Start Commander Schnottz [24.5, 64.2]
End Automatic
Level 30-35
Category Uldum
Experience 43900
Previous N [30-35] Idolatry, N [30-35] Angered Spirits, N [30-35] Fashionism
Next N [30-35] Make Yourself Useful


Schnottz wants you to speak with him when you are prepared to witness the ritual.

  • Gobbles' Transformation Ritual Witnessed


At last! Zhe time has come to set my Gobbles free of zhat nasty curse!

Pay attention now, <race>, and stay on guard. Zhere can be no interruptions vhile I perform zhe ritual.

Let me know vhen you haf secured zhe perimeter!

Now, move it!


That was probably not the transformation Schnottz was hoping for...


Talk to him again:

Gossip The perimeter is secure, commander.

Commander Schnottz says: Very vell, zhen. Let me just check my notes vone lasht time...
Schnottz walks over to his notes.
Commander Schnottz says: Mmm-hmm, yes, yes... simple enough...
Schnottz walks to the center of the room and drops the eight idols on a runic circle.
Commander Schnottz yells: Oh, Gobbles! Ve're ready to begin! Come, come!
Belloc applauds as Gobbles the turkey comes running in and stands in the middle of the circle.
Commander Schnottz says: Hold on, Gobbles! Shtand back everyvone!
Schnottz pulls the trigger, channeling something into Gobbles, killing it!
Commander Schnottz yells: VHAT!?
Schnottz walks up to the fried turkey.
Commander Schnottz says: My poor Gobbles...
Commander Schnottz yells: Vhat could haf possibly gone wrong? I followed every last detail...
Schnottz walks back to his notes.
Commander Schnottz says: Vait a shekkont! Vhat's zhis!?
Commander Schnottz yells: You only brought me eight idols!
Commander Schnottz yells: Zhe ritual specifically calls for NINE!!
Commander Schnottz yells: NINE! NINE! NINE! NINE! NINE!!!
Commander Schnottz yells: Out of my sight, vizh you! Auch...
The quest completes automatically at this point.

Talk to Schnottz again to resume the chain.


  1. N [30-35] Eastern Hospitality
  2. N [30-35] A Favor for the Furrier / N [30-35] The Desert Fox
  3. N [30-35] Idolatry / N [30-35] Angered Spirits / N [30-35] Fashionism
  4. N [30-35] Gobbles!
  5. N [30-35] Make Yourself Useful
  6. N [30-35] Crisis Management
  7. N [30-35] Battlezone
  8. N [30-35] Missed Me By Zhat Much!
  9. Complete all of:
  10. N [30-35] Firing Squad

Patches and hotfixes

  • Cataclysm Hotfix (2010-12-08): Players will now correctly switch phases after turning in the quest "Gobbles!"
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.

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