GW2 Flame and Frost Prelude patch guide

A guide to the GW2 Flame and Frost prelude patch which was released on Jan 28, 2013. Updated as more info becomes available.





Legendary weapon changes

Patch notes


  • Triforge Pendant upgrade (from exotic): Triforge Pendant + 1 Glob of Ectoplasm + 1 Mystic Coin + 1 Fractal Relic (recipe discovered by Wasabi_kitty on reddit)



Video of the new items (provided by Bog Otter/Richie Procopio)

Quaggan Backpack – 300 gems – Account bound


Riding Broom – 250 gems – Town Clothing- Allow you to run around while sitting on a stick.

  • Makes a very loud airplane sound


  • Anonymous

    Can’t wait for more guides!

    Keep up the awesome work. 😀

  • Daniel Jennings

    Can’t wait. Always jump on this site whenever a new patch hits. I LOVE YOU!

  • Hyoro

    Hey Dulfy, the Orrian jewel boxes also provide a small chance to give you a Mini pet : )

    Atm, I’ve only seen the Balthazar mini pet drop.

  • Frea

    Eternity fixed. No more white Sunrise glow at night.

  • Roch

    Hey Dulfy, here is the new effect of Quip, enjoy =D
    Thanks for your hard work.

    • thanks, would you happen to have a pic of the footsteps as well? 🙂

      • Roch

        It’s really hard to have a good pic :/
        I took this one but not geat.

  • Kthr

    You can also change back to you normal clothes while mounting the broom to display your usual gear. That way you can have the broom and the quaggan out at the same time!

  • sparklepeep

    What is the shoulder armor that looks like wings in the backpack pic?

    • Arah shoulders

      • sparklepeep

        Ah! Thank you! It looks adorable. Of course getting it involves grinding the hardest dungeon. =)

  • Great Work Dulfy!

  • Talavyr

    Hey Dulfy, any information on where the 2 new waypoints are?

    • One is at the very bottom (south edge) of the Cursed Shore map, not far from the grounded ship.

  • Milary

    Dulfy, do you have any plans making a guide for all the bosses achievement that were added in I think it was in lost shore patch?

    • yes, it is in the works 🙂

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