In general, Tools are items which manipulate the character statistics in some way, whether that be restoring HP, MP, or even increasing the value of a primary stat. Weapons and armor are equipment which generally allow a character some offensive or defensive advantage for as long as the gear is equipped. A trinket serves in the same capacity as weapons or armor, though generally have beneficial auxiliary effects such as reducing MP costs. Material are items necessary to upgrade weapons and armor at a blacksmith. An item may be considered a tool Players distinguish them by their names and graphics.