How to Farm Chaos Orbs in Path of Exile

Here are a few tips on how to maximize your Chaos Orb collecting and save precious hours.

Slain monsters

It can be obtained by killing the map monster. Chaos Orb is the domain drop, as long as luck is good to kill the monster has a chance to get. the Exalted Orb Drop rate chance is about 1.652%.

Vendor recipes

They can be obtained by the following ‘full rare set’ vendor recipes:
If a rare item below 60 is added to a Chaos Orb recipe then the recipe will change to an Orb of Chance recipe.

ResultItem Level of lowest-level item
1 Chaos Orb60 to 74
2 Chaos Orb60 to 74, all unidentified OR all 20% quality
3 Chaos Orb60 to 74, all unidentified AND all 20% quality

Chaos Shard

A full stack combines into a Chaos Orb. Chaos Shards can be found as a drop from Harbingers. This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredient
Chaos Orb20Chaos Shard

Divination card

Some divination cards can be collected to exchange for Chaos Orb. Such as Rain of Chaos, A set of eight can be exchanged for an Exalted Orb.

ItemStack SizeEffect(s)Drop Areas
Chaotic Disposition15 Chaos OrbPoorjoy’s Asylum
Rain of Chaos81 Chaos OrbThe Crossroads (Act 7) • The Imperial Fields • Castle Ruins Map
The Wrath810 Chaos OrbThe Cathedral Rooftop (Act 5) • The Canals • The Feeding Trough • The Cavern of Anger (Act 6) • Belfry Map • Lava Lake Map
Three Faces in the Dark73 Chaos OrbThe Marketplace • The Imperial Fields • The Grain Gate • The Refinery • Arsenal Map • Factory Map

Prophecy

ItemRewardObjectiveSeal Cost
A Valuable CombinationYou will be given an extra Chaos Orb.Do a Chaos Orb vendor recipe.2