Where to Find the Shadow Word: Death Rune in Season of Discovery (SoD)
  • Author: Luxrah
  • Date: December 1, 2023
  • Updated: February 3, 2024
  • Expansion: WoW Classic

This guide will cover how to get the Shadow Word: Death rune for Priests in Season of Discovery. We’ll go over all of the locations and requirements in the walkthrough below as well as any useful tips and tricks.

How to Get the Shadow Word: Death Rune

To obtain the Shadow Word: Death rune, head to Darkshore and find a small island near Auberdine with a Remnant, which looks like a glowing orb (30.4, 48.0). Click it to loot a Prophecy of a King’s Demise.

To use the item and get the rune, you’ll need to have two different Meditation buffs active at the same time. See our Meditations Guide if you need help with this. You’ll then be able to use the item and acquire the rune.

To obtain the Shadow Word: Death rune, head to the northeastern corner of Loch Modan and look for a snake statue called Heretic Idol around 71.5, 27.5. Stand in front of this idol and type /kneel in the chat window to get a Prophecy of a King’s Demise.

To use the item and get the rune, you’ll need to have two different Meditation buffs active at the same time. See our Meditations Guide if you need help with this. You’ll then be able to use the item and acquire the rune.

To obtain the Shadow Word: Death rune, head to The Barrens and locate a Desert Mirage, an elite mob that looks like a ghost, close to Ratchet around 57, 38. Use your Dispel Magic ability on it and it will instantly die and you can loot Prophecy of a King’s Demise.

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Locations Desert Mirages have been spotted

To use the item and get the rune, you’ll need to have two different Meditation buffs active at the same time. See our Meditations Guide if you need help with this. You’ll then be able to use the item and acquire the rune.

To obtain the Shadow Word: Death rune, head to Fenris Isle in Silverpine Forest. Climb to the second floor of the fortress and look for a scroll on a table behind Thule Ravenclaw, a level 24 elite, at 65.8, 23.6. Click the scroll to loot a Prophecy of a King’s Demise. A group will make this easier due to the presence of the elite and a lot of gnolls in the room, but you don’t actually have to kill them to loot the scroll.

To use the item and get the rune, you’ll need to have two different Meditation buffs active at the same time. See our Meditations Guide if you need help with this. You’ll then be able to use the item and acquire the rune.

To obtain the Shadow Word: Death rune, you’ll first need to kill Leprithus, a level 19 rare mob in Westfall near Jangolode Mine (he can also be found wandering in the southeast of the zone). He will drop a Prophecy of a King’s Demise.

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Locations Leprithus has been spotted

To use the item and get the rune, you’ll need to have two different Meditation buffs active at the same time. See our Meditations Guide if you need help with this. You’ll then be able to use the item and acquire the rune.

 

About the Author

Luxrah

I've been playing World of Warcraft on and off since vanilla, usually as a healer or caster and often as a guild leader. I play both retail and classic. I also love RPGs, sandboxes, and sims.
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Nolan
Nolan
2 months ago

The mogrosh aren’t the way to get the item
Just kneel to the idol, it’s facing the south west one of the 3 caves

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