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For technique kits details, please visit Category:Technique Kit!

One of the biggest bonuses to Istaria is that almost any craftable item can have a technique added to it. Some exceptions are craftable resources (bars / bricks etc), sub components, potions, and cargo disks. Techniques are used to modify the properties of various items, adding a specific bonus to them. They require components as well as orbs of the appropriate tier. Techniques are can be added to an item during the creation.

How many techniques are allowed to use on items depends on their Tier.

  • Tier 1 – 1 Technique per item
  • Tier 2 – 1 Technique per item
  • Tier 3 – 2 Techniques per item
  • Tier 4 – 2 Techniques per item
  • Tier 5 – 3 Techniques per item

Most of the techniques range from tier 1 to tier 5. However, there are some that go only up to tier 3 or others that have only tier 1 or 2.

Where can I find techniques?[edit]

Techniques from tiers 1 through 5 can be gained from dead mobs as loot. Mobs that drop techniques are Chests, Semi-Intelligents - That is pygmies, ogres, skulks, etc, and also Undead - Skeletons, Zombies, Mummies, etc. Also only named mobs or mobs in the upper half of each tier will drop techniques, with named mobs having higher chances of dropping a technique. The upper half levels of each tier are as follows:

Tier specifications[edit]

Tier Level Levels Skills
Tier I 1 - 19 1 - 199
Tier II 20 - 39 200 - 399
Tier III 40 - 59 400 - 599
Tier IV 60 - 79 600 - 799
Tier V 80 - 99 800 - 999
Tier VI 100+ 1000+

Techatrons sell mystery technique boxes that contain random lootable techniques.

Some techniques are purchased from Armorer, Spellcrafter and Weaponsmith trainers and Quartermasters throughout Istaria.

Tier V Spell, Defense, Adventure and Ability techniques are not available from NPCs - they are drop-only.

Short overview: Vendors selling what[edit]

NameTechnique typesJobLocation
Alba TuliusTier IV DefenseArmorer TrainerFeladan
AmenakTier I DefenseArmorer TrainerKion
AminahTier I SpellSpellcrafter TrainerKion
Tier IV Craft
Balto TelblanterTier III DefenseArmorer TrainerNew Rachival
Barton TaylorTier II DefenseArmorer TrainerDalimond
Corporal Elmond WeissTier II StatisticQuartermaster, Vandus MilitiaDalimond
Edison MaberlySocketing
Tier III Craft
QuartermasterNew Rachival
Eirik IngissonTier III SpellSpellcrafter TrainerMahagra
Grendan StonemeldSocketing
Tier V Craft
HakzhaTier I Ability
Tier I Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerSslanis
Holm NestlavenTier III StatisticQuartermasterMahagra
IzadTier I SpellSpellcrafter TrainerSslanis
JahaimTier I Ability
Tier I Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerKion
Janner CinderfallTier IV StatisticQuartermasterFeladan
Jeysta MaaltasTier III Ability
Tier III Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerMahagra
Jother ScrapedaggerTier III Ability
Tier III Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerNew Rachival
KateosTier IV SpellSpellcrafter TrainerKirasanct
KwenyaTier IV SpellSpellcrafter TrainerFeladan
LavanaelTier IV Ability
Tier IV Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerFeladan
Tier I Statistic
Tier I Craft
Minisa AlbrathTier I Spell
Tier II Spell
Spellcrafter TrainerDalimond
Mirabell DanatosTier II Ability
Tier II Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerDalimond
Tier II Craft
Nature Keeper IseruBanners (all tiers)Tower of Nature
PhilemonTier IV DefenseArmorer TrainerKirasanct
Rondo WisecraftTier III SpellSpellcrafter TrainerNew Rachival
SsanithorTier I DefenseArmorer TrainerSslanis
Tahtoom FrumjaTier III DefenseArmorer TrainerMahagra
TalarinteshSpell Technique KitsOasis of Brethil
Techatron v.02 (Dalimond)Tier V Ability
Tier V Adventure
Tier V Defense
Tier V Spell
Techatron v.02 (New Rachival)Tier V Ability
Tier V Adventure
Tier V Defense
Tier V Spell
New Rachival
ThazeraTier IV Ability
Tier IV Adventure
Weaponsmith TrainerKirasanct

Techniques Sold by NPC Traders[edit]

Technique Tiers and Types Locations and NPCs
T1 Ability and Adventure Kion Weaponcraft Trainer Jahaim
Sslanis Weaponcraft Trainer Hakzha
T1 Armor Dye, Statistic and Weapon Dye Kion Quartermaster Marcus
T1 Craft and Socketing Sslanis Quartermaster Melli
T1 Defense Kion Armorer Trainer Amenak
Sslanis Armorer Trainer Ssanithor
T1 Spell Dalimond Spellcrafter Trainer Minisa Albrath
Kion Spellcrafter Trainer Aminah
Sslanis Spellcrafter Trainer Izad
T2 Ability and Adventure Dalimond Weaponsmith Trainer Mirabell Danatos
T2 Craft and Socketing Chiconis Quartermaster Nalithess
T2 Defense Dalimond Armorer Trainer Barton Taylor
T2 Spell Dalimond Spellcrafter Trainer Minisa Albrath
T2 Statistic Dalimond Quartermaster Corporal Elmond Weiss
T3 Ability and Adventure Mahagra Weaponsmith Trainer Jeysta Maaltas
New Rachival Weaponcraft Trainer Jother Scrapedagger
T3 Craft and Socketing New Rachival Quartermaster Edison Maberly
T3 Defense Mahagra Armorer Trainer Tahtoom Frumja
New Rachival Armorer Trainer Balto Telblanter
T3 Spell Mahagra Spellcrafter Trainer Eirik Ingisson
New Rachival Spellcrafter Trainer Rondo Wisecraft
T3 Statistic Mahagra Quartermaster Holm Nestlaven
T4 Ability and Adventure Feladan Weaponcraft Trainer Lavanael
Kirasanct Weaponcraft Trainer Thazera
T4 Craft and Socketing Kirasanct Quartermaster Azmedai
T4 Defense Feladan Armorer Trainer Alba Tulius
Kirasanct Armorer Trainer Philemon
T4 Spell Feladan Spellcrafter Trainer Kwenya
Kirasanct Spellcrafter Trainer Kateos
T4 Statistic Feladan Quartermaster Janner Cinderfall
T5 Craft, Socketing and Statistic Aughundell Quartermaster Grendan Stonemeld