NeutralThe Imposter
Start Master Mathias Shaw
End Taoshi
Level 45 (Requires 45)
Category Rogue Campaign
Experience 24,680
Rewards Item level 825 Artifact relic
 [Chestguard of the Uncrowned]
 [Greater Glory of the Order]
5000 Order Resources
58g 20s
Previous N Rogue [45] Under Cover of Darkness
Next N Rogue [45] Champion: Taoshi
N Rogue [45] Champion: Master Mathias Shaw


Grapple up the Lion's Rest cliffs, sneak through Stormwind City to the SI:7 courtyard, and then kill Detheroc.


Detheroc has SI:7's finest snipers on all of the rooftops. We can't mount up and we can't fly. There are grapple points above so that we can move up the cliff.

We've also setup hay bales to hide in along the likely routes to SI:7.

We just need to stealth in and kill Detheroc. Once we get up there, we'll separate to increase the chances of at least one of us making it through the city.

Good luck, <name>.


You will be able to choose one of these rewards:
Ability hunter rapidkilling.png [Heartbeat of the Order] Spell fire felfireward.png [Fel Ward of the Order]
Spell nature strengthofearthtotem02.png [Iron Will of the Order] Sha inv elemental primal shadow.png [Dusk of the Order]
Inv elemental primal air.png [Gale Wind of the Order]

You shall be granted the title: Shadowblade

You will also receive: 58g 20s
Inv leather rogueclass d 01chest.png [Chestguard of the Uncrowned] Achievement reputation 03.png [Greater Glory of the Order]

You will also receive: 5000 Order Resources


You did it! Mathias Shaw is back in charge of SI:7 and you prevented an all-out war between the Alliance and Horde.

The rest of us agree, you've proven yourself an invaluable member of the Council of Shadows and the Uncrowned.

Congratulations, Shadowblade <name>!



Warning: You are not placed in a phased Stormwind City for this quest!

Quest accept
Master Mathias Shaw says: We'll split up and stealth in. Keep moving. Use the hay bales if you get into trouble.
Taoshi says: See you at SI:7. Good luck, <name>.

There are Wanted: Dead! posters in the streets.

Reach SI:7
As the rogue adventurer arrives, Taoshi is seen fighting Lord Tony Romano while Jasper Fel is sapped. Across the room, Sloan McCoy appears to have also been incapacitated.
Taoshi says: They're upstairs, <name>!
Arthur Huwe says: What's the meaning of this, <name>? I thought we were all on the same side!
Master Mathias Shaw yells: I'm the real Mathias Shaw.
Master Mathias Shaw yells: No, I am! Kill him, <name>!
The false Mathias Shaw temporarily stuns the rogue adventurer and the true SI:7 leader.
Master Mathias Shaw yells: Enough! I need more room.
He jumps to the bottom floor and assumes his true form.
Detheroc yells: My swarm will destroy you!
Taoshi joins in on the fight, having successfully incapacitated Tony Romano.
Detheroc yells: Go to sleep. Forget everything.
Detheroc says: Your Alliance and Horde are destined to destroy each other...
Detheroc laughs as he vanishes.
Taoshi says: Perhaps, but not any time soon, demon.
Master Mathias Shaw says: It's over. Speak with me when you're ready, <name>. I'll get us safely out of Stormwind.
Mathias Shaw
I cannot begin to thank you for all that you have done, <name>. You've given me back SI:7 and saved the Alliance and Horde from a costly war we could have ill afford.
The Burning Legion would have destroyed us all.
It goes without saying, if there's anything I can do for you, just let me know.
Are you ready to get back to Dalaran and the Hall of Shadows?
Gossip I'm ready. Let's get out of here, Mathias.
On complete
Taoshi says: Detheroc is dead and Mathias Shaw is restored to his role as leader of SI:7.
Taoshi says: All-out war between the Alliance and Horde has been averted. We can now focus our full attention upon the Burning Legion.
Taoshi says: We will destroy them by every means possible. Through treachery and subterfuge. Through guilde and assassination. And yes, by laying down our lives if needs be.
Taoshi says: Let us celebrate the one who made all of this possible, our newest Shadowblade, <name>!

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