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Vaal Caress
Bronzescale Gauntlets
Quality: +20%
Armour: (120-130)
Evasion: (120-130)
Requires Level 27, 22 Str, 22 Dex+2 to Level of Socketed Vaal Gems
(120-140)% increased Armour and Evasion
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+40% to Cold Resistance
You gain Onslaught for 5 seconds on using a Vaal Skill
"The gems are strangely human at times.
They simply love to be held."
- Doryani, First Seer to the Queen
Vaal Caress inventory icon.png
Acquisition
League(s): Ambush, Invasion
The gloves is in core loot table[citation needed] but as of 3.14 still obtainable from divination cards that grant league-specific item.
Vendor Prices
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
14x Alchemy Shard
7x Alteration Shard
Metadata
Item class: Gloves

Vaal Caress is a pair of unique Bronzescale GauntletsBronzescale GauntletsArmour: 50
Evasion: 50
Requires Level 27, 22 Str, 22 Dex
.

Mechanics

Vaal Caress applies Onslaught status icon.pngOnslaught buff for 5 seconds when the character uses a Vaal skill.

Item acquisition
Questionmark.png

The gloves is in core loot table[citation needed] but as of 3.14 still obtainable from divination cards that grant league-specific item.

Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
5MittsMitts5GlovesThose whose hands are their livelihood know the importance of keeping them safe and warm.random glovesAutomatic
9Fateful MeetingFateful Meeting9League-Specific Item
Double-Influenced Item
Item Level: 97
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Some people act as beacons,
illuminating the path for others.
I was lucky to meet one such person.

- Anton to Zhenya
random two-implicit corrupted level 97 league-specific itemAutomatic
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
10Time-Lost RelicTime-Lost Relic10League-Specific ItemTime cannot wash away that which cannot be forgotten.random league-specific itemAutomatic
1Time-Lost IncubatorTime-Lost IncubatorAdds an incubated League-specific Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
League-specific 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 league-specific 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

Vaal Caress has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
2.6.0


+2 to Level of Socketed Vaal Gems
(120-140)% increased Armour and Evasion
+(30-40) to maximum Life
+30% to Cold Resistance
You gain Onslaught for 5 seconds on using a Vaal Skill

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Many unique items that were league-specific have now also been added to the core drop pool.
2.6.0
  • Cold Resistance mod increased to 40% (up from 30%).
  • Maximum Life mod increased to 50-70 (up from 30-40).
  • Changes can be obtained by rerolling the item's mods with a Divine OrbDivine OrbStack Size: 10Randomises the numeric values of the random modifiers on an itemRight click this item then left click a magic, rare or unique item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
    :
1.1.0
  • Introduced to the game.
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