Ancestral Warchief

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Ancestral WarchiefTotem, Attack, Duration, AoE, Melee
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 28Drop Restrictions
Level: 28
Summons an Ancestor Totem that will attack enemies with a powerful main hand slam while you stand close to it. Being near it grants you more melee damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Totem Damage
Deals (100-122.8)% of Base Attack Damage
Totem lasts 12 seconds
50% increased Totem Placement speed
(8-18)% more Melee Damage while Totem is Active
10% less Attack Speed
Attacks with +10 to Melee range
Summons a Totem which uses this Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ancestral Warchief skill icon.pngAncestral Warchief inventory icon.png

Ancestral Warchief skill screenshot.jpg

Ancestral Warchief is a skill that creates a totem which will attack enemies with melee AoE slams while the player stands close to it. Being near it also increases the player's damage.

Skill Functions and Interactions

  • Multistrike: Ancestral Warchief cannot be supported by Multistrike Support inventory icon.pngMultistrike SupportMultistrike SupportAttack, Melee, Support
    Icon: 3
    Mana Multiplier: 180%
    Requires Level 38Drop Restrictions
    Level: 38
    Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Melee Physical Damage
    Supported Melee Attacks Repeat 2 additional times
    (75-94)% more Melee Attack Speed
    30% less Attack 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.
    Multistrike Support inventory icon.png
    .
  • Fortify: Linking Fortify Support inventory icon.pngFortify SupportFortify SupportAttack, Support, Melee
    Icon: O
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 31Drop Restrictions
    Level: 31
    Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Fortify duration
    Grants Fortify on Melee hit
    (25-44)% increased Melee Physical Damage
    25% increased Fortify duration
    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.
    Fortify Support inventory icon.png
    to Ancestral Protector will cause the totem, and not the player, to gain Fortify on melee hit. This appears to be the only way for a totem to have Fortify.
  • Multiple Totems: Melee damage buff does not stack when multiple totems are summoned.
  • Area of Effect: Modifiers to area radius affect both the range at which the totem strikes, as well as the radius of the attack.
  • Activation: The totem is active as long as the player remains within a 85 unit radius of it. Initial activation also requires line of sight with the player, but this can be broken once the totem has become active.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthDamage
Multiplier
Melee
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
12867100%8%00
23173101.2%8%199,345199,345
33479102.4%9%285,815485,160
43785103.6%10%401,344886,504
54092104.8%10%554,3791,440,883
64296106%10%477,4371,918,320
744100107.2%11%583,7862,502,106
846104108.4%12%710,3593,212,465
948109109.6%12%1,355,5114,567,976
1050113110.8%12%1,138,8775,706,853
1152117112%13%1,368,2337,075,086
1254121113.2%14%1,638,3388,713,424
1356125114.4%14%1,956,64810,670,072
1458130115.6%14%3,655,18414,325,256
1560134116.8%15%3,017,32717,342,583
1662138118%16%7,759,99525,102,578
1764142119.2%16%15,138,19340,240,771
1866146120.4%16%26,083,82566,324,596
1968151121.6%17%62,620,247128,944,843
2070155122.8%18%211,708,088340,652,931
2172159124%18%N/AN/A
2274N/A125.2%18%N/AN/A
2376N/A126.4%19%N/AN/A
2478N/A127.6%20%N/AN/A
2580N/A128.8%20%N/AN/A
2682N/A130%20%N/AN/A
2784N/A131.2%21%N/AN/A
2886N/A132.4%22%N/AN/A
2988N/A133.6%22%N/AN/A
3090N/A144.8%22%N/AN/A

Quest reward

This skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
ClassMarauderTemplarWitchShadowRangerDuelistScion
Quest
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Normal
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no
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Vendor reward

This skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
ClassMarauderTemplarWitchShadowRangerDuelistScion
Quest
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Clarissa

Cost:
Orb of Chance inventory icon.pngOrb of ChanceOrb of ChanceStack Size: 20Drop Restrictions
Level: 2
Upgrades a normal item to a random rarityRight click this item then left click a normal item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Orb of Chance inventory icon.png
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yes
no
no
no
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Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Ancestral Warchief:

Name For generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value. Effect(s)
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamDamage16625% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Damage
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamDamage27540% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Damage
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamMeleeDamage166Ancestral Warchief Totem grants 20% increased Melee Damage while Active
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamMeleeDamage275Ancestral Warchief Totem grants 30% increased Melee Damage while Active
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamRadius1668% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Radius
EnchantmentAncestorTotemSlamRadius27512% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Radius

Version history

Version Changes
2.3.0
  • Introduced to the game