Game updates/2018-02-07

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February 7, 2018

Update - February 7, 2018[edit]

02/06/2018 - Late Notes[edit]


  • Fixed various bugs in which shadowstep could find valid paths through walls.
  • Improved the reliability of some shadowstep attacks when used against certain targets.
  • Fixed a bug in which festival decorations were on display in some story instances.
  • Fixed a bug in which some players could not open their Contacts and LFG panel.
  • Some players were stuck in a state in which they trained their elite specialization on a PvP map that doesn't allow character progression. Players can enter their home instance or go to the Hall of Monuments with a character trained in any stalled elite specialization to receive the achievements and collections they earned.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players who do not own Heart of Thorns™ from accessing the Domain of Istan reward track in World vs. World.
  • Fixed a crash in the graphics engine that involved complex material definitions.



  • Fixed a bug in which weapons were hidden while mounted.
  • Fixed a bug in which griffons could interrupt the delay that occurred after performing a diving wing flap by immediately pitching up.
  • Fixed a bug in which jackals remained invisible to other players when blinking through sand portals.
  • Sulphuric water in Draconis Mons will no longer damage players mounted on skimmers.


  • Chaos Vortex.png Chaos Vortex: Instead of inflicting vulnerability, this attack now inflicts 1 stack of torment for 5 seconds.

02/06/2018 - Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a bug that prevented the name of the dragon in the Lunar New Year race from displaying.
  • Fixed a bug in which players getting dismounted could also dismount nearby players.
  • Fixed a bug in which mounts for distant party members were not visible.
  • The price of the Mini Tiger in the Maguuma Jungle tab of the Black Lion Miniature Claim Ticket Vendor panel has been reduced from two tickets to one.
  • Miyani now sells Spirit Shards for Tomes of Knowledge.


  • Hall of Chains: Addressed an issue related to Exile's Embrace mechanics in which the Fixated effect would sometimes not apply properly during the Soulless Horror encounter.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed players to escape Ender's Echo by gliding.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Ender's Echo from teleporting during Cataclysmic Cycle.


  • Phantasmal Duelist.png Phantasmal Duelist: Fixed a bug that prevented bullets fired by the mesmer from having a chance to bleed when used with the Duelist's Discipline trait.
  • Mind Wrack.png Mind Wrack: Fixed a bug that caused this skill to refer to "illusions" instead of "clones" when the new Shatter Storm trait was equipped.


  • Loremaster: Fixed a bug that allowed guardians to retain their passive effects during certain activities while using this trait.


  • Concussion Bomb.png Concussion Bomb: Fixed a bug that caused confusion to be inflicted for a longer duration than intended.



  • Cleansing Water.png Cleansing Water: Fixed an issue that prevented this trait from functioning correctly when used with the Pressure Blast and Monsoon skills.


  • Battle of Kyhlo: Fixed a broken shadowstep location on the red side of the clocktower point.
  • Fixed a bug in which weavers could sometimes ignore the attunement cooldown when attuning to the same element multiple times.
  • Improved the responsiveness of the griffon's pitch-up ability in some cases.

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