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Making a Splash: Changes to Underwater Combat and Rewards

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Today’s update brings changes to the deadeye elite specialization and general balance tweaks, but in this blog post we’ll dive into a soggy subject: underwater combat. We know this isn’t floating at the top of everyone’s request list, but we’ve seen it come up for air multiple times over the years. We’ve now made a significant number of balance and functionality changes to how you fight beneath the waves.

Coming Soon: Changes to Underwater Skills

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The next Guild Wars 2 balance update arrives on May 8, bringing a sea change to underwater combat! We’re enhancing underwater skills and utilities so you can blast the barnacles off anything that tries to nibble your toes while you’re swimming.

The Gathering Storm

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Today we’re making some quality-of-life changes to the unlimited gathering tools you can buy from the Gem Store, and we’re expanding the variety of limited-use tools with bonus effects available in the game. Read on to find out how to get the most out of every swing.

Behind the Scenes with the Current Activities Team

Behind the Scenes with the Current Activities Team

Meet some C.A.T. people—that is, the members of the Guild Wars 2 Current Activities Team. Alexander Youngblood, Joe Kimmes, and Brett Nellermoe keep festivals running on schedule, create legendary weapons, bring current events into the open world, and populate your home instance with lots and lots of cats. Go behind the scenes, and they’ll tell you what it’s all about!