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Endless Disconnects During Story Instances

Kingxex.7842Kingxex.7842 Member
edited October 20, 2018 in Account & Technical Support

HoT and PoF missions are completely broken. As others have reported - ZERO issues with any other part of the game, or any other game. Just attempted Prisoners Of The Dragon again (a 20-30 minute mission, mostly that long because of unskippable talking scenes). It's obviously not my issue as the game cuts off at exactly the same part every time:


Wouldn't be so bad if the cool stuff like griffon wasn't gated behind completing the main story. I feel like paying someone to complete it for me as I am running out of options. But I have a feeling this is probably against the rules, like it is in most games. But ANet seems to not give a kitten about fixing it so why should I care?

ANet, if you're reading this - please just instantly complete all the story missions on my account.


  • The Devs have stated they are working on the issue; but, it is hard to replicate reliably.
    You can pay someone with in-game Gold to help you with Story episodes (missions) or just ask a friend/Guildie to help you out.

    Good luck.

  • Does getting someone to help me with the story mission guarantee I won't get disconnected?

  • Taygus.4571Taygus.4571 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Kingxex.7842 said:
    Does getting someone to help me with the story mission guarantee I won't get disconnected?

    No, it doesn't.

    I've dc'd 3 times joining another person's instance in Hearts and minds.

    There's are 2 main work arounds.

    Press your attack button continuously during dialog and movie scenes.

    Use a proxy.

  • 700 series Nvidia by chance? That particular card especially the 780 seems to hate GW2.

  • Thanks for the responses. I have the 1080 GTX so no, that's all good. So far I have tried:

    • Constantly strafing and constantly attacking during the ENTIRE mission
    • Having a YouTube video running constantly in the background
    • Windowed mode

    No success.

  • I've been having connection issues in story instances for the past year or so now. It happened to me in almost every LS3 chapter and after coming back to the game after a long break I had it again today when I tried to do the PoF intro mission.

    These disconnections never happen to me out in the open world, and they never seem to happen when I'm actively fighting. It's almost always when I've been standing idle during a cutscene or conversation with NPCs. This wouldn't be such an annoyance if your progress through a mission was saved. Getting disconnected right at the end and having to do the entire thing over again is infuriating enough to make me quit the game every time.

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