Note:You are supposed to die during this quest.


Defeat Deathwing, the Aspect of Death.

  • Aid Thrall in battling Deathwing


There's no time! Deathwing struck before we could form against him. If you do not stop him, the Earthen Ring will end this day!


You're awake! Thank the elements. I'd almost lost all hope.


You will receive:


The player awakens at the Maelstrom, watching as Deathwing flies overhead. Thrall stands on the edge of the precipice, summoning his shamanistic might against the great Aspect.

Thrall says: I bring you back from the brink of death <brother/sister>. We are in need of your aid!

Members of the Earthen Ring are gathered, fighting Deathwing, heroes you recognize from your previous forays into such places as Deepholm and Vashj'ir. One of them falls...

Thrall says: NOBUNDO! NOOO!
Thrall yells: You will die this day, Earthwarder! <Name> will see to it!

Try as you might, nothing you do seems to work against the mighty dragon. Then, things start going horribly wrong...

Thrall says: Aggra... this can't be... this has gone too far...
Thrall says: Do something you useless <race>. My allies are giving their lives for you!
Thrall says: Muln falls! And the Earthen Ring dies with him.
Thrall says: You've failed us all, <name>. Deathwing has won. The world is doomed.

Deathwing opens his mouth, unleashing a torrent of fire and molten lava in all directions!

Thrall says: We're surrounded! Its defenses are too great. <Name>! Wake up!

Its? Slowly you are roused from the darkness. Earthcaller Yevaa stands over you, and suddenly it becomes clear this was nothing but a nightmare. Only now, you are in a deeper one...

Earthcaller Yevaa says: Wake up! We need you, <name>!



  • You are not meant to succeed in this quest. It is one of the nightmares that Iso'rath is throwing at you while you are unconscious.
  • Pet classes may want to consider dismissing their pet as soon as they arrive in the Maelstrom. Sometimes the pet will die, and will have to be resurrected for use during the next quest.

Quest progression

  1. Alliance 15 [84] The Maw of Madness / Horde 15 [84] The Weeping Wound
  2. Neutral 15 [84] Torn Ground
  3. Complete all of the following:
  4. Neutral 15 [84] The Maw of Iso'rath
  5. Neutral 15 [84] Devoured
  6. Neutral 15 [84] The Worldbreaker
  7. Neutral 15 [84] The Terrors of Iso'rath
  8. Neutral 15 [84] Nightmare

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