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Tempered by War
KeystoneTemperedbyWar passive skill icon.png
50% of Cold and Lightning Damage taken as Fire Damage
50% less Cold Resistance
50% less Lightning Resistance
Tasalio and Valako test you, child of the volcano. Prove yourself worthy.

Tempered by War is a keystone passive skill which causes 50% of Cold and Lightning Damage to be taken as Fire Damage at the cost of 50% less Cold Resistance and Lightning Resistance

For more information about taking damage as another element, see Damage taken as.


Interactions - When combined with Mahuxotl's MachinationMahuxotl'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.
no cold or lightning damage is taken. When combined with Avian Twins Talisman no cold or lightning damage from hits is taken.


This keystone will conquer any keystones within the radius of a Lethal PrideLethal Pride
Timeless Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Large
Commanded leadership over (10000-18000) warriors under (Akoya-Kaom-Rakiata)
Passives in radius are Conquered by the Karui
They believed themselves the greatest warriors, but that savagery turned upon their own.Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
jewel with modifier Commanded leadership over (10000–18000) warriors under Rakiata.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.