Need a way to change the 1-3 perks on a piece of gear

Currently, there is no feature that can change the base modifiers that are on a piece of gear. This is made even harder by the fact there is currently no storage to keep all the gear. Getting min/maxed modifiers in this game is nearly impossible as the player would need the specific equipment drop to have:

  • The correct color
  • The correct modifiers
  • The correct type of equipment

Only one of those 3 are addressed with how the game is set up now, and that is dungeons being able to target the correct type. There is currently no way to target the correct color nor the correct modifier.

It almost seems like dungeons are supposed to target colors based on how the images for them are, but after 10+ rare drops in a purple dungeon, not a single rare+ drop was actually purple.

The biggest issue with all of this are the modifiers. A person can have the correct equipment piece and the correct color, but if it has something like 2% gold instead of 2% crit it is as useless as if neither of the previous 2 fields were correct from a mix/max perspective.

We need some way to be able to adjust the modifiers on equipment, as well as potentially the color as well. Otherwise every piece of equipment has dozens of different variants making the total amount over 1,000+ equipment pieces.

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I haven’t made it that far to actually consider purple Epic tier upgrades (lack of upgrade shards), but I’m fairly suspicious that all gear upgrades of Epic and higher require use of the crafting upgrade system.

My current assumption that an Epic upgrade requires 3 copies of the same Rare gear piece (with one at level 30) + 4 of the appropriate Epic elemental color scroll or rune (as all gear gains elements at Rare rarity). That’s a pretty high bar to clear for each piece of gear a player has equipped.

I doubt that the devs are going allow gear respecs or alterations. It’s all part of the grind. The game is supposed to last for multiple years as a live service game.

10k gold, 4 corresponding color epic runes and 2 same rare pieces to upgrade to epic

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I wasn’t referring to purple rarity, I was referring to purple color.

A dungeon marked as purple gave 0 purple imbued items in 10 rares. Not the rarity epic, but none of the color, meaning the color can’t be focused.

Perhaps the answer lies with Toragon…

On top of making armors, perhaps he can re-craft. Have separate functions to recolor and get a new ability on the gear. Random of course to extend the grind :). Same can be said with our pals at the weapons shack and jeweler store.

I think it’s more likely that it will be done by new follower(s) since the devs already said that they plan for story expansion too in the future.
Moreover, separate follower with separate purpose means more grind & more evolving, etc. to hinder players’ progression.
Though it means that the solution will most likely only be available in the (not near) future.

Anyway based on Cybaru’s post, does it mean that maybe we don’t need 2 duplicates of the same element for upgrading to epic and above, only the same rarity level? If so then at least it’s slightly less difficult to evolve.

SAME gear with SAME rarity.
but since I already heard someone looted LEGENDARY gear/spell/minion from chest… I think it’s unwise to evolve any item below legendary, or epic?

btw, I speculate they will provide a free reforge to reroll all mastery and affixes, and a paid reforge to reoll the affix or mastery you choose.