How to activate Guild Wars 2 DLC key?

2 min. readlast update: 10.18.2023

 Activating a Guild Wars 2 DLC key is really simple, just follow these steps:

  1. To redeem your code, first you will need an NCSOFT account. You may create one.
  2. Log in to Guild Wars 2 with the account where you want to unlock the item.
  3. Open the Black Lion Trading Company panel. The default hotkey is ´O´. You can also click the lion icon in the upper left corner of the game screen.
  4. Click the "Redeem Code" link in the upper left corner of the Store homepage.
  5. Click the "Redeem Item Code" button.
  6. Enter or copy and paste your gem code into the field that reads: "Enter your code"
  7. Click Redeem to receive your item!

Redeemed item codes will usually send the item via a mail message, which should arrive immediately upon redeeming the code. 

The key is not working

If you have activated the key according to the guide but the code appears not to work, please check what type of error message you receive and depending on it follow the appropriate instructions:

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