Shade (NPC)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the NPC. For the Scourge mechanic, see Shade.

Shades are shadowy creatures from the Underworld that can be found in several locations in Tyria, especially if these places are connected to Grenth. They are often seen with the Shadow Behemoth and Aatxes, and can be summoned by (former) followers of the god of death.

Locations[edit]

Crystal Desert
Kryta
Ruins of Orr
The Mists

Historical location[edit]

Shiverpeak Mountains

Story involvement[edit]

Personal story[edit]

Heart involvement[edit]

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Help Historian Garrod investigate Godslost Swamp (15)

Event involvement[edit]

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Drive back Underworld creatures by destroying portals in the Heartwoods (10)
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Drive back Underworld creatures by destroying portals in the monastery (11)
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Drive back Underworld creatures by destroying portals in Taminn Foothills (14)
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[Group Event] Drive back Underworld creatures by destroying portals in the swamp (15)
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[Group Event] Defeat the shadow behemoth (15)
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Defeat the beings from the Underworld (16)
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[Group Event] Use portals to fight shades, slay the Risen Priest of Grenth, and protect Keeper Jonez Deadrun (80)

Combat abilities[edit]

Abilities
  • Massive Attack
  • Weakens its Enemies
  • Applies Corruption (Temple of Grenth events only)
  • Immune to Attacks Unless Struck from Grenth's Domain (Temple of Grenth events only)
Skills
  • Slash - Basic melee attack.
  • Shadow Tendrils - Delayed melee attack that applies Weakness.png Weakness for 5s.
Stolen skills