Table the Contents

+1. Overview+2. Rewards+3. Introduce Quests+4. Kissing Winter Revelers4.1. Achievements+5. Day-to-day Quest: The Abominable Greench and also Metzen the Reindeer5.1. Achievements+6. Gifts on the 25th that December6.1. Achievements+8. Remaining accomplishments

Winter Veil is the civilization of Warcraft equivalent ofChristmas.It spans two weeks and also a fifty percent at the end of December.

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The event is wealthy in festivities thatculminate v the opening of the presents, top top the 25th that December,under the Christmas tree in Ironforge and also Orgrimmar.Participation is open up to everyone, yet many parts require level 110to complete.

The occasion itself takes location in Ironforge or Orgrimmar, but additionally in AlteracMountains and all resources cities (Alliance and Horde alike). Many rewardscan it is in earned: pets, achievements, and many vanity items.

This overview will walk you through whatever you require to understand to completethe event.

In 2020, you deserve to stop through the Smokeywoods Pastures dare in Ironforge orOrgrimmar and also click on Greatfeather Pepe to acquire A small Winter Hat.When friend summon Pepe to sign up with you on her adventures, he may present up in theperfect Winter Veil outfit, finish with a tiny beard.


This year"s presents room Wreath-a-Rang, a toy sphere that youcan kick to a familiar target, and Shaking pet Carrier the teachesyou Jingles, a infant raptor battle pet.

In 2019, Blizzard added a sleigh ride to Orgrimmar and Stormwind. Critical year"s Toy Armor set (Alliance) / Toy Armor collection (Horde)gifts and also

Hearthstation (Alliance) /
Hearthstation(Horde) deserve to now be found in the steal Present. The items level that Miniature Winter Veil Tree and also
glow Gift has been boosted to395.

This year"s gifts are Wild Holly, which transforms your mount intoa Wild Reindeer because that 60 minutes and faction-themed remote regulate toys

Crashin" Thrashin" Battleship (Alliance) and also
Crashin" Thrashin" Juggernaught(Horde).

In 2018, the distinct gift of the occasion is a Toy Armor set (Alliance) / Toy Armor collection (Horde). Acquiring this toy sponsor the new At least You're Being careful achievement.

In addition, Miniature Winter Veil Tree had actually its items level updated to 335 this year.



The festivities the Winter Veil proposes revolve mainly aroundthe following:

kissing revelers (NPCs found in inns) every hour in stimulate to achieve items requiredfor act achievements;opening gift on the 25th of December;doing accomplishments not related to any kind of of the 3 aforementionedactivities.

Date and also Timeline

The event lasts 2 weeks and a half. The starts ~ above the 16th the Decemberat 10:00AM and ends ~ above the second of January at 6:00AM.

Most that the accomplishments can be completed in a single day, yet somecan just be perfect after opening the gift at the base ofthe Christmas Tree on the 25th of December.

lump of charcoal is the only amazing reward that have the right to take number of days toobtain. Indeed, it is derived from the everyday quest yet is no a guaranteeddrop.



The main place of the occasion is in Ironforge and also Orgrimmar, next tothe bank. This is wherein you will find the Christmas Trees and also most of therelevant NPCs (Great-Father Winter and also the Smokywood Pastures vendors), back this is not wherein you will certainly spend most of yourtime (as the event requires you come travel quite a bit).

Ironforge Orgrimmar

To complete the event, you will should travel to numerous different locations,such together Alterac mountains (where you will probably spend many of your timesince the everyday quest takes location there), your funding cities, the adversary capitalcities, etc.



To acquire all the accomplishments and have a opportunity to get all the interestingrewards, girlfriend will have to be level 85. That said, about half the achievements haveno level requirements and can be obtained at short level. For opening all the Christmaspresents, level 40 is required. At lower levels, part presents will notbe available.



As with various other events, Winter Veil offers a range of rewards. In the caseof Winter Veil, many rewards have a chance to drop and have as such noguarantee come be obtained by the end of the event.


Vanity Items

mechanically Greench summons a mechanical pet that will help you in battlefor 10 minutes. maintained Holly renders your mount more festive. Both itemshave a possibility to be obtained when opened the presents after the 25th of December.

Wand of holiday Cheer allows you to target an area and causes allplayers in this area to perform the /lol emote. Thisitem, which only works on players of her faction, has actually a 100% opportunity tobe contained in one of the presents that show up after the 25th the December.

"Merry Munchkin" Costume is a costume for your Perky Pug. It have the right to be lootedfrom closely Wrapped Present, one of the 25th the December presents.


Patterns & Recipes

The adhering to patterns have the right to be bought native NPCs during the eventand are neededfor the "Tis the Season achievement:

Note the Pattern: Red Winter clothing (Alliance) or Pattern: eco-friendly Winter Clothes(Horde) will certainly be mailed come you at the beginning of the Holiday, if you room a Tailor. Thesame uses for Leatherworkers and Pattern: Winter Boots.

The adhering to patterns have actually a opportunity to be derived after perfect the daily questfor the very first time and have a possibility to be contained in among the presents that willappear in-game top top the 25th of December:

The complying with recipes have the right to be bought from Smokywood Pasturesvendors throughout the event:



There are plenty of toys that have the right to be acquired during the event.

Gifts consisted of in the Winter Veil Gift ~ above the 25th the December thisyear save on computer Wreath-A-Rang, a ball toy that you have the right to kick to friendlyplayers. Likewise, Wild Holly is guarantee to be contained in the gently Shaken Gift. The toy is usable throughout Winter Veil andtransforms her mount into a Wild Reindeer because that 60 minutes.

Special toys from past years and also other playthings are also lootable indigenous steal Present:

In addition to Crashin" Thrashin" Flamer Controller, over there are4 various other toy controllers that you can attain to complete the stole Armadaachievement (see our section on this achievement):

Crashin" Thrashin" Mortar Controller,
Crashin" Thrashin" Roller Controller,
Crashin" Thrashin" Cannon Controller, and
Crashin" Thrashin" Killdozer Controller.


Garrison Decorations

Izzy Hollyfizzle selling a number of Garrison decorations, each for5 merry Supplies:

See our Garrison section to discover outmore about Merry Supplies.


Transmogrification Gear

One the the 25th the December existing can contain:


Christmas Outfits

The outfits have the right to be looted from the chest developed by Disposable Winter Veil Suits. The hats can not be plunder from the chestand instead drop indigenous Krosus in the Nighthold,Talixae Flamewreath in the Court that Stars, and Saprish in the seat of the Triumvirate( Finely-Tailored Red holiday Hat) and from Illysana Ravencrest in BlackRook Hold, King Deepbeard in Eye of Azshara, and Varimatrhasin Antorus(WoWFinelyTailoredGreenHolidayHat).

Red Outfit green Outfit


In 2020, the Winter Veil present includes a battle pet referred to as Jingles.

None of the staying pets noted below is guarantee to be derived duringthe event. 4 the the 8 Winter Veil pets have a opportunity to be plunder from thepresents ~ above the 25th of December:

Finally, every time you do the day-to-day quest, you get a chance to loot among thefollowing pets:



Minion that Grumpus has actually a possibility to be contained in
Savage Gift, i beg your pardon you can buy for 5 merry Suppliesfrom Izzy Hollyfizzle in her Garrison.

See ours Garrison ar to discover outmore about Merry Supplies.



Miniature Winter Veil Tree is the only gear reward of the event. This1.8 One-Hand Dagger for Rogues has a opportunity to be obtained every time friend completethe day-to-day quest.



The meta-achievement the the occasion is Merrymaker. The counts towards

What a Long, Strange pilgrimage It"s Been and rewards the Merrymaker title.

The success related to Winter Veil are:


Introductory Quests

For Alliance players, the initial quest for the occasion isGreatfather Winter is Here!. This search is provided by Wulmort Jinglepocketin Ironforge (next to the bank) and is turned in come Greatfather Winterwho is sitting next to the search giver. Girlfriend can also get this quest fromSmokywood Pastures in every significant city.

For Horde players, the initial search for the event isGreat-father Winter is Here!. This quest is given by Kaymard Copperpinchin Orgrimmar (next come the bank) and is rotate in to Great-father Winterwho is sitting next to the quest giver.

The follow-up pursuit is Treats for Greatfather Winter because that Alliance playersor Treats because that Great-father Winter because that Horde players. Note that this is nottechnically a follow-up quest as you carry out not require to have completed the firstquest to acquire it, however it makes sense to do Greatfather Winter is Here! orGreat-father Winter is Here! first. Friend will need tobring 5 Gingerbread Cookies and also 1 glass the ice cream Cold Milk toGreatfather Winter (Alliance) or Great-father Winter (Horde).

ice Cold Milk is marketed by essentially every innkeepers and general goodsvendors in the game. For the cookies, you must buy Recipe: Gingerbread Cookiefrom the adjacent Smokywood Pastures vendor. To make the cookies,you will need:

Completing this follow-up pursuit will prize you v Smokywood Pastures Gift Pack,which has always contained short level make materials. A couple of hours later, you will certainly be maileda

Smokywood Pastures Sampler, which contains holiday food and also Graccu"s Mince Meat Fruitcakes (that you require for the "Tis the Season achievement).


More Lore Information

Next to the occasion location, you deserve to take the The factor for the Season (Alliance / Horde)quest given by Goli Krumn in Ironforge and Furmund in Orgrimmar.Completing the search will give you

The Feast of Winter Veil, a publication thatcontains beneficial lore information about the event. You additionally get a follow-upquest, The Feast that Winter Veil (Alliance / Horde), which requires you to bring the bookto Muradin Bronzebeard in Ironforge or Baine Bloodhoof inThunder Buff.


Achievement — "Tis the Season

as soon as you have acquired Graccu"s Mince Meat Fruitcakes, girlfriend still require toprocure a finish Winter Garb set before you can earn the "Tis the Seasonachievement:

Head Red Winter Hat, i m sorry drops from
green Winter Hat, which drops from Chest
Red Winter clothing
eco-friendly Winter clothing Feet
Winter Boots

Note that the Smokywood Pastures sellers are never ever hostile also whenlocated in an adversary city. Therefore, Alliance football player can acquire Pattern: green Winter Clothesand Horde players can attain Pattern: Red Winter Clothes, listed that theymanage to survive long enough to purchase the item.

Once you have actually a finish set, equip it and eat a Graccu"s Mince Meat Fruitcake.This will approve you the achievement.


Kissing Winter Revelers

During the event, girlfriend will find Winter Revelers inside inns. Everytime you /kiss among these NPCs, two points happen:

you acquire 1 of 3 rewards the are essential to finish some of the achievements:



In this section, we detail the 3 success linked come kissing Revelers: Fa-la-la-la-Ogri"la, Let it Snow, and Bros. Prior to Ho Ho Ho"s (Alliance/Horde).

4.1.1. Fa-la-la-la-Ogri"la

Fa-la-la-la-Ogri"la needs you to use fresh Holly or maintained Holly while on the Bomb castle Again! dailyquest in Blade"s sheet Mountains. Upon perfect the quest, friend willbe granted the achievement.

Note that, in enhancement to having actually the opportunity to be included in one of thepresents ~ above the 25th that December, kept Holly can also be obtained bycompleting the The Hero the the day (Alliance / Horde) quest during Winter Veil (at theevent location in Ironforge or Orgrimmar). This will call for you toturn in a

Deeprock Salt.

If you space not yet eligible because that Bomb castle Again!, you need todo the adhering to quest heat in Blade"s leaf Mountains:

4.1.2. Let the Snow

To finish the achievement, friend will need 10 grasp of Snowflakes(in total) and use them on the complying with combinations that races and also classes (the Timeless Isle appears to be a great spot for farming this achievement):

Orc Deali article Tauren Shaman Undead Rogue Gnome Mage Blood Elf Warlock person Warrior Night Elf Druid Troll Hunter Dwarf Paladin Draenei Priest

4.1.3. Bros. Prior to Ho Ho Ho"s

To complete Bros. Before Ho Ho Ho"s (Alliance/Horde), Alliance players will certainly needto obtain 8 pieces of Mistletoe while Horde players willonly need 3. Then, players have to visit NPCs and use the Mistletoeon them.

Alliance NPCs brother Karman: Theramore, just exterior the keep, alongside the training dummies Horde NPCs

Daily Quest: The Abominable Greench and also Metzen the Reindeer

You"re a typical One... (Alliance / Horde) is the only day-to-day quest the the event. It is given to youby Wulmort Jinglepocket in Ironforge and Kaymard Copperpinch in Orgrimmar.

This pursuit is a group quest, in the same version as theThreat From over (Alliance / Horde) daily group search from the Argent Tournament, wheregroups had to fight to it is in the an initial to tags Chillmaw as soon as itrespawned.Here, the mob to death is The Abominable Greench that is locatedat the Growless cave in the Alterac hills (south that the damages of Alterac).

The Abominable Greench has actually 3.4M health and also has just one attack of concernthat he uses regularly to run on a player, damaging every the players in the areaand throwing lock in the air. The is advised to have actually a team consisting that atleast 1 tank, 1 healer, and also 1 dps.

After death the Greench, someone in your party should talk come Metzento free him. Stolen products are to be recovered by click the sacks in former ofthe cave. Then, you have the right to go back to Ironforge or Orgrimmar to revolve in the questto Wulmort Jinglepocket or Kaymard Copperpinch.You will be rewarded v a stolen Present, which has actually a possibility to contain:

The an initial time that you will complete You"re a mean One... (Alliance / Horde), you will be givena follow-up quest, A Smokywood Pastures" say thanks to You! (Alliance / Horde). Upon transforming in this questto Greatfather Winter (Alliance) or Great-father Winter (Horde),you will be rewarded through a Smokywood Pastures one-of-a-kind Gift, which has actually a chanceto save on computer the following patterns:

In addition, about one work after perfect the quest, you will certainly receivea Winter Veil Disguise Kit in the mail. This item is compelled for the A Frosty shiver achievement.



5.1.1. ~ above Metzen!

This achievement will be instantly completed the an initial time girlfriend doYou"re a typical One... (Alliance / Horde).

5.1.2. Simply Abominable

This accomplishment will be instantly completed when you hand inGreatfather Winter (Alliance) or Great-father Winter (Horde).

5.1.3. A Frosty Shake

~ receiving her Winter Veil Disguise Kit in the mail, you will certainly beable to complete the A Frosty shiver achievement. To perform so, take trip toDalaran through a girlfriend who likewise has the disguise. There, the bothof girlfriend will need to use her disguises and also then dance through each other, bytyping /dance if targeting the other. If youmust walk alone, then you will certainly probably discover someone v a disguise to dancewith.

Every time you want to use your Winter Veil Disguise Kit, you need a Snowball, which friend can get from the adhering to sources:

from a Smokywood Pastures basic Goods vendor;from a snow mound in Alterac Mountains, Dun Morogh, or Winterspring;

Note the if for some reason, girlfriend cannot remove the disguise, you must usethe adhering to command:

/cancelaura snowman
5.1.4. A-Caroling We will Go

To finish this achievement, you must attain a Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater, i beg your pardon you have actually a opportunity of finding in every Stolen Present.

Once you have actually the sweater, you should use itin every of the 4 enemy funding cities to earn the A-Caroling We will Go (Alliance/Horde)achievement.

A great idea is to perform this achievement at the same time as BB King (Alliance/Horde),as that will also require girlfriend to travel to enemy resources cities.

Note that if you want to remove the Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater, girlfriend canhave it refunded for 5

by completing the Thanks, however No thanks (Alliance / Horde)quest.


Gifts on the 25th that December

On the 25th that December, 6 presents will appear at the basic of theChristmas tree in Ironforge and Orgrimmar. Each of this presents has a specificname and also starts an immediate quest that rewards you through items certain to the present:

This prey table is updated for 2018.

existing Items rewarded
Festive Gift Wand of vacation Cheer
gently Shaken Gift
Red wooden Sled
carefully Wrapped Present Holiday Food,
heat Red Woolen Socks,
heat Blue Woolen Socks,
Warm eco-friendly Woolen Socks, and also "Merry Munchkin" Costume.
Ticking Present maintained Holly, mechanical Greench, and
Formula: Enchant Weapon - Winter"s Might, Pattern: Gloves of the Greatfather, Pattern: environment-friendly Holiday Shirt, Plans: sheet of Winter, Recipe: Elixir that Frost Power,
Winter"s Grasp,or Schematic: Snowmaster 9000
Gaily wrapped Present
environment-friendly Helper Box,
Jingling Bell, Red Helper Box, and
Snowman Kit(looting much more than one pets is possible)
Winter Veil Gift Toy Armor set (Alliance) / Toy Armor collection (Horde)

The presents continue to be under the tree till the 2nd of January.



There space two achievements related come this 25th of December event.

6.1.1. He knows If You"ve been Naughty

Opening every the presents will automatically grant friend the He knows If You"ve to be Naughty achievement.

6.1.2. The peril Zone

This accomplishment requires a

Crashin" Thrashin" Flyer Controller.You can usethe flyer (an airplane) the is summoned by the item to shoot under otherplayers" flyers. To carry out so, simply be in the vicinity of an additional flyer and also usethe first ability of her flyer (automatically bound to "1"). Each time you usethis ability, your flyer will deal some damages to the various other flyer, and after afew attacks, girlfriend the various other flyer will certainly be destroyed and you will obtain the
The peril Zone achievement.

The 2nd ability of your flyer (bound to "2") gives it a rate boost,although this will probably not it is in necessary. While girlfriend can shot to discover otherplayers using flyers in the proximity that the Christmas Tree, or you can justask a girlfriend to assist you out.


Garrison Activities

In the facility of her Garrison, you will discover Almie (Alliance) orPizzle (Horde), that offersthe following day-to-day quests: Where are the Children?, What awful Presents!,Menacing Grumplings, and also Grumpus. Together, these pursuits reward a totalof 5 Merry supplies per day, which you have the right to then rotate in toIzzy Hollyfizzle (right next to Almie/Pizzle). She selling a number of items, each one for5 funny Supplies:


Remaining Achievements

There are 6 accomplishments that are notconnected to any type of other component of Winter Veil: BB King (Alliance/Horde), Crashin" & Thrashin", Scrooge (Alliance/Horde), The Winter Veil Gourmet, with a tiny Helper from my Friends, stole Armada. We will detail them below.


BB King

First, the BB King (Alliance/Horde) accomplishment requires girlfriend to achieve a Red rider Air Rifle. Thisitem is offered by Craggle Wobbletop in Stormwind City, Blax Bottlerocketin Orgrimmar, and Clockwork Assistant and also Jepetto Joybuzz in Dalaran.

Second, you need to use the rifle on every of the 4 leaders of the ennemyfaction. Typically, there will certainly be a lot of teams advertising in tradefor this success and girlfriend should shot to sign up with one that them. You might alsoearn the

for The Alliance! or
because that The Horde! achievement as a result.

Note that if you are prepared to perform a the majority of corpse running, the is feasible toearn the accomplishment with a level 1 character.

A great idea is come postpone act this success until ~ the 25th ofDecember, so the you deserve to do it at the very same time as A-Caroling We will Go (Alliance/Horde).


Crashin" & Thrashin"

First, the Crashin" & Thrashin" success requires you to acquire a Blue Crashin" Thrashin" Racer Controller. Thisitem is offered by Craggle Wobbletop in Stormwind City, Blax Bottlerocketin Orgrimmar, and Clockwork Assistant and also Jepetto Joybuzz in Dalaran.

Second, you require to discover a clues where other players are using your racers. Thiswill commonly be the area around the Christmas Tree in Ironforge or Orgrimmar.You can additionally earn the success with the aid of a friend.

Third, use your Blue Crashin" Thrashin" Racer Controller. This will enable youto pilot your racer. It has actually only one ability,

Racer Rocket Slam, i m sorry youneed to use in order come crash into other players" racers. After ~ 25 crashes, you will certainly earn theachievement.




for completing the Scrooge (Alliance/Horde) achievement, you should throw a Snowball at Muradin Bronzebeard (in the throne room in Ironforge)if you play Alliance, or at Baine Bloodhoof (in Thunder Bluff) if friend playHorde.

You can gain a Snowball from the complying with sources:

from a Smokywood Pastures vendor;from a snow mound in Alterac Mountains, Dun Morogh, or Winterspring;

The Winter Veil Gourmet

To finish the The Winter Veil Gourmet achievement, you need tobuy recipes native Smokywood Pastures vendors, and also cookthem:

Recipe: Egg Nog Recipe: Gingerbread Cookie Recipe: hot Apple Cider

Note the if you have completed the introductory quests, castle you will havealready cook Gingerbread Cookies.


With a little Helper from mine Friends

To complete the through a little Helper from mine Friends achievement, you require tofind a Winter Wondervolt an equipment in among your resources cities. They room usuallylocated alongside the trip Master.


These machines offer the PX-238 Winter Wondervoltbuff, which transforms you into a gnome. Alliance players obtain a red outfit if Hordeplayers obtain a environment-friendly outfit. If girlfriend play a mrs character, girlfriend will acquire a femalemodel, and also if you play masculine character, girlfriend will gain a masculine model. Because that each faction,there are 3 female models and 4 masculine models. If friend prefer among them, you shoulduse the an equipment several times, till it offers you her favorite model:

Once you have actually the buff, you should kill 50 players from the opposite faction.Note the if friend die, girlfriend will lose the buff and will need to go back to themachine to refresh it. The buff is also removed when shape-shifting, i beg your pardon isbad news because that Druids. Losing the buff does not reset your death count.

A great place to gather this kills is the Isle of Conquest. Just queue for thisBattleground and stick v your group.


Iron Armada

steel Armada requires you to achieve 5 controllers that were introducedin the 2015 event:



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27 Dec. 2020: Updated with 2020 gifts.16 Dec. 2020: Updated because that 2020 through Pepe costume.26 Dec. 2019: added Winter Veil 2019 gifts.21 Dec. 2019: eliminated Pepe costume mention.16 Dec. 2019: guide updated for 2019.26 Dec. 2018: Greatfather Winter"s Hearthstone update.17 Dec. 2018: 2018 update.18 Dec. 2017: 2017 update.26 Dec. 2016: 25th the December booty update.16 Dec. 2016: Updated for 2016.25 Dec. 2015: Red wood Sled turned the end to be consisted of in the tenderness Shaken Gift.16 Dec. 2015: Updated for 2015.16 Dec. 2014: Updated because that 2014.

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