GW2 Charitable Charr–Tixx’s Infinirarium Wintersday guide

A guide to GW2’s Charitable Charr, Black Citadel  version of Tixx’s Infinirarium. This instance was first opened on Dec 17 and gave out the achievement Charitable Charr and the Toy Soldier Frame for those who completed it. It is designed for a 5 person dungeon but can be done with less.

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Navigation

Entrance

Go to Black Citadel, the entrance is at SE part of the city near Junker’s Waypoint.

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Events

1. Collect plant food near buildings for the Ventari toys – 15

If you are not sure where the plant food are, look at your minimaps, the plant rough locations are marked there. Beware of skritt foragers stealing them.

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2. Destroy the Malfunctioning Turrets – 18

Same deal as yesterday, kill those red flower turrets

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3. Color unpainted princess dolls with the plasma paint cannons – 40

Grab the plasma paint cannons near the cannons and chase down princess dolls with the white dress. For the last couple dolls, the minimap will ping you with their locations

4. Retake the princess doll’s hamlet from the skritt

For an easy way of doing this, have everyone but one person stay inside the circle. Rest kite the skritt around outside the circles. As long the circle is blue, the progress bar will fill.

5. Defend the toy Ventari from the princess dolls –5 Ventari toys

Make sure that all of the Toy Ventari don’t die or you might get kicked out of the dungeon.

6. Drive Off malfunctioning toy soldiers attacking the assembly line – 8 waves / Destroy Malfunctioning turrets – 21

This part can get a bit overwhelming as you have waves of Toy Soldiers alongside malfunctioning turrets and malfunctioning Toy Ventari. Killing the soldiers are a priority as finishing the waves seems to move the event to the next stage regardless of your completion on the malfunctioning turrets.

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7. Draw Toxx into Toy Mortar fire to stop her rampage.

Toxx won’t take much damage unless you draw her through a patch of ground hit by the Toy Mortar. There is a small white circle on the ground right before a mortar shell lands. Kite her around and when you see a white circle on the ground, make sure to drag her inside. Once she get hit by the mortar shell, she will start taking damage.

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Minis

Mini Toy Solider – He has a pretty cute marching animation

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Rewards

Chest: There is a chest in the middle of the map after you have completed the instance, don’t forget to loot it.

Competition Reward: Like yesterday, you get 100 Mystical Gears, Toy Soldier frame, and a choice between 250 Enchanted Stuffing or Drop of Magic Glue. You will need 250 Mystical Gears to craft a mini (you should have 300 after today). These rewards are given for the first time you complete it and subsequent runs only rewards you with gifts (even if you run it with an alt or run it after daily reset).

Achievements

There are two achievements obtainable with Black Citadel edition of Tixx’s Infinirarium

  • Charitable Charr (just complete this instance)
  • Smash the Town (not specific to this version, smash all the buildings etc inside the instance. If you can’t seem to get it, just run around and smash everything you see with a melee weapon. Make sure you destroy the trees/fences too. Also, the castle can’t be destroyed so don’t even bother wasting time on it. Also, Guardian Staff #1 skill make short work of this achievement as it is an AoE that ignores obstacles – thanks Kholdy)
  • In addition, if you want an easy way to complete Smash the Town achievement without mob interference, you can do it after you complete the dungeon.

Both achievements counts towards the Apprentice Toymaker achievement/title.

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