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Auric Basin is an achievement category for achievements earned in Auric Basin.

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Auric Basin (Heart of Thorns)
Total achievements: 35 20 Heart of Thorns mastery point 145Achievement points
"Endurance" Strongbox Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Search in the Griffonfall area for the strongbox from the "Endurance." Found the strongbox from the "Endurance." 2Achievement points
"Obsidian Triumph" Strongbox Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Search in the Bristleback Chasm area for the strongbox from the "Obsidian Triumph." Found the strongbox from the "Obsidian Triumph." 2Achievement points
"Slice of Sky" Strongbox Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Search in the Lastgear Standing area for the strongbox from the "Slice of Sky." Found the strongbox from the "Slice of Sky." 2Achievement points
"Straight and Narrow" Strongbox Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Search in the Tarnished Treetop area for the strongbox from the "Straight and Narrow." Found the strongbox from the "Straight and Narrow." 2Achievement points
"Vengeance Rising" Strongbox Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Search in the Eastwatch Bluff area for the strongbox from the "Vengeance Rising." Found the strongbox from the "Vengeance Rising." 2Achievement points
A Fungus Among Us: Gold Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Bounce your way though the checkpoints and across the finish line! You earned this. 1Achievement points
A Fungus Among Us: Silver Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Bounce your way though the checkpoints and across the finish line! You earned this. 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards items. A Study in Gold 20Achievement points
Speak to Sage Laural at Westgate to receive an auric viewer, then scan the tablets in the city for clues to Herta's location.
Reward:Deciphered Clues.png Deciphered Clues
Suggested Locations:
Compass icon.png Auric Basin

  • Westgate: Next to Sage Laural
  • Legacy Pillars: Southwest
  • Legacy Pillars: Southeast
  • Legacy Pillars: Norhtwest
  • Northgate: Where Water Flows Vertically
  • Eastgate: Where the Falls End and Nature Begins
  • Eastgate: A Great View of a Mighty Tree
  • Southgate: Tucked Away Southwest
  • Westgate: The Way Has Decayed Unless You Fly
  • Southgate: Entrance
  • Northgate: Entrance
  • Southgate: You'll Only Be Able to Reach This from Very High Up
  • Luminate's Throne: The Jungle Grows Even Up Here
  • Northgate: Where We Lay Our Masks to Rest
  • Trial Rooms: Heavy Foliage Hides This One
  • Trial Rooms: Glint's Words Guide Us
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  • Inner Chamber: One Day There Will Be Another
1 Tablet Found 1Achievement points
2 Tablets Found 1Achievement points
3 Tablets Found 1Achievement points
4 Tablets Found 1Achievement points
Ba-Boom 3Achievement points
Participate in the assault on the southern octovine during the Battle in Tarir.Giant explosive? Check. 1 Octovine Assaulted 3Achievement points
Droppin' Bombs Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Participate in the assault on the eastern octovine during the Battle in Tarir.You showed that ugly octovine who's boss when you dropped bombs all over it. 1 Octovine Assaulted 1Achievement points
Egg Bearer 5Achievement points
Complete the jumping puzzle.Get to the top of the inner chamber in Tarir. Puzzle Achievement 5Achievement points
Forgotten City Arches Heart of Thorns mastery point 3Achievement points
Glide through 3 arches below the waterfall on the eastern side of Tarir.Use your glider to experience the beauty of Tarir.
Objectives:
  • Glide below the highest set of arches.
  • Glide below the medium set of arches.
  • Glide below the lowest set of arches.
Navigated through 1 Arch by Glider 1Achievement points
Navigated through 2 Arches by Glider 1Achievement points
Navigated through 3 Arches by Glider 1Achievement points
Hidden Amphibian 5Achievement points
Defeat the irritable Itzel who's hiding out and whittling in his favorite spot.All he wanted was a break... Defeat Witzel 5Achievement points
Highest Gear 5Achievement points
Complete the jumping puzzle.Watch out for those ancient chess golems. They're known to cheat. Puzzle Achievement 5Achievement points
Invisible King Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Find and hit 1 mushroom king hiding in the lower Tarnished Treetop.Use your mastery skill to spot invasive fungi. Tracked 1 Mushroom King in the Lower Canopy 1Achievement points
Mordrem Begone 3Achievement points
Participate in the assault on the northern octovine during the Battle in Tarir.Spray those Mordrem until they stop moving. Then spray some more. 1 Octovine Assaulted 3Achievement points
Mushroom Power 3Achievement points
Participate in the assault on the western octovine during the Battle in Tarir.Somebody's got to do it. 1 Octovine Assaulted 3Achievement points
This achievement rewards items. No Mask Left Behind 25Achievement points
Locate and collect all of the Exalted masks left behind by vinetooths in Auric BasinCollect the masks of fallen Exalted throughout Auric Basin
Reward:Aurillium Node.png Aurillium Node

  • Northwatch Descent: Deep underground below the outpost.
  • Bristleback Chasm: Somewhere up high in Vinetooth's Den.
  • Eastwatch Bluff: Overlooking an Eastwatch pylon where an Exalted sage is pulled from his duties.
  • Griffonfall: Hidden at the bottom of a secret waterfall.
  • Chak Hollow: Overlooking a razed Nuhoch village.
  • Morwood Wilds: Behind the vine wall, but be aware that timing is everything!
  • Bristleback Chasm: Across the falls, stuck on a tree.
  • Eastwatch Bluff: Look behind the various waterfalls.
  • The Falls: Check every southern-side tree branch leading down to the falls.
  • The Falls: Somewhere behind the expansive wall of water.
  • Westwatch Patch: Within the upper walls of the golden ooze cavern.
  • Tarnished Treetop: Look on the southern-canopy tree branches for this mask.
  • Northwatch Descent: On a southwestern ledge with an amazing view of the outpost.
  • Maguuma Shallows: On an upper perch near where creatures grow big.
  • Burnisher Quarry: Within the waters at the top of the waterfall.
  • Mossheart Walk: Within a small cave opposite wyvern's pylon.
  • Chak Hollow: Located within a southern alcove with a good view to the entrance of Tangled Depths.
  • Morwood Wilds: In the sky overlooking one of the blighted saplings.
  • Balthazar's Rest: On a rock with a clear view of the temple door.
  • Southwatch Creep: Look behind the northwestern wall that faces the outpost itself.
  • Southwatch Creep: Look to the east by the top of the Tarir entrance.
  • Southwatch Creep: Check the top roots when heading east on your way to the crash site.
  • Tarnished Treetop: Keep an eye out on the lower canopy near fungal royalty.
  • Lastgear Standing: On the outskirts of the cave entrance.
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  • Arrowhead Vale: Overlooking the northern entrance to Tarir.
Found 1 Exalted Mask 1Achievement points
Found 2 Exalted Masks 1Achievement points
Found 3 Exalted Masks 1Achievement points
Found 4 Exalted Masks 1Achievement points
Powered Up 3Achievement points
Participate in powering up each of the outposts around Auric Basin.These outposts won't start themselves.
Objectives:
  • Southwatch Creep
  • Westwatch Patch
  • Northwatch Descent
Unlocked 1 Outpost 1Achievement points
Unlocked 2 Outposts 1Achievement points
Unlocked 3 Outposts 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards a title. Saving the City of Gold 27Achievement points
Partake in 100 battles for Tarir, and save the city.Help save the great city of Tarir by fending off invading Mordrem.
Title: Title icon.png The Golden Child
Participated in 1 Successful Retakes of Tarir 1Achievement points
Participated in 25 Successful Retakes of Tarir 3Achievement points
Participated in 50 Successful Retakes of Tarir 5Achievement points
Participated in 75 Successful Retakes of Tarir 8Achievement points
Participated in 100 Successful Retakes of Tarir 10Achievement points
Tarir Challenge Winner Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Place first in 1 of the Tarir challenges.Win one of the challenges during the Invasion of Tarir. Won 1 Tarir Challenge 1Achievement points
Tarnished Traitor 1Achievement points
Summon and defeat 1 tarnished traitor.Find this lost Exalted below the city of Tarir. Defeat 1 Tarnished Traitor 1Achievement points
The Golden Chicken 3Achievement points
Find a gold chicken in Tarir.If a gold chicken exists, where would it hide in a golden city? Found a Golden Chicken 3Achievement points
Treetop Retriever 10Achievement points
Locate the 10 lost Priory corpses in the Tarnished Treetop of Auric Basin.They made the ultimate sacrifice.
  • A female asura researcher was last seen north of Wanderer's Waypoint.
  • Since he went to an upper ledge to examine the Exalted portal, the asura researcher hasn't been heard from.
  • Someone overheard the Zintl boasting about finding the remains of a female charr explorer.
  • Echoes of a male charr explorer fighting a large colony of vampire beasts filled the canopy the other night.
  • A human explorer bailed from the airship too early. She was lost near Capitzel Grounds.
  • Heading east, the explorer was cornered by a jaguar. The human never made it down from the canopy.
  • An injured norn historian held off the bonebreaker so others could escape. her sacrifice won't be forgotten.
  • A lower ledge broke his fall, but then the norn explorer was surrounded by Engu scouts.
  • A sylvari historian got trapped along the northern cliffside of Tarnished Treetop.. She had little chance to survive.
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  • An explorer tried to find his way south and down from the canopy. The sylvari only found a Coztic ambush.
1 Priory Seal Recovered 1Achievement points
2 Priory Seals Recovered 1Achievement points
3 Priory Seals Recovered 1Achievement points
4 Priory Seals Recovered 1Achievement points
Ultimate Challenge Winner 4Achievement points
Place first in all the outpost challenges around Auric BasinYou won all the outpost challenges around Auric Basin Won 1 Outpost Challenge 1Achievement points
Won 2 Outpost Challenges 1Achievement points
Won 3 Outpost Challenges 1Achievement points
Won 4 Outpost Challenges 1Achievement points
Vinetooth Hunter Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Find and defeat Vinetooth Prime in its lair.There's a predator lurking in the jungle, chasing anything that isn't Mordrem. Defeated 1 Vinetooth Prime 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards items. Where Exalted Dare 1Achievement points
Found Herta in the Vinetooth Den.
Prerequisite: A Study in Gold
Reward:Herta.png Herta
Suggested Locations:
Compass icon.png Auric Basin
You earned this. 1Achievement points
Fallen Masks: Silver Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Sooth the tormented spirits of fallen Exalted. You earned this. 1Achievement points
Fallen Masks: Gold Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Sooth the tormented spirits of fallen Exalted. You earned this. 1Achievement points
On Wings of Gold: Silver Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Deliver collected shield anomalies by gliding near the collection device. You earned this. 1Achievement points
On Wings of Gold: Gold Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Deliver collected shield anomalies by gliding near the collection device. You earned this. 1Achievement points
Sanctum Scramble: Silver Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Jump, launch, and glide your way though the checkpoints and across the finish line! You earned this. 1Achievement points
Sanctum Scramble: Gold Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Jump, launch, and glide your way though the checkpoints and across the finish line! You earned this. 1Achievement points
The Floor Is Lava?: Silver Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Kick rockvine fruit and retrieve as many spores as you can before time runs out! You earned this. 1Achievement points
The Floor Is Lava?: Gold Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Kick rockvine fruit and retrieve as many spores as you can before time runs out! You earned this. 1Achievement points

Notes[edit]

  • For the most of the Octovine participation achievements, the meta does not need to succeed for these to be awarded. Only Saving the City of Gold requires it to be successful to be obtained.