Game updates/April 2018

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Update - April 26, 2018[edit]

Bug Fix[edit]

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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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]

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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]

General[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.

Fractals[edit]

Raids[edit]

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]

Mesmer[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]

BLACK LION TRADING COMPANY GEM STORE[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]

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  • 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.

Update - April 12, 2018[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

Guild Wars 2 Wiki Notes[edit]

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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]

Raids[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.

General[edit]

  • 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]

Mesmer[edit]

Fractals[edit]

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

Raids[edit]

  • 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.

Items[edit]

  • 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.

Glyphs[edit]

  • 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 guildwars2.com.

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]

BLACK LION TRADING COMPANY GEM STORE[edit]

New Items and Promotions[edit]

Glyphs[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.

MAC CLIENT[edit]

  • 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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