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GW2 Roller Beetle Mount Unlock and Collections Guide

GW2 Roller Beetle Mount unlock and collections guide.


The Roller Beetle is the 6th mount in GW2 you can acquire by simply doing the collection and achievements associated with Season 4 Episode 3 of Living World. There is no gold sink other than 3 collections you have to do that can take a few hours to complete. It is a fast mount, capable of traversing over terrain in a short amount of time by using the boost (spacebar).


Getting Started

Completing Forearmed is Forewarned story instance

You must have completed thie Forearmed is Forewarned story instance to unlock the High Roller achievement that allow you to talk to Gorrik at Domain of Kourna. After that, talk to the Sunspear first to start the Tactical Triage step of the story and make sure you don’t wander around the map and trigger other events. Go straight to Gorrik.

Find Gorrik

He is just north of Allied Encampement waypoint. This will complete the High Roller achievement and unlock the Bettle Juice achievement.


Beetle Juice Collection

Gorrik will ask you to complete the Beetle Juice collection next. You will need to collect 9 Secret Stashes.



1. Unlabeled Bottle of Bubbling Liquid


2. Dragon Protein


3, Completely Legal Performance Enhancing Serum


4. Flask of Churning Liquid


5. 210 Proof Rotgut


6. Calcified Megalodon Fin


7. Bottle of Dark Smoke


8. Lightning in a Bottle


9. Untested Speed Serum


10. Return to Gorrik


Beetle Saddle Collection


1. Inquest Beetle Notes

Dropped by Awakened Inquest at Domain of Kourna. Don’t worry about this right now as you will kill plenty of Inquest on your way to get #2.

2. Inquest Power Schematics

Search the Inquest Lab equipment near Dabiji Hollows. Interact with one of the Lab Terminals on the top floor of the lab inside Dabiji Hollows.


3. Shadow Creator’s Seal

Collect a bounty in the Domain of Kourna. Bounty board is in the Allied Encampment area.


4. Steam Power Coupling

Harvested from steam creatures. Kill Steam creatures by Lamentation Waypoint in Lornar’s Pass.


5. Plagued Struts

Dropped by golems in the Domain of Kourna. There is a single Veteran Mark II golem that spawns right in front of the Gates to Gandara.


6. Anomaly Spark

Collected from a Legendary Ley-Line Anomy in its final moments

  • You will need to do the Ley-Line Anomaly current event that spawns at xx:20 and occurs every 2 hours.
  • Use a Ley-Infused Lodestone to see which map it will spawn on

7. Mk II Power Inverter

Defeat the Mark II Golem (world boss) in Mount Maelstrom

8 & 9. Return to Blish

Talk to Blish who is next to Gorrik and then talk to the Beetle to complete the collection.

Beetle Feed Collection


1. Live Plague Scarab

Contain Scarab outbreaks in Domain of Kourna. These event occurs near the Front Line area. It is an event where you use your mount to run over Scarab mounds.


2. Plague Scarab Egg

Smash plague experiments in the Moon Fortress. This is the last step of Containing the Scarab Plague meta event in Kourna. Do the meta event and proceed all the way into the Moon Fortress. You will defeat the big golem boss and then have to destroy 11 of the Plague Experiments. Killing any one of these experiments will give you the item.


3. Junundu Ichor

Drops from junundu wurms in the Crystal Desert. You can find Junundu wurms in the sulfur area of The Desolation. Fighting them can be a bit annoying due to the damage from the ground but there are rocks you can stand on and range them.


4. Hearty Beetle Slime

Harvested from the Alpha Beetle in the Far Silverwastes. To get to Far Silverwastes, take these Skritt tunnels. Alpha Beetle spawns in the left corner of the Far Silverwastes. Note that sometimes the Beetle can also spawn on the top left corner so be vigilant as the beetle has very little HP and dies quickly.


5. Desert Luciferin

Purchased from the heket in the Domain of Kourna. You need to complete the heart and then purchase it for 50 Inscribed Shards, the currency for this map. Kourna caches on the map will give you 1 each, each heart vendor will give you 5x per day and then you can get some for doing the meta or doing the Kourna dailies.


6. Frigid Wurm Goo

Harvest from cave wurms in the Domain of Kourna. To find Cave Wurms, you will need to go deep undernearth Ntouka Pond. There is a sand portal you can enter with your jackal at the arrow location on the map. This will take you to the pond. Once inside, swim down towards the Deeprift Brood POI and you will see some wurms along the way you can kill.


7. Toxic Spider Yolk

Harvested from the toxic spider queen in Kessex Hills.Do the Toxic Spider Queen event by Earthlord’s Gap. Note that she can also spawn near Viathan’s Arm as well so keep an eye out for both locations.


8. Return to Petey

Petey is right by Gorrick. Congrats on your new Roller Beetle mount!

By Dulfy

MMO guide writer and blogger. Currently playing and covering SWTOR, GW2, and TSW.

65 replies on “GW2 Roller Beetle Mount Unlock and Collections Guide”

Hi Dulfy,

it looks like you have here a formatting issue, the whole article is visible on your GW2 front page. Most probably you defined the full article as header text.

But anyway, thanks for the guide!

note: After completing Forearmed is Forewarned story instance, then talk to Spearmarshal Zaeim, then Gorrik.

“Contain Scarab outbreaks in Domain of Kourna. These event occurs near
the Front Line area. It is an event where you use your mount to run over
Scarab mounds.” I did this Event 3 times and didnt get anything. Is it random?

I got in in the first run through. 4 runs through my wife got it. So I tend to think there is a level of RNG in a number of the achievements.

Apparently the Scarab Egg in the Meta event is also RNG, some people are having to do this numerous times to get the item, I have done it twice with no luck yet.

It’s unfair that many people still can’t complete Forearmed mission due to bugs while others did it smoothly.

I downloaded the Taco update from Tekkit today, and the only thing I see are the cache farms and harvesting.

Scratch that, I’m just blind. The icons are there, just no paths. And nicely notated with numbers for the stages too. Tekkit does it again 🙂

weve come a long way from the fetch quests of yesteryear’s mmos though. who can forget quests where you had to kill hundreds of the exact same creature to collect ingredients for arbitrary shit?

at least this has variety.

Aaaaaand, if you DID wander around the map after talking to the spearmarshal (like me), then Gorrik will brush you off and you can’t advance.
What now?

1 hour and i had 2 out of 3 collections done and the last one i dot see taking more than 1.5 hours

Finished all 3 collections in ~5-6 hours.. (I had to take a break from playing to rest..fever sux..!)

Get the Junundu drop at Junundu Hatchery down in the bottom right. Way easier than waiting for hours to pick off a single worm before someone else does. Vet worms spawning all the time, and like wolves they spawn a couple of non-vets (which CAN also drop the food – had it happen on one of my two accounts).

Sand Jackal Run WP is a great place to grab the Junundu Ichor. I found a vet that spawned very quickly between the platform and the big rock south of the wp then moves onto the rock – took two tries, but it spawned so quickly that I think I got it in less than a couple of minutes. This is a great guide – thanks, Dulfy!

I think the Junundu Hatchery POI is a better place to get the Junundu Ichor. It’s loaded with worms and has handy platforms to kill them from. Went to your suggested location, and the spawn rate was awful, and every time one spawned it was dead before I could reach it due to all the sulpher.

Hey all on the Beetle Saddle Collection i just killed a Veteran Golem mark l and i got the item i need for collection for the beetle doesn’t seem it has to only be a mark ll it can also be a mark l. Good Hunting All!!!!!

“You will defeat the big golem boss and then have to destroy 11 of the
Plague Experiments. Killing any one of these experiments will give you
the item.”

That’s incorrect. It’s a random drop.

I killed 3 experiments and got NOTHING.

Yes, that happened to me too. This is the last item in my beetle feed collection and I still can’t get it 🙁 I did the meta 3x

Hearty Beetle Slime: kill all the Giant Beetles in the area to spawn a Champion Giant Beetle which will give the food on death.

5. Plagued Struts

Dropped by golems in the Domain of Kourna. There is a single Veteran
Mark II golem that spawns right in front of the Gates to Gandara.

theres an error, its Mark 1

9. Untested Speed Serum

wasted 20 minutes of my life trying to figure it out by the hints..
it was in a different region altogether

Beetle feed 4. Hearty Beetle Slime. The alpha beetle has been updated to a champion beetle to give people more chance to tag it

About the “Junundu Ichor” drop: I actually got mine in Vabbi.
West of Vehtendi Academy waypoint in Kaluun Ravine at the Junundu Nests POI. No sand to worry about and very easy.

For Hearty Beetle Slime: the event starts after killing the giant beetle, they no longer spawn randomly.

For anyone else who was confused by the skritt tunnel system like I was, the camp resolve leads you to the central silver waste tunnel and from there you go up to the north north skritt tunnel and that will take you to the far silverwaste

I’ve done the leyline anomaly thing twice now and no dice with the item. Do I need to do something specific to get it or should I just keep doing the event until the gods smile upon me?

5. Plagued Struts: The Golem can be any Golem (except the one that appears at the end of the meta at the Inquest Lab), I got mine at the end of an event (Repurpose the golem), after killing the Golem mini boss at the end. Also some Golems spawn close to the pylon when the meta activates them

Collection 3 Item 4. Hearty Beetle Slime -> Can also kill the Champion Spotted Beetle at the opposite side of the “Far Silverwastes”

Nice way to announce your stupidity to world retard, like this is easily done in one day and you still bitch about it? You need one bounty and two frequent event (one is even meta) and still its too many? I guess braindead person like you cant really do anything else besides running to point marked on map so its now “stupid mount”.

Hahaha standing by what? You are not standing on what you said because you just got wrecked by facts. I carry on fairy tale where you actually not totally wrong.

As of 2.06.2019 can confirm it’s true, but for a champion, it has literally 2 attacks and both have insanely long windup. Managed to solo it with thief on 2 pistols without even dodging – shouldn’t be problem to anyone owning ranged weapon.

for the champion alpha beetle, you need to kill the neutral giant beetle up on the ledge at the top left corner of far silverwaste twice to trigger. at least it worked for me.

On part- 6. Frigid Wurm Goo you should mention that people DON’T really need to have a Jackal lv 3(like I thought) to get at the location, is just having one will make the way faster. Tomorrow I’ll get my beetle thanks for the guide.

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