HordeA Champion Rises
Start Grand champions
End Justicar Mariel Trueheart
Level 25-30
Category Argent Tournament
Reputation +455 Argent Crusade
Rewards  [Argent Gruntling] and 10x [Champion's Seal]
16g 53s
Previous H [25-30] The Valiant's Challenge
Next Eadric the Pure or N Death knight [25-30] The Scourgebane
For the Alliance version of this quest, see A [25-30] A Champion Rises.

A Champion Rises concludes the primary quest chain of the Argent Tournament. Upon completion, players will gain access to the Champion-level quests offered by either the Argent Crusade or the Knights of the Ebon Blade, and the conclusion of The Black Knight quest chain, N [25-30] The Black Knight's Fall.

Players are also afforded the opportunity to repeat the valiant stage of quests with another race to become that faction's champion as well, as their own, eventually gaining the privilege of using that race's quartermaster in addition to their own race's.

Quest givers

The following NPCs offer this quest:


Speak with Justicar Mariel Trueheart at the Argent Tournament Grounds.


You have earned my respect and the respect of your peers. You defeated all who challenged you and mastered the ways of tournament combat. I have no doubt that you are ready to face down the champions of other cities for the glory of <faction>!

Justicar Mariel Trueheart has asked to speak with you, <name>, and to formally enter you in the champions' grand melee.


You will receive: 16g 53s 10 Champion's Seal
Achievement reputation argentchampion.png [Argent Gruntling]


I welcome you as a champion of the tournament, <name>. As a champion, you will be able to compete for the grand championship of the tournament. You may also choose to become a valiant with another Horde city's delegation and in time, a champion for that city as well.

All champions must have the assistance of a squire, <name>, and you are no exception. Allow me to appoint one of ours to accompany you in battle. He will proudly carry the banner of any city that has named you a champion.

Patch changes


  1. H [25-30] The Argent Tournament
  2. H [25-30] Up To The Challenge and complete the daily quests listed below to earn enough [Aspirant's Seals] to continue. (15 seals at 5 per day)
  3. H [25-30] The Aspirant's Challenge
  4. Players will be offered one of these quests based on their race:
  5. H [25-30] The Valiant's Charge and complete the daily quests listed below to earn enough [Valiant's Seals] to continue. (25 seals at 5 per day)
  6. H [25-30] The Valiant's Challenge
  7. H [25-30] A Champion Rises

After completing "H [25-30] The Valiant's Challenge", the following quests open up allowing players to repeat the valiant stage of daily quests (steps six and seven) for the other factions with which they have not yet earned the right to champion:

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