Item Qualities are modifiers that can change an item. Some qualities don't show up in the names of items and are simply there to categorize.
This quality is only found on Ancient Gems. Ancients gems can only be found if the player is wearing an item with the attribute "Ability to find Ancient Gems" that can be found on Relic Jewels, or has used an Ancient Gem Booster Pack. Ancient gems cannot be upgraded with scrolls.
This subquality adds the prefix Broken and can be found from uncrating items and requires Recipe: Repair Item or 2 to 4 Materials excluding or including Gems to repair. After being repaired, the item will lose the Broken subquality and gain the Mythical subquality.
This quality is assigned to items that can be opened to yield more items. It has no effect on the item itself and cannot be on anything besides Keys and Chests.
The Collector quality is applied when an item is combined with a Collectors Stone. These kinds of items can be leveled up and can have more than one Rare Effect. More information on Collector Items can be found here.
If an item doesn't have any other qualities then it is considered a common item. It has no effect on the item itself.
These items are unique and are awarded to those who create the item. It adds the prefix Community to the item and it has the Sparkle Effect, unless it is an Aura or Mine. The creator's name is also put in the description. Normally only one of these exist for each Hat, Body Attachment, Aura and Mine.
This quality can be found on Sanctuary weapons and Runes. Weapons with this quality will have above average stats which can help in completing Sanctuary rounds.
This quality is only on limited time items from events, such as the Voodoo Juju Hat, or on premium items, such as the Tools from the Bundle of Smash Tools. It adds the prefix Legendary ingame, but the Rare quality can override it.
This subquality can be paired up with other qualities and adds a prefix and/or suffix to an item. These items have Attributes that can be very helpful. This subquality overrides the Painted subquality's prefix, but the item will still be painted. It can be on Hats, Body Attachments, Auras, and Gems and Jewels.
See Attributes for information on prefixes and suffixes and what they do.
This subquality is on any items that are broken and need to be repaired. These items always have higher than average prefix and suffix Attributes and a chance for sockets. On occasion, Multiplier Madness will occur and increase the stats on these items by a percentage for 60 seconds. This does not apply to the Extra Items per Day stat.
This subquality will change the color of specific parts of a Hat or Body Attachment. Currently there are 16 different colors: Beaver Brown, Purple Pizzazz, Midnight Black, Denim, Blizzard Blue, Orange Red, Red Fire, Laser Lemon, Ultra Green, Carribean Green, Tasty Rainbow, Sunny Orange, Marble White, Mystic Indigo and Solemn Greyscale. Only Hats and Body Attachments can be painted. See Paints for a list of the possible painted variations of each item.
NOTE: Some Hats and Body Attachments don't have painted variants yet.
This quality is found on Pure Sanctuary weapons. It allows you to create Runewords on a weapons. This quality will always give the item at least 1 socket
This quality will add a random Effect to the Hat or Body Attachment it is on and it adds the prefix Rare. There is a 2.22% chance for an item to be a rare. It can be on almost everything, but it has no visual effect on anything other than Hats and Body Attachments.
See Effect Tiers for all of the possible effects and their tiers.
This quality has 3 to 5 Attributes that are always the same type, but not the same power. It can only appear on specific items.
See Relics for more information.
The Simple quality is found on items purchased from the Shop. Items with this quality cannot be used to level up Collector Items.
This quality does nothing to the items and is used on items which behave differently or Materials that are only available for a limited time.
This Quality will give an item a different look than the regular appearance. Only certain items are able to have Styles, however Smash Mines are all able to have styles, excluding the Inferno Mine. More information on Mine Styles can be found here, while information on items with available Styles May be found here.
This subquality was applied to every Hat, Body Attachment, Aura, Flamethrower, and Mine that existed before the June 8th 2012 update.