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Prism Guardian
Archon Kite Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 22%
Armour: 187
Energy Shield: 36
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 68, 85 Str, 85 Int+12% to all Elemental Resistances+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
Socketed Gems Cost and Reserve Life instead of Mana
Socketed Gems have 25% reduced Reservation
+(20-30) to Dexterity
+25% to all Elemental Resistances
When blood is paid, the weak think twice.
Prism Guardian inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
8x Alchemy Shard
8x Alteration Shard
Metadata
Item class: Shields

Prism Guardian is a unique Archon Kite ShieldArchon Kite ShieldChance to Block: 22%
Armour: 156
Energy Shield: 30
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 68, 85 Str, 85 Int+12% to all Elemental Resistances
.

Modifiers

  • Socketed Gems Cost and Reserve Life instead of Mana: Skill gems socketed in Prism Guardian cost and/or reserve life instead of mana. This effect is similar to that of the Blood Magic keystone, but without setting maximum mana to zero.
  • Reduced reservation: Socketed gems have 25% reduced life reservation. This effect is additive with reduced Reserved modifiers from passive skills or items like Alpha's HowlAlpha's Howl
    Sinner Tricorne
    Quality: +20%
    Evasion: (738-811)
    Requires Level 64, 138 Dex+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
    (80-100)% increased Evasion Rating
    +(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
    25% chance to Avoid being Chilled
    Cannot be Frozen
    8% reduced Mana Reserved
    Nature respects the strong
    And paints the snow red
    With the blood of the weak
    .

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

Supporter attribution

Prism Guardian was created by supporter Kraide.[citation needed]

Legacy variants

Prism Guardian has legacy variants:

Version Discontinued Modifiers
2.0.0


+12% to all Elemental Resistances
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
  • Socketed Gems Cost and Reserve Life instead of Mana
  • Socketed Gems have 25% reduced Reservation
  • +(20 to 30) to Dexterity
  • +25% to all Elemental Resistances
1.1.0


+24% to all Elemental Resistances
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
  • Socketed Gems Cost and Reserve Life instead of Mana
  • Socketed Gems have 25% reduced Reservation
  • +(20 to 30) to Dexterity
  • +25% to all Elemental Resistances

Alternate artwork

Prism Guardian Relic inventory icon.png Relic version from the Legacy leagues.

Gallery

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • The costs and reservations system for skills has been extensively reworked to add new options.
  • (Not stated in patch note) The mod of Prism Guardian has wording changed.
2.0.0
  • Now grants +2 to the Level of Aura Gems Socketed in this Item.
1.3.0
  • Block Chance has been reduced from 24% to 22%.
1.1.0
  • Reduced the implicit resistance values on hybrid strength/intelligence shields.
0.10.7
  • Added 3D art.
0.9.13
  • Introduced to the game.