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'''The Tempest Key''' is the key to enter [[Eye (Tempest Keep)|the Eye]] of [[Tempest Keep]], the inner sanctum of [[Kael'thas Sunstrider]].
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{{Loot|Common|The Tempest Key}} allows players to enter [[The Eye]] - the center palace of [[Tempest Keep]] - and defeat [[Kael'thas Sunstrider]]. This fight is required for several attunement quests. The Tempest Key is not used like an actual key, but rather, like the [[Drakefire Amulet]], it is a passive item that attunes you to the instance.
   
The key is no longer needed to enter [[Eye (Tempest Keep)|the Eye]].[http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=110637185&sid=1]
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== Obtaining the Tempest Key ==
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The Tempest Key is given after a long quest chain that begins after completing [[The Hand of Gul'dan quest chain]] (starts with {{questlong|Neutral|70|The Hand of Gul'Dan}}) for {{item|The Cipher of Damnation}} in Shadowmoon Valley. Upon completing the Cipher quest, you will receive (immediately) a letter in the mail from [[Khadgar]], asking you to travel to [[Shattrath City]] to speak to him.
   
As of Patch 2.3, those completing this quest at level 70 are granted the right to use the title [[Champion of the Naaru]].
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*{{questlong|Neutral|70|The Tempest Key}}: Khadgar instructs you to speak to [[A'dal]], who sends you on a series of trials.
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**{{questlong|Neutral|70|Trial of the Naaru: Mercy}}: A'dal sends you to [[the Shattered Halls]] of [[Hellfire Citadel]] to retrieve the {{loot|Common|Unused Axe of the Executioner}}. You must kill all three of the bosses in the Halls. This MUST be done on [[Heroic]] difficulty.
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**{{questlong|Neutral|70|Trial of the Naaru: Strength}}: This requires two instance runs, both on Heroic: You must kill [[Warlord Kalithresh]] in [[the Steamvault]] of [[Coilfang Reservoir]] and retrieve {{loot|Common|Kalithresh's Trident}}, then travel to the [[Shadow Labyrinth]] in [[Auchindoun]], destroy [[Murmur]], and take {{loot|Common|Murmur's Essence}}.
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**{{questlong|Neutral|70|Trial of the Naaru: Tenacity}}: Enter [[the Arcatraz]] - a satellite of [[Tempest Keep]] - and rescue [[Millhouse Manastorm]]. This must be done on Heroic difficulty.
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**{{questlong|Neutral|70|Trial of the Naaru: Magtheridon}}: Finally, you must enter [[Magtheridon's Lair]] and slay [[Magtheridon]], a 25-man raid boss.
   
==Source==
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Upon completing all four quests, A'dal will grant you the Tempest Key (along with {{loot|Epic|Phoenix-fire Band}}) and you will be allowed to enter [[The Eye]], Kael'thas' sanctum, for the final confrontation with the "Sun King".
The Tempest Key is obtained after completing {{questlong|neutral|70|Trial of the Naaru: Magtheridon}}. See the [[Tempest Key Guide]] for the full details.
 
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[[Category:Keys|Tempest Key]]
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==Quest progression==
[[Category:Common Items|Tempest Key]]
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{{:The Hand of Gul'dan quest chain}}
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Either read the letter from [[Khadgar]] or speak to him in [[Shattrath City]].
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#*{{questlong|Neutral|70D|Trial of the Naaru: Mercy}} ([[Heroic Mode]])
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#*{{questlong|Neutral|70D|Trial of the Naaru: Strength}} (Heroic Mode)
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#*{{questlong|Neutral|70D|Trial of the Naaru: Tenacity}} (Heroic Mode)
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[[Category:Quest chains]]
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== Keys required for quests ==
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The following Heroic entry keys are required, and you must be Honored with a certain faction to obtain them:
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*[[Flamewrought Key]] ([[Honor Hold]]/[[Thrallmar]]): Unlocks Heroic Mode in Hellfire Citadel.
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*[[Reservoir Key]] ([[Cenarion Expedition]]): Unlocks Heroic Mode in Coilfang Reservoir.
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*[[Auchenai Key]] ([[Lower City]]): Unlocks Heroic Mode in Auchindoun.
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*[[Warpforged Key]] ([[Sha'tar]]): Unlocks Heroic Mode in Tempest Keep.
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*[[The Shattered Halls]], [[Shadow Labyrinth]], and [[The Arcatraz]] also have their own entry keys; however, only one person in the group with the key or a lockpicker is required to get past them.
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==Title: Champion of the Naaru==
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In [[Patch 2.3.0]], players who complete (or have completed) this quest chain will be given the title "Champion of the Naaru". [http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=1778027018&sid=1]
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[[Category:Attunements]]
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[[Category:Quests at 70]]
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[[Category:Instance:Eye]]
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[[Category:Guides]]

Revision as of 08:53, January 14, 2008

As of 06/26/2007 - The Eye no longer requires attunement - see [1]

[The Tempest Key] allows players to enter The Eye - the center palace of Tempest Keep - and defeat Kael'thas Sunstrider. This fight is required for several attunement quests. The Tempest Key is not used like an actual key, but rather, like the Drakefire Amulet, it is a passive item that attunes you to the instance.

Obtaining the Tempest Key

The Tempest Key is given after a long quest chain that begins after completing The Hand of Gul'dan quest chain (starts with Neutral 15 [70] The Hand of Gul'Dan) for [The Cipher of Damnation] in Shadowmoon Valley. Upon completing the Cipher quest, you will receive (immediately) a letter in the mail from Khadgar, asking you to travel to Shattrath City to speak to him.

Upon completing all four quests, A'dal will grant you the Tempest Key (along with [Phoenix-fire Band]) and you will be allowed to enter The Eye, Kael'thas' sanctum, for the final confrontation with the "Sun King".

Quest progression

The Hand of Gul'dan quest chain Either read the letter from Khadgar or speak to him in Shattrath City.

  1. Neutral 15 [70] The Tempest Key
  2. Neutral 15 [70R] Trial of the Naaru: Magtheridon

Keys required for quests

The following Heroic entry keys are required, and you must be Honored with a certain faction to obtain them:

Title: Champion of the Naaru

In Patch 2.3.0, players who complete (or have completed) this quest chain will be given the title "Champion of the Naaru". [2]

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