Maraudon: The Wicked Grotto

Level:
LFD Level: 30 – 40
Minimum Level: 25

Notes:
To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat “Celebras the Cursed”.

Click for Dungeon Entrance:

You can find the Maraudon The Wicked Grotto dungeon within Desolace, Kalimdor.
The coordinates are (29.9,63.0)

In Desolace head towards Maraudon (check map) and go inside the stone door.

Maraudon-Entrance-Stone-Door

Go inside and follow the pathway round, go down some stairs.

Here you should see 3 paths to take purple crystals (left), middle and orange crystals (right).

Maraudon-The-Wicked-Grotto-Entrance-Map

For the Maraudon The Wicked Grotto entrance take the left (purple crystals) path.

From here run round and stay on the main path, take the first right (check map).

Here you should see the portal entrance.

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Route:

Map 1Map 2

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Boss Encounters:

1. Tinkerer Gizlock2. Lord Vyletongue3. Celebras the Cursed

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Watch out for the bombs thrown at a random player. Avoid his Goblin Dragon Gun attack (shoots fire in front of him).

 

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Kill the Shadowstalker guards to get them out the way. Boss teleports around. Throws a Smoke Bomb which stuns players. Fires Multi-Shot hitting multiple players.

 

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Ignore the summoned Corrupt Forces & focus attacking boss. Watch out for Twisted Tranquility reducing players movement & time between their attacks. Wrath & Entangling Roots are Interruptible.

Other:

Fun Facts

Fun stuff you can find while exploring the Dungeons.

Spirit of Maraudos

This NPC used to drop loot for players who killed him, you could turn him hostile by using the item Amulet of Spirits which forced Maraudos into the physical world.

Spirit-of-Maraudos-NPC

You can no longer do this, Spirit of Maraudos <The Fourth Khan> now just wonders around The Wicked Grotto.

Celebras the Redeemed

When you kill the boss Celebras the Cursed you set Celebras free.

Celebras-the-Redeemed-NPC

If you speak to him he says ‘At last, I am free of the corruption that once bound me to this place.’

If you speak to him he will tell your more about Maraudon.

Reading the story explains why you see Zaetar’s Spirit after killing final boss Princess Theradras.

Meshlok the Harvester

This is a rare boss that sometimes will spawn near the Poison Falls.

Meshlok-the-Harvester-Map

If he has spawned and you kill him you can get loot. This boss is farmed for these pieces of gear Fungus Shroud Armor, Nature’s Embrace and Bloomsprout Headpiece (all items around 30% drop rate).