Tainted Orb of Fusing - Path of Exile

Tainted Orb of Fusing Tips Farming Example
Blood Crucible Skill Crafting Bench Recipe List of Tainted Orbs

Tainted Orb of Fusing

Tainted Orb of Fusing Tainted Orb of Fusing unpredictably adds or removes a link to the largest group of linked sockets on a corrupted item.

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

The price of Tainted Orb of Fusing is about 2 Chaos Orbs.

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

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Tips

  1. It only works on corrupted items.
  2. The best use is for a five-linked and one socket item, for gambling a six-linked item.
  3. It can be used to re-roll the links between sockets on a weapon or piece of armour.
  4. The colour and number of sockets remain unchanged.
  5. It drops from Scourge monsters.

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Farming Tainted Orb of Fusing

Tainted Orb of Fusing Tainted Orb of Fusing can drop from Scourge monsters. The drop level is 8.

Example

In this example, the body armour has a five-linked and one socket. Firstly, it removes the links on the largest group. Next, it adds a link and becomes a five-linked and one socket item again. In the third time, it becomes a six-linked item.

Tainted Orb of Fusing Example

Blood Crucible Skill: Stitched Wounds

Stitched Wounds is a Blood Crucible passive skill. It has 5 tiers.

  • (3-15)% chance for transforming to add a Link to the largest group of Linked Sockets
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Crafting Bench Recipe

If one either wants to avoid randomness, or wishes to obtain a specific link, one can instead use the Crafting Bench recipe for a corrupted item.

Crafting Recipes Cost Unlock Locations Description NPC
Two Linked Sockets 1x Orb of Fusing + 1x Vaal Orb Dungeon Map Socket Links - 2 Linked Sockets Niko
Three Linked Sockets 3x Orb of Fusing + 3x Vaal Orb Cemetery Map Socket Links - 3 Linked Sockets Niko
Four Linked Sockets 5x Orb of Fusing + 5x Vaal Orb Conservatory Map Socket Links - 4 Linked Sockets Niko
Five Linked Sockets 150x Orb of Fusing + 150x Vaal Orb Palace Map Socket Links - 5 Linked Sockets Niko
Six Linked Sockets 1500x Orb of Fusing + 1500x Vaal Orb Summit Map Socket Links - 6 Linked 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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