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Participate in the celebration dance!

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Participate in the celebration dance!

(Sandswept Isles)
Event type
Event cog (tango icon).png Dynamic event
Given by
Interactive map

Interactive map

Participate in the celebration dance! is a dynamic event that occurs on the Ritual Grounds in the village of Atholma.

Players have to pick torches from the barrels and mimic the dances of Una and the other Olmakhans to light up the three bonfires on the island.


  • Northeastern bonfire
  • Event bar empty2.jpg
  • Southeastern bonfire
  • Event bar empty2.jpg
  • Southwestern bonfire
  • Event bar empty2.jpg
  • Time till next dance: 0:20


Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 26,670 Experience.png 378 Karma.png 88 Copper coin
Silver 20,003 Experience.png 284 Karma.png 66 Copper coin
Bronze 13,335 Experience.png 189 Karma.png 44 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 80 player.


Once active, the event will mark a circular area around each of the Barrels of Torches. Head to one of the barrels and interact with it to gain your dance skills.

The event alternates between a practice period, and a 20 seconds performance period. During the practice period, Una will perform a series of four dance moves, each one matching a different skill from skills 1–4; each of the four skills will be used once and only once. When she has finished, the performance period starts and you must enter the same sequence of skills. Repeating a sequence correctly will cause you to release fireworks on each correct skill. An incorrect skill will cause you to be knocked down for several seconds; if this happens, Una will now be expecting the next skill in the sequence instead of allowing you to correct your previous attempt, so adjust accordingly. When you have entered all four skills (or if you run out of time), Una will grade your performance and credit the event bar corresponding to your area. Note that a dance skill can be canceled early by walking, allowing you to enter the sequence quickly.

The dance moves consist of (1) Praise the Sun—a celebratory roar, (2) Sow the Fields—a side-to-side shuffle, (3) Collect the Harvest—an in-place shuffle, and (4) Chase the Prey—walking in place. The roar is easy to identify. The last three are difficult to distinguish, but have decreasing sideways motion — (2) has the most sideways movement of the three while (4) has none. While Una is performing, you can use the practice versions of each skill to compare against her movements, but be careful to keep an eye on her.

Each of the three event bars must be completed to finish the event. If you are by yourself, you will need to move to the other circles once you have finished the first and repeat your performance. When soloing the event, it will take 12 correct entries in each area to complete the event.

Dance skills[edit]

Practice period
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
1 Practice Praise the Sun.png Practice Praise the Sun 40.75¾ Practice the "Praise the Sun" dance step.
2 Practice Sow the Fields.png Practice Sow the Fields 2 2 Practice the "Sow the Fields" dance step.
3 Practice Collect the Harvest.png Practice Collect the Harvest 20.75¾ 2 Practice the "Collect the Harvest" dance step.
4 Practice Chase the Prey.png Practice Chase the Prey 3 2 Practice the "Chase the Prey" dance step.
0 Return.png Return 2 End the transformation and return to your true form.
Performance period
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
1 Praise the Sun.png Praise the Sun 40.75¾ Dance the "Praise the Sun" step.
2 Sow the Fields.png Sow the Fields 2 2 Dance the "Sow the Fields" step.
3 Collect the Harvest.png Collect the Harvest 20.75¾ 2 Dance the "Collect the Harvest" step.
4 Chase the Prey.png Chase the Prey 3 2 Dance the "Chase the Prey" step.
0 Return.png Return 2 End the transformation and return to your true form.






When approached
Una: Outlander! Come celebrate with us!
Una: We're not going to let invaders or the recent tragedies dampen our spirits.
Una: Come dance!
When performing
Una: Get ready, friends. Watch my every move.
Una: And a one...
Una: And a two!
Una: And a three...
Una: And a four!
Una: And now you!
After players have performed
Una: Not bad!
On event success
Una: That was wonderful!


  • Except for Praise the Sun, each of the dance steps is a copy of a skill from How to Dance, Volume 1. Praise the Sun is the animation for /roar from Guild Wars 1.


Click on any of the following thumbnails to see the full animation.