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On this day, I call for a union! The Argent Dawn and the Order of the Silver Hand will come together as one! We will succeed where so many before us have failed! We will take the fight to Arthas, and we will tear down the walls of Icecrown! The Argent Crusade comes for YOU, Arthas!
- Tirion Fordring
Neutral 32 The Argent Crusade
Call of the Crusade 2
Main leaderNeutral 15 IconSmall Tirion Tirion Fordring
Race(s)Various races
Base of operationsNorthrend
CapitalHearthglen
AffiliationIndependent
Reputation
QuartermasterAliocha Segard
Notable reward(s)[Pattern: Brilliant Spellthread]
StatusActive
TabardArgent Crusader's Tabard
Argent Crusade 64

The Argent Crusade is a faction created from the union of the Argent Dawn, a few survivors of the Scarlet Crusade who didn't follow Abbendis to Northrend, and the Reformed Order of the Silver Hand.

HistoryEdit

Argent Crusade

Argent Crusade Banner

It was formed shortly after the Battle for Light's Hope Chapel, as played out during the death knight quest Neutral 15 [55] The Light of Dawn, in which Tirion Fordring — leader of the reformed Silver Hand — reclaimed (and evidently purified) the Ashbringer during a confrontation with the Lich King. He assumed a leadership position over the Argent Dawn and united the two factions in order to take the fight against the Lich King to Northrend.

According to the quest Neutral 15 [80] Tirion's Help, Tirion Fordring handpicked every paladin member in the Argent Crusade in order to avoid infiltration by the Cult of the Damned. This was presumably to prevent a repeat of the Inigo Montoy incident, which resulted in Naxxramas returning to Northrend and Kel'Thuzad regaining corporeal form.

It should be noted that, despite the new Tabard the Argent Crusade uses, several of their members can be found using the old tabard of the Argent Dawn (this is referring to members of the Argent Crusade faction in Northrend, not the Argent Dawn members who are found in Eastern Kingdoms/Kalimdor). Those who wear the old tabard range from the common infantry to the commanders and senior members of the Crusade. This may mean that the two tabards are interchangable in the Crusade, and the old Argent Dawn tabard may still be in production as part of uniform for the members of the Crusade. Avenger Metz, for example, still uses the Argent Dawn tabard instead of the newer Argent Crusade one.

Bases Edit

The main front-line encampment of the Argent Crusade appears to be at the Argent Vanguard, on the border between the Storm Peaks and Icecrown. A few other camps include:

Reputation Edit

Reputation with the Argent Crusade can be gained by completing the following daily quests.

Reputation can also be gained by purchasing [Tabard of the Argent Crusade]1Gold from Aliocha Segard in the Argent Vanguard. This tabard, while worn in level 80 dungeons, awards 2 to 30 reputation per mob depending on its difficulty and 300 reputation per boss to your standing with the Argent Crusade.

Also six quests at the Argent Tournament once you reach a high enough rank. Note that these quests will give Knights of the Ebon Blade reputation instead for Death Knights.

Videos Edit

[How to] Argent Crusade daily quests.
More guides here]

Notable characters Edit

See Argent Crusade NPCs.

Rewards Edit

Aliocha Segard
<Argent Crusade Quartermaster>
Rep Item Cost Type
Friendly [Tabard of the Argent Crusade] 1Gold Tabard
Honored [Arcanum of the Fleeing Shadow] 150Gold Arcanum
[Cloak of Holy Extermination] 21Gold 9Silver 13Copper Back
[Standard Issue Legguards] 46Gold 18Silver 42Copper Plate Legs
[Special Issue Legplates] 46Gold 36Silver 29Copper Plate Legs
Revered [Arcanum of the Stalwart Protector] 150Gold Arcanum
[Argent Skeleton Crusher] 89Gold 56Silver 27Copper 2H Mace
[Battle-Mender's Helm] 32Gold 72Silver 90Copper Mail Head
[Design: Guardian's Twilight Opal] 4Gold Jewelcrafting
[Fang-Deflecting Faceguard] 37Gold 96Silver 85Copper Plate Head
[Purifying Torch] 52Gold 35Silver 6Copper Wand
[Zombie Sweeper Shotgun] 53Gold 94Silver 17Copper Gun
Exalted [Boots of the Neverending Path] 35Gold 83Silver 98Copper Leather Feet
[Helm of Purified Thoughts] 53Gold 67Silver 12Copper Plate Head
[Pattern: Brilliant Spellthread] 5Gold Tailoring
[Polished Regimental Hauberk] 61Gold 23Silver 79Copper Mail Chest
[Signet of Hopeful Light] 28Gold 49Silver 83Copper Finger


Quests Edit

Several quests provide reputation with the Argent Crusade.

Howling Fjord Edit

Dragonblight Edit

Zul'Drak Edit

Icecrown Edit

  • Argent Crusade world event
  1. Official alliance mini-icon [80] The Black Knight of Westfall? -or- Official horde mini-icon [80] The Black Knight of Silverpine?: 325 reputation
  2. Neutral 15 [80] The Seer's Crystal: 325 reputation
  3. Neutral 15 [80] The Stories Dead Men Tell: 325 reputation
  4. Neutral 15 [80] There's Something About the Squire
  5. Neutral 15 [80] The Black Knight's Orders: 325 reputation
  6. After reaching the rank of Champion:
    Neutral 15 [80] The Black Knight's Fall: 455 reputation

Patch changes Edit

In CataclysmEdit

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In World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, the Argent Crusade will strengthen its presence in the Plaguelands, claiming not only outposts formerly held by the now-defunct Argent Dawn (such as Light's Hope Chapel), but also the former Scarlet Crusade town of Hearthglen, and the four towers through the Eastern Plaguelands, around which the plague has receded.

There are quests available which give Argent Crusade reputation originating both from Hearthglen and from the nearby Northridge Lumber Camp, which was also reclaimed from the Scarlet Crusade.

References Edit

  1. ^ Blizz Bornakk 2009-04-17. Recent In-Game Fixes - 4/16/09. Retrieved on 2009-05-25.

See also Edit

External links Edit


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