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Vaal Caress

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 Gauntlets inventory icon.png Bronzescale GauntletsBronzescale GauntletsArmour: 50
Evasion: 50
Requires Level 27, 22 Str, 22 Dex

Bronzescale Gauntlets inventory icon.png

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Mechanics

Vaal Caress applies Onslaught status icon.png Onslaught 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
5 Divination card inventory icon.png Mitts
Mitts card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Mitts5GlovesThose whose hands are their livelihood know the importance of keeping them safe and warm.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random glovesAutomatic
9 Divination card inventory icon.png Fateful Meeting
Fateful Meeting card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Fateful 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
Divination card inventory icon.png
random two-implicit corrupted level 97 league-specific itemAutomatic
7 Divination card inventory icon.png Prejudice
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.png Arrogance 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
10 Divination card inventory icon.png Time-Lost Relic
Time-Lost Relic card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Time-Lost Relic10League-Specific ItemTime cannot wash away that which cannot be forgotten.
Divination card inventory icon.png
random league-specific itemAutomatic
1 Time-Lost Incubator inventory icon.png Time-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.
Time-Lost Incubator inventory icon.png
random league-specific itemAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.png Jack 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.png Singular 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.png The 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

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 Orb inventory icon.png 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.
    Divine Orb inventory icon.png
    :
1.1.0
  • Introduced to the game.
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