GW2 Griffon Mount Collections Guide

A guide to unlock the Griffon mount in Path of Fire.

Getting Started

To start with this collection, you will need to finish the main storyline for Path of Fire. You will also need a springer mount with High Vault (Mastery Rank 3) ability. Also be prepared with 250 gold as you will need it for completing the collection (each map has two vendor items required for the collection that costs 25g each).

Start from the Vehtendi Academy Waypoint in the Domain of Vabbi which is in the SE area of the map and follow the path. You will eventually see a Jackal portal. If you have the Jackal Mastery Rank 3 ability, use it to shortcut to the other side. Otherwise jump down and use springer high vault to make it to the safe bubble on the other side.

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From that safe bubble, scale up the wall with your springer and make it to the vista and the safe bubble up top. You should be in the plateau area now and make your way to Remains of the Last Spearmarshal to start the collection. He will give you Spearmarshal’s Plea, which can be used later to teleport back to his remains.

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Open Skies: Crystal Oasis

Video guide to all the Griffon eggs

  • Warmed Coastal Griffon Egg – 0:00
  • Browned Coastal Griffon Egg – 1:30
  • Lustrous Coastal Griffon Egg – 2:19
  • Dusty Coastal Griffon Egg – 4:55
  • Ridged Coastal Griffon Egg – 6:50

Gundayo, the Rune of Honesty

You need to catch the Corrupted Facet legendary bounty which spawns NE of the map near the Teratohedron. You can just camp the bounty boards in Destiny’s Gorge and hope he pops up soon. The rune will be inside the event reward pop up chest.

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Icon of the Goddess

Purchased from Priest Hakim who is the heart vendor by Temple of Kormir Waypoint. This item costs 25g.

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Sunspear Tithe

Purchased from Priestess Karima who is the heart vendor east of Amnoon. This item costs 25g.

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Warmed Coastal Griffon Egg

This Griffon egg is on top of a very high rock/cliff not too far from entrance to Desert Highlands. You can get up with springer mount High Vault ability. This is a griffon roost so you can ride the griffon to the next egg location.

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Browned Crystal Griffon Egg

You can fly to here from Warmed Coastal Griffon Egg using the griffon or just glide here.It is on top of a mesa overlooking Hatari Tablelands.

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Lustrous Coastal Griffon Egg

You can find this egg atop the Teratohedron which is in the Maculate Fringe area. When you arrive at the bottom of the Teratohedron, follow the slanted pathway up that is filled with branded lightning strikes. Go all the way up until you are at the hero point. From the hero point, use your springer mount to jump on top of this little rock right above it.

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Then from that little rock, you are going to use the springer to get to the bigger rock that is just across and slightly above. This should put you in a position where you can see the griffon nest. Make one more jump use your springer to reach the nest.

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Dusty Coastal Griffon Egg

There are a couple ways to reach this egg. You can either enter the Sanctum of Nabkha area and just use Springer High Vault to climb the rocks near the mastery insight to get you high enough to glide over to the giant floating platform. Alternatively, you can go back to the griffon roost for warmed egg and just fly across to here, which is my favourite method. The eggs are located on a tall pillar which you can get to by using the springer jump from lower pillars.

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Ridged Coastal Griffon Egg

Go back to the Griffon roost for warmed egg and just simply drop down on the south side of it until you see a Cliffside opening below with a nest.

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Open Skies: Desert Highlands

Video guide to all the Griffon eggs

  • Warmed Mountain Griffon Egg – 0:00
  • Crusty Mountain Griffon Egg – 2:09
  • Rough Mountain Griffon Egg- 3:19
  • Vibrant Mountain Griffon Egg – 4:38
  • Damp Mountain Griffon Egg – 6:37

Zaklem, the Rune of Loyalty

For this rune you have to do the event by Kanuz Cache POI. There is a pre-event escort that starts up in Diviner’s Reach with Second Spear Nayrim. You will escort her to Kanuz Cache for the defense event.  Second Spear Nayrim will go into her house to prepare for the move to Kanuz Cache after the Diviner’s Reach city defense against Mordant Crescent pre-event is completed. She should then re-appear and move out 20 minutes later.

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The defense event will reward you with the item upon completion.

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Enormous Supply of Bird Feed

Purchase from Groffmok the heart vendor near Lifeblood Ravine.

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Survival Supplies

Get them from Tendaji the heart vendor by Diviner’s Reach for 25g.

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Warmed Mountain Griffon Egg

This egg is next to the Griffon roost which you can get up using either Jackal 3 portal or just Springer 3 your way up.

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Crusty Mountain Griffon Egg

This egg is on top of one of the Godfell Towers. You can use the griffon from the roost to fly there. If you fell down the tower you can just use springer 3 to get back up.

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Rough Mountain Griffon Egg

Follow the path from the Highjump Ranch waypoint and springer your way up.

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Vibrant Mountain Griffon Egg

Make way your way to the general area and then just springer up the rocks to reach the egg at the top with a bunch of hostile griffons.

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Damp Mountain Griffon Egg

Make your way to the area from Derelict Delve waypoint and then glide down to reach this egg.

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Open Skies: Elon Riverlands

Video guide to all the Griffon eggs

  • Warmed Riparian Griffon Egg – 0:00
  • Rocky Riparian Griffon Egg – 0:53
  • Azure Riparian Griffon Egg – 1:41

Limwe, the Rune of Justice

There is a group event chain that occurs around the Deadhouse on the SE corner of the map. The final event to defeat Warden Jabari will give the rune for the collection upon successful completion.

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Golsah, the Rune of Honor

For this you have to complete the achievement Equipment Tracker, which requires you to find Shadi’s various items. Talk to Master Sergeant Shadi to start the achievement. She is located on the NW corner of the Elon Riverlands.

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Shadi’s Sword – Near Shadi, kill the Veteran Water Djinn to get the sword.

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Shadi’s Helm – Interact with the Pile of Equipment inside the Branded cave.

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Shadi’s Gloves – Interact with the Pile of Leaves on top of this rock pillar in Skimshallow Cove

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Shadi’s Boots – Talk to Veteran Chikkak and then attack him to make him drop the boots

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Shadi’s Armor – Near the Skimmer Ranch in the quicksand is a small cave. Interact with the Hermit’s chest at the back for the armor.

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Go back to Shadi to finish up the collection and talk to her to acquire the Rune of Honor.

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Giwebo, the Rune of Humility

There is a group event to defeat the Champion unbound djinn on the SW corner of the map, defeat him and you will get the rune from the reward chest.

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Relic Preservation Materials

Purchase from the Follower Xunn the heart vendor in the NE part of the map. It costs 25g.

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Map to the Outpost

Purchase it from Ebele the heart vendor just east of Olishar’s Oasis Camp Waypoint for 25g.

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Warmed Riparian Griffon Egg

Left of Olishar’s Oasis Camp Waypoint, on top of that big tall rock. Use Springer High Vault to get up.

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Rocky Riparian Griffon Egg

Egg is on top of some tall pillars. Need to use Springer high vault to jump up.

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Azure Riparian Griffon Egg

You can fly directly to this egg from the Griffon roost. It is on top of the tower right below the vista.

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Open Skies: The Desolation

Video guide to all the Griffon eggs

  • Warmed Canyon Griffon Egg – 0:00
  • Dark Canyon Griffon Egg – 1:33
  • Pale Canyon Griffon Egg – 2:12
  • Mottled Canyon Griffon Egg – 3:26

Ashhe, the Rune of Valor

There is an event that starts at the heart by The Darklands Waypoint. Redeemer Kossan is the NPC that will start the event so you just have to stand next to him and wait for him to start the event. It is a patrol event that can be done with as few as 1-2 players.

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Virzuk, the Rune of Compassion

You can get to it by jumping the wall right beside The Darklands waypoint to go directly to the shrine with helpful Sunspear ghosts. Once you are at the shrine, go up a higher ledge and pick up the coin.

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Ancient Sunspear Flags

Purchase it from Dunkoro next to Lair of the Forgotten waypoint after completing the heart for 25 gold.

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Prayer Lights

Purchase it from Kisha near Bonestrand waypoint after completing the heart for 25g.

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Warmed Canyon Griffon Egg

Coming from The Scourgeway waypoint, follow the path and then climb up on the left with the springer and keep going up until you reach the top with the roost.

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Dark Canyon Griffon Egg

You can see this egg from the roost. There is a large chain structure and the egg is right on top.

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Pale Canyon Griffon Egg

This is on top of a rock spire near The Scourgeway waypoint. Use Springer high vault to get up there.

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Mottled Canyon Griffon Egg

Follow the path east of The Darklands Waypoint

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Open Skies: Domain of Vabbi

Video guide to all the Griffon eggs

  • Warmed Vabbian Griffion Egg – 0:00
  • Cracked Vabbian Griffion Egg – 1:17
  • Polished Vabbian Griffion Egg – 2:04
  • Ruddy Vabbian Griffion Egg – 2:47
  • Charged Vabbian Griffion Egg – 3:41

Yasfahr, the Rune of Sacrifice

This rune drops an event that spawns close to Vehtendi Academy waypoint. It is inside the warehouse. To get to it, go up to the headmaster’s office POI (top floor of the academy) and there should be fake bookcase/door that leads further in (2nd bookshelf from the left if it isn’t open already). If you can’t get in this way, you can use your springer and jump in.

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The event is to Help First Spear Kitur recover his equipment and escape imprisonment.

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Stone-Carving Tools

Purchased from Awakened Servant Tooraj after completing the heart for 25g. He is in the NW corner of the map.

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Guard Bribe

Purchased from Professor Nazimi after completing the heart for 25g. The heart is near the SE corner of the map.

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Warmed Vabbian Griffion Egg

Use the Spearmarshal’s Plea item in your inventory to be teleported to the Yahnur Plateau area of Vabbi. The griffon nest is very high up so use your springer’s high vault to get up top.

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Cracked Vabbian Griffion Egg

Fly straight from the roost and land close to the egg. Then use your springer high vault to get up top.

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Polished Vabbian Griffion Egg

This egg is on one of the big shells a bit north of the Cracked egg right above The Hanging Gardens POI. You can fly straight from the Cracked egg using the provided griffon.

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Ruddy Vabbian Griffion Egg

You can glide from the roost, it is on a big branded outcropping near Resplendent Trace

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Charged Vabbian Griffion Egg

Can glide to here from the Ruddy egg.

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Open Skies: Sunspear Wisdom

After finishing the Open Skies collection achievement for the 5 maps above, use your Spearmarshal’s Plea to return to the NPC and begin placing down all the eggs and runes by interacting with the placeable icons. This will complete the Sunspear Sanctuary collection and start the Sunspear Wisdom collection.

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Go to the Tomb of Primeval Kings and interact with the wall at the end. A new portal will open up and port you to the library.

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You need to kill the elites in this instance for keys to unlock the chests that contains the pages. Maps don’t work here and the whole room is circular so the only point of reference we have is this balcony above the hidden room entrance (underwater below it). I will constantly be referencing to it.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 1

Top floor, the outer side of the circular ring, near the dome of the balcony above the hidden room entrance.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 2

Outer ring ground floor, this is opposite of the balcony above the hidden room.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 3

This is on the outer ring ground floor. For reference, use the tiled bookshelves here in the background. I also included a picture of looking towards the center of the room with chest behind you.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 4

On the ground level of the outer ring. If we use facing the balcony above the underwater hidden room entrance as a reference and you are looking at it, this cache is to the left of it. One of the pillars is part of the titled bookshelves.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 5

Using the balcony above the underwater hidden room entrance as a reference, this chest is left of it on a spiral staircase on the ground floor outer ring.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 6

Using the balcony above the underwater hidden room entrance as a reference, these are just to the right of it behind a staircase on the ground floor outer ring.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 7

Top floor, the inner side of the circular ring.The tiled bookcases are just below it.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 8

On top of the tilted bookcases, you can glide to it from the top floor.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 9

On a balcony just above the underwater hidden room entrance.

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Writings of the Last Spearmarshal Vol 10

Top floor, inner ring, where the diving goggles were for one of the story achievements.

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Open Skies: On Wings and a Pray

Use Spearmarshal’s Plea to return to the Sanctuary and then interact with the pedestal.You will be ported to a new instance where you have to fight a boss. This guy goes immune every 25% HP so to break his immunity shield talk to one of the griffons and ride it. Then run up next to his shield and use the #1 griffon attack on him to break his shield.

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Once the boss is dead, you will be rewarded with the Griffon mount.

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Here are its masteries

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  • Someone Lame

    Thank you so much for starting to work on this guide. I just found out about this mount last night, and have been determined to unlock it as soon as possible. This guide will make it so much easier. XD

  • Pham Nguyen Quang

    nice, keep it posted :)) definitely a gryphon mount is something to work for

  • The One Copper Bard

    Looks like I’m going to be busy very soon 🙂

  • Zavos

    Got my gryphon just now! Now to get mastery points… I’ll probably need at least 30ish to complete all the new masteres

  • Circa

    thank you, Dulfy, for being so quick about these guides! Happy to see the mount isn’t too difficult to get, just expensive.

  • Digital Cloud

    aaand the moment im done the guide pops up here xD 1 egg had me searching for 2 hours ;_;

    • Zavos

      Lemme guess: The “sheltered tree” egg? That one took me (and a partner) around 45 minutes to find.

  • Zevos

    Dulfy, for the pyramid one in the Crystal Oasis, there is a sand portal partway up the path inside the Teratohedron to the hero point, that leads to a sand path above the pyramid. Its a easy glide down to the egg.

    • Zevos

      Even if you cannot glide, you can blink into the alcove with the jackal. Its far, far easier than attempting to get up there “legit” with the springer.

    • Darkye Rhiadra

      Thanks for this. Also, taking the gryphon from that one (the pyramid one) directly to the next, instead of going to the roost, allowed me to fly to it and land it with the gryphon, which is easier than to make the jumps on the pillars with the bunny.

      Thanks Dulfy for the guide!

  • Raizel

    Aside from getting another (expensive) mount, which are the peculiarities of griffon mount? Does it worth getting it?

    • EEE

      It is a Flying Mount that can basically stay in the air forever if you time their special mount jump skill right.

      • Neltisen

        you can hold down spacebar

    • Maverun

      Someone post this interesting video

      It was really impressive.

      • Jason Neilson

        @Maverun damn…i already thought the borrowed griffons were amazing but after seeing the griffon with masteries unlocked, that’s insane lol

    • korval

      Yes. It’s extremely useful as it gives you practical flying which is very helpful for a wide variety of reasons. I also like Griffon Mastery 1 which will allow you to mount the Griffon while falling, which saved me more than a few times. Do note that you cannot be mounted while falling to mount the Griffon.

  • DD

    “Also be prepared with 250 gold as you will need it for completing the collection (each map has two vendor items required for the collection that costs 25g each).”???
    (25*2)*5 maps=125≠250
    Am I missing something?

    • DD

      Yes, I missed a 2 ahahahah
      Sorry for bothering xD

    • Eric Y

      Yes, you’re missing the math…

  • Neox

    Shadi’s Boots might be a bit bugged right now. I killed him like 5+ times and it didn’t drop anything. But once the “Retrieve fleeing skritt workers for Boss Takkrakka.” event started (the same that’s active in your screenshot) it worked instantly. So not sure, might need more confirmations.

    • I killed him twice, didn’t get it, so i relogged and then tried it again and it worked. I think if someone else is on the same step it can bug it out for you.

  • Jason Neilson

    praise dulfy for these guides…after seeing the first roost shown on my map i thought every roost would be showing if i’d get close to it…i passed those eggs so many times without noticing it’s not funny

  • Mental

    Can’t find – Yasfahr, the Rune of Sacrifice. Can someone be more specific? I saw the shield move but didn’t know where it was. It is on top of the Academy?

    • The area (warehouse) doesn’t have a roof so you can use springer to jump/scale the walls and jump inside. I don’t know a normal way to enter the warehouse unfortunately.

      • Zevos

        You can enter through a passage in the headmaster’s office of the academy

        • Mental

          thank you

        • korval

          The passage can be opened by others.

      • Mental

        thank you 🙂

  • Betaraptor

    Does it matter if i consumed those bought items? Also, can those elites be soloed?

    • They can be soloed and yea you can consume the items np

      • Betaraptor

        Thanks!

  • Odd Hood
    • korval

      Grat! Celestial Griffon. I have one of those too! 😀

  • qwerty1407

    for Lustrous Coastal Griffon Egg once you reach the hp turn around and use jackal portal. run towards the path and once you reach the chest just glide down.

  • Johanna Peebles

    How did y’all kill the elites in the library? No matter what I did, I couldn’t kill one – they would spawn a billion coalescences and heal back to 100%.

    • stromweaver

      more dps man

    • There are a bunch of different elites, some have more HP than others. I also found using a ranged weapon helps as they hit hard but becareful about them getting stuck in the terrain and get out of combat.

    • Ainseland

      i did the old cranger build and killed the harpy that spawns healing orb in one shot.

  • Raging Nigel

    Could this be completed without actually finishing the story line? Or that is 100% required to start the quest?

    • I believe you have to finish the story or the guy won’t give you anything to start it.

      • Raging Nigel

        Thanks for that, I guess slow and steady then!

    • U must finish the story line

  • Courtney J. Dominic

    thanks so much for this guide! what a HUGE help!

  • Thanks so much!

  • Pink Popstar Xayah

    Ty dulfy. Made doing my last 2 maps (that are actually the first 2 maps….) a lot easier.

  • Shuang Liu

    When I was working on the Rune of Honor, Shadi’s sword dropped when I killed a random Veteran Water Djinn somewhere else other than the location indicated in this guide.

  • Alot

    I’m really looking forward to seeing if they release gem skins for a “hidden” mount. Though the notion of “hidden” content in a game which requires completion guides is debatable to begin with -.-

    • Leon

      I guarantee you that Anet will release skins for all the mounts including the griffon. Reason? Big profit.

      • Alot

        Not sure. I’m wondering if mount skins will be living world vendor rewards presently – as they probably easier to make then armor sets and are better “rewards” then jewellery.

  • Zavos

    Some notes about the elites in the library:
    * They respawn – if you can kill just one with little trouble, you can just spawn camp it until you have 10 keys
    * They have small combat radiuses – kite them too much and they’ll de-aggro and regenerate.
    * Pick your fights carefully. Some effects that the elites might inherit, particularly the phase and regeneration ones, are notoriously difficult for a solo player, and might even be impossible depending on your build
    * Loop da loop, they’re all melee, some have big windups, and most can’t hit you if you’re standing behind them.
    * blind spam, they hit like a truck but if you focus on outputing as much blind as your class is capable, you shouldn’t have trouble surviving.

  • Joelle Jansen

    For the Lustrous egg in crystal oasis (the tetrahedron one), it’s much easier to use the jackal portal and walk the whole sandy bridge. At the end you can just glide down to the griffon nest.

    • Kissa

      I was just about to post this too!

  • Sugar

    On the ‘Lustrous Coastal Griffon Egg’ the one at the Teratohedron, it SO much easier to jump to the right to the outside, and then jump up straight to the egg!

    • Sugar

      To be more clear, from the mastery, jump up and slightly left to the one above you, charge your springer then aim for the big rock to the right the one closest to the branded chest, position yourself with a clearing just in front of the chest, and jump straight up to another big flat rock, then the window is right above you, you can catch the ledges along the outside to jump to it.

  • Huh

    How the hell do you get to the warehouse? “Once inside use your springer” really doesn’t help at all.

    • Simon

      there is a secret bookcase behind the headmasters place, poi right next to it.

      Interact with the bookcases and one reveals a tunnel to take you there.

    • Feo

      There’s a totally easy way to get there; I hope Dulfy see’s this and updates the guide 🙂

      Simply go to the Headmaster’s Office in the Vehtendi Academy. There’s a secret tunnel behind one of the bookshelfs. You don’t need any mount to get there – you can walk.

  • Adriano

    Thank you very much for this guys.

  • HadesClutch

    Gotta say, this mount makes HoT pretty much irrelevant haha. But I do think it’s awesome that they managed to keep this a secret. Granted players found it out within the first day of headstart but still, that’s really awesome that Anet did this.

    My only gripe is the gold sink. This was completely unnecessary. I get that the game has an issue with inflation but as someone who doesn’t play the market well enough or isn’t that rich, this took my 277g down right quick. Worth it I suppose but I would have much rather preferred they keep gold sinks out of achievements.

    • Lockheart

      As opposed to the rest of them?
      Ascended armor achievements.
      Cultural armor achievements
      Legendary weapon achievements.
      Minipet collection achievements
      Collection achievements in general.

      Everything in this game runs on gold, you are just good at ignoring it as its much more “Subtle” Feels good to spend 5 g 5 times instead of 25g once.

  • Sv3

    250g? That’s steep.

    • stephen lamar

      for like $20.00 in gems you can get the gold needed to get the mount it is worth it trust me

  • Jak Rogue

    250g thats too many for me i never can buy it thanks anet

    • stephen lamar

      ya know what all it takes is like $20.00 worth of gems to change to Gold and you have the gold to get it…..and trust me this mount is worth it

      • Tyler James Castiglioni

        Maxed out, this mount is insane. $20 is definitely worth it if you don’t have the gold to spare

      • korval

        I concur. $20 is a small price to pay for one of the coolest mounts. Never mine how useful it is.

    • Lockheart

      if you do the bare minimum, 2 gold a day and daily logins, you can have it in under 2 months.
      1 month gain:
      55 laurels – convert to t6 crafting materials
      60 gold
      20 mystic coins. sell on AH

      This excludes any other income you may have from gathering/salvaging/reselling rares you find.

      so unless you are just blowing your gold on impulse things, you will have this in 5-6 weeks.

    • Antony Karlytzky

      I just had to trade some of the gems I got buying the game for gold. Don’t regret it. If they had put the mount in the store for the amount I had to spend I still would have gotten it.

    • Gustav Petersson

      It´s not Arenanets fault you can’t handle your personal ingame economy. 😉

    • Darth Shepard-Picard

      It’s not that bad. I mean, I sold my Mystic Coin stash to afford it in one go, but you can also do all the things for Open Skies that don’t cost money, and then every time you have 25g you can go back and buy a thing.

  • Soymeatz

    Limwe, the Rune of Justice – Elon Riverlands
    The group event chain begins just SW of the Arid Gladefields vista, where Erran is. Don’t waste your time camping near the Deadhouse if the event isn’t already in progress.

  • Lithril Ashwalker

    Go back to Shadi to finish up the collection and talk to her to acquire the Rune of Honor. – you need to add that you need to mention someones looking for Ghedi or someone, she THEN gives you the rune

    • Yes, it is in the screenshot.

  • Raizel

    I can’t find the route for The Warehouse for the event in Domain of Vabbi, how do I reach it?

    • Kate Mery

      try reach the roof then just go down on branded side and you’ll find the warehouse

  • korval

    Here’s the fastest way to gather keys in the Dark Library. If you find an elite that’s easy to kill, kill it, leave the instance, return, and the elite will respawn. I did this solo killing the Elite Shadow ‎Minotaur near the entrance (the easiest of the elites to kill).

    • Lilian Halcombe

      Most of the elites are fairly easy, except the Imp with the poison fields that heals and the Fleshrender that summons those healing elementals.

      • Veluta Lunata

        easy, huh? make a video and let’s see how you did it

        • Ol’Dave

          I used a Reaper/GS with full zerkers.
          Could have used my Firebrand/Burn Guardian too but my Necro was much much easier. Really depends on your class, remember that you can switch, its account wide, not just on one toon.
          i did go in with my theif and couldn’t even kill one elite, you need to be able to either take some damage and heal it back up, or be able to dish out max amounts of damage.

          • Veluta Lunata

            After the fact, I must agree with this. I also didn’t know it was account wide until after it was all over. I was attempting this with an Ele and could only truly get the one that was directly ahead of you when you first enter, and I hated sone-spamming it. If had known this it was account wide beforehand I would of used my reaper or guardian.. A kind soul in map chat offered to assist after a broadcasted if anyone else wanted to team up if they too were needing to do it. Unfortunately it was like 2am when I did this so I was lucky to get someone at all, whom reloggged and brought their Necro.

    • Antony Karlytzky

      They respawn anyway. By the time you make a full circuit they will have respawned anyway.

  • Tyler James Castiglioni

    Dulfy, you’re amazing. you made this entire process so much easier than it would have been without your guide. I’m sure it would have taken me weeks but it only took me a mere 2.5-3 hours (mainly waiting for facet to respawn lol). Again, thank you for all of your amazing work!

  • korval

    Thanks D! Helped me get my Griff. 😀

  • SaPpi

    Thank you so much

  • Jean Carlos Sampaio

    Thank you

  • Thanks to your guide it took me only 4h-5h to get my griffon <333 you helped me a lot!

  • Leon

    Dulfy, I would like to thank you for your amazing and hard work. All your guides, including this one have been very helpful.

    Btw, I have been wondering how do you manage to do all these guides & info so quickly and for multiple games? Are you some kind of a superman or you have more people who help you? Is it a full time job?

    • Hmm it depends, sometimes I have friends that help me find stuff or people who send in stuff via comments/email. Also I kinda drop everything when a patch/expansion comes out and just no life it until I get everything done.

      • Leon

        Thank you for the answer! You should know that without your selfless work and helpful attitude our experience wouldn’t be the same. I wish you good luck in all your endeavors, my friend!

      • Raketenralf

        You are a legend ….. well actually you are a champion, guarding the gates of an ascalonian city, but that does not change the fact that you are amazing 😀

  • Aymiia Darell

    I’m having a hard time understanding the ‘Getting Started’ part. I made it to the Vista (with great difficulty), but I don’t see the ‘you should be on a plateau now’. I tried jumping down to what I ‘thought’ looked like flat ground, and it just sent me back down towards the bubble before the Vista bubble.

    I don’t suppose anyone has a video of moving from the Vista to the remains?

    Edit: haha, nevermind…the ‘other’ direction with a pillar!

  • Antony Karlytzky

    Phew, finished it. Thanks for the guide 🙂

    Need a break now.

  • Llyweln

    for the lustreous egg, theres a jackal path that goes up and around, which puts you above the egg. Then glide down. (for those of us that are jump bunny challenged) 😀

  • Emil33

    I love this guide and have made it all the way to the library. I cannot kill the elites however on my own >.> To get all this way and not be able to finish im so sad LOL

    • Emil33

      Can you party up for this??? theres never anything on LFG but I cant take down 9 elites for 9 keys on my own lol

      • Raketenralf

        Yeah you can party up for this. Did it together with a guildie, it was much more enjoyable and faster.

    • Jon Gardner

      I think it’s worth Dulfy adding that there are MANY MORE ELITES THAN THERE ARE CHESTS. Probably they just keep spawning.

      When I did this I thought that maybe there was one elite “guarding” each chest with a key. I feared I needed to kill all I found. One – an Elite Fleshreaver with Restorer ability was IMPOSSIBLE for my Druid to kill. I spent over an hour fighting it. I could get it to about 20%, but by then my dps was spent and it would get healed back up to 60-70% by the veteran coaelescences. It was mad. It was doing almost no damage to me but it healed incredibly!

      Eventually, in desperation, I starting killing other elites only to find there were more than enough with other abilities (even Elite Fleshreavers) that were easily killable.

      So, if you find one you cannot kill, leave it and find another!!

      • Emil33

        Thank you … I am happy to say that as of 5 minutes ago, I am the happy owner of a new Griffon 🙂 I literally rage quit, pulled myself together and attacked the elite Aatxe near the portal until I had all the keys and found the chests. I DID think that I had to kill all the individual elites but realized soon after I went back in that they respawned so easy keys.

        Thank you Dulfy again your guides are amazing and so easy to follow <3

      • Swift Shell

        Thanks for mentioning that Jon!!! I was just stuck at the SAME elite and was so upset I had come so far. I shall move onto the other elites now with relief!

        • Jon Gardner

          glad to help 🙂
          Don’t want anyone else to have to go through what I did!

      • Booth Family

        The reply about the Aatxe really helped. It might be worth mentioning that pulling the elite close to the checkpoint can often let you attack again quickly (after dying), before the elite heals.

        • Jon Gardner

          The funny thing was I never came even close to dying to that fleshreaver. It had almost no damage, just access to obscene amounts of healing. Hopefully they will fix that before an NPC with that ability is really blocking an event that is meant to be soloable.

  • Katie

    Dude why not put the Azure Riparian Griffon Egg right after the Warmed one, since that’s where you fly to it from? I did them in order, as I suspect many people are doing.

    • I did it in the order of the collection for organization purposes. Otherwise I will hear complaints about people getting confused about which egg is which.

      • Booth Family

        How about a note that says that while you have listed them in collection order, it’s easier if you do them in order.

  • BIZU

    Would it be possible to add formatting to your guys to allow users to collapse sections? It’d be fantastic to collapse things like Shadi’s Armor (both the Header, and each armor piece’s sub header) to make it easier to use when we have objectives completed.

  • PanaOlus

    Jalari event is bugged for me. I make it again and again, but nevr have the rune….. I’m from France in case of.

  • Panzerov

    Maps to the Outpost is incorrectly named Map to the Outpost in this guide

  • Víctor Delgado Bonavida

    Amazing guide. Thanks a lot.

  • FrycoN

    got it ! thnx so much <3
    Feeling almost like many years ago in WoW xd

  • Gaming Gix

    Thanks dulfy! Might I suggest to others to look at all Dulfy’s map markers first before taking waypoints. There are some locations where you can just use the griffon to proceed to the next nests. That way you can enjoy the riding the griffing along the way. 🙂

  • Dinnerjab

    I found that if you go just a little north with the map up after hitting the M key that there is a map of Tomb of Primeval Kings map instance

  • Void

    I cannot get the egg at the Sanctum of Nabkha. There are too many Vets to take on and the jumps on the pillars are so finicky and throw you back to ground level if you miss.

    • GarryB

      If you go to the hills around the Sanctum to the Northeast and get as high as you can, you can glide to the pillar…and I mean using your glider. That’s what I did. I did see two people using a griffon from the Griffon Roost land directly on the pillar, but I had no luck with that.

      • OldTimer

        I didn’t have luck landing directly on top of the pillar, and while I could handle the veteran djinns, the elite one killed my character once or twice. Finally, gliding from the hills, I managed to land without aggroing any of the djinns and hop about long enough on the springer to get the egg. I’m just starting to get used to pillar-jumping and this one took some patience.

        Great guide.

  • jacques angel

    Thank you for this guide, Dulfy! Desolation, Pale egg to Canyon egg — you can either use griffin mount or glide to it directly, no need to return to any waypoint. I logged out and back again so no longer had the griffin mount at Pale egg so just glided (with a bit of springer on cliffs) through [URL=http://s160.photobucket.com/user/beldeti/media/Pale%20to%20Canyon.jpg.html][IMG]http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t167/beldeti/Pale%20to%20Canyon.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

    • MindTricked

      Yup – that’s the way I did it. Ultimately, the vids just point you in the right direction, and for that, I’m grateful.

  • Kissa

    So for the Elites I could barely kill one. I tried a couple times to party up in LFG but it didn’t work. Finally after reading in the older comments I see that people are doing it. Then I realized that the LFG puts you in a “Squad” not a “Party”. Once I disbanded it and invited to a party, only one needs to go in and it acts just like a story.

    So there you go if anyone else is having issues. Sooooo much easier with others!

    Yay now I have a purple Griffon!

  • George Heath

    Thanks man!!! your guide is the best ive seen..!

  • Icevia

    whew, I’m finally done with this! Thanks so much for the guide. The elites were definitely the hardest part, I kept trying on multiple characters and failing, fortunately I could bribe my gf into helping me. With two players it’s already a piece of cake. Bless anet for letting you take party members into the instance even if they don’t have the collection unlocked yet.

    The boss was easy though, I was a bit scared that I would get stuck because it didn’t let party members in but whaddya know 😀

  • Unflinching Savior

    Thank you Kristina for all the effort and hard work that goes into providing these most helpful guides! This guide, like all I’ve used in the past was accurate and easy to follow. Of course I jumped around a bit in the order in which I obtained each item to add to the fun of things. I too am now apart of the Griffon Legion thanks to you! Most appreciated! ~Ernie

  • Cinna

    Thanks so much for this amazing guide.
    For the Lustrous Coastal Griffon Egg there is a much easier way to get it for those who have the jackal mastery 3. Run up the ramp almost to the HP, then use the Jackal Sand Portal. Follow the path all the way up to the Runeforger Chest and just drop and glide from there. 😀
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9101303245068d77e40029e9a1266e2851e1561e14f72e1effd488ad25ebfd5a.png

    • Agreed, this was way easier than the jumping bit. which felt more like Mario smashing his head against bricks.

    • MindTricked

      I did it this way pretty-much by accident.

  • Scorpidoo

    Am just missing the MINI Griffon mount.
    I asume it’s putting all the other 4 mini into the mystic forge.

  • Darth Shepard-Picard

    Dulfy, there’s a Jackal portal to the Vibrant Egg in the Desert Highlands (the one with the hostile griffons) that opens out along the cliff face west of Lommund Kraal and south of Highjump Gap (my directions are shit, sorry, but if you scout out the cliffs west of the village, you should find it)

  • John Preston

    Thanks so much for this amazing guide, and the rest of your hard work

  • Thanks so much, Dulfy! You got my PoF purchase referral btw. Just got my beautiful griffon and I’m loving it 🙂 Oh and non sequitor – the Mini Sand Shark is absurdly large and keeps making me think I’m about to get launched in the air.

  • Piter4President

    Thank you so much, helped me a lot! But damn 250 gold, it hurts xD

  • G Jackson

    I’m stuck on the very last egg. I missed getting to the charged vabbian griffon egg and I can’t find any way to get there without a griffon. Any suggestions?

  • Nexus29

    Absolutely astounding guide as always Dulfy!

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