The Iron Fortress

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The Iron Fortress
Crusader Plate
Armour: (1081-1382)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 59, 160 Str+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per 50 Strength
Chance to Block Spell Damage is Unlucky
+(60-120) to Strength
(80-100)% increased Armour
10% reduced Movement Speed
Strength's Damage Bonus instead grants 3% increased Melee
Physical Damage per 10 Strength
"Stand steadfast in the face of destruction.
The Council cannot afford to falter."
- Mauritius, the Iron Heart
The Iron Fortress inventory icon.png
Vendor Offer
12x Alchemy Shard
16x Alteration Shard
Metadata
Item class: Body Armours

The Iron Fortress is a unique Crusader PlateCrusader PlateArmour: (601-691)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 59, 160 Str
.

Mechanics

  • Strength's Damage Bonus instead grants 3% increased Melee Physical Damage per 10 Strength: This mod will also apply to Iron Grip and Iron Will/Iron Will SupportIron Will SupportSpell, Support
    Icon: w
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 18Supports spell skills, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their spell damage.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% reduced Cast Speed
    Supported Skills deal 2% increased Damage
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Projectile Speed
    Strength's Damage bonus applies to all Spell Damage as well for Supported Skills
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Spell Damage
    This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
    .

Item acquisition
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The Iron Fortress can drop anywhere. It can be chanced.

Recipes

The Iron Fortress can be created from the following recipes:

AmountPartDescriptionMeta
4The BodyThe Body4Body ArmourThey say it is the head that leads, but all must flow through the body at some point.Random body armourA
7PrejudicePrejudice7Item
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
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
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
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Shift click to unstack.
Random itemA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Legacy variants

The Iron Fortress (ex-Iron Heart) has a legacy variant.

version 3.17.0 renamed all newly dropped Iron Heart into The Iron Fortress and receives new mods. However, in permanent league, the legacy name, legacy mods and legacy flavour text are retained.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.17.0


  • (80-100)% increased Armour
  • 10% reduced Movement Speed
  • (8-12)% Chance to Block Attack Damage
  • Cannot Block Spells
  • +1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per 50 Strength
  • Chance to Block Spell Damage is Unlucky
  • +60-120 to Strength
  • Strength's Damage Bonus instead grants 3% increased Melee Physical Damage per 10 Strength

The legacy flavour text is "The Council have a great many secrets. Some are better kept that way, Cospri." - Mauritius, the Iron Heart

unlike other renamed unique, the legacy Iron Heart has its own slot in Unique Collection Tab.

Supporter attribution

The Iron Fortress was created by supporter LostArtz.[1]

Version history

Before the removal of the prophecy system in version 3.17.0, Iron Heart (afterward renamed "The Iron Fortress") could be upgraded to The Iron FortressThe Iron Fortress
Crusader Plate
Armour: (1081-1382)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 59, 160 Str+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per 50 Strength
Chance to Block Spell Damage is Unlucky
+(60-120) to Strength
(80-100)% increased Armour
10% reduced Movement Speed
Strength's Damage Bonus instead grants 3% increased Melee
Physical Damage per 10 Strength
"Stand steadfast in the face of destruction.
The Council cannot afford to falter."
- Mauritius, the Iron Heart
by fulfilling the prophecy, Battle HardenedBattle HardenedThe eager warrior meets the Tyrant in battle. Outmatched and outwitted; he uses his strength to best his foe.You will defeat Tyrant or General Gravicius while holding Iron Heart.Right-click to add this prophecy to your character..

Version Changes
3.17.0
  • Removed the Prophecy mechanic from the game, and moved many of its rewards to other content.
  • Iron Heart has been renamed to The Iron Fortress. It no longer has "8-12% Chance to Block Attack Damage" or "Cannot Block Spells". It now has "+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per 50 Strength", "Chance to Block Spell Damage is Unlucky", and "+60-120 to Strength". Existing items are unaffected by these changes. The old, fated version of The Iron FortressThe Iron Fortress
    Crusader Plate
    Armour: (1081-1382)
    Movement Speed: -5%
    Requires Level 59, 160 Str+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per 50 Strength
    Chance to Block Spell Damage is Unlucky
    +(60-120) to Strength
    (80-100)% increased Armour
    10% reduced Movement Speed
    Strength's Damage Bonus instead grants 3% increased Melee
    Physical Damage per 10 Strength
    "Stand steadfast in the face of destruction.
    The Council cannot afford to falter."
    - Mauritius, the Iron Heart
    can no longer be acquired.
3.5.0
  • Added 3D art.
3.2.0
3.1.0
  • Iron Heart is introduced to the game.

References

  1. lostartz (November 29, 2017). "3.1 is shaping up to be a great patch". Path of Exile Subreddit. Retrieved November 29, 2017.

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