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Defeat the Claw of Jormag (Drizzlewood Coast)

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Defeat the Claw of Jormag

Interactive map

Interactive map

Defeat the Claw of Jormag are two level 80 group events that occur in Claw's Roost. They are the last events of the Assault on the Frost Citadel meta event.


Event boss (tango icon).png Event 1[edit]

  • Claw of Jormag
  • Event bar.jpg Event swords (tango icon).png
  • Use cannon scrap to repair cannons to fire a coordinated shot at the Claw.
  • Scrap cannons ready: x of 3
  • Northern Scrap Cannon
  • Event bar empty2.jpg Event wrench (map icon).png
  • Central Scrap Cannon
  • Event bar empty2.jpg Event wrench (map icon).png
  • Southern Scrap Cannon
  • Event bar empty2.jpg Event wrench (map icon).png
  • Defeat champion centurions to destroy the crystals blocking the scrap cannons.
  • Scrap cannons ready: x of 3
  • Resilient Centurion Crusher
  • Event bar.jpg Event boss (tango icon).png
  • Valorous Centurion Bladestorm
  • Event bar.jpg Event boss (tango icon).png
  • Vigilant Centurion Shaman
  • Event bar.jpg Event boss (tango icon).png

Event star (tango icon).png Event 2[edit]

  • Claw of Jormag
  • Event bar.jpg Event swords (tango icon).png


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.


First Phase:

In the first phase, the players are required to build three scrap cannons (their locations on the map are marked with Allied Leader (map icon).png) by picking up and delivering cannon scrap bundles dropped from a charr helicopter. These bundles spawn in a circle in an area near the centre of the arena, marked with Event hand (map icon).png. These bundles are not instanced, so not every player will be able to pick up and carry one. While carrying a bundle the player has two skills. The first allows the player to throw the bundle, giving build progress if the bundle lands in the white circle around the cannon. The second grants a temporary speed boost. Meanwhile, the players have to contend with dominion reinforcements arriving from dominion portals that spawn around the area. These portals can be destroyed to halt the flow of reinforcements. The Claw of Jormag itself also uses three attacks during this phase: Hailitosis strikes a point, then rapidly expands into a large area that inflicts damage and Chilled.png Chilled to anyone standing in it. Ice Laser marks a series of orange circles, then strikes them with a moving laser that deals heavy damage. Ice Nova launches several projectiles that strike the battlefield dealing moderate damage, marked by orange circles. All should be avoided when possible, though the large area and lack of orange markers on Halitosis can make this difficult. Once the cannons are repaired, they fire on the Claw of Jormag, reducing its health to roughly 70%.

The Claw responds by covering the cannons in ice crystals and summoning three bosses: Resilient Centurion Crusher, Valorous Centurion Bladestorm and Vigilant Centurion Shaman. Each boss spawns by a cannon, but they can be pulled together to kill them more quickly. A safe way to approach the boss fights is to fight near the northern cannon and pull the other two bosses to the northern cannon as the Claw of Jormag does not attack the area near the northern cannon. Once all three are dead, the cannons fire again and the Claw of Jormag is reduced to 40% health before it falls into the second arena. All dominion reinforcements run for the portals and disappear, and the players leap off the cliff after the dragon to start phase 2.

Second Phase

In this phase, the players take the fight to the claw, and it becomes a much more typical world boss fight. The claw begins mostly trapped under ice, with the players able to attack its claws and head. The ground to the sides of the arena is covered in icicles and inflicts Icy Grave on any player standing in it, rapidly killing them. Players killed during this phase (or the first phase) can respawn using the Claw's Roost map icon. In this phase the Claw has three attacks: Claw Smash strikes the ground near the dragon's right claw, and creates a shockwave that knocks players back and damages them. This can often knock players into the icicles at the side of the arena, but it can also be avoided by jumping the shockwave, dodging, or blocking. Ice breath deals heavy damage in a large cone that covers most of the arena. The final attack is a wind breath attack that pushes players back, but does not cause any direct damage. The pushback can be resisted by standing in the white squares behind Frozen Shards. During this phase of the fight, the claw has a CC bar. Breaking it knocks down the claw and stops its attacks temporarily, while making it take more damage for the duration. Using a United Legions Waystation to make sure everyone has a good supply of CC with Electromagical Pulse can be a good idea. A safe way to approach this fight is to fight behind the dragon's left claw. At this area, you will not be affected by the wind breath attack and be able to see incoming shockwaves from the dragon's right claw.

When the Claw reaches 6% health, it will break free of the ice and leap to the opposite side of the arena. At this point, it can no longer be broken and it gains the Enraged effect, increasing its damage output by around 150%. Claw of Jormag now smashes the ground using it's left claw in a more central location creating shockwaves at shorter intervals than before, giving players less time to dodge. Throughout the entire second phase, dominon reinforcements appear and attack nearby players. Once again, they disappear when the dragon is killed.

Post Claw of Jormag's Defeat

A Magnificent Chest spawns in the middle of the arena surrounded by a large ring of enemy supply caches and frost legion chests. Although the order of the caches and chests are random, 15 enemy supply caches and 10 frost legion chests will always spawn for a total of 25. Additionally, numerous Shard of Crystallized Blood of Jormag will spawn over the northern region of Drizzlewood.

Furthermore, a portal spawns slightly north of the claw's initial spawn on the lower arena. Approaching this portal will cause multiple frost legion and dominion foes to spawn, including elite and veteran foes.






Event start
Efram Greetsglory: Up there! It's the Claw!
Lady Kasmeer Meade: Efram! Ember! Those cannons!
Ember Doomforge: Right! Get to those cannons! Turn 'em on the Claw!
Ember Doomforge: Iron choppers, it's Doomforge! Any scrap you've got, drop it here! We need to fix these cannons!
Lady Kasmeer Meade: The Claw will blow them out of the sky!
Ember Doomforge: So we blow it out of the sky first! Grab those supplies!
Efram Greetsglory: Your machine's destroyed! Lay down your weapons and you will be treated with respect!
Ember Doomforge: That's never going to work, Efram!
Efram Greetsglory: I will always offer it, Tribune.
After all cannons are ready
Efram Greetsglory: There goes the pillar! I think that's... Oh, no.
Lady Kasmeer Meade: It's coming around again!
Efram Greetsglory: Let's get those cannons back up!
Lady Kasmeer Meade: Do you want the Claw to get away? C'mon, double time!
Ember Doomforge: We got it! It's going down!
Lady Kasmeer Meade: Fantastic shot!
Efram Greetsglory: Watch the cliff!
Ember Doomforge: Eeh. Yeah, that's a long drop.
Lady Kasmeer Meade: Through here! We can't let that thing get back in the air!
Fighting the trapped Claw
Efram Greetsglory: We need to finish it off, and fast.
Ember Doomforge: Challenge accepted.
6% health
Ember Doomforge: It's breaking free!
Lady Kasmeer Meade: Come on! Don't let it get away!
Efram Greetsglory: Together now! One last push! Today we break the Claw of Jormag!
Event success
Lady Kasmeer Meade: We did it. We did it!
Ember Doomforge: That's right! Fall down and die!
Efram Greetsglory: We're finally free of this thing. For now, anyway.
Lady Kasmeer Meade: There are always more.
Ember Doomforge: Yeah, well, when they show up, we'll kill them too.

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