NeutralA Pandaren Legend

Wrathion and Cho
Start Wrathion[34.5, 53.8]
End Wrathion[83.2, 29.6]
Level 90 (Requires 90)
Category Legendary
Experience 118,000
Reputation +75 The Black Prince
Rewards  [Timeless Essence of the Black Dragonflight]
5g 70s (or 9g 92s 50c if completed at level 90)
Previous N [90] Secrets of the Timeless Isle, N [90] The Emperor's Way
Next N [90] Judgment of the Black Prince

A Pandaren Legend awards the  [Timeless Essence of the Black Dragonflight], which will upgrade any epic N [90] Cloak of Virtue into its legendary equivalent (A "Shroud of the Celestials") with the same stats but a new, powerful proc.

In order to be eligible for this quest, players must have completed all of Wrathion's quests over the course of the expansion up to this point, including N [90] Breath of the Black Prince (Patch 5.0), A [90] Call of the Packmaster / H [90] The Soul of the Horde (Patch 5.1), N [90] The Crown of Heaven (Patch 5.2), N [90] Cloak of Virtue (Patch 5.3), and the Patch 5.4 portions of Wrathion's quest: N [90] Secrets of the Timeless Isle and N [90] The Emperor's Way.


Meet Wrathion within the Seat of Knowledge in the Vale of Eternal Blossoms.

  • Meet Wrathion at the Seat of Knowledge
  • Share Your Story


I have learned so much in this timeless place, friend. Between the wisdom of the celestials and the curious power of these timeless artifacts, I know now how to safely augment your cloak with my own considerable power.

I need a sacred place to complete my final incantations. Quickly! Meet me in the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, within the Seat of Knowledge above the Mogu'shan Palace.

Today, your legend begins!


You will receive:  [Timeless Essence of the Black Dragonflight]


You have ventured through every corner of this mysterious land, <name>. You - and your story - are a part of this place, now.


Step forward, my champion.

This is your hour.



Upon completing the prequests:

Wrathion says: Champion... you've done it...
Wrathion says: Few mortals possess such spirit, such power. Believe me - I have tested many!
Lorewalker Cho says: A legend is born!
Anduin Wrynn says: This is history in the making...
Kairoz says: ...Interesting.
Xuen says: Hero, you are an inspiration!
Chi-Ji says: I knew you were destined for greatness.
Niuzao says: Not bad.
Yu'lon says: The pandaren will sing your praises for ages to come.
Wrathion says: To complete our great work, we will need a sacred place.
Wrathion says: Travel to the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, and meet me at the Seat of Knowledge.

Get to the Seat of Knowledge above Mogu'shan Palace.

On approaching Wrathion and Lorewalker Cho:

Wrathion says: Here! My champion arrives!
Lorewalker Cho says: Ah, of course! My old friend from the Jade Forest!

Speak with Wrathion:

I have been apprising the lorewalker of your deeds, champion. Are you ready to hear your tale?

Gossip Tell my story.

Lorewalker Cho says: Wait wait wait - let me make sure I get the story right.
Lorewalker Cho says: Pandaren will tell this tale for generations!
Wrathion says: It starts with a hero.
Lorewalker Cho says: An outsider, from beyond the mists!
Wrathion says: Conquering a strange new land!
Lorewalker Cho says: Must we use the word, "Conquer?"
Wrathion says: Venturing into forgotten vaults...
Lorewalker Cho says: Mantid and mogu alike were brought low by the hero's fury.
Wrathion says: Their power and wisdom seized for a greater glory!
Lorewalker Cho says: When war came to Pandaria's shores, our hero was ready.
Wrathion says: A faction standard-bearer, beloved by the people and feared by their foes.
Lorewalker Cho says: Even the mighty Thunder King fell before our champion's might.
Wrathion says: One by one the secrets of an ancient empire were laid bare.
Lorewalker Cho says: Yes, knowledge uncovered for the benefit of the world.
Wrathion says: POWER acquired for WAR and CONQUEST!
Lorewalker Cho says: Let us stop a moment - what kind of hero are we talking about?

Wrathion empowering the  [Timeless Essence of the Black Dragonflight].

Wrathion says: An agent of destruction, forged by my will to forever change the face of Azeroth.
Wrathion says: Behold! Latent Titan power, imbued with my own draconic essence, tempered by the wisdom of the Pandaren celestials.
Wrathion says: Overwhelming power. Use it to heal or to destroy! To protect or annihilate!
Lorewalker Cho says: My friend, please think carefully about the legacy you will leave behind.
Wrathion says: Come to me, champion! Collect your well-earned reward!
Lorewalker Cho says: How will the story end?
Wrathion says: There is only one way to find out.

Speak with Wrathion.

On complete:

An explosion, and the entire room shakes.
Lorewalker Cho yells: A Pandaren legend is born! Sing praises to our new hero, <name>!
Outside of the Seat of Knowledge, the champion's visage has appeared in front of the shrine.

Don't go away just yet, as Wrathion has one last quest.


Patch 5.0 - Mists of Pandaria

  1. Optional breadcrumb: N [90] Stranger in a Strange Land
  2. N [90] A Legend in the Making
  3. N [90] The Strength of One's Foes & N [90] Trial of the Black Prince
  4. N [90] Fear Itself
  5. N [90] Breath of the Black Prince

Patch 5.1 - Landfall

  1. Optional breadcrumb: N [90] Incoming... (A [15-35] Lion's Landing / H [15-35] Domination Point required to continue)
  2. B [90] The Measure of a Leader
  3. B [90] The Prince's Pursuit & B [90] A Test of Valor
  4. Complete all of:
  5. A [90] Call of the Packmaster / H [90] The Soul of the Horde

Patch 5.2 - The Thunder King

  1. Optional breadcrumbs: N [90] The Thunder King / N [90] Meet Me Upstairs
  2. N [90] Secrets of the First Empire & N [90] I Need a Champion
  3. N [90] The Thunder Forge (B [35] To the Skies! required to continue)
  4. N [90] Spirit of the Storm Lord (B [35] The Fall of Shan Bu required to continue)
  5. N [90] The Crown of Heaven
  6. N [90] Echoes of the Titans
  7. N [90] Heart of the Thunder King

Patch 5.3 - Escalation

  1. N [90] Celestial Blessings
  2. N [90] Cloak of Virtue
  3. N [90] Preparing to Strike / N [90] Meet Me Back at the Inn

Patch 5.4 - Siege of Orgrimmar

  1. N [90] A Timeless Discovery
  2. N [90] Secrets of the Timeless Isle & N [90] The Emperor's Way
  3. N [90] A Pandaren Legend
  4. N [90] Judgment of the Black Prince

Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-09-12): Lorewalker Cho should no longer confuse Worgen and Alliance Pandaren players as being part of the Horde while retelling their story.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Added.

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