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Fireball
Active skill gem
  
Attribute(s)Intelligence
KeywordsFire, Projectile, Spell, AoE
Required Level1
Cast time0.85 secs
Radius8
Critical Strike Chance6%
Per 1% Quality+1.5% chance to Ignite enemies on hit with Fire Damage
Unleashes a burning ball of fire towards a target which explodes, damaging nearby foes.
Deals x–y Fire Damage
Screenshot of Fireball


Tapping into the chaotic, hungry elemental force of fire, the caster sends a roaring ball of flame hurling at the target. This searing projectile flies unerringly outward, impacting with tremendous force, and burning not only the target, but adjacent foes as well. Skilled wielders of flame can ignite the enemy, causing them to burn for additional damage. A master of the fireball lays waste to all who beset him, reducing his enemies to cinders.

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Skill Functions and Interactions

Area of Effect: The radius of the explosion caused by collision (with either an enemy or a terrain obstruction) is affected by all AoE increases. Full spell damage is done to any enemy in range of the explosion.

Piercing: A fireball that pierces an enemy and hits another enemy will only cause the AoE damage effect on the last enemy struck. Any enemies hit by the projectile which successfully pierce or fork will take full spell damage but the projectile won't explode.

Gem level progression

Level Lvl. Int. Mana
Cost
Fire
Damage
Exp.
1 1 N/A 5 5–10 70
2 2 N/A 6 7–11 308
3 4 16 7 9–14 2,560
4 8 25 8 13–19 8,813
5 12 33 10 17–25 22,895
6 16 41 11 23–34 68,427
7 21 52 13 32–48 150,439
8 26 62 15 44–67 581,328
9 32 75 18 63–95 566,989
10 38 88 20 89–133 1,143,783
11 42 96 22 110–165 1,426,490
12 46 104 23 135–203 2,737,323
13 49 111 25 157–236 3,289,072
14 52 117 26 183–274 3,351,223
15 55 123 27 212–318 9,936,267
16 58 130 28 245–368 21,346,397
17 61 136 29 283–425 50,694,186
18 64 142 30 326–489 90,050,815
19 66 146 31 358–537 147,034,823
20 68 151 32 393–590 N/A
21 68 151 33 431–647 N/A
22 68 151 34 472–709 N/A
23 68 151 35 518–776 N/A
24 68 151 36 567–850 N/A
25 68 151 37 620–930 N/A
26 68 151 38 678–1017 N/A
27 68 151 39 741–1111 N/A
28 68 151 40 809–1214 N/A
29 68 151 41 884–1326 N/A
30 68 151 42 965–1447 N/A

Quest reward

This skill can be gained as a reward for finishing quests:

Mercy Mission (Act 1 / Normal) by:
  • Templar
Breaking Some Eggs (Act 1 / Normal) by:
  • Marauder

Alternate skill effects

Name Cost Description
Dragon Fireball Effect
Dragon Fireball Effect.png
Shop Item Coin.png90 Replaces the standard effect on a Fireball gem with a flying, burning dragon.

Shop Item Video Icon.png Preview

Version history

Version Changes
1.1.0
  • Increased the damage of Fireball at low and high levels.
1.0.4
  • The area of effect has been increased by 12%. Damage has been increased at all levels (by around 20% at level one and around 23% at level 15).
0.10.0
  • Damage progression increased - now 14% increased by level 15.
0.9.12s
  • Damage progression increased. By skill level 15, it's doing 16% more damage than before.
0.9.7b
  • Increased the damage at higher levels.
0.9.7
  • The damage has been increased.
0.9.6
  • Increased the damage.
0.9.5g
0.9.3c
  • Reduced damage by 5%.
0.9.2
  • Fireball splash damage is now centered on the monster itself,
    rather than the point of impact (which was in front of the monster).
  • Increased Fireball's splash Area of Effect.
  • Increased its damage by 23%.