Just in time for Halloween
, Guild Wars 2's
will reveal what they've been secretly building in Kessex Hills: a frightening weapon called the Tower of Nightmares. ArenaNet
hints that the krait have an undiscovered ally whom players will need to investigate, and it seems that the private detective team of Marjory Delaqua
and Kasmeer Meade
may be involved in uncovering the truth -- as well as how the krait menace might connect to the overarching plot of the living story
Tyria's heroes will have access to a new skill, Antitoxin Spray, which can be used by any character to heal and cleanse debuffs from herself and her allies. Completing the meta achievement for Tower of Nightmares will also allow players to earn their very own krait obelisk
shard for their home instance, although we're not convinced that plunking one of those down within reach of pets, small children, or anyone ever
is such a great idea.
You can catch a preview of the event during a developer-hosted livestream
on October 28th at 3 p.m. Eastern Time (noon PDT). The Tower of Nightmares content release will go live on October 29th.