Sockets are from player-crafted items :)
When creating certain items you will get a 'Socket' which would be were the magic abilities would be shown.
Hope this helps.
Shen can etch a socket into shields, helms, belts, or pants
05/18/2012 03:49 PMPosted by ZarhymThere's already a little bit of this in Diablo III with gems, but the fact that you can make a choice in most situations on whether or not to use a socketed item makes a big difference.
05/18/2012 04:42 PMPosted by ElevenEleventhe only boring thing about gems though is that you pretty much only have two choices for "Other:" your primary stat or vitality.
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