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  • Please note: While we don't want you to list individual player character names (use /report to let us know about those), you are free to list the names of gold-selling companies that you see advertising in the game.

Thanks so much for your help!

  • Date: 9/05/09
  • Time and timezone: 11:58 pm central time (GMT -06:00)
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs (Kryta)
  • District: America-English-District 1
  • Observation: Many Mo/Any characters are taking the exact same path to the Nebo Terrace exit, most likely for feather farming.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date:9/09/09
  • Time and timezone:0825 am Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -5)
  • Map Name:Ascalon City, pre searing
  • District:American, English, District 1
  • Observation:Several groups of identical characters, numbered names, dancing

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

Many of these are just different accounts within the same Guild/organisation, and some players like to set up a "line dance" with them. I don't think it reflects any botting under the terms of "trying to gain an unfair advantage".

  • Date: 9/12/09
  • Time and timezone: 14.00 GMT
  • Map Name: JQ (Mission)
  • District: Europe English D1
  • Observation: a N/D Mlla Morticia - thats Mlle with 2 L's not capital i's. runs around inside or very close to base casting nothing but Hexer's Vigor. 13:13, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date:9/12/09
  • Time and timezone:all day
  • Map Name:Zos Shivros Channel
  • District:american-english-district 1
  • Observation: alot of n/mo and mo/n taking same paths and spawning at same point in outpost. my guess is to farm the luxon sins during "the halcyon job" quest. very obvious btw.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date:9/19/09
  • Time and timezone:All the time it seems (4:45am GMT+8)
  • Map Name: Ice Caves of Sorrow (Outpost)
  • District: American English Dis 1
  • Observation: An endless stream of Mo/W bots busily farming away. Obvious bot pathing from Storage chest to merchant.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date: 22 september 2009
  • Time and timezone: ~15:15(UTC)
  • Map Name: Kamadan
  • District: American English District 4
  • Observation: Random private message from someone called "Hit Mandied" about a gold selling company(

--SharkinuUser Sparky Sharkinu sig.jpg*Ding!* 15:34, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 22 september 2009
  • Time and timezone: 13:28(UTC)
  • Map Name: Great Temple of Balthazar
  • District: American English District 1
  • Observation: Some guy advertising about buying WoW and GW accounts proof here

--SharkinuUser Sparky Sharkinu sig.jpg*Ding!* 15:34, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: September 26, 2009
  • Time and timezone: 1:30AM Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)
  • Map Name: Ice Caves of Sorrow
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: Lot of monks, mostly Mo/Me, spawning, following the same path to chest, merchant, then vanishing. Assume they are entering the mission to farm. There is a constant flow, at least 5-10 in town at any given time. Runs seem to vary between a few seconds to several minutes. Have noticed this pattern for a couple days.

--Harracik 06:00, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 28 september 2009
  • Time and timezone: 21:34 GMT +1
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: Lots of Mo/any walking out to Nebo terrace. Some weird names like just a bunch of letters. Also saw a lot more of them around 4AM GMT +1 2 days ago. A whole big stream. /report'ed a few. A clear run path to the portal can be seen.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date: 28 september 2009
  • Time and timezone: 15:50 PST
  • Map Name: GToB
  • District: American English 3
  • Observation: "Buying<GuildWars><WOW>Accounts<80lvl=900K,jsust acc=700K><.Pro=900K,><all3 games 400E><all games 480E>buddy key=600K" I tried to report but he left the district – User Barinthus Magical Compass.png Barinthus 22:55, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 29 September 2009
  • Time and timezone: 1:05 EST
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: Steady stream of (mostly) AFK Mo/any walking out into Nebo Terrace, probably for Decayed Orr Emblems in preparation for the Halloween event. Reported a few that were using the sign as a waypoint and getting caught on it.

-- 05:07, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 29 September 2009 (and numerous other times)
  • Time and timezone: 2:30PM EST (and numerous other times)
  • Map Name: AB Kurzick Side
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: Either a bot or human but he gathers a group and leeches the match just to come back to find another group and repeat. Reported (/report) everytime I see him.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date: 30 September 2009 (and morning of 1st).
  • Time and Timezone: 10:30 MST (continuous).
  • Map Name Great Temple of Balthazar
  • District American English 1,2,3,4,5,6
  • Observation: Furry of players for zaishen quests. Bots noted (people walk directly and timely to Combat+Bounty), random character names are noted (E.G. fsdfsdhf asdfhs) but are only spot-able for a second at best. Bot for RTW also spotted posting: Buying Accounts (listed GW campaigns 900k ea), 550k for trial or buddy key, 900k for aion (!) access keys and 900k for World Of Warcraft Accounts. --Dominator Matrix 05:05, 1 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 10-4-09
  • Time and timezone: 7:50 AM (MST)
  • Map Name: Kamadan
  • District: American District 1
  • Observation: Jgfh Ljhg: 100 ecto = $16.85, 100 Zaishen Keys = $16.85, Huge Stock and fastest delivery!>><<provides the best service!!!

--- Tesla 13:54, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

characters botting

  • Date: october 5th, 2009
  • Time and timezone: 9:26 PM, central timezone
  • Map Name: ice caves of sorrow
  • District: America English District 1
  • Observation: Alot of monk/any characters are running from the storage unit to the merchant in ice caves of sorrow, buying something, and mapping back to ice caves of sorrow. then they will go back to the storage again, and repeat the process. i have already reported multiple bots, as there are about 10 of them.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date: october 6th, 2009
  • Time and timezone: 11:21 PM, Pacific Time
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: America English District 1
  • Observation: A lot of monk/any characters are travelling to Nebo Terrace. Reported at least 20+ monks.

--The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

  • Date: October 12, 2009
  • Time and timezone: 8:50 Eastern Standard Time
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: America, English, District 1
  • Observation: Large number of monks spawning and following the same path to the sign, then into nebo terrace. Averaging about 1 monk zoning out a second, to give you an idea of the number farming. Few to none respond to chat. Might as well stick someone there with the ban stick from now till Halloween.

Harracik 00:57, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: About 3 weeks ago ~ October 13, 2009
  • Time and timezone: Around 7:00 ~ 10:00 am UTC
  • Map Name: Fort Aspenwood (Luxon side, entered battle)
  • District: Unknown
  • Observation: 2 Ritualists(1 male 1 female) in a same guild called [Ob], were spamming skills in Luxon base, following nearest ally and act brainlessly. People /reported them for botting but seems no staff views the record.

--TeaCat._. User RedTeaCat TeaCat.jpg 07:11, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: today ~ October 14, 2009
  • Time and timezone: All day long
  • Map Name: Bergen Bot String
  • District: International 1
  • Observation: Long, very long string of monks endlessly running to the exit always taking the same route bumping in the same obstacle and reappearing after 5 min and doing the same. Reported a few with /report command.

M3G User M3G Pumpkin.png 08:32, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: Thursday, October 12, 2009
  • Time and timezone: 12:08 PM Est
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: America English District 1
  • Observation: I hate to sound like a broken record, but there are still lots of bots there. The first one I saw when I logged on today was in fact one that I saw the day of my original report, and one that I know I have /reported at least once, possibly multiple times. There have been several of them over the last few days that I see ever time I check there, running the same path for hours on end. Since I have been reporting them in groups of ten or more, I assume the reports are getting ignored as being spam themselves, as many of the bots continue to run after several days of reporting. Could someone please deal with these bots, its quite frustrating.

Harracik 16:15, 15 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: Saturday October 17,2009
  • Time and Timezone: 2:40pm Pst
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: American english district 1
  • Observation: It seems to be never ending the streams of of monk bot programs being ran out of this town, if maybe u could put a town post directelly outside bergen so would take a real person to manvuver the terrain. other then that maybe i fundamental change must be done to the monk class itself to stop the monk bots from being made in first place. if maybe could make protective spirit different make only block one attack only taking 10% damage from spell or attack. I know most ppl would not agree with these measures but something must be done . AT the moment i can only turn a blind eye to the bots like it seems this report site does. I say this after reporting here many times only to see same bot name and likeness next day :( I have already noticed the drop rate for areas around where bots are have not been very good not many gold , money or collectable items. I work hard for what items i get and makes me sad to see so many bot allowed about thank you for your time

  • Date: 22 Oct 09
  • Time and timezone: 2:11am (GMT)
  • Map Name: Ice Caves of Sorrow (Outpost)
  • District: International
  • Observation: A number of Mo/Me Bots (some were other secondary professions also N or W) Mapping to the outpost then running to storage, merchant and back outside, there was a number of Bots who were in guilds some to mention were; Boo Jykis [DFF], Han Ratt [IiI], I Mabrgty I [BHP] Hgjfk Fj [Dead], and Dfsdg Dgfdgfgd [pds] there were a number with guilds I couldn't catch in time and a number of them without guilds, Also when you go to /report one it says there not in the same district as you when they were clearly in-front of me.

--Find And SeekUser Find And Seek sig.png 01:26, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

Bergen Hot Springs and botting

  • Date: Many different days
  • Time and timezone: Same as above
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: Every one I have been in, usually American English 1
  • Observation: Apparent Monk botting (see below)

I have also seen many different days, and many different times of day, Monk/Any characters with no party, and apparently no heros or any hangers on appearing in town, and then directly running for the exit. It doesn't seem that much is being done, or else, the new bots are overflowing how many are getting cleared out. This town alone almost seems to need a permanent GM monitoring around the clock. The problem is, many of them may be legitimate players, and doing this, but how can another player tell, and report the bots without being banned for "abuse" of the report feature by unintentionally reporting legitimate players?

Also, another question/concern. How are we supposed to report account scammers using the report feature? They spam their message quick (usually twice or three times in a row) then split to another town or district. Taking a screen shot and taking the time right then and there is a huge amount of time spent on this problem, and now, to add to the issue, for some reason, my computer will not let me take screen shots. It shuts down GW with a Windows error message "Disk Full". (I know why it is doing this, but I cannot take screen shots.) The problem is being able to type quick enough to *catch* these spammers and scammers before they leave town. 05:39, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 6 November 2009
  • Time and timezone: around 12:10 (UTC)
  • Map Name: The Jade Quarry Luxon side
  • District: No district. Found it while playing.
  • Observation: A bot, a ranger called Aion Only. Never left the luxon base, just sitting there and spamming Apply Poison, Lightning Reflexes and Escape.

SharkinuUser Sharkinu sig.png 12:20, 6 November 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: 7 November 2009
  • Time and timezone: 3am (est)
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: It's like a sea of bots over here! Get someone down here before Bergen overflows with them!

Katherinezoltin 08:01, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

  • Nov 7th 2009:
  • 8:51pm (eastern standard):
  • Bergen Hot Springs:
  • 'American English 1:
  • A steady stream of monk bots... must be hundreds!!: 01:53, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

WHEN is Bergen Hot Springs going to rise to the level of attention that Keg Farming, Hero Fast Faction Farming, and others received to give it the nerf it deserves? You see the list of repeat problems, and nothing is done. Yet Scout the Coast/ AXED. Vaettir Farm/ AXED. Emblem farming? Who actually does this over and over and over again when it's not near Halloween? No one, except a computer program designed to exploit this area of Guild Wars. Let's not forget to mention that emblems always drop and always have a set value. They drop over and over and over again. Farming an area over and over again causes progressively less incentive to do so because the drops become fewer and of lower quality. But it's not about any other drops save emblems. 21:43, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

  • Nov 24th 2009:
  • 9:00-9:35pm (eastern standard):
  • Jade Quarry:
  • 'Asia all three districts and international D1:
  • About 8 bots all have names beginning with Fu!:

  • Date: Nov 27 2009
  • Time and timezone:6.45 am MTN
  • Map Name:Temple of Balthazar..
  • District: america D1
  • Observation: WvvW Okaygoods .com Gold seller

Andyg 14:01, 28 November 2009 (UTC)

  • Date: Dec 05 2009
  • Time and timezone: 3:47pm

  • Map Name: Kamadan
  • District: Europe German D2
  • Observation: Goldseller: 14:54, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

I hop you can do something about it. 18:28, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Factions leeching bot[edit]

  • Date: 03/19/2010
  • Time and timezone: around 5:00 AM central time (GMT -06:00)
  • Map Name: JQ (Mission) Kurzick side
  • District: America English D1
  • Observation: Lia Farmeuz De Kuku guild tag [STM] .. Rt/A it will cast all skills on its bar in order .. such as shadow refuge or mend body and soul even with 100% health ... & casting spirits even when there is no enemy or ally in area, it goes to green portal then lay spirits on stair where clearly no enemy or ally then use heart of shadow to move random area to repeat all over again.

Cleverly created bot I must say, but still it leech of other players actual input into the game. 10:18, 19 March 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: march 20, 2010
  • Time and timezone: around 4:00 A.M. Central time US
  • Map Name: The Jade Quarry (Kurzick)
  • District: America English District1
  • Observation: bot named P P P M M[tdg] an ele who just follow one other player the entire match without casting any spell/skill & no response to teammates. 09:00, 20 March 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 03/22/2010
  • Time and timezone: ~4:00 A.M. Central time zone US
  • Map Name: The Jade Quarry (Kurzick)
  • District: America District 1
  • Observation: A few different characters from [OkoS] guild seem to be using macro to enter JQ as soon as Dishonor hex is expired. Saw them on daily basis that they do not move in town or in mission. They will just enter the mission then will have dishonor hex, and keep repeating that process all the time. 09:01, 22 March 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 03/23/2010
  • Time and timezone: ~2:00 A.M. US Central Time Zone US
  • Map Name: JQ Kurzick
  • District: America D1
  • Observation: Ranger name Ii Leila Ii never left the base, and keep using Apply Poison the whole match. 07:01, 23 March 2010 (UTC)

same as above found another bot N/A name I I Death Hand I I [LEET] who is running necro contagion build & run in SAME direction everytime and keep casting the signet of agony with no enemy around it. Another bot W/Mo name Fulis Killen [UP] who never left the base, and keep casting healing breeze entire match.

Same as above ... N/A Dawn Sherman [ADAM] never left the base, & keep casting signet of agony until dead.

  • Date: Any date.
  • Time and timezone: Any time.
  • Map Name: Jq Luxon pvp.
  • District: American dist.
  • Observation: Anet's failure to enforce its rules against bot use. (/report is pointless) same offender(s) time after time. Luxon guard post next to yellow shrine still don't attack passing jugganuts. Why even work on Gw2? Why bother with Gw2? Why even try.

BFanet 08:36, 23 March 2010 (UTC)BFanet

  • Date: 04/09/2010
  • Time and timezone:US Central 1:20 A.M.
  • Map Name: JQ Kruzick side
  • District: in mission
  • Observation: run the popular N/A bomber build, and run EXACT same path entire match. And using skill such as dash when NOT moving. name: Fallen Is Pwn ... class: necro/assassin.

Another bot or macro to enter mission upon dishonor hex expired, and NEVER MOVES... name: My Team Is Horrible ... class: ele/derv ... reported that one for MANY times. excuse my language, but here it is ANET did nothing besides dishonor hex ... not a freaking thing .. so much for warning of breaching EULA. It is rather encourage other players to follow the same path, since /report did nothing to a bot.

  • Date: 04/11/2010
  • Time and timezone: 1:40 UTC
  • Map Name: JQ Kurzick map
  • District: American
  • Observation: 2 n/a bots from same guild tag [City], run same path both same bomber build the whole match. names: I Love City & I Love My City. They both are identical using same skills at same spot with or without any enemies around them. Another d/a bot name:Lol Omygod casting random spells without moving at all.

  • Date: 04/14/2010
  • Time and timezone: All day
  • Map Name: JQ Kurzick map
  • District: American
  • Observation: Numerous bots running around in the PvP. They all have roleplay like names, and each professions uses the basic same build. Easy to detect because they will follow you until you die. Because there were so many and they seemed massly created, I felt this is how the gold for cash companies might be making some of their money.

  • Date: April 26th 2010
  • Time and timezone: Throughout the day (Euro hours)
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry. Playing from Kurzick side, but these are Luxon bots.
  • District: N/A; all of these are from matches.
  • Observation: This is getting to be fairly ridiculous, to be honest; I've been in several matches today where almost half the Luxon team consisted of bots. They're easy to recognize because they'll follow you until they or you die, they use skills in completely the wrong order (Gash before Sever Artery, for instance) or because they'll be unleashing all of their firepower onto a hapless spirit that they happen to aggro first (saw an ele bot Meteor Shower a ranger spirit, for instance). Some sample names, though really, just go into a match and take your pick: Mosad Inarad, Nohdren Taana, Kell Undech, Peryd Lal, Femor Yover and Cerimund Quatia. I reported them all, but it honestly doesn't feel like it's helping much. --fraught · (talk) 17:34, 26 April 2010 (UTC)


I have a suggestion about bot why don't you, whoever in charge, create a page/site where player can report a bot, and you DO something about it. Instead of this fucking useless listing with NO result. I have enough of this ... I have listed many incidents yet same bots/leechers are doing same thing on daily basis, who are clearly violating EULA according to your rules of conduct [1]

  • Date: 04/22/10
  • Time and timezone: All day
  • Map Name: Hall of Heroes,
  • District: European/American
  • Observation: Okay, you need to do serious things about bots. There are interupt bots everywhere and my bot-o-meter in PvP has just explosed.

First of all, you need to visit a few websites. Those people can do up to 300k a day just by starting the bot and let the computer run. I'm spending my day /reporting every non-answering people in Rata Sum. Why do you care about drunkard bot whereas there are farming bots ? There's pretty much drama about "zomg you gonna get banned if you do your drunkard title with a bot" In PvP, you can't do anything against bot. Some people even have 8 interupts in their bar to rule the monks. I know some people botting, they got reported many times but their account is not banned. Especially, try to block GWCA or something because everybody downloads that. Thanks :)

  • Date:: 24/04/10
  • Time and timezone:: all day
  • Map Name:: Zos Shivros Channel (Factions)
  • District:: all possible districts but usually Asia been used
  • Observation:: Many solo N/Mo characters are taking the exact same path to the Boreas Seabed, and they all appeared in Market place afterwards, then back to Zos Shivros Channel and repeat the process again. It seems like the quest 「the Halcyon Job」 been used for the farming purpose, with the help of more Kurzick faction than Luxon factions, it possible to suicide and resurrect at the north resurrection Shrine and farm those quest mobs(many groups of Luxon Assassin)

  • Date: 05/02/10
  • Time and timezone: All the Time
  • Map Name: Hall of Heroes,
  • District: International/American/European
  • Observation: The bot problem in HA is now simply ridiculous, you've made a noise about how the drunk botting is a problem for Anet, but don't actually seem to be working to stop bots who are influencing gameplay of others. Just played a team in Fetid River and a player with tag [TroO] was clearly a bot. 02:07, 2 May 2010
And because nothing ever gets done even when reported, just had yet another match against Troo, where there were bots in fetid river.(UTC)

  • Date:04/05/10
  • Time and timezone: All the time [I noticed at 4:45pm (GMT +12)]
  • Map Name: Bergen Hotsprings
  • District: International
  • Observation: Many, many Mo/Me all with the same armor. All had the same sort of character name. Character names: Cee Vee, Qee Vee, Aee See, Mee Hee, Hee Vee, Pee Oee.

I also so many other Mo/Me bots with character names: Bvfg Bgfhgf, Xfdefg Vdf, Csdffd Vgf, Hfxu Hug and Stand On (this one is also a bot. It was guildless, walked the same path, wore the same armor as all the other bots) 06:38, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

I bet anet run those bots. Apparently, it was listed before & still happening

  • Date: 07/05/10
  • Time and timezone: All the time
  • Map Name: HA/GvG Especially on MAT
  • District: I don't realy know, maybe guild hall?
  • Observation: In Monthly Tournament, guilds are winning capes (gold, silver, bronze) with interrupt bots, I also observed some infuse bots and prot bots which I myself saw and it was clearly a bot. Also people using GWCA for checking the enemy's target by using a mini enemy party window. I also noticed lots of weapon change bots and this is not even the half of the cheats people use in pvp especially at the time of MAT.

Moreover I know an entire guild in which players are being carried by bots in HA, guild name is Out Of Twilight Redemption [TroO] also another more obvious name Autobots Rollout [bots]. Regards 16:34, 7 May 2010 (UTC)

Also, We Need Help To Win [GWCA]. They are on and were top 20 in the mAT. There are HA bots daily. I haven't seen a full team in HA in a while that didn't have a bot. 16:37, 7 May 2010 (UTC)

Well I mentioned the HA bot guilds but a list of gvg bot guilds would be too long... simply watch the ladder...

  • Date: 5/7/2010
  • Time and timezone: All the time
  • Map Name: Everywhere
  • District: Every district
  • Observation: has a list of community built bots and exactly how they were made and used. I know that you have a problem with drunk point bots, but there are also Vanquish bots, EoTN title bots, Glad point farming bots, Legendary Survivor bots, destroyer core farming bots, Jade Quarry bots, Fort Aspendwood bots, interrupt bots, infuse bots, prot monk bots, raptor farming bots, and sooooo much more. Each one is laid out in detail with the source code and everything on that site. Just go check it out and do something about it. 16:47, 7 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 5/8/2010
  • Time and timezone: All afternoon, EST
  • Map Name: Zos Shivros Channel
  • District: America - English - District 1
  • Observation: Steady stream of N/Mo's going out to Boreas Seabed, they head to the sign post and side step out. 21:05, 8 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 5/10/2010
  • Time and timezone: 22:28 Gmt+1
  • Map Name: Random arena
  • District: Unknown
  • Observation: member of a High ranked guild(gold trim), using PvP bot rupting all my 1/4 skills, casted interrupt before casting(tested some fake cast's). Not responding to messages from our team nor the other. Rupted whole team in less than 2 seconds. ign : "Myst Rush S P" it was

  • Date: 5/14/2010
  • Time and timezone: Afternoon
  • Map Name: HA
  • District: International
  • Observation: I know I've mentioned bots in pvp before but this has become ridiculus, this guild Out Of Twilight Redemption [TRoO]is the BIGGEST bot guild in gw. Even the infuser uses bot to pdrain for energy and also the warrior with dchop not to mention the ranger and mes... Srsly something must be done about it. 13:11, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 5/15/2010
  • Time and timezone: all the time
  • Map Name: Heroes ascent
  • District: International
  • Observation: There are alot of mesmer rupt bots out there rupting 1/4sec skills. Fix it now or gw will die. 20:24, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 18/05/10
  • Time and timezone: all day every day
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry
  • District: EE1
  • Observation: N/A Bomber Bots City tags same path, if path is interupted they stand in the same spot until killed 22:50, 18 May 2010 (UTC) This is an absolute joke, You supply a button to report these idiots yet if nobody else reports them you get dishounerable. I have reported these City bots numerous times and still they appear daily in JQ. Sort it out guys, you are killing GW by doing nothing and GW2 will have far less sales unless people see you are actually working on solving the issue

  • Date:pick a day
  • Time and timezone: any time any time zone
  • Map Name: all maps
  • District: all districts
  • Observation: Anet bots failing to recognise the real issue of genuine players versus in game bots.....the cash cow will stop unless something is done about it, or you could still ban players for using a drunkard type script while the rest of us suffer the real problem 01:59, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

sorry to tell you, above posts, those bots are run by arena net. I don't have any other explanation. I mean reports after reports until got suspended. No results

  • Date: anyday
  • Time and timezone:
  • Map Name:ratasum
  • District: any
  • Observation: well i got banned for farming in rata sum i didnt even use a Bot

so that prove they cant detect them. but what was worse they closed my petition and said its final and ignored me. Thats how NCsoft threads there players and there is nothing you can do about it. But its very impressive how they could make a loyal guildwars fan into one that hates it with a passion now. Btw if someone has a bot for me let it know me i want me other accounts banned too. No way i going to play a game where you can be banned while you done nothing. They stole 5000 hours and a full account with +30 char slots. I personaly think they worse then the botters and goldsellers. And they doing a good job destroying the game -- 16:48, 21 May 2010 (UTC) 16:48, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

You can contact Gaile at Feedback talk:Gaile Gray/Support Issues with your Support Incident/Ticket Number if you were banned for botting when you didn't use a bot. --Silver Edge 19:43, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 24.05.10
  • Time and timezone: 1800 gmt
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry
  • District: EE1
  • Observation: N/A bots all [City] tags bombing, as reported before 17:36, 24 May 2010 (UTC) Names: This Trap Is A Bomb, Lo Li T A, Booms Up, I Like Your Aaaa, City Necro Kills You, I Love My City.

Don't bother I got suspended TWICE over raging that specific bot guild. Arena Net Protects them. I reported them here first, look about 16-17 post above, and they happily botting in JQ on daily basis. Making tons of z-keys.

  • Date: 25.05.10
  • Time and timezone: 4:40 Australian Eastern Standard Time
  • Map Name: Heroes Ascent - Underworld
  • District: ID1
  • Observation: Character called "I never use" in [bots] guild.


But it's not like you even care about bots anymore. Unless they are drunkard bots. Which are clearly a huge threat to the game.

Hey give the dervs a break, drunkard bots are much easier to detect.

  • Date: 5/25/2010
  • Time and timezone: anytime/all the time
  • Map Name: JQ
  • District: any
  • Observation: just a video to prove the bot listed above namely, Lo Li T A[City]

I happen to be in the same team with the bot listed who is listed before in here, so I have followed him the whole match to record it. here is the link for video [2]

Just saw something wiki has added to do against auto spam. Your edit includes new external links. To help protect against automated spam, please solve the simple sum below and enter the answer in the box ([3] more info)

Maybe something that anet's super-smart-head-derv can learn to prevent bots 19:35, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 05/28/2010
  • Time and timezone: 5:10 pm central time US
  • Map Name: JQ kurzick
  • District: american
  • Observation: Epo P V P I[SILK]

standing near the yellow portal (at the ramp) & keep casting dash. N/A never moved the whole match. I don't know if it is a bot or someone just leeching. since we are winning no one noticed that player.

  • Date: June 2010
  • Time and timezone: Pick a time, any time
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry (bots on the Luxon side)
  • District: n/a
  • Observation: I know you guys just banned a ton of bots and gg at that (seriously, that was good work), but there's still a whole bunch of them running around in JQ. I still have matches where around half the enemy Luxon team consists of bot (anywhere from 2 to 5 bots per match) and it's seriously taking the fun out of this map (I've mentioned this before back in April; see above). I don't want to play against bad AI with bad builds. Luxons don't want to play WITH bad AI with bad builds because they rarely contribute something useful to the match. I've reported these bots dozens of times already, and yet I keep seeing them. Names: Noha Workten [FFB], Inag Isy [FFB], Ulti Matez [FFB] (I am seeing a pattern here), Peryd Lal [Rb] and Htsch Prof [Gold]. --fraught · (talk) 15:13, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 07-12-2010
  • Time and timezone: 11:30
  • Map Name: Great Temple....
  • District: Europe/German 1
  • Observation: -> Goldseller 09:33, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 07-15-2010
  • Time and timezone: 17:30 UTC
  • Map Name: Great Temple of Balthazar
  • District: American English 3
  • Observation: 100 ECTO=$35,100 Zaishen Keys=$29,secure and fast delivery!,no banned!!! >>><<<
  • Character name: Supa Joe

Popped up twice, one minute later again. Juze User Juze JuzeAvatar.jpg 16:36, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 07-16-2010
  • Time and timezone: 14:05 UTC
  • Map Name: Lion's Arch
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: 100 ECTO=$35,100 Zaishen Keys=$29,secure and fast delivery!,no banned!!! >>><<<
  • Character name: Osculum Draconis

Same as above. Oh wait, right after I was posting this, someone got banned. Juze User Juze JuzeAvatar.jpg 13:12, 18 July 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 05/08/10
  • Time and timezone: 4:13AM Eastern Daylight Savings GMT -5
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry (Kurzick)
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: A botter by the name of Kijertek Hightil [ME]. Comes into a Jade Quarry match with Aura of Restoration and Glyph of Lesser Energy. Half of the team watched the bot, and reported it as botting. Tried talking to it, but there was no answer. The match ended, and the bot came back to the mission area with no dishonourable, or anything to stop it from leeching once again. 15 minutes passed, and it joined another match.

  • Date: 8/07/10 (any day)
  • Time and timezone: 4:47p.m. Central (any time)
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry (Luxon)
  • District: American
  • Observation: There are several N, N/Mo, Me/E and E bots that run around in either NO guild, the guild [jS] or the guild [MS]. Although I've reported these bots in and out of game, several times (some bots I can guess up to 30+ times) over the past three months it seems. I don't report them more than once in/out of a single game, however. I've also sent a report stub to ANet with this subject. Does ANet not care about the quality of this game, or are they actually in possession of/defensive of these bots?

--Saera Serena 21:52, 7 August 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 08-15-2010
  • Time and timezone: 12:25 UTC
  • Map Name: Kamadan, Jewel of Istan
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: something something,secure and fast delivery!,no banned!!! >>><<<

Trade messages wiped the name and it is impossible to use /report. Juze User Juze JuzeAvatar.jpg 11:30, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

  • Date: 08-15-2010
  • Time and timezone: 20:55 PST
  • Map Name: Kaineng Center
  • District: American English 1
  • Observation: A player shouted in local chat - "Unsolved Legends[LGnD]~|85+ members | 15 mil guild| 70 mil ally|vent|#2 ally| lux|MQSC JQ | free accounts" - redtube is a porn site. – User Barinthus Magical Compass.png Barinthus 04:03, 16 August 2010 (UTC)

Fort Aspenwood Bots[edit]

  • Date: 24th August 2010
  • Time and timezone: 12:54 pm UTC + 8:00
  • Map Name: Fort Aspenwood Kurzick Side
  • District: AD1
  • Observation:

I am only posting this here because I have reported these bots many times to support and each time they keep telling me they couldn't find a violation. Support told me to use /report leeching but most of the time no one bothers to report them.

Over the past week I have observed a couple of FA bots run by 2 or 3 seperate accounts. I presume they use the same program because they behave similarly.

Account 1:

Le Guerrier Goku

Iyssa Attack -ranger bot with barbed trap and apply poison

Alt Plus F Quatre -ele bot with glyph of lesser energy and feigned neutrality

Account 2: (known long time botting account)

Jl I -ritualist

Stock Numero Six -ele bot with glyph of lesser energy and aura of restoration

Ultima Moine -monk bot

Account 3:

B L A S T A R S -ele bot with glyph of lesser energy and aura of restoration

Titi Heal you -monk bot with glyph of lesser energy and armor of earth

Kasseuse Farmeuse -ele bot with glyph of lesser energy and aura of restoration

Stormcrowx 05:10, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

Shortly after posting this, the bots were not seen anymore. If they were finally banned, then tyvm. Stormcrowx 04:31, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Bergen Hot Springs[edit]

  • Date: 25th August to 30th August 2010
  • Time and timezone: any time
  • Map Name: Bergen Hotsprings
  • District: Europe - German 1 (but also every other district)
  • Observation: Large number of monks/messmer spawning and following the same path to the sign, then into nebo terrace. No respond to chat. 15:07, 30 August 2010 (UTC)

  • '30/08/10
  • 2-5pm european summer time
  • Bergen Hot Springs

German District 1 Many Mo/Any characters are taking the exact same path to the Nebo Terrace exit, most likely for feather farming.

ToPK "Ledge farming" bot[edit]

  • Date: 16/10/2010
  • Time and timezone:GMT 5:37am
  • Map Name: Tomb of the Primeval Kings
  • District: Europe - English - 1
  • Observation: About 10-12 similarly named assassin/ele running into the portal, all guildless and all more or less appearing in the same order. Over the last 2 hours the number of these has increased from about 4 - 12.

Nataliexxx 04:40, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

I've seen a lot of these too. I know there used to be an A/E bot for Tombs farming, so I have a feeling that the A/E's are bots. Karate User Karate Jesus KJ for sig.png Jesus 05:18, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
More of these are popping up in Korean Districts as usual reporting them all :]--Nataliexxx 23:30, 19 October 2010 (UTC)

also for several hours Jan 17, Europe Russian District

Botters in Jade Quarry[edit]

  • Date: 23-25 Nov 2010
  • Time and timezone: All day
  • Map Name: The Jade Quarry Kurzick Side
  • District: America - English
  • Observation: Botters named "Crusty Mantle", "Dirt In Your Eyes" and "Chucksy Stones" from guild ACID will run around and cast random spells on self or enemies. They are all Earth Elementalists. Botters does not responds to team chat when accused of botting. Botters never responds to whispers when accused of botting through PM(there is nobody controlling the character, he moves around by an automated program that uses "Target Ally Closest" key, "Target Foe Closest" key, "Spacebar" key to follow Ally/Foe, and 1-8 Skill buttons. Botters will occasionally get stuck and stop acting if not in range of any ally or foes. 04:53, 24 November 2010 (UTC)

another botter in JQ[edit]

  • Date: 12 December 2010
  • Time and timezone: GMT around 3am
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry Kurzick Side
  • District: America
  • Observation: Warrior named "Was Daa". Played 3 times in a row with him. He runs and attacks the nearest ennemy (if he attacks an ennemy close to death and another ennemy comes closer he will change target). He always uses the same combination of skills. If he is healed and no other ennemy comes closer he can attack the same NPC for more than 5min (it's really pitty). When he respawns after dying he always runs toward yellow quarry then attacks the nearest ennemy. Of course he never responds when accused of botting on team chat and he appears offline. /Reported him all the 3 times and tried to tell others to do the same thing. I really hope he gets banned.

  • Date: December 31, 2010
  • Time and timezone: CMT 5 to 6 pm
  • Map Name: Bergen Hot Springs
  • District: International - D1
  • Observation:
Mo-Me: Reoo Xcee
Mo-Me: Aawb Xxu
Mo-Me: Der Tn
Mo-Me: Deet Cc
Mo-Me: Wwxa Mko

All follow same path to corner by mound, spin around, then exit to Nebo Terrace. Probably farming feathers.

  • Date: Almost every day
  • Time and timezone: Usually during the morning, but also in the afternoon ( GMT +2 )
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry (Luxon)
  • District: America - English - 1
  • Observation: I've seen these bots hundreds of times and some of them are pretty known among this whole "bot community". Everyone is getting really tired of losing in JQ because of them. If anyone of you GMs out there could do something about it we'd be very grateful.Their names: Jack O Riddel ( very known ), Patrick Ojack ( also known )and Lori Sinful. These are the only ones I added in my friend's list so that I could monitorize them better and send them messages throughout the days to make sure they're bots. And yes, they are, none of them ever answered. In game behaviour? Always, but ALWAYS heading to the right guard post immediately as they're teleported to the yellow quarry, moving using the closest target feature ( space ) and follow ally target, not responding to any PMs or team questions, they don't have a guild tag and neither a title, they enter the game ( Enter Battle ) as soon as they are returned to the outpost ( JQ ) from the previous battle, they never move throughout the outpost.I once had 5 bots in my team. Did we lose? Of course, we all non-bots knew that we were going to lose, there was no doubt about that. But how do you think we were feeling after consecutive loses and with them, time wasting matches, only and only because of those bots that are simply allowed to exist in the game. No one does anything. I'm not sure if anyone will even read this post ( I'm talking about GMs and people that can do something about this major problem). Maybe you should take a break from making a wonderful world in gw2 for bots more than for real players and start solving this problem so that the bots won't exist in gw2 ( although bots will always exist as long as there are smart guys out there to crack up gw's bot defense thingy...). So yeah... Do something. This should be a big enough alarm for you guys.

  • Date: 4/05/11
  • Time and timezone: 23:53 PST
  • Map Name: Zos Shivros Channel
  • District: American - English 1
  • Observation: N/Mo or Mo/N with hero

identfying bots[edit]

General Question, and seems to be the smart place to put this, How do you tell if a person IS botting without reporting a real person. obviously if they don't say anything that helps. but what are the other signs? Ocren 14:59, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

They're usually running some script that performs simple actions. They usually follow allies around, not doing anything else. Sometimes they cast spirits INSIDE the base. Always the same spirits on recharge. BTW, one of the most egregious offenders is some guy with an asian language name (Can't tell if Korean, Japanese or Chinese). How can we report those, if traditionally our keyboards can't write those names? --talk Large 15:05, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

look at your flist, under recent party members. target the name and click PM. highlight and ctrl-shift-c, then paste. report via, ingame report doesnt do jack.Stormcrowx 12:40, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

You click their name in the party window and type /report. -- FreedomBoundUser Freedom Bound Sig.png 16:08, 7 March 2011 (UTC)
Thank you, that clears that up. --talk Large 17:16, 7 March 2011 (UTC)
that helps, sadly i hardly see any bots Ocren 22:50, 7 March 2011 (UTC)
sadly you either don't even read this page or haven't been to JQ. Before talking like a retard, go do some JQ mission AND THEN observe some weird acting players ... see HOW/WHEN/WHERE they cast/use their skills. It is very obvious to see that they cast/use incorrect skills at inappropriate times/places(NOT just once).
I did read the page Unknown person. everytime I am in JQ I see nothing or just players who are bored as hell doing nothing. besides I'm not paying attention to the players because I'm dealing with the cap of things and killing people Ocren 00:57, 14 March 2011 (UTC)
Anyone who is "doing nothing" in PvP is leeching, which is just as offensive as botting; it is an unfair way of gaining in-game benefits.
If you don't see any bots in game, then... good for you, you lucky fellow! I wouldn't call that sad, myself.
If you are not paying attention to other players, why do you bother asking about how to identify bots? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk • contribs) at 23:46, 6 June 2011 (UTC).

JQ Bots (Kurzick)[edit]

  • Date: Everyday
  • Time and timezone: 9pm and onwards (-5 GMT)
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry Kurzick
  • District: Europe English
  • Observation: There is one particular bot guild [love] that will enter numerous bots at the same time into one game. It is VERY frustating and VERY unfair that 4 real players, along with 4 mindless bots will get into one game facing a team with 8 real players. The four bots that will enter will all come from the same guild. They will usually stand and leech for the first minute or two, and then go into the portals, get killed, and respawn. It is very frustrating to wait about 15 minutes to get into one game of JQ, and have it ruined by 4 bots that all come from the same guild. The easiest solution? Ban the whole guild. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk • contribs) at 02:27, 3 April 2011 (UTC).

I second this. There are MANY bots on the kurz side, mostly mo/me with names like Zxydfgd Xghj. they just stand there if you aoe them and spam wastrel nonstop. they also use healing breeze at full health. i can even supply the screenshots if needed.

Stormcrowx 12:26, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

This page is just for a joke. Any player that has half the brain know that 90% of kurzick JQ team are made up of bots. Unless zaishen combat is for JQ, then it has some real players. Many reports (in-game & in here & even with direct email) Anet won't do anything.-- Sharna4re 07:12, 8 April 2011 (UTC)

Known Bots in PVP[edit]

moved from Talk:Bot#Known Bots in PVP
  • Date: July 2011
  • Time and timezone: constantly
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry
  • District: International (but also others)
  • Observation:

I frequent the Jade Quarry. I pretty much know what I'm facing by the list of names entering battle. The bots aren't even trying to hide behind creative names anymore. Gone are the days of Mindful Sparkle, here are the days of bots named Asg Fdgh. They all have several things in common. They start spamming skills the moment they enter. Favorite skills add to durablity and longevity: Healing Breeze more so now than Vampiric Spirit. Many of them always go for Green on Kurzick side or Purple on Luxon side and always have what looks like some trouble finding the portal on their first try and hug the wall until they stumble upon the portal. On exit, they latch on to the nearest target in their aggro bubble often the closest caravan or player. Mostly they end up fighting other bots in the middle where it avails nothing. Other bots I've seen go yellow and fight anything and everything until they stop outside the enemy base and wait to get killed to reset the process, free kills at least. So I'm starting a list here of known bots, what they run and common tendencies for the dev's to be aware of. Feel free to add/edit the list upon observing these bots 1st hand.

Asg Fdgh - E/Mo - Lighting Surge bot with healing breeze.
Dgg Ghjjjkk - N/Mo - Plague Signet with healing breeze.
Hug Hgfjk - R/Mo - Melandru's Shot with healing breeze mending touch
Tht Sgha - Me/Mo - Unknown Elite with healing breeze.
Avakcjhe Stner - E/Mo - Unknown Elite with healing breeze.
Dgh Gjke - W/Mo - Charge with Healing Signet spam (constant) and healing breeze
Chaglfg Perfgh - Me/Mo - Unknown Elite with healing breeze
Sir Solidus Snake - Mo/N - Offering of Blood with healing breeze, orison, etc.
Also, anyone from the guild [MiW] ie Susan Bongstar and Rudi Friginator
Hippoje Troy - E/Mo - Air skills, healing breeze.
Jfdhkg Bnvbnvv - W/Mo - Same as Dgh Gjke Charge, healing sig, Breeze.
Nehgjh The Bregkke - D/Mo - Wounding Strike
Laina Barraki - E/Mo - Lightning Surge with heal bar, pat spirit, breeze
Seth Iavhjw - N/Mo - Vamp Spirit? Blood Renewal, Healing Breeze
Exdushf Eleazrk - W/A- Healing Sig, Shadow's Refuge, Unknown elite
Hanha Von Kast - E/Mo - Healing breeze, orison, unknown elite
Shawu Xsks - A/Me - Esurge,etap, shadow's refuge, ether feast
Number One Won Ton - R/Mo - Breeze, Orison, mend touch, unknown ranger skills
Port Tm Am - Me/Mo - Esurge, Breeze, etc.
Death Creahjn - E/Mo - Breeze, Orison, Fire Storm, Phoenix, rest unknown
Moon Tt - Mo/Me - Roj,average smite build, reversal, etc. good programing on that one! I'd rather have this bot on my team than most monks. Heals NPC's, once, then moves toward yellow spawn point.
Ss Ooo Ss - D/Mo - Unknown bar
Anzhe Wudi - A/Me- Unknown Elite, Shadow's Refuge (starts spamming in base)
Kid Chameleon Axe - W/? - Eviscerate, heal sig spammer
Wudi On Tw- A/Me- Same as Shawu Xsks - Esurge,etap, shadow's refuge, ether feast
Tiaas Asa Sas-A/Me-Same as Shawu Xsks - black mantis thrust, fox fangs, ? dual attack, Esurge,etap, shadow's refuge, ether feast
Beato Grifenberg-Mo/E-Earth Magic, ward against melee, aftershock, sliver - spams all in base.
Huansz Zw-Me/?-Esurge bar
Pienf Hgaf-A/Me? same bar as Tiass Asa Sas- black mantis thrust, fox fangs, ? dual attack, Esurge,etap, shadow's refuge, ether feast
Zhuanyoong Ok-Rt/N- Insidious Parasite, Faintheartedness, Spiteful spirit, spirit rift, channeled strike.
Mesmers World-Me/?- Esurge, ether feast, standard bar.
Uyq Ewtuq-Me/Mo-Esurge, Ignorance, empathy, ether feast,healing breeze
Ssssas Aaaa-Me/Mo unobserved, known to leech, and can be found @ jade flats sign in ATC1 when not in battle.
Blood Rag-N/W-plague touch
Zhangjia Qiu-Me/Mo-Esurge bot
Monking Like A Boss -Mo/?-only observed spamming pat spirit(to the exclusion of all other heals) on 1st nearest ally until it dies from lack of self healing. Locks on to 1st nearest ally and follows. Spams pat spirit in base before go on whoever it is locked on to.
La Muerte Muahaha-E/Mo- air attunement, RoJ, healing breeze?
Wipe Your Butt-Mo/Me-RoF spamm, not much else.
Fgfjnb V-Me/Mo-never seen using skills, just wands closest enemy until killed
Endura Leteratura-E/Mo- Same build as Laina Barraki
Yaya Ya Ya-E/Me- Unobserved using skills
Aa Oooo Aa-Mo/Me-Unobserved using skills
Mianhgnh Hja-Rt/R-Troll unguent, spirit light, spirits-similar to Rudi Friginator
Aa Ooooo Aa- E/Mo, uses roj smite build despite being elementalist primary
Addy Matheny - R/Mo- Healing Breeze, Orison, troll unguent, not seen bow skills
Nobiya N N-A/Me - Esurge sin, same as Shawu Xsks
Lord Arothaun-N/?- Blood and death, ls, d-swarm, putrid explosion
Trahd Shdjdhs-Mo/?-Healbot, pat spirit, words of comfort, breeze, Healer's Boon-seems to follow one random player and heal it, not seen healing NPC's.
Rens Zassa - E/?- Air magic bot
Slaoidi Wos - E/?-Air magic bot
Ilove Uu uu -Me/? Esurge, shatter hex, e-tap, etc.
Meiruo Tianxian-Me/E- Unknown Elite, GoLE, Etherfeast, air skills
Liu Xiao Shi Sbs- W/A- Unknown Elite/Unobserved skill bar, attacks only the 1st nearest target.

Other names to watch (Not seen in combat, but frequently in various districts while d'honor hexed)

Toller Kerl - W/Rt - unknown skill set
The Lous Shajkow -
Fgfjnb V -Me/no secondary- constantly hexed/unknown bar
Nono Le Assassin -A/E- constantly hexed/unknown bar
X Zaiku X - D/A-constantly hexed/unknown bar
Fancy Faction Five-N/A-constantly hexed/unknown bar
Ssedtfg Asf-Rt/Me-unknown bar
Tyyr Fg - Me/?- Illusion bar
Kim Thong Nao-Rt/?- Spirit Spammer w/ spirit lord, needs observation/confirmation, known to at least leech.
Sibul Lslsl-N/Me-unobserved
Dd Bb Ggd - W/A- Unknown Skill set/Unobserved
Uninstal Ur F A C E- A/Me- U/U, suspected same build as Shawu Xsks
Gggfdh Re-Me/no 2ndary-constantly hexed, not seen in combat.

Common Tendencies in game lobby before entering: 1 talk to imperial faction guy, 2. Tolkano, 3. Chest, 4. run to Jade Flats sign or start following closest player in aggro bubble after tasks 1-3 completed, often while hexed. Players are starting to report bots as leechers to at least keep them out of games for 10 minutes and to build a bad record. After a hex, some of the bots just leech as if it messes up or ends the program. Alternatively, I believe sometimes the players are actually there and play the account but the time actually played is signifigantly less than botted. Most of these bots can be found in International districts and occasionally in others as well.

User:Johnsonic 23:01, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

I wanna add some more bots and regularly leechers:

  • Date: 28.07.2011
  • Time and timezone: 14.30 UTC
  • Map Name: JQ Kurz
  • District: american dis 1
  • Observation: a lot of bots

Colour Ghost 11:51, 28 July 2011 (UTC)

Valera Cool [CV] - ele Lesbijeczka Mala [Hell] - warrior Its Anouther Toon I [TB] - warrior, as the hole [TB] tagged guild Afsdfgds Sd - this one was interesting, cos I coudn't report him for a long time in game (Player....could not be found. The player must be in the same district as you) and when I have been reported him at least, after the game I saw that he hadn't hex dishonorable. After that this toon desapear. Number One Won Ton - ranger Re Devon [HxH] - warrior Wayne Ker Oo [LosT] - warrior Nighfall Fallen - monk

Page Protocols[edit]

Support suggests that we should not post player or character names on this page. We appreciate you noting spots where players seem to be congregating to bot, but for individual player reports, please submit a support ticket.

In the meantime I'll archive some of these reports and submit the names directly to the team. Thanks. -- Gaile User gaile 2.png 23:58, 28 July 2011 (UTC)

Odd, I was given the impression by one of the GM's to post on the bot discussion because the dev's actually READ it. It was moved
from there to here by another user, seemed appropriate. The reply I got was as follows:
I understand your frustration and you bring up some very good points that many of our players may agree with. We wish that we
could personally monitor all PvP matches, but with thousands of battles occurring every day it is not possible. Our Development
Team is aware of the botting that you describe, as well as the flaws involved in the current reporting system. At the moment we
do not have a specific time frame for a fix to these issues.
When you come across players that are violating the Rules of Conduct, if you are unable to report them in-game, please report
them to us through our "Ask a Question" feature ( or by sending us
an e-mail directly (as you have). We will investigate each report and take the necessary disciplinary action.
Because of the validity and widespread consensus regarding these issues, I highly encourage you to post your thoughts and
suggestions about this on the Guild Wars Wiki at: The information posted there is
reviewed frequently by our Development Team. (More information about how to set up a Wiki account: This is the best thing that you can do to get an open dialog going
between you and other players in the Guild Wars community. Work at it to grab the attention of the Development Team. As I said
before, they are aware of these issues, but the more they hear about it from the community, the more likely it is that they will
take action.
Please let us know if you have additional questions.
GM FruitSnake
The Guild Wars Support Team
So my basic thought is this, what is the difference between pinging a bot before match start and telling people it is a bot and
posting the same thing here? No one pinged as a bot has ever said "No I'm not a bot" or typed anything in my experience. I've
detailed said experiences above and catalogued them for other users to share or add, for which I personally take responsibility
as the accuser. The above post Known Bots in JQ is merely specific supporting evidence. If you want that stopped or noted that
they are "only suspected as bots" so be it. As suggested in the response "I worked at it to grab the attenion of the dev team." A
more proactive approach in guidance as to how this is to be done would be appreciated. Johnsonic 05:43, 29 July 2011 (UTC)
See the top of this page: "Please use this page to report areas in which you're seeing a large number of bots."
"Please note: While we don't want you to list individual player character names (use /report to let us know about those), you are free to list the names of gold-selling companies that you see advertising in the game." --Silver Edge 06:05, 29 July 2011 (UTC)
I see that. I saw that. However, this page is replete with bots mentioned by names from other users and yet protocol toes were seemingly in tact. I guess I'm honored that mine was chosen as catalyst. Strange how it has been a very considerable chunk of time since the first bot named here and page protocols clarified! Kudos! I guess. Good job! I guess I was able to "grab attention".Johnsonic 05:11, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

Great Temple gold seller[edit]

  • Date: August 8 2011
  • Time and timezone: 12:32 EST
  • Map Name: Great Temple of Balthazar
  • District: American 2
  • Observation: advertisement for

GToBGoldseller.jpg I managed to report him for scamming before he left. User Scar Of The Lotus Sig.jpg Scar 16:34, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

Send an Email to support with this info... they love this sort of thing Ocren 17:42, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

GToBGoldSeller.jpg GToB AD2 @ 9:41pm EST Twisting Fangs.jpg Scar 02:46, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Great temple GW account buyer[edit]

  • Date: September 16 2011
  • Time and timezone: 4:26 p.m. EST
  • Map Name: Great Temple of Balthazar
  • District: American 2
  • Observation: Buying various Guild wars accounts

GToBAccountbuyer.jpg I bet that it's a dummy account though. User Scar Of The Lotus Sig.jpg Scar 20:28, 16 September 2011 (UTC)

Saw the same person again in Kamadan AD2 - look at timestamp on sig for time User Scar Of The Lotus Sig.jpg Scar 21:16, 16 September 2011 (UTC)

GToBAccountbuyer2.jpg Feb.5, 2012 12:24 PM, American district 2. Twisting Fangs.jpg Scar 17:40, 5 February 2012 (UTC)

EmbarkAccountBuyer.jpg - saw in embark beach AD1 @ @:43PM.Twisting Fangs.jpg Scar 20:47, 17 February 2012 (UTC)

GToBAccountbuyer3.jpg - GToB AD1 @ 1:50pm. Twisting Fangs.jpg Scar 18:52, 18 February 2012 (UTC)

FA sync botters[edit]

  • Date: October 2 2011
  • Time and timezone: 4:38 p.m. EST
  • Map Name: Fort Aspenwood(kurzick side)
  • District: In match
  • Observation: 3 N/A's, all named Illl Illl Il I, I Illll Ill Iilllll, and Illlllillll Illlll, they had some ranger with EoE(didnt catch name, there were 2 rangers there) and they sacc'ed themselves to death next to gatekeepers and killed them. they left shortly after i reported one of them, and my team resigned. Twisting Fangs.jpg Scar 20:45, 2 October 2011 (UTC)

  • Date: 13 Feb 2012
  • Time and timezone: All times
  • Map Name: Port Sledge
  • District: Europe - English - District 1
  • Observation: Always Monk primary, usually /Necro secondary, sometimes other secondaries eg. /Warrior. Always set to Offline status. Do not respond to messages in All Chat. They seem to go there only to unload stuff at the merchant. 19:53, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Kamadan gold seller[edit]

  • Date: February 21 2012
  • Time and timezone: 14:14 UTC
  • Map Name: Kamadan, Jewel of Istan
  • District: American English 3
  • Observation: advertisement for

GToBGoldseller4.jpg Couldn't report him as he always left after spamming chat. Enoxon 14:16, 21 February 2012 (UTC)

Jade Quarry Bot[edit]

  • Date: March 2nd 2012
  • Time and timezone: 17.00hs @ GMT+9
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry Luxon
  • District: American 1
  • Observation:
Healing Signet.jpg
Healing Signet
Whirling Defense.jpg
Whirling Defense
Sever Artery.jpg
Sever Artery
Throw Dirt.jpg
Throw Dirt
Flame Trap.jpg
Flame Trap

Common behavior:

  • Uses Healing Signet when full Health.
  • Uses Whirling Defense when not attacked.
  • Uses "Charge!" but delays 1-2 seconds to move.
  • Uses Flame Trap and Healing Signet at base.
  • Always uses Yellow Portal.

User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch 000.jpg User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch 001b.jpg User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch 002.jpg Please get rid of these before the Double faction in competitive missions weekend. User Yoshida Keiji Signature.jpg Yoshida Keiji talk 09:32, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

Account Buyer Bot[edit]

  • Date: March 3rd 2012
  • Time and timezone: 14.00hs @ GMT+9
  • Map Name: Kamadan
  • District: American 2
  • Observation:

User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch Monk De Metal bot.jpg

User Yoshida Keiji Signature.jpg Yoshida Keiji talk 05:24, 3 March 2012 (UTC)

4 bots in 1 team[edit]

  • Date: March 8th 2012
  • Time and timezone: 17.00hs @ GMT+9 (Tokyo)
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry Luxon
  • District: American 1
  • Observation:

User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch 003.jpg

  • Bots target closest foes and instead of running to get Yellow Quarry, they engage the closest Guard Post at the center.
  • They cannot recognise being buffed by "Fall Back!" either.
  • They keep using Yellow Portal and the Kurzicks just camp them at the spawn point.

User Yoshida Keiji Signature.jpg Yoshida Keiji talk 08:36, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

bots in FA[edit]

  • Date: March 14th 2012
  • Time and timezone: 2:30am EST (new york)
  • Map Name: Fort Aspenwood Kurzick
  • District: American 1
  • Observation: two rounds in a row there was a bot on our team (the kurzick side) that would just run in circle spamming stances and enchantments. both bots were different players. one was a w/a (Klonk Spatu) and the other was an e/r (Lysander Sniffles). when i caught on to their behavior, i started pinging when they would use their stances. both bots, after being pinged a few times would ping me back in one burst, and then never again.

Elementalist Bot in Jade Quarry[edit]

  • Date: March 14th 2012
  • Time and timezone: 16.15hs @ GMT+9 (Tokyo)
  • Map Name: Jade Quarry Luxon
  • District: American 1
  • Observation:

User Yoshida Keiji Botwatch 004.jpg

User Yoshida Keiji Signature.jpg Yoshida Keiji talk 07:39, 14 March 2012 (UTC)


  • Date: All day, apparently - last noted 18 March 2012 :
  • Seemingly permanently; last seen 16:50 GMT:
  • Fort Aspenwood Mission:
  • District: N/A:
  • A ritualist with no guild joins match continuously throughout the day and leeches. Reported by many people on numerous occasions but this has not been picked up by support.: 17:14, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

Bots all day every day[edit]

  • Date: All day every day since first observed on March 6th, 2012
  • Time and timezone: All Day Every Day CST -6 UTC (I think)
  • Map Name: The Jade Quarry; Fort Aspenwood
  • District: American Active Both Luxon side and Kurzick side.
  • Observation: Multiple bots in almost every single match I played all day long every day. It's starting to get out of control as if NCSoft and/or ArenaNet (whoever monitors the bots), is no longer monitoring the amount of bots. If I am on Kurzick side they run to yellow quarry and run straight for the NPC Rangers. There always seems to be 3 or 4 each match. And when I am on the Luxon side they run yellow quarry and do the same thing and if I wasn't there to go green quarry, nobody would have captured it. All the fun is being taken out of PvP because of these bots. It's the same for other PvP Arenas also I hear although I have not experienced it. 03:21, 27 March 2012 (UTC)

A bit late...[edit]

  • Date: 4/12/2012
  • Time and timezone: 12:16am, PST
  • Map Name: Kaineng Center
  • District: America, English 1
  • Observation: A player was shouting " - Safest, Cheapest, 24/7 Livehelp&Delivery"

User Barinthus Magical Compass.png Barinthus 16:45, 19 April 2012 (UTC)


  • Bots are getting out of hand in Jade Quarry. So many bots, shrines are not getting capped. They all follow the same generic script. I noticed the yellow shrine was never initially claimed, so I ran around waiting to see if someone would cap it, at the 6 minutes left mark, I walked over and claimed it myself. Time ran out with the score 7 - 6. This is not the only instance I have seen of this happening lately. When the number of bots is 15/16 what good is the /report feature if it takes more than one real person for it to work?

I realize you reading this don't care, and anet obviously doesn't care. tbh, I only care because I want something to do while I wait for gw2. Is there no hope left for a game that was so fun, for so long? Sonyareanne 14:27, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

The report function is useless. When a Bot is reported, it sends that report to ANet, who then "investigates" the actions to see if it is, indeed, a bot.

Here's the trouble: GW2 is coming out - in just over a month now. ANet do not care at all about GW any longer, they've made that much obvious, and painfully so.

It's obvious that the reports go nowhere when you see the same bots day after day, week after week.

ANet have proven that they just don't care (further proof of this shows in two days of the nameserver dropping offline constantly with no attention, incidentally), so the best we can do is hope the botters get their titles and then get out of the game. 23:54, 8 July 2012 (UTC)Ubaid Panahasi

And here it is, over a month later since my last post, and more than a year since people started asking for help about the Bot problem. Now, GW2 has launched for headstarters, and it'll officially launch in a couple days. And the bot problem is at its worst.

In fact, gold sellers now stand in GToB and spam their ads for mulefactory without even leaving the district any longer - because they know ANet isn't even watching the reports for THAT. It's PATHETIC.

Thanks SO much, ANet, for showing us all how little you care about your dedicated and loyal GW players and fans and how easily you've forgotten us in the face of GW2. You've certainly changed my mind about spending another penny on any ArenaNet product.

Prove me wrong - fix this, and I'll buy GW2 the next day. 00:45, 26 August 2012 (UTC)Ubaid Panahasi