Entrance to Shadow Hold Shadow Hold, located in western Felwood, is the main dwelling of the Shadow Council. It is a gigantic subterranean labyrinth roamed by Jaedenar warlocks and their demonic pets.
Night elf Arko'narin is being held captive inside as well as her close friend, a human by the name of Trey Lightforge, who later turns out to have been tortured to death.
satyr Prince Xavalis and dreadlord Lord Banehollow also reside here.
The area is heavily populated by
humanoids and demons ranging between levels 52 to 57.
Related quests Edit
Quests to get before entering Edit
First trip Edit
 by picking up a randomly dropped blood key from the Shadow Hold mobs.
Rescue From Jaedenar
Return to the Emerald Sanctuary to turn in quests and start
Retribution of the Light
Second trip Edit
After killing the main succubus,
Rakaiah, return to the Emerald Sanctuary and claim your fabulous prizes.
The layout of Shadow Hold and the presence of several named mobs suggest that Blizzard likely considered making this an
instanced dungeon, but for some reason decided to make it a unique, uninstanced microdungeon instead.
Detailed map of Shadow Hold.