Mineral Springs

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Disambig icon.png This article is about an explorable area. This name is also used for a Zaishen vanquish quest.
Mineral Springs
Mineral Springs.jpg
Campaign Prophecies
Region Southern Shiverpeaks
Type Explorable area
Exit(s) Tasca's Demise
Images
Mineral Springs map.jpg
Interactive map
Non-interactive maps
Mineral Springs is an area in the Shiverpeaks. Its nearest outpost is The Granite Citadel, although it is not directly adjacent to it. Mineral springs has one main path which runs in a loop around the area. It is not possible to cut across the loop and the path must be followed all the way round. There are 6 Avicara boss spawns along the path, three of which have elites only obtainable from this area. To the south east there is a cave guarded by Ice Imps, Siege Ice Golems and Nightmares, including the Phantom Boss Ice Beast. This cave includes a statue of Lyssa and opens up to a lake vista where the Seer is available to infuse armor. Further to the east is a smaller cave where (rarely) Maw the Mountain Heart can be found.

NPCs[edit]

Allies[edit]

Foes[edit]

Dwarves (Stone Summit)

Elementals (Stone Summit)

Giants

Imps

Nightmares

Plants

Tengu (Avicara)

Titans (only during Defend Droknar's Forge; arranged in spawning pattern order)

Trolls

Wurms

Bosses[edit]

Ghosts

Tengu (Avicara)

Titans

Wurms

Landmarks[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Complete exploration of this area contributes approximately 1.4% to the Tyrian Cartographer title.
  • Vanquisher runs of this area without active quests require defeating around 195 foes. Including quest influences, it has been reported to range from 182 to 208.
    • Do not bunch up while engaging the Avicara, or the Avicara Fierce can quickly decimate the party.
    • The Avicara are hostile to the few Tundra Giants found here.
    • There are hidden Azure Shadows in the cave leading towards the Ancient Seer.
    • Technically, there are fewer foes during Defend Droknar's Forge, but due to the Titans that spawn from other Titans, there are more foes to kill. The extra Titan spawns do not count towards vanquish completion.
  • During Defend Droknar's Forge, the spawn locations of the Avicara bosses are fixed. In the northern path, the order of bosses from west to east will be: Hyl Thunderwing, Nhy Darkclaw, Wyt Sharpfeather. In the southern path, the order of bosses from west to east will be: Ryk Arrowwing, Syr Honorcrest, Myd Springclaw.
    • The Avicara and Titans are hostile to each other.
  • A main attraction of Mineral Springs is Lyssa's ice cave to the north east. This cave is the only place where the Icy Dragon Sword can be found through monster drops.
  • For faster and more efficient skill capping, do not go to the closest group. Head north/northeast to where there are 3 Avicara spawns. There you will have 3 of the 6 possible bosses, and thus a greater chance to find the one you need. You may also go to the nearest spawn and hold the hotkey to highlight enemies to check if the boss is there. If it is not, just run back to Tasca's Demise and back to Mineral Springs. Remember not to resign or you'll have to cross Tasca's Demise again.

Explorable areas in the Southern Shiverpeaks
Dreadnought's Drift Droknar's Forge Frozen Forest Grenth's Footprint Ice Floe Icedome Lornar's Pass Mineral Springs Snake Dance Sorrow's Furnace Spearhead Peak Talus Chute Tasca's Demise Witman's Folly
Towns and outpostsMissionsLandmarks