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A crafting material is an item used for crafting; they can be acquired through gathering, looting, salvaging, or purchased from vendors. The term also includes certain crafted items, such as refined materials (e.g. Bronze Ingots).

Acquiring crafting materials[edit]

A player attempting to gather from a resource node.

There are several different ways you can obtain crafting materials:

  • Gathering — Resource nodes are found randomly around the world. Ore veins are mined with picks, trees are logged with axes, and other plants are harvested with sickles.
  • Looting — You have a chance of finding appropriate crafting materials such as hides or trophies when you loot slain enemies.
  • Purchasing — Some specialist merchants sell ingredients.
  • Salvaging — Available from merchants, salvage kits allow you to salvage crafting materials out of old or unwanted items.
  • Crafting — Some materials are acquired by crafting them from other raw materials.
  • Other players — You can find other players to trade for materials or buy them from the Trading Post.


Most crafting materials can be stored in your account's shared material storage using one of three methods:

  • By using the inventory window's "Deposit All Materials" option; this transfers all materials except those located in an invisible bag.
  • By right-clicking the individual item and choosing "Deposit Material."
  • While at a bank or using a crafting station's material storage tab, drag the item from inventory to material storage (or double-click it).

To retrieve the items, you must be at a bank or crafting station.

Some items traditionally considered to be crafting materials cannot be stored in the Material Storage tab, such as Mystic Crystals and other specialty items (e.g. Feldspar Cores). Intermediary crafting items, such as components, also cannot be stored here.

List of crafting materials[edit]

See also: Crafting material/by tier

Basic crafting materials[edit]

Basic crafting materials are the items used to create every other item through crafting by being made into components such as Longbow Staves, Axe Blades, Focus Cores, etc.

  • Scraps, ores, leather sections, and logs are the raw materials that are commonly found through looting, salvaging, or harvesting.
  • Bolts, ingots, leather squares, and planks are refined materials that are produced at a crafting station from raw materials.
  • Spools of thread can currently only be acquired by purchase through vendors found at the crafting stations (usually a Master or Apprentice of that crafting discipline) and are used to make Embroidered Insignia and various armor components.
  • Alloying lumps are materials that are also only available through purchase from crafting station vendors. They are used, together with another ore, to make alloys such as Bronze, Steel, and Darksteel that are then used in crafting various weapons, armors, and storage boxes.
  • Miscellaneous items, such as flax seeds, lumps of glass, and dye pigments.
Basic Crafting Materials
Cloth Scrap Bolt of Cloth Spool of Thread Ore Alloying Lump Ingot Leather Section Leather Square Log Plank
Tier 1 Jute Scrap.png Jute Scrap Bolt of Jute.png Bolt of Jute Spool of Jute Thread.png Spool of Jute Thread Copper Ore.png Copper Ore Lump of Tin.png Lump of Tin Copper Ingot.png Copper Ingot
Bronze Ingot.png Bronze Ingot
Rawhide Leather Section.png Rawhide Leather Section Stretched Rawhide Leather Square.png Stretched Rawhide Leather Square Green Wood Log.png Green Wood Log Green Wood Plank.png Green Wood Plank
Tier 2 Wool Scrap.png Wool Scrap Bolt of Wool.png Bolt of Wool Spool of Wool Thread.png Spool of Wool Thread Iron Ore.png Iron Ore
Silver Ore.png Silver Ore
Iron Ingot.png Iron Ingot
Silver Ingot.png Silver Ingot
Thin Leather Section.png Thin Leather Section Cured Thin Leather Square.png Cured Thin Leather Square Soft Wood Log.png Soft Wood Log Soft Wood Plank.png Soft Wood Plank
Tier 3 Cotton Scrap.png Cotton Scrap Bolt of Cotton.png Bolt of Cotton Spool of Cotton Thread.png Spool of Cotton Thread Gold Ore.png Gold Ore Lump of Coal.png Lump of Coal Gold Ingot.png Gold Ingot
Steel Ingot.png Steel Ingot
Coarse Leather Section.png Coarse Leather Section Cured Coarse Leather Square.png Cured Coarse Leather Square Seasoned Wood Log.png Seasoned Wood Log Seasoned Wood Plank.png Seasoned Wood Plank
Tier 4 Linen Scrap.png Linen Scrap Bolt of Linen.png Bolt of Linen Spool of Linen Thread.png Spool of Linen Thread Platinum Ore.png Platinum Ore Lump of Coal.png Lump of Primordium Platinum Ingot.png Platinum Ingot
Darksteel Ingot.png Darksteel Ingot
Rugged Leather Section.png Rugged Leather Section Cured Rugged Leather Square.png Cured Rugged Leather Square Hard Wood Log.png Hard Wood Log Hard Wood Plank.png Hard Wood Plank
Tier 5 Silk Scrap.png Silk Scrap Bolt of Silk.png Bolt of Silk Spool of Silk Thread.png Spool of Silk Thread Mithril Ore.png Mithril Ore Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingot Thick Leather Section.png Thick Leather Section Cured Thick Leather Square.png Cured Thick Leather Square Elder Wood Log.png Elder Wood Log Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Plank
Tier 6 Gossamer Scrap.png Gossamer Scrap Bolt of Gossamer.png Bolt of Gossamer Spool of Gossamer Thread.png Spool of Gossamer Thread Orichalcum Ore.png Orichalcum Ore Orichalcum Ingot.png Orichalcum Ingot Hardened Leather Section.png Hardened Leather Section Cured Hardened Leather Square.png Cured Hardened Leather Square Ancient Wood Log.png Ancient Wood Log Ancient Wood Plank.png Ancient Wood Plank
Pigments Pouch of Brown Pigment.png Pouch of Brown Pigment Pouch of Red Pigment.png Pouch of Red Pigment Pouch of Orange Pigment.png Pouch of Orange Pigment Pouch of Yellow Pigment.png Pouch of Yellow Pigment Pouch of Green Pigment.png Pouch of Green Pigment Pouch of Blue Pigment.png Pouch of Blue Pigment Pouch of Purple Pigment.png Pouch of Purple Pigment Pouch of White Pigment.png Pouch of White Pigment Pouch of Black Pigment.png Pouch of Black Pigment
Misc. Crafter's Backpack Frame.png Crafter's Backpack Frame Lump of Glass.png Lump of Glass Pile of Flax Seeds.png Pile of Flax Seeds Flax Fiber.png Flax Fiber Milling Stone.png Milling Stone Milling Basin.png Milling Basin Lucent Mote.png Lucent Mote Pile of Lucent Crystal.png Pile of Lucent Crystal
Primary article: Mystic Forge/Material Promotion

Tiered basic crafting materials can be promoted to higher tiers in the Mystic Forge using Dust and Philosopher's Stones.

Intermediate crafting materials[edit]

Intermediate crafting materials are mostly crafting materials which have been looted from enemy corpses and are used as activators in the crafting of insignia and inscriptions, as well as (Simple) variants of weapons and armor.

Intermediate Crafting Materials
Bones Claws Dust Fangs Scales Totems Venom Sacs Vials of Blood
Tier 1 Bone Chip.png Bone Chip Tiny Claw.png Tiny Claw Pile of Glittering Dust.png Pile of Glittering Dust Tiny Fang.png Tiny Fang Tiny Scale.png Tiny Scale Tiny Totem.png Tiny Totem Tiny Venom Sac.png Tiny Venom Sac Vial of Weak Blood.png Vial of Weak Blood
Tier 2 Bone Shard.png Bone Shard Small Claw.png Small Claw Pile of Shimmering Dust.png Pile of Shimmering Dust Small Fang.png Small Fang Small Scale.png Small Scale Small Totem.png Small Totem Small Venom Sac.png Small Venom Sac Vial of Thin Blood.png Vial of Thin Blood
Tier 3 Bone.png Bone Claw.png Claw Pile of Radiant Dust.png Pile of Radiant Dust Fang.png Fang Scale.png Scale Totem.png Totem Venom Sac.png Venom Sac Vial of Blood.png Vial of Blood
Tier 4 Heavy Bone.png Heavy Bone Sharp Claw.png Sharp Claw Pile of Luminous Dust.png Pile of Luminous Dust Sharp Fang.png Sharp Fang Smooth Scale.png Smooth Scale Engraved Totem.png Engraved Totem Full Venom Sac.png Full Venom Sac Vial of Thick Blood.png Vial of Thick Blood
Tier 5 Large Bone.png Large Bone Large Claw.png Large Claw Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Pile of Incandescent Dust Large Fang.png Large Fang Large Scale.png Large Scale Intricate Totem.png Intricate Totem Potent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sac Vial of Potent Blood.png Vial of Potent Blood
Tier 6 Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bone Vicious Claw.png Vicious Claw Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Pile of Crystalline Dust Vicious Fang.png Vicious Fang Armored Scale.png Armored Scale Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totem Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sac Vial of Powerful Blood.png Vial of Powerful Blood
Seasons 1 & 2 Karka Shell.png Karka Shell Watchwork Sprocket.png Watchwork Sprocket Blade Shard.png Blade Shard Pile of Coarse Sand.png Pile of Coarse Sand
Heart of Thorns Fish Oil.png Vial of Linseed Oil Piece of Mother-of-Pearl.png Piece of Mother-of-Pearl Leaf Fossil.png Leaf Fossil Barbed Thorn.png Barbed Thorn Shimmering Crystal.png Shimmering Crystal Tenebrous Crystal.png Tenebrous Crystal
Path of Fire Sliver of Twitching Forgemetal.png Sliver of Twitching Forgemetal Congealed Putrescence.png Congealed Putrescence Eye of Kormir.png Eye of Kormir Ley-Infused Sand.png Ley-Infused Sand Powdered Rose Quartz.png Powdered Rose Quartz Fury-Scorched Stone.png Fury-Scorched Stone Olmakhan Latigo Strap.png Olmakhan Latigo Strap
Primary article: Mystic Forge/Material Promotion

Tiered intermediate crafting materials can be promoted to higher tiers in the Mystic Forge using Dust and Philosopher's Stones. Dust itself can be promoted using Crystals and philosopher's stones.

Advanced crafting materials[edit]

Advanced crafting materials includes Rare or better quality materials, many of which are used in the crafting of runes and sigils. Most of them can be found as direct loot from enemies or in loot bags (both very uncommon). Also included are materials used to craft release-specific items and Legendary gear.

Advanced Crafting Materials
Essence Onyx Molten Glacial Destroyer Crystal Corrupted Charged Mordrem Evergreen Resonating Mists Essence
Tier 1 Pile of Soiled Essence.png Pile of Soiled Essence Onyx Sliver.png Onyx Sliver Molten Sliver.png Molten Sliver Glacial Sliver.png Glacial Sliver Destroyer Sliver.png Destroyer Sliver Crystal Sliver.png Crystal Sliver Corrupted Sliver.png Corrupted Sliver Charged Sliver.png Charged Sliver Mordrem Sliver.png Mordrem Sliver Evergreen Sliver.png Evergreen Sliver Resonating Sliver.png Resonating Sliver Vial of Condensed Mists Essence.png Vial of Condensed Mists Essence
Tier 2 Pile of Foul Essence.png Pile of Foul Essence Onyx Fragment.png Onyx Fragment Molten Fragment.png Molten Fragment Glacial Fragment.png Glacial Fragment Destroyer Fragment.png Destroyer Fragment Crystal Fragment.png Crystal Fragment Corrupted Fragment.png Corrupted Fragment Charged Sliver.png Charged Fragment Mordrem Fragment.png Mordrem Fragment Evergreen Fragment.png Evergreen Fragment Resonating Fragment.png Resonating Fragment Glob of Coagulated Mists Essence.png Glob of Coagulated Mists Essence
Tier 3 Pile of Filthy Essence.png Pile of Filthy Essence Onyx Shard.png Onyx Shard Molten Shard.png Molten Shard Glacial Shard.png Glacial Shard Destroyer Shard.png Destroyer Shard Crystal Shard.png Crystal Shard Corrupted Shard.png Corrupted Shard Charged Shard.png Charged Shard Mordrem Shard.png Mordrem Shard Evergreen Shard.png Evergreen Shard Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence.png Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence
Tier 4 Pile of Vile Essence.png Pile of Vile Essence Onyx Core.png Onyx Core Molten Core.png Molten Core Glacial Core.png Glacial Core Destroyer Core.png Destroyer Core Crystal Core.png Crystal Core Corrupted Core.png Corrupted Core Charged Core.png Charged Core Mordrem Core.png Mordrem Core Evergreen Core.png Evergreen Core Resonating Core.png Resonating Core
Tier 5 Pile of Putrid Essence.png Pile of Putrid Essence Onyx Lodestone.png Onyx Lodestone Molten Lodestone.png Molten Lodestone Glacial Lodestone.png Glacial Lodestone Destroyer Lodestone.png Destroyer Lodestone Crystal Lodestone.png Crystal Lodestone Corrupted Lodestone.png Corrupted Lodestone Charged Lodestone.png Charged Lodestone Mordrem Lodestone.png Mordrem Lodestone Evergreen Lodestone.png Evergreen Lodestone Resonating Lodestone.png Resonating Lodestone
Legendary Crafting Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coin Glob of Ectoplasm.png Glob of Ectoplasm Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shard Bottle of Elonian Wine.png Bottle of Elonian Wine Icy Runestone.png Icy Runestone Mystic Runestone.png Mystic Runestone Legendary Insight.png Legendary Insight Shard of Glory.png Shard of Glory Memory of Battle.png Memory of Battle Legendary Divination.png Legendary Divination
Seasons 1 & 2 Charged Quartz Crystal.png Charged Quartz Crystal Pristine Toxic Spore Sample.png Pristine Toxic Spore Sample Watchwork Mechanism.png Watchwork Mechanism Unidentified Fossilized Insect.png Unidentified Fossilized Insect Piece of Ambrite.png Piece of Ambrite Sheet of Ambrite.png Sheet of Ambrite Sheet of Charged Ambrite.png Sheet of Charged Ambrite Foxfire Cluster.png Foxfire Cluster Brick of Clay.png Brick of Clay
Heart of Thorns Chak Egg.png Chak Egg Reclaimed Metal Plate.png Reclaimed Metal Plate Auric Sharpening Stone.png Auric Sliver Auric Ingot.png Auric Ingot Charged Fossil.png Charged Fossil Charged Thorn.png Charged Thorn Blood Ruby.png Blood Ruby Petrified Wood.png Petrified Wood Fresh Winterberry.png Fresh Winterberry Jade Shard.png Jade Shard Fire Orchid Blossom.png Fire Orchid Blossom Orrian Pearl.png Orrian Pearl
Path of Fire Pulsing Brandspark.png Pulsing Brandspark Spool of Deldrimor Thread.png Spool of Deldrimor Thread Oiled Forged Scrap.png Oiled Forged Scrap Kralkatite Ore.png Kralkatite Ore Kralkatite Ingot.png Kralkatite Ingot Difluorite Crystal.png Difluorite Crystal Inscribed Shard.png Inscribed Shard Lump of Mistonium.png Lump of Mistonium Branded Mass.png Branded Mass Mistborn Mote.png Mistborn Mote
Icebrood Saga Hatched Chili.png Hatched Chili Eternal Ice Shard.png Eternal Ice Shard Eitrite Ingot.png Eitrite Ingot Amalgamated Draconic Lodestone.png Amalgamated Draconic Lodestone Prismaticite Crystal.png Prismaticite Crystal Prismatium Ingot.png Prismatium Ingot
End of Dragons Chunk of Ancient Ambergris.png Chunk of Ancient Ambergris Memory of Aurene.png Memory of Aurene Tale of Adventure.png Tale of Adventure Lamplighter's Badge.png Lamplighter's Badge Writ of Seitung Province.png Writ of Seitung Province Writ of New Kaineng City.png Writ of New Kaineng City Writ of Echovald Wilds.png Writ of Echovald Wilds Writ of Dragon's End.png Writ of Dragon's End
Symbols & Charms Symbol of Control.png Symbol of Control Symbol of Enhancement.png Symbol of Enhancement Symbol of Pain.png Symbol of Pain Charm of Brilliance.png Charm of Brilliance Charm of Potence.png Charm of Potence Charm of Skill.png Charm of Skill
Misc. Large Skull.png Large Skull Sun Bead.png Sun Bead Giant Eye.png Giant Eye Fractal Research Page.png Fractal Research Page
Concept art by David Bolton.
Primary article: Mystic Forge/Material Promotion

Most tiered advanced crafting materials can be promoted to higher tiers (at a 2:1 ratio) in the Mystic Forge using Dust, Crystals, and either Bottles of Elonian Wine or Mystic Binding Agents.

Mists Essences can be promoted to higher tiers (at a 5:1 ratio) in the Mystic Forge using a Mystic Coin, Glob of Ectoplasm, and Pile of Crystalline Dust. They can also be demoted to lower tiers (at a 1:3 ratio) by substituting a Master's Salvage Kit (with full uses remaining) for the ectoplasm.

Resonating materials can be promoted to higher tiers (at a 3:1 ratio) by Scribes. They may also be demoted to lower tiers (at a 1:3 ratio) via salvaging.

Ascended crafting materials[edit]

Ascended crafting materials (also referred to as tier 7 materials) are crafting materials used for crafting ascended equipment. Most ascended materials are of ascended quality. The materials are refined from basic crafting materials, correlating to metal, wood, leather, or cloth. Recipes related to these materials start at crafting level 450 to the maximum of 500.

Miscellaneous Ascended Materials
Ascended Crafting Legendary Crafting Fractals
Thermocatalytic Reagent.png Thermocatalytic Reagent
Glob of Dark Matter.png Glob of Dark Matter
Augur's Stone.png Augur's Stone
Lesser Vision Crystal.png Lesser Vision Crystal
Vision Crystal.png Vision Crystal
Empowered Mithril Ingot.png Empowered Mithril Ingot
Weaponized Mithril Ingot.png Weaponized Mithril Ingot
Empowered Cured Thick Leather Square.png Empowered Cured Thick Leather Square
Weaponized Cured Thick Leather Square.png Weaponized Cured Thick Leather Square
Bolt of Empowered Silk.png Bolt of Empowered Silk
Weaponized Elder Wood Plank.png Weaponized Elder Wood Plank
Swim-Speed Infusion.png Swim-Speed Infusion +10
Crystalline Ore.png Crystalline Ore
Crystalline Ingot.png Crystalline Ingot
Ball of Dark Energy.png Ball of Dark Energy
Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense
Mystic Curio.png Mystic Curio
Shard of Endeavor.png Shard of Endeavor
Shard of Friendship.png Shard of Friendship
Shard o' War.png Shard o' War
Shard of Liturgy.png Shard of Liturgy
Shard of the Crown.png Shard of the Crown
Shard of Arah.png Shard of Arah
Shard of the Dark Arts.png Shard of the Dark Arts
Shard of Resolution.png Shard of Resolution
Shard of Call of the Void.png Shard of Call of the Void
Shard of Tlehco.png Shard of Tlehco
Shard of Spero.png Shard of Spero
Shard of Exitare.png Shard of Exitare
Hydrocatalytic Reagent.png Hydrocatalytic Reagent
Precise Infusion.png +1 Agony Infusion
Stabilizing Matrix.png Stabilizing Matrix
Integrated Fractal Matrix.png Integrated Fractal Matrix
Ectoplasm Refinement

Basic crafting materials can be refined into ascended crafting materials in two steps to create metal, wood, leather, or cloth required for ascended equipment. The recipes to create the raw ascended material are categorized as ectoplasm refinement, requiring the tier 5 basic crafting material. The name comes from the requirement of Glob of Ectoplasm in the recipe. It's important to note the step 1 related materials are time gated and resets daily. These materials can also be traded on the Trading Post, unlike other ascended materials. The purpose of the time gate and availability on the Trading Post is to create a demand in the economy. The refinement step requires tier 2, 3, and 4 basic crafting materials and the raw material for the related type of material obtained from ectoplasm refinement.

Ectoplasm Refinement
Metal Wood Leather Cloth
Step 1 Lump of Mithrillium.png Lump of Mithrillium Glob of Elder Spirit Residue.png Glob of Elder Spirit Residue Spool of Thick Elonian Cord.png Spool of Thick Elonian Cord Spool of Silk Weaving Thread.png Spool of Silk Weaving Thread
Step 2 Deldrimor Steel Ingot.png Deldrimor Steel Ingot
Carbonized Mithrillium Ingot.png Carbonized Mithrillium Ingot
Xunlai Electrum Ingot.png Xunlai Electrum Ingot
Spiritwood Plank.png Spiritwood Plank
Composite Wood Board.png Composite Wood Board
Elonian Leather Square.png Elonian Leather Square
Blended Leather Sheet.png Blended Leather Sheet
Bolt of Damask.png Bolt of Damask
Square of Vabbian Silk.png Square of Vabbian Silk
Obsidian Refinement

Obsidian refinement materials are primarily used in crafting the Vision Crystal and Crystalline Ingot. The basic materials are obtained from a variety of activities across PvE and WvW. The name comes from the requirement of Obsidian Shards in the recipe. Pile of Bloodstone Dust is also used in crafting infused equipment and other recipes.

Obsidian Refinement
Bloodstone Dragonite Empyreal Fulgurite
Unrefined Pile of Bloodstone Dust.png Pile of Bloodstone Dust Dragonite Ore.png Dragonite Ore Empyreal Fragment.png Empyreal Fragment Bottle of Airship Oil.png Bottle of Airship Oil
Pile of Auric Dust.png Pile of Auric Dust
Ley Line Spark.png Ley Line Spark
Refined Bloodstone Brick.png Bloodstone Brick Dragonite Ingot.png Dragonite Ingot Empyreal Star.png Empyreal Star Fulgurite.png Fulgurite


Primary article: Gemstone

Gemstones are crafting materials used by jewelers as activators when crafting jewels and trinkets, and can also serve as universal upgrades. Most can be obtained by harvesting ore, although there are some that are obtainable from lumber and plants, or as drops.

Amber Garnet Malachite Pearl Tiger's Eye Turqoise Doubloon
Tier 1 Amber Pebble.png Amber Pebble Garnet Pebble.png Garnet Pebble Malachite Pebble.png Malachite Pebble Pearl.png Pearl Tiger's Eye Pebble.png Tiger's Eye Pebble Turquoise Pebble.png Turquoise Pebble Copper Doubloon.png Copper Doubloon
Amethyst Carnelian Lapis Peridot Spinel Sunstone Topaz Doubloon
Tier 2 Amethyst Nugget.png Amethyst Nugget Carnelian Nugget.png Carnelian Nugget Lapis Nugget.png Lapis Nugget Peridot Nugget.png Peridot Nugget Spinel Nugget.png Spinel Nugget Sunstone Nugget.png Sunstone Nugget Topaz Nugget.png Topaz Nugget Silver Doubloon.png Silver Doubloon
Tier 3 Amethyst Lump.png Amethyst Lump Carnelian Lump.png Carnelian Lump Lapis Lump.png Lapis Lump Peridot Lump.png Peridot Lump Spinel Lump.png Spinel Lump Sunstone Lump.png Sunstone Lump Topaz Lump.png Topaz Lump
Azurite Beryl Chrysocola Coral Emerald Opal Ruby Sapphire Doubloon
Tier 4 Beryl Shard.png Beryl Shard Chrysocola Shard.png Chrysocola Shard Coral Chunk.png Coral Chunk Emerald Shard.png Emerald Shard Opal Shard.png Opal Shard Ruby Shard.png Ruby Shard Sapphire Shard.png Sapphire Shard
Tier 5 Azurite Crystal.png Azurite Crystal Beryl Crystal.png Beryl Crystal Chrysocola Crystal.png Chrysocola Crystal Coral Tentacle.png Coral Tentacle Emerald Crystal.png Emerald Crystal Opal Crystal.png Opal Crystal Ruby Crystal.png Ruby Crystal Sapphire Crystal.png Sapphire Crystal Gold Doubloon.png Gold Doubloon
Tier 6 Azurite Orb.png Azurite Orb Beryl Orb.png Beryl Orb Chrysocola Orb.png Chrysocola Orb Coral Orb.png Coral Orb Emerald Orb.png Emerald Orb Opal Orb.png Opal Orb Ruby Orb.png Ruby Orb Sapphire Orb.png Sapphire Orb Platinum Doubloon.png Platinum Doubloon
Heart of Thorns Agate Orb.png Agate Orb Black Diamond.png Black Diamond Ebony Orb.png Ebony Orb Flax Blossom.png Flax Blossom Freshwater Pearl.png Freshwater Pearl Maguuma Burl.png Maguuma Burl Maguuma Lily.png Maguuma Lily Moonstone Orb.png Moonstone Orb
End of Dragons Chunk of Petrified Echovald Resin.png Chunk of Petrified Echovald Resin Chunk of Pure Jade.png Chunk of Pure Jade
Misc. Passion Flower.png Passion Flower Quartz Crystal.png Quartz Crystal Amalgamated Gemstone.png Amalgamated Gemstone
Primary article: Jeweler#Refinement

Tiered gemstones can be promoted to higher tiers (at a 2:1 ratio) by a jeweler of sufficient skill using Dust. Promotions to tier 2, and some promotions to tier 4, require mixing different types of lower-tier gemstones.

Cooking materials[edit]

Primary article: Ingredient

Scribing materials[edit]

Scribing materials are items used by the scribe discipline. You can get these materials through crafting or by purchasing them from a merchant.

Basic Crafting Materials
Wood Pulp Sheet of Paper Sheet of Sandpaper Book Cover Nib Ink Set Scribing Kit Finishing Kit Bag of Blotting Powder
Tier 1 Green Wood Pulp.png Green Wood Pulp Sheet of Coarse Paper.png Sheet of Coarse Paper Sheet of Extra Coarse Sandpaper.png Sheet of Extra Coarse Sandpaper Coarse Book Cover.png Coarse Book Cover Copper Nib.png Copper Nib Simple Ink Set.png Simple Ink Set Simple Scribing Kit.png Simple Scribing Kit Simple Finishing Kit.png Simple Finishing Kit Bag of Glittering Blotting Powder.png Bag of Glittering Blotting Powder
Tier 2 Soft Wood Pulp.png Soft Wood Pulp Sheet of Rough Paper.png Sheet of Rough Paper Sheet of Extra Coarse Sandpaper.png Sheet of Coarse Sandpaper Rough Book Cover.png Rough Book Cover Silver Nib.png Silver Nib Basic Ink Set.png Basic Ink Set Basic Scribing Kit.png Basic Scribing Kit Basic Finishing Kit.png Basic Finishing Kit Bag of Shimmering Blotting Powder.png Bag of Shimmering Blotting Powder
Tier 3 Hard Wood Pulp.png Hard Wood Pulp Sheet of Fine Paper.png Sheet of Fine Paper Sheet of Medium Sandpaper.png Sheet of Medium Sandpaper Fine Book Cover.png Fine Book Cover Gold Nib.png Gold Nib Fine Ink Set.png Fine Ink Set Fine Scribing Kit.png Fine Scribing Kit Fine Finishing Kit.png Fine Finishing Kit Bag of Radiant Blotting Powder.png Bag of Radiant Blotting Powder
Tier 4 Seasoned Wood Pulp.png Seasoned Wood Pulp Sheet of Smooth Paper.png Sheet of Smooth Paper Sheet of Fine Sandpaper.png Sheet of Fine Sandpaper Smooth Book Cover.png Smooth Book Cover Platinum Nib.png Platinum Nib Journeyman's Ink Set.png Journeyman's Ink Set Journeyman's Scribing Kit.png Journeyman's Scribing Kit Journeyman's Finishing Kit.png Journeyman's Finishing Kit Bag of Luminous Blotting Powder.png Bag of Luminous Blotting Powder
Tier 5 Elder Wood Pulp.png Elder Wood Pulp Sheet of Quality Paper.png Sheet of Quality Paper Sheet of Superfine Sandpaper.png Sheet of Superfine Sandpaper Quality Book Cover.png Quality Book Cover Mithril Nib.png Mithril Nib Master's Ink Set.png Master's Ink Set Master's Scribing Kit.png Master's Scribing Kit Master's Finishing Kit.png Master's Finishing Kit Bag of Incandescent Blotting Powder.png Bag of Incandescent Blotting Powder
Tier 6 Ancient Wood Pulp.png Ancient Wood Pulp Sheet of Premium Paper.png Sheet of Premium Paper Sheet of Ultrafine Sandpaper.png Sheet of Ultrafine Sandpaper Premium Book Cover.png Premium Book Cover Orichalcum Nib.png Orichalcum Nib Grandmaster's Ink Set.png Grandmaster's Ink Set Grandmaster's Scribing Kit.png Grandmaster's Scribing Kit Grandmaster's Finishing Kit.png Grandmaster's Finishing Kit Bag of Crystalline Blotting Powder.png Bag of Crystalline Blotting Powder
Matrices Elonian Matrix.png Elonian Matrix Encased Matrix.png Encased Matrix Gold Bound Matrix.png Gold Bound Matrix Embossed Matrix.png Embossed Matrix Forged Matrix.png Forged Matrix Branded Matrix.png Branded Matrix Putrid Matrix.png Putrid Matrix Gleaming Matrix.png Gleaming Matrix Ley-Infused Matrix.png Ley-Infused Matrix
Misc. Bag of Flour.png Bag of Mortar Crystalline Bottle.png Crystalline Bottle Linen Supply Sack.png Linen Supply Sack Tub of Wood Glue.png Tub of Wood Glue Badge of Tribute.png Badge of Tribute Strategic Defense Map of the Mists.png Strategic Defense Map of the Mists

Festive materials[edit]

Festive materials are obtained during festivals. You can exchange 1 000 basic materials for upgraded version.
Players may still possess these Historical Festive Materials, and they may be available on the Trading Post.

Festive Materials
Halloween Wintersday Dragon Bash
Basic Piece of Candy Corn.png Piece of Candy Corn Chattering Skull.png Chattering Skull Nougat Center.png Nougat Center Plastic Fangs.png Plastic Fangs Snowflake.png Snowflake Piece of Zhaitaffy.png Piece of Zhaitaffy
Upgraded Candy Corn Cob.png Candy Corn Cob Gibbering Skull.png Gibbering Skull Tyria's Best Nougat Center.png Tyria's Best Nougat Center High-Quality Plastic Fangs.png High-Quality Plastic Fangs Snow Diamond.png Snow Diamond Jorbreaker.png Jorbreaker
Misc. Candy Cane.png Candy Cane
Historical Festive Materials
Wintersday Tiny Snowflake.png Tiny Snowflake Delicate Snowflake.png Delicate Snowflake Glittering Snowflake.png Glittering Snowflake Unique Snowflake.png Unique Snowflake Pristine Snowflake.png Pristine Snowflake Flawless Snowflake.png Flawless Snowflake

Runes of Holding[edit]

Runes of Holding are required components for making inventory bags. With the exception of the Supreme Rune of Holding, they are purchased from master craftsmen.

Runes of Holding
Tier 1 none
Tier 2 Minor Rune of Holding.png Minor Rune of Holding
Tier 3 Rune of Holding.png Rune of Holding
Tier 4 Major Rune of Holding.png Major Rune of Holding
Tier 5 Greater Rune of Holding.png Greater Rune of Holding
Tier 6 Superior Rune of Holding.png Superior Rune of Holding
Tier 7 Supreme Rune of Holding.png Supreme Rune of Holding