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Archive for the Guardian Category

Welcome to Guardian weapons training. My name is Zervish Alaris, I will be your instructor today. This training is meant to give you a brief review of weapons and how to use them. It is not an in-depth analysis however… for this, you should talk to a scholar, or try it out on foes in […]
 
23/9

Greatsword Guardian Leveling Build

                      Since Guild wars 2’s release I have been busy leaving a lot of bodies in my wake, instead of writing up new articles. I am back to share with you the leveling build I used. I will be covering the full monty so get […]
08/6

A Scholar Eye on the Party Guardian

Today I explore the guardian’s ability to boost his allies both offensively and defensively. Guardians have many tools to use on allies, including virtues, healing magic, and protective bubbles. If you like the idea of an armoured character taking care of allies, look no further. This primer will give you all that you need to […]
I had a chance to play the guardian during the recent Guild Wars 2 beta event. It was my first taste of Guild Wars 2, so not only I had to learn about the profession, but also the game itself. I played the guardian up to level 15 in PvE and WvW, so my impressions […]
 
05/12

Head to Head: Warrior vs Guardian

If you’re thinking about playing melee, there are a few good options. If you plan, however, to stay in the frontlines, you are probably debating between the warrior or the guardian. Both feature many melee weapons, good survival value, and the highest armor in the game. Here, we compare and contrast the two on damage, […]
06/10

Guardians of Tyria | Tirzah Bauer talks about the guardian

Varyn over at Guardians of Tyria had the opportunity to talk to Tirzah Bauer, environment artist for ArenaNet and part of the team that designed the Battle of Kyhlo PvP map. Tirzah was part of ArenaNet’s PvP team at gamescom and PAX Prime, where she played a female asura guardian. In the interview she shares […]
16/5

Guild Wars 2: A closer look at the weapon bar

I’ve been looking at the Guardian skills… And I’ve been seeing some patterns in the weapon skills. A quick look at the Elementalist supports these patterns, and I suspect the same patterns are also present in the other professions. These patterns help understand not only how the gameplay will be like, but also what kind […]
03/2

What

In the latest ArenaNet blog update, ArenaNet’s John Peters talks about combat, specifically addressing the questions that have arisen since the announcement of the Guardian, If you’re still confused by how this is all gong to slot into place then this is a must-read to find out about the removal of the Holy Trinity, and […]
03/2

What’s Your Style? Jon Peters Talks About Combat

In the latest ArenaNet blog update, ArenaNet’s John Peters talks about combat, specifically addressing the questions that have arisen since the announcement of the Guardian, If you’re still confused by how this is all gong to slot into place then this is a must-read to find out about the removal of the Holy Trinity, and […]
27/1

The Guardian (actually) Revealed

Following the teaser that the guardian would be revealed this week, now we have the full reveal here. The guardian is a difficult profession to classify… She (the blue mace lady) does not have the large choice of weapons that a warrior has (3 main, 3 focus, 3 2H for guardian, vs 3 main, 5 […]