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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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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Why did my damaged gear lose its Rune bonus?

In Guild Wars 2, gear can either become Damaged or Broken. According to the wiki: Damaged (Repairs) Damaged armor has no direct negative effect, but if all equipped pieces of equipment are ...
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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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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 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 useful applications do tonics have?

Fairly regularly (and especially in Black Lion chests) I seem to be given tonics whose description says will transform me into an ooze or a moa or what have you for 15 minutes. It also says I can't ...
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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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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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Please suggest EU “Home world” [on hold]

Please suggest best English-speaking Home world in EU region for WvW. Good organized fights, best WvW oriented guilds and etc.
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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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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 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 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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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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Recreate the PvP Rampager's amulet

In PvP, the amulet are used to summarised all the armour, weapon and Trinkets stats. How did they come with the Rampager's Amulet +284 Power +798 Precision +569 Condition Damage +284 Vitality Plus ...
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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 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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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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How do I identify Asura gates at a distance?

If I get within a few feet of an Asura gate, text will appear telling me where it leads. However, this is not very convenient in places like Lion's Arch, where there are many gates. Is there any way ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 do I craft a legendary weapon?

By all accounts, Legendary weapons are of equal power to Ascended (Pink) weapons, and so do not confer a statistical advantage over their less impressive Ascended companions, but their Legendary ...
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In what ways can you acquire Aquatic Helms?

I have noticed that some heart karma vendors sell Aquatic Helms, but I haven't been able to acquire them in any other way. Are there any ways to acquire Aquatic Helms aside from Heart Vendors?
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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 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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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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Does party size influence magic find percentage?

I have heard many a rumor going around in the Guild Wars 2 community that you get a hidden magic find buff if you are in a party of five. After looking everywhere I have found no evidence of this ...
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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 is the Guild Wars 2 map overflow, and how does it work?

Last night a friend and I wanted to play the game together. We had chosen the same server and were both standing in the same location but we could not find each other. We did however get a message ...
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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 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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Cost for resetting Trait Points

Does the cost for resetting your Trait points go up depending on how many times you've done it in the past or does it go up depending on your level or some other factor?
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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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How do multiple combo fields interact with finishers?

If i have multiple combo fields below me and then do a whirl attack, which combo field effect get triggered? In one of the boss battles i had a fire, poison and light combo field below me but it ...
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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 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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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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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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Are there exotic versions of back gear?

So far the best gear I found for that slot would be from the guild armorer, which cost 5g for the level 80 rare version. Any idea if there are other sources?
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Help! I'm trapped in a wall!

I've managed to get myself stuck in the geometry of a wall. I can't jump or walk or dodge out it seems. In most other MMO's I've played, /Stuck, or /Unstuck or some variant thereof can be used to ...