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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 2 – November 18, 2014

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a client crash.
  • The Cryptobotanist will now exchange bandit crests for Mordrem fangs when he is asking for them.
  • Fixed an issue in which the client would lock up for some players when viewing the Story Journal.

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Update – November 18, 2014

Living World: Tangled Paths

The war against Mordremoth rages on in the Silverwastes as a new mystery arises. The Zephyrite Master of Peace has taken his precious cargo beyond the front lines. Where has he gone, and what answers will he give if he's found?

Achievements

After completing "Tangled Paths," showcase your tactical mastery as a hero of Tyria by completing challenging, episode-related achievements.

Rewards

  • With the release of "Tangled Paths," players can continue to build their Carapace and Luminescent armor sets by collecting the light, medium, and heavy gloves.
    • Carapace gloves are obtained by completing the new Silverwastes reward track, completing the storyline, and exploring the Silverwastes.
    • Players will once again have the chance to prove their mastery of the region by unlocking all three weight classes of Luminescent glove armor to complete the Luminescent Gloves collection.
  • Explore the newly discovered labyrinth, and find nightmare pods full of rich rewards.

Balance, Bug-fixing, Polish

  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from assigning, removing, or reassigning healing, utility, or elite skills while in a cosmetic transformation (e.g., during the siege of Ascalon in the Urban Battlegrounds fractal).

World Polish

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

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Update – November 10, 2014

Bug Fix:

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

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Update – November 6, 2014

Bug Fixes

  • Some improperly placed shadows were removed from terrain.

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Update – November 5, 2014

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a client crash.
  • Fixed a potential crash when opening the Living World unlock chest.
  • Fixed an issue in which players who paid to safely enter a bandit camp in the Silverwastes were attackable by normal players.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Imbued Firefly Luminescence to be created multiple times.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Not Under My Command achievement was incorrectly tracking the survival of Caithe's squad, as opposed to the player's.
  • Fixed an issue in which party members would not receive mail immediately upon accepting credit for the completion of "Caithe's Reconnaissance Squad."

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Update 2 – November 4, 2014

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a server crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

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Update – November 4, 2014

Living World: Echoes of the Past

As the Pact prepares for the war against Mordremoth, heroes unite in a mysterious land to hold the line against the Elder Dragon's encroaching forces. But as secrets are revealed, will Tyrians find hope, or only come to understand that the road to war is paved with points of no return?

Official Guild Wars 2 Forum > Game Update Notes

Achievements

After completing Echoes of the Past, showcase your tactical mastery as a hero of Tyria by completing challenging, episode-related achievements.

Rewards

  • The new Carapace and Luminescent armor sets are now available, with distinct looks for light, medium, and heavy professions.
    • Beginning with the six shoulder pieces in Echoes of the Past, the full sets will become available over the rest of the season, for a total of 36 new skins to unlock.
    • By completing the story and playing in the open world, players can earn pieces of Carapace armor.
    • Prove your mastery of the area by completing item collections to upgrade your Carapace armor to Luminescent armor.
  • Completing events in the Silverwastes rewards you with bandit crests that can be traded for a variety of rewards, including:
    • Recipes to craft components for the new Sinister stat combo (condition damage, power, and precision).
    • An Endless Dust Mite Tonic.
    • The Bandit Combat Journal, used to unlock the Bandit Weapons Specialist collection.
    • Bandit Skeleton Keys, used to open Lost Bandit Chests buried throughout the area.
    • And more!
  • Search throughout the Silverwastes for Lost Bandit Chests.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions

Improvements

Balance, Bug-fixing, Polish

General

Profession Skills

Elementalist
  • Glyph of Elementals.png
     Glyph of Elementals: Toggle abilities for this skill are now instant. Skill facts of toggle abilities will no longer appear on this skill.
  • Glyph of Lesser Elementals.png
     Glyph of Lesser Elementals: Toggle abilities for this skill are now instant. Skill facts of toggle abilities will no longer appear on this skill.
Engineer
  • Magnetic Shield (engineer skill).png
     Magnetic Shield: This skill can now be used while moving and will no longer root the engineer in place.
  • Slick Shoes.png
     Slick Shoes: Reduced the cooldown of this skill from 60 seconds to 45 seconds.
  • Super Speed.png
     Super Speed: Reduced the cooldown of this skill from 45 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Toss Elixir H.png
     Toss Elixir H: Fixed an issue in which boons given by this skill had the wrong durations when traited with Potent Elixirs. Also fixed the incorrect skill facts that appeared when traited with Potent Elixirs.
  • Toss Elixir C.png
     Toss Elixir C: Fixed an issue in which boons given by this skill had the wrong durations when traited with Potent Elixirs.
Guardian
Mesmer
Necromancer
  • Death Shroud.png
     Death Shroud: Reverted a change that caused this effect to incorrectly cancel abilities (such as stomping) when the necromancer's death shroud runs out.
  • Necrotic Grasp.png
     Necrotic Grasp: Increased the velocity of this projectile by 50%.
  • Life Siphon.png
     Life Siphon: Increased this skill's base healing by 25%, and increased the scaling with healing power by 75%. Fixed a bug in which this skill increased by 25% instead of 20% when traited with Bloodthirst.
Ranger
  • Point Blank Shot.png
     Point Blank Shot: Added a warm-up to this skill and changed the projectile to help differentiate it from other ranger longbow abilities.
Thief
  • Reduced the recharge of venom abilities from 45 seconds to 40 seconds.
Warrior
  • Crushing Blow.png
     Crushing Blow: Increased the number of vulnerability applications that this skill applies from 4 to 10.
  • Tremor.png
     Tremor: Increased the velocity of this skill by 12%.
World vs. World
  • All siege weapon sites now display names with their build prompts.
  • Reduced the overall size of arrow cart and ballista build sites.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • The current online status set in the Contacts panel is now saved between login sessions.
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