Upper Blackrock Spire

Level:
LFD Level: 100 (Heroic Level: 100)
Minimum Level: ?

Notes:
To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat Warlord Zaela’.
On first trash packs focus kill any Banners that appear. Focus kill Leadbelchers as they use the cannons.

Click for Dungeon Entrance:

You can find the Upper Blackrock Spire dungeon entrance within Blackrock Mountain, Eastern Kingdoms.
The coordinates are (20.8, 37.4)

You can enter Blackrock Mountain from two entrances, find them in Burning Steppes or Searing Gorge (Eastern Kingdoms).

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You can find the entrance to the dungeon two ways, follow round and enter the large doorway and head up the stairs.

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You can also fly into the hole in wall or run up the chain being held by the stone dwarf and jump across.

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Inside you will find the portal up the steps.

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Route:

Map 1Map 2Map 3

Boss Encounters:

1. Orebender Gor'ashan2. Kyrak3. Commander Tharbek4. Ragewing the Untamed5. Warlord Zaela

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Careful of Shrapnel Nova aoe. 1-2 dps run down off the platform to deactivate Rune Conduits in the corners of the room. Avoid blue lightning orb rotating around the room. Healer needs to keep in range of all players.

Heroic Differences: There will be two blue lightning orbs rotating round.

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Kill adds first. Interrupt Debilitating Fixation. Move out of the green poison puddles on ground. Dispel Rejuvenating Serum.

Heroic Differences: Casts on random target Salve of Toxic Fumes, stay away from each other to prevent aoe poison damage.

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Fight the waves of adds that get released. Skyreaver breathes a cone of fire at a random player, move out way. Do not stand in the green puddles on ground. Avoid the fiery swirling axes around room.

 

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Move out of the fire puddles. Breathes flames along the bridge starting from one side moving across, run away from this. Kill adds, nuke boss when lands.

 

Copy/Paste Macro:
/i Knocks back, careful not to get knocked off. Fixates on a player moving in a whirlwind, kite her away from party & avoid getting hit. Boss jumps onto a drake & releases adds, drakes will breath flames in a straight line, avoid this.

Heroic Differences: Bosses knock back Destructive Smite will cause deadly damage, tank & healer be ready.

Other:

AchievementsQuestsFun Facts

Mini guides for the more detailed Achievements.

Bridge Over Troubled Fire

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Must be on Heroic difficulty.

Kill 20 Ragewing Whelps in 10 seconds while fighting Ragewing the Untamed.

Boss flys in air and summons adds. You need to keep all adds alive, using crowd controls, slows or kite them. Monk tanks are also very good as they can place their statue down to keep adds busy.

When boss flys up a second time the next wave of adds should be enough.

Gather all adds together and aoe them down within 10 seconds.

You will get the achievement if you have killed the correct amount in time.

Continue fight as normal and kill boss.

Dragonmaw? More Like Dragonfall!

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Must be on Heroic difficulty.

Kill 5 Emberscale Ironflight before defeating Warlord Zaela.

Dps the boss until she flys away and summons drakes to platform.

Dps every second drake, also mark the drakes you are hitting so that when they fly back you will know which ones will be an easy kill.

The drakes rotate round each time boss flys up. Repeat nuking every second drake until you are able to kill some.

Kill 5 of the drakes and then kill boss as normal to get achievement.

Leeeeeeeeeeeeeroy...?

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Must be on Heroic difficulty.

Help Leeroy Jenkins in recovering his Devout shoulders.

After killing second boss Kyrak ress Leeroy straight away. He will start to cook chicken, you will have a chicken timer.

Immediatly run ahead and start killing all trash on the way. Kill third boss Commander Tharbek and then continue killing trash including the two guards guarding way to forth boss Ragewing the Untamed.

Enter the room to Son of the Beast and start fight.

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You need to kill Beast before Leeroy runs in because if Leeroy stands in any fire he dies.

When Son of the Beast is dead allow Leeroy to loot his corpse.

This will complete the achievement, you will get a title and Leeroy as a Garrison follower.

Magnets, How Do They Work?

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Must be on Heroic difficulty.

Defeat Orebender Gor’ashan without allowing him to cast Thundering Cacophony 4 times.

He casts Thundering Cacophony while the Rune Conduits are active. Players need to deactivate them before he gets the casts off.

This happens at 75%, 50% and 25% health. Assigned players for deactivating the Rune Conduits be ready at these percents.

To get this achievement when boss dies you need to make sure that no more than 4 Thundering Cacophony were cast during fight.

Mini Guides for the more detailed Quests.

A Hero's Quest is Never Complete

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest must be completed on Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Shed Proto-Dragon Claw and kill Warlord Zaela.

Shed Proto-Dragon Claw is on ground by gate. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing A Hero’s Quest is Never Complete is ‘Supply of Storied Rarities’.

Damsels and Dragons

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest must be completed on Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Shed Proto-Dragon Claw and kill Warlord Zaela.

Shed Proto-Dragon Claw is on ground by gate. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing Damsels and Dragons is ‘Maximillian’s Laundry’.

Family Traditions

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest must be completed on Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Finkle’s Improved Skinner and kill Warlord Zaela.

Finkle’s Improved Skinner is to the right on floor. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing Family Traditions is ‘Huge Pile of Skins’.

Flamefly Trap

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest can be completed on Normal/Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Spire Flamefly and kill Teron’gor.

Spire Flamefly is on a stand. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing Flamefly Trap is ‘Box of Storied Treasures’.

For The Children!

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest must be completed on Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Miniature Iron Star and kill Warlord Zaela.

Miniature Iron Star is by the wall on floor. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing For The Children! is Toy ‘Manastorm’s Duplicator’. You will also earn Millhouse as a Garrison follower.

Like Father, Like Son

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest must be completed on Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Finkle’s Improved Skinner and kill Warlord Zaela.

Finkle’s Improved Skinner is to the right on floor. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing Like Father, Like Son is ‘Supply of Storied Rarities’.

Oralius' Adventure

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You can only get this quest if you have the Garrison building (medium plot) Lunarfall Inn / Frostwall Tavern.

It will appear sometime as one of your daily dungeons. This quest can be completed on Normal/Heroic difficulty.

You need to collect Spire Flamefly and kill Teron’gor.

Spire Flamefly is on a stand. Once you have looted the item you now need to kill the last boss.

You should complete the quest, hand in back at your Garrison, if the NPC is not inside the building, check outside behind it.

The reward for completing Oralius’ Adventure is ‘Oralius’ Whispering Crystal’.

Fun stuff you can find while exploring the Dungeons.

Sentry Cannon

These are located around the rooms at the beginning of dungeon.

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Players who have profession Engineering 600+ can enter these cannons (before combat starts), use it to shoot enemies.

Leeroy Jenkins

He is a human paladin who is one of the most famous characters within World of Warcraft, known from the video Leeroy Jenkins http://wow.gamepedia.com/Leeroy_Jenkins_(video)

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Leeroy Jenkins is located at back of room by 2nd boss. Reviving his body starts the timer for getting Leeroy as a follower. Help him retrieve his Devout shoulders and he will become a follower in your Garrison (see the Achievements section).

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Players do not wait for him to finish talking because of getting ahead for the achievement but if you stay and listen Leeroy has a lot of funny lines to say.

Some examples are:

‘Wait a second. It is coming back to me. This is Blackrock Spire, and we are…we are here to vanquish evil and get me some much needed loot.’

‘I remember it all, now. You are my pals, my pals for life. Weird, i thought there were more of you.’

‘But first. I am hungry. It is like i have not eaten in 8 years. I guess i will just cook this chicken that i have in my bag while you devise our plan of attack.’

Son of the Beast

The Beast was a boss in The Furnace within the old Upper Blackrock Spire.

He was replaced by Son of the Beast for the Draenor Upper Blackrock Spire.

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It is assumed he is the son of the classic Corehound Beast.

Take a Seat

On the balcony (before jumping down to 3rd boss) you can see rows of chairs.

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You can sit down on them and have a full view of the Blackrock Stadium.

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Trapped Dragon

If you enter The Furnace room you will see cages of Emberscale Whelps and some dragons chained to the floor.

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The poor dragons look like possible food for Son of the Beast.