Tainted Jeweller’s Orb - Path of Exile

Tainted Jeweller's Orb Tips Farming Example
Blood Crucible Skill: Trypophobia Crafting Bench Recipe List of Tainted Orbs

Tainted Jeweller's Orb

Tainted Jeweller’s Orb Tainted Jeweller’s Orb unpredictably adds or removes a socket on a corrupted item.

It is a currency item. Stack Size: 20. Shift click to unstack.

The price of Tainted Jeweller’s Orb is about an Orb of Alchemy.

Right click this item then left click a corrupted socketed item to apply it.

Tainted Jeweller’s Orb Tainted Jeweller’s Orb works exactly the same as Jeweller’s Orb Jeweller’s Orb, but can only be used on corrupted items. It provides a significantly easier and cheaper way of modifying the sockets on your corrupted items than the crafting bench does.

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Tips

  1. It only works on corrupted items.
  2. It can be used to add or removes one socket on a weapon or piece of armour. The result is random.
  3. The sockets of an item reforged by a Tainted Jeweller's Orb also come with random links and colors.
  4. Body armours and Two-handed weapons can have up to 6 sockets. Boots, helmets and gloves can have up to 4 sockets. One-handed weapons and shields can only have up to 3 sockets max.
  5. Six sockets minimum item level: 50. Five sockets minimum item level: 35. Four sockets minimum item level: 25.

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Farming Tainted Jeweller’s Orb

Tainted Jeweller’s Orb Tainted Jeweller’s Orb can drop from Scourge monsters. The drop level is 8.

Example

In this exmaple, it removes a socket.

Tainted Jeweller's Orb Example

Blood Crucible Skill: Trypophobia

Trypophobia is a Blood Crucible passive skill. It has 5 tiers.

  • (3-15)% chance for transforming to add a Socket

 

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Crafting Bench Recipe

If one is risk-averse and wants to avoid randomness, one can instead use the Crafting Bench recipe for corrupted items. Using the Bench to craft sockets overrides the item level socket restrictions (i.e. it is possible to craft 6 sockets on an item level 1 body armour).

Crafting Recipes Cost Unlock Locations Description NPC
Two Sockets 1x Jeweller's Orb + 1x Vaal Orb Reef Map Socket Numbers - 2 or 3 Sockets Niko
Three Sockets 3x Jeweller's Orb + 3x Vaal Orb Reef Map Socket Numbers - 2 or 3 Sockets Niko
Four Sockets 10x Jeweller's Orb + 10x Vaal Orb Necropolis Map Socket Numbers - 4 Sockets Niko
Five Sockets 70x Jeweller's Orb + 70x Vaal Orb Malformation Map Socket Numbers - 5 Sockets Niko
Six Sockets 350x Jeweller's Orb + 350x Vaal Orb Cells Map Socket Numbers - 6 Sockets Niko

List of Tainted Orbs

Currency Drop
Level
Description
Tainted Armourer's Scrap Tainted Armourer's Scrap 1 Randomises the quality of a corrupted armour. The maximum random quality is 29%.
Tainted Blacksmith's Whetstone Tainted Blacksmith's Whetstone 1 Randomises the quality of a corrupted weapon. The maximum random quality is 29%.
Tainted Blessing Tainted Blessing 35 Can be placed in the Divine Font to allow enchantment of corrupted gloves, boots, helmets or belts.
Tainted Chaos Orb Tainted Chaos Orb 12 Unpredictably either reforges a corrupted rare item with new random modifiers or removes all of its modifiers.
Tainted Chromatic Orb Tainted Chromatic Orb 2 Unpredictably reforges the colour of sockets on a corrupted item.
Tainted Divine Teardrop Tainted Divine Teardrop 68 Unpredictably raises or lowers the tier of each modifier on a corrupted rare item.
Tainted Exalted Orb Tainted Exalted Orb 35 Unpredictably adds or removes a modifier on a corrupted rare item. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers.
Tainted Jeweller’s Orb Tainted Jeweller’s Orb 8 Unpredictably adds or removes a socket on a corrupted item.
Tainted Tainted Mythic Orb Tainted Mythic Orb 2 Unpredictably either upgrades a corrupted item to unique rarity or destroys it. Cannot apply to Maps.
Tainted Orb of Fusing Tainted Orb of Fusing 8 Unpredictably adds or removes a link to the largest group of linked sockets on a corrupted item.
Tainted Oil Tainted Oil 1 Can be combined with other Oils at Cassia to Enchant Corrupted Rings, Amulets or Blighted Maps.

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