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Lost Ark Guardian Raids Solo Guide

Here's our guide on how to unlock the guardian raids in Lost Ark.

With Lost Ark officially out, there’s a whole range of raids and dungeons for you to grind on. If you have been an avid MMO player, you might know the concept of tracking down a boss in a Co-op to defeat a colossal creature. In Lost Ark, Guardian raids might be the PvE you are looking to get your hands-on. It’s like a 20-minute adventure in and out with heavy rewards after you defeat the main boss. You will encounter several challenges along with one of them being tracking the boss Guardian. You can go solo to defeat the Guardian but it is recommended not to. So, how to start with these raids? Here’s how to unlock the Guardian raids in our Lost Ark Solo Guide.

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Guardian Raids Lost Ark Solo Guide

Today we will divide this Lost Ark Guardian Raids Solo Guide, into 4 parts:

  1. How to Unlock Guardian Raids in Lost Ark?
  2. What is Guardian Raids in Lost Ark?
  3. How to Complete Guardian Raids in Lost Ark?
  4. Rewards for Completing Guardian Raids

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How to Unlock Guardian Raids in Lost Ark?

You will have to be qualified enough to raid the different Guardians. No kidding! You have to complete the Guardian Raid Qualification certificate quest to unlock Guardian raids. You have to be at least level 50 or above to grind on Guardian raids. In addition to that, you have to also complete the tutorial quests in Vern. Once you have completed these prerequisites, you can head over to the Raid Notice Board to start a Guardian raid.

What is Guardian Raids in Lost Ark?

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All you have to do is track down the boss Guardian and defeat it. Now as easy as it sounds, these Guardians can be trouble for beginners. Guardian raids have four different Guardians in each level of difficulty. There are five tiers of these raids with the criteria of minimum iLvl for each one of them to start grinding. Mentioned below are all the Guardians with the minimum iLvl that you will encounter:

Guardian Raid Level 1

  • Ur’nil – 302+
  • Lumerus – 340+
  • Icy Legoros – 380+
  • Vertus – 420+

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Guardian Raid Level 2

  • Chromanium – 460+
  • Nacrasena – 500+
  • Flame Fox Yoho – 540+
  • Tytalos – 580+

Guardian Raid Level 3

  • Dark Legoros – 802+
  • Helgaia – 840+
  • Calventus – 880+
  • Achates – 920+

Guardian Raid Level 4

  • Frost Helgaia – 960+
  • Lava Chromanium – 1000+
  • Levanos – 1040+
  • Alberhastic – 1080+

Guardian Raid Level 5

  • Heavy Armor Nacrasena – 1302+
  • Igrexion – 1325+
  • Night Fox Yoho – 1355+
  • Velganos – 1385+

How to Complete Guardian Raids?

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Here’s how to complete Guardian Raids in Lost Ark:

  • Before starting any of the raids, you will be given a choice to harvest their souls or not. Choose to harvest the souls to wield greater loot.
  • You will have to coordinate and strategize with your team to defeat the Guardian.
  • The daily limit to grind on Guardian raids is two. But failing to complete a raid won’t be accounted for in your daily limit. You will be able to reset and retry to complete the raids.
  • As you start the raid, your team will receive three respawns with a tickling twenty-minute timer. If your team doesn’t survive after three respawns, the raid will fail.
  • After completing your first raid Ur ‘nil, the next raid becomes available to you, and so on.
  • If you want to unlock the next level of Guardian raids, you will have to complete all four raids in that certain level of difficulty.
  • The first levels of these raids are pretty straightforward, to begin with. As you go further, you will encounter the Guardians that are more buffed and smarter. Smart because these high-tier Guardians will run around to waste your time. You can equip flares to track down these Guardians. We suggest you pick the right team with the right strategy to deal with these Guardians.

Rewards for Completing Guardian Raids

After you have successfully slain the Guardian, you can harvest their souls to receive the loot. Guardian raids are the best way to receive jewelry, upgrade materials to craft, and ability stones for engravings. Look for the expected rewards before you begin with the raid. As you go for subsequent higher levels of difficulties, you will receive higher and better loot.

That’s all on how to unlock Guardian raids in our Lost Ark solo guide. If you liked this guide, make sure to check our guides on the best solo guide, dismantle or sell old gear, and how to transfer knowledge in Lost Ark right here at Gamer Tweak.