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[GW2 Official News] Claiming your Hall of Monuments Rewards

Discussion in 'GW2 General Discussions' started by GW2 Stratics, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. GW2 Stratics

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    Sep 5, 2012
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    When we announced the start of Guild Wars 2 development, players responded with enthusiasm and a whole lot of questions. One of the most common questions we received was whether there would be some sort of “historical link” between Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 and whether they could somehow show off their Guild Wars accomplishments in Guild Wars 2.
    The answer to that question was a resounding “Yes.” We introduced the Hall of Monuments Reward Calculator, which allowed Guild Wars players to calculate how many points they had earned in the original games for use in Guild Wars 2. As you know, these points can be redeemed for unique weapon and armor skins, pets, animal companions, and more.
    So how do you access those Hall of Monuments rewards on your Guild Wars 2 characters? It’s quite simple.
    First, you need to be sure you’ve established your own Hall of Monuments in Guild Wars: Eye of the North. That’s sort of a given, isn’t it? :)
    Second, you need to link your Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 accounts.
    If all that is in order, every character you create on your Guild Wars 2 account automatically will receive a special in-game item: the Hall of Monuments Portal Stone.
    Simply activate the Portal Stone to transport yourself to the Eye of the North. Once there, speak with our old friend Kimmes the Historian (in his newer, slightly less-corporeal state) and he’ll show you a list of Hall of Monument reward items you have unlocked. You can select any of the items, at any time, for any character you make on your account.
    Use the Hall of Monuments Portal Stone again to transport yourself (and your rewards) back to your former location. It’s that easy.
    Would you like to know more? Visit the Guild Wars 2 Hall of Monuments Support FAQ.

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  2. Zosimus

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    This was cool and kind of sad. To see the Hall of Monuments in GW2 as it now torn down and empty compared to in GW1 as it is alive and busy is the sad part.

    The cool part is if you have rewards you can click the little icon in your bag and you are teleported and collect those rewards to change the look of your armor and weps.