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Hunts are the primary game modes in Dauntless and consist of Slayers searching for and slaying Behemoths.

Icon Name Description
Hunt Icon Hunting Grounds Set sail through the Shattered Isles to hunt a variety of behemoths across all kinds of environments, all alive with Events and Behemoths. Come together with up to five other Slayers to keep the Behemoths at bay earning Reagents from kills and from the occurring Flora, and Ores. Hidden supply caches and Events offer further rewards for astute Slayers. Additional islands can be unlocked throughout the Slayer's Path.
Escalation Icon Escalation Face an escalating challenge in a series of Behemoth hunts with increasing difficulty to unlock new talents and abilities. Each Escalation, at each difficulty is unlocked individually from the Slayer's Path, with Shock unlocked automatically when the core nodes are unlocked.
Gauntlet Menu Icon Gauntlet Race against time as you take on level after level of challenging hunts amid the ruins of old Ramsgate. Gauntlet is a guild-oriented mode where guilds complete successive levels to earn Crest IconCrests, unlock exclusive seasonal rewards and secure their spot on the guilds leaderboard. Gauntlet can be unlocked after reaching the final milestone on the Slayer's Path and completing your first Reforge.
Trials Icon Trials The Trials feature arena-style fights against strange and unusual Behemoths that will put Slayers to the test. Trials reward Slayers with Steel Marks Icon 001Steel Marks and Gilded Marks Icon 001 Gilded Marks to spend in Lady Luck's shop. Trials and Dauntless Trials are unlocked on the Slayer's Path from nodes XI and XII respectively.
Missions Icon Missions Missions are a hunt type that combines story, combat, and exploration to provide a deeper look into the world of Dauntless. Play through special story moments and learn more about the allies of Ramsgate.
Training Grounds Icon Training Grounds Visit a training area to bash on dummy Behemoths with your choice of weapon. Try out something new or practice your combos to reach peak Slayer performance.