How to Bless Items in Warhammer: Chaosbane

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As you progress through Warhammer: Chaosbane, you’ll eventually unlock the ability to bless your items.

After completing the first mission in Act 3 you’re able to bless your items to make them stronger, but Warhammer: Chaosbane doesn’t explain the system very well. And you can’t bless items willy-nilly as it requires resources that aren’t always easy to come across.

To bless an item, you need to select it in your inventory and then press Y on Xbox One or Triangle on PS4. The button you need to press is displayed at the bottom of the screen. You’ll then be taken to a blessing screen, with the item you’ve selected in the middle. Around the edge will be empty spaces in which you need to place gems.

To bless an item, a medal is required in the slot at the top of the blessing screen. These are rare to come across, so don’t go blessing items just for the hell of it. Once a medal is set in the slot, which is done automatically if you have one available, you can begin to place gem fragments in the oval slots to gain benefits. Once you’ve placed your gems, you can confirm the blessing to upgrade your item.

Each of the different coloured gem fragments provides an effect, and the number placed into each slot is determined by your character level. Later into the game, you’ll also unlock gem fragment linking, which allows you to connect gems with smaller triangular ones to create new effects. The effects available are listed below.

Solo Effects:

Red/Yellow: Damage
Green/Blue: HP

Linked Effects:

Red + Yellow: Armour Piercing
Red + Blue: Crit Damage
Red + Green: Crit Chance
Blue + Yellow: Max Energy
Blue + Green: Armor
Yellow + Green: Counter-Attack Damage

Note that while items can be blessed more than once in Warhammer: Chaosbane, blessing an item that has already been blessed simply overwrites the effects. We think it’s best to save your resources until the end of the game before you start blessing items. Maybe wait until you’ve got some heroic items that you’re really going to want to keep hold of.