Treasure Hunt: Silas’ Secret Stash

Treasure Hunting is a challenging and fun mini game in which players follow a trail of clues in order to find the hidden treasure. This is also the case for Silas' Secret Stash, also known as the Darkmoon Treasure, a treasure hunt available to both Horde and Alliance players during the Darkmoon Faire.

To start this treasure hunt you will have to buy the Faded Treasure Map from Galissa Sundew for 100 Darkmoon Daggermaw. At the end of this treasure hunt you will receive 100 Darkmoon Prize Tickets, which is great for purchasing mounts, pets, toys or other collectibles.

Note that you can complete the Silas' Secret Stash quest once per character. You can use the following macro to see if you have already completed the quest:

/script print(IsQuestFlaggedCompleted(38934))

How to get Darkmoon Daggermaw

Starting the Treasure Hunt

Using the Faded Treasure Map will start the quest Silas' Secret Stash, which will require you to follow some clues.

If you want to skip the details of the Treasure Hunt or plan to run it multiple times on your alts then you can set up the waypoints with the following macro:

/way 52.5 88.7 - Galissa Sundew
/way 42.0 91.3 First Clue - Barnacle-Covered Bag
/way 53.2 60.6 Second Clue - Suspicious Mound
/way 52.6 84.9 Third Clue - Crystallized Note
/way 52.0 30.3 Fourth Clue - Disturbed Dirt
/way 21.5 29.1 Silas' Secret Stash

Clue #1: Faded Treasure Map

Faded Treasure Map reads:

If the Darkmoon Treasure you wish to find, then begin your search by using your mind.

The next clue that can be found, is on a home you can take out of town.

The clue will point you to a raft on the coast. Inside the tent you will find a Barnacle-Covered Bag which contains the Damp Note.

/way 42.0 91.3 First Clue - Barnacle-Covered Bag

Clue #2: Damp Note

Damp Note reads:

You've found my note and an ocean breeze, but the next clue won't come with such ease.

To find the spot where your hint hides, go to the place where four cats ride.

The clue will point you to the Sandbox Tigers. Near them you will find a Suspicious Mound which contains the Faded Note.

/way 53.2 60.6 Second Clue - Suspicious Mound

Clue #3: Faded Note

Faded Note reads:

Another note, another tease, it's enough to make you weak in the knees!

You're almost there, look for your next hint, next to a fellow that was negligent.

The clue will point you to Careless Carnie. Near him you will find a Crystallized Note which contains the Dirty Note.

/way 52.6 84.9 Third Clue - Crystallized Note

Clue #4: Dirty Note

Dirty Note reads:

To find the next, don't follow the signs, just listen to the very next rhyme.

What you seek is a penitent man, the smaller of two, if you can.

The clue will point you to a banner of a penitent man near the entrance of the Darkmoon Faire. Below the banner you will find some Disturbed Dirt which contains the Moonlit Note.

/way 52.0 30.3 Fourth Clue - Disturbed Dirt

Clue #5: Moonlit Note

Moonlit Note reads:

This is it, the final one! We hope you've had a lot of fun!

You seek a sail, not white or black, it must be the color of Silas' hat.

The clue will point you towards a wrecked ship off the north-west coast of the Darkmoon Island. This ship matches Silas' hat which is purple. On the ocean floor you will find a treasure chest, click it to complete the Silas' Secret Stash quest.

You will receive Silas' Secret Stash which contains 100 Darkmoon Prize Tickets!

/way 21.5 29.1 Silas' Secret Stash