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Effect Increases the Attack value of this weapon to the highest in Year 1.
Description Increases the Light and Defense values of this armor to the highest in Year 1.
Ascend is a perk introduced in House of Wolves. Ascend permanently upgrades Legendary and Exotic Weapons to the highest Attack (365). It also upgrades Legendary and Exotic Armor to the highest light (42) and defense (??). Additionally Ascend increases Intellect/Strength/Agility stats by about 5 to 15 points.

Ascend does not reset any of the perks or experience you have already unlocked. You do not need to have the HoW expansion to use Ascend. You can use it on gear obtained before HoW expansion.


Legendary Weapons: 1 Etheric Light, 20 Spinmetal/Helium Filaments/Spirit Bloom/Relic Iron and 750 Glimmer

Legendary Armor: 1 Etheric Light, 20 Spinmetal/Helium Filaments/Spirit Bloom/Relic Iron and 750 Glimmer

Exotic Weapons: 1 Exotic Shard, 25 Weapon Parts, 1500 Glimmer

Exotic Armor: 1 Exotic Shard, 25 Plasteel Plating/Sapphire Wire/Hadronic Essence, 1500 Glimmer


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