Game updates/2018-09-18

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September 18, 2018

Update 2 - September 18, 2018[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Sharur: Fixed a bug that caused this item to have two sigils upon acquisition. It will no longer have a Superior Sigil of Blight when created.
  • A Star to Guide Us: Fixed an issue that could occasionally cause egg sacs in the "Legacy" instance to explode early.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Domain of Kourna portal option in the Season 4 Portal Tome to take players to Jahai Bluffs.
  • Raids—Mythwright Gambit: Fixed an issue with the Largos’ Greatbow weapon skin.
  • Fixed a bug that caused displaced props to transition abruptly.
  • Fixed a server crash.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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Update - September 18, 2018[edit]

Living World[edit]

A Star to Guide Us[edit]

Palawa Joko is gone, and Elona can finally begin to rebuild. But when a leadership summit in Jahai receives an unexpected guest, Elona finds itself at the center of yet another crisis. How will Aurene and her champion cope with the immense task they now face?

New Legendary Scepter: Xiuquatl

A new legendary weapon is now available. Speak to Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs in Lion's Arch to learn how to craft the new scepter precursor Tlehco and forge the new legendary scepter Xiuquatl.

New Raid: Mythwright Gambit

Zommoros has invited you to participate in the very first private tour of the Mystic Forge. Witness the incredible inner workings of the djinn's magical domain, and uncover the dark secret that lurks at its center.

World Polish[edit]


  • When players receive a stackable item that is also in a Shared Inventory Slot, that item will now stack in the Shared Inventory Slot.
  • Added a Disable Player Camera Shake option that will disable camera-shake effects that come from players.
  • In order to reduce visual noise, many effects displayed when players hit will no longer scale up on large targets.
  • The skill bar in the Build tab of the Hero panel has been reworked so that players can now see and change their aquatic healing, utility, and elite skills, even when they are not underwater. Similarly, this change also applies to terrestrial skills while underwater. Players can also now change their character skills through this panel while mounted.
  • Healing, utility, and elite skills on cooldown can now be swapped out for unequipped skills. When swapped, the cooldown of the previous skill will continue its recharge time on that skill slot.
  • Fixed several visual bugs that appeared on the Luminous medium and light armor skins.
  • Fixed an issue that caused party names to be covered by level indicators and profession icons in PvP and squads.
  • Fixed an issue in which events with no rewards counted against diminishing returns.


  • Nightmare hallucinations created by Ensolyss's Upswing attack are no longer targetable and will not block player skills.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause prevent the Deepstone Sentinel from being targeted.



Forsaken Thicket[edit]

  • The "Find a way to open the gate" event now rewards Legendary Insights.
  • Gorseval's Ghastly Prison skill, Rebel, will now appear on the player's skill bar instead of as a special action skill.
  • Fixed some bugs that prevented Ghastly Prison from cleaning up properly.

Stronghold of the Faithful[edit]

  • Fixed an issue in which the Twisted Castle would not reward players if they had received rewards from a particular chest in another raid wing.
  • The "Traverse the Twisted Castle" event now rewards Legendary Insights.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause player missiles to collide with an invisible object on Xera's platform.

Bastion of the Penitent[edit]

  • Fixed an issue in which some skills, such as Lingering Thoughts, would not always work properly on Cairn the Indomitable.
  • Samarog's entrance cinematic can now be skipped.

Special Forces Training Area[edit]

Personal Story[edit]

  • A Meeting of Ministers: The Communicator Ping special action skill is no longer lost when players are downed or defeated.
  • Into the Mists: Fixed a bug in which speaking to Valda could cause her to forget to open the exit portal.


Profession Skills[edit]


  • Reaper's Onslaught.png Reaper's Onslaught: Clarified the description of this trait to make it clear that quickness is gained every few seconds while the necromancer is in a shroud.


  • Facet of Nature―Demon.png Facet of Nature—Demon: Clarified the description of this effect to accurately reflect that it removes any condition, not just damaging conditions.
  • Facet of Nature―Dragon.png Facet of Nature—Dragon: Fixed a bug in which the boon duration granted by this skill was being capped by the source's boon duration.
  • Demonic Resistance.png Demonic Resistance: Fixed a bug that caused this trait to display the PvP mode's tooltip in all game modes.
  • Radiant Revival.png Draconic Echo: Fixed a bug that prevented lingering effects from granting their associated boons.
  • Shared Empowerment.png Shared Empowerment: Fixed a bug in which this trait granted a 5% damage increase while under the effects of protection.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]


Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Magnus's eye patch skins' default dyes from appearing correctly after removing custom dyes.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Enchanted Dragon Crown's eye-glow effect did not display properly on asura.
  • Fixed an issue in which certain coats would interfere with colors on the Foefire Wraps.
  • All toy chairs can now be used in raid locations where mounts can also be used.


  • Fixed some of the issues relating to light rendering.

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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  • The order of achievement categories under the Story Journal and Daily Achievements sections has been reversed. The newest episodes are now at the top, and newer living world daily categories are higher after the daily and fractal categories.
  • Spearmarshal's Plea no longer requires a second confirmation to teleport to Vabbi.