How to complete the Calming the Land world quest in WoW: Dragonflight

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Calming the Land is a world quest in World of Warcraft: Dragonflight. It's located in the Azure Span and, like other world quests, will only become available once you've finished the main campaign. 

World quests have been part of WoW's endgame for a number of expansions, and have taken the place of old-school daily quests in many cases. These quests pop up on the world map and will auto-complete once you've met the requirements for completion. You don't even need to be level 70 to unlock world quests in Dragonflight, but if you're having trouble, I'll explain the steps below. Here's how to complete the Calming the Land world quest in World of Warcraft.

WoW Dragonflight: How to complete Calming the Land 

The Calming the Land world quest tasks you with calming five of the elementals in the area. These enemies are easy to spot so it makes sense to run in and start attacking them because that's what you do for most quests, right? Except, that's not what you're supposed to do here. You might not notice straight away, but when you trigger the world quest, you'll get an extra action button, and clicking this will deploy a totem at your current location. 

To progress in the Calming the Land world quest, you need to aggro one of the elementals, either by attacking it or running close to it. Drop a totem using the extra action button, then wait for the elemental to reach five stacks of Calming Aura and they will eventually turn friendly. 

The process should take somewhere around 20 seconds to complete—just keep an eye on your health and if you need to, kite the elemental around while staying close to the dropped totem. Do this four more times and the world quest will complete. Good job.

Sarah James
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Sarah started as a freelance writer in 2018, writing for PCGamesN, TechRadar, GamingBible, Red Bull Gaming and more. In 2021, she was offered a full-time position on the PC Gamer team where she takes every possible opportunity to talk about World of Warcraft and Elden Ring. When not writing guides, most of her spare time is spent in Azeroth—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.