Defeat the Dragon shamans to destroy their totem before Svanir reinforcements arrive

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Defeat the Dragon shamans to destroy their totem before Svanir reinforcements arrive

Location
Highpeaks
(Frostgorge Sound)
Event type
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Dynamic event
Part of
Breaking the Ice
Level
72
Preceded by
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Destroy the totem foci to stop the Svanir corruption ritual
Upon failure
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Svanir Shaman have corrupted members of the Vigil assault force
Interactive map

Interactive map

Defeat the Dragon shamans to destroy their totem before Svanir reinforcements arrive is a level 72 dynamic event in Highpeaks taking place in the Barrowstead that occurs after Destroy the totem foci to stop the Svanir corruption ritual. With the totems destroyed, the shamans can now be taken down, wiping the area of Svanir influence.

Objectives[edit]

  • Shaman of Ice
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  • Shaman of Frost
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  • Shaman of Hail
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  • Svanir reinforcements arrive in: 10:00

Rewards[edit]

Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 12,275
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342 Karma.png 80 Copper coin
Silver 10,434
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291 Karma.png 68 Copper coin
Bronze 9,206
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257 Karma.png 60 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 72 player. Higher level players receive dynamically adjusted rewards.

Walkthrough[edit]

The shamans aren't particularly strong, but at this point your Vigil allies are likely dead. Take care of Sons of Svanir while taking down the first shaman. You can now revive any fallen Vigil to assist you with the other two. They will revive each other, so reviving a couple is all you need before moving on. Once all three shamans have been defeated, they will rise again as Icebrood (veterans, elites, or champions as dictated by upscaling).

NPCs[edit]

Allies[edit]

Foes[edit]

Icebrood
Sons of Svanir

Dialogue[edit]

Event start
Shaman of Ice: You'll pay for your foolishness. Die!
Fighting the Shamans
Shaman of Frost: Dragon grants me power greater than you can imagine! (at 75% health)
Shaman of Frost: I will not falter! (at 50% health)
Shaman of Frost: Strike me down. There are others just waiting to take my place. (at 25% health)
Shaman of Hail: I bet you're expecting me to reveal Dragon's plan while we fight. (at 75% health)
Shaman of Hail: Dragon will eat Raven's eyes and gnaw on Snow Leopard's bones. (at 50% health)
Shaman of Hail: Why can't you just stick to the plan! (at 25% health)
Shaman of Ice: Dragon's strength will crush you! (at 75% health)
Shaman of Ice: Your end is nigh. (at 50% health)
Shaman of Ice: Dragon! Aid me against your enemies! (at 25% health)
Event success
Crusader Siella: That'll teach those dragon-kissers a thing or two. Now, there's a nice, warm campfire waiting for us. Let's move!
Siella and troops return to Coiled Watch.
Crusader Siella: Reporting in, Tactician. The mission was a complete success.
Tactician Marsch: Good work. I knew you could handle it. This should give us the breathing room we need.
Crusader Siella: Well, we couldn't have handled it on our own. We did receive some extra help.
Tactician Marsch: Good to know we can still count on heroes these days. Let's get back to camp. I think a celebration is in order.
Siella disappears into Coiled Watch and Marsch returns to Safewatch Vale.
Event failure
Crusader Siella: There are too many! We don't have the troops to keep this up. Fall back to the tower!
Siella and troops return to Coiled Watch.

Notes[edit]

  • A Svanir Treasure used to spawn in the center of the area upon completion of this event.
  • If the event Svanir Shaman have corrupted members of the Vigil assault force occurs, the Vigil NPCs that are turned into icebrood will remain as icebrood with their new names even when Breaking the Ice meta event restarts. This seems to remain in effect until the map ends.
  • If doing Living World 2 story step Summit Invitations during the event, the Dragon Totem will be clickable before the story updates. Wait until the story updates tell you to destroy the totem to click to destroy it, otherwise you will need to wait 15 minutes for it to respawn.