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a typical Jotun


Jotun are a species of giant ogre-like humanoids found in the northern reaches of the Tyrian continent in the Guild Wars Eye of the North expansion pack. They are about the size of common Tyrian Giants but have larger heads and a lack of horns. They typically carry any of a variety of oversized mace like weapons and wear only a crude loincloth around their waist. While the Jotun do not appear to be intelligent, they can be heard to occasionally utter a few short phrases in the common tongue.

Jotun have also been seen to participate in organized fighting matches, which take place between two armed Jotun in what seems to be a ceremonial fighting ring, while other Jotun stand guard.


Jotun are generally found in balanced groups divided between Warriors, Mesmers and Necromancers.

Because of their large size and great strength, Jotun posses two noticeable attributes:

On the weakness side, keep in mind that Jotuns ...


Items dropped[]

Jotuns may drop the following loot (besides gold and various weapons and items):

Trophies Jotun pelt
Crafting Materials None
Salvage Items Jotun plating
Jotun armguard
Jotun rags


  • Jötunn are ogre-like giants and the greatest foes of the gods in Norse mythology.