Ad Infinitum

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Ad Infinitum

Type
Back item
Skin
Ad Infinitum
Rarity
HLegendary
Req. level
80
Unique
Yes
Binding
Account Bound
Item link
Skin link
External links
GW2Efficiency
API
API
Gallery
Ad Infinitum.jpg

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Ad Infinitum Drawn.jpg

Ad Infinitum, in combat stance.

Ad Infinitum Draw Effect.jpg

Ad Infinitum explodes with light particles when weapons are drawn.

This item allows selection of stats. See below for a list of available prefixes.
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot

— In-game description

Ad Infinitum is a legendary back item obtainable through Fractals of the Mists. Earning this item also unlocks a unique glider skin.

Acquisition[edit]

Ad Infinitum
Source
Mystic Forge
Output qty.
1
Ingredients

Collections[edit]

Obtaining the precursor, Unbound, requires players to complete the three Ad Infinitum I - III collections. The fourth collection, Legendary Backpack: Ad Infinitum, will allow the creation of the legendary Ad Infinitum. These four collections will be primarily focused on the Fractals of the Mists where players will be presented with challenges to complete and items to collect on their journey for the legendary back item.

Ad Infinitum I: Finite Result Legendary Backpacks 6Achievement points
Collect all 11 fractal components.Unlock all 11 fractal components to work towards building the legendary fractal backpack.
Prerequisite: Talk to Kelvei in the Fractals of the Mists.
Unlock Item:Vigil Battle Guide- Risen.png Theory of the Finite Result
Reward:Chest of Loyalty.png Proof: Finite Result

Collection:
Defender of Ascalon — Purchased with Pristine Fractal Relics from BUY-2046 PFR in Mistlock Observatory.
Charr-Nip — A Charr favorite snack! Purchased with Fractal Relics from BUY-4373 in Mistlock Observatory.
Swampland Challenge Mote — Complete the Swampland Challenge in the casual tier (scale 1-20)! Beat the Bloomhunger with an 80% reduction to all healing! To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Aquatic Ruin Challenge Mote — Complete the Aquatic Ruins Challenge in the casual tier (scale 1-20)! Beat the Jellyfish Beast with an 80% reduction to all healing! To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Jade Kraken Timed Mote — Complete the Jade Maw timed challenge (scale 20)! Beat the Jade Maw in less than five minutes!
Ascalonian Fractal Field Research Paper — Complete daily recommended fractals to obtain fractal research pages. Combine the pages into a completed journal and exchange it for an Ascalonian Fractal Field Research Paper from the Ascalonian Fractal Field Researcher located at the end of the Urban Battlegrounds fractal.
Burning Frozen Core — Obtain the Gigantic Ice Elemental Core from the remains of the giant ice elemental in Wayfarer Foothills. Bring it to the heart of the volcano core inside the Fractals of the Mists and imbue it in the lava.
Charged Clump of Swamp Moss — Defeat the Swampland fractal boss and collect a sample of this peculiar swamp moss. Take it to the Opticalium in Metrica Province and charge it using their special station. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Prototype Fractal Capacitor
Unstable Magically Charged Infusion Sample — Created by combining a +4 Agony Infusion with the magical fissure located in Bloomhunger's domain in the Swampland fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Recruitment Form — Purchased from the Aetherblade Quartermaster in the Captain Mai Trin Boss fractal for Balls of Dark Energy. Dark Energy can be gained from salvaging ascended items using an Ascended Salvage Kit. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Collected 1 Fractal Components 1Achievement points
Collected 5 Fractal Components 2Achievement points
Collected 11 Fractal Components 3Achievement points
Ad Infinitum II: Upper Bound Legendary Backpacks 6Achievement points
Collect all 11 fractal tier 2 components.Unlock all 11 fractal tier 2 components to work towards building the legendary fractal backpack.
Prerequisite: Ad Infinitum I: Finite Result
Unlock Item:Siege Masters Guide.png Theory of the Upper Bound
Reward:Chest of Loyalty.png Proof: Upper Bound

Collection:
Dredge Spiral Drill — Purchased with Pristine Fractal Relics from BUY-2046 PFR in Mistlock Observatory.
Glob of Molten Fire — Purchased with Pristine Fractal Relics from BUY-4373 in Mistlock Observatory.
Uncategorized Challenge Mote — Complete the Uncategorized Challenge (scale 21-50)! Beat the Raving Asura with an 80% reduction to all healing! To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Snowblind Challenge Mote — Complete the Snowblind Challenge (scale 21–50)! Beat Shaman Lornarr Dragonseeker with an 80% reduction to all healing! To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Thaumanova Reactor Timed Mote — Complete the Thaumanova Reactor timed challenge (scale 15)! Complete the fractal in under 20 minutes.
Molten Alliance Fractal Field Research Paper — Complete daily recommended fractals to obtain fractal research pages. Combine the pages into a completed journal and exchange it for an Molten Alliance Fractal Research Paper from the Molten Alliance Field Researcher located at the end of the Molten Boss fractal.
Jade Maw Fang — Obtain a Vinewrath Tendril from the Mordrem Vinewrath boss encounter in the Silverwastes. Trade it to the Frozen Jade Researcher located in Solid Ocean Fractal inside the Fractals of the Mists. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Pollenated Ice Elemental Core — Obtain an Ice Elemental Core from the remains of Legendary Shaman Lornarr Dragonseeker in the Snowblind Fractal. Take it to a pollinated spore beneath one of the towers in the Silverwastes and imbue it. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Beta Fractal Capacitor
Weak Magically Charged Infusion Sample — Created by combining a +6 Agony Infusion with the mist geyser located in the Molten Furnace Fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Handbook — Purchased from the Aetherblade Quartermaster in the Captain Mai Trin Boss fractal for Balls of Dark Energy. Dark Energy can be gained from salvaging ascended items using an Ascended Salvage Kit. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Collected 1 Fractal Tier 2 Components 1Achievement points
Collected 5 Fractal Tier 2 Components 2Achievement points
Collected 11 Fractal Tier 2 Components 3Achievement points
Ad Infinitum III: Unbound Legendary Backpacks 6Achievement points
Collect all 11 fractal tier 3 components.Unlock all 11 fractal tier 3 components to work towards building the legendary fractal backpack.
Prerequisite: Ad Infinitum II: Upper Bound
Unlock Item:Durmand Priory Book.png Theory of the Unbound
Reward:Chest of Loyalty.png Proof: Unbound

Collection:
Inquest Dragon Energy Research Cube — Purchased with Pristine Fractal Relics from BUY-2046 PFR in Mistlock Observatory.
Essence of Subject 2 — Purchased for Fractal Relics from BUY-4373 in Mistlock Observatory.
Volcanic Challenge Mote — Complete the Volcanic Challenge in the core tier (scale 21-50)! Beat the grawl shaman with an 80% reduction to all healing!  To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Cliffside Challenge Mote — Complete the Cliffside Challenge in the core tier (scale 21-50)! Beat the Archdiviner with an 80% reduction to all healing! To activate the challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate.
Molten Boss Timed Mote — Complete the Molten Boss timed challenge (scale 10)! Beat the boss in under five minutes!
Thaumanova Fractal Field Research Paper — Complete Daily Recommended Fractals to obtain Fractal Research Pages. Combine the pages into a completed journal and exchange it for a Thaumonova Fractal Research Paper from the Thaumanova Field Researcher located at the end of the Thaumanova Reactor fractal.
Old Tom's Vital Reading (He's Dead) — Collect Vexa's Golem Diagnostic Reader from her lab hidden in Fireheart Rise. Interact with the remains of Old Tom in the Uncategorized fractal to analyze them. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Rabsovich's Lost Treasure — Obtain Rabsovich's Locker Key from his remains in the Underground Facility fractal. Find his locker inside the Dociu Excavation in Dredgehaunt Cliffs and take his lost treasure. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Fractal Capacitor
Magically Charged Infusion Sample — Created by combining a +8 Agony Infusion with the mist geyser located in the Snowblind Fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Secret Handshake Tutorial Book — Purchased from the Aetherblade Quartermaster in the Captain Mai Trin Boss fractal for Balls of Dark Energy. Dark Energy can be gained from salvaging ascended items using an Ascended Salvage Kit. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Collected 1 Fractal Tier 3 Components 1Achievement points
Collected 5 Fractal Tier 3 Components 2Achievement points
Collected 11 Fractal Tier 3 Components 3Achievement points
Legendary Backpack: Ad Infinitum Legendary Backpacks 6Achievement points
Collect all 13 fractal tier 4 components.Unlock all 13 fractal tier 4 components to work towards building the legendary fractal backpack.
Prerequisite: Ad Infinitum III: Unbound
Unlock Item:Theory of Ad Infinitum.png Theory of Ad Infinitum
Reward:Gift of Infinity.png Gift of Infinity

Collection:
Aetherblade Pirate Eye Patch — Purchased with Pristine Fractal Relics from BUY-2046 PFR in Mistlock Observatory.
Aetherblade Airship Steering Wheel — Purchased with Fractal Relics from BUY-4373 in Mistlock Observatory.
Underground Facility Challenge Mote — Complete the Underground challenge (scale 51–100). Beat the Dredge Power Suit with an 80% reduction to all healing. To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Challenge Mote — Complete the Aetherblade challenge (scale 51–100). Beat Engineer Frizz with an 80% reduction to all healing. To activate challenge mode, speak with the challenge mote near the beginning of the fractal. A party vote is required to activate. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Mai Trin Timed Mote — Complete the Mai Trin timed challenge (scale 76-100)! Beat Mai Trin in under 25 minutes! This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Fractal Field Research Paper — Complete Daily Recommended Fractals to obtain Fractal Research Pages. Combine the pages into a completed journal and exchange it for an Aetherblade Fractal Field Research Paper from the Aetherblade Field Researcher located at the end of the Captain Mai Trin Boss Fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Jungle Wurm Omelet (Mossman Style)
Charged Archdiviner's Mallet — Take the Archdiviner's Mallet from his remains at the top of the Cliffside Fractal. Jump into the middle of the exploded Thaumanova Reactor in Metrica Province to charge it. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Explosive Magically Charged Infusion Sample — Created by combining a +10 Agony Infusion with the magical fissure located in the Cliffside Fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Aetherblade Diploma — Purchased from the Aetherblade Quartermaster in the Captain Mai Trin Boss fractal for Balls of Dark Energy. Dark Energy can be gained from salvaging ascended items using an Ascended Salvage Kit. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Lessons in Arbology — After defeating Captain Ashym, take a Gift of Wood to the Ascalonian woodcutter, located inside the Urban Battleground fractal. This item only has value as part of a collection.
Lessons in Metallurgy — Take a Gift of Metal to the dredge weaponsmith's workbench located in the Molten Furnace Fractal.
Theory of Ad Infinitum — Unlocks the collection Ad Infinitum.
Collected 1 Fractal Tier 4 Components 1Achievement points
Collected 5 Fractal Tier 4 Components 2Achievement points
Collected 13 Fractal Tier 4 Components 3Achievement points

Materials list[edit]

Required item Primary ingredients Component materials
Unbound.png Unbound Skritt Research Footage.png Solution: Unbound
Achievement reward: Ad Infinitum III: Unbound
Pristine Mist Essence.png Pristine Mist Essence x5
Essence of Luck (rare).png Essence of Luck x50
Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy x5
Thermocatalytic Reagent.png Thermocatalytic Reagent x50
Finite Wings.png Unbound Wings
Glob of Ectoplasm.png Glob of Ectoplasm x25
Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence.png Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence x5
Vision Crystal.png Vision Crystal
Exalted Scepter Core.png Spirit of the Upper Bound
Crafter's Backpack Frame.png Third Order Mist Frame
Spiritwood Plank.png Spiritwood Plank x5
Deldrimor Steel Ingot.png Deldrimor Steel Ingot x5
Elonian Leather Square.png Elonian Leather Square x5
Bolt of Damask.png Bolt of Damask x5
Gift of Fortune.png Gift of Fortune Glob of Ectoplasm.png Glob of Ectoplasm x250
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover x77
~231  Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coins
~231  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
~231  Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shards
~231  Mystic Crystal.png Crystals or ~1386  Philosopher's Stone.png Philosopher's Stones
    (cost of either: 139 Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shards)
Gift of Magic.png Gift of Magic
250  Vial of Powerful Blood.png Vials of Powerful Blood
250  Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sacs
250  Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totems
250  Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Piles of Crystalline Dust
Gift of Might.png Gift of Might
250  Vicious Fang.png Vicious Fangs
250  Armored Scale.png Armored Scales
250  Vicious Claw.png Vicious Claws
250  Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bones
Gift of Infinity.png Gift of Infinity Achievement reward: Legendary Backpack: Ad Infinitum
Gift of Ascension.png Gift of Ascension Purchased with
500 Fractal Relic.png
+ 25 Silver coin 20 Copper coin

Effects[edit]

  • When the player's weapon is drawn, an explosion of light particles emanate from the backpiece, followed by a steady glow behind the player's head. The backpiece itself expands in size, "flaring" out with an increased span.
  • The glow disappears in favor of a transparent ley line glow when the player's weapon is stowed.

Notes[edit]

Available stats[edit]

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