The Burden of Truth

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The Burden of Truth
Crystal Belt
Requires Level 79+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield(30-40)% increased Life Recovery from Flasks
33% of Chaos Damage taken does not bypass Energy Shield
33% of Non-Chaos Damage taken bypasses Energy Shield
Gain (5-10)% of Maximum Life as Extra Maximum Energy Shield
Supreme Decadence
Mortal pleasures can hold back the memories,
but a hollow soul can never be healed.
Drop restricted
Vendor Offer
10x Alchemy Shard
1x Alteration Shard
Item class: Belt

The Burden of Truth is a unique Crystal BeltCrystal BeltRequires Level 79+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield.


  • The Supreme Decadence mod has the same effect as the keystone, Supreme Decadence. Taking the keystone in addition to equipping this item will impart no additional benefit.
  • This belt features similar effects to those from Corrupted Soul, effectively allowing splitting of incoming damage to both Life and Energy Shield.
  • Supreme Decadence synergizes well by allowing life recovery from flask to also apply recovery to Energy Shield when used. That means Forbidden TasteForbidden Taste
    Quartz Flask
    Lasts 6.00 Seconds
    Consumes 30 of 60 Charges on use
    +10% chance to Suppress Spell Damage
    Requires Level 27Recover (75-100)% of Life on use
    25% of Maximum Life taken as Chaos Damage per second
    Your reach exceeds your grasp.Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
    is an almost full instant recovery for both life and energy shield.

Item acquisition

The Burden of Truth has restrictions on where or how it can drop. It cannot be chanced.

Monster restrictions

This item can be acquired from the following monsters:

Design attribution

The Burden of Truth was created in a collaboration with Ben as a reward for taking a prize place in the 3.17 boss kill event.[1][2]

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.


  1. Community_Team (January 31, 2022). "Siege of the Atlas Boss Kill Event Announcement". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved June 8, 2022.
  2. Community_Team (February 22, 2022). "Siege of the Atlas Boss Kill Event Winners and Highlights". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved June 8, 2022.