Monthly Archives: October 2021

Explore Shing Jea Island

Take a closer look at life on beautiful Shing Jea Island, one of the new explorable zones in Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons. It’s as historically significant as it is tranquil—many of Tyria’s greatest heroes began their journeys here after training at Shing Jea Monastery.

Game Update Notes: October 5, 2021

10/05/2021—October 5 Release Notes

Living World


Once again, the gates of the Mad Realm have opened, and Kryta’s most infamous monarch, Mad King Thorn, has returned to hold court in Lion’s Arch! Loyal vassals of the king are strongly encouraged to enjoy the festivities: meet the denizens of the Mad Realm in events across Kryta, tour the Mad Realm itself in the labyrinth and fearsome clock tower, compete with your fellow mortals in Lunatic Inquisition, Reaper’s Rumble, and the Mad King’s Raceway, attend to the king’s whims in his notorious pastime of Mad King Says, or match wits and blades against royalty in Ascent to Madness.

Shadow of the Mad King 2021 Is Live

Let’s get spooky! Our annual Halloween festival, Shadow of the Mad King, is now live. Check out the release highlights and update notes for all the details.