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Grip of the Council
Arcanist Gloves
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: 51
Requires Level 60, 95 Int+30 to Strength
+(30-50) to maximum Life
+(20-40)% to Cold Resistance
Minions have 10% reduced Movement Speed
Minions have +40% to Cold Resistance
Minions gain 20% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage
Death does not remove you from our grasp.
Death only brings you closer.
Grip of the Council inventory icon.png
Acquisition
DROP RESTRICTED
Reach of the Council may drop from Volkuur, the Unbreathing Queen during The Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen raises an army in a dream of tombs and graves. She knows you are coming.You will defeat the Unbreathing Queen in a Cemetery map.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
9x Silver Coin
encounter. It cannot be chancedOrb of ChanceStack Size: 20Upgrades a normal item to a random rarityRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
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Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
10x Alchemy Shard
7x Alteration Shard
Metadata
Item class: Gloves

Grip of the Council is a pair of unique Arcanist GlovesArcanist GlovesEnergy Shield: 43Requires Level 60, 95 Int. It was introduced in prophecy leagues and subsequently became a drop from core mechanics.

Item acquisition
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Reach of the Council may drop from Volkuur, the Unbreathing Queen during The Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen raises an army in a dream of tombs and graves. She knows you are coming.You will defeat the Unbreathing Queen in a Cemetery map.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
9x Silver Coin
encounter. It cannot be chancedOrb of ChanceStack Size: 20Upgrades a normal item to a random rarityRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
.

Monster restrictions

This item can be acquired from the following monsters:

See also

  • Replica Grip of the CouncilReplica Grip of the Council
    Arcanist Gloves
    Quality: +20%
    Energy Shield: 51
    Requires Level 60, 95 Int+30 to Strength
    +(30-50) to maximum Life
    +(20-40)% to Fire Resistance
    Minions have 10% reduced maximum Life
    Minions have +40% to Fire Resistance
    Minions gain 20% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
    "I feel altered when Administrator Qotra wears these gloves.
    Somehow, I find that disturbing."
    - Researcher Arn
  • Breath of the CouncilBreath of the Council
    Carnal Sceptre
    Sceptre
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (155.8-176.3) to (361-408.5)
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.20
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 66, 113 Str, 113 Int32% increased Elemental Damage(260-310)% increased Physical Damage
    (80-100)% increased Chaos Damage
    10% increased Area of Effect
    Chaos Skills have 40% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Breathe deep, and give yourself over to eternity.
  • Mind of the CouncilMind of the Council
    Harlequin Mask
    Quality: +20%
    Evasion: (549-596)
    Energy Shield: (161-193)
    Requires Level 57, 64 Dex, 64 Int(230-260)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
    +(15-20) to maximum Energy Shield
    (20-30)% increased maximum Mana
    10% chance to Shock
    +20% chance to be Shocked
    30% of Lightning Damage is taken from Mana before Life
    Attack Skills have Added Lightning Damage equal to 6% of maximum Mana
    Lose 3% of Mana when you use an Attack Skill
    You think we do not know.
    We know all that you think.
  • Reach of the CouncilReach of the Council
    Spine Bow
    Bow
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (69.7-109.2) to (251.6-337.35)
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
    Attacks per Second: (1.51-1.57)
    Weapon Range: 120
    Requires Level 64, 212 DexSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Greater Volley
    (50-75)% increased Physical Damage
    Adds (15-30) to (70-95) Physical Damage
    (8-12)% increased Attack Speed
    20% reduced Projectile Speed
    Arrows fired from the first firing points always Pierce
    Arrows fired from the second firing points Fork
    Arrows fired from the third firing points Return to you
    Arrows fired from the fourth firing points Chain +2 times
    We stand together. We strike together.

Version history

Version Changes
3.0.0
  • Many Prophecies have been reworked for compatibility in Acts 5 and upwards. Prophecies are no longer bound to a specific difficulty and can be triggered and completed in any relevant area. Some Prophecies, such as several of the Pale Council chain steps, now take place in new locations.
  • The Pale Council encounter has been rebalanced and is, in general, be more difficult. Defeating the Pale Council will earn you one of four new unique items exclusively available from them.
  • (undocumented) Grip of the Council was moved from the The Pale CourtThe Pale CourtMap Level: 75Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once. to The Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen VThe Unbreathing Queen raises an army in a dream of tombs and graves. She knows you are coming.You will defeat the Unbreathing Queen in a Cemetery map.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
    9x Silver Coin
    prophecy as a possible boss drop
2.4.0
  • The Prophecy system (previously a challenge league) has been added to the core game. You can now find and rescue Navali in The Climb.
2.3.0
  • Introduced to the game.