Last week the Humans stole the Guild Wars 2 limelight but this week the
To get things started, ArenaNet has posted an update explaining who the Norn are for those who did not encounter them in Guild Wars: Eye of the North.
Aside from their size and their ability to shape-shift into a powerful half-animal form, norn are defined by their unique worldview. They value glory and deeds of valor above all – they’re just built that way. ”The norn get famous or die trying,” says Lead Writer Bobby Stein.
“They are by their nature a race of optimists,” says Jeff Grubb, Continuity and Lore Designer. “While humans have a long history, and it feels like their best days may be behind them, the norn project a positive outlook, even though they have been driven from their homeland.”
Throughout the week the Guild Wars team will be bringing more Norn goodness our way so keep an eye on the offical ArenaNet blog site.