Legendary equipment refers to equipment of Legendary quality. All legendary equipment has a level 80 requirement and 5% stronger stats than Exotic quality equipment and equal to Ascended equipment. Most legendary equipment is account bound on use or acquire.
- Upgrade components
- Legendary gear has the unique mechanic that allows players to change the item's attribute bonuses to other attributes while out of combat at no cost.
- All stats are available to Legendary equips regardless of whether or not an expansion is owned.
- Legendary equips will always have stat values equivalent to the the highest tier of equipment available. Currently, they have stats equivalent to Ascended equipment.
- Legendary equips have infusion slots, similar to Ascended equips.
- Legendary back items have two infusion slots and do not need to be infused.
- Infusions may be swapped out of Legendary weapons, armor, back items and trinkets without the use of an Infusion Extraction Device.
- Legendary equips come with upgrade slots on weapons and armor.
- Legendary weapons can freely swap sigils without destroying the currently slotted sigil. The current sigil will be placed in your inventory and the new sigil will be applied.
- Legendary armor can freely swap runes without destroying the currently slotted rune. The current rune will be placed in your inventory and the new rune will be applied.
- Legendary back items and trinkets do not come with upgrade slots, similar to Ascended back items and trinkets.
- Legendary runes and sigils can be freely socketed and removed from any type of armor without using an Upgrade Extractor.
- Legendary weapons could not swap infusions nor sigils until October 30th, 2018.