Divinity: Original Sin (Classic)

Divinity: Original Sin (Classic)

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Blue better than Green
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Jan 19, 2015 @ 4:30pm
Jan 30, 2015 @ 9:38am
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Blue better than Green

This is a simple modification to the item colors in the game, which switches the positions of the blue ones and the green.

Throughout my playthrough I always felt excited when I discovered a blue item, while the green ones didn’t spark this interest at all. (Even though they were better.) This is almost certainly World of Warcraft’s fault where blue items have a higher rarity.

Thus, an item which would normally be green will now look like a blue one instead, and vice versa. The mods rarity order is as shown below.

White - Green - Blue - Orange - Gold


To activate the mod on older save files, follow these instructions:

1) Find your savegame directory "\Documents\Larian Studios\Divinity Original Sin\PlayerProfiles\....\Savegames". (Make a backup just in case.)
2) Activate the mod.
3) Start a new game and save it. (We use "newMod" as example.)
4) Find the new "newMod" savegame and copy the "meta.lsb" from it to an older savegame you want to have the mod active on.
5) Load the old savegame.

I found this solution in the comments section of another mod. Thanks to user Feel - Malfrat, or whoever came up with it first. It worked just fine on my own end game save. (With the exception that I spawned in the middle of the Cyseal ocean afterwards.. Nothing a quicktravel couldn’t fix though.)
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Piggy Dec 2, 2017 @ 8:00pm 
who cares about who did it first, hes just saying that its well known because of them. Please read sir :/
Amezyarak Dec 23, 2015 @ 6:01am 
Thanks, I really need it xD
-=EDF=- Kouta Seto Aug 16, 2015 @ 5:12am 
Sad thing is : Green - Blue - Purple was not invented by Blizzard at all... there where RPG's (including Divine Divinity) wich already had that collorisation long bevor.
Edgewalker Jul 5, 2015 @ 10:05pm 
Thank the gods of Blizzard that World of Warcraft exists to tell us how things ought to be done in every game.
Isaax Jun 9, 2015 @ 6:01am 
wow has poisoned our souls!!!
Archangel of Debt Jun 6, 2015 @ 4:35pm 
Borderlands teaches us a good way to remember item rarity and the corresponding colors.
When Grandma Burps, Patrick Obeys
White Green Blue Purple Orange (with some games including red as the best gear available)
Strahdcrown May 15, 2015 @ 3:08pm 
Very nice! 🎉🎊🎉🎊 :)
Nobunaga Gda May 1, 2015 @ 3:44pm 
1stReaper. Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:14pm 
ah i see,
not got far enough into the game to test it as i havn't looted anything good yet :<
was just curious because the dye mod and the 4 player mod doesn't seem to work :S
(the 4 player mod with the anime char on it i forgot how to spell her name :<)

but if someone can beat me to the testing that'd help xD
Malus  [author] Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:21am 
1stReaper: Hello! I'll download the game and see. I have not tested it in a couple of months, but no one is complaining, so I hope it works well. :)