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Champion Branded Hydra

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Champion Branded Hydras are powerful hydras that were corrupted by the Elder Dragon Kralkatorrik.

Locations[edit]

Crystal Desert (During related events only)

Event involvement[edit]

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[Group Event] Defeat the Champion Branded hydra (80)
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[Group Event] Defeat the champion Branded hydra terrorizing supply routes (80)
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[Group Event] Defeat the Branded champion (80)
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[Group Event] Escort the DERVs to the Shatterer Trenches (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

Abilities
  • Summons Meteors
  • Summons Minions
  • Charges
Behavior
Effects

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Skills
  • Claw - The hydra swipes, dealing moderate damage.
  • Crystalline Breath - The hydra rears back, then forward, spewing highly damaging flame that Launch.png Launches players.
  • Crystallized Charge - The hydra charges forward, knocking down enemies and dealing damage.
  • Crystallized Projectile - The hydra fires a branded projectile, stunning and severely damaging its target.
  • Crystal Meteor - Summons a meteor from the sky that Knockdown.png knocks down.
Stolen skills

Drops[edit]

Name Type Rarity Quantity
Branded Geodermite.png Branded Geodermite Container FExotic 1
Piece of Common Unidentified Gear.png Piece of Common Unidentified Gear Container CFine 1-2
Piece of Unidentified Gear.png Piece of Unidentified Gear Container DMasterwork 1
Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust Crafting material ERare 1
Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Pile of Incandescent Dust Crafting material CFine 1
Spike.png Spike Trophy AJunk 1
Treasure Hunting Kit.png Treasure Hunting Kit Gizmo BBasic 1