The Shadowmoon Valley storyline takes place after completing the Alliance portion of the Warlords of Draenor intro experience in Tanaan Jungle. The main storyline is tracked in the quest achievement .
There are also a large number of vignettes in Shadowmoon Valley, as in all zones of Draenor.
- 1 Main storyline
- 2 Garrison buildings
- 3 Side quests
Establishing a Foothold
After landing, a base of operations is in order. But make sure to clear out the hostiles first!
After completing "Delegating on Draenor", two quests open up: , which starts the "Shadows Awaken" chapter, and , which starts the "The Pursuit of Justice" chapter. Additionally, a breadcrumb to Ashran opens up in .
Yrel wants to go on a welcome back tour, but things quickly go south after the Shadowmoon clan start invading.
Optional side quests:
A Sister's Sacrifice
Ner'zhul has taken Samaara, so it's time to go get her back and figure out what Ner'zhul's grand plan is.
- Complete both:
- Complete all of:
The Light Prevails
The Iron Horde has launched their attack on Karabor! It's time to stop Ner'zhul once and for all.
This concludes the primary Shadowmoon Valley storyline. After completing "The Defense of Karabor", Yrel sends players on to the Gorgrond storyline in . That breadcrumb is also available the instant players reach level 92 by speaking with Bodrick Grey at the garrison.
The podlings just outside Lunarfall in Gloomshade Grove have started attacking workers, so it's up to the commander to defend against the threat. A breadcrumb to Gloomshade Grove opens up after completing the "Shadows Awaken" chapter back at the garrison, but the chain can be started by finding the Lost Packmule in the Plains of Serenity, just south of the grove.
The Pursuit of Justice
The garrison needs food, so some workers are sent out to Elodor, the breadbasket of Shadowmoon Valley, but things quickly spiral out of control. This side story opens up upon completion of .
Optional Garrison Follower conclusion:
Purifying the Gene Pool
A breadcrumb to the Drakkorium opens up after completing the "Shadows Awaken" chapter, but the chain can be started by heading there at any point. A traveler (and her caravan) from Eastern Plaguelands makes an appearance!
Level 2 upgrade
After reaching level 15 and garrison level 2, Timothy Leens wants the commander to clear out the mine:
After reaching level 20 and garrison level 2, Ron Ashton wants the commander to find someone who knows how to fish on Draenor:
After reaching level 30 and garrison level 2, Naron Bloomthistle wants the commander to clear out the herb garden:
Level 3 upgrade
After reaching level 35 and garrison level 2, Baros Alexston offers a quest to upgrade the garrison to level 3. For a cost, of course.
Alchemists who complete will find a in the Gift of the Draenei gift bag to start this side chain to unlock Draenor Alchemy and, if not already learned, the Garrison Alchemy Lab blueprints.
Engineers will eventually be able to find a , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Engineering and Engineering Works.
Blacksmiths will eventually find , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Blacksmithing and The Forge.
Enchanters will eventually find the , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Enchanting and the Enchanter's Study.
Tailors will eventually find the , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Tailoring and the Tailoring Emporium.
Scribes will eventually find a , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Inscription and the Scribe's Quarters.
Jewelcrafters will eventually find a , which starts a short quest chain to unlock Draenor Jewelcrafting and the Gem Boutique.
There are four sets of bonus objectives in Shadowmoon Valley: