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The Hunting Grounds are a group of islands in The Shattered Isles home to many Behemoths. Slayers can travel to the various islands and slay Behemoths continuously, without having to return to Ramsgate. The Hunting Grounds have replaced Pursuits and Patrols as the primary method of progression for earning reagents, Rams, and more.

The islands in the Hunting Grounds all contain journal entries hidden among the environment. Additionally, patrol chests can be found in various locations, which can be unlocked using Patrol Keys Icon.pngPatrol Keys.

Islands[]

There are currently 20 different islands that make up the Hunting Grounds.

Icon Island Stars Level Guaranteed Behemoth Available Behemoths
Island Icon 001.png
Emberthorn Cove  
1 - 2
Embermane Illustrated Full Icon.png Embermane Lesser Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Embermane
Island Icon 002.png
Boreal Outpost  
1 - 3
Boreus Illustrated Full Icon.png Boreus Lesser Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Boreus Lesser Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Gnasher
Island Icon 003.png
Revelation Rock
2 - 4
Quillshot Illustrated Full Icon.png Quillshot Lesser Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Quillshot Lesser Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Gnasher Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Gnasher Lesser Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Boreus Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Boreus
Island Icon 004.png
Restless Sands  
3 - 5
Drask Illustrated Full Icon.png Drask Lesser Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Drask Lesser Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Embermane Lesser Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Lesser Quillshot Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Quillshot
Island Icon 003.png
Iron Falls
4 - 6
Skarn Illustrated Full Icon.png Skarn Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Skarn Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Boreus Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Gnasher Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Quillshot
Island Icon 004.png
Sunderstone
5 - 8
Charrogg Illustrated Full Icon.png Charrogg Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Charrogg Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Embermane Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Skarn Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Quillshot
Island Icon 005.png
Aulric's Peak ⭐⭐
6 - 9
Shrike Illustrated Full Icon.png Shrike Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shrike Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Drask Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Boreus Ragetail Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Ragetail Gnasher Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Gnasher
Island Icon 002.png
Frostmarch ⭐⭐⭐
7 - 10
Pangar Illustrated Full Icon.png Pangar Pangar Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Pangar Dreadfrost Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Dreadfrost Boreus Deepfrost Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Skarn Deadeye Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deadeye Quillshot Sporestruck Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Sporestruck Charrogg Deepfrost Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Gnasher
Island Icon 006.png
Thunderwatch ⭐⭐
8 - 11
Nayzaga Illustrated Full Icon.png Nayzaga Nayzaga Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Nayzaga Firebrand Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Firebrand Charrogg Flameborn Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Gnasher Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shrike Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Drask
Island Icon 005.png
Fortune's Folly ⭐⭐⭐
9 - 12
Kharabak Illustrated Full Icon.png Kharabak Kharabak Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Kharabak Sporestruck Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Sporestruck Charrogg Frostback Pangar Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Frostback Pangar Moonreaver Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Moonreaver Shrike Deadeye Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deadeye Quillshot
Island Icon 001.png
Brightwood ⭐⭐
10 - 13
Flameborn Quillshot Illustrated Full Icon.png Flameborn Quillshot Flameborn Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Quillshot Bloodfire Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Bloodfire Embermane Valomyr Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Valomyr Rockfall Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Rockfall Skarn Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Embermane
Island Icon Radiant Small.png
Conundrum Rocks ⭐⭐⭐
10 - 13
Valomyr Illustrated Full Icon.png Valomyr Valomyr Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Valomyr Flameborn Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Gnasher Firebrand Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Firebrand Charrogg Moonreaver Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Moonreaver Shrike Ragetail Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Ragetail Gnasher
Island Icon 002.png
Coldrunner Key ⭐⭐⭐
11 - 14
Skraev Illustrated Full Icon.png Skraev Skraev Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Skraev Valomyr Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Valomyr Shockjaw Nayzaga Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shockjaw Nayzaga Ragetail Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Ragetail Gnasher (Heroic) Frostback Pangar Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Frostback Pangar Deepfrost Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Embermane
Island Icon 002.png
The Snowblind Waste ⭐⭐⭐
12 - 15
Riftstalker Illustrated Full Icon.png Riftstalker Riftstalker Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Riftstalker Shadowtouched Nayzaga Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shadowtouched Nayzaga Winterhorn Skraev Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Winterhorn Skraev Shockjaw Nayzaga Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shockjaw Nayzaga (Heroic) Deadeye Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deadeye Quillshot (Heroic) Deepfrost Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Gnasher
Island Icon 003.png
Undervald Defile ⭐⭐⭐⭐
13 - 16
Koshai Illustrated Full Icon.png Koshai Koshai Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Koshai Riftstalker Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Riftstalker Shadowtouched Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shadowtouched Drask Firebrand Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Firebrand Charrogg (Heroic) Razorwing Kharabak Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Razorwing Kharabak Sporestruck Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Sporestruck Embermane
Island Icon 006.png
Cape Fury ⭐⭐⭐
14 - 17
Stormclaw Illustrated Full Icon.png Stormclaw Stormclaw Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Stormclaw Riftstalker Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Riftstalker (Heroic) Shadowtouched Koshai Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shadowtouched Koshai Dreadfrost Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Dreadfrost Boreus (Heroic) Moonreaver Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Moonreaver Shrike (Heroic) Deepfrost Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Skarn
Island Icon 004.png
Hades Reach ⭐⭐⭐⭐
15 - 18
Hellion Illustrated Full Icon.png Hellion Hellion Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Hellion Valomyr Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Valomyr (Heroic) Razorwing Kharabak Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Razorwing Kharabak (Heroic) Rockfall Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Rockfall Skarn (Heroic) Bloodfire Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Bloodfire Embermane (Heroic) Flameborn Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Quillshot
Island Icon 005.png
Razorcliff Isle ⭐⭐⭐⭐
16 - 19
Rezakiri Illustrated Full Icon.png Rezakiri Rezakiri Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Rezakiri Frostback Pangar Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Frostback Pangar (Heroic) Koshai Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Koshai (Heroic) Winterhorn Skraev Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Winterhorn Skraev (Heroic) Sporestruck Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Sporestruck Embermane Deepfrost Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Embermane
Island Icon Radiant.png
The Paradox Breaks ⭐⭐⭐⭐
16 - 19
Flameborn Rezakiri Illustrated Full Icon.png Flameborn Rezakiri Flameborn Rezakiri Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Rezakiri Firebrand Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Firebrand Charrogg (Heroic) Ragetail Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Ragetail Gnasher (Heroic) Rockfall Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Rockfall Skarn (Heroic) Valomyr Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Valomyr (Heroic) Rezakiri Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Rezakiri
Island Icon 006.png
Twilight Sanctuary ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
17 - 20
Shrowd Illustrated Full Icon.png Shrowd Shrowd Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shrowd Flameborn Rezakiri Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Rezakiri Scorchstone Hellion Illustrated Trimmed Image.png Scorchstone Hellion (Heroic) Tempestborne Stormclaw Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Tempestborne Stormclaw (Heroic) Riftstalker Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Riftstalker (Heroic) Bloodfire Embermane Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Bloodfire Embermane (Heroic)

Island Events[]

During a hunt in the Hunting Grounds, random Island Events can occur. These events will bring various challenges and will reward Slayers who participate with additional rewards, such as Cores, Rams Icon 001.pngRams, Combat Merits Icon.pngCombat Merits, and Exploration Merits Icon.pngExploration Merits. A list of all island events can be found below.

Icon Event Description
Island Event Aether Surge Icon.png Aether Surge Aether surges are a common occurrence across the Hunting Grounds, attracting powerful Behemoths and other hostile creatures.
Island Event Below Zero Icon.png Below Zero Radiant aether and frost aether combine for a deadly effect. Free downed Slayers from radiant prisons and avoid ice spikes.
Island Event Blast Zone Icon.png Blast Zone Avoid surges of shock aether and slay any Behemoths and creatures.
Island Event Coldsnap Icon.png Coldsnap Frost spitters can chill players with every attack. Avoid their missiles and slay the Behemoths.
Island Event Dark Matter Icon.png Dark Matter Umbral aether has a way of corrupting everything it touches. Defeat the Behemoths and creatures, but avoid umbral instabilities.
Island Event Embermania Icon.png Embermania Blaze aether surges attract hordes of Embermanes.
Island Event Firewatch Icon.png Firewatch The island itself ruptures and spews fire. Dodge the fireballs and slay the Behemoths.
Island Event High Alert Icon.png High Alert Extremely powerful Behemoths pose an even greater threat to the island's ecosystem. Slay it quickly.
Island Event Lightning Warfare Icon.png Lightning Warfare Hunt your prey, but look out for young Nayzagas and their shock spires.
Island Event Melting Point Icon.png Melting Point The island itself is unstable. Flames and lava pour out from the ground while Behemoths feed on the blaze aether.
Island Event Rock & Roll Icon.png Rock & Roll Slay tough Behemoths and creatures that often use roll attacks.
Island Event Shards of Chaos Icon.png Shards of Chaos Extremely powerful Behemoths are attracted to a rare combination of shock, frost, and umbral aether on a single island.
Island Event Shatterstorm Icon.png Shatterstorm Tough Behemoths with thick hides swarm together. Shatter crystals to increase your attack speed.
Island Event Shockwaves Icon.png Shockwaves Shock aether surges attract hordes of Stormclaws.
Island Event Shrike Strike Icon.png Shrike Strike A flock of Shrike take roost on the island.
Island Event Slice and Dice Icon.png Slice and Dice Slay powerful Behemoths before they use their sharp claws to wound you.
Island Event Sudden Death Icon.png Sudden Death Large quantities of aether can turn any Behemoth into a formidable force. Every Behemoth attack is fatal.
Island Event Swarmageddon Icon.png Swarmageddon Battle away airborne Behemoths and swarms of insects.
Island Event Toxic Behavior Icon.png Toxic Behavior Behemoths have been infected with poisonous terra aether, making their attacks toxic.