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The Head of the Snake (achievements) is an achievement category for achievements earned during the The Head of the Snake story and within Lake Doric.

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The Head of the Snake
Total achievements: 41 97Achievement points
This is the meta achievement for this category.This achievement rewards an item. "The Head of the Snake" Mastery 21Achievement points
Complete all 28 "The Head of the Snake" achievements.
Prerequisite: The Head of the Snake
Reward:Bloodstone Crown Box.png White Mantle Elite Guard Mask Box

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Completed 1 Head of the Snake Achievement 1Achievement points
Completed 7 Head of the Snake Achievements 2Achievement points
Completed 14 Head of the Snake Achievements 3Achievement points
Completed 21 Head of the Snake Achievements 5Achievement points
Completed 28 Head of the Snake Achievements 10Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. A Fish, A Fishy 3Achievement points
Bring Ishoonoo a quaggan delicacy. Delicacy Delivered to Ishoonoo 3Achievement points
A Fly in the Ointment Heart of Thorns mastery point 2Achievement points
Interfere with the White Mantle in Fort Evennia 10 times without fleeing or getting caught.Welcome to the party, pal. Performed 10 Consecutive Acts of Sabotage Inside Fort Evennia 2Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. A Good Use 5Achievement points
Collect fish from Lake Doric near Saidra's Haven and put them to good use. Put 4 Different Fish to Good Use 5Achievement points
A Meeting of Ministers 0Achievement points
Accompany Queen Jennah to her gathering of the Ministry.Journal: A Meeting of Ministers Completed Completed A Meeting of Ministers 0Achievement points
Breaking the Siege 0Achievement points
Assist the Seraph and the people of Lake Doric.Journal: Breaking the Siege Completed Completed Breaking the Siege 0Achievement points
Chum Chucker 2Achievement points
Take chum from buckets in New Loamhurst and hurl it at the White Mantle invaders.It takes guts. Threw Chum on 15 White Mantle Forces 2Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item. Cin Business 5Achievement points
Find goods that might interest Cin—some that he lost, some that he wants to sell."What have you got for ol' Cin, eh?"
Reward:Sentient Oddity.png Sentient Oddity

Collection:
Shipping Orders — Hint: Found in Lakeside Bazaar.
White Mantle Rations — Hint: Carried by White Mantle forces.
Warm Animal Pelt — Hint: Found in the Harvest Cascades.
Tower Shard — Hint: Found in Watchtower Cliffs.
Cord of Stolen Wood — Hint: Carried by Bandit Spirits in Doric Lumber Yard.
Quaggan Food — Hint: Found near Saidra's Haven.
Fancy Greatsword — Hint: Found in Doric's Landing.
Fishing Supplies — Hint: Found in New Loamhurst.
Lost Locket — Hint: Found in Watcher's Hollow.
Magic-Imbued Peach Core — Hint: Found in Watcher's Hollow.
Pearl Shell — Hint: Found in Eastern Divinity Reservoir.
Bloodstone-Infused Toadstool — Hint: Found in Melandru's Refuge.
Pinkeens's Sextant — Hint: Found in Saidra's Haven.
Mystic Cloth — Hint: Carried by Justiciar Agatha in Saidra's Haven.
Queenslayer Jade Chunk — Hint: Carried by Legendary Cairn the Queenslayer in New Loamhurst.
Stolen Flank Steak — Hint: Carried by Siegemaster Immelhoof in Watchtower Cliffs and the Harvest Cascades.
Bottle of White Mantle Red Wine — Hint: Found in Fort Evennia.
Doric Dam Splinter — Hint: Found in Mantle's Breach.
Found 18 of Cin's Goods 5Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item. Confessor's End Heart of Thorns mastery point 0Achievement points
Bring a decisive end to the Confessor's ambitions.Journal: Confessor's End Completed
Reward:Bloodstone Crown Box.png Caudecus's Mask Box
Completed Confessor's End 0Achievement points
Courtly Discourtesy 1Achievement points
Bring some life to the throne room by interacting with its denizens.Story Instance: Regrouping with the Queen

"You can't play in here! This is the throne room!"
Objectives:
  • Salute the aspiring young Shining Blade guard.
  • Dig for gossip with each of the ladies-in-waiting.
  • Make a guard laugh by misbehaving (glide, swim, pet).
Discovered 3 Interesting Tidbits in the Throne Room 1Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Dance Club 1Achievement points
Dance in One-Drink Drake's clubhouse.It was all a blur to him, though. Danced with Drake 1Achievement points
Eyes on Lake Doric 0Achievement points
Help Captain Thackeray and the Seraph assess the situation.Journal: Eyes on Lake Doric Completed Completed Eyes on Lake Doric 0Achievement points
Fire Brigade 1Achievement points
Put out fires left burning around Lake Doric after the White Mantle's assault. Put Out 15 Fires 1Achievement points
Friend of the Forest 3Achievement points
Help spirits roaming the Harvest Cascades forest peacefully reach the Mists. Eased 15 Spirits into the Mists 3Achievement points
Gems of the Beach City 1Achievement points
Bring pearls to the merchant in the Lakeside Bazaar.These would look great with some rose quartz. Brought 10 Pearls to the Merchants in the Bazaar 1Achievement points
Holding Back the Tide Heart of Thorns mastery point 3Achievement points
Defend key areas of Doric's Landing from White Mantle attackers.
Objectives:
  • Saidra's Haven
  • New Loamhurst
  • Harvest Cascades
Defended 3 Key locations 3Achievement points
Honorary Crew Member 1Achievement points
Prevent skritt and White Mantle looters from getting away with any supplies stolen from the SS Pinkeens.
Objectives:
  • Stop the skritt.
  • Stop the White Mantle.

Additional notes on this achievement available below.[1]

Protected the SS Pinkeens from 1 Looting Groups 1Achievement points
Illuminating 1Achievement points
Drop a chandelier on a certain unsuspecting foe.Story Instance: Confessor's End

"Bringing down the house."
Dropped a Chandelier on Caudecus's Head 1Achievement points
It's a Sabotage 3Achievement points
Sabotage the White Mantle stationed inside Fort Evennia.Then you're out and you're gone. Performed 5 Acts of Sabotage Inside Fort Evennia 1Achievement points
Performed 15 Acts of Sabotage Inside Fort Evennia 1Achievement points
Performed 25 Acts of Sabotage Inside Fort Evennia 1Achievement points
It's a Trap Heart of Thorns mastery point 5Achievement points
Navigate Noran's secret trap maze and reach the treasure room.Your feet can't repel spikes of that magnitude! Reached Noran's Treasure Room 5Achievement points
Lake Doric Insight: Lakeside Bazaar Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Discover this Maguuma Mastery Insight in Lake Doric. 1 Mastery Insight 1Achievement points
Lake Doric Insight: Melandru's Flourish Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Discover this Maguuma Mastery Insight in Lake Doric. 1 Mastery Insight 1Achievement points
Lake Doric Insight: Melandru's Refuge Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Discover this Maguuma Mastery Insight in Lake Doric. 1 Mastery Insight 1Achievement points
Lake Doric Insight: Watcher's Hollow Heart of Thorns mastery point 1Achievement points
Discover this Maguuma Mastery Insight in Lake Doric. 1 Mastery Insight 1Achievement points
Letters from E 5Achievement points
Find the letters scattered around Lake Doric from E.
Collection:
E's Fifth Letter
E's Second Letter
E's Third Letter
E's Fourth Letter
E's First Letter
E's Sixth Letter
E's Seventh Letter
E's Correspondence — Letters from E
Collected 8 Items of E's 5Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Master of Puppets 8Achievement points
Collect private letters scattered about Beetlestone Manor.Story Instance: Confessor's End
Collection:
Concerning Convert
Purged by Fire
Falcon Company
A Timely Promotion
Flea-Bitten Bedfellows
He lives...
Unrefined, Yet Effective
A New Protégé
Sacrifices Must Be Made
The Curtain Falls
A Minor Setback
The Enemies of My Enemy
Under New Management
Old Friends, Older Enemies
Trouble at Home
Pirates? Really?
A Wi Problem
Eye for an Eye, Child for a Child
Yet Another New Protégé
And Stay Dead
Caudecus's Correspondence (Incomplete) — Evidence of Caudecus's treachery.
Found 1 of Caudecus's Letters 1Achievement points
Found 10 of Caudecus's Letters 2Achievement points
Found 21 of Caudecus's Letters 5Achievement points
Moonlighting 1Achievement points
Stop the bandit spirits from making off with any lumber from the lumber camp. Stopped Bandit Spirits from Stealing Lumber 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item.This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Not All Who Wander Are Lost 5Achievement points
Solve the long-dead mysteries of the swamp in Melandru's Refuge.Some just need a light to find the way.
Reward: 5  Jade Shard.png Jade Shard
Uncovered Secrets of the Swamp 5Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Paying Respects 1Achievement points
Pay your respects to Noran's fallen family.

Additional notes on this achievement available below.[2]

Knelt at the Gravestones of Noran's Family 1Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Perfect Execution 1Achievement points
Rescue villagers set by the White Mantle to burn at the stake or escort quaggans near Saidra's Haven. Rescued 1 Villager around Saidra's Haven 1Achievement points
Regrouping with the Queen 0Achievement points
Head to the throne room for updated orders from Queen Jennah.Journal: Regrouping with the Queen Completed Completed Regrouping with the Queen 0Achievement points
Riddle Me This 1Achievement points
Complete Confessor's End without answering any riddle question incorrectly.Story Instance: Confessor's End

"And be ready with your favorite color."
Solved All Riddles without a Mistake 1Achievement points
Sabotage Fort Evennia 0Achievement points
Infiltrate and sabotage operations in Fort Evennia.Journal: Sabotage Fort Evennia Completed Completed Sabotage Fort Evennia 0Achievement points
Sacrificial Lambs 1Achievement points
Save all of the hostages in the Upper City.Story Instance: A Meeting of Ministers Saved the Hostages 1Achievement points
Shadow in the Shadows 1Achievement points
Find Queen Jennah's escaped cat, Shadow.Story Instance: A Meeting of Ministers Found Shadow 1Achievement points
The Vigil Way 1Achievement points
Instead of avoiding them, kill both jade construct sentries.Story Instance: Confessor's End

"For those who prefer a straight fight to all this sneakin' around."
Killed the Jade Construct Sentries 1Achievement points
The Whispers Way 1Achievement points
Instead of killing them, avoid both jade construct sentries.Story Instance: Confessor's End

"For those who prefer to do it real quiet-like."
Snuck Past the Jade Construct Sentries 1Achievement points
This achievement rewards an item. Those Giant Hands Heart of Thorns mastery point 3Achievement points
Defeat the Harathi High Sage and the massive earth elemental it summons.Is it dead yet? You think it's going to explode?
Reward:Magic-Warped Packet.png Magic-Warped Packet
Defeated the Harathi High Sage 3Achievement points
Tree-Hugger Hugger 2Achievement points
Keep the tree-bound villager fed. Fed the Villager on 4 Different Days 2Achievement points
Upper City Security Chief 1Achievement points
Revive guards in the Upper City.Story Instance: A Meeting of Ministers Revived 5 Guards 1Achievement points
This achievement requires at least one completed objective to become visible. Well Fare 3Achievement points
Bring food to Blaine at the bottom of the well.And maybe some for Mr. Nibbles, too. Fed Blaine 3Achievement points

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Honorary Crew Member: Originally players needed both the White Mantle and Skritt events of defending the SS Pinkeens events to succeed without losing any cargo to obtain the achievement. While was later changed to only require one to be completed without losing cargo, however the text was not updated to reflect the change.
  2. ^ Paying Respects: Go to Soren's Rest and kneel in front of the graves.
Under Siege: The completion description references "Siege of Lake Doric" rather than the Eyes on Lake Doric mission.

Trivia[edit]

  • The achievement name "It's a Trap" is the well-known single line by the Star Wars series' Admiral Akbar, which later became an internet meme. The flavor text also references another line spoken by the same character.
  • The achievement name "Riddle Me This" is in reference to the same introductory phrase of the Riddler villain in the Batman series.
    • The flavor text on "Riddle Me This" is in reference to a well known line from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, where the third question before being allowed to pass was "What is your favorite color?", which was still somehow answered incorrectly by one of the characters.
  • The achievement name "Gems of the Beach City", as well as its description, are direct references to the setting and characters of the cartoon Steven Universe.
  • The achievement name "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" may be referencing a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien called All that is gold does not glitter.
  • The flavor text on "Those Giant Hands" references the line spoken by Logan Thackeray during Defending Shaemoor right after defeating the earth elemental in that instance
  • The achievement name "It's a Sabotage" and its description are references to the Beastie Boys song Sabotage.
  • The flavor text on "A Fly in the Ointment" references a spoken line by John McClane in the movie Die Hard.
  • The flavor text on "Courtly Discourtesy" is a play on a line from Dr. Strangelove (Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!)