Reclaiming Echo Isles - Zalazane's Fall Walkthrough
Driven from their homeland by the more powerful Gurubashi Empire, the Darkspear Trolls took up residence on a distant island, only to have their homes destroyed by an evil sea witch. The Darkspears then sought refuge with the Horde, and were eventually granted permission to make their homes on the Echo Isles. Once again the Darkspears were plagued with disaster, the diabolical witch doctor Zalazan managed to divide the tribe and claimed Echo Isles as his own.
Determined to not let their homeland slip away once again the Darkspears erected a temporary villages on the shores of Durotar and have since been preparing to win back their home. Now the Darkspear tribe is finally ready to make their last stand and reclaim what is rightfully theirs and they need your help. To aid the Trolls players must first complete the brand new quest chain titled: Zalazane’s Fall. Continue on for a complete walkthrough for this quest line.
***Caution: Spoilers Below!***
Even players who are not overly familiar with the Sen’jin Village will be able to see that the area is much changed from the Sen’jin of the past. The small village is without question on the verge of war. An army of Darkspear warriors, lead by Vol’jin himself, stand at the ready, command tents have been erected and the witch doctors are dancing like they have never danced before. The Darkspears are without a doubt ready to fight and die if necessary to reclaim their lost homeland and you will amazingly enough
Da Perfect Spies
Just behind the village proper, close to the shore, you will be introduced to Vanira. Vanira will waste no time in requesting your help to prepare for the upcoming battle. So for your first task you will be assisting in a simple scouting mission. You, however, will not be doing the scouting. Instead you will be capturing spy frogs that will eventually do all the scouting for you and in turn the Darkspear Trolls. The frogs can be found hopping all over the village and are easy to catch with some right clicking action. Once you have captured 5 frogs return to Vanira for your next assignment.
Now that you have collected the frogs Vanira needs you to make sure they end up in the proper location to begin their information collection. Vanira will attune the frogs to her eyesight and you will be sent to Handler Marnlek (located nearby) on a frogging mission, which turns out be a lot like the bombing mission except with frogs. Speak to the flight master to start your mission and get ready to throw some frogs at the targets that will be visible on the ground. Thankfully the bat will continuously fly around the islands until you have managed to hit 12 targets, this is especially nice for those of us who have perpetually bad aim.
Trollin’ For Volunteers
Your next assigntment will come from Champion Uzu’zin who can be found just down the beach from Vanira. Uzu’zin requests the very mundane task of heading to Razor Hill and recruiting the Trolls there for the cause. On a brighter note, he does give you a very cool drum to help you along with the recruiting process. What better way to get Trolls ready for war than with a pounding drum? Using your animal magnetism, speak with and convince the Trolls of Razor Hill to come and do battle. Honestly though not a single Troll said no in my experience so not much animal magnetism is really needed. Return to Uzu’zin with your 5 Troll recruits in tow to complete this quest.
Lady of Da Tigers
Your work never ends apparently because Vanira has another quest for you. Apparently her spy frogs have done their work and have reported back with some very strange information. There appears to be a very odd tiger located on Echo Isle that the other cats avoid and of course you are chosen to go check it out. To aid you Vanira imbues you with the Spirit of the Tiger which turns you into a very fast, very cool upright walking tiger. After your transformation set out to the island that is located directly above the E in Echo Isles on your map, and face off with the tiger found there.
I personally did this by mashing buttons with little trouble. If you’re the more organized sort start by hitting 3, hit 2 three times to stack your damage over time ability and then spam 1. Be sure to hit 3 to keep yourself alive and 2 from time to time to keep your damage dot up. Thankfully you don’t actually have to defeat the tiger, once her health falls so low you will be presented with a surprise. This is no actual tiger but your very first encounter with a real Troll Druid. Apparently the Troll Druids have been in hiding awaiting the return of Vol’jin and are more than happy to join forces with the rest of the Darkspear tribe. Turn this quest into Vol’jin who can be found in the front of the raptor riders on the beach.
Dance of Da Spirits
With new allies on your side Vol’jin feels the time may be close to finally begin the attack. Before he makes this descion however he needs to consult with one of the prominent witch doctors in the village. Head over the bonfire and seek out Witch Doctor Hex’tok who will speak to the spirit world for you. Hex’tok then informs you that before beginning the battle Vol’jin should seek out another ally; Bwonsamdi the guardian of the dead. Share the Hex’tok’s instructions with Vol’jin and you will be presented with the item Darkspear Pride which transforms the user into a Darkspear Troll.
Preparin’ For Battle
The time for battle is nigh, so speak to Champion Uzu’zin who will send you to the bat handler. After a short flight you will touch down in the stading area. Here you will begin the battle for Echo Isles.
This event is on a timer much like the Undercity event and therefore you may find yourself waiting around for a bit. However once it begins, you and whatever players have rallied will be allowed to follow Vol’jin and his Troll warriors into battle. You literally almost cannot die here even if you tried so stick close to Vol’jin and have at it. Several sea creatures will join the cause along the way until the final epic showdown with Zalazane who is now without a doubt higher than a level 10.
Once Zalazane is good and dead you will be transported back to Sen’jin Village where you will be handsomely rewarded in the form of a shiny new achievement entitled; Zalazane’s Fall and a very unimpressive cloak. Congratulations on complete this quest line and helping the Trolls to reclaim the Echo Isles!