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Low life

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Low life is a condition that applies when life falls below 35%. However, it does not work if maximum life is set to 1 due to Chaos Inoculation. Linking auras or other mana-reservating skills to Blood Magic Support inventory icon.pngBlood Magic SupportBlood Magic SupportSupport
Icon: B
Mana Multiplier: (245% to 196%)
Requires Level 31Acquisition
Level: 31
Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% reduced Mana Cost
Supported Skills spend Life instead of ManaThis 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.
Blood Magic Support inventory icon.png
is an easy way to trigger the low life condition.

The low life state unlocks several interesting aspects for a character, but can be difficult to maintain efficiently. See maintaining low life for more information.

Related Passive Skills

A list of keystones with the condition on Low Life

Related Unique Items

Unique items with the modifier when on Low Life:

Unique items with the modifier while not on Low Life:

Unique items related to low life:

Both these items are extremely convenient for low life energy shield builds because they prevent chaos damage from bypassing energy shield. They are not, however, necessary for such a build if the character has sufficiently high chaos resistance and other defences.


Since version 0.9.6, the player light changes to noticeably reddish over the 33% - 37% range to make it easier to judge when the condition applies.