Item:Commendation of Valor
 Commendation of Valor
 Drop locations
- Epic quests on difficulties higher than Casual
- End rewards for epic quests
Double clicking a Commendation of Valor brings up a Barter UI with the following options:
|Potion of Insightful Ability (+2)||Bound to Account||40|
|Potion of Spellpower (+25)||Bound to Account||35|
|Potion of Prowess (+2)||Bound to Account||35|
|Iconic True Heart of Wood||Bound to Account||4200|
|Epic Heart of Wood||Bound to Account||4200|
|Heart Seed||Bound to Account||100|
As of Update 20 Patch 1, Heart Seed option has been implemented. 42 of these can be traded in for Iconic or Epic Heart of Wood. In the other words, players are now able to accumulate their Heart Seeds account-wide, towards the Heart they want. See
CoV are also used as an ingredient to create Thunder-Forged items.
 Amount per quest level and difficulty
The amount of CoV rewarded upon completion depend on the quest level (modified by the choice of difficulty) and the difficulty the quest was run on. The amount is given by
- Multiplier*(QuestLevel - 17)
- Multiplier is 2 for Epic Normal, 3 for Epic Hard and 5 for Epic Elite.
|Epic Normal||Epic Hard||Epic Elite|
The graph below shows the amount of commendations of Valor given based on base quest level. It is also valid for raids that can be ran on epic difficulty.
As of Update 21, The XP bonus found on Experience Elixirs, VIP bonuses, Guild Airship amenities and items now also increases the Commendation of Valor return found in End Reward lists. These bonuses are calculated individually. Please see Commendation of Valor XP Bonus Gains for more details. Tomes of Learning do not provide a boost to CoV rewards.
 Bonus Days and sever-side parameter
DDO Bonus Days event can increase the amount given per a reward list. This means that above number is not hard-coded and can be changed by sever-side parameter.
As of Update 21.1.1, 100 CoV limit on reward list has been removed and it should now return the calculated amount of CoV (
 See also
For more information: Commendation of Valor XP Bonus Gains has a detailed explanation of how your reward is calculated.