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Question about Glymphs on armor...

ck37090
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I think i'm right on this, but want to make sure....I make a white piece of armor I can put a gold glymph on it and immediately get the benefit of that value or I can just put a white glymph on it and if i improve the item up the value will automatically improve to the corresponding glymph level...ie. i don't need to make/buy gold glymphs for armor I plan to upgrade...I know this to at least be true on drop armor (that the glymph value goes up with improving it), I'm assuming it is the same for crafted?

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  • davey1107
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    Correct, put a white +300 stam glyph on gear and the enchantment will stay constant until you change the glyph regardless of upgrading gear.
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  • ck37090
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    davey1107 wrote: »
    You are correct. Armor color and glyph color are entirely unrelated.

    You may put a glyph of any color on any piece of gear regardless of that gear’s quality. You may freely upgrade the gear later and it won’t affect the glyph.

    Tip: drop sets typically upgrade the armor enchantment as you upgrade the gear’s color quality (if you leave the original enchantment in place). So if you receive a green briarhearts chest and upgrade it to blue, the max stamina enchantment will increase too...going from the value of a green enchantment glyph to that of a blue one. If in doubt, look at the item in the upgrade window at a craft station. The tool tip that compares the before and after stats will reflect if the enchantment value will upgrade for free when you upgrade the gear.

    Ok, so I know that the drop items glyph properties upgrade as you upgrade the item...are you saying that the player crafted items don't upgrade as you upgrade the item? Ie. if I put a white glyph on a white item when i upgrade it to green the glyph properties stay at white value? ...so different then drop items?
  • Asardes
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    Dropped pieces have their original enchant automatically upgraded if you upgrade them, but crafted pieces, or dropped pieces that were re-enchanted with a glyph do not. Also note that Shield, Chest, Legs and Head get the full value of the enchant but Feet, Hands, Waist and Shoulders only get 40%
    Edited by Asardes on February 21, 2018 10:08AM
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