Death's Opus

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Death's Opus
Death Bow
Bow
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (66-98)(182.6-215.6)
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.32
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 44, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance(100-125)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (10-20) to (30-35) Physical Damage
10% increased Attack Speed
+50% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
The overture stretches thin,
The chorus gathers to begin.
Stacatto, drone, a rest drawn long,
Another hears Death's final song.
Death's Harp inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
8x Alchemy Shard
18x Alteration Shard
Physical: (164.1-207.0)

Phys+Chaos: (164.1-207.0)

Total: (164.1-207.0)
Miscellaneous
Item class: Bows

Death's Opus is a unique Death BowDeath BowBow
Physical Damage: 2053
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.20
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 32, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
. It is the fated version of the Death's HarpDeath's Harp
Death Bow
Bow
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (44-49)(116.6-129.85)
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.32
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 32, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance(100-125)% increased Physical Damage
10% increased Attack Speed
+50% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
The mournful music of the strings,
The creaking arch, the arrow sings.
A choking cry, a rattled breath,
The Reaper's Song, the Harp of Death.
.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientIngredient
Notes
General
Notes
Type
1The Bowstring's MusicThe Bowstring's MusicThe brittle archer's bow plays a song of death, but the harp sings a sweet masterpiece.You will defeat Nightwane while holding Death's Harp.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
1x Silver Coin
N/AProphecy rewardManual
1Death's HarpDeath's Harp
Death Bow
Bow
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (44-49)(116.6-129.85)
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.32
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 32, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance(100-125)% increased Physical Damage
10% increased Attack Speed
+50% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
The mournful music of the strings,
The creaking arch, the arrow sings.
A choking cry, a rattled breath,
The Reaper's Song, the Harp of Death.
Cannot use corrupted bow

Stats

The upgraded bow will maintain the following stats of the base bow, therefore players should select a base bow with high stats so that they obtain a good roll Death's Opus.

  • (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance (implicit, relatively cheap to reroll with 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.
    )
  • (100-125)% increased Physical Damage (explicit, relatively expensive to reroll with 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.
    )

Moreover, using a legacy bow will carry over the legacy stat +100/150% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier to the fated version

Steps

Complete the following steps to obtain a Death's Opus.

  1. Obtain/buy The Bowstring's MusicThe Bowstring's MusicThe brittle archer's bow plays a song of death, but the harp sings a sweet masterpiece.You will defeat Nightwane while holding Death's Harp.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
    1x Silver Coin
    prophecy and activate it
  2. Obtain/buy Death's HarpDeath's Harp
    Death Bow
    Bow
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (44-49)(116.6-129.85)
    Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.32
    Weapon Range: 120
    Requires Level 32, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance(100-125)% increased Physical Damage
    10% increased Attack Speed
    +50% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
    Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
    The mournful music of the strings,
    The creaking arch, the arrow sings.
    A choking cry, a rattled breath,
    The Reaper's Song, the Harp of Death.
    and carry it in your inventory
  3. Travel to the Act 4 area The Dried Lake (south of Highgate (Act 4))
  4. Kill Nightwane
  5. You will obtain a new Death's Opus in your inventory
  6. Optionally buy The Jeweller's TouchThe Jeweller's TouchThe Jeweller leaves five fingerprints and connects them with a single thread.You will create a fully-linked five-socket item with a single Jeweller's OrbRight-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
    3x Silver Coin
    prophecy, activate it and roll Jeweller's OrbJeweller's OrbStack Size: 20Reforges the number of sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more sockets.
    Shift click to unstack.
    s on your item to 5-link it
  7. Optionally buy Fated ConnectionsFated ConnectionsFive and fewer stand alone, but six draws them together.You will create a fully-linked six-socket item using only Jeweller's Orbs.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
    1x Silver Coin
    prophecy, activate it and roll Jeweller's OrbJeweller's OrbStack Size: 20Reforges the number of sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more sockets.
    Shift click to unstack.
    s on your item to 6-link it

Legacy variants

Legacy modifiers and base items are retained when upgrading uniques to their fated counterparts. So because Death's HarpDeath's Harp
Death Bow
Bow
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (44-49)(116.6-129.85)
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.32
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 32, 107 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance(100-125)% increased Physical Damage
10% increased Attack Speed
+50% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Bow Attacks fire an additional Arrow
The mournful music of the strings,
The creaking arch, the arrow sings.
A choking cry, a rattled breath,
The Reaper's Song, the Harp of Death.
has legacy variants, Death's Opus effectively does as well.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.10.0


  • (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
  • (100-125)% increased Physical Damage
  • 10% increased Attack Speed
  • +100% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • Bow Attacks fire 2 additional Arrows
3.0.0


  • (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
  • (100-125)% increased Physical Damage
  • 10% increased Attack Speed
  • +150% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • Bow Attacks fire 2 additional Arrows
2.2.0


  • (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
  • (100-125)% increased Physical Damage
  • 10% increased Attack Speed
  • +100% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • Bow Attacks fire 2 additional Arrows
1.2.0


  • (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
  • (100-125)% increased Physical Damage
  • 10% increased Attack Speed
  • +100% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • Bow Attacks fire 2 additional Arrows

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.10.0
  • Death's Harp now grants +50% to Critical Strike Multiplier (from +100%). You can use 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.
    to ruin it, and any existing Death's Opuses.
3.0.0
  • Death's Harp's (and the fated variant Death's Opus) Global Critical Strike Multiplier has been reduced to 100%.[a]
2.3.0
  • Introduced to the game.

Notes

  1. As part of the critical strike rework in version 2.2.0, Death's Harp was changed to grant +150% critical strike multiplier (up from 100%). The numerical changes to critical strike multiplier for each and every item affected by the rework were not explicitly documented in the patch notes.