Opening a Treasure and acquiring a bundle with gems installed on it. When the bundle is unpacked the gems will be moved to a randomly selected output wearable. Spectator gems will be moved to all output wearables.
Autograph Runes contain digital signatures from professional players or community members. They are regarded as gems and can be placed into sockets. Adding them to an item will display the signature in the item's description.
Once the dust has settled and the new champions have emerged, this gem will awaken alongside an emoticon to show off your support of The International and the competitors by displaying your Compendium level. It will increase in prestige as your Compendium does.
This gem tracks the number of consecutive victories predicted by using the Assured Victory Shout in-game. A missed prediction will cause the gem's counter to reset. High numbers of recorded consecutive victories will earn the player trophies in the Gallery of Triumphs.
Gems can be placed in cosmetic items that have sockets. Most items can have a maximum of five sockets. Sockets can be viewed and modified inside the Armory by right-clicking an item.
Inserting a gem into a socket that already contains another gem will destroy the existing one. General gems can be extracted with an Artificer's Hammer, and Ethereal and Prismatic gems with a Master Artificer's Hammer. Using a Master Artificer's Hammer on an Unusual courier/Arcanawill destroy the courier/arcana.
A powerful enchanted hammer used to extract gems that have been socketed into unusual couriers or Arcanas which come with prismatic gems. This item will destroy the courier or the arcana it is used on.
Gems will change the Quality of an item. In the event of a conflict with an item's existing quality, a priority is followed. Higher priority qualities take precedence.
Example 1: Socketing an Inscribed item with an Autograph Rune will change the item's quality to Autographed. Example 2: Socketing a Genuine item with an Autograph Rune will not change the item's quality.