Guild Wars 2 is the sequel to ArenaNet's series of fantasy MMOs, Guild Wars. The game launched on August 28th, 2012.

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Best way of accumulating large amounts of Candy Corn in GW2

The new Blood and Madness season has begun in GW2. New items have become available from the TP. These items range in price from 1 - 12 Candy Corn Cobs. The only way I know to get 1 Candy Corn Cob, ...
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Can Order armour skins be used by characters from different Orders?

If my Ranger is in the Order of Whispers, I buy some of their armour and thus unlock that armours skin across my account, can my other Ranger, who is a member of the Durmand priory, then use that ...
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competitive PvP mmorpg like Guild Wars 1 [closed]

Is there such a beast out there? GW2 doesn't count as it's hardly PvP oriented like GW1. It must be competitive centered around small teams (guild) working in precise symphony where individual skill ...
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Optimizing dungeon runs for max gold/loot return in Guild Wars 2

I'm looking to buy an Aetherized Hammer skin from the TP, costs around 400+ gold. Atm, I have about 120 gold. I grind dungeons a lot as it's the best way I know of getting gold. One run of CoF p1, ...
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What are the rules of teleportation?

Teleportation skills like Lightning Flash, Blink, and Shadowstep* are extremely convenient and useful, however I oftentimes find myself falling victim to unspoken (or non-specific) limitations. The ...
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What does “tagging” mean in WvW?

I am now reading some advice about how to level up in WvW with an Elementalist (I like WvW more than PVE). And, in some of the advice (for example here), I found that "tagging" is a good way for an ...
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How fast is too fast?

When creating sell orders for items that I craft in bulk, I sometimes run into this error: Error You have placed too many sell orders too quickly. Please wait a few minutes before attempting ...
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Does a Charr take her partner's last name when she marries?

My wife and I are thinking of creating married Charrs, and we think it'd be cool if they shared a last name. However, we're also trying to stick to Guild Wars 2 naming conventions. Is there anything ...
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Where are all of the women?

In Snowden Drifts, there is a Hastily Written Letter in a Dredge cave with the following contents: Hastily Written Letter It is a strongly worded missive from a female dredge to her commissar ...
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Is there anything that can be done about losing the cursor in combat?

The mouse cursor in Guild Wars 2 seems easy-to-lose in combat situations, making it difficult to know where to target ground-targeted skills quickly. This poor coordination can lead to situations ...
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What is the best race for Elementalist for WvW?

Which is the best race for Elementalist for mainly WvW? Mainly I want to participate in organized big group fights in WvW.
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Is it possible to play from one account on other region servers?

I want to but GW2 and interested if it is possible to play from one account on servers from different regions (EU, USA and etc.). Is there any limitations for one account, like to play only in one ...
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Does Swiftness affect distance traveled?

When using skills that launch the player (eg. Burning Retreat, Burning Speed, Ride the Lightning), does Swiftness increase the distance traveled by the skill or reduce the time it takes to travel the ...
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How does an Elementalist's “Swirling Winds” function?

The Elementalist has a skill Swirling Winds as Scepter's #4 skill in Air Attunement. Visually, it creates a 400 unit radius graphic of swirling winds around the character. Per the skill's description: ...
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What's the easiest or cheapest Ascended backpiece?

I've found it particularly straight-forward to get ascended pieces in all slots. All slots except the back. ...
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How long do I need to wait to re-complete a Jumping Puzzle?

I have a character parked at the ending chest in the "Not So Secret" Aetherblade jumping puzzle. I logged into the character 1 hour prior to the reset, opened the chest, and switched back to my main ...
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What's the difference between Stability and a Stun-break?

As an Elementalist, my primary source of both Stability and stun-breaks is [Armor of Earth]. As this is the only class that I play, I feel I have some misconceptions about what Stability is and what a ...
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Can I force an enemy to reveal themself?

According to the wiki: Stealth (http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Stealth) Hitting a foe with an attack breaks stealth; if the attack missed, was blocked, or was evaded, they will not break ...
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How does Stability interact with conditions?

I have noticed that gaining Armor of Earth does not release a player from an Immobilize condition. But, it does appear to remove the Feared condition. It also appears to make the player stand up after ...
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How can I obtain Blade Shards?

I am interested in obtaining an Ascended Tempered Spinal Blades back piece. In order to create one, I need a total of 925 Blade Shards. However, I appear to be gaining Blade Shards very slowly and I ...
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How can a roamer make a difference?

I am interested in separating from the zerg and becoming a roamer in World vs. World. However, I don't want to become useless to my world or become a nuisance to the commanders. What kinds of ...
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How do I get into the top 1000?

Guild Wars 2 has rankings for sPvP Solo Arena and Team Arena. If you are in the top 1000, your name is visible to everyone who goes through the list. Currently, I can only see what percentile of the ...
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Do you lose any gold by listing a purchase offer, then removing it?

I almost have enough gold to buy my precursor, and I'd like to uppercut the current highest bid by a few gold every day, to try and make sure that my own bid is always highest. I am aware that there ...
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Why is my World Completion at 99% with 300/303 hearts?

I just finished World Completion and got my 2 Gifts of Exploration. However, the "Been There, Done That" achievement is at 99/100 and my World Completion percentage is at 99% with 300/303 Renown ...
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Buying Grenth's hood?

I personally feel as though Grenth's Hood is one of the coolest helms in the game. Is there any way of knowing when it will be on the Gem Store again?
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Buying Weapons in PvP

Sorry, I'm a total noob. I've read that there should be a PvP Weaponsmith and PvP Armorsmith vendors in the Mists, with all the items for free. I can't find those vendors, and I suspect there has ...
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Which are the steps for crafting an Celestial (Exotic) armor?

In Guild Wars 2, there are armors with a Celestial bonus (which have all stats as a bonus), which were introduced some time ago, during an event. I know those are still craftable, but i can't seem to ...
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Can I spend event tokens after an event has ended?

The Festival of the Four Winds is about to end, and I realized that I don't know whether I have to spend all my Favor of the Festival and Festival Tokens before then. Will merchants taking the event ...
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What Activities can I solo in WvW?

I enjoy the WvW combat, but sometimes I can only get on for an hour or less. What WvW activities can be soloed and still help the realm's standing?
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What can I do with my excess skill points?

I have a level 80 character, and I've already unlocked all of my utility skills. At this point I have over 50 unused skill points, and I'm not sure what I should be doing with them. Miyani sells a ...
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Are there different voices?

I've noticed in Guild Wars 2 that some of my characters have different voices even though they are the same race. Is there more than one voice for each race/role combination? Does anyone know which ...
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How do you get the sigil of malice recipe?

I understand that there's a vendor with the recipe for the "Sigil of Malice" located in the crown pavilion, but as a player who was not able to access the crown pavilion during that event last year, ...
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Does the Rune of the Monk's healing bonus stack with Aquatic Benevolence?

The 6-piece bonus for the Superior Rune of the Monk grants +10% outgoing heal effectiveness to allies. The Elementalist trait Aquatic Benevolence increases healing done to allies by 25%. Do these ...
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What's the cheapest way to achieve the salvaging monthly requirement?

The monthly achievement I am closest to getting is the salvaging one, however I am still >120 items away. What's the cheapest means by which I can salvage the required number of items? I am not sure I ...
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How do I move this account-bound booster to an alt?

Most of my characters got boosters on my account anniversary, including one character who's too high in level to take advantage. I would like to move the account-bound booster from that character to ...
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What do I do with soulboud karma items?

I have two rare karma daggers, two fine accessories and two masterwork accessories. What is the use of these items? They're all low level (the highest is the daggers at 40).
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How does the new trait system work?

So the new April feature pack is live and has made some changes to the trait system as well as introducing new traits. I logged into my lv31 Thief who has 20 trait points to find that all my traits ...
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How similar are the non-class summons in GW2?

While not all professions in GW2 have built-in "pet" skills, any profession can use summons that are triggered by equipment. What differentiates these summons aside from visual appearance? E.g., do ...
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Guild Wars 2 cosmetic armor works only on one armor?

I have bough Guild Wars 2 Heroic Edition and I have got that items, that can change the way that armor looks, I'm only level 10 and I'm not sure how does this armor works. So I'd like to ask if it's ...
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Is ascended gear worth the effort?

Take the following situation: You have a level 80 char, equipped with an exotic armor, exotic weapons, ascended trinkets, and a exotic back-piece. Everything has runes or sigils. Should I now get an ...
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How can I maximize my gold earnings for the short amount of time I get to play?

I play GuildWars 2 every chance I get. Which, honestly, isn't that much. I play for no more than 2 hours at a time, no more than 3 times per week. I am the crafter for my family's guild, and I have a ...
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What is Iron Ore used for in leatherworking?

I have been mining Iron Ore and I have maxed out my collectibles store (250 lumps). I've been able to use it since I became level 75 in leatherworking, but I have no idea what I can use it for. What ...
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Guild wars 2 crashes when entering world

When I select my character, and hit play the game crashes. A box with the crash report shows up. The game doesn't close, it just says explosive intellect (I think it's the starting area). My drivers ...
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Black Lion: upcoming sales and 40% off key bundles?

Is there a way to know if a sale will be coming to an item soon? Essentially just marking an item into a "wishlist" of sorts and being notified when it's on sale. And -- excuse the closely-related ...
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How do you enter a dungeon if your group is already in there?

I joined a group for CoF that stated in LfG that they were already inside. They told me to join them, I asked how, and they kicked me. Okay, pretty standard for Guild Wars. But now I want to know. The ...
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Duration (remaining) for Living World content

Every few weeks, new Living World content is released. And with that, every few weeks the old Living World content stops and goes 'away'. Currently, Blood and Madness is running at the same time as ...
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Why are there champion trains in low-level maps?

I recently started playing GW2 again and noticed that there are champion trains in low-level maps like Queensdale. A champion train seems to be a semi-organized group of people killing the champions ...
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Where can I find the Eye of Power Scepter recipe?

I'm trying to find the Eye of Power Scepter recipe, and can't seem to find it. I thought it might be in Sparkfly Fen, but I have failed to find it. I'd like to get this recipe so I can complete my ...
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Node gathering on 2 other guest servers in guild wars 2?

From what I read that besides my home server I can gather nodes (orichalcum, ancient wood) on 2 other guest servers. After I gathered on IOJ (home server) and tried guesting on SBI/JQ, I cant seem to ...
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Empowering Might radius

So I spec my guardian to precision damage and toughness. I noticed that some of my team mates are not getting might during the usage of Empowering Might on my guardian honor spec maybe it's because of ...