There are two types of gems. Skill gems and support gems. You'll probably get your first support gem around level 10 from a quest reward. Okt. um Uhr. whats the ilvl requirement for number of sockets. also if u hit the maximum socket for a item will jeweler orbs stop. Every item in Path of Exile has an item level (also referred to as iLevel). This is not to be All skill gems have an item level of 1. For all other. Rydis-Shiko Google games free 4 years ago 2 I believe you can have a socket for every square the item takes up, so for gloves and boots. In order to provide their benefits support skill gems have to be placed in sockets linked to other sockets containing active skill gems. A player can place the Fireball skill gem into one socket and the Multiple Projectiles support gem into the other which will allow the player to fire multiple fireballs at. I believe you can have a socket for every square the poe gem slots takes up, so for gloves and boots. Do yourself a favor and buy two life rings and one regen amulet from the vendor. If two or more of the same gem are equipped, the one with the higher level is used for calculating the effect.