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Mahuxotl's Machination
Steel Kite Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 26%
Armour: 175
Energy Shield: 34
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 46, 60 Str, 60 IntCorrupted Soul
Divine Flesh
Eternal Youth
Everlasting Sacrifice
Immortal Ambition
Vaal Pact
The Banished Architect sought to employ all the
darkest secrets of the Vaal... at the same time.
Mahuxotl's Machination inventory icon.png
Acquisition
League(s): Ultimatum
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Shields

Mahuxotl's Machination is a unique Steel Kite ShieldSteel Kite ShieldChance to Block: 26%
Armour: 146
Energy Shield: 29
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 46, 60 Str, 60 Int
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Modifiers

The Corrupted Soul, Divine Flesh, Eternal Youth, Everlasting Sacrifice, Immortal Ambition, and Vaal Pact modifiers have the same effect as the keystones, Corrupted Soul, Divine Flesh, Eternal Youth, Everlasting Sacrifice, Immortal Ambition, and Vaal Pact. Taking the keystones in addition to equipping this item will impart no additional benefit.

This item gives you the following effects:

  • Life Regeneration has no effect
  • All Damage taken bypasses Energy Shield
  • Cannot Recharge or Regenerate Energy Shield
  • Energy Shield starts at zero
  • Lose 5% of Energy Shield per second
  • Life Leeched per Second is doubled
  • Life Leech effects are not removed at Full Life
  • Life Leech effects Recover Energy Shield instead while on Full Life
  • Gain 15% of Maximum Life as Extra Maximum Energy Shield
  • 50% of Elemental Damage taken as Chaos Damage
  • +5% to maximum Chaos Resistance
  • When you reach full Energy Shield, Sacrifice all Energy Shield to gain +5% to all Maximum Resistances for 4 seconds

Interactions - Mahuxotl's Machination grants Divine Flesh. When combined with Tempered by War, no lightning or cold damage is taken. Half of the damage is taken as fire and the other as chaos. When combined with Avian Twins Talisman, no lightning or cold damage from hits only is taken. See Damage taken as for more information.

Video explanation

Endgame Uniques - Mahuxotl's Machination - What Does This Item Even Do? - Path of Exile POE

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
5The MercenaryThe Mercenary5Shield
Corrupted
Loyalty can be bought. Just make sure you know who the buyer is.
random corrupted shieldAutomatic
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

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Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Introduced to the game.
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