Kamohoali'i Kotaki

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Kamohoali'i Kotaki

950 – 1,050
Kamohoali'i Kotaki
Req. level
Account Bound on Use
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This item allows selection of stats. See below for a list of available prefixes.
Superior Sigil of Agony.png Superior Sigil of Agony
Upgrade Slot.png Unused Upgrade Slot
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot

— In-game description

Kamohoali'i Kotaki is a legendary spear crafted in the Mystic Forge.


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Kamohoali'i Kotaki

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A historian once wrote of a great beast that lurked off the coast of Orr—possibly a living Champion of Zhaitan. Although she hasn't been seen for a century past, her kin still roam the dark waters.


Contained in[edit]


Kamohoali'i Kotaki
Mystic Forge
Output qty.


Kamohoali'i Kotaki is a shark spear that has a purple glow on it and leaves a trail of blood in the water as you swim.

  • The user's body is surrounded by bubbles and scales.
Critical hit effects
Draw/Stow effects
  • When drawn, a burst of bubbles emanates from the user's body and a echo noise is heard. The shark's mouth at the end of the spear also opens and the spearhead comes out.
  • When stowed, the spearhead retracts and the shark's mouth closes
Skill effects
  • Default projectiles are replaced with spirit shark projectiles.


Full material list[edit]

Required item Primary ingredients Component materials
Gift of Mastery.png Gift of Mastery Bloodstone Shard.png Bloodstone Shard
200 Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shards
Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shard x250
525,000 Karma.png or 3,750  Fractal Relic.png Fractal Relics or 250  Laurel.png Laurels1 or 12,500  Bandit Crest.png Bandit Crests 5 or 250  Bauble Bubble.png Bauble Bubble
Gift of Exploration.png Gift of Exploration
World Completion
Gift of Battle.png Gift of Battle
Gift of Battle Item Reward Track
Gift of Fortune.png Gift of Fortune Glob of Ectoplasm.png Glob of Ectoplasm x250
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover x77
~231  Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coins
~231  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
~231  Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shards
     (485,100 Karma.png or 3,465 Fractal Relic.png Fractal Relics or 231  Laurel.png Laurels or 11,550  Bandit Crest.png Bandit Crests or 231  Bauble Bubble.png Bauble Bubble)
~231  Mystic Crystal.png Crystals or ~1,386  Philosopher's Stone.png Philosopher's Stones
    (cost of either: 139 Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shards or 231  Bauble Bubble.png Bauble Bubble)
Gift of Magic.png Gift of Magic
250  Vial of Powerful Blood.png Vials of Powerful Blood
250  Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sacs
250  Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totems
250  Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Piles of Crystalline Dust
Gift of Might.png Gift of Might
250  Vicious Fang.png Vicious Fangs
250  Armored Scale.png Armored Scales
250  Vicious Claw.png Vicious Claws
250  Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bones
Gift of Kamohoali'i Kotaki.png Gift of Kamohoali'i Kotaki 2 Icy Runestone.png Icy Runestones x100
100 Gold coin total, bought from Rojan the Penitent
Superior Sigil of Agony.png Superior Sigil of Agony
Gift of Metal.png Gift of Metal 3
Recipe cost: 10 Gold coin, bought from Miyani
Requires 400 Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmith to make.
250  Orichalcum Ingot.png Orichalcum Ingots
250  Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingots
250  Darksteel Ingot.png Darksteel Ingots
250  Platinum Ingot.png Platinum Ingots
Shark Statue.png Shark Statue 3
Recipe cost: 10 Gold coin, bought from Miyani
Requires 400 Jeweler tango icon 20px.pngJeweler to make.
250  Orichalcum Ingot.png Orichalcum Ingots
250  Armored Scale.png Armored Scales
250 Vial of Powerful Blood.png Vial of Powerful Blood
Gift of Zhaitan.png Gift of Zhaitan bought from any Dungeon Merchant (500  Shard of Zhaitan.png Shard of Zhaitan)
Carcharias.png Carcharias 2
  • Can drop from any enemy, chest, or WvW loot bag
  • Combining exotics or rares in the Mystic Forge.4
  • Can be crafted through Legendary Crafting.
1 Obsidian Shards are bought in multiples of three, costing three Laurels each. You would end up purchasing a total of 252 shards.
2 This item varies with each legendary.
3 These two Gifts change with each Legendary and require you to have characters that have mastered the respective crafting disciplines. The finished Gifts are Account Bound, which allows you to craft them on different characters.
4 Chance to get a precursor varies with rarity and level. [1]
5 There is an additional 96 Copper coin charge for each Shard bought from the Priory Historian (Bandit Crest Collector)

Available prefixes[edit]

The following prefixes can be selected:


  • The name Kamohoalii is a reference to a shark god in Hawaiian mythology. Kotaki is the last name of Kekai Kotaki, a former ArenaNet concept artist who conceptualized this weapon.
  • This item was named Maw of the Deep during beta testing.


  • Currently, Kamohoali'i Kotaki does not use the stow animation.
  • When equipping Kamohoali'i Kotaki with your weapon unsheathed outside of water, you will show part of the blue water-like aura; this wont fade away until you mount or change areas.