Unstable Catalyst - Path of Exile

Unstable Catalyst Unstable Catalyst adds quality that enhances Critical modifiers on a ring, amulet or belt. It replaces other Catalyst quality types.

Critical modifiers: Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier, Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier for Spells.

Its quality improves the Critical stats. Per quality has a 1% bonus. The maximum quality is 20%.

Unstable Catalyst PoE

Unstable Catalyst Guide

  • It can be only applied for a ring, amulet or belt.
  • It only has effects with the Critical Strike mods.
  • Per Unstable Catalyst Unstable Catalyst increases a Normal item by 5%, a Magic item by 2%, and a Rare item by 1%. The maximum quality is 20%.
  • The final result will discard the decimal part. For example, if the value is 1.9, it will show 1.

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Unstable Catalyst Farming

1. Defeat metamorphs in maps

Unstable Catalysts are acquired by defeating metamorphs in maps with organ parts that specify that they drop catalysts.

2. Catalyst Vendor Recipe

By doing Catalyst Recipe, you have a chance to get a new random Catalyst:

Result Recipes
1x random Catalyst
  • 3x Catalysts, all of same type

3. Buy Unstable Catalyst from other players

You can obtain it by purchasing from other players with a reasonable price.

Unstable Catalyst Critical modifiers

LevelPre/SufNameTags
68Prefix(30–34)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemiesbelt_crusader
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75Prefix(35–39)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemiesbelt_crusader
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80Prefix(40–45)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemiesbelt_crusader
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75Prefix(5–10)% chance to gain Elusive on Critical Strikeboots_eyrie
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85Prefix(11–20)% chance to gain Elusive on Critical Strike
(5–10)% increased Elusive Effect
boots_eyrie
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75PrefixGain a Flask Charge when you deal a Critical Strikebelt_basilisk
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68Prefix(25–34)% increased Physical Damage
(8–10)% increased Critical Strike Chance
claw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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68Prefix(25–34)% increased Physical Damage
+(10–15)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
claw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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71Prefix(35–44)% increased Physical Damage
(8–10)% increased Critical Strike Chance
claw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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71Prefix(35–44)% increased Physical Damage
+(10–15)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
claw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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74Prefix(45–54)% increased Physical Damage
(8–10)% increased Critical Strike Chance
claw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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74Prefix(45–54)% increased Physical Damage
+(10–15)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
claw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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77Prefix(55–64)% increased Physical Damage
(8–10)% increased Critical Strike Chance
claw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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77Prefix(55–64)% increased Physical Damage
+(10–15)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
claw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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80Prefix(65–69)% increased Physical Damage
(8–10)% increased Critical Strike Chance
claw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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80Prefix(65–69)% increased Physical Damage
+(10–15)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
claw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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68PrefixYou take (15–20)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikesbelt_shaper
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68PrefixYou take (15–20)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikesbelt_adjudicator
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75PrefixYou take (21–30)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikesbelt_shaper
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75PrefixYou take (21–30)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikesbelt_adjudicator
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90PrefixSkills supported by Unleash have +1 to maximum number of Seals
(50–75)% increased Critical Strike Chance with Spells which remove the maximum number of Seals
helmet_eyrie
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68SuffixAttacks have +(0.5–1)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_elder
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68SuffixAttacks have +(0.5–1)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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84SuffixAttacks have +(1.1–1.5)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_elder
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84SuffixAttacks have +(1.1–1.5)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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94SuffixAttacks have +(1.6–2)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_elder
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94SuffixAttacks have +(1.6–2)% to Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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68Suffix+(0.5–1)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_shaper
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68Suffix+(0.5–1)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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84Suffix+(1.1–1.5)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_shaper
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84Suffix+(1.1–1.5)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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94Suffix+(1.6–2)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_shaper
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94Suffix+(1.6–2)% to Spell Critical Strike Chancebody_armour_basilisk
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75Suffix(11–20)% chance to Gain Arcane Surge when you deal a Critical Strikewand_crusader
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80Suffix(21–30)% chance to Gain Arcane Surge when you deal a Critical Strikewand_crusader
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68Suffix(80–100)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Blinded Enemiesclaw_shaper
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1SuffixCritical Strike Chance is increased by Lightning Resistancedefault
68Suffix(80–100)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Poisoned Enemiesdagger_elder
rune_dagger_elder
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68Suffix(80–100)% increased Critical Strike Chance if you have Killed Recentlyaxe_shaper
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68Suffix(31–40)% increased Critical Strike Chance if you have Killed Recentlyclaw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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73Suffix(41–50)% increased Critical Strike Chance if you have Killed Recentlyclaw_crusader
dagger_crusader
rune_dagger_crusader
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68Suffix(80–100)% increased Critical Strike Chance if you haven't dealt a Critical Strike Recently
+(15–25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
staff_shaper
warstaff_shaper
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1Suffix(10–14)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
5Suffix(10–14)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
5Suffix(10–14)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
20Suffix(15–19)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
20Suffix(15–19)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
20Suffix(15–19)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
30Suffix(20–24)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
30Suffix(20–24)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
30Suffix(20–24)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
42Suffix(15–17)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
44Suffix(25–29)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
44Suffix(25–29)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
44Suffix(25–29)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
58Suffix(30–34)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
58Suffix(30–34)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
58Suffix(18–20)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
59Suffix(30–34)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
68Suffix(10–15)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_shaper
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68Suffix(22–25)% increased Critical Strike Chance
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 18 Increased Critical Strikes
grants_crit_chance_support
sword_shaper
axe_shaper
mace_shaper
claw_shaper
sceptre_shaper
dagger_shaper
rune_dagger_shaper
wand_shaper
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68Suffix(22–25)% increased Critical Strike Chance
50% increased Critical Strike Chance if you have Killed Recently
2h_sword_shaper
2h_axe_shaper
2h_mace_shaper
staff_shaper
warstaff_shaper
bow_shaper
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68Suffix(22–25)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+50% to Critical Strike Multiplier if you haven't dealt a Critical Strike Recently
2h_sword_elder
2h_axe_elder
2h_mace_elder
staff_elder
warstaff_elder
bow_elder
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68Suffix(60–74)% increased Critical Strike Chance for Spells
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 18 Increased Critical Strikes
grants_crit_chance_support
sceptre_shaper
rune_dagger_shaper
wand_shaper
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68Suffix(16–20)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancegloves_crusader
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68Suffix(15–17)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_crusader
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70Suffix(21–25)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancegloves_crusader
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72Suffix(35–38)% increased Global Critical Strike ChanceAmulets
72Suffix(35–38)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
73Suffix(35–38)% increased Critical Strike ChanceClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
74Suffix(21–23)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
75Suffix(16–20)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_shaper
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75Suffix(26–29)% increased Critical Strike Chance
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Increased Critical Strikes
grants_crit_chance_support
sword_shaper
axe_shaper
mace_shaper
claw_shaper
sceptre_shaper
dagger_shaper
rune_dagger_shaper
wand_shaper
default
75Suffix(26–29)% increased Critical Strike Chance
50% increased Critical Strike Chance if you have Killed Recently
2h_sword_shaper
2h_axe_shaper
2h_mace_shaper
staff_shaper
warstaff_shaper
bow_shaper
default
75Suffix(26–29)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+50% to Critical Strike Multiplier if you haven't dealt a Critical Strike Recently
2h_sword_elder
2h_axe_elder
2h_mace_elder
staff_elder
warstaff_elder
bow_elder
default
75Suffix(75–82)% increased Critical Strike Chance for Spells
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Increased Critical Strikes
grants_crit_chance_support
sceptre_shaper
rune_dagger_shaper
wand_shaper
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75Suffix(26–30)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancegloves_crusader
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75Suffix(18–21)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_crusader
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80Suffix(21–25)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_shaper
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80Suffix(22–25)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancering_crusader
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82Suffix(39–42)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
82Suffix(24–26)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
85Suffix(39–44)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancedefault
85Suffix(39–44)% increased Critical Strike Chance with BowsQuivers
85Suffix(31–60)% increased Global Critical Strike Chancegloves_crusader
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8Suffix+(8–12)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
8Suffix+(8–12)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
8Suffix+(10–14)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
21Suffix+(13–19)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
21Suffix+(13–19)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
21Suffix+(15–19)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
30Suffix+(20–24)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
31Suffix+(20–24)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
31Suffix+(20–24)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
44Suffix+(25–29)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
45Suffix+(25–29)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
45Suffix+(25–29)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
58Suffix+(15–17)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierdefault
59Suffix+(30–34)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
59Suffix+(30–34)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
59Suffix+(30–34)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
68Suffix+(8–12)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_elder
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68Suffix+(22–25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Socketed Gems are supported by Level 18 Increased Critical Damage
sword_elder
axe_elder
mace_elder
claw_elder
sceptre_elder
dagger_elder
rune_dagger_elder
wand_elder
default
68Suffix+(22–25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
(5–8)% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
bow_shaper
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68Suffix+(11–13)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierhelmet_adjudicator
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68Suffix+(14–16)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_adjudicator
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70Suffix+(14–16)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierhelmet_adjudicator
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73Suffix+(35–38)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierClaws Daggers Wands One Hand Swords Thrusting One Hand Swords One Hand Axes One Hand Maces Bows Staves Two Hand Swords Two Hand Axes Two Hand Maces Sceptres Fishing Rods Rune Daggers Warstaves
74Suffix+(35–38)% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierAmulets
74Suffix+(35–38)% to Critical Strike Multiplier with BowsQuivers
74Suffix+(18–20)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierdefault
75Suffix+(13–16)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_elder
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75Suffix+(26–29)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
Socketed Gems are supported by Level 20 Increased Critical Damage
sword_elder
axe_elder
mace_elder
claw_elder
sceptre_elder
dagger_elder
rune_dagger_elder
wand_elder
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75Suffix+(26–29)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
(9–10)% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
bow_shaper
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75Suffix+(17–20)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierhelmet_adjudicator
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75Suffix+(17–19)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_adjudicator
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80Suffix+(17–20)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_elder
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80Suffix+(20–22)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierring_adjudicator
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82Suffix+(35–41)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierdefault
82Suffix+(21–25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierdefault
85Suffix+(21–24)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplierhelmet_adjudicator
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68Suffix+(50–60)% to Critical Strike Multiplier against Enemies that are on Full Lifedagger_shaper
rune_dagger_shaper
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68Suffix+(41–50)% to Critical Strike Multiplier against Enemies that are on Full Lifedagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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73Suffix+(51–60)% to Critical Strike Multiplier against Enemies that are on Full Lifedagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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68Suffix+(35–45)% to Critical Strike Multiplier if you have Blocked Recently
+5% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff
staff_shaper
warstaff_shaper
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68Suffix+(26–30)% to Critical Strike Multiplier if you've Killed Recentlyclaw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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73Suffix+(31–35)% to Critical Strike Multiplier if you've Killed Recentlyclaw_adjudicator
dagger_adjudicator
rune_dagger_adjudicator
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85SuffixGain Accuracy Rating equal to your Strength
1% increased Critical Strike Chance per 10 Strength
helmet_adjudicator
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68Suffix(5–10)% chance to gain an Endurance Charge on Critical Strike
(15–20)% increased Critical Strike Chance
2h_axe_shaper
axe_shaper
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1Suffix+(46–48)% to Lightning Resistance
(40–60)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemies
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50Suffix+(46–48)% to Lightning Resistance
(40–60)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemies
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80Suffix15% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strikebody_armour_crusader
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90Suffix15% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
3% increased Damage per Power Charge
body_armour_crusader
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85Suffix(46–50)% reduced Effect of Shock on you
(45–75)% increased Critical Strike Chance if you've been Shocked Recently
helmet_crusader
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68SuffixSocketed Spells have +30% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_shaper
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68SuffixSocketed Attacks have +30% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_elder
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75SuffixSocketed Spells have +50% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_shaper
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75SuffixSocketed Attacks have +50% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_elder
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83SuffixSocketed Spells have +70% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_shaper
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84SuffixSocketed Attacks have +70% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_elder
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93SuffixSocketed Spells have +90% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_shaper
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94SuffixSocketed Attacks have +90% to Critical Strike Multipliergloves_elder
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68SuffixSocketed Spells have +1% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_shaper
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68SuffixSocketed Attacks have +1% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_elder
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75SuffixSocketed Spells have +2% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_shaper
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75SuffixSocketed Attacks have +2% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_elder
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83SuffixSocketed Attacks have +3% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_elder
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84SuffixSocketed Spells have +3% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_shaper
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93SuffixSocketed Attacks have +4% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_elder
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94SuffixSocketed Spells have +4% to Critical Strike Chancehelmet_shaper
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63SuffixSocketed Gems have +3.5% Critical Strike Chancedefault
11Suffix(10–19)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
21Suffix(20–39)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
28Suffix(40–59)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
41Suffix(60–79)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
59Suffix(80–99)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
68Suffix(60–74)% increased Critical Strike Chance for Spells
10% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
attack_staff
staff_shaper
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75Suffix(75–82)% increased Critical Strike Chance for Spells
10% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
attack_staff
staff_shaper
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76Suffix(100–109)% increased Critical Strike Chance for SpellsWands Staves Sceptres Rune Daggers
82Suffix(110–119)% increased Critical Strike Chance for Spellsdefault

Metamorph Catalyst Cheat Sheet

Catalyst Function Description
Imbued Catalyst Imbued Catalyst Caster % Increased Spell Damage, % Increased Cast Speed, Adds # to # Physical/Cold/Fire/Lightning Damage to Spells, Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier for Spells
Abrasive Catalyst Abrasive Catalyst Attack Adds # to # Physical/Cold/Fire/Lightning Damage to Attacks, Attack Speed, Attacks Penetrate % Elemental Resistance (Influenced only)
Intrinsic Catalyst Intrinsic Catalyst Attribute Strength, Dexterity, Intelligence
Turbulent Catalyst Turbulent Catalyst Elemental Damage Fire damage, Cold damage, Lightning damage
Tempering Catalyst Tempering Catalyst Defence # to Evasion Rating/Armour/Energy Shield, Stun and Block Recovery, Evasion Rating/Armour/Energy Shield
Prismatic Catalyst Prismatic Catalyst Resistance Fire Resistance, Cold Resistance, Lightning Resistance, Chaos Resistance
Fertile Catalyst Fertile Catalyst Life and Mana

Life - # to Maximum Life, % Increased Maximum Life, Regenerate # Life per Second, Attack Damage Leeched as Life, # Life Gained on Kill, % Increased Totem Life, % Increased Minion Life

Mana - # to Maximum Mana, % Increased Maximum Mana, Regenerate # Mana per Second, Attack Damage Leeched as Mana, # Mana Gained on Kill

Accelerating Catalyst Accelerating Catalyst Speed Increased Movement Speed (Boots only), Increased Attack/Cast Speed
Unstable Catalyst Unstable Catalyst Critical Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier, Critical Strike Chance/Multiplier for Spells
Noxious Catalyst Noxious Catalyst Physical and Chaos Damage

Physical Damage modifiers: Adds # to # Physical Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Physical Damage, % Physical Damage leeched as Life/Mana.

Chaos Damage modifiers: Adds # to # Chaos Damage to spells/attacks, % Increased Chaos Damage, % Chaos Damage leeched as Life/Mana

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