River Crossing is a World Map encounter when traveling to or from the Brecilian Forest. A group of 6 bandits will ambush the Warden on a hilly river crossing. A trio of archers will rain arrows from the hill, while 3 melee bandits attack from the only path leading up.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Depending on their equipment, the bandits will use the following:

Aim Aim

Scattershot Scattershot

Momentum Momentum

Flurry Flurry

Cripple Cripple

Powerful Swings Powerful Swings

Sunder Armor Sunder Armor

Sunder Arms Sunder Arms (Bandit leader only.)

Critical Strike Critical Strike (Bandit leader only.)

Map of the Area

  • As in the The Long Road encounter, try not to send party members uphill to engage the archers, because of the traps. Also, once they have used up their Scattershot, they will be little more than a distraction for you.

Solo strategy[edit | edit source]

This difficult encounter can be successfully completed by a solo Ranger Ranger with just The Sorrows of Arlathan The Sorrows of Arlathan and Senior Enchanter's Robes Senior Enchanter's Robes. Talents required: Summon Spider Summon Spider, Defensive Fire Defensive Fire, Master Archer Master Archer, Master Ranger Master Ranger.

A more detailed note concerning this encounter is found here.

Notable items[edit | edit source]

Elfroot Elfroot

Deathroot Deathroot

Special objects[edit | edit source]

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