Shadow in the Ice Achievement Guide

Contents

Overview

Shadow in the Ice is massive, and has brought us a whopping 59 achievements to hunt down! While some are quite easy to earn, several will take either a lot of walking or lots of fighting to achieve. This guide breaks down each achievement to help you on your way to finally finish off the Bjora Marches!


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Shadows In The Ice Mastery | 30 AP + Emote

As usual, this is the final achievement that you will earn in this chapter! Earning this achievement is done by completing 37 other achievements under the Shadow in the Ice tab in the Story Journal. Below you will find a complete guide on all of those required achievements! REWARD: You will receive the /Shiver Emote Tome. Pretty cool!

Story Completion Achievements | 5 AP

These achievements are rewarded for completing the story.

  • Chasing Ghosts (1 AP): Complete the story chapter 'Chasing Ghosts'
  • Still Waters Speaking (1 AP): Complete the story chapter 'Still Waters Speaking'
  • Lost Spirits Found (1 AP): Complete the story chapter 'Lost Spirits Found'
  • The Hunt Begins (1 AP): Complete the story chapter 'The Hunt Begins'
  • Voice in the Deep (1 AP): Complete the story chapter 'Voice in the Deep'


Story Instance Achievements | 16 AP

These achievements can only be completed within a story instance.

  • TIP: To repeat a story instance, set "Shadow in the Ice" as your active story. Look for purple stars on your World Map. Going to those stars will allow you to repeat instances without having to go through the whole episode.

Fire Dodger | 1 AP

This achievement is earned in the instance 'Voice in the Deep'. Avoiding spoilers, to earn this achievement simply dodge the ray of fire as it moves towards you. You will earn completion after the last wall melts!

Whisper Boxing | 10 AP

This achievement is earned in the instance 'Voice in the Deep'. While fighting the Whisper of Jormag, avoid all of his icicle attacks. This can be quite challenging due to the speed of his attacks, but if you keep moving you should be fine.

  • TIP: I had luck with range attacks to earn this achievement. The farther the better. Braham will tank most of the attacks up close for you.

Self Confidence | 5 AP

This achievement is earned in the instance 'Voice in the Deep'. Towards the end of the fight with the Whisper of Jormag, it will teleport you to this void like arena. Defeat your doppelganger before time runs out to earn this achievement!


Map Achievements | 192 AP

All of these achievements can be earned throughout the Bjora Marches map!

A Bountiful Pastime | 5 AP

This achievement is completed by defeating the champions of the lost spirits in West Bjora Marches. Below is a map of the spawn locations for each champion.


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A Hunger for Knowledge | 5 AP

This achievement can be earned by locating and collecting all 5 books hiding in West Bjora Marches. We will update with a map detailing their locations asap!

Acolyte of the Lost Spirits | 5 AP

Participating in 20 events around the three Lost Spirit Shrines will earn you this achievement! Rotating between the three shrines is the fastest way to earn completion while waiting for events to reset.

Beckon the Ice | 5 AP

Around the West Bjora Marches, events will sometimes spawn around Idols of Jormag. Earning this achievement requires gold participation in 20 of these events. They can be found all over before the fight with Drakkar.

Break Drakkar | 10 AP

This achievement is earned by defeating Drakkar, the world boss of the West Bjora Marches. There are several achievements associated with this fight, and guides detailing them can be found below in the "Drakkar" section.

You can find out when the next Drakkar fight starts here:
https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Event_timers

Bringing Light to the Darkness | 10 AP

Get ready to walk around the map! To earn this achievement all 18 braziers around the map need to be lit. Below is a map of their locations! Doing so will not only earn you 10 AP, but also a Chest of the Bjora Marches Explorer.

  • Note: This achievement cannot be completed without the Raven's Flight Mastery. This is located under the Raven Attunement mastery tree.


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Bjora Marches Insights | 3 AP + 3 MP

There are three Mastery Insights on the map (guide below!)

  • Bjora Marches Insight: Drakkar's Lair. This is only obtainable after the Drakkar battle by doing the light puzzle (entrance at the 'Cavern of Lost Sons' POI).
  • Bjora Marches Insight: Frozen Waterfall. Located high up on the north cliffs of the map. A Springer or Skyscale is essential.
  • Bjora Marches Insight: The Lost Kodan Ship. Located through a small door on the top of a ruined Kodan village.


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Catalyst of the Spirits | 5 AP

This achievement can be earned by collecting enough essence to attack an enemy with a tier 3 essence skill 30 times. This requires either the Essence of Resilience Tier 3, Essence of Valor Tier 3, or the Essence of Vigilance Tier 3 Masteries. On completion you will earn 5 AP and 1 MP for your troubles.

Idolatry | 10 AP

This achievement can be completed very easily in the story chapter 'The Hunt Begins'. Throughout the chapter and following it, the small Jormag idols that spawn around the map can be destroyed by interacting with them. After destroying 35 of them you will earn 10 AP for your hard work!

  • Note: This achievement is best done after the completion of "The Hunt Begins" story chapter.

Koda Be Praised | 1 AP

Throughout the map, several Kodan events will spawn periodically. Each one requires a task to be done assisting the Koda. After participating in all 5 events you will be rewarded with 1 AP and 1 MP. Below are the events that need to be completed.

  • Destabilize the Champions
  • Planting Banners to Challenge the Svanir
  • Saving the Kodan Scouts
  • Baiting the Icy Waters
  • Closing the Rifts

Lumbering Bears | 5 AP

The bears really like chopping wood, and you'll have to too in order to earn this achievement! In the West Bjora Marches events will spawn where the player needs to assist the Koda chop down trees. After earning gold in this event 20 times, you will be rewarded with 5 AP.

Luminiferous | 10 AP

This achievement is the extension to the previous achievement Luminary. This is a meta achievement that is granted upon completing all of the "Lighting the X" achievements. There are 10 sub-achievements in total.

  • To complete any of the puzzles:
    • Activate the raven shrine at the start
    • Pay attention to which mirror it's heading to
    • Turn that mirror the correct direction.
      • There is only one "correct" direction. If the orb of light bounces, you have it right.
    • Clear any debris in the way.

Here is a quick guide to Luminary from our previous guide! [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFyBggc1n2I&feature=youtu.be ]


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Bjora Marches Mysteries | 12 AP

The Mysteries that these achievements refer too are light puzzles located throughout the map. Each of them requires 3 completions of the puzzles, rewarding 2 AP Each. Below is a map of their locations. Its important to note that the Raven's Flight mastery is required for completion.

  • Mystery of Drakkar's Lair | 2 AP
  • Mystery of the Bjora Marches | 2 AP
  • Mystery of the Hidden Tower | 2 AP
  • Mystery of the Labyrinth | 2 AP
  • Mystery of the Raven Gate Ruins | 2 AP
  • Mystery of the Western Marches | 2 AP


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Reel It In | 5 AP

I hope you like fishing! To earn this achievement the player must participate in 20 of the Kodan fishing events, earning gold in each. This will take some time, so get ready for the grind.

Sanctifier | 5 AP

This achievement is earned by defeating 20 bosses in the Sanctum Strike Mission Arena. This is the strike mission just north of the Raven's Pass poi. On completion, you will be rewarded with 5 AP and the Golden Reliquary of the Raven.

Timber! | 1 AP

Hilariously, this achievement is earned by letting a tree fall on you during the Koda woodcutting event. Simply stand by one and let it hit you to earn 1 AP!

Trials of Koda Mastery | 5 AP

This achievement is completed by earning gold participation 20 of the Trial of Koda events that spawn around the Bjora Marches. Doing so will reward you with 5 AP!

Unwelcome Whispers | 5 AP

This achievement is completed by earning gold participation in 20 of the Kodan Cairn Cleansing event throughout the Bjora marches. These can be found in a variety of locations throughout the map!

Fallen Voice and Fallen Claw Strike Mission

Break It Up | 10 AP

Good luck with this one! All that needs to be done is defeating the Fallen Voice and Fallen Claw 5 times. This can be quite challenging without a set group, but it can be done with the public rooms. On completion, you will be rewarded with 10 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Flawless Fallen | 5 AP

This achievement is tricky. To earn completion, you need to avoid all of the AOE damage fields that are placed throughout the fight. Once you complete it, you will be rewarded with 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Kodan Dodger | 5 AP

This achievement can be completed by surviving the the strike mission without being downed or defeated. On completion, you will be rewarded with 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Whisper of Jormag Strike Mission

Legendary Whisper of Jormag | 10 AP + 1 MP

This achievement is earned upon completion of the strike mission. Ezpz.

Reflections in the Ice | 5 AP

During the fight with the Whisper, it will periodically teleport you to a realm where you need to fight your doppelganger. Defeating it in 10 seconds or less will reward you with 5 AP.

Slither-less | 5 AP

The Whisper of Jormag will occasionally shoot out orbs from his body. Touching them will create an explosion. To earn this achievement, you need to complete the battle while avoiding all of these orbs. Doing so will earn you 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Vortex, Interrupted | 10 AP

A mechanic commonly seen throughout the fight is where the Whisper will start to create a vortex, gaining a defiance bar. Breaking this bat 5 times throughout the battle will earn you the achievement, granting you 10 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Fraenir of Jormag Strike Mission

Elemental Elegy | 10 AP

Defeating 10 elementals before they are freed throughout the fight will earn you the achievement with 10 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Fraenir Frolic | 5 AP

This achievement can be earned by avoiding all of the shock waves released during battle. This can be done by jumping over them or dodging through them. Doing so will earn you 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

High Shaman, High Stakes | 5 AP

This achievement can be completed by completing the strike mission without being downed or defeated. This can be quite challenging, so I recommend going in with a set squad. On completion, you will be rewarded with 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience. Good luck!

Boneskinner Strike Mission

Flickering Light | 5 AP

Throughout the fight with the Boneskinner, players will need to light torches. To earn this achievement you need to light a total of 30 torches throughout several encounters. This will take some time. On completion you will be rewarded with 5 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.

Hold onto the Light | 10 AP

This achievement is quite difficult. To earn completion, the players can't let any of the torches go out during the battle with the Boneskinner. On completion, you will be rewarded with 10 AP and a Lost Small Chest of Resilience.


Drakkar | 94 AP

These achievements are all earned in the Drakkar pre-event and Drakkar boss fight. This tab can be found under the General category.


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Drakkar, the Ice Dragon's Champion | 16 AP + Title

This achievement is granted on completion of all 10 other achievements on this list. Doing so will earn you 16 AP and the Queller of Profane Whispers title! All of the achievements and their requirements are detailed below.

Cataclysm | 3 AP

This achievement requires a Tier 3 mastery in any of the Essence Manipulation mastery trees. To earn this achievement and 3 AP, you will need to cast Spirit Nova, Night Terror, or Shattered Psyche on Drakkar using the essence dropped throughout the fight.

Eagle's Revelation | 5 AP

During the battle, players will need to enter into one of three raven gates to battle a champion on the other side. Behind one of these gates is the Champion Svanir Tyrant. Defeating him will earn the achievement and 5 AP!


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Get Off My Shield | 10 AP

After each phase at 80, 60, 40, and 20%, the players will need to stand in an orb like shield. Drakker will attack it, gaining a defiance bar on his hands. Breaking it in 10 seconds or less will reward you with 10 AP. Remember to save your CC!


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It Keeps Coming Back | 16 AP

Poor Drakkar. To earn this achievement, simply defeat Drakkar 10 times. Doing so will net you a whopping 16 AP for your troubles.

Jump Up or Get Down | 10 AP

Similar to Tequatl, Drakkar will slam the ground creating shock waves. Jumping over these waves 50 times will grant you completion and 10 AP for your time.


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Let Us Finish What You Started | 3 AP

This achievement is earned by assisting Jhavi in the pre-event by escorting her to Drakkar's Lair. On completion you will be rewarded with 3 AP.

Nimble Onslaught | 5 AP

I hope you're light on your feet! To earn this achievement you need to avoid as many attacks of Drakkar's as possible. The achievement is rewarded if you defeated Drakkar without being hit by more than 8 attacks. Good luck!

Ox's Revelation | 5 AP

During the battle, players will need to enter into one of three raven gates to battle a champion on the other side. Behind one of these gates is the Champion Fallen Pineshade. Defeating him will earn the achievement and 5 AP!

Strong, Like Ox | 6 AP + 1 MP

This achievement can be completed either in the Drakkar battle or the Ox Shrine. Occasionally ice orbs will fall from the sky, indicated by a green circle on the ground. Letting these orbs hit you 20 times will reward you with 6 AP and 1 MP.


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That Was Too Close | 10 AP

Throughout the fight, Drakkar will occasionally burst through the ground or the wall to attack players. There isn't an indicator, so this is slightly luck based. To earn this achievement, the player needs to dodge the attack. Not an easy task. Doing so will grant you 10 AP.


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Wolverine's Revelation | 5 AP

During the battle, players will need to enter into one of three raven gates to battle a champion on the other side. Behind one of these gates is the Champion Boneskinner. Defeating him will earn the achievement and 5 AP!

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