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Disambig icon.png This article is about Legendary weapon collections. For the main page on legendary weapons, see Legendary weapon.

Legendary Weapons is a subcategory of Collections achievements that allows players to craft precursor weapons, which are used to craft legendary weapons. These collections require progress in the Legendary Crafting mastery track.

Achievements[edit]

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Achievement (Collections)
Total achievements: 81 Default mastery point 231 Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Astralaria I: The Device Arenanet Points.png
The saying goes: The history of Tyria is written in the stars, and indeed, the tales of the past and hints of the future are inscribed in the heavens. Help Ogden Stonehealer in revealing and gathering ancient knowledge in your quest to create The Device, the first of the precursors to the legendary axe, Astralaria.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Astralaria Vol. 1.png Astralaria Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Dragons.png Chest of Ancient Knowledge
Collected 19 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Astralaria II: The Apparatus Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Mechanism has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Device.png The Device
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Celestial Axe Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Celestial Axe Crafting
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Astralaria III: The Mechanism Arenanet Points.png
The heavens grant their gifts to Tyria in the form of meteors that streak across our skies. Gather the ore of these fallen stars and use it to craft the spinning armillary that will eventually rest in the heart of your legendary weapon. Do this to create The Mechanism, the next step of your quest to attain Astralaria.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: The Apparatus.png The Apparatus
Reward: Chest of Freezing.png Chest of Time and Space
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 33 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Astralaria IV: The Cosmos Arenanet Points.png
The heavens have aligned to support you in your quest! Chart their places within the heavens to discern their wisdom, and defeat the Elder Dragons and their spawn that threaten the world. Complete these tasks, and earn the Gift of the Cosmos, the penultimate step in attaining the legendary axe known as Astralaria.
Prerequisite: Scholar of Secrets
Unlock Item: The Mechanism.png The Mechanism
Reward: Gift of the Cosmos.png Gift of the Cosmos
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 54 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Bifrost I: The Experimental Staff Arenanet Points.png
The Jotun Star, fabled relic of the ancient mystical race, was said to call down a rainbow to the land. The stone, and its power, was broken long ago. Help bring it to rest as the first part of your journey to craft the legendary precursor The Legend.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Bifrost Vol. 1.png The Bifrost Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Ancient Mysticism.png Chest of Ancient Mysticism
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Bifrost II: The Perfected Staff Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, The Legend, has been modestly successful, but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Legend Experiment.png The Legend Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Staff Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Staff Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Bifrost III: The Legend Arenanet Points.png
Light shines upon the world, creating the colors around us. Study and create the color palette of the world using artistry and light. Channel this rainbow into your efforts to craft the legendary precursor The Legend.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Imryldyeen.png Perfected Staff
Reward: Chest of Rainbows.png Chest of Rainbows
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 32 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Bolt I: The Experimental Sword Arenanet Points.png
Tyria's finest sword wielders are pure artists, deftly weaving traditional attacks with inspirational lightning maneuvers to create a deadly dance of steel. Consider the art and artisanship of Tyria as you take the first steps in your crafting of the legendary precursor Zap.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Bolt Vol. 1.png Bolt Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Artistry.png Chest of Artistry
Collected 21 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Bolt II: The Perfected Sword Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, Zap, has been modestly successful, but not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Zap Experiment.png Zap Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Sword Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Sword Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 13 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Bolt III: Zap Arenanet Points.png
Brilliance strikes like a bolt from the blue, and that electric shock of imagination applies to both wielding and crafting the mightiest of weapons. Gather the energies of Tyria to infuse them into a superior weapon in your journey to craft the legendary precursor Zap.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Crystalline Blade.png Perfected Sword
Reward: Chest of Energy.png Chest of Energy
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 30 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat I: The Hunt Arenanet Points.png
Great game is what makes a great hunt, and few beasts are greater than the ferocious tiger. Sightings of such a creature have been made around Tyria. With a veteran hunter's tutelage, this glorious hunt could be yours.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Chuka and Champawat Vol. 1.png Chuka and Champawat Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of the Hunt (short bow).png Chest of the Hunt
Suggested Locations: Compass icon.png Snowden Drifts
Collected 7 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat II: Ambush Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, Tigris, has been modestly successful, but not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Hunt (short bow).png The Hunt
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Short Bow Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Short Bow Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat III: Tigris Arenanet Points.png
What set the tigers on their mysterious rampage? Were they simply crazed beasts, or is there a deeper story? Seek out the naturalist Cymbel for answers.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: The Ambush.png The Ambush
Reward: Chest of the Tiger.png Chest of the Tiger
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 20 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat IV: A Nontraditional Family Arenanet Points.png
Family isn't defined by blood or a shared name. They're who we go to when everything's against us, and we know they'll be there for us for no reason other than we're us.
Prerequisite: Scholar of Secrets
Unlock Item: Tigris.png Tigris
Reward: Gift of Family.png Gift of Family
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 9 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat I: Hunter's Journal Arenanet Points.png
"Under Bagred's tutelage, I now undertake my hunt. These pages will chronicle the greatness of my deed."
Unlock Item: Hunter's Journal.png Hunter's Journal
Reward: Completed Hunter's Journal.png Completed Hunter's Journal
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 5 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 8 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 11 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat III: Naturalist's Journal Arenanet Points.png
"I set out again with Cymbel as my guide, this time to understand. I now want these pages to capture not my greatness, but the greatness of the creature I pursued."
Unlock Item: Crude Leather Book.png Naturalist's Journal
Reward: Crude Leather Book.png Completed Naturalist's Journal
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 8 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat IV: Baby Book Arenanet Points.png
"This book is a record of the times my tiger cubs and I shared."
Unlock Item: Baby Book.png Baby Book
Reward: Completed Baby Book.png Completed Baby Book
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 7 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat IV: Secluded Tour Arenanet Points.png
There must be somewhere in Tyria where tigers can live in peace.
Unlock Item: Tiger Den Map.png List of Secluded Locations
Reward: Tiger Den Map.png Tiger Den Map
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 5 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 10 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Chuka and Champawat IV: Tiger Training Guide Arenanet Points.png
As my tigers grow, it's a daily challenge to learn for myself the lessons I need to be able to impart to the cubs when they're ready.
Unlock Item: Tiger Training Guide.png Tiger Training Guide
Reward: Annotated Tiger Training Guide.png Annotated Tiger Training Guide
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 6 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Dreamer I: The Experimental Short Bow Arenanet Points.png
The heart hunts on a lonely train, plagued by desire, sadness, and occasionally joy. It pervades Tyria and its people. Track down these moments of the heart throughout the land in your first steps to create the legendary precursor The Lover.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Dreamer Vol. 1.png The Dreamer Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Love.png Chest of Love
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Dreamer II: The Perfected Short Bow Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Lover has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Lover Experiment.png The Lover Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Short Bow Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Short Bow Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Dreamer III: The Lover Arenanet Points.png
Desire leads to dreams, and the passions of the heart to the yearnings of the soul. Some dreams are bright, some are dark, some are for things lost, and some are for things yet to be. Gather these fragments of dreams and desires to channel into your efforts to create the legendary precursor known as The Lover.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Perfected Short Bow.png Perfected Short Bow
Reward: Chest of Dreams.png Chest of Dreams
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 30 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Flameseeker Prophecies I: The Experimental Shield Arenanet Points.png
Tyria is a land of heroes and villains locked in eternal struggle. Attain the "Anthology of Villains" and record the tales of the defeat of the most dastardly of their lot. Meditate upon the nature of villainy as you take the first steps in creating the legendary precursor known as The Chosen.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Flameseeker Prophecies Vol. 1.png The Flameseeker Prophecies Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Villains.png Chest of Villains
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Flameseeker Prophecies II: The Perfected Shield Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Chosen has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Chosen Experiment.png The Chosen Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Shield Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Shield Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 13 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Flameseeker Prophecies III: The Chosen Arenanet Points.png
Tyria is a land of heroes and villains locked in eternal struggle. Attain the "Anthology of Heroes," and record the tales of the greatest of their number, both from the past and the heroes of today. Consider the true nature of heroism in your efforts to craft the legendary precursor known as The Chosen.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Shield of the Wing.png Perfected Shield
Reward: Chest of Heroes.png Chest of Heroes
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 32 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frenzy I: The Experimental Harpoon Gun Arenanet Points.png
Fishing in Tyria is no pleasant day spent safely on the shore, waiting for a fish to take the bait. It is fought on the fish's home turf, a battle of fisherman against fish. And the fish fight back. Consider this as you take your first steps in crafting the legendary precursor Rage.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Frenzy Vol. 1.png Frenzy Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Fish.png Chest of Fish
Collected 6 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frenzy II: The Perfected Harpoon Gun Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, Rage, has been modestly successful, but not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Rage Experiment.png Rage Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Harpoon Gun Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Harpoon Gun Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 7 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frenzy III: Rage Arenanet Points.png
Quaggan are a peaceful people, but when provoked, quaggans become engines of anger and fury. Usually, though, quaggans like friends. Quaggans want give them friendship bracelets. Will you be quaggans' friend? Consider your reply carefully as you seek to attain the legendary precursor Rage.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: The Stingray.png Perfected Harpoon Gun
Reward: Chest of Quaggan Friendship.png Chest of Quaggan Friendship
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 18 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frostfang I: The Experimental Axe Arenanet Points.png
The power of Jormag and the other Elder Dragons seeped into the lands of Tyria during the long epochs while they slept. Upwellings of this power may be found throughout the land, for those who know where to look and how to capture it. Let finding this power be the first part of your journey to craft the legendary precursor Tooth of Frostfang.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Frostfang Vol. 1.png Frostfang Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Dragons.png Chest of Dragons
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frostfang II: The Perfected Axe Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Tooth of Frostfang has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Tooth of Frostfang Experiment.png Tooth of Frostfang Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Axe Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Axe Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 12 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Frostfang III: Tooth of Frostfang Arenanet Points.png
Within the halls of the norn hang the Fang of the Serpent, a fragment of the great ice Elder Dragon. Frostfang was the greatest of Jormag's champions, and Asgeir Dragonrender slayed Frostfang with but a single blow. Channel this power over ice into your efforts to create the legendary precursor Tooth of Frostfang.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Corrupted Skeggox.png Perfected Axe
Reward: Chest of Freezing.png Chest of Freezing
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 34 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item HOPE I: Research Arenanet Points.png
The froglike hylek are Tyria's best alchemists, the masters of potion and poison. Take the role of the apprentice in discovering the secrets of their work to create research, the first step in attaining the Hylek Optimized Projectile Experiment (HOPE).
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: HOPE Vol. 1.png HOPE Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Concoctions.png Chest of Concoctions
Collected 20 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item HOPE II: Development Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Prototype has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Research.png Research
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Mechanical Pistol Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Mechanical Pistol Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item HOPE III: Prototype Arenanet Points.png
As the hylek are masters of alchemy, so too are the asura the wizards of technomagical research. They understand the forces in play in their Eternal Alchemy and how to apply them to the greater world. Uncover their secrets in your work to attain Prototype, the next step in your legendary for attaining HOPE.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Development.png Development
Reward: Chest of Anomaly.png Chest of Anomaly
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 31 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item HOPE IV: The Catalyst Arenanet Points.png
Let magical energy and alchemical potions combine as you bring the energies of asura and hylek together to create and charge a more perfect weapon, gaining the Gift of the Catalyst, the penultimate step in your journey to gain HOPE, the legendary pistol.
Prerequisite: Scholar of Secrets
Unlock Item: Prototype.png Prototype
Reward: Gift of the Catalyst.png Gift of the Catalyst
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 59 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Howler I: The Experimental Warhorn Arenanet Points.png
You hear their cries on the wind in the mountain valleys and the far places of the world. They are the wolves, fierce as individuals, and united as a pack. Consider their combined power as you channel the wolf's hunting spirit in your initial steps to attack the legendary precursor, Howl.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Howler Vol. 1.png Howler Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Prey.png Chest of Prey
Collected 22 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Howler II: The Perfected Warhorn Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Howl has been modestly successful, but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Howl Experiment.png Howl Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Warhorn Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Warhorn Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 13 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Howler III: Howl Arenanet Points.png
Ghosts. Shades. Spirits of the Wild. They exist within our world and somewhere else as well, insubstantial, yet powerful. Meditate upon their nature in your journey to craft the legendary precursor known as Howl.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Windstorm.png Perfected Warhorn
Reward: Chest of Spirit.png Chest of Spirit
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 35 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Incinerator I: The Experimental Dagger Arenanet Points.png
From the heart of the furnace, the elements dance and caper at your command! Many rare and unusual elements are needed for your journey, and you must capture and comprehend them all in order to take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor Spark.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Incinerator Vol. 1.png Incinerator Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Industry.png Chest of Industry
Collected 18 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Incinerator II: The Perfected Dagger Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, Spark, has been modestly successful, but not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Spark Experiment.png Spark Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Dagger Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Dagger Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Incinerator III: Spark Arenanet Points.png
Natural materials are the foundations of understanding, but creative alchemy requires creations unlike those found in the natural world. Gather these unnatural materials in your efforts to forge the legendary precursor Spark.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Usoku's Needle.png Perfected Dagger
Reward: Chest of Chemistry.png Chest of Chemistry
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 24 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Juggernaut I: The Experimental Hammer Arenanet Points.png
The wonders of the stone and soil, carved by a nature and by sentient races, exude both power and stability. Meditate on these great places in order to take your first steps in created the legendary precursor known as The Colossus.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Juggernaut Vol. 1.png The Juggernaut Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of the Colossal.png Chest of the Colossal
Collected 32 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Juggernaut II: The Perfected Hammer Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor, The Colossus, has been modestly successful, but not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Colossus Experiment.png The Colossus Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Hammer Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Hammer Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Juggernaut III: The Colossus Arenanet Points.png
The power of the earth is not only in its strength, but in its fluid nature, moving slowly moving as stone should not move. Collect and bond with the oozes that live in the heart of the world to solve their mysteries and create the legendary precursor, The Colossus.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Magmaton.png Perfected Hammer
Reward: Chest of the Ooze.png Chest of the Ooze
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 31 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kamohoali'i Kotaki I: The Experimental Spear Arenanet Points.png
They move through the sea, silent and remorseless. They are respected and feared for their unrelenting savagery. They are sharks. Consider the place of these great beasts in the world, for good and ill, as you take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor known as Carcharias.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Kamohoali'i Kotaki Vol. 1.png Kamohoali'i Kotaki Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Sharks.png Chest of Sharks
Collected 6 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kamohoali'i Kotaki II: The Perfected Spear Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Carcharias has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Carcharias Experiment.png Carcharias Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Spear Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Spear Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 7 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kamohoali'i Kotaki III: Carcharias Arenanet Points.png
The sea is wide and mighty, and conceals both great dangers and wondrous prizes. Dive into it, explore its depths, and swim deep beneath its ever-shifting surface in your journey to create the legendary precursor known as the Carcharias
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Dragonfury.png Perfected Spear
Reward: Chest of Diving.png Chest of Diving
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 28 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kraitkin I: The Experimental Trident Arenanet Points.png
Versatile, flexible, and strong; tentacles invoke a feeling of strangeness and otherworldliness. Meditate on the virtues of such tentacled beasts as wind riders and jellyfish as you take your first steps in attaining the legendary precursor, Venom.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Kraitkin Vol. 1.png Kraitkin Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Tentacles.png Chest of Tentacles
Collected 7 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kraitkin II: The Perfected Trident Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Venom has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Venom Experiment.png Venom Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Trident Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Trident Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 9 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kraitkin III: Venom Arenanet Points.png
The krait are the monsters of the deep—vile, violent, and totally evil. Their slave-raiding parties roam the beaches, and their towers rise from the depths of the sea. Battle these malevolent masters of the ocean in your journey to craft the legendary precursor Venom.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Warden Trident.png Perfected Trident
Reward: Chest of the Krait.png Chest of the Krait
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 21 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kudzu I: The Experimental Longbow Arenanet Points.png
Through flood, fire, and famine, the power of the plants survive. The story of its resilience and quiet power can be found in every root and stem, in every petal and leaf. Meditate on the power of such things as you begin your journey to create the legendary precursor, Leaf of Kudzu.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Kudzu Vol. 1.png Kudzu Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Blooms.png Chest of Blooms
Collected 13 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kudzu II: The Perfected Longbow Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Leaf of Kudzu has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Kudzu Experiment.png Kudzu Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Longbow Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Longbow Crafting
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Kudzu III: Leaf of Kudzu Arenanet Points.png
Within sight of a great volcano lies a hidden garden that you must make your own. Tame and raise the plants within this hidden garden to master their secrets, channeling that power into your efforts to create the legendary precursor Leaf of Kudzu.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Verdant Bow.png Perfected Longbow
Reward: Chest of the Garden.png Chest of the Garden
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 29 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Meteorlogicus I: The Experimental Scepter Arenanet Points.png
The power[sic] of the elements are some of the greatest powers in Tyria. Journey through the land and experience the fury of its storms and the might of its creatures as you begin your personal journey to create the legendary precursor Storm.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Meteorlogicus Vol. 1.png Meteorlogicus Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Meteorology.png Chest of Meteorology
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Meteorlogicus II: The Perfected Scepter Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Storm has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Storm Experiment.png Storm Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Scepter Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Scepter Crafting
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 11 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Meteorlogicus III: Storm Arenanet Points.png
Power, regardless of origin, is only of use when it is properly mastered, and to control the elements, one must understand the nature of control itself. Consider the nature of control, those who control, and those who are controlled, in your quest to attain the legendary precursor Storm.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Tsunami.png Perfected Scepter
Reward: Chest of Control.png Chest of Control
Collected 1 item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 29 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Minstrel I: The Experimental Focus Arenanet Points.png
Which comes first, the critic or the egg? It is hard to tell, but the former seems to be well armed with the latter. Comprehend the nature of these critical missiles in order to take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor The Bard.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Minstrel Vol. 1.png The Minstrel Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Chickens and Eggs.png Chest of Chickens and Eggs
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Minstrel II: The Perfected Focus Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Bard has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Bard Experiment.png The Bard Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Focus Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Focus Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 12 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Minstrel III: The Bard Arenanet Points.png
From the forge of criticism emerges the glory of performance, where one learns of the vast wonder of the world of music. Tyria is alive with music if one only takes the time to focus upon it. Gather these songs in your journey to create the legendary precursor The Bard.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Song of the Numberless Pack.png Perfected Focus
Reward: Chest of Performance.png Chest of Performance
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 33 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Moot I: The Experimental Mace Arenanet Points.png
First comes the hunt—the matching of martial prowess against the bestial cunning. Mighty creatures roam the land, and as you stalk them, consider their place, in these initial steps to creating the legendary precursor known as The Energizer. Hurry! Before someone gets eaten!
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Moot Vol. 1.png The Moot Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of the Hunt (mace).png Chest of the Hunt
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Moot II: The Perfected Mace Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Energizer has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Energizer Experiment.png The Energizer Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Legendary Mace Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Legendary Mace Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Moot III: The Energizer Arenanet Points.png
After the successful hunt comes the celebration, when all the pent-up energy of the battle is released in food and song. Drink, dine, dance, and revel across the land of Tyria in your journey to attain the legendary precursor known as the Energizer.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Peacemaker's Mace.png Perfected Mace
Reward: Chest of the Celebration.png Chest of the Celebration
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 35 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Nevermore I: Ravenswood Branch Arenanet Points.png
The bounty of Tyria's nature is immense but not without limit, and as such must be cultivated, encouraged, and most of all protected. Get in touch with nature of Tyria in your quest to create the Ravenswood Branch, the first of the precursors to the legendary staff, Nevermore.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Nevermore Vol. 1.png Nevermore Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Natural Protection.png Chest of Natural Protection
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Nevermore II: Ravenswood Staff Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Raven Staff has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Ravenswood Branch.png Ravenswood Branch
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Staff Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Runed Staff Crafting
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Nevermore III: The Raven Staff Arenanet Points.png
Tyria is both a physical and a spiritual place, and its hills and forests are alive with ghosts, spirits and other ethereal creatures. Seek the spirit of the wild raven that haunts its hills and forests. Let it lead you on its path in your quest to attain The Raven Staff, the next step in your quest to attain Nevermore.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Ravenswood Staff.png Ravenswood Staff
Reward: Chest of Rainbows.png Chest of the Wild Spirit
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 34 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Nevermore IV: The Raven Spirit Arenanet Points.png
Take upon yourself the responsibility of raising a raven from egg to chick to adult, while you work toward taming the wild raven spirit you have already caught. With the blessings of the Great Spirit, Raven, these two are destined to join together, earning you the Gift of the Raven Spirit, the penultimate step to attainting the legendary staff, Nevermore.
Prerequisite: Scholar of Secrets
Unlock Item: The Raven Staff.png The Raven Staff
Reward: Gift of the Raven Spirit.png Gift of the Raven Spirit
Collected 1 Item Arenanet Points.png
Collected 63 Items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Predator I: The Experimental Rifle Arenanet Points.png
The rifle, whether it fires bullets or magical rays, is one of the most complex weapons in Tyria. Understand its wonders by researching the technology of such weapons as you take your first steps in the personal journey to create the legendary precursor known as The Hunter.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: The Predator Vol. 1.png The Predator Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Technology.png Chest of Technology
Collected 17 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Predator II: The Perfected Rifle Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor The Hunter has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: The Hunter Experiment.png The Hunter Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Rifle Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Rifle Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 14 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item The Predator III: The Hunter Arenanet Points.png
One hunts by stealth and slyness, and one targets only the most valuable prey. Show your ability to stalk your prey and use the knowledge gained as you craft the legendary precursor The Hunter.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Perfected Rifle.png Perfected Rifle
Reward: Chest of Bounty Hunting.png Chest of Bounty Hunting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 24 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Quip I: The Experimental Pistol Arenanet Points.png
Humor is in the mind of the beholder, and a prankster is welcome everywhere. Well, most places. Well, among your friends. Consider this quirk in the nature of the universe as you take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor, Chaos Gun.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Quip Vol. 1.png Quip Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Audacity.png Chest of Audacity
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Quip II: The Perfected Pistol Arenanet Points.png
Your first time attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Chaos Gun has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Chaos Gun Experiment.png Chaos Gun Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Mechanical Pistol Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Pistol Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 13 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Quip III: Chaos Gun Arenanet Points.png
Confetti bombs. Sigils of Mischief. Laughter. Pies. These are the weapons of a master prankster, used to embarrass the mighty and the might-be alike. Master these malicious matters of mischief in your efforts to craft the legendary precursor known as the Chaos Gun.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Lyssa's Gaze.png Perfected Pistol
Reward: Chest of Mischief.png Chest of Mischief
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 35 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Rodgort I: The Experimental Torch Arenanet Points.png
Fire is the most volatile and energetic of the elements. Consign the parts of magical beasts to the flames, and meditate on the flames that result, as you begin your journey to attain the legendary precursor known as Rodgort's Flame.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Rodgort Vol. 1.png Rodgort Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of the Bonfire.png Chest of the Bonfire
Collected 11 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Rodgort II: The Perfected Torch Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Rodgort's Flame has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Rodgort's Flame Experiment.png Rodgort's Flame Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Torch Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Torch Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 12 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Rodgort III: Rodgort's Flame Arenanet Points.png
Fire provides both heat and light, inflicting burns against the foe and calling attention to itself through its bright, flickering nature. Use the flames for both weal and woe as you attain the legendary precursor Rodgort's Flame.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Perfected Torch.png Perfected Torch
Reward: Chest of Burning.png Chest of Burning
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 31 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Sunrise I: The Experimental Daysword Arenanet Points.png
Tyria is a land filled with peoples worth protecting. Defend the innocent, rescue the threatened, and consider your role as a hero in order to take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor known as Dawn.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Sunrise Vol. 1.png Sunrise Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of Hope.png Chest of Hope
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Sunrise II: The Perfected Daysword Arenanet Points.png
Your first attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Dawn has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Dawn Experiment.png Dawn Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Daysword Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Daysword Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Sunrise III: Dawn Arenanet Points.png
A shining light of a new day reveals all and banishes the darkness to the deeper haunts of Tyria. Use your crafted Illuminator to gather the light throughout the land in your journey to create the legendary precursor known as Dawn
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Khrysaor, the Golden Sword.png Perfected Daysword
Reward: Chest of Illumination.png Chest of Illumination
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 35 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Twilight I: The Experimental Nightsword Arenanet Points.png
All things must end, all kingdoms perish, and every day must finish in the fall of night. Consider the finality of all things by meditating on the transience of power and glory throughout Tyria, all in order to take your first steps in creating the legendary precursor known as Dusk.
Prerequisite: Revered Antiquarian
Unlock Item: Twilight Vol. 1.png Twilight Vol. 1
Reward: Chest of the End.png Chest of the End
Collected 15 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Twilight II: The Perfected Nightsword Arenanet Points.png
Your first time attempt at crafting the legendary precursor Dusk has been modestly successful but has not yet yielded the weapon you ultimately desire. This journey has only just begun. Find a teacher, research your procedures, and hone your skills before you try a second time.
Prerequisite: Magister of Legends
Unlock Item: Dusk Experiment.png Dusk Experiment
Reward: Tricks and Tips for Advanced Nightsword Crafting.png Tricks and Tips for Advanced Nightsword Crafting
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 16 items Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an item Twilight III: Dusk Arenanet Points.png
It is always darkest before the dawn, and within that gloom lies great potential and power. Use your crafted Gloominator to pull the gloom from the land in your journey to create the legendary precursor Dusk.
Prerequisite: Historian of the Armaments
Unlock Item: Naegling.png Perfected Nightsword
Reward: Chest of Gloom.png Chest of Gloom
Collected 1 items Arenanet Points.png
Collected 30 items Arenanet Points.png

Mails received upon completing each tier[edit]

Tier 1

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Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Your Legendary Journey


Hail, Mighty Crafter!

I would like to congratulate you on your initial successes in creating your legendary weapon! It may not seem like much—an experimental creation. From it, you can build your legendary precursor and eventually your mighty legendary weapon itself.

Your journey is far from over; the next collection on your journey has been unlocked. Check it out to see where your quest takes you next.

—Yours in legend,
Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Tier 2

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Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Your Legendary Journey


Hail, Quester of Legends!

Let me be among the first to congratulate you on the power of your mastery and the new doors that it opens to you! You are well on your way to crafting your precursor—on the path to attaining your legendary weapon itself!

Your next collection has been unlocked, detailing your steps for when you are ready to begin this next epic phase of your adventure! I have utter and complete faith in your ability to handle the daunting tasks presented to you.

—Yours in might and yours in magic,
Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Tier 3

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Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Your Legendary Journey


Hail, O Penultimate Creator!

I am delighted to hear of your prowess and power, and of your progress in attaining the necessary precursor to create your legendary weapon. You have strode the lands of Tyria like a giant, battled its fell beasts, and succeeded where so many have turned aside. Congratulations! Go see Miyani, who holds the recipes necessary for your final steps in creating your legendary weapon! She will be expecting you.

Do not falter! Success is within your grasp!

—Yours,
Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs

Notes[edit]

  • Upon crafting a precursor in the crafting station the following message will appear:
Congratulations! You've crafted the legendary precursor <name>.
Completing the penultimate chapter of your journey to the legendary <weapon> <weapon name>.