Sauro Supply Base Pathway Hello, Sauro Supply Base is a new 4.0 instance designed for a group of 6 players which has been introduced to our servers during the latest patch. Considering how this instance has different mechanics from older instances, we have decided to create a little guide to help you to discover and master this new dungeon. Where is Sauro Supply Base located? This instance can be accessed if the Soaring Archway's Campsite in Danaria is owned by the player's faction: The structure of the instance Sauro Supply Base is made up for 9 different Bosses which will challenge players into difficult fights but will also reward them with Eternal weapons,armors and accessories as well as Mythical weapons,armors and accessories. As addition, players will have the possibility to drop rare Weapon Skins and to fight against a Final Boss of choice. Danaur Stone Room Keys: In order to access to the last Boss, players will have to collect 5 special Danuar Stone Room Keys through out the base, which can be dropped from special Mystery Key Boxes. These boxes change their location every time you enter the instance, so they will NEVER have the same position. Note: Suspicious Key Boxes are not dropping Danaur Stone Keys, so don't search for them. Getting Started: 1) Guard Captain Rohuka The first boss you will encounter is Rohuka, a dual wielding balaur boss which deals a big amounts of damage with simple attacks. Healers should be disposed on the corners of the room, standing as far away as possible form the boss. DPS classes will have to keep moving and use normal and AOE skills in order to kill Rohuka. As soon as his HP goes below 30%, he will target a random member of the group, so keep moving and use Anti-Shock scrolls + Potions to avoid being killed. Drops: Sauren Armor Sauro Guards Weapons 2) Chief Gunner Kurmata On a small balcony infront of the Defiled Danuar Temple your group will meet Kurmata, a balaur gunner which will be supported by some elite guards. This Boss spawns various traps on the ground, which deal massive amounts of damage. Pay attention to the circle shaped trap spawned by this mob, it can easily oneshot players. Drops: Sauro Guard's Armors Sauro Guard's Weapons -As soon as you defeat Kurmata and get to the box, jump down into the Temple and kill the Balaur Guards and the Drummer officer inside, then click on the gray and golden door on their back. it will lead you to the next boss 3) Derakanak the Reaver You will meet Derakanak inside the Danaur Meditation Garden. This boss has a lot of HP and is quite troublesome to kill, though he doesn't inflict big amounts of damage. He will cast Fear on your group, so make sure to clear the area around the boss in order to avoid massive amounts of mobs being lured.If place your healers far away enough to not get hit by his AOE fear and dispel your group members fast enough, you will be able to win this fight with out big problems. Drops: Sauro Commander's Headgear Sauro Commander's Accessories Sauren Armor Sauren Weapons Sauro Guard's Armors Sauro Guard's Weapons -Bonus Boss- Inside the Sheban Idan Experiment Pens you will meet the Sauro Base Grave Robber , a special elite mob which will reward you with rare Skin Weapons and Headgers. This elite mob spawns inside 2 of the prison-like rooms of the instance and will reward you with: Black Melody Harp Deceptive Bouqet Pistol Danaur Hat Skins (Same Skin as NTO) Danaur Weapon Skins (Same Skin as NTO) -4) Researcher Teselik Teselik is a balaur mage found inside the Head Researcher's Office. He's famous for his add spawns, which can easily kill your party members. Try to avoid being hit by letting your tank run around the room. Drop: Sauren Accessories Sauren Headgear Sauro Guard's Accessories Sauro Guard's Headgear 5) Gatekeeper Stranir This boss has a good amount of HP and medium damage, it doesn't represent a big threat for your group as long as you clean the elite mobs surrounding him. Drops: Sauro Commander's Headgear Sauro Commander's Accessories Sauren Armor Sauren Accessories Sauren Headgears Sauro Guard's Armors Sauro Guard's Accessories Sauro Guard's Headgears 6) Commander Ranodim Ranodim is the gatekeeper which guards the last part of the instance, make sure to clean the room from every guard before engaging a fight with him. Move away of at least 15 meters when he casts his AOE skills, he also casts a skill which is able to drop your HP down to 10%, so be prepared. This boss also drops various colored room keys, which will open small storage rooms in the next area, with a chance to find Mysterious Key Boxes and therefore DSD keys. Drops: Sauren Accessories Sauren Headgears Sauro Guard's Armors Sauro Guard's Accessories Sauro Guard's Headgears - The next area, Sauro Military Supply Base, is very crowded by mobs and contains various storage rooms which can reward you with DSD keys. 7) Darkblade Ovanuka This Boss doesn't drop any particular items right now and it's pretty hard to kill, so just skip it. 8) Archmagus Sayahum Anoter Balaur mage, which doesn't represent a big threat for your party. It has medium HP and can put your group members asleep. Just dispel them multiple time with cleanse and the debuff will be gone. Sauro Commander's Headgear Sauro Commander's Accessories Sauren Armor Sauren Weapons Sauro Guard's Armors Sauro Guard's Accessories Sauro Guard's Headgears 9) Chief of Staff Moriata This is the last normal boss of Sauro Supply Base, and also one of the hardest. He deals a lot of damage and his HP is very high, though his movement and attack speed are quite slow. Run around the room in circles and you will be able to tank him with ease. He uses a lot of stun/knockback skills , your party members will have to move across the room to avoid being hit. Pay attention, he might cast massive damage skills on your tank and knock him down afterwards. if he dies, resurrect him immediately or your party will be wiped. Drops: Sauren Armor Sauro Guard's Armors - The Final Boss Sauro Supply Base offers you the possibility of a last fight against a final boss of choice, which can be accessed through the Hidden Passage inside Moriata's Quarters. There are 5 bosses and stages, you can pick which boss to fight and determinate your final rewards. You will need up to 5 keys in order to enter the last part of the instance. Stage 1: Sly Uterunerk Drops: Veteran Crafting Bundle Sauro Guard's Weapons Stage 2: Medical Officer Surkihan Drops: Veteran Crafting Bundle Sauro Guard's Weapons Stage 3: Inquisitor Jardaraka Drops: Veteran Crafting Bundle Sauren Weapons Sauren Armors Sauro Guard's Weapons Stage 4: Guard Captain Ahuradim Drops: Sauro Commander's Armors Weapon Shard Veteran Crafting Bundle Sauren Weapons Sauren Armors Stage 5: Brigade General Sheban Note: this is an incredibly strong boss which was defeated only few times on NA retail, so be carefull. Drops: Sauro Commander's Weapons Sauro Commander's Armors Weapon Shard Veteran Crafting Bundle Sauren Weapons Sauren Armors I'll be adding more informations about the Final Bosses later on. Thank you for reading this and happy farming! Special thanks to Carl for being awesome as always.