Hermit Ortell is a level 58 quest giver located at Ortell's Hideout [66, 70]
in the contested territory of Silithus. He also serves as a quest giver within Mount Hyjal near Darkwhisper Pass[71, 58]
as Elementalist Ortell.


Hermit Ortell was once member of the Twilight's Hammer cult, but has recently deserted the sect. However, the Twilight's Hammer are not kind to those that leave their ranks, and since Ortell's retirement, they have attempted to hunt him down, but he fooled them so they believe he's in a cave system in Westfall. Needless to say, an enemy of theirs is a friend of his.


See List of Silithus NPCs.

Note: An exact copy of this cave exists at the coordinates [87, 43]
in Dun Morogh. When you enter, you join Silithus general chat.

Twilight Texts

Having completed all of his quests, adventurers may choose to hand in Inv misc note 06 [Encrypted Twilight Text] to him, instead of giving them to Bor Wildmane in Cenarion Hold. If you hand in a stack of 10 Encrypted Twilight Texts to Hermit Ortell, he will try to decrypt them and send them to you. This will not raise your reputation with Cenarion Circle!

A few hours after the turn-in, Ortell will send you a Inv misc bag 20 [Decoded True Believer Clippings] containing the following items:

Mount Hyjal

Hermit Ortell, now wearing proper clothes, appears in Mount Hyjal as Elementalist Ortell. He stands next to the air elemental Aeolos. He is also hiding within an outhouse at the Forge of Supplication and offers quests from there (see Outhouse Hideout).



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