Quest:The Anvil of Winterstith (Tier 1)

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The Anvil of Winterstith (Tier 1)
Level 120
Type Raid
Repeatable Yes
Starts with Hórin
Starts at The Withered Heath
Quest Group The Anvil of Winterstith
Quest Text

Bestowal Dialogue

'So you have decided to come, <name>! Glad to see you brought friends. We will need them.

'We are about to head inside. Be ready, Karazgar is a powerful foe. We must not allow him to claim the Herald of Winter and the Frost-horde!'

NOTE: This quest tracks your progress for the Tier 1 difficulty of the Anvil of Winterstith. It allows you and your fellows to resume adventuring in the Anvil of Winterstith at the furthest checkpoint you have reached in each weekly cycle. This quest will automatically reset every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.


Karazgar has come to the Anvil of Winterstith to bolster his forces by laying claim to the Herald of Winter and her Frost-horde. If he succeeds, he will have the means to wipe out not only the expedition of dwarves in Ered Mithrin, but to lay siege to all of the Northern Kingdoms.

Objective 1

Isvítha the Gluttonous, a massive frost worm, guards the entrance to the Anvil of Winterstith. You must defeat her to gain entrance.

Hórin shouts, There is no time to lose! Karazgar may already be inside!
Karazgar! Where are you?
Karazgar and Vethúg fly overhead
Náth shouts, Above us! Look out!
Karazgar shouts, I promised to return, and yet here you are, eager to greet your own deaths. So be it.
The Frost-horde answers the call of Vethúg Wintermind, and you will be its first victims!
Hórin shouts, The drakes from the Withered Heath are coming from behind! We will handle them; you must press on!

Objective 2

  • Defeat the Thirteen Kings

Dragon-spell spectres of the Zhélruka kings who died seeking the fabled Thafar-gathol haunt the Anvil of Winterstith, blocking your passage.

Objective 3

  • Defeat Karagzar the Weeping Warrior

Karazgar, the Weeping Warrior, has ventured into the Anvil to claim the Herald of Winter and her Frost-horde. You must find and defeat him before that can happen.

Objective 4

Hrímil Frost-heart, the Herald of Winter, is one of the most powerful and ancient creatures in Middle-earth, and you have just stumbled into her lair.

Objective 5

  • Completed: The Anvil of Winterstith (Tier 1)

You have completed the Anvil of Winterstith on Tier 1.