Sparring Elements

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Sparring Elements
Section Primary Quests
Campaign Factions

(Canthan only)

Given by Kai Ying
in Panjiang Peninsula
(Shing Jea Island)
Preceded by Track Down Kai Ying
Followed by An Audience with Master Togo (elementalist)
Type Primary quest
(Profession: Elementalist primary or Unknown secondary)

Test your mettle against other elementalist in a straight up fight.

Quest information[edit]



  • Enter the dueling grounds.
  • Defeat the other students.
  • See Kai Ying for your reward.

Early benefits[edit]



The combat is direct, and the only objective is to kill. If you have difficulty, nothing prevents you from bringing a full party to help you with this 'duel'.







Initial dialogue[edit]

Kai Ying
Well, <character name>, I think you are ready for the dueling grounds, where you will learn the fine art of dueling. It is an age-old tradition that dates back to...well, farther than most of us care to recall. You know how it is: it always starts with an Air specialist going on and on about how great "Lightning Orb" is. It is enough to make me "Overcast". Specialists all think their chosen element is the best, but it is skill, not skills, that keep you...well...not dead.
Yes Accept: "A real Elementalist duel? Show me the way!"
No Decline: "I don't think I'm ready to start dueling yet."
Ask Ask: "You do not wish to duel me, do you? Well then, enter the dueling area where your fellow classmates are awaiting you."

Reward dialogue[edit]

Kai Ying

Well, you survived, and I see that is more than I can say for your fellow students. I will have to get one of the Monks down here to clean up this mess.


  • Most of the students in this quest later become Afflicted and you end up fighting their monstrous forms at some point in the game.
  • Prior to the September 13, 2012 update, "It's enough to give me "Exhaustion"." appeared in place of the "It is enough to make me "Overcast"." line in the initial dialogue.