These are the Special Salvage items a character can collect. They are not directly connected with bases, inventions, or events.
NOTE: You are limited to 1 Access Bypass and 2 Prototype Elements at a time. You are also limited to 9999 Vanguard Merits, Brain Storm Ideas, Mission Architect Tickets, Reward Merits, Alignment Merits, and Incarnate Components. Finally, there is a limit of 10 units on both types of Discount Coupons. The limit on Enhancement Unslotters, Converters, and Boosters is unknown, though it is assumed to be 9999.
Special salvage cannot be traded between players, nor can it be sold at a Auction House.
Special Salvage Items
This salvage allows you to replace the need for one Scientist to get the launch code for the rocket in Warburg.
Access Bypass salvage can drop on the Break In/Smash and Grab side mission in a Mayhem Mission or Safeguard Mission
Main Article: Astral Merit Salvage
You have been awarded a reward token for completing Endgame content. Astral Merits can be spent on various Endgame Rewards, or traded for Reward Merits.
Brain Storm Idea
Main Article: Brain Storm Idea Salvage
Your experimentation created something that may be useful in an invention! Use these ideas at an invention table to create new salvage.
Main Article: Empyrean Merit Salvage
You have been awarded a reward token for completing Endgame content. Empyrean Merits can be spent on various Endgame Rewards, or traded for Astral Merits.
Main Article: Enhancement Booster Salvage
An Enhancement Booster can be combined with an Invention Origin enhancement to increase their effective level by 1. Each enhancement can be boosted up to 5 times this way. To use this salvage, enter your enhancement management screen. Click on the power that contains the slotted Invention Origin enhancement. Once in the combine screen, click on the enhancement you wish to boost. This will cause the enhancement to slide into the left combine slot and will cause the Enhancement Booster salvage to appear in this screen. Click the Enhancement Booster to cause it to slide into the right combine slot. Click Combine to complete.
Main Article: Enhancement Catalyst Salvage
This salvage can be combined in the Enhancement management screen, with a slotted Archetype Origin Enhancement if the character is level 50. This will result in a superior version of that Archetype Origin Enhancement that has significantly improved stats and set bonuses. To use this salvage, enter your enhancement management screen. Click on the power that contains the slotted Archetype Origin enhancement. Once in the combine screen, click on the enhancement you wish to upgrade. This will cause the enhancement to slide into the left combine slot and will cause the Enhancement Catalyst salvage to appear in this screen. Click the Enhancement Catalyst to cause it to slide into the right combine slot. Click Combine to complete.
Main Article: Enhancement Converter Salvage
Enhancement Converters can be used to convert an enhancement to another within the same rarity (Uncommon, Rare, Very Rare, PvP or Archetype Origin Enhancement) or category (Melee Damage, Healing, Resist Damage, etc.). Alternatively, this salvage can be used to convert an enhancement within the same set for three times the cost in Enhancement Converters. You can access your enhancement converter interface by clicking on Enhancement on your power tray and then clicking on Convert.
Main Article: Enhancement Unslotter
This salvage can be used to bring a slotted enhancement into the user's enhancement tray. A single Enhancement Slotter will be consumed for each enhancement that is unslotted. To use, simply drag a slotted enhancement from the power in which it is slotted, to an open enhancement tray slot.
Heroes & Villains Super Pack
Main Article: Heroes & Villains Super Pack
5 random rewards can be claimed by right clicking on this piece of salvage and selecting "Open" from the menu. Super Packs can contain valuable consumable items like: Enhancement Boosters, Enhancement Unslotters, Costume Pieces, Archetype Origin Enhancements and much much more.
Invention Discount Coupon
Your connections with your Day Job has earned you a coupon good for 25% off the cost of creating an invention enhancement, power or costume piece
Characters that log off in Wentworth's Fine Consignments/The Black Market, docks (for villains), or stores (for heroes) gain pieces of this salvage item after receiving the Entrepreneur (for heroes) or Profiteer (for villains) accolade.
Mission Architect Ticket
Main Article: Ticket
You've earned this ticket from having players rate your Architect Missions or from having played content from the Mission Architect. You can exchange these tickets for fabulous prizes at any Mission Architect location!
This salvage allows you to replace the need for one Core Sample to process the ore in Bloody Bay.
Main Article: Merit Rewards
You have been awarded a reward token for your efforts in completing a difficult task. Reward tokens are given out after completing Task/Strike Forces, Story Arcs, and more. The number of tokens is based upon the type of task and the average completion time for that particular task. These tokens can be spent to purchase a wide variety of rewards at Merit Vendors. These contacts can be found in many zones.
Tailor Discount Coupon
Your connections with your Day Job has earned you a coupon good for 25% off a costume change.
Characters that log off in a Tailor gain pieces of this salvage item.
Main Article: Vanguard Merit
Special Mission Salvage Items
These pieces of salvage will show up under the special tab but are gained from specific missions and are not tradable, or sellable, and can only be used with a special mission specific recipe.
One of Azuria's wands. Seems to be the only thing she doesn't lose on a regular basis.
Circle of Thorns Incantation
An incantation used by the Circle of Thorns in a transformation ritual.
This dirt comes from the grave sites of Midnighters who were killed during the Rikti invasion. It's infused with the angry spirit of all those who were struck down on that fate filled day. Their vengeance will guide the wand to the correct target.
Sample of Lost Serum
A sample of the serum used to create the Lost.
Vial of Hero 1's Blood
A vial of blood from Hero 1.
- From its introduction in the Winter Event 2007 to Issue 15, Candy Cane Salvage was found under this salvage tab in-game. With some coding improvements, the limit restrictions to Event Salvage was changed to allow Candy Canes to go in their proper category while retaining their greater allotted storage amount.