Shadow of the Mad King

Achievements

Arguably Foodlike

Rewards: 5Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Eat more than the recommanded intake of candy corn.

Eat 150 pieces of candy corn to complete the achievement.

Shut the doors 

Rewards: 5Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Complete 30 door events in the Mad King's Labyrinth.

Take part of 30 door events which mainly consist in defeating waves of monsters and bosses.

Routing the Rebel Rabble 

Rewards: 10Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Kill 150 of the Lunatic Court Rebels. Or the non-rebels. Just get in there and we'll sort out the teams later.

Kill a total of 150 Halloween enemies. Mad King's Labyrinth is a good spot for this achievement, as you can complete it easily while farming door events.

Mad Drifter

Rewards: 5Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Complete a lap of the race event or time trial in Mad King's Raceway in under one minute 30 seconds.

Complete a lap in under 1:30. See our video guide.

Pumpkin Carving 

Rewards: 17Ic, 10 trick-or-treat bags and titre.jpg : Master carver

Find pumpkins all around Tyria and carve them.

You need to carve a total of 150 pumpkins. You can find them in every Tyria map, especially in cities, but also in every instance of Mad King's Labyrinth.

Courtly service

Rewards: 5Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Tithe 5 gold commissioning services for the Mad King's Labyrinth.

The Mad King's Steward, in the center of the Labyrinth, can offer services for money.

  • 1Piecedor: One of the following:
    • Add a merchant
    • Add a bank access
    • Add a mount rental service
  • 5Piecedor: Food for everyone. Grants the same effects as Spicy Pumpkin Cookie.

Giving 5Piecedor is enough to complete the achievement.

Ancient Grudge

Rewards: 10Ic and 10 trick-or-treat bags

Kill 150 of Palawa Joko's minions.

Kill any awakened that can be found in every Path of Fire map. We recommand you the Bonstrand Garrison Point of interest[&BKcKAAA=]. There are a few spots of awakened in Central Tyria if you don't have Path of Fire. Here are some of them:

Mount Maelstrom​

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Sparkfly Den

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Southsun Cove

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Mad King's life and death

Mad Memories

Rewards: 1 Ic and 3 trick-or-treat bags

Speak with Magister Tassi in Lion's Arch about researching the Mad King's life and death.

Read the mail and talk to Magister Tassi, at the Grand Piazza in Lion's Arch. She will give you the Candy-Powered Matter Meter MkII.

Mad Mysteries

Rewards: 5 Ic and Mad memoires

Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorn's childhood during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near.

Use the Candy-Powered Matter Meter MkII near locations given by the achievement. Ghosts appear directly or are hidden in a Suspicious location. Using the Candy-Powered Matter Meter MkII will reveal NPCs but also various items you can interact with. Suspicious locations can reveal trick-or-treat bags, but also enemies.

The skill #5 icon will give you a hint about the location of your target while the Matter Meter is equiped.

  • Strong Readings (Dancing): Strong signals. You can use your skills to scan and reveal a hidden object.
  • Mild Readings (Shrug): Not close enough to an object.

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Mad Memoires I-III

Mad Memoires I: Boyhood

Gw054 compressedIn which his Royal Madness, yet but a boy, discovers the joys of humor.

  • Hint: Under a glass sky the journey begins again, footsteps placed upon footprints, the mad following the mad.

Talk to Serene in the Grand-PiazzaPoint of interest[&BCkEAAA=] of Lion's Arch during Halloween, using skill #3.

Mad Memoires II: Friendship

Gw056 compressed 2 In which a friend joins young Oswald Thorn for the adventure of a lifetime.

  • Hint: In shadowed shallows beneath the gardens, the detritus of Lion's Arch lurks.

Talk to Samson, inside the cave underneath Derevol GardensPoint of interest[&BCIEAAA=] of Lion's Arch during Halloween, using skill #1.

Mad memoires III: Young Love

Gw058 compressed 1 In which Os woos Lady Lyrica with graceless verve and uncomfortable silences.

  • Hint: Search the dead streets and forgotten throughfares of another Lion's Arch.

Talk to Tynna, inside a cave located underwater at east of the Old Lion's ArchPoint of interest[&BBwEAAA=] during Halloween, using skill #3.

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Mad memoires IV: Deadly Adventures 

Gw061 compressed 1 In which Os and his elder brother, Ewie, get into a sticky situation. Only one returns .

  • Hint: Say more now and look more where Kryta's descendants are buried.

Talk to Prince Ewan Thorn, inside a crypt in Shaemoor's cemetary Lien du point de passage[&BO8AAAA=] during Halloween, using skill #2.

Mad Memoires V: Betrothed

Gw062 compressed In which Lord Oswald Thorn, the new heir to the throne, chooses his queen.

  • Hint: Go into the hills and set down black roots in stagnant waters.

Talk to Lady Lyrica within Blackroot Cut Lien du point de passage[&BAgAAAA=] in Kessex Hills during Halloween, using skill #4.

Mad Memoires VI: Coronation

Gw063 compressed 1 In which his Royal Madness ascends to the Krytan throne and wields his first decree.

  • Hint: Find Provernic, where the first king's bones rot in the hills.

Talk to Lord Humphrey Faren inside Provernic Crypt Lien du point de passage[&BOQAAAA=] during Halloween, using skill #2.

Mad Mementos

Rewards: 10 Ic and Mad memoires: Complete Edition

Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorn's rule during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near.

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Mad Memoires VII: Handless

Gw085 compressed In which King Thorn relieves thieves of their hands.

  • Hint: Stories yet untold despite the tower that marks a spooky site. When humans flee their home of old, where they settle cannot be told.

Talk to Cashel behind the Ascalon Settlement vista Lien du point de passage [&BI8BAAA=] in Gendarran Fields during Halloween, using skill #4. He appears after completing the event Drive back the hands of the accused thieves.

Mad Memoires VIII: Feast and Famine 

Gw086 compressed 1 In which the Mad King cries, "Let them eat candy corn!"

  • Hint: This hinterland village was home to a goddess and a martyr.

Talk to Fenn at Martyr's Tomb Point of interest[&BKIAAAA=] in Harathi Hinterlands during Halloween. Use skill #3 near Dwayna's statue and interact with the Suspicious location, then talk to Fenn.

Mad Memoires IX: Pains of Love 

Gw087 compressed 1 In which Zola's father is afforded special hospitality during her engagement to King Thorn.

  • Hint: These old bones are caught in the gullet, where laughing rises from sorrow.

Talk to Seamarshal Bennu on his boat, north of Laughing Gull Island Lien du point de passage[&BKgBAAA=] during Halloween, using skill #1.

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Mad Memoires X: Tax-o'-Lanterns 

Gw088 compressedIn which the king makes an example of ungrateful peasants.

  • Hint: The landing at Arca struggles to fill its storeroom so it will never starve again.

Talk to Rufus, hidden in a storage room south to Seraph's Landing waypoint Lien du point de passage[&BKcAAAA=], in Harathi Hinterlands during Halloween, using skill #4.

Mad Memoires XI: Flames of Renewal

Gw089 compressed 2 In which a rebellious village goes up in flames.

  • Hint: Green is the color I want to remember. Not the red of flames or the blackened plateau. The bridge, even it was green.

Meet Portia near the bridge at the east of Arca Lake Lien du point de passage[&BKcAAAA=] in Harathi Hinterlands during Halloween, using skill #2. You will have to complete the event Extinguish the flames in the village lost to time, then talk to Portia.

Mad Memoires XII: Descension 

Gw092 compressed In which Mad King Thorn is scattered to the four winds and departs for the Underworld.

  • Hint: Walk in cadence with King Thorn's shattered subjects. They keep their hatred deep within.

Talk to Wynn inside a Shattered Keep's crypt Lien du point de passage[&BMUBAAA=] during Halloween, using skill #3.

Mad Memorial 

Rewards: 20 Ic, Mad Memoires: Complete Ignition and titre.jpg : emissary of the mad King

Track down firsthand accounts of Mad King Thorn's afterlife during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near.

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Mad Memoires XIII: Apocrypha 

Gw093 compressed In which the Mad King discovers an empty kingdom waiting to be built upon.

  • Hint: In the Mad King's city, a noble observes a kindred spirit far from home, a cauldron brewing with grim omens.

Talk to Acreni near Mystic Forge in Lion's Arch, after completing the Arguably Foodlike achievement.

Mad Memoires XIV: Lunacy 

Gw094 compressed In which the right to rule over a realm's existing tenants is demonstrated.

  • Hint: Watching over a maze of bloodshed, the ferryman waits to direct the king's guests.

Talk to the Lunatic Boatmaster in the Mad King's Labyrinth, after completing the Routing the Rebel Rabble achievement.

Mad Memoires XV: Fabrication 

Gw095 compressed 1 In which, without a world to conquer, one is created.

  • Hint: At the heart of a labyrinth, the Mad King's most faithful servant toils at his tasks.

Talk to Mad King's Steward at the center of the Mad King's Labyrinth, after completing the Courtly Service achievement.

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Mad Memoires XVI: Hallowed Eves 

Gw099 compressed 1 In which a prison's bars are thinning, eroding, slipping, days into weeks.

  • Hint: Carving out warnings where the king holds court, a rider makes his yearly rounds.

Talk to Bruce at the Grand-PiazzaPoint of interest[&BCkEAAA=] in Lion's Arch, after completing the Pumpkin Carving achievement.

Mas Memoires XVII: Rivalry 

Gw097 compressed 2 In which there is not room enough in all the worlds for two undying kings.

  • Hint: A general prepares for an eternal war, waiting at the gates to another world's battles.

Talk to Veteran Brigadier General Kernel near WvW portals in Lion's Arch, after completing the Ancient Grudge achievement.

Mad Memoires XVIII: Binding Agreement 

Gw098 compressed 1 In which the Mad King's followers recruit fresh blood into his court, ever awaiting King Thorn's majestic return to his first kingdom's throne.

  • Hint: Above the muck and saltwater, a garden stage is decorated in celebration of a royal return.

Talk to Lunatic Acolyte Broye near a Mad Realm's door at Derevol GardensPoint of interest[&BCIEAAA=] in Lion's Arch, after completing Lunatic's Fashion.

Eternal rivalry between the Mad King and Palawa Joko

Note: To complete the following achievements, you will need the Living Story episode "Long Live the Lich" on your account, and to complete the story instance "Be My Guest". In order to play this episode, you need Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire along with the episode, unlocked during its release period or via the Black Lion Trading Company.

Rivalry of Kings

Reward: 5Ic

Report to Brigadier General Kernel on the latest developments in the eternal battle between Mad King Thorn and Palawa Joko.

Talk to Veteran Brigadier General Kernel near WvW portals in Lion's Arch. After the conversation, the Mad Maleficence achievement will be unlocked.

Mad Maleficence 

Reward: 5Ic

Track down trophies of the eternal feud between Mad King Thorn and Palawa Joko during Halloween, when the Mad Realm draws near.

You have to collect 13 items related to the rivalry between the Mad Kind and Palawa Joko.


More details in our dedicated guide: Mad Maleficence.

Close the Floodgates of Death 

Rewards: 5Ic and Mini pumpkin jack

Debrief Brigadier General Kernel on your accomplishments.

Talk to Veteran Brigadier General Kernel again to complete the achievement.

Editor: Myalesca & Waldolf
Translation: AzuuRa_Mi_R
Correction: _

Last edited: 17/10/2020

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