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This is a list of all quests with skill rewards.

Warning

When completing a skill quest for a secondary profession, be sure to check that you have the correct secondary profession before accepting the quest reward. If you have changed secondary professions after obtaining the quest, and forget to change back before completing it, you will not earn the skill rewards for your secondary profession and the opportunity to earn them free will be lost.

Quest Availability

Available to Tyrian characters only:

Available to Canthan Characters only:

Available to Elonian Characters only:

Available to All Characters:

Core

Battle Isles

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Assassin1
Ritualist1
Paragon2
Dervish2
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Assassin-icon Ritualist-icon Paragon-icon Dervish-icon
Great Temple of Balthazar Profession Changer3 n/a (secondary profession change) Cyclone Axe,
Frenzy,
Sprint,
Mighty Blow,
Sever Artery,
Healing Signet
Power Shot,
Charm Animal,
Savage Shot,
Read the Wind,
Comfort Animal,
Troll Unguent
Healing Breeze,
Orison of Healing,
Bane Signet,
Remove Hex,
Reversal of Fortune,
Resurrect
Animate Bone Fiend,
Deathly Swarm,
Faintheartedness,
Life Siphon,
Strip Enchantment,
Vampiric Gaze
Empathy,
Backfire,
Conjure Phantasm,
Ether Feast,
Drain Enchantment,
Energy Tap
Gale,
Armor of Earth,
Ward Against Melee,
Fire Storm,
Ice Spikes,
Lightning Orb
Twisting Fangs,
Fox Fangs,
Unsuspecting Strike,
Shadow Refuge,
Dash,
Death's Charge
Generous Was Tsungrai,
Channeled Strike,
Union,
Pain,
Brutal Weapon,
Weapon of Warding
Leader's Comfort,
Spear of Lightning,
Anthem of Flame,
Mending Refrain,
Signet of Synergy,
Barbed Spear
Vital Boon,
Pious Assault,
Crippling Sweep,
Chilling Victory,
Grenth's Fingers,
Heart of Holy Flame
  1. Requires Guild Wars Factions
  2. Requires Guild Wars Nightfall
  3. See Profession changer differences for help deciding on which deciding which core class changer to use.


Prophecies campaign

Pre-Searing Ascalon

(see also: Pre-Searing quest list, Pre-Searing checklist)

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Lakeside County Lina the Healer Adventure with an Ally Resurrection Signet
Lakeside County Van the Warrior Warrior Test Frenzy, Healing Signet          
Green Hills County Warmaster Grast Grawl Invasion Sever Artery, Gash, Healing Signet          
The Barradin Estate Duke Barradin Warrior's Challenge Hammer Bash, Frenzy          
" Little Thom The Vineyard Problem Executioner's Strike, Cyclone Axe          
Lakeside County Artemis the Ranger Ranger Test   Power Shot, Troll Unguent        
Regent Valley Master Ranger Nente The Ranger's Companion   Charm Animal, Troll Unguent, Comfort Animal        
" Ivor Trueshot A Test of Marksmanship   Read the Wind, Point Blank Shot        
Wizard's Folly Aidan Unnatural Growths   Ignite Arrows, Dual Shot        
Lakeside County Ciglo the Monk Monk Test     Banish, Healing Breeze      
Green Hills County Grazden the Protector Protection Prayers     Reversal of Fortune, Shielding Hands      
Ashford Abbey Brother Mhenlo A Monk's Mission     Bane Signet, Orison of Healing      
" " The Blessings of Balthazar     Retribution, Symbol of Wrath      
Lakeside County Verata the Necromancer Necromancer Test       Vampiric Gaze, Deathly Swarm    
Green Hills County Kasha Blackblood The Power of Blood       Vampiric Touch, Blood Renewal    
The Catacombs Necromancer Munne The Necromancer's Novice       Animate Bone Horror, Deathly Swarm, Life Siphon    
" Oberan the Reviled The Accursed Path       Soul Barbs, Faintheartedness    
Lakeside County Sebedoh the Mesmer Mesmer Test         Empathy, Ether Feast  
" Lady Althea A Mesmer's Burden         Conjure Phantasm, Ether Feast, Imagined Burden  
Foible's Fair Vassar Domination Magic         Backfire, Shatter Delusions  
Lakeside County Howland the Elementalist Elementalist Test           Flare, Aura of Restoration
Wizard's Folly Elementalist Aziure The Elementalist Experiment           Fire Storm, Aura of Restoration, Glyph of Lesser Energy
Foible's Fair Ralena Stormbringer The Supremacy of Air           Blinding Flash, Lightning Javelin


Post-Searing Ascalon

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Old Ascalon Ambassador Zain Helping the People of Ascalon "For Great Justice!" Penetrating Attack Mending Vile Touch Energy Tap Lava Font
  Gate Guard Hollis Supplies for the Duke "Watch Yourself!" Called Shot Purge Conditions Weaken Armor Distortion Ice Spikes
Old Ascalon Warmaster Grast Gargoyle Trouble Wild Blow, Sever Artery, Healing Signet, Gash          
" " Military Matters Power Attack, Sprint          
" " Into the Breach Penetrating Blow, Endure Pain          
Piken Square Armsman Pitney Army Life Mighty Blow, Dismember          
Old Ascalon Master Ranger Nente Endangered Species   Hunter's Shot, Charm Animal, Comfort Animal, Troll Unguent        
" " The Charr Patrol   Favorable Winds, Feral Lunge        
" " The Charr Staging Area   Dodge, Quickening Zephyr        
Piken Square Ivor Trueshot Charr Reinforcements   Call of Haste, Distracting Shot        
Old Ascalon Grazden the Protector Protecting Ascalon     Heal Area, Vital Blessing      
" " Sowing Seeds     Heal Party, Bane Signet, Orison of Healing      
" " In Memory of Paulus     Resurrect, Live Vicariously      
Serenity Temple Priestess Rashenna Replacement Healers     Infuse Health, Strength of Honor      
Sardelac Sanitarium Necromancer Munne The Stolen Artifact       Insidious Parasite, Life Siphon, Deathly Swarm, Animate Bone Horror    
" Kasha Blackblood Death in the Ruins       Dark Pact, Mark of Pain    
" " Oberan's Rage       Parasitic Bond, Putrid Explosion    
Piken Square Undertaker Cortis Fallen Soldiers       Soul Feast    
" " Casualty Report       Shadow Strike    
Sardelac Sanitarium Vassar Mesmerizing the Enemy         Power Leak, Conjure Phantasm, Ether Feast, Imagined Burden  
" " Trying Times         Chaos Storm, Mantra of Flame  
" " A Cure for Ralena         Energy Burn, Illusion of Haste  
Serenity Temple Erudine Unnatural Creatures         Diversion  
" " Experimental Elixir         Shatter Hex  
Old Ascalon Elementalist Aziure Elemental Knowledge           Armor of Earth, Frozen Burst
" " Scorched Earth           Ward Against Elements
Old Ascalon Shalev the Hermit Shalev's Task           Eruption, Shard Storm
Serenity Temple Kendrick Redstaff The Geomancer's Test           Magnetic Aura, Earth Attunement
Eastern Frontier Cynn Caravan in Trouble Hamstring Lightning Reflexes Smite Shadow of Fear Phantom Pain Fireball

Note: these quests are avaible only to Tyrian characters.


Northern Shiverpeaks

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Yak's Bend Grand Mason Stonecleaver Helping the Dwarves* Protector's Strike Debilitating Shot Remove Hex Suffering Mantra of Frost Gale
Yak's Bend Van the Warrior Securing the Vale* Seeking Blade, Swift Chop, Irresistible Blow          
Traveler's Vale (Yak's Bend) Artemis the Ranger Stone Summit Beastmasters*   Call of Protection, Whirling Defense, Winter        
Yak's Bend Van the Warrior The Wayward Monk*     Vigorous Spirit, Pacifism, Divine Boon      
Yak's Bend Morgan Renegade Necromancer*       Defile Flesh, Necrotic Traversal, Well of Blood    
Yak's Bend Sebedoh the Mesmer The Stone Summit Champion*         Fragility, Power Spike, Channeling  
Yak's Bend Howland the Elementalist A Heart of Ice*           Ice Prison, Ward Against Foes, Whirlwind
Beacon's Perch Master Saberlin Hungry Devourer* Flurry Pin Down Divine Spirit Rotting Flesh Shatter Enchantment Lightning Strike
Beacon's Perch Master Saberlin The Deserters * Bonetti's Defense Serpent's Quickness Balthazar's Spirit Strip Enchantment Inspired Hex Ice Spear

* Tyrian characters only


Northern Kryta

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Lion's Arch Magi Malaquire Malaquire's Test* Signet of Capture
North Kryta Province Archivist Ithimar Graven Images Axe Twist Determined Shot Dwayna's Kiss Dark Aura Mantra of Lightning Inferno
North Kryta Province Damaris The Ascalon Settlement* Final Thrust Throw Dirt Heal Other Enfeeble Wastrel's Worry Lightning Orb
North Kryta Province Farmer Dirk The Last Hog* Staggering Blow Otyugh's Cry Life Attunement Blood Ritual Leech Signet Gale
Nebo Terrace Inspector Caleb The Hot Springs Murders Counter Blow Bestial Pounce Mend Ailment Blood of the Master Illusion of Weakness Grasping Earth
Beetletun Elder Hezron The Undead Hordes Griffon's Sweep Symbiosis Holy Veil Plague Touch Inspired Enchantment Water Attunement
Temple of the Ages Brother Mizar The False Gods "To the Limit!" Choking Gas Blessed Signet Demonic Flesh Mind Wrack Deep Freeze

* Tyrian characters only


Maguuma Jungle

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Druid's Overlook Envoy Ero Mysterious Message Pure Strike Storm Chaser Healing Seed Well of Suffering Ethereal Burden Stone Daggers
Druid's Overlook Trader Versai Eye For Profit Axe Rake Antidote Signet Smite Hex Dark Bond Hex Breaker Air Attunement
Silverwood Alari Doubleblade The Price of Steel Crushing Blow Barbed Trap Contemplation of Purity Rend Enchantments Arcane Thievery Conjure Frost
Ettin's Back Deep Root Dropping Eaves Shield Stance Predatory Season Rebirth Death Nova Spirit of Failure Iron Mist
Ettin's Back Deep Root Blood And Smoke "I Will Survive!" Savage Shot Protective Spirit Barbed Signet Spirit Shackles Meteor


Southern Kryta

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Fisherman's Haven Watchman Arad The Royal Papers Savage Slash Concussion Shot Scourge Healing Animate Bone Minions Mantra of Earth Fire Attunement
Fisherman's Haven Watchman Arad The Lost Princess Balanced Stance Edge of Extinction Balthazar's Aura Price of Failure Blackout Earthquake


Crystal Desert

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon
Augury Rock Jorn Kudebeh Into the Unknown "Fear Me!" Winnowing Zealot's Fire Chilblains Arcane Conundrum Swirling Aura
Augury Rock Marchena Ghostly Vengeance Shield Bash Dust Trap Blessed Aura Malaise Mantra of Persistence Obsidian Flame
Destiny's Gorge Annelle Fipps The Forgotten Ones Defensive Stance Precision Shot Vengeance Animate Bone Fiend Elemental Resistance Incendiary Bonds
Seeker's Passage Tirzah A Belated Betrothal Bull's Strike Tiger's Fury Mend Condition Signet of Agony Ether Lord Windborne Speed
Heroes' Audience Yort the Bronze The Misplaced Sword* "Shields Up!" Flame Trap Healing Touch Well of the Profane Guilt Flame Burst
Destiny's Gorge,
Heroes' Audience,
Seeker's Passage
Agastos the Brave1,
Cembrien1,
Eulenias1,
Nausuan1,
Telius1,
Zratha Kor1
The Warrior's Path,
The Ranger's Path,
The Monk's Path,
The Necromancer's Path,
The Mesmer's Path,
or The Elementalist's Path
Healing Signet,
Frenzy,
Sever Artery,
Gash
Power Shot,
Troll Unguent,
Comfort Animal,
Charm Animal
Healing Breeze,
Banish,
Bane Signet,
Orison of Healing
Vampiric Gaze,
Deathly Swarm,
Life Siphon,
Animate Bone Horror
Empathy,
Ether Feast,
Conjure Phantasm,
Imagined Burden
Flare,
Aura of Restoration,
Fire Storm,
Glyph of Lesser Energy

*Tyrian characters only

  1. See Profession changer differences for help deciding on which deciding which core class changer to use.


Factions campaign

Shing Jea Island

Training area at Monastery Overlook

Note: Skills and 2000 experience points from the Monastery Overlook quest are still awarded if the character skips that training and instead proceeds directly to Shing Jea Monastery.

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Assassin
Ritualist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Assassin-icon Ritualist-icon
Monastery Overlook Instructor Ng Mantid Hatchlings Healing Signet,
Power Attack,
Resurrection Signet
Power Shot,
Troll Unguent,
Resurrection Signet
Orison of Healing,
Bane Signet,
Resurrection Signet
Deathly Swarm,
Vampiric Gaze,
Resurrection Signet
Ether Feast,
Empathy,
Resurrection Signet
Aura of Restoration,
Flare,
Resurrection Signet
Shadow Refuge,
Unsuspecting Strike,
Resurrection Signet
Pain,
Weapon of Warding,
Resurrection Signet


Post-training

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Assassin
Ritualist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Assassin-icon Ritualist-icon
Shing Jea Monastery Headmaster Zhan Locate Talon Silverwing Healing Signet,
Power Attack,
Sever Artery
             
" Headmaster Greico Locate Sujun   Power Shot,
Charm Animal,
Troll Unguent
           
" Headmaster Amara Locate Sister Tai     Bane Signet,
Healing Breeze,
Orison of Healing
         
" Headmaster Kuju Locate Reng Ku       Deathly Swarm,
Life Siphon,
Vampiric Gaze
       
" Headmaster Kaa Locate Mei Ling         Conjure Phantasm,
Ether Feast,
Empathy
     
" Headmaster Vhang Locate Ronsu           Aura of Restoration,
Flare,
Lightning Orb
   
" Headmaster Lee Locate Jinzo             Unsuspecting Strike,
Shadow Refuge,
Dancing Daggers
 
" Headmaster Quin Locate Professor Gai               Pain,
Painful Bond,
Vengeful Weapon
Sunqua Vale Talon Silverwing Talon's Duel Cyclone Axe,
"Watch Yourself!"
             
" Sujun Free the Fur   Comfort Animal,
Whirling Defense
           
" Sister Tai Stale Mate     Healing Touch,
Reversal of Fortune
         
" Reng Ku Little Creatures       Animate Bone Fiend,
Faintheartedness
       
" Mei Ling Cleansing The Shrine         Backfire,
Shatter Hex
     
" Ronsu Spark of Interest           Armor of Earth,
Ice Spikes
   
" Jinzo Opening Strike             Fox Fangs,
Death's Charge
 
" Professor Gai Minions Gone Wild               Union,
Brutal Weapon
Panjiang Peninsula Weng Gha The Crop Thieves Mighty Blow,
Frenzy
             
" Su Reaping the Naga       Soul Feast,
Barbed Signet
       
" Kai Ying Sparring Elements           Fire Storm,
Stone Daggers
   
" Ang the Ephemeral Shackled Spirits               Generous Was Tsungrai,
Spirit Rift
Kinya Province Zho The Yeti Hunt   Read the Wind,
Flame Trap
           
" Brother Pe Wan Seeking a Cure     Resurrect,
Retribution
         
" Lo Sha Lo Sha's Gift         Shatter Enchantment,
Energy Tap
     
" Panaku Dual Strike             Shroud of Distress,
Twisting Fangs
 
Shing Jea Monastery Instructor Ng Advanced Defense Techniques Defensive Stance Throw Dirt Shielding Hands Enfeebling Blood Clumsiness Ward Against Melee Blinding Powder Shadowsong
" " Skill Chaining Balanced Stance,
Drunken Blow
Dual Shot,
Kindle Arrows
Zealot's Fire,
Draw Conditions
Death Nova,
Animate Bone Minions
Imagined Burden,
Mantra of Persistence
Stoning,
Glyph of Lesser Energy
Critical Eye,
Way of Perfection
Channeled Strike,
Cruel Was Daoshen
" " Condition Removal     Mend Ailment Plague Touch       Resilient Weapon
" " Defense Against Hexes     Remove Hex   Shatter Hex      
" " Disenchantment Course       Strip Enchantment Shatter Enchantment   Expunge Enchantments  
" " Disruption Distracting Blow Distracting Shot     Power Spike Gale   Dissonance
" " Snaring Course Sprint Pin Down       Deep Freeze Caltrops  


Kaineng City

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Assassin
Ritualist
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Assassin-icon Ritualist-icon
Kaineng Center Minister Jaisan Minister's Test Signet of Capture
Senji's Corner Senji n/a (secondary profession change) Cyclone Axe,
Frenzy,
Sprint,
Mighty Blow,
Sever Artery,
Healing Signet
Power Shot,
Charm Animal,
Savage Shot,
Read the Wind,
Comfort Animal,
Troll Unguent
Healing Breeze,
Orison of Healing,
Bane Signet,
Remove Hex,
Reversal of Fortune,
Resurrect
Animate Bone Fiend,
Deathly Swarm,
Faintheartedness,
Life Siphon,
Strip Enchantment,
Vampiric Gaze
Empathy,
Backfire,
Conjure Phantasm,
Ether Feast,
Drain Enchantment,
Energy Tap
Gale,
Armor of Earth,
Ward Against Melee,
Fire Storm,
Ice Spikes,
Lightning Orb
Twisting Fangs,
Fox Fangs,
Unsuspecting Strike,
Shadow Refuge,
Dash,
Death's Charge
Generous Was Tsungrai,
Channeled Strike,
Union,
Pain,
Brutal Weapon,
Weapon of Warding


Nightfall campaign

Istan

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Paragon
Dervish
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Paragon-icon Dervish-icon
Island of Shehkah Kormir Rally the Recruits (Tutorial) Healing Signet,
Power Attack,
Resurrection Signet
Power Shot,
Troll Unguent,
Resurrection Signet
Orison of Healing,
Bane Signet,
Resurrection Signet
Deathly Swarm,
Vampiric Gaze,
Resurrection Signet
Ether Feast,
Empathy,
Resurrection Signet
Aura of Restoration,
Flare,
Resurrection Signet
Leader's Comfort,
Spear of Lightning,
Resurrection Signet
Vital Boon,
Pious Assault,
Resurrection Signet
Take the Shortcut (Skip Tutorial)
Churrhir Fields First Spear Dehvad Primary Training "For Great Justice!",
"Watch Yourself!",
Executioner's Strike,
Mighty Blow,
Sever Artery,
Sprint
Charm Animal,
Comfort Animal,
Flame Trap,
Kindle Arrows,
Pin Down,
Storm Chaser
Banish,
Healing Touch,
Mend Ailment,
Remove Hex,
Resurrect,
Reversal of Fortune
Animate Bone Minions,
Faintheartedness,
Life Siphon,
Plague Touch,
Strip Enchantment,
Well of Blood
Backfire,
Conjure Phantasm,
Drain Enchantment,
Energy Tap,
Imagined Burden,
Shatter Hex
Fire Storm,
Glyph of Elemental Power,
Ice Spear,
Lightning Strike,
Stone Daggers,
Ward Against Melee
Anthem of Flame,
Barbed Spear,
Mending Refrain,
Signet of Aggression,
Signet of Synergy,
Wild Throw
Chilling Victory,
Crippling Sweep,
Grenth's Fingers,
Heart of Holy Flame,
Imbue Health,
Whirling Charge
Choose Your Secondary Profession (Nightfall)
Sunspear Great Hall Runduk n/a1 Sunspear Rebirth Signet
  1. In order to obtain the PvE-only skill Sunspear Rebirth Signet, Elonian characters must reach the 2nd Sunspear rank (Sunspear Master Sergeant), while foreign characters must the 1st rank (Sunspear Sergeant).


Kourna

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Paragon
Dervish
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Paragon-icon Dervish-icon
Marga Coast Elder Jonah Capturing the Signet of Capture Signet of Capture


Vabbi

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Paragon
Dervish
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Paragon-icon Dervish-icon
Chantry of Secrets Seeker of Whispers n/a1 Lightbringer's Gaze
Chantry of Secrets Seeker of Whispers n/a2 Lightbringer Signet
  1. In order to obtain the PvE-only skill Lightbringer's Gaze, you much reach Adept Lightbringer, the second level of the Lightbringer Title track.
  2. In order to obtain the PvE-only skill Lightbringer Signet, you much reach Brave Lightbringer, the third level of the Lightbringer title track.


The Desolation

Location NPC Quest Name
Warrior
Ranger
Monk
Necromancer
Mesmer
Elementalist
Paragon
Dervish
Warrior-icon Ranger-icon Monk-icon Necromancer-icon Mesmer-icon Elementalist-icon Paragon-icon Dervish-icon
Bone Palace Priest Kehmtut Horde of Darkness1 Junundu Siege (elite)
  1. Junundu Siege is earned midway through the Horde of Darkness quest. It can only be used while riding inside a Junundu.


Eye of the North

Charr Homelands

Depths of Tyria

Far Shiverpeaks

Tarnished Coast

Notes

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