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Brain Rattler
Meatgrinder
Two Hand Mace
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (160.8-184.8) to (489.6-549.6)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 63, 212 Str5% chance to deal Double DamageAdds (60-80) to (270-320) Physical Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
50% chance to Shock
Shock Enemies as though dealing 300% more Damage
Damage Penetrates 20% Lightning Resistance
Enemies you Shock have 30% reduced Cast Speed
Enemies you Shock have 20% reduced Movement Speed
The mind may have no limits, but the skull sure does.
Brain Rattler inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
24x Alchemy Shard
5x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (406.5-459.0)
Phys+Chaos: (406.5-459.0)
Total: (406.5-459.0)
Metadata
Item class: Two Hand Maces

Brain Rattler is a unique MeatgrinderMeatgrinderTwo Hand Mace
Physical Damage: 74-138
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 63, 212 Str5% chance to deal Double Damage
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It resemble to the weapon used by the Guardian of the Minotaur. The weapon was an exclusive drop from that boss.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
4Atziri's ArsenalAtziri's Arsenal4Weapon
Corrupted
In the prison of all sins, will you grasp godhood or sorrow? Only hope lies under the shadows.
random corrupted weaponAutomatic
7PrejudicePrejudice7Item
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
random influenced itemAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorAdds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
random itemAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Legacy variants

Brain Rattler has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.11.0


  • 5% chance to deal Double Damage
  • 30% increased Stun Duration on Enemies
  • Adds (80-100) to (320-370) Physical Damage
  • 50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
  • 15% chance to Shock
  • 10% chance to Cause Monsters to Flee
  • Shock Enemies as though dealing 300% more Damage
  • Damage Penetrates 20% Lightning Resistance
  • Enemies you Shock have 30% reduced Cast Speed
  • Enemies you Shock have 20% reduced Movement Speed
2.6.0


  • 5% chance to deal Double Damage
  • 20(30)% increased Stun Duration on Enemies[a]
  • Adds (80-100) to (320-370) Physical Damage
  • 50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
  • 15% chance to Shock
  • 10% chance to Cause Monsters to Flee
  • Shock Enemies as though dealing 300% more Damage
  • Damage Penetrates 20% Lightning Resistance
  • Enemies you Shock have 30% reduced Cast Speed
  • Enemies you Shock have 20% reduced Movement Speed

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Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • (Not in patch note) The Shaper Guardians unique are moved to core drop table.[1]
3.11.0
  • Basetype implicit now grants 5% chance to deal Double Damage with hits from this weapon.
  • Now has 50% chance to Shock (from 15%), and Shocks enemies as though dealing 300% more Damage. No longer has a chance to cause enemies to Flee. These changes do not affect existing items.
  • Now has 60-80 to 270-320 added physical damage (from 80–100 to 320–370), and existing items will be updated to these new values if you use a Divine Orb.
3.9.0
  • Fixed a bug where the extra effects applied to Shocked enemies by Brain Rattler were being modified by some modifiers to Shock Effect.
2.6.0
  • Base type implicit mod increased to 30% increased Stun Duration on Enemies (up from 20%).

The following changes cannot be obtained by rerolling the item's mods with a Divine OrbDivine OrbStack Size: 10Randomises the numeric values of the random modifiers on an itemRight click this item then left click a magic, rare or unique item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
:

  • Now has 20% Lightning Penetration.
2.4.0
  • Introduced to the game.

Notes

  1. Using a Blessed OrbBlessed OrbStack Size: 20Randomises the numeric values of the implicit modifiers of an itemRight click this item then left click another item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
    on a legacy Brain Rattler with the implicit modifier 20% increased Stun Duration on Enemies will raise the value of that modifier to 30%.

References

  1. Tarke Cat (interviewer), Rory Rackham (interviewee) (April 9, 2021). "Baeclast #68 Lead Designer Rory Rackham on PoE2 & Ultimatum League". Youtube. Retrieved April 9, 2021.
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