Documentation (Tools)


Gem Exchange

This tool displays both current and historical data for the gem exchange. Price points are recorded for buying and selling gems once every 5 minutes. You can view current rates from gems to gold, gold to gems, USD to gems, and USD to gold.


Shiny Salvage

This tool is designed to calculate the profit from salvaging items for upgrades/globs of ectoplasm and selling the salvage on the Trading Post. As determined by the GW2 Wiki (for level 68+ items), Master/Mystic Salvage Kits have a 87.5% chance to yield an ecto per salvage and a Black Lion Salvage Kit has a 125% chance to yield an ecto per salvage.

Filters
Shiny Salvage Documentation
  • Display items as: Buy Orders/Sell Orders - Depending on the view chosen, the value of item will change (I.E. if a user that wants to find all profitable items based on a parent item's buy order value can simply swap to the "Buy Orders" view).
  • Sell upgrade component to: Buy Order/Sell Order - Sell your salvaged upgrade component to either the top buy order (quick sell) or the top sell order.
  • Salvage Kit: Black Lion/Mystic/Master - The salvage yield that is determined by the kit chosen.
  • Include kit costs? Yes/No - Including the kit costs will factor in the latest gem costs that are required to acquire Black Lion/Mystic Salvage Kits.
Labels
Shiny Salvage Documentation
  • Name - The name of the parent item that holds the upgrade component.
  • Level - The level of the item.
  • Quantity - The quantity currently available for the top sell order of the item.
  • Buy/Sell - The top buy/sell order price of the item.
  • Upgrade Sell Order - The top sell order price of the upgrade component that can be salvaged from the item.
  • Est. Salvage Profit - The estimated profit from salvage considering only potential upgrade component/glob of ectoplasm yields to be sold on the Trading Post. The 15% listing fees are factored in with this value.

Smart Find

This tool is designed to find all items that are most likely to yield profit based on a number of conditions. The main conditions involve searching an item's trade history to determine it's activity. If an item is deemed inactive (flat-lining or declining in value), the item is filtered out from the list. All items must also yield profit to the user upon flipping to be eligible for display.


Snatch-It

This tool is designed to find all listings that are profitable when the top sell order can be quickly bought and resold using the price of the second price listing down from the top sell order.

Labels
  • Name - The name of the item to be snatched.
  • Sell - The top sell order price of the item.
  • Sell (Next Lowest) - The second to the top sell order price of the item.
  • Supply - The quantity of the item in stock.
  • Demand - The quantity of the item in orders to be filled.
  • Resale Profit - The profit of the item if it were to be bought from the top sell order and sold the the next highest sell order. The 15% listing fees are factored in with this value.
  • ROI - Return on investment. The amount of return you will receive beyond your initial investment.

Snipe-It

This tool is designed to be a more precise version of the Snatch-It tool above. This tool specializes in finding listings with more than a single item in the stack. It's mostly meant for bulk trading but single items do have a purpose here as well.

Labels
  • Name - The name of the item(s) to be sniped.
  • Buy - The top buy order price of the item.
  • Sell - The top sell order price of the item.
  • Sell Quantity - The amount of items at the top sell order price.
  • Sell (Next Lowest) - The second to the top sell order price of the item.
  • Total Cost - The total cost if the entire stock were to be bought out at the top sell order price.
  • ROI - Return on investment. The amount of return you will receive beyond your initial investment.
  • Resale Profit - The profit of the item if it were to be bought from the top sell order and sold the the next highest sell order. The 15% listing fees are factored in with this value.

Shard Alchemy

This tool is designed to find all profitable Mystic Forge recipes that require Spirit Shards. Please note, the profit of these listings are based on average yields pulled from the wiki and DO NOT guarantee the same yield output on every combine.

Filters
Shard Alchemy Documentation
  • Display: Profitable/Unprofitable/All - If "Profitable" is selected, only profitable listings are shown (this is also the default). If "Unprofitable" is selected, only unprofitable listings will be shown. If "All" is selected, both profitable and unprofitable listings will be displayed.
  • View: All Types/Promotions Only/Weapons Only - If "All Types" is selected, all recipes will be shown. If "Promotions Only" is selected, only recipes that are item promotions will be shown (I.E. promoting Heavy Bone to Ancient Bone). If "Weapons Only" is selected, only weapon recipes will be shown.
  • View recipe ingredients as: Sell Orders/Buy Orders - Depending on the view chosen, the value of the recipe items will change (I.E. if a user that wants to find all profitable items based on a recipe item's buy order value can simply swap to the "Buy Orders" view).
  • Sell crafted item(s) to: Buy Orders/Sell Orders - Select whether you'd like to sell your crafted item(s) to the top buy order or top sell order.
  • Include recipes with gifts? Yes/No - Select whether to include recipes that require gifts to craft or not.
Labels
Shard Alchemy Documentation
  • Name - The name of the Mystic Forge recipe item to be built/promoted.
  • Yield - The average yield of the resulting item.
  • Recipe (Buy Orders)/(Sell Orders) - The components required to build the resulting item. These recipes are represented by either buy order or sell order prices depending on the view filter currently chosen.
  • Combine - The cost & profit per combine of the components. The 15% listing fees are factored in with these values.
  • Profit/Shard - The current profit gain delivered per Spirit Shard used when forging a single recipe. The 15% listing fees are factored in with this value.

Watchlist

This tool is designed to house any items you wish to track. When you are not logged in, it saves the list using your public IP. This means that any household devices you use at home, should pull up your local watchlist. When you are logged in, you can pull up your account watchlist from anywhere.