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The Baron

The Baron
Close Helmet
Quality: +20%
Armour: 156
Requires Level 26, 58 Str+2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
Minions have (10-20)% increased maximum Life
Half of your Strength is added to your Minions
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies per 500 Strength
With at least 1000 Strength, (1.5-2)% of Damage dealt by your Raised Zombies is Leeched to you as Life
"The Emperor's trusted surgeons are not the only ones who practice the dark arts. Some of us are just more discreet."
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Purchase Costs
Unique5x Chaos Orb
Sell Price
14x Alchemy Shard
Miscellaneous
Item class: Helmets

The Baron is a unique Close Helmet inventory icon.pngClose HelmetClose HelmetArmour: 130Requires Level 26, 58 Str

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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
1 Divination card inventory icon.pngDivine Justice
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Divination card frame.png
Divine Justice1Helmet
Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment
Many sought the Goddess' blessing. Few survived the Labyrinth to receive it.
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random helmet with an Eternal Labyrinth enchantmentAutomatic
7 Divination card inventory icon.pngPrejudice
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Prejudice7Item
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
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random influenced itemAutomatic
8 Divination card inventory icon.pngArrogance of the Vaal
Arrogance of the Vaal card art.png
Divination card frame.png
Arrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
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random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4 Divination card inventory icon.pngJack in the Box
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Divination card frame.png
Jack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
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random itemAutomatic
1 Singular Incubator inventory icon.pngSingular 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.
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random itemAutomatic

Legacy variants

The Baron has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.10.0
  • +2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
  • +(20-40) to Strength
  • Minions have 20% increased maximum Life
  • Half of your Strength is added to your Minions
  • +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies per 300 Strength
  • With at least 1000 Strength, 2% of Damage dealt by your Raised Zombies is Leeched to you as Life

Supporter attribution

The Baron was created by supporter TankoPoe.[1]

Trivia

The Baron is a reference to wrestler Papa Shango and folklore figure Baron Samedi.

Version history

Version Changes
3.10.0
  • The Baron: Now grants 10 to 20% increased minion maximum Life (from 20%), +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies per 500 Strength (from 300) and with at least 1000 Strength, 1.5 to 2% of Damage dealt by your Raised Zombies is leeched to you as Life (from 2%). Using a Divine Orb will update existing versions of this item to these new values.
  • (not in patch note) New version of the item did not have the mod +(20-40) to Strength.
3.3.0
  • Added 3D art.
3.1.0
  • Now adds half of your Strength to your Minions (rather than all of your strength). This affects all versions of the item.
2.6.0
  • Introduced to the game.

References

  1. TankoPoe (March 3, 2017). "The Baron - new unique minion helmet". Path of Exile Subreddit. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
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