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A skin is a property of equipment that determines the appearance of the item. All equipment except trinkets have an appearance and therefore a corresponding skin. The skin type corresponds to the armor and weapon type the skin can be applied to.


A skin must be unlocked before it is available for use.


  • Once unlocked, a skin is potentially usable by every character on the account on other pieces of equipment through the wardrobe at the cost of a Transmutation Charge.
  • All skins (both locked and unlocked) are visible in the Wardrobe Storage in the account vault.
  • The only unlocked skins available are:
    • for a weapon usable by the character's profession
    • of the same armor class (light, medium or heavy), This does not include cultural armor skins from a different species to the character's own.


  • For some armor skins, unlocking a skin of a particular armor class will unlock the versions for the other armor classes.
  • PvP items were removed and unlocked skins with the April 15, 2014 game update.

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