Rich Orichalcum Vein

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Rich Orichalcum Vein

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Resource node
Orichalcum Mining Pick
Orichalcum Ore
Other images

Orichalcum Ore (node) alt.jpg

Standard Orichalcum Ore node.

Rich Orichalcum Veins are resource nodes found in level 75-80 areas. They can be mined 10 times, and have a 50% chance to give 2 ore per hit. This node can't be found in core Tyria maps.

Gathering results[edit]


Heart of Maguuma
Shiverpeak Mountains
Crystal Desert

Detailed locations list[edit]

The total number of "possible" vein(s) are listed next to the zone name once known and confirmed. Each of the "possible" (random) Rich Orichalcum Vein locations in a zone are chosen from the list by the server and can change with each map instance. All of the characters on your account can mine the Rich Orichalcum Veins (they appear per character not per account). The locations below are all confirmed locations.

A Rich Orichalcum Vein has a 50% chance to reward x2 Orichalcum Ore per hit for 3 hits. Rich Orichalcum Nodes found in the Heart of Maguuma will yield at least ten hits.

  • Grothmar Valley
    • Tribunes' Trench - Waypoint (map icon).png Wardowns Waypoint
      • Possible location on the west side of the cliffs directly next to the waterfall at the edge of the map (see image guide below).
    • Kralkatorrik's Emergence Zone - Waypoint (map icon).png Wardowns Waypoint
      • Possible location on the island northeast of Point of interest (map icon).pngAurene's Grace (see image guide below).
Crystal Desert
Heart of Maguuma
Shiverpeak Mountains

Historical locations[edit]

The Mists


Image guides to Rich Orichalcum Vein locations:


  • The Orichalcum Node that can appear by the Elder Earth Elementals in Scalding Gorge, Draconis Mons cap drop shards and crystals instead of orbs.
  • The Rich Orichalcum Veins in Domain of Kourna give 9 strikes instead of the usual 10.
  • A permanent Rich Orichalcum Vein located on the upper level of Southsun Cove's Karka Hive was replaced by a normal node on January 28, 2013.

See also[edit]