In among all the big marquee changes that debuted on Tuesday morning with the launch of Storm Legion a new feature slipped in that we hadn’t heard much about before now: upgradable armor and weapons. This new type of item can be upgraded by using special components and promises to add extra fine tuning to gear customization for players.
Upgradable items can be obtained through quests, dungeons, or merchants. (Completing the Cape Jule story questline rewards an upgradable cloak, for example.) The icon for these items will have a small double arrow in the top right corner, and alt-clicking on it will open up the new Upgrade Item window.