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What is the best/fastest way to acquire cracked red eye orbs? I'm level 150 and short of dueling other Brotherhood of Blood members I cannot find a way to acquire these. Dueling doesn't appear to be a very good method because it often takes over five minutes to land a duel.

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Yes! Get more people sinning so I can punish them! –  Telestia May 7 at 15:50

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There are several monsters that drop the orbs:

  • Fire Salamanders in the cave under the Cardinal Tower bonfire.
  • Polearm wielding hunters in Huntsman's Copse.
  • The three Piglets to the right of the Majula Mansion.

The one that has given me the best drop rate is the Fire Salamander.

Here's a video of someone farming the little Piglets in Majula.

Also, Titchy Gren (The Brotherhood of Blood guy) sells them for 10,000 souls each in NG+ (As confirmed by @miR, burning an ascetic will not allow you to buy them).

Hope this helps a bit.

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Can you burn an Acetic at the Titchy Gren Bonfire to get him to sell them in NG? I know it works with some NPCs and doesnt with others. –  Mondrianaire May 7 at 17:09
    
I have no reason to believe otherwise, every NPC has to act accordingly to the cicle in place. –  Ozmah May 7 at 17:12
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Actually, I was disappointed to find that burning an ascetic did NOT work. Tried it shortly after reading this. –  miR May 7 at 19:57
    
That is disappointing, I'll make sure to add it to the answer. –  Ozmah May 7 at 20:06

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