Breaking Through (Shimmering Expanse)

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For the Borean Tundra quest, see Horde 15.png  [10-30G3] Breaking Through.
Neutral 32.png Breaking Through
Start Earthmender Duarn
End Earthmender Duarn
Level 30-35
Category Shimmering Expanse
Experience 13850
Reputation +75 Earthen Ring
Rewards 3 Gold.png 90 Silver.png
Previous Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Capture the Crab
Next Both 15.png  [30-35] We Are Not Alone


Observe as Earthmender Duarn attempts to speak with Nespirah.


A trained shaman has the ability to communicate with the four elements of earth, fire, air, and water. This is known.

What is not as widely known, however, is the presence of a fifth element. This element is not as clearly described as the other four, but it has to do with the shared... commonality between all living creatures.

My theory is that the crab, as a creature of the sea, is close enough to Nespirah that, with the elements' coaxing, we can convince it to act as Nespirah's mouthpiece.


You will receive: 3 Gold.png 90 Silver.png


The ritual is not yet complete, <name>.


I had assumed that the naga were only here for those pearls. No, this makes much more sense. If they had Nespirah's power under their control, the amount of damage the naga could do would be catastrophic!

Something must be done.


Gossipgossipicon.png  Let's speak with Nespirah.

Voice of Nespirah yells: Kkkk.... aaahhh...!
Voice of Nespirah says: What's happening? Can you hear me?
Voice of Nespirah says: I can't see you, but I can sense your presence. I'll explain what I can.
Voice of Nespirah says: The naga are suppressing my will. I can feel what they're doing, but I am powerless to act.
Voice of Nespirah says: They mine my pearls, they carve my body, and they distort my mind. I can feel my will breaking, strangers... they mean to use me for war!
Voice of Nespirah yells: I will NOT be a tool of the naga. I will resist as long as I can, but I can't last forever. Please, someone, stop them!


  1. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] A Pearl of Wisdom
  2. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Nespirah
  3. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Making Contact
  4. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Slave Labor / Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Stick it to Them
  5. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Capture the Crab
  6. Neutral 15.png  [30-35] Breaking Through
  7. Both 15.png  [30-35] We Are Not Alone
  8. Both 15.png  [30-35] Body Blows / Both 15.png  [30-35] Hopelessly Gearless / Both 15.png  [30-35] Still Valuable
  9. Both 15.png  [30-35] Overseer Idra'kess
  10. Both 15.png  [30-35] Waking the Beast

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