Question about Mirrors and Uniques

Something caught my eye while reading the unique thread.

"Unique items are more than likely copies of their original counterparts, their mirrored status is simply hidden."

What do you mean original counterparts? Do you mean the base item, or do you mean the very first found unique?
Like for instance, the first person that found Rime Gaze, would he be able to mirror that?
Or did you guys just create the first uniques, mirror them yourselves and then hid the original ones?
Im guessing thats their sly way of saying you cant mirror uniques. I could be totally wrong though.
It's just a way to explain that uniques can't be mirrored because they are mirrored items themselves.
It's a good way for lore to fill in some holes. If I have a unique item that belonged to an ancient, legendary warrior, why do 500 other people also have it? Why can't I copy it like I can copy other items with the Mirror of Kalandra?

The explanation answers both questions. Over the eons, the original item was copied many times by other adventurers and exiles who wanted the most powerful things, and the copies were left behind by their owners for you to find. You can't copy it because you can't use the mirror on any copies, only original items.
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Last edited by WhiteBoy on August 16, 2012 6:29 PM
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It's a good way for lore to fill in some holes. If I have a unique item that belonged to an ancient, legendary warrior, why do 500 other people also have it? Why can't I copy it like I can copy other items with the Mirror of Kalandra?

The explanation answers both questions. Over the eons, the original item was copied many times by other adventurers and exiles who wanted the most powerful things, and the copies were left behind by their owners for you to find. You can't copy it because you can't use the mirror on any copies, only original items.

Why can you divine orb uniques then, and roll sockets?
I confirmed that I am still in HC league. Then I died.
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Targuil wrote:
Why can you divine orb uniques then, and roll sockets?
Don't ask me hard questions! I didn't make the system :P
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Why can you divine orb uniques then, and roll sockets?

Divinity is something you shouldnt touch, for now.
Like most things, it comes at a high cost and is hard to controll.

Rerolling Sockets is lesser magic.
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Chris wrote:
This thread is awesome.


Indeed it is.
I wonder if that custom mob that is coming in next patch happens to be from you know who. ;)

MarcoPolo: Frenzybreaker
SasukeUchiha: Evasion EB Dual Claw Reaver
Lisabeth: Evasion Lioneyes's Split Ranger
Mistress_Of_None: Jack of All Reaper with Meatball
XXBeserkerXX: Glacial Pillar
HolyJebus: Energy Shield Righteous Fire Hooligan
Master_Of_None: Frenzy Puncturing Evasion Dual Dagger
Anartra: CI Crit Ice Witch
QuiverArc: Freezing Hedgehog Evasion Ranger
PledgeofFire: EB Life Incinerator

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Chris wrote:
This thread is awesome.


Tell us your mirror "map word" system right NOW !!
Unviable build tester.
Fuse mechanics:
http://www.pathofexile.com/forum/view-thread/21503
95% Crit Build Without Charges [0.10.1c]:
http://www.pathofexile.com/forum/view-thread/172438

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