The Lair (Valguero)

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The Lair
The Lair (Valguero).jpg
Interior Map

Valguero SpiderCave TheLair.jpg

Location
Valguero Topographic Map.jpg
Map
Location
73.1° Lat, 40.6° Lon
Climate
Biome
Temperature
Warm
Clothing
Loot
Artifact of the Strong.png
Artifact of the Strong
72.2° Lat, 36.5° Lon
Artifact of the Immune.png
Artifact of the Immune
74.3° Lat, 35.8° Lon
Artifact of the Pack.png
Artifact of the Pack
70.1° Lat, 39.2° Lon
Loot Quality
Blue Crate.png Blue
Yellow Crate.png Yellow
Red Crate.png Red

The Lair is a region in the Valguero DLC.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The Lair is a cave system located in the southern ends of the Valguero map in the midst of the Redwood Forests. Beware of the Broodmother who nests at the entrance with her swarm of Araneos.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Creatures[edit | edit source]

Very Common[edit | edit source]

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Resources[edit | edit source]

From Local Creatures[edit | edit source]

Compatible Tamed Creature[edit | edit source]

  • If a creature is blocked by the first choke point(the double holes), it won't be able to reach any artifacts and will be marked as "Not Recommended".
  • If blocked by the second one(crouching needed), it can at least clear the way to Artifact of the Pack and Artifact of the Strong.
  • Bloodstalkers can fit thru the entire length of the cave and can easily get past the underwater part, as well as dispatching arthros from a distance, arguably the best mount for the cave. (Note there seems to be a glitch where if you die while riding a Dino that Dino will fall through the map)


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Accessibility Ratings:

  • Excellent: Full-Cave Access (Entrance-to-Artifact)
  • Limited: Can Access Portions of the Cave Safely
  • Not Recommended: Can Get Stuck/Unable to Leave Cave
Creature Accessibility Rideable Notes
Beelzebufo Limited Yes
  •  Insect Killer. Blocked by the second choke point.
Deinonychus Excellent Yes
  •  Can exit the chamber of Artifact of the Immune with precise jumping/climbing onto the broken bridge leading to Artifact of the Strong.
Megatherium Not Recommended Yes
  •  Arthropod Killer(including insects). Can fight Broodmother. Blocked by the first choke point.
Raptor Limited Yes
  •  Blocked by the second choke point.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Leeches are in this cave so bring the materials to make a fire.
  • There is a part of the cave where even a Raptor/Deinonychus cannot fit that is about halfway through the cave; However a Deinonychus can scale the wall of the cliff/ledge just before the Artifact of the strong and still access that part of the cave. Fully Traversable with a Deinonychus.
  • The entrance is at the bottom of the northern end of the spider trench.
  • The Broodmother spawns outside of the cave itself in the ramp area down to the cave. You can go around her with a Deinonychus by going straight through to the cave, or drop into the trench at the cave entrance.
  • She also takes more damage and deals less damage than the Arena and Island boss versions of the broodmother. Damage taken is somewhere around 3-4x.
  • Health of the Wild Broodmother at level 20 was 578,000. At level 77, 1,166,400. So bring plenty of damage!
  • Strategy to kill can be shooting down from the nearby cliff edges with either a shotgun or other weapons as you deal approx 4x damage. You could also bring four Rexes and use a cryopod to hold them as you go into the cave.
  • Multiple Broodmother can be present at one time.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Level 145 Valguero Lair Broodmother. Singleplayer, official settings.

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