Current Events

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Current Events is an achievement category for achievements occurring in the present time of Tyria.

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Current Events (Side Stories)
Total achievements: 9 71Achievement points
This achievement does not count towards the category's meta achievementThis achievement rewards an itemThis achievement is repeatable. Portal Breaker 30Achievement points
Make an Awakened invasion force retreat from an area.This achievement is capped at 30Achievement points.
Reward:Palawan Phylactery.png Palawan Phylactery
1 Objective completed 3Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Portal Peacemaker 5Achievement points
Help Ninn construct a device to detect the Awakened portal invasions.
Reward:Flask of Liquid Karma.png Flask of Liquid Karma
Detector Completed 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Awakening Threat 5Achievement points
Help fight off Awakened attacking near major cities.
Reward:Palawan Phylactery.png Palawan Phylactery
Invasion Intercepted 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Zone Defense 10Achievement points
Successfully fend off the Awakened in each area they invade.
Reward: 3  Keg of Liquid Karma.png Keg of Liquid Karma
1 Area Defended 1Achievement points
6 Areas Defended 9Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Survey on Subjects of Importance 1Achievement points
Take a poll from a travelling journalist krewe.
Reward:Keg of Liquid Karma.png Keg of Liquid Karma
1 Objective completed 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Lost in Transit 5Achievement points
Locate unusual debris in Southsun Cove to help Ninn.
Reward:Writ of Experience.png Writ of Tyrian Mastery
1 Objective completed 0Achievement points
5 Objective completed 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Reawakening Threat 5Achievement points
Destroy a remnant Awakened champion.
Reward:Writ of Experience.png Writ of Tyrian Mastery
1 Objective completed 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Lost Invasion 5Achievement points
Help fight off Awakened attacking Southsun Cove.
Reward: 5  Palawan Phylactery.png Palawan Phylactery
1 Objective completed 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item Awakened Aftereffects 5Achievement points
Read or listened to Ninn's report on the Awakened invasions.
Reward:Keg of Liquid Karma.png Keg of Liquid Karma
1 Objective completed 5Achievement points

Guide[edit]

Awakening Threat[edit]

Awakening Threat
Complete a single
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[Group Event] Defeat the invading Awakened (30) event within the series of events that occur each hour.
Portal Breaker
Complete the series of
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[Group Event] Defeat the invading Awakened (30) events in any map. You will likely need to complete most, if not the entire series of events to get credit. Completing one or two in the series will likely not get you credit, you must complete multiple events during an invasion.

This achievement can be repeated, with a cap of 30 achievement points (or 10 completions).

Zone Defense
Complete the
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[Group Event] Defeat the invading Awakened (30) events in each of the maps: Queensdale, Gendarran Fields, Wayfarer Foothills, Plains of Ashford, Metrica Province, and Caledon Forest.
Portal Peacemaker

After completing one of the invasions, you will receive a mail from Mechanist Ninn asking to meet you in your Home instance (any of them will do, even if it's not your race's). He'll ask you to retrieve 50 Mithril Ingots, 3 Charged Quartz Crystals, a Resonance Tuner, an Etheric Tank, and a Gate Alchemeter. You can also speak to him about some background on the portals.

Gather the materials and collect the three items.

  • Resonance Tuner - Speak to Glaxx at
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     Ulta Metamagicals Waypoint . He should send you north to Enrav Exploration Post and you can retrieve it from the Asura Device Container there.
  • Etheric Tank - Speak to Danka in the asura lab at
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     Valance Tutory Waypoint. She will sell you the Etheric Tank for Gold coin.
  • Gate Alchemeter - Speak to Gate Operator Stebben at the Asura Gate in Stronghold of Ebonhawke (closest waypoint:
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     Hawkgates Waypoint). You should be sent into Last Stand Shelter to retrieve it from the Asura Device Container in the back of the cave.

Return to Ninn with all the items and talk to him to hand them over. He will ask for a day to build the device for you (daily reset). (Note: If your character is an Engineer, an Asura, or a Charr with the Iron Legion biography selected, you will have the opportunity to help him build the device, in which case you receive it immediately instead of waiting for daily reset).

Once finished, Ninn will give you the Phasic Distortion Reader.

Reawakening Threat[edit]

Reawakening Threat
Destroy a remnant Awakened champion. Can be achieved by successfully repelling an invasion and killing one of the champions coming out of the portal during
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[Group Event] Defeat the invading Awakened (30).
Lost Invasion
You need to successfully complete
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[Group Event] Defeat the invading Awakened (30) in Southsun Cove and stay for the whole invasion. See the schedule of invasions.
Lost in Transit
Primary article: Lost in Transit

After completing Lost Invasion and talking to Mechanist Ninn after completing the Phasic Distortion Reader (dialogue starting with "<Character profession> <Character name>, have you noticed any unusual reading on the detection device?"), you will be able to interact with the six objects found throughout Southsun Cove (see main article).

Awakened Aftereffects

After completing Lost in Transit, you will obtain Unusual Debris. Bring Unusual Debris to Ninn.

The following reset, return to Ninn and either talk to him for the short version of his report, or interact with the nearby Datapad for the long version.

Survey on Subjects of Importance
Go to Pearl Islet
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 Pearl Islet Waypoint and to the north of the bridge talk to Achelle and answer the questionnaire.

Trivia[edit]