The Blood Thorn

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The Blood Thorn
Gnarled Branch
Staff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 19.8-41.8
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.37-1.43)
Weapon Range: 13
+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
100% increased Physical Damage
(5-10)% increased Attack Speed
Reflects (22-44) Physical Damage to Attackers on Block
Curse Enemies with Vulnerability on Block, with 20% increased Effect
Level Requirement reduced by 100 (Hidden)
Touch not the thorn, for only blood and pain await.
The Blood Thorn inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
3x Alchemy Shard
11x Alteration Shard
Physical: (42.0-44.0)

Phys+Chaos: (42.0-44.0)

Total: (42.0-44.0)
Miscellaneous
Item class: Staves

The Blood Thorn is a unique Gnarled BranchGnarled BranchStaff
Physical Damage: 9-19
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
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Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The TowerThe Tower6StaffA tower built of the strongest stone is not eternal; a towering intellect is not enlightened.random staffAutomatic
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

Legacy variants

The Blood Thorn has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
2.6.0


  • +12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • 100% increased Physical Damage
  • (5-10)% increased Attack Speed
  • Reflects (22-44) Physical Damage to Attackers on Block
  • Curse Enemies with Vulnerability on Block, with 20% increased Effect

Alternate artwork

The Blood Thorn bloodgrip inventory icon.png Bloodgrip race season reward for reaching 10 RP.

Gallery

Related items

  • Replica Blood ThornReplica Blood Thorn
    Gnarled Branch
    Staff
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 10.8-22.8
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.37-1.43)
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires 12 Str, 12 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
    100% increased Fire Damage
    (5-10)% increased Attack Speed
    Curse Enemies with Flammability on Block, with 20% increased Effect
    Reflects (22-44) Fire Damage to Attackers on Block
    Level Requirement reduced by 100 (Hidden)
    "Physical forces and flames seem to share some innate bond.
    What logic lies beneath the veil of reality?"

Version history

Version Changes
2.6.0
  • Base type implicit mod increased to 18% Chance to Block (up from 12%).
  • Base type critical strike chance decreased to 6% (down from 6.4%).
2.3.0
  • Added 3D art for The Blood Thorn's alternate artwork.
2.0.0
  • New 3D art has been added to The Blood Thorn.
1.3.0
  • Introduced to the game.