Dust Mite Twister

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Dust Mite Twisters are elemental creatures that resemble dust devils which can be found in arid regions throughout Tyria. They appear to represent the elements of both earth and air.

Locations[edit]

Crystal Desert
Maguuma Wastes
Heart of Maguuma

Story involvement[edit]

Living World Season 2[edit]

Living World Season 4[edit]

Event involvement[edit]

Event star (tango icon).png
Protect the Maguuma Shaman as she casts a spell to cleanse the oasis (80)
Event swords (tango icon).png
Cull the encroaching dust mites threatening the Zephyrites (80)
Event shield (tango icon).png
Escort Haze to safety (80)
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Protect Researcher Eway while he examines inert dust mites (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

Abilities
  • Launches (see notes)
Skills
  • Twister - Permanent point-blank area of effect aura that pulses every 2 seconds, damaging foes and inflicting 3 stacks of Bleeding.png Bleeding for 2 seconds with each pulse. 100 range.
  • Twister - Point-blank area of effect attack that Knockback.png knocks back and inflicts 3 stacks of Bleeding.png Bleeding for 2 seconds. 100 radius.
  • Tornado Tornado - The elemental sends out 1-2 ground-based1 projectile gusts, each one damaging and Knockback.png knocking back the first enemy hit.
Stolen skills
1Ground-based projectiles can be jumped over and can't change elevations, making them easy to avoid.

Drops[edit]

Name Type Rarity Quantity
Charged Lodestone.png Charged Lodestone Crafting material FExotic 1
Onyx Lodestone.png Onyx Lodestone Crafting material FExotic 1
Opal Crystal.png Opal Crystal Crafting material DMasterwork 1
Opal Shard.png Opal Shard Crafting material CFine 1
Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust Crafting material ERare 1
Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Pile of Incandescent Dust Crafting material CFine 1
Pile of Silky Sand.png Pile of Silky Sand GizmoCrafting material BBasic 1-5
Shocking Crystal.png Shocking Crystal Trophy AJunk 1-2

Notes[edit]

The twister has "Launches" listed as an ability, but it's actually only capable of knocking back.