Celebrate the Guild Wars Anniversary

From April 22nd - April 29th, 2013

Celebrate the Guild Wars Anniversary
April 22nd to April 29th

This event celebrates eight sensational years of Guild Wars, and we want you to join us for our incredible anniversary party.

It’s time once again to throw open the Shing Jea Boardwalk, rev up the Rollerbeetles, and don our party hats for a week of festive fun from April 22nd to April 29th. In addition to the usual games and gifts, we’re packing this anniversary party with a number of great drops and activities!

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Game On!

We’re commemorating our anniversary with a huge party in Shing Jea Monastery and outposts all over Tyria.

Are you light on your feet? Speak with Captain Li Sah and test your dodgeball skills in the Dragon Arena! Do you feel the need for speed? Speak to the Rollerbeetle Trainer and take a spin in Rollerbeetle Racing. You’ll find both these NPCs in Lion’s Arch, Shing Jea Monastery, Kamadan, and the Great Temple of Balthazar.

The fun doesn’t stop there. During the festival, keep your eyes peeled for special drops and be sure to stop by Embark Beach to talk to Ceira, Sworn to Fire. During the celebration, Ceira will distribute the anniversary Ranger pet: the Hound of Balthazar.

As an added bonus, characters celebrating eight or more years in Tyria will receive a gift card good for their choice of birthday gift boxes from years past. Xunlai Gift Givers have been stationed in Lion's Arch, Kamadan, Shing Jea Monastery, and the Great Temple of Balthazar to help with the exchange. Who says you can't choose your presents?

Thanks for Your Support!

Thanks again to each and every one of you for your continued support over the years. We wish you the best of adventures in the year ahead. Enjoy the festivities!

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Festival Rewards

Here’s a sampling of the special items you may find during the anniversary celebration:

Birthday Cupcake

Birthday Cupcake

Keep the party going with this frosted foodstuff that’s guaranteed to give you a lift!

Sugary Blue Drink

Sugary Blue Drink

It’s sweet and oh-so-handy when you need a quick boost of speed.

Red Bean Cake

Red Bean Cake

These sweet treats put some pep in your step.

Bottle of Rice Wine

Bottle of Rice Wine

The traditional festival beverage—make sure you never drink and quest!

Flask of Firewater

Flask of Firewater

Have a swig of the good stuff, but be careful: this potent potable packs quite a wallop.

Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée

Do some serious celebrating with a crunchy caramelized treat that’s delicious, nutritious, and festive!

Champagne Popper

Champagne Popper

A brief but spectacular treat for the eyes and ears, celebrating eight years in style.

Sparkler

Sparkler

Light this up to create a cloud of sparks over your head—please stand clear of flammable objects.

Gift Card

Gift Card

Redeem this card with the Xunlai Gift Givers to receive one birthday gift box from years past!