Bag Slot Expansion

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Bag Slot Expansion

Item type
Account Bound
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Double-click to consume.
Add an extra bag slot to a character's inventory, which comes equipped with a basic bag. Each character can unlock up to 7 additional bag slots.

— In-game description


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Add one extra bag slot for storage to a designated character's inventory.

— Official website

  • Can be purchased for gems directly by clicking the Locked.png locked bag slot in the inventory.


Click here to unlock additional bag slots using gems.
Upgrade your account with a Guild Wars 2 expansion to unlock two additional bag slots per character.

— In-game description


Despite the description, Full accounts start with 5 bag slots already unlocked and may only unlock 5 additional slots per character.
The locked bag slot.
  • This upgrade does not apply to the entire account. Each character must purchase their own bag slot expansions.
  • Free accounts start with 3 bag slots already unlocked and can unlock 7 more per character.
  • Full accounts start with 5 bag slots already unlocked and can unlock 5 more per character.
  • Each character can have up to 10 bag slots in total, including the bag slot holding the starter backpack.
  • Each character start with a 20-slot  Universal Multitool Pack.png Starter Backpack bag occupying the very first bag slot.
  • The  Bag Slot Expansion.png Bag Slot Expansion comes with  Leather Bag.png Leather Bag.
  • There is no way to recover the slots when a character is deleted.


  • This item was removed from the game on February 4, 2013. It was returned to the Gem Store on the February 21, 2013 update.
  • With the October 17, 2017 update, the limit of bags per character has been raised by two for a total of 10 (previously 8).
  • On November 22, 2022, ArenaNet announced an increase to the maximum number of bag slots available per character from 10 to 12.[1] This update did not go live as planned and was postponed to December 13, 2022.[2]

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