Explorer

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Disambig icon.png This article is about an achievement category. For the item prefix of "Explorer's", see Item nomenclature#Triple attribute.

Explorer is an achievement category involving exploration of locations in Tyria. There is an achievement for each explorable region in Tyria, each consisting of multiple zones. The other achievements involve various activities throughout Tyria and the Skritt Burglar. The areas that players typically have trouble finding are listed at the bottom of the article.

Explorer.png
Achievement
Total achievements: 35 420 Arenanet Points.png
Krytan Explorer 25 Arenanet Points.png
Explore all areas in Kryta.You've explored the war-torn hills of humanity's home. 50 areas Arenanet Points.png
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150 areas Arenanet Points.png
175 areas 10 Arenanet Points.png
Orr Explorer 20 Arenanet Points.png
Explore all areas in Orr.You've explored the land once doomed to the ocean by Vizier Khilbron. 20 areas Arenanet Points.png
40 areas Arenanet Points.png
60 areas 10 Arenanet Points.png
Maguuma Explorer 25 Arenanet Points.png
Explore all areas in Maguuma.You've explored the lush region that cradles the sylvari and provides refuge to the asura. 50 areas Arenanet Points.png
100 areas Arenanet Points.png
150 areas Arenanet Points.png
167 areas 10 Arenanet Points.png
Shiverpeak Explorer 25 Arenanet Points.png
Explore all areas in the Shiverpeaks.You've explored the frozen stomping grounds of the legendary norn. 50 areas Arenanet Points.png
100 areas Arenanet Points.png
150 areas Arenanet Points.png
175 areas 10 Arenanet Points.png
Ascalon Explorer 25 Arenanet Points.png
Explore all areas in Ascalon.You've explored the ancestral territory of the charr. 50 areas Arenanet Points.png
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150 areas Arenanet Points.png
177 areas 10 Arenanet Points.png
Dive Master 18 Arenanet Points.png
Find and use 38 diving locations.Leave no tides unchallenged. 1 Diving Location Arenanet Points.png
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22 Diving Locations Arenanet Points.png
38 Diving Locations 10 Arenanet Points.png
Legendary Collector 25 Arenanet Points.png
Soulbind 5 unique Legendary items.Owner of some of the rarest items in Tyria. 1 Unique Legendary Item Arenanet Points.png
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Speedy Reader 10 Arenanet Points.png
Read the complete history of the founding of Ebonhawke in one day.Broken into twenty volumes for easy reading!
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Fields of Ruin
Explorer Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Cleaning Up the Neighborhood 10 Arenanet Points.png
Tore down all the separatist propaganda posters in one day.Professional propaganda poster purger.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Fields of Ruin
Explorer Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Windy Cave Treasure 10 Arenanet Points.png
Find the treasure of the Windy Cave.Bring a jacket. It's breezy.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Lornar's Pass
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Tears of Itlaocol 10 Arenanet Points.png
Solve the puzzle of Itlaocol.Sadness, or joy?
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Caledon Forest
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Don't Touch the Shiny 10 Arenanet Points.png
Offend the skritt in the Ruins of the Unseen.You touched the shiny, didn't you?
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Caledon Forest
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Forsaken Fortune 10 Arenanet Points.png
Discover the hidden riches of Forsaken Halls.Delving into darkness.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Dredgehaunt Cliffs
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Vexa's Lab 10 Arenanet Points.png
Find the center of Vexa's Lab.Breach the lab's security. Breach it good.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Fireheart Rise
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Magellan's Memento 10 Arenanet Points.png
Uncover the riches that doomed Francis Magellan.Some prayers go unanswered.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Frostgorge Sound
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
The Long Way Around 10 Arenanet Points.png
Find a way to reach Fryxx.Fryxx will know if you take the short way around.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Straits of Devastation
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Ship of Sorrows 10 Arenanet Points.png
Seek lost riches off Orr's shores.Straits within straits.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Straits of Devastation
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Beaker's Empty Belly 10 Arenanet Points.png
Ease Beaker's appetite.Better than empty Beaker's belly.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Lornar's Pass
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Forgotten Stream 10 Arenanet Points.png
Locate the stream deep beneath Orr.Seriously, who put a door here?
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Cursed Shore
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Grounded 10 Arenanet Points.png
Recover lost valuables within a beached ship.It's more of a dirge than an anthem, really.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Cursed Shore
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Goff's Loot 10 Arenanet Points.png
Find Goff's loot.Finders keepers.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Kessex Hills
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Rebel's Seclusion 10 Arenanet Points.png
Explore Rebel's Seclusion.It isn't grave robbing if they fight back, right?.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Fireheart Rise
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Bad Neighborhood 10 Arenanet Points.png
Infiltrate the bandit's hideout.Plug your nose and grab the goods.
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Queensdale
Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Jackaloping Along 10 Arenanet Points.png
Get transformed into a jackalope by the Skritt Burglar.Hop a mile in a jackalope's horns. Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Behind the Mask 10 Arenanet Points.png
Get transformed into a raccoon by the Skritt Burglar.Wander around in raccoon form. Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Chicken Scramble 10 Arenanet Points.png
Get transformed into a chicken by the Skritt Burglar.Experience a real bird's-eye view. Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
A Waddle to Remember 10 Arenanet Points.png
Get transformed into a baby siamoth by the Skritt Burglar.Shake things up as a baby siamoth. Exploration Achievement 10 Arenanet Points.png
Toxicity Trampler Arenanet Points.png
Defeat the Mordrem champion in Iron Marches without being poisoned. Avoided poisoning by the Mordrem Champion Arenanet Points.png
Mordrem Problems Arenanet Points.png
Successfully complete all five Mordrem events in Iron Marches. Completed All Iron Marches Mordrem Events Arenanet Points.png
Boomyaks Arenanet Points.png
Keep all explosive-laden dolyaks alive on the trip to Barrowstead's gate in Frostgorge Sound. Kept the Dolyaks alive Arenanet Points.png
Bottoms Up Arenanet Points.png
Drink nectars dropped by the Mordrem champion in Iron Marches to nullify its poison. Drank 15 Mordrem Nectars Arenanet Points.png
Finish What You Started Arenanet Points.png
Successfully complete all five Breaking the Ice events in Frostgorge Sound. Completed All Breaking the Ice Events Arenanet Points.png
Not On My Watch Arenanet Points.png
Capture and defend Coiled Watch in Frostgorge Sound without any casualties. Didn't Lose an Ally at Coiled Watch Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item History Buff Arenanet Points.png
Find the plaques around Tyria about Cobiah Marriner's life.
Reward: Dessa's Experiment Journal.png Sea of Sorrows
12 Marriner Plaques Read Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards a title Twice-Told Legend 25 Arenanet Points.png
Present a matching pair of bound legendary weapons to Historian Dozza in Divinity's Reach.Some legends are so great, they must be experienced twice.
Title: Title icon.png Twice-Told Legend
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Palace Waypoint
2 Legendary Weapons Bound 25 Arenanet Points.png

Commonly missed areas[edit]

Kryta
Northern Shiverpeaks
Maguuma Jungle

Notes[edit]

Explorer achievements tier descriptions don't follow the usual Title Case conventions.
  • A checklist of all areas for the Explorer achievements may be found here.
Bottoms Up
The Champion summons vines that you need to kill that drop the nectar.