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#1 Fatalplus

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:29 PM

So I'm 93% complete on Map exploration and having a bear of a time finding my missing spots.  I've made this thread for people to post out of the way, possibly hidden areas that helped you fill out the last few % points of the map completion.  Any help on this would be apprieciated.

So far I am:
163/165 Maguuma
169/172 Shiverpeaks

I've completed all of the jumping puzzles.

If anyone has any suggestions for me, or other players, it would be great!

#2 KNOwen

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:54 PM

Did you explore all the World V World maps?

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:57 PM

And did you get the POI in Chantry of Secrets?

#4 Fatalplus

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 11:36 PM

View PostKNOwen, on 20 September 2012 - 10:54 PM, said:

Did you explore all the World V World maps?

Does that count for world map completion?

TheGizzy - Yep.  Got that one

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:15 AM

View PostFatalplus, on 20 September 2012 - 11:36 PM, said:

Does that count for world map completion?

TheGizzy - Yep.  Got that one

It does, yes.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:42 AM

WvW would not help him complete these

163/165 Maguuma
169/172 Shiverpeaks

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:49 AM

Some spots that you might missed.

Maguuma:

Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands - All the way west; north of the skill point.
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province - Accessible after helping Prann (or however you spell it) DE
Cubular Fells in Mount Maelstrrom - All the way Northwest corner.


Shiverpeak:

Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls - Southeast of the zone. East of Coil Waypoint.


Those are some parts that I personally missed and sitting at 171/172 for Shiverpeak.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 04:28 PM

I am sitting at 171/172 Shiverpeak as well, I dont have Cubular Fells (for my last Maguuma one) having a bit of trouble locating it, could you elaborate  Fez? thanks alot!

View PostMaster of Fez, on 21 September 2012 - 06:49 AM, said:

Some spots that you might missed.

Maguuma:

Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands - All the way west; north of the skill point.
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province - Accessible after helping Prann (or however you spell it) DE
Cubular Fells in Mount Maelstrrom - All the way Northwest corner.


Shiverpeak:

Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls - Southeast of the zone. East of Coil Waypoint.


Those are some parts that I personally missed and sitting at 171/172 for Shiverpeak.

Edit: found it..had to pull my head out of my ass. will report back if i find a Shiverpeak point, anyone wanting to collaborate for the Shiverpeaks point please PM me!

Edited by Cabal, 21 September 2012 - 04:29 PM.


#9 Fatalplus

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:42 PM

Excellent - this is the kind of help I was looking for!

I'll let you know tonight if either of these helped.

#10 Fatalplus

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 01:54 AM

View PostMaster of Fez, on 21 September 2012 - 06:49 AM, said:

Some spots that you might missed.

Maguuma:

Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands - All the way west; north of the skill point.
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province - Accessible after helping Prann (or however you spell it) DE
Cubular Fells in Mount Maelstrrom - All the way Northwest corner.


Shiverpeak:

Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls - Southeast of the zone. East of Coil Waypoint.


Those are some parts that I personally missed and sitting at 171/172 for Shiverpeak.

Calx' hideout worked for me, thanks.  Last one I needed was Golemagical Institute which was through an asura gate just south of the Incinergen POI

Also found Lair of the Coil in Timberline Falls - head south from the Coil waypoint, underwater.  When you swim into Mellagan's Grotto take a small, hidden passage to the east.

And my last Shiverpeak I got tonight was Doldenvan Passage take the Darkriven waypoint into a cave to the south.  Apparently you come here on the Norn story - otherwise not a lot of eason to come this way

Edited by Fatalplus, 22 September 2012 - 02:52 AM.


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Posted 22 September 2012 - 04:32 AM

View PostMaster of Fez, on 21 September 2012 - 06:49 AM, said:

Some spots that you might missed.

Maguuma:

Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands - All the way west; north of the skill point.
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province - Accessible after helping Prann (or however you spell it) DE
Cubular Fells in Mount Maelstrrom - All the way Northwest corner.


Shiverpeak:

Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls - Southeast of the zone. East of Coil Waypoint.


Those are some parts that I personally missed and sitting at 171/172 for Shiverpeak.

Thanks for the great post. All these were points I was still missing. I wanted to confirm that aside from the points you mentioned, all the other remaining areas are documented in the respective map pages of the gw2 wiki.

However, there appears to be a bug with the shiverpeaks explorer track. I was 169/172 so I was looking for the 3 remaining points. I checked the wiki and I found the 3 remaining areas I have yet to unlock: Doldenvan passage (Wayfarer foothills), Griffonrook run (Lornar's pass) and Tail of the serpent (Timberline falls). However, upon unlocking Doldenvan passage and Griffonrook run, I checked my explorer track and it said 170/172 instead of 171/172. This means that either of the two must not correctly trigger the explorer track. I'll submit a bug report when I can.

Edited by crabapples, 22 September 2012 - 04:36 AM.


#12 Master of Fez

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 05:34 AM

View PostFatalplus, on 22 September 2012 - 01:54 AM, said:

Calx' hideout worked for me, thanks.  Last one I needed was Golemagical Institute which was through an asura gate just south of the Incinergen POI

Also found Lair of the Coil in Timberline Falls - head south from the Coil waypoint, underwater.  When you swim into Mellagan's Grotto take a small, hidden passage to the east.

And my last Shiverpeak I got tonight was Doldenvan Passage take the Darkriven waypoint into a cave to the south.  Apparently you come here on the Norn story - otherwise not a lot of eason to come this way
Thanks. Lair of the Coil was the last area for my Shiverpeak Explorer.

#13 Katreyn

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:17 AM

Just want to say if theres one you are missing in Maguuma still.  Check out the Golemagical Institute (asura gate in SW metrica province). Was my last needed one.  Road heads straight to the gate.

http://wiki.guildwar...ca_Province.png

Thanks to this thread I found the last two I needed in Shiverpeak. xD Was quite easy to miss. Didn't even need to go underwater.  Just ran up the hill close to it, and the Coil one you can run into a troll cave a bit and get it.

#14 Leger

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 05:29 PM

This thread has been of great help so far. Thank you to all the contributors.

Edit: http://i.imgur.com/HnlO1.jpg Lair of the Coil can also be reached from above ground just like the Tail.

Edited by Leger, 22 September 2012 - 05:38 PM.


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Posted 22 September 2012 - 10:00 PM

My missing Shiverpeaks location was Ulukk's Hunger in the NE corner of Dredgehaunt Cliffs, right above Mountain's Tail. It looks blocked but when I ran up to the wall it awarded me the achievement. There's a tunnel visible from the map but I am not sure how to get in there.

#16 Leger

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 05:16 AM

Hmm I went and grabbed all the areas - I'm still at 97%. I have explored every area (so 60/60 Orr, 175/175 Kryta, etc...). I haven't completed all jumping puzzles, all dungeons.

I'm wondering am I just glitched or what? What the hell counts to the title Been There, Done That?

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 07:19 AM

View PostLeger, on 23 September 2012 - 05:16 AM, said:

Hmm I went and grabbed all the areas - I'm still at 97%. I have explored every area (so 60/60 Orr, 175/175 Kryta, etc...). I haven't completed all jumping puzzles, all dungeons.

I'm wondering am I just glitched or what? What the hell counts to the title Been There, Done That?
Either the achievement is bugged or it's unrelated to Exploration.

#18 Bagnar

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 04:47 PM

Love this post, thought i would share the few missing i had to.

Maguuma:
Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province
The Serpentwind in Metrica Province (Cave between the Loch and Akk Wilds)

Shiverpeak:
Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls
Lair of the Coil in Timberline Falls (If like me you are a noob and cant find it look behind some seaweed :P)

I have yet to set foot inside Orr, but when i do anything is real tricky there i will be sure to update with it.

Will also update what i find about the 100% completion as i get there.

#19 Fatalplus

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 09:15 PM

I did find that WvW does effect your overall completion.  That % number on the upper left when you open your map is just the completion of skill challenges, POIs, Waypoints and Vistas - the WvW map is part of that apparently.

I went in this weekend and started snatching up POIs, Vistas and skill challenges and I'm at 98% now.  Just need the final POIs when we control certain keeps and the jumping puzzle and I should be at 100%.

#20 Leger

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:14 PM

View PostMaster of Fez, on 23 September 2012 - 07:19 AM, said:

Either the achievement is bugged or it's unrelated to Exploration.

It was bugged, I have the title now.

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 02:45 AM

View PostLeger, on 25 September 2012 - 10:14 PM, said:

It was bugged, I have the title now.
Same. The character screen percentage is also fixed as well.

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:40 AM

This thread helped me score 100% on all exploration achievements! And I have 100% world completion on my login screen and on my in-game map; however I still have not received my Gifts of Exploration.

Tried to open a support ticket about this problem but the only response I received so far was they directed me to wiki article, so not entirely helpful.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 02:56 AM

View PostMaster of Fez, on 21 September 2012 - 06:49 AM, said:

Some spots that you might missed.

Maguuma:

Aurora's Remains in Brisban Wildlands - All the way west; north of the skill point.
Calx's Hideout in Metrica Province - Accessible after helping Prann (or however you spell it) DE
Cubular Fells in Mount Maelstrrom - All the way Northwest corner.


Shiverpeak:

Tail of the Serpent in Timberline Falls - Southeast of the zone. East of Coil Waypoint.


Those are some parts that I personally missed and sitting at 171/172 for Shiverpeak.

Thank you very much for this post, I was only missing one point in maguuma and it was in fact Aurora's Remains.

#24 Lafiele

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 08:57 AM

Hmm, i've uncovered all the regions and it says 100 % in every region I go to but my world completion is at 98 % and i'm missing like 16 POIs and 7 WP...

I've done all of WvW. Is there some hidden areas that are NOT listed in the region?

Edited by Lafiele, 30 October 2012 - 08:58 AM.


#25 AKGeo

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:13 AM

Going to add Dierdre's Steps to this one. Mount Maelstrom, with a jumping puzzle. Gotta kill one of four elemental beings in specific areas of Mt Maelstrom to get there.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:14 PM

I need to necro this topic, please.

I am sitting at 173/174 Shiverpeak areas.  Visual comparison to maps shows that I have all the areas on all the maps found.

Do you have to explore at least one path of a dungeon as well?  I haven't done HotW yet.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 06:00 PM

View PostGrenths Ire, on 14 December 2012 - 05:14 PM, said:

I need to necro this topic, please.

I am sitting at 173/174 Shiverpeak areas.  Visual comparison to maps shows that I have all the areas on all the maps found.

Do you have to explore at least one path of a dungeon as well?  I haven't done HotW yet.

Nah dungeons don't count at all for the explorer achievement.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:22 AM

View PostGrenths Ire, on 14 December 2012 - 05:14 PM, said:

I need to necro this topic, please.

I am sitting at 173/174 Shiverpeak areas.  Visual comparison to maps shows that I have all the areas on all the maps found.

Do you have to explore at least one path of a dungeon as well?  I haven't done HotW yet.

IS there any progress on this yet, as I have the same issue, and I've checked to see if all names list match up to my map and seemingly have them all but I remain at 173/174 in Shiverpeak.

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 05:45 PM

This thread helped me finally finish the Shiverpeak Explorer achievement.  I didn't have any of the Maguuma areas that were suggested, but I found another one that finally helped me finish it and I wanted to share.

Check for Proxemics Lab in Brisban Wildlands by the Proxemics Lab waypoint.  It's a guild puzzle, but you can just walk up to the door to get it.

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 06:25 PM

I had no problem completing my explorer achievements, but I did have to go through the boring tasks of figuring out what area of a map I was missing.. this is what I did:

http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Region  Pick your region.
http://wiki.guildwar...om/wiki/Ascalon Ex. I picked Ascalon

Go through every explorable zone listed one by one. Wiki has the map of the zone laid out with white borders so you can easily see zones that you might have missed. If the name of the zone doesn't show up on your world map, you're missing it.  Don't be lazy and just skim over it. Read every area name and find it on your World map.

That's how I did it. Super boring and tedious but I had no problem completing my map!

Edited by Scizzor, 09 August 2013 - 06:28 PM.





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