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The Binding of Ipos

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The Binding of Ipos

873 – 927
The Binding of Ipos
Req. level
Account Bound
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The Binding of Ipos stowed.jpg


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The Binding of Ipos footfalls.

This item allows selection of stats. See below for a list of available prefixes.
Superior Sigil of Demons.png Superior Sigil of Demons
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot

— In-game description

The Binding of Ipos is a legendary focus crafted in the Mystic Forge.


The Binding of Ipos
Mystic Forge
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The Binding of Ipos
Mystic Forge
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The Binding of Ipos is a demonic tome. The cover is aged leather adorned with an oval frame with purple demonic runes at the center of which is a purple eye with a yellow iris that moves around as it observes its surroundings. On each of the four corners of the book are decorative metallic demonic hands with three clawed fingers and a thumb. When drawn, the book floats in front of the user and opens to the bookmark, revealing pages with purple glowing text and diagrams.

  • The player grows a purple demonic hand with three fingers and a thumb. A purple aura connects the book with the hand.
Draw/Stow Animation
  • Purple mists swirl around you as the book floats in front of you and opens.
  • A ominous audio aura and faint unintelligible whispering can be heard while the weapon is drawn.
  • The player leaves behind puddles of dark purple viscous liquid.
  • Purple spherical eyes with a yellow iris.



Stow Sounds
  • Void noise when stowed.

Full material list[edit]

Required item Primary ingredients Component materials
Gift of Fortune.png Mystic Tribute Gift of Condensed Magic.png Gift of Condensed Magic x2
2  Gift of Blood.png Gift of Blood
2  Gift of Venom.png Gift of Venom
2  Gift of Totems.png Gift of Totems
2  Gift of Dust.png Gift of Dust
Gift of Condensed Might.png Gift of Condensed Might x2
2  Gift of Claws.png Gift of Claws
2  Gift of Scales.png Gift of Scales
2  Gift of Bones.png Gift of Bones
2  Gift of Fangs.png Gift of Fangs
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover x77
~231  Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coins
~231  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
~231  Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shards
     (485,100 Karma.png or 6,930  Fractal Relic.png Fractal Relics or 231  Laurel.png Laurels or 11,550  Bandit Crest.png Bandit Crests)
~231  Mystic Crystal.png Crystals or ~1386  Philosopher's Stone.png Philosopher's Stones
    (cost of either: 139 Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shards)
Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coin x250
Gift of Ipos.png Gift of Ipos Gift of the Mists.png Gift of the Mists
Gift of Glory.png Gift of Glory
Gift of Battle.png Gift of Battle
Gift of War.png Gift of War
Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy
Mystic Runestone.png Mystic Runestones x100
100 Gold coin total, bought from Miyani or Mystic Forge Attendant. Need Scholar of Secrets Mastery.
Shard of the Dark Arts.png Shard of the Dark Arts x100
Requires 450 Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer to make.
100  Tribute to the Dark Arts.png Tribute to the Dark Arts
     (1,000 Lump of Aurillium Lumps of Aurillium or Airship Part Airship Parts or Ley Line Crystal Ley Line Crystals or Unbound Magic.png Unbound Magic or Trade Contracts Trade Contracts or Volatile Magic.png Volatile Magic)
100  Mystic Curio.png Mystic Curio
     Requires 450 Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png Weaponsmith, Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer, or Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
     3,500 ( Intricate Totem.png Intricate Totems orLarge Bone.png Large Bones orLarge Claw.png Large Claws orLarge Fang.png Large Fangs orLarge Scale.png Large Scales orPotent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sacs orVial of Potent Blood.png Vials of Potent Blood)
     1,500  Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingots
     1,000  Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Planks
2,000  Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingots
1,000  Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Planks
Gift of Energy.png Gift of Energy
Recipe cost: 10 Gold coin, bought from Miyani
Requires 400 Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer to make.
250  Pile of Crystalline Dust.png Piles of Crystalline Dust
250  Pile of Incandescent Dust.png Piles of Incandescent Dust
250  Pile of Luminous Dust.png Piles of Luminous Dust
250  Pile of Radiant Dust.png Piles of Radiant Dust
Gift of Exploration.png Gift of Maguuma Mastery Gift of Maguuma.png Gift of Maguuma
Gift of the Fleet.png Gift of the Fleet
Gift of Tarir.png Gift of Tarir
Gift of the Chak.png Gift of the Chak
Gift of the Jungle.png Gift of the Jungle
Essence of Artistry.png Gift of Insights
Essence of Divinity's Reach.png Gift of the Itzel
Gift of the Nuhoch.png Gift of the Nuhoch
Gift of the Exalted.png Gift of the Exalted
Gift of Gliding.png Gift of Gliding
Bloodstone Shard.png Bloodstone Shard
200  Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shards
Crystalline Ingot.png Crystalline Ingot x250
250  Crystalline Ore.png Crystalline Ore
250  Fulgurite.png Fulgurites
250  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
250  Amalgamated Gemstone.png Amalgamated Gemstones
Ars Goetia.png Ars Goetia Requires 500 Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer to make. Need to purchase and craft these recipes in the following order:

1.  Recipe sheet exotic focus.png Recipe: Mark of the Unnamed Gold coin + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
2.  Recipe sheet exotic focus.png Recipe: The True Name Spirit Shard.png + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
3.  Recipe sheet ascended focus.png Recipe: Ars Goetia Spirit Shard.png + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
Note: Both  Shard of the Dark Arts.png Shard of the Dark Arts and  Mystic Curio.png Mystic Curio (All Variants) recipes are contained within  Recipe sheet exotic focus.png Recipe: Mark of the Unnamed.

Available prefixes[edit]



Visual bug of still displaying the floating book while mounted.
  • The weapon was released with Living World Season 4 Episode 1, Daybreak.
  • Ipos is one of the powerful princes described in the Ars Goetia. Ipos is known to reveal all things, past, present, and future.
  • The text on The Binding of Ipos is made of a unique alphabet.[1]
  • Just like Bolt and The Shining Blade, among various other things, this focus was designed by Chelsea Mills.[2]
  • There was a bug effect when using a mount while having The Binding of Ipos drawn resulting in the floating book still being visible. This was fixed around May 2020.