Rare Mobs in Blighthaven

There are 16 rare mobs you can encounter while adventuring through Blighthaven (previously known as Northern Grimvault). Blighthaven is a new zone introduced with the first major content update for Wildstar (Strain update). You can reach this zone from western Grimvault.

After defeating all rares, you will complete the achievement “I like it rare: Blighthaven” listed under Achievement » Kill » Grimvault. In the table below, you’ll find the list of all rare mobs available in Blighthaven, their spawn locations with coordinates, and possible loot.

Gnowsdower Imbuement ObjectiveThe most interesting thing about rares in Blighthaven is that almost all of them drop unique items with Imbuements on them. Equiping this type of item will give you a new Imbuement task. Finishing this task (one of them asks you to kill Gnowsdower – rowsdower we’ve seen in the Strain Trailer) causes the item to receive an upgrade that comes in a form of increased stats, new type of upgrade (like increased life steal), increased Support Power and Focus Recovery or similar…
 

Name Loot Info
The Bumbler
The Bumbler rare mob Blighthaven
Weapon Attachment
Sacrificial Booster
Sacrificial Booster
Coordinates: 1299, -5028
Level 50, 163, 5k HP. Probably the easiest rare in Blighthaven to kill. Drops small mushrooms that explode when you come close to them, performs frontal cone telegraph Flurry of the Buzzbing.
Aeroth the Sentinel
Aeroth the Sentinel Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Heavy – Head
Whisper Madness Lid
Whisper Madness Lid
Coordinates: 1657, -5503
Level 50, 156k HP. Has similar attacks as his not so lethal friends Gilded Archguardians. Although his melee attacks are not so lethal, in combination with his telegraphs, like Cull (frontal cone) and Swirlwind (AOE around Aeroth the Sentinel with frontal push), they can be deadly.
Wretch the Impure
Wretch the Impure Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Heavy – Head
Whisper Madness Casque
Whisper Madness Casque
Coordinates: 2037, -4752
Level 50, 158k HP, infested version of Aeroth the Sentinel. It has strong ranged attacks. They become more deadly in combination with Eliven buff (Increases Critical Strike Chance by 25%). Range telegraph Infestation (small circle under players feet) and Swarm Storm (frontal cone) are some skills you should be careful about as well.
Gnarly Hookfoot
Gnarly Hookfoot Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Medium – Feet
Balanced Quantum Leapers
Balanced Quantum Leapers
Coordinates: 2312, -5315
Level 50, 158k HP, similar to Radical Hookfoot. His telegraphs are extremely deadly. Move away from them as soon as possible. They come in form of frontal cone telegraph (Life Leech), circle telegraph under players feet with chance of expanding (Caustic Leap) and so on.
Radical Hookfoot
Radical Hookfoot rare mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Light – Feet
Premier Quantum Leapers
Premier Quantum Leapers
Coordinates: 2805, -5388
Level 50, 158k HP, similar to Gnarly Hookfoot. Has same behavior and attacks as Gnarly Hookfoot. Make sure not to take them for granted.
Dramatic Skug Queen
Dramatic Skug Queen rare mob in Blighthaven
Support System
Sacrificial Enhancer
Sacrificial Enhancer
Coordinates: 2667, -5661
Level 50, 169k HP, rather large and funny looking creature. Has series of telegraphs that it likes to cast a lot: Add Splash (large AOE around him, with only a few spots to hide in), Royal Offense (large frontal cone), Sticky Spit (small frontal cone, it can debuff player with 45% reduced movement speed). Avoid Sticky Split at any cost, it makes moving away from other telegraphs a lot harder.
Soultaker
Soultaker Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Medium – Hands
Bloodmist Shackles
Bloodmist Shackles
Coordinates: 2455, -5213
Level 50, 153k HP, rather unique and cool looking rare mob. It has ranged attacks and telegraphs. Most of them are large circular telegraphs cast near player’s location. Soultaker can also mess up the player’s movement controls making it extremely hard to avoid other damaging spells.
Bogus Fraz
Bogus Fraz Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Medium – Hands
Bloodmist Snatchers
Bloodmist Snatchers
Coordinates: 2376, -5682
Level 50, 156k HP, infected version of Soultaker. It also has circular telegraphs. Telegraphs like Ethereal Emission (instant circle around him), Flux Fusion (couple of circles with mob splitting up into Fusing Fraz versions of him and spawning on those circles).
Gnashing Cankertube Garr
Gnashing Cankertube Garr Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Medium – Shoulder
Padded Roguelike Shoulders
Padded Roguelike Shoulders
Coordinates: 2850, -5591
Level 50, 164k HP, melee crocodile looking rare mob. Gnashing Cankertube Garr has no telegraphs (or at least he refused to cast them on me). Instead of telegraphs he has rather strong melee attacks. Kill or die is his tactic.
The Stump
The Stump Rare Mob Blighthaven
Armor – Light – Shoulder
Fine Roguelike Shoulders
Fine Roguelike Shoulders
Coordinates: 2173, -5782
Level 50, 164k HP. Type of creature you might have had a chance of meeting in the starting zone areas. Don’t get fooled by his looks, this is one powerful rare mob. It is crucial to stay away from his telegraphs. Telegraphs like: Growing Purge (frontal cone), Root Eruption (AOE circle around him), One with the Earth (number one telegraph for avoiding, it has two shapes that he casts around him, move far away from him as he cast the first one), Ancient Spores (many small circle telegraphs around players location) and more.
Fool’s Gold
Fool's Gold Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Medium – Legs
Justified Gilt Trippers
Justified Gilt Trippers
Coordinates: 2690, -6371
Level 50, 188k HP, large stone elemental type of a creature. It is hard to notice him, as he has almost the same color as his surroundings. Standing in his telegraphs more then a second will take you to the point of no return. Explosive Debris telegraph attack can almost one shot players. He can also knockdown players making it hard to dodge telegraphs. Some other telegraphs you should be aware of are Maelstrom (AOE Circle around him) and Rock Swipe (frontal cone).
NG Protector One
NG Protector One Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Implant
Industrial Eldritch Controller
Industrial Eldritch Controller
Coordinates: 2299, -6288; 2470, -6418
Level 50, 132k HP and 38k Shield. This Eldan looking creature has powerful melee attacks and even more deadly Telegraphs. Telegraphs like Homing Missile Salvo (circle telegraph that is cast on players location), Acrobatic Dash (frontal cone charge), Energy Storm (large number of circle telegraphs that are cast in short period of time at different locations around player)… Keep in mind that this rare mob can get into a conflict with nearby 5+ mobs, thus leaving you without loot as they can do more damage than you and having the system deny you of kill credit.
Marmota
Marmota Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Energy Shield
Skilled Shadow Caster
Skilled Shadow Caster
Shrewd Shadow Caster
Shrewd Shadow Caster
Coordinates: 3144, -6762
Level 50, 158k HP, white and funny looking creature with his large teeth. Has strong melee attacks and telegraphs. Standing in the area of his underground attack will one shots players. Not so lethal, but also to be avoided, telegraphs are Playful Mauling (frontal cone) and Carnage (frontal cone)
Ruga the Ageless
Ruga the Ageless Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Energy Shield
Shell of Immortality
Shell of Immortality
Coordinates: 3521, -6036
Level 50, 169k HP, large turtle looking creature. Found on top of a tall hill. You can climb to this location from the west. Tends to cast large telegraphs that take time to complete and are easy to avoid. Watch out for spells like Violent Roar (frontal cone), Rumble and Shake (AOE around him) and others.
Lightback
Lightback Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Light – Chest
Catabolic Fusion Gown
Catabolic Fusion Gown
Coordinates: 3916, -5689
Level 50, 188k HP, large turtle looking creature with large crystals as part of his shell. You can find him at this location between two rather tall boulders. His melee and range circle telegraphs are easy to avoid.
Grace
Grace Rare Mob in Blighthaven
Armor – Heavy – Chest
Catabolic Fusion Breastplate
Catabolic Fusion Breastplate
Coordinates: 3811, -5793
Level 50 with only 44k HP. Grace is found around Grove of Hope. Grace has the lowest health pool of all rare mobs found in Blighthaven. Reason behind is that Grace might only spawns when there is an attack on the nearby Grove of Hope, but I was not able to confirm this.

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