Throughout the quest prologue for elves he was missing, then it was found that he was abducted by dwarves, something that might escalate to war between the races of elves and dwarves. However, at the beginning of the united prologue for elves and dwarves, Mathi, the Lord of Gondamon, explains the difference between the foul Dourhand dwarves and the honest Durin's folk. Now all races join forces to rescue Avorthal.
-  Prologue (Dwarf/Elf): Instance: Rescue by Moonlight
-  Prologue (Dwarf/Elf): Instance: Assault on Rath Teraig
- Note: the full story begins with the quest Prologue (Elf): Unlike Avorthal.