For other uses, see Eye.
The Eye of Eternity
Eye of Eternity loading screen.jpg
The Eye of Eternity loading graphic
Location The Nexus, Coldarra
Race(s) Blue dragonflight Blue dragonflight
End boss IconSmall Malygos.gif Malygos
Instance info
Type Raid
Advised level 80
Player limit 10/25



Other Nexus instances

The Nexus (5)
The Oculus (5)

The Nexus
The Nexus (5)

Commander Kolurg (heroic Alliance)
Commander Stoutbeard (heroic Horde)
Grand Magus Telestra
Ormorok the Tree-Shaper

The Oculus (5)

Drakos the Interrogator
Varos Cloudstrider
Mage-Lord Urom
Ley-Guardian Eregos

The Eye of Eternity (10/25)


The Eye of Eternity (also known as EoE) is the final instance of the Nexus in which the final (and only) boss is the blue Dragon Aspect, Malygos. The fight against Malygos is comparable to the fight against Onyxia in that he is a solo raid boss housed within his own instance.


Wrath of the Lich King This section concerns content related to Wrath of the Lich King.

From within the safety of his personal domain, the Eye of Eternity, Malygos coordinates a crusade to reestablish his dominance over the arcane energies coursing through Azeroth. In his eyes, the foolish actions of the Kirin Tor and other mortal magi have plunged the world into chaos, and the abuse of their powers will no longer be tolerated. Threatened by the Spell-Weaver's brutal tactics, the Kirin Tor has allied itself with the red dragonflight. Together, the two groups closely observe Malygos, searching for a way to thwart his campaign and strike out at the Aspect of Magic, but thus far the elusive Spell-Weaver has proven difficult to engage.

At Wyrmrest Temple, the ancient meeting ground of the dragonflights, Alexstrasza and the ambassadors of other flights have discussed Malygos' recklessness and reluctantly concluded that he is beyond the point of salvation. With the red dragons' assistance, Azeroth's heroes may be able to accomplish what has formerly been unthinkable: challenging the Spell-Weaver from inside the Eye of Eternity. Sustaining the safety of Azeroth depends on Malygos' defeat, but his end will also herald a new age: a world of unguarded magic, absent of the Dragon Aspect powerful enough to watch over it.[1]

Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest

Cataclysm This section concerns content related to Cataclysm.

Thanks to Tarecgosa it is revealed that Arygos is working with Deathwing.

Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects

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However, there is a difference between the in-game and book version of this event. When Kalecgos became the Aspect, Arygos flew into the Eye, where he met with an alternate timeline version of Aedelas Blackmoore. As Blackmoore mounted Arygos, however, he plunged his sword into the back of the dragon's skull, killing him. The Twilight Father used Arygos's blood to activate the Focusing Iris and siphon the magic from the Nexus into the massive chromatic dragon Chromatus, bringing it to life.

Deathwing's fall

Cataclysm This section concerns content related to Cataclysm.

The Focusing Iris was needed once more in the Dragon Soul instance where the Twilight's Hammer sent several of their most powerful shamans under the leadership of Mob Hagara the Stormbinder to ambush the heroes at the Eye.


Legion This section concerns content related to Legion.

Serving the Burning Legion, Archmage Xylem came here where he could use the Focusing Iris to wreak untold havoc on Azeroth's ley lines and siphon their energy directly into himself. Drained of magic, Azeroth would be ripe for destruction by his demon masters and his power would become limitless.[2]


Map of the Eye of Eternity

Dungeon denizens

The only boss in the Eye of Eternity

Bosses Mobs NPCs


Main article: Eye of Eternity loot


Neutral The Eye of Eternity quests
Quest name Quest giver Subzone
This quest takes place in this zoneThis quest is part of a chain N [30R] Heroic Judgment at the Eye of Eternity Neutral  Krasus Eye of Eternity
This quest takes place in this zoneThis quest is part of a chain N [30R] Judgment at the Eye of Eternity Neutral  Krasus Eye of Eternity
This quest takes place in this zoneThis quest is part of a chain N [30] Malygos Must Die! Neutral  Archmage Lan'dalock Eye of Eternity

Related achievements

10-player mode 25-player mode Objective
 [The Spellweaver's Downfall (10 player)]  [The Spellweaver's Downfall (25 player)] Defeat Malygos in The Eye of Eternity.
 [A Poke in the Eye (10 player)]  [A Poke in the Eye (25 player)] Defeat Malygos with fewer than 9/21.
 [Denyin' the Scion (10 player)]  [Denyin' the Scion (25 player)] Deliver a killing blow to a Scion of Eternity while riding on a hover disk.
 [You Don't Have an Eternity (10 player)]  [You Don't Have an Eternity (25 player)] Defeat Malygos in 6 minutes or less.



Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Key to the Focusing Iris along with the keyring removed. No longer needed to start the encounter.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Drakes used by players in The Oculus and The Eye of Eternity will now scale in health and damage according to the rider's average item level.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.


External links

Wrath of the Lich King Legion Legion Battle for Azeroth