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Completing this quest results in Shadow Vault becoming a friendly (or neutral) quest hub.


Defeat General Lightsbane and then report your success back to Thassarian aboard the gunship, The Skybreaker.


Death knights, such as General Lightsbane, are held on too tight of a leash to be able to be turned from the Lich King's will except under the most extraordinary circumstances.

The general keeps himself within the vault overseeing the creation of new weapons. Disturb one of his weapon racks at the northern forge and I assure you, he will come. I'll send Vile, Lady Nightswood, and The Leaper in to help you.

If we are to finally own The Shadow Vault, General Lightsbane must fall!


I ask you, <name>, why would we be speaking again if General Lightsbane yet exists?


General Lightsbane and his forces are defeated? The Shadow Vault is taken?


The weapon rack is by the northern runeforge at [44.7, 19.8]

Lightsbane has ~65k health. Vile will spawn a few seconds in, so do as much damage as you can so the taunt will be effective. Vile will taunt as often as he can, but he only has ~8k HP so move quick.

General Lightsbane says: You're the one that's been disrupting things? This should be easy.
Vile says: SMASH!
Lady Nightswood says: My dear general, your time has come!

Quest progression

  1. Alliance 15 [80] It's All Fun and Games / Horde 15 [80] It's All Fun and Games
  2. Neutral 15 [80] I Have an Idea, But First...
  3. Neutral 15 [80] Free Your Mind
  4. Alliance 15 [80] If He Cannot Be Turned / Horde 15 [80] If He Cannot Be Turned
  5. Alliance 15 [80] The Shadow Vault / Horde 15 [80] The Shadow Vault
  6. Neutral 15 [80] The Duke
  7. Neutral 15 [80] Honor Challenge
  8. Neutral 15 [80] Shadow Vault Decree
  9. Neutral 15 [80] Get the Key
  10. Neutral 15 [80] Let the Baron Know

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