Learn to Kite

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Learn to Kite is a meta achievement for the large kite achievements in the Bazaar of the Four Winds achievement category. Players must locate large kites attached to kite baskets around various locations, including jumping puzzles, mini-dungeons and even a fractal.
Learn to Kite (Historical) Bazaar of the Four Winds 15Achievement points
Find all seven of the large kites hidden across Tyria and the Mists. Stolen Kites Discovered: 7 15Achievement points

Locations[edit]

Achievement Zone Nearest Waypoint Notes Map(s)
Kites Over Caledon Caledon Forest Gleaner's This kite is located at the end of Spekks's Laboratory jumping puzzle in Sandycove Beach. Spekks's Laboratory map.jpg Large Kite Spekks's Lab.jpg
Kites of the Night Dredgehaunt Cliffs Wymrblood Top of a staircase in the second room inside of Forsaken Halls. Requires trying to enter the halls, then talking to Gerrvid and escorting him through the mini-dungeon. See Forsaken Fortune for details Large Kite Forsaken Halls location.jpg Large Kite Forsaken Halls.jpg
Kites of Iron Fireheart Rise Severed Breach At the end of Pig Iron Quarry jumping puzzle. Caution: the boss can knock you off the platform. Large Kite Pig Iron Quarry location.jpg Large Kite Pig Iron Quarry.jpg
Poor Man's Kite Queensdale Ojon's Lumbermill Inside the bandit hideout near the Bad Neighborhood achievement Large Kite Beggar's Burrow location.jpgLarge Kite Beggar's Burrow.jpg
Kite Bombing Lornar's Pass False Lake On the stairwell along the way (near the end) through Griffonrook Run Large Kite Griffonrook Run location.jpg Large Kite Griffonrook Run.jpg
World vs. Kite Obsidian Sanctum Obsidian Sanctum Waypoint Near the end of the Obsidian Sanctum jumping puzzle, on the top of the dome. Opponents often camp there; consider going with a group of allies. Large Kite Obsidian Sanctum location.jpg Large Kite Obsidian Sanctum.jpg
Colossal Kites Fractals of the Mists Consortium Gift Shop After the 2 signet on colossus legs Cliffside Fractal in Fractals of the Mists. Large Kite Cliffside Fractal.jpg

Trivia[edit]

  • This achievement's title is a reference to the practice of "kiting," or retreating from attackers to avoid taking damage. The phrase "learn to kite" is often offered as dismissive advice from experienced players of various games to newer players.