Icius Perandus

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Icius Perandus, sometimes referred to as "Scholar to the Empire", is a historical figure of Wraeclast and a member of the Perandus family.

He is mentioned on the Golden Pages, in Siosa's dialogue, in the now removed Perandus Scarabs, as well as in the flavour text of various items, such as Ahn's ContemptAhn's Contempt
Praetor Crown
Armour: (257-444)
Energy Shield: (81-139)
Requires Level 68, 62 Str, 91 Int+(15-20) to all Attributes
(60-140)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(60-70) to maximum Life
-1 to Maximum Power Charges
Gain (8-12)% of Physical Damage as Extra Chaos Damage while at maximum Power Charges
You take 50% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes while you have no Power Charges
"To touch it is to be overwhelmed with the need to carve your name into history.
A face no one remembers, yet once you have seen it, you will never forget."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 48
and Chronicle of AtzoatlChronicle of Atzoatl"Grand plans were laid for a place called Atzoatl, though fierce bickering between its Architects is said to have stifled its development." - Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Research ReportRight click this item to view the Temple of Atzoatl.
Can be used in a personal Map Device to open portals to the Temple of Atzoatl in the present day.
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Lore

Icius was a scholar, historian, and collector, with a collection of several thousand artefacts called the "Antiquities Collection". His work explored the history and culture of several past and present civilizations including the primeval civilization, the Vaal, the Karui, and the Azmeri.

According to Siosa, Icius Perandus knew and worked under Malachai.

From Siosa's translation on the Golden Page:

My dearest Icius,

I have been enlightened beyond expectation. Your work in translating these artefacts is worthy of the highest recompense, and thus I am delighted to offer you a position in my personal laboratory. Please do not give your escorts any consternation. I would be most pained to see such a precious asset damaged in any way.

I very much look forward to working with you, Icius Perandus.

Your friend and admirer,

- Malachai, "Golden Page"

The exact relationship between Emperor Chitus and Icius is unknown, apart from sharing the same family name. However, Malachai was a thaumaturgist employed under Chitus, indicating a possible connection.

Icius hid the Golden Pages in the The Archives. According to the Rusted Perandus ScarabRusted Expedition ScarabStack Size: 10Area contains an additional Expedition EncounterYour people no longer walk this continent, young Revna,
but the Order of the Djinn will give you a new home.
Can be used in a personal Map Device to add modifiers to a Map.
, Icius ceased his work under Malachai and later joined the Order of the Djinn. He was documented to have planned against theft of artefacts by Cadiro Perandus. Icius was also documented to have some role during the Cataclysm.

In version 3.16.0, Cadiro Perandus and the Perandus Scarabs were removed from the game, and the canonicity of Icius Perandus' history in the current timeline is unknown.

Perandus Scarabs

Perandus Scarab Lore
Tier Flavour Text
Rusted We plucked you from Malachai's torturous grasp, Icius Perandus, for a reason.
Mankind is in grave peril. By accepting this scarab, you pledge your life.
Polished By planning against the theft and plundering of artefacts by your family's patron, Cadiro,
you have shown your intellect, Icius. The Order of the Djinn puts its faith in you.
Gilded The dark day has come, Icius Perandus. Today either we succeed or humanity dies.
Enact your plan. Prevent the fate of the Vaal from befalling the Eternal Empire!
Winged We few who remain live in envy of those who do not.
The land rots, the water is poison, and the air is fire.
We curse you, Icius, for succeeding in saving us.

Related items

Golden pages

ItemRequired levelFlavour Text
Golden PageGolden Page"The Vaal were even more steeped in gem culture than
our Emperor and his 'Gemlings'. It's an obsession
as old as civilisation itself."
- Icius Perandus
1"The Vaal were even more steeped in gem culture than
our Emperor and his 'Gemlings'. It's an obsession
as old as civilisation itself."
- Icius Perandus
Golden PageGolden Page"A communion... but with what? By all accounts,
it wasn't God that the Vaal were trying to reach."
- Icius Perandus
1"A communion... but with what? By all accounts,
it wasn't God that the Vaal were trying to reach."
- Icius Perandus
Golden PageGolden Page"A waking Nightmare.
Madness of the mind?
Or madness of the flesh?"
- Icius Perandus
1"A waking Nightmare.
Madness of the mind?
Or madness of the flesh?"
- Icius Perandus
Golden PageGolden Page"Siosa, your Slavery will cause them to overlook you.
Your Karui Way will guide you.
Your Humanity will shame us all."
- Icius Perandus
1"Siosa, your Slavery will cause them to overlook you.
Your Karui Way will guide you.
Your Humanity will shame us all."
- Icius Perandus

Antiquities Collection

A collection of items compiled by Icius Perandus.

ItemRequired levelFlavour Text
Chronicle of AtzoatlChronicle of Atzoatl"Grand plans were laid for a place called Atzoatl, though fierce bickering between its Architects is said to have stifled its development." - Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Research ReportRight click this item to view the Temple of Atzoatl.
Can be used in a personal Map Device to open portals to the Temple of Atzoatl in the present day.
1"Grand plans were laid for a place called Atzoatl, though fierce bickering between its Architects is said to have stifled its development." - Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Research Report
Seven-League StepSeven-League Step
Rawhide Boots
Evasion: (13-18)50% increased Movement Speed
Level Requirement reduced by 100 (Hidden)
"Death can be outrun with these, but beware!
In running from death, you may forget to live."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 202
1"Death can be outrun with these, but beware!
In running from death, you may forget to live."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 202
Zerphi's Last BreathZerphi's Last Breath
Grand Mana Flask
Recovers 170 Mana over 4.50 Seconds
Consumes (6-7) of 30 Charges on use
Requires Level 18(-10-10)% increased Charges per use
Grants Last Breath when you Use a Skill during Effect, for (450-600)% of Mana Cost
"Proof that if you devote yourself to a god of death,
you may be spared from its wrath."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 408
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
18"Proof that if you devote yourself to a god of death,
you may be spared from its wrath."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 408
Umbilicus ImmortalisUmbilicus Immortalis
Leather Belt
Requires Level 30+(25-40) to maximum Life(8-12)% increased maximum Life
Regenerate 2% of Life per second
Flasks do not apply to you
Flasks you Use apply to your Raised Zombies and Spectres
"The power of rebirth rivals that of immortality."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 3
30"The power of rebirth rivals that of immortality."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 3
TrypanonTrypanon
Great Mallet
Two Hand Mace
Physical Damage: 43-88
Critical Strike Chance: 100.00%
Attacks per Second: 0.62
Weapon Range: 1.3 metres
Requires Level 40, 131 Str30% increased Stun Duration on Enemies50% reduced Attack Speed
This Weapon's Critical Strike Chance is 100%
"Though ingenius instruments have been found,
it seems surgery before thaumaturgy
was not so delicate."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 3546
40"Though ingenius instruments have been found,
it seems surgery before thaumaturgy
was not so delicate."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 3546
VarunastraVarunastra
Vaal Blade
One Handed Sword
Physical Damage: (136.8-182) to (298.8-372)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
Requires Level 64, 113 Str, 113 Dex+460 to Accuracy Rating(80-100)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (30-45) to (80-100) Physical Damage
Grants (2-3) Mana per Enemy Hit
Counts as all One Handed Melee Weapon Types
"Painful suicide in the hands of a fool,
Creative death in the hands of a master."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 2992
64"Painful suicide in the hands of a fool,
Creative death in the hands of a master."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 2992
Ahn's HeritageAhn's Heritage
Colossal Tower Shield
Chance to Block: 29%
Armour: (783-1202)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 67, 159 Str+(10-20) to maximum Life(50-100)% increased Armour
+(60-80) to maximum Life
-1 to Maximum Endurance Charges
-10% to maximum Chance to Block Attack Damage
+6% Chance to Block
+2% to all maximum Resistances while you have no Endurance Charges
You have Onslaught while at maximum Endurance Charges
"It's not Karui, Azmeri or even Vaal in origin,
but one thing is certain. It is very, very old."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 46
67"It's not Karui, Azmeri or even Vaal in origin,
but one thing is certain. It is very, very old."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 46
Ahn's ContemptAhn's Contempt
Praetor Crown
Armour: (257-444)
Energy Shield: (81-139)
Requires Level 68, 62 Str, 91 Int+(15-20) to all Attributes
(60-140)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(60-70) to maximum Life
-1 to Maximum Power Charges
Gain (8-12)% of Physical Damage as Extra Chaos Damage while at maximum Power Charges
You take 50% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes while you have no Power Charges
"To touch it is to be overwhelmed with the need to carve your name into history.
A face no one remembers, yet once you have seen it, you will never forget."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 48
68"To touch it is to be overwhelmed with the need to carve your name into history.
A face no one remembers, yet once you have seen it, you will never forget."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 48
Ahn's MightAhn's Might
Midnight Blade
One Handed Sword
Physical Damage: (115-150) to (249-304)
Critical Strike Chance: (5.75-6.25)%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
Requires Level 68, 213 Str, 113 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy RatingAdds (80-115) to (150-205) Physical Damage
(15-25)% increased Critical Strike Chance
-1 to Maximum Frenzy Charges
10% increased Area of Effect
+100 Strength Requirement
+50% Global Critical Strike Multiplier while you have no Frenzy Charges
+(400-500) to Accuracy Rating while at Maximum Frenzy Charges
"Impossibly heavy, yet the ancient edge is keen as any modern blade.
A reminder that, in the end, when we lie in the bellies of worms,
it is what we make that makes us."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 47
68"Impossibly heavy, yet the ancient edge is keen as any modern blade.
A reminder that, in the end, when we lie in the bellies of worms,
it is what we make that makes us."
- Icius Perandus, Antiquities Collection, Item 47

Other

ItemRequired levelFlavour Text
Rebuke of the VaalRebuke of the Vaal
Vaal Blade
One Handed Sword
Physical Damage: (95-144) to (187-226)
Elemental Damage: (49-98) to (101-140), (49-98) to (101-140), 1 to (210-250)
Chaos Damage: (49-98) to (101-140)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.43-1.56)
Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
Requires Level 64, 113 Str, 113 Dex+460 to Accuracy RatingAdds (49-98) to (101-140) Physical Damage
Adds (49-98) to (101-140) Fire Damage
Adds (49-98) to (101-140) Cold Damage
Adds 1 to (210-250) Lightning Damage
Adds (49-98) to (101-140) Chaos Damage
(10-20)% increased Attack Speed
Though the Vaal revered peace, it would have
been suicide for any culture to rouse them to war.
- Icius Perandus, Scholar to the Empire.
64Though the Vaal revered peace, it would have
been suicide for any culture to rouse them to war.
- Icius Perandus, Scholar to the Empire.

See also

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