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Vol’jin of the Darkspear – Patch 5.3 Escalation – World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in World of Warcraft News, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

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Vol’jin of the Darkspear

Ki’ta Arrowtusk: Welcome ta Sen’jin Village, mon. I know you traveled far ta see Vol’jin, leader a’ da Darkspear.

But I must ask ya ta wait a little longer. Let us speak.

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Quest Objectives

Listen to Ki’ta Arrowtusk

Dialogue

Ki’ta Arrowtusk: Walk wit’ me, (class). Vol’jin be seein’ ya in just a moment. De “Warchief” still believes Vol’jin be dead, slain by his Kor’kron assassin in Kun-Lai Summit.

Vol’jin survived, but he still remember da sting a’ Hellscream’s betrayal. Darkspear never die.

When Vol’jin come back ta us, I saw he was changed. Da light a’ revolution be burnin’ in his eyes!

Now, look around you. De Darkspear rebellion begins. Hellscream’s worst nightmare.

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De spark becomes a flame, de flame becomes a fire, de fire … an inferno. We gonna burn our way ta da gates a’ Orgrimmar.

But we gotta feed dis war machine. Stone, wood, oil, meat – we be needin’ ‘em in large supply.

Dat’s where we need ya, (brodah / sistah).

Go, speak to Vol’jin. Prepare yourself. From here on out, we be askin’ more of you den ever before.

Vol’jin

Vol’jin: Look at us three. Back to da sands of old Durotar! It be just like old times.

Thrall: Not quite, old friend. Times have changed. The line between friend and foe is not so clear.

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You: What happened to you in Pandaria?

(Vol’jin runs his three-fingered hand over his scar.)

Vol’jin: It been a long road, friend. Garrosh tried ta take me life wit’ a knife in de throat. Left me for dead. I crawl out dat cave, couldn’t even speak. It was Chen Stormstout who found me, nursed me back from de brink.

We travelled to de Shado-Pan monastery, an’ dey help me do some soul-searching. Figure out who I was. Who the Horde was. Me father …

I made up me mind. I’m takin’ de Horde back. No matter de cost.

Darkspear never die.

You: Does Garrosh know you’re alive?

(Vol’jin allows a grim smile to creep across his scowling features.)

Vol’jin: Not yet he don’t. Maybe he hearin’ rumors. Maybe he thinkin’, dey ghost stories. Maybe ol’ Vol’jin comin’ back ta haunt him. Hah.

He find out soon enough. Too bad I’m not gonna be there ta see da look on his fat, beady-eyed face when he hears ol’ Vol’jin is back, an’ gonna make good on me promise. Ta end his sad little reign. Ta fire de arrow dat pierces his black heart.

You: Why are you fighting against our own Warchief?

Vol’jin: Ya still call him “Warchief,” (class)? Is he still YOUR Warchief? What of de spoils of his war? I don’t see you fat an’ happy like his Kor’kron. His Horde be an orc Horde. Do ya still feel welcome here, (race)? Are ya a part of his plan? Or are ya trash he gonna do away wit’ once he has his way? He promise glory, but bathes our Horde in blood, an’ steps on anyone who see it diff’rent.

Ya wanna know how I see de Horde? De Horde dat me an’ Thrall built?

You: How do you see the Horde?

Vol’jin: Horde be a family. When de whole world try ta put us down, de family come an’ pick us back up. We all each other got, see?

Hellscream, he don’t see family. Ain’t never had one. All he see is power, like he just come through the portal.

(Vol’jin stares off into the distance.)

We stand against him – together, here, now – or he stome us out. One. By. One. I got de scars ta prove it.

Who do ya trust, (name)? Where be your loyalty now? Hellscream? Or family?

Completion

(Vol’jin nods at you.)

Vol’jin: (Class). Looks like ya just chose a side. I hope ya ready ta fight.

 
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Patch 5.3 Escalation – Storyline Transcript and Videos – World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in World of Warcraft News, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

The World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.3 adds new content to the progressive Garrosh Hellscream storyline. The Landfall (Patch 5.1) confrontation between the Alliance and the Horde at the Krasarang Wilds’ shore is over, and the Thunder King has been defeated.

What’s next? Well, Patch 5.3: Escalation is the intermediate content prior to engaging Garrosh Hellscream as the final boss of Mists of Pandaria.

The Horde and the Alliance are preparing their path toward Orgrimmar through the Barrens and Durotar.

Note: Over the next weeks, I’ll be updating this page with the quests text, NPC dialogues, images and videos. This will serve as a lore repository for those who rushed through the quests without reading, or for those who unsubscribed to World of Warcraft months ago, and wish to know what’s new. Who knows — what you see in this archive might bring you back to World of Warcraft.


Patch 5.3 Intro – Horde version

When players approach Sunwalker Dezco and Taran Zhu at the Golden Terrace of the Shrine of Two Moons capital in the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, we see a conversation between both characters concerning Garrosh and the actions of the Horde.

Taran Zhu: Tauren! What have your people done? You have dredged open a scar within our sacred Vale!

Sunwalker Dezco: Lord Zhu, please understand – the orc “Warchief” who ordered the deed no longer speaks for the whole of the Horde. Many voices are rising up against him.

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Taran Zhu: Your politics are no concern of mine. Your Horde has disrespected the sanctity of this place. You are no longer welcome here – leave at once!

Sunwalker Dezco: Give us time, Lord Zhu. Give us the opportunity to bring Hellscream to justice.

Taran Zhu: Sunwalker, I respect your people. You have aided us in our campaign against the Sha, and the Thunder King. Otherwise, I would’ve already ordered the Shado-Pan to purge this entire shrine. But my patience is at an end. The Horde must leave.

Sunwalker Dezco: Please. Give us time to make this right.

Taran Zhu: Very well. You have until season’s end. No longer. We pandaren are no strangers to dealing with tyrants. The coming battle will try your souls. May the celestials guide your actions.

 

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HORDE

Visit the links below to launch the dialogue transcript and videos for each mission of the Patch 5.3 Escalation storyline.

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ALLIANCE

The Alliance version of Patch 5.3 Escalation is a bit shorter. Both factions share the same scenarios, the same first quest, and the same Battlefield: Barrens quests. Some quests are unique to the Alliance players as seen below.

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War is Coming – Patch 5.3 Escalation – World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in World of Warcraft News


War is Coming

As you enter the vale, you see a rotund pandaren trying to flag you down from the balcony above Mogu’shan Palace. It looks like Lorewalker Cho is trying to get your attention. You should investigate!

Speak with Lorewalker Cho.

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Completion

Lorewalker Cho: Ah! Welcome my friend. I am very glad that I was able to get your attention. Great deeds are at work that require a hero such as yourself.

 
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The King and the Council – Scenario: Blood in the Snow – Patch 5.3 Escalation

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in World of Warcraft News, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria


The King and the Council

Lorewalker Cho: I am glad you are here, (name). I have been using my dream brew to experience events around the world, but the more I learn, the more confused I become.

For instance, King Wrynn has asked the dwarves of Ironforge for more troops, but they do not all support him.

I will tell you more, but I would also like to hear from your experience firsthand…

Quest Objectives

Complete the “Blood in the Snow” scenario. You can queue from the dungeon finder or use Lorewalker Cho’s Dream Brew.

Progression

Note: A hologram / vision plays out behind Lorewalker Cho.

Lorewalker Cho: Once upon a time – moments ago, in fact – a great king sought the help from a trio of powerful dwarves: The Council of Three Hammers.

The King’s scouts had discovered that Zandalari trolls threatened the dwarven capital.

Surely, the king thought, if he helped them with their troll problem, they would give him more troops for his campaign against the Horde.

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But what the king did not realize is that the dwarves did not trust one another!

“We cannot help you,” said the Bronzebeard dwarf. “For if we turn our back on the Dark Irons, they will defeat the Wildhammer and take over Ironforge!”

“We cannot help you,” said the Wildhammer dwarf. “For if we turn our back on the Dark Irons, they will defeat the Bronzebeard and take over Ironforge!”

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The king was furious. “If none of you help, then Ironforge will fall under siege!”

Only one dwarf offered to help the king. “We will lend you our strength,” said Moira, of the Dark Iron. “We will trust our dwarven brothers, and we will show them what loyalty means!”

And so Moira and the High King set out into the snow to save the city, leaving the others to think about their actions.

What happens next? I must know!

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Scenario: Blood in the Snow

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King Varian Wrynn: This is where my agents tracked the Zandalari.

Moira Thaurissan: Shimmer Ridge. I know it well. The Frostmane trolls breed and plot atop that snow-blown mesa.

King Varian Wrynn: I can only imagine what foul business the Zandalari have with them …

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Moira Thaurissan: We’ve lost many mountaineers to this freakish storm, or the trolls slithering about in it.

King Varian Wrynn: Yes. This weather is not natural.

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Moira Thaurissan: Aye. I am loath to send my men into that. It reeks of ambush and bloody disaster.

King Varian Wrynn: My champions will go. They will see what can be done, and rescue who they can.

Moira Thaurissan: If they can stop that storm, I’ll lead the Forgeguard to the top myself.

King Varian Wrynn: It’s heartening to see you here, Moira. You have my thanks.

Moira Thaurissan: Indeed. With the aid of your champions, the Dark Irons will put an end to the Zandalari threat in Dun Morogh.

We will prove our loyalty – to the Council, Ironforge, and the Alliance – here, today, and with our own blood.

King Varian Wrynn: Hrmmm. Fare well, Queen Regent.

Moira Thaurissan: I’ll see you when it’s done, King of Stormwind.

Progression

[Shimmer Ridge]

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Scout Stonebeard: Oh ho ho ho ho! By my beard, I thought I was done for! Oh, thank ye. Thank ye! Oh … right. Now: Did the human king send ye? Oh, his spies are all dead … and most of us are, too.

I saw ‘em draggin’ Boldbrew, kickin’ and bitin’ towards some hut south o’ here. Now if ye hurry, ye can help her, and she might know more.

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BUT STAY AWAY FROM THE BIG VILLAGE! There’s dozens o’ mad ice trolls in there! Oh, that Zandalari priest has ‘em whipped up into a great frenzy.

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Scout Boldbrew: Oh, that was a CLOSE one, thank ye! There’s only a few of us left; the ones they don’t eat, they butcher at some big altar. It’s just northwest o’ here; if ye hurry, ye might be able ta save some! Sorry I don’t know anythin’ more …

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Scout Forgefellow: Filthy monsters! I owe ye me life. Listen: The storm. We figured out what’s makin’ it. That sneaky Zandalari has these ice trolls makin’ blood sacrifices ta elemental spirits. There’s a cave, north o’ here, across a bridge. If ye can slay the elemental within, the storm ought ta stop.

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Moira Thaurissan: The king’s champions have done it: The storm has ended! Forward, Dark Irons! TO BATTLE WE MARCH!

Hekima the Wise: You may have stopped the storm, but you cannot stop the will of the Zandalar! You will DIE, here … ALL OF YOU! Trolls of the world will unite against you! We control the sand, the seas, the winds … We will bury you in your mountain! There … will be more! Zandalar … will never fall …

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[Scenario Complete: Blood in the Snow]

King Varian Wrynn: Well fought. I see the Dark Irons are as formidable as ever.

Moira Thaurissan: That they are, King Varian. And at the service of the Alliance, I might add.

King Varian Wrynn: Hah! For that, I’m glad. The Bronzebeards and Wildhammers will regret not having been here to share in your glory.

Moira Thaurissan: Better they’re grateful for the clansmen spared death on this miserable hillock. We sought to protect and impress, not to shame.

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King Varian Wrynn: Well, you’ve done just that. Come; let us return to Ironforge, and announce your victory to the Council.

Moira Thaurissan: My thanks for your assistance, champions. I will tend to the slain and wounded here before returning to Ironforge.

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The King and the Council

Lorewalker Cho: So, King Wrynn and the Dark Iron dwarves saved the city, and the bitterly divided Council of Three Hammers gained a new unity under the Alliance banner. How interesting!

But what is happening within the Horde?