Dredge Excavator

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the generic NPC. For the ghost found only in Thunderhead Peaks, see Dredge Excavator (ghost).

Dredge Excavator


Dredge Excavator 2.jpg

Head cover variant

Molten Excavator.jpg

Tunneler variant

Dredge Excavators are a type of dredge. If other nearby dredge are slain, they will take up their arms of and use them in place of their pick.


Shiverpeak Mountains
The Mists

Story involvement[edit]

Personal story[edit]

Heart involvement[edit]

Complete heart (map icon).png Honor the Spirit of Snow Leopard (5)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the miners in their search for ore by fighting the dredge (10)
Complete heart (map icon).png Assist the Iron Legion (16)
Complete heart (map icon).png Assist the Quarry Workers (17)
Complete heart (map icon).png Impress the Mennerheim steadholders (22)
Complete heart (map icon).png Disrupt the dredge in Molengrad (23)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Lionguard Rhyn drive the dredge away from Junction Haven (27)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the Priory stop the dredge encroachment (30)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Agent Kaukiri trick the dredge into fighting steam creatures (31)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Explorer Leandra find relics in Molitage Digs (35)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help the Priory thwart dredge excavation in Dostoev Sky Peak (46)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Magister Roslin infiltrate Black Earth Mine (48)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Explorer Brokkar sabotage dredge munitions (49)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Magister Kathryn wound dredge forces (50)
Complete heart (map icon).png Disrupt dredge mining operations for Order of Whispers operatives (51)
Complete heart (map icon).png Help Infinite Mind rally the forces of Blue Ice Station (74)
Complete heart (map icon).png Assist Rebel Isaak in sowing the seeds of dredge revolution (75)

Event involvement[edit]

Event swords (tango icon).png Gain snow leopard's form from Shaman Sigarr, then hunt down the dredge (5)
Event cog (tango icon).png Defend the alliance watchtower from enemy threats (56)
Event swords (tango icon).png Break the dredge siege at Slough of Despond (77)
Event shield (tango icon).png Destroy the dredge mining camp (77)
Event swords (tango icon).png Stop the dredge divers from constructing mortars at Slough of Despond (77)

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Helmet Splitter - Deals damage and inflicts one stack of Vulnerability.png Vulnerability. (this skill is also used when they are non-hostile and mining, and will hit players who stand in front of them on the first pickaxe swing)
  • Tunnel - Evades attacks while burrowing towards target. Damages target at end of burrow if nearby.
  • Slash - Standard attack.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity Creature level
Broken Claw.png Broken Claw Trophy Junk 1 4-80
Dull Claw.png Dull Claw Trophy Junk 1-2 26-51
Metal Scrap.png Metal Scrap TrophySalvage item Basic 1 52
Loot Sack.png Light Miner's Bag Container Basic 1 26
Loot Sack.png Small Miner's Bag Container Basic 1 4-80
Loot Sack.png Miner's Sack Container Basic 1 48-52
Loot Sack.png Heavy Miner's Bag Container Basic 1 4-80