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Upgrading Legendary Items Using Vestige of Origins in Patch 9.1

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Vestige of Origins Vestige of Origins is a new optional crafting reagent that upgrades the base item level of Legendary Items by 2 ranks in Patch 9.1.

For example, a Rank 2 base item would be upgraded to Rank 4, or a Rank 3 to Rank 5, and so forth, meaning you don't need to spend Soul Ash for the upgrades.

The new optional crafting reagent can be created by Blacksmiths, Jewelcrafters, Leatherworkers, and Tailors in Chains of Domination.

Though, it is quite costly. One of the requirements includes 40x Korthite Crystal Korthite Crystals that you receive by doing various content in Korthia. You can buy the pattern from Dutchess Mynx, the Death's Advance Quartermaster at Honored for 2,000 Stygia.

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Is this going to make it practical to craft the 190 version and then upgrade to max with this item?

Because there's no way I'm crafting 15 + 15 + 15 + 15 of these each slot I hope to use on each alt.

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Is there a limit on the amount of Korthrite Crystals to drop or is solely based on RNG with the activities available in that particular zone?  Trying to weigh in the amount of time and work for 1Legendary compared to the standardized method of farming Soul Ash and etc. in Torghast.  Not to mention other daily activities for Anima and Valor that is already part of the chore list of this expansion.

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I feel like there might be a misunderstanding in this post. I'm reading on a lot of other sites that this has nothing to do with the soul ash upgrades of legendaries, but instead has to do with upgrading the iLvl of the blank crafted legendary base pieces before you put a legendary power on them.

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3 hours ago, Leithal130 said:

I feel like there might be a misunderstanding in this post. I'm reading on a lot of other sites that this has nothing to do with the soul ash upgrades of legendaries, but instead has to do with upgrading the iLvl of the blank crafted legendary base pieces before you put a legendary power on them.

That being the case you would still use the base item to upgrade existing item. As a crafter and seller of the base materials I like that a lot better. Means very little will change with the current market.

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