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Gemcutter's Prism

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Gemcutter's PrismStack Size: 20Improves the quality of a gemRight click this item then left click a gem to apply it. The maximum quality is 20%.
Shift click to unstack.
Gemcutter's Prism inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal20x Glassblower's Bauble
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Stackable Currency
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Currency/CurrencyGemQuality

A Gemcutter's Prism (often abbreviated GCP) is a currency item that can be used to improve the quality of a gem. Each Gemcutter's Prism will always raise the quality by 1%.

Obtaining

Gemcutter's Prisms are a rare item that can be obtained from slain enemies or found in an Artisan's Strongbox.

One can sell a gem with 20% quality to any vendor for a Gemcutter's Prism.

One can sell any number of gems whose total quality is at least 40% to any vendor for a Gemcutter's Prism.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
7The UnionThe Union710x Gemcutter's PrismOn the 21st of Eterni,
two become one,
their light outshines
the setting sun.
10x Gemcutter's PrismManual
3The GemcutterThe Gemcutter3Gemcutter's PrismIn the hands of a master craftsman, a worthless pebble can adorn the crown of a king.1x Gemcutter's PrismManual
5The Master ArtisanThe Master Artisan520x Quality CurrencyPerfection is the standard, excellence will be handled on a case by case basis.20x quality currency (random)Manual
5Emperor's LuckEmperor's Luck55x CurrencyThe house always wins.5x currency (random)Manual

Spending

Because Gemcutter's Prisms are relatively rare, it is not advised to apply them to gems that have little or no quality. However, selling a Gemcutter's Prism along with a level 20 gem to any vendor will give you a 20% quality, level 1 version of that same gem. Because it is possible to level many gems at once, it is generally considered a cost-efficient method of obtaining 20% quality gems if the player does not have the means to obtain a large number of Gemcutter's Prisms.

Version history

Version Changes
0.8.6
  • Added two new currency items with temporary art/names. They upgrade the quality on Flasks and Skill Gems respectively.