Game updates/2017-04-18

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Update 2 - April 18, 2017[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a bug that caused the art on the Character Select screen to revert back to the pre-Heart of Thorns view.
  • Fixed a client crash occurring when sorting the PvP sigil list by category.

Late Notes[edit]

Black Lion Trading Company[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 75,528

Update - April 18, 2017[edit]

Living World[edit]

  • Fixed an issue with the "Into the Labyrinth" instance that was preventing friendly NPCs from assisting in combat.


  • The Active Guild Member achievement, which can no longer be earned after the retirement of Influence as a guild currency, has been moved from the General ? Community category into the Historical ? Retired Achievements category.
  • Unique text has been created for skill and trait tooltips, specific to their game mode.
  • An option called Disable Player Item Chatter has been added to the Sound Options tab. Enabling this option will disable all chatter voice-over from player items such as the Replica Job-o-Tron Backpack, tron-themed salvaging tools, and tron-themed gathering tools.
  • Ruins of OrrKarst Plains: Crusader Feintscar now correctly has a female voice.


Bastion of the Penitent[edit]

  • Fixed a bug in which players in the Samarog encounter were sometimes impaled when there were no nearby spears.
  • Fixed a bug in which Samarog waited too long to recall spears if transitioned at the wrong time.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Rigom and Guldhem from spawning if Samarog was transitioned while using Brutalize on a player.
  • Demonic Tears will no longer consume Aegis when hit while the challenge mote is active.
  • Players can no longer use Continuum Shift to exit Deimos's realm during the final phase.
  • In the Deimos encounter, the player targeted by Soul Feast can no longer be selected by the Eye of Janthir to enter the demon realm.
  • In the Deimos encounter, jumping will no longer prevent Soul Feast from spawning.

Structured Player vs. Player[edit]

  • Default builds have been adjusted.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]


Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 75,461
  • The patch notes originally included moving the Active Guild Member achievement to the Retired Achievement category. This was later changed to state that this did not happen and would occur at a later time.
  • The character selection screen background art has been reverted to the version from before Heart of Thorns, and the camera angle has been adjusted.