Empyreal Fragment

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Empyreal Fragment

Item type
Crafting material
Material type
Ascended material
Mat. storage
Ascended Materials
Disciplines used by
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Artificer tango icon 20px.png 400
Huntsman tango icon 20px.png 450
Leatherworker tango icon 20px.png 450
Tailor tango icon 20px.png 450
Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
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Refine into empyreal stars.

— In-game description

Empyreal Fragment is a crafting material needed to craft ascended weapons and armor.


In most cases, characters must be level 80 to receive Empyreal Fragments from chests. Dungeons and some jumping puzzle chests (primarily those in level 80 zones, such as at Searing Ascent) award fragments regardless of level.

Story rewards[edit]

Gathered from[edit]

Contained in[edit]

Dropped by[edit]

NPC Level Rank Area Zone Region
Champion Spymaster Grella 80 Champion Withered Outpost
Parched Outpost
Barren Outpost
Green Desert Borderlands
Red Desert Borderlands
Blue Desert Borderlands
The Mists
The Mists
The Mists
Champion Tower Lord 81 Champion - - World versus World

Guild missions[edit]

Players can get credit for one puzzle and one rush each week per account, with the week resetting on Saturday at midnight UTC.

Guild Puzzle

Puzzle chests yield 6-9 fragments

Guild Race



Item Vendor Area Zone Cost
Fluctuating Mass.png Fluctuating Mass Gleam of Sentience Gleam of Sentience
25 Empyreal Fragment.png
25 Pile of Bloodstone Dust.png
Fluctuating Mass.png Fluctuating Mass Gleam of Sentience Gleam of Sentience
25 Empyreal Fragment.png
25 Dragonite Ore.png

Used in[edit]

Mystic Forge

Item Rarity Ingredients
Mystic Essence of Animosity.png Mystic Essence of Animosity FExotic
Mystic Essence of Challenge.png Mystic Essence of Challenge FExotic

Multiple disciplines

Item Rarity Discipline(s) Rating Ingredients
Empyreal Star.png Empyreal Star GAscended ArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450

Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Vial of Maize Balm.png Vial of Maize Balm
(Learned from: Recipe: Maize Balm)
DMasterwork 400
Magnanimous Tuning Crystal.png Magnanimous Tuning Crystal (x5)
(Learned from: Recipe: Magnanimous Tuning Crystal)
DMasterwork 450
Toxic Focusing Crystal.png Toxic Focusing Crystal (x5)
(Learned from: Recipe: Toxic Focusing Crystal)
CFine 450

Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png Weaponsmith

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Corsair Sharpening Stone.png Corsair Sharpening Stone (x5)
(Learned from: Recipe: Corsair Sharpening Stone)
DMasterwork 450


Some low-level chests do NOT award Empyreal Fragments eg: Haivoissen Kenning in Wayfarer Foothills

See also[edit]