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Shrunken Head
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A grim relic of the war between the Beast Horde and the Legion of Man, Shrunken Heads bestow the strength of the dead warrior from which they were carved, and protect against hostile enchantments.
Location Icon Protective.png Protective
Type Filter Strength.png Strength
Filter Damage.png Damage
Filter Activatable.png Activatable
Stats +10 Strength
+24 Damage
Modifier Activation Modifier
Cost 3900 (1300)
Components Item Builds into
Warhammer (1600)
Mighty Blade (1000)
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When activated, applies Shrunken Head to self and dispels debuffs.

This item contains an Activation Modifier which does not stack with itself, Elder Parasite, or Void Talisman. Using this item disables the others for its duration.


Cooldown: 65 seconds
Dispels debuffs and grants Magic Immunity to self for 7 seconds.


Version 4.1.0

  • Duration reduced from 10 to 7 seconds.
  • Cooldown reduced from 80 to 65 seconds.
  • No longer loses duration and cooldown with every use.
  • [Undocumented] No longer loses sell value with each use.

Version 3.6.2

  • Now shows the amount of seconds it will last as charges on the item

Version 3.2.0

  • Sell value now decreases by 100 every time the Shrunken Head is used, up to -500 sell value.

Version 3.1.0

Version 0.1.42

  • No longer interrupts channeling.

Version 0.1.41

  • Can no longer be dispelled.

Version 0.1.29

  • Now dispels debuffs when used.

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Shrunken Head
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