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 '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.
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Is there a way to improve gear in structured PvP?

After playing a few games on structured PvP, I began to wonder if there is any way to improve your PvP gear you receive when you join the Heart of the mists. When you get into sPvP you receive a ...
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Which profession has the longest ranged attack?

According to this site, warriors and mesmers have the longest ranged attacks, but this doesn't take into account traits which can increase range. If traits are considered, which profession has the ...
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Why are people selling Training Manuals in the Trading Post?

I just noticed that there are Training manuals being sold in the Trading Post. Why is anyone selling these when you buy them from trainers? Is there something I'm missing here? Is there another way ...
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What's the best way to get exotic armor in Guild Wars 2?

What's the best way to get exotic armor in Guild Wars 2 using in-game means? I'm specifically looking for ways to in-game, that is, excluding buying gems with real money. Best in this context can ...
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Guild Wars 2 Chests content dependent on killing its boss?

In noticed that in the later maps in Guild Wars 2, there are some bosses with chests. Some of those chests can be opened by distracting the boss or sneaking to the chest. However, my attempts (with ...
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Which are the possibilities for acquiring a Hammer with Critical Damage stat?

I know that there are some hammers with the + x% Critical Damage stat such as The Colossus, which is very expensive. Which are the other hammers with the same set of stats of the colossus one ? How ...
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Is it possible to stunlock in PvP?

Is there any profession capable of stunlock in PvP? How would that work? "What do you mean by stunlock? Unable to act or move for 5 seconds? For 10 seconds? Indefinitely?" (Question made by @Brant) ...
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Are there diminishing return for crowd control?

Considering that warriors can stun for X seconds with the Earthshaker Hammer skill. If 5 warriors chain stun a target, will it be stunned by 5*X seconds ? (Considering that each stun is landed right ...
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Is it possible to rejoin a dungeon in progress?

I was running Fractals of the Mists with a pickup group recently, and part of the way through the second fractal, one of the party members was somehow ejected from the dungeon. His portrait changed to ...
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Which condition is converted to which boon?

In Guild Wars 2, there are some traits such as Pure of Voice and skills like Contemplation of Purity that manages to convert suffering conditions into the matching boons. I've managed to find the ...
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How do critical hits and on crit effects work with Trick Shot?

Trick Shot can bounce between up to three enemies. Do each of these hits have their own check for critical hit? Will on crit effects such as sigils or traits trigger multiple times for one skill ...
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How can I craft a new underwater helm?

So far I have made a full set of exotic armour and exotic weapons, but I have one slot yet that I can't work out how to craft - the 'underwater helm' slot. I have seen stuff on the trading post for ...
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What materials are required to craft a full set of exotic armour?

I want to make a full set of exotic "medium" (ie: leatherworking) armour but haven't bought any of the recipes for the insignias yet. In this instance I'm wanting the Precision and Condition Damage ...