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Slay the octovine! (westgate)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the westgate event. For other events, see Slay the octovine!.

Slay the octovine!

Interactive map

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Slay the octovine! is a level 80 events that occur near the westgate during the Battle in Tarir (meta event) as part of the Battle in Tarir map meta event.



Primary article: Battle in Tarir

Players first step into the gaseous cloud at the start to transform into a Sporeling. They then need to make their way to the octovine and explode under it (where the red reticule is) to remove a single slime layer. The mushrooms however are slow and very vulnerable: a single hit will knock players out of the transformation. Taking a Portal will also remove the mushroom transformation.

Transformed players can choose to go straight across the room and  Cap Hop.png Jump and glide to avoid the Stoneheads and Triggerblossoms. Alternatively, they can take a safer path along the room's edges, using the Speed Boost Mushrooms and jumping onto the walls.

Enchanted Armors should clear a path for the transformed players by moving the Triggerblossoms away and disabling the Stoneheads and Elite Mordrem Stompers by breaking their Defiance bar. The Elite Mordrem Stomper in particular can  Taunt.png Taunt nearby players. Defiance bars can be broken in one or two hits using a combination of Heavy Weight, Compulsion, or Freezing Blast, with the first two skills used to reposition enemies.

This lane can be substantially difficult with low numbers of mushroom runners or poor enemy management. Prioritize killing the Mordrem Breacher first then the enemies it spawns to prevent players from breaking out of mushroom transformation. Enemies will respawn indefinitely if the Mordrem Breacher remains alive. If the spawned enemies are not killed before the next Mordrem Breacher spawns, it is possible to have multiple sets of enemies present (e.g. four Elite Mordrem Stompers instead of two).

# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
1 Cap Launch.png Poison Spores 10.25¼ 1 Spread poison spores, and return to your natural form.
2 Cap Hop.png Jump 10 Jump high in the air.
5 Return (hylek transformation).png Return 1 Force yourself to return to your natural form.





Mushroom Master: 'Shroom magic makes big vine slime weaker. Get it?
Mushroom Master: Need more 'shroom magic? I got plenty.

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