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Nycta's Lantern
Crystal Sceptre
Sceptre
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (94.5-112) to (140.4-166.4)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 41, 59 Str, 85 Int30% increased Elemental Damage+2 to Level of Socketed Fire Gems
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Fire Penetration
Socketed Gems deal 63 to 94 additional Fire Damage
(20-30)% increased Spell Damage
(150-200)% increased Physical Damage
+(6-10) Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks
25% increased Light Radius
Left in her tomb by the lynch mob,
the flame inside still blazed bright after her death,
and so did hers.
Nycta's Lantern inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
6x Alchemy Shard
10x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (146.8-174.0)
Phys+Chaos: (146.8-174.0)
Total: (146.8-174.0)
Metadata
Item class: Sceptres

Nycta's Lantern is a unique Crystal SceptreCrystal SceptreSceptre
Physical Damage: 35-52
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 41, 59 Str, 85 Int30% increased Elemental Damage
.

Modifiers

Applicable skill gems socketed in this item are supported by level 10 Fire Penetration SupportFire Penetration SupportFire, Support
Icon: V
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire DamageSupported Skills deal 3% increased Burning DamageSupported Skills Destroy Ignited Corpses on KillSupported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Fire ResistanceThis is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
. All support stats are accounted for, including the mana multiplier.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
2Light and TruthLight and Truth2Crystal SceptreTime and change
shall naught avail,
To dim the Light
of Truth's fair grail.
random Crystal SceptreAutomatic
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
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

Legacy variants

Nycta's Lantern has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
2.6.0


  • 30% increased Elemental Damage
  • +2 to Level of Socketed Fire Gems
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Added Fire Damage
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Cold to Fire
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Fire Penetration
  • Socketed Gems deal 63 to 94 additional Fire Damage
  • (20-30)% increased Spell Damage
  • (150-200)% increased Physical Damage
  • +(6-10) Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks
  • 25% increased Light Radius
2.3.0


  • 20(40)% increased Elemental Damage[a]
  • +2 to Level of Socketed Fire Gems
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Added Fire Damage
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Cold to Fire
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Fire Penetration
  • Socketed Gems deal 63 to 94 additional Fire Damage
  • (20-30)% increased Spell Damage
  • (150-200)% increased Physical Damage
  • +(6-10) Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks
  • 25% increased Light Radius
2.0.0


  • 20(40)% increased Elemental Damage[a]
  • +2 to Level of Socketed Fire Gems
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Added Fire Damage
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Cold to Fire
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 10 Fire Penetration
  • Socketed Gems deal 63 to 94 additional Fire Damage
  • (20-30)% increased Spell Damage
  • (150-200)% increased Physical Damage
  • +(6-10) Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks
  • 25% increased Light Radius

Supporter attribution

Brother Laz, author of the famous Median XL mod for Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction, played a role in the design of Nycta's Lantern.[1]

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
2.6.0
  • Base type damage increased to 35-52 (up from 29-43).
  • Base type critical strike chance reduced to 6.5% (down from 7%).

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

  • No longer is Supported by Level 10 Cold to Fire Support.
  • No longer is Supported by Added Fire Damage Support.
  • Now has the additional property +2 to level of Socketed Fire Gems.
  • Now has additional property of 63-94 Added Fire Damage to Socketed Gems.
2.3.0
  • The implicits on Sceptres and Wands have been increased in value. Sceptres now also follow an increasing sequence of elemental damage similar to what wands have. The highest Wand implicit can go up to 42%. The highest Sceptre implicit can go up to 40%.
2.0.0
  • Added a new Mod for 150-200% Increased Local Physical Damage. Divine Orbs cannot be used to acquire this change.
0.11.1
  • Added 3D art.
0.10.3
  • Introduced to the game.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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 Nycta's Lantern with the implicit modifier 20% increased Elemental Damage will increase the value of that modifier to 40%.[2]

References

  1. BrotherLaz (December 30, 2013). "What's coming in 1.0.5?". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  2. Rory (June 8, 2016). "Re: Using a Blessed Orb on wands and sceptres from before 2.3 will not update them to new values.". Official Path of Exile forums. Retrieved December 8, 2020.