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Back item

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Back items are a category of equipment.


[edit] Overview

Back items share features with both armor and trinkets. Like armor, back items must be repaired when they are damaged; unlike armor, they do not provide any defense. Like trinkets, they can be upgraded with jewels.

Back items provide the lowest magnitude of attribute bonuses out of all equipment types, only 65% of an equivalent (same level and rarity) boot, glove, or shoulder armor, the next-lowest equipment types, or 12% of an equivalent two-handed weapon.

Many back items have a visible skin, which can be modified and toggled through the wardrobe.

[edit] Acquisition

Unlike most other equipment types, back items are not widely available as loot, only appearing as rare drops in explorable-mode dungeons. There are a number of other ways of acquiring back items, however, and they can be traded on the Trading Post.

[edit] Personal story

[edit] Vendors

[edit] Loot

[edit] Mystic Forge

[edit] Living World

[edit] Crafting

Craftable Back Items
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.pngArmorsmith Artificer tango icon 20px.pngArtificer Chef tango icon 20px.pngChef Huntsman tango icon 20px.pngHuntsman Jeweler tango icon 20px.pngJeweler Leatherworker tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworker Tailor tango icon 20px.pngTailor Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmith
Level 1 Simple Armorsmith's Backpack Simple Artificer's Backpack Simple Chef's Backpack Simple Huntsman's Backpack Simple Jeweler's Backpack Simple Leatherworker's Backpack Simple Tailor's Backpack Simple Weaponsmith's Backpack
Level 75 Sturdy Armorsmith's Backpack Sturdy Artificer's Backpack Basic Chef's Backpack Sturdy Huntsman's Backpack Sturdy Jeweler's Backpack Sturdy Leatherworker's Backpack Sturdy Tailor's Backpack Sturdy Weaponsmith's Backpack
Level 150 Practical Armorsmith's Backpack Practical Artificer's Backpack Savory Chef's Backpack Practical Huntsman's Backpack Practical Jeweler's Backpack Practical Leatherworker's Backpack Practical Tailor's Backpack Practical Weaponsmith's Backpack
Level 275 Intricate Armorsmith's Backpack Intricate Artificer's Backpack Hearty Chef's Backpack Intricate Huntsman's Backpack Intricate Jeweler's Backpack Intricate Leatherworker's Backpack Intricate Tailor's Backpack Intricate Weaponsmith's Backpack
Level 300 Ornate Armorsmith's Backpack Ornate Artificer's Backpack Gourmet Chef's Backpack Ornate Huntsman's Backpack Ornate Jeweler's Backpack Ornate Leatherworker's Backpack Ornate Tailor's Backpack Ornate Weaponsmith's Backpack
Level 400 Elegant Armorsmith's Backpack Elegant Artificer's Backpack Ambrosial Chef's Backpack Elegant Huntsman's Backpack Elegant Jeweler's Backpack Elegant Leatherworker's Backpack Elegant Tailor's Backpack Elegant Weaponsmith's Backpack

[edit] Notes

  • The Halloween items and those from the level 33 quests only accept gems without any level requirement in their upgrade slot.
  • Many back items have no visible models.
  • The Fractals versions are exotic and can be upgraded to ascended in the Mystic Forge.

[edit] See also

[edit] Trivia

  • Before the 2013-02-26 game update, back items had an empty line instead of the "Back Item" entry in their descriptions.
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