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Support gem
Mana Multiplier125%
Per 1% Quality+5% increased gem Experience
+x to Level of Supported Active Skill Gems

Empower is a drop-only support gem that increases the level of supported active skill gems. Empower doesn't have any effect at level one and can only reach level 3 without being corrupted or socketed in an item with the modifier +1 to Level of Gems in this item or +2 to Level of Socketed Support Gems in Atziri's DisfavourAtziri's Disfavour
Vaal Axe
Two Handed Axe
Physical Damage: (305–411 to 320–431)
Critical Strike Chance: 5%
Attacks per Second: (1.35 to 1.39)
Requires Level 75, 158 Str, 76 Dex
+2 to Level of Socketed Support Gems
Adds (220–270 to 235–290) Physical Damage
(12 to 16)% increased Attack Speed
Causes Bleeding on Hit
+2 to Weapon range
"I do not believe in disguising my disappointment."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal

Gem level progression

Level Lvl. Str. +Gem
Exp. Total Exp.
1 1 0 0 0 0
2 10 21 1 226,854,909 226,854,909
3 45 73 2 1,439,190,228 1,666,045,137
4 60 96 3 N/A N/A
5 75 118 4 N/A N/A
6 90 141 5 N/A N/A
7 100 156 6 N/A N/A
8 100 156 7 N/A N/A
9 100 156 8 N/A N/A
10 100 156 9 N/A N/A

Quest reward

This skill is not given as quest reward.

Vendor reward

This skill is not a quest reward skill that can be bought at vendors. This skill can sometimes be found available for purchase from Haku — after he has reached level 3 — for 1 Divine Orb.

Divination Card

  • A set of 11 The Dragon's HeartThe Dragon's Heart11Level 4 Empower
    They say when a dragon dies, the flesh smoulders and burns until all that remains is the still, white-hot, heart.
    can be exchanged for a corrupted level 4 Empower gem.

Related Support Gems

Empower is part of a cycle of three Support Gems which affect the supported Skill Gem's stats instead of their effects. The other two are:

Version history

Version Changes
  • The art for the Empower skill gem has been updated.
  • The Empower support gem now has its quality bonus apply at all levels, to handle the case where you put a level 2 gem in an item that has +1 to gem levels.
  • Empower now correctly shows a support symbol on supported skills.
  • Empower has been added to the game.