Our skill challenge guide series continues today with the mid-level map, Bloodtide Coast. This map features the entrance to the Chantry of Secrets, oodles of bandits, and more underwater content than you can shake a trident at. It also plays home to six unique skill challenges, with most being fairly straight forward, and one or two offering a true challenge for most players.
If you’ve been following my Black Lion Underground series, you might have noticed my tip several weeks ago about Giant Eyes. These rare items didn’t yet have a known recipe and I suggested purchasing them on the basis that they one day would. Sure enough, the latest patch notes didn’t disappoint. Please note that all prices are based on the time of writing and are subject to change based on market fluctuations.
Guild Wars 2's World vs. World is very similar to Dark Age of Caemlot's Realm vs. Realm. Both are persistent open world battlegrounds that pits three factions of players against each other in medieval keep sieging. We take a look at how the two games compare and take a look at the history of DAoC for GW2 players confused by the constant references within the community.
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It’s been a busy week for me, finally obtaining the 990 Deadly Bloom Tokens I needed from Twilight Arbor, to purchase two swords and a greatsword. The only problem I now have is that I’m going to have to do it all again for my thief. In need of some light reading relief, I’ve searched high and low for interesting content from around the Guild Wars 2 community for your reading pleasure.
If there’s one thing Guild Wars 2 has no shortage of, it’s pirates. Whether living or undead, they have a strong presence in the game on numerous maps. And while player characters won’t be sailing the high seas in search of lost treasure, we do regularly draw some heavy influence from our pirateering brethren. Part of the fun of scampering around Tyria and defeating the native inhabitants is to see what kind of shiny loot they have, after all.
One of the ways to increase your chances of obtaining the shiniest loot possible for your efforts is through items, consumables, or temporary buffs that provide an increase to Magic Find. There is a tradeoff, however, as Magic Find found on accessories, armor, or weapons will replace a more vital combat attribute.
In this guide we’ll go over your different options for putting together a cost effective set of magic find gear, outline the various types of consumables and buffs that enhance it even further, and explain how it impacts your chances of obtaining higher quality loot.
Well that didn’t take long to make money. Here I was only several days ago back on the path to poverty after taking an amulet gamble, only to find myself relatively rich, having leapt from around 60s to 17 gold. It’s also nice knowing that I’ve products worth 5 gold wrapped up in the Trading Post that I can draw down at any moment. Please note that all prices are based on the time of writing and are subject to change based on market fluctuations.
Structures are critical to scoring points in World vs. World, the persistent battleground in Guild Wars 2. Upgrading these structures can mean the difference between your world owning it or the enemy. Our advanced WvW guide looks at the various upgrades for resource camps, towers, keeps, and castles, what they realistically do, and when to start the upgrade.