Arcane Ring & Arcane Crafting
Arcane crafting is a new feature available with the Dragon Enclave expansion.
Tradeable Arcane Shards will be found very rarely from Locked Grand Crates of the Watch. You can use a special recipe to combine Arcane Shards with essences to create the new Arcane Ring: Rendtail's Dragonstone.
The recipe for the ring can be acquired from Kaden the vendor located at the Expedition Camp. Use the currency most valuable to the Tinidirin natives: Dragkin Teeth, to purchase the recipe. You can collect Dragkin Teeth by defeating world Bosses, though they drop more frequently from fearsome Elite Bosses. You can also use them to purchase other valuable items from the vendor such as Dragonscale Chests and new Legendary gear.
Check out the stats and graphical effect of the Arcane Ring in this post: http://www.spacetimestudios.com/show...53-Arcane-Ring
The exciting part of using Crafting for this is the possibilities for the future. While we will only use Crafting for this initial new Arcane Ring, it may extend to old Arcane Items and additional new ones.
Mythic Items & The New Itemization System
There won't be any new Mythic items released when the expansion drops, but they will be coming alongside future updates and events. This is part of the new itemization that we have implemented with this expansion. We will be staggering new item release over time. There will be less new items to farm at the initial release. Then, a little further down the road, we will release additional content that hold the potential for different or improved items.
With the staggered release of new gear, you’ll have new things to get excited about more often. Rather than just getting everything there is at the very beginning and a longer wait for something new, we will be offering more frequent content with gear improvements.
Dragkin Teeth Vendor
But, we wouldn't leave you without something to farm! At the start of the expansion you can gather Dragkin Teeth from normal Dragon Enclave bosses to purchase exclusive weapons and Dragonscale Chests. The Dragkin Teeth vendor is Kaden located in the Expedition Camp on Tindirin. There is the new Arcane Ring recipe that you can obtain from this vendor. Also, there are several new Legendary Weapons obtainable as well as Gold Dragonscale Chests.
The release of the Elite Maps will be delayed by a couple of weeks (see: http://www.spacetimestudios.com/show...ps-Coming-Soon), but when they arrive, you will be able to get your hands on the Magma Gear.