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Chains of Command

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Chains of Command
Saintly Chainmail
Quality: +20%
Armour: (1082-1243)
Energy Shield: (245-282)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 70, 99 Str, 115 IntTrigger Level 20 Animate Guardian's Weapon when Animated Guardian Kills an Enemy
10% chance to Trigger Level 18 Animate Guardian's Weapon when Animated Weapon Kills an Enemy
(150-190)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(60-90) to maximum Life
Animated Guardian deals 5% increased Damage per Animated Weapon
Animated Minions' Melee Attacks deal Splash Damage to surrounding targets
Animated Minions' Melee Attacks deal 50% less Damage to surrounding targets
You cannot have non-Animated Minions
A general may carry his men to greatness, or be dragged beneath the mire by their burden.
Chains of Command inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
14x Alchemy Shard
6x Alteration Shard
Item class: Body Armours

Chains of Command is a unique Saintly ChainmailSaintly ChainmailArmour: 401
Energy Shield: 91
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 70, 99 Str, 115 Int


Unlike Animate WeaponAnimate WeaponDuration, Minion, Spell
Mana Cost: (7-26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Requires Level 4Animates a melee weapon to fight by your side. You cannot animate unidentified weapons.Per 1% Quality:
Minions have 2% increased Movement Speed
Can use Items requiring up to Level (9-100)
Base duration is 37.5 seconds
Minions' Attacks deal (4-38) to (6-56) additional Physical Damage
Maximum 50 Animated Weapons
Deals (100-252)% of Damage
Minions have (0-38)% increased Attack Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Animate Weapon skill icon.png
, Animate Guardian's Weapon lasts a base duration of 20 seconds. It has 0.05 second cooldown, therefore if your Guardian kills multiple enemies at once, only one Guardian's Weapon spawns.

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

4The BodyThe Body4Body ArmourThey say it is the head that leads, but all must flow through the body at some point.random body armourAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
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


Version history

Version Changes
  • Updated the 2D Art of Chains of Command.
  • Added 3D art.
  • Introduced to the game.