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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]

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Assist the Lyssan Fools acting troupe (80)
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Help the Pricklepatch Hollow choya, or don't (80)

Event involvement[edit]

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Help Kaidenna bring Forgotten magics to the Augury teleporter (80)
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Help Salima gather stone and protect quarriers from the choya (80)
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Help the Cavaliers collect water from their extractors (80)
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Stop the stampede of choya before they break down the gate (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 CFine 1
Choya Spine.png Choya Spine Crafting material DMasterwork 1
Cactus Flower.png Choya Piece Trophy ERare 1
Congealed Putrescence.png Congealed Putrescence Crafting material DMasterwork 1
Evergreen Lodestone.png Evergreen Lodestone Crafting material FExotic 1
Hearty Sugar Rib.png Hearty Sugar Rib Crafting material ERare 1
Intricate Totem.png Intricate Totem Crafting material CFine 1
Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totem Crafting material ERare 1
House a Tiny Yellow Ooze.png Lump of Desert Wurmwax Trophy AJunk 1
Piece of Unidentified Gear.png Piece of Unidentified Gear Container DMasterwork 2
Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Pile of Incandescent Dust Crafting material CFine 1
Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust Crafting material ERare 1
Dry Pinecone.png Wilted Spore Trophy AJunk 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 FExotic 1