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A Beast Sworn Heket, a typical Heket

Heket are a class of monster, i.e. a species in the bestiary of Guild Wars.

Prolific and belligerent, amphibious heket are a nuisance to anyone traveling across Elona. These toad-like creatures thrive in water, but prefer to survive in arid areas. The farther they’re found from their spawning grounds, the darker the days ahead will be. No matter where they claim their territory, heket spawn in alarming quantities. From the moment they’re born, they savage each other as they compete for the few resources in the area. The crude concept of bashing someone on the head for food is instinctual, and heket become more aggressive as they grow larger. Once a region cannot support any more heket, they lurch from their breeding grounds searching for food. By the time a band of them begins attacking human travelers, exterminating them is a public service.

Heket usually travel in physical dominated groups, consisting of primarily Warriors and Rangers. The Ranger version of Heket, Beast Sworn Heket, are melee combatants and use their pet for their main source of damage and interrupts. Most Heket Warriors, Stoneaxe Heket, have the ability to inflict Deep Wound with Dismember and interrupt with Agonizing Chop. Be careful when inflicting conditions against Blood Cowl Heket due to their use of Contagion which will spread these same conditions back to you.

Known Subtypes

Region Tribe Name Trophy
Nightfall
Kourna Heket Warrior21 (26) Stoneaxe Heket
Ranger21 (26) Beast Sworn Heket
Monk21 (26) Blue Tongue Heket
Necromancer21 (26) Blood Cowl Heket
Heket Tongue
Vabbi Warrior24 (26), 26 (30)1 Stoneaxe Heket
Ranger24 (26), 26 (30)1 Beast Sworn Heket
Monk24 (26), 26 (30)1 Blue Tongue Heket
Necromancer24 (26), 26 (30)1 Blood Cowl Heket
  1. In normal mode, level 26 heket only appear during quests.

Hard mode levels are in brackets


For an alphabetic list, see also: category:Heket

Frogmen

There are also various close subspecies of hekets that inhabit parts of the Tarnished Coast in Tyria, including Hyleks, Agari, Gokirs, and Ophils. They resemble frogs, and are referred to as Frogmen in-game, although they have all the properties of Hekets and will drop Juicy Heket Legs when defeated while the She Hungers quest is active. Some consider these Frogmen to be a completely different group than the Heket.

Eye of the North2
Depths of Tyria Gokir Warrior20, 21, 22, 23 Gokir Amini

Mesmer20, 21, 22, 23 Gokir Tlamantini
Ritualist20, 21, 22, 23 Gokir Nahualli1
Paragon20, 21, 22, 23 Gokir Cuicani1

Amphibian Tongue
Ophil

Warrior20, 21, 22, 23 Ophil Amini
Mesmer20, 21, 22, 23 Ophil Tlamantini
Ritualist20, 21, 22, 23 Ophil Nahualli1
Paragon20, 21, 22, 23 Ophil Cuicani1

Tarnished Coast Agari

Warrior20 Agari Amini
Mesmer20 Agari Tlamatini
Ritualist20 Agari Nahualli1
Paragon20 Agari Cuicani1

Hylek

Warrior20 Hylek Amini
Mesmer20 Hylek Tlamatini
Ritualist20 Hylek Nahualli1
Paragon20 Hylek Cuicana[sic]1

  1. Unlike most members of their professions, these Heket are melee attackers.
  2. Some people consider Eye of the North heket to be a separate species. See Talk:Agari

Hard mode levels are in brackets

Items dropped

Heket drop the following loot (besides gold, various weapons and items):

Trivia

Hekets are probably inspired by Heqet (also Hekit, Heket, Heqt), a frog goddess of ancient Egypt representing fertility. The word "Heqet" literally means "frog" in Egyptian.

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