Healing archetypes are a fundamental building block of the healer/DPS/tank trinity in MMOGs, yet Guild Wars 2 will not have a primary healing profession. Can a game survive without a healer and how will things work? David "Xerin" Piner takes a shot at these questions and more in our latest look at Guild Wars 2.

There will be no primary healing profession in Guild Wars 2. This news doesn’t come as a complete surprise as there was almost no room for a dedicated healer in the profession lineup, yet it is still shocking to hear. It’s almost unheard of to have an MMO where there is no dedicated healer or no dedicated tank, breaking the healer/tank/dps trinity. It does make a lot of sense to move away from this paradigm and explore more options with an outgoing game such as Guild Wars 2.

How will no healers works in GW2? Find out in our latest article.

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016

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