Enter a Living, Breathing World

Guild Wars 2 takes a revolutionary approach to online worlds by focusing on your journey – the things you do, the people you meet, and the experiences you have every day – not a race to a destination.

Begin your journey in Tyria...

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Immerse yourself in combat

Combat in Guild Wars 2 provides moment-to-moment fun with action-oriented, skill-based gameplay.

Experience the Thrill of Battle

Fight alongside other players, manipulate buffs and conditions to destroy your foes and bolster your allies, and work with friends to create deadly skill combinations.

  • Choose Your Role

    Every profession in Guild Wars 2 can contribute meaningfully to the fight. Pick the way you want to play!

  • Tailor Your Playstyle

    Customize your experience by mixing and matching different weapons and skills.

  • Up Your Game

    Learn to anticipate your enemies' movements to time your attacks or dodge out of harm's way.

Fight With – And Against – Other Players

The people in the world around you matter. Whether you're working alongside them to achieve a common goal or going head‑to‑head to determine who the better combatant is, other players in Guild Wars 2 represent opportunity.

  • Fight Together

    Seeing other players is always good news - there's no such thing as kill-stealing or fighting over loot, and every player can help revive fallen comrades.

  • Fast-Paced PvP

    Prove your skill in competitive PvP. Skill trumps all on level battlefield with no power progression – it's just your tactics against your opponents'.

  • Into the Dungeons

    As you progress, test your mettle in the dungeons of Tyria, where dark foes await.

Begin Your Journey

Create your character and enter a living, breathing world.

  • Races and Professions

    Your character should be about what you want to play. Any race can play every profession, and each race plays the same in combat.

  • Personal Story

    Follow a branching personal story that will lead you to face down the greatest threat to Tyria: the might of the Elder Dragons.

  • Get in and Play

    Whether you're yearning for open road or you hear the call of PvP, adventure is waiting for you the moment you make your character in Guild Wars 2.

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