Kaom’s Heart: POE Kaom’s Heart Farming, Price, Corruptions & Build

Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s Heart Glorious Plate is unique body armour. It offers a significant boost to base life(+500 to maximum Life) and increased fire damage(up to 40% increased Fire Damage), but it cannot have sockets.

Kaom's Heart Corruptions

Using Vaal Orb on Kaom's Heart always has a risk: it can greatly improve a Kaom's Heart but they can also change it for the worse. Here are some corruptions:

  • No effect: other than adding the corrupted property.
  • Become worse: reroll a Kaom's Heart into a rare item with randomized sockets, links, and random affixes.
  • Become more powerful: adds an implicit modifier.

Kaom's Heart Corruptions

List of Kaom's Heart corrupted implicit modifiers

Mod Level Kaom's Heart Corruptions Mods
1 (3–5)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while stationary
1 +1 to Level of Socketed Gems
1 (40–50)% increased Damage
80 +1% to all maximum Resistances
45 (4–6)% reduced Chaos Damage taken
45 (4–6)% reduced Cold Damage taken
45 (4–6)% reduced Fire Damage taken
45 (4–6)% reduced Lightning Damage taken
20 You take 50% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Duration Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed AoE Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Curse Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Trap or Mine Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Warcry Gems
20 +2 to Level of Socketed Projectile Gems
1 (4–6)% increased maximum Life
1 (4–6)% increased maximum Energy Shield

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Kaom’s Heart Farming

1. Farm Kaom’s Heart by killing monsters

Although the drop rate of Kaom’s Heart is low, you still have opportunities to farm Kaom’s Heart directly. The drop location of the glorious plate is the place where you have chances to acquire a Kaom’s Heart.

2. Drops from Kaom's Cache

Kaom’s Cache is a unique Armourer’s Strongbox. The chest contains one guaranteed Kaom item: either Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s HeartKaom’s Primacy Kaom’s PrimacyKaom’s Roots Kaom’s Roots, or Kaom’s Sign Kaom’s Sign.

3. Farm Kaom’s Heart Divination Card

Actually, farming divination cards is one of the best ways to get this unique item.

Amount Ingredient General
Notes
Drop Areas
8 The King's Heart Kaom's Heart The Coast (Act 6) • Caldera Map • Volcano Map
8 Pride Before the Fall corrupted Kaom's Heart The Coast (Act 6) • The Tidal Island (Act 6) • The Mud Flats (Act 6) • The Karui Fortress • Caldera Map • Lava Lake Map • Marshes Map • Volcano Map
4 The Body random body armour Drops from Minara Anemina.
8 Arrogance of the Vaal random two-implicit corrupted item Ancient City Map • Sunken City Map
4 Jack in the Box random item The Ebony Barracks • The Slums • The Docks • The Sarn Ramparts • The Imperial Fields • The Harbour Bridge • The Grand Promenade • The Lunaris Concourse • The Quay • The Grain Gate • Arsenal Map • Ghetto Map • Port Map • Precinct Map • Promenade Map

4. Trade currency items for Kaom’s Heart

While farming Kaom's Heart takes a lot of time, the easiest way to obtain it is by exchanging currency items for it. The price of a Kaom's Heart is around 10 Chaos Orbs.

Kaom’s Heart Build

15% Players have used Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s Heart to build their charcter.

1. Main Skills Build

Main skill: Cyclone Cyclone. These are the support skill gems for Cyclone Cyclone:

Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s Heart Build: Cyclone Cyclone Support Gems Popularity
Fortify Fortify 96.00%
Brutality Brutality 92.00%
Melee Physical Damage Melee Physical Damage 82.00%
Pulverise Pulverise 75.00%
Infused Channelling Infused Channelling 70.00%
Impale Impale 49.00%
Rage Rage 17.00%
Damage on Full Life Damage on Full Life 14.00%
Maim Maim 9.00%
Close Combat Close Combat 8.00%
Increased Area of Effect Increased Area of Effect 2.00%
Elemental Damage with Attacks Elemental Damage with Attacks 2.00%

2. Skill Gems Build

Weapon: Cyclone Cyclone, Brutality Brutality, Infused Channelling Infused Channelling, Pulverise Pulverise, Melee Physical Damage Melee Physical Damage, Maim Maim, Fortify Fortify
Helmet: Flesh and Stone Flesh and Stone, Enlighten Enlighten, War Banner War Banner, Pride Pride
Gloves: Berserk Berserk, Blood and Sand Blood and Sand, Vaal Ancestral Warchief Vaal Ancestral Warchief, Brutality Brutality
Boots: Leap Slam Leap Slam, Faster Attacks Faster Attacks, Precision Precision, Blood Rage Blood Rage

3. Passive Skill Build

Kaom's Heart Passive Skill Build

4. Equipment Build

Body Armour: Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s Heart Glorious Plate

Weapon: Wrath Wrath Skewer Exquisite Blade. Two-Handed Sword. Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Fortify Fortify. 132% increased Physical Damage

Helmet: Rapture Guardian Samite Helmet. 15% increased Cyclone Cyclone Attack Speed

Gloves: Tempest Claw Spiked Gloves. 20% increased Melee Damage

Boots: Foe Trail Slink Boots. +79 to maximum Life. 30% increased Movement Speed

Belt: Headhunter Headhunter Leather Belt. +40 to maximum Life. When you Kill a Rare monster, you gain its Modifiers for 20 seconds

Amulet: Grim Choker Spinefuse Talisman. +38% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier. 10% increased Quantity of Items found

Ring: Oblivion Eye Two-Stone Ring: +49 to maximum Life. Skull Whorl Ruby Ring. +30% to Fire Resistance. +62 to maximum Life

Jewels: Transcendent Flesh Transcendent Flesh Crimson Jewel. Spirit Curio Viridian Jewel

Flasks: Lion’s Roar Lion’s Roar Granite Flask

Kaom’s Heart VS Belly of the Beast

  • They both increase maximum life: Belly of the Beast increase 30% – 40% life, while Kaom’s Heart adds 500 base life. The latter offers more life. For example, my character life is 6,424. Using the Belly of the Beast(34% increased maximum life), the maximum life is 7,110. With Kaom’s Heart, the result is 8,014.
  • Kaom’s Heart has no sockets, while the Belly of the Beast has up to 6 sockets.
  • Kaom’s Heart increases fire damage, while the Belly of the Beast increases all Elemental Resistances.

Kaom’s Heart Build Stats

Name Kaom’s Heart Kaom’s Heart Total stats
Defense
  • +500 to maximum Life
  • Armour: 931
Damage (20-40)% increased Fire Damage

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