Many a new WVW player has quickly plummeted to their death in WVW, unaware that gliding is not enabled in GW2 WVW by default. Avoid this embarrassing and time-consuming misstep by learning how to unlock the ability to glide in WVW.
WVW Gliding Requirements
- Gliding is only available with the Heart of Thorns expansion pack.
- You must have gliding unlocked in the open world maps in order to use gliding in WVW.
- You do not need to have completed Gliding Mastery.
- You just need to have unlocked the mastery.
- You must have at least 1 World Ability Point to spend.
- You gain 1 World Ability Point with each WVW rank you earn.
- Therefore, you will need to have a WVW rank of 1 or higher.
Unlock WVW Gliding
To unlock gliding in WVW, you must spend 1 World Ability Point on the War Gliding Mastery upgrade.
To do this, click B to open the WVW panel. Click the bottom tab to open the Rank and Abilities panel.
Click to spend a point in the War Gliding Mastery. This will unlock the ability to glide in WVW.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You can only glide in areas which your team controls. When you are in an enemy-controlled zone, you will not be able to glide.