Jeweller’s Orb PoE Farming, not Working, to Orb of Fusing, 6 Socket Chances

PoE Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb reforges the number of sockets on an item. The maximum number of possible sockets on equipment is based on the item level as well as the type of the equipment being used.

Maximum number of sockets by equipment type

  • Most Beltsamuletsrings and quivers do not have sockets. Exceptions are Unset Ring, Black Maw Talisman, and Stygian Vise.
  • One-handed weapons and shields can only have up to 3 sockets max
  • Bootshelmets and gloves can have up to 4 sockets
  • Body armours and Two-handed weapons can have up to 6 sockets

Some items have exceptions to these rules.

Maximum number of sockets by Item level & Chance

Maximum Number of sockets Minimum item level Chance First vendor
1 1 32.68% Act 1
2 1 29.41% Act 1
3 2 26.14% Act 1
4 25 9.80% Act 3
5 35 1.63% Act 4
6 50 0.33% Act 6

If an item has some quality, each 1% quality improves the result by 1%.

The item level item is generally applicable, but note that there are a few cases where the restriction does not apply:

  • Hillock, upon death, always drops a specific weapon with three differently coloured sockets, which is dependent on your class.
  • Tabula Rasa Tabula Rasa always has 6 linked white sockets.
  • Items from strongboxes with of Complexity affix
  • Sockets can be crafted to an item using the Crafting Bench ignoring item level restrictions

Jeweller's Orb

PoE Jeweller’s Orb Farming Guide

You can farm this currency by killing monsters, purchase from Yeena, vendor 6 socket item, exchange currency with other players, or purchase from Aoeah with coupon “AOE”.

Jeweller’s Orb Farming
1. Obtain it by killing monsters
2. Path of Exile Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb Recipes
3. Purchase it from vendor
4. Related Prophecy
5. Exchange Currency to Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb

1. Obtain it by killing monsters

The drop level of Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb is 8 and the drop rate is 5.508%. You can farm the currency by slain monsters, destroy chests, and open strongboxes.

2. Path of Exile Jeweller’s Orb Recipes

  • 7x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb = vendoring a 6 sockets item

If you need lots of Jeweller’s Orbs Jeweller’s Orbs, picking up every 6 sockets item and selling to any vendor. This recipe can help you farming Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb and I recommended.
Jeweller's Orb Recipe

Downgrade Recipe for Jeweller’s Orb

Result Recipes
1× Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb 1× Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing 
1× Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb

This vendor recipe partially reverse the main progression at a sharp penalty.

Jeweller’s Orb to Orb of Fusing

Yeena lives in Act 2 who sells an Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing in exchange for 4 Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb.

Jeweller’s Orb to Chromatic Orb

Yeena also sells Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb in exchange for 3 Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb.

3. Purchase it from vendor

Yeena lives in The Forest Encampment in Act 2, who sells a Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb for 2 Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration.

Comparison with player market

The set vendor prices restrict the possible exchange rates in the player market; for example, a Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb will never be worth more than 3× Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb on the player market. However, this holds only in one direction; for example, 3× Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb is worth much more than a Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb on the player market. Generally, only the vendor rates 2× Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration : Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb and 4× Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb : Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing are even close to the player market values.

4. Related Prophecy

Item Reward Objective Seal
Fated Connections Item will become six-linked. Use Jeweller’s Orbs on any body armour or two-handed weapon until it becomes six-socketed. 1
The Jeweller’s Touch Item will become five sockets and five links. Socket colors will also be changed. Use a Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb on any body armour or two-handed weapon. 3

5. Exchange Currency to Jeweller’s Orb

You can exchange Chaos Orbs Chaos Orbs or other currency items for Jeweller’s Orbs Jeweller’s Orbs with other players. In the player market, the ratio of Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb to Fusing Orb is 5:1. Meanwhile, Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb to Chaos ratio is 8:1. The following is the price list.

Jeweller’s Orb Price

Currency Pay Get Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb
Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration 2 1
Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing 1 5
Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy 2 3
Chaos Orb Chaos Orb 1 8
Gemcutter’s Prism Gemcutter’s Prism 1 9
Exalted Orb Exalted Orb 1 990
Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb 4 5
Orb of Chance Orb of Chance 2 1
Cartographer’s Chisel Cartographer’s Chisel 1 3
Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring 2 5
Blessed Orb Blessed Orb 2 1
Orb of Regret Orb of Regret 1 5
Regal Orb Regal Orb 1 5
Divine Orb Divine Orb 1 161
Vaal Orb Vaal Orb 1 15
Glassblower’s Bauble Glassblower’s Bauble 19 6

Sockets Crafting

If one is risk-averse and wants to avoid randomness, one can instead use the Crafting Bench in your hideout. Using the Crafting Bench to craft sockets overrides the item level socket restrictions (i.e. it is possible to craft 6 sockets on an item level 1 body armour).

Effect Required Master Level Cost
Two Sockets 2 1x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb
Three Sockets 3 3x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb
Four Sockets 4 10x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb
Five Sockets 5 70x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb
Six Sockets 6 350x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb

Items with non-standard interactions

Base items

  • Unset Rings have 1 socket instead of none.
  • Black Maw Talismans have 1 socket instead of none.
  • Gnarled Branch can only have up to 3 sockets, despite being a two-handed weapon.
  • Fishing Rod can only have up to 4 sockets, despite being a two-handed weapon.

Unique items

  • The Goddess Unleashed and Oni-Goroshi Oni-Goroshi always have 6 linked sockets. They are the only one-handed weapons that can have more than three sockets.
  • Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s HeartKaom’s Roots Kaom’s Roots, and The Grey Spire The Grey Spire do not have any sockets.
  • Malachai’s Artifice Malachai’s Artifice always has a white socket and grants stats based on the colour of the gem socketed into the item.
  • Prismatic Eclipse Prismatic EclipseScaeva Scaeva, and Crown of the Tyrant Crown of the Tyrant grant stats based on the colour of the sockets in the item.
  • Tabula Rasa Tabula Rasa always has 6 white linked sockets.
  • Skin of the Loyal Skin of the Loyal and Skin of the Lords Skin of the Lords always come with six linked sockets that are randomly colored. These cannot be modified with the crafting bench.
  • Dialla’s Malefaction Dialla’s Malefaction does not need to have the socketed gems match the socket colors, effectively functioning as white sockets.
  • Loreweave Loreweave always has 6 sockets.
  • Shadowstitch Shadowstitch always has 6 linked sockets.
  • Maloney’s Mechanism Maloney’s Mechanism always has 3 sockets, one of which can be lost if replaced by a vaal implicit.

Unique items from races

All Descent: Champions unique items have three white, linked sockets (except for Slivers of Providence and Chains of Time).

Related divination cards

There are divination cards that grant items with a high number of sockets and links.

Item Effect(s)
Bowyer’s Dream Six-Link Harbinger Bow
Item Level: 91
Emperor of Purity Six-Link Holy Chainmail
Item Level: 60
Imperial Legacy Six-Link Imperial Bow
Item Level: 100
The Celestial Justicar Six-Link Astral Plate
The Chains that Bind Six-Link Body Armour
The Dapper Prodigy Six-Link Body Armour
Item Level: 100
The Dark Mage Six-Link Staff
Item Level: 55
The Ethereal Six-Link Vaal Regalia
The Flora’s Gift Five-Link Staff
Item Level: 66
The Porcupine Six-Link Short Bow
Item Level: 50
The Sacrifice Six-Link Sacrificial Garb
Item Level: 100
The Warlord Six-Link Coronal Maul
Item Level: 83

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