Game updates/2014-06-03

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Update 3 - June 3, 2014[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed an issue preventing some players from purchasing gems using PayPal.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 34,604

Update 2 - June 3, 2014[edit]

  • No update notes were published.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Fixed a crash issue. [1]
  • Build: 34,578

Update - June 3, 2014[edit]

Living World[edit]

Achievements[edit]

  • Removed some lifetime PvP achievements from the Nearly Completed list so that other achievements can appear in the rotation.

Balance, Bug-fixing, Polish[edit]

Queen's Pavilion Polish[edit]

  • Liadri will now regenerate health during the first phase of the encounter.
  • Boom-Boom Baines's Healing Turret no longer spawns once the bronze tier of the Boss Blitz has been reached.
  • The champions in the Boss Blitz have grown weary of fighting players for extended durations. Once the bronze tier of the Boss Blitz has been achieved, they will begin taking increased damage and deal reduced damage.
  • The drop rate for Chaos of Lyssa has been increased.

Labyrinthine Cliffs Balance[edit]

World Polish[edit]

Dungeons[edit]

Items[edit]

Profession Skills[edit]

Common[edit]
  • Finisher: Added a check to verify that the player's target is within range before beginning the finisher animation.
Elementalist[edit]
  • Fireball.png
     Fireball: Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets (3).
  • Lightning Touch.png
     Lightning Touch: Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets (3).
  • Arc Lightning.png
     Arc Lightning: Updated the skill facts to show the number of hits per stage.
  • Arcane Shield.png
     Arcane Shield: Updated the skill description to indicate that this skill always critically hits.
  • Heat Wave.png
     Heat Wave: Updated the burning skill fact to list the correct duration (9 seconds). Updated the might and vigor skill facts to indicate that the boons are applied multiple times.
  • Signet of Restoration.png
     Signet of Restoration: Fixed a bug that caused the passive effect of this signet to be incorrectly listed as Aura of Restoration.
  • Lava Font.png
     Lava Font: Updated the skill fact to show the number of hits.
  • Phoenix.png
     Phoenix: Updated the description and added a skill fact to show that this skill only removes 1 condition.
  • Earthquake.png
     Earthquake: Fixed a bug that caused the skill combo notification to appear when this skill was activated rather than when the attack hit.
  • Magnetic Leap.png
     Magnetic Leap: Fixed a bug that caused this skill to trigger the passive effect of Signet of Restoration twice.
  • Rock Spray.png
     Rock Spray: Fixed a bug that caused this skill's particles to emit from the hand instead of the chest.
  • Healing Rain.png
     Healing Rain: Added a number of pulses skill fact (3). Added a number of conditions removed per pulse skill fact (1).
  • Tornado.png
     Tornado: Added an unblockable skill fact.
  • Fiery Greatsword:
    • Fiery Rush.png
       Fiery Rush: Added fire wall damage and fire wall duration skill facts.
    • Fiery Whirl.png
       Fiery Whirl: Added number of targets and number of impacts skill facts.
  • Fresh Air Fresh Air: Added a missing recharge trait fact.
  • Obsidian Flesh.png
     Obsidian Flesh: Fixed a bug that caused this skill to display a fact for the trait bonus from Zephyr's Focus.
Engineer[edit]
  • Packaged Stimulants Packaged Stimulants: Fixed a bug that prevented Med Kit skill facts from being highlighted in blue when this trait is equipped.
  • Cleansing Burst.png
     Cleansing Burst: Fixed a bug that caused this skill to be incorrectly displayed as "Rifle Turret" in the combat log.
  • Supply Crate.png
     Supply Crate: Added a duration skill fact for the underwater version of this skill.
  • Elixir X.png
     Elixir X: Fixed a bug that caused the skill duration to be listed incorrectly in certain circumstances. Updated the skill facts to correctly reflect changes from the Elite Supplies trait.
  • Throw Wrench.png
     Throw Wrench: Added a cripple skill fact while the Power Wrench trait is equipped.
  • Explosive Rockets.png
     Explosive Rockets: Added a number of targets skill fact (1). Updated the radius skill fact to correctly display 360.
  • Rocket Turret.png
     Rocket Turret: Added a number of targets skill fact (5).
Guardian[edit]
  • Radiant Fire Radiant Fire: Fixed a bug that prevented skill facts from displaying the correct burning duration while this trait was equipped.
  • Symbol of Judgment.png
     Symbol of Judgment:
    • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to have two radius skill facts when traited with Writ of Exaltation.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the healing skill fact (for living targets) to be incorrect.
    • Adjusted the skill fact for revive percentage to specify the revive percentage per pulse.
  • Zealot's Flame.png
     Zealot's Flame: Added an unblockable skill fact.
  • Protector's Strike.png
     Protector's Strike: Fixed a bug that caused the ending flourish to act as a short-duration whirl finisher, sending out a single bolt in a random direction.
Mesmer[edit]
  • The Prestige.png
     The Prestige: Fixed a bug that caused this skill to lack its range indicator.
  • Polymorph Moa.png
     Polymorph Moa: Updated the skill facts for moa attacks.
    • Peck.png
       Claw: Added a skill fact for maximum number of targets (3).
    • Lunge.png
       Kick: Added a skill fact for maximum number of targets (3).
    • Peck (Moa Morph).png
       Peck: Added a skill fact for maximum number of targets (3). Updated the skill fact for number of attacks (4).
    • Screech.png
       Screech: Added a skill fact for maximum number of targets (4).
  • Arcane Thievery.png
     Arcane Thievery: Fixed a bug that caused the Far-Reaching Manipulations trait to reduce the cooldown of this skill.
  • Mimic.png
     Mimic: Fixed a bug that caused the underwater channel for this skill to be shorter than the on-land channel.
Necromancer[edit]
  • Mark of Horror.png
     Mark of Horror: Added skill facts for minion damage and bleeding applied.
  • Wicked Spiral.png
     Wicked Spiral: Updated the skill fact to indicate that this skill hits 6 times instead of 1.
  • Grim Specter.png
     Grim Specter:
    • Updated the skill facts to show the number of boons (9) and conditions (12) removed as well as the maximum number of targets (5).
    • Updated the skill description to better reflect the skill's functionality.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from removing conditions from allies in the explosion radius.
  • Summon Bone Fiend.png
     Summon Bone Fiend: Updated the skill fact to show that the crippling attack applies 2 stacks of cripple.
  • Rigor Mortis.png
     Rigor Mortis: Updated the skill fact to show that the immobilizing attack applies 2 stacks of immobilize.
  • Trait IX.png
     Focused Rituals: Fixed a bug that caused well skills to recharge when this trait was equipped and unequipped.
Ranger[edit]
  • Viper's Nest.png
     Viper's Nest: Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets hit (3).
  • Lashtail Devourer:
    • Rending Barbs.png
       Rending Barbs: Updated the skill fact to properly indicate that this skill hits 6 times instead of 7. Updated the skill fact to display that this skill inflicts 6 stacks of bleeding instead of 1.
  • Signet of the Wild.png
     Signet of the Wild: Updated the skill facts to show the Enlarged buff duration when activated.
    • Enlarged: Updated the description.
  • Entangle.png
     Entangle: Updated the skill fact to specify radius instead of range.
Thief[edit]
  • Cluster Bomb.png
     Cluster Bomb: Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets hit (5).
  • Detonate Cluster.png
     Detonate Cluster: Added a skill fact for the maximum number of foes hit per impact (3).
  • Steal.png
     Steal:
    • Exploding Venom Sack: Added a skill fact for effect radius.
    • Use Trident: Updated the skill facts and description to match its functionality.
    • Healing Seed: Updated the skill facts and description to match its functionality.
  • Dagger Storm.png
     Dagger Storm: Fixed a bug that caused the projectile reflection effect to last longer than the skill animation.
Warrior[edit]
  • Battle Standard.png
     Whirlwind Banner: Updated the skill facts to correctly display its radius rather than its range.
  • Split Shot.png
     Split Shot: Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from hitting at its listed range.
  • Riposte.png
     Riposte: Added a skill fact for range.
  • Whirling Axe.png
     Whirling Axe: Fixed a bug with this skill's range indicator that caused it to function incorrectly.

Racial Skills[edit]

Asura[edit]
  • Summon Power Suit.png
     Summon Power Suit: Updated the description and skill facts for the Self-Repair skill.
Sylvari[edit]
  • Grasping Vines.png
     Grasping Vines: Added skill facts for pulses and immobilization.

World vs. World[edit]

General[edit]
  • The Battle Historian now has WvW tournament rewards. These rewards will be temporarily disabled while we resolve an issue with Tournament Ticket distribution.
  • Due to fierce financial competition, one of the armor and weapons merchants in each staging area has declared bankruptcy and moved on. Their goods have been claimed by the remaining merchants.
  • The player-count requirement for breakout events has been lowered from 10 to 5.
Edge of the Mists[edit]
  • The Grawl High Shaman champion will no longer revive destroyed Bound Earth Elementals. The number of max targets affected by the shaman's transform skill has been increased.
  • The elite Bound Earth Elementals no longer become nearly immune to damage when near each other. Their base health and damage has been increased.
  • The Kodan Chieftain champion now creates more patches of falling ice.
  • Fixed a bug in which the staging area supply piles were updating for the wrong team.
  • Fixed a bug in which opposing teams could sometimes use captured keep waypoints.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]

  • The Additional Crafting License is now available in the Gem Store. This license allows players to have up to three active crafting professions on all characters on their account for the low price of 800 gems in the Upgrades category.
  • The Mystical Dragon Finisher is now available in the Upgrades category of the Gem Store for 800 gems.
  • For the next two weeks, every Black Lion Chest will include an additional reward: Boost Enchantment Powder.
    • One armor, strength, speed, or rejuvenation booster can be converted to an Enchanted Combat Booster. This booster allows the player to choose from an armor, strength, speed, or rejuvenation buff.
    • One experience, gathering, crafting, or magic find booster (or two karma boosters) can be converted to an Enchanted Reward Booster. This booster allows the player to choose from an experience, gathering, crafting, magic find, or karma buff.

Improvements[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from hearing other guardians' shouts.
  • Influence boosts sold by guild promoters are now manually consumable items, preventing a rare occurrence in which influence could fail to be applied.

Trading Post[edit]

  • The listing fee can no longer be avoided by listing an item at a lower price than the highest buy order. Items priced lower than an existing highest buy order will now be sold at the lower price. The player with the highest buy order will receive the item and be refunded any difference in price.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

June 3 Brisban update.jpg
  • Dead players have their name greyed instead of colored.
  • The change to give Liadri regenerating health is to prevent players from using life stealing to kill her in the first phase.
  • Legendary Boom-Boom Baines tended to be the last boss players would kill. Due to scaling and the Healing Turret, the battle could last more than 30 minutes.
  • Ascalon Catacombs
    • Champion Spider Queen now shoots poison fields in melee range.
    • Path 2: Champion Graveling Breeder can no longer be damaged by the spike traps. It has to be damaged directly.
  • Caudecus manor
    • Path 2: Players can no longer damage mobs through walls.
  • Twilight Arbor
    • UP: Malrona's projectiles can no longer be reflected/blocked. Untraited warden will still absorb it.
  • Sorrow's Embrace
    • Path 1: More difficult to separate Tazza from Troop Commander Kaeyi, but still possible.
    • Path 3: General Molradovich Breath of Flame attack (fire rings) can no longer be removed with a condition cleanse skill.
    • Path 3: Clown Car now faces opposite direction, so the mobs spawn closer to you.
    • Path 3: The 2 Dredge Champs after the Clown Car are no longer stationary.
  • Crucible of Eternity
  • The Ruined City of Arah
    • Path 3: Magecrusher is no longer stationary. (previous patch)
  • Fractals of the Mists
    • Molten Furnace: During the Weapon Test section you can't stack in the corner to avoid fire AoE anymore.
    • Molten Boss: Shockwave skipper achievement is fixed and rewarded after completion of the fractal molten duo.
  • Triple Trouble
    • Eggs of the Great Jungle Wurm have a chance of no longer being absorbed.
  • Brisban Wildlands
    • A new, inaccessible area has been added to the corner of the map.[2]
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Guild Wars 2 Forum - Game Bugs - Constant disconnects/rollbacks since patch
  2. ^ [Data Mining] Upcoming features from the Festival of the Four Winds - Part II : Guildwars2