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Edge of Madness
Etched Greatsword
Two Hand Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (36.8-41.4) to (76.8-86.4)
Chaos Damage: (60-68) to (90-102)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 22, 45 Str, 38 Dex60% increased Global Accuracy Rating+1 to Level of Socketed Active Skill Gems
(40-60)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (60-68) to (90-102) Chaos Damage
1% increased Chaos Damage per Level
Adds 1 to 2 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level
Soon, the pleas for mercy were muted.
Only one voice remained.
Laughing.
Edge of Madness inventory icon.png
Acquisition
League(s): Beyond
Edge of Madness can drops from any monsters due to the change in version 3.14.0. Divination cards that grant league-specific item, are still able to grant Edge of Madness (as of 3.14). It is not certain that this sword can be chanced without Beyond league mod from Zana or not.
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
14x Alchemy Shard
5x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (79.5-89.5)
Chaos: (105.0-119.0)
Phys+Chaos: (184.5-208.5)
Total: (184.5-208.5)
Metadata
Item class: Two Hand Swords

Edge of Madness is a unique Etched GreatswordEtched GreatswordTwo Hand Sword
Physical Damage: 23-48
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 22, 45 Str, 38 Dex60% increased Global Accuracy Rating
.

Interactions

The 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level and Adds 1 to 2 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level modifiers on Edge of Madness, add 3.055 DPS per level to the weapon itself.

As a level 99 character, Edge of Madness would be the equivalent of a 492.5 DPS weapon.

Item acquisition
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Edge of Madness can drops from any monsters due to the change in version 3.14.0. Divination cards that grant league-specific item, are still able to grant Edge of Madness (as of 3.14). It is not certain that this sword can be chanced without Beyond league mod from Zana or not.

Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The CallingThe Calling6Beyond ItemBlood flows not just through veins, but through worlds.random Beyond itemAutomatic
4The GentlemanThe Gentleman4Sword
Corrupted
"Axes and mauls are so uncivilised. A good clean cut to the neck with a sharp blade, that's the Sarn way!"
random corrupted swordAutomatic
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
9Fateful MeetingFateful Meeting9League-Specific Item
Double-Influenced Item
Item Level: 97
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Some people act as beacons,
illuminating the path for others.
I was lucky to meet one such person.

- Anton to Zhenya
random two-implicit corrupted level 97 league-specific itemAutomatic
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
10Time-Lost RelicTime-Lost Relic10League-Specific ItemTime cannot wash away that which cannot be forgotten.random league-specific itemAutomatic
1Time-Lost IncubatorTime-Lost IncubatorAdds an incubated League-specific Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
League-specific 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 league-specific 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

Edge of Madness has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.11.1


  • 60% increased Global Accuracy Rating
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Active Skill Gems
  • (40-60)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds (60-68) to (90-102) Chaos Damage
  • 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level
  • Adds 1 to 2 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level
3.11.0


  • 40(40)% increased Global Accuracy Rating[a]
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Active Skill Gems
  • (40-60)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds (60-68) to (90-102) Chaos Damage
  • 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level
  • Adds 1 to 2 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level
2.6.0


  • 18(40)% increased Global Accuracy Rating[b]
  • +1 to Level of Active Socketed Skill Gems
  • (60-80)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds (60-68) to (90-102) Chaos Damage
  • +1 Life gained on Kill per Level
  • 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level
  • 1% increased Elemental Damage per Level
  • Adds 1 to 2 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level

Alternate artwork

Edge of Madness emberwake race season inventory icon.png Emberwake Race Season prize for reaching 100 RP.
Edge of Madness Relic inventory icon.png Relic from Timeworn Reliquary

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Many unique items that were league-specific have now also been added to the core drop pool.
3.12.0
  • Fixed a bug where Harvest-era versions of Edge of Madness didn't have the 'increased Chaos Damage per Level' modifier. They still won't have it, but new ones should![c]
3.11.1
  • Fixed a bug where the "1% increased Chaos Damage per Level" modifier was accidentally removed from the Edge of Madness unique Etched Greatsword in 3.11.0. (Divines won't fix existing items)[c]
3.11.0
  • (Not in patch note) Basetype has a new implicit, damage adjusted. Read Etched GreatswordEtched GreatswordTwo Hand Sword
    Physical Damage: 23-48
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.40
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires Level 22, 45 Str, 38 Dex60% increased Global Accuracy Rating
    for detail.
  • (Not in patch notes) The 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level modifier was unintentionally removed.[1]
2.6.0

The following changes cannot be obtained by rerolling the item's mods with a Divine Orb:

  • No longer has Life gained on kill per level.
  • No longer has Increased Elemental Damage per level.
  • Increased physical damage mod decreased to 40-60% (down from 60-80%).
  • Now has 1-2 Physical Damage added per level.
  • (Not in patch note) Base type implicit mod increased to 40% increased Accuracy Rating (up from 18%).
  • (Not in patch note, affect all version) Base type attack speed increased to 1.3 attacks per second (up from 1.2)
  • (Not in patch note, affect all version) Base type damage decreased to 22-46 (down from 24-49).
1.2.0
  • Introduced to the game.

Notes

  1. A legacy Edge of Madness with the implicit modifier 40% increased Global Accuracy Rating cannot have the value of that modifier be raised above 40% 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.
    .
  2. 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 Edge of Madness with the implicit modifier 18% increased Global Accuracy Rating will raise the value of that modifier to 40%. It cannot be raised above 40%.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The patch notes for version 3.11.1 and version 3.12.0 both claim to have restored the 1% increased Chaos Damage per Level modifier that was unintentionally removed in version 3.11.0. It is unclear which of these versions actually applied the fix.

References

  1. Henry_GGG (June 25, 2020). "Edge of Madness undocumented change in 3.11[edit: already on 3.11.1 patch preview]". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved June 7, 2021.