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There is a more or less hidden wiki article on the Black Lion Chest Drop rates, which is a user-curated list of drops, totalling 886 chests. Due to changes in the drop chances with patches, I would not trust on the reliability of this method. A better way to check current droprates is to look on the Guild Wars 2 subreddit for posts of people mass-opening ...
Not entirely sure if I understood your question. You can continue to earn rewards towards your Guild Wars 2 account by re-installing Guild Wars and completing Hall of Monuments objectives. Q: Will I be able to continue earning Hall of Monuments rewards in Guild Wars after Guild Wars 2 is released? A: Yes. https://hom.guildwars2.com/en/faq/
Additional content (Living World) is locked behind a pay wall if you weren't active at the time that additional content was released. Keep in mind you can trade in-game gold for the required currency (gems). If that additional content gives you a competitive advantage is debatable (see also comments below).
No, GW2 is not a "pay to win" game. Microtransactions in GW2 are made with an in-game currency called Gems. Gems can be traded for gold or spent in the Gem Store. This means that anything that can be bought using only in-game gold can essentially be bought using real-world money. This would be problematic in games where having the highest stats is rare, ...
TL;DR : Guild Wars 2 isn't pay to win but pay to look pretty. You can indeed use real money to get in game gold, however the gear you can aquire with this gold has the same stats than lower priced gear with the same rarity. This come from the fact that stats on gear don't have random values but fixed values. Which means you can buy an exotic weapon for 1 ...
No it is not. No items offered by the Gem Store offer any in-game advantage at all. Items sold in the Gem Store for real money are all convenience or cosmetic in nature. It was a founding principle of the game that you should not be able to gain an advantage by paying money. You can find out more about the Gem Store on the wiki.
You can buy the Lucky Great Ram Lantern for about 10 gold at the moment. With different stats to choose from.
The official wiki explains how you get there: Starting from Camp Resolve, go north-west towards Northern Shelf and then east to Picaroon Scratch. Go down the stairs along the eastern wall and then west through the cave until you reach Drydock Grotto Waypoint. If the gate at the stairs is shut, you'll have to complete Drive the bandits out of ...
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