Tranquil Karkosa is a Tier 2 Abyssal Dungeon in Lost Ark. This Dungeon has 3 unique Bosses each with a different Mechanic. Upon defeating them you will be rewarded with Accessories, Ability Stones, Cards, Engraving Books & materials that will allow you to craft OP gear like the Unyielding Will Greatsword and Mute Guardian Greatsword. Abyssal Dungeons are a Team effort and you will need to coordinate with them to beat this Dungeon. In this article, I will show you all of the Mechanics of Tranquil Karkosa in Lost Ark.
Lost Ark Tranquil Karkosa Mechanics Guide
Before we get into the breakdown of the Tranquil Karkosa Dungeon, let’s see the prerequisites. First off, here is what you will have to do to unlock Abyssal Dungeons. Once that is unlocked, you will need to have 960 Item Level at the very least. Also, you and your Party should carry Destruction Bomb, Splendid Dark Grenade, Splendid Swift Robe, & HP Potions. One thing that is common from the previous Underwater Abyssal Dungeon is the Breath Circle Mechanic. To replenish your Oxygen, Stand on top of spots with bubbles to refill them. Alternatively, you can interact with the surrounding plants to refill it as well. Now that’s out of the way let’s see how to deal with each boss in Tranquil Karkosa Abyssal Dungeon in Lost Ark.
Boss 1 of Tranquil Karkosa in Lost Ark
The First Boss has a mechanic where will summon two Magicians that will cast a Shield Bubble over themselves and the Boss. In this phase, the Boss will not take any damage till the Magicians have been dealt with. The Shield on the Magicians is breakable with kills & items that can deal Weak Point Damage. Once the Magicians are dead, you can attack the Boss. Make sure you deal with the Magicians in time otherwise the Boss will perform a Team Wipe move. Under normal circumstances, you can cancel the move with a Stagger Damage Move. But if the Boss has the Shield then you won’t be able to do anything.
Along with this mechanic, the Boss will deal with different Moves like Water Flares, Shoot Them, Jump and Slam, Pistol or Anchor, & Boomerang throw. All of these moves deal AOE damage so avoiding them would be the ideal strat. Moves like Shoot Them and Pistol or Anchor are a bit tricky. Shoot Them will generate Guns at the front of Allies and after a delay will shoot whoever is in front. The best thing to do here is to go away and look away from everybody else. Pistol or Anchor is a large AOE attack with 2 Blue tiles & one Red tile. If the Boss is holding up a Pistol then you must stay in the Red tile and if the Boss is holding the Anchor then Stay on the Blue Tiles. Beyond you will just have to deplete its health bar.
Boss 2 of Tranquil Karkosa
The Second Boss does not have Team Wipe Moves but is equally as annoying. Instead of Team Wipe, the Boss will grab a nearby Player and slowly walk with them while dealing damage. Perform a Stagger Damage Move to interrupt it. The last Boss summoned Magicians but this Boss summons Pufferfish. The Pufferfish have their own set of attacks that can deal knockback damage. Quickly defeating them is the smartest way of going about them. The Moves this Boss utilizes are Homing Shockwave, Vines, & Whale Summoning.
The Homing Shockwave Move will create a Shockwave in the four directions of the Boss making a Cross shape. You will be indicated by the appearance of the tiles on the floor. After channeling the Move, the Boss will release the Shockwave so you have enough time unless you are the target. If you’re the Target, the move will lock on to you. The best time to dodge is when it stops following. Before that make sure to not run into your Allies. The Vines is a big AOE Move that summons vines from the ground. These vines will root players on hit. To lift the vines, just attack them and destroy them as soon as possible.
Whales Summoning is a massive AOE move that spawns below the players randomly. It can do high damage and will also knock you up. Avoiding it is the best plan of action.
Boss 3 of Tranquil Karkosa
Finally, we have come to the last Boss of the Tranquil Karkosa Dungeon in Lost Ark. This one may be the toughest to deal with as mistakes done by one person will heavily punish everybody. This Boss has two main mechanics which are Two Headed & Rotation.
In Two Headed, the Boss will cast 2 different Debuffs to the players depending on the type of attack. These Debuffs are stackable up to 4 times. The Debuffs you will get is Water & Lightning. The more Debuffs you get, the more damage you will receive. You can reduce the Debuffs by collecting Orbs that spawn just around the edge of the Battle Arena.
The Rotation will occur at the 16th and 8th HP bar of the Boss. When it happens, the Boss will rush to the center of the Arena and start channeling a devastating attack. At the same time, Water Orbs & Lightning Orbs will spawn and will move towards the Boss. If two of these Orbs reach the Boss it is game over. To avoid it, assign each player to one side and absorb each orb in a clockwise manner. Make sure to absorb the alternate orbs otherwise you will take more damage and knock up. on the 8th HP bar, the pattern differs as on the 3rd & 4th orb, the Orbs alternate instead of spawning the same orb. So for the 16th HP bar, you should move to the 1234 positions while on the 8th HP bar you should move in the 12334 positions.
Traveling Orbs, Double Breath & Double Jump are the Moves this Boss will perform. Traveling Orbs will generate Water Orbs that will drift away from the Boss and will send out high power water attacks at certain intervals. To avoid them, stand either to the left or right as the attacks go up and down. In Double Breath, both heads will unleash a breath attack towards the ground in front of it, one of Water and the other of Lightning. The boss will also rotate in a clockwise manner. This allows you to deal uninterrupted damage to the Boss while dodging its attack. Double Jump is where the Boss will jump twice and deal Lightning Damage. The best way to dodge it is to move towards the edge of the arena. In all of the attacks, the Boss will be dealing Debuffs so do be careful.
These were all of the Mechanics you should know before doing the Tranquil Karkosa Abyssal Dungeon in Lost Ark. Hopefully, this guide has helped you. You can also check out our guides on Alberhastic Guardian Raids Mechanics Guide in Lost Ark.