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The Firelands daily quests (that we prefer to refer to as the Firelands Invasion event) will enable you to help notable heroes of the Horde and the Alliance, such as Malfurion Stormrage, Hamuul Runetotem, or Jarod Shadowsong, to invade the Firelands and establish a stronghold there.
Participation to the event is only available to level 85 characters that have completed enough quests in Mount Hyjal to have reclaimed the Regrowth area. The event does not serve as an attunement to the Firelands raid, which can be freely entered by level 85 characters.
The event itself consists mainly in daily quests during which you amass Marks of the World Tree. This currency is used to unlock new daily quests and new reward vendors. It takes about one month to unlock everything and have access to all the rewards.
1.1. Event Stages, Currency, and Timeline
Throughout the event, you will obtain Marks of the World Tree as quest rewards. The event is split in various stages and unlocking a new stage requires you to gather a certain number of Marks of the World Tree:
It takes only one day to complete the initial quest line (and the first daily quests) which take place in Mount Hyjal, around the Sanctuary of Malorne. After that, the new questing area within the Firelands, the Molten Front, is unlocked and new daily quests become available. Below, you will find the map of the Molten Front, which is located west of the Firelands raid area:
The quest hub is located at Malfurion's Breach. Initially, you will only be questing in the Ashen Fields and the Magma Springs.
After 9 days, you will have gathered enough Marks of the World Tree to recruit either the Shadow Wardens or the Druids of the Talon. Whichever of these groups you decide to unlock first, you will receive additional daily quests from the Molten Front, which enable you to recruit the other group in 5 days.
The daily quests from the Druids of the Talon send you questing at the Furnace, the Molten Flow (an uncharted area below the Furnace and the Magma Springs), and the Fireplume Peak. The daily quests from the Shadow Wardens send you questing at the Forlorn Spire, the Widow's Clutch, and the Igneous Depths. The last daily quest from each group is the same and will send you to Ragnaros' Reach.
After recruiting both the Shadow Wardens and the Druids of the Talon, you will have to choose the daily quests of one group or the other, but you will not be able to do both.
The next and final stage of the event is to secure further help for the invasion by bringing 125 Marks of the World Tree (5 days worth of dailies) to 1 of 3 specific NPCs. Doing so unlocks rewards specific to that NPC (sold by the NPC or an acquaintance of his). Once the 3 vendors have been unlocked, the event is basically over.
It will take about one month to complete the entire event and unlock all the rewards. All the time estimations given above assume that, every day, you max out the number of Marks of the World Tree you can obtain by completing all the daily quests available.
As you progress through the event, you can see a tree, the Sentinel Tree, growing at Malfurion's Breach in the Molten Front. The size of the tree reflects your progression in the event.
The Firelands Invasion event will bring many rewards to those who complete it: achievements, gear, patterns, commendations, a title, a flying mount, pets, and collector items.
Only the commendations are bought with Mark of the World Tree. All the other items are sold for gold.
There is a total of 15 achievements that you can earn by doing the event. If you follow our guide, you will have done most of them by the time you finish the event and others will depend on random factors such as whether an NPC was present during a given daily quest.
Below, we tried to rank the achievements according to the most likely order in which you will finish them:
The first vendor you unlock is Zen'Vorka, who becomes available as soon as you enter the Molten Front. Initially, only a small part of his inventory will be available. The rest becomes purchasable once you have unlocked the 3 other vendors:
All of these vendors are located at Malfurion's Breach in the Molten Front.
All the gear items you can obtain during the Firelands invasion have an item level of 365.
Healer-specific Intellect-based items:
Tank-specific Strength-based items:
Patterns for various professions are available for sale once you unlock Damek Bloombeard and Ayla Shadowstorm.
Damek Bloombeard sells 8 Blacksmithing and 2 Engineering patterns for crafting item level 365 weapons:
Ayla Shadowstorm sells 3 bag patterns (1 for Tailors and 2 for Leatherworkers):
1.2.6. Title, Mount, Pets, and Collector Items
The Flamebreaker is a title you obtain from completing all the achievements from the Firelands Invasion event.
The Flameward Hippogryph is a reward you will receive in the mail after unlocking the last 3 vendors.
There are a few collector items that can be bought or earned:
You can also buy 2 pets from the vendors:
For all these items, we have made a short video to show you what they look like:
Zen'Vorka also sells Zen'Vorka's Cache. So far, all we have obtained from it were Elementium Lockbox and green BoE item with a level of 300 or 312. Scorched Stone has been confirmed as being contained in this box.
While not a reward of the Firelands daily quests, Chirping Box, which contains either Blue Mini Jouster or Gold Mini Jouster (depending on which reward you chose after completing the Egg Wave quest), can be earned by completing the The 'Unbeatable?' Pterodactyl: BEATEN. achievement (you then receive your pet through the in-game mail system). The related daily quest can be done at the same time as the Firelands daily quests.
2. Initial Quest Line↑top
To get started, you need to take the Guardians of Hyjal: Firelands Invasion! quest at a Hero's Call Board if you are Alliance, or the Guardians of Hyjal: Firelands Invasion! quest at a Warchief's Command Board if you are Horde. You can find these boards in any of your capital cities. This first quest will lead you to Matoclaw, located at the Sanctuary of Malorne in South-West Mount Hyjal (that location is clearly marked on the map). Alternatively, you can directly go to Matoclaw and skip the first quest.
Upon reaching Matoclaw, talk to him to complete the Matoclaw objective of Fireside Chat. Then, you can complete your current quest so that Matoclaw can give you Opening the Door, which marks the beginning of the initial quest line, which will take you to the following locations:
The list below explains what must be done in each marked location from the map:
3. First Daily Quests↑top
In order to complete Calling for Reinforcements, you need to gather 20 Mark of the World Tree. You already have 16 from the initial quest line. The two daily quests that are given to you at the Sanctuary of Malorne are enough to reach 20 marks and unlock the next stage. In the first days of Patch 4.2, the initial quest line only gave 8 marks, which meant that 3 days were required to reach 20 marks. This was quickly changed.
Matoclaw and Mylune, at the Sanctuary of Malorne, will propose two daily quests, which will persist in the next stage and change from one day to the other. The first quest will always ask you to kill fire invaders or gather materials. The second quest will always ask you to go help critters around the Sanctuary. You should always start by the first quest, as doing so will usually help you complete part of the objective of the second quest.
3.1. First Daily Quest
The first daily quest rewards 1 mark, is always given by Matoclaw, and is one of the following:
The first 4 quests require you to kill a number of fire invaders in the Regrowth and at the Grove of Aessina. The number varies 6 to 9, depending on which daily quest you get. Often, you will need to kill fire invaders to progress through the second daily quest.
The last quest requires you to look for 7 Blueroot Vine in the Regrowth area. If you are an Herbalist, they will show up on your minimap. Otherwise, we have included a screenshot to help you locate them:
3.2. Second Daily Quest
The second daily quest is given by either Matoclaw or Mylune, and is always chosen from among the 5 following quests, which reward 1 Mark of the World Tree. Each of these 5 daily quests lead to a different follow-up quest, which rewards 2 Marks of the World Tree. The possible quests are:
On the map below, we have outlined the important locations that we will use to explain how to do the quests efficiently:
Ludicrous Speed can be done while doing the Call the Flock quest. Whenever you use the Call the Flock ability and gather birds, you get stacks of Soar. Gathering an Alpine Songbird gives 1 stack, gathering a Forest Owl gives 5 stacks, and gathering a Goldwing Hawk gives 15 stacks. The maximum number of stacks you can get is therefore 67. The achievement requires you to reach 65, which leaves very little room for error. You need to basically complete the quest without letting the stacks drop. The timer is on 8 seconds and is refreshed every time you gather one or more birds. You can also do it the easy way by dropping the quest while in bird form, or just completing it and accepting the follow-up quest without dropping your bird form, and use the Call the Flock ability on Goldwing Hawks only (by doing so, you can reach a maximum of 75 stacks). Alternatively, you can do the quest while in a raid group, as then, recruiting birds will not complete the quest objectives, giving you as many chances as necessary to earn the achievement.
Infernal Ambassadors cannot be entirely completed the first day because it requires to see all 5 critter quests but you can get started on it and continue it in the second phase of daily quests where the critter quests are once again available. You need to kill the elite invaders in the following ways:
The quests necessary to complete these achievements will remain available in subsequent parts of the event.
We remind you that you can complete the Matoclaw objective of Fireside Chat by speaking with him at the Sanctuary of Malorne.
4. Second Phase of Daily Quests↑top
After obtaining 20 Marks of the World Tree, you can finally complete Calling for Reinforcements. After doing so, Hamuul Runetotem will give you Leyara. Go to the shrine, west of the Grove of Aessina, talk to Leyara, and enjoy (or not) the cut scene. Then, you can go back to Matoclaw to turn in the quest and obtain the follow-up quest from Malfurion Stormrage: Through the Gates of Hell (which rewards 15 Marks of the World Tree).
You are finally able to set foot in the Molten Front. To do so, go to the fire portal at Nordune Ridge (just north of the Sanctuary of Malorne), and click it. As soon as you arrive, you will be faced with an elite fire elemental: an Obsidian Staglord. Help Malfurion defeat it. Avoid Elemental Devastation, an ability the elemental casts and that creates patches of fire from which damaging spikes emerge. Then, follow Malfurion so that you can turn in the quest.
At that point, several things happen:
Additionally, there are 3 daily quests which will be offered to you at the Sanctuary of Malorne and which we detail in a following section. One of them, The Protectors of Hyjal, will be given to you right away, upon returning to the Sanctuary of Malorne, while the others will only become available the next day.
At the first day, you will have 25 Marks of the World Tree, 15 from Through the Gates of Hell, 8 from the 4 daily quests that you have unlocked in the Molten Front, and 2 from the only daily quest you can do that day at the Sanctuary of Malorne.
With the 7 daily quests that you have available, you will be earning 14 Marks of the World Tree a day, which means that you will need 9 days to gather 150 Marks of the World Tree and recruit the Shadow Wardens or the Druids of the Talon.
4.2. Sanctuary of Malorne Daily Quests
As we explained previously, the first day you unlock the Molten Front, you will only be able to do one daily quest upon returning to the Sanctuary of Malorne. The next days, you will be able to do 3 daily quests. You should always start by doing the quests from the Sanctuary of Malorne, as one of them is turned in at an NPC inside the Molten Front.
There are 3 quest sets from which the 3 daily quests will be randomly chosen each day. It is not possible for 2 quests from the same set to be available on the same day. The 3 sets of quests are:
Some of these quests have already been presented as they can be offered the day you start the event. The new quests are presented below.
The Protectors of Hyjal is given to you by Captain Soren Moonfall. It sends you to Sethria's Roost, south of the Sanctuary to kill elite enemies. When you enter the area, a group of 4 Hyjal Protectors will appear by your side (1 tank, 1 healer, 2 DPS) and assist you in fighting. There are 2 sorts of enemies:
Dorda'en Nightweaver (to whom you should talk for the Fireside Chat achievement) is treating Hamuul Runetotem for the wounds he received from Leyara. Every day, Dorda'en Nightweaver can give you a quest, to help her in her task, chosen from among these 3:
4.3. Molten Front Daily Quests
All these quests are to be done in the Ashen Fields, next to the Malfurion's Breach.
Rayne Feathersong gives you one of these 2 daily quests:
Captain Taldris Moonfall gives you two quests every day. One is Hostile Elements and requires you to kill 8 Charred Combatants (Charred Soldiers and Charred Vanquishers) in the Ashen Fields. In addition to Charred Combatants, a third type of enemies can be present in the Ashen Fields, depending on the day: Lava Bursters, Ancient Charhounds, Molten Behemoths, and Druids of the Flame. The second quest given by Taldris Moonfall depends on what enemies are present on a given day:
While questing in Mount Hyjal, you can continue doing the Infernal Ambassadors and And the Meek Shall Inherit Kalimdor achievements. You can also get Ludicrous Speed if you have not gotten a chance to previously.
Since you will spend time in Sethria's Roost, you should try to do the 3 related achievements:
In the Molten Front, you can do the Flawless Victory achievement. Simply engage, alone (without help from friends or NPCs), a Molten Behemoth and kill it without being hit by Molten Stomp (run away from it when this ability is being cast) and Fiery Boulder (move when your current location is marked by a black circle, which indicates that a boulder will soon land there).
We remind you that you can complete the Malfurion Stormrage, Jarod Shadowsong, and General Taldris Moonfall objectives of Fireside Chat by speaking with these NPCs at the Malfurion's Breach in the Molten Front. You can also complete the Dorda'en Nightweaver objective of the same achievement by speaking with that NPC at the Sanctuary of Malorne.
5. Recruiting the Shadow Wardens and the Druids of the Talon↑top
Upon reaching 150 Marks of the World Tree, you are given the choice to recruit the Shadow Wardens or the Druids of the Talon:
The daily quests from the Shadow Wardens are a lot easier and faster to complete than the daily quests from the Druids of the Talon. On the other hand, starting with the Druids of the Talon gives you a chance to finish the Death From Above achievement faster. Other than that, there are no differences on live servers, unlike what we had observed on the PTR.
Once you have recruited both groups, Taldris Moonfall will give you the choice, every day, between The Forlorn Spire and Into the Fire. Each day, you will only be able to complete the daily quests of one group, depending on which quest you chose. If you want to complete the meta achievement Veteran of the Molten Front, then you should choose Into the Fire so that you can get a chance to further progress Death From Above (the objectives of which can only be completed while doing a daily quest specific to the Druids of the Talon).
5.1. Daily Quests from the Shadow Wardens
The first day you will do the daily quests from the Shadow Wardens, you will obtain 16 Marks of the World Tree. On subsequent days, you will only obtain 11 Marks of the World Tree. After recruiting the Druids of the Talon and doing their daily quests once, you will be able to earn 12 marks every day by doing the quests from the Shadow Wardens. After unlocking the Strike at the Heart quest (supposedly by recruiting the ancients), you will be able to earn 15 marks a day.
After finishing the 4 Molten Front daily quests, Taldris Moonfall will give you The Forlorn Spire, which rewards 2 Marks of the World Tree. In order to complete it, go to the bottom of the ramp that links the Ashen Fields to the Forlorn Spire. There, you need to follow and protect the Druid and the Shadow Warden that will begin progressing up the ramp as you arrive. Once you have made it to the Forlorn Spire, you need to defeat the Pyrelord that protects it.
Turning in The Forlorn Spire unlocks 3 daily quests:
The first time you will kill a Druid of the Flame while doing the Shadow Wardens quests, you will loot a Dried Acorn, which starts the quest: The Mysterious Seed. Finish the Shadow Wardens quest and upon coming back to Malfurion's Breach, turn in the quest to Avrilla. You will obtain a sequence of 2 very easy follow-up quests (Planting Season and Little Lasher) that you will do on the spot. Completing the last quest will unlock a new daily quest that is given by Avrilla regardless of what daily quest line you decide to do. We detail these quests in the next section.
Also, Marin Bladewing will give you a follow-up quest after you complete his first quest. This follow-up quest is always Enduring the Heat. It rewards 2 marks and requires you to go to the Igneous Depths and destroy 8 runes. Below, we propose a map of the Igneous Depths where we give an optimal order of destruction for the runes:
The blue dots mark the runes and the 2 short red lines are air currents that enable you to jump over the lava to reach the platform where the 4th rune you will destroy is located. Note that standing inside a rune protects you from the fire elementals that keep spawning. Destroying a rune also kills any nearby fire elemental.
5.2. Daily Quests from the Druids of the Talon
The first day you will do the daily quests from the Druids of the Talon, you will obtain 16 Marks of the World Tree. On subsequent days, you will only obtain 11 Marks of the World Tree. After unlocking the Shadow Wardens, a new daily quest will be available at Malfurion's Breach and you will be able to obtain 12 Marks of the World Tree everyday, by doing the quests from the Druids of the Talon. After unlocking the Strike at the Heart quest (supposedly by recruiting the ancients), you will be able to obtain 15 marks every day.
After finishing the 4 Molten Front daily quests, Taldris Moonfall will give you Into the Fire, which rewards 2 Marks of the World Tree. In order to complete it, go towards the Furnace until you reach Omnuron and the Windrunner standing next to him. The Windrunner will then enjoin you to protect him while he is clearing a path through the fire in front of you. Eventually, you will arrive to a Pyrelord that you will kill with the help of the Druids of the Talon before being sucked underground, in the Molten Flow.
If for any reason, you are not sucked underground, then you can use the rappelling rope next to the created chasm to go down to the Molten Flow.
Inside the Molten Flow, you will soon meet Thisalee Crow, to whom you will turn in Into the Fire. Do not forget to speak with her for the Fireside Chat achievement. Then, she will give you two quests:
The first time you enter the Molten Flow, you can obtain the Need... Water... Badly... quest. Simply escort Anren Shadowseeker from the far end of the Molten Flow (zoom out on your minimap to locate him and his exclamation mark more easily) to the entrance. Completing this quest rewards 5 Marks of the World Tree and unlocks a new daily quest given by Tholo Whitehoof (detailed in a later section).
After you are done with Thisalee's quests, you need to go back to her to turn in one of the quests. Then exit the Molten Flow by jumping in the air current at the entrance, which will port you back to the Furnace. There, simply follow the map indicator for turning in the second quest form Thisalee. This will lead you to the nearby Druid of the Talon's quest hub where you will be given 3 daily quests.
Getting to the Fireplume Peak area from the Furnace requires you to use the rocky platforms located behind Arthron Windsong and Mortis Whisperwing. Jump from one platform to the other until you reach the other side. Beware of the platforms that are about the get destroyed. In Fireplume Peak, you need to make use of air currents to progress towards the center of the area. Simply jump in these air currents to get to higher grounds.
5.3. Avrilla's Daily Quest
After completing The Mysterious Seed, which you can get the first day you do the Shadow Wardens' quests (by looting a Dried Acorn from a Druid of the Flame), and its follow-up quests, Avrilla will give 1 of 3 quests everyday:
5.4. Tholo's Daily Quest
After completing Need... Water... Badly..., which you can get the first day you do the Druids of the Talon's quests, Tholo Whitehoof will give you a daily quest at the Furnace, when you do the Druids of the Talon's quests, or at the Forlorn Spire, when you do the Shadow Wardens' quests:
5.5. Strike at the Heart
Strike at the Heart is the final quest of both the daily quests from the Shadow Wardens (Strike at the Heart) and the daily quests from the Druids of the Talon (Strike at the Heart), and is obtained after completing Enduring the Heat for the Shadow Wardens and Arthorn's and Mortis' quests for the Druids of the Talon.
This quest is unlocked by recruiting the ancients, after recruiting both the Shadow Wardens and the Druids of the Talon.
Strike at the Heart rewards 3 Marks of the World Tree and sends you to Ragnaros' Reach to slay one of Ragnaros' lieutenants. There you will be helped by Witherbranch and another NPC, who is either a Shadow Warden who will provide you with Shadow Gates that you can take to deal increased damage, if you did the quests from the Shadow Wardens, or Thisalee Crow who will provide with tornadoes inside which you can stand for increased attack speed, if you did the quests from the Druids of the Talon.
5.6. Quick Recap
The only difference between the daily quests from the Shadow Wardens and the daily quests from the Druids of the Talon is that the daily quests from the Shadow Wardens are easier and faster to complete while the daily quests from the Druids of the Talon enable you to get started on the Death From Above achievement earlier.
Druids of the Talon:
During the Druids of the Talon's quests, you can obtain the following achievements:
Also, while doing the quests of the Druids of the Talon, do not forget to speak with Thisalee Crow and Arthorn Windsong for the Fireside Chat achievement.
During the Shadow Wardens', you can obtain the King of the Spider-Hill achievement. Use the Cinderweb Spinners to reach the top of the highest stone pillars. Attacking a Cinderweb Spinner will cause it to pull you to its location, enabling you to effectively climb to the top of the Spider Hill. Also, do not forget to speak with Deldren Ravenelm for the Fireside Chat achievement.
Sometimes, the NPCs helping you during this quest will spawn Shadow Gates. They allow you to teleport from one gate to the other, temporarily increasing your damage done after you exit. Do not hesitate to make use of them.
6. Unlocking the Vendors↑top
After recruiting both the Shadow Wardens and the Druids of the Talon, you can obtain new quests. Each requires you to gather 125 Marks of the World Tree:
From there, you will follow a single course of action, whether you want to finish the achievements or unlock the rewards first.
Of course, if you are interested in a specific reward, you should unlock its vendor first, regardless of achievements and marks considerations.
6.1. Ricket's Daily Quests
6.2. Leyara's Legacy
After completing Filling the Moonwell, Malfurion will give you Into the Depths, which rewards 10 Marks of the World Tree and sends you to the Igneous Depth where Leyara has been cornered by Shadow Wardens. Simply join the fight. One by one, the Shadow Wardens will be killed by Leyara up to the point where you are fighting her alone. At that point, Malfurion will show up and will constantly heal you so that you remain alive and able to help him fight her. At some point, Leyara will start killing you, only to be interrupted by a recovered Hamuul Runetotem. Then, you will finisher her off with both Hamuul and Malfurion. Completing this quest will grant you the Legacy of Leyara achievement.
There are 2 further consequences to completing this quest:
7. Fastest Route to Completion↑top
This section should be taken with caution as it is written mostly from experiences on the PTR and speculation regarding possible changes on live servers.
If you want to unlock the vendors as fast as possible, desire to spend little time questing, and are not in a hurry to obtain the Veteran of the Molten Front meta-achievement, then we advise you to do the following:
If your goal is to obtain the Veteran of the Molten Front meta-achievement as fast as possible, then we advised you to do the following (note that this will unlock the vendors just as fast as previously, but you will spend more time questing every day):
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