Onyxia Attunement Guide – Alliance

This guide will walk you through getting attuned for Onyxia. The attunement process for Onyxia revolves around completing a fairly long quest chain.

Dragonkin Menace

For the Alliance the Onyxia attunement quest line starts in Burning Steppes. You first speak to the NPC Helendis Riverhorn who will give you the quest Dragonkin Menace. This quest will ask you to go around Burning Steppes killing black dragonkin. The Broodlings are pretty easy but you may not be able to solo the Black DragonspawnBlack Wyrmkin, and Black Drake which are all elites. You should probably bring a group for this quest.

messenger quests

Once you turn in Dragonkin Menace Helendis Riverhorn will give you Helendis Riverhorn’s Letter. This letter needs to be delivered to Magistrate Solomon. To complete this step you will have to travel to Redridge Mountains.

Magistrate Solomon in Redridge

Next you will speak with Highlord Bolvar Fordragon and ask for the aid of stormwind. After speaking with him you will then speak with Lady Katrana Prestor, after speaking with her you will have to speak with Highlord Bolvar Fordragon again. At this point you are an official deputy of stormwind. Next you return to Magistrate Solomon and hand him Bolvar’s Decree.

Magistrate Solomon doesn’t like what he reads and asks you to return to  Burning Steppes to speak with Marshal Maxwell.

Maxwell then asks you to travel north to the cave and visit Ragged John to learn about Marshal Windsor’s fate.

Ragged John’s Cave

Abandoned Hope

After speaking with Ragged John you will find out Marshal Windsor is being held in the prisons within Blackrock Depths. You will then have to join a group and travel into Blackrock Depths. Marshal Windsor  is being held in a cell down a corridor on the right side of the dungeon. He will then give you the quest Abandoned Hope, which requires you to head back to Marshal Maxwell and talk to him.

A Crumpled Up Note

Once you have turned in Abandoned Hope. A Crumpled Up Note will be able to drop off of any enemy inside of Blackrock Depths. The best way of finding the Note is to kill the dwarves located at the beginning of Blackrock Depths. Once you get A Crumpled Up Note head back to Marshal Windsor and turn it in.

A Shred of Hope

After Marshal Windsor reads the crumpled note he will give you the quest A Shred of Hope. This quest requires you to kill General Angerforge and Golem Lord Argelmach inside of Blackrock Depths.

Jail Break!

Once you return the lost pieces of information Marshal Windsor decides it’s time to report his findings and break out of jail. At this point he gives you the quest Jail Break!, be ready to complete an escort quest before accepting it because it starts immediately. Once you complete the escort mission you will report back to Marshal Maxwell to turn in the quest.

Onyxia in disguise

Marshal Maxwell then sends you to stormwind to meet with Reginald Windsor. He tells you that Lady Katrana Prestor is actually Onyxia in disguise.

The Great Masquerade

This quest has you march with Windsor up to Bolvar and the disguised Onyxia. When you arrive Onyxia will reveal her true form and summon elite dragonkin guards. You and the surrounding NPC’s will have to fend off the guards.

The surrounding NPC’s will tank the dragonkin Guards until they are all defeated. At this point you can turn in The Great Masquerade by talking with Highlord Bolvar Fordragon.

Onyxia

The Dragon’s Eye

Speak with Bolvar again to receive the quest The Dragon’s Eye, which requires you to find someone capable of restoring power to the Fragment of the Dragon’s Eye. You will need to speak with Haleh who is located in the southern part of Winterspring on a mountainside.

To get to Haleh you will have to travel deep inside the cave Mazthoril. At the very back of the cave you will find runes on the floor which teleport you to Haleh.

Haleh

Drakefire Amulet

Haleh asks you to venture into Blackrock Spire  (which is a 10 man raid) and defeat General Drakkisath to retrieve the Blood of the Black Dragon Champion.

General Drakkisath

After you retrieve the Blood of the Black Dragon Champion  from General Drakkisath return to Haleh in Winterspring. Once you turn in your quest you will receive the Drakefire Amulet. This amulet must be carried with you whenever you want to enter Onyxia’s Lair.

Congratulations! You are now attuned for Onyxia’s Lair!

Onyxia Attunement Guide – Horde

This guide will walk you through getting attuned for Onyxia. The attunement process for Onyxia revolves around completing a fairly long quest chain.

Warlord’s Command

To start the attunement proccess pick up the quest Warlord’s Command from Warlord Goretooth  in Kargath. He will ask you to enter Blackrock Spire and kill Highlord OmokkWar Master VooneOverlord Wyrmthalak and also retrieve the Important Blackrock Documents which spawn behind one of these three bosses. Once you have completed the quest return to Warlord Goretooth in Kargath.

Important Blackrock Documents

Eitrigg’s Wisdom

Goretooth will give you the quest Eitrigg’s Wisdom. head to Orgrimmar and speak with Eitrigg who is found inside Throll’s Chambers. Once you have spoken with Eitrigg turn the quest into Thrall.

For The Horde!

Thrall then gives you the quest For The Horde! which requires you to enter upper Blackrock Spire and kill Warchief Rend Blackhand. Once you kill him collect the Head of Rend Blackhand and return to Thrall for the next quest.

What the Wind Carries

Once you return to Thrall he will give you What the Wind Carries, this quest just requires you to listen to his story. After listening to thrall’s tale he will give you the quest The Champion of the Horde.

The Champion of the Horde

Rexxar

This quest will have you journey to Desolace and speak with Rokaro in Shadowprey Village. Rokaro will tell you all about Rexxar, thrall’s most loyal champion. Head to Rexxar to complete this quest, he can be found walking up and down the road in desolace. He travels from the very north part of Desolace all the way down to the entrance to Feralas.

Rexxar’s path

Rexxar’s Testament

Once you find and talk to Rexxar he will give you Rexxar’s Testament and ask you to turn it into Myranda the Hag in Western Plaguelands. She will then teach you to disguise yourself to fool the Black Dragonflight.

Myranda the Hag

Oculus Illusions

Myranda the Hag will give you the quest Oculus Illusions and ask you to collect 20 Black Dragonspawn Eye to help create the disguise. These eyes can only be obtained by killing black dragonkin located inside Blackrock Spire. This will require you to join or create a group to run the dungeon. Once you have collected 20 of the eyes return to Myranda to finish the quest and get your disguise.

Emberstrife

After you hand your quest in to Myranda she will give you an Amulet of Draconic Subversion which you can use to disguise yourself as a member of the black dragonflight.

You will then be required to travel to Emberstrife’s Den which is a cave located in Dustwallow Marsh. Once you arrive use your disguise and speak with Emberstrife near the back of the cave.

Emberstrife’s Cave

Test of Skulls

Emberstrife will give you three quests which require you to bring back the skulls of champions from the other Dragonflights. The quests are The Test of Skulls, Chronalis, The Test of Skulls, Scryer and The Test of Skulls, Somnus. You will need a group to kill each of these dragons as they are quite difficult. These quests can be completed in a raid group.

Chronalis
Scryer
Somnus

Once you return to Emberstrife with all 3 skulls he will send you on a final quest The Test of Skulls, Axtroz. This quest requires you to kill Axtroz the champion of the Red Dragonflight. He can be found near Grim Batol in the Wetlands.

Axtroz

Ascension

Once Emberstrife has all 3 skulls he will craft the Dull Drakefire Amulet. He will ask you to present this medallion to his leader General Drakkisath inside Blackrock Spire. The disguise will not work inside of Blackrock Spire so you will need to talk with Rexxar to find out what to do next. He is still walking up and down the road in Desolace.

Blood of the Black Dragon Champion

Rexxar will give you the quest Blood of the Black Dragon Champion, this quest requires you to form a 10 man group and enter Upper Blackrock Spire. You then need to find and defeat General Drakkisath who will drop Blood of the Black Dragon Champion.

General Drakkisath

Once you have the blood return to Rexxar and he will give you the Drakefire Amulet. You will have to carry this amulet any time you attempt to enter Onyxia’s Lair.

Congratulations! You are now attuned for Onyxia’s Lair!

Molten Core Attunement Guide

This guide will walk you through getting attuned for Molten Core. The attunement process for Molten Core is pretty simple actually.

Summary

Picking up Attunement to the Core

First you need to speak with Lothos Riftwaker and pick up the quest Attunement to the Core. He is located at the bottom of Blackrock Mountain on the path to Blackrock Depths. You have to be level 55 to accept the quest.

Lothos Riftwaker

Acquiring the Core Fragment

The quest Attunement to the Core requires you run Blackrock Depths and pick up the Core Fragment inside.

Core Fragment

The core fragment is actually located at the very back of Blackrock Depths right before the Molten Core portal.

Map to the core

The quickest type of run to get to the core fragment is a “Lava run”, where you jump off the platform that Lord Incendius is on.

Lord Incendius’s platform

Lava run

  • Jump off Lord Incendius‘s platform
  • hug the left side of the cavern (pictured below)
  • Once the narrow path ends you will see a bridge leading to the Core Fragment
  • Swim across the lava and acquire the Core Fragment
Hug the left wall

Finishing Up

Once you have collected your Core Fragment head back to Lothos Riftwaker and turn in Attunement to the Core.

Congratulations! You are now attuned for Molten Core!

The Lothos Riftwaker shortcut

Once you have completed the attunement quest for Molten Core you will be able to teleport directly to Molten Core.

Simply talk to Lothos Riftwaker and he will teleport you into Molten Core.

Blackwing Lair Attunement Guide

This guide will walk you through getting attuned for Blackwing Lair. The attunement process for Blackwing Layer is actually surprisingly easy/fast.

Summary

Acquire Blackhand’s Command

To start the quest you will need to first find Scarshield Quartermaster. He is located near the entrance of Blackrock Spire. Once you see the entrance to Blackrock Spire take a right and he should be down that hallway. You may have to walk down the hallway a little as he patrols the area.

Once you find him, kill him and he will drop Blackhand’s Command which you can then right click to start the quest Blackhand’s Command.

Scarshield Quartermaster

Find the Orb of Ascension

The quest Blackhand’s Command requires you to click on the Orb of Ascension which is located behind General Drakkisath.

General Drakkisath

General Drakkisath is the final boss of Upper Blackrock Spire. Once you clear Upper Blackrock Spire and have defeated General Drakkisath you can click on the blue Orb of Ascension to complete the quest.

Congratulations! You are now attuned for Blackwing Lair!

Orb of Ascension

The Orb of Command shortcut

Once you have completed the attunement quest for Blackwing Lair you will be able to teleport straight to Blackwing Lair.

There is an Orb of Command located in the hallway where you killed the  Scarshield Quartermaster to get Blackhand’s Command. Touch the Orb of Command to teleport into Blackwing Lair.

Orb of Command

Check Attunement

You can run this macro to see if you are attuned or not.

/script print(IsQuestFlaggedCompleted(7761))

If the result is True, then you’ve completed this quest.