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Tangled Depths

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Tangled Depths

7Waypoint (tango icon).png 20Point of interest.png 11Hero point.png 6Vista.png

Levels
80
Type
Zone
Region
Heart of Maguuma
Connects to
Dragon's Stand (S, SW)
Auric Basin (W)
Pets
Smokescale
API
API

Tangled Depths loading screen.jpg
Loading screen

Top level - Tangled Descent, Grand Tree, SCAR, Ogre Camp and Teku Nuhoch
Middle level - Decayed Hive and Deeproot Sink
Lower level - Ley-Line Confluence, Tunnels and Rata Novus
Subterranean level - underwater

Tangled Depths is a zone in the Heart of Maguuma that features the roots of the jungle, one of the 3 main biomes that make up the zones in the Heart of Maguuma. The main enemies encountered here are the Chak, insect creatures with an affinity for ley-line energy. It is also home to the Nuhoch hylek tribe, and the location of the lost asuran city of Rata Novus.

The area contains many Nuhoch Wallows that allow fast travel like Skritt Holes, but they require the Nuhoch Wallows mastery.

This zone also contains deep, water filled tunnels spread around under the map called The Depths. These passageways can be accessed at various points throughout the map by means of large sinkholes. Certain areas of The Depths are shrouded in darkness, containing unavoidable fish that will quickly kill travellers unless they have interacted with an Exalted Beacon.

Getting there[edit]

From Auric Basin: the portal is east of the Waypoint (tango icon).png Chak Hollow Waypoint, follow the road southeast.

Navigation and orientation[edit]

Tangled Depths is renowned in-game as being awkward to navigate. Along the southern edge of the map in the center is the Ley-Line Confluence Waypoint - visible on this map - from this point four tunnels radiate outwards towards the four camps, clockwise from bottom left; Ogre, Nuhoch, Rata Novus and SCAR. If one can get to the Ley-Line Confluence it is then trivial to reach each of the four camps.

Characters first arrive in the map at the Order of Whispers Camp, high up to the west. Travel southeast until reaching a deep canyon, jump into it and glide northeast until seeing a waterfall, at which point follow the water further down to the lowest level where the tunnels are. Having followed these directions, one will arrive at the northwest end of the Nuhoch Lane - head southeast to reach the Ley-Line Confluence.

Navigation is further simplified by mastery of Nuhoch Wallows (tier 2 of the Nuhoch Lore mastery track) - each of the lower tunnels has a Nuhoch Wallow providing access to the camps, and vice-versa.

Locations[edit]

Area Effective
level
Area objectives
Chak Stronghold 80
Point of interest.png Chak Staging Area
Hero point.png Chak Hatchery
Decayed Hive 80
Point of interest.png Decrepit Chak Nest
Hero point.png Ancient Power Core
Deeproot Sink 80
Point of interest.png Tranquil Refuge
Hero point.png Guano-Incubated Spider Eggs
Hero point.png Jellyfish Grotto
Vista.png Deeproot Sink Vista
Dragon's Passage 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Dragon's Passage Waypoint
Point of interest.png Twisting Viaduct
Hero point.png Nightthistle Bloom
Mastery point (Heart of Thorns).png Tangled Depths Insight: Twisting Viaduct
Eastern Confluence Tunnel 80
Ley-Line Confluence 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Ley-Line Confluence Waypoint
Northern Confluence Tunnel 80
Vista.png Teku Nuhoch Vista
Mastery point (Heart of Thorns).png Tangled Depths Insight: Northern Confluence
Nuhoch Lane 80
Point of interest.png Ley Flow
Point of interest.png Order of Whispers Outpost
Vista.png Tangled Descent Vista
Mastery point (Heart of Thorns).png Tangled Depths Insight: Nuhoch Lane
Mastery point (Heart of Thorns).png Tangled Depths Insight: Order of Whispers Outpost
Ogre Camp 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Ogre Camp Waypoint
Point of interest.png Ogre Crash Site
Ogre Lane 80
Point of interest.png Ley Line Node
Hero point.png Egg Clutch
Adventure (map icon).png The Ley-Line Run
Rata Novus 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Rata Novus Waypoint
Point of interest.png Rata Novus Command Center
Point of interest.png Rata Novus Orchards
Point of interest.png Rata Novus Perimeter
Vista.png Rata Novus Vista
Hero point.png Newborn Mushrooms
Rata Novus Lane 80
Hero point.png Mushroom Spore Cloud
Adventure (map icon).png Haywire Punch-o-Matic Battle
Tangled Descent 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Order of Whispers Camp Waypoint
Point of interest.png Gnarled Roots
Point of interest.png Order of Whispers Camp
Hero point.png Gilded River
Hero point.png Troll Runestone
Teku Nuhoch 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png Teku Nuhoch Waypoint
Point of interest.png Kaana's Terrace
Point of interest.png Subterranean Lake
Adventure (map icon).png Beetle Feast
The Great Tree 80
Point of interest.png Arboreal Overlook
SCAR Bivouac 80
Waypoint (tango icon).png SCAR Camp Waypoint
Point of interest.png Sheltered Clearing
Point of interest.png Vine Wall
Vista.png SCAR Bivouac Vista
Adventure (map icon).png Drone Race
Adventure (map icon).png Scrap Rifle Field Test
SCAR Lane 80
Point of interest.png Cascade Descent
Point of interest.png Terraced Hive
Vista.png SCAR Lane Vista
Mastery point (Heart of Thorns).png Tangled Depths Insight: Terraced Hive
Undergrowth Connector 80
Hero point.png Inquisitor's Campsite

Interactive map[edit]

Events[edit]

Previous 2 hoursNext 2 hours
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Advancing Across Tangled Roots[edit]

Outpost: Ogre Camp
Outpost: SCAR Bivouac
Outpost: Teku Nuhoch
Outpost: Rata Novus

Against the Chak Gerent[edit]

King of the Jungle (80)
Other events

Pets[edit]

Juvenile Smokescale
  • Teku Nuhoch — Outside the camp and to the south, between the two cave entrances leading south and east. The Juvenile Smokescale will only spawn if Teku Nuhoch has reached max strength (all meta events at outpost complete). The meta event will say "Success! The Nuhoch have raised fierce battle beetles to help defend them." when the camp has reached max strength
  • SCAR Bivouac — South-east of the SCAR Camp Waypoint. North-west of Vine Wall point of interest. A Juvenile Smokescale will only spawn after SCAR Field Operations reach max strength. The meta event will say "Success! The Mordrem migration has been halted, and the SCAR team is maintaining their position."

Crafting Resources[edit]

Wood resource (map icon).png Ancient Sapling
Wood resource (map icon).png Palm Sapling
Mine resource (map icon).png Mithril Ore
Mine resource (map icon).png Orichalcum Ore
Plant resource (map icon).png Flax
Plant resource (map icon).png Jungle Plants
Plant resource (map icon).png Mussels
Plant resource (map icon).png Sawgill Mushrooms
Recipes
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailor tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Trailblazer's Intricate Gossamer Insignia from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailor tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Pahua's Trailblazer's Insignia from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Artificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Trailblazer's Orichalcum Imbued Inscription from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Artificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Pahua's Trailblazer's Inscription from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Jeweler tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Exquisite Lily Jewel from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Bag of Cassava Flour from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Bowl of Mussel Soup from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Bowl of Passion Fruit Tapioca Pudding from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Bowl of Sawgill Mushroom Risotto from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Jerk Poultry Flatbread Sandwich from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor
Chef tango icon 20px.pngRecipe: Pile of Jerk Spices from Nuhoch Mastery Vendor

Notes[edit]

  • Ley-Line Confluence is the central hub of this zone and offers easy navigation through each of the lanes to the other outposts in the zone, and to the entrance to Dragon's Stand in the southwest. Thus, when exploring this zone, it is advisable to first unlock Ley Line Confluence Waypoint. The easiest way to get there from the Order of Whispers Camp Waypoint is to head east and drop down to the Order of Whispers Camp, and from there drop down into the water into Nuhoch Lane. Then, simply head southeast and one should reach Ley Line Confluence Waypoint.
  • Having level 2 Nuhoch mastery which allows the use of Nuhoch Wallows makes traversing this zone significantly easier.

See also[edit]