Game updates/2018-04-10

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Update 2 - April 10, 2018[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a client crash.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Chop-It-All Logging Axe applied an unintended enhancement when gathering.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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Late Notes - April 10, 2018[edit]


  • Improved the hit detection for large orbs in the final encounter in Hall of Chains.

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • New Super Adventure Box race music was not playing properly, so we took the cartridge out, blew on it, and put it back in. Enjoy the new tune as Moto intended!

Update - April 10, 2018[edit]

World Polish[edit]

  • The Desolation: Fixed a bug in the "Follow Redeemer Kossan on his patrol" event that caused some of the enemies to remain hidden and prevented event completion.
  • The Desolation: Using a jackal to pounce on tormented remnant dust devils and exhausted jackal runeforgers will now correctly contribute to helping Drojkor control jackals.
  • Diessa Plateau: Fixed a bug in the "Defeat the Legendary Tigers" event that caused Champawat to flee but never complete the event.
  • Domain of Istan: Daily Domain of Istan is now displayed as the default daily achievement category for this map.
  • Domain of Istan: The Daily Domain of Istan Hidden Stash Hunter achievement is now progressed after looting a chest instead of when opening it.
  • Queensdale: Stolen feed can no longer be recovered if your inventory is full.
  • Sandswept Isles: Players who are downed or defeated after registering for the skimmer race no longer lose access to the Geyser Boost skill.
  • Sandswept Isles: Fixed a bug that could prevent players from earning the Three Golem Monte achievement, even after completing five perfect rounds.
  • Snowden Drifts: Mounts have been disabled in King Jalis's refuge.
  • Tangled Depths: Fixed the malfunctioning holographic projectors required for the Lore Untangler achievement.


  • Fixed a bug in the Crab Toss activity that allowed players to prevent point gains by throwing the crab out of bounds.

Profession Skills[edit]



  • Fixed a bug in the Volcanic fractal by giving the flaming boulders of death their mojo back.


  • Assaulter's and Malicious stat-selectable items have been updated to include Bringer's stat combinations.
  • Defender's and Healer's stat-selectable items have been updated to include Giver's stat combinations.


  • Reduced the audio volume of some miniatures.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed the Bench of the Final Judge to be used in combat.
  • Sound effects have been added to the gizmos awarded to winners of PvP automated tournaments.


  • Gathering tool skins have been added to the account wardrobe. These skins can now be applied to gathering tools using transmutation charges.
  • Gathering tools can now be equipped with glyphs. Glyphs are a new type of upgrade that give your gathering tools additional beneficial properties when gathering, and they can be freely moved between tools without using an upgrade extractor.
  • If your account has been upgraded with a Guild Wars 2™ expansion or core game purchase, we've sent you an in-game mail with further information on glyphs. Detailed information can be found on the Guild Wars 2 blog at

Structured Player vs. Player[edit]

  • The trebuchets in the PvP lobby have been switched to the same control format as the trebuchets in the Battle of Kyhlo.

World vs. World[edit]


New Items and Promotions[edit]


Black Lion Chest[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a client crash when previewing mail carriers.
  • Fixed a nameplate issue with norn characters when using the Forged Glider.
  • Fixed a possible graphics engine crash.


  • Changed the underlying file I/O mechanisms to improve asset load times on certain hardware.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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