Monthly Archives: January 2019

Be a Mysterious Beauty with the Shrine Guardian Appearance Package

Shrine Guardian Appearance Package


If your inner beast is well-dressed and dignified, then we have just the look for you. This appearance package contains a Shrine Guardian Outfit, a Mini Shrine Guardian, an Onyx and Gold Lion Weapon Choice, a Total Makeover Kit, and five Crimson Lion Dye Kits.

All or Nothing: Requiem


Today we released the first of three short stories about the thoughts and feelings of some of your allies in the aftermath of Living World Season 4’s fourth episode, “All or Nothing.” They contain heavy spoilers for the episode.

Game Update Notes: January 22, 2019

01/22/2019—January 22 Release Notes

Living World

Lunar New Year

Another year dawns on Tyria—join the festivities in Divinity’s Reach! The Year of the Boar is upon us, and the Lunar New Year festival returns with new rewards and activities. Collect and open lucky envelopes to earn essences of luck, delicious foods, fireworks, valuable items, and a chance to find the new boar lantern back items!

  • A second course has been added for the Firecracker Lighting adventure. Players can now test their navigation skills across the grand edifices of Divinity’s Reach!
  • Friendly celestial dragons have appeared in the various capital cities to whisk adventurers to the festival in Divinity’s Reach.
  • Lucky envelope rewards have been updated with new items for the Year of the Boar, and the rarity of exclusive Lunar New Year foods has been decreased.
  • The New Year’s Benevolence achievement has been updated to allow contributions of any Lunar New Year food. Items can now be given to a quintet of celestial pigs that are hungry for different festival treats.
  • Players’ maximum hit points and skill damage have been increased in the Dragon Ball arena to reduce the effects of food items on the battle.
  • The Dragon Ball skill Ice Blast has had its cooldown reduced from 10 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • The Dragon Ball skill Dragon Kick has had its collision area increased to make it easier to land hits.
  • Upon renting a mount through the Festival Mount Rental vendor, players are now given a temporary horn bundle to allow them to quickly resummon their mount if they are dismounted.
  • Out-of-season festival reward vendors have been moved to share a location in Hooligan’s Route in Lion’s Arch.
  • The Watchknight Statue previously available from the Sovereign Weapon Vendor is now available from the karma merchant in Crown Pavilion.