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Birthday[edit]

Is there a way to see the exact date a character was created?

Other than noting what day the /age switches from 11 to 12 months, not easily. If you knew the creation dates of a character created earlier and another later, you could cosrt the character selection screen by creation date + make a guess. --Chieftain Alex 09:56, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

ty for the response i wish it would say something along the lines of you've played this character X-yrs, X-months, X-days, X-hrs since ??/??/?? when you type /age

How to get rid of summoning stone and their weapons?[edit]

How do I get rid of summoning stone and its weapons--98.248.20.180 21:31, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

The Only way I have determined is by destroying them (wastebasket icon to the right of the icons for bags carried) neat part is if you decide you want any one of them after having destroyed them you can respawn them. What you cannot do is only spawn the one or two you want (it spawns all of them) nor can you drop them.

Zone Chat Abuse[edit]

There seems to have been an increase in both spamming and offensive talk in zone chat lately, particularly in pre-searing Ascalon/Prophecies. I've been reporting those using inappropriate language (and I don't mean swearing, I mean openly using racial slurs against various groups of people in an attempt to be excessively offensive), but are the GMs still very active in GW anymore, especially now that GW2 has been out for awhile?

--Shifuimam 03:04, 4 January 2013 (UTC)

Cities of Ascalon[edit]

on the "Cities of Ascalon" mission in Guild Wars I must find 3 historic monuments, I have found the first one in King's Watch but I can not find the one in Surmia.. does anyone know how to find the Historic Monument in Surmia for the Cities of Ascalon mission in Guild Wars? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 70.58.180.35 (talk).

See the maps on the Cities of Ascalon page. --Silver Edge 21:33, 4 January 2013 (UTC)
In case you cnt find that particular one, it is to the right of the entryway. Easily missed.MystiLefemEle 10:42, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

joining squad[edit]

how i join squad in wvw

Wrong wiki, so no clue. Try gw2:WvW or gw2:Squad. --Chieftain Alex 18:55, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Inventory space[edit]

There are certain weapons that are in my inventory that I can not get rid of and are just taking up space. How do I fix this?

If you open your inventory, to the right of the bag icons (above the 20 cells), there is a bin icon (this is labelled as "#10 Destroy item" on File:Invlayout.jpg). Drag these items to your bin - binned items cannot be retrieved. Chieftain Alex 14:14, 17 January 2013 (UTC)

Pre-Searing Guild Halls[edit]

I have noticed lately that guilds are advertising full guild halls in pre didnt think you could have guild halls in pre due to needing cel. sigil to get hall . thanks for your time .(72.201.110.2 14:47, 21 January 2013 (UTC))

See Guild Registrar (NPC). User Yoshida Keiji Signature.pngYoshida KeijiCanthan script - man.jpg(talk) 15:01, 21 January 2013 (UTC)
Pre-searing characters cannot access guildhalls. The "guild hall" button is removed from the guild panel [G] when in presearing.
The only reason players would advertise as having a guildhall would be so that you could use it for non-pre characters. (yeah its basically irrelevant to put it in the all-chat-guild-spam message if you're in pre). The lack of the sigil isn't the issue since you could add a guild hall using a character outside of pre, just you wouldn't be able to access the hall from pre anyway. Chieftain Alex 15:11, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

Login screen announcement missing[edit]

Yesterday I played from a friends home computer and I saw the Canthan New Year message. When I returned home to continue playing I noticed that the announcement is not displaying for me. When I tried to use the Support Forums I get:

Server Error

403 - Forbidden: Access is denied.

You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied.

— Guild wars support forum

I have sent an e-mail.


Today I talked to some guild members and they too have the same issue, so I know its not just me. So I tried to Re-Install the game but not even that fixes it. Advice? User Yoshida Keiji Signature.pngYoshida Keiji(talk) 08:56, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

See User talk:Silver Edge#weekend events. The login screen announcement for Canthan New Year sometimes won't appear. As for the support forums, see this and this. --Silver Edge 09:15, 2 February 2013 (UTC)
I hate both Facebook and Twitter with threads hard to follow. Those sites don't look appropiate to me as to a source to share information. It should be either in www.guildwars.com or here on the GWW...What the F are they doing? User Yoshida Keiji Signature.pngYoshida Keiji(talk) 09:46, 2 February 2013 (UTC)
Meh, A-Net are simply using the social media resources easily available to help keep users informed, I don't see a problem with that. There haven't been many updates recently so there aren't that many new bugs to report either. -Chieftain Alex 12:09, 2 February 2013 (UTC)


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Response Via Email (GM Lemoncobra) 02/02/2013 05:09 PM

Hello Keiji,

So long as the Guild Wars client on your computer is updated, you'll see the current announcements. Please note, you'll need to exit the game client completely and restart it to connect to the patch servers.

The Support forums are currently undergoing unscheduled maintenance and we do not have an estimated time for when they will be up again. Please keep an eye on the Guild Wars website for updates.

To help investigate the lag you're describing, I'd like for you to run our Game Advisor application. The Game Advisor will provide us with helpful information about your system and Internet connection.

If you are using a router, hub, or switch, please disconnect this device and connect directly to your modem before running this utility. You may have to reboot your modem and/or computer to reestablish your Internet connection.

To run Game Advisor, please perform the following steps:

1. To download the Game Advisor, go here: http://us.ncsoft.com/gameadvisor

2. When prompted, save the file to your Windows "desktop" so that you can access it easily. Please save the file before running it - running from the website can cause file issues.

3. Double-click on the Game Advisor file and then click on the icon of the game you're experiencing an issue with. (For this test, please select Guild Wars)

4. Click on the "Test Computer and Connection" button and please wait a few minutes while the process completes.

5. Once the process completes, a "Test Result" window will come up. This window will provide you with a link to update your ticket as well as tell you where the diagnostic report is saved. You can also view the report file.

Please update your ticket with this file. If you need assistance attaching a report to the ticket please follow the instructions in the following Knowledge Base article:

- Attaching a File: http://help.ncsoft.com/cgi-bin/ncsoft.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=5887

Once we receive it, we'll have a better idea of how to resolve your issue.

Regards,

GM Lemoncobra

The Guild Wars Support Team

— GM Lemoncobra

User Yoshida Keiji Signature.pngYoshida Keiji(talk) 11:08, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

Restarting the client doesn't cause any weekend event announcement to appear. As I have already noted in my reply on my talk page, they most likely didn't add this weekend's event to the log-in screen, since the Facebook and Twitter pages (which usually has Stephane Lo Presti posting the weekend event) also don't mention this weekend's event. So it's not the same issue with the Canthan New Year announcement, which sporadically didn't appear on the log-in screen. It's not the first time they didn't note the weekend event on the log-in screen, see the numerous Guild Wars Wiki note mentions of "login screen announcements" on last year's weekend event announcements. --Silver Edge 19:41, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
FYI, the Support Forum can be accessed now. They didn't announce that they were finished with its "unscheduled maintenance" anywhere though. --Silver Edge 19:11, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Computer Switch[edit]

If I buy Guild Wars online and I switch to a new computer because the last one had water damage, is it a free download on the new computer or do I need to pay again?!

You can download the client for free from here. Your original purchase remains valid as long as you can remember your access details :D (if you forget some details you can probably still recover your other account details by contacting support). Luckily all the account progress is stored on ArenaNet's servers and not in the user's .dat file, so you won't lose any progress either. -Chieftain Alex 02:25, 3 March 2013 (UTC)
Also, you can copy over the builds and any specific PvP equipment builds to your current computer.MystiLefemEle 10:48, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Need to know/Interactive Skills[edit]

Need to know/Interactive Skills:Just needed to know if skills from Prophecies,Factions or EoN are iteractive with Nightfall?

Could you please clarify your question, I can't tell what you're asking at all. -Chieftain Alex 01:00, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
Need to know: If I am playing in Nightfall there are some skills that can't be used unless you have that campaign. I was wondering if I have the Nightfall campaign and I added Factions or Prohecies to my account, would I then be able to use a skill from either Factions or Prophecies in my skill build.
Oh now I get it! Yes you can put skills from multiple different campaigns on your skill bar (you still can only bring 8 skills though). thank you for clarifying. -Chieftain Alex 01:32, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Need to know: Thank you, that was a big help.

[edit conflict](omg i type slow) The 3 campaigns and Eye of the North expansion are all part of Guild Wars. Any skill from any campaign can be used in any of them once they are learned by the character. Once you learn them once they are 'Unlocked' to the account. Once unlocked another character can use a skill tome to learn a previously unlocked skill. Your heros also have access to all unlocked skills on the account.Durp da durp 01:41, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Deleting a campaign game[edit]

Deleting a Campaign Game: Needed to know if it is possible to delete a current game & start it over with the same character?

Hmm you can delete the character entirely from the character selection screen and recreate a new character with the same name if you want to at any time.
You can't "reset" your campaign progress, e.g. if you complete a quest and receive the reward you can't undo it... but you can repeat missions as many times as you like. There aren't many mistakes you'd want to revert on your characters in gw anyway. -Chieftain Alex 14:59, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

How do I quit my guild?[edit]

I haven't played this game in almost a year, but decided to get back into it. I had no idea I was still in my guild (I asked them to boot me when I left) and have no idea how to quit.

See Guild#Leaving a guild.--Silver Edge 05:11, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

My summer happiness depends on this question[edit]

If i have GW1, can i play with someone who has GW2?

The games are totally unlinked - i.e. you would both need to own the same game to play with each other - in other words you will be unable to play with someone who solely owns GW2 on GW1. You'll both need to have bought the same game to play with each other. -Chieftain Alex 21:53, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

Hi[edit]

need help finding the skills in win 8 where did they go :/ --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 81.20.187.147 (talk) at 20:04, 7 June 2013‎ (UTC).

I take it you reinstalled Guild Wars on a new computer? Unluckily the skill templates are located locally on your hard disc and not on ANet's servers but you can retrieve them if you can still access that computer by copying the files from C/Users/*username*/My Documents/Guild Wars/Templates/Skills (or something like that) if you were previously on Windows 7. If you were on XP then the templates were stored in the Guild Wars program folder (i.e. C/Program Files/Guild Wars/Templates/Skills). If you can't retrieve those files, then you'll have to start from scratch. -Chieftain Alex 10:15, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

help please[edit]

can one play alone without internet of is internet a must?

Despite the evident lack of any MP aspect since most moved over to GW2 or stopped playing, Internet is still required to play Guildwars1. --86.26.108.213 12:01, 3 July 2013 (UTC)

probabilities of green drops when summoning spirits?[edit]

Does the probability of having a green weapon drop from a boss decrease when summoning spirits to help kill it? does it get influenced by who gives the final blow? I have been farming a bit with my ritualist and have not received any good drops.--197.87.133.190 05:49, 9 July 2013 (UTC)

As far as I know you have to be within the aggro bubble to get drops, so it might be worth kiting into the aggro bubble of the boss just before it dies. There was some discussion on whether players using longbows got far less drops - longbows have the same range as spirits. -77.97.208.117 08:22, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
A method of testing whether binding rituals affect you getting drops would be using binding rituals to kill Jarimiya the Unmerciful, who always drops a Bottle of Vabbian Wine unless henchmen, heroes or Vabbian Guards assisted in killing him. --Silver Edge 21:47, 9 July 2013 (UTC)
I farmed dozens of greens with a spirit summoner. I didn't particularly try to be within aggro range and I never noticed any difference compared to the dozens of greens I farmed with my assassin. Manifold User Manifold Neptune.jpg 06:32, 10 July 2013 (UTC)
You do not need to be within aggro range to get kill credit. You just have to be responsible for most of the damage, compared to NPCs. Any method of dealing damage works ok. Several people tested in various places allowing an NPC to do most of the DPS, getting the first or last hit, being within aggro range or not, and so forth. The only consistent pattern was if the NPC did most of the damage, there was never a drop. Otherwise, the drop rates were the same as solo farming.
So, in answer to the original question: the chance of having a green drop is unaffected by the use of spirits. It is unlikely to be affected by who inflicts the final blow.75.37.22.65 13:20, 12 July 2013 (UTC)

Summoning Stones in Guild Wars Prophecies[edit]

What summoning stones can I acquire in Guild Wars Prophecies (aka Guild Wars core edition)? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 174.17.85.216 (talk) at 22:01, 22 August 2013‎ (UTC).

Guild Wars Prophecies and Core aren't the same. --Silver Edge 07:52, 23 August 2013 (UTC)

Most Summoning Stones are tradeable, I believe, so you can get other Summoning Stones from other players Seppe314 (talk) 13:29, 30 December 2013 (UTC)

Day 1[edit]

Noobie here How do I get rid of the 'Party Formation Screen' ? I would like to solo for while to learn about the game before I team up with somebody. How do I do that? What should be my first move? How do I get out of the city? Tks --162.192.0.35 23:34, 13 September 2013 (UTC)

Generally there is an "X" button that you can click to close the particular UI. Also, I believe "P" is by default the keybind to toggle it. Start out by looking for quests and completing them to further your progression in the game. You have to go through the different portals to go to different places in the world as well. Hope this helps! -- My Talk Lacky 00:19, 14 September 2013 (UTC)

Looks like what I have to do is leave the town and then I could close the 'party formation screen' 'P' toggles the 'party search' box. Thank you for your help.

I'm off to conquer the world. --162.192.0.35 01:29, 14 September 2013 (UTC)

Also, as a side note, once you've explored for a little while and found/unlocked different towns/outposts/missions/etc., you can actually fast travel (or "map travel") to them by opening up your map with the "M" key and clicking on the different places to travel there directly and quickly. Happy Hunting! -- My Talk Lacky 15:36, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
'P' will open party search within an outpost, but not outside. In any explorable area, 'P' will toggle the party screen. On a tangent, soon you'll begin to notice that soloing most of the Guild Wars content is close to impossible. Fortunately you can bring henchmen along to not bother other players. - Infinite - talk 16:34, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

screen shots[edit]

I haven't used the screen shot function in years. How do I do it again?

I haven't played in quite a while, but I believe you just hit the Print Scrn button on your keyboard.  :) --Rainith (talk) 22:07, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
See the screenshot page for additional information. --Silver Edge 04:50, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

Password reset[edit]

moved from Help:Contents

I've been trying to reset my password for two weeks. I haven't played for 5 years and don't have a clue as to what my password was. Support reset my password and tried to send an auto-generated link to me but the auto-generated e-mail failed. Now no one at NCSOFT Support is doing anything to fix this problem. I'm wondering if I want to continue trying to play and buy a new license? Probably not! Yeah Charles it's me, the pain in the back side lol. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 97.86.9.231 (talk) at 21:21, 5 December 2013‎ (UTC).

Ok first things first, any contributors here aren't actuallly ANet/NCSOFT employees - we're just players - and so can't directly help you. We might be able to provide some advice though.
When you say "failed", do you mean that it never reached you, or something else? I presume you've checked any spam folders you might have, and that you know the email address that you registered with 5 years ago. -Chieftain Alex 21:48, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Setting Hard Mode[edit]

I am currently playing in Normal Mode and would like to know how to set to Hard Mode in Party Formation window? --108.183.125.252 15:25, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Hello there. Per hard mode#Eligibility, to get the hard mode button, you need to have completed the respective campaign that you want to access hard mode in. Its shared between characters, so if one of your characters completed Prophecies for example (Hell's Precipice), then your other characters would be able to access HM in prophecies as soon as they get to Lion's Arch/Ascalon. In addition to having unlocked it, you also need the character to be level 20. Good luck, and any further questions feel free to ask. --Chieftain Alex 16:50, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

40/40 Set[edit]

While playing the game and equiping my characters, I see the talk of 40/40 equipment,full radiant or survivor insignias, defensive set and high energy set.Could you please explain: 40/40,where the best placement of the Rad.& Sur. insignias for tanking any character,defensive & high energy sets for team characters. Thank you!

I'll see if I can guess the answers...
  • 40/40 - per the page, its a wand/focus combination both with the following pair of stats: a) 50% reduction in spell recharge (20% chance) and a) 50% reduction in spell casting time (also 20%). (basically you can cast more spells faster and more frequently)
  • Radiant Insignia/Survivor Insignia - provides the most health on the chest and legs, but honestly I'd be using armor insignias. Armor rating says you get 50% less dmg for every 40 armor.. so if you use +10 armor insignias, then you get 12.5% less dmg (unluckily they don't stack). (i.e. you take 7 less damage if the foe is hitting for 50) - the reduction in damage is quite small, but if you're expecting a lot of hits, then it adds up + is worth it. Note that armor doesn't help vs degeneration, so if you're expecting lots of conditions, hexes or lifestealing; then you might take survivor instead.
  • defensive sets are probably using a spear/sword/axe with either of Shelter or of Warding modifiers (expecting physical or expecting elemental damage respectively), a shield that they meet the attribute requirement of (e.g. if it says 9 tactics, you need 9 tactics to get the 16 armor, otherwise you get half - 8 armor) and an inscription vs the correct damage type (PvPers usually carry a shield with an inscription for each type of damage)
  • high energy sets are a wand/focus combination with "Seize the Day" on the wand, and "Live for Today" on the focus. (+15 energy and minus 1 energy regeneration from each, giving you +30 energy but -2 to your total energy regeneration). you only switch to these weapons to cast spells urgently, and then you switch back to another weapon set to regain the energy regeneration.
-Chieftain Alex 16:23, 30 December 2013 (UTC)

Add my Mini's to the Hall of Monuments[edit]

I started my Guild Wars 2 account. I still play Guild Wars and I can't add my Mini's to my Hall of Hero's Monument. Why can't I add them? They are NOT dedicated yet. Can anyone help or any ideas? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 66.177.161.145 (talk) at 18:06, 31 December 2013‎ (UTC).

Hello. It sounds to me like you're missing the Monumental Tapestry from the monument. (each monument, except "Honor", needs one of these to be able to add anything to it) Theres one as a reward for completing each of the primary quest chains (3 missions in each of the norn/ebon/midget zones) and one after seeing the first vision (total of 4 for the 4 monuments missing tapestries). -Chieftain Alex 18:37, 31 December 2013 (UTC)

using my heros[edit]

on what lvl or part of the prophecies campaign i have access to my heros? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 217.122.8.44 (talk).

Guild Wars Prophecies as a stand-alone campaign does not have access to heroes. Heroes weren't introduced until Guild Wars Nightfall was released and the expansion pack Guild Wars Eye of the North introduced quite a few more. After these two releases, the Guild Wars Beyond content brought a small number of complimentary heroes to players in the endgame storyline for the previous campaigns. For a list of heroes and where to obtain them, please refer to the Hero article. - Infinite - talk 13:04, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

competences elites[edit]

bjr impossibles d avoir une competence elite alors que g le sceau comment faire merci d avance

Pour capturer un élite, il fait le prendre d'un boss de votre profession principale ou secondaire et non d'un ennemie normal ou un ennemie majeur. Mais, ce wiki est en anglais (moi aussi), donc excusez-moi pour toutes les erreurs de langue. - Infinite - talk 14:34, 2 February 2014 (UTC)

Heroes Ascent![edit]

Hello,i wounder why u dont do anything about Heroes Ascent anymore,iknow u have alot to do with GW2 but,if u let us bring heroes or henchmen so people with lower ranks can get the title!And when its not HA weekend its totally dead so why dont put in hench teams,so we dont have to wait an houer or 2! That is all we want,and hopfully u can make it work! --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 79.138.34.162 (talk).

As per the notice in the corner: "We are NOT ArenaNet." - Infinite - talk 17:21, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Please could someone get hold of me about my account .. Seems NO one is answering mails ..

How to assemble weapons or other items from parts salvaged from other stuff?[edit]

Example: I have a sword, a Pommel, & a Hilt. In what order should these items be assembled? This includes ALL weapon types!!! Including Bows, Scythe & etc. for ALL campaigns. ANY help appreciated... (Sorry for the HORRID grammar & spelling as I am Dysgraphic. "You can look that up in the Wiki page in [1] or [2]") Mind you ALL advice will be used to eventually make a page here for others to know... knot_disclosed AT yahoo DOT com if you feel like telling me that an answer is waiting here... --72.185.79.53 00:39, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

There is no order, so you can apply the upgrade components in any order. --Silver Edge 04:32, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

How do you get Margrid the Sly when you have Master of Whispers?[edit]

I'm trying to get Master of Whispers but I have Margrid. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 69.35.195.56 (talk) at 07:09, 4 June 2014 (UTC).

Whichever heroes you didn't choose during the Primary quests in Nightfall, you can pick up upon completion of Abaddon's Gate in the area afterwards - each of the heroes appears in that area and offers an acquisition quest. -Chieftain Alex 15:04, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

can not sell/trade items in my inventory[edit]

When I attempt to sell to a merchant, or sell on the trading post, only the few crafting items are shown as available to sell, nothing else. I have multiple bags of items, i.e. armor, weapons, etc. but they will not show up as in the inventory when I choose the "sell" option at a merchant. 68.100.239.173 20:11, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

"trading post".. thats a GW2 thing isn't it. Tried looking at the correct wiki?
You are possibly storing stuff in "hidden" bags that can't be seen by vendors. Thats a guess since I don't do gw2. -Chieftain Alex 21:07, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

Password vergessen[edit]

<redirected page> --Falconeye (talk) 20:34, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

Guten Tag ich habe mein password vergessen wie kann ich das ändern?? (translated: Good day I forget my password how can I change the ??). --User:91.15.58.54
(answered on the IP's talk page as I was loading JQ..) -Chieftain Alex 21:19, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

map download[edit]

haven't played in few yrs and I remember that there was a way to download all maps to help with the load time when u travel from one map to another does anyone know what it is or how to download all maps for a faster load time while playing the game ?--23.117.205.198 23:03, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

You are looking for Command line#-image.
Basically:
  1. Create an additional shortcut to Guild Wars.
  2. Right click, properties.
  3. Edit the shortcut target to be C:\Program Files (x86)\Guild Wars\Gw.exe" -image (replace C:Progs with whatever the address is for your Gw.exe)
The file download will be about 4Gb. Good luck. -Chieftain Alex 00:14, 1 November 2014 (UTC)

Exit embark beach[edit]

how can i exit embark beach? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 74.74.158.87 (talk) at 19:17, 13 November 2014‎ (UTC).

There are 4 travel NPCs dotted around, two to the southeast, one to the north, and one to the southwest. Talk to one of them + choose the topmost option + keep accepting until they teleport you somewhere you can access. -Chieftain Alex 19:38, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

How many people still play GW[edit]

How many people still play gw, i have fond memories and was wondering whether or not to come back? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 81.156.58.127 (talk).

As far as I know, Anet hasn't released any numbers in the past while. If you hop in, you'll be able to find people and active guilds of all types rather quickly. Hope those memories stay true! G R E E N E R 11:42, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

Krisp/Krunch disapperance in Kamadan[edit]

Have been looking all day for Krunch/Krisp and Brrnadette/Brrrta in Kamadan in order to exchange cc shards for a hat/token. All 4 are in Lion's Arch, as reported by a friend but they seem to have disappeared from Kamadan. Is this a game glitch? I know I saw them there yesterday but did not have the cc shards to trade at that time. Hoping that it gets fixed because I do not have the abililty to get to LA. Thanks. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 70.253.77.142 (talk) at 03:24, 2 January 2015‎ (UTC).

They're there. The four of them are at the south side of Kamadan. --Silver Edge 05:35, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
Okay, I see what you mean now. Those four NPCs no longer appear in Lion's Arch nor Kamadan districts that were created before the first Winterday finale began (e.g. Lion's Arch America district 1, Kamadan America 1 to 3, and Lion's Arch and Kamadan International 1), but they continue to appear in Lion's Arch and Kamadan districts that were created after the first finale began (e.g. Kamadan Asia Korean district 1 [probably because the district was empty and was only created when my character map traveled there], Lion's Arch America 5 and higher, Kamadan America 5 and higher). So just go to a high-numbered Kamadan district (e.g. America 5) and those NPCs will be there. This bug is the opposite of the bug that I noticed after the end of the Halloween event. --Silver Edge 10:21, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

question about buying character slots bank and campaigns[edit]

If I buy a key code for EOTN for a friend and I get the key code. Can I give the key code to my friend to unlock EOTN?

Sure, but bear in mind that the key code can only be used once. So as long as you don't consume the key code before giving it to your friend, your friend will be able to unlock EOTN. However, your friend will also need at least one other campaign on their account in order to be able to travel to EOTN the expansion.
Side note: There are no xunlai bank slots or character slots included with the standalone Eye of the North expansion. -Chieftain Alex 18:14, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

recover deleted character[edit]

Can I recover a character accidentally deleted? Her name was Aikiko Khan, an elementalist. From Factions

Guild Wars Player Support << they can help you. And may I ask, how does one accidently delete character, when we have to manually type in the name and click confirm 3 times? --Falconeye (talk) 07:10, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
You can try with support. But afaik they haven't restored any characters in years. Software change and the roll-back tool isn't working any more. Something like that. Steve1 (talk) 11:47, 13 August 2015 (UTC)

skill usage[edit]

the skill bar has only 8 slots, is there anyway to have more slots or another skill bar or three?

No. Rodan (talk) 04:39, 2 September 2015 (UTC)
Indeed no way to have more than 8 skills. Hence Bar compression troubles, which play a major role in PvP. This also explains why some skills such as Master of Magic are underused.--Ruine User Ruine Eternelle Ruine Eternelle.jpg Eternelle 08:48, 2 September 2015 (UTC)

Moa egg[edit]

How do I get to the furnace to hatch the Black Moa Chick egg. I killed every one and can't figure out how to get past the closed gates. they don't have gears to open them.

Do you have the quest The Final Assault and The Forge Heart active? --Falconeye (talk) 08:03, 24 November 2015 (UTC)

Accounts linking[edit]

Hello! I would like to understand the details of linking the GW and GW2 accounts and possible consequences of that. Although some principles are described in the Hall of Monuments article, some important details are missed. Let's assume that before linking we have this:

  • gw_account@example.com + gw_password -> login to Guild Wars client (+ character name) and to ArenaNet account; there we can see our Account Name and Display Name in the form 5642XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-2FE10A1DXXXX
  • gw2_account@example.com + gw2_password -> login to Guild Wars 2 client and to ArenaNet account as well

Before linking, we cannot use the gw_account in Guild Wars 2 client and vice versa, this will result in error message. It's quite clear that to link these two accounts we should first login to ArenaNet account using gw2_account (not gw_account), then go to the Account Management page and input both gw_account and gw_password in the corresponding fields. What then will happen with both our names and passwords? In particular, will they both usable as before or one of them will become non-usable and may be forever banned for registration in ArenaNet account system? --66.102.9.8 14:56, 4 January 2016 (UTC)

When I linked my accounts, my GW1 information (email/password) was effectively removed, and was replaced by all of my GW2 credentials. I believe this combining is a necessary step to make the two accounts into one (i.e. sharing the same email login ID).
You may be able to go back and change the passwords so that they are not the same, but I have never tried. If you'd like further details, you will likely have to contact GW2 Support (top right corner, "Submit a request"). G R E E N E R 19:47, 4 January 2016 (UTC)
Thank you! I thought approximately the same, but was not sure and didn't want to risk (we may like some emails more than others by some reasons). OK, I also imagined three possible scenarios of linking, it would be nice to mention them because they are real for different people:
1) We have GW account with some campaigns and want to register and link GW2 (maybe first a free account, with upgrade in the future), what should we do? Can we do it by our own without asking ArenaNet support, if possible? There is a link "Register" on ArenaNet account page, but apparently it suggests to create another account, not simply add GW2 to the existing account (I never tried).
2) We have GW2 account and want to buy some GW campaigns (with HoM of course) and link them to GW2, what should we do in such case?
3) We already have both GW and GW2 accounts, but they are separate, how to link them? (we have an answer from the article and your reply).
--66.102.9.30 13:18, 5 January 2016 (UTC)
Good points, but I don't have answers for all of them. Anet has been changing their processes over time. Below are my best guesses:
  1. All accounts are attached to an email, free or otherwise. You can only link one GW account to one GW2 account. I believe you can still register them manually. If you have any concerns, contacting support would be wise. Also, if you make a mistake (like linking accounts incorrectly), contact support.
  2. Add your campaigns to the GW1 account, like you normally would. I believe that is still handled at the GW1 log-in screen.
  3. If you find that the linking process has changed, or could be clarified further, please let us know!
G R E E N E R 16:21, 5 January 2016 (UTC)

GW2 Glider Wings[edit]

I have purchased Glider wings and I'm level 80, however even though I can see the wings as they would look attached to me character within the Warddrobe mode, when I go to play the game, the wings are not there. Is there something special I have to do besides click on the wings themselves (which isn't working) in order to get them on my character for the game, please advise anybody as any help on this would be greatly appreciated. I have died three times from jumping off great heights thinking my Glider wings would appear when I was airborne. (Not sure how to make them work) --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 50.113.41.10 (talk) at 07:10, 19 January 2016‎ (UTC).

Hi there, you are asking on the wrong wiki. This wiki is about the original Guild Wars. You want to be using the Guild Wars 2 wiki or even better, the Guild Wars 2 Forum.
To answer your question though,
  • You can currently only fly on the new HoT maps. This will be changed on the 26th when you will be able to fly on all the other maps.
  • You will have to complete the prologue story for HoT, Rally to Maguuma
  • Then you will have to acquire enough experience to level up your gliding mastery, and unlock it with Mastery Points.
Hope this helps. G R E E N E R 08:08, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

I have purchased glider wings and when I go into wardrobe, I can see them on my back however when I close the wardrobe down, there are no glider wings. What do I have to do to keep the glider wings on, please anybody advise, I am obviously missing something? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 66.8.130.179 (talk) at 22:36, 23 February 2016‎ (UTC).

As I said above, this is the wiki for the original GW, not GW2. With that said:
  • There are two types of gliders:
    1. Those that also come with a backpack skin
    2. Those that don't come with a backpack skin
  • If you bought type 1, which is normally around 700 gems, then you should have been given an extra item which lets you transmutate your current backpack into having the wings (you'll also have to check the box to show your backpack).
  • If you bought type 2, which is normally around 400 gems, then your glider cannot act as a backpack skin.
Next time, swing by the Players Helping Players forum for good answers to GW2 questions. G R E E N E R 23:40, 23 February 2016 (UTC)

Time Remaining[edit]

I have been really enjoying Guild Wars 2 and I've been thinking about purchasing Guild Wars 1 to see what I missed. Is it likely the GW1 servers will be up and active for long enough to get the full experience?--98.192.98.11 05:03, 11 March 2016 (UTC)

The last I believe I heard on the matter (and I'm sure someone will come along and correct me), running the servers for GW1 is not intensive. Be aware though, stepping from GW2 to GW1 is a pretty big shock. GW1 was quite good for the time, but it is sadly 11 years old. G R E E N E R 10:05, 11 March 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for the response. Follow up question, if I get Guild Wars Platinum Edition and want to maybe get Factions or Nightfall later on, would I be able to get Guild Wars Trilogy and link Nightfall and Factions to the pre-existing account?

My suggestions is that you purchase the Guild Wars: The Complete Collection. One of the great benefits of the later games, specifically Nightfall, is the addition of heroes. Having them around helps quite a bit, especially in a world where the cities may be quite empty of other players (there will always be henchmen to help, but they can be second class). You can start a character in the Nightfall campaign and have a hero from the start.
If you're purchasing for the story, though, then feel free to purchase Prophesies, and you can add the codes to the Factions, Nightfall, and Eye of the North later. G R E E N E R 05:01, 15 March 2016 (UTC)

Getting past Minister Cho's when I have no quests[edit]

High I have searched Shing Jea island for more quests and watched the cut seen like 5 times. It says we are gonna go into the area but it doesn't take me there. also the gate is still closed and master togo isn't there.

Good grief, you know how to relay all relevant info, don't you?
I assume you have done the quest A Formal Introduction and are now in the outpost Minister Cho's Estate, north of Shing Jae Monastery and Tsumei Village.
If that is the case, then you've reached your first mission outpost. On the map, the outpost sign looks different than the other 2 I just mentioned, like a circle.
In that case, your Party Formation panel's got "Enter Mission" between "Leave" and "Search" at the bottom. Pushing that button will start the mission which you'll need to finish in order to progress with the game. Don't forget to fill up your party with henchmen before you do so. Steve1 (talk) 20:51, 4 August 2016 (UTC)
Steve!, thank you that was it! =)
No problem. Enjoy your first play-through!
Don't give up when you get to the Luxons and Kurzicks. There are a few things there which might wanna make you tear your hair out. Hang in there, I think it's worth it.
The best piece of advice though: Join a guild. One with active and helpful members.
Cheers, Steve1 (talk) 06:31, 5 August 2016 (UTC)

Game Basics[edit]

Do I have to form a party with other human players via the internet, or can I form a party of in-game characters? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 99.66.114.139 (talk) at 02:48, 21 August 2016‎ (UTC).

There are in-game characters you can join with. Henchmen can be found in every city, and heroes can be developed if you have Nightfall or Eye of the North. G R E E N E R 06:46, 21 August 2016 (UTC)

Windows 10[edit]

Are there any plans to make Guild Wars Windows 10 compatible? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 12.29.205.250 (talk) at 22 September 2016‎ (UTC).

I have Windows 10 and have not had any problems running GW1. Have you been having any problems? G R E E N E R 18:22, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

I owned the games before, but have lost track of my user name and password. I was just going to purchase the 3 pack, but when I read the compatibility notes, I didn't see Windows 10. I am pretty psyched to know that you are running 10 and playing Guildwars !! So inclined to buy it now.

i love this game and cannot remember my password after 5 years of not playing, please help[edit]

I use to play this game as a child, i would wake up before school during events, stay up late at least every third day for alt east 5 years, this game is the only game i have ever dedicated a significant amount of time to and if there is any way at all the tech support could help me be able to call back on the single most amazingly nostalgic gaming experience of my life i would forever love them all and remember it every single time i logger on, please if there is any way sent a promising response and i will gladly recall any information that i am ably to remember to prove that i am infant the same Guild Wars loving kid inside that bough this game and dedicated years of there life to it ooh so long ago.

Please it would mean much more to me than just logging on to play any old game!, the avatar of Balthazar awaits my return!!

Shane Aaron Sanders

Hi Shane. The wiki is not the same as Support for Guild Wars. We can point you in the right direction, though.
Start at the following link, and I hope things get sorted out for you: https://help.guildwars2.com/hc/en-us/articles/230899908-Guild-Wars-Account-Management-Changes
Best of luck, G R E E N E R 18:50, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

signing in[edit]

I cannot sign in because I do not know the password --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 23.252.86.177 (talk) at 22:53, 14 February 2017‎ (UTC).

Your best bet is to start here. Your account name (which is an email address) is shared between GW1 and GW2, as well as the password. If that doesn't work, you'll have to submit a ticket to get help. G R E E N E R 08:17, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

no game activation card[edit]

Hi I have recently bought Guild Wars {Faction} and also Guild Wars {The Complete Collection}. I bought both games in a second hand shop but neither box has a Game Activation Card, I was hoping you might be able to help me with this problem, I have never played this game before and have no idea as to how to get access I would like to thank in advice on any help giving to me. Thank You.

GUILD WARS SUPPORT are the folks who can help you with any technincal questions you have. Falconeye (talk) 02:25, 9 May 2017 (UTC)

Guild wars beyond[edit]

Hi I can't find out where to buy guild wars beyond. Have they stopped selling it or could you tell me where to get it please

They never sold Beyond. It was a chain of free game updates which can be played as long as you have the corresponding campaign. Steve1 (talk) 16:55, 16 May 2017 (UTC)
Namely Prophecies, Factions and Eye of the North campaigns.TikkaLeFem (talk) 19:08, 16 May 2017 (UTC)
War in Kryta requires Prophecies and Eye of the North, and either proph nm completion or the primary in eotn completed. Hearts of the North comes after WiK is complete. Winds of Change requires Factions be completed in NM. For WiK I'd recommend following the guides here on the quests wiki pages as it can get confusing the first time, particularly the dialogues in the HoM and Ice Cliff Chasms during Ebon Vanguard Allies. 71.169.162.235 01:10, 17 May 2017 (UTC)

Pockmark Flats[edit]

I am on the quest to destroy the Fire somethings (They are burning everything around Regent Valley). I have to enter Pockmark Flats, and when I get to the bridge and go forward, the files will not load. I am stuck, and I have tried restarting the game but I still cannot get in. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!

I went in the game and looked. The quest is Fires in the east.

I finally got into Pockmark Flats. The only thing that I did differently was NOT to talk to the collector at the bridge (entrance).

-- 104.191.122.195 06:17, 13 August 2017 (UTC)

That seems very odd. Have you downloaded all of the game files? If you haven't, it may be the case that some files and assets are downloading still as you're exploring. That's the only scenario I can imagine that fits what you describe. G R E E N E R 07:00, 13 August 2017 (UTC)

Yak's Bend[edit]

I have completed the Nolani quest twice, but I can't get the files to load so that I enter Yak's Bend. Any ideas?

I've noticed that when traveling, my screen shows files downloading each time before I enter the location. It usually takes a second or two.

I don't know what to do about this.

I bought the trilogy and downloaded it to my computer, so why does it have to keep downloading files everytime that I travel?

104.191.122.195 03:09, 21 August 2017 (UTC)

Maybe there are patches that I can download to correct this.

104.191.122.195 03:14, 21 August 2017 (UTC)

Guild Wars is a massive game with a very large amount of files it needs to run. When installing and loading the first time, it will download the basic and common files first. Then every time you zone to a new area or portion of the game, it checks for any missing files and downloads them on the spot. It doesn't download all the files immediately as some of them are downloaded in the background while you're playing the game. Eventually all the files will have been downloaded to your computer and loading for areas becomes becomes near-instantaneous. Until then, you will see some file loading times.
Alternatively, you can use command line arguments to force all the files to be downloaded at once (also known as the -image command). This results in a much longer download, but all files will be on your computer afterwards. This eradicates any further downloading while playing. Do note that attempting and using this method requires some careful reading, or/and an advanced knowledge of executable programs. - Infinite - talk 09:16, 21 August 2017 (UTC)
Thank you very much for the reply and the information! 104.191.122.195 22:14, 21 August 2017 (UTC)

getting back on game[edit]

forgot email password and code --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 73.74.13.198 (talk).

You will have to go through the Account Management process to regain access to your account. Please note that a different process is required if your Guild Wars account is not linked to a Guild Wars 2 account. More information is found on the link above in bold. The official wiki is not maintained by ArenaNet employees, and therefore cannot assist you further. Good luck on retrieving your lost account. - Infinite - talk 01:58, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

Purify the hunter's horn in the healing spring in Regent Valley.[edit]

Purify the hunter's horn in the healing spring in Regent Valley, HAS NOT WORKED THE LAST 12 TIMES (TWICE WITH EACH OF MY CHARICTURES, I'VE TRYED TO COMPLETE IT... OUNCE I PUT THE HORN IN THE HEALING SPRING THATS AS FAR AS THE QUEST WILL GO ??? PLEASE HELP

Bring the non purified horn to the spring. With it in your inventory click on the 'healing spring' object (the gold text). When you do that the Hunters Horn will turn into Purified Hunters Horn (icon becomes whiter). Once you have done it the quest will update and lead you to Aiden. Durp da durp (talk) 19:42, 9 December 2017 (UTC)

Gw hoh logs history[edit]

Hello. Is it possible to get a logs of all team name that won the HoH in gw1 since the beginning ?

80.215.197.85 14:20, 1 January 2018 (UTC)kyra

As the official wiki is maintained by players, we're not ArenaNet employees and thus cannot answer that question. You would have to contact support to see if they keep a log for it and whether or not they would be willing to publish one. It would be a very long list. - Infinite - talk 22:22, 1 January 2018 (UTC)

New Player[edit]

I cannot manage to load myself to Administration. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 24.181.130.192 (talk) at 22:52, 21 January 2018‎ (UTC).

If you are having technical difficulties and want to contact ArenaNet Support, please go to: https://help.guildwars2.com/hc/en-us/categories/204146527-Original-Guild-Wars . G R E E N E R 05:53, 22 January 2018 (UTC)

Maintain/upkeep a spell[edit]

Hi, I would like to know what "Maintaining a spell" means, and how to do it. ie: trying to portal jump using recall, and SaO chain for cartography purposes. Thanks for any help on this matter. 99.148.184.44 09:24, 22 March 2018 (UTC)

Every profession has a certain amount of energy regeneration; for example an assassin has +4 regen. A skill with upkeep will stay active indefinitely, but at the cost of some regen; for example Recall will stay active, but the assassin will only have +3 energy regen due to the -1 from Recall. The caster can remove the maintained enchantment by double-clicking on the effect.
In the case of recall, removing the enchantment effect will cause the caster to teleport to the target's location. Others with more cartography knowledge may be able to give you more advice, but I would start looking at pages such as Portal jump. G R E E N E R 14:31, 22 March 2018 (UTC)
For SaO specifically, it is important to cast Recall on the pet you will remember it being on, as well as ending up on the very end of the SaO chain. After selecting the pet of your choice, casting Recall will target that pet. What Recall does when it stops being maintained is teleporting the user to the target that was selected during casting.
Per example, a White Tiger pet was selected and Recall was cast. At first, nothing happens. The upkeep monitor will display one maintained Recall. If the pet then moves a good deal away, you can double-click that maintained version of Recall and it will no longer be maintained. As a result, you will shadow step to the White Tiger.
How a SaO chain works is using multiple pets and having SaO on their owners' skill bars. When pets shadow step, they sometimes freeze in their new location. They no longer wander around, nor will they attempt to run back to their owners. For a higher chance of this happening, it is wise to flag the heroes as close to the portal you want to SaO chain past. Then you can set up the chain. Cast the Recall on the "end of the chain" pet you will use. This pet's goal is to end up as far past the portal as possible. The other pets are only there to get that pet to its farthest location beyond the portal.
The first bit is trickiest: you have to get the three pets to freeze after they shadow step. Select one of the flagged heroes and use the SaO skill on any of the heroes' skill bars. The pet will then shadow step towards that targeted hero. Check to see if the pet still wanders around. If it has stopped moving, good, it's frozen. Shadow step the other pets the same way until they are all frozen. Keep trying until they are all frozen and then move onto the next step.
You will use the farthest pet past the portal as your target for the other pets. They will now attempt to shadow step towards that pet. If one of them ends up farther beyond the portal that the first one, that becomes your next target. Keep repeating this until the pets are getting almost out of range. Now find a good spot for the pet you used Recall on to sit beyond the portal. The best spots are usually diagonally away from it.
The portal is not just a wall-like object, you will actually zone anywhere within a certain area around the portal. This zone is usually rectangular in design, and invisible to the player. In other words, try to maneuver the pets to sit a reasonable distance away from the portal, and out of a direct line of sight from it. An example could be this:
    ________    * End of chain pet
   |        |
   |        |
   |        |
   |[Portal]|
          + Heroes
    You '
The box is the portal "zone" (the area in which you will trigger zoning to the area where the portal normally leads). When you now stop maintaining Recall, your character should teleport like so:
           You '
    ________    * End of chain pet
   |        |
   |        |
   |        |
   |[Portal]|
          + Heroes
If that happens, you won't travel to the zone as you normally would, and instead have access to the area past the portal, to explore for Cartography, to snap screenshots, to find the end of the world, whatever you want to do. Just take note that if you walk back towards the portal, you may accidentally enter the zoning area and travel to the next area as if you entered the portal normally.
It's not very concise, but that's the gist of Strike as One chaining for Cartography! - Infinite - talk 18:17, 22 March 2018 (UTC)

code key[edit]

I recently bought a used Guild Wars but need to buy a key code. How do I do that ? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 66.61.12.5 (talk) at 01:15, 26 March 2018‎ (UTC).

Guild Wars cannot be sold "used". The client can be downloaded for free from this link. In order to play the game, you will need to purchase a key from either the Guild Wars store or another retailer such as Steam. I'm not sure who sold you the used version, but I suggest you ask for your money back. G R E E N E R 04:11, 26 March 2018 (UTC)

Password[edit]

What is requirements for your passwords, besides 7 letters or more? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 75.169.145.90 (talk) at 15:49, 2 April 2018‎ (UTC).

If you're asking about the password for the game, then it should state all of the requirements as you create your account. If it only says that you need seven characters, then that would be the only requirement. G R E E N E R 05:06, 3 April 2018 (UTC)

Mission completion and bonus not showing on map[edit]

I completed Fort Ranik on GW1and got the flashes on screen that say I completed the bonus and at end of mission I completed the mission entirely aka the 2 swords and shield. BUT after being teleported back to base I do not see both swords on the shield!! I Got the digital download Of GW1 and don't remember if I registered my account LOL. I tried to go on the GW forum but its for GW2 which I will not download until all my characters have completed all the missions then I can choose which can be things can be teleported and linked to the GW2. N4eed Help hope someone reads this. It is bug in this oldie but goodie computer game...needs to be fixed.GW! Fort Ranik if you complete it all it may not show on your map both swords!!! --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 65.26.214.150 (talk) at 01:56, 9 April 2018‎ (UTC).

My glitch was fixed with the Fort ranik mission no need for further assistance!! --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 65.26.214.150 (talk) at 23:52, 10 April 2018‎ (UTC).
Thanks for the update! Glad it got worked out for you. G R E E N E R 01:35, 11 April 2018 (UTC)

chat window[edit]

Is there a way to make the chat window smaller --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 192.180.107.165 (talk) at 6:35, 10 May 2018‎ (UTC).

Options > interface tab. Once you click the tab there is checkboxes for interface elements you want shown and the window will be full of the corresponding boxes for resizing those elements. Durp da durp (talk) 16:43, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

birthday present[edit]

cant open birthday present and got alot of them

is it 1-7th year "presents" or are you trying to open Birthday Present Voucher which if you read the in game description you take to the npc in LA/KC/Kamadan or GToB and trade the voucher for a Birthday Surprise Box of whatever year you want, and you can open. Btw, unlike "presents" vouchers and surprise boxes can not be traded to other players, only the mini/tonic yiu get when you open the box can be traded. -- Durp da durp (talk) 19:42, 13 June 2018 (UTC)

logging in tu Guild Wars[edit]

good day

I have an Guild Wars account for a few years now, I havn't played the game in a long time. I can't remember my password but I do remember my one characters name and every time I try to reset my password they are asking for some details or code from the game box. I don't know where the box is anymore and the code on the game card doesn't help at all, what can I do?

102.129.24.42 15:56, 31 December 2018 (UTC)

The only thing you can do is work with Support via a ticket by telling them every detail that you can (you can submit the ticket anonymously; gw1 and gw2 share support sites). Tell them where and when you purchased the game. Give them details about your characters, etc. Basically, give support information which only you would know. G R E E N E R 17:33, 31 December 2018 (UTC)

monitor cuts out after install[edit]

Just got GW 1 back, but when in finishes downloadding the files in auto launches, and my monitor turns off, the sound stays on but i can't do anything. when i tab out it pretty much crashes and forces me to do a hard restart. ive updated my drivers and reinstalled but still no luck. Any idea? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 82.33.187.219 (talk) at 19:26, 28 April 2019‎ (UTC).

Sorry to hear you're having troubles. Please refer to the Support page. You may need to contact the guildwars support team for help (we're just players like you on this wiki). Greener (talk) 04:01, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
Have you tried launching Guild Wars in windowed mode and/or as an Administrator and if yes, did the issue persist? - Infinite - talk 12:55, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Getting blocked at Account Creation[edit]

I'm at the place where I'm supposed to give my email addy and my password. It won't accpt any password I input. This is a new account I'm creating, and I don;t understand how any password I choose can be invalid. I can't contact GW support because I need an account to do that.

Help, please? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by Vandevere (talk) at 23:25, 6 May 2019 (UTC).

You can email Support directly via support@guildwars.com and start a conversation with them that way. I hope it gets sorted out for you! Greener (talk) 04:32, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

Is the game down? I live in callahan fl. Gild 1 and 2 is not coming up to run, is it down? Darrell[edit]

Is the game down? I live in callahan fl. Gild 1 and 2 is not coming up to run, is it down? Darrell --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 98.21.93.165 (talk) at 17:46, 3 July 2019‎ (UTC).

If the game is down, then it will likely be only temporary. You can keep an eye on their twitter account for updates: https://twitter.com/guildwars Greener (talk) 17:59, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
https://kamadan.decltype.org/ is spooling chat from kama amer d1 so its gotta be a localized outage if anything. (There has been widespread internet issues unrelated to gw in both europe and amer the past week. https://www.wired.com/story/bgp-route-leak-internet-outage/ https://bgr.com/2019/06/24/internet-outage-2019-google-amazon-reddit-down/ Durp da durp (talk) 18:14, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Compass Hero Movement[edit]

Why can I no longer move and set my Henchmen or Heroes using the compass feature? My 4 campaign level 20 Character can't use the compass movement for my Heroes.

208.74.155.210 21:56, 5 July 2019 (UTC)

Devoting minis in HOM[edit]

I have devoted minis before to my display but now I cant add any of my others even though it shows the minis still available. How can I add them to my tapestry? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 105.184.186.78 (talk) at 19:08, 14 July 2019‎ (UTC).

Only thing I can think of is... Each character must add a tapestry to each monument to be able to show stuff. Did you maybe do the tapestry and dedicate minis on a different character? Durp da durp (talk) 19:15, 14 July 2019 (UTC)
No, same character and tapestry is still on display --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 105.184.186.78 (talk) at 19:24, 14 July 2019‎‎ (UTC).
just inside the door is Kimmes, you may be set to 'account view' for achievements, you can only add things in personal view... other than that, i'm at a loss. Durp da durp (talk) 19:51, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

?[edit]

You want to tell me why I and many many loyal players of this dying game can't log in to KAMADAN? Days now it hangs and nothing proceeds. I even uninstalled \ to make sure it wasn't my loader, or computer. Nope, it is the Outpost not loading at all. Not cool as many new players are frustrated already with the game and the glitches. How come lately things are let slide. Also. The quest for the Cemetery for Guard posts two didn't even acknowledge and that pissed me off. I had to do the mission three times and every time, it didn't clear the posts! All the foes, the guardsman were killed. I successfully killed them and disabled all the traps. Next. When I try to do the weapon 20% to customize it. The action won't allow it to be customized. As for GuildWars 2. Not a lot of positive comments from people.

Thanks for listening to me, I hope you look into this because the game is still being sold and it should not be let go all because you made a game that is not at all what the nonstop hype made it out to be. It isn't all that. Visual yes, but game play etc. Awful. Should have left it be. GuildWars used to be so fun, now it is turning into a bore. Glitch glitch glitch.

This kamadan thing has only been happening for the past 8hrs or so, not days. It happened once before and is probably a problem at AWS (amazon web services, gw servers are on amazon servers). It is only amer district of kama/gtob/pre ascalon. Login on any character that is is any other town. Change to international district, that is account wide. After doing so, you can login on any character and play as normal with no issues. The 2 devs left on gw1 are in usa, they have to sleep once in a while. This is a community wiki, not a direct line to the developers. Durp da durp (talk) 07:47, 10 August 2019 (UTC)