Defeat the strange foe that came through the haunted door (Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the event with the Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn. For other uses, see Defeat the strange foe that came through the haunted door (disambiguation).

Defeat the strange foe that came through the haunted door

Event maps
Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn location.jpg

Where the Viscount's door spawns.

Defeat the strange foe that came through the haunted door is a level 80 group event that occurs when the Mad King Door in the northwestern corner of the Mad King's Labyrinth is opened.


  • Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn
  • Event bar.jpg Event boss (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.
See also: Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn


The Viscount attacks normally and has a couple of common candy corn attacks either in a circle around him or in trails in four directions away from it, marked with red circles each time.

However, his most damaging series of attacks is when he starts launching several large candy corn projectiles at every player nearby him, with a huge range. These projectiles will launch you backwards and deal a lot of damage. The trick here is that when he does this he also causes large pools of orange candy goop to appear. Standing in these pools gives players the Sugar Rush.png Candy Coated effect each second, which stacks on itself up to 10 times. Each stack will absorb a single candy corn projectile so when they appear you should run to them to survive. [verification requested]

However, be warned: accumulating ten stacks of Candy Coated results in a Sugar Crash along with knockdown and immobilize, so players should step out of the pools once they have 7-8 stacks for maximum protection. Basically when he stomps and spawns the goop, run to one and try to keep around 7-8 until they disappear. Players can also use reflects or projectile destruction skills to defend themselves against this, and are very recommended.

Due to the frequency of this attack, do not expect players to spend time reviving you if you are defeated. Instead, waypoint and run back, otherwise you are only extending the time it takes to defeat him by scaling the mob up and not contributing.

If the Labyrinthine Horror comes in during this fight, decide as a group which boss you will focus. The Viscount is a larger threat than the Horror, damage-wise, but has more health, making the Horror easier to kill.





  • The door that spawns this event respawns roughly every 24-30 minutes.