Defend the galleon and help it destroy Taidha's gate

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Defend the galleon and help it destroy Taidha's gate

Interactive map

Interactive map

Defend the galleon and help it destroy Taidha's gate is a level 50 event that occurs in Laughing Gull Island.


  • Lion's Arch Galleon
  • Event bar.jpg Event shield (tango icon).png
  • Taidha's Gate
  • Event bar.jpg Event swords (tango icon).png
  • Destroy the gate using explosive powder kegs.


Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 3,859 Experience.png 243 Karma 56 Copper coin
Silver 3,280 Experience.png 207 Karma 48 Copper coin
Bronze 2,895 Experience.png 183 Karma 42 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 50 player. Higher level players receive dynamically adjusted rewards.


Pick up Event cog (tango icon).png Powder Kegs, run to the gate, and use the  Powder Keg (skill).png Powder Keg skill to detonate the keg, damaging the gate.

Interactive map[edit]

A map of the event objectives.






Event start
Lionscout Jenny: This is the sort of firepower we've been waiting for. Lion's Arch can outgun you any day, Covington!
Lionscout Jenny: Stop those cannons firing at the galleon, or our offensive on the base will be dead in the water.
During event
Lionguard: We need to hold this ground.
During event, if tried to enter the Covington Keep from behind
Agent Orra: We are getting you out of there, now!
Event completed
Lionscout Jenny: The gate is down. This is your last day, Covington. Prepare to meet your maker!


  • A Siege Turtle's Slam and Turtle Siege will do almost no damage to the gate.
Skyscale's Blast engage skill and Life steal can also damage the gate.