Savek, Betrayer for Xivu Arath

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Savek, Betrayer for Xivu Arath
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Biographical information

Species:

Fallen

Faction:

House of Spider (formerly)
Wrathborn

Rank:

Ultra

Class:

Dreg (formerly)

Gender:

Female

Combat information

Mission:

Wrathborn Hunt

Weapon(s):

Shrapnel Launcher
Shock Grenade

Abilities:

Summon Fallen
High Durability
Rapid Movement
Wrathborn Shield
Teleportation
Ultra Smash

 

"These Eliksni weren't so wicked before Xivu Arath drowned their minds in chaos. They were just...lost."
— The Crow

Savek, Betrayer for Xivu Arath is a Fallen and a former associate for the House of Spider syndicate. She was a part of the salvage crew tasked with scavenging the remains of a Ketch from the House of Kings. Alongside Kosis, she was among the first to discover the rise of Cryptoliths around the Tangled Shore. Later she was corrupted into a Wrathborn, and in the process was transformed from a Dreg into a four-armed monstrosity with the stature of an Archon.

Biography[edit]

Call of the Cryptolith[edit]

"I... recognized this one. We crossed paths before."
— The Crow

Savek served as a salvager working for The Spider and his House. Her job was to collect scrap found in the Tangled Shore for the syndicate to resell on the black market. She had even worked with the Crow on a few occasions out on the Shore.[1]

Savek was initially dispatched on a salvage operation to a wrecked Ketch of the long dead House of Kings, alongside the rest for her crew, lead by an ambitious Vandal named Kosis. After establishing a camp, she is assigned guard duty at the northwestern post much to her dismay. The Dreg would hear the echoing whispers of the Cryptolith which she discovered within a nearby rocky cave no larger than a Servitor.[2]

Reporting her findings back to camp, Kosis orders Savek and her fellow Dregs to dismantle the Hive structure for scrap;[3] it would be to no avail as the Crytolith regrew itself in a matter of hours.[4] Savek herself was enamored by the beckoning whispers of Xivu Arath from the cryptolith; her body slowly becoming emaciated from lack of sleep and Ether as she found herself constantly standing at the mouth of the cave. She was left distracted and unfocused during her work routine and broke part of the Ketch's gyroscope she was dismantling in a moment of inattention.[5]

Finally, Savek had succumbed to the cryptolith's call alongside her Dreg colleagues. Now fully enthralled under the Hive god, she murdered Kosis with her own stolen Shock Blade in a bloodthirsty rage.[6] Standing before the cryptolith in her final hours, Savek transcended her Eliksni form as her body ruptured new arms and is remade into a powerful Wrathborn before crossing into the Ascendant Realm to join its new master.[7]

Peace For Savek[edit]

"The bones of what we become act more powerfully than the flesh you leave behind."
— The Crow

Under the God of War, Savek served as one of the first Wrathborn Eliksni after betraying the House of Spider. As it traveled with a pack of Wrathborn, it was spotted by the Crow, who managed to isolate and restrain the now ravenous Savek for questioning. However, he would find no semblance of the Eliksni it once was, with it nearly tearing one of its own arms off in a bid to escape the Crow's restraints. Upon realizing he could do nothing for her, he let Savek go free and return to its master. A couple of days later, the Guardian would draw out Savek at Sjursrest in Four-Horn Gulch, where they would put the former Fallen out of its misery, much to Crow's mourning.[1]

Gameplay[edit]

To track down Savek, players must first place a lure at the Cryptolith found in Thieves' Landing.

The lure will attract a Fallen Wrathborn Servitor. After damaging it enough, it will flee the area. Players are then tasked with preventing its escape by locating its lair in Tangled Shore. A quest beacon will pop up and allow them to start the "Track the Wrathborn" activity. Players are recommended to read through the modifiers and be of 1150+ Light level before they begin their hunt.

The activity will begin at Sjursrest, where players need to defeat the nearby Fallen before placing the lure by the Cryptolith. The Wrathborn Servitor will re-emerge with its depleted health, and defeating it will summon the target.

Savek, Betrayer for Xivu Arath will spawn with an immunity shield alongside corrupted Wrathborn Shanks and Servitors. Killing the Servitor will allow players to gain the “Wrathful” buff by standing inside the green pool they drop. This buff will enable them to damage the boss's shield, as well deal extra damage to it. If players leave the pool or if it dissipates, the buff will last for four seconds before they have to get back in the pool or kill another Servitor to spawn a new one. It is recommended that players remain in the pool for as long as possible and use long range weapons to avoid Savek's ground slam ability and defeat the Wrathborn abomination for good.[8]

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