Sparkfly Swamp

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Disambig icon.png This article is about an explorable area. This name is also used for a Zaishen vanquish quest.
Sparkfly Swamp
Sparkfly Swamp.jpg
Campaign Eye of the North
Region Tarnished Coast
Type Explorable area
Exit(s) Gadd's Encampment
Bloodstone Caves
Bogroot Growths
Sparkfly Swamp map.jpg
Interactive map
Non-interactive maps

Sparkfly Swamp is an explorable area west of the Southern Shiverpeaks. It is mechanically considered part of the Tarnished Coast.

Quests available[edit]


These quests will affect the spawns in this area:















  • Saidra's Ashes can be found in the northwest corner of this area.
  • Vanquisher runs of this area without active quests require defeating around 332 foes. Including quest influences, it has been reported to range from 310 to 353 foes..
    • Including quest influences, it has been reported to range from 310 to 353.
    • Some Arachnid groups have additional hidden Arachnids that popup when you engage them. Approaching from the North is highly recommended.
    • Beware of overlapping patrols among the dinosaurs and the Heket.
    • If you accept either Giriff's War or Tekks's War, the associated NPC will follow you as an ally and help with the vanquish.
    • If you have not yet obtained Hayda as a hero, she will join as an ally for the vanquish if you have one of the associated quests and approach her location.
    • The quest Finding Gadd will spawn 3 Inscribed Ettin bosses, providing bonus reputation points for defeating them.
  • In the northwest area approaching the water is a view of a head carved from a mountain, with a waterfall flowing from its mouth.
Anomaly Anomaly.The Zaishen Vanquish quest indicates that the Sparkfly Swamp is part of the Southern Shiverpeaks.


Gw2logo.png The Guild Wars 2 Wiki has an article on Sparkfly Fen.
  • This area is known as Sparkfly Fen in Guild Wars 2.
  • This area is considered to be part of the Tarnished Coast (despite being on the far side of the Sea of Sorrows).

Explorable areas in the Tarnished Coast
Arbor Bay Alcazia Tangle Magus Stones Polymock Coliseum Riven Earth Sparkfly Swamp Verdant Cascades
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