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The Development Team featured a total of nearly two dozen designers, artists, programmers, and other assorted ArenaNet staff members. They worked in pick-up groups to accept the challenges of Guild Wars guilds from around the globe.

The teams used several of the Guild Wars Template characters, interspersed with characters that had been crafted by the individual player from Level 1. Here is a list of the builds used by the Development Team:


Morning Group

Protection Monk – 14 Divine, 14 Protection
  • Reversal of Fortune, Shielding Hands, Mend Ailment, Remove Hex, Convert Hex, Martyr, Aegis, Signet of Devotion
     
  • Superior Vigor, Major Divine, Minor Protection
DW Healer Prebuild
  • Minor Vigor, Minor Healing, Minor Divine
Fi Healer Prebuild (Switched out for Other healing builds all most every match)
  • Minor vigor, Minor Healing, Minor Divine
Warrior/Monk 12+4 Sword, 8+2 Str, 10 Smite
  • Hamstring, Galrath Slash, Final Thrust, Signet of Judgment, Symbol of Wrath, Sprint, Resurrect,, Purge Signet
     
  • Equipment: Major Vigor, Superior Sword, Major Strength, Major Absorption
Abominable Snowman Prebuild (No runes)

Warrior Monk 12+4 Axe, 8 +1 Strength, 10 Smite

  • Dismember, Executioners Strike, Penetrating Blow, Disrupting Chop, Rush, Purge Signet, Strength Of Honor, Holy Wrath
     
  • Equipment: Superior Axe, Superior Absorption, Superior Vigor, Minor Strength
Minor Master Prebuild
  • Swapped ether feast for Res Signet, swapped Death Nova for Vile Touch
     
  • Equipment: Superior Death, Minor Vigor, Minor Soul reaping
Mesmer Monk 12+3 Domination, 12 Fast casting, 3 healing
  • Backfire, Power Leak, Shame, Shatter Enchantment, Empathy, Energy Burn, Chaos Storm, Restore Life
     
  • Equipment: Minor Vigor, Major Domination

Afternoon Group

Protection Monk – 14 Divine, 14 Protection
  • Reversal of Fortune, Shielding Hands, Mend Ailment, Remove Hex, Convert Hex, Martyr, Aegis, Signet of Devotion
     
  • Superior Vigor, Major Divine, Minor Protection
DW Healer Prebuild
  • Minor Vigor, Minor Healer, Minor Divine
Healing Monk
  • Word of Healing, Dwaynas Kiss, Vigorous Spirit, Healing Touch, Orison of Healing, Sprint, Resurrect, Aegis
     
  • Equipment: Minor Vigor, Minor Healing, Minor Divine
Warrior/Monk 12+4 Sword, 8+2 Str, 10 Smite
  • Hamstring, Galrath Slash, Final Thrust, Signet of Judgment, Symbol of Wrath, Sprint, Resurrect,, Purge Signet
     
  • Equipment: Major Vigor, Superior Sword, Major Strength, Major Absorption

Abominable Snowman Prebuild (No runes)

Warrior’s Bane Prebuild (No Runes)
  • Swapped Ether Feast for Res Signet
Ice Necro 12+1 Ice, 10 Energy storage, 8 Curses
  • Water Trident, Ice Spikes, Shatter Storm, Glyph of Lesser Energy, Maelstrom, Rend Enchantments, Rigger Mortis, Water Attunement
     
  • Equipment: Minor Vigor
Mesmer Monk 12+1 Domination, 12 Fast casting, 3 healing
  • Backfire, Power Leak, Shame, Shatter Enchantment, Shatter Delusions, Energy Burn, Chaos Storm, Restore Life
     
  • Equipment: Minor Vigor

In the end, both the Dev Team and War Machine enjoyed the challenges and found participating on the E3 show floor to be an added boost to an already exciting event.

As announced during the E3 press presentations, details of the first global Guild Wars Tournament will be announced in the near future. This tournament will feature a number of local elimination rounds and a final live tournament that will take place in a special location yet to be determined. We look forward to providing information about the first worldwide Guild Wars tournament very soon.


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