A true MechWarrior knows the operational limits

A BattleMech is an enclosed environment with the ability to operate in all types of atmospheres including under water and zero-gravity. The interface between a pilot (MechWarrior) and a BattleMech is the neurohelmet, which connects the pilot to the BattleMech in a highly agile and direct drive approach. A true MechWarrior knows the operational limits […]

Thief Weapon Sets

Thief Themes and Combat Roles Like most MMOs, the Thief in Guild Wars 2 can act from both melee and range, thus allowing a greater flexibility in combat. While being able to put out a lot of DPS, they are designed to strike quickly and move on. Limited to wearing medium armor, you don’t want […]

Recovering and Finishing

We’ve mentioned rallying a few times during the course of this beginners guide, but in simple terms, rallying is what allows you to get back up and back into the fight.  You can rally in several ways but this tends to happen from killing an enemy with your downed skills or during you attacking them […]

Factor Team Support into Your Build

Monitor Boons and Conditions, and React Accordingly At the start of any given boss fight, the first thing you’ll want to take note of are any specific boons they might have active. For example, many will have a stacking boon that negates the effectiveness of any crowd control skills used against them, but those stacks […]

A thief starts out with a base amount

Traits Starting at level 11, players can begin to spend points on the various trait lines. A thief has a total of five trait lines to pick from. For more information on traits, read our handy guide. Below are the various traits that will impact your initiative. Critical Strikes Opportunist – Minor trait – 10% […]

The trait lines for the ranger

Once you’ve found a juvenile animal you would like to tame, simply walk up to it and interact with it by pressing the [F] key. This will bring up a window that tells you a little bit about that particular pet, and also gives you the option to equip your new pet at that point […]

Unlike the necromancer

Bear in mind that these are not hard rules to follow, but rather a more general thing to be conscious of while getting a feel for which combat style – melee vs. ranged – you prefer the most. Rangers are also capable of providing plenty of group support through traps and spirits, and excel in […]

The thief is a great solo profession

The weapons that thieves can equip along with their associated skills can be seen in-game by opening the Hero window [H] and selecting the Skills and Traits tab on the left. We’ve also included a list of available weapons for the thieves below: Main Hand Off-Hand Two-Handed Aquatic Sword Dagger Shortbow Harpoon Gun Dagger Pistol […]