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Design-a-Weapon Contest Winners Collections Achievements

These are the collection achievements that you need to complete to get the 3 exotic weapons.

How to unlock the collection achievements?

To unlock the collection achievements, simply zone into Lion's Arch. You will receive an in-game mail that tells you what to do next.

Throw these items into the Mystic Forge to get Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal:

  • 2 Lesser Vision Crystals 

  • 3 Vials of Blood 

  • 6 Sapphire Orbs 

  • 15 Globs of Ectoplasm 

Consume the Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal. This will allow you to see and interact with dormant souls. It is also the 1st item in all 3 collections. The 3 Rare Collections achievements are now unlocked.

If you are going to get all 3 weapons (Torch, Greatsword & Sword), craft the Oiled Orichalcum items beforehand. Craft: 

  • Oiled Orichalcum Torch Head (Huntsman), 

  • Oiled Orichalcum Greatsword Blade (Weaponsmith), 

  • Oiled Orichalcum Sword Blade (Weaponsmith)

Legend Builder

Legend Builder (Torch)

Dredgehaunt Cliffs - Legend Builder (Tor

Description: Help Bakkin earn renown and fire the Favor of the Colossus
Rewards: 7 AP + chest + Favor of the Colossus (exotic torch)

Location: Dredgehaunt Cliff

1. Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal

2. Warming Up

3. Transformation

4. Start to Stop

5. Larger than Legend

6. A Breath of Life

7. Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Torch Head

This was made when the collection was unlocked.

First, in Dredgehaunt Cliffs: Find warmth at hearth close to Hoelbrak.
Port to Graupel wp [&BGICAAA=] & head east into the house. Talk to Bakkin.

Port to Travelen's wp [&BGQCAAA=] & head west, across the bridge to Leopard's Snarl Shrine PoI.

Port to Steelbrachen wp [&BFsCAAA=] & head east into the caves. Go down the stairs.

Port to Dociu wp [&BFgCAAA=] & head southeast to the Hero Point.
From Tribulation wp [&BFYCAAA=], head southwest to the tower & climb to the top.


Return to Bakkin at the first location at Brandalf's Steading PoI (Graupel wp [&BGICAAA=]). Make sure you have the Oiled Orichalcum Torch Head before talking to Bakkin.

Guide to Greater Understanding

Guide to Greater Understanding (Greatsword)

Description: Show Xeniph the hope of a brave new world.
Rewards: 7 AP + chest + Eclipse (exotic greatsword)

Location: Fields of Ruin, Ascalon

Fields of Ruin - Guide to Greater Unders

This was made when the collection was unlocked.

From Kestrel wp [&BD0EAAA=], head south to the Hero Point.

From Helliot Mine wp [&BEsBAAA=], head north to a cave where the Guild Challenge is.

From Skoll's Bivouac wp [&BEoBAAA=], head to the big tree in Thunderbreak Hills, north of the heart.

From Fangfury Watch wp [&BEwBAAA=], head southeast to the waters in Highden Caves.

From Ogre Road wp [&BE8BAAA=], head straight south, right to the end.


Return to Xeniph at the first location at the Hero Point, south of Kestrel wp. Make sure you have the Oiled Orichalcum Greatsword Blade before talking to Xeniph.

1. Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal

2. A Shade's Blindspot

3. Memory Lane

4. Blame Game

5. A Balanced View

6. Ghost Growth

7. Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Greatsword Blade

Healing Heir

Healing Heir (Sword)

Description: Mend Nayeli's splintered soul.
Rewards: 7 AP + chest + Scion's Claw (exotic sword)

Location: Dry Top

Dry Top - Healing Heir (Sword).jpg

1. Ectoplasm-Infused Vision Crystal

2. Scattered Self

3. Updraft of a Dream

4. Duty's Shards

5. Low Spirit

6. A Soul Resewn

7. Imbued Oiled Orichalcum Sword Blade

This was made when the collection was unlocked.

From Dry Top Entry wp [&BIAHAAA=], head west to the vista on top of the cliff.


From the previous spot, head west around the hills, near the vista.

From Repair Station wp [&BJcHAAA=], head southeast towards Cragrock Palace PoI. Xeniph is in an underground cave, south of the PoI, by the Hero Point.

From Vine Bridge wp, head north to the Hero Point in Upland Oasis.

From Repair Station wp [&BJcHAAA=], head south. Xeniph is on a ledge at the side of the cliff.

Return to Nayeli at the first location at the vista, west of Dry Top Entry wp [&BIAHAAA=]. Make sure you have the Oiled Orichalcum Sword Blade before talking to Nayeli.

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