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Defeat the Boneskinner

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Defeat the Boneskinner

Interactive map

Interactive map

Defeat the Boneskinner is a level 80 group event that occurs in Aberrant Forest.


  • Champion Boneskinner
  • Event bar.jpg Event boss (tango icon).png
  • Survivors alive: x
  • Boneskinner retreats in: 10:00


Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 26,670 Experience.png 378 Karma.png 88 Copper coin
Silver 20,003 Experience.png 284 Karma.png 66 Copper coin
Bronze 13,335 Experience.png 189 Karma.png 44 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 80 player.


At a certain point in the fight, the Boneskinner's defiance bar becomes unlocked. If the players fail to break the bar after some time, the Boneskinner will briefly disappear and teleport to a Vigil Survivor somewhere in the event area. Its victim is marked by a purple symbol in the mini-map. It will devour them, or even two of them if two survivors are at the same location. The Boneskinner will then reappear nearby and continue the fight, but will soon again get ready to attack and kill another Vigil survivor. Should it manage to eat all survivors or is undefeated by the time runs out, the event fails. If the Boneskinner's defiance bar is broken, it becomes stunned and will not teleport away. However, it will attempt again to devour a Vigil Survivor soon after.

Related Achievements[edit]

Defeating the Boneskinner is the third and final event in the Escort the relief crew to the Aberrant Forest event chain. Successfully completing this event contributes to this achievement.

Successfully killing the Boneskinner contributes to this achievement.

The Boneskinner's defiance bar must be broken each and every time it appears during the fight to prevent it from eating a Vigil Survivor. Players attempting to unlock this achievement should bring multiple interrupts and crowd control abilities. In addition, as the defiance bar periodically unlocks while the event is up, players need to kill the Boneskinner as quickly as possible to limit the number of times it will try to eat a Vigil soldier. Lastly, Event scaling quickly makes the Boneskinner's defiance bar more difficult to break, so small groups of around 5 players have the best chance to succeed.

The Boneskinner will drop the Boneskinner Flank upon defeat if the player is at that stage of the achievement.





Event start
Captain Igenna Jawspire: Here's our chance—spread out! Get any survivors safely back here.
Captain Igenna Jawspire: That...that thing is back! Watch your tails! Take it down! It's the only way we'll get the survivors out of here alive!
When a survivor is lost
Vigil Survivor: Alchemy, it's here...
Vigil Survivor: (screams)
Captain Igenna Jawspire: It's—it's picking us off! Take it down!
Vigil Survivor: No! Stay back!
Vigil Survivor: No, please! Not me! (scream)
Captain Igenna Jawspire: It's—it's picking us off! Take it down!
Vigil Survivor: Did you hear that?
Vigil Survivor: It—it has me!
Vigil Survivor: It's coming for me...
Vigil Survivor: Get me out of here!
Vigil Survivor: No, no, no! Ah!
Vigil Survivor: I—I can hear it!
If all survivors are lost
Captain Igenna Jawspire: No... Retreat! Run!
Event success
Captain Igenna Jawspire: I'm glad you were here, Commander. We might all be dead without you.
Captain Igenna Jawspire: Now let's get out of here. This place is cursed.