Game updates/2018-04-24

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Late Notes - April 24, 2018[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Glyph of Bounty effect to extend its duration instead of replacing itself after repeated gathering.

Update 2 - April 24, 2018[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a bug in which stacking speed-decreasing effects greatly increased their intensity.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 88,237

Update - April 24, 2018[edit]

Living World[edit]

Peacemakers report a greatly diminished presence of Awakened forces in asuran territories. The Arcane Council nonetheless urges travelers to exercise caution until any remaining malevolent undead are proven to be entirely eradicated.

World Polish[edit]


  • Homegrown Lentils now have a visible name when they're ready to be harvested.
  • The weaponsmith recipe for the item Mordant Edge now creates an item with the correct name (instead of Mordant Sword).
  • Items obtained from bounty targets in the Raise the Banners collections will now drop for any character using an account that needs the item for one of the collections.
  • Players can once again make progress for the You've Got the Moves achievement in Belcher's Bluff.



Salvation Pass[edit]

  • Narella's fire tornados will now be properly removed when the event completes.
  • The cinematic will now only play when the players fail the bandit camp encounter.
  • Zane will no longer attempt to teleport to players who are falling or gliding.
  • Players will now be defeated when the bandit camp encounter fails in order to properly reset their cooldowns.

Bastion of the Penitent[edit]

  • Projectiles from demonic tears in the final encounter can no longer be blocked on normal mode to make them consistent with their behavior in the Challenge Mote.

Personal Story[edit]

Profession Skills[edit]


  • Underwater mesmer clones now wear aquatic headgear that match what their summoner is wearing.
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     Signet of the Ether: This skill now reduces the recharge of phantasm skills by 50% rather than 100% in PvP and WvW.

World vs. World[edit]


New Items and Promotions[edit]

  • A new Primeval Dervish Outfit is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 700 gems.
  • A new Suntouched Scythe Staff Skin is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 600 gems.
  • The Black Lion Garden Plot Deed has returned for a limited time in the Upgrades category of the Gem Store for 1,000 gems.
  • The Black Lion Hunters Contract has returned for a limited time in the Upgrades category of the Gem Store for 1,200 gems.
  • An additional Exclusive Dyes sorting category has been added to By Set sorting for dyes in the Hero panel. All Gem Store exclusive dyes have been moved to this category to provide better clarity and easier sorting.

Bug Fixes[edit]

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 88,208
  • At least 5 new achievements in the Current Events category.
  • Re-enabled the following: if you are on the Skimmer mount and waypoint to an underwater waypoint, then you will float to the surface. This feature was disabled several months ago.