GW2 Lasting Bonds Bandolier Bag Achievement and Collection guide. This give you a free 32 slot ascended bag at the end.
This is a series of 3 collections after you finish the story in A Bug in the System episode (LSW4EP2). The story will give you a free 20 slot bag, then you can do the 3 collections to upgrade it to 24, 28 and then 32 slot bag as the final product. There is no time gated component or any expensive materials. All it requires is some items from doing the two metas in Sandwept Isles and some bounties.
Lasting Bonds: Where We Come From (24 slot)
This collection give you 3 AP and the rare version of the Bandolier that has 24 slots.
Simple Olmakhan Bandolier
- You can acquire this 20 slot bag by finishing all the story in A Bug in the System episode.
We Carry Her Loss Together
Talk to Efi by Atholma southern gate and go through the dialogues to get this item.
We Sing Her Story
Lordkeeper Rhosan is in a hut on one cliffs in the area.Talk to her about Efi for the second piece.
Laughter on the Wind
Talk to Marlen the race organizer about this piece.
The Good We Do in Life
For this you need to first complete the achievement Tales of Elona from Ewyn first. This require you to talk to Ewyn (at the very top of the rocks) and pick the option to listen to the stories of the people he lost. Then you need to talk to the four rock piles.
After you have the Tales of Elona achievement, talk to Ewyn again and pick the option about Efi (cub in the village who lost her parents)
Take the sand portal right next to Ewyn and then follow the path on the map to the marked location. Here you will find a sand portal you can use your jackal to get through to find the songbook on the otherside.
Lasting Bonds: What We Do Here (28 slot)
This collection give you 3 AP and the exotic version of the Bandolier that has 28 slots.
The Storm That Consumes All
Talk to Efi again to get this piece.
Old Stonehoof’s Stone Hoof
Collected by killing Old Stonehoof bounty. You can find it on the bounty boards in Atholma.
Ironshell’s Shell Fragment
Collected by killing Ironshell bounty. You can find it on the bounty boards in Atholma.
You can get this item from completing the Gathering Storm meta event. Defeating Zohaqan will drop this item. The meta starts at Atholma Waypoint with escorting the elders.
You can get this item by doing the elemental pre-event for Gathering Storm meta event. The pre-event has a couple stages ending with destroying the Stormcaller Echoes.
After the Gathering Storm meta, there will be Eerie Driftwood that wash up on the northern coast. Gather from these driftwoods for the item.
Nakis and Zohaqan’s Tree
Go out of the cave where you fought Zohaqan and you will find a tree near the beach. Interact with it for the item.
Inquest Manual on Choleric Elemental Energy
Purchased from the heart vendor near Magnetics Lab for 10k karma and 25 Difluorite Crystal
Lasting Bonds: What Comes Next (32 Slot)
This collection give you 5 AP and the ascended 32 slot bag.
Hope for Tomorrow
Talk to Efi again for this item.
Starcaller’s Aetheric Gland
Defeat the Legendary Starcaller bounty. You can find it on the bounty boards in Atholma.
Seneb the Desecrated’s Locket
Defeat the Legendary Seneb the Desecrated bounty. You can find it on the bounty boards in Anniogel Encampament.
Do the pre-event for Specimen Chamber to get this item.The pre-event starts right outside the Specimen Chamber POI whose doors are locked by lasers. Once the laser array’s primary power is depleted by the seepage, the pre-event will start. You need to defeat 50 waves of Inquest for the pre-event to complete (or until the timer expires).
Found in a Stolen Chest in the massive cave below Whispering Grotto in Elon Riverlands with all the Cobalt Eels and Corsairs.
Olmakhan Bow of Force
You get this at end of the Specimen Chamber meta event when you defeat two of the Specimen bosses together.
Shadow and Sun
Talk to Efi again and hand her the bow tor this item.
Crafting Additional 32 Slot Bags
Once you obtained your first 32 slot bag, you are able to craft more. The recipes are automatically unlocked and available for Tailor/Leatherwork/Armorsmith.
Simple Olmakhan Bandolier (20 Slot)
- 10x Bolt of Gossamer/10x Cured Hardened Leather Squares/10x Orichalcum Ingot
- 1x Superior Rune of Holding
- 1x Olmakhan Charm (50x Ley-Infused Sands, 1x Glob of Ectoplasm, 100x Foxfire Clusters, 10x Fury-Scorched Stones)
- Fury-Scorched Stones are rewards for Gathering Storm meta mostly and some events
Handwoven Olmakhan Bandolier (24 Slot)
- 2x Simple Olmakhan Bandolier
- 4x Olmakhan Latigo Straps
- Olmakhan Latigo Straps are from the Volatile Magic vendor by Atholma for 250 Volatile Magic each
- 1x Supreme Rune of Holding
- 1x Olmakhan Charm
Pocketed Olmakhan Bandolier (28Slot)
Reinforced Olmakhan Bandolier (32 Slot)
- 1x Pocketed Olmakhan Bandolier
- 4x Olmakhan Latigo Straps
- 12x Supreme Rune of Holding
- 1x Olmakhan Charm
In total it will cost you 12x Olmakhan Straps (3000 Volatile Magic), 18 Supreme Rune of Holding, 250 Ley-Infused Sand, 500 Foxfire Clusters and 50 Fury Scorched Stones per ascended 32 slot bag. Supreme Rune of Holding is the most expensive material with each costing about ~10g so each bag comes to about 180-200 gold each.
Special thanks to Rubik for providing the locations of the collection items.