Mount race

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A mount race is an event in which players use their mount to compete against each other to be the first to reach the Finish Line.pngfinish line.

Overview[edit]

Before the race starts, players will need to register with a Race Organizer before they can begin the race. Prior to each race starting, there will be a blue box that players can enter that will automatically initiate a conversation with the Race Organizer.

Speaking with the Race Organizer before the race has begun will grant the player the  Registered.png Registered buff. This buff will remind you to head back to the starting area when there is one minute remaining until the race begins. Players will need to be in the starting area before the timer ends or else they will be disqualified and must re-register for the race before starting. If the race has begun, players will need to walk up to the Race Organizer in order to register.

During the race, players will have to run through Race checkpoint.pngcheckpoints spread over a wide area. Players will need to look out for obstacles such as cliffs and hostile enemies that may have wandered onto the race track. If a player has been defeated at any point during the race, they will be disqualified and must re-register if they wish to try again.

List of races[edit]

Race Map Starting location Time limit Start Interval Recommended mount
Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare for a race around the desert (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Crystal Oasis Free City of Amnoon 5:00 45 min Raptor
Event dialogue (map icon).png Sign up for a mount race (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Desert Highlands Brightwater Inlet 5:00 40 min Raptor, Springer, or Jackal
Event dialogue (map icon).png Sign up for a mount race (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Elon Riverlands Vulture Drifts 5:00 40 min Skimmer
Event dialogue (map icon).png Sign up for a mount race (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
The Desolation Sand Jackal Run 5:00 40 min Jackal
Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare for a race around the Kodash Bazaar (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Domain of Vabbi Vehtendi Arena 5:00 20 min Skimmer or Griffon
Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare for a race to Issnur Bay (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Domain of Istan Corsair Flotilla 10:00 45 min Skimmer
Event dialogue (map icon).png Sign up for the mounted race (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Sandswept Isles Atholma 5:00 45 min Any
Event dialogue (map icon).png Sign up for the skimmer race (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Sandswept Isles Northern Complex Coves 5:00 45 min Skimmer
Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare to run into the labyrinth of the Inner Keep (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the treasure inside the labyrinthine Inner Keep (80)
Jahai Bluffs Fortress of Jahai 5:00 40 min Any
Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Grothmar Valley Kralkatorrik's Emergence Zone 5:00 35 min Skimmer

Roller beetle races[edit]

Name Race Map Starting location Waypoint Time limit Start interval
Tropic Valley Raceway Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Brisban Wildlands The Gallowfields Waypoint (tango icon).png Gallowfields Waypoint 11:00 28:00
Ghostfire Run Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Diessa Plateau Noxin Dells Waypoint (tango icon).png Nageling Waypoint 9:00 26:00
Lakeside Loop Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Gendarran Fields Provern Shore Waypoint (tango icon).png Provern Shore Waypoint 8:00 25:00
Infernal Leap Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Mount Maelstrom The Stychs Waypoint (tango icon).png Avernan Waypoint 8:00 25:00
Jormag's Fang Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event dialogue (map icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Snowden Drifts Valslake Waypoint (tango icon).png Torstvedt Homestead Waypoint 3:00 20:00
Grothmar Grand Tour Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (80)
Grothmar Valley Dalada Forest Waypoint (tango icon).png Dalada Forest Waypoint 10:00 30 min
  • All races restart 15 minutes after the previous race ends. The start interval includes the time for setup and the time limit.

Seasonal races[edit]

Race Festival Map Starting location Time limit Recommended mount
Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare for a race around the Labyrinth (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Halloween Mad King's Realm Mad King's Labyrinth ~4:30[1] Any
Event dialogue (map icon).png Li'l Eddie's Bunny Bounce race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Halloween Mad King's Realm Mad King's Raceway 8:00 Springer
Event dialogue (map icon).png The Pumpkin Paradise race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Halloween Mad King's Realm Mad King's Raceway 8:00 Jackal
Event dialogue (map icon).png The Roll into Madness race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Halloween Mad King's Realm Mad King's Raceway 8:00 Roller Beetle
Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Wintersday Divinity's Reach The Crown Pavilion 6:00 Any
Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Lunar New Year Divinity's Reach The Crown Pavilion 7:00 Any
Event dialogue (map icon).png Pavilion Pursuit: A race is starting soon! (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Pavilion Pursuit: Reach the finish line! (80)
Festival of the Four Winds The Crown Pavilion (zone) - 5:00 Raptor or Jackal
Event dialogue (map icon).png Skimmer Slalom: A race is starting soon! (80)
Event star (tango icon).png Skimmer Slalom: Reach the finish line! (80)
Festival of the Four Winds Labyrinthine Cliffs Bazaar Docks 5:00 Skimmer
Event dialogue (map icon).png A race is starting soon! (0)
Event star (tango icon).png Reach the finish line! (0)
Dragon Bash Hoelbrak Trade Commons 10:00 Roller Beetle or Raptor
  1. ^ The Halloween race ends three minutes after the first player crosses the finish line.

Tips[edit]

  • You are not required to be on your mount the entire race. This means you can change your mount mid-race if you feel there is a better mount suited for the terrain. However, the recommended mount will be required to get past certain obstacles that most mounts cannot, such as a chasm.
    • Before changing mounts, though, avoid engaging mobs; otherwise, it won't be possible to mount up again until out of combat.
  • A mount's third mastery is not required to complete any race, although it does make traversing some terrain easier.
    • The Jackal's fourth mastery Adroit Evasion will allow all your mounts to evade attacks while using their movement abilities.
  • It's recommended to always have at least one use of your mount's movement ability recharging.
  • Be careful to not use all of your mount's endurance before you need to use its skill.
  • You do not need to cross in between each checkpoint. Passing over it will still give you credit.
  • You can enable the "Disable Conditional Mount Movement Ability Input" option so that your mount's ability is not connected to your jump key (default: Space). In order to use your mount's ability, you would have to to use your Mount Ability 1 key (default: V) instead. This allows your jump key to make your mount do a small jump instead of charging its ability. (Only applicable to Raptor, Springer, Jackal, Roller Beetle and Warclaw.)
  • Players that do not own any mount can temporarily rent one for 10 Silver coin from Mount rentals during seasonal festivals:

Notes[edit]

  • While mounts are recommended, it is possible to do an entire race on foot (except for environmental hazard segments).

Trivia[edit]

  • One dynamic event in Domain of Vabbi lets you mount a Junundu wurm and complete a race with it.
  • The Super Adventure Festival includes a race around the Super Adventure Box as of 2018. While this race is in the same style as mount races, due to being located inside the Super Adventure Box hub, players cannot use mounts.

Related achievements[edit]

See also[edit]