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Lava Caves: Time is Money - EPIC

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Lava Caves: Time is Money - EPIC
Level Range: 21-25
Duration: Variable time limit
Base XP Range: 1050-?
Takes place in: Lava Caves
Challenge entrance(s) in: House Cannith
Patron: House Cannith
Free to Play: Yes
Group Difficulty: Average
Solo Difficulty: Average
5 Star Difficulty: Average
Lava Caves: Time is Money - EPIC map (legend)


Lava Caves: Time is Money is one of the new challenges added in Update 12.

*Blue, green, yellow, and red represent relative level, high to low respectively. *Arrows represent jump-off points to bottom level

Countless crystal deposits can be found inside this vast network of blistering hot caves.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!

Star Objectives

  • Collect 100 Crystal
  • (Optional) All Kobolds must live
  • (Optional) Defeat the Fire Giant Warlock
  • (Optional) Have the Kobolds teleport 200 times
  • (Optional) Buy less than 9 min

Note: You must complete the first star objective to receive experience & rewards from this Challenge.

Known Traps


Tips and Misc

Challenge Duration


  • Initial Timer is 5 minutes.
  • You can buy time in 3 minute increments, for a gradually higher crystal cost. (5 crystals the first time, then 10, 15, 20...)
  • Time may be purchased up to 8 times, for a total of 24 additional minutes, or 29 total minutes.
  • A Time Requisition form may be used to allow you to purchase another 3 minutes, for a total of 32 minutes.
  • One Minute Of Time can be used for yet another minute, for up to 33 minutes.


  • Chests: Two – One per red named killed.
  • Ingredient reward: Icon Ingredient CannithChallenge EpicCrystallizedMagmaShard.png Epic Crystallized Magma Shard – 70% of your total score


Monster Information

  • Lionesses
  • Scorpions
  • Various Drow
  • Hill Giant
  • Orange named Hill Giant Shaman
  • Red Named Cloud Giant (Spawns in a random spot when you hit quota)
  • Red Named Fire Giant Warlock (Always spawns)
  • Wolf

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