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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When do resource nodes respawn?

I know that resource nodes are individually instanced per player. However, I'm unsure what determines when the same resource nodes will respawn for any given player. I know they don't reset based on ...
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Which content can I transfer from Guild Wars 1 to Guild Wars 2?

As soon as Guild Wars 2 will be released, what content of my Guild Wars 1 account can I transfer over to Guild Wars 2?
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What factors contribute to world completition?

I was recently running through Caledon Forest, where I had 100% completion, when I had a message "[some area name] discovered" pop up. This also revealed the area on my map. It wasn't a point of ...
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How does combat function in Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2 looks pretty great, but I'm still not sure how combat functions. Is it more like TERA, where you have to aim and dodge, or is it more like WOW, where you just select a target and spells ...
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How does Magic Find work in Guild Wars 2?

There are many items which grant increased magic find (+X% Magic Find), and I'm curious exactly how it works, since it varies from game to game. In some games Magic Find just results in more items ...
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How do combos work in Guild Wars 2?

I see some of my skills say something like 'combo finisher (projectile)', but I don't think I've ever done a combo. How do they work? I always solo, is this only for multiple characters or can they ...
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What determines bonus xp?

Sometimes when I kill an enemy, I get a popup saying that I received bonus experience for the kill. Why do I get this bonus XP? I can't seem to narrow it down the variables. It happens whether I'm ...
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Are charisma, dignity and ferocity used for something besides NPC dialogs?

Besides the answers you can give in some dialogs (where I imagine that a kind of "roll check" is performed to see if it succeeds / fails) what are these atributes used for? Do they unlock special ...
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When do the daily achievements reset?

Guild Wars 2 rewards you with a Mystic Coin if you complete a set of Daily Achievements. As their name might indicate, they reset every day, allowing you to complete them again for more arena net ...
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What is the best way to earn gold for a level 80?

Gold is very essential in the game. Tier 3 cultural sets cost over 100g. Many other stuff also requires a large amount of gold. What are some good methods of earning gold fast for a level 80?
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What is the most profitable way to get rid of equipment?

I have acquired a lot of nice blue and green equipments ~lvl 20. I have no use for these since my class can't equip them. Should I just npc these or salvage them? What is the most profitable way?
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What do you get when you level after you have already reached level 80?

I have finally reached level 80 in Guild Wars 2 and I figured since that was the max level, my exp bar would just be perpetually filled and I wouldn't glow when I level. However that is not the case. ...
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How do I transfer to a full world in Guild Wars 2?

I want to transfer my characters from my world to a world where my friends are playing, but, their world is full. I tried many times to refresh the the world list and close/open the game but the ...
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What are the gameplay implications for each of the Digital Deluxe items?

I am looking at buying Guild Wars 2, and I was wondering what the in-game implications of each of the items available with the Digital Deluxe/Collections Edition have? The items in question are: ...
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How does “3x damage” work?

Does the damage from Mind Wrack have diminishing returns? The tooltip seems to imply that each successive illusion shattered deals less damage. Is this correct, or am I misreading the tooltip, and ...
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How much can buffs and debuffs stack?

In Guild Wars 2, when casting an existing buff (boon) or debuff (condition), rather than overwriting the current buff (or debuff), it will apply it's own separate effect. The wiki explains that these ...
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Person to Person Trading in Guild Wars 2

The one thing I couldn't figure out this weekend if it was possible to do person to person trades like you can in Guild Wars 1. Is that possible or will it only be limited to the Auction house or ...
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Guild Wars 2 - change crafting profession

How much does it cost to change the crafting profession? It depends on your level? I haven't found something official... Also do you lose the crafting level of the previous profession?
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What determines the amount of tokens awarded after completing an explorable dungeon?

I just completed my first explorable dungeon and was happy to receive 30 tokens, until I realized the rest of the group got 60 and 55 tokens. Do you miss out if you are dead at the wrong moment in a ...
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Do I need to download the client again?

I have read here that Guild Wars 2 client is available. I have pre-purchased the game, and I have been participating on the beta weekend events, so I have already downloaded a client from them. ...
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Full servers: based on total population or current players logged in?

Full servers: based on total population or current players logged in? Supposedly server statuses will bounce between high and full, though I am unsure if that is based on people transferring on and ...
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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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Where to find a Juvenile Shark?

I have Shark listed in my pet list, but I can't find it anywhere to tame it. Has anyone found one yet and can you tell me where you found it?
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What are each races racial skills and how do they work?

I know in Guild Wars 2 each race has thier own unique 'racial skills'. But I am not sure how exactly they are unlocked/applied/used. It would be great to have this information somewhere so people can ...
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What are the requirement to gain experience in Guild Wars 2 when killing a mob?

What makes me gain experience when I kill a mob? Sometimes I try to help other players and when I kill a mob and I gain nothing. Why? Should I engage the fight? Is there a minimum damage? What is the ...
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How do your 'F1, F2, ect..' skills work?

I see that some Professions have skills bound to F1, F2 and so on. Yet some have 0 skills bound there. Are these Profession specific? And if so do you have to unlock them/spend points on them or do ...
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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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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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Daily kill variety. How to tell?

Is there any way to know what type of monsters have I already slain for the daily kill variety achievment? I randomly kill mobs untill I have it completed (10 different type of creatures), but some ...
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What is this new icon in some of the skills?

I notice in this last beta there's a new icon on some of the skills. It looks like a white triangle with a red 'X' on it. Any idea what this icon is suppose to mean?
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How does the level downscaling work?

When you visit lower level regions in Guild Wars 2, your level gets adjusted to the level of the area but what else is affected by this downscaling? I might be wrong since i didn't test it, but it ...
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How many Wintersday mini pets will I be able to make?

I have been doing the Wintersday Tixx instance every day since it was added, and so far I have built up a nice collection of frames, glue, stuffing, and mystical cogs; So far I've made the painted ...
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Where is a good place to farm Cloth scraps?

I'm trying to level up leather working, but I'm having a lot of trouble since I require a lot of Jute in order to do so, but it seems to be fairly rare. I'm currently level 30, and my Leather working ...
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Hall of Monuments in Guild Wars

Given the new information on the Hall of Monuments for Guild Wars, what is the easiest and/or best way to earn some statues (and thus Monument Points)? (edit) More precisely: Which statues are ...
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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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What happens when you deposit all collectibles?

On the inventory screen, if you click the gear icon, and then "Deposit All Collectibles", some stuff from your inventory will disappear. I think the idea is that it will automatically send such items ...
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What do the colors mean for crafting?

Under the production tab, all my options are now different colors. They seem to be changing as I use them more. What does this mean?
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Do speed boosts only apply when at full health?

Or possibly, is there some other relationship between health and speed? I ask because I have some passive speed boosts: Windborne Dagger (elementalist trait passive +15% speed) and Signet of Air (+10% ...
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What does cross-profession combo 'Cleansing Bolts' do?

I play Guardian and I have been playing with Greatsword which allows me a light field, which I can then combo with Whirl to get 'Cleansing Bolts'. What does 'Cleansing Bolts' do? Looking at the wiki ...
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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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What factors determine the type of medal (bronze/silver/gold) for event participation? [closed]

In an event you can get a bronze, silver, or gold medal for your participation. I've been awarded gold in cases where I came in late and hardly put in any effort, and I've seen bronze when I worked my ...
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Is the consumable magic find buff multiplative or additive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Magic Find work in Guild Wars 2? Currently my armor, weapon, and accessory is set up to maximize magic find. my gear is as follows: +18% magic find from ...
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What are the different dungeon modes?

The answer to another question I asked points me towards the Guild Wars 2 Wiki article for dungeons, which has this comment at the bottom: With the implementation of story mode and the subsequent ...
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Does your level serve any purpose outside of PvE?

In Guild Wars 2 you can play PvE, WvW, and PvP. When you play WvW and PvP you are at level 80, not your actual level. So is your level meaningless outside of PvE, or is there some reason for me to ...
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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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Is there a list of Guild Wars 2 servers?

I'm going to start downloading the game client, and before I pick up any server I want to know if there's a list of each server available so I can run CMD on Windows and and choose the one with less ...
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What are the locations and level requirements for each of the dungeons?

So far I've managed to make it fairly far through the main story with decent map completion without ever entering a dungeon, but while reading through all of the mails I've collected for completing ...