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Are there any uniques that are worth doing the vendor recipe for 5 chance orbs? (1 white, 1 magic, 1 rare and 1 unique).

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broadstroke, redbeak come to mind. Those items frickin suck. – user41604 Mar 11 '13 at 18:43
Oh and downvoters, can you explain why? This is a totally valid question, he wants to know if any uniques are so bad that this recipe would be worth doing. – user41604 Mar 12 '13 at 13:36
@MarcoLeblanc Redbeak is actually good sword to use to easily level with your new characters (because it's stats are pretty good for weapon with no level requirement). It's also a good weapon for CI spellcasters because that "100% damage increase when on low life" works for both attacks and spells, and as you may know CI builds are always on low life. I also agree that there was no reason to downvote this question. Then again, the economy might change in the future, and with it the answer. – ChrisHateZ Mar 12 '13 at 21:41
@ChrisHatez If you are far enough to be able to spec into CI and your weapon would be Redbeak, you either rushed CI because you are on Default or you had the most terrible drop luck I have ever seen ;) By the time you can afford to spec into CI in HC you'd have weapons about 40-45 Ilvls higher. But it's low-leveling gear for sure, just that it generally takes me 2 hours to hit 20 so to me that gear is worthless – user41604 Mar 14 '13 at 13:59
@ChrisHateZ You can't be low on life with CI - you're either at 100% or you're dead. – Jacob Raihle Jul 3 '13 at 15:13
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Not really. I don't think there is any unique that's as cheap as 5 chances. Cheapest uniques are the ones that aren't very useful and with low rolls, and even those can be sold for at least 2 alchs (1 alch = 4 chances).

That's based on Hardcore League economy at least, i don't play default league so i don't know are their rates any different.

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I'd have to diasgree. Araku Tiki (Coral Amulet) is definitely cheap enough to use for the chance recipe. You hardly ever see them sold because it's such a terribad item that the chance recipe is what everyone uses them for. Last time I bought one for the recipe I paid one jeweller's orb for it. – Fambida Apr 27 '13 at 13:29
@Fambida That wasn't the case at the time i answered this question. That's something that has to be taken into account. – ChrisHateZ Apr 27 '13 at 16:24

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