Pauldrons of the Skeleton King


When receiving fatal damage, there is a chance that you are instead restored to 25% of maximum Life and cause nearby enemies to flee in fear.

Item Details

  • During testing the effect happened about 10% of the time. The item seems to have no internal cooldown as I had it happen twice in quick succession.
  • Not reliable enough to be recommended for Hardcore mode.
  • Fear lasts for 2 seconds.
  • Randomly drops from the Act 1 & 4 Horadric Cache, the reward for completing all 5 bounties in the act.

This item is a Reaper of Souls only item.

Guaranteed Stats

The minimum level this item can drop at is 12. Below you will find the range of stats found on the level 12 version, however the item can drop at any level above 12. The legendary effect does not change with level.


  • 58–68 Base Armor

One of 3 Magic Properties (varies)

  • +24–29 Dexterity
  • +24–29 Strength
  • +24–29 Intelligence

One of 2 Magic Properties (varies)

  • +24–29 Vitality
  • +12–17 Vitality

One of 2 Magic Properties (varies)

  • +31–36 Armor
  • +25–30 Armor

+2 Random Magic Properties


  • 586–674 Base Armor

Primary Stats

  • +416–500 Vitality
  • +373–397 Armor

One of 3 Magic Properties (varies)

  • +416–500 Dexterity
  • +416–500 Strength
  • +416–500 Intelligence

+2 Random Magic Properties

Flavour Text

"No matter its value, it would be wise to let the raiment of the Black King remain buried with its fallen owner. No good can come of disturbing Leoric's rest." —Deckard Cain

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