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Defeat the vine crawler to recover the mirror pieces

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Defeat the vine crawler to recover the mirror pieces

Interactive map

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Defeat the vine crawler to recover the mirror pieces is a level 80 event that occurs in Westwatch Patch. Completion of this event, Event shield (tango icon).png Defend Tarocheeki as he searches his stashes to find the missing mirror piece (80) and Event shield (tango icon).png Protect skritt foragers as they return with supplies from the jungle (80) will unlock the next events in the chain.


  • Throw explosive pods to damage the vine crawler.
  • Vine Crawler
  • Event bar.jpgEvent boss (tango icon).png
  • Overseer Greal
  • Event bar.jpgEvent boss (tango icon).png
  • Make sure the skritt return the mirror pieces to Westwatch.


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.






Event starts
Mordrem Guard Sniper: Run, little rats! It's only a matter of time!
While fighting the Vine Crawler (random, repeats throughout fight)
Speelunkk: Ahhh! That crawler took our shinies! Give them back!
Speelunkk: No, no. Mustn't run home. Someplace else.
Speelunkk: Oh. This is bad. Run. Run away!
Speelunkk: Can't break into the plant pod! If only we had bombs!
Speelunkk: Annoying plant thingy! Give back our shinies!
Speelunkk: No, no. Scatter! Find safe hiding place.
Speelunkk: Bomb the crawler. We must retrieve the shinies it stole!
Speelunkk: Ahhhh! That crawler took our shinies! Give them back!
Once Overseer Greal spawns
While fighitng Overseer Greal (random, repeats throughout fight)
Veteran Overseer Greal: Bombs away!
Veteran Overseer Greal: It's touching that you yearn to help these lesser beings.
Veteran Overseer Greal: Reset the trap! Even if this fails, there will be others.
Veteran Overseer Greal: Boom boom! (when exploding Explosive Pods)
Veteran Overseer Greal: And bombs go boom! (when exploding Explosive Pods)
Speelunkk: No! (yelp) Help me!
Speelunkk: The shinies are cursed! Bad, bad shiny!
Speelunkk: Bad monsters. Go. Leave me be!
Event conclusion
Veteran Overseer Greal: Accept the inevitable. Nothing can stop Mordremoth!
Speelunkk: Safe now. Shiny cursed. Yes. Must be. Put shinies back. No want curse. *sigh* Still want shiny.