Not to be confused with A [10-40] Darkest Night.
AllianceIn Darkest Night
Start Maiev Shadowsong
End Shandris Feathermoon
Level 50 (Requires 50)
Type Scenario
Category Tyrande's Vengeance
Experience 22,300
Rewards [Blessing of the Night Warrior]
46g 80s
Previous A [50] No Survivors & A [50] Hope
Next A [50] We Are Coming


Find Tyrande in Darkshore and lend her aid.

  • Set Sail for Darkshore
  • Aid Tyrande in Darkshore


<Name>, I will not mince words. Tyrande foolishly risks her life with the ritual she intends to perform. If she falls, our entire war effort will fall with her.

We must set off for Darkshore and come to her aid. Only then can we march forward and reclaim our homeland.

We have lost Teldrassil. Fool or not, our people cannot afford to lose Tyrande as well.


You will learn: [Blessing of the Night Warrior]

You will also receive:

  • 46g 80s
  • 22,300 XP


Our vengeance has just begun.


On accept
Sira Moonwarden says: She intends to invoke the ancient rites...
Maiev Shadowsong says: The ritual will kill her! We depart for Darkshore immediately.

Stage 1: In Teldrassil's Wake

  • Description: Take the rowboat to the Ruins of Auberdine.
  • Take the rowboat to the Ruins of Auberdine
Maiev Shadowsong says: <Name>, with me. There is little time.
Maiev Shadowsong says: We will not leave Tyrande on her own behind enemy lines. Move!
Upon clicking on the Mooring Line, the party gets on the rowboat and sails to shore with Mariner Evenmist.
Shandris Feathermoon says: What ritual do you speak of, Maiev? Who is the Night Warrior?
Maiev Shadowsong says: She is the incarnation of Elune's wrath. Even witnessing the ritual to become her would put our lives at risk.
Shandris Feathermoon says: And the only life Tyrande wishes to risk is her own. Elune watch over her.
The party gets arrives on shore.
Sira Moonwarden says: Elune... was she watching over us as Teldrassil burned?
Shandris Feathermoon says: We must not lose faith in the goddess. That is just what the Horde wants.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Sira, you scout the shoreline while the rest of us head inland. We will find Tyrande and meet you at Lor'danel.
Sira Moonwarden says: ...As you command.
Sira Moonwarden leaves the party.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Elune be with you, sister.

Stage 2: Elune's Gaze

In Auberdine.

  • Description: Help Maiev and Shandris search for the Eye of Elune in the Ruins of Auberdine.
  • Search the town square
  • Search the hunter's hall
Maiev Shadowsong says: Tyrande seeks the Eye of Elune. It was last kept here in Auberdine.
The party comes across dead grunts.
Shandris Feathermoon says: What happened to them?
Maiev Shadowsong says: They tried to stop her.
Shandris Feathermoon says: This was once a place of joy and laughter. Now... only silence and death remain.
Shandris Feathermoon says: This way. I was stationed here many moons ago.
Shandris Feathermoon says: Look out!
Bolstered Deathguard says: No survivors!
The party fights Bolstered Deathguards.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Keep moving. More of them are sure to follow.
The party fights Deranged Plaguefiends, Cowled Plaguebringers, and a Forsaken Blight Thrower at the town square.
Shandris Feathermoon says: <Name>... the blight thrower...
Maiev Shadowsong says: The Eye of Elune must be in the hunter's hall. Push forward!
Shandris Feathermoon says: Let us hope Tyrande is still there.

Several corpses of Kaldorei Sentinels are found near the Seat of the Goddess.

Stage 3: Cornered!

Hunter's hall

  • Description: Defeat Bilegut and survive the blight!
  • Defeat Bilegut
  • Survive the blight
The party reaches the hunter's hall to find it abandoned but are cornered by the Forsaken.
Maiev Shadowsong says: We are too late.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: Ah, but you're just in time! The Banshee Queen has a keen interest in your heads, night elves.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: Make it quick. I have a forest to blight.
The party defeats Bilegut but the Forsaken Blightspreaders start spreading the blight.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: It's so hard to find good help these days.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: Blight it.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Stand back.
Shandris Feathermoon says: You'll die!
Maiev blinks and kills all the blightspreaders while Deathstalker Commander Belmont flees.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Ash'al theradas!
Shandris Feathermoon says: Your strength has grown, sister.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Vengeance is a powerful weapon.

Stage 4: A Cry for Help

  • Description: Investigate the screaming nearby.
  • Investigate the screams
Shandris Feathermoon says: Wait, do you hear that? Survivors!
The two appraoch a Kaldorei Huntress. Shandris barrages Honorbound Conquerors with arrows.
Shandris Feathermoon says: Andu-falah-dor!

Stage 5: No Elf Left Behind

Withering Thicket

Shandris Feathermoon says: Sister, are you all right?
Maiev Shadowsong says: We will tend to her wounds. Free the others!

Slavering Skullcleavers, Dark Executors, Ashen Enforcers, and Mag'har Beastlords are in the area. Kill them and interact with Kaldorei Huntresses and Kaldorei Sentinels.

Stage 6: Closing in

  • Description: Find Tyrande Whisperwind in Bashal'Aran.
  • Ride Ash'alah to Bashal'Aran
Shandris Feathermoon says: Ash'alah! Where is Tyrande?
Maiev Shadowsong says: She has cast everything aside. Only the final rite at the Well of Purity remains.
Shandris Feathermoon says: Ready yourselves, sentinels! The High Priestess requires our aid!
Shandris Feathermoon says: Come, <name>. Ash'alah can bear both of us easily.

Mount up Ash'alah.

Shandris Feathermoon says: Maiev. What makes this ritual so dangerous?
Maiev Shadowsong says: Legend says that long ago, Elune bestowed her fury upon our greatest warriors to secure Kalimdor.
Maiev Shadowsong says: In a sacred ritual, the strongest among them became her avatar--the Night Warrior. Our victory was swift.
Maiev Shadowsong says: None who have attempted the ritual since then have survived. Elune's raw power tears them apart.
Shandris Feathermoon says: There she is!

Stage 7: Zenith

Tyrande in Bashal'Aran.

Eastern pass reinforced by Maiev's wardens.

  • Description: Defend Bashal'Aran and help Tyrande complete the Ritual of the Night Warrior.
  • Complete the Ritual of the Night Warrior
  • Defend Bashal'Aran (100%)
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Elune! Your people loved you! Yet you watched, distant and aloof, as they died in torment!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I served you for millennia. But tonight, I do not come as a maiden, mother, or even priestess.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Now, I will serve you only if you grant me justice!
Tyrande casts the ritual under a beam of moonlight at the Well of Purity.
Shandris Feathermoon says: The Horde approaches! Be ready!
The party dispatches the Horde incursion, consisting of Ashen Raiders, Honorbound Conquerors, and Slavering Skullcleavers.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Movement to the north! Show them no mercy.
The party dispatches the Horde incursion, consisting of Shambling Deadeyes, Ashen Deathguards, and Maniacal Apothecaries. The pass is defended by Vengeful Swiftclaws, Lunar Guardians, and a Keeneye Brigadier.
Maiev Shadowsong says: From the east?! The Horde is everywhere!
The party dispatches the Horde incursion, consisting of Risen Marksmen, Deranged Plaguefiends, and Festering Hulks. The pass is defended by Maiev's wardens - Mirana Starlight, Marin Bladewing, Drelanim Whisperwind, Shalis Darkhunter, and Malace Shade.

Stage 8: The Night Warrior

  • Description: Complete Tyrande's ascension into the Night Warrior.
  • Return to Tyrande
  • Activate the Eye of Elune
Shandris Feathermoon says: The ritual nears completion. <Name>, unleash the Eye of Elune!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: In'a shul daElune!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Kul erath shul, Kul erath sin.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Ash rohk ilisar! Andu'dorini ash'ka!

A cutscene plays

Tyrande Whisperwind says: With ancient words, I invoke your most ruthless phase.
Tyrande throws a severed orc head into the Well of Purity.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: With this offering, I demand to wear your darkest face.
Elune imbues Tyrande with her power.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Elune! Make me the instrument of your vengeance!
Tyrande becomes the Night Warrior and uses her power to slay the entire Horde army.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Now, we shall have justice. The Night Warrior lives... within me.

Stage 9: Nowhere to Run

Tyrande Whisperwind says: The Horde shall tremble... as our darkness falls.

The player receives the Fury of the Night Warrior buff. Talk to Tyrande to proceed.

Are you prepared?
Gossip I am.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Maiev. Shandris. Prepare our forces for war.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: <Name>, with me. Nathanos Blightcaller lurks nearby with two of the Banshee Queen's val'kyr.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: We will kill them all.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Teldrassil burned because I chose to spare Saurfang's life.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Countless innocents were murdered. Entire families erased in moments.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: The time for mercy is over.
Tyrande and the player reach Ashwood Depot. Tyrande immobilizes the entire Forsaken garrison with her power.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Anu'dora!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: He is not here.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: Your tree... was just the beginning. This entire shore will fuel our armies!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I failed to protect my people, but I will avenge them.
Tyrande casts a spell that kills the entire Forsaken garrison except for Deathstalker Commander Belmont.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Hold. More come.
Deathstalker Commander Belmont says: You have won... nothing.
Tyrande and the player are surrounded by Sputtering Fleshrenders. Malfurion Stormrage in his bear form arrives and ensnares them all with Engulfing Roots and destroys them.
Malfurion Stormrage says: The earth itself will swallow you whole.

Stage 10: Nowhere to Hide

  • Description: Find Nathanos Blightcaller nearby.
  • Find Nathanos Blightcaller
Malfurion Stormrage says: Let us strike as one.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: No. Wait for my signal before you attack.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Take Blightcaller. The val'kyr are mine.
Tyrande and the player leave Ashwood Depot with Deathstalker Commander Belmont immobilized with Petrifying Starlight.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Leave him to rot. He does not deserve a clean death.

Stage 11: The Queen's Pawn

At Delaryn's Demise.

  • Description: Confront Nathanos Blightcaller.
  • Speak to Tyrande
  • Confront Nathanos
Tyrande and the player reach Delaryn's Demise.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: There he is.

Talk to Tyrande.

There is nowhere left for the coward to hide now.
Gossip I am with you.
Sira Moonwarden says: Where... is she...?
Sira Moonwarden dies.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: Now that we have the preliminaries out of the way, we can begin the ritual.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Blightcaller!
Nathanos Blightcaller says: Well, this is inconvenient. Protect the val'kyr!
The Val'kyr raises Kaldorei Dark Rangers. Tyrande fights Nathanos while supporting the player with Searing Moonlight. The player fights the Royal Dreadguards.
Kaldorei Dark Ranger says: Help! Help!
Tyrande Whisperwind says: You will not see another sunrise, monster.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: How uncouth for the... Queen of the Tree Elves, is it? No, I suppose that won't do... What exactly do you rule over these days?
Tyrande Whisperwind says: I am no queen. I am the kaldorei's vengeance.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: Enough! Any last words, priestess?
Brynja binds the player with Umbral Binding. Nathanos binds Tyrande.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: Soon you will share the fate of your dear friend Sira... and the noble Delaryn. Reunions can be so... heartwarming.
Tyrande breaks free from her binds, covers the shore in a Veil of Darkness, and escapes.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Shal'karath!
Nathanos Blightcaller says: You cannot hide from me forever, elf.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: We do not stand alone. Now!
Malfurion Stormrage ensnares Nathanos with Engulfing Roots.
Malfurion Stormrage says: Your end has come.
Brynja says: We require more time! Finish it, Signe. I will handle this.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: <Name>, focus on the val'kyr! I will deal with this brute.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: You are too late. Behold!
Nathanos Blightcaller says: You are nothing. Raise them!
Malfurion Stormrage and the player fights Brynja. Tyrande fights Nathanos Blightcaller in Mortal Combat. Signe begins to raise Sira Moonwarden and Delaryn Summermoon.
Brynja says: Rise! In the name of Sylvanas, the Banshee Queen, I bestow this gift upon you.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: You must fight the shadow in your hearts, sisters!
Delaryn Summermoon says: We placed our faith in you.
Sira Moonwarden says: And you abandoned us. Elune abandoned us!
Delaryn Summermoon says: We have nothing left. We are forsaken.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Never again. Ash thoribas!
Malfurion Stormrage and the player kills Brynja.
Brynja says: No! Dark Lady... I am... sorry...
Nathanos, Signe, and the new Forsaken make their escape.
Nathanos Blightcaller says: Witch! You shall pay dearly for that. Let's move!

Final Stage: Eyes of the Forest

On the Moonspray.

  • Description: Return to the fleet and scout the Horde army.
  • Return to the fleet
  • Scout the Horde army
Malfurion Stormrage says: I will hunt them down.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: No. Our forces gather. We will settle this another day.
Maiev and the rest of the sentinels arrive on hippogryphs. Upon hopping on the Darnassian Skytalon, the party flies to the fleet and have a conversation of what has transpired on the way.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Tyrande, what happened?
Tyrande Whisperwind says: Blightcaller yet lives, but at the cost of one of his queen's val'kyr.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: The time has come to reclaim our home. Maiev, you will command our forces.
Maiev Shadowsong says: You place much faith in me, given our... history.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: We cannot dwell in the past... not with our very future at stake. Lead our people to victory as I sate the Night Warrior's wrath.
Maiev Shadowsong says: Wait... Where is Sira? She is not with you.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: She... Maiev, I must speak to you alone.
The party lands on The Moonspray.
Tyrande Whisperwind says: <Name>, we fought but a fraction of the Horde's forces. I will share Dori'thur's vision with you so we may scout them further.

Talk to Dori'thur.

<Dori'thur looks at your expectantly.>
Gossip Show me.

Terror of Darkshore cutscene plays, and then you are teleported to Boralus.



  1. A [50] On Whispered Winds
  2. A [50] Waning Hope
  3. A [50] Shores of Fate
  4. A [50] No Survivors & A [50] Hope
  5. A [50] In Darkest Night (grants Alliance  [In Teldrassil's Shadow])
  6. A [50] We Are Coming

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