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Orb of Transmutation
Orbs of Transmutation are common currency items that can be dropped by slain monsters, chests, and destructible containers. They also drop from Arcanist's Strongboxes.
Orbs of Transmutation can also be obtained by combining 20 Transmutation ShardsTransmutation ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Transmutation.
Shift click to unstack., which are in turn obtained by selling unidentified magic and rare items to any vendor.
An Orb of Transmutation can also be purchased from Nessa in exchange for 7 Portal ScrollsPortal ScrollStack Size: 40Acquisition
Level: 2Creates a portal to townRight click on this item to use it.
Shift click to unstack..
- A set of 5 Emperor's LuckEmperor's Luck55× CurrencyThe house always wins.1 can be exchanged for five Orbs of Transmutation.
1Not guaranteed (set grants 5 of any random currency)
The most common use for Orbs of Transmutation is upgrading a normal item into a magic item, often as the first step in a longer crafting process. The resulting item may have a prefix, suffix, or both, each randomly rolled according to the possibilities afforded the original item, also taking into account its item level.
Orbs of Transmutation are also used in the following vendor recipes:
| 4× Scroll of WisdomScroll of WisdomStack Size: 40Acquisition
Level: 1Identifies an itemRight click this item then left click an unidentified item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
| 1× Agate AmuletAgate AmuletRequires Level 16Acquisition
Level: 20+(16-24) to Strength and Intelligence
| 1× Turquoise AmuletTurquoise AmuletRequires Level 16Acquisition
Level: 20+(16-24) to Dexterity and Intelligence
| 1× Citrine AmuletCitrine AmuletRequires Level 16Acquisition
Level: 20+(16-24) to Strength and Dexterity
Orbs of Transmutation can also be used to purchase goods from vendors, such as various unidentified magic items. Furthermore, one can purchase an Orb of AugmentationOrb of AugmentationStack Size: 30Acquisition
Level: 1Enchants a magic item with a new random propertyRight click this item then left click a magic item to apply it. Magic items can have up to two random properties.
Shift click to unstack. in exchange for 4 Orbs of Transmutation from Nessa.
Finally, Orbs of Transmutation can also be used to craft a variety of low-level affixes onto items using crafting benches provided by Forsaken masters. This can provide a cheap but effective way to improve a player's equipment at low and medium levels, during which one does not want to invest too heavily into equipment since it will quickly be eclipsed at higher levels.