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Weapon modelling questions

do i assume correctly that weapons scale to character race size? ie, a greatsword on a norn is bigger than a greatsword on a asura?

what about the adjustable size of your character at creation? does a larger norn have a larger greatsword than a smaller norn? if i made a smaller norn, would the size of the sword seem bigger in relation to their body than a large norn?


  • Khisanth.2948Khisanth.2948 Member ✭✭✭✭

    That is a bit complicated ... certain weapons on asura changes size between stowed and wielded.

  • MrMojoRisin.7364MrMojoRisin.7364 Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 13, 2018

    hmmm interesting.

    what i want to do, is make a character with a very large scale great sword in comparison to their body.

  • Khisanth.2948Khisanth.2948 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I think it is only by height so just don't make a male norn ...

  • Eros.6801Eros.6801 Member ✭✭✭

    I hope this will answer your question

    "Weapons will scale based on the size of the character wielding them, so the same weapon will be smaller for an asura compared to a norn. The scaling is proportional, so a large weapon will still seem large when wielded by an asura."

    Also https://www.reddit.com/r/Guildwars2/comments/2q22oi/does_weapon_size_scale_with_race_or_character/

    MEH !!!

  • Awesome thank you!

  • Danikat.8537Danikat.8537 Member ✭✭✭✭

    It's not just weapons that scale up either.

    Basically the weapon will always be in proportion to your character. A greatsword on an asura will be tiny compared to the same greatsword on a norn, but both will look large compared to the person holding it. So if you just want bigger weapons relative to everyone else go for a max height norn. If you want them to look bigger on the character holding them you're going to have to do a lot of experimenting with different options.

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