Daresso's Defiance

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Daresso's Defiance
Full Dragonscale
Armour: (871 to 1005)
Evasion: (691 to 798)
Requires Level 63, 115 Str, 94 Dex3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)(160-200)% increased Armour and Evasion
+(40-60) to maximum Life
(0.4-0.6)% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life
6% chance to Dodge Attacks
You lose all Endurance Charges when Hit
You gain an Endurance Charge on Kill
You gain Onslaught for 1 second per Endurance Charge when Hit
"When your back is against the wall,
And your opponent is bleeding you dry,
There is only one appropriate response:
Unbridled, overwhelming violence."
- Daresso, the Sword King
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Daresso's Defiance is a unique Full Dragonscale inventory icon.pngFull DragonscaleFull DragonscaleArmour: 335
Evasion: 266
Drop Level: 63
Requires Level 63, 115 Str, 94 Dex
3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
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Vendor: 9Alteration Shard inventory icon.pngAlteration ShardsAlteration ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alteration.
Shift click to unstack.
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and 13Alchemy Shard inventory icon.pngAlchemy ShardsAlchemy ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alchemy.
Shift click to unstack.
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Daresso's Defiance applies Onslaught for 1 second per endurance charge when the character is hit.

When using Daresso's Defiance with Trigger Gems such as Cast when Damage Taken Support inventory icon.pngCast when Damage Taken SupportCast when Damage Taken SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
Icon: !
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
Drop Level: 38
Requires Level 38
Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Damage
Casts Supported Spells when you take a total of (528-3272) Damage
(-70-6)% more Damage
This Gem can only Support Skill Gems requiring Level (38-70) or lower
You cannot Cast Supported Spells directly
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.
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the gem and its linked Skills will take priority before the Onslaught buff is applied.

Divination cards

  • A set of 4 The BodyThe Body4Body ArmourThey say it is the head that leads, but all must flow through the body at some point. can be exchanged for a random unique body armour.
  • A set of 4 Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
    close your eyes,
    and pray to the gods
    for a pleasant surprise.
    can be exchanged for a random unique item.

Related items

Supporter attribution

Daresso's Defiance was created by supporter Fiveby5.[1]


Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.


  1. Fiveby5 (December 2, 2014). "Designing Daresso's Defiance". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved January 23, 2015.