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Shadow of the Mad King - Achievements guide

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In total there are 32 achievements with 518 AP.

 

A Royal Tradition - Impress Mad King Thorn with your ebedience in a round of Mad King Says - 5 AP

  • Participate in event "Your Mad King Says..." in Lion's Arch, event is once per 2 hours, it is same as Simon says
  • If you hear (read in say chat) "Your Mad King Says *order*" do that order, if you hear only order without "Your Mad King Says" don't do anything
  • You have to make right emote corresponding to order
  • There are 15 emotes:
    • /beckon /bow /cheer /cover /dance /kneel /laugh /no /point /ponder /salute /shrug /sit /sleep /surprised /threaten /wave /yes   

 

Ancient Grudge - Kill 150 of Palawa Joko's minions - 10 AP

  • Kill 150 minions in PoF maps, stories or FotM

1.Tier - 10 minions - 1 AP

2.Tier - 50 minions - 2 AP

3.Tier - 100 minions - 2 AP

4.Tier - 150 minions - 5 AP

 

Annual Rituals - Complete the Halloween Rituals (Annual) achievement. This achievement can only be completed once per year.

Arguably Foodlike - Eat more than the recommended intake of candy corn - 5 AP

  • Eat 150 Pieces of Candy Corns 
  • You can buy them from TP or drop them from halloween mobs or from Trick or Treat bags
  • For achievement (Annual) Arguably Foodlike you have to eat 300 Pieces of Candy Corns

 

Ascent to Madness - Survive Mad King Thorns tricks in the Ascent to Madness mission - 10 AP

  • Finish story dungeon Ascent to Madness in Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]

 

Carving Across Tyria - Find and carve pumpkins throughout Central Tyria - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP and you have to carve 200 pumpkins
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 1000 carved pumpinks
  • You can find pumpkins all over the Tyria but most of the pumpkins are in Labytinth. In Lion's arch you can find 10 pumpkins

 

Clocktower's Champion - Complete the jumping puzzle - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to successfuly finish jumping puzzle Mad King's Clock Tower 3 times
  • It is located in Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 15 completed rounds

 

Close the Floodgates of Death - Debrief Brigadier General Kernel on your accomplishments - 5 AP

  • For this achievement you need PoF expansion and you need to finish - Be my Guest story achievement - it is in LS4 Long Live the Lich
  • This achievement will unlock after Mad Maleficience is completed
  • Go to speak with Veteran Brigadier General Kernel in Lion's Arch. Fort Marriner WP [&BDAEAAA=]

 

Champion of the Labyrinth - Defeat bosses in the Mad King's Labyrinth - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to kill Labyrinthine Horror, Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn or Skeletal Lich 5 times
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 25 killed bosses
  • Labyrinthine Horror spawns randomly in Labyrinth
  • Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn spawns via door in up-left corner of Labyrinth

  • Skeletal Lich spawns via door in down-right corner of Labyrinth

 

Courtly Service - Tithe 5 gold commissioning services for the Mad King's Labyrinth - 5 AP

  • Spend 5 gold at Mad Kings Steward in Mad King's Labyrinth
  • You can either buy 5 times merchant or bank access or you can buy 1 time food for everyone

1.Tier - 1 service - 1 AP

2.Tier - 5 services - 4 AP

 

Demon of a Drifter - Complete a lap of the Roll into Madness race event or time trial in Mad King's Raceway within the extreme challenge time - 10 AP

  • Finish Roll into Madness race/time trial under 1 minute
  • Race is placed in Mad King's Raceway which you can access from Lion's Arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]

 

Eve of the Mad King - Complete the Halloween Fright achievement five times over the course of the Halloween festival. The Halloween Fright achievement is located in the Halloween Daily tab - 100 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to finish "Halloween Daily" 5 times
  • You can repeat it 10 times, each time you will get 10 AP
  • In total you will get 100 AP for 50 dailies (Halloween Fright achievement)

 

Halloween Rituals - Complete 9 Annual Halloween achievements. Achievement can be completed once every year - 50 AP 

 

Knock Down the Doors - Complete 50 door events in Mad King's Labyrinth - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to participate in 50 door events in Mad King's Labyrinth
  • You can enter it from Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 250 doors

 

Lunatic's Fashion - Collect an item of each armor slot from the Lunatic set - 5 AP

  • Achievement is under Fashion section but related to Halloween
  • You need to complete this achivement for Mad Memorial achievement
  • You have to buy Recipes from Lunatic Alchemist north from Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • Each recipe costs 1 Candy Corn Cob except recipe for chest it costs 2 Cobs
  • You have to make whole set but you don't have to make all 3 weights
  • You need Armorsmith, Leatherworker or Tailor on lvl 400
  • It is exotic set and you will need materials, Globs of Ectoplasm and Lunatic Gossamer Insignia (you can either buy it from TP or buy recipe from Lunatic Alchemist for 1 Cob)

 

Lunatic Inquisition Regular - Participate in 3 rounds - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to participate in 3 rounds of Lunatic Inquisition
  • You can enter it from Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 15 rounds
  • You are either villager and you have to run away from ghosts (you can make bases in corners of map) or you are ghost and you have to kill all villagers 

 

Lunatic Racer - Complete the race event in Mad King's Labyrinth in under two minutes - 10 AP

  • Finish race under 2 minutes
  • Race is placed in Mad King's Labyrinth which you can access from Lion's Arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]

 

Mad Drifter - Complete a lap of any race event or time trial in the Mad King's Raceway within the challange time - 5 AP

  • Finish any race/time trial under 2 minutes
  • Race is placed in Mad King's Raceway which you can access from Lion's Arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]

 

Mad King's Clock Tower - Complete the jumping puzzle - 10 AP

  • You have to successfuly finish jumping puzzle Mad King's Clock Tower 
  • It is located in Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]

 

Mad King's Herald - Complete laps of any race event or time trial in Mad King's Raceway - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to complete 3 race events or time trials in Mad King's Raceway
  • You can enter it from Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 15 participations

 

Mad King's Herald-in-Training - Complete the race event or adventure in Mad King's Labyrinth - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to complete 3 race events or adventures in Mad King's Labyrinth
  • You can enter it from Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 15 participations

 

Mad Maleficence - Track down trophies of the eternal feud between Mad King Thorn and Palawa Joko during halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near - 5 AP

  • For this achievement you need PoF expansion and you need to finish - Be my Guest story achievement - it is in LS4 Long Live the Lich
  • This achievement will unlock after Rivalry of Kings is completed

1.Tier - 1 trophy - 1 AP

2.Tier - 13 trophy - 4 AP

  • 1. Joko's Crown - Crystal Oasis - you have to buy it from NPC Awakened Merchant in Amnoon - [&BLsKAAA=]
  • 2. Awakened Officer's Service Medallion - PoF maps - you have to drop it from Awakened Champions, best way to drop it is to farm them from meta events on map
  • 3. Mummy Wrap Field Kit - Crystal Desert Maps - you have to use Treasure Hunting Kits (drops from PoF events) and drop it from Buried Treasure
  • 4. Journal of a Youth - Mad King's Labyrinth - speak with NPC Mad Spirit, you will need at least Gliding or Springer
  • 5. Ancient Awakened Soldier's Ring - Mad King's Labyrinth - interact with Lost Belongs, you will need at least Gliding, Griffon or Skyscale mount
  • 6. Draft of a Love Letter (Page 2) Mad King's Labyrinth - interact with Lost Belongs, you will need at least Gliding or Springer mount
  • 7. Chariot Reins Mad King's Raceway - interact with Lost Belongs
  • 8. Joko's Book Club Selections Mad King's Raceway - interact with Lost Belongs
  • 9. Book of Palawa Poetry_1st Draft Domain of Kourna - interact with Abandoned Lockbox near Bokoss Prison Ruins point of interest [&BFYLAAA=], you will need springer mount
  • 10. The Scourge of Vabbi's To-Do List  Domain of Vabbi - interact with Abandoned Lockbox near Seborhin WP [&BNAKAAA=], you will need jackal mount, you have to enter tower via jackal portal near Seborhin Circle point of interest [&BD0KAAA=]
  • 11. Aphorisms of Joki, the Eternal Monarch of All Domain of Vabby - interact with Abandoned Lockbox near Great Palawa Joko Monument point of interest [&BJsKAAA=], you will need springer mount
  • 12. A Treatise on the Veridical Elon Riverlands - interact with Abandoned Lockbox near The Triumph of Palawa Joko point of interest [&BJkKAAA=]
  • 13. The Diary of Palawa Ignacious Joko The Desolation - interact with Abandoned Lockbox near Forbidden Vault point of interest [&BFQKAAA=], you can get there only with event "Help Buuran investigate the mysterious gate." otherwise the gate is closed and you cannot enter

 

Mad Mementos - Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorn's rule during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near - 10 AP

  • This achievement will unlock after Mad Mysteries is completed
  • You have to run around Tyria and search for 6 ghosts
  • Sometimes there will be mini-events
  • 1. Handless - Gendarran Fields - reveal with skill 4 on Matter Meter. When you interact with suspicious location it starts event "Drive back the hands...". When you are done with event the ghost will spawn
  • 2. Feast and Famine - Harathi Hinterlands - reveal with skill 3 on Matter Meter
  • 3. Pains of Love - Bloodtide Coast - reveal with skill 1 on Matter Meter. When you interact with suspisious location it starts event "Subdue the Mad Realm creatures...". When you are done with event the ghost will spawn
  • 4. Tax-o-Lanterns - Harathi Hinterlands - reveal with skill 4 on Matter Meter
  • 5. Flames of Renewal - Harathi Hinterlands - reveal with skill 2 on Matter Meter. When you interact with suspisious location it starts event "Extinguish the flames...". you have to scan once more time for water bucket then pick it and extinguish fire. When you are done with event you can interact with ghost
  • 6. Descension - Sparkly Fen - reveal with skill 3 on Matter Meter

 

Mad Memorial - Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorn's afterlife during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near - 10 AP

  • 2. Lunacy - Mad King's Labyrinth - Routing the Rebel Rabble has to be completed, speak with Lunatic Boatmaster in Mad King's Labyrinth
  • 3. Fabrication - Mad King's Labyrinth - Courtly Service has to be completed, speak with Mad King's Steward in Mad King's Labyrinth
  • 4. Hallowed Eves - Lion's Arch - Pumpkin Carving has to be completed, speak with Bruce the Herald in Lion's Arch. Gate Hub Plaza WP [&BBEEAAA=]
  • 5. Rivalry - Lion's Arch - Ancient Grudge has to be completed, speak with Veteran Brigadier General Kernel in Lion's Arch. Fort Marriner WP [&BDAEAAA=]
  • 6. Binding agreement - Lion's Arch - Lunatic's fashion has to be completed, speak with Lunatic acotyle Broye in Lion's Arch. Farshore WP [&BDMEAAA=]

 

Mad Memories - Speak with Magister Tassi in Lions Arch about researching the Mad King's life and death - 1 AP

  • NPC is in Lion's Arch west from Lion's Court [&BCkEAAA=] point of interest near vista

 

Mad Mysteries - Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorns childhood during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near - 5 AP

  • This achievement will unlock after Mad Memories is completed
  • You will received Candy-Powered Matter Meter Mk2 in mail from Magister Tassi
  • You have to run around Tyria and search 6 ghosts
  • To reveal them you need to use Matter Meter which consume one piece of candy corn per equip
  • Meter should reveal suspicious location but sometimes ghost is already revealed by another player
  • 1. Boyhood - Lion's Arch - reveal with skill 3 on Matter Meter
  • 2. Friendship - Lion's Arch - reveal with skill 1 on Matter Meter
  • 3. Young Love - Lion's Arch - reveal with skill 3 on Matter Meter
  • 4. Deadly Adventures - Queensdale - reveal with skill 2 on Matter Meter
  • 5. Betrothed - Kessex Hills - reveal with skill 4 on Matter Meter
  • 6. Coronation - Gendarran Fields - it is at the end of mini-dungeon Provernic Crypt, reveal with skill 2 on Matter Meter

 

Masters of the Labyrinth - Defeat all 3 champions in the Mad King's Labyrinth - 5 AP

  • You have to kill Labyrinthine Horror, Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn and Skeletal Lich in the Mad King's labyrinth
  • Labyrinthine Horror spawns randomly in Labyrinth
  • Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn spawns via door in up-left corner of Labyrinth
  • Skeletal Lich spawns via door in down-right corner of Labyrinth

 

Mercy of the Mad King - Open 1 000 Trick or Treat bags - 5 AP

  • Open 1000 Trick or Treat bags
  • You can buy them from TP or drop them from halloween mobs or get them as reward from halloween events

1.Tier - 50 bags - 1 AP

2.Tier - 1000 bags - 4 AP

 

New Afterlife for Quaggan - Donate enough pieces of candy corn to give Drooburt a new start - 25 AP

  • Repeatable achievement
  • You have to donate 1000 Pieces of Candy Corn (must have them in inventory)
  • Drooburt is located Lion's arch - Trader's Forum WP [&BBAEAAA=]
  • You can repeat it 5 times, each time you will get 5 AP
  • In total you will get 25 AP for 5000 Pieces of Candy Corn

Pumpkin Carving - Find pumpkins all around Tyria and carve them - 17 AP

  • You can find pumpkins all over the Tyria but most of the pumpkins are in Labyrinth. In Lion's arch you can find 10 pumpkins

1.Tier - 1 pumpkin - 1 AP

2.Tier - 25 pumpkins - 1 AP

3.Tier - 75 pumpkins - 5 AP

4.Tier - 150 pumpkins - 10 AP

Raceway Regular Complete laps of any race event or time trial in Mad King's Raceway. Achievement can be completed once every year.

Rivalry of Kings - Report to Brigadier General Kernel on the latest developments in the eternal battle between Mad King Thorn and Palawa Joko - 5 AP

  • For this achievement you need to finish - Be my Guest story achievement - it is in LS4 Long Live the Lich
  • NPC is in Lion's Arch south from Mist Portals [&BB0EAAA=] point of interest near Anvil Repair
  • Speak with NPC and start conversation with first option

Routing the Rebel Rabble - Kill 150 of the Lunatic Court rebels - 10 AP

  • Kill 150 Rebels Lunatic which are mostly in Labyrinth

1.Tier - 10 rebels - 1 AP

2.Tier - 50 rebels - 2 AP

3.Tier - 100 rebels - 2 AP

4.Tier - 150 rebels - 5 AP

 

Shut the Doors - Complete 30 door events in the Mad Kings Labyrinth - 5 AP

  • You have to participate in 30 door events in Mad King's Labyrinth

 

Something Good to Eat - Open 50 Trick or Treat bags - 5 AP

  • Open 50 Trick or Treat bags
  • You can buy them from TP or drop them from halloween mobs or get them as reward from halloween events

1.Tier - 1 bag - 1 AP

2.Tier - 50 bags - 4 AP

 

 

Mad Armory: Last Rites - Show your allegiance to the Lunatic Court by performing various feats while in a ghostly form from eating certain Halloween foods - 5 AP

  • Soul Cake - Hint: Eat this seasonal treat to receive a temporary ghostly aura

You have to buy this food on Trading post or craft on Chef by discovering the recipe and then use it

  • Ghostly Teeth Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the final chest of Sharkmaw Caverns in Lion's Arch     
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest
  • Ghostly Grave Essence -Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, collect the final reward of any explorable path in Ascalon Catacombs
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest
  • Ghostly Battle Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the final chest of the Urban Battleground fractal
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting final chest
  • Ghostly Shadow Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the Shadow Behemoth's chest
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest after killing Shadow Behemoth

Mad Armory: Carapace of Chaos - Show your allegiance to the Lunatic Court by performing various feats while in a ghostly form from eating certain Halloween foods - 5 AP

    Saint Bones - Hint: Eat this seasonal treat to receive a temporary ghostly aura

You have to buy this food on Trading post or craft on Chef by discovering the recipe and then use it

                             

  • Ghostly Curse Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the chest atop the Vizier's Tower in Straits of Devastation
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest
  • Ghostly Tomb Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, collect the final reward of any explorable path of the Ruined City of Arah
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest
  • Ghostly Stone Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the final chest of the Deepstone fractal.
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest
  • Ghostly Abyss Essence - Hint: While under the ghostly aura of certain Halloween foods, loot the chest of Tequatl the Sunless.
        • Use food to get a ghostly aura before looting chest

Royal Flame Weapons - Unlock all 16 Royal Flame weapon skins in your wardrobe - 5 AP

      • Contained in Royal Flame Weapon Coffer, which is drobbed by small chance in Trick-or-Treat Bags, The Evon Gnashblade Trick-or-Treat Bags and Bag of Trick-or-Treat Bags
      • Royal Flame Weapon Coffer can be bought on Trading Post

Tricks and Treats - Collect and use 19 traditional Tyrian Halloween tricks and treats - 3 AP

      • You have to unlock this collection by consuming Old Pillowcase - drop in Trick-or-Treat Bags or can be bought on Trading Post
      • You have to collect and use all foods and utility items dropped in Trick-or-Treat Bags, or buy them on Trading Post

Lunatic Court's Finery - Unlock all 18 Lunatic Armor skins in your wardrobe - 5 AP

      • You have to unlock all pieces of Lunatic Armor
      • Recipes for all pieces can be bought from Lunatic Alchemist located in Lion's Arch

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  • Intersing information

    8 Jun 2020 08:40:07 | Noah33

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  • Missing achievments

    18 Oct 2019 12:37:55 | Terter

    new achievements in section achievements > collections > festival collections
    Mad Armory: Last Rites
    Mad Armory: Carapace of Chaos

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    • Re: Missing achievments

      20 Oct 2019 17:18:50 | Yarabaczek

      Hello
      thank you. We work on them and we will add them soon!

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