Beginning July 23 you’ll experience two weeks of new events, activities, features and rewards in new GW2 Cutthroat Politics game update.
Aetherized Weapon Skins
Support Your Candidate – July 23 to August 5
Use Support Tokens and coins to help out your candidate of choice!
New Activity – Southsun Survival – Begins July 23
Armed with only a bow and whatever supplies you can find, you’ll face off against other players
New PvP Activity – Aspect Arena – Begins July 23
Pick one of the Aspects of Sun, Wind, or Lightning, and face off in teams to collect crystals. Each Aspect will grant you different skills with which to maneuver and fight.
Candidate Trials Challenge – Begins July 23
Enter into the Candidate Trials alone or with a group and test your battle skills by facing off against waves of Aetherblade pirates.
Exclusive New Back Items
Two new exclusive back items, the Desert Rose and Zephyr Rucksack, are available as rare drops from the Southsun Survival and Aspect Arena activities respectively. Thanks gw2hub for the screenshots
Mini Ellen Kiel and Mini Evon Gnashblade
Complete the Gnashblade Supporter and Kiel Supporter meta achievements to unlock a miniature Evon Gnashblade and Ellen Kiel of your very own!
New World vs. World Ability Line – Catapult Mastery
This month’s World vs. World ability line addition is Catapult Mastery! Invest points in Catapult Mastery to increase damage done to walls, extra damage against other siege, increase your attack radius, and unlock a new, powerful skill.