Discord Rich Presence
for Guild Wars 2
- Character name
- Character class
- Current map
- Time spent on current map
- API key support
- Show nearest point of interest on map image hover
- Show the boss you're currently fighting in raids
Simply run the
. It will start in your system tray. It needs to be running in background for Rich Presence to work.
In the config.ini in the program's directory, you can input your API key so that your status can display region (EU/NA)
and elite spec as well.
To make starting Rich Presence easier, there is an .exe called
included in the download. This script launches both GW2 and the RPC addon. For it to work, it needs to be present in
. You may then replace your normal GW2 shortcut with it for ease of launching.
You can also put a shortcut to
into your autorun so that it runs automatically on Windows boot.
Q: Can I get banned for this?
A: No, it doesn't interact with the game in any way - it utilizes the Mumble API to get the necessary data.
Q: What API permissions are required for the API key?
A: Currently characters, builds, and account are neccesary. In the future more may be added for more features.
Q: How can i use command line arguments with launch_gw2_With_rpc.exe?
A: Via a file called Settings.json. See the
wiki page for more info.
Q: Can I use multiple API keys if I have many accounts?
A: You can use multiple API keys by separating them via comma in config.ini. No restart needed when switching
Q: Can I disable Points of Interest display?
A: There are options in config.ini for disabling it either completely or in WvW
Q: Is GW2RPC open source?
A: Yes, repository is available
11 July 2018
Added raid mode
Added multi API key support by separating via comma
Added nearest point of interest display on map hover
Fixed status not properly clearing on exit
Update your config.ini to newest one!
14 January 2018
Fixed all known crashes
29 December 2017
Add a setting to display guild tag next to character name - DisplayGuildTag under [Settings] header in config.ini
Add a setting to automatically close the program when GW2 exits - CloseWithGw2 under [Settings] header in config.ini
Fix for crash on certain instances
Fix for not properly exiting on crash
19 December 2017
First full release
17 December 2017
Region display (EU/NA) on hover
Expand context menu
Fix for status not updating under certain circumstances
14 December 2017
Added automatic update checking. Does not auto update!
Improved logging of errors
Added regions (default images for instances)
A notification should GW2RPC crash
Also, all wintersday activities now have images
12 December 2017
GW2RPC now resides in the system tray - there is no console window anymore.
With this update, there is a new .exe, called GW2_with_rpc.exe This is a convenience script to launch both GW2 and
RPC in one click
For it to work, it needs to be present in %GW2FOLDER%\addons\gw2rpc\ along with gw2rpc.exe.
You can replace your normal GW2 shortcut with it for easy launch by rightclicking > create shortcut.
5 December 2017
New web registry - new maps can be added without needing to update the client
Which also means all raids are have working images now
Fractal name display in FOTM (Thanks to QuitarHero)