PoE 2 Linked & 2 Sockets

1. Socket and Link Currency

The number of possible sockets on equipment is based on the item level as well as the type of the equipment being used.

The number of sockets can be changed by Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb reforging, using the Crafting Bench in your hideout, an Orb of Binding Orb of Binding or a Encrusted Fossil Encrusted Fossil. Corrupted items can only be changed through the Crafting Bench and need an equivalent amount of Vaal Orb Vaal Orb as the usual cost of Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s OrbChromatic Orb Chromatic Orb and Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing to change sockets on any corrupted item.

  • Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller's Orb re-rolls the number of sockets on an item. The Minimum Level of three sockets is 1. The chance of getting three sockets is about 29.41%. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more sockets.
  • Orb of FusingOrb of Fusing reforges the links between sockets on an item. The chance of obtaining 2 links is about 99.9%. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more links.

2. Maximum number of sockets by equipment type

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

3. Two Links & Two Socket Recipe – Crafting Bench

Use Crafting Bench recipes in your hideout to get a 2 sockets and 2 links item.

Crafting Recipes Cost Unlock Locations Description
Two Sockets 1x Jeweller's Orb The Grand Arena Socket Numbers - 2 to 4 Sockets
Two Linked Sockets 1x Orb of Fusing Kaom's Stronghold Socket Links - 2 to 4 Linked Sockets
At Least Two Red Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Red and One Green Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Red and One Blue Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green and One Red Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green and One Blue Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue and One Green Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue and One Red Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours

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Sockets & Links Unlock Location

Crafting RecipesCostUnlock LocationsDescription
Two Sockets 1x Jeweller's Orb The Grand Arena Socket Numbers - 2 to 4 Sockets
Three Sockets 3x Jeweller's Orb The Grand Arena Socket Numbers - 2 to 4 Sockets
Four Sockets 10x Jeweller's Orb The Grand Arena Socket Numbers - 2 to 4 Sockets
Five Sockets 70x Jeweller's Orb Dungeon Map Socket Numbers - 5 Sockets
Six Sockets 350x Jeweller's Orb Infested Valley Map Socket Numbers - 6 Sockets
Two Linked Sockets 1x Orb of Fusing Kaom's Stronghold Socket Links - 2 to 4 Linked Sockets
Three Linked Sockets 3x Orb of Fusing Kaom's Stronghold Socket Links - 2 to 4 Linked Sockets
Four Linked Sockets 5x Orb of Fusing Kaom's Stronghold Socket Links - 2 to 4 Linked Sockets
Five Linked Sockets 150x Orb of Fusing Cemetery Map Socket Links - 5 Linked Sockets
Six Linked Sockets 1500x Orb of Fusing Toxic Sewer Map Socket Links - 6 Linked Sockets
At Least One Red Socket 4x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Red Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Three Red Sockets 120x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least One Green Socket 4x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Three Green Sockets 120x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least One Blue Socket 4x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue Sockets 25x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Three Blue Sockets 120x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least One Red and One Green Socket 15x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least One Red and One Blue Socket 15x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least One Green and One Blue Socket 15x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Red and One Green Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Red and One Blue Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green and One Red Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Green and One Blue Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue and One Green Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours
At Least Two Blue and One Red Socket 100x Chromatic Orb The Mines Level 1 Socket Colours

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