Quick Facts
Related Flags
  • Sharable

Under the Shadow

Check your map to find an area under Scourge attack. Go there and damage a necropolis by defeating the Scourge around them. Return 10 of their Necrotic Runes to Commander Thomas Helleran at Light's Hope Chapel in the Eastern Plaguelands.
Necrotic Rune (10)


The floating necropolises of the Scourge plague the lands of Horde and Alliance alike. Tanaris, the Blasted Lands, Winterspring and the Burning Steppes are blanketed in the shadows of the flying fortresses.

Only through our combined efforts will they be repelled.

Each necropolis is supported by nearby magical circles, and among each circle swarms a host of undead creartures. We have determined that destroying these mindless hordes will destroy the circle's defenses.


You can choose one of these awards:
Blessed Wizard Oil Consecrated Sharpening Stone


It will take time to prevail against this threat. How have you fared, <name>?


You've done well, <name>. Through these incremental defeats, we shall prevail against this renewed Scourge threat.

Rest and recover, but then you must head out to the front again, lest we lose the ground we have gained today.

To aid you in your further battles, we will make some of our special items available to you in trade for more necrotic runes.


Upon completion of this quest you will gain: