PoE Orb of Scouring Farming, Vendor Recipe, on Unique, Corrupted

An Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring is a currency item that can be used to remove all random modifiers from a magic or rare piece of equipment. Implicit modifiers, quality, sockets, and links are not removed, as well as affixes protected by meta-crafting mods.

How to use Orb of Scouring?

Right click this item then left click on a magic or rare item to apply it.

In many cases, you find a magic item or rare item with 4L or 6L, but it has bad mods. you can craft it with Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring, removing all the mods and return it to a normal item. Use Blacksmith’s Whetstone Blacksmith’s Whetstone or Armourer’s Scrap Armourer’s Scrap to increase quality to maximum, then apply Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy to turn it into a rare item with new mods. If the new rare item’s modifiers are not satisfied, you can repeat the steps again and again. This process is always called crafting spam.

Orb of Scouring

Orb of Scouring on Unique

Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring cannot craft unique items.
Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring can only be applied to magic or rare item, and cannot be used on unique items. One can use Vaal Orb Vaal Orb to degrade a unique item, which has the chance making unique item become a corrupted rare item. Meanwhile, you can use Blessed Orb Blessed Orb reroll implicit mods of a unique item and Divine Orbs Divine Orbs reroll explicit modifiers on a piece of unique equipment.

Orb of Scouring on Unique

Orb of Scouring Enchantment

Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring doesn’t remove the enchant. The behavior of enchantment is much more like implicit mods, and Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring cannot remove it. If you want to remove enchantment mods, Vaal Orb Vaal Orb has the chance to the enchanted item. Corrupted implicit modifiers will remove the enchantment.

Orb of Scouring Enchantment

Orb of Scouring Farming Guide

You can obtain Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring by killing monsters, open strongboxes, farm divination card, make vendor recipe, do the prophecy, or trade PoE currency.

(1) Farming Orb of Scouring by slain monsters

The drop level of Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring is 12 and drop rate is 1.377%.
Orb of Scouring Drop Rate

2. Purchase from vendor

You can obtain an Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring by exchanging 4 Orbs of Chance Orbs of Chance with Yeena, who lives in The Forest Encampment in Act 2. One can purchase other PoE currency from Yeena, such as Orb of Regret Orb of Regret, Portal Scroll Portal Scroll, Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb, Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing, Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb, Flasks, Amulet, and Ring items.

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3. Orb of Scouring recipe

Result Item mods
1× Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring Any rare item with 2 affixes. This can be created by using a Regal Orb Regal Orb on a one-affix magic item or by using an Orb of Annulment Orb of Annulment on a rare item.

Orb of Scouring Recipe

If you just want to obtain lots of Orbs of Scouring Orbs of Scouring, this vendor recipe is not recommended. My strategy is to farm divination card or exchange PoE Currency for it.

Skill Gems Vendor Recipe

Result Recipes Notes
decrease level of skill gem by 1
  • skill gem ×1
  • 1× Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring
Does not work with Corrupted gems, so Vaal also.

decrease level of skill gem Recipe

This recipe can decrease skill gems by level 1. Because corrupted items cannot be altered again, this recipe cannot apply to Corrupted gems.

Atlas of Worlds utility Recipes

Result Recipes Notes
1× Apprentice Cartographer’s Seal Apprentice Cartographer’s Seal
1× Journeyman Cartographer’s Seal Journeyman Cartographer’s Seal
  • 3× Journeyman Cartographer’s Sextant Journeyman Cartographer’s Sextant
  • 1× Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring
1× Master Cartographer’s Seal Master Cartographer’s Seal
  • 3× Master Cartographer’s Sextant Master Cartographer’s Sextant
  • 1× Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring

Apprentice Cartographer's Recipe

Level down recipe

Result Recipes
Book of Regression

4. Orb of Scouring Divination Card

  • 9x No Traces = 30x Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring

Drop Areas: The Ossuary (Act 5) • The Reliquary (Act 10) • The Ossuary (Act 10) • Mausoleum Map • Relic Chambers Map • Sepulchre Map

5. Orb of Scouring Prophecy

Erased from Memory is a prophecy.

Objective: Kill any unique monster.

Reward: 1x Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring

6. Trade currency items for it

The price of Orb of Scouring Orb of Scouring is equal to either 1/140 Exalted Orb Exalted Orb, 1/15 Divine Orbs Divine Orbs, or 1 Chaos Orb Chaos Orb. You can exchange currency items for the orb with other players.

7. Buy orbs from seller

You can buy 1,000 the currency with $3.3 additional 3% discount with coupon “AOE”

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