This quest starts the quest chain A King's Tribute quest chain. The Waterlogged Envelope is found in a static object, Waterlogged Letter[44, 93]


Deliver Sully Balloo's Letter to Sara Balloo.

Quest text

The waterlogged and war-torn envelope dissolves in your hands, leaving you with a few pages of a letter in your grasp, written with painstaking care.

The letter is addressed to a Mrs. Sara Balloo of Ironforge and begins, "My dear Sara...."


You look as though you have traveled a great distance and seen much turmoil in your time, <class>. These times we live in are trying on the soul. What news do you bring to me now?


You say you saw my Sully pinned beneath the icy waters? Say it isn't so!

Let me read what he wrote....

Cut scene upon completion

Sara Balloo reads Sully's letter page by page.
Sara Balloo says: This isn't fair! My dearest Sully! Come back to me! No, <name>! Why did you bring me such news!


Upon completion of this quest you will gain:


The Waterlogged Envelope is in the hand of a skeleton[44.30, 92.93]
at the bottom of the river near the pillars supporting the Thandol Span. You have to click on the letter, not the skeleton.

Sully Balloo's Letter is a homage to a letter written by Sullivan Ballou during the Civil War, rewritten to fit in the world of Azeroth.

Quest progression

  1. Alliance 15 [30] Sully Balloo's Letter
  2. Alliance 15 [30] Sara Balloo's Plea
  3. Alliance 15 [30] A King's Tribute
  4. Alliance 15 [31] A King's Tribute
  5. Alliance 15 [31] A King's Tribute

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