The Third Riddle: Strength

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AllianceThe Third Riddle: Strength

Path to the challenge room
Start The Monkey King [48.8, 50.5]
End The Monkey King [88.9, 31.7]
Level 90 (Requires 90)
Category Pandaren Campaign
Experience 236000
Reputation +150 Operation: Shieldwall
Rewards 19g 84s 50c
Previous A [90] The Monkey King
Next A [90] The Greatest Prank


The Monkey King?

Defeat the Challenger at the Tiger Temple.


The mallet you seek is not a toy for children,

It calls trouble like the song of a siren.

A test of strength the Monkey King will require,

Before you receive this tool of your desire.

At the Temple of the White Tiger you will find

A challenger to test how well you are resigned

Step through the main door and then turn right down the ramp

Challenge the ook waiting for you there like a champ!


You will receive: 19g 84s 50c


Sometimes biggest wikket is biggest coward.


Why engage in duelery? Why engage in foolery?

You ask the Monkey King for an artifact of power, I have to make sure when the time comes you will not cower. One tough dooker you think you might ookin be, but against mogu, many will turn and flee.



Pandaria map
Untamed Amber @ Dread Wastes 65.7,71.7, Pandaria @ 39.5, 75.6
Metal Brew @ Jade Forest 33.4,34.2, Pandaria @ 62.1, 44.7
Tiger Temple challenger @ Kun-Lai Summit 70.2,45.6, Pandaria @ 53.5, 28.7
The Monkey King @ Krasarang Wilds 88.9,31.7, Pandaria @ 64.3, 75.2

Pick up A [90] The First Riddle: Mercy and A [90] The Second Riddle: Fellowship before heading out. Speak with Anduin for a reminder:

I will try to lead the "King" back to Lion's Landing and see if I can't persuade him to volunteer the information we need. In the meantime, I would say try to solve his riddles and meet us there.

The Temple of the White Tiger, location of the third riddle, is closest, so head there first. Exit the Tomb of Conquerors and fly southeast to reach the tiger temple. Fly to the main building and stop at the entrance. Immediately inside, at [68.7, 45.5] is a ramp leading down to the right. Inside is... The Monkey King? Speak with him:

Ha! Didn't expect to see me here did you? The Monkey King does not delegate duelery! Now, are you hero? Or are you wikket?
Gossip I challenge you.
The Monkey King says: Okee dokee! Let's see what you got.

The Monkey King here is a boss-level hozen with 787,882 health. Finish him off:

The Monkey King says: Eek! Quick, strong, dangerous. You know how to stick it. I no longer afraid you just some filthy wikket.
The Monkey King says: Solve the other riddles, I am demanding! And then meet me down south at Lion's Landing.

Jade Forest is next closest, so head east in that direction. The Shrine of Fellowship is in northwestern Jade Forest, between Honeydew Village, Grookin Hill, and the Tian Monastery. There at the shrine at [33.4, 34.2] is a huge bell and a small mallet resting on its northern support. Interact with it to ring the bell, summoning Sam the Wise:

Sam the Wise says: Ah, so there is one who wishes to taste the might of the Metal Brew?
Sam the Wise says: It's flavor is intended for friends to share after a battle. Come... friend... and battle me if you dare.
Sam the Wise yells: Glory to the brave!

Sam the Wise is a level 90 male pandaren with 787,882 health. Finish him off:

Sam the Wise says: Well done, hero! I yield to your might.
Sam the Wise says: Enjoy this well-earned brew. The recipe has been in my family for over ten thousand years. Once enjoyed by the Monkey King himself, they say.
Sam the Wise steps over to A Keg of Metal Brew and takes some to drink.

Interact with the Keg and collect some of  [The Metal Brew]. Finally, head southwest to Dread Wastes. It may be quicker to run by Lion's Landing, turn in, and then take the portal to the Skyfire to cut off some travel time. Just north of the main scorpid camp on the Chittering Coast just inside the wall at [65.7, 71.7] is a piece of  [Untamed Amber]. Interact with it to spawn an Untamed Ambertail, a level 90 scorpid with 787,882 health. Kill it and loot the Untamed Amber from it.

Head back to Lion's Landing once all three riddles are solved.


  1. Neutral:
    1. A [90] Meet the Scout
    2. A [90] A King Among Men
    3. A [90] Lion's Landing
    4. A [90] A Little Patience
  2. Friendly 950/6,000:
    1. A [90] The Best Around
    2. A [90] To Catch A Spy
    3. A [90] Stirred, Not Shaken
  3. Friendly 4,900/6,000:
    1. A [90] He's In Deep
    2. A [90] Bugging Out, A [90] He Won't Even Miss It
  4. Honored 2,850/12,000:
    1. A [90] The Kirin Tor
    2. A [90] The Fate of Dalaran
  5. Honored 6,800/12,000:
    1. A [90] To Mogujia
    2. A [90] The Source of Korune Power, A [90] Bad Blood
  6. Honored 10,750/12,000:
    1. A [90] Anduin's Plea
    2. A [90] Heart Of The Alliance
  7. Revered 2,700/21,000:
    1. A [90] The Kun-Lai Expedition
    2. A [90] A Kor'kron In Our Midst
    3. A [90] Memory Wine
  8. Revered 6,650/21,000:
    1. A [90] The Ruins of Korune
    2. A [90] The Divine Bell
  9. Revered 8,900/21,000:
    1. A [90] Darnassus Attacked?
    2. A [90] Tracking the Thieves
    3. A [90] Jaina's Resolution
    4. A [90] Nowhere to Run, A [90] Nowhere to Hide, A [90] Sewer Cleaning, A [90] Unfair Trade, A [90] Cashing Out
    5. A [90] What Had To Be Done
  10. Revered 14,500/21,000:
    1. A [90] The Harmonic Mallet
    2. A [90] The Monkey King
    3. A [90] The First Riddle: Mercy, A [90] The Second Riddle: Fellowship, A [90] The Third Riddle: Strength
    4. A [90] The Greatest Prank
  11. Revered 18,500/21,000:
    1. A [90] The Handle, A [90] The Head, A [90] The Harmonic Ointment
  12. Exalted:
    1. A [90] The Bell Speaks
    2. A [90] Breath of Darkest Shadow
    3. A [90] The Silence

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