Lunar Festival Elders
During the Lunar Festival, there will be 84 Lunar Festival Elders spread around the world. Some are located in towns, some in instances, and some in the wild. Each gives you a . Each Elder may tell you the location up to 5 other Elders in nearby zones. You can only receive one coin per Elder. The quests for receiving coins are reset from year to year (previously, some characters were affected by a bug that made seasonal quests unrepeatable in 2007. This issue has been corrected: the quests were reset in 2008 and were all "re-doable", and they were reset in 2009 to 2012).
Coins of Ancestry can be turned in for several tailoring and engineering patterns, as well as other items. Each coin you receive also generates 75 faction reputation with either the Horde or Alliance. Not counting guild reputation increases, this would give a total of 6300 for most races and 6930 for humans if all 84 Coins of Ancestry are gathered. Furthermore, each Elder you visit will reward you with a which contains a or an . Using the Lucky Rocket Cluster gives you the Lunar Fortune buff (+250 health).
Through the Achievement system, players are rewarded for participating in the Lunar Festival. A total of 190 achievement points are available from completing the festival-related achievements. Upon completing all of the Lunar Festival achievements, you will complete the world event achievement which gives the <Elder> title.
- Non-flying Guide to Lunar Festival Elders - Elders of Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms without the .
- Flying Guide to Lunar Festival Elders - Elders of Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms with the .
- Guide to Northrend Lunar Festival Elders - Assumes .
The above guides give directions for finding all elders, except the three elders found in Deepholm and Vash'jir.
NOTE: The coordinates displayed on the map pin tooltips are not precise. Use the coordinates in the tables for navigation. This applies to all maps on this page.
|Darnassus||Center of the Cenarion Enclave|
|Elwynn Forest||Right outside Stormwind Gates|
|Orgrimmar||Center of Orgrimmar, by the Flight Master|
|Thunder Bluff||Elder Rise|
|Undercity||Upstairs in the throne room|
|Deepholm||Temple of Earth|
|Uldum||Ruins of Ammon|
|Twilight Highlands||Thundermar Ruins|
|Twilight Highlands||Dunwald Ruins|
|Mount Hyjal||Nordrassil Inn|
|Mount Hyjal||Sanctuary of Malorne|
|Blackrock Depths||Inside the Ring of Law.|
|Lower Blackrock Spire||At the first of the rope bridges.|
|Maraudon||In the tunnel that leads from Rotgrip towards the Goblin.|
|Stratholme||North part of Festival Lane (Near The Unforgiven).|
|Temple of Atal'Hakkar||Sunken Temple (turn left after first 2 mobs).|
|Zul'Farrak||SE corner of the room where the gong to summon Gahz'rilla is.|
|Utgarde Keep||Past the Prince Keleseth's room. To the left after the first set of stairs.|
|The Nexus||Ormorok the Tree-Shaper's ramp, to the right.|
|Azjol-Nerub||Jump down the hole after Hadronox, to the rear left.|
|Drak'Tharon Keep||To the left in King Dred's pen.|
|Gundrak||Ohanzee can be found behind the Drakkari Colossus.|
|Halls of Stone||Yurauk the Elder is located on the way to Krystallus.|
|Utgarde Pinnacle||Under the stairs after Skadi the Ruthless.|
- To reach the elder in Frosthold without a flying mount or , a player of level 77 or higher can visit in K3 to get a or which can be used in Storm Peaks, Sholazar Basin, and Icecrown.
- has been moved so that he can be reached in Normal Gundrak to complete .