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Cloak of Defiance

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Cloak of Defiance
Lacquered Garb
Evasion: (428 to 510)
Energy Shield: (126 to 150)
Requires Level 52, 76 Dex, 76 Int3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)(110-150)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
+(90-110) to maximum Mana
(40-50)% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
Mind Over Matter
When the throat roars,
As eyes weep,
When the hand grips hard
With trembling fingers,
When belly twists
Yet legs stand strong,
That is the work
Of the Defiant Heart.
Cloak of Defiance inventory icon.png

Cloak of Defiance is a Unique Lacquered Garb inventory icon.pngLacquered GarbLacquered GarbEvasion: 204
Energy Shield: 60
Requires Level 52, 76 Dex, 76 IntAcquisition
Level: 52
3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
Lacquered Garb inventory icon.png

Cloak of Defiance has a small chance of being sold by any level 8 forsaken master for 5 Chaos Orb inventory icon.pngChaos OrbsChaos OrbStack Size: 10Acquisition
Level: 12
Reforges a rare item with new random propertiesRight click this item then left click a rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Chaos Orb inventory icon.png

Vendor: 4Alteration Shard inventory icon.pngAlteration ShardsAlteration ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alteration.
Shift click to unstack.
Alteration Shard inventory icon.png
and 12Alchemy Shard inventory icon.pngAlchemy ShardsAlchemy ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alchemy.
Shift click to unstack.
Alchemy Shard inventory icon.png


The Mind Over Matter mod has the same effect as the keystone, Mind Over Matter. Taking the keystone in addition to equipping this item will impart no additional benefit.

Divination cards

  • A set of 4 The BodyThe Body4Body ArmourThey say it is the head that leads, but all must flow through the body at some point. can be exchanged for a random unique body armour.
  • A set of 4 Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
    close your eyes,
    and pray to the gods
    for a pleasant surprise.
    can be exchanged for a random unique item.

Legacy variants

Cloak of Defiance has a legacy variant.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
(110 to 150)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
+(90 to 110) to maximum Mana
(40 to 50)% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
When hit, 10% of Damage is taken from Mana before Life
Mind Over Matter

Supporter attribution

Cloak of Defiance was created by supporter Hrishi.[1]

Version history

Version Changes
  • The 10% additional mana absorption has been removed.
  • Introduced to the game.


  1. Hrishi (October 19, 2014). "A look back in time : Design of Cloak of Defiance". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved October 20, 2014.