Guild Wars Game Update Notes - January 2009
Update - Thursday January 29Canthan New Year
- Made preparations for the Canthan New Year's Festival, which begins at Noon Pacific (-8 GMT), January 30th, 2009, and runs until Noon Pacific, February 2nd, 2009.
- Tolkano [Tournament Rewards] has been added to the Rollerbeetle Racing outpost.
- Players are now required to register with Tolkano before they can participate in Rollerbeetle Racing.
- Eldrid the Ancient [Records] and Little Jack [Rewards] now base their list of the top racers on registered account names. An account name can only be listed once on the top racers list.
- Removed leftover collision from where the Wintersday tree was located in the Eye of the North.
Update - Thursday January 8Updated Zaishen Rewards
- Updated the Zaishen Chest drops to replace the Abominable Tonic with a new tonic for the month of January. More information on Zaishen Rewards can be found here.
- Updated Automated Tournament map rotations.
PvE and PvP
- Palm Strike: decreased Crippled duration to 1..5 seconds; decreased damage to 10..65.
- Fixed a bug that prevented some Item Spells from executing their drop effect at the end of their held duration.
- Xunlai Tournament Agents now offer prizes for the December tournament. These agents can be found in the Great Temple of Balthazar, Lion's Arch, Kaineng Center, and Kamadan.