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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".

You can reach this page from in-game at any time by typing /wiki gu, /wiki GU or /wiki update into the chat box.

Update - August 16, 2019

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a server crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 98,656

Update 2 - August 15, 2019

Bug Fixes

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 98,626

Update - August 15, 2019

Bug Fixes

  • The Mist Lord's dagger, shield, and axe no longer unlock additional skins.
  • Fixed the "View as Grid" option in the Squad UI.
  • The Knife Tail Gang in Lion's Arch is no longer hostile to players.
  • Fixed a client crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 98,592

Update - August 13, 2019

General

  • Legendary Collector: This achievement has been updated to clarify that it does not count legendary upgrades and does not require soulbinding.
  • Legendary Armorer: This achievement has been updated to clarify that it does not require soulbinding.
  • The Customize window now has a search bar to filter options by name.
  • Options on the right side of the Customize window are now sorted alphabetically.
  • Upgrades in shared inventory slots can now be used in the Customize window.
  • The Customize window no longer prompts for confirmation unless a slotted upgrade is about to be destroyed.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented recustomizing a slotted legendary rune or sigil.

Fractals

Aquatic Ruins

  • The paths will now rotate on a daily basis instead of being random.
  • Adjusted the position and number of krait prisoners to reduce backtracking.
  • Adjusted the skills used in the dolphin path and the deep path.
  • Added champions to guard the gates leading to the boss room.
  • Added new boss mechanics to the Jellyfish Beast encounter.

Molten Furnace

  • Accelerated the drill speed to reduce idle time.
  • Revamped the thermal core section of the fractal to be more interactive.
  • Added new boss mechanics to the Weapons Test Engineer.

Solid Ocean

  • Defeated players will be revived after the Jade Maw is successfully defeated.

Items

  • Legendary Rune.png Legendary Rune: The Rune of Antitoxin, Rune of Durability, Rune of Rebirth, Rune of Altruism, Rune of Nature's Bounty, and Rune of the Stars have been added as options.
  • Elite specialization runes have been reordered in the selection panel.
  • The recipe for the Settler's Orichalcum Imbued Inscription will no longer drop for players who have already learned the recipe.
  • The recipe for the Settler's Intricate Gossamer Insignia will no longer drop for players who have already learned the recipe.

Profession Skills

Elementalist

  • Strength of Stone.png
     Strength of Stone: Updated the description and skill facts to clarify that bleeding can only occur once every 3 seconds per target.

Mesmer

Ranger

  • Beastmode.png
     Beastmode: Fixed a bug that prevented merged soulbeasts from re-merging automatically when dismounting.
  • Entangle.png
     Entangle: Fixed a bug that inflicted damage to the ranger when using this skill.

Thief

  • Prepare Shadow Portal.png
     Prepare Shadow Portal: This preparation now displays an icon to the thief indicating how much time they have to create their shadow portal.
  • Deadly Ambition.png
     Deadly Ambition: Fixed a bug that could cause this trait to activate multiple times on the same target without going on cooldown.

Structured Player vs. Player

A new 2v2 map, Auric Span, has been added to custom arenas. Similar to Hall of the Mists and Asura Arena, at the end of match time, healing and stealth will be disabled. Damaging areas will start to form on the map, shrinking the playable space.

The Mist Lord's weapon set has been added. You can preview and purchase the weapons from the Ascended Weapon League Vendor in Heart of the Mists. The weapons are also available from the Tournament Vendor.

World vs. World

General

Commanders can now choose to make their squads private. This option will make their commander tag invisible on the map, but it will still show up for their squad mates. Commanders who choose to keep their squad public will now get an extra 3 pips per tick.

The Mist Lord's weapon set has been added. You can preview and purchase the weapons from Skirmish Supervisors.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions

Bug Fixes

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

Update - August 6, 2019

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a server crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 98,410

Update - July 31, 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Crafting: Fixed an issue that allowed some items to be incorrectly destroyed when used as ingredients.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some festival vendors to still require the non-wallet version of Festival Tokens.
  • Fixed a client crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes

  • Build: 98,306


See also

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