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The Rak'tika Greatwood

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Map of The Rak'tika Greatwood

(The First)
Connects to
Lakeland (SW)
Slitherbough (X:19.4, Y:27.4)
Fanow (X:29.1, Y:17.8)

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Once, long before its towering trees were seeds, in this millennia-old forest stood the royal capital of an advanced magical civilization─the Ronkan Empire. The stony remnants of its lost grandeur can still be spied beneath the shadowy boughs.

— In-game description

The Rak'tika Greatwood is a zone in Norvrandt. It is the equivalent of The Black Shroud on the First.


Area Points of Interest
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Slitherbough Aetheryte
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The Darker
The Citia Swamps
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The Trip
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Fort Gohn
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The Deliberating Doll
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The Red Chalice
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Woven Oath
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Lozatl's Conquest
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The Womb
Lake Tusi Mek'ta
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The Husk
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The Covered Halls of Dwatl
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Fruit of the Protector
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Fanow Aetheryte
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Sleepaway Common
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The Blind Forest of Yx'Maja
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The Wild Fete
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Mjrl's Regret
The K'mul Astropolis
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The Morning Stars
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Ox'Gatorl Mul
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Ox'Charl Mul
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Yx'Lokwa Mul
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Yx'Anpa Mul
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The Great Pyramid of Ux'ner
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The Confessional of Toupasa the Elder
The Ox'Dalan Gap
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The Isle of Consorts
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The Isle of Bows
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The Isle of Sisters
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Hopl's Stopple
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The Qitana Ravel


The Rak'tika Greatwood Sidequests

The Rak'tika Greatwood FATEs

Qitari Daily Quests

Shops & Services

Merchant Name Merchant Location
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Local Merchant
(X:27.7, Y:18)
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(X:27.9, Y:18.2)
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Viis Culinarian
(X:28.4, Y:18.9)
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Yuqurl Manl
(X:37.2, Y:17.2)

Aether Currents


Coordinates Description Number
(x35.1, y16.2, z-0.4) North-eastern edge of the cliff
(x28.2, y25.5, z0.2) On top of a cliff overseeing the blue petal path between Slitherbough and Fanow
(x18.6, y22.4, z-0.1) On rock near the end of the Rotzatl River
(x13.3, y31.6, z0.0) North edge of the ruins of Fort Gohn
A map showing the locations of aether currents in The Rak'tika Greatwood


Quest Level Coordinates Additional Information
Feature QuestStand on Ceremony 70 (x31.3, y16.9, z-0.1) Unlocks after completing Shadowbringers MSQ Main Scenario QuestIn Good Faith
Feature QuestSuit Up 70 (x29.4, y17.8, z0.2) Unlocks after completing Shadowbringers MSQ Main Scenario QuestTop of the Tree
Feature QuestThe Great Deceiver 70 (x19.8, y27.6, z-0.2) Unlocks after beginning Shadowbringers MSQ Main Scenario QuestAn Unwanted Proposal
Feature QuestWhat We Do for Family 70 (x18.8, y27.7, z-0.2) Unlocks after completing Shadowbringers MSQ Main Scenario QuestA Day in the Neighborhood
Main Scenario QuestThe Burden of Knowledge 75 (x30.5, y17.4, z0.0) Shadowbringers MSQ

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See also: Sightseeing Log

Players can unlock Shadowbringers sightseeing logs by speaking to Eirlalth in The Crystarium (X:9.5, Y:9.7). Players must be a Disciple of War or Disciple of Magic level 70 or higher to obtain credit for these sightseeing logs. Vistas are small blue glowing orbs at which players need to /lookout or use another emote.

# Name Zone Coordinate Emote Comment
35 Fort Gohn The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:13.6, Y:32.5, Z:0.3) Lookout.png  Lookout On top of the tower in the center of Fort Gohn (Requires Flying).
36 Fruit of the Protector The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:8.9, Y:25.1, Z:0.1) Lookout.png  Lookout On top of a branch just above the water.
37 The Covered Halls of Dwatl The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:4.3, Y:27.2, Z:-0.9) Lookout.png  Lookout Underwater on top of a stone doorway
38 Lozatl's Conquest The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:14.1, Y:18.3, Z:0.1) Lookout.png  Lookout On a small rock near waterfall
39 Fanow The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:29.1, Y:19.0, Z:0.3) Lookout.png  Lookout To left upon entering village from the south.
40 The Morning Stars The Rak'tika Greatwood (X:26.4, Y:10.0, Z:0.2) Lookout.png  Lookout On top of a pillar of the back pyramid (Path on right side starts at x26.8, Y9.0, Z-0.1).


This zone is associated with the following achievements:

Name Points Task Reward Patch
Mapping the realm the rak'tika greatwood icon1.png  Mapping the Realm: The Rak'tika Greatwood 10 Discover every location within the Rak'tika Greatwood. - 5.0
Free market friend the rak'tika greatwood icon1.png  Free Market Friend: The Rak'tika Greatwood 10 Achieve shared FATE rank 3 in the Rak'tika Greatwood. - 5.0
Freebird the rak'tika greatwood icon1.png  Freebird: The Rak'tika Greatwood 5 Attune with all the aether currents in the Rak'tika Greatwood. - 5.0