World versus World NPCs
There are certain type of NPCs that you meet on World versus World maps. Most common except from the local wildlife are the veteran objective guards, but there are a few others which serve special purposes.
Guards are NPCs in World versus World that assist allied players by defending objectives and escorting supply caravans.
- Primary article: Guard
Every objective has one NPC such that killing this NPC creates a capture point which allows you to capture the objective. The rank and the name of the NPC varies with the objective.
|Veteran Supervisor||Resource camps|
|Champion Tower Lord||Towers|
|Champion Keep Lord||Keeps|
|Legendary Castle Lord||Stonemist Castle|
Whenever an objective is captured, guilds may claim depending on the amount of guild players helped capturing it.
Every objective also has at least one quartermaster where you can view objective upgrades. Alternatively clicking the objective map icons opens the panel as well.
Sentries are defending minor capture point on the map.
Spawning Point NPCs
Every team has one spawning point on every WvW map, which is protected by Legendary Defender.
On every spawning point you can find a variety of services.
- An instructor which works like a scout
- Various merchants
- Arcane Eye Agent
- Heroics Notary
- Laurel Merchant
- Legendary Commander War Razor
- Siege Master
- Skirmish Supervisor
- Skritt Trader
- Traps and Tricks
- World Ability Master
- Weaponsmiths and armorsmiths
- Trading Post
- Guild Services
- Primary article: Mercenary camp
Mercenary camps are special locations found in the Eternal Battlegrounds. The hylek, ogre and dredge mercenaries there can be won as allies.
There is also a skritt as well as a centaur mercenary camp on the Borderlands but these mercenaries can never be won as allies.