Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Legendary Items Crafting Materials Locations Guide

By   /   Mar 29, 2014

In Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, a ton of Level 70 crafting recipes have been added which require certain Legendary Materials. These Legendary Materials can be acquired from specific monsters and objects in different areas.

Note: Most of these items don’t have a drop rate of 100% and might only drop for Level 70. Furthermore, most of the items drop from the monsters with a purple name.

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Legendary Items Crafting Materials Locations

Note that all Legendary Crafting Recipes require certain Level 70 White Items which vary with the items you wish to craft. For Armor, these items are called Ascended and for Weapons, different names are used.

These items are provided below in case you want to keep them saved for later usage:

Armor

  • Ascended Crown
  • Ascended Pauldrons
  • Ascended Armor
  • Ascended Bracers
  • Ascended Gauntlets
  • Ascended Faulds
  • Ascended Greaves
  • Ascended Shield
  • Archon Sash

Weapons

  • Punyal
  • Suwaiya
  • Skullsplitter
  • Tsunami Blade
  • Tecpatl
  • Limb Cleaver
  • Dire Axe
  • Grandfather Flail
  • Flesh Render
  • Whirlwind Staff
  • Kerykeion
  • Persuader
  • Steppes Smasher
  • Oxybeles
  • Penetrator
  • Doubleshot
  • Diabolic Wand

Please feel free to point out if I have missed out on something and I will add it in the guide.

Adventurer’s Journal
Where to Obtain: This item can be obtained for characters below Level 70. It is not obtained from any monster or chest and can only be obtained from breakable objects during Act 1 to Act 4.

Used for Crafting: Penders Purchase

Angelic Shard
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from different locations provided below:

  • Act 4: The Great Span from Izual
  • Act 4: The Silver Spire Level 1 from Pyres the Damned
  • During Act 1V from many Corrupted Angels
  • Act 5: Pandemonium Fortress Level 2 from Celic

The farming should be done during Prime Evil Quest in Act 4 (The Great Span).

Used for Crafting: You can craft the following items with it:

  • Hallowed Barricade
  • Hallowed Baton
  • Hallowed Breach
  • Hallowed Condemnation
  • Hallowed Hold
  • Hallowed Nemesis
  • Hallowed Sufferance

Behistun Rune
Where to Obtain: You can obtain it during Act 1 in Leoric’s Manor from Krailen the Wicked. Alternatively, you can also get it during Act 2 from The Road to Alcarnus by Yeth.

Used for Crafting: Mark of the Magi

Bloody Pincer
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from the following locations:

  • Act 3: Tower of the Damned Level 2 from Crabbs
  • Act 3: The Core of Arreat from Scorpitox
  • Act 5: Ruins of Corvus from Balata

Used for Crafting: Demon Claw

Born’s Key
Where to Obtain: This item can be obtained during Act 1: Cemetery of the Forsaken from Lucious the Depraved and during Act 1: Defiled Crypt from Digger O’Dell, Dataminer, and John Gorham Coffin

The farming should be done in Cemetery of the Forsaken and Crypts.

Used for Crafting: Born’s Frozen Soul, Born’s Furious Wrath, and Born’s Privilege

Captured Nightmare
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained during Act 4: The Silver Spire Level 2 from Grimnight the Soulless and during Act 4: The Silver Spire Level 1/2 from Terror Demons and Enslaved Nightmares.

The preferred location for farming is Level 2.

Used for Crafting: Night’s Reaping.

Captured Soul
Where to Obtain: Act 3: The Keep of Depths Level 2 from Aloysius the Ghastly.

Used for Crafting: Lai Yui’s Persuader

Cartographer’s Toolkit
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from multiple locations in Act 1 and Act 3:

  • Act 1: Festering Woods from Grimsmack
  • Act 1: Festering Woods, Ancient War Event from Enkidu
  • Act 3: Rakkis Crossing, Blaze of Glory Event from Lavarinth
  • Act 3: Tower of the Damned Level 1 from Gholash

The farming should be done in Fastering Woods.

Used for Crafting: Board Walkers

Cultist Blood
Where to Obtain: it can be obtained from:

  • Act 1: Halls of Agony Level 1 from Cultist Grand Inquisitor
  • Act 2: Alcarnus from High Cultist Murdos
  • Act 2: Alcarnus from Jhorum the Cleric

The farming should be done in Halls of Agony Level 1.

Used for Crafting: Blood Magic Edge

Defiled Doll
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained during Act 1: The Silver Spire Level 1 from Kysindra the Wretched and during Act 5: House of Deep Sorrow common enemies in Westmarch.

Used for Crafting: Spite

Demon Skin
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from Act 3 and Act 4:

  • Act 3: The Core of Arreat from Axgore the Cleaver
  • Act 3: Tower of the Damned Level 1 from Haxxor
  • Act 4: Gardens of Hope Tier 1 from Khatun
  • Act 4: Gardens of Hope Tier 2 from Razorclaw

The farming should be done in Gardens of Hope Tier 2 during The Light of Hope.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

Demon’s Aileron

  • Demon’s Animus
  • Demon’s Marrow
  • Demon’s Plate
  • Demon’s Restraint

Element of Celerity
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from different areas in Act 1:

  • Act 1: The Weeping Hollow from Mange
  • Act 1: Fields of Misery from Burrow Bile
  • Act 1: Fields of Misery from Dreadclaw the Leaper
  • Act 1: The Lost Mine (Fields of Misery) from Shanabi
  • Act 1: Watch Tower Level 2 from Armorer’s Bane
  • The farming should be done in Fields of Misery.

Used for Crafting: Fleeting Strap

Essence of the Twin Seas
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained during Act 2: Black Canyon Mines from Razormouth and during Act 2: Sewers of Caldeum from Moontooth Dreadshark.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Captain Crimson’s Silk Girdle
  • Captain Crimson’s Thrust
  • Captain Crimson’s Waders

Eternal Power Capsule
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Whimsyshire from Evil Oliver.

Used for Crafting: Acrane Barb

Eyes of the Dead
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Leoric’s Passage from Headcleaver and during Act 1: Cathedral Level 2 from Merrium Skullthorn.
The farming should be done in Leoric’s Passage.

Used for Crafting: War of the Dead

Frozen Blood
Where to Obtain: During Act 3: Caverns of Frost from Chiltara.

Used for Crafting: Utar’s Roar

Glowing Ore
Where to Obtain: During Act 5: Battlefields of Eternity from Sartor and during Act 5: Pandemonium Fortress from Soul Scavenger.

The farming should be done in Battlefields of Eternity.

Used for Crafting: Cosmic Strand

Grisworld’s Scribbling
Where to Obtain: It can also drop for low level characters from different objects in various acts.

Its farming should be done in Act 1: Cathedral’s bookshelves.

Used for Crafting: Grisworld’s Perfection.

Hilt of the Silver Wolf
Where to Obtain: During Act 3: Arreat Carter Level 1 from Growlfang during Act 3: Tower of the Damned Level 1 from Gnawbone.

The farming should be carried out in Arreat Carter Level 1.

Used for Crafting: Golden Scourge

Human Cartilage
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from:

  • Act 1: Cathedral Level 2 from Cudgelarm
  • Act 1: Defiled Crypt Level 2, Manglemaw from
  • Act 1: Halls of Agony Level 2 from Tormented Behemoth

Used for Crafting: Wall of man

Iron Wolves Doctrine
Where to Obtain: During Act 2: Dahlgur Oasis from Ssthrass.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Asheara’s Custodian
  • Asheara’s Finders
  • Asheara’s Pace
  • Asheara’s Ward

Living Flame
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from:

  • Act 4: The Silver Spire Level 2 from Sao’Thall
  • Act 4: The Silver Spire Level 2 from Rhau’Kye
  • Act 4: Radiant Chapel from Malfeas the Abhorrent

The farming should be done in The Silver Spire Level 2.

Used for Crafting: Cinder Switch

Lyekurn’s Diary
Where to Obtain: During Act 3: Heart of Sin from Azmodan.

Used for Crafting: Corruption

Maghda’s Tormented Soul
Where to Obtain: During Act 2: Lair of the Witch from Maghda.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Cain’s Habit
  • Cain’s Insight
  • Cain’s Scrivener
  • Cain’s Travelers

Mystical Source
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Whimsyshire from Midnight Sparkle, Nightmarity, Team Unicorn, and Creampuff.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Sage’s Apogee
  • Sage’s Passage
  • Sage’s Purchase

Phial of Weakness
Where to Obtain: During Act 3: The Battlefields from Deadgrasp and Handible.

Used for Crafting: Atrophy

Quaking Vial
Where to Obtain: During Act 4: Hellrift Level 1 from Sledge and during Hellrift Level 2 from Hammermash.

Used for Crafting: Sunder

Reaper’s Fear
Where to Obtain: During Act 5: Heart of the Fortress from Malthael.

Used for Crafting: Reaper’s Wraps

Rydraelm Tome
Where to Obtain: During Act 2: The Lost Caravan from Beyatt and during Act 2: Dalguhr Oasis from Ashangu, Bashiok, and Mundongo.

For the farming, Dalguhr Oasis is much better.

Used for Crafting: Mantle of the Rydraelm

Shard of Entsteig Plate
Where to Obtain: From the following areas:

  • Act 1: Defiled Crypt from Lord Dunhyld
  • Act 1: The Festering Woods from Feklar’s Ghost
  • Act 1: The Festering Woods from Hawthorne Gable
  • Act 2: Sewers of Caldeum from Shade of Nar Gulle
  • Act 2: Unknown Dephts from The Archivist
  • Act 2: Tomb of Khan Dakab from Spirit of Khan Dakab

The farming should be done in The Festering Woods.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Aughild’s Power
  • Aughild’s Rule
  • Aughild’s Search
  • Aughild’s Spike

Shattered Core
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from the following areas:

  • Act 2: Forgotten Ruins from Ancient Guardian
  • Act 2: Unknown Depths from Rockgut
  • Act 2: Realm of Shadow from Thrum

The Forgotten Ruins is the best place for farming.

Used for Crafting: Devastator

Shimmering Quill
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from the following areas:

  • Act 1: Dank Cellar from Sarkoth
  • Act 1: Musty Cellar from Gorathra
  • Act 3: Keep Depths Level 1 from Thornback

The best place to farm is near the Tristram Road.

Used for Crafting: Unbound Bolt

Shuddering Demon Bone
Where to Obtain: During Act 4: Gardens of Hope Tier 2 from Kao’ Ahn and Oah’ Tash.

Used for Crafting: Archfiend Arrows

Skeleton Dice
Where to Obtain: During Act 4: Gardens of Hope Tier 1 from Torchlighter and during Act 5: Battlefields of Eternity from Emikdeva and Korchoroth.

Used for Crafting: Skeletons Deceit

Skull of Raylend
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from:

  • Act 3: The Keep Depths Level 2 from Bholen
  • Act 3: Rakki’s Crossing from Garganug
  • Act 3: Core of Arreat from Gorog the Bruiser

The Keep Depths Level 2 is excellent for farming this item.

Used for Crafting: The Helm of Rule

Sydyru Bone
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from:

  • Act 1: Cathedral Level 1 from Glidewing
  • Act 1: Cathedral Level 2 from Firestarter
  • Act 1: Fields of Misery from Carrion Farm Event
  • Act 3: Unknown Depths from Hellscream

Used for Crafting: Sydyru Crest

Symbol of the Guardian Brotherhood
Where to Obtain: It can be obtained from:

  • Act 3: Skycrown Battlements from Thromp the Breaker
  • Act 3: Stonefort from Bashface the Truncheon
  • Act 3: Stonefort from Dragus
  • Act 3: The Keep Depths Level 2 from the Crusher
  • Act 3: Rakkis Crossing from Busaw

For the farming, the quest ‘Turning the Tide’ is the best option.

Used for Crafting: For the following items:

  • Guardian’s Aversion
  • Guardian’s Case
  • Guardian’s Gaze

Torn Soul
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Southern Highlands from Lorzak the Powerful and Skehlinrath.

Used for Crafting: Living Umbral Oath

Urn of Quickening
Where to Obtain: From the following:

  • Act 2: Stinging Winds from Erach
  • Act 3: Caverns of Frost Level 2 from Chiltara
  • Act 3: Caverns of Frost Level 2 from Scathach the Savage
  • Act 3: Icefall Caves from Zelusa the Grasping
  • Act 5: Heart of the Fortrtess from Malthael

The farming should be carried out during Act 3: Caves in Fields of Slaughter.

Used for Crafting: Kethryes’ Splint

White Oak Splinter
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Fields of Misery (Secluded Grove) The Old Man.

Used for Crafting: Rozpendin’s Force

Wooden Stake
Where to Obtain: During Act 1: Cathedral Level 4 from Killian Damort and during Act 3: The Keep Depths Level 3 from Belagg Pierceflash.

The farming should be done in the Cathedral Level 4.

Used for Crafting: Blitzbolter

Woven Plate
Where to Obtain: From the following:

  • Act 1: Cathedral Level 4 from Captain Cage
  • Act 1: Festering Woods from Enmerkar
  • Act 3: The Keep Depths Level 1 from Captain Donn Adams

The farming should be done in the Festering Woods.

Used for Crafting: Piro Marella.

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