Geode Surface

Fight the Shadows on the Surface of Geode with new Crystal Gear and Cosmic Gems up to U10.

Information on Crystal Gear, Light and Dark stats, Forging and Materials, Cosmic Gems and Empowered Cosmic Gem Abilities.

Crystal GearTop ^

Crystal gear is equipment designed to fight the Shadow, these come with bonuses to Light.

The introduction quest will lead you towards crafting your first Crystal weapon, and you can obtain more as you adventure through the world.

Crystal gear comes in 3 levels. Unlike Shadow/Radiant/Stellar Levels you cannot upgrade Crystal Levels. You can, however, upgrade any Crystal Level to have more stars using Forge.

  • Crystal Level 1 drops in Geode Topside U8, U9, U10,  can be purchased on Sunseeker's Crystalforge
  • Crystal Level 2 drops in Geode Topside U9, U10
  • Crystal Level 3 drops in Geode Topside U10

Crystal gear has 5 stats, with Light being a new mandatory second stat on it.

Stats that can be on Crystal gear

Weapons:

  1. Physical Damage / Magical Damage
  2. Light
  3. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Energy Regen / Movement Speed / Maximum Health
  4. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Energy Regen / Movement Speed / Maximum Health / Critical Hit
  5. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Energy Regen / Movement Speed / Maximum Health

Faces:

  1. Maximum Health
  2. Light
  3. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Health Regen / Movement Speed
  4. Physical Damage / Magical Damage / Jump / Stability / Maximum Health % / Magic Find
  5. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Health Regen / Movement Speed

Hats:

  1. Maximum Health
  2. Light
  3. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Health Regen / Movement Speed
  4. Jump / Stability / Maximum Health % / Magic Find / Lasermancy
  5. Attack Speed / Critical Damage / Health Regen / Movement Speed

Light and DarknessTop ^

Light is a new stat that is found on Crystal gear and Cosmic Gems. Darkness exists exclusively on the enemies on Geode.

Light cannot be removed from items.

Without the Light stat, you'll find it virtually impossible to defeat enemies bathed in Darkness.

  • 5000 Power Rank is required to access Geode Topside U8
  • 100 Light and 10000 Power Rank is required to access Geode Topside U9
  • 2125 Light and 15000 Power Rank is required for Geode Topside U10

It is reported that 5822 is the maximum Light you can obtain

Forging and MaterialsTop ^

To upgrade your Crystal gear you will need materials obtained from Mining and breaking down other Crystal gear.

Breaking down Crystal gear

Crystal gear can be loot collected into:

Stellar and Crystal gear return Pearl of Wisdom that are on them when deconstructed.

Mining

Adventuring

Defeating dungeon bosses will reward you with Lesser Geodian Topside Cache which will contain:

Upgrading Crystal Gear

Upgrade your Crystal Gear as you normally would using a Forge.

Crystalline Core, Forge Fragment and Nitro-Glitterine is used to upgrade the stars on items at the Forge from 0-5. It cannot be used to raise the Crystal Level.

Crystal Gear Upgrade Costs

  Crystalline Core Forge Fragment Nitro-Glitterine
Crystal Level 1      
Star 1 1 1 10
Star 2 2 2 20
Star 3 3 4 30
Star 4 4 7 40
Star 5 5 10 50
Crystal Level 2      
Star 1 4 10 50
Star 2 6 20 70
Star 3 8 30 90
Star 4 10 40 110
Star 5 12 50 130
Crystal Level 3      
Star 1 25 50 500
Star 2 50 75 750
Star 3 75 150 1000
Star 4 100 175 1250
Star 5 125 200 1500

Cosmic GemsTop ^

Cosmic Gems will be the primary way to boost your Light stat.

You will find 3 new slots for them in the Gems window of your character UI represented with a purple border, 2 Lesser Cosmic Gem slots and 1 Empowered Cosmic Gem Slot.

Slots Unlock at following levels:

  • Empowered Cosmic Gem Socket - level 25
  • Lesser Cosmic Gem Socket - level 27
  • Lesser Cosmic Gem Socket - level 30

Lesser Cosmic Gems are found in Cosmic Gem Box. Cosmic gem boxes are obtained from defeating World Bosses, Lairs and Dungeons in Geode Topside.

Empowered Cosmic Gems can drop from existing Empowered Gem Box, Stellar Empowered Gem Box or Cosmic Empowered Gem Box that is crafted on Crystallogy Workbench.

Upgrading Cosmic Gems

Cosmic Gems are upgraded using Cosmic Gem Dust which is obtained by breaking down Cosmic Gems or Crystal Gear.

Empowered Cosmic Gem AbilitiesTop ^

There are some new abilities added with the Empowered Cosmic Gems.

Vampirian Vanquisher

Dealing a critical hit to enemies has a chance to increase movement speed and cause the next hit to leech health. 

Flower Power

Taking damage has a chance to spawn a blast flower, which will decay and explode, damaging nearby enemies. This gem has a cooldown.

Empyrean Barrier

Periodically applies a shield that reduces incoming damage. When the shield is destroyed it will explode, damaging nearby enemies. This gem has a cooldown.

Berserk Battler

Damaging enemies causes a frenzied state, adding a small increase to attack speed and Light. Continued damage to enemies extends the frenzied state until it causes a berserk state, greatly increasing attack speed and Light.

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