The Challenges phase is a series of Activity-like, PvP challenges, having different mechanics for each of North, South, East, and West lanes. Successful completion of a Challenge will grant the winner a Golden Enchanted Armor.
North: The first player to into the present mushroom king wins an enchanted armor.
East: The in a PvP arena will win an enchanted armor.
South: The enchanted armor is given to the first player to finish a small .
West: Auction. Players must for the enchanted armor; the required amount is decreased over time.
Additional Silver Enchanted Armors, which have half health but may be used by anyone, are also available.
Enchanted Armors have several powerful skills available to them; they should be used only by players who . If nobody’s using them, however… there’s no better time to learn! Unmanned Armors are .
The Enchanted Armor skills are as follows:
 Heavy Weight: Discharge energy to knock back your foes.
 Pliable Shot: Shoot your foe with energy to inflict weakness and vulnerability.
 Compulsion: Pull a foe towards your location.
 Freezing Blast: Freezes foe for 1 minute.
 Healing Burst: Heal yourself and nearby allies.
There are seven mechanics involved in the Octovine fight, two of which govern loot.
Each lane has a unique mechanic which must be used to remove all Slime Protection from that lane’s Octovine node before it can be damaged. of
All four Octovine nodes must be killed within of each other, or they will all and the timer will continue ticking.
Occasionally, a Mordrem Breacher will spawn at each lane. This spawns further enemies, including . Focus on mechanics in THIS ORDER: If any of these respawns and it is higher on the list than your current focus, CHANGE FOCUS IMMEDIATELY.
More often, the Octovine will spit out Triggerblossoms. These and should not be attacked (to avoid exploding them in other players’ faces); the
Giant Mordrem Alphas will appear in most lanes: Stoneheads at Westgate, Bristlebacks at Eastgate, Bonebreakers at Southgate, none at Northgate. These and by players, but can be .
After meta completion, there are 27 chests underground: 5 grand, 14 great, and 8 normal.
If the meta-event failed, only a handful of Exalted Chests and Great Exalted Chests are available for looting, and no Grand Exalted Chests will appear; this is caused by most of underground Tarir being blocked off.
An illustration of the ideal order of operations during the Battle for Tarir.