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Grothmar Valley

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Grothmar Valley

3Waypoint (map icon).png 31Point of interest (map icon).png 10Vista (map icon).png

Grothmar Valley map.jpg
Map of Grothmar Valley


Grothmar Valley loading screen.jpg
Loading screen

Grothmar Valley is a zone in the Blood Legion Homelands. This is the territory of the Charr of the Blood Legion and the location of their headquarters known as the Blood Keep. Kralkatorrik's Emergence Zone can be found here, which was created years ago when the Elder Dragon Kralkatorrik awoke from his slumber and flew south, forming the Dragonbrand. The area was later reclaimed by Aurene and her prismatic crystals.

Getting there[edit]

Completion rewards[edit]


Area Area objectives
Bitter Horn
Burning Effigy
Point of interest (map icon).png Unity's Beacon
Vista (map icon).png Burning Effigy Vista
Cavern of the Khan-Ur Accessed from a cave entrance northwest of the text "Dalada Forest" on the world map
Point of interest (map icon).png Vault of the Khan-Ur
Dalada Forest
Waypoint (map icon).png Dalada Forest Waypoint
Adventure (map icon).png Time Trial: Grothmar Grand Tour
Devourer's Ridge
Point of interest (map icon).png Ash Legion Camp
Doomlore Ruins
Point of interest (map icon).png Cathedral of Flames Gate
Point of interest (map icon).png Doomlore Shrine
Vista (map icon).png Doomlore Ruins Vista
Festival Promenade
Point of interest (map icon).png Rally Pavilion
Point of interest (map icon).png All-Legion Commons
Flame Legion Camp
Point of interest (map icon).png Eternal Cauldron
Vista (map icon).png Flame Legion Camp Vista
Iron Legion Camp
Point of interest (map icon).png Santia's Forge
Vista (map icon).png Iron Legion Camp Vista
Khan-Ur's Gauntlet Accessed from a concealed entrance adjacent to Vault of the Khan-Ur.
Vista (map icon).png Khan-Ur's Gauntlet Vista
Puzzle tango 20.png Khan-Ur's Gauntlet
Mastery point (Icebrood Saga).png Grothmar Valley Insight: Branching Out
Kralkatorrik's Emergence Zone
Point of interest (map icon).png Aurene's Grace
Adventure (map icon).png Grothmar Valley Skyscale Trial
Adventure (map icon).png Time Trial: Grothmar Crater Circuit
Mastery point (Icebrood Saga).png Grothmar Valley Insight: Shimmering Spire
Longeye's Landslide
Point of interest (map icon).png Blood Dam
Lower Blood Keep
Waypoint (map icon).png Blood Keep Waypoint
Point of interest (map icon).png Auris's Workshop
Point of interest (map icon).png Keep Kitchen
Point of interest (map icon).png Blood Keep Main Gate
Point of interest (map icon).png Rank 'n' File Pub
Vista (map icon).png Lower Blood Keep Vista
Rusty Meadows
Point of interest (map icon).png Soul's Hearth
Point of interest (map icon).png Fangstorm's Farmhouse
Vista (map icon).png Rusty Meadows Vista
Sacnoth Stream
Point of interest (map icon).png Blood Lagoon
Point of interest (map icon).png Band's Bivouac
Vista (map icon).png Sacnoth Stream Vista
Shattered Steppes
Point of interest (map icon).png Recon Cove
Adventure (map icon).png Ash Training Course
Shiverpeaks Pass
The Brig
Point of interest (map icon).png Stockade
Point of interest (map icon).png Warden's Office
The Crag
Point of interest (map icon).png Blood Stand Stage
The Ooze Pit
Point of interest (map icon).png Contender's Colosseum
Vista (map icon).png The Ooze Pit Vista
The Overlook
Point of interest (map icon).png Priory Research Station
Vista (map icon).png The Overlook Vista
The Wardowns
Waypoint (map icon).png Wardowns Waypoint
Training Grounds
Point of interest (map icon).png Sniper's Square
Point of interest (map icon).png Shiver Gate
Strike Mission (map icon).png Shiverpeaks Pass
Tribunes' Trench
Upper Blood Keep
Point of interest (map icon).png Imperator Ruinbringer's Office
Point of interest (map icon).png Blood Legion Fahrar
Point of interest (map icon).png War Room
Point of interest (map icon).png Great Hall

Interactive map[edit]


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Meta events
Race events
Other events

Crafting resources[edit]

Mine resource (map icon).png Mithril Ore
Mine resource (map icon).png Rich Mithril Vein
Mine resource (map icon).png Orichalcum Ore
Mine resource (map icon).png Rich Orichalcum Vein
Hatched Chili Pepper Bush.png Hatched Chili Pepper Bush
Plant resource (map icon).png Cayenne Pepper
Plant resource (map icon).png Cabbage
Plant resource (map icon).png Lettuce
Plant resource (map icon).png Potato
Plant resource (map icon).png Strawberry
Plant resource (map icon).png Sugar Pumpkin
Plant resource (map icon).png Zucchini
Plant resource (map icon).png Mussels
Plant resource (map icon).png Asparagus
Plant resource (map icon).png Raspberries
Plant resource (map icon).png Verdant Herbs
Plant resource (map icon).png Portobello Mushrooms
Wood resource (map icon).png Ancient Sapling
Wood resource (map icon).png Red Oak Sapling

Ambient dialogue[edit]

Through the entire Grothmar Valley, the following announcements can be heard:

Minister of Morale: Become more than you are, and win a home with a legion! Gladia, get ready to showcase your skills at the Ooze Pit trials!
Minister of Morale: Gladia, prepare yourselves! The Ooze Pit offers a chance to flaunt your skill and win a home with a legion! Trials open soon!
Minister of Morale: Soon Metal Legion will make the Blood Stand shake. Don't miss the show!
Minister of Morale: Metal Legion fans! The band's coming to the Blood Stand—live and uncensored!
Minister of Morale: Metal Legion has taken the Blood Stand stage! As the cubs say, they'll fry your fur and bash your bones!
Minister of Morale: Now on the Blood Stand stage: Metal Legion! Go now! The mosh pit is murderous!
Minister of Morale: A bonfire of healing will rage soon at the Flame Legion camp! Join in, and burn away the past in the light of the future!
Minister of Morale: Let's commemorate the return of our Flame Legion sisters and brothers with a great conflagration!
Minister of Morale: Flame Legion sets things ablaze with truly feverish zeal! Don't miss this epic inferno. Head to their camp now!
Minister of Morale: The fires of unification have been lit! Head to the Flame Legion camp to bask in a renewed charr spirit!
Minister of Morale: Attention, celebrants! For your safety, the Doomlore Ruins are off limits! This isn't the time to stir up ancient spirits!
Minister of Morale: Due to spectral infestation, the Doomlore Ruins are off-limits during the celebration. That's an order.
The announcements below can be heard after completing Coming Home and until completion of A Race to Arms
Bangar Ruinbringer: Your cubs are the next generation of legionnaires, centurions, and tribunes.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Show them what it means to be charr. Strength. Loyalty. Victory.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Charr! Celebrate future conquests, not just present triumphs. Anticipate the sweet taste of victory—and spit out the rest.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Blood Legion—finest infantry in the world, the charr's relentless right arm—has set up challenges throughout the festival.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Show the world what makes the charr a force to be reckoned with.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Iron Legion brought their war machines with them—destruction incarnate! Be sure to check out their expo.
Bangar Ruinbringer: And Ash is here, of course—if you can find them. Their quietly lethal methods are well worth learning.
Bangar Ruinbringer: I brought Flame Legion here to make amends. They are charr. Embrace them.
Bangar Ruinbringer: Let their numbers and very literal firepower strengthen us. Together we are mighty—and not to be crossed.


  • This zone is part of Ascalon, and counts for all Ascalon related daily achievements.
  • Experience gained on this map goes towards Icebrood Saga mastery tracks.
  • The Gauntlet of the Khan-Ur is a hidden jumping puzzle containing a vista and an Ancient Grothmar Coin. It is left of the meta reward gate (Vault of the Khan-Ur point of interest), and behind a mass of foliage along the wall. Players must light all 4 braziers to open the final reward chest.
    • Players do not need to do the full jumping puzzle to reach either the coin, or the vista. Both can be reached after players reach the water.
  • After finishing the Bad Blood story step on any character, the western half of Grothmar Valley features permanent light snowfall.