Questions tagged [guild-wars-2]

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 each race's racial skills and how do they work?

I know in Guild Wars 2 each race has their 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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guild wars 2 beta client same as the real client [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I need to download the client again? I have been playing GW2 in the beta. I have the beta client downloaded and it is up to date. Do i need a different client to play the ...
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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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Does the guild vault have collectible storage?

In Guild Wars 2 each character has a bank that they can store items in. One of the nice features is that it has a section for storing "collectibles" such as crafting materials. Guilds can also unlock ...
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Is there a difference between map chat and team chat in WvW in Guild Wars 2?

According to the wiki on chat commands and this image, /team will send a message to your team in WvW and /map sends to all players in your zone. Does the /map allow everyone, including enemies, to see ...
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Are the Collector's Edition items tradeable?

I'm interested in sharing the collectors edition items with a friend, is this possible or are the items linked to the collectors edition account?
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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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What's the quickest and most reliable way to untarget your current target in GW2?

Something that's been bothering me with the Guild Wars 2 controls is that there seems to be no way to deselect a target if you have a target selected. From looking at the list of control bindings ...
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Is the engineer the closest class to the Shaman?

I've always loved shaman classes, was a shaman in WoW. Sad to say there is no Shaman class in GW2 but is the engineer the closest class like it?
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Do each of the races in Guild Wars 2 have their own starting location?

Is the starting point for new chars the same for all races, or is it more like WOW where every race has their own spawn point?
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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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What do the downed penalty icons mean?

http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Death_penalty So we know what it is, but in game next to your HP you get a little coloured skull which shows you have some 'downed penalty' points. Does anyone know ...
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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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What benefits do you gain from playing the Guild Wars 2 beta?

I know you get a 3 day headstart - but in gears 3 for example, you got special skins for the weapons if you played the beta. Are there similar rewards?
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Do Guild Wars 2 Beta characters carry over to the full release? [closed]

If you play the beta will you be able to access your characters in the full game when released?
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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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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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What determines how fast you revive someone in Guild Wars 2

In Guild Wars 2, you are able to revive other downed players and pets/NPC allies. To revive someone, you channel the revive skill and as you channel the skill, the person or animal you are channeling ...
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Is there a global storage in Guild Wars 2?

Is there a global storage in Guild Wars 2 like in Guild War where all your characters have access to it? It seems like a functionality that would naturally be there but I have yet to find it yet.
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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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How do you show FPS and ping in GW2?

I know for the original Guild Wars, there was a switch/option -perfs that displays FPS and ping in the upper-right corner. Does Guild Wars 2 have a similar option?
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How do I create a guild in Guild Wars 2?

I was just wondering how you create a guild in Guild Wars 2? Beta weekend starts tomorrow and I am going to need to create our guild, but I have not seen anything about how to create one in GW2. ...
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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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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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