Bated Breath

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Bated Breath
Chain Belt
Requires Level 22+(9-20) to maximum Energy Shield+(15-25) to Intelligence
10% increased Damage
+(20-30) to maximum Energy Shield
20% increased maximum Energy Shield
50% increased Energy Shield Recharge Rate
At knifepoint, a moment's hesitation means death.
Vendor Offer
6x Alchemy Shard
9x Alteration Shard
Item class: Belt

Bated Breath is a unique Chain BeltChain Belt+(9-20) to maximum Energy Shield.

Item acquisition

Bated Breath can drop anywhere. It can be chanced.


Bated Breath can be created from the following recipes:

6The WretchedThe Wretched6BeltNecromancers, believe me, are more terrifying than their thralls.Random beltA
7The Dungeon MasterThe Dungeon Master7Belt
Double-Influenced Item
"So desperate was I for control, I turned my entire world into a prison. Now you will share in my agony."
Random double-influenced beltA
6The CacheThe Cache6JewelleryVintage or crafted, Glittering and shiny
Dusty or glittering, huge or tiny
Secured within a chest
or unearthed from your mining
Find jewellery everywhere,
no need for divining!
So why is it so hard
to figure out which one to wear?
This one makes me stronger,
but does it match my hair?
Random jewelleryA
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may only see a sliver of the present.
Random influenced itemA
6Costly CurioCostly Curio6Item
Double-Influenced Item
"Oh no, I couldn't possibly afford this fine artefact. I'm... just looking."
Random double-influenced itemA
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
Random two-implicit corrupted itemA
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
Random itemA
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorStack Size: 10Adds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing {0} monsters
Right click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Random itemA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Legacy variants

Bated Breath has a legacy variant.

Version discontinued Stats Compare each legacy variant to the current variant.
  • Stat line – Same as current variant
  • Stat line – Different from current variant

  • +(9-20) to maximum Energy Shield
  • +(15-25) to Intelligence
  • 10% increased Damage
  • +(20-30) to maximum Energy Shield
  • 50% increased Energy Shield Recharge Rate

Related items

  • Replica Bated BreathReplica Bated Breath
    Chain Belt
    Requires Level 22+(9-20) to maximum Energy Shield-(25-15) to Intelligence
    10% increased Damage
    50% increased Fishing Pool Consumption
    20% increased Fishing Range
    (20-30)% increased Rarity of Fish Caught
    "I cannot fathom the mysteries of Prototype #16. It did nearly nothing until I
    brought it to [RESTRICTED]. It makes no sense!"
    - Researcher Graven

Version history

Version Changes

The following changes cannot be obtained by rerolling the item's mods with a Divine OrbDivine OrbStack Size: 20Randomises the values of the random modifiers on an itemRight click this item then left click a magic, rare or unique item to apply it.:

  • Now has 20% Increased Energy Shield.
  • "50% faster start of Energy Shield Recharge" was changed to "50% increased Energy Shield Recharge Rate".
  • Introduced to the game.

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