by Ryu in
Guides

Updated for the Astalgia Patch (15.09.2021)

Tier 1 (250-600)

From North Vern to Rohendel

Reach Gear Score 250

You should automatically reach the Gear Score when leveling up to 50.

Reach Gear Score 302

Obtain rare 302 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘North Vern’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1).

Reach Gear Score 600

Upgrade your rare equipment to +15 (600).

Tier 2 (802-1100)

From Yorn to Feiton

Gear Score 802

Obtain rare 802 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1).

Info: Equip gems to improve your skills.

Gear Score 1100

Upgrade your rare equipment to +15 (1100).

Tier 3 (1302-1540)

From Punika to South Vern

Gear Score 1302

Obtain rare 1302 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Punika’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1).

Info: Replace your Tier 2 gems by Tier 3 gems

Gear Score 1370

Upgrade your rare equipment to +6. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Eye of Aira‘ to craft the epic set equipment except the weapon – get the one from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ Stage 2. Recycle your rare equipment into the epic set equipment and upgrade it to +15 (1370). Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Eye of Aira‘ and ‘Oreha Prabasa‘ for more materials to upgrade your epic set.

Info: You can also recycle your rare equipment into the epic equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Punika’ (Stage 2 Lv. 1-3) if you don’t have the epic set yet.

Gear Score 1415

Run Abyss Raid ‘Argos’ to craft the legendary set equipment (3rd set) except the weapon – craft the one from the first set. Recycle your epic set equipment into the legendary set equipment and upgrade it to +15 (1415).

Info: You can also craft the first set since it requires less materials and allows you to recycle sooner to access later Argos phases to get more materials, rather then waiting to craft the better sets.

Gear Score 1460

Optional: Run Legion Raid ‘Valtan [Normal]‘ to craft the legendary set equipment and recycle your old equipment into the new one.
Upgrade your legendary set equipment to +16 (1430).
Optional: Run Legion Raid ‘Biackiss [Normal]‘ to craft the legendary set equipment and recycle your old equipment into the new one.
Upgrade your legendary set equipment to +17 (1445).

Info: The legendary set you can craft from Valtan and Biackiss have the same iLvl and stats as Argos set but have a much stronger set effect – the sets are optional, you can also upgrade your Argos set equipment instead.

Run Legion Raid ‘Valtan [Hard]‘ to craft the relic set equipment. This set has the same item iLvl and stats as Argos set but has a much stronger set effect. Upgrade your relic set equipment to +18 (1460).

Gear Score 1540

Run Legion Raid ‘Biackiss [Hard]‘ for more materials to upgrade your relic set equipment. Upgrade you relic set equipment to +19 (1475).

Run Legion Raid ‘Kouku-Saton [Normal]’ to be able to upgrade each of your relic set equipment to Lv.2 (~4% dmg gain).

Upgrade your relic set equipment to +20 (1490).

Run Legion Raid ‘Abrelshud [Normal]’ to craft the relic set equipment. Recycle your old relic set equipment into the new relic set equipment and upgrade it until you reach 1540.

Tier 1 (250-550)

Reach Gear Score 250

You should automatically reach the Gear Score when leveling up to 50.

Reach Gear Score 302

Obtain rare 302 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘North Vern’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1).

Reach Gear Score 370

(Follow this if T2 is available)
Upgrade your rare equipment to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T2 is not available)
Upgrade your rare equipment to +6. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Demon Beast Canyon‘ to craft the epic set equipment (3rd set) except the weapon – craft the one from the first set. Bards can also use a combination of 2-Pieces from all 3 sets. Recycle your rare equipment into the epic set equipment and upgrade it to +15. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Necromancer’s Cliff‘ for more materials to upgrade your epic set.

You can also recycle your rare equipment into the epic equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘North Vern’ (Stage 2 Lv. 1-3) if you don’t have the epic set yet.

Reach Gear Score 415

(Follow this if T2 is available)
Obtain legendary 340 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘North Vern’ (Stage 3 Lv. 1). Recycle your +15 rare equipment to your legendary equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T2 is not available)
Run Abyss Raid ‘Mystic’ to craft the legendary set equipment (3rd set) except the weapon – craft the one from the first set. Recycle your epic set equipment into the legendary set equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can also craft the first set since it requires less materials and allows you to recycle sooner to access later Mystic phases to get more materials, rather then waiting to craft the better sets.

Reach Gear Score 550

(Follow this if T2 is available)
Obtain relic 385 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Rohendel’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1). Recycle your +15 legendary equipment to your relic equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T2 is not available)
Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Citadel of Illusions‘ to craft the relic set equipment (3rd set). Recycle your +15 legendary set equipment to your relic set equipment and upgrade it to +15. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Aurelsud Palace‘ for more materials to upgrade your relic set.

You can upgrade it further than +15 if you are locked into this content but it’s not needed.

Tier 2 (802-1050)

Gear Score 802

Obtain rare 802 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1) and recycle your T1 relic equipment to your rare equipment.

Gear Score 870

(Follow this if T3 is available)
Upgrade your rare equipment to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T3 is not available)
Upgrade your rare equipment to +6. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Road of Sorrow‘ to craft the epic set equipment except the weapon – get the one from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ Stage 2. Recycle your rare equipment into the epic set equipment and upgrade it to +15. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Forgotten Forge‘ for more materials to upgrade your epic set.

You can also recycle your rare equipment into the epic equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ (Stage 2 Lv. 1-3) if you don’t have the epic set yet.

Gear Score 915

(Follow this if T3 is available)
Obtain legendary 840 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ (Stage 3 Lv. 1). Recycle your +15 rare equipment to your legendary equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T3 is not available)
Run Abyss Raid ‘Kaiser’ to craft the legendary set equipment (3rd set) except the weapon – craft the one from the first set. Recycle your epic set equipment into the legendary set equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can also craft the first set since it requires less materials and allows you to recycle sooner to access later Kaiser phases to get more materials, rather then waiting to craft the better sets.

Gear Score 1050

(Follow this if T3 is available)
Obtain relic 885 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Feiton’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1). Recycle your +15 legendary equipment to your relic equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can use oils if they are available to have a 100% chance to upgrade up to +15.

(Follow this if T3 is
not available)
Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Oblivion Sea‘ to craft the relic set equipment (3rd set). Recycle your +15 legendary set equipment to your relic set equipment and upgrade it to +15. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Perilous Abyss‘ and ‘Underwater Sanctuary‘ for more materials to upgrade your relic set.

You can upgrade it further than +15 if you are locked into this content but it’s not needed.

Tier 3 (1302-1460)

Gear Score 1302

Obtain rare 1302 equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Punika’ (Stage 1 Lv. 1) and recycle your T2 relic equipment to your rare equipment.

Gear Score 1370

Upgrade your rare equipment to +6. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Eye of Aira‘ to craft the epic set equipment except the weapon – get the one from Chaos Dungeon ‘Yorn’ Stage 2. Recycle your rare equipment into the epic set equipment and upgrade it to +15. Run Abyss Dungeon ‘Oreha Prabasa‘ for more materials to upgrade your epic set.

You can also recycle your rare equipment into the epic equipment from Chaos Dungeon ‘Punika’ (Stage 2 Lv. 1-3) if you don’t have the epic set yet.

Gear Score 1415

Run Abyss Raid ‘Argos’ to craft the legendary set equipment (3rd set) except the weapon – craft the one from the first set. Recycle your epic set equipment into the legendary set equipment and upgrade it to +15.
You can also craft the first set since it requires less materials and allows you to recycle sooner to access later Argos phases to get more materials, rather then waiting to craft the better sets.

Gear Score 1460

Run Legion Raid ‘Valtan [Normal]‘ to craft the legendary set equipment. This set has the same item iLvl and stats as Argos set but has a much stronger set effect – this set is optional, you can also upgrade your Argos set equipment instead. Run Legion Raid ‘Biackiss [Normal]‘ for more materials to upgrade your legendary set if you choosed the legion set. Upgrade your legendary set to +18.

You can run Legion Raid ‘Valtan [Hard]‘ to craft the relic set. This set has the same item iLvl and stats as Argos set but has a much stronger set effect – this set is optional. Run Legion Raid ‘Biackiss [Hard]‘ for more materials to upgrade your relic set.