HordeHeroes of the Horde!
Start Kingslayer Orkus
End High Warlord Cromush
Level 7-30
Category Hillsbrad Foothills
Experience 2,000
Reputation +500 Undercity
+500 Orgrimmar
Rewards  [Boots of the Hero]
or  [Spaulders of the Hero]
or  [Gloves of the Hero]
or  [Belt of the Hero]
or  [Pauldrons of the Hero]
or  [Gauntlets of the Hero]
40s 60c
Previous H [7-30] They Will Never Expect This...
Next H [7-30] Aid of the Frostwolf

As the leaders of the Alliance forces in Hillsbrad Foothills gather on Purgation Isle, Kingslayer Orkus and the player must put their lives on the line and stop the Stormpike clan from re-taking Hillsbrad from the Horde. One way or another, both Orkus and the player shall become Heroes of the Horde!


Steal the Alliance Battle Plans and Become Heroes of the Horde.


Now to find their battle plans and take out their leaders! Should we succeed there is an orc high warlord who served in the war in Silverpine that is now stationed at Tarren Mill - located in the heart of Hillsbrad. he will grant both of us commendations for this! We will be heroes of the Horde, <name>!

Onward! Together we will defeat the Alliance filth!


You will be able to choose one of these rewards:
Inv boots chain 12.png [Boots of the Hero] Inv shoulder 08.png [Spaulders of the Hero]
Inv gauntlets 27.png [Gloves of the Hero] Inv belt 02.png [Belt of the Hero]
Inv shoulder 08.png [Pauldrons of the Hero] Inv gauntlets 27.png [Gauntlets of the Hero]

You will also receive:


<High Warlord Cromush looks somber.>


<High Warlord Cromush salutes.>

He will be honored as a hero of the Horde, just as he always hoped. What you and Orkus did will save hundreds of lives and ensure that our foothold in Hillsbrad is not lost.


Make your way up to the top of the hill and Orkus will stop you.

Kingslayer Orkus says: STOP! GET DOWN, <name>!
Kingslayer Orkus says: Look there, near the map table! The Stormpike Battle Master holds the Alliance battle plans!
Kingslayer Orkus says: I... I have a plan of my own.
Kingslayer Orkus says: I will kill the guard at the table and then I will draw the attention of the trio.
Kingslayer Orkus says: While I have them distracted you get the plans from the guard's corpse. I will call Kasha to pick you up as soon as I see you get the plans.
Kingslayer Orkus says: Do not worry about Orkus, <name>. I... I will be fine.
Kingslayer Orkus says: Tell me when you are ready and we will go! Gossipgossipicon.png
"Are you ready? You will have to act quickly, <name>. I do not know how long I can hold them all off for! Get the plans and get out!"

Gossip I'm ready, Orkus. let's do this!

Kingslayer Orkus runs to the table and attacks the Stormpike Battle Master, killing her instantly.
Kingslayer Orkus yells: GET THE PLANS AND GO!
Kingslayer Orkus charges the trio of Ivar Bloodfang, Balinda Stonehearth and Vanndar Stormpike and starts fighting.
Vanndar Stormpike yells: There's no gettin' away this time, orc! You've sung your last lok'tar!
Click on the dead Stormpike Battlemaster to receive the plans. Kasha will swoop down and pick you up.
Kingslayer Orkus yells: KASHA, GET <name> OUT OF HERE!
Kingslayer Orkus yells: FORGET ABOUT ME, KASHA! GO!
Kasha flies on and picks you up, watching as Orkus' health drops, but flies around and picks him up before he dies, throwing him up to sit behind you.
Kingslayer Orkus says: K... Kasha... you... came back for me...
Kingslayer Orkus says: You are the best friend that Orkus has ever had, <name>. *Orkus coughs*
Kingslayer Orkus says: I... I never knew anyone like you. You saved me, <name>. More than once. I... I know it's selfish, but I have something to ask of you.
Kingslayer Orkus says: Please take care of Kasha. Make sure she finds a cold place to live.
Kingslayer Orkus says: Somewhere safe...
Kingslayer Orkus dies. Kasha later lands at Tarren Mill with you and Orkus' lifeless body.
High Warlord Cromush says: What happened? What have you got in your hands there?
High Warlord Cromush reads the Alliance battle plan.
High Warlord Cromush says: He... He died to get this here?
High Warlord Cromush lifts Orkus' lifeless body up.
High Warlord Cromush says: Do not mourn Orkus. He died with honor... with pride. He died a hero of the Horde.
High Warlord Cromush says: From Lordaeron to Kalimdor, they will know his name and they will sing songs of glory, praising the fallen champion of the Horde.
High Warlord Cromush says: Know that what you did will save hundreds, maybe thousands of lives. You are also a true hero of the Horde, <name>.


Introduction and Azurelode Mine

Optional breadcrumbs: H [7-30] Empire of Dirt or H [7-30] Warchief's Command: Hillsbrad Foothills!

  1. H [7-30] Welcome to the Machine
  2. H [7-30] Trouble at Azurelode & H [7-30] Glorious Harvest & H [7-30] Past Their Prime
  3. H [7-30] Human Infestation & H [7-30] Thieving Little Monsters! & H [7-30] Coastal Delicacies!
  4. H [7-30] Deep Mine Rescue

Sludge Fields

  1. H [7-30] Trouble at the Sludge Fields
  2. H [7-30] No One Here Gets Out Alive
  3. H [7-30] Discretion is Key & H [7-30] For Science!
    Side quest: H [7-30] The Battle for Hillsbrad, H [7-30] Do the Right Thing
  4. H [7-30] Little Girl Lost
  5. H [7-30] Freedom for Lydon
  6. H [7-30] Protocol & H [7-30] Do it for Twinkles
  7. H [7-30] Burnside Must Fall
  8. H [7-30] A Blight Upon the Land

Ruins of Southshore

  1. H [7-30] Trouble at Southshore
  2. H [7-30] Studies in Lethality & H [7-30] Green Living & H [7-30] Helcular's Rod Giveth... & H [7-30] Helcular's Command
    Side quest: H [7-30] Angry Scrubbing Bubbles, H [7-30G2] Trail of Filth

Purgation Isle

  1. H [7-30] Can You Smell What the Lok'tar is Cooking? (optional breadcrumb)
  2. H [7-30] *Gurgle* HELP! *Gurgle*
  3. H [7-30] Stormpike Rendezvous
  4. H [7-30] Kasha Will Fly Again
    Side quest: H [7-30] Terrible Little Creatures
  5. H [7-30] The Road to Purgation
  6. H [7-30] They Will Never Expect This...
  7. H [7-30] Heroes of the Horde!

Tarren Mill

Alterac Mountains

  1. H [7-30] Aid of the Frostwolf (breadcrumb in Tarren Mill)
  2. H [7-30] Matters of Loyalty
  3. H [7-30] March of the Stormpike
  4. H [7-30] Breaking the Hand
    1. H [7-30] Cry of the Banshee
    2. H [7-30] Decimation
    3. H [7-30] Infiltration & H [7-30] Deception and Trickery
    4. H [7-30] Domination
  5. H [7-30] Stormpike Apocalypse

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