Skyscale

The Skyscale is a mount that was released with Living World Season 4, Episode 6: War Eternal and the new map, Dragonfall on 14 May 2019.

How to start

First, complete Episode 6: War Eternal story.

Then talk to Gorrik in the southwest area, north of the Mastery Insight, west of Skyscale Eyrie PoI, to begin your journey to obtaining a Skyscale Mount!

(See map below for his location)

After talking to him, you will unlock Newborn Skyscales, Skyscale Scales and Skyscale Medicine achievements. The following achievements will unlock in this order, so you need to do Newborn Skyscales first before Saving Skyscales is unlocked. 

Collection                     Achievements                                         AP        Vid

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

7 AP

5 AP

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

1 AP

5 AP

5 AP

5 AP

5 AP

5 AP

5 AP

25AP

1 MP

Recommended

  • Show All Usable Object Names in Options.

  • Keybind your mounts. Go to Options/Control Options & scroll down to Mounts.

  • Farm all the Season 4 map currencies, in preparation of Skyscale Saddle.
    You will need 250 of each!

  • UPDATE: May 28th patch, you can now continue to the next collection achievement after a 2h cooldown.

Mastery Skills

3

4

5

Air Rescue

Rift Repair

Wall Launch

MP        Skill                  Description

 

Newborn Skyscales

Something is wrong with the skyscales.

Talk to Gorrik to begin!

Skyscale Scales map.jpg

1. A Dire Issue

2. Skyscale Scales

3. Skyscale Medicine

4. A Hopeful Cure

5. Skyscale Fever

6. A Sad Discovery

7. Skyscale Eggs

8. A Benevolent Mission

Talk to Gorrik in Dragonfall.
He is in the southwest area, north of the Mastery Insight, west of Skyscale Eyrie PoI.

Complete the Skyscale Scales collection.

Complete the Skyscale Medicine collection.

Return to Gorrik in Dragonfall after collecting the scales and medicine.

Complete the Skyscale Fever collection.

Return to Gorrik in Dragonfall after administering medicine to the skyscales.

Recover all the skyscale eggs.

Return to Gorrik in Dragonfall after collecting all the skyscale eggs.

 

Skyscale Scales

Collect skyscale scales to help Gorrik discover what is ailing the new species of dragon.
(Map locations shown above)

From Gorrik

1. Gorrik could have picked this one up himself.

8. Where the tooth of a god meets the waters of

    an ocean.

The Underworld wp (SW)

9. In the shackled grasp of a mighty dragon.

10. In the shadow of a pinned wing.

16. Under a dragon's wing.

11. On a necrotic coast, falling forever into the

      sea.

Burning Forest wp (NW)

12. Where a wing's shadow ends and a

      wasteland begins.
13. To the north of a road through a

      wasteland of fire.
14. Search near the image of a fallen god.

Pact Command wp

3. Far above the Pact Command.

2. On a small verdant island along a main

    road.

17. A dragon's tail may soon sweep this

      one out to sea.

15. On a branch where fire meets water.

18. In a stormy canal near a dragon's

      spine.

21. A scale of a lesser creature on the back

      of an Elder Dragon.

Melandru's Lost Domain wp (SE)

7. A root reaching out to the southern sea.

5. In time, this verdant scale may be

    washed away.

4. Protected by a severed wing.

6. On a moss-covered branch to the north

    of a moss-covered wood.
19. On a shore where a mossy forest meets

      a howling gate.
20. In a bat overlooked by the god of

      death.

- Face east from Gorrik. Right under the sick Skyscale.

- SW area of map, S of MP, on a ledge at the side of the cliff, by the water

- From the wp, head NE, into a small cave, by Shackled Grasp PoI.

- On a ledge, north of Wing's Shadow, Chaos Gate PoI, nearby a Jackal sand portal.

- A bit further east of #10.

- On a floating rock, west of Necrotic Coast.

- From NW shrine, head west past the thermal tube.

- East of Burning Forest wp, in the rubbles

- West of Burning Forest wp, in the rubbles, by the water

 

- On top of the tall pillar, east of Pact Command wp.

- South of Pact Command, bottom level.

- Head west from the wp. The scale is on the ground to your right.

 

- N of Umbral Battlegrounds, on a burnt branch, by the water

- NW of Gnarlgrove, near big crystals, by the water

- SW of Pact Command wp, on Kralk's back

- SE of Mist Warden Camp, on a big root sticking out into the waters.

- North of Melandru's Chalice, E of the vista & Verdance Falls PoI. 

- South of the skyscale roost in Crystal Wing (E of map)

- North of Mosswood, on a big branch

- South of Mosswood vista, by the waterfall

- SW of Howling Gate, by the water

 

Skyscale Medicine

Obtain ingredients for Gorrik's broad-spectrum medicine.

1. Activated-Charcoal Paste

    Purchased from the Crystal Bloom

    Quartermaster in Dragonfall.

2. Gravewort Paste
    Purchased from the Olmakhan Quartermaster

    in Dragonfall.

 


3. Mashed Echinacea

    Purchased from the Mist Warden

    Quartermaster in Dragonfall.


4. Stabilized Brandstorm Flux

    Purchased from the Traveling Elonian Trader in

    Dragonfall.


5. Tincture of Volatile Magic

    Purchased from the Traveling Elonian Trader in

    Dragonfall.

Putting Out Fires (3AP)
Complete 10 events for the Order of the Crystal Bloom in the Burning Forest. (NW quadrant of the map)

Then talk to the corresponding Volatile Magic Collector in Pact Command. Buy Mashed Echinacea for

100 Volatile Magic(VM) + 5 Mistborn Mote(MM).

Life in the Underworld (3AP)
Complete 10 events for the Olmakhan in the Underworld. (SW quadrant of the map)

Then talk to the corresponding Volatile Magic Collector in Pact Command. Buy Activated-Charcoal Paste for 4900 Karma.

Cutting Weeds (3AP)
Complete 10 events for the Mist Wardens in Melandru's Lost Domain. (SE quadrant of the map)

Then talk to the corresponding Volatile Magic Collector in Pact Command. 

Talk to the Volatile Magic Collector in Pact Command; right by the waypoint. Buy Stabilized Brandstorm Flux for 245 Karma + 10 Trade Contracts.

Talk to the Volatile Magic Collector in Pact Command; right by the waypoint. Buy Tincture of Volatile Magic for 245 Karma + 10 Trade Contracts.

 

Skyscale Fever

Feed Gorrik's medicine to each skyscale.

Complete Skyscale Scales & Skyscale Medicine collection achievements to unlock this achievement.

Skyscale Fever map.jpg

From The Underworld wp

1. Find the ailing skyscale in Sky's Reach.
2. Find the ailing skyscale in Grenth's Teeth.
3. Find the ailing skyscale in Necrotic Coast.
4. Find the ailing skyscale in Wing's Shadow.

 

From Burning Forest wp
5. Find the ailing skyscale in Ember Gate.
6. Find the ailing skyscale in Virulent Wastes.
7. Find the ailing skyscale in Scorched Cliffs.
8. Find the ailing skyscale in Umbral Battlegrounds.

 

From Pact Command wp
9. Find the ailing skyscale in Dragon's Causeway.
10. Find the ailing skyscale in Gnarlgrove.
11. Find the ailing skyscale in the Skein.
12. Find the ailing skyscale in Crystal Wing.

 

From Melandru's Lost Domain wp
13. Find the ailing skyscale in Melandru's Chalice.
14. Find the ailing skyscale in Mosswood.

- Just a bit east of Gorrik.
- West of the vista, on a ledge at the side of the cliff.
- NW of Wailing Basin PoI, on top of an outcrop.
- Right under the claw of the wing

 


- Along the coastline, on a ledge at the side of a cliff
- E of the skyscale roost, under a charred tree, high up on an outcrop.
- East of Scorched Cliff vista.
- South of the Umbral Battlegrounds MP, on an outcrop

 


 

- On an outcrop, SW of Pact Command.
- On a branch high up in a tree, S of Gnarlgrove vista.
- Near Crystal Wing, lowest level, by the water

- Inside Crystal Wing area, on a high ledge
 

 

- Right by Tower of the Third PoI

 

- North of Melandru's Lost Domain wp, W of Melandru's Chalice vista

 

Skyscale Eggs

Recover all the skyscale eggs.

Complete Skyscale Fever collection achievement to unlock this achievement.

Skyscale Eggs map.jpg

From The Underworld wp

1. Gorrik could have picked this one up himself.
2. Somewhere in Necrotic Coast.
3. Somewhere in Necrotic Coast.
4. Somewhere in Ember Gate.

From Burning Forest wp
5. Somewhere in Virulent Wastes.
6. Somewhere in Crystal Bloom Camp
7. Somewhere in Scorched Cliffs.
8. Somewhere in Umbral Battlegrounds.
9. Somewhere in Umbral Battlegrounds.

 

From Pact Command wp
10. Somewhere in Dragon's Causeway.
11. Somewhere in Gnarlgrove.
12. Somewhere in Gnarlgrove.
13. Somewhere in the Skein.

From Melandru's Lost Domain wp
14. Somewhere in the Skein.
15. Somewhere in Crystal Wing.
16. Somewhere in Crystal Wing.
17. Somewhere in Melandru's Chalice.
18. Somewhere in Melandru's Chalice.
19. Somewhere in Mosswood.
20. Somewhere in Mosswood.

 

From The Underworld wp

21. Somewhere in Olmakhan Camp.

- Just a bit east of Gorrik.
- West of Wailing Basin PoI, on a ledge facing the sea.
- Further north from #2, west of the vista.
- Further north from #3, lower level, near the water.

 


- SW of Virulent Wastes, under a tree on an outcrop
- West of Burning Forest wp, on top of a tree on the cliffs
- North coast of Scorched Cliffs, lowest level
- South of the MP, on a cliff near the Heart of the Brandstorm.
- Further north from #8, on a tree high above the Trail of Cinder PoI.

 

 


- SW of Pact Command wp, on a cliff SW of the skyscale roost
- South of the MP, on a cliff
- East of #11, on a tree
- South of The Skein, bottom level, on the side of cliff by the water


 


- North of the vista, on a high outcrop, under a tree
- Near Kralk's wound where you collected his blood in the story.
- Further south of #15, on the cliff, below the wing
- NW from Melandru's Lost Domain wp, on the cliffs
- Further east of #17
- West of #17 & #18, N of the wp, high up on a tree branch
- West of the wp, S of Mosswood vista

 

 

 


SW of The Underground wp, on top of statue of Grenth

Return to Gorrik in Dragonfall to wrap up the Skyscales Eggs collection achievement. You can only progress to the next part, Saving Skyscales after a

2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Saving Skyscales

Hatch a skyscale egg.

This achievement unlocks on daily reset after completing Skyscale Eggs Collection Achievement.

I will divide the video into 2 parts as this achievement is quite long!

Talk to Gorrik in Sun's refuge in Jahai Bluff to begin.

Reward: 5AP
Pre-requisite: 

  • Complete Season 4 Episode 6 & Newborn Skyscales achievement.

  • You need to have unlocked Sun's Refuge via completing the story "A Star to Guide Us". You cannot enter or talk to Gorrik otherwise.

  • -If you don't have Sun's Refuge unlocked on the character you have been doing the collection on but you do have it unlocked on an alt on the same acct, check the mail on that alt.

PART 1

1. Skyscale of Water

 

 

 


2. Skyscale of Fire

 

 

 

 

4. Skyscale of Earth

5. Skyscale of Air

3. Skyscale of Ice

6. Skyscale of Life

7. Skyscale of Blood


 

Speak with Grand Elder Air Djinn Dhizosai or Grandmaster Elder Djinn Emine at Zagonur Cliffs in Vabbi. Defeat nearby foes to draw them out. From Market Ruins wp, head southeast to the Hanging Gardens.
Accept all 4 essences - Water, Fire, Earth & Air. This will complete the first part of each of the 4 collections.

 

1. The Nature of Water - Speak with Grand Elder Air Djinn Dhizosai or Grandmaster Elder Djinn Emine

                                    at Zagonur Cliffs in Domain of Vabbi. Defeat nearby foes to draw them out.
2. Waters of Ntouka - Swim to the bottom of Ntouka Pond in the Domain of Kourna.
3. Waters of Castavall - Swim to the bottom of Flooded Castavall in Bloodtide Coast.
4. Waters of Derelict Delve - Swim in the water chamber in Derelict Delve in Desert Highlands.

                                         South of Derelict Delve wp.

                                         Must have done Rune-Locked Doors achievement to gain access. 

1. The Nature of Fire - Speak with Grand Elder Air Djinn Dhizosai or Grandmaster Elder Djinn Emine 

                                 at Zagonur Cliffs in Domain of Vabbi. Defeat nearby foes to draw them out.

2. Fires of the Legion - Get burned by lava in the Great Imperial Smelter in the Black Citadel. 

                                SE from Junker's wp.

3. Fires of the Mountain - Get burned by lava within Mount Maelstrom. 

                                    North from Maelstrom's wp.

4. Fires of a GodGet burned by lava in the Hearth in the Domain of Vabbi.

                           SW of Vehjin Palace wp, in The Foundry.

5. Fires of the DepthsGet burned by lava in the fire chamber in Derelict Delve in Desert Highlands.

                                 South of Derelict Delve wp

1. The Nature of Earth - Speak with Grand Elder Air Djinn Dhizosai or Grandmaster Elder Djinn Emine

                                  at Zagonur Cliffs in Domain of Vabbi. Defeat nearby foes to draw them out.

2. Sands of Sifuri - Take damage from quicksand in Crystal Oasis.

                            North of Amnoon wp, near a mastery insight
3. Sands of Prosperity - Take damage from quicksand in Drytop. Right by Prosperity wp.
4. Sands of the Riverlands - Take damage from quicksand in Elon Riverlands. 

                                        Around Skimmer Ranch wp.
5. Sands of Vabbi - Take damage from quicksand in the Domain of Vabbi. NE of Necropolis wp.  

1. The Nature of Air - Speak with Grand Elder Air Djinn Dhizosai or Grandmaster Elder Djinn Emine 

                               at Zagonur Cliffs in Domain of Vabbi. Defeat nearby foes to draw them out.

2. Winds of Tribute - Get knocked down by a Dust Mite Twister, commonly found in arid desert-like

                              areas.

                               There are some Dust Mite Twisters in Eastern/Western Mihan Hillsides in Vabbi.

3. Winds of the Garden - Interact with the Cluster of Winds in the Hidden Garden jumping puzzle in

                                     Mount Maelstrom. After you get in, head north, up the hill.

4. Winds of the Storm - Get caught in the Brand tornado in Jahai Bluffs.

1. The Nature of Ice - Speak with Frigid Paw at Talabaroop Waves in Frostgorge Sound.

                               Just north of Blue Ice Shining wp.
2. Ice of the Land - Expose your skyscale egg to the icy chamber in Derelict Delve in Desert Highlands.

                           South of Derelict Delve wp.

                           Must have done Rune-Locked Doors achievement to gain access. 
3. Ice of the Sea - Expose your skyscale egg to the water of the ice flow in Thunderhead Peaks.

                          SE of Revolution's Heart wp.
4. Ice of the Air - Become encased in an ice prison caused by ice storms in Bitterfrost Frontier or during

                         the Claw of Jormag world boss event.

                         Look for Veteran Corrupted Ice Elementals in Frostwalk Tundra, Frostgorge and let them

                         put you in an ice prison during combat.

Do Skyscale of Life and Skyscale of Blood together. Make sure you have Almorra's Directive and Dwayna's Directive buff on you. You need to revive 18 allies and defeat 150 foes altogether.
East of Jeztar Falls wp in Metrica Province, there are lots of NPCs to rez. Low level mobs count too.

1. The Nature of Life - Speak with the Priestess of Dwayna at the Plaza of Dwayna in Divinity's Reach.
2. Giver of Life 
- Revive 3 allies while under the effects of Dwayna's Directive.
3. Champion of Life 
- Revive 6 more allies while under the effects of Dwayna's Directive.
4. Commander of Life 
- Revive 9 more allies while under the effects of Dwayna's Directive.

1. The Nature of Blood - Speak with General Almorra Soulkeeper at Pact Command in Dragonfall.
2. Taker of Blood 
- Defeat 25 foes while under the effect of Almorra's Directive.
3. Champion of Blood 
- Defeat 50 more foes while under the effect of Almorra's Directive.
4. Commander of Blood 
- Defeat 75 more foes while under the effect of Almorra's Directive.

PART 2

8. Skyscale of Growth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Skyscale of Death

 

 

10. Skyscale of Spirit

11. Skyscale of Fear

 

 

 

 

 

 



12. Skyscale of Courage

1. The Nature of Growth - Speak with the teacher in the Omphalos Chamber above the Grove.

                                      Head E from Upper Commons wp to find the Omphalos Chamber elevator.
2. Growth of Strawberries - Place your skyscale egg in the dirt of the strawberry patch at Brightwater

                                        Inlet in Desert Highlands.

                                        Head north from Brightwater wp, in the choya village.

3. Growth of Artichokes - Place your skyscale egg in the dirt of the artichoke patch at the Necropolis in

                                     the Domain of Vabbi.

                                     Head SW from Necropolis wp, up on the hills.
4. Growth of Cauliflower - Place your skyscale egg in the dirt of the cauliflower patch at Elon Flow in

                                      Elon Riverlands.

                                      Head SE from Olishar's Oasis Camp wp. High on an outcrop.
5. Growth of Carrots - Place your skyscale egg in the dirt of the carrot patch at the Bonestrand in the

                                Desolation.

                                Head east from Bonestrand wp.

1. The Nature of Death - Speak with Sister Lissa at the Necropolis in the Domain of Vabbi.

                                    SW of Necropolis wp, right by the HP.

2. Death of the Exile - Visit the dead at Exile's Rest in Elon Riverlands.

                                Head east from Skimmer's Ranch wp.

3. Death of the Conquered - Visit the dead at the Bone Palace in the Desolation.

                                        South of Joko's Domain wp. Might have to do event to open the doorway. 

4. Death of the Kings - Visit the dead at the Tomb of Primeval Kings in Desert Highlands.

                                 Head east from Lommuld Kraal wp & enter the tomb.

5. Death of the Oppressed - Visit the dead at Champion's Dawn in the Domain of Istan.

                                        Head south from Champion's Dawn wp & enter the tunnel.

1. The Nature of Spirit - Speak with Amaranda the Lonesome at Venlin Vale in Brisban Wildlands.

                                  Head NE from Mrot Boru wp & go up the slope.
2. Spirit of the Lich King - Visit Palawa Joko's tomb at the Central Brand Scar in Jahai Bluffs.

                                     Head NW from Yatendi Village wp to a big Joko head statue.
3. Spirit of the Centaurs - Visit the Ancestor Tree at the Ruined Procession in Jahai Bluffs.

                                     NW from Venta Pass wp, at Ancestor Tree PoI.
4. Spirit of the Hero - Visit the shrine to Turai Ossa's defeat at Deadlock Sweep in Elon Riverlands.

                               NW corner of the map, right by a mastery insight.
5. Spirit of the Prophet - Visit Prophet's Fall in Desert Highlands.

                                   NE of Makali Outpost wp. Up on a floating platform.

1. The Nature of Fear - Speak with Orson at Demon's Maw in Lornar's Pass.

                                 Head east from Demon's Maw wp (Sw area of Lornar's Pass).
2. Astraphobia - Get hit by a Brandstorm.
3. Glossophobia - 
Teach the class at Vehtendi Academy in the Domain of Vabbi.

                           Event: Speak from the lectern to lecture against Joko's brainwashing before the

                                     instructor arrives
                           Make sure you attack the mobs & the Veteran Instructor at the end too.
4. Alektorophobia - Get attacked by angry chickens at Ebonhawke in Fields of Ruin.

                             South of Fallen Angels Garrison wp in Ebonhawke.
5. Acrophobia - Get to the very top of the wall in Blazeridge Steppes.

                       South of Lowland Burns wp. High up on a floating rock.

1. Courage in Face of Death - Go to Fort Trinity in Straits of Devastation and tell your egg how you

                                           defeated Zhaitan.
2. Courage in Face of Lost Will - Go to Camp Resolve in the Silverwastes and tell your egg how you

                                               defeated Mordremoth.
3. Courage in Face of Shattered Faith - Go to King Joko's Sky Garden in the Domain of Vabbi and tell

                                                        your egg how you defeated Balthazar.
4. Courage in Face of Oblivion - Go to Pact Command in Dragonfall and tell your egg how you

                                               defeated Kralkatorrik.
5. Courage in Face of One's Self - Defeat your doppelganger at Augury Rock in Elon Riverlands.

                                                  The last stage of The Path to Ascension event.
                                                  Event: Defeat Branded Josso Essher in the Ascension Chamber 

Return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge, Jahai Bluffs to wrap up the Saving Skyscales collection achievement.
You can only progress to the next part, Raising Skyscales after a 2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Raising Skyscales

Care for a hungry skyscale.

1. A New Life

2. A New Parent

3. Skyscale Care

4. Skyscale Treats

5. Skyscale Toys

6. A Growing Child

Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.

Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.

Collected for your skyscale.
Collected for your skyscale.
Collected for your skyscale.
Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.

 

Skyscale Care

Care for your baby skyscale until it's large enough to leave the nest.

After daily reset, return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge to check on the skyscale's progress & unlock Raising Skyscale achievement!

You will need 12 Pieces of Skyscale Food altogether. You can either craft or buy them from the trading post. To craft, you will need:

  • 2 Slab of Red Meat

  • 1 Charged Quartz Crystal

  • 5 Glob of Ectoplasm

  • 25 Pile of Bloodstone Dust


How to get Charged Quartz Crystals

  • Rare chance from mining the Quartz Crystal Formation node in your home instance.

  • Convert 25 Quartz Crystals at the following places; once per place, per day, per acct. Make sure you have Quartz Ctystals in your bag when you go to these places of power!:

    • Krait Obelisk Shard in home instance

    • Priory Archives in Lornar's Pass

    • Issormir's Body in Wayfarer Foothills

    • Earthen Magic in Queensdale

(https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Charged_Quartz_Crystal)

Feeding Pieces of Skyscale Food to the hatchling 
A happy skyscale can be fed up to 4 times daily.
Keep feeding him 4 times a day, for the next 2 days until he becomes a Fullweight Hatchling!

Day 1

2. Pinweight Hatchling
3. Atomweight Hatchling
4. Strawweight Hatchling 

Day 2
5. Flyweight Hatchling 
6. Bantamweight Hatchling 
7. Featherweight Hatchling 

Day 3
8. Lightweight Hatchling 
9. Welterweight Hatchling
10. Middleweight Hatchling

Day 4
11. Cruiserweight Hatchling 
12. Heavyweight Hatchling 
13. Fullweight Hatchling

Finish Skyscale Care, Skyscale Treats & Skyscale Toys.

Then return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge, Jahai Bluffs to wrap up the Raising Skyscales collection achievement.You can only progress to the next part, Troublesome Skyscales after a 2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Skyscale Treats

Care for your baby skyscale until it's large enough to leave the nest.

Although the items are most likely to drop from champion mobs, they do drop from regular mobs as well.

1. Masticated Tasty Karka Leg
 

 


2. Masticated Tasty Dried Cat's Paw

3. Masticated Tasty Dried Flower
6. Masticated Tasty Dried Eel

8. Masticated Tasty Dried Shark


4. Masticated Tasty Dried Carapace

5. Masticated Tasty Dried Bark


7. Masticated Tasty Dried Hoof


9. Masticated Tasty Bat Wing

 


10. Masticated Tasty Skale Fin
 

 

13. Masticated Tasty Minotaur Flank

11. Masticated Tasty Skelk Liver

 

 

12. Masticated Tasty Spider Leg

14. Masticated Tasty Wyvern Wing
 

Defeat karka to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

There are lots of karkas in Southsun Cove. Keep an eye on the right to see if you looted Tasty Karka Leg.

Defeat sand lions to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

There are some Sand Lions found in the northern area of Amnoon.


Defeat ibogasand eels & sand sharks to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Ibogas, sand eels & sky sharks can be found in Crystal Oasis as well. Mostly around and near Kusini Crossing.

Defeat desert insects to obtain a treat for your skyscale. 

Lots of scarabs in front of Tomb of the Primeval Kings in Desert Highlands.


Defeat jacaranda to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Soma jacarandas can be found to the east & west of Brightwater Inlet in Desert Highlands.

Defeat rock gazelles to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

On the hills, north of Brightwater Inlet in Desert Highlands.

Defeat bats to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Some bats on the hills of Harvest Cascades in Lake Doric.

Defeat skales to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Getting the Bog Skales in the swampy area of Lamia Mire, Plains of Ashford.
 

Defeat minotaurs to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

There are some Alpine Minotaurs in the Icevine Dale area, on the slopes in Wayfarer Foothills.


Defeat skelks to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Skelk Lurkers around Voloxian Passage in Metrica Province.

Defeat spiders to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

Found some Jungle Spiders near Arterium Haven wp in Metrica Province.


Defeat wyverns to obtain a treat for your skyscale.

There are some wyverns around Wyvern Cliffs in Verdant Brink.

There are also some up on the rocks of Sandswept Isles, Griffonstone Buttresses.

Return to the skyscale hatchling in Sun's Refuge and give all 14 treats to        
the hatchling!

Finish Skyscale Care, Skyscale Treats & Skyscale Toys.

Then return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge, Jahai Bluffs to wrap up the Raising Skyscales collection achievement.You can only progress to the next part, Troublesome Skyscales after a 2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Skyscale Toys

Purchase toys from around Tyria to give to your skyscale.

1. Used Hardy Ball

2. Used Bird Whistle



3. Used Heavy-Duty Dolyak Blanket

4. Used Grow Lamp

Purchase a Hardy Ball from Jannat at Vehtendi Academy in the Domain of Vabbi, then give it to your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Port to Vehtendi Academy wp [&BA8KAAA=] in Domain of Vabbi & go into the Academy. Enter the first classroom on the left. Exit at the back & go down the steps. On the ground floor, purchase a Hardy Ball from Jannat for 1 gold.


Purchase a Bird Whistle from Gortho, Son of Malik near Gladefall Run in Iron Marches, then give it to your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Port to Gladefall wp [&BO4BAAA=] in Iron Marches & cross the bridge south of you. Purchase a Bird Whistle from Gortho, Son of Malik for 2 gold.

Purchase a Heavy-Duty Dolyak Blanket from Herder Lyot near Bouldermouth Vale in Lornar's Pass, then give it to your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Port to Afgar's wp [&BFMGAAA=] in Lornar's Pass & head west to the heart. Purchase a Heavy-Duty Dolyak Blanket from Herder Lyot for 3 gold.

Craft a Grow Lamp with a jeweler using a recipe obtained in Drytop, or purchase one from the Trading Post. Give the resulting item to your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Grow Lamp Recipe is only available in Dry Top if Tier 3 or higher of Favor of the Zephyrites has been achieved, for 7s 36c 55 Geode. [&BIAHAAA=]

Can be crafted by 400 Jeweler ONCE a day with:

  • 10 Charged Quartz Crystal 

  • 10 Orichalcum Setting 

  • 25 Sunstone Lump 

  • 25 Watchwork Sprocket

Return to the skyscale hatchling in Sun's Refuge and give all 4 toys to        
the hatchling!

Finish Skyscale Care, Skyscale Treats & Skyscale Toys.

Then return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge, Jahai Bluffs to wrap up the Raising Skyscales collection achievement.You can only progress to the next part, Troublesome Skyscales after a 2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Troublesome Skyscales

Teach a troublesome skyscale.

1. A Fearful Message

2. Skyscale Lost

3. A Homecoming

4. Skyscale Stealth

5. Skyscale Reflexes

6. A Capable Skyscale

Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.
Collected for your skyscale.
Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.
Collected for your skyscale.
Collected for your skyscale.
Acquired while tracking and training your skyscale.

 

Skyscale Lost

Track down your skyscale.

After daily reset, return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge to check on the skyscale's progress & unlock Troublesome Skyscales achievement!

Gorrik will give you an Extra-Pungent Skyscale Treat and the recipe for it (400 Chef).

If you are stuck or an event is bugged, you can go to the area and use the Treat to complete that part of the achievement.

I did this for #21 as the Branded Ley-Line Anomaly did not spawn after 1.5h.

Extra-Pungent Skyscale Treat

  • 1  Smell-Enhancing Culture

  • 1  Charged Quartz Crystal

  • 2  Slab of Red Meat

  • 10  Pile of Bloodstone Dust

Find your Skyscale at the Displaced Tower jumping puzzle in Jahai Bluffs.

NW from Yahtendi Village wp. Need a Springer to get up there.

Find your Skyscale at the top of Loyalist Warren in Domain of Kourna.

NW from Allied Encampment wp. High up on a rock pillar.

Find your Skyscale in the Eastern Complex in the Sandswept Isles.

South of Anniogel Encampment wp. Right by Sandswept Isles Griffon Expert Course.

Find your Skyscale in the Buried Archives jumping puzzle in the Cursed Shore.

Head south from Anchorage wp. The JP is east of Cathedral of Silence.

Find your Skyscale in the Spelunker's Delve jumping puzzle in the Caledon Forest.

Head south from Sleive's wp. Can use a Springer inside the JP.

Find your Skyscale in the Goemm's Lab jumping puzzle in the Metrica Province.

Head south from Cuatl wp. JP entrance is on the left. 
There are 3 areas - windy, stormy & chilly.
You MUST click on the Attuner Device before you can enter the next area.
Watch out for wind! Use stability when it's up!
You can check with the Golem Assistant to see if you are attuned.

Find your Skyscale in the Fawcett's Bounty jumping puzzle in the Harathi Hinterlands.

Just east of Arca wp. You can do the JP or... use my shortcut! Need Bond of Faith mastery

(Mount skill 8) to do this.

Find your Skyscale in the Shattered Ice Ruins jumping puzzle in the Frostgorge Sound.

From Ice Floe wp, head east, then go underwater. There's an underwater entrance. Go in & head up the steps to the skyscale.

Find your Skyscale in the Rebel's Seclusion jumping puzzle in the Fireheart Rise.
From Breaktooth's wp, head N & turn right. Springer up to the skyscale ledge.


Find your Skyscale in the Griffonrook Run jumping puzzle in the Lornar's Pass.
Head south of False Lake wp to the underwater entrance.
Take the Teleportation Stone up & head east.
Make sure you are at full HP before you make big jumps!


Find your Skyscale in the Coddler's Cove jumping puzzle in the Timberline Falls.

Head south from Okarinoo wp & run on the ledge. Entrance on the left.
Jump carefully to the ledge where the skyscale is.


Find your Skyscale near the Highjump Ranch in Desert Highlands.

Head west from Highjump Ranch wp. On top of a rock pillar.

Find your Skyscale high in the sky above the Desert Highlands.

Head to the NW area of Salt Flats & look for a Jackal sand portal. Go through it & turn left to another portal. Then follow the sandy road! 

Find your Skyscale above Maculate Fringe in Crystal Oasis.

Head east from Temple of Kormir wp. Head up the crystal mountain.
There is a Jackal sand portal near the HP, go through it & follow the road.

Find your Skyscale near Glint's Legacy in Crystal Oasis.

Use a Springer to get over the high wall. Or a Griffon if you have one.
The skyscale is in the southern area, on some huts.

Find your Skyscale in the Sanctum of Nabkha in Crystal Oasis.

Head west from Destiny's Gorge wp. Go into Sanctum of Nabkha area.
Enter the Jackal sand portal on the ground, west side of the sanctum.
Keep going till you reach a room full of portals & follow the steps shown.

Find your Skyscale in Skimshallow Cove in Elon Riverlands.

Head SW from Skimmer Ranch wp. Go to the top of the rock mountain.

The following 4 locations require you to complete events. Check the event timer to know when the event is coming up!

7. Shadow Behemoth

 

 

19. Hall of Ascension

 


21. Branded Ley-Line

      Anomaly

13. Inquest Golem Mark II

Rescue your Skyscale from the Shadow Behemoth in the Queensdale.

Head SW into the swamp from Godslost wp. Get the skyscale after defeating Shadow Behemoth.

Find your Skyscale in the Hall of Ascension in Elon Riverlands.

This is The Path of Ascension meta event that starts near Augury's Shadow wp. Go right to the top ledge from the inside of the mountain. 

 

Rescue your Skyscale from the Branded Ley-Line Anomaly in the Domain of Vabbi.

Head to the NE corner of the map from Market Ruins wp.
The Anomaly didn't spawn for me so I used the Extra-Pungent Skyscale Treat! 

Rescue your Skyscale from the Inquest Golem Mark II in the Mount Maelstrom.

Head north from Old Sledge Site wp.
Get the skyscale after defeating Inquest Golem Mark II.

Talk to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge to unlock the next 2 collection, Skyscale Stealth & Skyscale Reflexes from the Troublesome Skyscales achievement.Good luck!

 

Skyscale Stealth

Play hide-and-seek with your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Put a target on your Skyscale before counting down!

1. Stealthy Apprentice

2. Stealthy Journeyman

3. Stealthy Master

- Playing hide-and-seek taught your

  skyscale to be stealthier.
- Playing hide-and-seek taught your

  skyscale to be stealthier.
- Playing hide-and-seek taught your

  skyscale to be stealthier.

 

Skyscale Reflexes

Play catch with your skyscale in Sun's Refuge.

Simply stand in the white circle before the ball comes back to you!

1. Agile Apprentice

2. Agile Journeyman

3. Agile Master

- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.
- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.
- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.

- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.
- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.
- Playing catch improved your

  skyscale's reflexes.

Finish Skyscale Lost, Skyscale Stealth & Skyscale Reflexes.

Then return to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge, Jahai Bluffs to wrap up the Troublesome Skyscales collection achievement.You can only progress to the next part, Riding Skyscales after a 2h cooldown. Good luck!

 

Riding Skyscales

Learn to fly on your skyscale.

1. A Skyscale's Choice

2. Skyscale Saddle

3. A Lesson in Flying

4. Skyscale Flight   

- Talk to Gorrik in Sun's Refuge.
- Complete the Skyscale Saddle collection.
- Meet Gorrik on a bluff just to the northeast of the Fortress of Jahai in Jahai Bluffs.

- Collected for your skyscale.

 

Skyscale Saddle

Gather components for Gorrik to make a saddle so that you can ride your skyscale.

You will need:

  • 35 gold

  • 500 Trade Contracts from PoF maps

  • 1500 Volatile Magic

  • 250 of each Season 4 map currencies 

1. Elonian Sandpaper

2. Corsair Sailcloth

3. Olmakhan Leather

4. Extra-Sticky Tar

5. Lubinella Cadentis Silk

6. Deldrimor Rivets

7. Mist-Infused Saddle 

    Oil

(5g + 500 Trade Contract)
Purchase from Priory Historian Elisa somewhere in the Crystal Desert.
She is a roaming NPC, Check on the website to see where she is today.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Kralkatite Ore)
Purchase from Alaleh at Chalon Docks in the Domain of Istan.
She is the Volatile Magic Collector at Chalon Docks wp.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Difluorite Crystal)
Purchase from Ethall at Altholma in Sandswept Isles.
She is the Volatile Magic Collector at Altholma wp.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Inscribed Shard)

Purchase from Nalar at the Allied Encampment in the Domain of Kourna.

She is the Volatile Magic Collector at Allied Encampment wp.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Lump of Mistonium)

Purchase from Trader Hyacinth at Yatendi Village.

She is the Volatile Magic Collector at Yatendi Village wp.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Branded Mass)

Purchase from Kynon at the Forge in Thunderhead Peaks.

He is the Volatile Magic Collector at Observation Deck wp.

(5g + 250 Volatile Magic + 250 Mistborn Mote)

Purchase from the Traveling Elonian Trader at Pact Command in Dragonfall.

He is the Volatile Magic Collector, right by Pact Command wp.

 

Skyscale Flight

Help your skyscale get accustomed to flying with you, and help Gorrik investigate various tears in reality that have appeared in the air across Tyria. Find Flying Lesson nodes near the tears to call your skyscale to you.

This time, Gorrik is in Jahai Bluffs; on a cliff, east of Fortress of Jahai and southeast from the Mastery Point there.

1. Jahai Bluffs

2. Domain of Vabbi

3. Sandswept Isles

4. Domain of Kourna

5. The Desolation

6. Domain of Istan

7. Thunderhead Peaks

8. Elon Riverlands

9. Dragonfall

10. Dry Top

11. Crystal Oasis

12. The Silverwastes


13. Blazeridge Steppes

14. Diessa Plateau

15. Fireheart Rise

16. Iron Marches

17. Frostgorge Sound

18. Dredgehaunt Cliffs

19. Lornar's Pass

20. Timberline Falls

21. Sparkfly Fen

22. Mount Maelstrom

23. Bloodtide Coast

24. Harathi Hinterlands

25. Desert Highlands

26. Straits of Devastation

27. Cursed Shore

28. Malchor's Leap

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Jahai Bluffs.
South of Reclaimed Chantry Waypoint [&BJkLAAA=]
After talking to Gorrik, get on the skyscale & fly to the rift nearby. That Rift Repair mastery will only appear after you complete the skyscale collection.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Domain of Vabbi.
Right by Vehtendi Academy Waypoint [&BA8KAAA=]

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Sandswept Isles.
Nearby Anniogel Encampment Waypoint [&BCULAAA=]. Land on ledge to regain endurance.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Domain of Kourna.
From Allied Encampment Waypoint [&BFcLAAA=], head NW to Arkjok Farmlands. The Flying Lesson is on top of one of the buildings. Rift is SW from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in The Desolation.
From Bonestrand Waypoint [&BNwKAAA=], head south to the top of the building. Then face west.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Domain of Istan.
Right by Chalon Docks Waypoint [&BAkLAAA=], on the pier.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Thunderhead Peaks.
Right by Revolution's Heart Waypoint [&BKYLAAA=]. Rift is above the water tank. 

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Elon Riverlands.
SE of Skimmer Ranch Waypoint [&BGcKAAA=], in the quicksand area. Rift is SW from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Dragonfall.
On the rock pillar, south of Pact Command Waypoint [&BN4LAAA=]. Rift is NW from here. 

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Dry Top.
On a ledge, east of Vine Bridge Waypoint [&BIYHAAA=]. Rift is lower east side of the ledge.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Crystal Oasis.
On a broken bridge, east of Temple of Kormir Waypoint [&BEAKAAA=]. Rift is far under the bridge.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in The Silverwastes.
High up, south of Camp Resolve Waypoint [&BH8HAAA=]. Rift is nearby.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Blazeridge Steppes.
Close by Lowland Burns Waypoint [&BE4DAAA=]. Rift is nearby too.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Diessa Plateau. 
On the vista, east of Redreave Mill Waypoint [&BMYDAAA=]. Rift is by the outcrop, NW from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Fireheart Rise.    
On the hill, west of Simurgh Waypoint [&BCUCAAA=]. Rift is by the wp.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Iron Marches.
On the water tank, south of Village of Scalecatch Waypoint [&BOcBAAA=]. Rift is close by.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Frostgorge Sound.    
NW of Ridgerock Camp Waypoint [&BIMCAAA=]. Rift is north from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Dredgehaunt Cliffs.    
Up the hill from Wyrmblood Waypoint [&BGUCAAA=]. Rift is above the broken vessel, NW from here. 

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Lornar's Pass.
Up the hill, SE of Pinnacle Enclave Waypoint [&BJgBAAA=]. Rift is at a lower level.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Timberline Falls.    
South of Iron Veil Waypoint [&BFMCAAA=]. Rift is by the wp.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Sparkfly Fen.
On the hill, east of Forvar's Waypoint [&BMoBAAA=]. Rift is SW from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Mount Maelstrom.    
North of Irwin Isle Waypoint [&BNICAAA=]. Rift is by the wp.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Bloodtide Coast.    
Above Stormbluff Waypoint [&BKUBAAA=]. Rift is far north from here, by the bridge.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Harathi Hinterlands.    
Above Wynchona Rally Point Waypoint [&BKgAAAA=]. Rift is nearby, at a lower level.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Desert Highlands.

On an outcrop, west of Highjump Ranch Waypoint [&BJ0KAAA=]. Rift is east from here.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Straits of Devastation.    
On the hill, NW of Fort Trinity Waypoint [&BO4CAAA=]. Rift is close by.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Cursed Shore.
In a structure, east of Gavbeorn's Waypoint [&BBoDAAA=]. Need to ascend & descend, south side.

Investigate reality tears with your skyscale in Malchor's Leap.

On a structure, close by Colonnade Waypoint [&BKkCAAA=]. Rift is near the wp.

WE'RE DONE!

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW SKYSCALE MOUNT!

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