From a sheer quality of life point of view, the upcoming refining overhaul is already a major upgrade to pretty much everything. Inventory issues, RP matching madness, alt play… You name it! But the devs might not stop there and plan an even bigger improvement in the future. Developer “noworries” hinted at refining points eventually becoming account shared last Thursday!
Account Shared Refining Points
So yeah, account shared refining points are more than a possibility. There’s some room for interpretation, but it certainly sounds like this will get the green light eventually. A system would probably work similar to how you can currently move Gold and Trade Bars around using the account shared bank. Useless to say that this would be another major upgrade in terms of alt viability. It would essentially make all refining stones bind to account, independently from the binding status of the stone itself.
Relic Refining Points
Additionally noworries commented on the status of Relic Weapon RPs under the new system. Pretty much all specific gems and stones grant RP based on their old matching value in the new system. Lesser Resonance Stones for example now give 250 RP (2,500 RP in the old system) for all items, not just Artifact Gear. The one exception are the Relic RPs. Those gave incredible amounts of refining points for Relic Weapons, up to 250,000 per piece. So they had to be adjusted.
This doesn’t make the refining stones useless by the way, but the adjustment is rather hefty. The Gleaming Frost Sapphire for example is now worth as much as five Peridots. So there’s definitely no point in farming those although it might seem like a good investment given their old RP values.
What do you think about account shared refining points. Would you utilize such a feature or are your alts all good anyway? Share your thoughts in the comments below and visit the corresponding thread on our message board!
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