PoE Ancient Orb Best Use – Headhunter PoE Harbinger Currency

PoE Ancient Orb Ancient Orb is a Stackable Currency item. The drop level is 1 and comes from the Harbinger League. It reforges a unique item as another of the same item class:

1. Broader sense of the same Item Classes

Path of Exile Ancient Orb Ancient Orb can be used to reforge a unique item as another of the same item class in the broader sense of the term, such as “flask” instead of life/mana/hybrid/utility flask.

Item class Internal ID Category
Life Flasks LifeFlask Flasks
Mana Flasks ManaFlask Flasks
Hybrid Flasks HybridFlask Flasks
Amulets Amulet Jewellery
Rings Ring Jewellery
Claws Claw One Handed Weapon
Daggers Dagger One Handed Weapon
Wands Wand One Handed Weapon
One Hand Swords One Hand Sword One Handed Weapon
Thrusting One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Sword One Handed Weapon
One Hand Axes One Hand Axe One Handed Weapon
One Hand Maces One Hand Mace One Handed Weapon
Bows Bow Two Handed Weapon
Staves Staff Two Handed Weapon
Two Hand Swords Two Hand Sword Two Handed Weapon
Two Hand Axes Two Hand Axe Two Handed Weapon
Two Hand Maces Two Hand Mace Two Handed Weapon
Quivers Quiver Off-hand
Belts Belt Jewellery
Gloves Gloves Armor
Boots Boots Armor
Body Armours Body Armour Armor
Helmets Helmet Armor
Shields Shield Off-hand
Sceptres Sceptre One Handed Weapon
Utility Flasks UtilityFlask Flasks
Critical Utility Flasks UtilityFlaskCritical Flasks
Rune Dagger Rune Dagger One Handed Weapon
Warstaff Warstaff Two Handed Weapon

2. It do not change the inventory size of an item

Reforging a unique item means the base item type can change when the orb is applied. Ancient Orbs do not change the inventory size of an item, so 2×4-sized “tower shields” for example stay within that group.

Ancient Orb Best Use – PoE Headhunter

Headhunter Headhunter is a unique Leather Belt. The best unique belt for crafting Headhunter Headhunter is the following belt:

Item Drop Level
Wurm’s Molt Wurm’s Molt 8
Immortal Flesh Immortal Flesh 50
Umbilicus Immortalis Umbilicus Immortalis 30
Cyclopean Coil Cyclopean Coil 68
Gluttony Gluttony 48
Hyperboreus Hyperboreus 53

You can also use other unique belts crafting PoE Headhunter Headhunter as well.

3. Standing in a map which has the appropriate league’s mod

Notably, unique items specific to past temporary leagues, such as PoE Headhunter Headhunter can be obtained with an Ancient Orb Ancient Orb only while standing in a map to which the appropriate league’s mod has been added with Zana’s Map Device.

Headhunter Headhunter come from Nemesis League. In order to craft this best unique belt, you must go to a map with “Nemesis” mods. You can get these maps by adding with Zana’s Map Device or buying these maps from other players.

nemesis mods map

4. Other

According to player video, it is uncertain the result of using the orb is restricted by the item level of the original item or not.

PoE Harbinger currency

These orbs and shards only dropped in the Harbinger leagues. They are currently only obtainable through Zana’s map device.

Item Drop
Level
Stack Size Tab Stack Size Help Text
Ancient Orb Ancient Orb 1 20 5000 Ancient Orb Ancient Orb is a currency item that can be used to reforge a unique item as another of the same item class in the broader sense of the term, such as “flask” instead of life/mana/hybrid/utility flask.
Ancient Shard Ancient Shard 35 20 N/A Ancient Shard Ancient Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into an Ancient Orb Ancient Orb.
Annulment Shard Annulment Shard 35 20 N/A Annulment Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Orb of Annulment Orb of Annulment.
Binding Shard Binding Shard 1 20 N/A Binding Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Orb of Binding Orb of Binding.
Chaos Shard Chaos Shard 8 20 N/A Chaos Shard is a currency item. A full stack combines into a Chaos Orb Chaos Orb.
Engineer’s Orb Engineer’s Orb 1 20 5000 An Engineer’s Orb is a currency item that can be used to improve the quality of a strongbox.
Engineer’s Shard Engineer’s Shard 8 20 N/A Engineer’s Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into an Engineer’s Orb Engineer’s Orb.
Exalted Shard Exalted Shard 35 20 N/A Exalted Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Exalted Orb Exalted Orb.
Harbinger’s Orb Harbinger’s Orb 1 20 5000 Harbinger’s Orb is a currency item that can be used to reforge a map into another map of a higher tier.
Harbinger’s Shard Harbinger’s Shard 52 20 N/A Harbinger’s Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Harbinger’s Orb Harbinger’s Orb.
Horizon Shard Horizon Shard 52 20 N/A Horizon Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Orb of Horizons Orb of Horizons.
Mirror Shard Mirror Shard 35 20 N/A Mirror Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Mirror of Kalandra Mirror of Kalandra.
Orb of Binding Orb of Binding 1 20 5000 Orb of Binding is a currency item that can be used to upgrade a normal item to a rare item with up to four linked sockets. If used on an item with more than four sockets, those extra sockets will be lost.

It can be used on items without sockets, effectively functioning the same way as an Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy in this case.

Orb of Horizons Orb of Horizons 68 20 5000 Orb of Horizons is a currency item that can be used to reforge a map into another map of the same tier.
Regal Shard Regal Shard 12 20 N/A Regal Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into a Regal Orb Regal Orb.

Ancient Orb Price

The following is the price of Ancient Orb Ancient Orb in PoE Trade. You can buy it from other Path of Exile players with PoE Chaos Orb Chaos Orb, Exalted Orb Exalted Orb, or other PoE currency items.

League Ancient Orb Ancient Orb Price
Blight 42× Chaos Orb Chaos Orb
HC Blight 10× Chaos Orb Chaos Orb
Standard 35× Chaos Orb Chaos Orb

Ancient Orb Price

How to get Ancient Orb

This item is restricted to areas with the league flag for Harbinger active. There are additional ways to acquire league-restricted items.

  • 20x Ancient Shard Ancient Shard = 1x Ancient Orb Ancient Orb

Ancient Shard Ancient Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into an Ancient Orb Ancient Orb.

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