WotLK Noob's Guide to Northrend (Lich King)

  • There are two starting zones: Howling Fjord and Borean Tundra
  • Alliance can enter Northrend via the Stormwind docks or the old Auberdine dock at Menethil Harbor
  • Horde can enter Northrend via the Orgrimmar zeppelins to Warsong Hold.
  • There are NO class trainers in Northrend
  • There are NO Grand Master profession trainers on the old continents; they are all in Northrend
  • There is NO Auction House in Northrend
  • The bank is in Dalaran. For players under 74, the only way there is by Mage portal, Warlock summons or battleground queue.
  • Alliance profession trainers for 375+ are:

    • Jewelcrafting: Alestos is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's in the second tent on the right side. Ounhulo of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, near the tented building.
    • Skinning: Trapper Jack is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's in the first tent on the right side. Frederic Burrhus of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, he's standing in front of the tented building.
    • Tailoring: Darin Goodstitch is located in the southern half of Valiance keep along the eastern wall, he's in the second tent on the right side. Benjamin Clegg of Valgarde is located on the second floor of the Inn, in the small room to the left at the top of the stairs.
    • Cooking: Rollick MacKreel is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's at the first tent on the left. Brom Brewbaster of Valgarde is located on the first floor of the Inn, he's in the far back room.
    • Leatherworking: Rosemary Bovard is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, she's in the first tent on the right side. Bernadette Dexter of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, she's standing by the tented building.
    • Alchemy: Falorn Nightwhisper is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's in the second tent on the left. Lanolis Dewdrop of Valgarde is located on the first floor of the Inn, he is standing behind the bar in the second room to the right of the main room.
    • Herbalism: Kirea Moondancer is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, she's in the second tent on the left. Fayin Whisperleaf of Valgarde is located right outside the entrance to the Inn.
    • Enchanting: Alexis Marlowe is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, she's at the table on the right side of the path. Elizabeth Jackson of Valgarde is located on the second floor of the Inn, in the small room to the left at the top of the stairs.
    • Engineering: Sock Brightbolt is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's in the third tent on the left. Tisha Longbridge of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, she's on a mechanostrider next to the forge.
    • Inscription: Tink Brightbolt is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, she's at the table on the right side of the path. Mindri Dinkles of Valgarde is located on the second floor of the Inn, right next to the stairwell.
    • Mining: Fendrig Redbeard is located in the northern half of Valiance Keep, on the western side of the wall near the exit. Grumbol Stoutpick of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, between the tented building and the forge.
    • Blacksmithing: Argo Strongstout is located in the northern half of Valiance Keep, on the western side of the wall near the forge. Rosina Rivet of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, she's right in front of the forge.
    • First Aid: Brynna Wilson is located in the northern half of Valiance Keep, by the middle of the wall near the water well. Anchorite Yazmina of Valgarde can be found circling the bonfire near the dock.
    • Fishing: Old Man Robert is located in the southern half of Valiance Keep along the eastern wall, he's at the first tent on the left. Byron Welwick of Valgarde is located on the small bluff southwest of the dock, he's standing near the water behind the tented building.
  • Horde profession trainers for 375+ are:

    • Jewelcrafting: Carter Tiffens of Vengeance Landing is under the tent on the left side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Geba'li is on the second level of Warsong Hold, right across from the elevator.
    • Skinning: Roberta Jacks is in Vengeance Landing is under the tent on the west side of the Apothecary building. Tiponi Stormwhisper is in the Taunka'le Village of Borean Tundra, inside the Inn.
    • Leatherworking: Gunter Hansen of Vengeance Landing is under the tent on the west side of the Apothecary building. Awan Iceborn is in the Taunka'le Village of Borean Tundra, inside the Inn.
    • Tailoring: Alexandra McQueen of Vengeance Landing is inside the Inn, which is the second building on the left as you enter town from the boat dock. Raenah is on the second level of Warsong Hold, right across from the elevator.
    • Cooking: Thomas Kolichio is in the center of town in Vengeance Landing, in front of the platform that is flanked by two guards. Orn Tenderhoof of Warsong Hold is on the first level with the Innkeeper, who is in the southeast section of the hold.
    • Alchemy: Wilhelmina Renel of Vengeance Landing is on the first floor of the Apothecary building, which is on the right side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Arthur Henslowe of Warsong Hold is on the second level, behind the wall with the spiral stairs (do not go up the stairs, walk around them).
    • Herbalism: Marjory Jains of Vengeance Landing is on the first floor of the Apothecary building, which is on the right side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Tansy Wildmane of Warsong Hold is on the second level, behind the wall with the spiral stairs (do not go up the stairs, walk around them).
    • Enchanting: Emil Autumn of Vengeance Landing is on the first floor of the Apothecary building, which is on the right side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Eorain Dawnstrike is on the second level of Warsong Hold, right across from the elevator.
    • Engineering: Jamesina Watterly of Vengeance Landing is in the center of town under a small pagoda, directly behind the wooden platform. Chief Engineer Leveny is on the first level of Warsong Hold, near the forge that is along the eastern wall of the hold.
    • Inscription: Booker Kells of Vengeance Landing is in the small building on the left side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Adelene Sunlance is on the second level of Warsong Hold, right across from the elevator.
    • Mining: Jonathan Lewis of Vengeance Landing is under the tent on the left side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Brunna Ironaxe is on the first level of Warsong Hold, near the forge that's along the eastern wall of the hold.
    • Blacksmithing: Kristen Smythe of Vengeance Landing is under the tent on the left side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Crog Steelspine is on the first level of Warsong Hold along the southern wall, in the southwest corner near the stables.
    • First Aid: Sally Tompkins of Vengeance Landing is on the second floor of the small building on the left side of the path as you enter town from the boat dock. Nurse Applewood of Warsong Hold is on the second level, behind the wall with the spiral stairs (do not go up the stairs, walk around them).
    • Fishing: Angelina Soren of Vengeance Landing is on the docks, standing by the red umbrella. Fishy Serji of Warsong Hold is on the first level with the Innkeeper, who is in the southeast section of the hold.
  • The nearest bank is in Dalaran, which can be accessed via a quest that's unlocked at level 74. Prior to that, the only way to reach Dalaran is by mage portal, warlock summons or battleground queue (see below).
  • Battleground Queue to Dalaran: Group with someone in Dalaran, make sure that person is the group leader. The group leader must join a battleground queue from Dalaran. Enter the battleground and either play the BG or leave, when you exit you will be in Dalaran.
  • If you're unable to get to Dalaran before level 74, the easiest way to keep bank access is by setting your hearthstone to Stormwind or Ironforge so you can hop right back on the boat to Northrend when you're done. Or you can just mail everything to your bank toons and stay in Northrend.
  • Alliance flight paths in Howling Fjord are at Valgarde Port, Fort Wildervar and Westguard Keep. In Borean Tundra there are flight masters at Unu'pe, Valiance Keep, Fizzcrank Airstrip and Amber Ledge.
  • Horde towns in Howling Fjord that appear to have flight masters are Vengeance Landing, Camp Winterhoof and the Apothecary Camp. In Borean Tundra, Horde towns that appear to have flight masters are Warsong Hold, Bor'gorok Outpost and Taunka'le Village.
  • An Overcharged Capacitor is an Engineering item - you'll need to find an engineer to make one or purchase it from the Auction House
  • Lackey Ears are faction turn-ins for the DEHTA Camp (Cenarion Expedition) in Borean Tundra.
  • Save everything that's not gray - odds are you'll find a quest that requires it. If not, there's a good chance you can sell it to other players on the Auction house for quests you haven't found yet.
  • Turkeys are in Howling Fjord!