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Remnant of Corruption

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Remnant of CorruptionStack Size: 9Corrupts the Essences trapping a monster, modifying them unpredictablyRight click this item then left click a monster trapped by Essences to corrupt them. Corrupted Essences cannot be modified again.
Shift click to unstack.
Remnant of Corruption inventory icon.png
Level: 32
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Remnant of Corruption is an essence.


  • Using a Vaal OrbVaal OrbStack Size: 10Corrupts an item, modifying it unpredictablyRight click this item then left click an item to corrupt it. Corrupted items cannot be modified again.
    Shift click to unstack.
    on a Map might increase the chance that essence crystals contain a Remnant of Corruption [citation needed].
  • Tormented Spirits might be able to add a Remnant of Corruption to an essence monster [citation needed].

On slaying a monster bearing a Remnant of Corruption, the remnant is dropped just like normal essences. Additionally two Fleshmonster spawn on the drop location.


Corrupting the Essence a monster is trapped in will result in one of the following outcomes chosen at random:

  • Mobs are broken free with empowered stats.
  • All contained essences have their level increased by 1.
  • Another essence is added.
  • Upgrade the essence type to a higher essence type in the tiered progression.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.