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Colosseum Plate
Armour: (883-1295)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 49, 134 Str+12 to Level of Socketed Skill Gems
(80-120)% increased Armour
+(60-100) to maximum Mana
-2 to level of Socketed Skill Gems per Socketed Gem
The Maji were forbidden from touching virtue gems...
so their practical warriors employed geomancy instead.
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Item class: Body Armour

Pragmatism is a unique Colosseum PlateColosseum PlateArmour: (491-589)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 49, 134 Str


This item provides +10 to the level of socketed skill gems with only 1 skill socketed.

This item can be used with most hybrid gems that are not primarily support gems; SpellslingerSpellslingerTrigger, Spell
Level: (1-20)
Reservation: (30-25)% Mana
Cooldown Time: 0.60 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: Instant
Requires Level 24Reserves mana based on the supported spells to cause those spells to trigger when you fire projectiles from a wand attack.This Skill's Mana Reservation is the total of the Mana Reservations of Supported Skills, and cannot be further modified
Trigger Supported Spells when you fire Projectiles from a Non-Triggered Wand Attack
Supported Skills have (0-38)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Supported Skills have Added Spell Damage equal to (60-174)% of Damage of Equipped Wand
If two Wands are Equipped, each contributes half as much Added Damage
Supported Skills deal (37-31)% less Damage with Hits and Ailments

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Supported Skills have Added Spell Damage equal to +(1-20)% of Damage of Equipped Wand
If two Wands are Equipped, each contributes half as much Added Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
scales particularly well due to gaining increasing cooldown recovery per level, which can then apply to other cooldown skills.

Brand RecallBrand RecallBrand, Spell
Level: (1-6)
Cost: (7-16) Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: Instant
Requires Level 16Recall your brands to you, detaching them from enemies and increasing attachment range until they next attach to an enemy. Spends a portion of each recalled brand's cost to cause it to activate.(0-40)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Spends 20% of Brand's Cost
Brands gain (25-45)% increased Attachment Range

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
(1-20)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
also scales very well due to having a default maximum gem level of 6, providing significant scaling per additional gem level.[1] Combined with Spellslinger, this will cause Brands to activate instantly 4 times.

Item acquisition

Pragmatism can drop anywhere. It can be chanced.


Pragmatism can be created from the following recipes:

4The BodyThe Body4Body ArmourThey say it is the head that leads, but all must flow through the body at some point.Random body armourA
3Sambodhi's WisdomSambodhi's Wisdom3Armour
Quality: +30%
No blade conquers sin;
guide a sinner to virtue,
unveil their lost sight—
your eyes, too, see in
everyone the inner child,
no matter their might.
Random armour with 30% qualityA
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


Pragmatism is worn by the Warden of Eaves and is likely the standard armour for any Maji.

Version history

During Affliction league, Pragmatism could drop from the King in the Mists.

Version Changes
  • The following Uniques have been added to the core drop pool: Storm's GiftStorm's Gift
    Assassin's Mitts
    Evasion: (364-492)
    Energy Shield: (73-100)
    Requires Level 58, 45 Dex, 45 Int(20-30)% increased Damage over Time
    (250-300)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
    +(20-30)% to Lightning Resistance
    Enemies you kill are Shocked
    Shocks you inflict spread to other Enemies within 1.5 metres
    The power of lightning is a power best shared.
    , NametakerNametaker
    Graceful Sword
    One Handed Sword
    Physical Damage: 34-55
    Critical Strike Chance: (6.00-7.00)%
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
    Requires Level 50, 78 Str, 94 Dex+350 to Accuracy Rating(20-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life
    2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana
    Hits with this Weapon have +10% to Critical Strike Multiplier per Enemy Power
    5% of Leech from Hits with this Weapon is Instant per Enemy Power
    It need not know your True Name. Our most
    dearly held secrets spill forth in our blood.
    , Pragmatism, The Burden of ShadowsThe Burden of Shadows
    Primordial Staff
    Physical Damage: 55-165
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.20%
    Attacks per Second: 1.15
    Weapon Range: 1.3 metres
    Requires Level 58, 99 Str, 99 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a StaffSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Lifetap
    (20-30)% increased Cast Speed
    Lose 500 Life per second
    Spells deal added Chaos Damage equal to (15-20)% of your maximum Life
    Nothingness is loathe to relinquish its grip.
    Every moment is a struggle to exist.
    , The Flawed RefugeThe Flawed Refuge
    Maple Round Shield
    Chance to Block: 39%
    Armour: (176-247)
    Evasion: (176-247)
    Movement Speed: -3%
    Requires Level 39, 52 Str, 52 Dex180% increased Block Recovery(100-150)% increased Armour and Evasion
    +15% Chance to Block
    You take 100% of Elemental Damage from Blocked Hits
    40% of Elemental Damage from Hits taken as Physical Damage
    The Wildwood was a gift, meant as a haven
    against the Winter of the World.
    , The Trickster's SmileThe Trickster's Smile
    Visored Sallet
    Armour: (102-160)
    Evasion: (102-160)
    Requires Level 23, 28 Str, 28 Dex(60-100)% increased Armour and Evasion
    Reflects 100 Cold Damage to Melee Attackers
    Reflects 100 Fire Damage to Melee Attackers
    Reflects 100 Lightning Damage to Melee Attackers
    When an Enemy Hit deals Elemental Damage to you, their Resistance to those Elements becomes zero for 4 seconds
    The Raven Trickster made no move to defend himself.
    He merely grinned... and the foolish warrior charged.
    , and The Untouched SoulThe Untouched Soul
    Gold Amulet
    Requires Level 48(12-20)% increased Rarity of Items found+40 to maximum Life for each Empty Red Socket on any Equipped Item
    +225 to Accuracy Rating for each Empty Green Socket on any Equipped Item
    +40 to maximum Mana for each Empty Blue Socket on any Equipped Item
    +18% to all Elemental Resistances for each Empty White Socket on any Equipped Item
    Geomancy offered a safer way to use the Tears...
    but the Maji rejected that temptation as well.