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Crown of Thorns

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Crown of Thorns
Vine Circlet
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (79 to 103)
Requires Level 3, 13 Int+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield
Reflects 5 Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
Take 5 Physical Damage when Hit by Attacks
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

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

Vendor: 4 Alteration ShardsAlteration ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alteration.
Shift click to unstack.
, 6 Alchemy ShardsAlchemy ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Orb of Alchemy.
Shift click to unstack.

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.

Fated version

Crown of Thorns can be upgraded to Martyr's CrownMartyr's Crown
Vine Circlet
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (211 to 259)
Requires Level 52, 13 Int+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield
+(110-130) to maximum Energy Shield
Reflects 5 Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
Take 5 Physical Damage when Hit by Attacks
Pain Attunement
Let it pierce you, let blood flow.
Make more room for the soul to grow.
by fulfilling the Pleasure and PainPleasure and PainA single thorn slips through stretched skin; pain turns to power.You will defeat Shavronne while wearing Crown of Thorns.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character.Seal cost:
1x Silver Coin
prophecy.

Divination card

  • 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

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.