Pledge of Hands

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Pledge of Hands
Judgement Staff
Warstaff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 87.6163.2
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 68, 113 Str, 113 Int+20% Chance to Block Spell Damage while wielding a StaffSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 30 Greater Spell Echo
(120-160)% increased Spell Damage
100% increased maximum Mana
"To shake a hand is to double your power."
- Jaetai, Queen's Advisor
Pledge of Hands inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Pledge of Hands has a chance to drop from Viper Napuatzi, the Vaal boss of the Legion encounter. The encounter itself has a 8% chance to spawn in maps, but can also be forced via Legion Scarab, or through the Zana crafted map mod. However, it is not guaranteed to spawn a boss. Vaal boss can be guaranteed to spawn in the Domain of Timeless Conflict by using Timeless Vaal EmblemTimeless Vaal Emblem20% increased Experience gain
10% more Monster Life
Can be used in a personal Map Device.
and one or more other Emblems. Players also reported that the unique item can drop from Legion loot container: the War Hoard.
Purchase Costs
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
6x Alchemy Shard
3x Alteration Shard
Physical: 163.0

Phys+Chaos: 163.0

Total: 163.0
Miscellaneous
Item class: Warstaves

Pledge of Hands is a unique Judgement StaffJudgement StaffWarstaff
Physical Damage: 73136
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 68, 113 Str, 113 Int+20% Chance to Block Spell Damage while wielding a Staff
.

Modifiers

Applicable skill gems socketed in this item are supported by level 30 Greater Spell Echo Support. All support stats are accounted for, including the mana multiplier.

Item acquisition
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Pledge of Hands has a chance to drop from Viper Napuatzi, the Vaal boss of the Legion encounter. The encounter itself has a 8% chance to spawn in maps, but can also be forced via Legion Scarab, or through the Zana crafted map mod. However, it is not guaranteed to spawn a boss. Vaal boss can be guaranteed to spawn in the Domain of Timeless Conflict by using Timeless Vaal EmblemTimeless Vaal Emblem20% increased Experience gain
10% more Monster Life
Can be used in a personal Map Device.
and one or more other Emblems. Players also reported that the unique item can drop from Legion loot container: the War Hoard.

Monster restrictions

This item can be acquired from the following monsters:

Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
1The Hollow PledgeThe Hollow PledgeGrasping blindly through a dark dream, a final pledge turns brittle flesh to dust.You will track down a powerful Tunneler in a map who will drop a unique item when slain.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal Cost:
2x Silver Coin
Prophecy rewardManual
9The PactThe Pact9Pledge of Hands"On this day I mark the first of many agreements that I will have with this land and its people."Pledge of HandsManual

Source: Rory Rackham, game developer of GGG: Quote: "...boss drop..." [1]

Legacy variants

Pledge of Hands has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.11.0


  • +18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +20% Chance to Block Spell Damage while wielding a Staff
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 30 Greater Spell Echo
  • (120-160)% increased Spell Damage
  • 100% increased maximum Mana
2.6.0


  • +12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +20% Chance to Block Spell Damage while wielding a Staff
  • Socketed Gems are Supported by level 30 Greater Spell Echo
  • (120-160)% increased Spell Damage
  • 100% increased maximum Mana

Pre-2.6.0 Legacy variant can re-roll (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.
) the implicit to +18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff, but not the current implicit. Spell block and attack block are two different implicit modifiers.

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.11.0
  • Basetype has new implicit and new base damage changes. Read Judgement StaffJudgement StaffWarstaff
    Physical Damage: 73136
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
    Attacks per Second: 1.30
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires Level 68, 113 Str, 113 Int+20% Chance to Block Spell Damage while wielding a Staff
    for details.
3.8.0
  • In addition to the above ways of encountering Legion monoliths, you can now find Legion uniques in chests that award league-restricted items.
  • Unique items that can be found exclusively from Legion encounters as of 3.7.0 can still only be found from Legion encounters and the related reward sources above.
3.7.0
  • No longer drops outside of the Legion challenge leagues.
  • Spell Echo has been replaced with Greater Spell Echo. Affects all versions of the item.
2.6.0
  • Base type implicit mod increased to 18% Chance to Block (up from 12%).
  • Base type critical strike chance decreased to 6.1% (down from 6.6%).
1.1.5
  • Introduced to the game.

References

  1. Tarke Cat (interviewer), Rory Rackham (interviewee) (April 9, 2021). "Baeclast #68 Lead Designer Rory Rackham on PoE2 & Ultimatum League". Youtube. Retrieved April 9, 2021.