LFD Level: 24 – 34
Minimum Level: 19

To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat Mekgineer Thermaplugg’.
Make sure you remember to pick up parachutes for the big jumps, you can only use it from your bag when you have jumped in air.
You only get Gnomeregan quests if you are alliance.

Click for Dungeon Entrance:

You can find the Gnomeregan dungeon within Dun Morogh, Eastern Kingdoms.
The coordinates are (31.8,37.6)

Get to Dun Morogh, Eastern Kingdoms and make your way towards Gnomeregan on top left of map.

You will enter New Tinkertown, keep heading towards Gnomeregan.


Head inside and take the lift, there are two Gnomeregan entrances, the one on your first left is the main entrance.

If you don’t want the start of the dungeon take the portal further up. This is the Workshop entrance that takes you near the last two bosses.


The main entrance is where you will start for LFD.



Map 1Map 2Map 3Map 4

Be aware that often LFD groups skip first boss and head straight for the parachute to the 2nd boss below.

Grab the parachute next to the plane (boss 3) and head down.

Be aware that your group might skip the 4th boss and take the other way to 5th boss.

Boss Encounters:

1. Grubbis2. Viscous Fallout3. Electrocutioner 60004. Crowd Pummeler 9-605. Mekgineer Thermaplugg

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Start fight by talking to Blastmaster Emi Shortfuse at back of room. Deal with waves of mobs in tunnel before boss appears. Grubbis & his pet Chomper deal physical attacks.


Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Careful of mobs nearby before pulling boss. Group gets poison ticks on them.


Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Casts Shock on target, dealing nature damage. Interrupt Megavolt. Interrupt Chain Bolt.


Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Boss deals physical damage attacks. Avoid front attack Arcing Smash.


Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Interrupt Steam Blast. Interrupt Welding Beam. Keep moving to avoid Walking Bombs.



QuestsFun Facts

Mini Guides for the more detailed Quests.

Grime-Encrusted Ring

This quest will drop from mobs called Dark Iron Agent, you can find them within Launch Bay in Gnomeregan.


Take the quest and hand it in to The Sparklematic 5200 within The Clean Zone in Gnomeregan. You can only hand the quest in to a particular machine.


When you have completed the quest the machine will have a new quest available called Return of the Ring.

Return of the Ring

This is the next part of quest from completing Grime-Encrusted Ring.

When you have picked the quest up the objectives allow you to either keep the Brilliant Gold Ring (finishing the quests here) or find the person who engraved the ring.

If you have no use for this ring then you can hand it back into:

Horde: Nogg <Apprentice Engineer> is located in The Drag, Orgrimmar.


Alliance: Talvash del Kissel is located in The Mystic Ward, Ironforge.


Handing the ring back to the NPC’s will give you another quest to upgrade it.

The next quest for Alliance is Gnome Improvement and Horde is Nogg’s Ring Redo.

To upgrade to a better ring the quest requires x1 Silver Bar, x1 Moss Agate, and 30 Silver.

When you complete the quest the Brilliant Gold Ring is traded in and you will receive the upgrade Talvash’s Gold Ring (Alliance) or Nogg’s Gold Ring (Horde).

The Sparklematic 5200!

This quest is found on The Sparklematic 5200 machines located within The Clean Zone in Gnomeregan.

You can reach here by entering The Clean Zone or going through The Dormitory.


Choose a machine and accept the quest. You need to hand in an item called Grime-Encrusted Object and it also requires you to spend 3 Silver.

The Grime-Encrusted Objects drop from different mobs within Gnomeregan.


When you handed into the machine a Grime-Encrusted Object and 3 Silver it will reward you with a Sparklematic-Wrapped Box.

Open the box to receive items such as Ore, sometimes the box is empty though.

More Sparklematic Action

This is a repeatable quest from the machines after completing The Sparklematic 5200! quest.


Fun stuff you can find while exploring the Dungeons.

Grom'gol Teleporter

As a Horde player an easy way to get into Gnomeregan (since it’s Alliance territory) is through the teleporter in Grom’gol Northern Stranglethorn.


You will see an NPC called Scooty <Chief Engineer> standing next to the teleporter. This will take you straight to the main entrance of Gnomeregan.

If you are playing as Horde when you enter the main entrance of Gnomeregan you will see an NPC called Sprok <Away Team> standing next to a teleporter.


The teleporter transports you to Grom’gol in Northern Stranglethorn.


This NPC you will find on the floor inside one of the small rooms within The Dormitory.


Depending on if your Horde or Alliance he will be found in different rooms.


Kernobee used to be an escort quest, he wanted to escape Gnomeregan to tell Tinkerwiz in Ratchet about the Dark Iron Dwarves involvement in making the Gnomish invention the Super Rig. Unfortunately he was caught by the Dwarves and thrown into The Dormitory to die with the Troggs.

Matrix Punchograph 3005

(This quest doesn’t seem to work anymore).

There are 4 Matrix Punchograph 3005 devices located within Gnomeregan. They are Matrix Punchograph 3005-A,B,C & D.


Firstly you need a White Punch Card. These drop from Caverndeep mobs, Addled Leper & Irradiated Invader found in Dun Morogh and Gnomeregan.

To access Matrix Punchograph 3005-A you need a Yellow Punch Card, to get the Yellow Punch Card you need to hand in a White Punch Card.

Matrix Punchograph 3005-A is located in Train Depot just outside of the Gnomeregan instance.

To access Matrix Punchograph 3005-B you need a Blue Punch Card, which will be granted when handing in the Yellow Punch Card.

Matrix Punchograph 3005-B is located in The Dormitory, Gnomeregan.


An Engineering Recipe can also be accessed, requires Engineering 140+. Take the Schematics before upgrading your Card.

To access Matrix Punchograph 3005-C you need a Red Punch Card, which will be granted when handing in the Blue Punch Card.

Matrix Punchograph 3005-C is located in Launch Bay (next to boss Electrocutioner 6000), Gnomeregan.


To access Matrix Punchograph 3005-D you need a Prismatic Punch Card, which will be granted when handing in the Red Punch Card.

Matrix Punchograph 3005-D is located in Engineering Labs, Gnomeregan.


An Engineering Recipe can also be accessed, requires Engineering 160+ and needs item Security DELTA Data Access Card. This Access Card can be looted from mobs within Gnomeregan. Kill Arcane Nullifier X-21, mechanical mobs for higher drop rate.

Take the Schematics before upgrading your Card.

If you translate the Binary codes on each Matrix Punchograph you will find funny sentences.

Endgineer Omegaplugg

There is a new secret boss added to the Gnomeregan dungeon called Endgineer Omegaplugg.

This secret boss is for characters level 110+.

To find Endgineer Omegaplugg get to the end of this dungeon where final boss Mekgineer Thermaplugg is.

Within this room Tinkers’ Court there will be a small button behind a pillar.


When you hover over the button it reads ‘PUSH ME!’. Push this button to summon the secret boss Endgineer Omegaplugg. He will spawn where final boss stands.


Currently not sure on how to correctly defeat this boss but it summons a lot of Running Bombs that seem to chase who has the most threat and explode on contact.

The boss also casts:

A series of Electro-Jolts are aimed at current target (tank):
Electro-Jolt XLC – Frontal cone.
Electro-Jolt XLH – Half circle.
Electro-Jolt XLA – Full circle.
Electro-Jolt XLR – Thin cone.

All The Missiles – Avoid fire bombs on ground (theres a lot).
Static – Dispel this from target.
Maximum Repair – Must interrupt this or boss heals to full health.