Crown of Thorns Vine Circlet - Path of Exile

Crown of Thorns Vine Circlet

Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns is a unique Vine Circlet. Helmets. Energy Shield: 7–10.

Requires Level 3, 13 Int.

  • +(150–225) to maximum Energy Shield
  • Reflects 5 Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
  • +25 Physical Damage taken from Attack Hits
  • Pain Attunement
  • (You are on Low Life if you have 50% of your Maximum Life or less)
  • (30% more Spell Damage when on Low Life)

Flavour Text: Lift it lightly, don it slow. The spikes point out and in, you know.

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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

Crown of Thorns can drop anywhere. It can be chanced.


Crown of Thorns can be created from the following recipes:

Amount Part Description
1 Divine Justice Random helmet with an Eternal Labyrinth enchantment
3 Sambodhi's Wisdom Random armour with 30% quality
4 The Blessing of Moosh Random item with a Labyrinth enchantment
7 Prejudice Random influenced item
6 Costly Curio Random double-influenced item
8 Arrogance of the Vaal Random two-implicit corrupted item
4 Jack in the Box Random item
1 Singular Incubator Random item
1 The Void Random divination card set exchange