Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in a dark fantasy world of Wraeclast.

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What is chaos damage in Path of Exile?

What exactly is chaos damage in Path of Exile? Does it bypass all resistances? Is it poison damage?
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How long does it take for a map area to reset?

When I leave a map (like Ancient Pyramid, Fetid Pool, Tidal Island...) through a town portal, entrance, or teleporter and immediately return to it, the map stays explored. But, if I don't return for ...
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Vendor recipe for a rare item

For one of the Perandus League challanges I need to do some vendor crafting. However I can't find the recipe to get a rare item by selling certain items to the vendor. Can someone give me the ...
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Where are the Silver Doors in the Labyrinth?

I've found a few silver keys in the labyrinth, and Izaro says that 'where there are silver keys, there are silver doors'. Is the door going to be found in the same room as the key or will it be ...
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WHere does my hardcore character go after dying in a special league?

If my character dies in the default hardcore league, it goes to the standard league. If I die while I am playing in the special hardcore league (Talisman right now) does my character get moved to the ...
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Avatar of Fire and Elemental Equlibrium

I saw a character with this two keystones picked... But all they will give together is +25% to monsters' resistance except of the first hit, because we can't lower fire-res as of we can't deal ...
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What was the Maelström of Chaos before patch 0.9.11?

I've been playing PoE since open beta only, so I'm used to maps as the end-game content. However, from what I read, before maps were introduced in patch 0.9.11, some area called the Maelström of Chaos ...
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Is there a recipe to make a specific tier 2-3 talisman?

As stated in the title, is there a recipe to make a specific tier 2-3 talisman? I want to complete the challenge in the current season(talisman) to get some of these types of talisman. Do i need 5 of ...
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Power Charges - How long? How many?

How many seconds do the Power Charges last? How many Power Charges can you get? What I already know: Power Charges reset their Duration upon gaining a new Power Charge. You can increase the ...
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What should I do when it rains blood?

At the end of Act 3 of Path of Exile, there is a boss that causes the sky to rain blood (or something that looks much like blood -- perhaps strawberry jam?) This dealt considerable damage over time to ...
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Can Path of Exile be modified in terms of appearance?

In my case, I want to replace the current models and textures for only armor items, so that I could make my character look cooler. Note that I am aware that appearance mods for online games (if ...
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Is Descent: Champions set in Oriath?

I have tried racing in Path of Exile after a year-long break and was stunned to see Descent: Champions. Before, Descent had locations such as the Heart of Phrecia, so it was likely set in Wraeclast. ...
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How do I sell uniques that I don't need

I'm a casual gamer mostly playing self-found in Standard. From time to time, I find some uniques that I don't need (some latest catch were Thousand Ribbons or Perandus Blazon). I don't want to vendor ...
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What are the pros and cons of the different movement skills?

I've been using whirling blades to get around in this playthrough. While it is fast, it has limited range, has a "landing" animation after the attack leaving you vulnerable (using faster attacks ...
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What's the reward for killing Alira, Oak, and Kraityn?

So now that I've made it into Act 2, I've been given a quest to kill three bandit leaders, Alira, Oak, and Kraityn. I've just managed to make it to Alira, who has presented me with a conundrum: if I ...
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How can I turn a rare item into a rare magic item?

I turned a silk vest into a rare, and then later found that I could not change it into a magic item, because it isn't normal. Is there a way to turn a rare item into a magic item? It was normal ...
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Can weapon/armor effects be switched between items freely?

If I buy a weapon/armor effect and I place it into an item... Will I be able to remove it from the item and place it into another, or it gets locked once I apply it for the first time?
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Where can I find what option I chose in the Deal with the Bandits quest?

I accomplished the bandits quest in normal difficulty, and for some character build reasons, I need to recall which option I chose (save one of them or kill them all). Does it appear somewhere ? I ...
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What is the iLevel on Path of Exile?

I've seen several times mentioned "iLevel", which is not shown on the statistics of items. What is it and how to know the iLevel of an item?
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Is it possible to achieve 100% steam achievements without spending money?

Do I need any additional content packs or DLCs which are not part of the F2P part of Path of Exile to achieve 100% Steam achievements?
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Choosing between gem quest rewards

Is there any ranking as to the usefulness or rarity of some of the offered quest rewards? Yes, I know that its possible to just run through the content multiple times and get all of them - but I don't ...
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How do I purchase multiple copies of the same item from a vendor?

I am trying to upgrade all my orbs. To save time, I tried to Shift-click the orb I want to purchase in the vendor's inventory hoping the game would give me the chance to enter the quantity I want to ...
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Trouble running Path of Exile

Okay, so it installs fine, I've checked my specs, I meet the minimum requirements, but when I try to run it all I get is a loading screen, then it goes black. Any suggestions?
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How does one dismiss a pet?

How does one dismiss a pet so that another character can use it?
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Do you have enough Gem-Slots to support 3 offensive Spells?

Is it possible to support 3 Damage Spells with each its own support gems with lategame gear? Would you have to sacrifice support-spells to achieve this? Not the topic, background: My goal at the ...
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How to use corrupted spells?

Every corrupted area yields a corrupted spell. But I can't use them. Why? Should I de-corrupted them? How so? It doesn't make any sense.
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Are the pets bound to a specific character or to the account?

I don't understand something about the pets: are they bound to one of your characters, or to your account? How does the game manages it ? It's not super clear to me, and the wiki doesn't give any ...
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Where can I find a Portal Gem, and how does it work?

Earlier today I've seen a guy selling a Portal Gem. Never heard of that before. from what I've read so far, it seems pretty rare and expensive. Is it possible to find it anywhere (on any ...
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Why I don't see the “join pvp” option in cruel difficulty?

In normal difficulty, the pvp queueing option was in act 2, when you speak to Greust, but now in cruel difficulty I just don't see it. Depending on the difficulty, where can I join pvp matches?
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Does Iron Will change the listed damage?

As a marauder I like to use Ground Slam, and would like to increase the damage with Iron Will. But when I equip the gem it does not increase the listed damage of the skill. While other support gems ...
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How to get 85% max all resist?

I saw a video from Kripparrian where he has a build with 85% max all resist. But I can't find any real ways of increasing my max resists. Barbarism only increases max fire resist by 1% and potions ...
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What is the cheapest unique in Path of Exile?

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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In Path of Exile, do secondary weapons help when equipped, but not used?

In Path of Exile there is a choice of weapons-mode. Being an archer, you can have bow and arrows on one mode, and a shield and a sword in the other mode. But, for a committed archer, what is the ...
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How do people commit suicide?

We were playing, a friend and I, fighting hordes in Warehouse Sewers, when suddenly... I swear he's not suicidal at all (even if he's playing a gloomy Shadow). We didn't understand what happened. ...
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Increased Armor and Energy Shield not working

I applied this mod in my Armourer's Bench but it doesn't take any effect. I have 299ES and 921 Armor either equipped with those gloves or not, it doesn't change. So what does this mod increase?
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How to choose Master daily mission level?

My daily mission are always 5/6 levels above mine (I am level 40, and get mission level about 45), and therefore I am more likely to fail them. Is it possible to choose the mission level? Or at least ...
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Can corrupted items (gems) be upgraded with GCP or other quality-increasing currency?

It is known that corrupted items cannot be altered with currency items. Does this apply also to quality? Can I upgrade quality of a corrupted gem with a GCP? Can I upgrade quality of a weapon with a ...
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Does dismissing a Forsaken Master remove the workbench you recieved from them?

As you know, Forsaken Masters give you a workbench that you can place into your hideout and use after talking to them in your hideout, once you invite them into it. Also, there is the ability to ...
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What causes the application of various Status Ailments?

Yes, what decides the trigger chance and duration of Chill/Freeze, Shock and Ignite? (I've heard that the duration scales off of damage and chance... well, that it's applied on every crit, but I ...
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Did the quality of an item upgrade the quality of support gem attribute

If we upgrade the quality of an item will the quality of the support gem attribute be increase too? For example : i upgrade the quality of item 'Pledge of Hands', wich has an attribute 'skill gems on ...
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Is it possible to extend the inventory?

I've got to travel back to town pretty often to sell my looted items. Will I be able to reduce these travels' frequency in the future ? Is it possible to buy or craft additional pouches to extend ...
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How rare are Foresaken Masters and where do they appear?

Just recently, the Forsaken Masters expansion for Path of Exile was released and I want to know whether I was on a lucky Streak... Or if the masters are common... Or that they're rare and I'll not be ...
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How does the Elemental Equilibrium passive skill work?

How does the "Elemental Equilibrium" passive skill work? For how long is the change in resistance applied to the enemy? How does it affect enemies when you hit them with multiple elements at the same ...
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What items are worth selling, vending, or auctioning?

How does this question differ from What items are worth picking up? That question is more about what items are worth keeping between home-runs, so to speak. My question is more about longer term ...
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Level Requirement and Mana cost of affixes

I recently found a unique item, which had an affix which is also a gem affix. Like all gem affixes, there is a mana cost and a level requirement listed for the gem type. Does the item then have an ...
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How does Fork work with PowerCharge-on-Crit work?

The questin is about Projectiles caused by the Fork-support-gem: http://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Fork Will projectiels caused by Fork either have a unique crit, (so they could crit when the ...
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Where do the tags in Sarn Slums come from?

I found a weid tag on some of the Sarn Slums walls. It pictures the letter "V" in a golden crown on a red background. Any idea where it comes from ? Is it a simple cosmetic element, or it is part ...
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Reduced Mana reserved - how does it work?

How much mana will "Reduced Mana reserved" reduce from Spells that reserve Mana? Here is what I mean: http://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Reduced_Mana_Reservation An Example is Sovereignty: ...
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How can I maximize my critical chance?

I'd really like to build a mixed elemental/critical bow ranger (with a huge critical multiplier and, therefore, a high critical chance): it sounds like a nice way to deal great damages. There are ...
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Damage taken gained as Mana - How does it work with “Mind over Matter”?

As in the topic, how does it work / how much mana will you gain, having Mind over Matter? Details about the question: An example for "X % of Damage taken Gained as Mana when Hit": Unique ...