GW2 Design a Weapon Contest Collections guide. This is a set of three short collections that will unlock three exotic weapons.
A couple months back Arenanet had a community Design a Weapon Contest. Top 3 choices were made into weapons and can now be earned ingame via three short and simple collections.
1. Go to Lion’s Arch and you will immediately receive a mail.
2. Make the Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal by putting the following 4 items in the Mystic Forge.
- 3x Vials of Blood
- 6x Sapphire Orbs
- 15x Glob of Ectoplasm
- 2x Lesser Vision Crystal (2x Bloodstone Brick, 2x Dragonite Ingot, 2x Empyreal Star, 1x Augur’s Stone)
- Tailor/Armorsmith/Leatherwork 500 recipe
3. Double click to consume the Vision Crystal you just made and it will unlock three new collections.
Healing Heir (Sword)
All parts of the collection are in Dry Top. Completing this collection will reward you with Scion’s Claw exotic sword. This collection must be done in sequence.
Look out over a fallen people. Find Nayeli near the Vista for Crash Site 1 POI
Updraft of a Dream
Rendezvous with a rabble-rousing rock. Find Nayeli near Sparring Rock POI
Deep underground, a light shines bright as the Sun. Cavern of Shining Lights right by Ley Line Hub Hero Challenge
Look where the waters mend, high above the oasis.Right beside the Hero Challenge in Uplands Oasis.
A Soul Resewn
Far to the southwest, high in the sky, there is a place to see both Zephyrite past and future. SW on a cliff by Challenger’s Cliff.
Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Sword Blade
Go back to Crash Site 1 Vista to finish the collection. You will need to carry an Oiled Orichalcum Sword Blade (Craft or buy from TP) in your inventory and then talk to Nayeli.
Guide to Greater Understanding (Greatsword)
All parts of the collection are in Fields of Ruin. This collection rewards you with Eclipse exotic greatsword. Special thanks to Meika Arimashi for the info. This collection must be done in sequence.
A Shade’s Blindspot
Go where the mightiest of the walled city rest. Go to Defender’s Field POI by the Stronghold of Ebonhawke and talk to Xeniph
At the top of an abandoned mine, discover precarious pillars of steel. Find Xeniph in the Abandoned Mine JP.
Seek out shattered storms, a twisted tree and roots deep in stone. Find Xeniph in Thunderbreak Hills
A Balanced View
A waterfall streams forth with a stone ceiling overhead. Xeniph is inside Highden Caves
Find the southernmost point, where one is closest to the sands beyond. Talk to Xeniph in Wildlin Narrows
Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Greatsword Blade
Go back to Xeniph by Defender’s Field POI by the Stronghold of Ebonhawke and carry an Oiled Orichalcum Greatsword Blade in your inventory (craft or buy on TP).
Legend Builder (Torch)
This collection takes place in Dredgehaunt Cliffs and it will reward you with Favor of the Colossus exotic torch. This collection must be done in sequence.
Find a warmth at a hearth close to Hoelbrak. Talk to Bakkin by Graupel Kohn.
Seek a great cat carved in stone. Find Bakkin by Leopard Snarl Shrine POI.
Start to Stop
Deep in the mountain, steel scores deep into stone. Near Rat’s Run. Go into the Dredge tunnel and then drop through the hole/staircase leading down.
Larger than Legend
The dredge seek riches to the southeast. Right by the Dwarven Relic Hero Challenge to the southeast end of the map.
A Breath of Life
Search high in the sky, atop a mountain of timber. Inside the jumping puzzle by Tribulation Rift in the SW corner of the map.
Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Torch Head
Return to Bakkin by Graupel Kohn with an Oiled Orichalcum Torch Head (craft or buy on TP) in your inventory. Talk to him again to finish the collection.