AFK Arena: Arid Badlands Guide

Follow our step-by-step walkthrough of the Arid Badlands event in AFK Arena.

Arid Badlands is a totally unique event in AFK Arena, which puts players on a brand-new map full of complex puzzles and valuable treasure. The map consists of a railroad maze and a couple of minecarts of different colors that need to be guided to their final destinations.

This guide will provide you with a complete Arid Badlands walkthrough in a step-by-step fashion. Just follow each step exactly as it is and soon you will complete this challenging AFK Arena event.

Arid Badlands Adventure Walkthrough

Before you arrive at the destination you will encounter three pairs of closed gates, which can be unlocked using red and blue carts.

The carts can be dispatched using red and blue cart controls that can also be used to reset their positions.

There are also two pairs of levers that create or remove obstacles and two pairs of railroad switches that look like red valves.

First Pair of Gates

  1. Dispatch the red cart
  2. Let it open the first gate
  3. Reset the red cart
  4. Dispatch the blue cart
  5. Let it open the second gate and arrive at its next platform
  6. Dispatch the red cart again
  7. Let it arrive at its next platform

Second Pair of Gates

  1. Pull the blue lever
  2. Dispatch the blue cart and let it open the first gate
  3. Reset the blue cart
  4. Pull the blue lever again
  5. Dispatch the blue cart again and let it get stuck midway
  6. Pull the yellow lever
  7. Dispatch the red cart
  8. Let it open the second gate and arrive at its next platform
  9. Pull the yellow lever again
  10. Pull the blue lever again
  11. Reset the blue cart again
  12. Dispatch the blue cart again and let it arrive at its next platform

Third Pair of Gates

  1. Use the first lower railroad switch
  2. Pull the green lever
  3. Pull the purple lever
  4. Dispatch the red cart and let it get stuck midway
  5. Dispatch the blue cart and let it open the first gate
  6. Reset the blue cart
  7. Use the first upper railroad switch
  8. Dispatch the blue cart again and let it get stuck midway
  9. Use the second upper railroad switch
  10. Pull the purple lever again
  11. Reset the red cart and dispatch the red cart again
  12. Let it open the second gate and arrive at its next platform
  13. Pull the green lever again
  14. Pull the purple lever again
  15. Reset the blue cart again
  16. Dispatch the blue cart again and let it arrive at its next platform

Arid Badlands Rewards

Once you arrive at your destination you will be rewarded with the following items:

  • 10x Faction Scrolls
  • 10x Stargazing Cards
  • 2x Large Crates of Hero's Essence (8 Hours)
  • 1x Large Crate of Hero's Experience (24 Hours)
  • 1x Large Crate of Gold (24 Hours)
  • 5x Hero Choice Chests
  • 10x Amplifying Emblems
  • 10x Primordial Emblems

That's all you need to know on how to complete the Arid Badlands event in AFK Arena. For more AFK Arena tips and tricks articles, please visit out dedicated hub page.

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Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.

Published Jan. 15th 2021

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