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Quick Guide: This article has a quick guide that shows you how to unlock Harvest Crafting from maps and use the crafts in your hideout.

Infographic showing the result of Horticrafting an item using the "Reforge an item keeping all prefixes" craft.

Harvest Crafting or Horticrafting refers to creating or improving items by utilizing harvested modifiers, or "crafts". It was introduced in the Harvest league and added to the core game in the Echoes of the Atlas expansion. Players can explore maps to find entrances to the The Sacred Grove which offer pre-created Horticrafting gardens. Slaying the monsters will generate Harvest crafts. These crafts can be captured and stored in the Horticrafting Station which can be used from a player's hideout. A maximum of 15 crafts can be stored, and crafts can be freely added, removed or used at any time.

These crafts allow players to create greatly improved rare items, because they allow greater control over the modification process verses using orbs.

  • For example, the craft "Augment an item with a new Life modifier" works in a similar fashion to an Exalted OrbExalted OrbStack Size: 10Augments a rare item with a new random modifierRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers., but offers the ability to add a Life-related modifier, rather than simply adding one of hundreds of possible modifiers at random.
  • And if players are unhappy with the Life modifier added and want a different one, they can simply use the craft "Remove a Life modifier and add a Life modifier" which preserves all mods on the item except for the Life modifier. And this process can be repeated until players get the exact mod they are looking for.
  • Certain crafts are completely unique to Harvest crafting and cannot be performed with any other method currently in the game. For example, the craft "Change a modifier that grants Fire Resistance into a similar tier modifier that grants Lightning Resistance" is completely unique and allows players to "fix" items that are perfect for their build but have a resistance modifier that they don't need.

Mechanics

Harvest crafts can be applied normal, magic and rare items. Unique items cannot be modified but a few enchants can be applied to them, if applicable.

Every Harvest craft has a certain level.

  • Crafts can be applied to items upto 10 levels higher, which means that a craft of level 60 can be used to modify an item level 70.
  • Any items with an item level higher than 86 are treated as being at item level 86, which means that a craft of level 76 can be used to modify an item level 86 or even item level 100.

Trading

Crafts cannot be traded between players, but players can trust-trade their items to other players (sellers) and have them use the crafts stored in their Horticrafting Station, after which the seller will return the modified item back to the owner, for a fee. There is obvious risk in this method and players should only do this with friends they trust or with sellers who have a good reputation.

Crafts

This is a partial listing of the Harvest crafts available:

Icon Craft Name Similar To
Horticrafting Augment icon.png Augment an item with a new modifier of a certain group
Can only be applied to non-influenced items.
Exalted OrbExalted OrbStack Size: 10Augments a rare item with a new random modifierRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers.
Horticrafting Remove Non Add icon.png Remove non/add - Remove a mod that is not of a certain group, and add a mod of a certain group (very risky) Orb of AnnulmentOrb of AnnulmentStack Size: 20Removes a random modifier from an itemRight click this item then left click on a magic or rare item to apply it. The item's Catalyst quality decreases the chance of removing a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
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Exalted OrbExalted OrbStack Size: 10Augments a rare item with a new random modifierRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers.
Horticrafting Remove Influence icon.png Remove a random Influenced mod from an item Orb of AnnulmentOrb of AnnulmentStack Size: 20Removes a random modifier from an itemRight click this item then left click on a magic or rare item to apply it. The item's Catalyst quality decreases the chance of removing a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Reforge Normal icon.png Re-forge a normal or magic item as a rare item, destroying all mods but guaranteeing one or two mods in a certain group Orb of AlchemyOrb of AlchemyStack Size: 10Upgrades a normal item to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Upgrade Magic icon.png Upgrade a magic item into a rare item, destroying all mods but guaranteeing 1/2/3 random high-tier modifiers Regal OrbRegal OrbStack Size: 10Upgrades a magic item to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a magic item to apply it. Current modifiers are retained and a new one is added.
Horticrafting Reforge Rare icon.png Re-forge a rare item destroying all mods but guaranteeing one or two mods in a certain group Chaos OrbChaos OrbStack Size: 10Reforges a rare item with new random modifiersRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Re-forge a rare item keeping all prefix/suffix mods Chaos OrbChaos OrbStack Size: 10Reforges a rare item with new random modifiersRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Re-forge a rare item being much more/less likely to receive the same mods Chaos OrbChaos OrbStack Size: 10Reforges a rare item with new random modifiersRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Reforge Links icon.png Craft a specific number of sockets/links on an item Jeweller's OrbJeweller's OrbStack Size: 20Reforges the number of sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more sockets.
Shift click to unstack.
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Orb of FusingOrb of FusingStack Size: 20Reforges the links between sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more links.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Reforge Colors icon.png Reforge the color of 1/2/3 random sockets on an item, turning them Red/Blue/Green Chromatic OrbChromatic OrbStack Size: 20Reforges the colour of sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Generic icon.png Change a modifier that grants Fire/Cold/Lightning Resistance into a similar tier modifier that grants Fire/Cold/Lightning Resistance
Horticrafting Enchant Armour icon.png Enchant flasks with a temporary mod that lasts for X uses (longer duration, greater flask effect, etc)
Enchant armour to have different effects of item quality, but item quality does not improve defensive stats
(eg. Every 2% quality adds +1 Maximum Life/Mana, or Every 2% quality adds 1% Fire/Cold/Lightning resistance)
Tailoring OrbTailoring OrbStack Size: 20Adds or replaces an enchantment on body armour. This may reforge the body armour's sockets.Right click this item then left click on the item you wish to modify.
Shift click to unstack.
Enchant weapons to have different effects of item quality (eg. Every 2% quality adds 1% increased area of effect) Tempering OrbTempering OrbStack Size: 20Adds or replaces an enchantment on a weapon. This may reforge the weapon's sockets.Right click this item then left click on the item you wish to modify.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Sacrifice Item icon.png Sacrifice a map to gain Zana Atlas missions based on the map color
Sacrifice a stack of Fossils/Essences/Catalysts to gain the same number of any other type of Fossils/Essences/Catalysts
Sacrifice upto half a stack of Divination Cards to receive between 0 and twice the amount of the same Card
Horticrafting Change Unique icon.png Change a unique item into a random unique armour/weapon/jewel Orb of ChanceOrb of ChanceStack Size: 20Upgrades a normal item to a random rarityRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Change a unique item into a random unique of the same type Orb of ChanceOrb of ChanceStack Size: 20Upgrades a normal item to a random rarityRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Change a Sacrifice/Mortal/Shaper/Elder fragment into another random fragment in the same series
Horticrafting Add Implicit icon.png Add an implicit mod on a Jewel replacing the current implicit, without corrupting the Jewel
(Works on Cobalt JewelCobalt JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.s, Crimson JewelCrimson JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.s, Viridian JewelViridian JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.s or Prismatic JewelPrismatic JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.s and Watcher's EyeWatcher's Eye
Prismatic Jewel
Limited to: 1(4-6)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased maximum Life
(4-6)% increased maximum Mana
<Two or Three random aura modifiers>
One by one, they stood their ground against a creature
they had no hope of understanding, let alone defeating,
and one by one, they became a part of it.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
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Vaal OrbVaal OrbStack Size: 10Corrupts an item, modifying it unpredictablyRight click this item then left click an item to corrupt it. Corrupted items cannot be modified again.
Shift click to unstack.

Historical crafts

The following crafts were only available during the Ritual league (version 3.13.0), with the Echoes of the Atlas expansion.

Icon Craft Name Similar To
Horticrafting Add Influence icon.png Add a random Conqueror Influence to the armour/weapon
(adds either Warlord, Hunter, Crusader or Redeemer influence. Cannot add Shaper or Elder influence)
Warlord's Exalted OrbWarlord's Exalted OrbStack Size: 10Adds Warlord influence and a new Warlord modifier to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a high-level rare item with no influence to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers. The item's Catalyst quality increases the chance of applying a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
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Hunter's Exalted OrbHunter's Exalted OrbStack Size: 10Adds Hunter influence and a new Hunter modifier to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a high-level rare item with no influence to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers. The item's Catalyst quality increases the chance of applying a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
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Crusader's Exalted OrbCrusader's Exalted OrbStack Size: 10Adds Crusader influence and a new Crusader modifier to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a high-level rare item with no influence to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers. The item's Catalyst quality increases the chance of applying a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
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Redeemer's Exalted OrbRedeemer's Exalted OrbStack Size: 10Adds Redeemer influence and a new Redeemer modifier to a rare itemRight click this item then left click a high-level rare item with no influence to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers. The item's Catalyst quality increases the chance of applying a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Randomise Numeric Values icon.png Reroll the numeric values of a certain group of mods Divine OrbDivine OrbStack Size: 10Randomises the numeric values of the random modifiers on an itemRight click this item then left click a magic, rare or unique item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Horticrafting Remove Add icon.png Remove/add - Remove a mod of a certain group and add a mod within the same group (less risky) Orb of AnnulmentOrb of AnnulmentStack Size: 20Removes a random modifier from an itemRight click this item then left click on a magic or rare item to apply it. The item's Catalyst quality decreases the chance of removing a modifier which matches the quality type. Removes 20% Quality applied by Catalysts on use.
Shift click to unstack.
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Exalted OrbExalted OrbStack Size: 10Augments a rare item with a new random modifierRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it. Rare items can have up to six random modifiers.

Modifier groups

Tip: To learn which tag a given modifier falls under, roll-over an item while pressing the Alt key. You will see the modifier tags above the modifier.
Eg. "Adds # to # Cold Damage" falls under the groups of Attack, Cold, Elemental and Damage.

A partial listing of modifiers that fall within the modifier tags are given as follows:

  • Life - # to Maximum Life, % Increased Maximum Life, Regenerate # Life per Second, Attack Damage Leeched as Life, # Life Gained on Kill, % Increased Totem Life, % Increased Minion Life
  • Mana - # to Maximum Mana, % Increased Maximum Mana, Regenerate # Mana per Second, Attack Damage Leeched as Mana, # Mana Gained on Kill
  • Attack - Adds # to # Physical/Cold/Fire/Lightning Damage to Attacks, Attack Speed, Attacks Penetrate % Elemental Resistance (Influenced only)
  • Defence - # to Evasion Rating/Armour/Energy Shield, Stun and Block Recovery, Evasion Rating/Armour/Energy Shield
  • Caster - % Increased Spell Damage, % Increased Cast Speed, Adds # to # Physical/Cold/Fire/Lightning Damage to Spells, Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier for Spells
  • Critical - Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier, Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier for Spells
  • Physical - Adds # to # Physical Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Physical Damage, % Physical Damage leeched as Life/Mana
  • Fire - Fire Resistance, Adds # to # Fire Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Fire Damage, % Fire Damage leeched as Life/Mana
  • Lightning - Lightning Resistance, Adds # to # Lightning Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Lightning Damage, % LightningDamage leeched as Life/Mana
  • Cold - Cold Resistance, Adds # to # Cold Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Cold Damage, % Cold Damage leeched as Life/Mana
  • Chaos - Chaos Resistance, Adds # to # Chaos Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Chaos Damage, % Chaos Damage leeched as Life/Mana
  • Speed - Increased Movement Speed (Boots only), Increased Attack/Cast Speed

Video tutorial

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Increased the chance for Map Areas to contain The Sacred Grove by 60%. The chance to encounter a Zana mission requiring you to complete a Harvest encounter has also been increased by the same amount.
  • The Sacred Grove now contains a minimum of three pairs of plots that can be harvested from.
  • The Heart of the Grove encounter will no longer appear in place of a normal Harvest encounter. Instead, it can now be accessed through a Sacred Blossom map fragment that sometimes drops from Tier 4 Harvest bosses.
  • Completing the Heart of the Grove encounter for the first time now unlocks 5 extra Horticrafting Station crafting slots, allowing you to store up to a maximum of 15 crafting options.
  • Crafts are no longer guaranteed from seeds.
  • Now, seeds of Tiers 1, 2 and 3 each have a chance to provide a craft, with Tier 4 seeds still guaranteeing a craft.
  • The number of Tier 2 and 3 seeds encountered in Harvest Plots has remained unchanged, so the encounters will remain as challenging as they were before.
  • Some crafts that had overly-deterministic behaviour have been removed:
    • Most Annulment-type crafts (crafts that removed a modifier of a specific type)
    • All type-specific Divine crafts (crafts that rerolled the value of specific modifiers).
  • Type-specific Exalted crafts (crafts that augmented modifiers of specific types to items) can now only be applied to non-influenced items. This does not apply to the existing modifier which applies an Influenced modifier to an already Influenced item.
  • Crafts that added random Atlas Influences to certain types of non-Influenced items have been removed. In their place, crafts that randomise the existing Influence on an item while also reforging it with new modifiers have been added.
  • Rebalanced the weightings of seeds so that you're seeing type-specific crafts at a more equal rate (for example Cold, Fire and Lightning).
  • The weightings of crafts have also been rebalanced so that the more powerful crafts such as the Exalted-type crafts are now rarer.
  • Weaker crafts such as "Set an item to three sockets" have also been removed, making the higher tier versions of these crafts more common.
3.13.0
  • Re-introduced to the game. All gardens are pre-created and the Sacred Grove is only found in maps.
3.11.2b
  • The Sacred Grove and its contents have been removed.
3.11.0
  • Introduced to the game. All gardens must be grown by players at their hideouts.
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