This quest is an optional breadcrumb quest leading to The Key to Scholomance quest chain quest chain.


Seek out High Executor Derrington. His base camp is located at the Bulwark, east of Tirisfal Glades and the Undercity.


Heroes of the realm, hear me - the Horde calls upon you for swift action!

A call to arms has been issued for all able bodied individuals to take up arms against the Scourge! Rumors fly of new threats rising from the ruins of the Eastern Kingdoms. They loom to the east of the Undercity, in the northern reaches of the lands now known as the Plaguelands!

Heroes of the realm - seek out High Executor Derrington, who has set up his base camp at the Bulwark, east of Tirisfal Glades!


Welcome to the Plaguelands, hero. This is one of the most dangerous frontiers in Azeroth, with the looming threat of the Scourge to our east, and then even further still eastward from there. I am glad to hear that the call of duty and service to the Horde did not fall on deaf ears with you!

If you are ready to get your hands dirty, then there is plenty for willing and able heroes to do here on the edge of the Plaguelands.


Upon completion of this quest you will gain:

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): The Horde version of the quest A Call to Arms: The Plaguelands! should now only be available once after accepting the quest.

Quest progression

  1. H [50] A Call to Arms: The Plaguelands! (optional)
  2. H [53] Scarlet Diversions
  3. H [56] All Along the Watchtowers
  4. H [55] Scholomance
  5. H [57] Skeletal Fragments
  6. H [57] Mold Rhymes With...
  7. H [57] Fire Plume Forged
  8. H [60G] Araj's Scarab
  9. H [60] The Key to Scholomance

External links

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