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The Goddess Bound
Whalebone Rapier
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (14.8-16.8) to (62.9-71.4)
Elemental Damage: 3-7
Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.92
Weapon Range: 14
Requires Level 7, 32 Dex+25% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier+1 to Level of Socketed Melee Gems
Uses both hand slots
(250-300)% increased Physical Damage
Adds 3 to 7 Fire Damage
20% increased Attack Speed
30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
+(20-40) to Evasion Rating
20% reduced Rarity of Items found
30% increased Movement Speed when on Low Life
She paints her offer in wicked hues
An off-white grin, an elegant bruise.
To the nascent scourge she sings the ruse:
"With me in hand, what else need you use?"
The Goddess Bound inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
12x Alchemy Shard
17x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: (74.6-84.7)
Fire: 9.6
Elemental: 9.6
Phys+Chaos: (74.6-84.7)
Total: (84.2-94.3)
Metadata
Item class: One Hand Swords

The Goddess Bound is a unique Whalebone RapierWhalebone RapierOne Handed Sword
Physical Damage: 4-17
Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.60
Weapon Range: 14
Requires Level 7, 32 Dex+25% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
.

Modifiers

Though The Goddess Bound is a one-handed sword, it does not allow shields or other one-handed melee weapons to be equipped in the off-hand slot. All its sister variants have this properties.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
3Birth of the ThreeBirth of the Three3The Goddess BoundA small token of Her affliction.The Goddess BoundManual
4The GentlemanThe Gentleman4Sword
Corrupted
"Axes and mauls are so uncivilised. A good clean cut to the neck with a sharp blade, that's the Sarn way!"
random corrupted swordAutomatic
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
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredientIngredient
Notes
Type
The Goddess ScornedThe Goddess Scorned
Elegant Sword
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (74-84) to (122.1-138.6)
Critical Strike Chance: (9.50%-10.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 28, 46 Str, 55 Dex+190 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
(250-300)% increased Physical Damage
(90-110)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(20-30)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
+(40-50)% to Fire Resistance
Cannot be Ignited
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Ignites you inflict deal Damage 50% faster
You can only deal Damage with this Weapon or Ignite
Her purpose seems done; the oath is fulfilled.
Rust dulls her smirk with the last demon killed.
The embers grow dim and yet hope burns her lips:
"An old flame renewed can define our eclipse!"
1The Goddess BoundThe Goddess Bound
Whalebone Rapier
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (14.8-16.8) to (62.9-71.4)
Elemental Damage: 3-7
Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.92
Weapon Range: 14
Requires Level 7, 32 Dex+25% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier+1 to Level of Socketed Melee Gems
Uses both hand slots
(250-300)% increased Physical Damage
Adds 3 to 7 Fire Damage
20% increased Attack Speed
30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
+(20-40) to Evasion Rating
20% reduced Rarity of Items found
30% increased Movement Speed when on Low Life
She paints her offer in wicked hues
An off-white grin, an elegant bruise.
To the nascent scourge she sings the ruse:
"With me in hand, what else need you use?"
With 20% quality.Manual
1Elegant SwordElegant SwordOne Handed Sword
Physical Damage: 20-33
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 28, 46 Str, 55 Dex+190 to Accuracy Rating
Base type, with 20% quality and which has sockets that exactly match those on the Goddess Bound, number, color and links included.
1Combustion SupportCombustion SupportFire, Support
Icon: i
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire DamageIgnites from Supported Skills deal Damage 0.25% fasterIgnites from Supported Skills deal Damage 0.5% slower
Supported Skills deal 1% increased Fire Damage
Supported Skills have (30-49)% chance to Ignite
Supported Skills deal (10-29)% more Fire Damage
Enemies Ignited by Supported Skills have -(10-19)% to Fire Resistance
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
With at least 1% quality.
1Orb of FusingOrb of FusingStack Size: 20Reforges the links between sockets on an itemRight click this item then left click a socketed item to apply it. The item's quality increases the chances of obtaining more links.
Shift click to unstack.
N/A

Legacy variants

The Goddess Bound has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
2.6.0


  • +30% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Melee Gems
  • Uses both hand slots
  • (250-300)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds 3 to 7 Fire Damage
  • 20% increased Attack Speed
  • 30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
  • +(20-40) to Evasion Rating
  • 20% reduced Rarity of Items found
  • 30% increased Movement Speed when on Low Life
2.2.0


  • +20% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Melee Gems
  • Uses both hand slots
  • (250-300)% increased Physical Damage
  • Adds 3 to 7 Fire Damage
  • 20% increased Attack Speed
  • 30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
  • +(20-40) to Evasion Rating
  • 20% reduced Rarity of Items found
  • 30% increased Movement Speed when on Low Life

Supporter attribution

The Goddess Bound was created by supporter Charan (previous POE usernames: CharanJaydemyr, 鬼殺し;[1] current name unknown. Reddit username The_Scourge)

The sword was previously named Tipua Kaikohuru, but changed to the Goddess Bound to establish a connected trilogy of unique one-handed swords.[2] The other swords in the trilogy are The Goddess ScornedThe Goddess Scorned
Elegant Sword
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (74-84) to (122.1-138.6)
Critical Strike Chance: (9.50%-10.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 28, 46 Str, 55 Dex+190 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
(250-300)% increased Physical Damage
(90-110)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(20-30)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
+(40-50)% to Fire Resistance
Cannot be Ignited
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Ignites you inflict deal Damage 50% faster
You can only deal Damage with this Weapon or Ignite
Her purpose seems done; the oath is fulfilled.
Rust dulls her smirk with the last demon killed.
The embers grow dim and yet hope burns her lips:
"An old flame renewed can define our eclipse!"
and The Goddess UnleashedThe Goddess Unleashed
Eternal Sword
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (52.8-56.4) to (121.2-160.8)
Critical Strike Chance: (7.20%-8.30%)
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 52, 104 Str, 122 Dex+475 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
Adds (3-6) to (33-66) Physical Damage
(44-66)% increased Critical Strike Chance
33% increased Ignite Duration on Enemies
Gain (66-99)% of Sword Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
Gain Her Blessing for 3 seconds when you Ignite an Enemy
33% chance to Blind nearby Enemies when gaining Her Blessing
Cannot be Frozen, Chilled or Ignited with Her Blessing
20% increased Attack and Movement Speed with Her Blessing
As a maiden I was bound; as a crone was I scorned
Promised power rarely found, delivered fury fairly thorned.
Not enough?...Fine. Now I am become both and another
To take your hand and cradle your talents, not smother
The consummate flames. So hush, dear, say not a word.
Bequeathed, betrayed...beloved. At last, I am the third.
.

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Version history

Version Changes
3.15.0
  • "Thrusting One Hand Sword" item class changed to "One Hand Sword".[3]
3.3.0
  • Added 3D art.
2.6.0
  • Base type implicit mod reduced to +25% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier (down from +30%).
  • Base type damage increased to 4-18 (up from 4-15).
2.2.0
  • All sources of increased Critical Strike Multiplier have been changed to additional Critical Strike Multiplier. This change brings the functionality in line with how most players think it works.
  • Because of this, all items, passives and some skills/support gems that used to have increased Critical Strike Multiplier are now 33% less effective on players, despite having the same value. A number of these have been adjusted in value to maintain similar effectiveness.
  • Blessed Orbs are required to update the following to their new values: implicits mods on all Rapier base types, implicits mods on Curved Blades, Lithe Blades and Exquisite Blades.
0.11.1c
  • The unique item Tipua Kaikohuru has had its name changed to The Goddess Bound. Old items will still have the old name, while new ones that drop will have the new one.
0.10.0
  • Critical multiplier mods on weapons are now global, not local.
0.9.10
  • Introduced to the game.

See also

  • The Goddess ScornedThe Goddess Scorned
    Elegant Sword
    One Handed Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (74-84) to (122.1-138.6)
    Critical Strike Chance: (9.50%-10.50%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 28, 46 Str, 55 Dex+190 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
    (250-300)% increased Physical Damage
    (90-110)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    +(20-30)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
    +(40-50)% to Fire Resistance
    Cannot be Ignited
    100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
    Ignites you inflict deal Damage 50% faster
    You can only deal Damage with this Weapon or Ignite
    Her purpose seems done; the oath is fulfilled.
    Rust dulls her smirk with the last demon killed.
    The embers grow dim and yet hope burns her lips:
    "An old flame renewed can define our eclipse!"
  • The Goddess UnleashedThe Goddess Unleashed
    Eternal Sword
    One Handed Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (52.8-56.4) to (121.2-160.8)
    Critical Strike Chance: (7.20%-8.30%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 52, 104 Str, 122 Dex+475 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
    Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
    Adds (3-6) to (33-66) Physical Damage
    (44-66)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    33% increased Ignite Duration on Enemies
    Gain (66-99)% of Sword Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
    Gain Her Blessing for 3 seconds when you Ignite an Enemy
    33% chance to Blind nearby Enemies when gaining Her Blessing
    Cannot be Frozen, Chilled or Ignited with Her Blessing
    20% increased Attack and Movement Speed with Her Blessing
    As a maiden I was bound; as a crone was I scorned
    Promised power rarely found, delivered fury fairly thorned.
    Not enough?...Fine. Now I am become both and another
    To take your hand and cradle your talents, not smother
    The consummate flames. So hush, dear, say not a word.
    Bequeathed, betrayed...beloved. At last, I am the third.
  • Oni-GoroshiOni-Goroshi
    Charan's Sword
    One Handed Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 6-13.2
    Critical Strike Chance: (8.50%-9.50%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.45
    Weapon Range: 11
    40% increased Global Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
    (70-90)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Adds 2 to 3 Physical Damage to Attacks per Level
    Gain Her Embrace for 3 seconds when you Ignite an Enemy
    While in Her Embrace, take 0.5% of your total Maximum Life and Energy Shield as Fire Damage per second per Level
    Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
    "Your name is Demon Slayer? Really? Good name for rotgut, that."
    She said: I prefer "The Goddess Of Swords". Much more dignified. And accurate.
    "Demon Slayer The Cheap And Nasty it is then. Burns going down, burns coming up?"
    She said: Every single time, Charan. And still...you'll bathe me, and you'll drink my love. Until you can't.

References

  1. 鬼殺し (December 9, 2017). "[The Goddess Swords Discussion] 9th Dec, 2017: 3.1 is here; TGU crafting is now disabled.". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  2. Rhys (August 26, 2013). "Secret recipes and cryptic clues: The Goddess Scorned". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  3. Community_Team (July 20, 2021). "Expedition Patch Notes, Item Filter and Passive Tree Information". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
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