Episode 5 of the Icebrood saga drops on March 9
ArenaNet will drop the fifth episode of Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga in-game on March 9, with a bunch of new content. The final chapter is titled Balanced, and as it arrives next Tuesday with all new content for the game, it will have you immersed in plenty of storylines as they progress to the decisive conclusion. For those of you looking to catch up, all four chapters of Episode 5 will be free to all players who have Guild Wars 2: Fire path and log in as soon as it is released. For those of you looking to the future, the fourth chapter, Judgment, will be launched at the end of April 2021.
Jormag is as deadly and corrupt as their twin, Primordus. There is no peace in this balance – only a terrible push and pull of opposing elemental magics, each claiming the unstable territory between them. Something has to give, and you can only hope it’s something you can bear to lose. Three new Dragon Response missions will be available in Caledon Forest, Bloodtide Coast and Fireheart Rise, where the devastation wrought by Elder Dragons Jormag and Primordus has left the countryside in disaster. A new story mission will spotlight Braham, whose connection to the Spirits of the Wild brings him closer to fulfilling his destiny.
Faction recruiting continues, with the elusive Tengu making use of combat while making their unique weapons available to their new allies. Three more factions will be available after the episode’s release, and a new one will arrive every two weeks until April 20. The Dragonslayer weapons from Episode 5 will reach a new third level, granting their wielders their ultimate power, while a unique new Skritt Scepter will glow. appealing to those who desire shinier balls for their weapon inventory.