Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Story formatting

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This page illustrates a common way to format Story Journal story step articles.

Story infobox[edit]

Primary article: Template:Story infobox
{{Story infobox
| year = 
| storyline = 
| chapter = 
| chapter number = 
| step number = 
| location = 
| level = 
| prev = 
| next = 
}}

Other templates[edit]

  • {{Rewards item}} — Identifies what item is received upon finishing a story.

Copy-paste layout[edit]

For dialogue formatting: Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Dialogue formatting
{{Story infobox
| chapter = 
| chapter number = 
| step number = 
| level = 
| location = 
| race = 
| choice = 
| prev = 
| next =
}}
<!-- leave quotation templates if already present + they contain text. If they are blank, remove -->
Single sentence summary of events within this story step.

== Objectives ==
''Italicized flavor text for tasks''
* Task 1
* Task 2

=== Events ===
<!--Pertains to events within instances, usually only used for tutorial or Living World instances-->
* {{Event <icon>}} event name
** event objective

== Rewards ==
<!-- for personal story (Core Tyria) insert appropriate Reward template based on current story chapter and step numbers, see [[Template:Reward]]. Example: {{Reward/1/4}} -->
* {{Rewards item|<Item 1>}}
* {{Rewards item|<Item 2>}}

== Walkthrough ==
<!-- Instructions for completion. -->

=== Achievements ===
{{achievement box|name=<achievement name>}}
* <guide for achievement>

== NPCs ==
=== Allies ===
==== In <location name #1> ====
<!---remove if only one location--->
; race
* ally name

==== In <location name #2> ====
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

=== Foes ===
==== In <location name #1> ====
<!---remove if only one location--->
; race
* foe name

==== In <location name #2> ====
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

== Objects ==
==== In <location name #1> ====
<!---remove if only one location--->
; object type e.g. Bundles
* object name

==== In <location name #2> ====
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

== Dialogue ==
<!--Do not remove this section if dialogue exists but has not been documented, as this has led to huge number of personal story dialogues that have existed since launch going undocumented. Instead, fill with {{Section-stub|personal story}} so that it is clear that something should go here.--> 
=== At <!-- location name #1 --> ===
<!---remove header if only one location--->
Approaching XYZ:
:''XYZ beckons to <Character name>.''
:'''XYZ:''' <dialogue>

== My story ==
{{Mystory
| image = <story journal image>.jpg
| text = <story journal description>
}}

== Notes ==
<!--remove if empty-->
* 

== Trivia ==
<!--remove if empty-->
* 

<!-- relevant personal story nav, see [[:Category:Storyline templates]].-->
{{The Icebrood Saga nav}}

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