Stat changing

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Stat changing or stat swapping refers to various features that allow changing attribute combinations (also called 'attribute prefixes' or simply 'stats') of wearable equipment:

Stats on all other equipment and upgrades not listed on this page are locked and cannot be changed.

Changing stats[edit]

Legendary equipment[edit]

Legendary equipment can have their currently selected stats changed at any time while out of combat at no cost. After equipping the legendary item from the Legendary Armory, right click and choose "Customize" or double click the item. Doing so will open a window where one may select or change the item's attribute combinations.

Ascended weapons and armor[edit]

Ascended weapons and armor items can be exchanged for another of the same type with different stats by using an Exotic insignia (armor) or inscription (weapon) with the desired stats in one of the Mystic Forge recipes presented below.

Resulting item Ingredients
Crimson Antique Blade.pngAscended weapon
Ascended weapon Original ascended weapon
Shaman's Orichalcum Imbued Inscription.png Exotic inscription for the desired stats
Glob of Ectoplasm.pngGlob of Ectoplasm
Durmand Priory Book.pngAnthology of Heroes
Illustrious Doublet.pngAscended armor
Ascended armor Original ascended armor
Marauder Intricate Gossamer Insignia.png Exotic insignia for the desired stats
Glob of Ectoplasm.pngGlob of Ectoplasm
Durmand Priory Book.pngAnthology of Heroes


  • The new weapon or armor will have Antique weapons or Illustrious armor skins.
  • See here for a list of inscriptions and insignia corresponding to each stat combo.
  • Because this process destroys the old item and creates a new one, any upgrade components that have been slotted (such as runes, sigils, and infusions) will be lost upon using the recipe.
  • Ascended trinkets and back items cannot have their stats changed, but certain stat-selectable items can be "reset" by infusing (or attuning) them, allowing their stats to be chosen again. Bloodstone and Mist items are an exception to this rule and may be stat changed using their respective capacitor (see below).
  • Ascended aquatic headgear can have their stats changed, as they are considered armor. However, some stats may be unavailable (such as Diviner's).


Attribute Infusions that grant +9 Agony Resistance can have the attribute they provide changed with the following Mystic Forge recipe:

Resulting item Ingredients
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.pngInfusion of the desired stat
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.pngInfusion to change
Durmand Priory Book.pngAnthology of Heroes
 Unique item (infusion dependent)
25 or 150
Crafting material (attribute dependent)
Infusion Unique item
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.pngMighty +9 Agony Infusion
Precise 9 Agony Infusion.pngPrecise +9 Agony Infusion
Malign 9 Agony Infusion.pngMalign +9 Agony Infusion
Resilient 9 Agony Infusion.pngResilient +9 Agony Infusion
Vital 9 Agony Infusion.pngVital +9 Agony Infusion
Healing 9 Agony Infusion.pngHealing +9 Agony Infusion
Healing 9 Agony Infusion.pngMystical +9 Agony Infusion
Malign 9 Agony Infusion.pngSpiteful +9 Agony Infusion
Celestial Infusion (Blue).pngCelestial Infusion (Blue)
Celestial Infusion (Red).pngCelestial Infusion (Red)
Abyssal Infusion.pngAbyssal Infusion
Ambrite Fossilized Spider.pngChak Infusion
Ghostly Infusion.pngGhostly Infusion
Bauble.pngMoto's Unstable Bauble Infusion: Blue
Bauble.pngMoto's Unstable Bauble Infusion: Red
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Black).pngPolyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Black)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Green).pngPolyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Green)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Orange).pngPolyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Orange)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Teal).pngPolyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Teal)
Peerless Infusion.pngPeerless Infusion
Crystal Infusion.pngCrystal Infusion
Deldrimor Stoneskin Infusion.pngDeldrimor Stoneskin Infusion
Jormag Left Eye Infusion.pngJormag Left Eye Infusion
Jormag Right Eye Infusion.pngJormag Right Eye Infusion
Primordus Left Eye Infusion.pngPrimordus Left Eye Infusion
Primordus Right Eye Infusion.pngPrimordus Right Eye Infusion
Arcane Flow Infusion.pngArcane Flow Infusion
Jotun Infusion.pngJotun Infusion
Possession Infusion.pngPossession Infusion
Phospholuminescent Infusion.pngPhospholuminescent Infusion
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Gray).pngPolysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Gray)
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Purple).pngPolysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Purple)
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Red).pngPolysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Red)
Ember Infusion.pngEmber Infusion
Snow Diamond Infusion.pngSnow Diamond Infusion
Toy-Shell Infusion.pngToy-Shell Infusion
Winter's Heart Infusion.pngWinter's Heart Infusion
Festive Confetti Infusion.pngFestive Confetti Infusion
Mystic Infusion.pngMystic Infusion
Heart of the Khan-Ur.pngHeart of the Khan-Ur
Frost Legion Infusion.pngFrost Legion Infusion
Vial of Liquid Aurillium.pngLiquid Aurillium Infusion
Ambrite Fossilized Bee.pngQueen Bee Infusion
Echo of the Dragonvoid.pngEcho of the Dragonvoid
Imperial Everbloom.pngImperial Everbloom
Mote of Darkness.pngMote of Darkness
Clockwork Infusion.pngClockwork Infusion
Mistwalker Infusion.pngMistwalker Infusion
Enchanted Music Box.pngSilent Symphony
Attribute Crafting Material
Power.png Power 25 Vial of Powerful Blood.pngVial of Powerful Blood
Precision.png Precision 25 Vicious Claw.pngVicious Claw
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage 25 Powerful Venom Sac.pngPowerful Venom Sac
Healing Power.png Healing Power 25 Elaborate Totem.pngElaborate Totem
Toughness.png Toughness 25 Armored Scale.pngArmored Scale
Vitality.png Vitality 25 Ancient Bone.pngAncient Bone
Boon Duration.png Concentration 150 Leaf Fossil.pngLeaf Fossil
Condition Duration.png Expertise 150 Barbed Thorn.pngBarbed Thorn

Resetting stats[edit]

Certain items that have selectable stats can have their stats reset, allowing the player to choose another.


The stats on Bloodbound weapons can be reset with the following Mystic Forge recipe:

Resulting item Ingredients
Same Bloodbound Weapon with selectable stats

These are the only Rare items that can have their stats reset.


The stats on certain special ascended trinkets can be reset by using their respective capacitor. Using this item will reset the stats of all respective trinkets in the inventory and destroy any upgrades placed in them (infusions and enrichments [verification requested]). It does not affect the ones currently equipped on the character.

Pseudo stat reset[edit]

Infusing and Attuning
  • Most ascended rings can be infused and/or attuned which adds an extra infusion slot to the item. But for rings with selectable (not pre-defined) attribute combinations, this also results in their stats reset and being selectable again. Using this method, stats on such ascended ring can only be reset two times, once when attuning, and once when infusing it (can be done in any order).
  • Most ascended back items can also be infused, but not attuned, although this process is more costly as it requires 250 Glob of Ectoplasm.pngGlob of Ectoplasms. It means, that, for stat-selectable ascended back items, their stats can be reset once in the process of infusing them.
Special cases
  • The Regrown Caladbolg can be changed to a different weapon type through Ridhais after completing The Sword Regrown side story. Changing it will allow to choosing its stats again.
    • Despite Regrown Caladbolg being an ascended weapon, it is impossible to use the Mystic Forge to change its stats.

Similar to Ascended stat changing, using either of these methods will make you lose any upgrade components placed in them.


  • There are no existing plans to offer stat-changing or stat transforming recipes for exotic or lesser rarities of gear.