Ascended armor

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Ascended armor is armor of GAscended rarity.

All ascended armor pieces come with an infusion slot.

Acquisition methods[edit]

Ascended armor can be obtained in a variety of ways.

Achievements[edit]

Completing certain achievements may reward players with one or more Ascended armor.

Crafting[edit]

Primary article: Ascended crafting#Ascended armor

Ascended Armor may be crafted by level 500 Armorsmiths, Leatherworkers, and Tailors. Recipes can be bought from certain NPCs (e.g. Master craftsmans) or obtained from opening certain containers or recipe books.

Players can also craft Grandmaster Marks to exchange for Ascended armor at certain vendors. The recipes for these marks are sold at BLING-9009 and the Ascended Armor League Vendor.

Refined Envoy armor recipes for each weight can be obtained from their respective Master craftsman after completing the Envoy Armor II: Refined Armor collection.

Looting[edit]

Completing certain events can reward players with an Ascended armor box.

Vendor[edit]

Ascended armor chests can be bought from the following vendors.

Main vendor Price Location Full set cost Availability
Shoulders, Gloves, Boots Helm Leggings Coat
BLING-9009 [1]
400 Fractal Relic.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

400 Fractal Relic.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+
12 Fractal Research Page.png
+ 2 Gold coin
400 Fractal Relic.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
400 Fractal Relic.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

400 Fractal Relic.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+
12 Fractal Research Page.png
+ 2 Gold coin
400 Fractal Relic.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
600 Fractal Relic.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

600 Fractal Relic.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+
16 Fractal Research Page.png
+ 2 Gold coin
600 Fractal Relic.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
800 Fractal Relic.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

800 Fractal Relic.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+
24 Fractal Research Page.png
+ 4 Gold coin
800 Fractal Relic.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
Mistlock Observatory
3,000 Fractal Relic.png
+ 20
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

3,000 Fractal Relic.png
+
20 Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+
88 Fractal Research Page.png
+ 14 Gold coin
3,000 Fractal Relic.png
+ 20
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
Illustrious armor with selectable stats. [2]
Basic Magnetite Exchange Operative
Scholar Glenna
150 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 5 Gold coin
175 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 7 Gold coin 50 Silver coin
275 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 10 Gold coin
400 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 15 Gold coin
Lion's Arch Aerodrome
Spirit Vale
1,300 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 47 Gold coin 50 Silver coin
Illustrious armor with predefined stats. [3]
Scholar Glenna
600 Magnetite Shard.png
+ 20 Gold coin
Bastion of the Penitent Only gloves with selectable stats. [4]
Ascended Armor League Vendor [1]
150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+ 2 Gold coin
150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+ 2 Gold coin
150 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 3
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+ 2 Gold coin
200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
400 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

400 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+
Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+ 3 Gold coin
400 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 4
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
Heart of the Mists
1,200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 20
Grandmaster Armorsmith's Mark.png

1,200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+
20 Grandmaster Leatherworker's Mark.png
+ 13 Gold coin
1,200 Ascended Shard of Glory.png
+ 20
Grandmaster Tailor's Mark.png
Ardent Glorious armor with selectable stats. [2]
  1. ^ a b Grandmaster Marks can only be used to exchange for armor that particular crafting discipline can craft, i.e. Grandmaster Armorsmith's Marks can only be used to exchange for heavy armor, Grandmaster Leatherworker's Marks for medium armor, and Grandmaster Tailor's Marks for light armor
  2. ^ a b There are two available tabs: Core Stats and HoT Stats. The Core Stats tab contains armor with non-Heart of Thorns stats. The HoT Stats tab contains armor with all stats and requires Heart of Thorns.
  3. ^ All stats can be selected.
  4. ^ Requires completion of respective raid encounter before purchase is available.

List of ascended armor[edit]

Available armor prefixes[edit]

This first table acts as a directory.

  1. Search for the attribute combination using the first or central column.
  2. If there is a check mark in the "Predefined" column, go to the Armor with predefined prefixes table.
  3. If there is a check mark in the "Selectable (Part of prefix family)" column, note the family and go to the Armor with selectable prefixes table.
Attributes Prefix Availability
Predefined Selectable (Part of prefix family)
Major Minor Raider Defender Malicious Healer Wurm All
Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Ferocity.png Ferocity Berserker 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Healing Power.png Healing Power Zealot 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Helm, shoulders, and gloves only 1Yes
Power.png Power Toughness.png Toughness Vitality.png Vitality Soldier 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Vitality.png Vitality Ferocity.png Ferocity Valkyrie 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Precision.png Precision Power.png Power Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Rampager 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Precision.png Precision Power.png Power Ferocity.png Ferocity Assassin 1Yes 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Knight 1Yes 0No 1Yes 0No 0No 1Helm, shoulders, and gloves only 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Power.png Power Ferocity.png Ferocity Cavalier 1Yes 0No 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Vitality.png Vitality Healing Power.png Healing Power Nomad 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Healing Power.png Healing Power Settler 1Yes 0No 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes 0No 1Yes
Vitality.png Vitality Power.png Power Toughness.png Toughness Sentinel 1Yes 0No 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Vitality.png Vitality Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Healing Power.png Healing Power Shaman 1Yes 0No 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes 0No 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Sinister 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Power.png Power Vitality.png Vitality Carrion 1Yes 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 1Helm, shoulders, and gloves only 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Precision.png Precision Toughness.png Toughness Rabid 1Yes 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 0No 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Toughness.png Toughness Vitality.png Vitality Dire 1Yes 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 0No 1Yes
Healing Power.png Healing Power Power.png Power Toughness.png Toughness Cleric 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 1Yes
Healing Power.png Healing Power Precision.png Precision Vitality.png Vitality Magi 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 1Yes
Healing Power.png Healing Power Toughness.png Toughness Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Apothecary 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 1Yes 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Toughness.png Toughness Boon Duration.png Concentration Commander 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Precision.png Precision Vitality.png Vitality Ferocity.png Ferocity Marauder 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Toughness.png Toughness Boon Duration.png Concentration Condition Duration.png Expertise Vigilant 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Toughness.png Toughness Ferocity.png Ferocity Healing Power.png Healing Power Crusader 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Vitality.png Vitality Toughness.png Toughness Boon Duration.png Concentration Wanderer 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Power Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Precision.png Precision Condition Duration.png Expertise Viper 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Precision.png Precision Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Boon Duration.png Concentration Healing Power.png Healing Power Seraph 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Condition Damage.png Condition Damage Vitality.png Vitality Condition Duration.png Expertise Trailblazer 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Toughness.png Toughness Healing Power.png Healing Power Vitality.png Vitality Boon Duration.png Concentration Minstrel 1Yes 0No 0No 0No 0No 0No 1Yes
Power.png Precision.png Toughness.png Vitality.png Condition Damage.png Ferocity.png Healing Power.png Celestial 1Yes 0No 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes 0No 1Yes

Armor with predefined prefixes[edit]

The following armor pieces are acquired with the described predefined attributes.

Attributes Prefix Set Acquisition method
Major Minor Loot 1 Crafting Vendor
Power.png Precision.png Ferocity.png Berserker Zojja Illustrious
armor
1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Precision.png Healing Power.png Zealot Keeper 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Vitality.png Ferocity.png Valkyrie Gobrech 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Toughness.png Vitality.png Soldier Ahamid 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Precision.png Power.png Condition Damage.png Rampager Forgemaster 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Precision.png Power.png Ferocity.png Assassin Saphir 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Power.png Precision.png Knight Beigarth 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Power.png Ferocity.png Cavalier Angchu 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Vitality.png Healing Power.png Nomad Ventari 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Condition Damage.png Healing Power.png Settler Leftpaw 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Vitality.png Power.png Toughness.png Sentinel Wei Qi 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Vitality.png Condition Damage.png Healing Power.png Shaman Zintl 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Power.png Precision.png Sinister Verata 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Power.png Vitality.png Carrion Occam 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Precision.png Toughness.png Rabid Ferratus 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Condition Damage.png Toughness.png Vitality.png Dire Morbach 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Healing Power.png Power.png Toughness.png Cleric Tateos 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Healing Power.png Precision.png Vitality.png Magi Hronk 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Healing Power.png Toughness.png Condition Damage.png Apothecary Veldrunner 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Precision.png Toughness.png Boon Duration.png Commander Tizlak 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Precision.png Vitality.png Ferocity.png Marauder Svaard 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Toughness.png Boon Duration.png Condition Duration.png Vigilant Laranthir 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Toughness.png Ferocity.png Healing Power.png Crusader Ossa 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Vitality.png Toughness.png Boon Duration.png Wanderer Ruka 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Condition Damage.png Precision.png Condition Duration.png Viper Yassith 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Precision.png Condition Damage.png Boon Duration.png Healing Power.png Seraph Thackeray 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Condition Damage.png Vitality.png Condition Duration.png Trailblazer Pahua 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Toughness.png Healing Power.png Vitality.png Boon Duration.png Minstrel Maklain 0No 1Yes 1Yes
Power.png Precision.png Toughness.png Vitality.png
Condition Damage.png Ferocity.png Healing Power.png
Celestial Wupwup 1Yes 1Yes 1Yes
Set Piece Armor
Light Medium Heavy
Illustrious
armor
Helm Illustrious Masque.png Illustrious Masque Illustrious Visage.png Illustrious Visage Illustrious Visor.png Illustrious Visor
Shoulders Illustrious Epaulets.png Illustrious Epaulets Illustrious Shoulderguard.png Illustrious Shoulderguard Illustrious Pauldrons.png Illustrious Pauldrons
Coat Illustrious Doublet.png Illustrious Doublet Illustrious Guise.png Illustrious Guise Illustrious Breastplate.png Illustrious Breastplate
Gloves Illustrious Wristguards.png Illustrious Wristguards Illustrious Grips.png Illustrious Grips Illustrious Warfists.png Illustrious Warfists
Leggings Illustrious Breeches.png Illustrious Breeches Illustrious Leggings.png Illustrious Leggings Illustrious Tassets.png Illustrious Tassets
Boots Illustrious Footwear.png Illustrious Footwear Illustrious Striders.png Illustrious Striders Illustrious Greaves.png Illustrious Greaves
  • 1 These pieces may also be obtained from certain achievements.

Armor with selectable prefixes[edit]

The following armor pieces allow a one-time attribute selection from a range of options defined by their prefix family.

Prefix family Armor Acquisition method Notes
Set Light Medium Heavy Loot Crafting Vendor Other
Wurm Wurmslayer's
armor
Helm Wurmslayer's Masque.png Wurmslayer's Masque Wurmslayer's Visage.png Wurmslayer's Visage Wurmslayer's Visor.png Wurmslayer's Visor 1Yes 0No 0No 0No Triple Trouble
Shoulders Wurmslayer's Epaulets.png Wurmslayer's Epaulets Wurmslayer's Shoulderguard.png Wurmslayer's Shoulderguard Wurmslayer's Pauldrons.png Wurmslayer's Pauldrons
Gloves Wurmslayer's Wristguards.png Wurmslayer's Wristguards Wurmslayer's Grips.png Wurmslayer's Grips Wurmslayer's Warfists.png Wurmslayer's Warfists
Assaulter,
Defender,
Malicious,
and Healer
None Gloves Gauntlets of the Obedient.png Gages of the Obedient Gauntlets of the Obedient.png Gloves of the Obedient Gauntlets of the Obedient.png Gauntlets of the Obedient 1Yes 0No 1Yes 0No Defeating Deimos
Can be purchased from Scholar Glenna after defeating Deimos
All Experimental
Envoy armor
Helm Experimental Envoy Cowl.png Experimental Envoy Cowl Experimental Envoy Mask.png Experimental Envoy Mask Experimental Envoy Helmet.png Experimental Envoy Helmet 0No 0No 0No 1Yes Envoy Armor I: Experimental Armor collection
Shoulders Experimental Envoy Mantle.png Experimental Envoy Mantle Experimental Envoy Shoulderpads.png Experimental Envoy Shoulderpads Experimental Envoy Pauldrons.png Experimental Envoy Pauldrons
Coat Experimental Envoy Vestments.png Experimental Envoy Vestments Experimental Envoy Jerkin.png Experimental Envoy Jerkin Experimental Envoy Breastplate.png Experimental Envoy Breastplate
Gloves Experimental Envoy Gloves.png Experimental Envoy Gloves Experimental Envoy Vambraces.png Experimental Envoy Vambraces Experimental Envoy Gauntlets.png Experimental Envoy Gauntlets
Leggings Experimental Envoy Pants.png Experimental Envoy Pants Experimental Envoy Leggings.png Experimental Envoy Leggings Experimental Envoy Tassets.png Experimental Envoy Tassets
Boots Experimental Envoy Shoes.png Experimental Envoy Shoes Experimental Envoy Boots.png Experimental Envoy Boots Experimental Envoy Greaves.png Experimental Envoy Greaves
Refined
Envoy armor
Helm Refined Envoy Cowl.png Refined Envoy Cowl Refined Envoy Mask.png Refined Envoy Mask Refined Envoy Helmet.png Refined Envoy Helmet 0No 1Yes 0No 1Yes Envoy Armor II: Refined Armor collection
Recipes can be purchased from their respective Master craftsman after completing the collection.
Shoulders Refined Envoy Mantle.png Refined Envoy Mantle Refined Envoy Shoulderpads.png Refined Envoy Shoulderpads Refined Envoy Pauldrons.png Refined Envoy Pauldrons
Coat Refined Envoy Vestments.png Refined Envoy Vestments Refined Envoy Jerkin.png Refined Envoy Jerkin Refined Envoy Breastplate.png Refined Envoy Breastplate
Gloves Refined Envoy Gloves.png Refined Envoy Gloves Refined Envoy Vambraces.png Refined Envoy Vambraces Refined Envoy Gauntlets.png Refined Envoy Gauntlets
Leggings Refined Envoy Pants.png Refined Envoy Pants Refined Envoy Leggings.png Refined Envoy Leggings Refined Envoy Tassets.png Refined Envoy Tassets
Boots Refined Envoy Shoes.png Refined Envoy Shoes Refined Envoy Boots.png Refined Envoy Boots Refined Envoy Greaves.png Refined Envoy Greaves
Ardent Glorious
armor
Helm Ardent Glorious Crown.png Ardent Glorious Crown Ardent Glorious Cap.png Ardent Glorious Cap Ardent Glorious Plate Helm.png Ardent Glorious Plate Helm 0No 0No 1Yes 0No Player versus Player
Shoulders Ardent Glorious Epaulets.png Ardent Glorious Epaulets Ardent Glorious Shoulderguards.png Ardent Glorious Shoulderguards Ardent Glorious Pauldrons.png Ardent Glorious Pauldrons
Coat Ardent Glorious Raiment.png Ardent Glorious Raiment Ardent Glorious Brigandine.png Ardent Glorious Brigandine Ardent Glorious Breastplate.png Ardent Glorious Breastplate
Gloves Ardent Glorious Armguards.png Ardent Glorious Armguards Ardent Glorious Wristplates.png Ardent Glorious Wristplates Ardent Glorious Gauntlets.png Ardent Glorious Gauntlets
Leggings Ardent Glorious Leggings.png Ardent Glorious Leggings Ardent Glorious Legguards.png Ardent Glorious Legguards Ardent Glorious Legplates.png Ardent Glorious Legplates
Boots Ardent Glorious Footgear.png Ardent Glorious Footgear Ardent Glorious Shinplates.png Ardent Glorious Shinplates Ardent Glorious Wargreaves.png Ardent Glorious Wargreaves

Prefix change[edit]

Primary article: Stat changing

The prefix of an ascended armor piece can be changed by using the following Mystic Forge recipe:

Ascended armor
Source
Mystic Forge
Output qty.
1
Ingredients

Note that the original armor piece will be destroyed, including all of its upgrades. The new armor piece will be the common acquisition equivalent of the new prefix.

See also[edit]