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The Northern Wilds is a region on Alizar claimed by the Exiles. It is 1 of 2 starting locations for new characters, the other zone being Everstar Grove; both which are reached by embarking off of The Gambler's Ruin, otherwise known as the Exile's main Arkship.

Notable Locations[edit | edit source]

  • Landing Site
  • Crash Site
  • Ancient Tower
  • Exo-Lab 729
  • Settler's Reach
  • Coldburrow Cavern
  • Camp Icefury

Adjacent Regions[edit | edit source]

Alizar

Northern Wilds

Northern Wilds is an island zone, so there are no bordering regions. However, there are two Instance Portals, one of which leads to Algoroc, and the other which leads to Everstar Grove.

Quests (3-5) [?][edit | edit source]

In the Northern Wilds, there are 3 different Episodes, and 11 Tasks.

Quest Name Type Level Location Reward
Reporting For Duty (Optional) "Arrival"

World Story

3 Crash Site; Ancient Tower 83 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Armor [?]
The Tower "Arrival"

World Story

3 Ancient Tower 83 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png
Empowered Tower "Arrival"

World Story

3 Ancient Tower; Exo-Lab 729 16 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 25 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 228 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Armor [?]
Setting Up Camp "Shipwrecked"

Zone Story

4 Settler's Reach 15 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 38 Xp 001.png
Indigenous Intelligence "Shipwrecked"

Zone Story

4 Coldburrow Cavern 1 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 45 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Armor [?]
Scattered Supplies "Shipwrecked"

Zone Story

4 Settler's Reach 1 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 45 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png; Supply Sack; Vendishot Mk. 1 (x3)
Fiery Distraction "Shipwrecked"

Zone Story

4 Coldburrow Cavern 2 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 18 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 228 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Armor [?]
Contact with Thayd "Shipwrecked"

Zone Story

4 Settler's Reach 2 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 18 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 228 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Weapon [?]
Shellshock! "Vengeance"

Zone Story

5 Camp Icefury 3 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 35 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 228 Xp 001.png
More Important Than Revenge "Vengeance"

Zone Story

5 Camp Icefury 56 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 76 Xp 001.png; Class-Specific Armor [?]
Stormy Weather World Tasks 3 Settler's Reach 8 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 38 Xp 001.png
Body in the Snow Zone Tasks 3 Crash Site 83 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png
Wreckage Refuge Zone Tasks 3 Ancient Tower 21 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 76 Xp 001.png
Finding the Primal Disruptor Zone Tasks 4 Exo-Lab 729 36 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 76 Xp 001.png
Securing the Area Zone Tasks 4 Settler's Reach 1 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 45 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png; [Differential Shield Generator/Reactive Force Field/Modulated Bioshield]
Final Farewell Zone Tasks 4 Settler's Reach 36 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 76 Xp 001.png
Spatial Anomaly Zone Tasks 4 Settler's Reach 1 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 45 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png
Off with Her Head! Zone Tasks 4 Coldburrow Cavern 2 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 18 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 228 Xp 001.png
Calm Before the Storm Zone Tasks 5 Camp Icefury 22 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 38 Xp 001.png
Captives of the Dominion Zone Tasks 5 Camp Icefury 2 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 23 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png
A Banner Day Zone Tasks 5 Camp Icefury 2 UI CRB Coin Silver.png 23 UI CRB Coin Copper.png; 152 Xp 001.png

Path Missions [?][edit | edit source]

Soldier [?][edit | edit source]

Mission Name Type Objective
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]

The Reward for completing all of the missions is [?].

Settler [?][edit | edit source]

Mission Name Type Objective
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]

The Reward for completing all of the missions is [?].

Scientist [?][edit | edit source]

Mission Name Type Objective
Turning the Tide Analysis [?]
Vitalium Crystals Chemistry [?]
Skeech Physiology Biology [?]

The Reward for completing all of the missions is Northern Wilds Research Materials.

Explorer [?][edit | edit source]

Mission Name Type Objective
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]
[?] [?] [?]

The Reward for completing all of the missions is [?].

Lore[edit | edit source]

Northern Wilds Lore Map.jpg

In the Northern Wilds, there are 5 Datacubes, 8 Journals, and 1 Tales Key.

Datacubes[edit | edit source]

#1: DATACUBE ENTRY: Violent Tempest; inside the Ancient Tower, right of the Master Control Panel. (4148, -5738)

#2: DATACUBE ENTRY: Primal Disruptor; in the first room of Exo-Lab 729, in the far left corner. (4093, -5943)

#3: DATACUBE ENTRY: Volatile Power; in the second room of Exo-Lab 729, behind the locked door, which requires a Scientist. (4092, -5987)

#4: DATACUBE ENTRY: Decelerated Gestation; at the end of Coldburrow Cavern, in front of the Coldburrow Xenobreeder. (5034, -5767)

#5: DATACUBE ENTRY: Nexus Project; on the side closest to the Ancient Tower in Settler's Reach. (4299, -5723)

Journals[edit | edit source]

#1: Deployment Orders: Operation Snowfall; by the Landing Site, in front of the ship on a raised platform. (4063, -5240)

#2: Shuttle Boarding Pass; in the first section of the Crash Site, next to the 2nd large shipping crate. (3986, -5375)

#3: Renzo's Journal; in the fields right of Settler's Reach, inside a den located next to a body. (4544, -5724)

#4: Lusk's Report: Vol. 1; to the right of the entrance of the field before Coldburrow Cavern, on a rock. (4637, -5711)

#5: Lusk's Report: Vol. 2; under a tree, between two huts, and on the south side of the field before Coldburrow Cavern. (4737, -5632)

#6: Lusk's Report: Vol. 3; near the entrance to Coldburrow cavern, next to a cauldron. (4805, -5654)

#7: Skeech Poetry; inside Coldburrow cavern, near the center of the large chamber, next to the Skeech Frostlord. (4998, -5732)

#8: Galactic Explorer's Handbook; on a box next to a generator in Settler's Reach, east of one of the large Eldan tower structures. (4369, -5667)

Tales Keys[edit | edit source]

Adventure Awaits![edit | edit source]

#1: In Settler's Reach, on a sleeping bag west of the northern Eldan tower structure. (4364, -5701)

#2: In Camp Icefury, in front of the laser barrier past the Dominion Ultrabot. (4469, -5190)

Challenges[edit | edit source]

Name Type Location Medal Objective
Skeech Slayer Combat Coldburrow Cavern Bronze Kill the Skeech
Xenobite Egg Smasher Combat Coldburrow Cavern Bronze Destroy Xenobite Eggs
Rootbrute Slayer Combat Northern Wilds Bronze Kill Rootbrutes

Reward Track[edit | edit source]

Reward 1 (100 pts): Small Bag

Reward 2 (200 pts): [Small Bag/Vendishot Mk. 1 (x5)/Unflavored Jerky (x5)]

Reward 3 (300 pts):[Standard Knapsack/Improved Vendishot Mk. 1 (x5)/Exquisite Unflavored Jerky (x5)]

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Exploration[edit | edit source]

  • Eldan Secret: Northern Wilds: You learned the Eldan secret in Exo-Lab 729. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you need a scientist to unlock the door in Exo-Lab 729.
  • Map Maker: Northern Wilds: You revealed the entire map of Northern Wilds. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must unveil all the hexagons on the map screen.
  • Snow Smash: You got hit by tumbling snow and ice. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you first must locate the ridge around (3988, -5580). Then you must cross the path of a snow slide falling down the hill.

Kill[edit | edit source]

  • Slay Frosty: You killed the Skeech Frostlord in the Northern Wilds. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must enter Coldburrow Cavern and kill the Skeech Frostlord located in the center of the large interior.
  • Warbot Wrangler: You defeated the Dominion Ultrabot in Northern Wilds. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must kill the Dominion Ultrabot, found in Camp Icefury,
  • Xeno Evil: You retrieved the Coldburrow Xenobreeder's head. Worth 10 pts.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must enter Coldburrow Cavern and kill the Coldburrow Xenobreeder, located at the far wall in the large interior.

Quest[edit | edit source]

  • Episode Completion: Arrival: You completed the Arrival episode.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must complete the quests in the Arrival episode.
  • Episode Completion: Shipwrecked: You completed the Shipwrecked episode.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must complete the quests in the Shipwrecked episode.
  • Episode Completion: Vengeance: You completed the Vengeance episode.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must complete the quests in the Vengeance episode.
  • One Click Away: Northern Wilds: You explored the Northern Wilds and found the items of interest there.
    • In order to complete this achievement, you must complete the following tasks:
      1. Finding the Primal Disruptor.
      2. Wreckage Refuge.
      3. A Banner Day.
      4. Body in the Snow.
      5. Final Farewell.

Stations/Vendors[edit | edit source]

Stations[edit | edit source]

  1. Mail Box, located in Settler's Reach, at (4324, -5676).

Vendors[edit | edit source]

  1. Supply Officer Windward, located in Settler's Reach, at (4346, -5685).
  2. Crafting Trainer Thorpe, located in Settler's Reach, at (4362, -5710).

Trivia/Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • There are several Speed Boosts around the Landing Site, Crash Site, and Ancient Tower.
  • You cannot enter the third room in Exo-Lab 729, and a scientist is needed to enter the second.
  • There is a World Lore entry, titled "SECRET OPS REPORT: Welcome to Secret Ops" found in Settler's Reach, located at (4303, -5723).
  • There is a Tradeskills quest located in Northern Wilds; you will most likely receive it by Datachron.
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