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Hallow's End

Hallow's End is a Halloween-style event that takes place at the mid-end of October.

When the decorations of Hallow's End light up Azeroth's cities, you know there's mischief afoot! Seek special vendors in Orgrimmar or Ironforge and get your hands on treats! Aid a sick orphan in a little trick-or-treating! Darkcaller Yanka, attending the Forsaken's Wickerman Festival, and Sergeant Hartman of Southshore are seeking your aid in keeping the enemy out of their holiday affairs - are you up to the challenge?

Lore

The day was once used for a festival near the end of harvest for humans of Lordaeron; the Forsaken later bastardized this practice, and now use the evening for their mysterious "Wickerman" rituals.[1] (APG 139)

Hallow's End marks the day the group of undead, who would later be known as the Forsaken, broke free of the Lich King's dominance and once again regained their free will. They celebrate this occasion by setting fire to a wickerman after a short speech from Sylvanas herself and smearing the ashes across their faces.

Why the Alliance or any other Horde race would celebrate Forsaken's version of the event is unclear. It seems some people will use any excuse to throw a party.

In the Warcraft book Arthas: Rise of the Lich King it its revealed that Hallow's End was celebrated by the Alliance before the Scourge even came to Lordaeron.

Fun Stuff

  • The Headless Horseman is terrorizing the villages of Azeroth!
    See World Spawns for Village Event section for more details.
    • Each of the following towns is attacked by the Headless Horseman: Kharanos, Goldshire, Azure Watch, Razor Hill, Brill and Falconwing Square
    • The attack begins with the horseman settings fires onto buildings within the town. Players must put out the fires using buckets of water.
    • The horseman will come into the village and must be fought. He is level 11 and non-elite.
    • When defeated, a pumpkin is left on the ground which can be smashed for loot by every player.
  • Black Cats are around cities... be careful though, if you kill one, you will gain "Bad Luck" for two hours. During this time, you will sense your impending doom... Has no effect on your stats, lost after death.
HallowsEndCat

Being a cat during Hallow's End isn't so bad...

Quests

Each of the 3 main quests will reward you with a number of [Hallow's End Pumpkin Treat]s and 250 reputation with your faction, either Alliance or Horde.

Neutral

Alliance

Horde

Note: Make sure you aren't in a raid for Wickerman trying to do any of these quests.

Be sure to visit the In-Game Events page of the Community section for screenshots!

Achievements

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Note: Meta achievements are located in a separate table at the bottom of this section.

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