Returning attractions include:
- Mad King’s Clock Tower: a devilish jumping puzzle that you either loved or hated.
- Mad King’s Labyrinth: a dangerous area filled with high-value Champion monsters.
- Haunted Doors: spawning across Tyria, these are either a Treat, or a Trick.
- Lunatic Inquisition: A Player vs Player scenario where villagers need to survive the night against lunatic courtiers.
Sadly, the MOBA-alike Reaper Rumble won’t be back this year. Players that obey the Mad King during his regular Mad King Says rounds in Lion’s Arch, will receive a Mask of the Night item.
The Blood and Madness patch includes a host of significant fixes and changes. New ground targeting options let you adjust how you throw your grenades or spells, tab-targeting has been improved, condition damage numbers can now be shown, trait and skill tooltips now display how they affect each other, and every existing skill and trait has received a balance pass with an emphasis on improving support builds.
World vs World Season 1
October 18th is the start of the first WvW season, which lasts until December 5. There are unique WvW Season 1 achivements, reward chest keys, participation bags, a new Title (Veteran of the Mists) and a Mini Dolyack to get.