This quest is part of the introduction to [The Scepter of the Shifting Sands] quest chain to open the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj.

Objectives Edit

Locate the Crystalline Tear in Silithus and gaze into its depths.

Description Edit

In the southern desert of Silithus, near the sacred barrier, exists a single crystalline tear. This tear serves as a symbol of the great losses beset upon us during the War of the Shifting Sands. Locate this tear and gaze into its depths to gain enlightenment.


You can feel a great sorrow revolving around this crystal. The force is so powerful that you feel as if you might collapse and die of sadness.

Notes Edit

A very small red glowing crystal on the ground before the gates, it'd be easy to miss if it wasn't for the glow. Interact with it to start the next quest.

Rewards Edit

  • 9950 Exp
  • 75 Reputation with Brood of Nozdormu

Quest progression Edit

This is part of Inv hammer 25 [The Scepter of the Shifting Sands] quest chain introduction:

  1. Neutral 15 [60] What Tomorrow Brings
  2. Neutral 15 [60R] Only One May Rise
  3. Neutral 15 [60G] The Path of the Righteous
  4. Neutral 15 [60] Anachronos (requires neutral with Brood of Nozdormu)
  5. Neutral 15 [60] Long Forgotten Memories
  6. Neutral 15 [60] A Pawn on the Eternal Board
  7. Neutral 15 [60] The Charge of the Dragonflights

Patches and hotfixesEdit

WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.9.0 (03-Jan-2006): Added

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