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Avatars are representatives of the Gods of Tyria that interact with players in the game. They are summoned by approaching a god's statue and issuing an emote command. The most frequently used is kneeling, and would be keyed as:


If the world currently has the Favor of the Gods, an avatar should appear. Clicking on them (as with any other NPC) will bring up a dialogue box, which usually has further options.

These are the gods' avatars available in the game right now:

If you talk to a god's avatar, he may offer you special tasks and services:

Avatar quests

This is a list of quests given by gods' avatars in the game right now:

Dervish avatars

Dervishes have elite skills that allow them to change into the form of any of the gods. These skills give the user a unique appearance depending on the god the skill is for. Each avatar form for the Dervish comes with its own unique attributes.


  • Avatars when used by heroes are smaller in comparison to their human-controlled counterparts.
  • If a player dies during the transition from Avatar form to normal form (during the bright flash), there is no corpse.
  • Sometimes after returning to normal from Avatar form, the character's color tint changes slightly red, or almost invisible.

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