Find Lieutenant Walden in the northwestern end of the Merchant Square.


What are you still doing here, citizen? Haven't you heard? The city's under complete lockdown.

Go see Lieutenant Walden -- he'll give you further directions for evacuation.


You will receive: 15Copper


Deep claw marks run through the man's corpse.


Before starting the quest, Liam says random statements to psyche up the guards:

  • I want the perimeter secured and the gates manned by two guards at all times. No one gets in, no one gets out.
  • We protected Gilneas from the Scourge. We protected Gilneas during the Northgate rebellion. We will protect Gilneas from whatever this new threat may be.
  • Stand ready, guards! We don't know how many intruders we're dealing with, but the Headlands are overrun and we're cut off from the harbor towns. Expect to be outnumbered.

On accept:

Panicked Citizen says: What... what are those things on the rooftops?

Completing this quest starts phase 2.

Quest progression

  1. Alliance 15 [1] Lockdown!
  2. Alliance 15 [2] Something's Amiss
  3. Alliance 15 [2] All Hell Breaks Loose / Alliance 15 [2] Evacuate the Merchant Square / Alliance 15 [2] Salvage the Supplies
  4. Alliance 15 [3] Royal Orders
  5. Class quests
  6. Alliance 15 [3] Safety in Numbers
  7. Alliance 15 [4] The Rebel Lord's Arsenal
  8. Alliance 15 [4] From the Shadows
  9. Alliance 15 [4] Message to Greymane
  10. Alliance 15 [4] Save Krennan Aranas
  11. Alliance 15 [4] Time to Regroup
  12. Alliance 15 [5] Sacrifices
  13. Alliance 15 [5] By Blood and Ash
  14. Alliance 15 [5] Never Surrender, Sometimes Retreat
  15. Alliance 15 [5] Last Stand

Patch history

Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3 (15-Nov-2010): Added

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