Diablo 4 Malignant Hearts
The rise of the Malignant Monsters in Sanctuary unveils a surprising weapon: their own hearts. Diablo 4 Season 1 introduces the Malignant Hearts, a new mechanic that allows players to harness the corruptive force turning these beasts into socketable powers. Are you ready to take on this new challenge and wield the power of the Malignant Hearts?
D4 Best Malignant Hearts List
A total of 32 unique Malignant Hearts await your discovery, each offering a different boon to aid your battles. Vicious (Offensive), Brutal (Defensive), Devious (Utility), and Wrathful (Super Power) which cycles changing it power regularly in battle. Below we have Tier List of the Best Malignant Hearts to use in D4 S1.
How to get Malignant Hearts
To obtain a Malignant Heart, you must face the Partly Corrupted enemies, a formidable subtype of the Malignant Monsters. Each slain foe offers a chance to drop a Malignant Heart. Capturing this heart, however, requires a ritual with the Cage of Binding - an item you acquire during the Season's Questline (Stand Against The Malignant).
The best place to acquire Malignant Hearts are within the Malignant Tunnels, a new type of dungeon filled with fearsome foes. These terrifying beings, if defeated, drop a more powerful version of the Malignant Heart, which you can then embed into the special Infested sockets of your jewelry, replacing the standard gem.
How to use Malignant Hearts
In the first season, you will encounter 32 distinct Malignant Hearts, each falling into one of four categories and offering unique bonuses. As the threat of Malignant Creatures grows, so does the strength of the Malignant Hearts they carry. depending on the color of heart and the socket color of your jewelry you will be able to place them within gear for powerful effects.