Exploration rewards

#1JebSkatr2Posted 5/14/2012 12:27:19 PM
This is new to me, might not be to everyone. If you achieve 100% completion in a zone (all waypoints, skillpoints, hearts filled, etc), you get a piece of mail sent to you from the ‘Tyrian Explorers Society’ that contains a weapon, armor, and stack of crafting material, and coins.


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#2FaYt2021Posted 5/14/2012 12:42:31 PM
Very nice!
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#3wildluckPosted 5/14/2012 12:50:42 PM
Nice find.
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#4JebSkatr2(Topic Creator)Posted 5/14/2012 12:52:13 PM
Can't confirm either but it sounds like there's some kind of achievement tied to it as well. If I get on the stress test later tonight I'll try and dig it up.
#5VitharPosted 5/14/2012 1:00:57 PM
cept that in the BWE, I got 3 rewards I couldn't use, Hope they make so that the class can use it. Got a warhorn, A shield and a gun as an Elementalist...:/
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#6Sir_Burpalot21Posted 5/14/2012 1:53:10 PM(edited)
I was so happy when I first launched the game during BWE and noticed the point's of interest on the map.
Now getting 100% can be enjoyable and not be a total scraping chore like GW!
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#7Duke DarkwoodPosted 5/14/2012 6:45:56 PM
cept that in the BWE, I got 3 rewards I couldn't use, Hope they make so that the class can use it. Got a warhorn, A shield and a gun as an Elementalist...:/

Sell 'em to someone who can use them. They're not bound or anything.
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#8Dante200XPosted 5/15/2012 12:43:10 AM
That's kinda cool...
I didn't know about this one either: You can’t trade directly with other players. Instead, you can simply mail the item to them!

That, however, isn't too cool. I mean, mailing an item is alright, but it's a bit inconvenient if they're right next to you...I wonder if there's a mailing fee based on how expensive the item is too :\
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#9_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 5/15/2012 1:36:11 AM
Nice! I have not tried this. I feel like the exploration is a thing that GW2 nails. You really want to explore and go to all the different parts of the map. I found myself even going to other starting areas finding new way points, points of interest, and skill points, which also all give a decent amount of XP. And with the downleveling, even lower level new maps do not feel completely pointless if you want to do the dynamic events there.
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#10SpazH3dPosted 5/15/2012 2:48:12 AM(edited)
I made It my goal to get 100% in wayfarer foothills (Lvl 17 Norn Thief), and I achieved it. :D I got myself a fabulous new pistol, which I sadly didn't get to test. But it had good stats!

This gives the completionist in me a classy boner.
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