Orb of Alteration: Farming, Orb of Alteration to Chaos, Recipe PoE, Price

An Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration is a currency item that can be used to re-roll the random modifiers on a piece of magic equipment. Orbs of Alteration are also used in a few vendor recipes.

How to use Orb of Alteration? Right click this item then left click a magic item to apply it. Shift click to unstack.

orb of alteration

Orb of Alteration Farming – How to get Orb of Alteration

Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration Farming
1. Farm Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration by killing monsters
2. Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration Recipe
3. Purchase Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration from vendor
4. Trade PoE currency items for Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration
5. Buy from seller

1. Farm Orb of Alteration by killing monsters

It can be dropped by slain monsters, chests, destructible containers, and Arcanist’s Strongboxes. The drop rate of Orb of Alteration is 5.508%. You can easily obtain it by slain enemies.

2. Orb of Alteration Recipe

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

Orbs of Alteration can also be obtained by combining 20 Alteration Shards, which are in turn obtained by selling identified magic and rare items with certain modifiers to any vendor.

Alteration Shard

Alteration Shards come from single, identified items depending on their mods. 20 Alteration Shards automatically combine to form an Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration. Some mods may give Alchemy Shards instead or in addition to Alteration Shards.

Result: Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration Shards Item mod
1× Alteration Shard Alteration Shard
  • +% Cold/Fire/Lightning Resistance

  • +% Critical Strike Chance for Spells
2× Alteration Shard
  • +X to Strength/Dexterity/Intelligence

  • +% Increased Attack/Cast Speed

  • Life/Mana Leech

  • Critical Strike Chance/Damage Multiplier

  • flask with “Bubbling”, “Catalyzed”, “Caustic”, “Fending” “Inspiring”, “Recovering”, “Refilling”, “Savouring”, or “Sipping” prefix

  • +% Cold/Fire/Lightning Resistance (with maxed value)

  • +% Increased Spell Damage
3× Alteration Shard
  • +X All Attributes

  • +% All Elemental Resistances

  • +% Physical Damage and Accuracy

  • +X Energy Shield
4× Alteration Shard
  • +X All Attribute (with maxed value)

  • +X Maximum Life (except Hale prefix)

  • +X Weapon Cold/Fire/Lighting damage

  • +%/+X Physical Damage

  • +% Spell Damage

  • +% Maximum Energy Shield

  • +X Armour

  • +%/+X Evasion

  • +% Armour and Energy Shield/Evasion

  • +X Armour/Evasion/Energy Shield and +% Stun Recovery

  • +% Movement Speed
6× Alteration Shard
  • Life Leech (at maxed value)

  • +% All Elemental Resistance (at maxed value)
7× Alteration Shard
  • +% Damage (at maxed value)
8× Alteration Shard
  • +% Weapon Cold/Fire/Lighting damage (at maxed value)

  • +% Physical Damage (at maxed value)

3. Purchase Orb of Alteration from vendor

Nessa is an NPC that lives in Lioneye’s Watch in Act 1. She sells an Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration in exchange for 4 Orbs of Augmentation Orbs of Augmentation. Furthermore, Haku will sell 20 Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration in exchange for 64 Orbs of Augmentation Orbs of Augmentation once daily upon completing his daily mission.

4. Trade PoE currency items for Orbs of Alteration

In the trade marketplace, Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration price is 10/75 Chaos Orb Chaos Orb or 1/640 Exalted Orb Exalted Orb. The following is the price list.

Orb of Alteration Price

Currency Pay Get Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration
Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing 1 2
Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy 1 1.5
Chaos Orb Chaos Orb 1 7.5
Gemcutter’s Prism Gemcutter’s Prism 1 5
Exalted Orb Exalted Orb 1 640
Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb 1.5 1
Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb 2 1
Orb of Chance Orb of Chance 2 1
Cartographer’s Chisel Cartographer’s Chisel 1 1.5
Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring 1 2
Blessed Orb Blessed Orb 1 1
Orb of Regret Orb of Regret 1 3
Regal Orb Regal Orb 1 2
Divine Orb Divine Orb 1 60
Vaal Orb Vaal Orb 1 6
Glassblower’s Bauble Glassblower’s Bauble 4 1

5. Buy from seller

With Aoeah coupon “AoE”, you can obtain Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration with cheap price.

Orb of Alteration Vendor Recipes

Result Recipes Notes
Scroll of Wisdom Scroll of Wisdom Downgrade
Weapon with +1 to level of Lightning/Fire/Cold Gems in this item x 1
  • Magic Sceptre/Wand x1
  • Ruby Ring (for +1 to Fire Gems) or Topaz Ring (for +1 to Lightning Gems) or Sapphire Ring (for +1 to Cold Gems)
  • Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration x 1
The weapon has to be magic. The rings can have any rarity.
Helmet with +1 to Level of Minion Gems in this item x 1
  • Magic (Blue) helmet x 1
  • Life Flask with the suffix “of Animation” x 1
  • Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration x 1
The helmet must be magic.
Mirror Arrow Mirror Arrow x 1
  • Blink Arrow Blink Arrow x 1
  • Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration x 1
Skill Gems
Blink Arrow Blink Arrow x 1
  • Mirror Arrow Mirror Arrow x 1
  • Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration x 1
Skill Gems

Orb of Alteration Uses

Orbs of Alteration are widely used by all players at all stages of the game. During the early leveling phase, they can be used to quickly craft decent magic equipment before more powerful rare equipment is available. At higher levels, they are often used to change the affixes of a magic map to ones that are more desirable, such as more Magic Monsters. When crafting high-end rare equipment, many Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration are typically consumed on an item in an attempt to roll two desired affixes before a Regal Orb Regal Orb is applied to continue the crafting process.

Orbs of Alteration can be used to purchase various items from vendors, including maps, skill gems, and magic or rare equipment. One obtains 4 Scrolls of Wisdom by selling an Orb of Alteration Orb of Alteration to any vendor. A Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb can be purchased from Yeena in exchange for 2 Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration. Furthermore, Elreon will sell 20 Jeweller’s Orbs Jeweller’s Orbs in exchange for 32 Orbs of Alteration Orbs of Alteration once daily upon completing his daily mission.

  • It can be used to reforge a magic item with new random mods.
  • Use an orb of alteration exchange other Poe currency and item. For example, you can use 10 orbs of alteration exchange 1 chaos orb with other players.
  • Purchase various items from the vendor directly, including skill gems, magic, and rare items, maps.
  • Change the mods of a magic map.
  • Many vendor recipes also need orbs of alteration.
  • Furthermore, Orbs of Alteration are also useful for a very large number of crafting bench recipes.

Orb of Alteration to Chaos Orb

Orb of alteration reroll the mods of Magic Item, while chaos orb reforges Rare Item’s mods. In many cases, chaos orb is more valuable. You can exchange 10 x orb of alteration to 1 x chaos orb through PoE.Trade

Orb of Alteration to Chaos Orb

Orb of Alteration VS Orb of Augmentation

You can see the picture from below, Orb of alteration and orb of augmentation are both change Magic Item modifiers. But orb of alteration Changes the magic item with new random mods, while orb of augmentation adds new mods to the Magic Item.

orb of alteration vs orb of augmentation

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