Talk:Ascended weapon

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Acquiring prefix?[edit]

Currently page says "Players will need to purchase a Recipe: Ascended Inscription and use it to acquire the recipe for prefix they want. Players also need to purchase a recipe for the appropriate weapon type; a greatsword requires a Recipe: Ascended Greatsword, which can be used to acquire the recipe for the prefix they want."

In other words, you can get the prefix recipe from "Recipe: Ascended Inscription" or from the specific weapon recipe? Which is it? Both? This seems contradictory. The preceding unsigned comment was added by 68.250.141.172 (talk) at 14:54, 3 September 2013 (UTC).

Both work the same way. First you buy a Recipe: Ascended Inscription consumable, use it to open the selection window, pick your prefix to generate a recipe sheet, and use the recipe sheet to learn the recipe for that prefix inscription.
Then you buy a Recipe: Ascended <weapon>, use it to open the selection window, pick the same prefix to generate a recipe sheet, and use the recipe sheet to learn the recipe for that prefix/weapon combination. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 15:41, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Pluralized[edit]

Usully these articles are pluralized. But there is already a readirect, so I can't move it there. - Yandere Talk to me... 10:37, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

I wanted this page to be about the class (quality) of weapons and properties related to it, as all ascended equipment has certain properties. Each weapon type as a set of ascended weapons, which makes sense to me to pluralize. The main reason being there is a unique skin for each prefix and there will be a weapon set gallery for each weapon type, but not for the general ascended weapon. Same reason to have Legendary weapon singular.--Relyk ~ talk < 18:47, 4 September 2013 (UTC)
Honestly, it makes more sense to have all of these pages singular, because it's easier to link to them. [[Ascended weapon]] is easily modified into [[Ascended weapon]]s, but [[Ascended weapons]] requires a piped link to make [[Ascended weapons|Ascended weapon]]. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 19:23, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
I actually don'T know why we settled on plural, but I agree with you Ish. - Yandere Talk to me... 21:00, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Layout[edit]

Can the Ascended Weapon page not be laid out much like the table used for the Legendary Weapons? Lady Elyssa (talk) 17:45, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Listing base materials like on the legendary weapon page and here is a horrendous mess--Relyk ~ talk < 00:34, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
And it is not really helpful, because no instructions are given how to read that mess. For example: 3  Orichalcum Ingot.png Orichalcum Ingot and 2  Ancient Wood Plank.png Ancient Wood Plank are used to create 1 or 5  Orichalcum Plated Dowel.png Orichalcum Plated Dowels? I know that that they will create one because I crafted the today. But the list doesn'T indicate that in any way. So either I already know how much recources I will burn in the process or I have to look up every reciepe anyway. - Yandere Talk to me... 21:00, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
I agree, all I see when I look at that is a huge blob of icons. Normally I love lists, but this is just... ugh. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 04:42, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

icon/skin colors decoded[edit]

All prefixes with the same primary attribute share the same icon/skin color. Here's the tabulation:

Reaver icon Primary attribute Prefix(es)
Crimson Antique Reaver.png Power Chorben's (Soldier)
Stonecleaver's (Valkyrie)
Zojja's (Berserker)
Citrine Antique Reaver.png Precision Coalforge's (Rampager)
Soros's (Assassin)
Viridian Antique Reaver.png Toughness Angchu (Cavalier)
Beigarth's (Knight)
Leftpaw's (Settler)
Cobalt Antique Reaver.png Vitality Tonn's (Sentinel)
Zintl (Shaman)
Terracotta Antique Reaver.png Condition Damage Grizzlemouth's (Rabid)
Mathilde's (Dire)
Occam's (Carrion)
Calcite Antique Reaver.png Healing Power Ebonmane's (Apothecary)
Hronk's (Magi)
Theodosus's (Cleric)
Violet Antique Reaver.png N/A Wupwup (Celestial)

Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 20:42, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Info[edit]

Not sure how useful this is, but I've made a table in the style of the one at the top of the legendary weapon page.

=== Materials ===

Required item Primary ingredients Component materials
Beigarth's Knight Inscription.png Ascended Inscription
5-30
Another material depending on which inscription is chosen from this list
Vision Crystal.png Vision Crystal
1
Augur's Stone.png Augur's Stone
5
Empyreal Star.png Empyreal Star
Two weapon type specific components
Other materials specific to weapon type (see following table)
Weapon type Components Deldrimor Steel Ingots Elonian Leather Squares Spiritwood Planks
One handed Axe Blade 3
Haft 2
Dagger Blade 3
Hilt 2
Mace Head 3
Haft 2
Pistol Barrel 3
Frame 2
Scepter Core 2
Rod 2
Sword Blade 3
Hilt 3
Offhand Focus Casing 3
Core 2
Warhorn Horn 1 2
Mouthpiece 1
Torch Head 2
Handle 2
Shield Boss 2
Backing 2
Two handed Greatsword Blade 3
Hilt 3
Hammer Head 3
Haft 2
Longbow String 3
Stave 4
Rifle Barrel 3
Stock 3
Short bow String 3
Stave 4
Staff Head 2
Shaft 4
Aquatic Spear Head 3
Haft 2
Harpoon gun Harpoon 2 2
Stock 3
Trident Head 2
Shaft 2

=== Total materials required ===

And then I wondered about the total amount of materials (this is ugly and unformatted)

  • 10 Glob of Dark Matter
  • 20 Pile of Crystalline Dust
  • 11 Glob of Ectoplasm
  • 15 Orichalcum Ingot
  • 10 Ancient Wood Plank
  • 5 T6 Fine crafting materials or 5 Charged Quartz Crystal or 30 Karka Shell or 10 Flawless Snowflake - depending on desired inscription
  • 3 Deldrimor Steel Ingot
  • 60 Iron Ingot
  • 30 Steel Ingot
  • 60 Darksteel Ingot
  • 150 Mithril Ingot
  • 60 Soft Wood Plank
  • 30 Seasoned Wood Plank
  • 60 Hard Wood Plank
  • 150 Elder Wood Plank
  • 20 Skill points
  • 30 Obsidian Shard
  • 310 Thermocatalytic Reagent
  • 500 Dragonite Ore
  • 500 Empyreal Fragment
  • 500 Pile of Bloodstone Dust
  • Plus an additional 0-6 Deldrimor Steel Ingots, 0-3 Elonian Leather Squares and 0-6 Spiritwood Planks - depending on desired weapon type.

-Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 11:51, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Comments[edit]

Very nice, I copied the table onto the main page. Much more helpful than the list. As far as I know, you can't create Giver's ascended weapons because the is no recipe for it. - Yandere Talk to me... 12:07, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
Probably worth noting that then :) -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 12:12, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
mayhaps instead of having two columns with effectively the same content ("Ascended Reaver" + "Axe") ... just wikilink from the "Axe" to "Ascended Reaver"? 86.172.205.111 17:57, 10 September 2013 (UTC)
Great job on the layout and good to see you are still lurking in the shadows Chieftain Alex :D Lady Elyssa (talk) 19:06, 10 September 2013 (UTC)

What shield is this?[edit]

I happened to get a close up shot of this ascended shield, but I don't know which one it is, and I don't know who the guy was so I can't ask. It looks like a cross between File:Calcite Antique Bastion.jpg and File:Citrine Antique Bastion.jpg. So what's up? Psycho Robot (talk) 21:33, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

no idea, perhaps the weapons aren't as similar as we thought when we did the galleries with shared files. (created a gallery at Ascended Bastion for reference) -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 22:43, 23 December 2013 (UTC)
Could be some kind of color glitch, the client loading an unused version of the shield that was used as a basis for the other versions. That's my guess, at least.Tuomir (talk) 23:00, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Raid Weapon Salvage[edit]

I salvaged Defender's Sparking Dagger, and it returned 60 magnetite fragments, and the typical ascended salvage stuff (1 dark ball and 1 vision crystal in this case).

I'd like to assume it'd always give back 10% of the cost to buy it with raid currency but I don't have enough evidence to back it up.

To other people who have salvaged raid gear: could you list how much magnetite shards it dropped? Thanks.

Dreadful News.7435 08:31, 10 March 2016 (UTC)

I got 60 magnetite shards for both my goresval shield drops (so 120 total). Got a vision crystal+dark ball+salvaged Puissance for both salvages -Darqam (talk) 03:06, 11 March 2016 (UTC)