How to Enhance Weapons and Armor in Dragon’s Dogma 2

You’ll find plenty of equipment throughout your travels, though most of it will stem from spending gold at merchants in Vernworth and other cities, and each will serve you well. But how well? If you want to take down dragons and minotaurs, you’ll want to enhance weapons and armor in Dragon’s Dogma 2. Here’s how!

Where to Enhance Weapons and Armor in Dragon’s Dogma 2

You can enhance your weapons and armor in Dragon’s Dogma 2 by visiting their respective merchants and selecting “Enhance Equipment” from their trade menu. For armor sets, see the armor vendor. For weapons, the weapon vendor.

The thing is that enhancing your equipment requires resources. You’ll want a ton of ore, such as Silver and Iron, which you can find in mines and caves throughout the open world. But some enhancements require far more rare resources, like crystals harvested from the blood of dragons, so be on the lookout!

What Does Equipment Enhancements Buff?

The exact buff varies depending on the piece of equipment, required materials, and the level of enhancement.

By spending resources and gold to improve your equipment in Dragon’s Dogma 2, you’ll enhance the following:

  • Weight Carried
  • Defense
  • Magick Defense
  • Slash Res
  • Strike Res
  • Knockdown Res
  • Elemental Res
  • Debilitation Res
  • Strength
  • Magick
  • Slash Strength
  • Strike Strength
  • Knockdown Power

These stats vary depending on whether you’re enhancing a piece of armor or a weapon.

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