Game updates/2020-01-28

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January 28, 2020

Update 2 - January 28, 2020[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed an issue in which players who were not instance owners could be removed from an instance when its boundaries were updated.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the final reward chests from appearing for some players in the "Shadow in the Ice" light puzzles.
  • Fixed server crashes.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed the Sacred Pegasus Griffon Skin to be rewarded multiple times from the Black Lion Chest.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Ruler of the Skies meta-achievement from correctly tracking the progress of the Skyscale Rider achievements. The Skyscale Rider achievements are now visible in the Ruler of the Skies meta-achievement in the Explorer section of the General achievements category.

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Late Notes - January 28, 2020[edit]

Living World[edit]


Update - January 28, 2020[edit]

Living World[edit]

New Episode: Shadow in the Ice[edit]

When Braham, Rytlock, and Crecia all go missing, the commander travels through the western mountain pass to find them. On the other side lies a frozen lake steeped in norn history, and the terrifying foe that calls it home.

  • As Bjora Marches expands for the new episode, numerous event updates, achievements, and secrets have been added to the existing half of the map. Use your new Masteries to find them all!
  • Grothmar Valley: Three new Icebrood Saga Mastery points can now be obtained in this map.


  • The Looking for Group tab now includes a Guild Plaza category to help players find new guilds and guild members.
  • The Looking for Group tab's Role-Play section has been renamed Role-Playing. Its Fountain of Rurikton category has been renamed Role-Play—Party, and a new category has been added for Role-Play—Squad.
  • The Living World and expansion categories of the Looking for Group tab are now sorted so that the newest content appears at the top instead of the oldest.
  • The last member to leave a guild will get an additional confirmation dialog box that warns the players of the deletion of the guild and its assets.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent players from receiving the Golden Firestarter achievement when they earned a gold medal in the Firecracker Lighting adventure.
  • Fixed a bug that rewarded a bronze chest to players who achieved a gold rank in the Lunar New Year race adventure.
  • Fixed a bug that caused players to receive lower event credit than intended for destroying targets in Celestial Challenge.


  • Icy Runestone: The vendor who sells these now has a confirmation check and sells up to 100 runestones at a time.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]

Black Lion Chest[edit]

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