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    Default Can Raid Runes be Traded for Ability Tomes?

    Can Raid Runes be Traded for Ability Tomes?

    I saw that awhile back some tome drop rates were increased in some raid quests so that one could get the tomes as a reward for doing certain endgame raids. Ravenloft in particular could drop plus 8 ability tomes and +1 enhancement point tomes.

    Then I saw that people also discussed how they frequently get tomes from raid 20th completions to the point that they would run a raid 20 times with the goal of getting a tome at the end of the grind. Eventually devs removed the 20th completion reward list from many raids (for a lot of reasons) and this has left me with the obvious question:

    Is it possible to trade raid runes for tomes?

    I already have +5 to all stats from favor but the +8 from Raven Loft would be a big upgrade.

    I could do 6 racial trs to get certain stats higher but grinding endgame raids for runes sound alot more fun even if more time consuming.

    If anyone could let me know if any of the raids let runes be traded for tomes I would appreciate it.

    If this is the wrong place to be posting questions (I am new to forums), I would also appreciate directions on where to direct them.

    [Reason I don't go to Ravenloft and check myself is that I do not have the expansion but if I found out I could grind out some +8 tomes from the raids I would definitely find it worth it to buy it tomorrow].

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    not as far as I know.

    I would love to be corrected....
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    No, they can't. The people who love runes and hate 20th end rewards seem to always overlook this critical detail.
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    Being able to buy tomes 1-2 below what drops in the raid on normal would be useful. At least hound would be good for non mains.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SirValentine View Post
    No, they can't. The people who love runes and hate 20th end rewards seem to always overlook this critical detail.
    I love runes and hate 20th end rewards, but I do think that adding tomes to the list of what can be bought would be a good thing.
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    I am on the opinion that at least the action point tomes should be earnable in regular gameplay ( with some grind, as in dropping in chests), they are right now a paid powerup with the current availability. 1 ap may not seem much, but if that's the difference for the perfect t4+t4+something cookie cutter setup, then it is actually quite powerful.

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    I wish more of raid runes and similar drops from quests chains and sagas could be traded for ability tomes and similar attachments. That would sure be applied to only a single character.
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    Default Petition to Devs

    Since there are no tomes trade-able for raid runes now I have to wonder why.

    If I was the Devs I would add them but just make them cost a redicules number of raid runes so that A) more people would buy their expansions and B) people would play end game ALOT more on higher difficulties which increases the grind which increases the amount of time that people play the game (including VIPs). C) People try farming then get frustraited and buy the tomes anyway.

    A larger endgame community would just make the game bigger as a whole. But this is just my humble opinion.

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