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Was Crecia getting wet here?
Based Primordous for burning down Ebonhawke.
Fucking whore, get out of that shitty house and move your fat ass already ffs MOVE FUCK
Based Primordus raping Taimi back to life.
Primordius raping Dominion of the Winds when?
>>320749319Absolutely. Women love it when men fight over them, which is why they constantly flirt with other men to instigate conflict so they can get incredibly turned on. Anti-rape laws were the most misogynistic thing to happen to the modern world.
>>320749319Pretty sure. I would be.
When will core engineer become viable? It's kind of ridiculous that both scrapper and holosmith have absurd damage output along with tremendous sustain through barriers and condition cleansing, while core has to play the fucking piano to hit their respective skill floors.
>>320752923Core Classes are objectively outclassed by their specs. Thanks for stating the obvious again.
Crecia is hot.
Taimi's bloody, beaten body begging for help is also hot. Maybe even hotter?
Why must I be cursed to wish for a charr wife, one I will truly never have?
charr into oven
>>320758704buy me dinner first
haven't played this game since heart of thrones launched, anything new happened and did they finally get their head out of their ass and start making new cosmetic armor ?
>>320759240we got another expac, its a lot better than hot and we're getting another expac soon ish
P O M
best way to farm these pieces of shit
>>320759514>its a lot better than hot>>320759547daily fractals
Posting spicy cat 2 one last time to accrue maximum shill so that I can acquire dopaminehttps://archiveofourown.org/works/28126824
>>320759930i was refering to the maps in hot; theyre pain to get around, theres a lot of really powerful normal mobs that stop you if try go through an area or go through the only path available to the next waypoint, and the mini map is no help in tangled depths
>>320761062So what you're saying about HoT taking place in a difficult to navigate jungle where everything is actively trying to kill you is bad because it's a difficult to navigate jungle where everything is actively trying to kill you? Enlightening.
>>320759956I liked the first one and am currently reading this.If I could levy any criticism of your work so far I'd say it's the typographical errors and not always using setting/character-appropriate language. I don't know whether you carefully proof-read, but that might help with the former. For the latter, it just strikes me as odd when I read "salty," and perhaps also the frequency of the word "fuck," and occasionally how verbose someone is. Sometimes the sentence structure could be a bit tighter, but I can't think of any concrete examples right now.Regardless, good job. the tsundere sex had me shooting
>>320760193Based and pompilled
>>3207615931) Where did your pic come from?2) Would you prefer game mechanic-based dialogue?
How do I get the Ghost Mage to spawn? I want to leave this map but this thing won't let me.
>>320762141Have you sacrificed Gold to the RNG machine known as Ecto Gambling? Only EctoGold can raise your RNG high enough for you to escape this hell-grind.
>>320758210>exotic crafted heavy armor and a low-level mishmash of medium armorIt's like I'm back at launch
>>320761245no its bad game design to annoy your players, going through the hot maps are easy now because you have zip through everything on mounts, at launch you had to walk and fight everything on a narrow path to get to where youre going and if you fuck up once you have to start over. i want nothing to do with the meta event, i just want to get to where i need to go and get out
>>320762552So what you're saying is that the maps where everything is difficult to navigate is bad because it encourages max-level players to unlock masteries to make the maps where everything is difficult to navigate easier? Riveting.
>>320761989>1) Where did your pic come from?I'm not entirely sure. It might have something to do with Lion's Arch however.>2) Would you prefer game mechanic-based dialogue?How facetiously is this meant to be taken? I'm not sure if setting and mechanics even have to have any overlap.
>>320762552I used to think that way, but then I figured out how the maps worked and now I think they're kinda neat
>>320761593In the interest of writing easier I tend to throw out the conventions of trying too hard to get the language just right, since I wrote the whole thing in a flurry four times my average writing speed and I usually gravitate towards more feeling-based dialogue like the hack I am. I've always had a problem with verbose characters and weird sentence structures, so those are things I have been continuously working on. Kinda hit a plateau like a year ago though. I mean as the story itself hits its beats and I'm not being too heinously inaccurate with it.
>>320762928I'm also like this but I still thing PoF is far better because it was a massive region with amazing atmosphere to explore and soak in, where you didn't have to fight for your life every five fucking steps and where every single resource node down to a fucking flower was patrolled by annoying-ass elite mobs who have bullshit teleport and evade spam and start respawning by the time you finally cleared the area or are near to killing the champion dickhead Hero Challenger with 10,000,000,000 health and a CC bar scaled for 5 peopleWell, PoF still have the griffons who can go suck a fucking choya but my point is, PoF maps weren't a deliberate pain in the ass that want you to wait in the LFG for every little thing
rytlock is sexy
>>320769541nah ur mom
HoT and PoF open world are two extremes. One has high mob density, and many of them are quite dangerous, and the other is the opposite. I hope for EoD they can meet somewhere in the middle, perhaps even with some contrast between dangerous and peaceful areas.
>>320770487i'm sorry you think hot is too difficult buddy, have you tried dodging?
Season 3 was the golden age of gw2.
>>320772887did you make that for me? I'm touched.
I just want to hold Kuunavang's hand
>>320770736Kaineng districts filled with gangs, imperial troops and ministry's agents is going to be fun.
>>320762141It's random. I've heard the map supposedly cycles each champion so the same one doesn't spawn twice in row, so lets say Devourer spawns then the next champion spawn won't be Devourer again.
>>320772364did they ever release the track they used in the trailer for that episode
>>320772364Otaku Aurene confirmed
>>320763189I was gauging your autism levels. You passed.
>>320770736I hope it's even harder and more unforgiving than HoT at release. I hope you're forced to party up or work together with others to survive even just exploring.
>>320779741>All Mobs are Lvl95 w/ strong AF single-target p/cDPS, no-cleave.>You are automatically put into LFG as soon as you exit the safe-zones likes camps or citiesidk could be kino
>>320778995But what does passing mean? A positive, or negative?
>>320780291>every mob requires breaking breakbars and boonstripping their constant stability and aegis
I started playing this a while back, and is it worth getting the 100% map completion for the gear, or is it invalidated by the Expansion gear? Also, what do the expansions add? I havent been researching as much as I have been playing and getting to 80.
>>320781168Gear is horizontal so don't worry about it. If you got to level 80 and finished the personal story while playing for free, and you enjoyed the game, then buy the expansions and continue playing. If you didn't, then don't worry about it and move on. There's not a single MMO worth getting in to because one day you will have moved on with your life and all the time you spent playing will have been wasted nothingness.
>>320782126>one day you will have moved on with your life and all the time you spent playing will have been wasted nothingness.
I wonder, Sister...are your Exalted attendants shaping you as they shaped me? Have their words taken hold of your heart?Do you feel the weight of those words grow heavier with every passing moment?Some advice: if you grow weary of your caretakers, offer a hiss or a swat of your tail and watch them scatter.Do not let them—or yourself—forget what you are.
>>320772364kittdai was the golden age of gw2
>>320786770praise joko was the golden age of gw2
>Altar of the Six Gods in Amnoon has Balthazar's statue covered with a basket, bare of any offerings, and a Hamnassen Trade Cache behind it.GW2 used to have creativity behind it. Even when their time and tools were limited. Now we have recolored Weapon Skins sold as brand-new.
>>320788028I appreciate that little detail you mentioned too, but literally nobody is going to herald the PoF maps as the most "creative" in the game or anything. In fact, quite the opposite opinion is frequently, and correctly, shared. HoT maps have an immeasurable amount more detail and creativity packed into them than any of the PoF maps.
>>320747080Are we in the redemption arc saga for GW2? Haven't played in a while and last time I played the game wasn't even popular enough for a /vg/ thread. Is the game getting popular again or something?
>>320782126by that logic there's no hobby worth getting into.>no point in lifting weights and staying healthy because one day you'll get old and lose your gains>no point in playing an RPG because one day you'll get bored and beat the game>no point in playing minecraft because one day the server will be deletedthis is the wrong mindset for pretty much anything. It sounds like you have the wrong mindset for playing mmos.
>>320793876Most people do. They're constantly looking ahead instead of playing now, usually because the game isn't actually fun, and when they hit the wall and can't see beyond it, they don't know what to do.
>>320772364I don't know how they did it, but I still regularly visit the season 3 maps to farm nodes, and maybe even do the meta if it's going.Also I had a long break from the game, but what's up with the season dailies? I noticed they only cycle through a singe map each day now.
>>320792205>Are we in the redemption arc saga for GW2?No.>the game wasn't even popular enough for a /vg/ thread.Oh, it was. People just gave up on making threads because a shitpost bot would instantly make it unusable.
>>320794114The same'll happen to IBS/LWS5 after EOD drops.
>>320794114It's to reduce clutter in the daily achievements tab, which has grown quite large since then.
>>320794114By making it one map for each daily, the maps are now theoretically more active. To compensate the daily rewards were multiplied by like three or four, so people could actually get beneficial things from the map instead of hoping other players would show up.
How can the next expansion top thishttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEggQjJPAAkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWNaOGqrZho
>>320796103>>320796138I figured it might me something like that. Didn't know you got increased reward for it though.
>>320762512Basic armor for a basic bitch.Til next week.
>>320759547WvW/PvP non-repeatable tracks + Fractals
>>320792205possibly. The game is coming to Steam at some point which is pretty big for discoverability. It literally turned Destiny 2 from a really dead game on PC (GW2 isn't dead, but still) to one of the biggest shooters on PC, pretty much overnight. Its fair to say they should have done this ages ago.
>>320806472I hope they FINALLY FUCKING OPTIMIZE THIS PIECE OF SHIT first
>>320806583It can't be optimized without remaking the entire game. GW2 runs solely on DX9 at 32bit. It's impossible to reduce the lag when more than twenty people are on the screen, no matter what graphics card you're using. Really. Can't be done.
>>320792205How are people still even asking this sort of question? Are you all fucking retarded? We are getting the Cantha expac, dude. C A N T H A. Cantha? Hello? Anyone? You know, the thing they retconned out of the entire universe and literally sunk into a fucking hole into the ground because the asian overlords said no? THAT Cantha? Are you fucking stupid? WE ARE GOING TO CANTHA! THE ONLY THING THAT ANYONE HAS FUCKING WANTED SINCE LAUNCH YOU STUPID FAGGOTS.CANTHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
>>320807687isn't there an unofficial mod that upgrades the game to use DX12 or some shit. I mean how would it be to make that official, its something they could reasonably do. There's a lot of addons out there that allow the game to run way smoother.
If your homeworld is Faguuma then you're a faggot.
hmm... do i want the griffon or the cool skin?decisions, decisions, decisions
>>320814521fuck me uwu
Imagine not having a skyscale in this game
>>320817895It's more fun running around with Fireworks runes, with a +25% movement speed signet, or being a DH/Chrono than it is to roam around with mounts, expecting your skyscale or beetle to save you from all of the dangers that are on the map.
>>320753735Core warrior, guardian, thief, ranger, and necromancer are all competitive or at least viable in PvP.
>>320817895>particle of dust hovering slight above ground >skyscale sticks to it midair instead of landing
>>320818125>>320818220why are you even playing gw2 if you don't get a skyscale?
>>320818553Can you really say that you're playing GW2 if you're using the skyscale to completely skip content?
>>320818747when did I say that?
>>320818125Kaineng is going to be fun without the Skyscale.
>>320792205desu it really seems like they have new management, or new higher ups running the show now. The game was mega stagnant for like 2 years but suddenly they're putting the game on Steam and releasing a new expac? Just seems really out of the blue for a game that did nothing for such a long time. Chinese overlords must not have been happy with the game dying.
No matter how manly I try to look, I just come out as gay...
What are Mesmer good at?
>>320826364If you're a chrono you're one of the best for raiding and WvW. If you're core or a mirage you can go fuck yourself after the turbo nerfs.
>>320825075Just accept it at this point
-2 huge maps and 1/2 map each 2 months after release (4 maps total on the table)-9 elite specs (no new weapons and no new weapons for the profession, but already usable weapon skills changes if you pick new elite specs, new traitline with new skills and you can use old elite specs if you wish - for example any core traitline, 1 from 2 old elite traitline and newest traitline)-new global mastery - fisting!.. sorry, Fishing!!October 2021 be vaccinated be in Cantha
skycopium is strong in this thread, maybe lower your dose a little huh? *jumps away with pic related*
>>320829889Why does that exist it's like looking at an asura with a beard
i am charr
Can we really trust Anet with Cantha after THIS abomination?
Just leveled Ele and took weaver. Holy fuck it's hard to play. Tiny healthpool, constant in melee range. I'm getting oneshotted in hot and pof all the time, even though I've started with full exotic gear from AH. I leveled Mirage, Deadeye, Holosmith and Renegade and It was never so hard.
>>320831720You probably should have gone for tempest first, since tempest has plenty of sustain with it. If you're going power weaver you can get knight's trinkets to go with berserker or assassin weapons and armor (as long as you don't go over crit cap), or you can go condi and get settler's and throw on Balthazar runes and a smoldering sigil.
>>320831229Regarding Dragonrise from the wiki:>While in the unfrozen waters, Drakkar's body was exposed to the elements and its body began to break down, exposing its bone and decomposing fat.>In the century since, Drakkar was slowly shifted by Jormag's power, twisting into a form the Ice Dragon desired. In 1325 AE, the Elder Dragon Zhaitan was slain by the Pact, and Jormag received a part of its powers over death. This power influenced Drakkar as well, further altering its form, with many of its bones and ribcage exposed, and growing ice spikes along its body.That being said, its a hard sell for me. Compare the bone structures of the heads in your pic. Unless Drakkar's eyes are on the back of its head, I'm calling bullshit on Anet. They started themselves out with a dragon, but ended up wanting to go with a skeletal pliosaur to really play into the 'frozen water' concept (which, honestly, I like nu-drakkar's design more than the old one). Its still bullshit reasoning for the change, so its sad to see the possibilty of drastic redesigns for EoD as well
>>320831720you have to dance while playing piano never stop moving
>>320831720use elite elemental as shield
>>320825075IMO switch to gladiator chest and berserker shoulder armour and it should already be an improvement. Why did you go for the manatee body type if you wanted to look manly? Pick the one with abs and muscle definition, not the one that looks like he gets fucked by elonians for a living. >>320826364Breaking mirrors Being the illusion all alongTeleporting scrubs at the end of jumping puzzles
I hope you roleplay properly and murder other players when they fail to kill Drakkar again and again and again.
>>320828894>already usable weapon skills changes if you pick new elite specsFuck that shit, existing weapon skills should be rebalanced, not abandoned and replaced by elite specs.
>>320836320>be guardian>players start attacking you>they stop a couple of seconds after, barely making a dent in your healthtrash coming to know their place
Minister Reiko was right!
>>320837089Ofc most skills will be rebalanced, that announcement was just quick summary
>>320836320I only recently did the "kill Drakkar 10 times" achievement when hunting for points, and even then it was a chore because of long and boring the fight is. Mostly just afk'd at the entrance scaling it up for those who endorse this content. Still yet to see the meta fail, that's like the only thing that would've made it fun. Wanna pop a pile of pve peeps with an unblockable burst then banner stomp them for the hell of it.
i did drakkar meta without mastery that can unlock chests in the end and also i was thinking it's part of campaign in that map, that was probably biggest fuck up i made in this game and never did any other meta since (this happened autumn tho)
How do you fight Claw of Jormag in Drizzle wood?
I just did both Drizzlewood meta events and I still have no idea what a cache keeper is or whatever the other dailies are talking about.>>320838652You have to complete Southern Drizzlewood's meta to claim the bridge, and then complete Northern Drizzlewood's meta to push into the citadel. The Claw fight happens after successfully clearing the blood chamber, and then you just need to learn how to fucking dodge and hide behind terrain.
>>320826364placing portals on chests in meta events
>>320838847Well aren't you just a fucking cunt.
>>320838771Cache keepers are the champs that appear after you take the bridge, the ones people rush about to kill in the southern part.
>>320838905me scourge no one would notice and people blame mesmer
>>320838938Oh fuck me they're still doing boss rushes after meta events? I'm an old man, I have to take a mandatory fifteen-minute break every hour or else I get a headache. Why can't cache keepers appear after we take a territory back so I don't have to hurt myself?
I can't even kill hero point veteran in pof using weaver without skills. Lightning orb from tempest warhorn deal more damage than entire sword skillset. Plus dagger somehow have 2x more range on autoattack.
>have to take real huge brick>cant stop browsing threadwat do
>>320839069You can probably take breaks between or during the assaults on territories, then show up, tag a few npcs, final boss, loot the chest, to back to afk, same with the final assault. Then you loot chests for like 12 min, before taking a 5 min break, after which you tag the north meta first tribune and go afk again until the next one shows up etc. That's coming from someone who only did the entire thing more than 1-2 times because the meta achievement which awards /playdead required it.
>>320839521It's a fucking rush when you solo a Champ over an half-hour using nothing but Stances.Definitely wouldn't recc it ever again.
>>320839521Yeah, I'd say tempest is better geared for open world gameplay unless you play a tanky condi build on weaver, like dire.
>>320839521>using weaver without skillsSee there's your problem right there. No EliteSpec is ever tuned to be good to go out of the box. You need to unlock it, grind the 250HP to complete it, THEN you can use it.
>legendary armor>perma bankI got my leg weapon today. Which would you suggest for the next goal?
>>320839521have you considered using skills
>>320840259Nice, I wish I was still living in 2012 too
>>320840179I have tempest and weaver on the same terms. Both have only weapon and overload/weave mechanics unlocked.
>>320840458Can't argue with that. If you find it easier to kill HP Vets with Overloads than the Dual Attack Wep skills then so be it.
>>320840593Overload is nice, but did you see those warhorn skills?
>>320840707Yah. I hav. But I've never tried to soloTempest content. Always saw it as a support/heal, especially with its Rebound on the fucking retards walking into the killzones.
Raptor or jackal?
>>320841387Raptor on flat ground, jackal on uneven terrain.
>>320841387can you even get jackal without raptor, you cant skip raptor part i think
>2021>still no arena pvp
>>320839521>>320839832I soloed the guild hall claim as a condi weaver. That's multiple waves of elites and a bigass dude from the DS lane, all on a timer and designed to require multiple players (think it starts scaling up after 5). Hardly even had to optimize my otherwise kind of safe and maybe too tanky build.For soloing bounties I usually bring tb rev instead tho.
Where are you Logan? Where do you go?
>>320842421I think raptor is also better for slopes if you're going downwards. >>320842846I think jackal is the only optional mount of the base four. >>320843757Speaking of condi weaver, is this still possible? https://youtu.be/VHFvgC4fSAA
Who thought making 3 waypoints for giant map is a good design?
It's a long one.I first met him like 4 years ago in WvW, he pretty much mains thief, and even back then he was already good enough that when you'd be fighting him you'd get this feeling that he's just toying with you. Unlike many other thieves he didn't really bm anyone and would take outnumbered fights in stride too. One day I found him pulling our dolyaks towards our keeps (think one of his vids on youtube actually shows it, he was doing it as penance for his sins or something).I won't say how we got to chat exactly, but it was him being friendly despite us being 'enemies'. Turns out he's a rather nice and pma dude. Besides youtube, he also streams (not as much anymore I think). Up until about a year ago he was also mad about the music box that drops in Desert Highlands, and he'd do the meta every 2 hours to farm it via buried treasures, then toss the boxes into bank without opening them. Once he reached 10k treasures, he did a grand unboxing on stream. Think it was a matter of principle for him.Anyway, felt nice running into him now and then. So eventually he'd become partnered with Anet, started hopping servers (it's free for them I think) looking for things to do I think.Eventually he'd fallen in with the wrong crowd. Idk how. SA, a multi-server ganking sort of guild, mostly thieves of course. Decent to great players. Just really toxic. The last few streams I watched of this guy, he was ganking everyone he could find, throwing siege on them and corpsejumping. Can't tell why or whether it was just a one-time thing, the streams are in German, but it really left a bitter taste. Getting SW prequel vibes from this.Remember the big twitch streamer who tried out gw2 a few months back? I'm 99% certain the guy in question used his partnership thing to move to a server matched against him, and then streamsniped&bm'd him, which was literally the final straw for the streamer. At least the rank, guild & gear (chak infusion included) are his. Not nice.
>>320845367>Speaking of condi weaver, is this still possible?Looks very much doable, the burn numbers are quite high but I don't remember them being nerfed last year, could be that the gear used was more offensive. The one thing that stood out to me was the high might stacks count. Cba to double-check, but I've a feeling this predates the fire gm trait nerf (used to be "gain might on using a fire skill", they changed that by making it transfer your might to allies upon reaching 10 stacks), so these days the damage would be lower. Still soloable.
>>320846157Mounts.But I agree, some maps are too large even with mounts it takes ages to get from A to Zed.Don't be so stingy with waypoints Anet.
>>320846676Cool, might be worth trying! I haven't touched my ele in a while.
Any solid leaks about expansion yet?
How the fuck do I play melee when every single boss have anti-melee oneshot mechanic and I have only 2 dodges.
>>320851908equip and use skills that block or evadeuse food that replenishes endurancesidestep better
>>320851908which boss anon
>>320852237I mean I'm not sure it's possible to kill veteran dust tornado hero point in desert highland, due to constant knockdowns, giant aoe and blind.Or that champion in Makali Outpost, than keep throwing circling blades that deal constant damage. It's like game was designed for ranged classes, but oops, they forgot to add those classes, making even caster melee orientiered.
>>320852576switch to a ranged weapon then?
>>320852576>dust tornado hero pointI broke my armor 4 times already. I just don't understand how the fuck do I suppose to kill it. Constant blind make my skills useless. AOE damage is fucked up and I don't have time to dodge it, because it's just a spot on the ground that start to damage instantly without telegraphing me.
>>320852576They're doable on melee if you have decent game knowledge. Which class/elite spec are you on?
>>320852576>I mean I'm not sure it's possible to kill veteran dust tornado hero point in desert highlandOk bro here's the thingA lot of your melee skills actually have higher range than indicated, meaning you can usually hit the enemy even though the skill indicates ref for out-of-range. The blind also isn't constant but applied in ticks, so if you have a rapid assault kind of attacks that hits more frequent than the blind you can still deal sufficient damage. If you're talking about the awakened abominations putting up a damage reflect shield it's simply a matter of not attacking them for it's duration. If you mean the forged forerunners doing the hoverskate spin attack it's just a matter of standing off-center to it where the scythe skates don't fly.Also, every single class has a ranged weapon. You should also be bringing CC skills so you can disable and burst enemies if they have annoying attacks.
>>320853032>>320853347Weaver. I can't change weapon in combat. Sword attacks are melee range, so I can't really kite tornado. Sword skills are take time to cast and are generally about one strong hit. Also I have only 11k hp and aoe that start damage instantly is one of the worst designs I ever seen.
>>320853725just play tempest bro
>>320853725you need to take the hint and play a better class
>>320853725Use a staff. You don't HAVE to use swords all the time.
>>320854008But I don't want to. I thought about trying spellbreaker or daredevil but after seeing buttfucking melee gets here, I've changed my mind.
>>320853725https://files.catbox.moe/f0puot.webmthis is me putting on core ele with random traits and abilities and literally pressing skills at random with only a vague intent to use a combo finisher, in full glass cannon raid gearseriously I didn't even look at what I had equipped until the very end and I still beat it handilyIf you put even a modicum of planning and forethought into your quipped skills and strategy you should be able to solo every PoF hero point like you're doing HPs in a starter zone.If you're intent on being melee with a sword just use dagger offhand and swap between fire and earth main while using the molten skin skill on 3 that applies barrier and earth 2/4+5 blast finishers in the fire fields from fire 2 and 4 or whatever, it's a braindead combo rotation
>>320855505I killed it with scepter without a problem. I've tried to kill it with sword. And it just destroys me like most enemies.
>>320854734but both spellbreaker and daredevil are really good
>>320851908>>320852576You play Reaper. I don't know why the rest of the responses to you are giving you all this pointless information about worse classes to play in open world, but thats about the state of the /gw2g/ for you. A bunch of retards to say the least.
do NOT under any circumstances play reaper, it rots your brain
>>320857225This.You have two health bars and if you know mobs are going to cc you you go shroud 3. Moreover, GS5 -> GS4 -> 2 wells -> shroud 4 and most mobs die already in open world. You learn the game by not dying in the first place.
>>320857225>>320858292Looks really boring. What about scourge?
Should I bother with getting gryphon? It will take all my gold, which I could spend on skin or glider.
>>320858404If it looks boring then go learn to not suck at weaver or whatever then you mouthbreather
>>320858562You should probably improve your gold management for starters.
>>320858404scourge reksdoesn't rek as hard as it used to but it's still a good alternativejust run viper's and burn everything around you
>>320858562get gryphon and then get fluffy plush appearance https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Plush_Griffon_Skin
>>320808941not him, but I use it. game still drops to some crispy 20-25 fps at a claw of jormag or anything similar like capitol cities especially with eventstrue, I set nearly every settings to max, but come on
If ANET commisioned a half-hour long animation of Taimi being raped and tortured by Primordus-corrupted Charr, would you be more or less likely to buy Gems?
>>320869149What about the same, but with Zoija?
Is that wvw masochist around? I have a need for Magebane Tether lewds.
Should Cantha ban mounts?
>>320873051No, but punish players using the Skyscale by having mobs like the Drizzlewood snipers that will force a dismount with a stun that prevents gliding until you hit the ground if you fail a dodge or evasion.
>>320874187this is correct
>>320873051should require complete world exploration to use mounts, then >>320874187
How do vanilla players feel next to someone with a mount (even one not fully mastered)?
>>320875640It really sucks. Especially in wvw.
>>320875640When I started playing I got 100% map completion for core through LWS3 without the use of a mount. Seeing someone with a mount didn't really bother me because I could still get to locations without the need for a mount. By the time I got to PoF and getting the raptor and bunny were mandatory for the story I just accepted them as natural game progression. Even in WvW someone with a warclaw didn't mean much to me because I was playing a support firebrand and was stacking swiftness for the whole party.The only time I got legitimately jealous was doing Dragonfall's post-meta boss rush and struggling to keep up with players who had the skyscale. In fact, the only time I've put active effort into anything in this game is working to get the skyscale because of how butthurt that mount made me.
>>320875640A tad unrelated but I feel like it's given some of the general/newer playerbase unprecedented levels of brainrotI was doing vistas in Lions Arch a week ago, the one that's on top of a house that you just need to jump up a few wooden logs on the side, and two different people rolled up at the same time on kangaroos when one said "lmao you need mount to do this"I now refuse to use mounts for world exploration whatsoever
>>320875707I fucking hate spawn gankers
>>320876972The vista by the plaza in the middle of LA is especially funny, because it's kinda simple but not immediately obvious, and I've seen people jump against the barrels for minutes before they mount up and do it.
They are not going to limit mounts in the expansion, dumbasses.
>>320876972>I now refuse to use mounts for world exploration whatsoeverweak piss baby
>>320878237this, too many people would cryalthough it is not that Anet gives a fuck if something they do is shitty and people dislike it lol
>>320878237>mounts are the one concept they introduced and have actually stuck to since they introduced themfunny innit
>>320879307It probably smells really nasty if you consider their diets.
>>320832392Is that someone's headcanon or is that decomposing dragon lore mentioned in game?
>>320880021What do you think their diets are?
>>320851615I just wish they would confirm Tengu at this point.
How can we bring fresh meat into the expansion?
>>320878397It's way more fun, zoomer
>>320880516>https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/drakkar-the-making-of-a-legend/Amazing how much "lore" is not only never spoken about in-game, but is also the Writer's bullshitting to cover their asses, just so someone else can shit over their "lore" because they never read it.
>>320880663Probably a lot of meat, probably some raw.
>>320875640>>320875707I have two F2P accounts, occasionally use them for WvW. Both are pretty much max mobility for their class. The only sucky part is when trying to run away and the enemy just mounts up to re-engage.
finally finished the main personal story and wow that was so fucking disappointing "spam 2 over and over, three times in a row like a childrens console game to defeat the dragon while standing completely alone without all those allies you brought along!! oh but if you do get gibbed the sylvari will come out and res you i guess" what a lame final battle against zhaitan really hope HoT and PoF are more exciting. everything leading up to the actual fight against the dragons/zhaitan were infinitely more enjoyable story and gameplay wise
>>320882387A new race and class.
>>320885351I do think the expansions are better storywise, though I will never not be mad at how they did my boy Balthazar dirty.>>320883609I read that they were obligate carnivoures.
>>320885351They are much more exciting, particularly because they are a one on one fight rather than bombard it until it dies.
>>320885557Can they use a PC rig that is already in use? Like Charr or Asura?
Primordus better have a deep and menacing voice oozing magnificence.
>finish capturing 2000 towers in wvw after 8 years of playing just to get rid of the achievement on the nearly completed list>defend 3000 objectives pops in next>2406/3000end this suffering
>>320886212Yeah they could. Their body structure is very similar to charr, and even the armor should fit for the most part.
>>320886380>Long have I slept.>Now.>I wake.>And the world shakes.>My death.>Will herald the death of all.>So suffer my wrath.>That is all I allow you.My pronouns are thon/thum/thim and my foodkin truename is Xanther.
>>320853012Eh, I've routinely run through all desert HP's as melee. Rev jalis hammers are pretty good at tornado though. Plenty of stability and gives no fucks about blind.Or just use my infinite dodge daredevil.
>>320885589>spoilerwhat do you mean?
>>320889849I just think it's infuriating how the writing team behind PoF handled Balthazar, the god of war and fire. It's character assassination, tell you what.
>>320890663You didn't like how he easily bested Vlast, straight up kills you, then gets a gigantic mechanical army, only to get his ass handed to him by Aurene despite no human god giving her any of their power to combat him?
>>320890663Then stop believing any competent writers are left. The only good ideas they make are by accident, and the bad ideas are the things they intended to make.
>>320890979what about SWORD
>>320890979not him, but I kinda thought Aurene got some of that juicy magical energies that were whirling around there due to the fuckery with Kralkatorrik
>>320885351>really hope HoT and PoF are more excitingHoT final battle is WAY harder than Zhaitan. There's also a hard mode of it that's intended to be played with a full party.PoF final battle is easier but you can make it a bit more challenging (actually, just longer) by purposefully dropping the OP item you receive just before.Both battles are climatic as fuck, but HoT will be much more personal if you played the Personal Story and/or have a sylvari character.
>>320852576>veteran dust tornadothere always someone downed therepretty sure it got nearly everyone for their first try
>>320891836>It must be like the Dust Tornado HP in SWIt's not.
>>320890663At least they stayed consistent with Kormir being useless>>320890989>stop believing any competent writers are leftI remember an interview with IBS lead writer (Julia Nardin I think) where she boasted about all sorts of similarities between the charr and the Mongols and how the saga would touch on the different between human and charr social structures. Then she left ArenaNet after a month. And don't forget Tom Abernathy gloating about the importance of killing characters to make the story feel personal, only to resurrect a character at the start of the following episode.
>>320892390Well, it is not a secret that the Charr are Mongol/Romans.
>>320890989I'm there brother, don't worry.>>320890979Not really, can you believe that?>>320892390I had a little giggle at how absurd kormir is. All she does is show up and tell you to fuck off.
>>320892703I got a laugh at how she seemed like she knew what she was talking about...and then she left right away
>>320873051No, but instantly kill anyone who uses one and deduct a 100 gold fee for trying to.
>>320875640I started playing on a new account just so I couldn't accidentally use even gliding. Mounts are a crutch for babies.
>didnt have internet for over a month>come back to gw2>no new content Based
>>320894269Well, there was the Wintersday gap.
So let's say this expansion comes out and it's the last one. Do you think we'll ever see Guild Wars 3 in the future?
>>320894727A Guild Wars gacha would be much more likely than a third game
>>320895364with such iconic characters as....uh...
>>320895914queen jenna's feet
>>320896471stop posting Logan
guess i should try these out some time huh?
>>320885223Gotta be quick with that WvW menu to swap instances.
>>320906239I've spent the past several months using the dungeon reward tracks to get the armor and weapons. What a fucking slog. Maybe one day in the future they'll update the Core reward tracks so they aren't absolute ass when it comes to piecemeal earnings.
>>320906239You can't imagine the amount of toxicity and retardedness that dungeons had during the vanilla times. Good fucking riddance to one of the worst types of content I've ever seen in an MMO
>>320906239>2984 dayslel noob
>>320909204you've bested me anon>>320908137>>320907301i mostly avoided doing any in the past 8 years due to never being in a guild. i've heard they're soloable now (story mode at least) but not sure to what extent, will try to knock them out over the weekend with-or-without a party
>>320912012Storymode was always soloable. You have not run them for the story ever?! The fuck...
Anyone got any tips for power rev pvp? (herald)I can't get my rotation right, I run around with the glint buffs, swap to Shiro to leap in for some burst but after that I can't get the flow right where I don't just drop like a sack of shit or get caught without any energy or stuck in staff just back peddling.I feel like I should be doing in/out hit and run style burst but it has no fucking disengage so I can't get any distance in a duel and they can't face roll like a Weaver can with spins/barrier/stability/CC chains etc
>>320912449Glint preparation: Facets of Darkness, Elements, and StrengthShiro (ranged) rotation with Sword/Sword: Enchanted Daggers->Phase Travel->Impossible Odds->when out of Energy, activate Facet of Nature->True Nature->Legendary Dragon Stance + Weapon SwapGlint (melee) rotation with Staff: Facet of Chaos->Chaotic Release->Surge of the Mists (Staff 5)->Elemental Blast->Mender's Rebuke->Warding Rift->Renewing Wave->Legendary Assassin Stance + weapon swap
>>320913384and then when you swap back to shiro & sword is that when you do your big 4,5,2 burst with daggers proc on again? Thanks heaps
>>320912449For starters you really shouldn't be doing a rotation in PvP. Use different tactics as the situation calls for them.Swapping legend right before entering combat is something you absolutely do not want to do under most circumstances, since legend swap in itself is a resource by repleshing your energy.For defense cooldowns, try to alternate between dodges and weapon/legend evades/blocks. Using both dodges before Unrelenting Assault, Surge of the mists, or Warding Rift is a less efficient use of cooldowns compared to using a dodge and, say, Warding Rift, as both can cooldown at the same time this way.Your legend swap is an attack in itself due to a trait, and because legend swap is instant cast, you can utilize it during other skill animations for more burst, or to have a greater chance of hitting someone after you've latched yourself onto them with Unrelenting assault, or are pushing them around with Surge.Use impossible odds very sparingly, only when you're very certain that you can commit to bursting the enemy. It's very energy hungry. It's also nicely paired with Surge and Unrelenting.Be up in people's faces with Warding Rift, as it can blind them at the end of the animation if they are nearby.Don't hang onto your facets for long, most of their potency is in the active skill.Deathstrike and Elemental Blast can easily be dodged, so they're often best used after Chaotic release, or while someone else is dishing out big CC.Jade Winds is a very obvious animation and costs an insane amount of energy, its use cases are rare and mostly pertain to faking enemies out by canceling the skill yourself with weapon stowing, or using it to finish someone out of your range.You're on a relatively glassy and bursty build, and it indeed isn't strong in disengage. It's very important for you to learn how to quickly identify whether the current situation is one in which you can commit to fighting. There's no shame in being a coward if it stops you from dying.
>>320912449Treat both of your legends as tools for combat, and think of sword as the fighting weapon, while staff is utility and kiting.
>>320890663What I hate is how humans just turn on him>human gods abandoned humanity>except balthazar>who shows up to kill dragons>same objective as you>humanity doesn't give a fuck despite balthazar being still here unlike the other faggots like kormir>but lmao he just kills people to make his forged army because he's evilHis army should've been his human followers. Imagine what could've been, imagine making an alliance with balthazar
>>320912449My usual Shiro burst is precast the heal and start channeling true nature, enter with the teleport charge, pop true nature; then if I think I can secure a kill I'll follow up with sword skills (usually 3 for the evade) and impossible odds, or if it's too hot to blow all my energy on offense I'll autoattack and reserve energy for Shiro dodge or staff skills. The thing is you really have to go into Shiro stance with a plan for the next 10 seconds. If you try to wing it you'll quickly find yourself out of position and out of options.
>>320912174oh shit reallyyeah i've never done a single dungeon but that's exciting
>>320915752Ahh see that's what my issue is tooFor duels and spvp I keep thinking that I need to s start with Glint passives (swiftness/fury etc) and then swap into Shiro for the quickness burstIs it better to open in Shiro, then be able to swap to Glint/Staff on demand kind of thing to adapt and leave the quickness burst for the 2nd shiro rotation, using the first one to for example build up energy for the stunbreak and so on? You mention Warding rift a lot, do you camp in Staff quite a bit and just swap to Sword for some big burst? I tend to sit in Sword between Glint for the passives and then into Shiro for burst. Thanks heaps lad, I keep playing it like my Weaver, doesn't seem to work and while I can smash the practice NPCs anyone front loading pressure on me just seems to keep me on the back footI read a lot of guides that you don't want to blow all 50 energy straight away but I feel like the build has no disengages so the 5-10s it takes to build the energy up to say 80-100 you're pretty much dead so I don't get that advice at all. I think going in and out a lot works but fuck knows for duels, the only success I've had so far was a safe shiro quickness burst with unrelenting assault followed by immobolize 4 and legging it, going staff/glint and then setting up the next shiro burst but it's not working well I think locking myself out of Glint at the start by starting with the passives is the issue?
>>320747080Is action camera a noob trap? Its the most comfortable way to play for me so far because I hate having to hold right click to strafe around a target. I like in XIV how you can target an enemy and you automatically strafe around them, but to my understanding there's nothing like that in this game?
>>320919895How do you add in impossible odds on an opening energy wise though? Like I've been going in with the siphon daggers, and the #9 charge, and say unrelenting assault, if I pop impossible odds I pretty much get locked out of the other abilities straight away and if I try to chain the sword skills I just get melted. Was thinking, heal, charge, unrelenting opener, immediately swap to staff and get ready to mitigate and swap to glint and then lineup Shiro quickness burst with CC later in the fight?
>>320915752Oh last question, by not stance swapping before combat, is that a way of building the energy up for the expensive shiro stun break/evade and then being able to switch to Glint and get some sword abilities pressure without going OOM? (or swapping to staff and glint for defense)
>>320923027doing what you described in ffxiv is itself a noob trap, but action camera is generally good if you're not elementalistjust bind it to a key
>>320915752Sitting in Glint/Sword to poke with elemental blast and sword 4 is probably a retard move yeah?
>>320923248I jump around mmos a lot but I just could never get into WoW because my middle finger would unironically feel sore after holding down right click all day playing the game.
>>320838847use hacks to teleport them under the mapprofit
>>320923715>my middle finger would unironically feel sore after holding down right click all day playing the game.Are you non-European?
>>320924648>>320923715idk anon 25,000+ hours on WoW with the same habit and all i've got is back pains and a lot of regrets
>>320924648I was born in Kayseri but I currently live near London, so I'm quite European
>>320854734daredevil fucking slaps son why the fuck wouldn't you grab a staff and tell niggas fuck you stompy dodge time
>>320925215>some fuckoff roach city>>>>>>London>at all europeanso your just delusional, got it
>>320925660is this going to turn into a "you're not european, I am" shitfest because if so i'm glad i brewed some coffee
>>320923069>How do you add in impossible odds on an opening energy wise though?By knowing when your enemy is off balance and doesn't have ways to pressure you back. Shiro is a ganker, not a duelist; he excels at exploiting openings, not creating them. That's what Glint is for. >>320923374 is actually more or less what you want to do until you have an opening to bring out Shiro safely. I almost always open in Glint unless I'm using Shiro's gap closer to jump in and gank a duel.Another option when you go into Shiro is to play conservatively with your energy until legend swap is nearly ready, then spend freely and switch back to Glint as soon as you run dry. Leaving true nature running is decent for this as a poor man's impossible odds. Also keep in mind what other anons mentioned, you usually want to be legend-swapping in combat, in the middle of other animations to get full benefit from the swap attack.
>>320925972>Shiro is a ganker, not a duelist; he excels at exploiting openings, not creating them. That's what Glint is forAh that makes sense, how do you not get steamrolled in Sword + Glint though is it more a positioning thing or are you comfortable to swap straight into staff if need be? Are the openings for Shiro burst just the Staff 5/Glint elite CCs and baiting dodges with Elemental blast? Cheers for the help lads
>>320929180Positioning and kiting is definitely a large part of it, as is using your defensive weapon skills. Don't hesitate to swap into staff if you're being heavily pressured, that's what it's there for, and a build as glassy as Shiro herald needs to be proactive about defense. The openings you mentioned are definitely good, but it's also a matter of knowing your enemy's build and paying attention to what they're using so you know when they're low on resources.
For me it's Sylvarihttps://imgur.com/a/vWClPDa
>The "Starter Backpack" can be replaced.What the fuck.
>>320934432That last one is p good.
I fucking love chaos skins
>>320935531Zeus decided to have tits today, huh?
Do condoms exist in Tyria?
>>320941514yes made from charr skin
drakkar's up, boyos
>>320942339Finna boutta afk on the ledge
>>320942398Gonna longbow combo some scrubs in a moment lmao
>>320941514Condoms were already a thing back in Egypt, usually made of pig.
>>320942339>>320942398>(You)'ing yourselfstill buttmad from many threads ago, it seems
If the Tengu become playable, which class would fit the Tengu better?
shitting in asscalon
>Mine Mistonium node>Don't get any Mistonium
>>320943176The Tengu were typically warriors, rangers, and mesmers with a little bit of necro and assassin splashed in. As warriors in GW1 they used swords, and with the Canthan aesthetic that has been tossed onto them all they'd probably be tanto katana weeb babies. All their typical professions aside from Necromancer can use sword so it's not too weird. Revenant probably wouldn't be so strange of a class for them since they're very much about their ancestors.I wanna play a manlet Avicara descendant but Anet will not let me.
Daredevil or spellbreaker for all types of content?
>>320945683Daredevil is more generalist. Spellbreaker is more niche.
>>320945683Ignore >>320945754 because he's fucking retarded. Spellbreaker is one of the best elites for PvP and WvW content, and its sustain with Tactics makes it great for soloing. Furthermore, if you invest in Berserker you can shine even more in Fractals and Raids.Daredevil, on the other hand, only really has a place in raids. The massive Infiltrator's Arrow nerf in PvP and being so heavily restricted in what it can do in WvW (at best you can abuse evade frames in large parties, at worst you roam and backstab newbs without a warclaw) that thief is basically a dead class at the moment. Kind of like how mesmer was a dead class six months ago.
>>320946339But PvP and WvW are trash.
WvW feels like PvE when you join a zerg
>>320955636Yes, except you eventually meet an organized enemy zerg and become just another npc to be tagged.
Why are you all so shit at this game?
>>320956420thisdownloading arcdps made me realize most players are shitters
So sad that Imperator Smodur died of ligma.
How do I increase my PPT in WvW? I always get only +4.
>>320957546what's an imperator?
>>320957746rank up a lot or have outnumbered buff
>>320957746>be winning>complete bronze week before>be a ridiculously high level>be outnumbered
>>320958805wood* instead of bronze
>>320957746>>320958805Also note that you get more pips from being outnumbered while losing, compared to not being outnumbered but winning. It's more fun to be winning though (and even more fun to be winning while outnumbered)You can also tag up (>implying) and get +1 or +3 pips depending on whether the squad is visible or hidden. Need to have people in the squad though.IIirc, in the WvW skirmish reward track UI there's a tab that literally lists every possible source of pips.
>>320959491yes, it's true.
>>320762512Can't help that it's a sharp-looking suit.
>>320758210>Little beefy gremlin than can bridal carry youN U T!
>>320978681I think that one has enough trouble just carrying her ears around.
>>320980102>t. Earlet who only needs one hand per ear
>>320981323s o i
>>320981323Both of them look like they're regretting the choices that have lead them here.
Personally I'm happy to see WvW discussion. It leaves me optimistic that we'll have a rise in population.
>>320984604wow one whole new person, wvw is saved
>>320985052I'm one whole person, I've saved WvW many times
How often do chests rotate?These xp potions are fucking laaaame.
>>320988074Which chests? How do you expect us to be able to answer your questions if you don't go into detail about what it is that's confusing you? We aren't mind readers, especially when dealing with someone lacking cranial capacity, such as yourself.
>>320988441Black Lion Chests.
>>320957308Imagine how fast every event would be if everyone looked up their meta build, but I guess you have to do fractals or raids to even become aware of how shit your dps is in the first place
>>320981323>>320982658>Going for a walk around Ebonhawke with your husbando>Walk into a Renegade ambush
>>320988729Not that much faster though, since the meta builds rely on support, and you can't really expect people to be support bitches in open world.
>>320989738This is why mhuman/femsura is better interracial.
>>320990218>no self alacrity, spotter, frost/sun spirit, quickness, or banners
>>320990218Lots of these do shit damage so lots of people can tag though.
>>320989826Actually very much faster, most groups are carried by the fact that the top 10 players does 3 times the DPS of the other 40
just fuck sylvari, it's what they're there for.
>>320991386Sylvari do not have genitalia because they reproduce solely through the Pale Tree. Pornography depicting sylvari as having genitals or, worse, nipples instead of pure Barbie anatomy, are disingenuous to the source material.
>>320993605Sylvari do have genitals, they just can't reproduce.
>>320993909where are the proofs
>>320994153Look, I'm not going to post my seven gigabytes of erp logs no matter how much you ask.
>>320994275Sounding like a Trump supporter here. "Oh I have the evidence! No I'm not gonna show it to you!!" Get the fuck out of my thread. We only deal with facts here, and it's a fact that sylvari have no means of possibly pleasing a human penis.>t-the mouthYeah fuck a tree stump tell me how far that gets you. Retard.
>>320994423I'd fuck a treestump if it was pleasantly homeostatic and drooled warm golden honey.AND was sentient and of adult age for its species.
>>320994423Even dead. Will Trump live in your head.
>>320993605My theory is that they aim to replicate humans, so they do have genitalia but don't actually know how it works, and they've seen either so little or so much of it that it's horribly disfigured compared to a human's.Same with romance. They behave like soap opera couples because their references are trash novels and broken human relationships.
>>320994153According to this interview, sylvari have sex with each other for fun, but don't reproduce. He says that they choose their own gender, but later amended that statement in a gw2guru forum post after talking with Ree Soesbee.>CDA: One of the lore questions that bother players the most is – do Sylvari have sex? Are they able to procreate on their own, or just keep sprouting out of the Pale Tree?>Martin Kerstein: I'm not exactly a lore person, but as far as I understand – yes, Sylvari can have sex and they will have sex with whoever they like, they are fully capable of doing so. But they don't do it to create to new Sylvaris. They actually grow from the tree.https://web.archive.org/web/20160402001332/http://www.cdaction.pl/news-20880-4/guild-wars-2---wywiad-z-martinem-kersteinem-i-erikiem-flannumem.htmlThere's more dumb planty stuff herehttps://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/1153370-TowerTalk-Sylvari-lore-interview-with-Ree-Soesbee
>>320995734I presumed that the sylvari are so incredibly naive they can't differentiate between friendship and romance. They're basically all cherries who think that because someone was nice to them they're going to be together forever, which is why they're so hasty to forgive "evil" people and panic when left alone. It's also why the concept of the Soundless is so insane to a typical sylvari, when the Soundless are by and large independent, mature thinkers. Just like >>320995924 provided they view sex as something fun everyone does without commitment.
Sylvari are for kindling.
>>320996162>sex as something fun without commitmentAnd why wouldn't they see it that way, when sex has very little consequence to them?
jennah to the brothel
So sylvari are built to be prostitutes.
>>320996731That's the point I'm trying to make, yes.
fastcar owns all of you
o- only 75 world ranks left until silver rank ha- haha
>>320996731>Slyvari!Commander may have casually asked out members of Destiny's Edgelords as a way of getting to know them.Think she ever fucked Zoija?
>playing for 6 years>play wvw like once a year>never played pvp>never joined a guild>never added any friends>never did raids>never did dungeons>never did fractalsshould I just quit? I don't even know what my endgame is
>>320999054How many hours have you spent playing like that?
Fuck I'm queueing EB like forever
>>320998702I think most of destiny's rejects would have politely declined. Two cases of severe oneitis, one case of severe autism and bad history. I can only see Eir and Rytlock even considering the offer. I hope Eir would've done it so you could hold it over Braham that you fucked his mom.
Do bag slots ever go on sale?
Fuck these leechers in EB who don't join discord and chasing the commander
>>320999597that's when you learn one of the alpine borderlands and get a feel for those.
>>320999657>Real reason why Braham goes drinking in Grothmar depends on your PS>If you're Sylvari and no other flags trip, it' because you finally considered Braham to be mature enough to handle the fact you and Eir fucked inbetween content updates.
>>321000387>the reason Braham acted like a dick was because he found out you fucked his mom>sylvari commander never realised
>>320999993Thanks for the free bags
>>321000864>I think I've got a book that you could use"Why being sexually intimate with your friends parents is bad: Asura Ed.">Oops. Sorry. Forgot to delete that one. Here you go."Why being sexually intimate with your friends parents is bad: Sylvadi Ed."
Sylvari are the best race, you don't even have to turn off your head, gloves, and boots to see their faces, hands, and feet thanks to their cultural armor.
>>321003058Is your PC made out of sticks and grass too?
>>320999886what the fuck have you done all that time
>>321003592I reduce the graphics so I'm not watching a slideshow in GvG.
This seems like some cult shit. Or vegetable soup, I guess.
>>321004051That cutscene was so fucking stupid, especially the boulders falling on you. Actually, that entire episode was fucking stupid because they MADE A CHARR SHINING BLADE AND THERE WASN'T EVEN GOOD FUCKING PAYOFF
>>321004051>The literal cult is like a cultWho knew?The evil versions of them would be trying to reinstate the monarchy.
>>321004372In order to join the centenary, super secret order of Krytan royal bodyguards you have to recite bad prose and have water and stones thrown at you like some dumb second-rate college fraternity initiation.Were they actively TRYING to spit on the GW1 lore?
>>321004051God the things I want Livia to do and say to me while doing it tho, lads
>>321004372Even Asura? Does the water level change? Are there secret Shining Blade Charr playing double-agent in the High Legions?
>>321004794If Caudecus can have spies in the centaur tribes, the Shitting Blade can have spies in the high legions.
>>321004794Pretty sure your PC is the only ever non-human shining blade, or at least the first. It's retarded either way though, why not just go and fucking kill Lazarus with the commander because they are the fucking commander, rather than inviting them to the cult because they are the commander, and withholding Lazarus until then? It makes no sense.That entire episode is a cruel fucking joke.
>>321004372It was hard to get through, yes. I was asking "WHY" at almost every beat in the story.>>321004384I didn't know it would be this bad!>>321004781I mean. Understandable. The whole "dear" thing was a bit grating though
>>321005312It feels like a writer's pet plotline that got dropped when they left/changed with the next episode's writer.
>>321003058How big is her banana?
>>320999054>>320999886Literally me (playing just under 4 years though).Never even done wvw though. Have been part of a couple guilds for a few years, but I don't really do anything with that.
>>320948887Hey I saw that, you're on my server
>>321006635I have seen the guy do it multiple times by now. I really hope he is doing it for real and not just ebin meeming.
>>320909204It's not a contest, anon
Caithe > Shit > Everyone else
>>321008840you come out of your leaf pod womb and suddenly you become a hideous glowing monstrosity
>>321009305look momma tree took some serious damage during the mordy episode.
>>321009824so you're admitting being a glowing monster is akin to fetal alcohol syndrome now that the tree is damaged while endlessly pregnant
>>321007378Lots of people still actually spend the gold on dumb shit like Fatebreaker and I'm Rich You Know, this isnt really that impressive or shocking. If it was an attempt at shock value, it would have annoyed me just as much if they were trashing a non-valuable item just because that menu prompt always stresses me out, like when throwing away gem store skins after you buy them because you technically already have them but it prompts you anyways.
>>321010883red bl sucks ass
>>321008840What in the unholy fuck is that build? That better be some retarded PvP shit or something cause if you're using that for PvE id like to make a deposit of one (1) "Yikes" into your account.
>>321011519That's just my alt I equip with discarded things from my main
>>321011805I see. Carry on then, salad freak.
>>321012210Now post the twilight arbor one so i can coom. God dammit lads, this is what they took from us. Salads were supposed to save the coom, not destroy it!
>>321010883She also had a good friend that really liked apples.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlE0Gmsf5s0
>>321012372Every woman was supposed to get us off, not destroy us.
>>320984604My server has been cucked by anet and pug rangers and is near perma-full but nearly completely devoid of organized activity. Waiting for alliances to come out and form one between a few decent guilds and non-shit roamers/havoc players. If they don't release them until EoD/q4-2021, I fear we'll go under.
>fear not this night is a sylvari song how did I not learn this until now
>>321013412You tell me, retard. It's not like the leitmotif plays when you're walking through the Grove, nor do the lyrics have anything to do with the sylvari's personal struggle in the face of Zaitan. Hell it's not even like sylvari specifically fight against what looks like Zaitan in their prologue, unlike every other race.
>>321013964I listen to my own music whenever I have the game up and have done so since 2012, so the only time I hear it is in bell choir without lyrics
I'd like to spend a day watching Canthan cartoons with Aurene.
>>321013412>the overrated shitty pop song heralded by vanilla babies the "high point" of the game is a sylvari songImagine my shock
Descending to t2 never felt so good.
>>321016470Come on now, you'd have to be deliberately stupid to call that a pop song.
>>321016153The Commander probably does that inbetween waiting for more DRM. Just chilling with their daughter as she nerds out over something she saw in her Magical TV Scrying Pool.
>>321013964>it's not even like sylvari specifically fight against what looks like Zaitan in their prologue, unlike every other race.It doesn't look anything like Zhaitan, it looks like the dragon champion of Mordremoth that you fight again in season 2 episode 8.
>>321023247shut the fuck up you're supposed to agree with me retard
>>321022854Buy the character expansion slots, goyim
>>321023247It's the exact same model as the dragon that attacks Claw Island, dumbass.
>>321024227IT'S THE FUCKING BEETLE COLLECTION ITEMI CAN'T TURN IT INFUCK YOU ANET REEEEEEEEEEE
>>321024495Get KEKed m8. Go do the Expansions again.
>>321024495ok nvm i'm retarded i have to talk to the guy next to the guystill fuck you ANET REEEEE>>321024610I just did. Fuck my life.Had to do that retardedly long stealth mission.For no reason. Fuck.
I want to fuck Kuunavang.
>>320747080Newbie here, did I fuck up by picking warrior. I've been doing research and apparently they do fuck all compared to guardians in both pve and pvp.
>>321016153Imagine aurene trying to explain the plot of her latest obsession and the commander just trying to be a good parent and listen
>>321026669And Jormag intermittently shitposting/trying to spoil plot points through Bangar.
>>321024313No, it looks exactly like Shadow of the Dragon you troglodyte.
>>321026658Not at all. Enjoy the leveling and exploring process. At max level you get things called Tomes of Knowledge like candy, which grant one level per use. You can use that to basically auto-level another profession to 80 with no problems. Don't think about end-game content when you're just starting.
>>321026658I picked Ele. The Grind was dogshit. But now I can't play other classes.Stick with it. Try out rotations with different weapons+utilities. You'll find the way.
>>321027786>Shadow of the Dragon looks exactly like Shadow of the DragonOkay, cool.
>>321027798alright cool, I played a warrior in WoW but I'm starting gw2 and I just wanted to make sure they're not awful in this game lol. Looking forward to the more casual endgame in gw2 desu. Played Shadowlands for a bit then realize shit, I'm 26 and I work a full time job now. I don't have time to poopsock for new best in slot gear for hours a day like I did when I was 21 in college.
>>321028936>I don't have time to poopsockThen you don't have time to play GW2 since any crafting is heavily grindgated.
>>321030081big difference between casually grinding crafting skills vs focusing on endgame PvE content
>>321030527big difference between autistically farming DC for months on end to have enough mats to FUCKING MAKE ONE O NE O M E ONE LEGENDARY WEAPON
>>321026658Warrior is and has always had a place in the meta in every game mode. You're fine learning warrior first.
>>321030913I don't know what dc is but I spent months grinding artifact power for wow legion artifacts only to have them all go away at the end of the expansion.
i will fuck in lion's arch
>>321031929You can have fun. But if you desire a specific item then get ready for a grind
>>321034328thisjust finished the roller beetle. took basically all day but it was worth it. very fun mount.now to grind gold for the griffon. fuck.then another even longer grind for mats to craft a legendary. fuck.
I fucking hate farming mistonium
>>321035958>he doesn't farm eternal ice then convert it to whatever currency he needs
>>321035958>those resource nodes that blend in perfectly with the map
>>321036079I already emptied that map
>>321036248And I emptied my balls on your dad, what's your point?
>>321036248Did you do it with all your characters ?
>>321036340My point is nobody likes Jahai Buffs and there are too few ways of getting Mistonium considering this map doesn't seem to have a meta.>>321036482No I haven't progressed to this area with my alts
>>321036945You can do it once a day with each character if I recall correctly
>Vision made you do EVERY SINGLE ACHIEVEMENT in Jahai Bluffs>you could skip like, one>mfw remembering how many times i had to retry the sniper instance for that fucking achievement
>>321037479There was a sniper instance?
>>321038101It was awful.
>>321039240I liked having to dodge through cover to avoid being sniped while an unhinged woman is rightfully angry we killed the guy that gave her conviction to get revenge on her multiple rapists. If she hadn't teleported into my secret base later she would be a legitimately great character.
>>321030081Only legendaries which really aren't necessary for a casual player.>>321028936Gearing is pretty easy. Progression at endgame is horizontal, there's no gear treadmill like in WoW. As for warrior, it's useful in almost all endgame content, so don't worry about that.
>Want to use shadowstep IRL to walk fasterAm I mentally fucked?
>>321044159Probably. Wanting to teleport isn't indicative of mental issues, but you're probably pretty fucked up anyways.
>>321043737>Progression at endgame is horizontalI see people say this, but I'm a little confused what 'horizontal progression' means. Obviously that means item level power stays the same, but you can get different traits or something that are more preferable to your build? Or is it based around set effects? How do they release new gear without increasing the power level cap while still making people want that gear?
>>321045236Horizontal progression means that once you get fully ascended gear with infusions, that's it. You can't get better gear. All you're doing now is running content to get components to create unique skins, or farm gold to buy gems to purchase cosmetics from the item shop, or going out of your way to get rare achievements so you can put a thing called Mastery Points into special, extremely niche abilities.GW2 is a grindfest of a game, so if you don't like grinding or you don't have friends to goof off with, GW2 isn't for you.
Why can't I purchase Trailblazer's.
>>321045865because fuck you, that's why
>>321045865You're gonna have to make it yourself, champ :^)If you want you can just buy some exotic Dire gear (^:
>>321045617I played Runescape for 10 years. Grind is what I expect in a game, as long as its meaningful.
>>321047030RS grind is a lot more static. The edges are more defined. It's easier to just click semi-mindlessly while watching a tv show when playing RS. With GW2 grinds you have to look at locations on the wiki/remember what silly item you have to buy at that random vendor guy etc. and remember/write down endless lists of ingredients you have to gather.The edges are less defined and the sense of progress doesn't tickle the autism brain in the same way RS does. The simplicity isn't there.Still a fun game when it's fun, but the grinds irritate me more than RS grinds do. Despite the fact that RS is a glorified cookie clicker it's more relaxing and easier to grind in a lot of ways.It also depends on what you like about GW2. I can 'grind' WvW all day and it doesn't feel like much of a grind because I enjoy it. The highs are higher but the lows are lower imo.
>be support scrapper in wvw, using hammer>fatfinger 3rd hammer skill>launch into enemy zerg bubble>live long enough to realize my fuckupI need to switch off of hammer.
>>321045865Just get stat-selectable exotic gear.
>>321049291I am, it's making me hate wvw.
>>321049862Buy the gear you want with karma from Orr.
>>321050319Those are stat selectable?
uninstall arc, number-dependent autismo fags
>>321054475stop having shit dps
>>321056605I like wearing full Valkyrie on my guardian so I don't die from a sneeze, though.
>>321049862The verdant brink night meta also gives you one piece for every t4 completion (bladed gear). You can also buy everything but the chest piece from the map vendors there.
What happens when a god dies? Does their consciousness simply cease to exist? How the fuck did Dhuum manage to have outside of this by becoming/being the embodiment of death?
>>321058505I have no fucking clue. I wanted to say "only a god can kill a god" but what the fuck happened with Abaddon then? All that the team had said is that Grenth couldn't kill Dhuum, and could only absorb his power, but then how was Abaddon annihilated?
>>321058929>but then how was Abaddon annihilated?Kormir does just that. She absorbs Abaddon's power and ascended to godhood, taking his place
>>321058929Glomped by Aurene and Kralk :)
>>321059174Abaddon was literally killed by not even a demigod, just mortals given a fraction of the other gods' powers. Meanwhile, Grenth, half-god, wasn't able to terminate Dhuum's existence. Like >>321059195 pointed out both Kralkatorik and Aurene were able to permanently kill Balthazar. What's the deal with Grenth? Is he a bitch-ass motherfucker? Or is Dhuum a badass?
>>321059627noanet is just a bunch of hacks that don't care about that shit
I'm so fucking sick and tired of everyone wanting Cantha. Cantha this, Cantha that... Fuck you, assholes. We could've gone more north and gotten to explore the Largos more, but no, you faggots want your shitty nostalgia because actually exploring the lore is too much for your arcdps-addled brains.Fuck you.
>>321060284>Largosso much cooler than some faggot birds
>>321060284>>321060694and also factions was the worst expansion. cantha was claustrophobic aids and i have no idea why you faggots want it so bad.
>>321060284>>321060694explain the appeal of arabian fishpussi and how its better than japanese birdpussi
>>321060874jesus was a pisces and pisces are fish checkmate
>>321060874slimy slick scales>rigid ugly feathers
>>321059627>Or is Dhuum a badass?That one. He feeds on the death and has eaten countless souls over the millenia.
>>321060284>aquatic raceNo thanks
i will destroy this game
Icebrood saga should end up with the Canthan fleet bombarding Rata Sum to kill Primordus and Jormag.
>>321059627Dhuum is probably a badass, but you also forget that elder dragons are a tier above even the human gods in raw power. Balthazar didn't stand a chance against Kralkatorrik in a straight up fight, and he knew it. It's why he went after Vlast and later Aurene, to use their power. And I don't think Balthazar was any weaker than Grenth.
>>321004206Nah, it's literally me as well. Except I used to have some friends from the GW 1 days.GW 2 has plenty of content to do and shinies to farm for that doesn't require you to even socialise much less join a group for longer than the content takes to do.
>>321060284>a race of dark&edgy seagoth whores who have sparkleshit and fucking wing backpacks built inAbsolutely abyssal tasteI also just came to the realisation you´re the fucking Sylvanas fans of GW2 holy shit
>>321041405The writer lost me when they literally went>"he" is a "she" (shitlord)at the start of the mission, and basically ruined every chance of me ever taking a liking to Zafira.It's much like the>feel like a hero yet?in that other game. I can't STAND writers who can't keep their metaphorical dick in their pants and trust their audience to notice or interpret things on their own.But I'm probably a literal autists. I get hung up on details a lot.
>>321054475I use arc as a tool, not an e-peen measurement. I dont even look at it usually unless a fight seems slow or the group wipes. If we wipe, and someone is doing less than the alacrigade, you can be pretty sure you found a problem. Additionally, if youre actually doing more dps than me, I can trust you that you know your shit. I literally only complain if theres something worth complaining about. I wont even complain about slow/low dps as long as the group clears without hiccups. Like ya I will notice, and be a little annoyed, but Im not going to have a gamer moment about it. Also, arc mostly just tells me if im playing like shit or not, especially when playing classes i havent played in a while or even a new build or something.
>playing HoT for the first time>Eir's deathlol, I can only imagine the reaction of ppl back when HoT was released, what a shitshowwell, not that Destiny's Edge wasn't pretty much shelved in the first season with the group of special tards but still
>>320747080i remember doing a bit of raiding and then quitting GW2 about a year agoany reason to return?
>>321078646>meanwhile Chadlock basically became a god bof the mists, the faggot rat got put into a permanent coma, we got to kill treehorn ourselves and then take his own fucking sword for ourselves, and the "save Logan" ending was canon and gives us some more good bromance moments between him and Chadlock laterMan I fucking miss HoT man.
>>321078404Reminds me of people who beg for people to join their openworld event then get mad when people don't understand whats happening.
>>321060284>wanting current gw2 writers to expand on loreStop. Just be glad that cantha will be the last lore to be raped before this game dies
>>321080271Nah. The writers will just move to writing webnovels.
>>321074694>elder dragons are a tier above even the human gods in raw power.That's interesting. I always imagined they were on closer levels, given that an all-out war between them would entirely decimate Tyria.
>>321083603Yeah, I don't think that's correct. I'm pretty sure gods and dragons are on even footing considering that the five gods banishing Abaddon had the side effect of turning an entire ocean into a desert.The reason Balthazar was going after the magic of dragons was because he was stripped of his own by the other gods.
>>321083914Look. If a Writer forgets Kormir was human once and hinges a plotpoint on that, and no-one catches it/speaks up. Then people have to fucking deal with it.>Oh no, the Charr were justified in their Searing because humans killed their cubs.Fuck off retards. Charr destroyed two human sub-continets. They can go genocide themselves.
>>321083914This is true, and for that matter, remember the part where Balthazar tells you "your home is a trivial concern", referring to the entirety of Tyria.Yes, he was a saturday morning cartoon villain twirling his moustache, but even if you account for ANet's writers being hacks, this was still coming from a being whose perspective on things is far beyond what we as players have so far been allowed to see.
>>321084740I never understood the absolute refusal of people to acknowledge the fact that every race, especially the charr, have committed atrocities. Homeland or not, it doesn't pardon the massacre of millions of people, nor the enslavement, torture and murder of human children.The other thing that gets me is how people don't realize that the charr wouldn't have reclaimed shit if it weren't for Abbadon.
>>321084740Slowanon here, when did Char start caring about their cubs?
>>321085697Yeah and there would have been nothing that needed reclaiming if it hadn't been for the six gods in the first place.
>>321086559>We wouldn't have genocided you entire race, twice, if you had just never dared raise your heads.
>>321086458Nothing beyond the manpower they contribute to future/current wars. Rytlock is the exception, that end-of-the-world shit in Thunderhead Peaks broke him.
feel like there's no point in cleaning up your inventory when you get random junk everyday
>>321083914And Kralkatorrik literally just flying over an area created the Brand. We haven't really had anything similar feats from the other elder dragons, except maybe Mordremoth instagibbing the entire pact fleet, but that doesn't mean they aren't capable of them. Primordus is so unstoppable that he drove all the underground races except the dwarves to the surface, including the entire asuran civilization. The Norn, a race so dangerous to fight that even the charr didn't mess with them had to flee from Jormag. The human gods are hardly small fry, but individually they are below the elder dragons in terms of power, not to mention that the dragons hard counter them by devouring magic. They do work as a group, of course, which means that they'd beat the dragons eventually.
>>321087849>He hasn't linked his deposit mat button to the delete this specific Junk button.You even code?
>>321087517Thanks! Wasn't sure what I'd missed.
i will shit in kessex hills
>>321087849There are a few things that can keep cluttering your inventory and don't feel worth getting rid of due to how fast you will get another. For me it's pic related.
I love how the twist about Aesgir faking it all has had no repercussions to date. Is the commander hiding that information or something?
>>321084740B-b-but not all char!!! They were being led, lied to and nearly enslaved by the Flame Shamans!!!
>>321089298the commander forgot about it, just like arenanet forgot about the norn in general
I just want to abduct a charr man
2021 and I am forgotten.
>>321092319did drizzlewood get abandoned by every player already?
>>321092503No, people still run it. Although I'm really starting to reconsider just doing Dragonfall, as much as I hate how that map is farmed.
>>321092319It's funny if you consider every mesmer naked, with illusions of clothes
>>321093429>Chronommander gets killed by Balthy Zalthy>Taimi and the rest have to stare at his/her naked body until they ressurect
>>321092319Impossible. She isn't that other lesbian. The Canthan one with the dead sister imbued weeb greatsword.
On the topic of mesmers, when are player mesmers getting an actual shape-shifting/disguise ability, like so many story mesmers? I wanna steal people's identities when I kill them.Also, how do you feel about a 'Calm' condition?>Renders the user as Friendly (green) to the target>Renders the target as Neutral (yellow) to the user>Broken if the user attacks the target
>>321110336spaghetti code, prease understand
Will be thoroughly abused by hackers
>>321110336We can't afford the bug testers.
>>321115062Don't people pay to be bug testers nowadays?
>>321118032No. What. No. Why do you think so?
>>321060284Are you retarded or something? People "want Cantha" in GW2 because we never even had it. The Canthan humans were quickly and unceremoniously retconned and their entire district in Divinities Reach was literally turned into a giant fucking hole in the ground because the Korean overlords said no. It would be a COMPLETELY different argument if we actually HAD some knowledge of ANYTHING about Cantha in the past 200 fucking years outside of a few racist bird men here and there. So no, fuck you faggots. Largos literally have more screentime than an entire nation of people that got an entire expansion of the original game dedicated to them. I hope you fucking choke on your largos cock
>>321122250Damn dude, sure showed her fourteen hours later.
>>321123383>sure showed her fourteen hours later.Are we not allowed to respond to posts after a certain timeframe, or are you just a colossal faggot?
>>321130841Yes. The statute of refutations is 12 hours.
just maxed out my luck, just in time for chinese mcLunar new year
I don't really get dragonhunter spec. I kinda see why it might be better than core for example, but when would I use the bow or why? Scepter/focus seems to be better for single target, like bosses, and if AoE mob clearing is needed then just GS spin.
>>321074694>Balthazar didn't stand a chance against Kralkatorrik in a straight up fightBalthazar had been depowered by the other 4 gods plus Kormir, that's why he first absorbed the power of the bloodstone and then tried to absorb Primordus and Jormag. The commander foiled him, so he had to go for Kralkatorrik who wasn't half-asleep like the other two. Of course in his state he was nowhere near the power of an elder dragon. >>321077885>ruined every chance of me ever taking a liking to ZafiraThat's easily fixed, just make Zafirah a trap. "Wait, you think I'm a woman?! I'M A PROUD ZAISHEN MALE SNIPER! Wanna see my dick? Huh? Touch it? FUCK OFF! That's my OTHER gun and it's not for the vermin who killed my god!"Bonus points if Kasmeer gets immediately grumpy at the revelation that she can't munch the brown carpet. >>321078646>what a shitshowIt gets worse. Right after her death you move to Auric Basin and the dialogue gets all lolrandom again, with Taimi switching from "sad that Braham's mom died" to "ooooh lookie, there's a glowy person! HEYYY GLOWY PERSON GUY, CAN WE TALKIE TO YOOOOU?"
>>321133820use dragonhunter but don't use the bow then, simple as.
>>321133820it's been a while since i took my guardian for a spin, but I think longbow is better for power than scepter is.
>>321089298As a general rule, I consider anything that the story doesn't beat your head over and over with as flavour text with no plot relevance.See also the order of Shadows allegedly siding with the Sunspears and Joko at different times to profit off their feud and never being called out on it, or the order being at war with the Whispers never being mentioned again.I was expecting shadow agent Kito to turn on us at any moment and instead he was the "why can't we all be friends?" asshat. As far as I'm concerned, Asgeir's tale is 100% accurate until Jormag ximself comes out and says it's made up.>>321092319Make that 2018 and counting
>>321133820Longbow is used for tagging mobs since it has much greater range. Put a Sigil of Fire on it and you'll get bags galore. Scepter is better if you're going to be soloing tougher mobs like in HoT, especially since the focus has defensive abilities on it.As for the actual specialization, what makes it work is that it allows for higher damage spikes than core, and can also be specced so you have better defenses against ranged enemies. It also has better defiance bar breaking thanks to its traps, or you could choose to have higher combat mobility with the +25% movement speed trait.
>>321119767Maybe that anon was implying we players are often free beta testers. It sure applies to GW2. >>321133820Don't quote me on that but I think longbow was popular in PvP at some point...
>>321135046>pvpwho cares, we're talking about pve
>>321133820You use it for the traits and skills, not the weapon."do more damage" synergizes with any weapon.
wat do with off spec asc rings?
>>321140079If soulbound then AscSalvElse store in bag
>>321140481>Else store in bagshit. they've been sitting in my bank gathering dust for over a year.more dust, then.
>>321140598You ain't got any alts with a build for that ring? TBF some statlines you will never find a use fore eg Soldier, and swapping their stats via MysticForge is just not worth it.
>>321140812Nope. I'd keep a couple but some I have no idea what kind of build they'd work for.Maybe somewhere down the line they'll find some use but a lot of them I'd never see myself using.
>>321140079Salvage or vendor. If you're getting free ascended salvage kits from fractals go nuts on all of the rings, if you have to buy the kits then only do it on attuned/infused ones.
every time I ecto gamble I feel like I'm tempting fatecoming out +40g from 5 hands is scary
>>321141830Will do, ty. Wish there was some way to change the spec or something more interesting to do with them.
>>321141830I've run the numbers many times, the only time when buying ascended salvage kits was worth it was when memories of battle were around 6s, even for attuned/infused rings. Only salvage if you get the kits for free.
I've gotten every mount and done every quest in the game, what now?
>>321144503Max out your fashion game.
>>321144503Full asc/legendary gearand this >>321144775
>>321144503Immortalize your favourite character in an art commission, bonus points if it's porn.
Did they remove the afk timer or did I pass some kind of VIP threshold after purchasing too much stuff from the ingame shop?
>>321088017How come Kralk flying over the ocean before crashing(creating Dragonfall) didnt make a long brand stretching into the sea?
>>321150454water doesn't get branded but the land underneath it does, and since we don't see the sea floor it could be branded for all we know
>>321147539Some areas don't seem to have the afk timer. Training area and the sunspear base for example.
>>321152374I mean early last year I think I got kicked after like 5 or 10 minutes but now I can prepare dinner and take a shower and come back in an hour and still logged on. Must've been some recent patch. And no it's everywhere.
>>321152665No, the 1 hour afk timer has been a thing for years.
Can't wait to have my own rundown Kaineng apartment to pound fhds in.
>>320817895Now if only they could release a good skin for it.
>shortbow renegade in drizzlewood
I would like to speak to the player known as "Faeeq Jan".Please respond.
no one loves me
no one loves him
fear not this nightyou will not have big gay
i love him
>gift of explorationfucking kill me
>>321164196>fucking kills you
>>320747080Does Mighty Teapot lurk here? I'm so poor at the moment in game. Spent a load of gold on Marauder armour for my Scrapper.
>>321164196I got 3 of them lol.
No matter how hard I try, all of my male characters turn out looking extremely homosexual...
>>321173949take the FHD pill
>>321173949>white and yellowchange that color scheme to black and red and you'll look less gay and more like a sith lord
Anyone giving away legendary weapons or gold?It would be nice!
I have a crush on MightTeapot.
I really fancy MightyTeapot, I like his eyes.
If he lurks here he better explain in details his tempest heal build.
MightyPot trades gold for afghan hash.
>>321179539>>321179534Leave him alone! He has really gorgeous eyes and I want him to hold me and kiss me.
>>321179539All of his Tier 3 subs are drug dealers.The most renown were Shadowling, Iraqi ex-air-force guy organizing transports, and Enviously, Columbian cartel boss famous for dumping "business money" on various MMORPGs.
>>321180640He's really sexy!
>>321180771He will use you like a toy.Do not trust Anet shills.
>>321180162He just needs to tell me about the his heal tempest build. Or else...
>>321181109I've played Guild Wars 1 for about 13 years and then moved over to Guild Wars 2. Anet can shill away.I really just want a legendary weapon but cannot afford it. I don't earn enough in game and I make a lot of armour sets for builds which eats away at my income in game.
>>321181129Oh and the best Ele is Cellofrag
>>321173949it's not entirely your faultbasically every hairstyle/face looks extremely gay
King Joko fucks choya!
This game still exists?
>>321178540>>321179080What about Mela?
>>321181689His youtube channel looks like a faggot's>>321181990PIM PAM POM FUCK YOUR ASS
hmm, what should I...
>>321183597>>321183478what are they good for?
>>321182503I dont fuck underage femboys
Complete noob here, haven't played a mmorpg in 10 years, just started this as a furrycat necro.Anything I should absolutely keep in mind in the very early game beside what's written in generic guides? Should I already focus on a certain necro build at this time or I just use whatever and level up to a certain point where I can hunt good equipment?I'll also try the elementalist in the other slot.Base game without expansions btw. I don't think I'll do pvp stuff for now.
>>321183672asc trinkets or t6 crafting bags worth more than the ascended mats in the other chest.leg crafting material chest gives 7 clovers and 8 obsidian, but you can get laurels in wvw reward tracks and 7 is fuck all. obsidian is also pretty plentiful.chest of experience is just abject trash
>>321183950clovers in wvvw tracks*
can't wait for the new DRMs
>>321183817just use the gear you drop or buy green stuff from the Trading Post (auction house) when you feel too underpowered. do not bother with yellows.Build does not matter for levelling since you can unlock everything and swap freely between stuff.You can manage your inventory by salvaging, pressing the "deposit materials" button and selling stuff on the trading post (you might have some limitations due to being f2p).If you run out of stuff to do in your beginner zones, keep in mind that you have Waypoints unlocked for other race's starting zones.
>>321183817remap keybinds to something more easily reached that works for youdo it early so you don't have to reverse engineer your muscle memory
Downed state is retarded.Underwater combat is retarded.Game would benefit greatly from not having balancing around these two things.
>>321183817For now just read what each thing does and use your own brain to see what works. For lvl 80 builds google Metabattle.When you get to level 80 you're going to want the expansions especially as a necro. Reaper and Scourge absolutely shit on core necro.Basically just follow the story-line to level up and wander around training while leveling up. Early game content is pretty much dead so you're going to be on your own for a lot of it, but stick with it because it's a damn fun game. Best combat system I've ever used. Dungeons are also pretty good exp and you can just tag along with level 80's who are running the dungeons to get power-leveled. Dungeons are pretty dead these days, too, though. When you find a group I rec doing them because it's good exp and the currency you get can get you some exotic gear when you get to level 80.
>>321185279Mesmer underwater trident skills are terrible.
Is power herald still good in wvw after the recent patch?
This game is still up?I gave up after heart of thorns because the combat was just so boring? Did they change anything significant about it yet or is it still purely CD gated without any energy management like GW1?
>>321187497Rev is the only class with energy? Not every sentence needs a question mark?
>>321187497>the combat was just so boringyou were just bad
Why in the holy mother of fuck does Mjolnir come with a fire sigil instead of a sigil of air?
Is there a good heavy armor skin combination for fhd? It's hard to make my fhd on heavy armor look as decent as on light armor.
>>321185279How can you say there is balancing around those things if you take even one look at ranger downed state or necro underwater?>>321186298Yes, still one of the best dps builds with good stability.>>321189309Electrical burns.
>>321190898That makes some sense, but the sigil of air is right fucking there. Lightning damage. For Mjolnir. It's so simple.
best way to farm gold, pls no loot garbage selling for gold way.
>>321187878nice projection there mate, but everyone can master GW2's combat by going through the CD order and occasionally dodgingyou never played a game besides candycrush
>>321192114Also wondering thisI really dislike the aspect of the game that everything has to be in massive groups that tank my FPS and there have to be scheduled events and all that crapI just want to go somewhere and kill a bunch of crap in my own way, and maybe on my own and hope for some good lootMore of a classic MMO style gold-farm
>>321193128>he doesn't stowcancel autoattack chains
>>321193158>kill a bunch of crap in my own waywhy u play mmorpg?
>>321194186Why do you sometimes like to sit alone in your own home rather than go out and socialize?What I'm talking about is a classic MMO style money maker. Like a GW1 or Runescape style thing.That's the main thing that's lacking for me in this game. They try to re-invent the wheel to much instead of sticking to the classics then building around it.It's a great game. The fundamentals are all there, but it's lacking in certain areas and everything feels too much like a rigid amusement park ride. Can't leave the tracks. The events are all scheduled.
>>321193956He doesn't use every attack as it comes from CD. EVRY aytack.
Why they call it uncommon when it's super rare?
>>321194976You can farm drizzlewood or dragonfall
>>321195154jew tactics to make you think you have a chance
>>321195197>follow the orange circlesThat's exactly what I don't want. Scheduled events in a massive train of people all riding the same ride at the same time.
>>321195348Then do dungeons, Strikes, and Fractals.
>>321195753he said he is too autistic to play with other players
>>321195154Because the actual super rares are at least 40 times as rare.
>>321195753Fractals is the closest to what I want, but once again, group content with a rigid, structured train track.A game like runescape for example: you want to go kill this boss? You want to do it by yourself? You want to do it whenever you want and however you want? Go nuts.You want to just sit there farming trash mobs for hours on end? Have at it.Some form of solo (optional) content where you are in the driver's seat that's actually a viable alternative in terms of Gold per hour. That's what's lacking in GW2.Like Balthazaar at the end of PoF. A boss like that, that you can spawn in your own instance and kill however many times you like, whenever you like, that has a chance of dropping some rare goodies and with a stable and viable GPH.Or like in GW1, how open world was your own instance. If you want to go out and farm trash mobs, then it's in your control. If you want to invite people, it's in your control. GW2 has too much rigid control in the hands of ANET rather than in the hands of the player. You are at the mercy of whatever event they have scheduled.
>>321196193node farming is solo and is a good gold income
>>321196528That's a decent idea. It's painfully dull, though.
>>321195886It's partly that and partly the irritating design of most events. The way they're structured and the time gates.So, for an example of something in GW2 that works really well is the halloween maze.No dicking around, no frills, no convoluted bullshit, just go in, and farm. That's it. That's all you need. It can be a little annoying trying to desperately tag a mob before it gets raped by the zerg, but it's a lot more fun than Drizzlewood etc. because it's dead simple. No bullshit. No nonsense. Just farm.
>>321196823Then kill yourself because you are panning for gold in the arctic
>>321197828I'm a dreamer, anon. I want the game to be better because it has a great foundation that gets needlessly convoluted by incompetents who think complexity = quality.
hopes and dreams for ashes of creation?
>>321150454Kralk didn't fly over the ocean, he flew through the mists, then simply portaled out and crashed into the ocean. At thunderhead keep, Aurene uses her own brand to counteract him, and there's still tons of crystals and shit exploding throughout the area.
How difficult are strikes really? As a power chrono as long as I keep quickness up will I be okay for PUGs? I've run a few with my guild but I didn't have arcdps at the time and I dunno if I was hot garbage or not because if I was they never would have told me.
>>321200049They're very easy, but PuG players are also unfathomably shit, thus the ideal choice is to take full control of the situation by playing healscourge so people can facetank mechanics and get downed constantly without fucking the fight.
Should I just set all my alts as node farmers until I decide what to do with them?
>>321200049Really easy, but like >>321200342said PuG players are hot fucking garbage. I'm not even that critical and don't expect absolute perfection, but god damn, I have no idea how people can get to endgame and only pull of 2k dps with a dps build.
>>321200049Each strike has MECHANICS. If your group knows them then you'll be fine.EASY>Kodans: Kills both at the same time and make sure you have enough CC offhand.>Shiverpeak: Pure DPS race with a HP check near the end.>Fraenir: Healcheck and whether you've got eyes to avoid the orange circles under your feet.HARD>Boneskinner: One person has to be a torchbitch and keep the fires lit. Also the orange circles leave lasting AOEs so bunch up when you can and dodge out. Kill the adds to stop the Boneskinner getting his tendies. Don't forget your DPS.>Whisper: Mechanics all over the place. Don't play melee. Bring 2 healers. Any more and you risk losing the dps race at the end.EXTENDED>CW: Adds and Vets and Champs as far as the eye can see. Co-ord the airstrikes you get so you can clear groups without getting swamped. And make sure the designated AA can actually git the choppers. Last Boss requires NOT bunching up and making sure the healer can get everyone in one go. Also avoid the telegraphs.>Forging Steel: Just watch a guide for this untagged Raid.
>>321201248>>Boneskinner: One person has to be a torchbitch and keep the fires lit.Nobody does this.
>>321201710Have they changed to mandating 3 Healers now?
>new to the game>got few folks into it who are new to mmos/vidya>excited to try dungeons>3 of us lvl 80, two ~55>caudecus manor asura path>kinda ok, some bullshit parts like sure-shot fag non-stop aoe knockback but everything goes fast>get to the end with rooms full of elitesokay fuck offwhat the fuck were anet even thinking, what a fucking joke
>>321203192Because you're supposed to view the Dungeon guides before you even step foot on a path, duh. Do you even play games anymore? It's not about exploration, it's about speed.
>>321203192>still failing dungeonslearn the game idiotall you had to do was position behind seamus and use blinds on elites
>>321203358seamus was ok, it just caught us off guard because the NPC ran down the corridor aggroing EVERYTHING and we did not expect it to do non-stop knockback(even through WALLS)the rest of my group are absolute noobs sometimes even getting lost or not seeing what is happening, once we saw what it does we could handle it, it is just lame as fuck
shitty game will be gone when ncsoft finally drops assnet on its unprofitable ass like the bunch incompetent fucking KIKES that they are
>>321201248Thanks, this helps a lot. It also looks like I did the three easy ones with my guild which explains a lot.Second question: how feasible is it to get ascended armor/weapons from strikes alone? I've always despised crafting in MMOs, and I'm aware how reliant GW2 is on it, I just really wish I could get the rest of my ascended shit without crafting.
>All my friends have quit>All my guild members stopped logging in, one after the other>Server pop is dropping, people are transferring in and out depending on matchup making our small core feel like strangers in their own home>Custom arenas are dead. Can't just chill and have a few matches back to back, now you gotta deal with the bots and the crybabies>Only DRMs until EoD release
>>321205323there will be no third expASSion, jewnet will go insolvent long before then
>>321204432Only ways of getting asc amor without any crafting are the raids and pvp/wvw (would take a VERY long time). You can get some weapons easily like Caladbolg variants and the specialization collections weapons but it might not work for you. My advice is go the crafting route, it's the most straightforward and there are other uses like legendary weapons and most new weapon skins
>>321203192>>321203605well, I take it back, once we got the tactics and builds down properly, it was a successfelt a bit trial-and-error to me, at least the others enjoyed it. shame the rewards are jackshit
>>321181579You can buy a Moot for $100.
Will anet EVER fix the shitty servers lads? I'm seriously considering quitting the game The support bitch even refuses to acknowledge that the issue could be on their end but the forums are full with similar reports
I'm about to hit 80 and take Daredevil. Should I just get power/prec/fer gear from AH or there is something better for daredevil?
>>321206302See anon, it's not so bad. It's just not something that will instantly reward you for mashing buttons.
Who is this man, bros? What is he doing in Lion's Arch? I need answers.
>>321207630yes, they will fix the shitty amazon web servers by not being able to pay for their service just like they werent able to pay half their employees, and then another 100 employees a year later, and then they can't afford to maintain mac support
>>321207842well yes, it is checking if our current setup is correct for the situation or not. if it is, then faceroll, if not, then we get fucked. good stuff
>>321207630I'm in NA and I have a constant 120-150 ping. Does anyone get better ping than that or is that the standard?
>>321207707Berserker is universally good, it will work for you
>>321208438There's subtlier ways to fuck over Thiefs.
>>321208078>they werent able to pay half their employees,QRD?
>>321214604How taimi is slowly taking over the plot because the writers who could write her out have left.
>>321215312hehBut seriously i might have to pick another MMO up if things keep going like this for GW2I really don't want to though and hope anet gets their shit together
>>321217987It's absolutely baffling how that self-insert mary sue character just keeps getting center stageAnd this is what eir got killed off for smdh
>The support bitch even refuses to acknowledge that the issue could be on their endThis is just a time honored GW2 tradition at this point thanks to that cunt gale gray. Every time I remember her I'm brought a small tear of joy thinking about how happy I was when I found out she was among those that got the axe during the layoffs. Ah... Good times.
>>321218342There are no other mmo's with mounts that come even remotely close to GW2, and few that can match norn women, unfortunately.
>three bank tabs, all full>buy fourth tab>split everything up between the tabs in organization for the first time in years>31 unused spaces aka one full tab plus one spacewhy did I even bother buying it
>>321223417forgot two steps>go through all characters and put stuff they were muling into the bank>get rid of some items that I didn't actually need that were in the bank
>>321223417For all the mapcurrency you're going to grind. And MF bags.
>>321223690lolI don't farm map currency for no reason unless I am going to be spending it as soon as I farm as much as I needpretty sure I'm at almost 0 across the board on lw4 map currencies since I stopped going to the maps when icebrood saga started and I got my skyscale.
I've never played this game before and want to play something that will make others seethe, what do you recommand /gw2g/?
>>321224945Mesmer. Style on people in pvp with pink butterflies and make JP autists seethe when you portal people up to skip the whole thing. Can also place portals on chests to make it hard for people to grab them.
>>321224945Low DPS, High Survivability. aka Toughness, Vitality, Concentration, Healing Pwr.
>>321219742This is the painful truth.
>>321224945Depends on the game mode. In PvE it's definitely everything related to necromancer.
>>321227865Which only makes the game's failures even more infuriating.
>>321224945ranger, always a guaranteed seethe from mouthbreathing clowns
shit in ass
Giving your ranger pets clever, funny, or ironic names is the peak of GW2 endgame content
>get Guaranteed Wardrobe Unlock from chest>it gives me some basic shit warhorn skin
>>321236602Like naming your melandru's stalker "Cat"
>>321237780https://immortius.net.au/wardrobe-unlock-analyser/make sure you clear out the cheap shit before you use those
>>321238030yeah, I did not read it properly before using it
>Fags calling game skillbased>Group events are overblown champions with millions of cc, dots and cc immune
>>321242342Well yeah. Since it's obvious you lack skill.>he thinks champs are cc immune>he doesn't know how to stunbreak>he doesn't know how to condi cleanse
rember to sit on your mhuman friends before they go extinct!
>>321243128extinct? why would they?
>>321185970>Mesmer underwater trident skills are terrible.Engineer harpoon gun would like a word with you. >one second cast time>slow as shit>shit damageAt least mesmer trident bounces conditions
>>321195027>blowing big moves on a fucking deer>not using CC's to interrupt mob's big attacks>using CD skills on a champ before its CC'd and farting away the 50% damage bonusCore maps can literally be AFK'd, but once you reach level 80 zones the combat requires a bit more brainpower, especially if youre not in a zerg
To be fair, most underwater combat is fucking awful
Wait a second, people play gw2 on Mac?Actually, before that, people expect to play games on a Mac?
>>321243128baste, but before they all go extinct
>>321255718>Sylvari casually making out with Taimi
>>321256017>making out with taimi>unzip plants>show her my green giant>she sees it and becomes horrified>'I-is that what Sylvari penises look like?'>wat>think about all the dicks I've seen in my dream>look down at my stem>yup, looks normal>ask her what's wrong with it>before I know it I'm being given a literal textbook demonstration of human genitalia
>>321255718We established this already.
>>321257894>We established this already.that sylvari puss juices are about as viscous as tree sap?
>>321267758And golden and warm. I bet they taste like honey.Wonder what sort of diseases they carry.
>>321267758Yeah, It'd be pretty goopy I reckon.>>321267829Taste varies from plant to plant and depends on diet. As for diseases, they're vulnerable to the same infections as normal plants are, I suppose. Probably doesn't cross infect humans and the likes.
>>321201248Strikes don't have mechanics they're all dps checks.
>>321192114Sell the content from Discounted fractal encyptions on a daily basis, you'll get to a thousand gold in no time.
Chilling on my Skyscale
Looking down on the plebs
>>321282850Did you just unlock it to feel the need to show off ? Nice job now get a better skin for it
>>321285076It was the reason I came back to the game, now I'm out of things to progress towards
Wish you could dye these wings to fit your fashion theme
What's the point of doing all those maps and events if I'm not gonna get rewards better than exotic berserk gear for TP?
These shorts have a weird line on tasty norn abs.
Is this armor skin returning soon? It's so bad how all heavy armor legs look on fhd except this aetherblade leg skin
>>321293854>you must join the facesitting fhds
>>321293854i prefer mist shard
>>321295545>>321295545>>321295545i vowed to protect this thread so help me help is on my way and i'll be right behind me
>>321293854top tier ass
>>320758210I miss Dinny.
>>321282696>>321282547>>321282850>white skyscaleThats a yikes from me dawg.