Storm Legion: A Grandmaster Runecrafting Guide

Rift posted by mistical

Below are all the new runecrafting materials and how they are acquired from breaking down gear. You will also find that we have listed every Runecrafting recipe with every single detail needed for them. Keep in mind that some of these ingredients might change as Storm Legion is fine tuned.

This guide will be further updated additional information and tips such as acquiring a large amount of runes by breaking down certain easy items to make with Outfitter as another profession.

You must be at least level 290 in Runecrafting to break down Level 50 to 60 items.

Runecrafting is one of the hardest crafts to level up in Storm Legion, and hopefully Trion will address the issues with it soon. You will find it somewhat hard especially compared to other professions and expensive to level up. There are a few ways to approach leveling it up to save you some platinum.

In my opinion, the cheapest and best way to level up to 375 and/or acquire a lot of materials afterwards is to make Dense Leather Belts, these require 4 Dense Leather, 2 Vitreous Oil and 2 Strong Thread. The Vitreous Oil and Strong Thread are bought from the vendor and cost 20 gold per each one, this will be quiet expensive but with the current price for Runecrafting Materials on each shards auction houses, it is actually cheaper in the long run.

Dense Hide is easy to acquire if you are a butcher; as it has always fit well with Outfitter and Runecrafting and since you can easily farm it at lower level mobs and it is not hard to acquire as say Truehide.

If you use the following advice above, the Runecrafting dailies might just be worth it for you otherwise, at this current time as of 2.0 Hotfix #2, I do not think it is.

Another approach to leveling to 375, would be to runebreak everything you do not need while leveling from 50 to 60. This will not fully level you to 375, even if you have a partner to level up with as well and them sending you bind on equip items too. However, if you are with 2 or more people, and they all send you them while leveling, you will likely hit 375 faster.

Icon Crafting Material Item Levels Item Type
Emergent Cloud 51-60 All
Wandering Star 51-60 All
Spiral Aurora 51-60 All
Radiant Nucleus 51-60 All
Branching Star 51-60 Blue


Runecraft Recipes

Recipe Name RC Level Product Item Level Usable On Ingredients Cost
Gleaming Devastating Runeshard 300+ Physical Crit +25 51+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged (2) Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (4) Wandering Star 50 AM, 1 MCM
Gleaming Calamitous Runeshard 300+ Spell Critical Hit +25 51+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged Radiant Nucleus, (2) Emergent Cloud, (4) Wandering Star 50 AM, 1 MCM
Gleaming Devastating Rune 310+ Physical Crit +50 51+ Two Handed Emergent Cloud, (2) Spiral Aurora, (4) Wandering Star 50 AM, 1 MCM
Gleaming Calamitous Rune 310+ Spell Critical Hit +50 51+ Two Handed (2) Radiant Nucleus, Emergent Cloud, (4) Wandering Star 50 AM, 1 MCM
Auroral Rage Rune 320+ Attack Power +50 53+ Two Handed (2) Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 2 MCM
Auroral Rage Runeshard 320+ Attack Power +25 53+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged, Seal Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 6 MCM
Auroral Recondite Rune 320+ Spell Power +50 53+ Two Handed Radiant Nucleus, (2) Emergent Cloud, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 2 MCM
Auroral Recondite Runeshard 320+ Spell Power +25 53+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged, Seal Radiant Nucleus, Emergent Cloud, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 6 MCM
Gleaming Wrathful Rune 330+ Dexterity +27, Attack Power +17 53+ Chest (2) Emergent Cloud, (2) Spiral Aurora, Branching Star 75 AM, 4 MCM
Gleaming Dominating Rune 330+ Intelligence +27, Spell Power +17 53+ Chest (2) Radiant Nucleus, (2) Emergent Cloud, Branching Star 75 AM, 4 MCM
Auroral Sagacious Rune 340+ Wisdom +32 53+ Helmet, Legs (3) Radiant Nucleus, (3) Branching Star 75 AM, 4 MCM
Auroral Adamant Rune 350+ Endurance +32 53+ Totem, Shield (2) Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (3) Branching Star 75 AM, 6 MCM
Auroral Deft Rune 360+ Dexterity +32 53+ Chest, Shoulders Emergent Cloud, (2) Spiral Aurora, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 6 MCM
Auroral Insightful Rune 360+ Intelligence +32 53+ Chest, Shoulders (2) Radiant Nucleus, Emergent Cloud, (2) Branching Star 75 AM, 6 MCM
Auroral Potent Rune 360+ Strength +32 53+ Helmet, Legs (3) Spiral Aurora, (3) Branching Star 75 AM, 4 MCM
Auroral Steadfast Rune 365+ Physical Crit +38 53+ Gloves (4) Spiral Aurora, (4) Branching Star 100 AM, 10 MCM
Auroral Unwavering Rune 365+ Spell Critical Hit +38 53+ Gloves (4) Radiant Nucleus, (4) Branching Star 100 AM, 10 MCM
Gleaming Intrepid Rune 375+ Crit Power +42 53+ Feet Empyrean Essence, (5) Branching Star 200 AM, 18 MCM
Auroral Devastating Rune 375+ Physical Crit +76 53+ Two Handed Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (5) Branching Star 200 AM, 18 MCM
Auroral Devastating Runeshard 375+ Physical Crit +38 53+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (4) Branching Star 200 AM, 18 MCM
Auroral Calamitous Rune 375+ Spell Critical Hit +76 53+ Two Handed Radiant Nucleus, Emergent Cloud, (5) Branching Star 200 AM, 18 MCM
Auroral Calamitous Runeshard 375+ Spell Critical Hit +38 53+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged Radiant Nucleus, Emergent Cloud, (4) Branching Star 200 AM, 18 MCM
Empyrean Rage Rune 375+ Attack Power +64 57+ Two Handed Empyrean Essence, (2) Emergent Cloud, Spiral Aurora, (3) Solidifying Star 4 GCM, 60 MCM
Empyrean Rage Runeshard 375+ Attack Power +32 57+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged Empyrean Essence, (2) Spiral Aurora, (3) Solidifying Star 4 GCM, 60 MCM
Empyrean Recondite Rune 375+ Spell Power +64 57+ Two Handed Empyrean Essence, Radiant Nucleus, (2) Emergent Cloud, (3) Solidifying Star 4 GCM, 60 MCM
Empyrean Recondite Runeshard 375+ Spell Power +32 57+ One Hand, Off Hand, Ranged Empyrean Essence, (2) Radiant Nucleus, (3) Solidifying Star 4 GCM, 60 MCM

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