PoE 4 Link & 4 Sockets Craft

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 four sockets is 25. The chance of getting four sockets is about 9.80%. 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 4 links is about 20%. 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. Four Links & Four Socket Recipe – Crafting Bench

Use Crafting Bench recipes in your hideout to get a 4 sockets and 4 links item.

Cost Option Recipe Unlock Location Delve Depth
10x Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb Four Sockets Azurite Vault in the Azurite Mine 20 or beyond
5x Orb of Fusing Orb of Fusing Four Linked Sockets Beast Burrow in the Azurite Mine 5 or beyond

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3.1 Four socket recipe location

In Azurite Vault, you can unlock Four Sockets crafting recipe.

Min Depth Effect Depth Biomes Icon Feature Spawn Weight
20 20 Mines Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
20 20 Fungal Caverns Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
20 20 Petrified Forest Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
20 25 Abyssal Depths Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
20 30 Frozen Hollow Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
21 40 Magma Fissure Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300
46 75 Sulphur Vents Azurite Vault Tier1
Contains Azurite
Min Depth: 20
300

3.2 Four link recipe location

In Beast Burrow, you can unlock Four Linked Sockets crafting recipe.

Min Depth Effect Depth Biomes Icon Feature Spawn Weight
5 20 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier0
Contains Items
200
5 20 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier0
Contains Armour
200
5 20 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier0
Contains Weapons
200
5 20 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier1
Contains Jewellery
200
5 20 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier2
Contains Currency
150
50 50 Fungal Caverns Beast Burrow Tier3,3
Contains Minion or Aura Items
Min Depth: 50
100

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