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Champion Branded Riftstalker

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Champion Branded Riftstalkers are creatures which originate outside the world of Tyria from somewhere in the Mists, and who have been found and consequently Branded by Kralkatorrik.[1] They have the ability to move around by utilizing rifts from the Mists.


Crystal Desert
Shiverpeak Mountains
The Mists

Event involvement[edit]

Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Defeat the Riftstalker (80)
Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Defeat the Riftstalker (80)
Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Defeat the Riftstalker to close the rift (80)
Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Destroy the Death-Branded Shatterer (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Large Area of Effect
  • Attacks Cause Branded Accumulation

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  • Coagulated Mists Energy - a bolt of energy spat by the Riftstalker
  • Fractured Brand - a series of ring-shaped AoE that expand outward doing damage and knocking down (the Riftstalker jumps up and crashes down to start this skill)
  • Mist Meteorite - a large point-blank AoE attack following by an expanding spiral of smaller AoE strikes (the Riftstalker rears back on two legs to start this skill)
  • Storm of the Mists - randomly placed individual lightning strikes that do damage and apply Achilles Bane.png Branded Accumulation
Stolen skills


In Jahai Bluffs
Name Type Rarity Quantity
Branded Geodermite.png Branded Geodermite
(only drops in Almorra's Stand)
Container Exotic 1
Crystal Lodestone.png Crystal Lodestone
(only drops in Almorra's Stand)
Crafting material Exotic 1
In Thunderhead Peaks
Name Type Rarity Quantity
Branded Strongbox.png Branded Strongbox
(only drops in Thunderhead Keep)
Container Exotic 1
Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust
(only drops in Thunderhead Keep)
Crafting material Rare 1


  1. ^ Post by Andrew Gray in "What were Riftstalkers and the Wrathbringer?", Guild Wars 2 Forums (Archived):
    "Riftstalkers were an extra-tyrian race that Kralkatorrik found and enslaved within the mists"