Secret of Southsun

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Secret of Southsun is a historical achievement category which tracked the events of The Secret of Southsun and Last Stand at Southsun during Living World Season 1. This category contains a series of achievements specific to the story line which unfolded in Southsun Cove, the Crab Toss activity, and some related miscellaneous achievements.

Achievements[edit]

Secret of Southsun.png
Achievement (Historical)
Total achievements: 35 235 Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards an itemThis achievement rewards a title Southsun Stalwart 50 Arenanet Points.png
Successfully complete all of the Southsun achievements.
Title: Title icon.png Southsun Stalwart
Reward: Sclerite Karka Shell.png Sclerite Karka Shell
25 Achievements Completed 50 Arenanet Points.png
Consortium Rewards Club Member Arenanet Points.png
Complete Southsun events while affiliated with the Consortium. Completed Southsun Events as a Consortium Supporter Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Settler Supporter Arenanet Points.png
Complete Southsun events while affiliated with the settlers. Completed Southsun Events as Settler Supporter Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Sightseer Arenanet Points.png
Visit all the settlements of Southsun Cove. Visit All Southsun Settlements Arenanet Points.png
This achievement does not count towards the category's meta achievementThis achievement rewards an item Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork 50 Arenanet Points.png
Assist Researcher Levvi by collecting samples around Southsun Cove.
Reward: Fervid Censer.png Fervid Censer
10 Samples Collected 50 Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Cave Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the tidal caves north of Sawtooth Bay. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Elevation Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the highest point on Southsun Cove. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Lava Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the lava pool in the Karka Hive. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Geyser Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from a geyser on the north end of Driftglass Springs. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Islet Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the islet across Southsun Strait. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Vent Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the steam vents along Southsun Shoals. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Shipwreck Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from a shipwreck on the east end of Southsun Shoals. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Camp Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from Levvi's research camp at Canach's Folly. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Pool Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the geothermal pools at Driftglass Springs. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun River Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the river to the west of Driftglass Springs. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Sandpit Sample Collection (Part of: Southsun Volunteer Fieldwork) Arenanet Points.png
Collect a sample from the sand wurm pits in Onyx Field. Collected a Sample Arenanet Points.png
This achievement does not count towards the category's meta achievement Southsun VIP Meet and Greet Arenanet Points.png
Speak with key Southsun Cove characters. 5 Secret of Southsun Key NPCs Met Arenanet Points.png
Gossip with Lord Faren (Part of: Southsun VIP Meet and Greet) Arenanet Points.png
Speak with Lord Faren on Southsun Cove. Met Lord Faren on Southsun Cove Arenanet Points.png
Gossip with Lady Kasmeer (Part of: Southsun VIP Meet and Greet) Arenanet Points.png
Speak with Lady Kasmeer Meade on Southsun Cove. Met Lady Kasmeer Meade on Southsun Cove Arenanet Points.png
Briefing by Inspector Kiel (Part of: Southsun VIP Meet and Greet) Arenanet Points.png
Speak with Inspector Kiel on Southsun Cove. Met Inspector Kiel on Southsun Cove Arenanet Points.png
Confer with Subdirector Noll (Part of: Southsun VIP Meet and Greet) Arenanet Points.png
Speak with Subdirector Noll on Southsun Cove. Met Subdirector Noll on Southsun Cove Arenanet Points.png
Consultation with Researcher Levvi (Part of: Southsun VIP Meet and Greet) Arenanet Points.png
Speak with Researcher Levvi on Southsun Cove. Met Researcher Levvi on Southsun Cove Arenanet Points.png
Crab Toss Participant 10 Arenanet Points.png
Join in the Southsun Crab Toss. Joined the Crab Toss 10 Arenanet Points.png
Crab-Carrying Competitor 10 Arenanet Points.png
Carry the crab in the Southsun Crab Toss. 300 Crabs Carried 10 Arenanet Points.png
Crabtacular! 10 Arenanet Points.png
Be the last player standing while holding the crab in the Southsun Crab Toss. You Were Crabtacular 10 Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards a title Crabgrabber 10 Arenanet Points.png
Steal and deny the crab from other players in the Southsun Crab Toss.
Title: Title icon.png Crabgrabber
100 Crabs Grabbed 10 Arenanet Points.png
This achievement rewards a title Crab Toss Champion 10 Arenanet Points.png
Win the Southsun Crab Toss.
Title: Title icon.png Crab Toss Champion
Won the Southsun Crab Toss 10 Arenanet Points.png
Canach Trapper Arenanet Points.png
Defeat the fugitive Canach in his Southsun Lair. Captured Canach Arenanet Points.png
Subdirector NULL Demolitionist Arenanet Points.png
Defeat Canach's golem, Subdirector NULL, in Canach's Lair. Defeated Subdirector NULL Arenanet Points.png
Lair Light-foot Arenanet Points.png
Complete Canach's Lair without getting caught in any traps. Completed Canach's Lair Without Getting Trapped Arenanet Points.png
Crazed Karka Queen Killer 25 Arenanet Points.png
Defeat a crazed karka queen on Southsun Cove. Defeated Crazed Karka Queen 25 Arenanet Points.png
Contractually Obligated Arenanet Points.png
Helped load Southsun contracts onto the transport ship for safekeeping. Loaded Consortium Contracts Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Omelette Gourmand Arenanet Points.png
Eat an omelette cooked by castaway chef Owain. Omelette Consumed Arenanet Points.png
The Goggles Do Nothing Arenanet Points.png
Put on the diving goggles and dive into a Southsun lava pool. Dove Into Molten Lava Arenanet Points.png
Southsun Skinny Dipper Arenanet Points.png
Swim off the coast of the Pearl Island resort beach on Southsun Cove without your armor. Swam Without Armor off Southsun Arenanet Points.png

Guide[edit]

Southsun Stalwart

Complete any 25 achievements.

Consortium Rewards Club Member

Complete 5 events on Southsun Cove while under the Consortium Supporter effect. Speak to the Consortium Negotiator at Pearl Islet to it.

Southsun Settler Supporter

Complete 5 events on Southsun Cove while under the Settler Supporter effect. Speak to the Settler Negotiator at Pearl Islet to it.

Southsun Sightseer

Visit each waypoint on Southsun Cove and cross the bridge between Dappled Shores and Driftglass Springs.

Southsun VIP Meet and Greet

Meet all 5 major NPCs in Southsun: Lord Faren, Lady Kasmeer Meade, Inspector Ellen Kiel, Researcher Levvi, and Subdirector Noll. Each NPC also has an achievement associated with it.

Crab Toss Participant

Speak to Karlotta to enter Crab Toss. You get the achievement just by entering the activity.

Crab-Carrying Competitor

Speak to Karlotta to enter Crab Toss and carry the crab 300 times.

Crabtacular!

Speak to Karlotta to enter Crab Toss, and at some point in the match be holding the crab while every other player is knocked down. Veteran Karka are very useful for this.

Crabgrabber

Speak to Karlotta to enter Crab Toss and steal the crab from other players 100 times.

Crab Toss Champion

Speak to Karlotta to enter Crab Toss win a single match.

Canach Trapper

Talk to the Lionguard Deputy to gain access to Canach's Lair Story Mode and defeat Canach.

Subdirector NULL Demolitionist

Defeat Canach's golem, Subdirector NULL, in Canach's Lair, in explorable mode.

Lair Light-foot

Complete the Canach's Lair dungeon, either the single-player story mode or the explorable mode, without walking or being pushed into a single trap.

Crazed Karka Queen Killer

Complete the Island Control meta event and defeat the Legendary Karka Queen.

Contractually Obligated

Complete Contractually Obligated. To start, talk to Inspector Ellen Kiel at Pearl Islet.

Southsun Omelette Gourmand

Visit Owain at Owain's Refuge, purchase a Karka Omelet from her, and eat it. You may have to complete her event first before she becomes a merchant.

The Goggles Do Nothing

Find the diving goggles near the top of the Karka Hive and successfully dive into the lava at the bottom.

Southsun Skinny Dipper

Swim in the water around Southsun Cove without wearing any armor. The easiest method is to visit the Pearl Islet resort, where you will automatically remove your armor (while in the resort only) and just run into the water.

Notes[edit]

New events were introduced to go along with the the release and achievements requiring completion of events: