Game updates/2020-07-28

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July 28, 2020

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Update 2 - July 28, 2020[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed a server crash.

Late notes - July 28, 2020[edit]

Profession Skills[edit]


  • Retaliation.png
     Retaliation: Reduced base damage from 133 to 100 in PvP and WvW. Reduced power scaling from 0.05 to 0.0375 in PvP and WvW.


  • Freeze Grenade.png
     Freeze Grenade: Reduced power coefficient from 0.5 to 0.375 in PvP only.
  • Poison Grenade.png
     Poison Grenade: Reduced power coefficient from 0.5 to 0.375 in PvP only.
  • Holo Leap.png
     Holo Leap: Increased cooldown from 2 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP only.
  • Flashbang.png
     Flashbang: Reduced blinded duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP only.



  • Muddy Terrain.png
     Muddy Terrain: Reduced immobile duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds in WvW only.


World vs. World[edit]


  • Dragon Banner.png
     Dragon Banner: Dragon Banner skills have been changes as follows:
    • Dragon Blast.png
       Dragon Blast (Skill 3): Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 1.125.
    • Dragon's Breath.png
       Dragon's Breath (Skill 5): Reduced power coefficient from 1.2 to 0.9.

Update - July 28, 2020[edit]

Living World[edit]

New Release: Jormag Rising[edit]

The imposing wall of ice that once blocked all ingress to Dominion territory in the Drizzlewood Coast has receded, and the United Legions leaps at the chance to regain the upper hand. But this ice did not simply melt on its own. A terrifying force is absorbing this dreadful magic, pulling it north toward a massive citadel of ice, back into its owner: Jormag. Join forces with the leaders of the United Legions, sneak your way into enemy territory, and strike at the foul heart of Bangar's Dominion.



  • Jug of Confiscated Booze.png Molachev Cocktail: Reduced the duration of the bundle from 60 seconds to 30 seconds when it's dropped.

Profession Skills[edit]


  • Superior Rune of Altruism.png Rune of Altruism: Transferring conditions from allies to yourself after using an elite skill now activates a 10-second cooldown.


  • Bypass Coating.png
     Bypass Coating: Fixed a bug to prevent allies from being forced to enter combat stance when they are not disabled.
  • Speed of Synergy.png
     Speed of Synergy: Fixed a bug that showed the radius for this trait's effect as 360 rather than the correct radius of 240.


  • Chronophantasma.png
     Chronophantasma: Fixed a bug that could cause this trait to daze resummoned phantasms more than once.


  • Soulcleave's Summit.png
     Soulcleave's Summit: Fixed a bug that could prevent energy from draining correctly while the spirit was active.

Black Lion Trading Company Gem Store[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]

Black Lion Chest[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

  • Build: 105,235
  • Several skins were added to the wardrobe.