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The Searing Touch
Lathi
Staff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 86.4-144
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+(40-60)% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier
(70-90)% increased Fire Damage
10% increased Cast Speed
+2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems
Burn to cinders, scar and maim,
Rule a world, bathed in flame.
The Searing Touch inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
4x Alchemy Shard
11x Alteration Shard
Weapon DPS
Physical: 149.8
Phys+Chaos: 149.8
Total: 149.8
Metadata
Item class: Staves

The Searing Touch is a unique LathiLathiStaff
Physical Damage: 72-120
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
.

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
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Legacy variants

The Searing Touch has legacy variants.

At the start of Ultimatum league there was a bug where Inscribed UltimatumsInscribed UltimatumCan be used in a personal map device to open portals to the Trialmaster's Domain and attempt his challenge. Portals will close once the challenge begins. could offer the Searing Touch on a Long StaffLong StaffStaff
Physical Damage: 24-41
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 18, 35 Str, 35 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
base type with modifiers resembling the legacy variant discontinued in version 3.8.0.[1] This bugged variant is not listed in the following table.

Version Discontinued Base Item Required level Modifiers
3.8.0 LathiLathiStaff
Physical Damage: 72-120
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
60
  • +18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +(40-60)% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier
  • (70-90)% increased Fire Damage
  • 10% increased Cast Speed
  • +2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems
  • 70% increased Burning Damage
3.0.0 LathiLathiStaff
Physical Damage: 72-120
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
60
  • +18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +(40-60)% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier
  • (30-50)% increased Spell Damage
  • (20-40)% increased Fire Damage
  • 10% increased Cast Speed
  • +2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems
  • 70% increased Burning Damage
2.6.0 LathiLathiStaff
Physical Damage: 72-120
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
60
  • +12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +(40-60)% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier
  • (30-50)% increased Spell Damage
  • (20-40)% increased Fire Damage
  • 10% increased Cast Speed
  • +2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems
  • 70% increased Burning Damage
2.0.0 Long StaffLong StaffStaff
Physical Damage: 24-41
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 18, 35 Str, 35 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
13
  • +12% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
  • +(40-60)% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier
  • (30-50)% increased Spell Damage
  • (20-40)% increased Fire Damage
  • 10% increased Cast Speed
  • +2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems
  • 70% increased Burning Damage

Alternate artwork

The Searing Touch race season 4 inventory icon.png Race season 4 prize for reaching 80 RP.
The Searing Touch Relic inventory icon.png Relic version from the Ancient Reliquary (Legacy leagues limited drop).

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0b
  • Fixed a bug where Inscribed UltimatumsInscribed UltimatumCan be used in a personal map device to open portals to the Trialmaster's Domain and attempt his challenge. Portals will close once the challenge begins. that granted The Searing Touch Unique Staff gave a Legacy version of the item.
3.8.0
  • Now grants +2 to Level of all Fire Spell Skill Gems instead of +2 to Level of Socketed Fire Gems. This change affects all existing items.
  • No longer grants 70% increased Burning Damage. Now grants +40-60% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier. This does not affect existing items.
3.0.0
  • Increased Fire Damage increased to 70-90%.
  • No longer grants increased Spell Damage.
2.6.0
  • All staves have had their block values increased. Previously, staves granted either 12% block chance or 18% block chance. They now grant 18% and 20% respectively. Using a Blessed OrbBlessed OrbStack Size: 20Randomises the numeric values of the implicit modifiers of an itemRight click this item then left click another item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
    will update existing staves to these new values.
  • The implicit mod of the base type of The Searing Touch had increased to 18% Chance to Block (up from 12%).
  • Base type critical strike chance decreased to 6% (down from 6.4%).
2.0.0
  • New The Searing Touch Now appears on the LathiLathiStaff
    Physical Damage: 72-120
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.30
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
    Base Type (from Long StaffLong StaffStaff
    Physical Damage: 24-41
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.30
    Weapon Range: 13
    Requires Level 18, 35 Str, 35 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
    ), making this much higher level.
0.9.5
  • Introduced to the game.

References

  1. jctfsn (April 18, 2021). "Legacy Searing Touch from Inscirbed Ultimatum". Reddit. Retrieved June 27, 2021.