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    Item Upgrade/Crafting Guide by Pinchie McPinch

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                                  Puzzle Chronicles
    
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                                 Item Upgrade Guide
                                     Version 1.01
                                     
                                     
                                Author: Mark Wilson
                          Contact: dinnshencha@hotmail.com
    
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    Copyright 2010 Mark Wilson
    
    This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal,
    private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed
    publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other
    web site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a
    violation of copyright.
    
    
    
    
    ---Contents----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.1]
    2. Item List  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2]
          Armor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2a]
          Boots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2b]
          Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2c]
          Charms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2d]
          Helmets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2e]
          Rings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2f]
          Shields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2g]
          Weapons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2h]
    3. Shops/Stock Lists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3]
          Ashurin Wall, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3a]
          Daedris Arena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3b]
          K'Lune Village. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3c]
          K'Thun Village. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3d]
          Najat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3e]
          Slaver Village. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3f]
    4. To Do  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.4]
    5. Thanks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.5]
    
    
    
    ---Version history---
    
    0.8  - Got a full item list together, finally.
    0.9  - Added shops section, introduction. Submitted.
    0.9a - Fixed some typos and grammar errors. Prettified the item list spacing.
    1.0  - Flipped around the items and shops chapters. Finished the shop lists.
    1.01 - I'd forgotten an item in my listing.. woops!
    
    ---Introduction----------------------------------------------------[CH.1]--
    
    Puzzle Chronicles is a game with quite a few awards to collect. Unfortunately
    a number of these involve getting a full collection of "Ultimate" items. Even
    more unfortunate is the game's poor organisation of inventory lists and its
    love for completely changing item names after upgrading an item to its final
    form, making it quite hard to track how far you've progressed through your
    item collection.
    
    Items in the game have five states - standard, ornate, legendary, epic and
    then their final "ultimate" form. An item in its ornate, legendary or epic
    form will be appropriately prefixed, for example "Legendary Studded Armor"
    or "Ornate Rock Boots". An item still in its standard state will have no
    prefix, while in its ultimate form the name will change entirely. As an
    example, the ultimate form of a "Scale Shield" is a "Dragonshield". This can
    make it very hard to track which items have been already upgraded.
    
    A pair of matching items can be upgraded at a forge (represented on the map
    with a hammer symbol) to craft a single item of the next highest state in a
    minigame. This means that two Circlets can be crafted to form a single Ornate
    Circlet, and two Legendary Circlets can be crafted to form a single Epic
    Circlet. It should be noted that forges earlier in the game have limits on
    the level of the items that can be worked on.
    
    The order of states for crafting is as such:
    
    Standard -> Ornate -> Legendary -> Epic -> Ultimate
    
    This means that to craft a single ultimate item you'll need two of its epic
    state, which themselves were fashioned from four of the item's legendary
    state, and so on. As a rule one single ultimate item comes from sixteen
    standard items, but luckily you'll pick up items in various states of upgrade
    from battling through the course of the game.
    
    
    ---Item List-------------------------------------------------------[CH.2]--
    
    As described earlier, items have five states. The only time an item's entire
    name changes is when it is upgraded from its epic to ultimate state, so I've
    only listed the differences between these two states in this section. The
    items are listed alphabetically by their ultimate state, as you're more
    likely to be here discovering which of these items you've missed. They're
    also separated by item type, as per the awards.
    
    [Armor] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2a]
    2x Epic Plate Armor         -> Ban of Set'Al
    2x Epic Chain Armor         -> Chains of K'Lune
    2x Epic Studded Armor       -> Fist of K'Thun
    2x Epic Tribal Armor        -> Hide of K'Ogar
    2x Epic Scale Armor         -> Scales of Z'Ora
    2x Epic Spiked Armor        -> Spine of L'Hal
    
    [Belts] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2b]
    2x Epic Jade Belt           -> Celadon
    2x Epic Ogryn Belt          -> Giant's Belt
    2x Epic Belt of Knowledge   -> Glimmer
    2x Epic Azure Belt          -> Indigo
    2x Epic Belt of Law         -> Justice
    2x Epic Belt of Might       -> Monolith
    2x Epic Belt of Truth       -> Verity
    2x Epic Belt of Speed       -> Zephyr
    
    [Boots] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2c]
    2x Epic Hob Boots           -> Boots of Flame
    2x Epic Nether Boots        -> Daemonskins
    2x Epic Desert Boots        -> Duneskins
    2x Epic Miner Boots         -> Goldskins
    2x Epic Imperial Boots      -> Ironskins
    2x Epic Marsh Boots         -> Plagueskins
    2x Epic Jungle Boots        -> Snakeskins
    2x Epic Rock Boots          -> Stoneskins
    
    [Charms]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2d]
    2x Epic Snake Harp          -> Corruptor
    2x Epic Chaos Skull         -> Dervish
    2x Epic Amulet of Fury      -> Devourer
    2x Epic Imperial Harp       -> Dominator
    2x Epic Khazrimi Harp       -> Eruptor
    2x Epic Platinum Coin       -> King's Coin
    2x Epic Healing Rune        -> Life Giver
    2x Epic War Rune            -> Lifetaker
    2x Epic Peace Rune          -> Mediator
    2x Epic Serpent Tooth       -> Missran Fang
    2x Epic Ashurin Harp        -> Protector
    2x Epic Manacles            -> Slavemaster
    2x Epic Wind Harp           -> Stormbringer
    2x Epic Lucky Coin          -> Trebloon
    
    [Helmets] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2e]
    2x Epic Circlet             -> Band of the Wise
    2x Epic Hunter's Helm       -> Helm of Darkness
    2x Epic Spiked Helm         -> Helm of Pain
    2x Epic Imperial Helm       -> Legion Helm
    2x Epic Beast Helm          -> Lionshead
    2x Epic Totemic Helm        -> Skullheim
    
    [Rings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2f]
    2x Epic Chaos Ring          -> Daemonist
    2x Epic Deep Ring           -> Delver
    2x Epic Ring of Earth       -> Earthwalker
    2x Epic Ring of Fire        -> Flammifer
    2x Epic Ring of Light       -> Lightbringer
    2x Epic Aura Ring           -> Magister
    2x Epic Desert Ring         -> Nomad
    2x Epic Ring of Pain        -> Paingiver
    2x Epic Life Ring           -> Purist
    2x Epic Swamp Ring          -> Serpentine
    2x Epic Thieves' Ring       -> Skulltaker
    2x Epic Ring of Water       -> Waterbearer
    
    [Shields] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2g]
    2x Epic Scale Shield        -> Dragonshield
    2x Epic Buckler             -> Dreamcatcher
    2x Epic War Shield          -> Griffin
    2x Epic Spiked Shield       -> Tiger's Claw
    2x Epic Great Shield        -> Tower
    2x Epic Kite Shield         -> Widow
    
    [Weapons] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.2h]
    2x Epic Spear               -> Bloodthief
    2x Epic Morning Star        -> Bonecruncher
    2x Epic Great Axe           -> Dark Angel
    2x Epic War Pike            -> Dragonlord
    2x Epic Mace                -> Gargoyle
    2x Epic Warhammer           -> Hand of God
    2x Epic Trident             -> Kraken
    2x Epic Broadsword          -> Phoenix
    2x Epic Kuttai              -> Ryno
    2x Epic Khopesh             -> Scavenger
    2x Epic Greatsword          -> Slayer
    2x Epic Falchion            -> Vyper
    
    
    ---Shops/Stock Lists-----------------------------------------------[CH.3]--
    
    There are a total of six shops scattered throughout the world, but not every
    shop sells every item. You can see if a location has a shop from the world
    map by highlighting it and pressing Y for more info. Higher state items become
    buyable from shops as you progress further into the game, so some might prefer
    to leave upgrading until a later time. I have included a list of items
    available at each shop, but have not included their prices as I'm not sure
    whether they change as better items become available during the course of the
    game. I've also not included the item states, as they vary as you progress
    through the game. These item lists were taken from a level 50 character with
    all stats at 75.
    
    [Ashurin Wall, The] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3a]
    Amulet of Fury
    Ashurin Harp
    Aura Ring
    Belt of Knowledge
    Belt of Might
    Belt of Truth
    Chaos Ring
    Circlet
    Great Shield
    Imperial Boots
    Imperial Harp
    Khazrimi Harm
    Khopesh
    Kuttai
    Life Ring
    Lucky Coin
    Nether Boots
    Plate Armor
    Platinum Coin
    Ring of Light
    Scale Armor
    Spiked Armor
    Spiked Helm
    Spiked Shield
    Swamp Ring
    Totemic Helm
    War Pike
    
    [Daedris Arena] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3b]
    Azure Belt
    Beast Helm
    Belt of Truth
    Broadsword
    Buckler
    Circlet
    Falchion
    Great Axe
    Hunter's Helm
    Life Ring
    Manacles
    Marsh Boots
    Nether Boots
    Platinum Coin
    Ring of Water
    Serpent Tooth
    Swamp Ring
    Thieves' Coin
    Tribal Armor
    Trident
    Warhammer
    Wind Harp
    
    [K'Lune Village]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3c]
    Azure Belt
    Beast Helm
    Belt of Law
    Broadsword
    Buckler
    Deep Ring
    Healing Rune
    Mace
    Manacles
    Marsh Boots
    Miner's Boots
    Peace Rune
    Rock Boots
    Studded Armor
    Thieves' Ring
    Tribal Armor
    Trident
    War Rune
    
    [K'Thun Village]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3d]
    Belt of Speed
    Chain Armor
    Chaos Skull
    Desert Boots
    Desert Ring
    Falchion
    Great Axe
    Greatsword
    Hob Boots
    Hunter's Helm
    Imperial Helm
    Jade Belt
    Jungle Boots
    Kite Shield
    Morning Star
    Ogryn Belt
    Ring of Earth
    Ring of Fire
    Ring of Water
    Spear
    War Shield
    Warhammer
    
    [Najat] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3e]
    Amulet of Fury
    Ashurin Harp
    Belt of Law
    Belt of Might
    Belt of Speed
    Chain Armor
    Chaos Ring
    Deep Ring
    Healing Rune
    Imperial Helm
    Jungle Boots
    Khopesh
    Mace
    Miner's Boots
    Morning Star
    Peace Rune
    Ring of Earth
    Rock Boots
    Snake Harp
    Spear
    Spiked Armor
    Spiked Helm
    Spiked Shield
    Studded Armor
    Totemic Helm
    War Rune
    War Shield
    
    [Slaver Camp] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  [CH.3f]
    Azure Belt
    Beast Helm
    Broadsword
    Buckler
    Chaos Skull
    Desert Boots
    Desert Ring
    Greatsword
    Hob Boots
    Jade Belt
    Kite Shield
    Manacles
    Marsh Boots
    Ogryn Belt
    Ring of Fire
    Thieves' Ring
    Tribal Armor
    Trident
    
    
    ---To-Do-----------------------------------------------------------[CH.4]--
    
    Not much to do now. Just some notes on the actual crafting side-game. The
    shop and item lists are done, and that's the huge bulk of it done. I'm
    happy to bring it the versioning all the way up to V1.0 now.
    
    
    ---Thanks----------------------------------------------------------[CH.5]--
    
    MooGlish, Jerec and AK for their constant love and support. Gee, you guys
    just make me so happy I could cry.
    GameFAQs for their site and boards. I hold you responsible for my gaming
    addiction.
    Infinite Interactive for their game. Thanks for the crazy item renaming
    scheme of yours driving me crazy! <3
    I Love Food.
    Billi Abbühl for picking up on an item I'd missed from the upgrade list. :)