Shadow of the Mad King 2015

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The Shadow of the Mad King, our annual Halloween festival, returns for nearly two weeks of ghoulish capers, spooky fights, and frightening fun!

— Official website

The original Shadow of the Mad King was a Halloween-themed release and was the first major update for Guild Wars 2 that went live on 22 October 2012.

This game content was updated and re-released on October 23, 2015 for Halloween as Shadow of the Mad King 2015, alongside the Heart of Thorns expansion, with the following updates.

2015 Features[edit]

New Lion's Arch loading screen
  • Shadow of the Mad King.png Shadow of the Mad King 2015
  • Mad King's Clock Tower - Tyria's most maddening jumping puzzle thrilled players during last year's Halloween event and returns better than ever.
  • Mad King's Labyrinth - Bloody Prince Edrick has taken over parts of the Mad King's Labyrinth and is controlling the undead armies in the Mad King's Realm. The Skeletal Lich, Grand High Viscount of Candy Corn, and the Labyrinthine Horror lie in wait.
  • Ascent to Madness - Fight against the Mad King Thorn himself, as he trades in his usual jokes and pranks to face you head on.
  • Mad King Says - Join the Mad King Thorn as he commands you to perform actions, or attempts to trick you.

New Armor Skins[edit]

New Weapons[edit]

New Miniatures[edit]

New Items[edit]

Guild Hall Decorations[edit]

Gem Store[edit]


Primary article: Shadow of the Mad King 2012#Soundtrack

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Halloween 2012.