Stratholme: Main Gate

Level:
LFD Level: 42 – 52
Minimum Level: 37

Notes:
To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat Balnazzar’.
There are a lot of mobs gathered together in this dungeon, groups can wipe if pull too many.
Hearthsinger Forresten (2nd boss) appears friendly and is standing under a doorway.
At end of dungeon when defeated Balnazzar the npc Eligor Dawnbringer tells you how to get to the next part of Stratholme.

Click for Dungeon Entrance:

You can find the Stratholme Main Gate dungeon entrance within Eastern Plaguelands, Eastern Kingdoms.
The coordinates are (27.0,11.6)

To find the entrance head towards Stratholme located at top left of map. Once here you will see a large building.

Stratholme-Main-Gate-Entrance

You can enter a portal from either side.

Stratholme-Main-Gate-Dungeon-Entrance-Portal

Route:

Map 1

Boss Encounters:

1. The Unforgiven2. Hearthsinger Forresten3. Timmy the Cruel4. Commander Malor5. Willey Hopebreaker6. Instructor Galford7. Balnazzar

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Interrupt Unrelenting Anguish. The 4 adds (Vengeful Phantoms) inflict frost damage.

 

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/i Interrupt Enchanting Lullaby. Shoots random players inflicting physical damage. Demoralizing Shout reduces players melee attack.

 

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/i Deals physical damage. Ravenous Claw hits current target & heals boss. At 50% health enrages increasing damage & speed.

 

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/i Interrupt Shadow Bolt Volley. Inflicts physical damage. Head Crack reduces a players stamina.

 

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/i Summons rifleman adds, keep on top of them (summons more). Dps pick up Cannonball Stacks to fire the Cannons at the adds. Inflicts physical damage to players.

 

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/i Fire Nova inflicts fire damage to all nearby players. Inflicts a fire damage dot on current target. Burning Winds inflicts fire damage to current target & stuns.

 

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/i Inflicts shadow damage to players. Domination controls a random player for 8 sec. Puts a random player to sleep, stuns for 6 sec. Psychic Scream causes all nearby players to flee.

 

Other:

QuestsFun Facts

Mini Guides for the more detailed Quests.

Cutting the Competition

Look for a scroll on the ground found around The Hoard, near 5th boss Willey Hopebreaker.

Cutting-the-Competition-Map

Loot this to summon Risen Hammersmith and kill him.

Of Love and Family

Find the painting ‘Of Love and Family.’ The painting is located in the room with 6th boss Instructor Galford.

Of-Love-and-Family-Map

Loot the painting to complete quest.

The Great Fras Siabi

Find a box of Fras Siabi’s Premium Tobacco. You can find a crate in King’s Square outside Fras Siabi’s Premium Tobacco shop.

The-Great-Fras-Siabi-Map

This will spawn Fras Siabi, loot Siabi’s Premium Tobacco to complete quest.

Fun stuff you can find while exploring the Dungeons.

Ghostly Citizens

Wondering around Stratholme you will see Ghostly Citizens, Arthas went on a mission to kill anyone left inside Stratholme as they had become infected by the Plague of Undeath.

Ghostly-Citizens

The Ghostly Citizens seem to act as if everything is normal and don’t show signs of realising they are dead.

If you /dance or /wave at them they will do it back.

Stratholme Courier

Stratholme Courier is found in King’s Square standing next to Fras Siabi’s Premium Tobacco Shop.

Stratholme-Courier-Map

He is one of Postmaster Malown’s servants and you used to need to loot Postbox Keys to unlock 3 postboxes to summon Malown.

Now you don’t need any keys and can just open the postboxes (scattered around Stratholme) and take the mail inside.

Stratholme Postbox

When you open a postbox it will alert Undead Postman that shout ‘No tampering with the mail!’

Postmaster Malown

He was the Postmaster for Stratholme, after he got killed along with the other citizens he now haunts Stratholme and makes sure that the mail is never tampered with.

To get his attention you need to open 3 postboxes within Stratholme.

Stratholme Postbox

Closest Postboxes are located:

Fras Siabi’s Postbox – King’s Square (54.3, 71.0)

King’s Square Postbox – King’s Square (61.8, 52.2)

Festival Lane Postbox – Festival Lane (80.0, 31.6)

Once you open the 3rd postbox Postmaster Malown will spawn.

Postmaster-Malown

If you kill him he will drop loot. Malown drops the Postmaster’s set. There are five pieces to collect all with around a 15% drop rate. This set is used for transmog and for cloth wearers.

The Scarlet Bastion Books

Stratholme contains a lot of books, you can find books to read in The Scarlet Bastion.

The first book you will find is Kil’jaeden and the Shadow Pact. This is a book found on a table in the room where 4th boss Commander Malor is.

Kil'jaeden-and-the-Shadow-Pact-Book

In another room within The Scarlet Bastion you will find more books with lots of book shelves. The books are The Lich King Triumphant, The Birth of the Lich King, Kel’Thuzad and the Forming of the Scourge, Civil War in the Plaguelands, Icecrown and the Frozen Throne, War of the Spider.

The-Scarlet-Bastion-Book-Room

The Scourge of Lordaeron book is found on a table in the room with 6th boss Instructor Galford.

The-Scourge-of-Lordaeron-book

There are many books to read in Stratholme, they will go towards the achievement ‘Well Read’.