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Ashen Verdict Reputation Guide Wrath of the Lich King

Ashen Verdict Reputation Guide Wrath of the Lich King

Welcome to the most comprehensive guide on how to boost your Ashen Verdict reputation in World of Warcraft’s Wrath of the Lich King expansion. Whether you’re aiming for the epic rings or the specialized profession recipes, this guide has got you covered.

What is the Ashen Verdict?

The Ashen Verdict is a faction primarily associated with Icecrown Citadel in Wrath of the Lich King Classic. Gaining reputation with this faction unlocks a plethora of rewards, including epic 277 ilvl rings and profession patterns.

How to Gain Ashen Verdict Reputation

There are two main ways to gain reputation with the Ashen Verdict:

  1. Quests: Complete the questline to obtain Shadowmourne and the weekly raid quests for 10 and 25-man content. We have prepared comprehensive guides to help you with this. Check our Icecrown Citadel or Shaodwmourn guides.
  2. Icecrown Citadel Runs: The most efficient way is to do a full clear of Icecrown Citadel. If you need help with this you can check our Icecrown Citadel Raid boost service.
  3. Icecrown Citadel Trash Runs:  This is the fastest way to grind the Ashen Verdict reputation. You won’t be limited by weekly resets and can do as many as you want or have time for. We do understand that this is very time-consuming so we are here to help! You can check out our WotLK Ashen Verdict Reputation service.

Ashen Verdict Reputation Ring Rewards

Upon reaching Friendly status, you unlock a quest called “Choose Your Path” from Ormus the Penitent. This quest allows you to choose one of five Epic rings.

Reputation LevelTankSpell DPSPhysical DPS (Agi)Physical DPS (Str)Healer
(251 ilvl)
Ashen Band of CourageAshen Band of DestructionAshen Band of VengeanceAshen Band of MightAshen Band of Wisdom
(259 ilvl)
Ashen Band of Greater CourageAshen Band of Greater DestructionAshen Band of Greater VengeanceAshen Band of Greater MightAshen Band of Greater Wisdom
(268 ilvl)
Ashen Band of Unmatched CourageAshen Band of Unmatched DestructionAshen Band of Unmatched VengeanceAshen Band of Unmatched MightAshen Band of Unmatched Wisdom
(277 ilvl)
Ashen Band of Endless CourageAshen Band of Endless DestructionAshen Band of Endless VengeanceAshen Band of Endless MightAshen Band of Endless Wisdom

The upside is that if you switch roles, for instance, transitioning from caster DPS to a healer, you have the option to modify your ring type as well. Aronen, the apprentice of Ormus, can alter your existing Ashen Band to a different type for a fee of 200 gold. He offers a recurring quest called A Change of Heart, which has various versions tailored for different Ashen Bands.

The Ashen Verdict Aronen

Ashen Verdict Profession Recipe Rewards

Blacksmithing Plans

PatternPrimary StatsSlotRep Required
Protectors of LifeIntellectFeetHonored
Hellfrozen BonegrindersStrengthFeetHonored
Boots of Kingly UpheavalCrit Strike/Armor PenetrationFeetHonored
Puresteel LegplatesIntellectLegsRevered
Legplates of Painful DeathStrengthLegsRevered
Pillars of MightDodge/ParryLegsRevered

Engineering Schematics

PatternDamageAmmo TypeRep Required
Shatter Rounds91.5/secondBulletsHonored
Iceblade Arrow91.5/secondArrowsHonored

Leatherworking Patterns

PatternSlotPrimary StatsRep Required
Blessed Cenarion BootsFeetIntellect/SpiritHonored
Footpads of Impending DeathFeetAgilityHonored
Earthsoul BootsFeetCrit Strike/Haste/Spell PowerHonored
Rock-Steady TreadsFeetAgility/IntellectHonored
Legwraps of Unleashed NatureLegsIntellect/SpiritRevered
Bladeborn LeggingsLegsAgilityRevered
Lightning-Infused LeggingsLegsCrit Strike/Haste/Spell PowerRevered
Draconic Bonesplinter LegguardsLegsCrit Strike/Attack Power/Armor PenRevered

Tailoring Patterns

PatternPrimary StatsSlotRep Required
Deathfrost BootsCrit Strike/Hit Rating/Spell PowerFeetHonored
Sandals of ConsecrationIntellect/SpiritFeetHonored
Leggings of Woven DeathCrit Strike/Hit Rating/Spell PowerLegsRevered
Lightweave LeggingsIntellect/SpiritLegsRevered

Alchemist Finklestein offers those patterns for leggings and boots that yield iLevel 264 equipment, in addition to a pair of advanced ammunition blueprints. To utilize these patterns, a skill level of 450 in the corresponding profession is necessary. Patterns for boots and ammunition become available at the Honored reputation level, while those for leggings are accessible at Revered. Each of these recipes can be acquired for a single Primordial Saronite.

The Ashen Verdict Alchemist Finklestein

How to Reach Exalted with Ashen Verdict

To reach Exalted, you’ll need to farm trash in Icecrown Citadel. This requires about 52 trash runs (47 for humans) and should take a little more than 12 hours of playtime. We understand that this might be time consuming and boring that’s why we are here to help. You can use our WotLK Ashen Verdict Reputation boost service.

Who Needs Ashen Verdict Rep?

The most valuable reason to get exalted with the Ashen Verdict is the epic 277 ilvl ring, that is offered at each reputation level. Besides the ring, there are numerous crafting recipes that can be obtained by spending Primordial Saronite.


Boosting your Ashen Verdict reputation is essential for any serious WotLK player. From epic rings to profession recipes, the rewards are well worth the effort.

Remember, we grind so you don’t have to!

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