Borderlands

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The Borderlands are the launching point for many adventurers into The Mists. With a heavily fortified location that climbs all the way to the peak of a mountain, it can be a difficult place for enemies to assault and an excellent place for would-be heroes to get their first battle scars.

— In-game description

The Borderlands are three identical maps in World versus World, with each map belonging to one of the participating worlds. Players on their own borderland spawn at the Citadel towards the north of the map; players from the other two worlds spawn in either the south-east or south-west corners of the map. Unless noted otherwise, all three Borderlands maps share identical features.

Locations[edit]

While the three borderlands maps are physically identical, the locations on them have different names. The table below shows the different names for each location.

Location Green Borderlands Red Borderlands Blue Borderlands
North resource camp The Titanpaw The Godsword The Spiritholme
Skritt territory Neuskrittia Chitaritta Chitterogg
Centaur territory Eboneigh Territory Blackwicker Territory Brownmane Territory
Home world spawn Green World Citadel Red World Citadel Blue World Citadel
North-west tower Sunnyhill Longview Woodhaven
North-west resource camp Faithleap Arah's Hope Godslore
North-east tower Cragtop Cliffside Dawn's Eyrie
North-east resource camp Foghaven Astralholme Stargrove
Central keep Green World Garrison Red World Garrison Blue World Garrison
Western keep Dreadfall Bay Dreaming Bay Ascension Bay
Eastern keep Shadaran Hills Etheron Hills Askalion Hills
Central lake Daemonspell Lake Demontrance Lake Devilheart Lake
South-west tower Bluebriar Greenbriar Redbriar
South-west resource camp Bluevale Refuge Greenvale Refuge Redvale Refuge
South-east tower Redlake Bluelake Greenlake
South-east resource camp Redwater Lowlands Bluewater Lowlands Greenwater Lowlands
South resource camp Hero's Lodge Victor's Lodge Champion's Demense
South-west spawn Blue World Border Green World Border Red World Border
South-east spawn Red World Border Blue World Border Green World Border

Events[edit]

Group events

Services[edit]

Starter area (Enemy Borderlands)
Starter area (Citadel in Home Borderland) additionally
Keeps
Garrison (Keep services plus)
Towers
Resource Camps

Crafting Resources[edit]

Resource Nodes
Mine resource (map icon).png
Copper Ore/Rich Copper Vein
Mine resource (map icon).png
Gold Ore/Rich Gold Vein
Mine resource (map icon).png
Iron Ore/Rich Iron Vein
Mine resource (map icon).png
Silver Ore
Wood resource (map icon).png
Aspen Sapling
Wood resource (map icon).png
Banyan Sapling
Wood resource (map icon).png
Snow Cherry Sapling
Wood resource (map icon).png
Tukawa Sapling
Plant resource (map icon).png
Blueberry Bush
Plant resource (map icon).png
Button Mushrooms
Plant resource (map icon).png
Cabbage
Plant resource (map icon).png
Carrots
Plant resource (map icon).png
Clam
Plant resource (map icon).png
Herb Sprouts
Plant resource (map icon).png
Lettuce
Plant resource (map icon).png
Onions
Plant resource (map icon).png
Potato
Plant resource (map icon).png
Root Vegetables
Plant resource (map icon).png
Spinach
Plant resource (map icon).png
Strawberry Patch
Plant resource (map icon).png
Taproots
Plant resource (map icon).png
Varied Mushrooms
Plant resource (map icon).png
Young Herbs

Pets[edit]

All pets are located near the same Point of Interest within a particular Borderland.

Blue Jellyfish
In the water to the south-east of the POI
Boar
At the southernmost central point, just south of the woods to the south of the POI.
Pig
Behind the buildings, just south of the POI.
River Drake
On the shore, just south-east and south-west of the POI.
Shark
In the water, south-west of the POI.
Forest Spider
In the woods, just south of the POI.

Trivia[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • NPCs in Citadels, Keeps, Towers and Resource Camps are friendly allies when on the same team, but otherwise are hostile enemies.
  • Access is restricted to any of the borderlands before level 18 and for Trial accounts.
  • The type of Skill Challenges on each of the borderlands are cycled. For example, the challenge south of the southernmost supply camp involves a commune in red borderlands, a consumable in blue borderlands, and a fight with an NPC in green borderlands.
  • You may access services including crafting stations and Guild contract NPCs for free from anywhere in Tyria any time you're not in combat by entering your home borderland, accessing the desired services, then leaving the mists to return to your prior location. If you were previously in an instance, you will be returned to your location prior to entering the instance.