Wrath Classic Exploiting an Opening

Exploiting an Opening

EndCaptain Kendall
World questNo
Experience11050 XP
(this quest may give money at max level)
PreviousThe Shadow Vault
NextSecuring the Perimeter

Exploiting an Opening begins the long quest chain involving Matthias Lehner. Before Thassarian will offer it, players must complete The Shadow Vault.

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Speak to Captain Kendall below Icecrown Citadel.


I've got an interesting assignment for you, <name>. If you're up for a challenge, that is.

We've been tipped off about an opening below Icecrown Citadel. Our engineers have studied the layout and have decided it's a structural weakness.

We've sent some men there along with some "borrowed" saronite bombs. They're under Captain Kendall's command.

With a little help we could deal a huge blow to the forces of the Scourge. What do you say, <name>?


Hail, <name>. Thassarian mentioned you'd be dropping by. Any friend of Thassarian's is my friend. Well, any living friend of Thassarian, that is... He does keep odd company.


Kendall is below the citadel at

[51.7, 86.6]

but not down the hole (Naz'anak: The Forgotten Depths

[54.0, 87.8]


Quest progression

  1.  [80] Exploiting an Opening /  [80] Opportunity
  2.  [80] Securing the Perimeter /  [80] Establishing Superiority
  3.  [80] Set it Off! /  [80] Blow it Up!
  4.  [80] A Short Fuse
  5.  [80] A Voice in the Dark
  6.  [80] Time to Hide
  7.  [80] Return to the Surface /  [80] Return to the Surface
  8.  [80] Field Repairs /  [80] Field Repairs