Ginva the Butcher

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Ginva the Butcher is a powerful Son of Svanir located in Honor of the Waves that serves as the final boss to the butcher path of explorable mode. He's extremely violent and threatens to slaughter all Kodan left inside the sanctuary if not stopped.


Shiverpeak Mountains

Combat abilities[edit]

  • Empowered by Totems
  • Chills
  • Ginva the Butcher is surrounded by three totems that each grant him their own respective boon at 2 second intervals. If a totem is destroyed, it will automatically respawn after 8 seconds.
  1. Protection Totem - Grants Protection.png Protection for 5 seconds.
  2. Regeneration Totem - Grants Regeneration.png Regeneration for 5 seconds.
  3. Retaliation Totem - Grants Retaliation.png Retaliation for 5 seconds.

DefianceDefiance bar teal.png

  • Crude Swing - High-damage melee auto-attack that cleaves.
  • Splitblade Splitblade - Throws three projectile axes in a spread area of effect attack that pierce and return to Ginva, Radius.png Pulling enemies on their way back.
  • Whirling Defense Whirling Defense - Channeled point-blank area of effect attack that reflects and hits up to 12 times over its 4 second duration.
  • Frozen Ground Frozen Ground - Ginva leaves behind an area of effect field at his current location that persists for 10 seconds and pulses every second, dealing no damage but causes Chilled.png Chilled for 5 seconds with each pulse.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity
Bag of Jewels.png Bag of Wondrous Goods Container Masterwork 1
Gilded Strongbox.png Gilded Strongbox Container Exotic 1
Carving of Jormag.png Carving of Jormag Accessory Masterwork 1
Carving of Jormag.png Carving of Jormag Accessory Rare 1
Carving of Jormag.png Svanir Talisman Amulet Masterwork 1
Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bone Crafting material Rare 1
Large Bone.png Large Bone Crafting material Fine 1
Discarded Garment.png Discarded Garment Salvage item Basic 1
Loot Sack.png Heavy Icy Bag Container Basic 1
Ice Stone.png Ice Stone Trophy Junk 1-2
Ring of Blood.png Ring of Blood Ring Exotic 1


Before the fight begins
Honor's Claw: Ginva! You have turned my den into an atrocity. Your rampage ends here!
Ginva the Butcher: And how was killing your own children? Come, and tell me of the slaughter.
Ginva the Butcher: They died for me as loyal servants to Dragon. Their faith was weak, easily broken with a violent hand.
Honor's Claw: If you want to know violence, I will teach you!