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Matua Tupuna
Tarnished Spirit Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 24%
Energy Shield: (32-40)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 23, 60 Int(5-10)% increased Spell Damage+2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
(40-80)% increased Energy Shield
+(15-25) to maximum Mana
10% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills on your Minions
Spreads Tar when you take a Critical Strike
Tar lasts 4.5 seconds (Hidden)
When hit by a Critical Strike, creates patches of Tar reducing Movement Speed by 50% (Hidden)
10% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
You carried me through life,
The least I can do is carry you through death.
Matua Tupuna inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
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Metadata
Item class: Shields

Matua Tupuna is a unique Tarnished Spirit ShieldTarnished Spirit ShieldChance to Block: 24%
Energy Shield: 20
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 23, 60 Int(5-10)% increased Spell Damage
.

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
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

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
Whakatutuki o MatuaWhakatutuki o Matua
Tarnished Spirit Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 24%
Energy Shield: (96-200)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 63, 60 Int(5-10)% increased Spell Damage+3 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
+(40-80) to maximum Energy Shield
(40-80)% increased Energy Shield
+(15-25) to maximum Mana
20% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills on your Minions
20% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
Spreads Tar when you Block
If you have Blocked Recently, you and nearby Allies Regenerate 5% of Life per second
As you guided me, now I guide others.
1Matua TupunaMatua Tupuna
Tarnished Spirit Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 24%
Energy Shield: (32-40)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 23, 60 Int(5-10)% increased Spell Damage+2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
(40-80)% increased Energy Shield
+(15-25) to maximum Mana
10% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills on your Minions
Spreads Tar when you take a Critical Strike
Tar lasts 4.5 seconds (Hidden)
When hit by a Critical Strike, creates patches of Tar reducing Movement Speed by 50% (Hidden)
10% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
You carried me through life,
The least I can do is carry you through death.
Prophecy rewardManual
1The MentorThe MentorOne falls, but another rises to lead.You will defeat The Cleansing Light while holding Matua Tupuna.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
1x Silver Coin

Supporter attribution

Matua Tupuna was created by supporter Covert. Matua Tupuna means head (or knowledge) of my ancestors in Maori.[1]

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Version history

Version Changes
3.10.1d
  • Fixed a bug where the "10% increased Effect of Auras on your Minions" [sicSīc erat scriptum (Latin: “Thus it was written”) – This quote is reproduced faithfully from its source with the preceding errors.] modifier applied by the Matua Tupuna unique shield persisted on Minions after the shield was unequipped.
3.10.1c
  • All sources of "x% increased Effect of Auras on you" now instead grant "x% increased Effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills on you".[a]
3.10.1
  • x% increased Effect of Auras on You modifiers no longer apply to enemy debuff auras.
1.3.0
  • Block Chance has been reduced from 28% to 24%.
1.0.3
  • Effects and/or 3D art have been added for the following items.
0.10.7
  • Added 3D art.
0.10.3
  • Introduced to the game.

Notes

  1. It is not stated explicitly in the patch note, but Matua Tupuna's mod 10% increased Effect of Auras on your Minions has also changed to 10% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills on your Minions which affect new and existing version of the item.

References

  1. Covert (August 9, 2012). "Re: 0.9.11g Patch Notes". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
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