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It's as if the other alternatives that the mystic gives me are basically the same.

Is it possible to add sockets to rings or amulet through easier ways?

I have done this like 10-20 times per ring and wasted so many imperial ruby gems. I simply don't get sockets.

Am I missing something? Should I keep trying.

  • Sometimes you get lucky, sometimes you don't you'll have to keep trying – Riley Jul 1 '16 at 14:16
  • I read this first thinking the OP was having issue getting the gem into a socket, after rereading it a few times I understod he was trying to reroll stats on his gear to get a socket into a ring. With regards to that try getting max weapon damage for a specific element damage type – Mr.Burns Jul 7 '16 at 14:28
  • I enchant the wrong stats – user4951 Jul 7 '16 at 17:32
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You can check whether a socket is a valid enchantment property by clicking the question mark next to the property you are enchanting, which will show a list of all possible properties and their potential rolls. As far as I know, Blizzard has not released a formula explaining how each possible roll is weighted - it may be that each unique property has an equal chance of rolling, and if chosen it is then rolled for a number, or it may be that some properties are weighted higher than others. The only thing that we know for sure is that if a property is on the list of possible properties, it has a nonzero chance of being selected when the item is enchanted.

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    The formula was datamined, some affixes have larger weights. For example, main stat and vitality are x4 more probable, and +%elemental damage (for Amulets) is TEN times more probable. See [this answer] and link in it for data on Rings. Data is as old as 2.0.6, but nothing better seems to be available. – Orc JMR Jul 3 '16 at 5:37
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The mystic is the only way to add a socket to a ring or amulet. Sometimes you get bad luck and take a lot of rolls, that's why its the RNG.

However, keep in mind that a socket occupies a PRIMARY slot. If you are trying to roll one on the secondary effects it will not be possible.

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    It's also worth noting that if you've modified a property and for whatever reason it's not possible to even roll a socket on it, you may have to find a new ring. – Kaizerwolf Jul 1 '16 at 14:17
  • @Kaizerwolf that is true, I'll update my post – l I Jul 1 '16 at 14:32
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If you have made a mistake of enchanting the wrong slot, you can reforge the item. It's pretty expensive. 50 forgotten souls plus 5 of each bounties reward. Not sure what it's called. But I'd rather do that than wait for another compass rose.

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