Neutral Hydraxian Waterlords
Main leaderDuke Hydraxis
Race(s)Water elemental
Base of operationsAzshara
Notable reward(s)[Eternal Quintessence]
[Ocean's Breeze]
[Tidal Loop]

The Hydraxian Waterlords are elementals that have made their home on the islands east of Azshara. They are sworn enemies of the armies of Ragnaros. Historically servants of the Old Gods, the four Elemental Lords served the gods with undying loyalty. The minions of Neptulon the Tidehunter were numerous and mindless. It is not yet known how Duke Hydraxis broke free of his lord's control (if indeed he has), or what his ultimate goals are, but the Water elementals are the only elementals that do not attack the mortal races with abandonment.

Located on a remote island in the far east of Azshara, Duke Hydraxis offered some quests, but they were all removed in Cataclysm Cataclysm. The first two required killing various elementals in Eastern Plaguelands and Silithus. Increased faction with the Waterlords opened up additional quests leading into the Molten Core. Any items obtained from the Hydraxian Waterlords, were obtained from its various quests.

Prior to patch 3.0.8, Duke Hydraxis offered the questline to obtain Aqual Quintessence used to douse the runes found near most bosses in Molten Core. This was required to summon Majordomo Executus, the penultimate boss, and, after his defeat, to summon Ragnaros himself. Since there were seven runes, any raid needed at least seven players to bring a Quintessence if they wished to finish the instance. However, after the patch, Executus automatically spawns once the other bosses have been defeated.

Duke Hydraxis could be found at the coordinates {{#vardefine:map |{{#vardefine:instance

|}}InstanceMap-{{#var:instance}}.jpg }}{{#vardefine:x |79 }}{{#vardefine:y |73 }}[[:File:{{#var:map}}|[{{#var:x}}, {{#var:y}}]]] in Azshara. Duke Hydraxis was removed from the game as of Patch 4.0.1/Cataclysm.[citation needed]

Reputation Edit

All of the bosses in MC reward reputation until Exalted. However, it takes only a few MC runs to get to Honored. So if you are in a MC capable guild don't bother with Silithus (you do however have to do all the quests to get your ring).

  Neutral Friendly Honored Revered Exalted Rep Notes
5 Located in North-Western Silithus
5 Located in North-Western Silithus
5 Located in Burning Steppes
15 Located by Dark Iron Anvil in Blackrock Depths
25 Rare Spawn in Silithus
20 First Boss in UBRS
20 Located in Molten Core
40 Located in Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
100 Boss within Molten Core
150 Boss within Molten Core
200 Final Boss within Molten Core
  • Even though you can check "at war" with this faction, it is impossible to lose reputation with the Hydraxian Waterlords. Killing a Hydraxian Honor Guard will not result in any loss in reputation (nor any loot). The lowest possible reputation with the Hydraxian Waterlords is thus 0/3000 (Neutral).
  • As of Patch 3.0.8 returns are no longer diminished based on level.

Quests Edit

The quests Duke Hydraxis provides are the following. There is no rep gain from turning in these quests (at least the ones listed at Neutral).

Neutral - FriendlyEdit

Friendly - HonoredEdit

Honored - ReveredEdit

Revered - ExaltedEdit


  • Currently there are no known rewards for 999/1000 Exalted. It would take 3-4 additional runs once reaching exalted to reach 999/1000 Exalted, as only Ragnaros and Golemagg the Incinerator will continue to give reputation points.

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Patch changes Edit

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External links Edit

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