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Optionally, the player can choose to add traits to armor, as part of Clothing, or weapons, as part of Blacksmithing. Traits require gems which can be obtained from gathering ore or the deconstruction of items. Traits must be researched.

Image Trait Gem Type Description
Amethyst.png
Weapon trait Increases enchantment charges by 17%
Turquoise.png
Armor trait Increases total Armor and Spell Resistance by 2%
Sapphire.png
Armor trait Increase Mundus Stone effects
Garnet.png
Armor trait Increase exploration experience
Diamond.png
Armor trait Increases resistance to critical hits
Bloodstone.png
Armor trait Increase armor enchantment effect
Jade.png
Infused Weapon trait Increase weapon enchant effect by +13%
Chysolite.png
Weapon trait Reduce weapon enchant cooldowns by +30%
Ruby.png
Weapon trait +3% Weapon/Spell Critical value
Sardonyx.png
Armor trait Increase armor value
Fire Opal.png
Weapon trait Increase armor and spell penetration by +6%
Quartz.png
Armor trait Chance to avoid decay when defeated
Emerald.png
Armor trait Increase armor skill line experience
Carnelian.png
Training Weapon trait +22% Experience with item’s corresponding skill line
Citrine.png
Weapon trait +4% Attack speed
Almandine.png
Armor trait Reduce cost of sprinting
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