- GuestGuest

## Gifts of the Traveler

on Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:06 am

So I always end up losing money when I buy Gifts of the Traveler, so I tried to figure out why. I used the drop rate research found on Guild Wars Wiki, I forget which. I multiplied the percentage chance of the drop by the value of the drop. I estimated the value of the drops, so comment if you think I estimated anything wrong.

10 Aged Hunter's Ales = 3000g x 0.0501 = 150.3

10 Hunter's Ales = 1000g x 0.0505 = 50.1

Keg of Aged Hunter's Ale = 13000g x 0.033 = 429

10 Champagne Poppers = 1500g x 0.0486 = 72.9

10 Bottle Rockets = 1500g x 0.049 = 73.5

10 Sparklers = 1500g x 0.0511 = 76.65

5 Crates of Fireworks = 5000g x 0.032 = 160

3 Disco Balls = 3000g x 0.0298 = 89.4

10 Jars of Honey = 3000g x 0.0477 = 143.1

10 Honeycombs = 3000g x 0.0467 = 140.1

5 Green Rock Candies = 2500g x 0.0492 = 123

5 Blue Rock Candies = 5000g x 0.0505 = 252.5

5 Red Rock Candies = 10000g x 0.0503 = 503

5 Mysterious Summoning Stones = 2500g x 0.15.31 = 382.75

5 Mercantile Summoning Stone = 2500g x 0.0557 = 139.25

5 Mysterious Tonics = 2500g x 0.1397 = 488.95

5 Cottontail Tonics = 2500g x 0.0474 = 118.5

Everlasting Cottontail Tonic = 280000g x 0.0006 = 168

Miniature Gwen Doll = 560000g x 0.0003 = 168

Miniature Proffesor Yakkington = 350000g x 0.0005 = 175

Miniature Brown Rabbit = 50000g x 0.0004 = 20

Vampiric Dragon Sword = 15000g x 0.002 = 30

Traveler's Bo Staff = 15000g x 0.0029 = 43.5

Traveler's Walking Stick = 15000g x 0.0019 = 28.5

Icy Dragon Sword = 15000g x 0.002 = 30

Ascalon Razor = 15000g x 0.0018 = 27

Moss Spider Egg = 30000g x 0.0025 = 75

Everlasting Crate of Fireworks = 500000g x 0.0005 = 250

150.3 + 50.1 + 429 + 72.9 + 73.5 + 76.65 + 160+ 89.4 + 143.1 + 140.1 + 123 + 252.5 + 503 + 382.75 + 139.25 + 488.95 + 118.5 + 168 + 168 + 175 + 20 + 30 + 43.5 + 28.5 + 30 + 27 + 75 250 = 4408

On average, from a Gift of the Traveler, your reward will be worth 4408g. I suggest not buying them for more than that.

10 Aged Hunter's Ales = 3000g x 0.0501 = 150.3

10 Hunter's Ales = 1000g x 0.0505 = 50.1

Keg of Aged Hunter's Ale = 13000g x 0.033 = 429

10 Champagne Poppers = 1500g x 0.0486 = 72.9

10 Bottle Rockets = 1500g x 0.049 = 73.5

10 Sparklers = 1500g x 0.0511 = 76.65

5 Crates of Fireworks = 5000g x 0.032 = 160

3 Disco Balls = 3000g x 0.0298 = 89.4

10 Jars of Honey = 3000g x 0.0477 = 143.1

10 Honeycombs = 3000g x 0.0467 = 140.1

5 Green Rock Candies = 2500g x 0.0492 = 123

5 Blue Rock Candies = 5000g x 0.0505 = 252.5

5 Red Rock Candies = 10000g x 0.0503 = 503

5 Mysterious Summoning Stones = 2500g x 0.15.31 = 382.75

5 Mercantile Summoning Stone = 2500g x 0.0557 = 139.25

5 Mysterious Tonics = 2500g x 0.1397 = 488.95

5 Cottontail Tonics = 2500g x 0.0474 = 118.5

Everlasting Cottontail Tonic = 280000g x 0.0006 = 168

Miniature Gwen Doll = 560000g x 0.0003 = 168

Miniature Proffesor Yakkington = 350000g x 0.0005 = 175

Miniature Brown Rabbit = 50000g x 0.0004 = 20

Vampiric Dragon Sword = 15000g x 0.002 = 30

Traveler's Bo Staff = 15000g x 0.0029 = 43.5

Traveler's Walking Stick = 15000g x 0.0019 = 28.5

Icy Dragon Sword = 15000g x 0.002 = 30

Ascalon Razor = 15000g x 0.0018 = 27

Moss Spider Egg = 30000g x 0.0025 = 75

Everlasting Crate of Fireworks = 500000g x 0.0005 = 250

150.3 + 50.1 + 429 + 72.9 + 73.5 + 76.65 + 160+ 89.4 + 143.1 + 140.1 + 123 + 252.5 + 503 + 382.75 + 139.25 + 488.95 + 118.5 + 168 + 168 + 175 + 20 + 30 + 43.5 + 28.5 + 30 + 27 + 75 250 = 4408

On average, from a Gift of the Traveler, your reward will be worth 4408g. I suggest not buying them for more than that.

## Re: Gifts of the Traveler

on Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:18 am

- GuestGuest

## Re: Gifts of the Traveler

on Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:40 pm

I'm pretty sure my math is right, but I'm not sure my estimation of the prices is.

## Re: Gifts of the Traveler

on Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:09 pm

It looks like it's probably fine to me, though I don't feel like going through the entire mathematical formula myself. The thing about gifts of the traveller is that it's a crap shoot, and even with a reliable formula you're not necessarily going to get that return on them, no matter how many you buy/open. Still, it seems like a reasonable way of pricing what the presents themselves should cost to buy or sell, I guess.

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