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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 - September 16, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which one of the new community achievements was being incorrectly awarded depending on game type.

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Update 2 - September 15, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in which the final boss of the Sunqua Peak fractal failed to target players with her most powerful attacks.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Plea of Tides skill was not scaling damage between Tier 3, Tier 4, and Challenge Mode.
  • Fixed a bug in which the final boss of the Sunqua Peak fractal became temporarily unresponsive under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed a bug in which Charged Leap effects were not applying correctly under certain circumstances.

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Late Notes - September 15, 2020

World Polish

Update - September 15, 2020

World Polish

  • The Advanced Skimmer Course now has objective text.
  • The Advanced Skimmer Course now has boundaries. Straying too far from the course will automatically reset the adventure.

General

  • Fixed a client crash that occurred when changing graphics preferences while using a display with a 300 Hz or higher refresh rate.

Fractals

New Fractal: Sunqua Peak

Dessa's krewe has observed a strange disturbance unlike anything seen before. Gather your allies and embark on an adventure of wondrous discovery. But beware…the Harbinger's gaze once again falls upon you.

Scale Adjustments

To accommodate the release of Sunqua Peak, certain fractals have had their associated scales adjusted.

Achievements

  • The daily fractal rotation has been adjusted to include Sunqua Peak.
  • A new Sunqua Peak achievement category has been added under the Fractals of the Mists achievement category.
  • Four new repeatable weekly fractal achievements have been added, one for each difficulty tier.

Rewards

  • A new rewards tab for Sunqua Peak has been added to BLING-9009's inventory.
  • A new currency, Unstable Fractal Essence, has been added to the wallet.
    • Unstable Fractal Essences are earned by completing fractal challenge modes and can be traded for prestigious rewards.
  • Unstable Cosmic Essences can be traded to BLING-9009 in exchange for 5 Unstable Fractal Essences.

Raids

Achievements

  • A new achievement category, Weekly Raids, has been added to the Raids achievement category.
  • A weekly raid challenge mode achievement, Top-Tiered Terror Toppler, has been added. Players must complete five challenge-mote based raid encounters on the achievement's objective list.

Items

  • Plate of Eggs Benedict.png
     Plate of Eggs Benedict: Fixed an issue in which players below level 80 could use this item. Fixed an issue in which players could not use this item in certain instances.

Structured Player vs. Player

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions

Black Lion Chest

Improvements and Updates

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Update - August 26, 2020

Bug Fixes

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Late Notes - August 25, 2020

World Polish

  • Improved the performance of Brandstorms in Thunderhead Peaks and Jahai Bluffs.
  • Improved the performance of Branded Dredge Ratnik's attacks in Thunderhead Peaks.
  • Other miscellaneous performance improvements have been implemented in Thunderhead Peaks. We will monitor the results and make additional improvements as needed. Thank you for your continued patience and reports.

General

Update - August 25, 2020

Underwater Skimmer

Skimmers Are Evolving

Sibaha, a talented but arrogant skimmer trainer, has taken a squadron of skimmers with her on a quest to unlock their true potential. Players who have completed Path of Fire™ can head to any major city to start the collection to track her down, unlock a new mastery, and teach their own skimmer a few new tricks.

General

  • A new button has been added to the Mystic Forge that allows players to quickly place the same stacking items from their last recipe into the same ingredient slots after accepting the previous output.
  • A new filter menu has been added to the Achievements tab of the Hero panel.
  • Nearly Completed achievements on the Achievements Summary page can now be sorted by tier completion or total completion.

Items

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store

New Items and Promotions

Black Lion Chest

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Update - August 13, 2020

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that prevented some players from being able to loot chests rewarded for defeating keep lords and Dominion tribunes in Drizzlewood Coast.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the "Find and defuse Dominion mines" events in the southern half of Drizzlewood Coast from progressing.
  • Added Memories of Otter and Shards of Crystallized Blood of Jormag to the final reward chest of the repeatable WvW Drizzlewood Coast Reward Track.
  • Added a rare chance to obtain Tribune weapons from reward containers in the repeatable WvW Drizzlewood Coast Reward Track.

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