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Book of Regression

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Book of RegressionA Book of Regression. Right-click to reduce your character level by one.Book of Regression inventory icon.pngAcquisition
Level: 1

Book of Regression is an item that can be used to reduce the player character's level by one. It cannot be traded or placed in the stash. The character must have at least one unallocated passive skill point in order to use a Book of Regression.[1]


Book of Regression can only be obtained with the following vendor recipe:

  • Orb of Scouring inventory icon.pngOrb of ScouringOrb of ScouringStack Size: 30Removes all properties from an itemRight click this item then left click on a magic or rare item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
    Orb of Scouring inventory icon.png
  • Scroll of Wisdom inventory icon.pngScroll of WisdomScroll of WisdomStack Size: 40Identifies an itemRight click this item then left click an unidentified item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
    Scroll of Wisdom inventory icon.png

Version history

Version Changes
  • Added a vendor recipe item - Book of Regression. This will reduce the level of your current character by one. Like other books, this is not tradeable. This item is obtained by the vendor recipe of an Orb of Scouring and a Scroll of Wisdom. Use this item with care - losing a level may disable items you have equipped. You must have an unallocated Passive Skill Point to use this item.


  1. Qarl (April 20, 2016). "2.2.2b Patch Notes". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved April 20, 2016.