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This page is about the loot container. For the hideout decoration, see Vaal Vessel (Decoration).

Vaal Vessel

A Vaal Vessel is a loot container found near the boss in all vaal side areas. It can only be opened after the boss has been defeated. It always contains Vaal Skill Gems or Vaal Fragments. Sometimes it contains corrupted gear.

A unique version, Atziri's Vessel, can be found in the Vaults of AtziriVaults of Atziri
Vaal Pyramid Map
Map Level: 79
Map Tier: 12
Guild Character: g
Chests have (2500-3500)% increased Item Rarity
Area contains no monsters
Chest drop scaling is disabled. (Hidden)
Found Items have a (20-40)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
"Should I depart this mortal coil,
so shall all of my treasures."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
Travel to this Map by using it in the Templar Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.
map. Opening it will complete the map objective and it will drop multiple Sacrifice Fragments or Vaal Skill Gems.

Drops

According to Chris,[1] the base spawn rate of loot is as follow:

  • a Vaal Skill Gem (50% chance) or
  • Sacrifice at DuskSacrifice at DuskItem Quantity: +5%5% increased Quantity of Items found in this AreaThe Vaal shall never fear the setting of our sun.Can be used in a personal Map Device. (20% chance) or
  • Sacrifice at DawnSacrifice at DawnItem Quantity: +5%5% increased Quantity of Items found in this AreaOnly those who aspire can dare to hope.Can be used in a personal Map Device. (15% chance) or
  • Sacrifice at NoonSacrifice at NoonItem Quantity: +5%5% increased Quantity of Items found in this AreaThe light without pales in comparison to the light within.Can be used in a personal Map Device. (10% chance) or
  • Sacrifice at MidnightSacrifice at MidnightItem Quantity: +5%5% increased Quantity of Items found in this AreaLook to our Queen, for she will lead us into the light.Can be used in a personal Map Device. (5% chance)

However, this does not take into account on the introduction of VanityVanity9Tabula Rasa
Corrupted
card in Version 3.7.0 as well as vaal side area rework in Version 3.10.0, so that the spawn rate may be outdated.

Depends on the modifiers of the vaal side area (in spawn weight table known as "secret_area"), there are additional loots from the vessel. It has a chance to drop the divination card VanityVanity9Tabula Rasa
Corrupted
(does not require the mod mentioned below) as well as other cards that give corrupted items if the area has of Divinationof Divination
Suffix
10% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Divination Cards that give Corrupted Items
mod.

Related modifiers

NameGeneration TypeFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
of SacrificeSuffix6910% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Sacrifice Fragments
map_device 0
secret_area 300
default 0
of ThaumaturgySuffix7410% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains an additional Vaal Gem with Experience
map_device 0
secret_area 150
default 0
of the LocusSuffix7410% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains an additional Corrupted Unique Item with two Implicit Modifiers
map_device 0
secret_area 50
default 0
of Dark BlessingsSuffix6910% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Corrupted Unique Items
map_device 0
secret_area 200
default 0
of ExcavationSuffix7410% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Fossils
map_device 0
secret_area 225
default 0
of ProphecySuffix6910% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Prophecies
map_device 0
secret_area 300
default 0
of DivinationSuffix7410% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Divination Cards that give Corrupted Items
map_device 0
secret_area 225
default 0
of AtzoatlSuffix6910% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Rare Items with an Incursion Modifier
map_device 0
secret_area 300
default 0
of ExperimentationSuffix6910% increased Quantity of Items found in this Area
Found Items have a (1-3)% chance to drop Corrupted in Area
Area contains 1 additional pack of Corrupted Vaal Monsters
Vaal Vessel contains (1-3) additional Vaal Orbs
map_device 0
secret_area 500
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.10.0
  • Added many new mods that can appear on Vaal side areas, including several that can influence the items and rewards found in those areas.
3.3.0
  • Vaal vessels found in Vaal side areas or by placing a Vaal fragment in the map device now drop more items.
1.1.0
  • Introduced to the game.

References

  1. chris_wilson (May 31, 2014). "Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Full Information". Path of Exile Subreddit.