GW2: Magic Find And You! Part I
Magic Find Really Works
But How Does Magic Find Work?
What kind of Magic Find Gear is Available?
What Kind of Magic Find Buffs are Available?
- Guild banners – Purchased through your Guild Upgrades. A banner is planted for 30 minutes, and provides a 30 minute buff for 10% Magic Find. You can continually refresh your buff as well, giving you an entire hour if you time it right.
- Guild buffs – There is another Guild Upgrade you can purchase that provides a 10% Magic Find bonus for 3 days. This is passive and just has to be activated through your guild.
- Food – The bonus from food varies wildly based on level and type. Take extra care to read the food carefully, as there may be a catch. For example, Chocolate Covered Cherries provide Magic Find only when a boon is active on you. Lotus Fries provide a flat 30% bonus all the time.
Runes & Sigils
There are several different runes available with a Magic Find bonus. Traveler’s, Pirate, and Adventurer all have Magic Find and other useful bonuses. It’s mostly up to personal preference. As far as Sigils, the only one I know of is the Superior Sigil of Luck.
It’s Worth the Money
You will spend some money to put a nice set together from the Trading Post. You will also see a return pretty quickly. I hope to post my personal thoughts and strategies for gearing up in the future. In the meantime, I hope this little Magic Find walk-through helps.