Sink the Ash Horizon

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Sink the Ash Horizon

Location
Ocean's Gullet
(Sparkfly Fen)
Event type
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Group event
Part of
Assault on Fort Cadence
Level
56
Preceded by
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Clear the Risen from the center of the ruins of Fort Cadence
Upon failure
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Retake the Vigil's base camp
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Protect the Northern Ruins
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Defend Fort Cadence's southern entrance
Interactive map

Interactive map

Sink the Ash Horizon is a level 56 event that occurs in Ocean's Gullet, but only when the Vigil has control of Fort Cadence.

Objectives[edit]

  • Ash Horizon
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    Event swords (tango icon).png
  • Camp overrun in: 15:00

Rewards[edit]

Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 5,285
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270 Karma.png 63 Copper coin
Silver 4,492
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230 Karma.png 53 Copper coin
Bronze 3,964
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203 Karma.png 47 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 56 player. Higher level players receive dynamically adjusted rewards.

Walkthrough[edit]

The Ash Horizon can be attacked from the shore using the trebuchets and cannons provided, however they will quickly be destroyed, both by the Ash Horizon's catapults, which create large poison fields, and by the Risen that spawn during the event and come ashore. The siege weaponry can only be repaired by Vigil Engineers, which will also likely be dead, needing to be revived. While the engineers are repairing the weaponry, they will be targeted and the result is that if the engineer even lives long enough to repair weaponry, both the engineer and the repaired weaponry will both be dead in a very short period of time.

Because of the logistics in keeping the weaponry up, it is best to ignore it altogether. The Ash Horizon is surrounded by more Risen than players will be able to handle, but that's only if players attempt to fight them. Instead, players can swim up to the Ash Horizon and jump on its bow. This can be done by only pulling aggro on a few Risen, which can be killed from the bow of the ship. After that, the ship itself can be meleed, and it will be destroyed fairly quickly. A single player can do this by themselves with very little trouble.

Another strategy is to focus on keeping one or two pieces of siege functioning and supporting the NPCs while killing the Risen. Augmenting this with skills that reflect will complete the event with plenty of time to spare.

Dialogue[edit]

Crusader Deeta: Look to the seas! The Ash Horizon is rising from the depths!
Crusader Rowen: A bold gambit! They seek to strike at us, but in doing so, they leave themselves open to attack. Cannoneers, to your positions!
Crusader Rowen: Today, the sun sets on the Ash Horizon!

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