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This page is a copy of recent updates published on the official forum. Any undocumented changes will be listed under "Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes".

Update - August 30, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an autogrowth behavior issue with guild maps that prevented having more than 5 players in a guild hall at a time.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 66,261

Update - August 25, 2016

Bug Fixes

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 66,081

Update 2 - August 24, 2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused the Legendary Defenders at the blue base to be on the incorrect team.
  • Fixed a bug in which Air Keep shrines in the Desert borderlands were sometimes on the incorrect team. The shrines should now appear on the correct team or correct themselves when someone from the correct team uses them.

08/23/16 – Late Notes

Fractals of the Mists

Mistlock Observatory
  • Added a new High-Level Infusion Alterations tab to INFUZ-5959 for breaking down and exchanging +16 Agony Infusions and higher.

World vs. World

  • Fixed a bug in which walls would sometimes not appear and were missing collision.
  • The repair hammer beta has ended.
    • Repair hammers may no longer be purchased from the tricks and traps vendor.
    • Repair hammers are now junk items that can be sold.

Warrior

  • Plant Standard: Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from functioning correctly.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 66,008

Update - August 24, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a server crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 65,981

Update 2 - August 23, 2016

  • No patch notes available.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • This patch came after the servers were back online from the rollback.
  • Build: 65,943

Update - August 23, 2016

New Activity: Basket Brawl

Citizens of Tyria! The Captain's Council is happy to announce Tyria's newest and greatest sport, basket brawl! The council has sponsored a public court for all to use for the next two weeks. Speak to Morris Podaulff, our first appointed commissioner of basket brawl, in the Grand Piazza to try it today!

World Polish

  • Cursed Shore
    • Fixed a bug that caused the corrupted statues of the gods to fire at the wrong times and display the wrong effects.
  • Straits of Devastation
    • Fixed a bug that caused the content guide to direct players to an unexplored map sector when all map sectors were already explored.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the corrupted statues of the gods to fire at the wrong times and display the wrong effects.
  • Tangled Depths
    • Moved the locations where some chak sappers appear to keep them out of the walls in the chak tunnels.

General

  • Flame Legion Effigy: Fixed a bug that cause this creature's portrait to cover its target information.
  • Dragon's Stand: Fixed a bug that caused the zone name to be displayed twice on the map.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented hungry cats from meowing at players.
  • Tremors are coming from the north.

Raids

  • Stronghold of the Faithful
    • Keep Construct
      • Added a ring effect to the death explosion of projections to help clarify their radii.
      • Fixate applied by projections now has a longer duration and will resolve itself better to prevent target swapping. Stealth and similar effects, as well as being downed, will continue to remove Fixate.
      • Fixate applied by projections now lasts 5 minutes, up from 90 seconds.
    • Xera
      • Removed erroneous collision on the center tower that caused players to get stuck inside if they missed the ley line.
      • Players will have their gliders disengaged if they somehow manage to jettison their way into the stratosphere.

Structured Player vs. Player

General
  • Updated the Wall of Champions.
  • Updated the Revenge of the Capricorn map layout.
    • In the red and blue bases, removed the house in the center to increase visibility while in spawn.
    • In the red and blue bases, adjusted the respawn radius and location to be consistent on both sides.
    • Added a wall to block visibility in the blue base's side exit, making it consistent with the red base's side exit.
    • On the path from the blue base to the bazaar, removed the beached ship and replaced it with a ramp.
    • On the path from the red base to center of the map, removed the wall drop-off and replaced it with a ramp.
    • At the center point, made the jump to get up to the ledge more consistent for both sides.
  • Players can leave matches during the 15-second team party phase if they do not opt in to joining a party.

World vs. World

General
  • There are now mixed borderlands!
    • The red borderlands are now always the Desert borderlands, and the green and blue borderlands are now always the Alpine borderlands.
  • Added green and orange commander tags.
  • Fixed a bug in which guild golem blueprints would not refund players the blueprint correctly.
  • Shortened the leash range on WvW keep lords.
Desert
  • Added a new hay bale to the southeast side of the Desert borderlands.

The following changes have been made to the Desert borderlands since it was last in the game. These changes have appeared in previous release notes.

  • Camps: Reduced the number of base guards from 4 to 3.
  • Camps: Base guards are now a combination of both scouts and guards.
  • Camps: Guards have been moved inside the capture circle.
  • Southeast Camp: Fixed a bug in which the guards weren't sharing hate properly.
  • North Camp: The capture point's size has been increased, and it is now rectangular.
  • Fixed a bug with the teleporter on the dunes above the Fire Keep.
  • Fixed a bug with automatic blessing at the east Earth Shrine.
  • Fixed a bug with a jump pad on the north side of the Air Keep.
  • Fixed a bug with a floating mortar in the Air Keep.
  • Changed the jump platforms at the Air Keep so that they launch players similarly to how jump mushrooms work in the jungle maps.
  • Removed some of the jump platforms since the new jump platforms launch players farther.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions
  • For a limited time only, the Peacock Scepter is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 600 gems.
  • A new Mini Garm is available in the Toys category of the Gem Store for 350 gems.
  • A new Bloodstone weapon set is available from Black Lion Weapons Specialists for the limited-time price of 1 complete Black Lion Claim Ticket from a Black Lion Chest. Keys are available in the Special category of the Gem Store for 125 gems each.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 65,840

Update - August 12, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue in which using the /resign command at certain points in the Keep Construct fight would cause it to not reset.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 65,462

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