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Tempest 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 16Enchants 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 DamageDeals (24-284) to (36-426) Lightning Damage
Additional 3% Shield Block Chance
Chain +1 Times
Base duration is 12 secondsPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Tempest Shield is a spell that empowers your shield to deal lightning damage to enemies, arcing to nearby enemies, when you block their attacks. The skill expires after a duration but is refreshed after a successful block.
Skill Functions and Interactions
Damage on Blocking: This spell will damage the attacker whenever you successfully block any direct attack or spell (assuming you have passives or an item with x% of Block Chance applied to Spells to allow blocking of spells).
Chaining: The damage on block chains from the attacker to the nearest enemy in a range. The number of times the lightning damage chains can be increased by supporting Tempest Shield with Chain SupportChain SupportSupport, Chaining, Projectile
Mana Multiplier: 150%Drop Level: 38
Requires Level 38Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile SpeedChain +2 Times
(50-31)% less DamageThis 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., by equipping MjölnerMjölner
GavelOne Hand Maces
Physical Damage: (75.6 to 92.4)–(138.6 to 169.4)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.15
Weapon Range: 9Requires Level 60, 412 Str, 300 Int40% increased Stun Duration on Enemies(80-120)% increased Physical Damage
Skills Chain +1 times
(30-40)% increased Lightning Damage with Weapons
+200 Strength Requirement
+300 Intelligence Requirement
Cast a Socketed Lightning Spell on HitLook the storm in the eye and you will have its respect. or equipping a helmet with an Tempest Shield chains an additional x times enchantment.
On hit effects: Tempest Shield can be supported with skills that provide bonuses on hit, such as Curse On Hit SupportCurse On Hit SupportCurse, Trigger, Support
Icon: &Drop Level: 38
Requires Level 38Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Effect of Supported CursesSupported Skills apply supported Curses on Hit
(50-12)% reduced Curse Duration
You cannot Cast Supported CursesThis 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., Power Charge On Critical SupportPower Charge On Critical SupportSupport
Mana Multiplier: 110%Drop Level: 18
Requires Level 18Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Critical Strike Chance(35-54)% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical StrikeThis 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., Blind SupportBlind SupportSupport
Icon: xDrop Level: 8
Requires Level 8Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Blinding duration10% chance to Blind enemies on hit
(0-38)% increased Blinding durationThis 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. and leech. These bonuses will be given whenever the player successfully blocks.
Weapon swapping: Switching weapon sets will not deactivate Tempest Shield, if that weapon set includes a shield.
Gem level progression
|1||16||18||26||17||24 to 36||0||0|
|2||20||22||31||17||31 to 46||49,725||49,725|
|3||24||25||37||17||39 to 58||95,714||145,439|
|4||28||29||42||18||48 to 72||169,595||315,034|
|5||31||32||46||18||55 to 83||199,345||514,379|
|6||34||35||50||18||64 to 96||285,815||800,194|
|7||37||37||54||18||74 to 111||401,344||1,201,538|
|8||40||40||58||19||85 to 127||554,379||1,755,917|
|9||43||43||62||19||97 to 145||755,049||2,510,966|
|10||46||46||66||19||110 to 165||1,016,533||3,527,499|
|11||49||48||70||20||125 to 187||1,898,602||5,426,101|
|12||52||51||74||20||141 to 212||1,964,019||7,390,120|
|13||55||54||78||20||159 to 239||2,573,731||9,963,851|
|14||58||57||82||20||180 to 269||4,676,439||14,640,290|
|15||60||59||84||20||194 to 291||3,017,327||17,657,617|
|16||62||60||87||21||210 to 315||7,823,001||25,480,618|
|17||64||62||90||21||227 to 340||15,264,208||40,744,826|
|18||66||64||92||21||245 to 367||26,272,845||67,017,671|
|19||68||66||95||21||264 to 396||62,872,274||129,889,945|
|20||70||68||98||21||284 to 426||212,023,122||341,913,067|
|21||72||70||100||22||306 to 459||N/A||N/A|
|22||74||N/A||N/A||22||330 to 494||N/A||N/A|
|23||76||N/A||N/A||22||354 to 532||N/A||N/A|
|24||78||N/A||N/A||22||381 to 572||N/A||N/A|
|25||80||N/A||N/A||22||410 to 614||N/A||N/A|
|26||82||N/A||N/A||23||440 to 660||N/A||N/A|
|27||84||N/A||N/A||23||472 to 708||N/A||N/A|
|28||86||N/A||N/A||23||507 to 760||N/A||N/A|
|29||88||N/A||N/A||23||543 to 815||N/A||N/A|
|30||90||N/A||N/A||23||583 to 874||N/A||N/A|
This skill is not given as quest reward.
Vendor rewardThis skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
|The Root of the Problem|
Orb of AlterationOrb of AlterationStack Size: 20Drop Level: 2Reforges a magic item with new random propertiesRight click this item then left click a magic item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
Related helmet enchantments
There are helmet enchantments that affect Tempest Shield:
|EnchantmentTempestShieldDamage1__||66||25% increased Tempest Shield Damage|
|EnchantmentTempestShieldDamage2||75||40% increased Tempest Shield Damage|
|EnchantmentTempestShieldNumOfAdditionalProjectilesInChain1||66||Tempest Shield chains an additional 2 times|
|EnchantmentTempestShieldNumOfAdditionalProjectilesInChain2||75||Tempest Shield chains an additional 3 times|
The symbol that appears on the character's shield when Tempest Shield is used is a Descry.
- Tempest Shield + Necromantic Aegis Official Path of Exile Forums