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Terrace of Endless Spring
Terrace of Endless Spring loading screen
Location Veiled Stair
Race(s) Sha Sha
IconSmall CloudSerpent Cloud serpent
Jinyu Jinyu
PandarenPandaren Pandaren
IconSmall WaterSpirit Water spirit
End boss IconSmall Sha Sha of Fear
Instance info
Type Raid
Advised level 90
Minimum average
item level
Player limit 10/25

Protectors of the Endless
Lei Shi
Sha of Fear



The Terrace of Endless Spring (or the Terrace of Eternal Spring)[1] is one of the three launch raids of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. It allows players to finally defeat the Sha of Fear, a "super super huge raid boss" who "has turned other local creatures into Sha",[2] after driving it out of the Heart of Fear. The raid is relatively small with four boss encounters: the Protectors of the Endless, a trio of Jinyu; Tsulong, a cloud serpent; Lei Shi, a water spirit; and the Sha of Fear itself as the final boss.

The raid is located at the midpoint of the Veiled Stair, a mountain pass between the northeastern corner of the Valley of the Four Winds and the southern part of the Kun-Lai Summit. The meeting stone and a flight path are located just down a short hill from the raid dungeon entrance, near the Tavern in the Mists deep within the Stair.

Normal mode opened November 13, 2012. Raid Finder and Heroic modes opened on November 20, 2012. Raid Finder difficulty requires an average item level of 470.


Emperor Shaohao performed the ritual to summon the mists and save Pandaria from the Great Sundering here.[3] After the emperor became one with the land, his staff Sheilun was found by Tian Monastery monks who brought it to the Terrace of Endless Spring for safekeeping, where it stayed for millennia.[4]

Dungeon Journal[]

Straddling the mountain range between the Jade Forest and the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, the Terrace of Endless Spring has been a sacred refuge for millennia. Its peaceful fountains are said to have the power to heal and rejuvenate, but when the Sha of Fear attacked, many of the complex's guardians turned on each other in fits of terror.


Legion This section concerns content related to Legion.

The Terrace is attacked by the Burning Legion, but protected by the Shado-Pan.[1]


The Sha of Fear has fled to this tranquil haven to recover, corrupting the pure waters with its tainted blood.


The Terrace is an important sanctuary of Pandaria, blooming in peace for many years, it has been enveloped in horrible force by the area's single, most important prisoner, the terrifying Sha of Fear! Free the inhabitants of the terrace before taking on the amalgamation of fearful emotions. Raiders on a more heroic difficulty will have the chance to discover the birthplace of the Sha for themselves.



Terrace of Endless Spring

Progression through the terrace is literally straightforward. The Protectors of the Endless are found at the center of the starting floor and cannot be fought until the Sha mobs around them have been destroyed. After killing the protectors, Tsulong will fly down to the area, having been corrupted by the Sha of Fear. His encounter is started by attacking him.

After freeing Tsulong, the raid will move up to the watery platform and need to destroy the water elementals roaming around before Lei Shi materializes. Defeating Lei Shi redeems the playful water spirit, who will then travel to the Sha of Fear and dispel the fog around the Sha prime, enabling players to fight it.

There are three outer shrines accessible during the Sha of Fear fight on the outskirts of the terrace. On heroic, the Sha of Fear will spirit itself and the raid to a watery hell called the Dread Expanse.

Dungeon denizens[]

Bosses Monsters Friendly NPCs
Lower terrace
Middle terrace
Upper terrace


All bosses have a chance (on all difficulties) to drop a Inv legendary sigilofpower [Sigil of Power] or a Inv legendary sigilofwisdom [Sigil of Wisdom] in addition to the listed loot for N [90] The Strength of One's Foes.

Boss Item Type Description
Protectors of the Endless Inv knife 1h pandaraid d 02 [Regail's Crackling Dagger] (LFR · E · H · HE) Dagger Caster
Inv boots leather raiddruid l 01 [Asani's Uncleansed Sandals] (LFR · E · H · HE) Leather boots Spirit
Inv bracer cloth challengepriest d 01 [Cuffs of the Corrupted Waters] (LFR · E · H · HE) Cloth bracers Spirit
Inv pants leather raidrogue l 01 [Legguards of Failing Purification] (LFR · E · H · HE) Leather leggings Agility
Inv boots mail raidshaman l 01 [Lightning Prisoner's Boots] (LFR · E · H · HE) Mail boots Spirit
Inv shoulder mail raidshaman l 01 [Waterborne Shoulderguards] (LFR · E · H · HE) Mail shoulders Agility
Inv bracer plate raiddeathknight l 01 [Bracers of Defiled Earth] (LFR · E · H · HE) Plate bracers Strength DPS
Inv helmet plate raidpaladin l 01 [Casque of Expelled Corruption] (LFR · E · H · HE) Plate helm Spirit
Inv cape pandaria d 03 [Cloak of Overwhelming Corruption] (LFR · E · H · HE) Cloak Caster
Inv boots plate raiddeathknight l 01 [Deepwater Greatboots] (LFR · E · H · HE) Plate boots Tank
Inv jewelry necklace 105 [Kaolan's Withering Necklace] (LFR · E · H · HE) Necklace Tank
Inv jewelry ring 143 [Regail's Band of the Endless] (LFR · E · H · HE) Ring Agility
Inv jewelry necklace 111 [Shackle of Eversparks] (LFR · E · H · HE) Necklace Strength
Inv jewelry ring 148 [Watersoul Signet] (LFR · E · H · HE) Ring Spirit
Trade archaeology dwarf runestone [Soothsayer's Runes] Quest item Darkmoon Faire
(Cache of Tsulong)
Inv staff 2h pandaraid d 04 [Gao-Rei, Staff of the Legendary Protector] (LFR · H) Staff Agility
Inv sword 1h pandaraid d 03 [Loshan, Terror Incarnate] (LFR · H) One-handed sword Caster
Inv belt cloth challengepriest d 01 [Belt of Embodied Terror] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Spirit
Inv boot cloth raidwarlock l 01 [Sandals of the Blackest Night] (LFR · H) Cloth boots Caster
Inv shoulder raidmage l 01 [Shoulderpads of Twisted Fate] (LFR · H) Cloth shoulders Caster DPS
Inv pants leather raiddruid l 01 [Fear-Blackened Leggings] (LFR · H) Leather leggings Healer
Inv gauntlets leather raidrogue l 01 [Gauntlets of the Shadow's Caress] (LFR · H) Leather gloves Agility
Inv chest mail raidhunter l 01 [Sunwrought Mail Hauberk] (LFR · H) Mail chest Agility
Inv gauntlets plate raiddeathknight l 01 [Grasps of Serpentine Might] (LFR · H) Plate gloves Tank
Inv boot plate raidpaladin l 01 [Sollerets of Instability] (LFR · H) Plate boots Spirit
Inv cape pandaria d 04 [Daybreak Drape] (LFR · H) Cloak Tank
Inv misc epicring b2 [Dread Shadow Ring] (LFR · H) Ring Strength DPS
Inv drink 29 sunkissedwine [Spirits of the Sun] (LFR · H) Trinket Spirit
Inv misc trinketpanda 13 [Stuff of Nightmares] (LFR · H) Trinket Tank
Lei Shi
(Box of Fancy Stuff)
Inv staff 2h pandaraidsha d 02 [Jin'ya, Orb of the Waterspeaker] (LFR · H) Staff Caster
Inv knife 1h pandaraidsha d 01 [Spiritsever] (LFR · H) Dagger Agility
Inv firearm 2h rifle pandaraid d 01 [Taoren, the Soul Burner] (LFR · H) Gun Agility
Inv robe raidmage l 01 [Robes of the Unknown Fear] (LFR · H) Cloth chest Caster DPS
Inv chest plate raidwarrior l 01 [Cuirass of the Animated Protector] (LFR · H) Plate chest Tank
Creatureportrait cyclone nodebris [Darkmist Vortex] (LFR · H) Trinket Strength
Inv misc pvp trinket [Terror in the Mists] (LFR · H) Trinket Agility DPS
Inv shoulder 22 [Shoulders of the Shadowy Conqueror] (LFR · H) Armor token Paladin, Priest, Warlock
Inv shoulder 22 [Shoulders of the Shadowy Protector] (LFR · H) Armor token Warrior, Hunter, Shaman, Monk
Inv shoulder 22 [Shoulders of the Shadowy Vanquisher] (LFR · H) Armor token Rogue, Death Knight, Mage, Druid
Tsulong and Lei Shi
shared loot
Inv belt cloth challengepriest d 01 [Healer's Belt of Final Winter] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Spirit
Inv belt raidmage l 01 [Invoker's Belt of Final Winter] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Caster DPS
Inv belt raidmage l 01 [Sorcerer's Belt of Final Winter] (LFR · H) Cloth belt Caster
Inv belt leather raidrogue l 01 [Stalker's Cord of Eternal Autumn] (LFR · H) Leather belt Agility
Inv belt leather raidmonk l 01 [Weaver's Cord of Eternal Autumn] (LFR · H) Leather belt Spirit
Inv belt mail raidshaman l 01 [Binder's Chain of Unending Summer] (LFR · H) Mail belt Spirit
Inv belt mail raidhunter l 01 [Ranger's Chain of Unending Summer] (LFR · H) Mail belt Agility
Inv belt plate raidpaladin l 01 [Mender's Girdle of Endless Spring] (LFR · H) Plate belt Spirit
Inv belt plate raiddeathknight l 01 [Patroller's Girdle of Endless Spring] (LFR · H) Plate belt Strength DPS
Inv belt plate raidwarrior l 01 [Protector's Girdle of Endless Spring] (LFR · H) Plate belt Tank
Sha of Fear Inv sword 1h pandaraid d 02 [Kilrak, Jaws of Terror] (LFR · H) One-handed sword Strength
Inv axe 2h pandaraid d 01 [Shin'ka, Execution of Dominion] (LFR · H) Two-handed axe Strength DPS
Inv pant raidmage l 01 [Dreadwoven Leggings of Failure] (LFR · H) Cloth leggings Caster DPS
Inv chest cloth challengepriest d 01 [Robes of Pinioned Eyes] (LFR · H) Cloth chest Spirit
Inv chest leather raidrogue l 01 [Wrap of Instant Petrification] (LFR · H) Leather chest Agility
Inv belt mail raidhunter l 01 [Shadowgrip Girdle] (LFR · H) Mail belt Agility
Inv misc pvp trinket [Essence of Terror] (LFR · H) Trinket Caster DPS
Inv legendary chimeraoffear [Chimera of Fear] Quest item Quest item
Inv helmet 24 [Helm of the Shadowy Conqueror] (LFR · H) Armor token Paladin, Priest, Warlock
Inv helmet 24 [Helm of the Shadowy Protector] (LFR · H) Armor token Warrior, Hunter, Shaman, Monk
Inv helmet 24 [Helm of the Shadowy Vanquisher] (LFR · H) Armor token Rogue, Death Knight, Mage, Druid



Patch changes[]

  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-12-17): Terrace of Endless Spring now only has an item level requirement of 470 to be eligible to queue on Raid Finder difficulty. The additional requirement for a character to have completed Heart of Fear first had been removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): The Strength of One's Foes: All bosses in Mogu'shan Vaults, Heart of Fear, and Terrace of the Endless Spring now have a chance to drop either a Sigil of Power or Sigil of Wisdom.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-01-22): Sigils of Power now only drop in Mogu'shan Vaults, and Sigils of Wisdom will only drop in Heart of Fear and Terrace of Endless Spring, with a very small chance to drop in LFR Mogu'shan Vaults. This should ensure that players who had access to Mogu'shan Vaults for a longer period of time are now seeing more Sigils of Wisdom.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.


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