Edictum Praetoris

Edictum Praetoris SpiritSpiral My staff led me to a strange arena, which seemed to have a dark aura about it.

Tier ST
Shots 3 (arc gap: 3°)
Damage 40–105 (average: 72.5 / total: 217.5)
Projectile Speed 15.0 tiles/second
Lifetime 0.57 seconds
Range 8.55 tiles
Amplitude 0.3 tile(s)
Frequency 1 cycle(s)/shot
Rate of Fire 75%
Fame Bonus 5%
Soulbound Soulbound
Feed Power 700

The Edictum Praetoris does more damage than the Staff of the Cosmic Whole right about until 25 defense(for necromancer, 23 for wizard, 20 for mystic), then it is outclassed by it until 125 defense(for necromancer, 125 for wizard, 106 for mystic), where it is back in the lead. This means that you should use this over the staff of the cosmic whole at low defense and high defense1.

Its name roughly translates to “governor’s command”, edictum meaning edict and praetor meaning governor or leader, praetoris being the genitive form.

Part of the Hollow King Necromancer Set.
When the entire Hollow King Necromancer set is equipped, the weapon projectile changes to:

This item used to drop in a cyan bag before the addition of orange bags in Patch X.18.0 Halloween Madness.

  1. These estimations are, of course, assuming that all 3 shots hit, which is slightly more difficult to manage than a 2-shot staff.