The Flawed Refuge

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The Flawed Refuge
Maple Round Shield
Chance to Block: 39%
Armour: (176-247)
Evasion: (176-247)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 39, 52 Str, 52 Dex180% increased Block Recovery(100-150)% increased Armour and Evasion
+15% Chance to Block
You take 100% of Elemental Damage from Blocked Hits
40% of Elemental Damage from Hits taken as Physical Damage
The Wildwood was a gift, meant as a haven
against the Winter of the World.
Vendor Offer
6x Alchemy Shard
3x Alteration Shard
Item class: Shield

The Flawed Refuge is a unique Maple Round ShieldMaple Round ShieldChance to Block: 24%
Armour: (88-99)
Evasion: (88-99)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 39, 52 Str, 52 Dex180% increased Block Recovery


You take 100% of Elemental Damage from Blocked Hits: This modifier is additive with other effects that cause you to take a percentage of damage from blocked hits, such as Glancing Blows and the Ritual base boots (Basemetal TreadsBasemetal TreadsArmour: (68-78)Requires Level 20, 39 Str+(4-5)% Chance to Block Attack Damage
You take 20% of Damage from Blocked Hits
, Darksteel TreadsDarksteel TreadsArmour: (164-189)Requires Level 50, 89 Str+(4-5)% Chance to Block Attack Damage
You take 20% of Damage from Blocked Hits
, Brimstone TreadsBrimstone TreadsArmour: (236-271)Requires Level 80, 124 Str+(4-5)% Chance to Block Attack Damage
You take 20% of Damage from Blocked Hits
). With both of these and The Flawed Refuge, you take 185% of elemental damage from blocked hits, or 85% more damage than an unblocked hit.

Item acquisition

The Flawed Refuge can drop anywhere. It can be chanced.


The Flawed Refuge can be created from the following recipes:

5The MercenaryThe Mercenary5Shield
Loyalty can be bought. Just make sure you know who the buyer is.
Random corrupted shieldA
3Sambodhi's WisdomSambodhi's Wisdom3Armour
Quality: +30%
No blade conquers sin;
guide a sinner to virtue,
unveil their lost sight—
your eyes, too, see in
everyone the inner child,
no matter their might.
Random armour with 30% qualityA
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may only see a sliver of the present.
Random influenced itemA
6Costly CurioCostly Curio6Item
Double-Influenced Item
"Oh no, I couldn't possibly afford this fine artefact. I'm... just looking."
Random double-influenced itemA
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
Random two-implicit corrupted itemA
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
Random itemA
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorStack Size: 10Adds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing {0} monsters
Right click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Random itemA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Version history

During Affliction league, the Flawed Refuge could drop from enemies in the Viridian Wildwood.

Version Changes
  • The following Uniques have been added to the core drop pool: Storm's GiftStorm's Gift
    Assassin's Mitts
    Evasion: (364-492)
    Energy Shield: (73-100)
    Requires Level 58, 45 Dex, 45 Int(20-30)% increased Damage over Time
    (250-300)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
    +(20-30)% to Lightning Resistance
    Enemies you kill are Shocked
    Shocks you inflict spread to other Enemies within 1.5 metres
    The power of lightning is a power best shared.
    , NametakerNametaker
    Graceful Sword
    One Handed Sword
    Physical Damage: 34-55
    Critical Strike Chance: (6.00-7.00)%
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
    Requires Level 50, 78 Str, 94 Dex+350 to Accuracy Rating(20-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life
    2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana
    Hits with this Weapon have +10% to Critical Strike Multiplier per Enemy Power
    5% of Leech from Hits with this Weapon is Instant per Enemy Power
    It need not know your True Name. Our most
    dearly held secrets spill forth in our blood.
    , PragmatismPragmatism
    Colosseum Plate
    Armour: (883-1295)
    Movement Speed: -5%
    Requires Level 49, 134 Str+12 to Level of Socketed Skill Gems
    (80-120)% increased Armour
    +(60-100) to maximum Mana
    -2 to level of Socketed Skill Gems per Socketed Gem
    The Maji were forbidden from touching virtue gems...
    so their practical warriors employed geomancy instead.
    , The Burden of ShadowsThe Burden of Shadows
    Primordial Staff
    Physical Damage: 55-165
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.20%
    Attacks per Second: 1.15
    Weapon Range: 1.3 metres
    Requires Level 58, 99 Str, 99 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a StaffSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Lifetap
    (20-30)% increased Cast Speed
    Lose 500 Life per second
    Spells deal added Chaos Damage equal to (15-20)% of your maximum Life
    Nothingness is loathe to relinquish its grip.
    Every moment is a struggle to exist.
    , The Flawed Refuge, The Trickster's SmileThe Trickster's Smile
    Visored Sallet
    Armour: (102-160)
    Evasion: (102-160)
    Requires Level 23, 28 Str, 28 Dex(60-100)% increased Armour and Evasion
    Reflects 100 Cold Damage to Melee Attackers
    Reflects 100 Fire Damage to Melee Attackers
    Reflects 100 Lightning Damage to Melee Attackers
    When an Enemy Hit deals Elemental Damage to you, their Resistance to those Elements becomes zero for 4 seconds
    The Raven Trickster made no move to defend himself.
    He merely grinned... and the foolish warrior charged.
    , and The Untouched SoulThe Untouched Soul
    Gold Amulet
    Requires Level 48(12-20)% increased Rarity of Items found+40 to maximum Life for each Empty Red Socket on any Equipped Item
    +225 to Accuracy Rating for each Empty Green Socket on any Equipped Item
    +40 to maximum Mana for each Empty Blue Socket on any Equipped Item
    +18% to all Elemental Resistances for each Empty White Socket on any Equipped Item
    Geomancy offered a safer way to use the Tears...
    but the Maji rejected that temptation as well.