge.Â
Go to ZethÂGor (65,70) and kill orcs for their blood. YouÂll need to boil the blood in the cauldron at (65,70) for it to qualify as a proper quest item.
At (77,68) you will be in The Void Ridge. Kill the voidwalkers here for 40 shards. The collapsing voidwalkers will explode, so back up when they start channeling. When youÂre done run back to Spinebreaker Post.
Turn in all of your quests and get ÂZethÂGor Must Burn!,Â ÂThe Eyes of Grillok,Â and ÂFrom the Abyss.Â Go to 81,78 and use the item to spawn Baron Galaxis. HeÂll come with two adds, but if you focus on him you shouldnÂt have much of a problem. Head back up to ZethÂGor.
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Hellfire Peninsula Leveling Guide
At ZethÂGor you need to kill peons for torches. Get four torches and go to the forge on the western side and use it at (69,69), (69,70), (69,79), and (68,73). While there, use the item given to you on an Eye of Grillok that you see roaming about. Once done, return back to Spinebreaker Post.
The only followup should be ÂGrilok ÂDarkeye.ÂÂ Go to (64,70) in front of the cauldron and kill his two guards that pull separately. Then pull him. HeÂs pretty tough, but any class should be able to solo him. Return to Spinebreaker and youÂll be given ÂApothecary Antonivish.Â Now is the time to finish the Spineleaf/In Case of Emergency/Voidwalkers Gone Mad quest line if you havenÂt. Instructions above.
Return to Thrallmar (via a flight) and turn in ÂApothecary AntonivishÂ at (52,36). HeÂll give you the quest ÂA Burden of SoulsÂ. From here go to Hellfire Citadel and kill the Shattered Hand Orcs up and down the ridge or around the base until you have 20 souls. Walk back to Thrallmar and youÂll get the quest ÂDemonic ScryerÂ.
Go to (44,51) and use the item. An event starts with imps and orcs spawning. Kill the imps and orcs until the scryer is finished doing whatever it is that it does. Talk to it to get a quest complete. Return to Thrallmar to get ÂReport to NazgrelÂ which should be turned in for some free XP. ÂThe Foot of the CitadelÂ is a group quest weÂre going to skip.
You should be about level 61 now. If youÂre not, itÂs alright, but weÂre about halfway done with Hellfire Penninsula. We have one quest hub (Falcon Watch), one quest line (the MagÂHar), and one mini quest hub (the Cenarion Outpost) left to do. That doesnÂt mean there isnÂt a lot to do!
I normally get rid of the MagÂHar line first. Make your way to (33,34) and wait for the quest to complete for ÂThe Assassin.Â Talk to the corpse (how does that work?) and get a ÂA Strange Weapon.Â Walk south to Falcon Watch and take the flightpoint back to Thrallmar or just walk back to Thrallmar. Once back at Thrallmar turn in the quest and accept ÂThe WarchiefÂs Mandate.Â The Farseer is right outside and she will take that quest and turn it into ÂA Spirit Guide.Â
Go back to the corpse (33,34) and use the wolf item. Follow it until youÂre inside their village and get the followup to that called ÂThe MagÂHarÂ. From there youÂre going to want to walk all the way back to Thrallmar where youÂll get ÂMessenger to Thrall.Â I hold that quest in my log until I go back to Orgimmar to get my spells and skip the followup.
With that done, itÂs time to move on to Falcon Watch. Either fly or walk there (itÂs south of the corpse, the big Blood Elf tower, you canÂt miss it). Turn in ÂFalcon WatchÂ and pick up ÂReport to Zurai,Â ÂThe Great Fissure,Â ÂTrueflight Arrows,Â ÂHelping the Cenarion Post,Â ÂBirds of a Feather,Â ÂArelionÂs Journal,Â ÂSource of the Corruption,Â ÂIn Need of Felblood,Â and ÂMagic of the Arakkoa.Â
LetÂs get the quests with the birdmen (Arakkoa) out of the way. Go to (26,73) and start killing birdmen and looting nests. If you get a female bird use the cage on it. There will be a Blood Elf NPC in a cage who will have a ? on the map if itÂs up. Walk over to the cage and speak with the trapped Blood Elf who will give you ÂRoad to Falcon Watch.Â
This escort is very easy if youÂre good at multiple enemies and will complete ÂMagic of the ArokkoaÂ or get you almost done with it through the birdmen youÂll be fighting. Follow the NPC killing the birdmen as they spawn until you get back to Falcon Watch. Here, turn in any quests and head back to finish up the ÂBirds of a FeatherÂ quest.
On the way stop at (22,68) for a bag on a purple rug. ItÂs for the followup ÂA PilgramÂs Plight.Â
On your second trip into the den make your way up to 25,75 (getting any bird nests looking for the female) on the second floor and fight Avruu. HeÂll drop AvruuÂs Orb which gives the quest ÂAvruuÂs Orb.Â Go to 29,81 deep into the den and use the orb.
ItÂll spawn Aeranas. Fight until he gives up and turn the quest back into him. As long as ÂBirds of a FeatherÂ is done you are now done here.
When you leave head to (30,63) in the Great Fissure and kill eight Whelps and 3 Alphas. Stop attacking when they turn red and look for the Alphas up on the ridges and hills.
When youÂre done, return to Falcon Watch and turn in all of your quests. Pick up the quest ÂMarking the Path.Â Go to the various beacons (29,60) West, (34,59) Central, and (36,65) Southern. Light them and fight the Stonescythe that spawn. When done you can turn the quest in if you wish.
Go to (15,52) where the Cenarion Outpost is located. YouÂll get the following quests here: ÂDemonic Contamination,Â ÂKeep Thornfang Hill Clear!,Â ÂThe Cenarion Expedition,Â and ÂColossal Menace.Â
This guide rarely goes over elite quests. However, Colossal Menace is a soloable one for healing classes. If you are a class that can solo give it a try. Use your heals and damage attacks and kill the smaller creatures when they spawn. ItÂs just north of the camp and canÂt hurt to try it.
For ÂDemonic ContaminationÂ go to (24,54) or really outside of the camp and kill Hulking Hellboars for the blood. YouÂll need six of them. Turn that quest in for ÂTesting the Antidote.Â Return to where you were killing the Hellboars and use the item on a boar which will turn into Dreadtusk. Kill it and youÂre done.
While in the area go to (21,42) and kill Bonestripper Vultures for eight tail feathers. They come in clumps if youÂre not careful and are attracted to corpses. So kill them away from the big group of birds.
Now itÂs time to go to the Pools of Agganor. Head to the pools (east of the MagÂHar) and kill 10 Terrorfiends, get five Felblood from the Terrorfiends, and kill slimes for ArelionÂs Journal. Smaller slimes can drop the book.
When done head to (15,58) and kill the Taskmasters for 5 Demonic Essences. But wait there is more! If you go to the quest giver at the entrance of the zone he will give you a quest to find Naladu. Sneak past Arezeth the Merciless (he does leave the top of the stairs) and go to (16,65). YouÂll get a quest called ÂA Traitor Among Us.Â Go to (14,63) and get the key. Return to Naladu and get ÂThe Dreghood Elders.Â
Go to (15,58) for Akoru, (13,58) for Aylaan, and (13,61) for Morod. Return and get ÂArezethÂs Demise.Â Use the item on Arezeth and heÂll become Âthe powerless.Â Kill his powerless self to end the questline here.
The last official quest that I would do before heading to Zangarmarsh is Keep Thornfang Hiill Clear at (13,51). Kill the critters there and return to turn in all of your quests that youÂve done.
Optional follow-ups include ArelionÂs Secret. Follow the road between Falcon Watch and Zangarmarsh until you see a Blood Elf named Aledis. Talk to him, defeated him, and turn the quest in. I always skip the followup since it requires a trip to Zangarmarsh.
Another optional followup is The Cleansing Must Be Stopped. Go to (39,40) and a group of Draenei will spawn. They can bubble and heal and there will be three of him. You only need one of them dead so try to focus on DPSing him down.
You should now be done with Hellfire Peninsula. If you started at level 58 then you should be at least level 61 now. I started at 58 and did one instance run and was level 62 and a half with some rested experience. Your mileage may vary. Continue on to our Zangarmarsh guide from here.