Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom Dungeon Guide

Last updated on Sep 22, 2022 at 07:09 by Abide 1 comment

Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom can be found in Dragonblight. The recommended level range to run this dungeon on Normal is 73-77. Heroic mode will require Level 80 to enter.

In this guide, we will cover dungeon quests, the layout of the dungeon, tactics for each boss, loot that can be obtained, and ideal group compositions.

1.

Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom Quests

Before heading into Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom, we advise you to get all the dungeon quests related to it. To make this process easier, we have written a separate guide for the quests and their chains.

2.

Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom Entrance Location

Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom Entrance Location

Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom is found in the bottom of this cave area, directly to the left of the summoning stone.

3.

Overview of Bosses in Ahn'kahet The Old Kingdom

Here we will give you a full rundown of what you can expect from each of the bosses found here on both Normal and Heroic difficulties as well as the items they drop.

3.1.

Elder Nadox

3.1.1.

Mechanics and Strategy

  • Brood Plague IconBrood Plague
  • Brood Rage IconBrood Rage
  • Guardian Aura IconGuardian Aura

Dispelthe Disease that goes out constantly. Quickly kill the Ahn'kahar Guardians that spawn during the fight, as these will make Elder Nadox immune to damage as long as they are alive.

3.1.2.

Loot from Normal

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Ahn'kahar Handwraps Icon Ahn'kahar Handwraps 73 Leather Hands
Crawler-Emblem Belt Icon Crawler-Emblem Belt 73 Plate Waist
Blade of Nadox Icon Blade of Nadox 73 One-Hand Agility Dagger Weapon
3.1.3.

Loot from Heroic

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Elder Headpiece Icon Elder Headpiece 80 Cloth Head
Brood Plague Helmet Icon Brood Plague Helmet 80 Mail Head
Sprinting Shoulderpads Icon Sprinting Shoulderpads 80 Leather Shoulder
Nerubian Shield Ring Icon Nerubian Shield Ring 80 Jewelry Finger
3.2.

Prince Taldaram

3.2.1.

Mechanics and Strategy

  • Bloodthirst IconBloodthirst
  • Vanish IconVanish
  • Embrace of the Vampyr IconEmbrace of the Vampyr
  • Conjure Flame Sphere IconConjure Flame Sphere

Prince Taldaram will periodically Vanish IconVanish, reappearing shortly after and casting Embrace of the Vampyr IconEmbrace of the Vampyr on a random party member, stunning them until he takes a certain amount of damage. Prince Taldaram will also summon Flame Orbs during the fight that deal high Fire damage to all party members. Keep the party fully healed while the Flame Orbs move away.

3.2.2.

Loot from Normal

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Gloves of the Blood Prince Icon Gloves of the Blood Prince 73 Cloth Hands
Slasher's Amulet Icon Slasher's Amulet 73 Jewelry Neck
Talisman of Scourge Command Icon Talisman of Scourge Command 73 Off-hand Weapon
3.2.3.

Loot from Heroic

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Bonegrinder Breastplate Icon Bonegrinder Breastplate 80 Plate Chest
Flame Sphere Bindings Icon Flame Sphere Bindings 80 Cloth Wrist
Gauntlets of the Plundering Geist Icon Gauntlets of the Plundering Geist 80 Mail Hands
Necklace of Taldaram Icon Necklace of Taldaram 80 Jewelry Neck
3.3.

Amanitar (Heroic Only)

3.3.1.

Mechanics and Strategy

  • Mini IconMini
    • Healthy Mushroom
    • Poisonous Mushroom
  • Venom Bolt Volley IconVenom Bolt Volley
  • Bash IconBash
  • Entangling Roots IconEntangling Roots

Amanitar can only be fought on Heroic difficulty. This fight largely revolves around the Mini IconMini debuff and removing it by standing on top of a Healthy Mushroom as it dies. Other than that, remove the debuffs whenever possible and avoid killing the Poisonous Mushrooms.

3.3.2.

Loot from Heroic

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Silken Bridge Handwraps Icon Silken Bridge Handwraps 80 Cloth Hands
Legguards of Swarming Attacks Icon Legguards of Swarming Attacks 80 Leather Legs
Amulet of the Spell Flinger Icon Amulet of the Spell Flinger 80 Jewelry Neck
Amanitar Skullbow Icon Amanitar Skullbow 80 Crossbow Ranged
3.4.

Jedoga Shadowseeker

3.4.1.

Mechanics and Strategy

  • Cyclone Strike IconCyclone Strike
  • Thundershock IconThundershock
  • Lightning Bolt IconLightning Bolt
  • Gift of the Herald IconGift of the Herald

At the start of this encounter, Twilight Volunteers will surround the area, attacking players that try to leave the area. Jedoga Shadowseeker herself is powerful, dealing high AoE damage to all nearby players in melee range. At 50% health, Jedoga Shadowseeker will ascend into the air and call upon a random Twilight Volunteer. This Twilight Volunteer will slowly walk toward Jedoga Shadowseeker, sacrificing itself and granting Jedoga Gift of the Herald IconGift of the Herald. Quickly kill the Volunteer before it reaches the boss to prevent this buff from going out.

3.4.2.

Loot from Normal

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Battlechest of the Twilight Cult Icon Battlechest of the Twilight Cult 73 Plate Chest
Cloak of the Darkcaster Icon Cloak of the Darkcaster 73 Accessory Back
Jedoga's Greatring Icon Jedoga's Greatring 73 Jewelry Finger
3.4.3.

Loot from Heroic

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Faceguard of the Hammer Clan Icon Faceguard of the Hammer Clan 80 Plate Head
Subterranean Waterfall Shroud Icon Subterranean Waterfall Shroud 80 Accessory Back
Shadowseeker's Pendant Icon Shadowseeker's Pendant 80 Jewelry Neck
Edge of Oblivion Icon Edge of Oblivion 80 Two-Hand Axe Weapon
3.5.

Herald Volazj

3.5.1.

Mechanics and Strategy

  • Mind Flay IconMind Flay
  • Shiver IconShiver
  • Shadow Bolt Volley IconShadow Bolt Volley
  • Insanity IconInsanity

When Herald Volazj reaches 66% and 33% health, he will cast Insanity IconInsanity. This will phase each player by themselves where they will fight a copy of each member of their party. After a player defeats all images in their phase, they can assist other players in defeating the images. Once all images have been defeated from all members, Herald Volazj himself can be attacked again. Repeat this process until the boss has been defeated.

3.5.2.

Loot from Normal

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Mantle of Echoing Bats Icon Mantle of Echoing Bats 73 Cloth Shoulder
Pyramid Embossed Belt Icon Pyramid Embossed Belt 73 Leather Waist
Volazj's Sabatons Icon Volazj's Sabatons 73 Plate Feet
3.5.3.

Loot from Heroic

Item Required Level Item Type Slot
Kilt of the Forgotten One Icon Kilt of the Forgotten One 80 Leather Legs
Greaves of Ancient Evil Icon Greaves of Ancient Evil 80 Plate Feet
Staff of Sinister Claws Icon Staff of Sinister Claws 80 Intellect Staff Weapon
Titanium Compound Bow Icon Titanium Compound Bow 80 Bow Ranged
Bracers of the Herald Icon Bracers of the Herald 80 Plate Wrist
Fiery Obelisk Handguards Icon Fiery Obelisk Handguards 80 Mail Hands
Skirt of the Old Kingdom Icon Skirt of the Old Kingdom 80 Cloth Legs
Wand of Ahn'kahet Icon Wand of Ahn'kahet 80 Wand Ranged
Design: Precise Scarlet Ruby Icon Design: Precise Scarlet Ruby 390 BoP Jewelcrafting Pattern N/A
4.

Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom Achievements in Wrath of the Lich King

Achievement Description
Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom IconAhn'kahet: The Old Kingdom Defeat the bosses in Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom.
Heroic: Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom IconHeroic: Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom Defeat the Ahn'kahet: The Old Kingdom bosses on Heroic Difficulty.
Volazj's Quick Demise IconVolazj's Quick Demise Defeat Herald Volazj in Ahn'kahet on Heroic Difficulty in 2 minutes or less.
Volunteer Work IconVolunteer Work Defeat Jedoga Shadowseeker in Ahn'kahet on Heroic Difficulty without killing any Twilight Volunteers.
Respect Your Elders IconRespect Your Elders Defeat Elder Nadox in Ahn'kahet on Heroic Difficulty without killing any Ahn'kahar Guardians.
5.

Changelog

  • 22 Sep. 2022: Achievements added.
  • 10 Sep. 2022: Page added
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