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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What are the spawn times for world bosses?

What are the server spawn times for Elder dragons and other world bosses such as the Fire Elemental in the Asura starter zone? Is there a wiki for this type of information?
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Do you need all tiers for monthlies

If your doing a monthly achievement, do you need to complete all 4 tiers of 4 items to unlock the chest at the end or does the quality of the chest just drop when you don't get all tiers to 4?
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Max stat armor drop location

In Guild Wars 2, enemies drop pieces of armor you can wear. The further you get, the higher level the dropped armor will have. But from where (or which locations) do the enemies start dropping pieces ...
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Guild wars 2 server population [duplicate]

I notice that most of the servers say that it's high but does that mean online players are high in population or that includes the offline players that doesn't play anymore?
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Understanding the fine print for blindness

The description for blindness says simply that the "next outgoing attack" misses. What, exactly, for the purposes of this condition, constitutes an attack? For instance, if a warrior is blinded and ...
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What does this orange symbol mean?

Since installing the latest patch, I've started seeing damage numbers with an orange symbol around them. What does this mean?
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Cheapest mystic forge recipes?

What are the cheapest mystic forge recipes? This information would be helpful for completing the Daily Mystic Forgesmith achievement regularly.
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How do Fractal of the Mist monsters scale?

Ok we all know that every tier of Fractal level increases agony. This seems the main problem in dealing with high level fractals, but what about the monsters? Looking at a dredge Fractal (which by ...
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Where to find better weapons in Guild wars 2

So I am currently approaching lvl 70 with my Warrior but I am quite disappointed with the gear I'm still using. I believe I use an uncommon greatsword and still have regular armour. Although they do ...
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How to find missing areas to explore?

While vistas, POIs, wps, hearts and skill points are listed and easily visible on the map, allowing a player to compare a fully explored map from the internet with his own map, this is not completely ...
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Reasons for lvling up in GW2? [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to GW2, I have 5 characters lvl 1-20, and just now I found out the PvP button, that lets you go to a PvP world where you are max lvl with all the traits and skills and can buy the best ...
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Super Adventure Box Infantile Mode

I've collected all kind of guides and walkthroughs to help me get all the achievements in Super Adventure Box. I'm going to run through the complete SAB two or three times to make sure I get them all. ...
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How are colours assigned to the World vs. World vs. World servers?

I'm pretty sure that lots of players are trying, as I am, to complete the whole map exploration, and even if I didn't believe when I read that the hardest part could be WvWvW, I must change my mind, ...
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What are the 'powerful profession mechanics' in light armor?

In Guild Wars 2, you have three types of armor: Light, Medium and Heavy. Scholars wear light armor, Adventurers wear medium armor, Soldiers wear heavy armor. I get that the heavy armor provides more ...
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What use is “Spiteful Talisman” if it only affects half of the relevant skills

Reading the wiki for Spiteful Talisman I noticed the note that says that it actually doesn't increase the range nor the cooldown of the skill Reaper's Touch. Since the Focus has only 2 skills that ...
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Do effects that say “per condition” or “per boon” also work with stacks of the same condition/boon?

I wonder whether skills and traits that say they do something "per condition" or "per boon" on a certain target have the same effect when there are multiple conditions or boons as when there is an ...
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What to sell in the Trading Post?

I've been clearing maps and getting a lot of drops, some equipment stronger than the one I already have, thus switching my equipment to get better. Sometimes, I get drops which I can 'sell as junk' at ...
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Where do you get bombs from in Super Adventure Box?

I have seen several obvious looking destructible walls in Super Adventure Box, but have not been able to find a way to destroy them. Considering the Zelda influences, are there bombs available to ...
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Being in a party with a friend in Guild Wars 2

When I'm in a party with a friend of mine, how can I follow him? Is there a combination of keys which allows me to run towards him? And besides that, if one of the party members walks through a ...
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What are the hanging mushrooms for in the Super Adventure Box?

So in this months content 'Super Adventure Box' there are a number of jumping mushroom which are at an angle with a green glowing item hanging from them. When attacked the green item falls to the ...
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How can I get rid of the Flame and Frost living story entry under my list of things to do?

Is there a way to ignore the living story? I can collapse it, and it does look cool, but it's just a little extra clutter on my top-right that isn't relevant to me.
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What are the best Guild Wars 2 servers for a UK player? [closed]

I've read forums saying that Gandara and Desolation are the unofficial UK servers but those posts were written shortly after launch. What are currently the best server choices for a UK player looking ...
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Guild Wars 2 Digital Deluxe items acquisition [duplicate]

A few months ago, I've purchased the pre-order edition of Guild Wars 2 Digital Deluxe. I haven't been able to play the game up untill now due a computer upgrade. I was wondering which items can be ...
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How is Blind affected by Unshakable?

The tooltip for the Unshakable buff says: Gains defiant when targeted by crowd control skills. Blind is 10% effective. Weakness and vulnerability last 50% less time. What does "Blind is 10% ...
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How does equipment scale regarding sidekicking and WvW? [duplicate]

In PVE, in the process of leveling up, you find better armor and weapons, and those have better / higher stats. Assuming you're level 50 with appropiate-level armor, what stats are given to you when ...
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How to start the Morgan's Spiral quest chain?

There is a jump puzzle in Morgan's spiral, but it can only be activated while the tower is "in bloom". However, many risen party poopers seem to have for sole purpose the destruction of the tower, ...
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Are rune bonuses stacked or are they replaced?

I've recently purchased a nice set of 6 Superior Runes of Scavenging for my flamethrower guardian build. However, I was wondering something. At 1 rune worn I get +28 condition damage, at 3 runes I get ...
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More agony resistance from infusions

With Fine Infusions such as as Precise Infusion, you just double-click it and apply to the ascended ring, right? However, can you add more infusions to the infused ring which results to +10 AR (+5 ...
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Escorted revived NPCs - now where have they gone?

In the Inquest Outer Complex, you'll often find many revivable corpses of researchers and workers. Well, last night, I decided to liberate all these corpses. I went to each part of the complex, ...
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Pearl Weapons vs Destroyer Weapons

Looking at GW2DB (and other crafting tools) recipes I found out at higher levels two categories of level 80 exotic weapons. Let's pick an example: Cleric's Pearl Sabre and Cleric's Destroyer Sword ...
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Can Individual Guild Influence Be Tracked?

In the guild log it shows influence gains grouped together, but its clear from how achievements work that the single member's influence is tracked down somehow, but I don't see where it's shown. Is ...
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Does “Search and Rescue” works when your pet is defeated?

Does "Search and Rescue" works when your pet is defeated?
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What are the ways to manage a large guild in terms of activity and representativeness?

I'm part of a large guild, oftenly full (500 members) and with 100~150 online. Officers find it very difficult to track who is active and representing the guild, is there any way to track down these ...
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What happens when you return to Mistlock Observatory in Fractals of the mists?

From Janauary 28 update it is now possible to return to Mistlock Observatory in the middle of a Fractal Dungeon run, as you can check in this screenshot: What I would like to make sure is: when you ...
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Is Eye Of The North Needed For World Completion? [duplicate]

Reading the GW2 wiki I found out some non-consistent data, when talking about World Completion one pages states that you don't need Hall Of Monuments zones, but the linked table lists also Eye Of The ...
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Location with High Salvagable Materials Drop Rate

So with the February Monthly Achievement; we need to salvage 500 items. This comes out to roughly 18 per day (assuming you play every day this month); but for the sake of argument lets say I want to ...
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How do you open a large blue runed door in Hidden Ourobon?

So I was exploring Harathi Hinterlands and I came across this massive door in Hidden Ourobon. Does anyone have any idea what it's for or if it can be opened? There appears to be a chamber behind it. ...
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What is this blank quest for?

The item with the bronze star. It showed up when the Frost and Fire update went live. I've logged in and out, map changed etc but nothing seems to update it. Is this a quest yet to be announced ...
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Which passive regeneration is the most effective?

There are several skills or traits which apply health regeneration in Guild Wars 2. For example, the one from the guardian's Virtue of Resolve, or the Elementalist's Soothing Mist. Which one brings ...
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2 PCs playing same game require to download patch 2 times, any solution?

This is quite bad: me and my girlfriend both play Guild Wars 2. She just downloaded a patch of 1GB on her PC, and now to play I have to download it again or copy paste it from her computer. Are there ...
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What is this particle effect?

So my warrior seems to have a strange gold flakes particle effect on her and I'm not sure where it came from. It doesn't seem to be related to anything, such as adrenaline. ...
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What's the Most Efficient Way to Farm Crafting Supplies From Mobs

I'm trying to work on my weapon and armor crafting in GW2, but I find myself running short on crafting supplies like totems and venom sacks. I know that supply bags (e.g., "small supply bags", "light ...
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How do you increase Agony Resistance in Fractal of the Mist at 40+ difficulty?

At this point in time you can only get a max of 30 Agony Resistance (AR) which is insufficient for surviving the Agony that hits you when fighting the Jade Maw boss. I can only imagine this getting ...
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When do a dungeon path counts as a daily path - In its beggining or end?

I think the best way to ask this question is with an example. We all know the server reset its dailies in midnight UTC, so, let's suppose it's the day of the lord 17 Jan 2012, 11:45 UTC, I'm with a ...
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In Guild Wars 2, what I should do with unwanted equipments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Most profitable way to get rid of equipment So, in Guild Wars 2 you have four things you can do with unwanted equipments: Sell on a vendor. Salvage the equipment. ...
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How many foes can you hit in melee at the same time

When I swing my hammer while being surrounded by foes, I think I might be hitting more than 5 at a time, which is meant to be the global area damage cap, but the numbers go away too fast for me to ...
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What is the maximum possible bonus to Karma?

I've been saving my Jugs of Liquid Karma from completing daily and monthly achievements, and I've got quite a few stashed away. Since it's possible to get bonuses to Karma through things like guild ...
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What is the best stat armor for a necromancer doing condition damage?

I have a necromancer that does condition damage. What is the best armor for this type of necro? It seems that the best armor would be the Grenth Karma Exotic armor that I can get from the Temple of ...
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Is it possible to mouse walk in Guild Wars 2?

I'd like to walk using only my mouse, as I can do in other games like Diablo 3. I searched and didn't find an option for this in Guild Wars 2. Is there no option to do this? Is there a workaround? A ...
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Is there any Looking for Group tool?

Is there any Looking for Group tool in Guild Wars 2? I'm trying to do a dungeon, but I can't find a party to complete it.