Stat changing

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Stat changing or stat swapping is a feature of Legendary equipment that allows one to change the stats on their gear. Most Ascended gear can be replaced with new items that offer different stats; unlike legendary stat-swapping, this is not free and destroys the original gear (along with any upgrades or infusions it might have). Ascended weapons, armor, and attribute infusions are transitioned via parallel Mystic Forge recipes; some ascended trinkets can be reforged using special stat-changing items.

There are also stat selectable items, which allow the player to choose the attribute combination once.

Changing stats[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 combination.

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.

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


  • 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:

Item Ingredients
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.png Infusion of the desired stat
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.png Infusion to change
Durmand Priory Book.png Anthology of Heroes
 Unique item (infusion dependent)
25 or 150
Crafting material (attribute dependent)
Infusion Unique item
Mighty 9 Agony Infusion.png Mighty +9 Agony Infusion
Precise 9 Agony Infusion.png Precise +9 Agony Infusion
Malign 9 Agony Infusion.png Malign +9 Agony Infusion
Resilient 9 Agony Infusion.png Resilient +9 Agony Infusion
Vital 9 Agony Infusion.png Vital +9 Agony Infusion
Healing 9 Agony Infusion.png Healing +9 Agony Infusion
Healing 9 Agony Infusion.png Mystical +9 Agony Infusion
Malign 9 Agony Infusion.png Spiteful +9 Agony Infusion
Celestial Infusion (Blue).png Celestial Infusion (Blue)
Celestial Infusion (Red).png Celestial Infusion (Red)
Abyssal Infusion.png Abyssal Infusion
Ambrite Fossilized Spider.png Chak Infusion
Ghostly Infusion.png Ghostly Infusion
Bauble.png Moto's Unstable Bauble Infusion: Blue
Bauble.png Moto's Unstable Bauble Infusion: Red
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Black).png Polyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Black)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Green).png Polyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Green)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Orange).png Polyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Orange)
Polyluminescent Undulating Refractor (Teal).png Polyluminescent Undulating Infusion (Teal)
Peerless Infusion.png Peerless Infusion
Crystal Infusion.png Crystal Infusion
Deldrimor Stoneskin Infusion.png Deldrimor Stoneskin Infusion
Jormag Left Eye Infusion.png Jormag Left Eye Infusion
Jormag Right Eye Infusion.png Jormag Right Eye Infusion
Primordus Left Eye Infusion.png Primordus Left Eye Infusion
Primordus Right Eye Infusion.png Primordus Right Eye Infusion
Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coin
Phospholuminescent Infusion.png Phospholuminescent Infusion
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Gray).png Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Gray)
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Purple).png Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Purple)
Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Red).png Polysaturating Reverberating Infusion (Red)
Ember Infusion.png Ember Infusion
Snow Diamond Infusion.png Snow Diamond Infusion
Toy-Shell Infusion.png Toy-Shell Infusion
Winter's Heart Infusion.png Winter's Heart Infusion
Snowflake.png Snowflake
Festive Confetti Infusion.png Festive Confetti Infusion
Choya Spine.png Choya Spine
Mystic Infusion.png Mystic Infusion
Heart of the Khan-Ur.png Heart of the Khan-Ur
Hatched Chili.png Hatched Chili
Frost Legion Infusion.png Frost Legion Infusion
Vial of Liquid Aurillium.png Liquid Aurillium Infusion
Ambrite Fossilized Bee.png Queen Bee Infusion
Echo of the Dragonvoid.png Echo of the Dragonvoid
Imperial Everbloom.png Imperial Everbloom
Attribute Crafting Material
Power.png Power 25 Vial of Powerful Blood.png Vial of Powerful Blood
Precision.png Precision 25 Vicious Claw.png Vicious Claw
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage 25 Powerful Venom Sac.png Powerful Venom Sac
Healing Power.png Healing Power 25 Elaborate Totem.png Elaborate Totem
Toughness.png Toughness 25 Armored Scale.png Armored Scale
Vitality.png Vitality 25 Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bone
Boon Duration.png Concentration 150 Leaf Fossil.png Leaf Fossil
Condition Duration.png Expertise 150 Barbed Thorn.png Barbed 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:

Item Ingredients
Same Bloodbound Weapon with selectable stats

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


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

Pseudo stat reset[edit]

  • Infusing an Ascended ring or back item that has selectable stats will "reset" the item, allowing you to choose a different set of stats. This method is only possible once per ring or back item.
  • The Regrown Caladbolg can be changed to a different weapon through Ridhais after completing The Sword Regrown side story. Changing it will allow you to choose its stats again.
    • Despite being an ascended weapon, you cannot 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.