Ascalon City Ruins

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Ascalon City Ruins

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Map of Ascalon City Ruins

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Location within Plains of Ashford

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Ascalon City Ruins

The Ascalon City Ruins are all that remains of Ascalon City, located near the center of Ascalon along the Great Northern Wall. Once a major city of Ascalon, the Searing left the city in ruins but it remained a bastion for the ongoing struggle against the first charr invasion. As time passed the Ascalon resistance dwindled due to war casualties, desertions, and the exodus to Kryta.

Twenty years after the Searing, King Adelbern and his remaining forces, unable to hold Rin, staged a final defense at Ascalon City. Cut off from the Ebon Vanguard, with most of his men dead or dying, Adelbern committed one last act of defiance and called upon the powers of his sword, Magdaer to bring about the Foefire and drive the charr back.

Ascalon City is now a ghost town, filled with the spirits of its guard. The ghosts continue to watch over the ruins but make no attempt to communicate with living humans. They are nothing more than echoes of the soldiers who died there centuries ago. Legend says that if one of the twin swords of the royal family is returned to the city by the rightful heir of the throne that the spirits will finally be laid to rest.

Locations and objectives[edit]

Renown Hearts
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Ghyrtratus Fiendmauler retake Ascalon City (14)
Waypoints
Waypoint (tango icon).png Ascalon City Waypoint —
Points of Interest
Point of interest.png Foefire's Heart
Point of interest.png The Viewing Hill
Hero Challenges
Hero point.png Ascalonian Ruins
Hero point.png Ruins of Ascalon City
Vistas
Vista.png The Toppled Wall Vista —
West of the Vista is a staircase, climb it and then jump to the Vista.

NPCs[edit]

Allies[edit]

Animals
Charr

Services[edit]

Renown Heart (map icon).png Ghyrtratus Fiendmauler

Foes[edit]

Ambient creatures
Devourers
Fish
Ghost
Porcine
Skale

Objects[edit]

Bundles

Crafting resources[edit]

Resource nodes

Gallery[edit]

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