Breeze Rider

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Breeze Rider


Black Wind Rider.jpg

Alternate version

Breeze Riders are floating, alien-like creatures found throughout Tyria that generally prefer inhabiting elevated, open areas. They're encountered in several different variations and can also be summoned by their veteran counterparts, Veteran Wind Riders.


Crystal Desert
Heart of Maguuma
Maguuma Jungle
Maguuma Wastes
Ring of Fire
Shiverpeak Mountains

Story involvement[edit]

Personal story[edit]

Heart involvement[edit]

Complete heart (map icon).png Help the skritt challenge the bandits (23)

Event involvement[edit]

Event shield (tango icon).png Defend Balint and his device from hostile attacks (64)
Event shield (tango icon).png Defend the etheropods and defeat breeze riders for Bluz (2)
Event shield (tango icon).png Defend the giant devourer and destroy the Flame Legion defenses (65)
Event collect (tango icon).png Gather breeze rider essences for Rixt's experiments (65)
Event collect (tango icon).png Gather scrap metal for Balint using his metal detector (64)
Event shield (tango icon).png Help Kyrisah and Meymo locate the lost key (80)
Event boss (tango icon).png Protect Rixt from the giant wind rider (65)

Combat abilities[edit]

Type 1[edit]

  • Bleeds
  • Swiftness
  • Tentacle Slash - Melee auto-attack that inflicts Bleeding.png Bleeding for 2 seconds.
  • Gracefully swirls upward, granting Swiftness.png Swiftness to allies for 10 seconds. 1 second cast time.
Stolen skills

Type 2[edit]

  • Steals Boons
  • Quickness
Stolen skills

Type 3[edit]

  • Immobilizing Attack
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity Creature level
Potent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1 62
Full Venom Sac.png Full Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1 62
Small Venom Sac.png Small Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1 16,34-35
Tiny Venom Sac.png Tiny Venom Sac Crafting material Fine 1 6-80
Small Venom Sac.png Glob of Globby Goo Trophy Junk 1-2 6-80
Glob of Globby Goop.png Glob of Globby Goop Trophy Junk 1 34-35
Breeze Rider Essence.png Breeze Rider Essence
(only drops if the Gather wind rider essences for Rixt's experiments event is active)
(only drops in Avernan Volatile)
Trophy Basic 1 65-66
Breeze Rider Tentacle.png Breeze Rider Tentacle
(only drops if the Kraitkin I: The Experimental Trident collection is active)
Trophy Exotic 1 6-80


Breeze Riders summoned by Veteran Wind Riders drop loot, unlike most summoned creatures.