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A new Shadowlands consumable allows players to add sockets to gear.

Ve'nari, located in the Maw, sells a consumable called Spatial Realignment Apparatus for 2,500 Stygia that and that is used to add sockets to gear that does not have already have one.

  • Spatial Realignment ApparatusSpatial Realignment Apparatus - Add a socket to a Shadowlands item that does not already have one. It can be used on Helms, Necks, Bracers, Belts, or Rings.

To limit the total impact of gems and the power gap between players with full sockets and those without, only Helms, Necks, Bracers, Belts, and Rings can have a socket randomly generated or added by Ve'nari.


Ve'nari is located in Ve'nari's Refuge in the Maw. She sells various goods, including a Legendary Power recipe, an item that upgrades Conduits, and more.

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35 minutes ago, Alsurag said:

So...From the people, who are playing the beta, how easy do you get these Stygians?

You get between 7-10 from each kill in The Maw (currently I've found that it's just the mobs in the cauldron area that drops them but it feels like they are meant to drop from all mobs), and you get 50 from each world quest.


There are probably other ways to get them too that I just haven't discovered yet.

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So, its pretty sure they will raise the cost for that consumable come release...only a few hours of farming for one seems a little bit cheap for blizz...


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But you are limited by the time you can spend in The Maw every day before the Jailer starts sending kill patrols at you, and early on we might not be able to get very much done before it's time to leave.

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