Summer 2021


Skills and Balance Update

This update includes changes to boons and conditions (retaliation, resistance, and torment).

Game Update Notes

World vs. World Weeklong Bonus

Receive a 100% bonus to World Experience, a 25% bonus to reward-track progress, and a 50% bonus to magic find for a full week.

World versus World

PvP League Season 27 and Weeklong Bonus

Call of the Mists will be active during the first week of Season 27, granting a 15% bonus to PvP rank point gain, a 25% bonus to reward-track progress, and a 200% magic find bonus.

Living World: Complete the Cycle

Starting May 25, Living World episodes will be in the spotlight chronologically. Episodes are free to unlock during their spotlight week, and we’ll update them with new achievements. Complete all the new Living World Season 2 and 3 achievements to earn a voucher for a Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons precursor weapon. When the expansion launches, you can redeem it and begin crafting your very own third-generation legendary weapon.

After completing the new meta-achievement for all three playable Living World seasons and The Icebrood Saga, you’ll receive a legendary amulet as a powerful reminder of your role in shaping Tyria’s destiny.

The new achievements and their rewards will be available permanently, so you can always complete them even if you miss the spotlight weeks.


Fractal Rush

Play Fractals of the Mists and contribute to the community goal to earn extra rewards during this weeklong event.

Daily Fractals

World vs. World No Downstate Event

A fluctuation in the Mists will remove the downed state in WvW for a week. You’ll receive bonuses to world experience, reward-track progress, and magic find.

World versus World

Dragon Bash

The annual Dragon Bash festival returns to Hoelbrak. Enjoy the terrifying dragon holograms, spectacular fireworks, and smorgasbord of dragon bashing activities (awful dragons only).

Dragon Bash Feats

sPvP Tournament Week and the Tournament of Legends

Prepare for a full week of special tournaments and the return of the Tournament of Legends! Emerge victorious in the Tournament of Legends on July 11 to earn a Generation 1 or 2 legendary weapon—just in time for the Legendary Armory update.

Legendary weapons

The Twisted Marionette & The Legendary Armory

One of the most memorable battles of Living World Season 1 will return to Guild Wars 2 as a bonus event.

The Legendary Armory is a new and improved way to manage your legendary gear and upgrades. Once a legendary item is added to the armory, it will be available to every level 80 character on your account. No more visiting the bank to share one weapon between multiple characters!


World vs. World Weeklong Bonus

Another week of bonuses to reward-track progress, magic find, and world experience in WvW.

World versus World

Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons First Look

A livestream event with a tidal wave of information about the third Guild Wars 2 expansion, including features, an introduction to the story, a new trailer video, and elite specialization beta event information.

Twitch Livestream