War of the Wilds Adventure Guide

Snow is a dish best served cold

Backstory, schmackstory – all YOU need to kill an afternoon is living targets, and the only plot you’re interested in is the funeral kind! Battle for territorial dominance of an arctic, storm-blasted frontier as your team and Skeech legions go toe-to-toe against the five toughest champions in the universe! Not only will they also be seizing control points, farming bosses, and talking trash, they’ll be making you pay for every brutal inch with quarts of blood, so be sure to bring extra!

War of the Wilds is a WildStar adventure for level 25 characters opposing the Skeech to the Moodies.
It is available for both Dominion and Exile players. Dominion players will help the Skeech while Exile players will help the Moodies.

Location

War of the Wilds is located in the zone of Whitevale, north of the Wigwalli Village and east of the Dominion Shatterforce Outpost.
When you hit the level 25, you will receive a call giving you a “Sim Core” quest leading you to the adventure entrance.
Completing the quest will give you access to the adventure and also use of group finder for it.

Contents

War of the Wilds Adventure Mechanisms
Gold Medal Requirements & Strategy
The Exile/Dominion Champions
Glaciax
The Frozen Corrupter
Lord Hoarfrost
Achievements

War of the Wilds Adventure Mechanisms

War of the Wild is a Totem War between Moodies & Skeech. The goal of this adventure is destroying the enemy Totem.

How to obtain Gold Medal in War of the Wilds

You MUST complete everything on this list to obtain a Gold Medal.

  • Cap at least 10 totems.
  • Kill Exile/Dominion Champions at least 5 times (+2 for each death in your group)
  • Don’t die (Two deaths maximum).
  • Complete two random strategic objectives given by Commander Breza or Colonel Rakar’s.
    These tasks come up when you got ~5 and ~10 nodes.
  • Hit ONE time the ennemy totem.

Gold Medal Run Strategy

Cap the totems quickly until you have around 7-10 totems.
Stay together, you want to avoid death. Do not push with the Moodies/Skeechs.
Wait for the first objective (~10-15 minutes). While waiting, try to kill Lord Hoarfrost in case one of the optional objective is to capture an Ancient Shrine in 2 minutes.

Take your time, stay together, don’t die, and wait for the objectives.
Complete them as fast as you can.

After the second objective, just capture totems and push to win.

War of the Wilds optional objectives list

  • Kill a specific champion in less than ~3:30
  • Kill four champions in less than ~4:30.
  • Kill 20 Moodies/Skeechs
  • Capture the Ancient Shrine
  • Capture 3 totems/nodes
  • Don’t die

The Exile/Dominion Champions

Glaciax

Glaciax is an ice elemental, located on the north west of the map.
He will use these abilities through the fight :

Ground Slam
Frontal telegraph. Avoid it.

Heavy Rain
He will target a player’s location and come crashing into it. This will create a telegraph on the targeted location, and after the impact, the radius of this telegraph will grow two times, causing two knock backs. Hard to avoid, but doesn’t do a lot of damage.

Maelstrom
This is a huge AoE centered on the tank position. This needs to be interrupted at all costs.

The Frozen Corrupter

The Frozen Corrupter is a kind of spider, located in the south west of the map.
Only the tank should stay in front of the Frozen Corrupter.
He will use these abilities through the fight :

Strain Overgrowth
He will make telegraph appear under each party members and follow them.
At the end of his cast, telegraph will stay in place and corrupted roots will appear and stun players walking on them.
Move during the cast and avoid the roots after.

Call of Darkness
Canalysed spell that summon adds. The more you let the Frozen Corrupter cast, the more add he will summon, so interrupt it quickly.

Lord Hoarfrost

Lord Hoarfrost is an ice giant, located in the center of the map.
He will use these abilities through the fight :

Rock Throw
Hoarfrost will target one random player, then throw a rock at him. Move out of the telegraph.

Devastation
Big round telegraph around Hoarfrost that must be interrupted. If not interrupted, Hoarfrost will make an AoE telegraph around him, that will follow him, snaring and damaging everyone in it.

Unearthing Smash
Hoarfrost will knock players in front of him, then will make 6 telegraphs around him. Avoid everything.

Achievements

Normal Mode : Medal Runs

  • Get Out ! : Earn a Bronze medal on Normal difficulty in the War of the Wilds adventure
  • And Stay Out ! : Earn a Silver medal on Normal difficulty in the War of the Wilds adventure
  • Skeech Wrangler : Earn a Gold medal on Normal difficulty in the War of the Wilds adventure

Normal Mode : Kill achievements

  • Bad Medicine : Kill Zappo 10 times
  • The Doctor is Out : Kill Healos 10 times
  • Shoot First, Shoot Last : Kill Sagittaurus 10 times
  • Brain Freeze : Kill Empirius 10 times
  • Scrapped : Kill Lectro 10 times
  • It’s All in Your Head : Kill Sarabella 10 times
  • You’re Fired ! : Kill Ignacio 10 times
  • Spin to Win : Kill Panzera 10 times
  • Watch Your Back ! : Kill Krule 10 times
  • I Spy : Kill Umbra 10 times
  • Master Ganker : Kill every hero of the Dominion 10 times, grant the title “Master Ganker”

Normal Mode : Speed Runs

  • War of the Wilds Speedster : Complete the War of the Wilds adventure in under 25 minutes
  • War of the Wilds Survivalist : Complete the War of the Wilds adventure with no team deaths
  • Master of War : Complete the War of the Wilds adventure in under 25 minutes with no team deaths

Veteran Mode

  • Good Riddance ! : Earn a Bronze medal on Veteran difficulty
  • Moodie Masher : Earn a Silver medal on Veteran difficulty
  • Skeech Master : Earn a Gold medal on Veteran difficulty, grant the title “The Skeech Master”
  • Veteran War of the Wilds Speedster : Complete the War of the Wilds in under 25 minutes on Veteran difficulty
  • Veteran War of the Wilds Survivalist : Complete the War of the Wilds with no team deaths on Veteran difficulty
  • Veteran Master of War : Complete the War of the Wilds in under 25 minutes with no team deaths on Veteran difficulty
  • Vanquisher of the Samu-Samu : Earn a Gold medal in the War of the Wilds on Rallied Veteran difficulty, grant the title “Vanquisher of the Samu-Samu”