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The Blood Thorn

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
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
3x Alchemy Shard
11x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (42.0-44.0)
Phys+Chaos: (42.0-44.0)
Total: (42.0-44.0)
Metadata
Item class: Staves

The Blood Thorn is a unique Gnarled Branch inventory icon.pngGnarled 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

Gnarled Branch inventory icon.png

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Item acquisition Questionmark.png

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Tower
The Tower card art.png
Divination card frame.png
The Tower6StaffA tower built of the strongest stone is not eternal; a towering intellect is not enlightened.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random staffAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.pngAtziri's Arsenal
Atziri's Arsenal card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Atziri's Arsenal4Weapon
Corrupted
In the prison of all sins, will you grasp godhood or sorrow? Only hope lies under the shadows.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random corrupted weaponAutomatic
7 Divination card inventory icon.pngPrejudice
Prejudice card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Prejudice7Item
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random influenced itemAutomatic
8 Divination card inventory icon.pngArrogance of the Vaal
Arrogance of the Vaal card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Arrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.pngJack in the Box
Jack in the Box card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Jack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random itemAutomatic
1 Singular Incubator inventory icon.pngSingular 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.
Singular Incubator inventory icon.png
random itemAutomatic
1 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Void
The Void card art.png
Divination card frame.png
The Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

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.

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.
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