Wondering why the XP bar for your guild went down with GU58? Don’t worry, you’re actually closer to level 90 than you were before. Rothgar explains on the official forums:
Your XP value behind the scenes, which is some number like 183627, did not change unless your level would have gone down. For example, that number may have put you at 54 prior to the change but would now put you at 52. In this case, we added XP to the number to increase you to level 54 but it would look like you lost progress in 54 when in fact you would have been 52 on the new curve. The total amount of XP needed to get to 90 was lessened, so you are now further along than you would have been before.
In some cases, depending on where you were in the curve, you just passed a hell level and will now be further along than you were before.
Regardless of what the progress bar shows, when you reach level 90, everyone will have put in the same amount of work. It just depends on whether or not you’ve already been through the “hell levels”.
I’m really sorry this is confusing and looks like you’ve lost XP, but everyone should have benefited from this change in the long run.
If its not already as clear as mud, to summarize:
If your guild looks like you lost XP on the progress bar, you were one of the guilds who had XP added to get you up to your old level when you would have been behind.
If your guild gained levels after this, you unfortunately didn’t receive any “free xp”, but since you just went through a hell level that required more XP than the other levels, you now are higher than you were before.
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