Guild Wars 2 has been live for almost two months now. While the game is irrefutably aging, a lot of newbies are still coming in to play.

This thread is primarily designed to help newcomers get started at once.

Guild War 2 players are given with eight distinct professions to choose from: Engineer, Necromancer, Thief, Elementalist, Warrior, Ranger, Mesmer and Guardian. Each of them is equipped with unique powers, healing abilities and devastating assaults.

To enjoy a profession for a long time, it is highly recommended to choose a profession according to your personality and play style. Doing so will help you save time and progress in the game quicker.

To simplify this thought, check out this illustrative tool guide, intentionally crafted to make GW2 profession selection a lot simpler and easier for starter players.

Expert advices/tips relevant to the main subject are much appreciated.