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Choya (NPC)

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Choya green.jpg

Green variant

Choya red.jpg

Red variant

Choya are plant creatures native to the Crystal Desert. They attack with the needles on their body and, once defeated, burst open and split into two. Most of the ones encountered are hostile, however, some of them are friendly.


Crystal Desert
The Mists

Heart involvement[edit]

Complete heart (map icon).png Assist the Lyssan Fools acting troupe (80)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the Pricklepatch Hollow choya, or don't (80)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the Makali community (80)

Event involvement[edit]

Event collect (tango icon).png Help Salima gather stone and protect quarriers from the choya (80)
Event shield (tango icon).png Stop the stampede of choya before they break down the gate (80)
Event collect (tango icon).png Help the Cavaliers collect water from their extractors (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Defend Drolgg while he repairs the gates (80)
Event shield (tango icon).png Help Kaidenna bring Forgotten magics to the Augury teleporter (80)
Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Defeat the champion bounty (80)
Event shield (tango icon).png Protect the farmer while he hunts for the choya who attacked his farm (80)
Event flag (tango icon).png Protect Apizmic Grounds from a choya attack (80)
Event flag (tango icon).png Retake Apizmic Grounds from invasive choya (80)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Dance with the choya to assist Tebb's research (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Fires Needles
  • Needle Shot - Deals a very small amount of damage.
  • Needle Explosion - Deals a small amount of damage and a condition based on the color of Choya. Nearby allies gain 5 seconds of Might.png3 Might.
    • Red Choya cause 5 seconds of Burning.png Burning.
    • Blue Choya cause 5 seconds of Chilled.png Chilled.
    • Green Choya cause 5 seconds of Poisoned.png Poisoned.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Barbed Thorn.png Barbed Thorn Crafting material Fine 1
Choya Spine.png Choya Spine Crafting material Masterwork 1
Cactus Flower.png Choya Piece Trophy Rare 1
Evergreen Lodestone.png Evergreen Lodestone Crafting material Exotic 1
Hearty Sugar Rib.png Hearty Sugar Rib Crafting material Rare 1
Intricate Totem.png Intricate Totem Crafting material Fine 1
Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totem Crafting material Rare 1
House a Tiny Yellow Ooze.png Lump of Desert Wurmwax Trophy Junk 1
Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Pile of Incandescent Dust Crafting material Fine 1
Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust Crafting material Rare 1
Dry Pinecone.png Wilted Spore Trophy Junk 2
Mini Blue Choya.png Mini Blue Choya
(only drops if the Stop the stampede of choya before they break down the gate event is active)
Miniature Exotic 1
Jug of Water.png Nomad Water Skin
(only drops if the Help the Cavaliers collect water from their extractors event is active)
Event item Basic 1

See also[edit]

Associated items