Re: combing tier 9 relics
If you combine 2 Tier 9 relics you will get tier 9s back.
There is a chance you will get only one back. There is also a chance you will get 3 back, I believe, on a critical success. I assume it is 3 and not more, but can't recall hearing about it.
I want to say you get 2 random ones back most of the time, but it's hard to say what "most of the time" is here.
If you combine them be aware you may lose one in the process.
"Now I myself prefer battles of trickery to those of the blade when dealing with fellows thrice my height and one-tenth my wit..." -Lithuifin, Healer of The Eavespires