Updated for the Nov 28, 2013 patch.
Upgrading and downgrading, you can upgrade and downgrade mist essences.
Double check when buying Philosopher stones.
Two 2 agony infusions can be combined together to make a single 3 agony infusion.Buying ascended rings At the daily chest for tier 10 and higher fractals, players are guaranteed a Pristine Fractal Relic.Accessories Ascended accessories were introduced with Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm February path.Upgrading ascended ring to infused ring The Wintersday update provided us with a method to upgrade from regular ring to infused ring in the mystic forge Infused ring 1 Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence 3 Glob of Coagulated Mists Essence 5 Vial of Condensed Mists.Note that the utility infusion slot only exist on amulets.There are two ways currently to obtain them.
Non-infused Ascended rings will no longer drop from the daily chests at tier 26 and above).
Since the Nov 26, 2013 update, players can now use 250 Bloodstone Dust instead of 1 Vial of Condensed Mists Essence to make their ascended backpieces.
General formula : 1 Vial of Condensed Mists Essence or 250 Bloodstone Dust 250 Philosophers Stone/40 Crystal 50 Glob of Ectoplasm 250 T6 Fine Crafting material (except for venom sacs and totems).You can purchase them in the Guild Commendations vendor near the bank in Lions Arch for 5 old and 12 Guild Commendations earned via Guild Missions.Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence 5, glob of Coagulated Mists Essence 1 Mystic Coin 1 Glob of Ectoplasm 1 Fractal Relic in Mystic Forge.Alternatively, Shard of Crystallized Mists Essence also drops from L20 Fractal of the Mist (random drop off trash mobs).At tier 20, players can receive an Infused version of the Ascended ring (already comes with agony resistance).This slot is empty if you have created an infused version after the Nov 26, 2013 update.Bowyers Delight Combine 1 Vial of Condensed Mists Essence /250 Bloodstone Dust, 240 Philosophers Stone, 50 Glob of Ectoplasm, 250 Vicious Fang in Mystic Forge Total Stats: 56 Power, 35 Toughness, 35 Vitality, empty Offensive Infusion Slot ( pic ) Endless Quiver Combine 1 Vial.Currently, the only method to obtain them is via laurel vendors.Karka Shells, Passion Flowers, Passion Fruits can be brought on the trading post, obtained from the new Consortium Chests, or harvested/dropped from Southsun Cove.You will need to be Artificer (100) to perform the upgrade which also requires Thermocatalytic Reagent that can be purchased from the Master Artificer near the crafting stations.