Shadow of the Mad King Scavenger Hunt guide for Guild Wars 2 Halloween event complete with pictures and detailed instructions!
Go to Lion’s Arch and go the Grand Plaza, you will see Magister Tassi, talk to her and she will mail you a Candy Powered Matter Meter along with a Trick or Treat bag that contains Candy Corn.
The meter uses Candy Corn and you will need Candy Corn to use it! Candy Corn can be harvested out in the open world or brought on the trading post. Each Candy Corn will give you 4 uses of the meter.
Next to Tassi, use the meter and press 3 to Scan Etheric Field and it will reveal a ghost called Serene. She will hand you a book called Mad Memories I: Boyhood, that give you clues for Site 1 and Site 5
- Site #1: Dig deep in the muck where all the trash in Lion’s arch flows
- Site #2: Search the dead streets and forgotten thoroughfares of another lions arch
- Site #3: Say more now and look more where Kryta’s descendants are buried.
- Site #4: Go to the hills and set down black roots in stagnant water
- Site#5: Find Provernic where the first king’s bones rot in the hills
Dig deep in the muck where all the trash in Lion’s arch flows
Go to NW corner of Lion’s Arch and jump in the water. You will see a sewer tunnel here.
Swim through the tunnel and you will see an intersection with another tunnel going down, follow that tunnel will lead you into a cave filled with shipwrecks.
Swim to the end of the cave and use your scanner (press 1 for Aqueous scan) near where Samson is suppose to be. This will reveal Samson if he is not revealed already
He will hand you Mad Memories II: Friendship.
Go to Lion’s Arch Sanctum Habor, head to the location indicated. You will see a ruined tower underwater, use etheric scan (3) and you will reveal Tynna who will hand you Mad Memories III: Young Love.
Go to Divinity’s Reach and exit to Queesdale. You will want to head to the graveyeard just south of Divinity’s Reach
Here, you will find a building that looks like this, use gaseous scan (2) in the building to reveal Prince Ewan Thorn.
Prince Ewan Thorn will hand you the book, Mad Memories IV: Deadly Adventures
Go to NE corner of Kessex Hills, Blackroot Cut
Here you will find a bunch of coffins, use etheric scan (3) to reveal a suspicious location on the nearby coffin
Clicking it will spawn a skeleton, which will point towards a direction towards the island. The ghost, Lady Lyrica, is on the island and you will need to use corporeal scan (4) to reveal her.
She will hand you Mad Memories V: Betrothed.
Go to Gendarran Fields and then make your way to Provernic Crypt in the north.
Go all the way through the crypt, past all the fire traps and the red circles on the ground. Once you get to the area with the coffins, take a right as there is a small passage there.
Follow the passage until the end, there will be a room with a champion spider & eggs on the left and a passage with boulders on the right. Assuming the champion spider is not already killed, pick up a boulder and head to the passage on the right. There are two pressure plates there that you will need to place the boulders to open a door to the left of the champion spider.
Once you are inside the room with the treasure chest, use gaseous scan (2) near the chest and this will reveal two skeletons and Lord Humphrey Faren. Chase him down and talk to him to receive Mad Memories VI: Coronation.
Once you have all the books, go back to Magister Tassi in Lion’s Arch and hand her all six books. She will mail you a complete book and tell you that there might be another volume..