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 has no renown hearts, but instead includes several dynamic events.
 Getting there
- From Lion's Arch: Take the portal to the west of Consortium Gift Shop, east of Claw Island Portage Waypoint.
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- Help Lionguard Demolitionist Varrv plant explosives in karka nests (80)
- Help find missing Consortium property in ruined camp and skelk nests, and kill local reef skelk (80)
- Bring karka eggs to Owain (80)
- Help Advisor Zakk repair his golem and reclaim his training area (80)
- Kill the reef shark in Sawtooth Bay (80)
- Kill the reef drake broodmother threatening the Lionguard (80)
- Patrol with the Lionguard to secure the road (80)
 Pet Acquisition
- Juvenile Reef Drake
- Dappled Shores (cave under western tip, access from the beach)
 Crafting Resources
- Resource nodes
- Mithril Ore/Rich Mithril Vein
- 3 Orichalcum Ore, including a permanent node at the top of the Karka Hive, defended by a Champion Karka.
- Cypress Sapling
- 2 Ancient Sapling
- Blooming Passiflora
 Exclusive Items
- This area does not currently have a map completion achievement or count towards world completion.
- Southsun counts as Kryta for completion of relevant Daily Achievements.
- The Lost Shores was a meta-event that took place here on November 18, 2012.
- For the weekend of November 16th, Southsun Cove scaled all characters to level 80.
- A permanent Rich Orichalcum Vein located on the upper level of the Karka Hive was replaced by a normal node end on January 28, 2013.
- The area once again scaled all characters to level 80 during The Secret of Southsun event.
- Originally Southsun could only be reached by a ship in Lion's arch, an Asura Gate was added during The Secret of Southsun update.