Destroyer-Essence Golem

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The Destroyer-Essence Golem is a powerful golem built by the Inquest that can be found attacking the Sylvari of Gorlois Spine in Mount Maelstrom. It's only encountered during the event Stop the rampaging Inquest golem that occurs in Ashen Waste and start in Herot's Ascent as part of The Battle for Mount Maelstrom.


Maguuma Jungle

Event involvement[edit]

Event boss (tango icon).png [Group Event] Stop the rampaging Inquest golem (65)

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Stuns
  • Burns

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  • Launch Fist Launch Fist - Ranged auto-attack with a 1 second cast time.
  • Gatling Fists Gatling Fists - Channeled attack that fires multiple projectiles at target foe over 3 seconds.
  • Shocking Aura Shocking Aura - Gains the shocking aura effect for 3 seconds.
  • Golem Rockets - The golem spins its upper body but remains standing in place, firing multiple projectiles in random directions after a short delay. Rockets explode on collision, inflicting high AoE damage and Burning.png Burning.
Stolen skills


No! Now my plans for sylvari-soul generators...will never...


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Deluxe Gear Box.png Box of Lab Equipment Container Exotic 1
Sprocket.png Sprocket Trophy Junk 1-3


  • If a mesmer uses Feedback when the Destroyer-Essence Golem fires Golem Rockets the dome will reflect every missile fired, dealing damage equal to roughly 5% of the golem's maximum health.
  • Players can completely avoid Gatling Fists by moving behind a tree or parts of terrain to obstruct the projectiles.