How to obtain
- Get the two Nat Pagle books
- Talk to Sister Elda with both books
- Kill Nefarian in Blackwing Lair and loot
- Do not complete the quest the head offers; it is unrelated and will consume the head, forcing you to wait until the next lockout for another head. If you happen to still have his head from an earlier kill, you can use that.
- Talk to Prince Tortheldrin in Dire Maul West with the new book and Nefarian's head
- Do not kill Immol'thar or Tortheldrin will become hostile
- Alexia Ironknife at Chillwind Camp in Western Plaguelands / : Talk to Bardu Sharpeye at The Bulwark in Tirisfal Glades : Talk to
- Read Grand Inquisitor Isillien's Journal at Hearthglen in Western Plaguelands
- Coordinates are High Cleric Alphus in the same building as
- Kill the Large Vile Slime next to Thondroril River in Western Plaguelands
- Supposedly has a random spawn up to 30 hours, unpredictable due to phasing and server sharding. The slime can be tagged by multiple cross-faction players.
- Use and talk to Timolain the Accursed
- Fish up the from the Thondroril River
- You may fish anywhere along the river, as long as your location says "Thondroril River"
- Your fishing skill does not matter
- Talk to Lord Maxwell Tyrosus in your class hall with the shard to start
- Go to Acherus: The Ebon Hold above the Broken Shore to complete the quest and earn the hidden appearance
- The questline to obtain this item is a reference to the old speculations about obtaining Ashbringer in classic.
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added.