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Spell Damage is a damage source done directly by skills with the Spell Keyword. It does not increase the damage of minions even if they are created with a spell.

Skill Gems

Active skill gems that deal spell damage.
Skill gemInt.Dex.Str.Lvl.Cast
Time
Blade Vortex inventory icon.pngBlade VortexBlade VortexSpell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 14
Mana Cost: (6 to 19)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 30%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
An ethereal blade spins around you for a duration, repeatedly damaging enemies that it passes through.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (9 to 108)-(14 to 162) Physical Damage
Base duration is 5.0 seconds
Can have up to 50 active spinning blades
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blade Vortex skill icon.png
Blade Vortex inventory icon.png
N/AyesN/A120.5s
Bladefall inventory icon.pngBladefallBladefallSpell, AoE
Mana Cost: (13 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 90%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Ethereal weapons rain from the sky, dealing damage to enemies in a sequence of five volleys, each wider but less damaging than the last. Enemies can be hit multiple times where these overlap.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (44 to 380)-(65 to 570) Physical Damage
6% less Damage per Volley
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Bladefall skill icon.png
Bladefall inventory icon.png
N/AyesN/A280.8s
Ethereal Knives inventory icon.pngEthereal KnivesEthereal KnivesProjectile, Spell
Mana Cost: (5 to 23)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 1300
Drop Level: 1Fires an arc of knives in front of the caster which deals physical damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (4 to 459)-(6 to 688) Physical Damage
9 additional Projectiles
(0 to 19)% increased Projectile Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ethereal Knives skill icon.png
Ethereal Knives inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A10.6s
Fire Trap inventory icon.pngFire TrapFire TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Fire
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (7 to 24)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Drop Level: 1Throws a trap that explodes when triggered, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies and leaving an area of burning ground that damages enemies who walk through it.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% increased Burning Damage
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Trap lasts 16.0 seconds
Base duration is 8.0 seconds
Deals (2 to 513)-(4 to 770) Fire Damage
Deals (3.6 to 518.8) Fire Damage per second
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fire Trap skill icon.png
Fire Trap inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A11s
Freeze Mine inventory icon.pngFreeze MineFreeze MineMine, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Mana Cost: (6 to 22)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Damage Effectiveness: 50%
Drop Level: 10
Requires Level 10
Lays a remote mine that you can detonate to freeze all enemies in the area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (7 to 181)-(10 to 271) Cold Damage
Enemies lose 15% Cold Resistance while Frozen
Mine lasts 16.0 seconds
Freezes enemies as though dealing (200 to 390)% more Damage
Places a Remote Mine which uses this Skill when detonated
Always Freezes enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Freeze Mine skill icon.png
Freeze Mine inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A100.5s
Herald of Ice inventory icon.pngHerald of IceHerald of IceCast, AoE, Cold
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Drop Level: 16
Requires Level 16
Channel ice through your hands, adding cold damage to spells and attacks. If you shatter an enemy, they explode and deal AoE cold damage to enemies near them.Per 1% Quality:
0.75% increased Cold Damage
Adds (4 to 38)-(5 to 56) Cold Damage to Spells
Adds (4 to 38)-(5 to 56) Cold Damage to Attacks
Deals (18 to 308)-(26 to 462) Cold Damage
Damage cannot be Reflected
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Ice skill icon.png
Herald of Ice inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A161s
Ice Trap inventory icon.pngIce TrapIce TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Cold, Duration
Mana Cost: (13 to 25)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 2.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 110%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Throws a trap that creates a series of icy runic explosions when triggered, dealing cold damage to all enemies caught in the blasts.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Trap lasts 16.0 seconds
Deals (60 to 519)-(90 to 778) Cold Damage
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Trap skill icon.png
Ice Trap inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A281s
Arc inventory icon.pngArcArcSpell, Chaining, Lightning
Mana Cost: (9 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 70%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
An arc of lightning stretches from the caster to a targeted nearby enemy and chains on to additional targets.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% chance to Shock enemies
Deals (2 to 47)-(35 to 886) Lightning Damage
10% chance to Shock enemies
Chain +(2 to 7) Times
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Arc skill icon.png
Arc inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.8s
Arctic Breath inventory icon.pngArctic BreathArctic BreathProjectile, Spell, Duration, AoE, Cold
Radius: 12
Mana Cost: (11 to 21)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Projectile Speed: 844
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Fires a frozen skull projectile that leaves a trail of ground ice behind it. It explodes on impact, creating more ground ice and damaging targets within an area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (46 to 451)-(70 to 677) Cold Damage
Base duration is (0.88 to 1.65) seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Arctic Breath skill icon.png
Arctic Breath inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A280.8s
Ball Lightning inventory icon.pngBall LightningBall LightningProjectile, Spell, AoE, Lightning
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (14 to 27)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 20%
Projectile Speed: 400
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Fires a slow-moving projectile that periodically damages enemies in an area around it with bolts of lightning.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Lightning Damage
Deals (2 to 14)-(32 to 260) Lightning DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ball Lightning skill icon.png
Ball Lightning inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A280.8s
Cold Snap inventory icon.pngCold SnapCold SnapSpell, AoE, Cold
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (11 to 28)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 120%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Ice crystals protrude from the ground at target location. Monsters in this area take damage and become frozen. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Power Charge.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (9 to 462)-(13 to 693) Cold Damage
30% chance to Freeze enemies
30% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
110% increased Chill Duration on enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Cold Snap skill icon.png
Cold Snap inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A40.85s
Discharge inventory icon.pngDischargeDischargeSpell, AoE, Fire, Cold, Lightning
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (24 to 47)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 150%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Discharge all the character's charges to deal elemental damage to all nearby monsters.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (4 to 31)-(77 to 589) base Lightning Damage per Power Charge
Deals (29 to 220)-(43 to 331) base Fire Damage per Endurance Charge
Deals (24 to 180)-(36 to 271) base Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Discharge skill icon.png
Discharge inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A281s
Essence Drain inventory icon.pngEssence DrainEssence DrainProjectile, Spell, Duration, Chaos
Mana Cost: (9 to 27)
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Fires a projectile that applies a damage over time debuff when it hits. You are healed for a portion of the debuff damage. The debuff is spread by Contagion.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Chaos Damage
Deals (21.5 to 809.0) Base Chaos Damage per second
Regenerate 0.5% of Debuff Damage as Life
Base duration is 3.8 seconds
Deals (6 to 233)-(9 to 349) Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this skill's Damage Over Time
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Essence Drain skill icon.png
Essence Drain inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A120.75s
Fire Nova Mine inventory icon.pngFire Nova MineFire Nova MineAoE, Mine, Spell, Fire, Duration
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (12 to 36)
Cast Time: 0.40 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 30%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Lay a remote mine that you can detonate to create a series of fire novas. Each sequential nova from the same mine will do higher damage than the previous.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Deals (6 to 128)-(9 to 192) Fire Damage
Mine lasts 16.0 seconds
Spell Repeats 3 times
(20 to 29)% more Damage per Repeat
Places a Remote Mine which uses this Skill when detonated
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fire Nova Mine skill icon.png
Fire Nova Mine inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.4s
Fireball inventory icon.pngFireballFireballProjectile, Spell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 9
Mana Cost: (6 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 1040
Drop Level: 1Unleashes a ball of fire towards a target which explodes, damaging nearby foes.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (7 to 496)-(10 to 744) Fire Damage
(20 to 39)% chance to Ignite enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fireball skill icon.png
Fireball inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.85s
Firestorm inventory icon.pngFirestormFirestormSpell, AoE, Duration, Fire
Radius: 25 / 10
Mana Cost: (9 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.90 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 30%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Flaming bolts rain down over the targeted area. They explode when landing, dealing damage to nearby enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (4 to 162)-(10 to 243) Fire Damage
Base duration is 2.0 seconds
One impact every 0.1 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Firestorm skill icon.png
Firestorm inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.9s
Flame Dash inventory icon.pngFlame DashFlame DashSpell, Movement, Duration, Fire
Mana Cost: (10 to 30)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Drop Level: 10
Requires Level 10
Teleport to a location, damaging enemies and leaving a trail of burning ground in your wake.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Cast Speed
Deals (6 to 319)-(9 to 479) Fire Damage
Deals (10.9 to 599.0) Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 4.0 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Flame Dash skill icon.png
Flame Dash inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A100.75s
Flame Surge inventory icon.pngFlame SurgeFlame SurgeSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (9 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Strikes enemies in front of you with a surge of flame. Burning enemies are dealt more damage.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Cast Speed
Deals (21 to 514)-(31 to 771) Fire Damage
50% more Damage against Burning enemies
Cannot Ignite
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Flame Surge skill icon.png
Flame Surge inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.5s
Flameblast inventory icon.pngFlameblastFlameblastSpell, AoE, Fire
Mana Cost: (6 to 9)
Cast Time: 0.20 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 50%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Channels to build up a large explosion. The longer you channel, the larger the area of effect and damage of the explosion. The explosion occurs after using another skill or after a short period without casting.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (32 to 241)-(48 to 362) Fire Damage
110% more Spell Damage for each stage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Flameblast skill icon.png
Flameblast inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A280.2s
Freezing Pulse inventory icon.pngFreezing PulseFreezing PulseProjectile, Spell, Cold
Mana Cost: (4 to 18)
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 125%
Projectile Speed: 1800
Drop Level: 1An icy projectile which has a chance to freeze enemies it passes through. The projectile fades quickly, reducing damage and freezing chance until it runs out of time and dissipates completely.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (7 to 689)-(11 to 1034) Cold Damage
(0 to 19)% increased Projectile Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Freezing Pulse skill icon.png
Freezing Pulse inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.65s
Frost Bomb inventory icon.pngFrost BombFrost BombSpell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Mana Cost: (6 to 19)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 2.50 sec
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 130%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Creates a crystal that pulses with cold for a duration. Each pulse applies a debuff to nearby enemies that reduces their cold resistance and life regeneration. When its duration ends, the crystal explodes, dealing heavy cold damage to enemies around it.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cold Damage
Deals (10 to 521)-(14 to 781) Cold Damage
Base duration is 3.5 seconds
Base secondary duration is 2.0 seconds
-20% to Cold Resistance
75% reduced Life Regeneration rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frost Bomb skill icon.png
Frost Bomb inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A40.5s
Frost Wall inventory icon.pngFrost WallFrost WallSpell, Duration, Cold
Mana Cost: (14 to 37)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Creates a wall of ice which holds back enemies. Targets under the wall are damaged and pushed back.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Duration
Base duration is (3.0 to 4.9) seconds
0.15 seconds between appearance of Wall sections
Wall will be (28 to 56) units long
Deals (8 to 462)-(12 to 693) Cold Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frost Wall skill icon.png
Frost Wall inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A40.5s
Frostbolt inventory icon.pngFrostboltFrostboltProjectile, Spell, Cold
Mana Cost: (6 to 20)
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Projectile Speed: 375
Drop Level: 1Fires a slow-moving projectile that pierces through enemies, dealing cold damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cold Damage
Deals (6 to 752)-(10 to 1129) Cold DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frostbolt skill icon.png
Frostbolt inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.75s
Glacial Cascade inventory icon.pngGlacial CascadeGlacial CascadeSpell, AoE, Cold
Mana Cost: (13 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Icicles emerge from the ground in a series of small bursts, each damaging enemies caught in the area.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (12 to 110)-(19 to 169) Physical Damage
Deals (23 to 203)-(35 to 307) Cold Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Glacial Cascade skill icon.png
Glacial Cascade inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A280.8s
Herald of Thunder inventory icon.pngHerald of ThunderHerald of ThunderCast, AoE, Duration, Lightning
Radius: 32
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: 120%
Drop Level: 16
Requires Level 16
Channel lightning through your hands, adding lightning damage to spells and attacks. If you kill a shocked enemy, lightning bolts will strike enemies around you for a short duration.Per 1% Quality:
0.75% increased Lightning Damage
Adds (2 to 19)-(7 to 76) Lightning Damage to Spells
Adds (2 to 19)-(7 to 76) Lightning Damage to Attacks
Deals (1 to 27)-(34 to 1303) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 6.0 seconds
Cannot apply Shock
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Thunder skill icon.png
Herald of Thunder inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A161s
Ice Nova inventory icon.pngIce NovaIce NovaSpell, AoE, Cold
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (10 to 31)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 70%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
A chilling circle of ice expands from the caster. If the caster targets near one of their Frostbolt projectiles, it will expand from the projectile instead.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (14 to 369)-(21 to 577) Cold DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Nova skill icon.png
Ice Nova inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.8s
Ice Spear inventory icon.pngIce SpearIce SpearProjectile, Spell, Cold
Mana Cost: (9 to 27)
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Projectile Speed: 1000
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Launches a shard of ice that pierces close enemies, before exploding on a distant enemy with a much higher critical strike chance.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (16 to 321)-(24 to 482) Cold Damage
(40 to 78)% increased Chill Duration on enemies
Second form has 600% increased Critical Strike Chance
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Spear skill icon.png
Ice Spear inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.85s
Incinerate inventory icon.pngIncinerateIncinerateProjectile, Spell, Fire
Mana Cost: (6 to 9)
Cast Time: 0.20 sec
Damage Effectiveness: 30%
Projectile Speed: 700
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Launches a torrent of fire from your hand. The longer you repeatedly cast the spell from the same location, the larger and more damaging the flames become.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (6 to 136)-(9 to 204) Fire Damage
50% more Damage for each stage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Incinerate skill icon.png
Incinerate inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.2s
Lightning Tendrils inventory icon.pngLightning TendrilsLightning TendrilsSpell, AoE, Lightning
Radius: 22
Mana Cost: (6 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 35%
Drop Level: 1Lightning is released from your hands four times in quick succession, damaging all enemies in an arc in front of you.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Lightning Damage
Deals (1 to 24)-(3 to 461) Lightning DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Tendrils skill icon.png
Lightning Tendrils inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.8s
Lightning Trap inventory icon.pngLightning TrapLightning TrapProjectile, Trap, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Mana Cost: (8 to 24)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 2.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 90%
Projectile Speed: 960
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Throws a trap that launches a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Trap Throwing Speed
Deals (3 to 52)-(62 to 979) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 16.0 seconds
8 additional Projectiles
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Trap skill icon.png
Lightning Trap inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A121s
Lightning Warp inventory icon.pngLightning WarpLightning WarpSpell, AoE, Duration, Movement, Lightning
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (15 to 33)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 10
Requires Level 10
Casts a delayed teleport to a target destination. When the teleport occurs, lightning damage is dealt to the area around both where the player was and where they teleported to.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cast Speed
Deals (1 to 37)-(19 to 707) Lightning Damage
(0 to 38)% reduced Duration
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Warp skill icon.png
Lightning Warp inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A101s
Magma Orb inventory icon.pngMagma OrbMagma OrbProjectile, Spell, AoE, Fire, Chaining
Mana Cost: (5 to 22)
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 125%
Drop Level: 1Lob a fiery orb that explodes as it strikes the ground. The skill chains, releasing another fiery orb that repeats this effect.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (6 to 637)-(9 to 956) Fire Damage
Chain +(1 to 2) Times
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Magma Orb skill icon.png
Magma Orb inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.7s
Orb of Storms inventory icon.pngOrb of StormsOrb of StormsLightning, Spell, Duration, AoE, Chaining
Mana Cost: (11 to 28)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.50 sec
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 20%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Creates a stationary electrical orb that frequently unleashes a splitting bolt of lightning at a nearby enemy. Using another lightning skill while inside the orb's cloud unleashes additional bolts. Casting this skill again will replace the previous orb. You can only cast this spell yourself, directly.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Lightning Damage
Deals (1 to 59)-(3 to 177) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 10.0 seconds
Chain 0 Times
Beams Split to hit (2 to 4) extra targets
Charged Storm Cloud deals 0 more Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Orb of Storms skill icon.png
Orb of Storms inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A40.5s
Shock Nova inventory icon.pngShock NovaShock NovaSpell, AoE, Lightning
Radius: 26 / 14
Mana Cost: (13 to 26)
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Casts a ring of Lightning around you, followed by a larger Lightning nova. Each effect hits enemies caught in their area with Lightning Damage.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Shock Duration on enemies
Deals (20 to 185)-(59 to 555) Lightning Damage
Ring deals 50% less Damage
20% chance to Shock enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Shock Nova skill icon.png
Shock Nova inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A280.75s
Spark inventory icon.pngSparkSparkProjectile, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Mana Cost: (5 to 23)
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 70%
Projectile Speed: 560
Drop Level: 1Launches unpredictable sparks that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (1 to 44)-(20 to 832) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
(4 to 6) additional Projectiles
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spark skill icon.png
Spark inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.65s
Storm Call inventory icon.pngStorm CallStorm CallSpell, AoE, Duration, Lightning
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (6 to 19)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Sets a marker at a location. After a short duration, lightning strikes the marker, dealing damage around it. When this happens, it will also set off the lightning at any other markers you've cast.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (13 to 341)-(24 to 633) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Storm Call skill icon.png
Storm Call inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.5s
Tempest Shield inventory icon.pngTempest ShieldTempest ShieldSpell, Lightning, Chaining, Duration
Mana Cost: (17 to 21)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 16
Requires Level 16
Enchants your shield with the power of storms, which lashes out to deal arcing lightning damage to attackers when you block them. Blocking refreshes the duration of Tempest Shield.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Lightning Damage
Deals (24 to 284)-(36 to 426) Lightning Damage
Additional 3% Shield Block Chance
Chain +1 Times
Base duration is 12.0 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Tempest Shield skill icon.png
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yesN/Ayes160.5s
Vaal Arc inventory icon.pngVaal ArcVaal ArcVaal, Spell, Chaining, Lightning
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
An arc of lightning stretches from the caster to a targeted nearby enemy and chains on to many additional targets.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% increased Shock Duration on enemies
Deals (2 to 49)-(35 to 938) Lightning Damage
100% chance to Shock enemies
Chain +40 Times
Corrupted
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Vaal Arc skill icon.png
Vaal Arc inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.8s
Vaal Cold Snap inventory icon.pngVaal Cold SnapVaal Cold SnapVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 140%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
A sequence of ice crystals erupts from the ground around the caster, damaging enemies and leaving the ground chilled.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (11 to 600)-(17 to 901) Cold Damage
Base duration is 10.0 seconds
Always Freezes enemies
Corrupted
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Vaal Cold Snap skill icon.png
Vaal Cold Snap inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A40.85s
Vaal Fireball inventory icon.pngVaal FireballVaal FireballProjectile, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Fire
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 125%
Drop Level: 1Launches a series of fireballs in all directions around the caster.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (8 to 560)-(11 to 841) Fire Damage
Fires 0 Projectile
50% increased Area of Effect radius
Corrupted
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Vaal Fireball skill icon.png
Vaal Fireball inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.85s
Vaal Flameblast inventory icon.pngVaal FlameblastVaal FlameblastVaal, Spell, AoE, Fire
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Targets an area and builds up a large explosion. The build-up speed is based on cast speed. The explosion occurs after it reaches 10 stacks.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (39 to 260)-(58 to 390) Fire Damage
110% more Spell Damage for each stage
Corrupted
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Vaal Flameblast skill icon.png
Vaal Flameblast inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A281s
Vaal Ice Nova inventory icon.pngVaal Ice NovaVaal Ice NovaVaal, Spell, AoE, Cold
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 70%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
A chilling circle of ice expands from the caster, repeating from every enemy it hits. If the caster targets near one of their Frostbolt projectiles, it will expand from the projectile instead.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (11 to 274)-(17 to 428) Cold Damage
Causes smaller novas up to 5 times on enemies hit
20% reduced Area of Effect Radius each repeat
Corrupted
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Vaal Ice Nova skill icon.png
Vaal Ice Nova inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.8s
Vaal Lightning Trap inventory icon.pngVaal Lightning TrapVaal Lightning TrapProjectile, Trap, Vaal, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 90%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Throws a trap that launches a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets and leaving a trail of shocking ground.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Trap Throwing Speed
Deals (3 to 52)-(62 to 979) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 16.0 seconds
8 additional Projectiles
Base duration is 4.0 seconds
100% chance of Projectiles Piercing
Corrupted
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Vaal Lightning Trap skill icon.png
Vaal Lightning Trap inventory icon.png
yesyesN/A121s
Vaal Lightning Warp inventory icon.pngVaal Lightning WarpVaal Lightning WarpVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 50%
Drop Level: 10
Requires Level 10
Casts a delayed teleport for nearby enemies to a target destination. When the teleport occurs, lightning damage is dealt to the enemies both before and after they teleport.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cast Speed
Deals (1 to 31)-(18 to 586) Lightning Damage
(0 to 38)% reduced Duration
Corrupted
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Vaal Lightning Warp skill icon.png
Vaal Lightning Warp inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A101s
Vaal Spark inventory icon.pngVaal SparkVaal SparkProjectile, Vaal, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 48 (N) / 72 (C) / 96 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 40%
Drop Level: 1Continuously launches unpredictable sparks in all directions that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (1 to 24)-(11 to 454) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 2.0 seconds
Fires 100 Projectiles in a random direction
Corrupted
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Vaal Spark skill icon.png
Vaal Spark inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A10.65s
Vaal Storm Call inventory icon.pngVaal Storm CallVaal Storm CallVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Drop Level: 12
Requires Level 12
Sets a marker at a location. While the marker remains, lightning strikes random enemies near it, dealing damage to them. After a short duration, a large bolt of lightning strikes the marker, dealing damage around it. When this happens, it will also set off the lightning at any other markers from this skill.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (13 to 302)-(25 to 560) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 3.0 seconds
Corrupted
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Vaal Storm Call skill icon.png
Vaal Storm Call inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A120.5s
Vortex inventory icon.pngVortexVortexSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
Mana Cost: (11 to 21)
Cast Time: 0.90 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
An icy blast explodes around the caster, dealing cold damage to enemies, and leaving behind a whirling vortex that continues to deal cold damage over time and chill enemies caught in it. If the caster targets near one of their Frostbolt projectiles, it will explode from the projectile instead, destroying it.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect radius
Deals (50 to 458)-(75 to 688) Cold Damage
Base duration is 3.0 seconds
Deals (41.6 to 684.5) Base Cold Damage per second
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this skill's Damage Over Time
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Vortex skill icon.png
Vortex inventory icon.png
yesN/AN/A280.9s
Flame Totem inventory icon.pngFlame TotemFlame TotemProjectile, Totem, Spell, Duration, Fire
Mana Cost: (12 to 42)
Cast Time: 0.25 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 25%
Projectile Speed: 750
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Summons a totem that fires a stream of flame at nearby enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Totem lasts 8.0 seconds
Deals (1 to 122)-(2 to 183) Fire Damage
(0 to 2) additional Projectiles
Summons a Totem which uses this Skill
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Flame Totem skill icon.png
Flame Totem inventory icon.png
yesN/Ayes40.25s
Molten Shell inventory icon.pngMolten ShellMolten ShellSpell, AoE, Duration, Fire
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (8 to 28)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 200%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Summons fiery elemental shields providing additional armour for a short duration. If cumulative physical damage prevented by your blocking or armour reaches a threshold, the shields explode outwards, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (14 to 1962)-(20 to 2943) Fire Damage
Shields break after (26 to 1508) total Damage is prevented
(17 to 943) additional Armour
Base duration is 10.0 seconds
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Molten Shell skill icon.png
Molten Shell inventory icon.png
N/AN/Ayes40.5s
Shockwave Totem inventory icon.pngShockwave TotemShockwave TotemTotem, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (24 to 58)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Drop Level: 28
Requires Level 28
Summons a totem that shakes the earth around it, knocking back and damaging nearby enemiesPer 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Deals (23 to 231)-(46 to 429) Physical Damage
Totem lasts 8.0 seconds
25% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
Summons a Totem which uses this Skill
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Shockwave Totem skill icon.png
Shockwave Totem inventory icon.png
N/AN/Ayes280.6s
Vaal Molten Shell inventory icon.pngVaal Molten ShellVaal Molten ShellVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Fire
Souls per use: 48 (N) / 72 (C) / 96 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 200%
Drop Level: 4
Requires Level 4
Summons fiery elemental shields providing additional armour for a short duration. For each hit you take, the shields cause a burst of flame, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (9 to 696)-(14 to 1043) Fire Damage
(17 to 943) additional Armour
Base duration is 5.0 seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Molten Shell skill icon.png
Vaal Molten Shell inventory icon.png
N/AN/Ayes40.5s

Spell Damage Passives

Spell Damage

Name Bonuses
Spell Damage
    • 6% increased Spell Damage
    • 10% increased Spell Damage
    • 12% increased Spell Damage
    • 16% increased Spell Damage
Spell Damage and Intelligence
  • 8% increased Spell Damage
  • +5 to Intelligence
Coldhearted Calculation
  • 12% increased Spell Damage
  • 20% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
  • +20 to Intelligence
  • 12% increased Attack Damage
Light of Divinity
  • 15% increased Spell Damage
  • 4% increased Cast Speed
  • 20% increased Light Radius
  • +10 to Strength and Intelligence
Occultist's Dominion
  • 16% increased Spell Damage
  • 4% increased Cast Speed
  • +20 to Intelligence
Path of the Savant
  • 16% increased Spell Damage
  • +20 to maximum Mana
  • +20 to Intelligence
Retribution
  • 14% increased Spell Damage
  • 14% increased Melee Damage
  • 5% increased Attack and Cast Speed
  • +10 to Strength and Intelligence
Pain Attunement
  • 30% more Spell Damage when on Low Life

Spell Damage per Power Charge

Name Bonuses
Spell Damage per Power Charge
  • 4% increased Spell Damage per Power Charge

Dodge Spell Damage

Name Bonuses
Phase Acrobatics
  • 30% Chance to Dodge Spell Damage

Spell Damage Item Mod Prefixes

Spell Damage is available as three different families of Item Affixes, all of which are prefixes:

  • Spell Damage
  • Weapon Spell Damage
  • Weapon Spell Damage and Mana

The Spell Damage prefix is only found on amulets. The other two families of prefixes are found on wands, daggers, sceptres, int-only shields, and staves. The Spell Damage bonus on a staff has as higher range than the same prefix on one-handed items.

In addition, most wands come with an implicit modifier for increased Spell Damage.

Righteous Fire inventory icon.pngRighteous FireRighteous FireSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 14
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Drop Level: 16
Requires Level 16
Engulfs you in magical fire that rapidly burns you and nearby enemies. Your spell damage is substantially increased while under this effect. The effect ends when you have 1 life remaining.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Spell Damage
(40 to 59)% more Spell Damage
Enemies Burn for 50.0% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 90.0% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Enemies Burn for 50.0% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 70.0% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
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Righteous Fire skill icon.png
Righteous Fire inventory icon.png
adds more Spell Damage to your other spells while it is in effect.