use just type in "Questions" or "PvP" or "End-game" and you will find 9001 other topics that will answer probably all of your questions
Im not going through 9k posts to find out for a simple answer.
everything you asked is relative, some people think gearing is hard, some people think it's too easyhow long it takes depends on how much time you have for the game, some need months and years, some a weekpvp also depends on what you enjoy, but the server does have a lot of pvp related events and there is mass pk so it should be fine
What all Mass PVP events are there ?
there's a post on the very first page even:which were all answeredor just type in "questions" in the search bar and the first few options you get: