Quest:The Search for Shâkrug

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The Search for Shákrug
Level 101
Type Solo
Starts with Ghân-buri-Ghân
Starts at Drû Bhûta
Start Region Taur Drúadan
Map Ref [53.5S, 27.7W]
Ends with Remote Quest Advance
Ends at Maudhúl Grak
End Region Taur Drúadan
Map Ref [45.2S, 23.4W]
Quest Chain Far Anórien: Taur Drúadan
Quest Text

Bestowal dialogue

'Stranger, you come to our village in a terrible time. Our greatest foes, you call Orcs, threaten us. Our Okwô-kuryô statues ward them away but our numbers dwindle.

'Our spirit, not as wide as once was. My son, Bhai-buri-Ghân, slain by these evil beasts. Shákrug is to blame, leads Orcs. Find, kill, bring me Shákrug's head. No more Drúedain may die by hand of Shákrug.'


Ghân-buri-Ghân, chief of the Drúedain, asks of you to slay the Orc, Shákrug, in retribution for the death of Ghân-buri-Ghân's son, Bhai-buri-Ghân.

Objective 1

  • Look Around for any clues as to Shákrug's whereabouts

The spot where Bhai-buri-Ghân was killed can be found in the northeastern edge of the Drúadan Forest.

You should hike to the place where Bhai-buri-Ghân was killed by Shákrug.

This must be the place where Bhai-buri-Ghân was killed
There was certainly a sign of conflict here. You notice Orc tracks leading west

Objective 2

  • Follow the Orc prints to see where they lead

You should follow the Orc prints to see where they lead.

The trail of Orc prints continue through the rocky terrain of Taur Drúadan
The prints lead into a large encampment of the Enemy in northern Taur Drúadan

Objective 3

  • Find Shákrug's stronghold

Maudhúl Grak can be found in northern Taur Drúadan.

You should find Shákrug's stronghold in Maudhúl Grak.

Shákrug's quarters are locked from the inside. Someone else at the encampment must have a key

Objective 4

The Mordor Key-warden is located in Maudhúl Grak.

You should defeat the Mordor Key-warden.

Defeated the Mordor Key-warden
You notice a ring of crudely shapped keys tethered to the warden's waist