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Note: Upcoming updates affect Guild Wars, so the details within this page may change in the near future

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What is Guild War?

Guild Wars is basically a war between guilds, it's set up as a tournament with 8 "host" guilds that can participate, all 8 "host" guilds can have 3 allies each. Guild War or GW for short happens on Saturday and Sunday. The earlier round at 15:00 - 16:00 and the later round at 20:00 - 21:00 (set in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) -0400 UTC.) Check server time here

Max amount players from each side is 75. Having allies does not increase the limit.

How do I sign my guild up for Guild War?

There's no level required to sign your guild up for GW! To register you need to go to the NPC named "Receptionist" in Kaslow (x=31, y=293.) You can register and withdraw your guild from GW up until one day before the competition ladder is announced (it's announced after each maintance.) Only the guild leader can withdraw or register for GW. If there's more than 8 guilds that signed up for GW, the top 8 with the most reputation will get the spots. If there's less than 8 guilds that registered for GW, they auto-select the top 8 guilds with the most fame that week to fill the remaining spots.

How do I check GW schedule?

To check the GW schedule for your server talk to the NPC named "Colonel Kira" in Kaslow (x=30, y=294.)

The Guild War schedule looks like this

WarSchedule.png


The guild that won GW the previous week always have the first spot on the GW schedule, so in this case the guild named "Guild 1" in blue won last week. If you click a guild, their guild info shows on the right, like the picture shows with "Guild 5." You can see their level, amount of members, amount of prestige, their rank, the amount of fame they gained the week they registered, their sprite king and most importantly their allies. As mentioned earlier, each host guild can have 3 allies each.

I successfully signed up for Guild War! What's the objective and how do I achieve it?

Your objective is to defeat the opposing guild(s)! There's three ways to win a GW:

  • 5 minute rule
    • If you keep all the 5 crystals your color for 5 minutes without any interruption, the GW ends. Congrats, you now won!
  • Reaching 5000 points
    • If your team reach 5000 points before the timer runs out, the GW ends and once again, congrats you won
  • Getting the most points when timer ends

GW lasts for 60 minutes, but if none of the teams managed to end the GW by the time the timer ends with one of the methods above, each crystal will then add up to a 1000 points reward once the timer stopped. If your team has the most points once all the crystals has been added up to your already gained points, congrats you won!

What's the benefit of participating in GW?

By participating either as a member of one of the host guilds or as a member of a guild allied to one, you will gain "Crystal Guardian" fame, often called GW points for short. This is how it looks in your Fame tab of Adventure Log:

CrystalGuardianFame.png


Participation

I'm inside the Guild War Arena, where do I go?

GWMap.png

This is how the Guild War map looks. Press (M) to open your map. The red dots on the map are everyone on your team, both guildies and allies are shown in same color.

  • Top Left: Northwest Guardian Crystal
  • Top Right: Northeast Guardian Crystal
  • Lower Left: Southwest Guardian Crystal
  • Lower Right: Southeast Guardian Crystal
  • Center Crystal: Central Guardian Crystal

Placed around the map are these Quartz in different colors:

Quartz.png

This is a way to gain extra Guild War points! Get the rep quest named "Dirty Crystal Destroyer (REP) from "Colonel Kira" in Kaslow (x=30, y=294) and complete these objectives:

CrystalREP.png

When you turn it in, you get x amount of "Crystal Guardian" fame, it increases with your level.

There's also two portals, one in north and one in south, they're linked to each other and they let you exit combat when you go through them.

I have found my way to crystals, how do I help my team gain points?

  • Killing
    • Each player on the opposite team you kill gives your team 1 point.
  • Capping and "holding" the Guardian Crystals
    • Each crystal rewards you with x points every y second(s). If you hold the crystal your color the x amount of points will increase over time. Amounts of crystals does not effect this x amount, every crystal have it's own score count.
  • Breaking Quartz
    • Each Quartz you break gives your team 5 points.

How do I gain as much "Crystal Guardian" fame as possible?

If the war ends before 30 minutes has passed, you will gain a bonus. The bonus is set at your level x 10. example: At level 70, with the GvG match is won in under 30 minutes, you would receive 700 points on top of any you got for standard participation (70 x 10)

The mechanic for how points are rewarded is unknown for players

Is there anything I shouldn't do in Guild War?

  • Exploiting to get more points
    • Healing exploiting (by creating self-made situations where you can heal yourself or a teammate for more points) and trading kills with someone on the opposite team are both considered an exploit and are bannable offenses.
  • Breaking Guardian Bits
    • Hitting, tanking, breaking or disabling bits are a bannable offense. This is considered an exploit.
  • Spawn camping
    • Spawn camping is when you place yourself outside the enemies spawn point and attack them before they can leave their base. Spawn camping is a bannable offense. These yellow zones are considered "spawn camping zones" by the GMs:

gw1.jpg


While standing inside these zones and attacking is a no, you're allowed to "pre-cast." "Pre-Casting" is where you stand outside the "no-no zone" and shoot inside it like this:

gw2.jpg


As long as you are not in the yellow zones or hitting the bits this is not considered a bannable offense.

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