GW2 - Fractal: Cliff side

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Flank Cliff is one of the 9 Fractals present in the new dungeon Mist Fractals.


  • Presentation
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  • Strategy
  • Rewards



This fractal features areas of combat, Puzzle Jumping, and trick passages.

You will have to free the colossus held captive against the cliff.


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here is full detailed dungeon map.

The rest of the article will explain point by point how to succeed in this dungeon.

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Associated successes:

  • Cliff Side Fractal Stabilizer: Finish the fractal
  • Courbette : The Colossus and yourself share a moment of respect (Once the Colossus is released he will bow to you, do the same with the emote / bow in order to unlock the achievement)



The archdevin

You obviously start at the bottom of the cliff and you will have to climb very high in order to complete the Fractal, good luck!

A legendary Archdevin is already waiting for you for the fight, make him understand that you did not come for nothing. Watch out for its death wells which do heavy damage. Once he's dead, a player on your team will need to retrieve the hammer he drops. You're going to need it to free the Colossus.


If I had a hammer ... I would free the colossi!

Only the hammer can destroy all the seals that hold the captive colossus, you will have to keep it throughout the dungeon on one of the players of your team. Every second the player carries the weapon, the player will stack a certain effect. After receiving 30 stacks, the player is first knocked out. At 40 stacks, the player is knocked down, and he drops the hammer to the ground.

By releasing the hammer, the player stops accumulating stacks, and begins to lose some. To destroy a seal, you will therefore have to use the hammer without suffering its harmful effects. Spin it between you?


Ankle seals

Start to climb the cliff by carrying the hammer. From a certain level of difficulty, enemies will block your way during this ascent. There are also traps along the way, which will hurt you and slow you down. Arrived on the platform of the ankles, it is enough simply to charge the hammer and to strike twice each of the seals to destroy them. This done, begin to climb to the next seal.


The seal of the chest

Your ascent will be blocked by statues sending blasts of air in your direction. Passing through them will cause you to fall, and if you carried the hammer, your team will have to start the ascent again. Stability  is therefore a very good solution for this passage!

At the top, you will have to cross a small series of traps again before arriving in front of the seal of the chest. Here it will be necessary to avoid fire traps while killing enemies with the hammer in order to destroy the seal.

This done, direction the two seals of the arms!


The seals of the arms

Simply climb onto the different platforms without falling into the void. You will come to one of the two seals. Here, it is only possible to strike one seal at a time, the other remaining inaccessible because a shield protects it. The principle here is to take turns quickly enough to kill an enemy, attack the seal, and go to the next to attack it in the same way. If no one ever attacks enemies in front of a seal, they start to make him regain his energy. Speed ​​is therefore essential for this passage. It is possible to let a person occupy the enemies so that they avoid regenerating the seal, however it becomes much more difficult at high level.

With the two seals destroyed, you can finally ascend to the last seal.


The ultimate seal

You will have to finish your ascent on boards that are subjected to small explosions. If you pass over one of these explosions you will be thrown into the void, stability again .

Proceed with caution, and climb to the top. You will eventually come to the last seal, guarded by a Legendary archdevin. The latter will steal the hammer from you. For this last seal, you will have to force the boss to drop the hammer (all its 25% of life) in order to steal it and strike the seal. After each hit, the boss collects the hammer again.

The seal destroyed, the colossus is fully freed ... Thanks to you!

After turning around to thank you, he disappears into an unknown world; don't forget to greet him with an emote / reverence




Here is the exploration of Flanc de Falaise:



Each time you level up, the difficulty increases and the rewards are better. So you will earn more Fractal Relics and more items!

Relics of Fractals rewards according to the difficulty chosen

  • Level 1 to 5: 5 Relics of Fractals;
  • Level 6 to 10: 6 Relics of Fractals;
  • Level 11 to 15: 7 Relics of Fractals;
  • Level 16 to 20: 8 Relics of Fractals;
  • Level 21 to 25: 9 Relics of Fractals.

Daily safe

  • Levels 2 and 4: Bag of gold + 15 relics
  • Level 6 and 8: Bag of gold + 20 relics
  • Level 10+: Bag of gold + 25 relics and a possibility of obtaining a ring Ascension.

There will also be some changes depending on your difficulty level:

  • From Level 10: Bosses begin to inflict new Agony condition. Coagulated Mist Essence Balls can be dropped. Rings can also be obtained from bonus chests;
  • From Level 21: Infused Rings can be obtained from bonus chests (+5 Agony resistance).

Obviously, equipment drops all the way through your dungeons?



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