Inside the Tower

The Master's Key was the key (and attunement) to enter Medivh's tower of Karazhan in Deadwind Pass. It is a reward from the quest N [70] Return to Khadgar. In order for your raid to enter Karazhan, only one person needs to possess the key.

Quest chain at a glance

Main article: Karazhan Quest Progression

The key can be obtained by completing the following questline, which begins with Archmage Alturus just outside Karazhan:

  1. N [70] Archmage Alturus: Lower City; optional talk to NPC, 5 rep with Violet Eye — N [70] Arcane Disturbances: Deadwind Pass; standard soloable exploration quest
  2. N [70] Restless Activity: Deadwind Pass; standard soloable kill quest, can be done at the same time as above
  3. N [70] The Contact from Dalaran: Dalaran; talk to NPC
  4. N [70] Khadgar: Talk with Khadgar in Shattrath City
  5. N [70D] Entry Into Karazhan: First key part to be found in the Shadow Labyrinth, Auchindoun
  6. N [70D] The Second and Third Fragments: The second key part is found in The Steamvault and the third key part is found in Arcatraz
  7. N [70D] The Master's Touch: Talk with Medivh in the Opening the Dark Portal (Black Morass) instance in Caverns of Time. He'll give you his own key.
  8. N [70] Return to Khadgar: Return to Khadgar

The whole questline rewards 2100 reputation with the Violet Eye.

Access requirements

Some of the quests in this chain have access requirements that may sidetrack a player. These include access into:

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Removed. The Karazhan gate no longer requires a key to open.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.4.0 (2008-03-25): No longer required to enter Karazhan, but still required to open the gates.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): Added.

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