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Southsun Cove

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Southsun Cove

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Map of Southsun Cove

Levels
80
Type
Explorable zone"Explorable zone" is not in the list of possible values (Region, City, Area, Point of Interest, Dungeon, Instance, Jumping puzzle, Landmark, Mini-dungeon, Conquest, Guild Puzzle, Waypoint, Continent, Vista, Super Adventure Box zone, Zone) for this property.
Region
Kryta
Connects to
Lion's Arch
Pets
Reef Drake


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Loading screen

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Southsun Cove

Southsun Cove is an island located southwest of Lion's Arch, in the Sea of Sorrows. Sometime after the defeat of Zhaitan, the Consortium representative Canach sent an expedition to the island to survey the island and build an asura gate, as part of the Consortium's development plans for making it a tourist attraction. The team used loopholes in their orders to study the flora of the island, and in turn provoked the native karka, who had settled the island recently when fleeing the horrors of the deep sea dragon. The karka followed the survivors of the team and attacked Lion's Arch, Garrenhoff and Caledon Forest. In response, the Lionguard led a counterattack to wrest control of the island, building roads, siege weapons and outposts along the way. Finally, the Lionguard took down the Ancient Karka, and the island was secured.

With the death of the Ancient Karka, the Consortium continued working to turn the island into a research and tourist attraction. Consortium representatives are working to provide homes for refugees from the events of Flame and Frost, who are preparing to travel to Southsun Cove to make new homes there.

Southsun Cove, like Orr, has no renown hearts, but instead includes several dynamic events.

Contents

[edit] Getting there

[edit] Locations

Area Effective
level
Map completion
Bakestone Cavern 80
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Karka Hive
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Ember Passage
Captain's Retreat 80
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Camp Karka Waypoint
Dappled Shores 80
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Onyx Field
Driftglass Springs 80
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Steampipe Steading
Owain's Refuge 80
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Owain's Refuge Waypoint
Pearl Islet 80
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Pearl Islet Waypoint
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Under New Management
Asura gate (map icon).png
Gendarran Fields
Sawtooth Bay 80
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Privateer's Moorage
Scoured Plains 80
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Canach's Folly
Seashell Hills 80
Southsun Shoals 80
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Lion Point Waypoint
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Pride Point Waypoint
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Kiel's Outpost Waypoint
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Skipping Stones
Southsun Strait 80

[edit] Events

Meta events

[edit] Historical events

During The Lost Shores
During The Secret of Southsun

[edit] Pets

Juvenile Reef Drake
Dappled Shores (cave under western tip, access from the beach)

[edit] Crafting resources

Resource nodes
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Mithril Ore/Rich Mithril Vein
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3 Orichalcum Ore, including a permanent node at the top of the Karka Hive, defended by a Champion Karka.
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Cypress Sapling
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2 Ancient Sapling
Plant resource (map icon).png
Passiflora
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3 Blooming Passiflora

[edit] Exclusive items

[edit] Notes

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[edit] Trivia


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