Crown of Thorns

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Crown of Thorns
Vine Circlet
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (79-103)
+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield
Reflects 5 Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
+5 Physical Damage taken from Attack Hits
Pain Attunement
Lift it lightly, don it slow.
The spikes point out and in, you know.
Crown of Thorns inventory icon.png
Purchase Costs
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
6x Alchemy Shard
4x Alteration Shard
Miscellaneous
Item class: Helmets

Crown of Thorns is a unique Vine CircletVine CircletEnergy Shield: 6Requires Level 3, 13 Int.

Mechanics

The Pain Attunement mod has the same effect as the Pain Attunement keystone. Taking the keystone in addition to equipping this item will impart no additional benefit.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
1Divine JusticeDivine Justice1Helmet
Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment
Many sought the Goddess' blessing. Few survived the Labyrinth to receive it.
random helmet with an Eternal Labyrinth enchantmentAutomatic
7PrejudicePrejudice7Item
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
random influenced itemAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorAdds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
random itemAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Legacy variants

Crown of Thorns has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
1.2.0


+(12-24) to maximum Energy Shield
Reflects 5 Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
Take 5 Physical Damage when Hit by Attacks
Pain Attunement

Version history

Version Changes
1.2.0
  • Crown of Thorns now grants 60-80 flat energy shield. Existing versions of the item will change to a value in the new range if a Divine Orb is used on it.
0.9.6
  • Introduced to the game.