API:1/skin_details

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/v1/skin_details.json

HTTP method
GET
Format
json
API version
version 1
Release date
 ?
Scope
none
Optional
none

This resource returns details about a single skin.

Parameters

Required parameters
  • skin_id – The item to query for.
Optional parameters
  • lang – The language to display the texts in.

Response

The response is an object with the following properties:

  • skin_id (number) – The skin id.
  • name (string) – The name of the skin.
  • type (string) – The skin type, either Armor, Weapon, or Back.
  • flags (array of string) – Additional skin flags. Possible flags are:
    • ShowInWardrobe – When displayed in the account wardrobe (set for all skins listed in the API).
    • NoCost – When applying the skin is free.
    • HideIfLocked – When the skin is hidden until it is unlocked.
  • restrictions (array of string) – Race restrictions that apply to the skin, e.g. Human will be a listed restriction, if the skin can only be applies to human characters.
  • icon_file_id (string) – The icon file id to be used with the render service.
  • icon_file_signature (string) – The icon file signature to be used with the render service.
  • description (string) – Optional skin description.

Armor

Armor type skins have another property armor which is an object with the following properties:

  • type (string) – The armor type (slot).
  • weight_class (string) – The armor weight, either Light, Medium or Heavy.

Weapons

Weapon type skins have another property weapon which is an object with the following properties:

  • type (string) – The weapon type.
  • damage_type (string) – The damage type, either Physical, Fire, Lightning, or Ice.

Example

https://api.guildwars2.com/v1/skin_details.json?skin_id=1350

{
  "skin_id": "1350",
  "name": "Zodiac Light Vest",
  "type": "Armor",
  "flags": [
    "ShowInWardrobe"
  ],
  "restrictions": [],
  "icon_file_id": "740312",
  "icon_file_signature": "021048C317DFFFB6727E0955A2D6C7EFFBE9425B",
  "armor": {
    "type": "Coat",
    "weight_class": "Light"
  }
}