Hazardous Research

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Hazardous Research
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Medium (1200)
(10-15)% increased Lightning Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Spark fires Projectiles in a circle
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Spark fires 2 additional Projectiles
(20-15)% reduced Spark Duration
Of the elements at the thaumaturgist's disposal, lightning remained the least understood.
The simple passage of energy from one to another could result in profound power, or rapid death.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Hazardous Research inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
2x Alchemy Shard
3x Alteration Shard
Miscellaneous
Item class: Jewel

Hazardous Research is a unique Cobalt JewelCobalt JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket..

It is a threshold jewel that enhances SparkSparkSpell, Projectile, Duration, Lightning
Mana Cost: (5-21)
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 560
Launches unpredictable sparks that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:12341% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles Pierce 0.1 additional TargetsFires 0.1 additional Projectiles2% of Lightning Damage Converted to Chaos DamageDeals (1-63) to (20-1198) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Fires (4-6) additional Projectiles
(0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spark skill icon.png
and Vaal SparkVaal SparkVaal, Spell, Projectile, Duration, Lightning
Souls Per Use: 30 (N) /
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 40%
Continuously launches unpredictable sparks in all directions that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:11% increased Projectile SpeedDeals (1-24) to (11-454) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Fires Projectiles in random directions
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
(0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Spark skill icon.png
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Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
4The Garish PowerThe Garish Power4JewelMaligaro may have valued function over form, but that did not mute his flair for the dramatic.random JewelAutomatic
10The Eye of the DragonThe Eye of the Dragon10Jewel
Corrupted
Some powers are far too great even for the
gods of old.
random corrupted JewelAutomatic
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
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Death to Purity
Act 5
iLvl 1

Version history

Version Changes
3.0.0
  • Introduced to the game.