On Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 10 am Pacific Time (17:00 UTC), ArenaNet will be upgrading the wiki to MediaWiki software version 1.23.2. The maintenance is expected to last up to 90 minutes and the wiki will be unavailable during its duration. We’re sorry about the inconvenience and thank you very much for your patience.
[dismiss]

Shiverpeak Arena

From Guild Wars Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Disambig icon.png This is a mission entry. For information on the outpost, see Shiverpeak Arena (outpost).
Shiverpeak Arena
Shiverpeak Arena map.jpg
Region Northern Shiverpeaks
Victory condition Annihilation
Party size 4
Allowed levels (beginner) 1-15
Allowed levels (Zaishen Challenge and Elite) Any
Allowed levels (normal) 20
Priest/Obelisk No
Effect Icy Ground

The Shiverpeak Arena is one of the maps in rotation in Random Arenas, Codex Arena, Zaishen Challenge, Zaishen Elite, and is also accessible through Yak's Bend as an arena for levels 1 to 15.

Players start on opposing sides of the map. The main geographical feature is a low lying frozen stream of ice that runs through the center of the arena with high cliffs overlooking both ends.

[edit] Objective

Annihilate the opposing party.

[edit] Common tactics/tips

  • Running across the stream is generally a bad idea if the other team is heavy with ranged attackers; in this case, going over the hill to either side is preferred.
  • The frozen stream in the center of the map will slow players down with Icy Ground if they stop on it, so casting on the ice is discouraged and knocking down foes on the ice is advised.
  • While otherwise lacking in obstructions, the small outcropping immediately in front of each team's spawn point can provide some refuge from ranged attacks. Additionally, the walls of the starting area itself can serve the same purpose at the cost of kiting space.

[edit] Notes

  • Elite skills are not allowed in the low-level version of this arena.
  • A redecorated version of this arena is host to the Dwayna Vs Grenth snowball fight during Wintersday festivities.
  • Shiverpeak Arena is commonly referred to as "SA."
  • Although it says the levels are 1-15, players can get up to level 16+ if they level up inside the arena.
Anomaly Anomaly.This is the only non-priest Annihilation arena to give a twelve minute time limit instead of eight.

  Random Arenas
Outposts: Random Arenas
Annihilation arenas: Amnoon ArenaAscalon ArenaChurranu Island ArenaD'Alessio ArenaFort KogaPetrified ArenaShing Jea ArenaShiverpeak ArenaSunspear Arena
Obelisk Annihilation arenas: Brawler's PitHeroes' Crypt
Priest Annihilation arenas: Seabed Arena
Kill Count arenas: The Crag
Out of rotation arenas: Ahmtur Arena
Personal tools