Orb of Alchemy Farming, Price, Recipe & to Chaos Radio

Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy upgrades a normal item to a rare item. The resulting rare has randomly chosen affixes and has a random number of affixes (ranging from four to six [three to four if used on jewels]).

orb of alchemy

POE Orb of Alchemy Farming – How to Sustain Alchemy Orbs

1. Farming orb of alchemy by slain monsters

The drop Level is 2. This currency item can be dropped by slain monsters, chests, and destructible containers. They also drop from Arcanist’s Strongboxes. The drop rate of Orb of Alchemy is 2.754%.

2. Purchase from Clarissa

Clarissa is an NPC in Act 3 and Act 8. You can purchase this currency with Orb of Regret Orb of Regret.

3. Trade currency for Orb of Alchemy

You can exchange currency items for Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy. Currently, The price of Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy is equal to 4 Chromatic Orbs Chromatic Orbs, or 2/5 Chaos Orb Chaos Orb, or 1/378 Exalted Orb Exalted Orb. The following is the price list.

Orb of Alchemy Price

Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy Price Pay Get Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy
Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration 11 2
Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing 2 1
Chaos Orb Chaos Orb 2 5
Gemcutter’s Prism Gemcutter’s Prism 14 30
Exalted Orb Exalted Orb 1 380
Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb 9 2
Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb 10 1
Orb of Chance Orb of Chance 9 2
Cartographer’s Chisel Cartographer’s Chisel 4 3
Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring 1 1
Blessed Orb Blessed Orb 2 1
Orb of Regret Orb of Regret 26 30
Regal Orb Regal Orb 1 1
Divine Orb Divine Orb 1 33
Vaal Orb Vaal Orb 13 30
Glassblower’s Bauble Glassblower’s Bauble 11 1

Orb of Alchemy to Chaos Ratio

The ratio of Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy to Chaos Orb Chaos Orb is 5:2. These orbs are both crucial to players when leveling up one’s character. Orb of alchemy upgrades a normal item into a rare item, while Chaos Orb Chaos Orb reforged a rare item with new random mods.

4. Orb of Alchemy Recipe

Orbs of Alchemy can also be obtained from the following vendor recipes:

Result Recipes
1× Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy 3 x Identified rare items with the same name
1× Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy 2 x Identified rare items with the same name and both 20% quality
1× Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy normal, magic, rare (all 20% quality)
2× Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy normal, magic, rare (all 20% quality and unidentified)

These poe currency recipes are difficult and cost much time to collect items. I recommend using Alchemy Shards recipe, which picking up unique items for vendor orbs of alchemy.

  • 20 x Alchemy Shard Alchemy Shard = 1 x Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy

Alchemy Shard Alchemy Shard Recipe generally comes from items with corrupted and enchanted modifiers. More often, unique items have all had these mods and can vendor for alchemy shares with this recipe. 20 Alchemy shards combine to form an Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy automatically.

Generally, picking up every unique item and vendors for Orbs of Alchemy Orbs of Alchemy. I have farmed lots of alchemy with this methods.

Alchemy Shards vendor recipes

Result Item mod
1× Alchemy Shard Alchemy Shard
  • +% Chaos Resistance

  • flask with “Surgeon’s” (Recharge on Critical Strike) prefix
2× Alchemy Shard (*)
2× Alteration Shard
  • +% Item Rarity/Quantity (*the 1st tier mods only provide Alteration Shards)

  •  % Chance to Shock

  •  % Chance to Bleed

  •  % Increased Bleeding Duration

  •  % Increased Burning Damage
3× Alchemy Shard
  • +% Chaos Resistance (with maxed value)
4× Alchemy Shard
  • +X Levels to X Gems

  •  % Chance to Poison on Hit

  •  % Chance to Freeze

  •  % Chance to Ignite

  •  % Increased Poison Duration
4× Alchemy Shard
7× Alteration Shard
  • +% Item Rarity/Quantity (with maxed value)

5. Orb of Alchemy Prophecy

The Alchemist is a prophecy.

Objective:

Kill any Undying Alchemist in one of the following locations:

  • Act 3 – The Sewers
  • Act 8 – Doedre’s Cesspool (The Toxic Conduits)
  • Map – Cells
  • Map – Toxic Sewer
  • Map – Shore (rare)
  • Map – Channel (rare)
  • Olmec’s Sanctum Olmec’s Sanctum

Reward: 1x Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy

6. Orb of Alchemy Divination Card

  • 3x The Survivalist = 7x Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy

Drop areas: The Wetlands (Act 2) • Mineral Pools Map • Underground Sea Map

A set of 5 Emperor’s Luck divination card can exchange for 5 random currency. you may have chance to get 5 Orbs of Alchemy Orbs of Alchemy.

7. Buy from Igvault

With Igvault coupon code, you can get this currency items with cheap prices as well.

Orb of Alchemy vs Orb of Chance

Orb of Chance Orb of Chance upgrades item randomly. The item may become Magic, Rare, or even Unique. In fact, the most commonly will be resulting in a Magic item, uncommonly a Rare item. However, Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy upgrades normal item to Rare item with 100% guaranteed. Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy is more valuable. At present, 5 Orbs of Chance Orbs of Chance can exchange 2 Orbs of Alchemy Orbs of Alchemy.

orb of alchemy vs orb of chance

Orb of Alchemy on Maps

  • Many players sell low-tier maps for Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy and high-tier maps of Chaos Orb Chaos Orb. Such as buy Pen Map for an orb of alchemy.
  • Using Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy upgrade a normal map to a rare map. The map will have up to six affixes, one can take advantage of the large item quantity bonus. It is generally recommended to use Chisels + Alchemy on level 70+ maps.

Orb of Alchemy Value

  • Upgrades a normal item to a rare item, including maps, strongboxes.
  • Trade for other currency or items.
  • Purchases maps, items or gems from a vendor.
  • Orbs of Alchemy are also useful resources with a certain recipe at Crafting Bench.

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