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With the release of Guild Wars 2: Secrets of the Obscure we now have a new, and quicker way to get the Skyscale unlocked for your account!

Who Rescues Whom?

You must unlock the first mastery in the Secrets of the Obscure Flight Training Track

After you unlock that mastery to get started on this achievement you will need to talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages

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Find An Abandoned Skyscale Egg

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The first step of this achievement is to find an Abandoned Skyscale Egg. There will be several unique nests scattered along Skywatch Archipelago or Amnytas - Here are the maps of all nests we found and checked!

Skywatch Archipelago

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Amnytas

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Look through each nest by interacting with it

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Once you attempt enough nests and find your egg!

Talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages

Return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the same place you talked to her last time

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This will open up Skyscale Egg Infusions, Skyscale Growing Comforts and Skyscale Saddle Materials - These will be shortened versions of the previous Skyscale achievement from LWS4 and do not need to be done in any specific order

Skyscale Egg Infusions

Go complete the Skyscale Egg Infusions around Tyria than return Skyscale Trainer Dyanne

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Skyscale of Water

Swim to the bottom of Flooded Castavall in Bloodtide Coast

Castavall Waypoint — [&BK4BAAA=]

Swim all the way to the bottom and look for the Concentration of Magic

Interact with the spot to complete Skyscale of Water

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Skyscale of Fire

Get burned by lava in the Great Imperial Smelter in the Black Citadel

Junker's Waypoint — [&BDcEAAA=]

Walk into the lava in the Great Imperial Smelter

Once you enter the lava you will complete Skyscale of Fire

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Skyscale of Ice

Become encased in an ice prison caused by ice storms in Bitterfrost Frontier or during the Claw of Jormag world boss event

Sorrow's Eclipse Waypoint — [&BH0JAAA=]

Get hit by an Ice Storm during the Defend the kodan brazier from Jormag's minions event which will put you into an Ice Prison

Once you have been encased in the Ice Prison you will be done the Skyscale of Ice

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Skyscale of Earth

Take damage from quicksand in Drytop

Prosperity Waypoint — [&BHoHAAA=]

You will just need to walk into the quicksand beside the Waypoint

Once you entered the Quicksand you will have completed Skyscale of Earth

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Skyscale of Air

Interact with the Cluster of Winds in the Hidden Garden jumping puzzle in Mount Maelstrom

There is 4 different Keepers that you can fight to open the portal to the Hidden Garden

Criterion Waypoint — [&BMkCAAA=] - Keepers of Earth
Avernan Waypoint — [&BM8CAAA=] - Keepers of Light
Oxbow Isle Waypoint — [&BNECAAA=] - Keepers of Waves
Irwin Isle Waypoint — [&BNICAAA=] - Keepers of Winds

Kill one of the keepers and you will find a portal to enter

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Head North once you are in the Hidden Garden and do the quick Jumping puzzle until you find the Cluster of Winds

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Interact with the Cluster of Winds to complete the Skyscale of Air

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Skyscale of Life

Revive 20 allies

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The Achievement Journal states 20, but the Life-Suffused achievement states 15, you will need to revive 20 players/NPC's

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Once you revive 20 players or NPC's you will complete the Skyscale of Life

Skyscale of Blood

Defeat 100 enemies within or around the Blood Hill Camps territory of Gendarran Fields

Blood Hill Waypoint — [&BI0BAAA=]

Kill 100 enemies in this area, Cave Bats do count towards the number as well - you will have an achievement tracker in your bar called Blood-Soaked

Once you kill 100 enemies you will finish Skyscale of Blood

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Skyscale of Growth

Interact with the garden patch near Gardenroot Tunnel in the Grove

Reckoner's Waypoint — [&BLsEAAA=]

Enter Gardenroot Tunnel and continue North to the Garden Patch

Once you have interacted with the Garden Patch you will be done Skyscale of Growth

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Skyscale of Death

Interact with the casket near the Statue of Grenth in the Temple of Grenth in the Cursed Shore

Murdered Dreams Waypoint — [&BCIDAAA=]

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Find the casket and interact with it

Once you have done that you will be done with the Skyscale of Death

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Skyscale of Spirit

Interact with the Cauldron of Searing in the Iron Marches

Dewclaw Waypoint — [&BOIBAAA=]

Interact with the Hero Point location - Cauldron of Searing - and place the egg

Once you have placed the egg you will be done with Skyscale of Spirit

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Skyscale of Fear

Get attacked by angry chickens at Ebonhawke in Fields of Ruin

Fallen Angels Garrison Waypoint — [&BFEBAAA=]

Attack the docile chickens at the south end of Ebonhawk to spawn Angry Chickens

Once you are done getting attacked by the Angry Chickens you will be done Skyscale of Fear

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Skyscale of Courage

Defeat 4 world bosses

Here is a chart from the Wiki to show you a list of upcoming World Bosses - you can find all spawn times on their Event Timers list

Once you have defeated 4 of the World Bosses you will be done Skyscale of Courage

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Receipt for Infused Skyscale Egg

Talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne near the Beacon of Ages once you've finished this list

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Return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages after completing the list of eggs

Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

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Skyscale Growing Comforts

Collect the food, treats, and toys to help raise your new Skyscale than return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne

Skyscale Treat

Bring 12 Pieces of Skyscale Food to Dyanne near the Beacon of Ages These are craftable in the Mystic Forge - or you can purchase them directly from Dyanne for the same materials

  • 1 Charged Quartz

  • 25 Bloodstone Dust

  • 5 Globs of Ectoplasm

  • 2 Slabs of Red Meat

Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

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Tasty Kryptis Skin

Defeat kryptis to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

You can locate these in any map that has rifts, just use your "Scan for Rift" ability

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Tasty Trail Ration

Defeat jotun to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

Cascade Bridge Waypoint — [&BFQGAAA=]

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Tasty Devourer Carapace

Defeat devourers to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

Greysteel Armory Waypoint — [&BIEBAAA=]

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Tasty Chak Legs

Defeat chak to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

Ley-Line Confluence Waypoint — [&BPUHAAA=]

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Tasty Moss-Covered Bark

Defeat treants to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

Phinney Waypoint — [&BPMAAAA=]

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Tasty Wurm Segment

Defeat wurms to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

False River Waypoint — [&BDEHAAA=]

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Tasty Ooze-Cured Meats

Defeat oozes to obtain a treat for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

Stoneguard Gate Waypoint — [&BOAAAAA=]

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Forged Ankle Joint

Defeat Forged to obtain a toy for your skyscale. More likely to drop from champions

The Darklands Waypoint — [&BKMKAAA=]

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Bird Whistle

Purchase a Bird Whistle from Gortho, Son of Malik, near Gladefall Run in the Iron Marches

Gladefall Waypoint — [&BO4BAAA=]

You will have to wait for Gortho, Son of Malik to become a merchant after the events Escort Gortho's expedition to Bronzeglade Crossing and Help the ogres defend Bronzeglade Crossing from the Flame Legion

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Plush Quaggan

Purchase a Quaggan Plush from Sven Edson in the Wizard's Tower

Tower Courtyard Waypoint — [&BB8OAAA=]

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You will find find Sven Edson slightly east of the Waypoint

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Heavy-Duty Dolyak Blanket

Purchase a Heavy-Duty Dolyak Blanket from Herder Lyot near Bouldermouth Vale in Lornar's Pass

Afgar's Waypoint — [&BFMGAAA=]

Head to the Heart straight West and purchase from Herder Lyot - you will have to have the heart completed

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Receipt for Skyscale Comforts

Talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne near the Beacon of Ages once you've finished this list

Return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages after completing the list of Skyscale Comforts

Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

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Skyscale Saddle Materials

Collect the 10 materials to make your Skyscale Saddle than return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne

Material Totals

29 Provisioners Tokens

375 Pinch of Stardust

  • Currency from Amnytas

375 Static Charge

  • Currency from Skywatch Archipelago

500 Essence of Despair

  • Found in Kryptis rifts

Stardust-Infused Leather

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at the Bastion of the Natural in Amnytas

Bastion of the Natural Waypoint — [&BDQOAAA=]

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Mist-Infused Saddle Oil

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at the Bastion of the Obscure in Amnytas

Bastion of the Obscure Waypoint — [&BEcOAAA=]

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Jade-Spun Silk Thread

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner near Jade Mech Habitation Zone 03 in Skywatch Archipelago

Kestrel's Vow Waypoint — [&BD8OAAA=]

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Durable Saddle Hardware

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at the Bastion of Strength in Amnytas

Bastion of Strength Waypoint — [&BNMNAAA=]

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Rich Maguuman Mahogany

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at Rata Novus Promenade in Skywatch Archipelago

Rata Novus Promenade Waypoint — [&BOANAAA=]

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Saddlebag of Holding

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at the Bastion of Balance in Amnytas

Bastion of Balance Waypoint — [&BD0OAAA=]

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Deldrimor Rivets

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at Droknar's Light in Skywatch Archipelago

Droknar's Light Waypoint — [&BL4NAAA=]

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Garenhoff-Weave Cloth

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at Wizard's Ascent in Skywatch Archipelago

Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

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Elonian Sandpaper

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at Skyward Marches in Skywatch Archipelago

Astral Ward Encampment Waypoint — [&BA4OAAA=]

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Extra-Sticky Tar

Purchase from the Faction Provisioner at the Bastion of Knowledge in Amnytas

Bastion of Knowledge Waypoint — [&BEIOAAA=]

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Receipt for Skyscale Saddle Parts

Talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne near the Beacon of Ages once you've finished this list

Return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages after completing the list of Saddle Parts

Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

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Train Rising Spirits In Flight Training Mastery

After completing all of the above steps you will need to max out the mastery tree Flight Training under Secrets of the Obscure Masteries

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Talk to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne at the Beacon of Ages

Return to Skyscale Trainer Dyanne to complete this achievement!
Beacon of Ages Waypoint — [&BCsOAAA=]

Congrats on getting your very own Skyscale Mount!

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