Eldritch Orb

Eldritch Orb
dmg: 18-50 (34)lvl: 50max socket: 2

An Eldritch Orb can spawn with the following invisible prefix or suffixA prefix and a suffix can never spawn together, because they belong to the same affix group. These affixes will keep the item normal, and still allow runewords to be created with it.

auto prefixes for a Eldritch Orb
prefixproperties
Lizard's+1 to +5 to Mana
Snake's+5 to +10 to Mana
Serpent's+11 to +20 to Mana
Drake's+21 to +30 to Mana
Dragon's+31 to +40 to Mana
Wyrm's+41 to +60 to Mana
Great Wyrm's+61 to +80 to Mana
auto suffixes for a Eldritch Orb
prefixproperties
of the Jackal+1 to +5 to Life
of the Fox+6 to +10 to Life
of the Wolf+11 to +20 to Life
of the Tiger+21 to +30 to Life
of the Mammoth+31 to +40 to Life
of the Colossus+41 to +60 to Life

A superior Eldritch Orb can also spawn with 2 of the following bonuses, +5% to +15% Enhanced Damage, Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%, or +1 to +3 to Attack Rating.

Compared to other orbs

table of base stats
namedamagesocketsspeed
Heavenly Stone21 - 46 (33.5)2-10
Eldritch Orb18 - 50 (34)2-10
Demon Heart23 - 55 (39)20
Vortex Orb12 - 66 (39)20
Dimensional Shard30 - 53 (41.5)310

How to upgrade an Eldritch Orb

Transmute low quality weapon, an Eld rune, and a chipped gem to create normal quality weapon of the same type.

low quality Eldritch Orb
low quality Eldritch Orb
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eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Eldritch Orb
normal quality Eldritch Orb

How to add sockets to an Eldritch Orb

You can add sockets to an Eldritch Orb by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 2 sockets (if the iLevel is high enough), the maximum. You can also add sockets with the following horadric cube recipe. This recipes will not work for low quality items.

Transmute normal weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.

normal Eldritch Orb
normal Eldritch Orb
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Eldritch Orb
socketed Eldritch Orb

This recipes will add between 1 and 2 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 2, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Eldritch Orb
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
32 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
42 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
52 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
62 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)

The maximum amount of sockets an item can roll with depends on the iLevel of the weapon. The iLevel is equal to the monster level (mLevel) the item dropped from, the mLevel is equal to the area level (aLevel). Champions will have an mLevel of aLevel+2, Uniques and their minions aLevel+3, and Super Uniques will have a predefined mLevel.

possible sockets for a Eldritch Orb
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
233

Runewords you can make in an Eldritch Orb

base sockets

Currently, no runewords can be created with a Eldritch Orb