The asuran researcher, Professor Gorr, once attributed recent drops in ambient magic to the elder dragons, believing them to devour and destroy it; though we now know this to not be wholly true. Records recovered from the previous rise of the elder dragons do in fact say the dragons consume magical energy, but once all magic on Tyria has … Continue reading Elder Dragons; Power: A Vicious Cycle of Growth
There are quite a few sights to see in the human-centered region of Kryta. It holds a lot of history, but there’s still the unexpected to be found in non-standard merchant items, not to mention the merchants themselves. We sent a correspondent out to get the full story on them. Lion's Arch Gulveig the Grim Area: … Continue reading Merchants of Kryta, Part 1 (Lion’s Arch, Divinity’s Reach)
Despite the current rise of the Elder Dragons and the knowledge we have gained, little is about them. It is unknown how long they have been on Tyria; the oldest information that has been recovered is well over ten thousand years old, from the previous rising. Few races survived that period in history, most either … Continue reading Elder Dragons; History: Prior to 1325 AE
Northwest of Mt. Maelstrom, lies the ancient asura city of Rata Pten, built into the walls of Criterion Canyon. Little remains, only the husk of what was once a bustling city is left standing. Now, there are only spiders and remnants of the asura that once lived here. The Durmand Priory are currently excavating the ruins for relics … Continue reading A Look Into Tyria: Rata Pten
As a zoologist I, Meltak - Head of the ANKR, have performed observations on various species throughout Tyria, including the karka. Now, I set my sights on a new, equally petrifying creature. The chak are a crab like species located deep in the Maguuma Jungle, with several variations in characteristics and combat capabilities. Some have … Continue reading The Chak: What are They and are They Related to the Karka?