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Add toys, chairs, musical instruments, and held items to your collection, or browse and equip these items from your current collection.

— In-game description

Two characters showcasing novelties.

Novelties are a type of Wardrobe unlock for toys and items for social interaction.


Location of the Novelty icon on the GUI.
  • One novelty of each type can be slotted in the Equipment tab of the Hero panel, under the Novelties section.
  • Once slotted, the current one can be selected by right-clicking the icon or the small selection arrow adjacent to the icon. Icon is below the Mounts icon on the quick bar.
    • Right clicking any of the 5 slots in the novelty quick selection box will open the novelties panel in the Hero panel's equipment tab.
    • It is also possible to assign keys to toggle the current novelty and to activate each equipped novelty. Default is "U" for the currently selected novelty.
  • Novelties suffer the same restrictions as the original gizmos.
    • Some novelties cannot be used under the effect of a transformation.
    • Some novelties cannot be used in WvW.
    • Most novelties can not be activated while in combat, but some of them, like kites, can.
    • The Zephyr Sanctum Model can only be used in major cities.
    • Chairs cannot be used within locations where mounts are not enabled or are restricted.


See also: Gallery of novelties