The Item, Location, Quest, or MOB referred to by this page, Passage to the Isle of Zek, is obsolete and is no longer required, but remains in the game This quest is no longer required for access to Zek, the Orcish Wastes.
For Rusty and Noa to appear, you must pass by a spot on the way down the path from Thundering Steppes and get the text message, "The sound of wooden cart wheels can be heard on the road below." ( -2317, 5, 725 ) /waypoint -2317, 5, 725
Speak to Rusty Sails at ( -2231, -46, 499 ) /waypoint -2231, -46, 499 near the Keep of the Gnollslayers.
When you hail Rusty, Gawar the Bad and a pair of Orc Marauders (all heroic, 25) will spawn.
Gather Distilled Spirits from a jug in Blackburrow ( 38, -40, 71 ) /waypoint 38, -40, 71. (Level 26^ Gawar is back with a friend when you leave Blackburrow) (You may need to drag select on the barrels to bring up the option to choose the Distilled Spirits)