Obsidian Sanctum (zone)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the zone. For the jumping puzzle, see Obsidian Sanctum.

Obsidian Sanctum

3Waypoint (tango icon).png

Obsidian Sanctum map.jpg
Map of Obsidian Sanctum

The Mists
Connects to
Eternal Battlegrounds (entrance only)
Lion's Arch (exit only)

Obsidian Sanctum is an explorable zone in World versus World primarily to hold the Obsidian Sanctum jumping puzzle. Geographically, it is located in the northeast portion of Eternal Battlegrounds.

Getting there[edit]

  • Enter the Mystic Portal found in each of the three keeps in the Eternal Battlegrounds.
  • Select it from the drop down list on the World vs World drop down menu (B).
  • Enter the portal in Fort Marriner in Lion's Arch.

There are exits to Lion's Arch next to each waypoint at the start of the puzzle and a fourth at the end.


Area Area objectives
Zraith's Beacon
Puzzle tango 20.png Obsidian Sanctum
Waypoint (tango icon).png Obsidian Sanctum Waypoint (entrance from Red World Overlook)
Waypoint (tango icon).png Obsidian Sanctum Waypoint (entrance from Green World Lowlands)
Waypoint (tango icon).png Obsidian Sanctum Waypoint (entrance from Blue World Valley)

Crafting resources[edit]

  • There are two guaranteed spawns of Orichalcum Ore placed at random intervals along the jumping puzzle.


Each of the three waypoints contain the following service NPCs:


  • A recently excavated tunnel to the north of the waypoints revealed a domed arena.


  • This map was separated from Eternal Battlegrounds in The Secret of Southsun release in order to reduce the queue times.
  • This map was previously abused to gain loot, experience, and the Realm Avenger achievement and medal.
    • Players from each world would defeat each other in the starting area of the puzzle using area damage over time skills and Retaliation.
    • Loot was removed from this map and significant changes to architecture were made to split the spawns of each server.[1]
  • At the northernmost waypoint (green), there is a wall which can be walked through (between the Laurel Merchant and the Black Lion Trader) into a small empty area.