Desert Borderlands

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Desert Borderlands map

The Desert Borderlands is a map in World versus World, with the map belonging to the red colored world every matchup. Players on the red team spawn at the Citadel towards the north of the map; players from the other two worlds spawn in either the south-east or south-west corners of the map.

Locations[edit]

While the three borderlands maps are physically identical, the locations on them have different names. The table below shows the different names for each location.

Currently, one of the four World versus World maps will be a Desert Borderland, and it will always be the home borderland of the red team. The Green and Blue Desert Borderlands are inaccessible to players.

Location Green Red Blue
North resource camp Lesh's Lab Hamm's Lab Zakk's Lab
Skritt territory Gattchaki Scratch Tikitecki Scratch Rektakki Scratch
Wyvern territory Blazeclaw Crag Emberfang Crag Pyrescale Crag
Home world spawn Green World Citadel Red World Citadel Blue World Citadel
Lich Tower (Northeast) Deathless Necropolis Eternal Necropolis Undying Necropolis
Northeast resource camp Norfolk's Refuge Roy's Refuge Olivier's Refuge
Mage College Tower (Northwest) Y'lan Academy O'del Academy Kay'li Academy
Northwest resource camp Hughe's Hideaway Boettiger's Hideaway Berdrow's Hideaway
Earth Keep (Central) Impressive Rampart Stoic Rampart Hardened Rampart
Fire Keep (Western) Scorching Undercroft Blistering Undercroft Torrid Undercroft
Air Keep (Eastern) Harrier's Palace Osprey's Palace Shrike's Palace
Central oasis Tranquilvale Oasis Calmbasin Oasis Verdantdale Oasis
Charr Tower (Southeast) Sparkplug Depot Crankshaft Depot Flywheel Depot
Southeast resource camp Barrett Farmstead Bauer Farmstead Gee Farmstead
Ogre Tower (Southwest) Withered Outpost Parched Outpost Barren Outpost
Southwest resource camp Patrick's Encampment McLain's Encampment Habib's Encampment
South resource camp Smashedhope Well Dustwhisper Well Lastgasp Well
Southwest spawn Blue World Border Green World Border Red World Border
Southeast spawn Red World Border Blue World Border Green World Border

Monuments[edit]

Primary article: World versus World#Monuments

The Desert Borderlands features two kinds of monuments:

Monuments[edit]

Like the ones found in Alpine Borderlands, capturing three of five monuments in the center of the map provides your world with a stack of Borderlands Bloodlust within the four Mist War maps.

Shrines[edit]

The nine shrines are groups of 3 shrines that provide small advantages to players within the area of their respective keeps. When all 3 shrines tied to a keep are captured, players can travel faster between the 3 shrines by interacting with objects that will launch them in the air to the other shrines.

Players will earn a Blessing of Elements when they capture a shrine or interact with a captured shrine. While their world owns the corresponding keep, players gain effects depending on the number of shrines owned by the world.

Shrine of Air.png
Shrine of Air
  1. Activates jump pads and allow players to quickly climb cliffs
  2. Gain Windfall and immunity to falling damage while in the region
  3. Activates the fast travel launching devices.
Shrine of Earth.png
Shrine of Earth
  1. Activates lodestones that periodically give protection and stability to allies and cripple foes within their area of effect.
  2. Activates a sandstorm in the canyons.
  3. Activates the fast travel launching devices.
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Shrine of Fire
  1. Activates an altar that creates Inferno Eggs that grant the Inferno Hound transformation
  2. Grants immunity to burning and lava while in the region, allowing access to walk across lava and use Lava Portal, which lead to locations within the keep
  3. Activates the fast travel launching devices.

Events[edit]

Veteran Warg location in Desert Borderlands.
Veteran Wurm location in Desert Borderlands.
Veteran Harpy location in Desert Borderlands.

Services[edit]

Starter area (Enemy Borderlands)
Starter area (Citadel in Home Borderland) additionally
Keeps
Garrison (Keep services plus)
Towers
Resource Camps

Pets[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Screenshots
Promotional images

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]