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Icebrood Saga Reward Track, Dissapointing rewards?

Azertah.5804Azertah.5804 Member ✭✭

I recently completed the repeatable icebrood saga reward track and couldn't believe how dissapointing the final reward chest was. I'm a fairly casual WvW player so the track took me about a week to complete, and what was the reward? A mind blowing 10 hatched chilis/other icebrood saga material of your choosing + the usual stuff. I can't believe this was intentional 10 hatched chilis is next to nothing, even the strike mission gives you 9 and takes fraction of the time compared to a full reward track.

I was hoping to play WvW as a alternative to the PvE maps and gather materials in advance to avoid possible material gates in the future, but the materials gained from the track are so minimal it's just not worth the time in its current state.

I hope this is a honest mistake, and devs could re-evaluate if the current iteration of the track was intended.

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  • XenesisII.1540XenesisII.1540 Member ✭✭✭✭

    It's not a mistake, wvw rewards have always been lacking like that. The only real alternative available compared to pve is being able to buy ascended armor and giving them legendary function, if looking for mats or gold it's better to pve.

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  • @Azertah.5804 said:
    I recently completed the repeatable icebrood saga reward track and couldn't believe how dissapointing the final reward chest was. I'm a fairly casual WvW player so the track took me about a week to complete, and what was the reward? A mind blowing 10 hatched chilis/other icebrood saga material of your choosing + the usual stuff. I can't believe this was intentional 10 hatched chilis is next to nothing, even the strike mission gives you 9 and takes fraction of the time compared to a full reward track.

    I was hoping to play WvW as a alternative to the PvE maps and gather materials in advance to avoid possible material gates in the future, but the materials gained from the track are so minimal it's just not worth the time in its current state.

    I hope this is a honest mistake, and devs could re-evaluate if the current iteration of the track was intended.

    Yeah it should be 50. Most LS reward tracks have the option of 50 of the respective map currency.

  • Turkeyspit.3965Turkeyspit.3965 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 10, 2019

    I see zero reason to bother with the repeatable. You can earn that many chillis just be spending an hour or two and doing some metas. Course we also don't know what the point of the chillis is anyways, I'm working on my 4th stack atm.

  • I kept the chest, so I the next installment I can get some of the new map money right away. There was indications more options would be added in the future. Only bad point was that it was broken at first and kept resetting

  • mindcircus.1506mindcircus.1506 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Azertah.5804 said:
    I was hoping to play WvW as a alternative to the PvE maps and gather materials in advance to avoid possible material gates in the future, but the materials gained from the track are so minimal it's just not worth the time in its current state.

    What really blows my mind is that you are able to mouse over the track and see exactly what you are getting but somehow this thread exists.

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  • Dante.1763Dante.1763 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @mindcircus.1506 said:

    @Azertah.5804 said:
    I was hoping to play WvW as a alternative to the PvE maps and gather materials in advance to avoid possible material gates in the future, but the materials gained from the track are so minimal it's just not worth the time in its current state.

    What really blows my mind is that you are able to mouse over the track and see exactly what you are getting but somehow this thread exists.

    to be fair, it doesnt display the numbers of whats contained in the final chest from what i see.

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  • Sleepwalker.1398Sleepwalker.1398 Member ✭✭✭✭

    There is also an item called "Coming Soon".
    Can we petition on change it to "Soon™" ....that's Soon (TM)

  • @Sleepwalker.1398 said:
    There is also an item called "Coming Soon".
    Can we petition on change it to "Soon™" ....that's Soon (TM)

    Shhh! We cant talk about it!

  • Balthazzarr.1349Balthazzarr.1349 Member ✭✭✭✭

    The rewards truly are pretty much blah all around.

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  • borgs.6103borgs.6103 Member ✭✭✭

    I don't see the problem here. It falls in line the the game mode as a whole. Anet's just being consistent.

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  • lare.5129lare.5129 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 24, 2019

    yes, I was also sad that chest is some failed, no any smell of Shoulders of the Ebon Vanguard Choice Chest or Visage of the Khan-Ur.
    Very very strange. They make Merchandise Collector coast 30.000 gold if buy it from tp.

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  • lare.5129lare.5129 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Lest update info about Icebrood Saga Material!
    Noe it have:
    Hatched Chili (10) useless
    Eternal Ice Shard (10) small
    Rare Charr Salvage (2) useless
    Memory of Otter (5) uselsss
    Shard of Crystallized Blood of Jormag (10) small ( 2500 times do track fo infusion)
    Prismaticite Crystal.png Prismaticite Crystal (5) 6 times track for 1 weapon fro Dragon Slayer Weapon Collector.

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  • GewRoo.4172GewRoo.4172 Member ✭✭✭

    This one is really trash sadly. They did very well with the charr legion related living world reward track imo but I guess that's it for the next two years.

  • This reward track has a Leather Cache that gives 10 - 15 of all Leather types. That doesn't sound like much, but considering the value of Leather I think it's not bad. I have it on repeat just because reward tracks go pretty quick at higher ranks so I can get that Leather Cache a lot.

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  • Vavume.8065Vavume.8065 Member ✭✭✭✭

    This track is actually one of the best, and considering it synergizes with the drizzlewoood PVE reward track, and gives mats needed for the new weapons just released, I cannot complain.

  • rewards never been really good on most tracks. but yeah, u really get much progress going by just playing Wvw, and at higher ranks u get more pips per tick or sth alike, so with all boosts noticably faster.

    that to be said, our server got too many times unlinked recently, cannot play much really that way. 90% of time, all across day and night, outnumbered. and once u have a blob, enemy has at least two blobs on different maps. that is what really messes up the farming speed then.

    but i really did not notice that leather sells good? some pieces of it do, yes, but others don't sell that well.

    to make the real money in Wvw, it is anyways only about selling the stuff. mats like clovers, mystic coins, specific mats give huge money. most Wvw-exclusive stuff however barely make any, sadly. even memories of battle aren't that well-selling often.