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Chaos Orb

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Chaos OrbStack Size: 10Reforges a rare item with new random modifiersRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Chaos Orb inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 12
Vendor Prices
Normal3x Orb of Alchemy
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Stackable Currency
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Currency/CurrencyRerollRare

A Chaos Orb is a currency item that can be used to re-roll the random modifiers on a piece of rare equipment. It is one of the three orbs most commonly used as currency to exchange items between players, the other two being Exalted OrbsExalted OrbStack Size: 10Augments a rare item with a new random modifierRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers. and Mirror of KalandraMirror of KalandraStack Size: 10Creates a mirrored copy of an itemRight click this item then left click an equipable non-unique item to apply it. Mirrored copies cannot be modified.
Shift click to unstack.
, both of much higher value.

Obtaining

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

Vendor recipes

They can be obtained by the following 'full rare set' vendor recipes:

Result Level of lowest-level item
1× Chaos Orb 60 to 74
2× Chaos Orb 60 to 74, all unidentified OR all 20% quality
3× Chaos Orb 60 to 74, all unidentified AND all 20% quality

Item acquisition
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Chaos Orb can drop anywhere.

Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
20Chaos ShardChaos ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes a Chaos Orb.
Shift click to unstack.
N/AManual
8Rain of ChaosRain of Chaos8Chaos OrbFire filled the sky that night
Chaos reigned
Where the shards fell
All was destroyed
-Jozen Kasigi, retelling an urban legend of the Cataclysm
1x Chaos OrbManual
7Three Faces in the DarkThree Faces in the Dark73x Chaos OrbFor every threat you spy in the shadows, there are two others you don't.3x Chaos OrbManual
1Chaotic DispositionChaotic Disposition15x Chaos OrbLife isn't what you make of it, it's already been made for you.5x Chaos OrbManual
8The WrathThe Wrath810x Chaos Orb"Daughter of catastrophe, mother of pain. Amongst the filth of Wraeclast, she wanders, and her wrath follows." - Quintoon the Returned10x Chaos OrbManual
5Emperor's LuckEmperor's Luck55x CurrencyThe house always wins.5x currency (random)Manual
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Spending

Chaos Orbs are useful in crafting, as they reroll all modifiers (and the number of modifiers) on a rare item. This makes for unpredictable results, so getting a specific modifier is not easy. Using multiple Chaos Orbs on a piece of equipment in the hopes of getting at least a few good modifiers is called 'Chaos spamming'.

These orbs also play an important role in trading. They are the "silver standard" in the player-driven economy and are often used to buy low to mid tier items.

Related items

  • Veiled Chaos OrbVeiled Chaos OrbStack Size: 10Reforges a rare item with new random modifiers, including a Veiled modifier. Can only be used on items that can have a Veiled modifier.Right click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
  • A Valuable CombinationA Valuable CombinationWhen the sum is already greater than the parts, there is room to make it greater still.You will receive an extra Chaos Orb from a vendor when you trade items that would result in a Chaos Orb.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.

Version history

Version Changes
0.9.5
  • Renamed from "Chaos Sphere" to "Chaos Orb".
0.9.4c
  • Tripled the drop rate of Orb of Alchemy and Chaos Sphere.
0.9.3g
  • Increased the drop rates of Orb of Alchemy by 50%, Orb of Chance by 25% and Chaos Sphere by 100%. They're still quite hard to find.
Unknown
  • Introduced to the game

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