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Orb of Augmentation

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An Orb of Augmentation is a currency item that can be used to enhance a piece of magic equipment with an additional random affix. This can only be used on an item with one affix, since magic items can have at most one prefix and one suffix.

Obtaining

Orbs of Augmentation are common currency items that can be dropped by slain monsters, chests, and destructible containers. They also drop from Arcanist's Strongboxes.

One Orb of Augmentation can be purchased from Nessa for 4 Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found..

Orbs of Augmentation can also be obtained using the following vendor recipes:

Result Recipe
Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. item with six affixes
Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. 1 x normal, 1 x magic, 1 x rare item of the same base type
Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. 1 x normal, 1 x magic, 1 x rare (all unidentified) of the same base type

Divination Card

  • A set of 5 Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found.1 can be exchanged for five Orbs of Augmentation.

1Not guaranteed (set grants 5 of any random currency)

Spending

Orbs of Augmentation are most often used to add an additional affix to a magic item with only one affix. Unlike its much rarer cousin the Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found., Orbs of Augmentation are commonly and frequently used by all players, often in conjunction with an Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. and Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found.. At low levels or in races, they may be used to quickly craft useful magic items before stronger rare items can be found to replace them. They are also used on strongboxes to potentially improve the items dropped. At high levels, Orbs of Augmentation are used in conjunction with Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. to craft magic items with top-tier affixes as the first step in a long crafting process to produce a high-end rare item. They are also used to craft desirable affixes on maps.

Orbs of Augmentation can be used to purchase certain low-level magic items directly from vendors. One can also sell 4 Orbs of Augmentation to Nessa in exchange for an Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found., or 64 Orbs of Augmentation to Haku for 20 Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. once daily. They also are used in the following vendor recipes:

Result Recipes
Magic Boots with 10% increased Movement Speed ×1
  • White Boots ×1
  • Any rarity Quicksilver Flask x1
  • Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found.
Magic Boots with (X+5)% increased Movement Speed ×1
Weapon with x added damage ×1
  • Weapon ×1 or Weapon with x added damage ×1
  • Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1
  • Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1 (Physical Damage) or Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1 (Fire Damage) or Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1 (Cold Damage) or Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1 (Lightning Damage)
Ring or amulet with +x to Chaos Resistance ×1
  • Ring or amulet ×1
  • Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1
  • Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#ask" was not found. ×1

Lastly, Orbs of Augmentation are used for a very large number of crafting bench recipes associated with the Forsaken masters Haku, Elreon, Catarina, Tora, Leo, and Vagan.

Version history

Version Changes
0.6.0
  • Made orbs of augmentation stackable
0.5.9
  • Fixed bug with Orb of Augmentation adding multiple prefixes