Vigilant Quoram: Archimonde was an individual consumed by the pursuit of power. Only those who could match his lust would fare well under his tutelage.
You will fight what remains of Archimonde’s greatest pupils. These three once held such power in their own disciplines that the Conservatory remembers them now.
Their echoes will try to kill you.
Best all three with all your limbs intact and I will recognize your strength.
Defeat Grand Vizier Jarasum, Arc-Consul Velara, and High Wakener Aargon.
Vigilant Quoram: Archimonde expected greatness from his pupils. Only the most imaginative minds, the most adroit of intellects, could ever truly fathom the deepest reaches of our magic.
I doubt you can relate.
The path to my left will take you to a set of three statues. Use them to collect a Mark of Cunning.
To preserve the integrity of this trial, I will not be able to provide hints. If you do, by some miracle, happen to succeed, I will formally recognize your… brilliance.
Collect a Fragment of Acuity, Wit, and Guile and combine them into a Mark of Cunning.
Vigilant Quoram: My master Archimonde was not known for his willingness to suffer indecision.
He preferred to teach by rewarding frustration with more frustration– punishment with more punishment. Absolute conviction was required to succeed under him.
At the opposite end of the Conservatory you will find a large structure. Once inside, your goal is to overcome all the obstacles placed before you.
Emerge unscathed and I will be forced to consider your will strong enough to proceed.
Overcome the Trial of Tenacity.
Archmage Y’mera: It was a good thing we sought two sources of energy. Even with the conduits active, the construct has not stirred.
It has likely been inactive a long while. Perhaps as long as Mac’Aree has floated above Argus.
What a long, lonely vigil it must have been.
(Y’mera is silent for a moment as she peers at the construct.)
Go ahead and jostle it a little. That combined with one last jolt of magic ought to do the trick.
Wake the Gatekeeper.
Archmage Y’mera: We should seek out an alternate source of energy just in case I am wrong about the conduits.
Luckily enough, I think I know where we can find one.
The panthara native to Argus are solitary creatures, but it seems whatever magic the Wakeners possessed has drawn them in great numbers.
This is no time to be gentle with the environment- panthara devour energy to survive.
Slay them and see if you cannot reclaim some of the power they have consumed.
Collect 30 Partially Digested Arcana.
Archmage Y’mera: I have an idea. This construct will be of use to us. We simply need to jolt it awake.
We once stored great quantities of energy in conduits throughout the Conservatory. They are still functional, but only just.
(Y’mera hands you a brightly glowing crystal.)
It will provide a small burst of magic that should help stabilize an erratic conduit. I think I have enough stored for eight or so.
Stabilizing a few should allow us to access the whole network.
Stabilize 8 Erratic Power Conduits.
Prophet Velen: Now we may begin our search for the Crown of the Triumvirate. We will start with the fragment Archimonde carried: the Sigil of Awakening.
To the east and north you will find all that remains of the greatest school of magic on Argus. It was there that Archimonde gained his mastery of the arcane. I can think of no other place he would stow his treasures.
It will be guarded, no doubt. We will leverage the expertise of Fareeya’s forces here to follow this trail.
Meet Archmage Y’mera at the Conservatory of the Arcane.
(Velen stares beyond the arena for a time.)
Prophet Velen: We must continue on, but I feel Mac’Aree is far from finished with us. We should take advantage of this relative safety while we still can.
I will place a signal beacon that will allow the Vindicaar to lock onto our location. Romuul will send us our means of returning to the Vindicaar if there is a need.
Call down a Lightforged Beacon.
Prophet Velen: We have everything we need.
Below us you will find the shattered remains of the Arkonite Matrix. Replacing the Keystone will restore it to full capacity.
The pylons you activated will then be able to repel those who still hunt my people. At long last this battle will be over.
I hope it brings them peace.
Repair the Arkonite Matrix beneath Triumvirate’s End.
Prophet Velen: Once the pylons are activated they will need power.
The Arkonite Matrix that powered this part of Mac’Aree was shattered by one of the Legion’s newest horrors.
He was called Khazaduum and he was a most faithful servant of the Legion. He volunteered to undergo an experimental transformation to become the first of his kind. His arrival was the end of this battle.
As a prize he took the Arkonite Keystone from the shattered matrix. Take it back and we can finally end this bloodshed.
Retrieve the Arkonite Keystone from the Echo of Khazaduum.