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Several different Vaal skill gems

Vaal skills are granted by Vaal skill gems, a special type of corrupt skill gem that can be used to unleash powerful abilities fueled by the souls of slain enemies.

Vaal skill gems can be looted from corrupted areas, certain strongboxes, and bosses of corrupted maps. It is also possible to create a Vaal skill gem by using a Vaal OrbVaal OrbStack Size: 10Corrupts an item, modifying it unpredictablyRight click this item then left click an item to corrupt it. Corrupted items cannot be modified again.
Shift click to unstack.
on a corresponding normal skill gem (e.g. using a Vaal Orb on Spectral ThrowSpectral ThrowProjectile, Attack
Mana Cost: (7 to 9)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Projectile Speed: 1000
Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It flies out and then returns to you, in a spinning attack that strikes enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (54-90.5)% of Base Attack DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spectral Throw skill icon.png
has a chance of turning it into Vaal Spectral ThrowVaal Spectral ThrowProjectile, Vaal, Attack
Souls per use: 8 (N) / 12 (C) / 16 (M)
Can store 6 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It spirals out in a spinning attack that strikes enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (70-104.2)% of Base Attack Damage
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Spectral Throw skill icon.png
).

Mechanics

To use a Vaal skill, its gem must first be charged by collecting souls. Each slain enemy provides one soul, assigned randomly to one of the character's equipped Vaal skill gems. Souls will never be assigned to Vaal skill gems in the character's secondary weapon set. Collected souls cannot be transferred between zone instances; instead, each instance maintains its own soul counter for each gem. In other words, entering a new instance will start a new counter for each gem, but returning to a previously visited instance will restore each counter to its previous value.

Once a Vaal skill gem collects a sufficient number of souls, it is charged with one use. The number of souls per use depends on the skill and increases with difficulty. Some Vaal skill gems can store enough souls for more than one use. Once a gem's maximum soul capacity is reached, it can collect no additional souls until they are spent by using the skill.

Because a Gemcutter's PrismGemcutter's PrismStack Size: 20Improves the quality of a gemRight click this item then left click a gem to apply it. The maximum quality is 20%.
Shift click to unstack.
can't be used on corrupted gems, getting quality on vaal gems is substantially harder than it is on a regular gem. Vaal gems must either drop with quality or a normal gem already with quality must have a Vaal OrbVaal OrbStack Size: 10Corrupts an item, modifying it unpredictablyRight click this item then left click an item to corrupt it. Corrupted items cannot be modified again.
Shift click to unstack.
used on it and be turned into a corrupted Vaal gem.

Vaal skills themselves can not be activated by trigger gems, they can trigger other gems however.

Any effects that modify the original skill, such as Helmet Enchantments and Threshold jewels, will also affect the Vaal version of the skill as well.

List of Vaal skill gems

Sorted By Attribute

Vaal Skills have requirements based on each of the three main attributes, and can be easily identified by the attribute colour.

Skill gemDex.Int.Lvl.SoulsUses
Vaal Glacial HammerVaal Glacial HammerVaal, Attack, Melee, Duration, AoE, Cold
Souls per use: 12 (N) / 18 (C) / 24 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Hits the enemy, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. It traps the enemy with you in a circle of ice so that it can't escape. Requires a Mace or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Chill Duration on enemies
1% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
Deals (150-184.2)% of Base Attack Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
25% chance to Freeze enemies
35% increased Chill Duration on enemies
Base duration is (3.4-4.35) seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
N/AN/A112 / 18 / 241
Vaal Ground SlamVaal Ground SlamVaal, Attack, AoE, Melee
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
The character slams the ground with their main hand weapon, creating a wave that travels in all directions and damages enemies. Only works with Staves or Maces.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% increased Stun Duration on enemies
Deals (160-198)% of Base Attack Damage
100% increased Knockback Distance
20% increased Area of Effect
Stuns Enemies
Knocks Enemies Back on Hit
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Ground Slam skill icon.png
N/AN/A124 / 36 / 483
Vaal Immortal CallVaal Immortal CallVaal, Spell, Duration
Souls per use: 48 (N) / 72 (C) / 96 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Requires Level 34Discharges Endurance Charges, making the character unable to die for a short time, proportional to how many endurance charges were expended.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Cast Speed
Base duration is 0.4 seconds
(100-157)% increased Buff Duration per Endurance Charge
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Immortal Call skill icon.png
N/AN/A3448 / 72 / 961
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 4Summons fiery elemental shields providing additional armour for a short duration. Whenever you prevent any amount of physical damage from a hit, the shields cause a burst of flame, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (9-696) to (14-1043) Fire Damage
(17-943) additional Armour
Base duration is 5 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
N/AN/A448 / 72 / 961
Skill gemStr.Int.Lvl.SoulsUses
Vaal Burning ArrowVaal Burning ArrowVaal, Attack, AoE, Fire, Bow
Souls per use: 12 (N) / 18 (C) / 24 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that explodes, dealing fire damage to its target and other nearby enemies, with an increased chance of igniting them.Per 1% Quality:
3% increased Ignite Duration on enemies
Deals (160-198)% of Base Attack Damage
20% chance to Ignite enemies
(10-29)% increased Burning Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Burning Arrow skill icon.png
N/AN/A112 / 18 / 243
Vaal CycloneVaal CycloneVaal, Attack, AoE, Duration, Melee
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 28Spin and attack in place, damaging nearby enemies and pulling others towards you.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (50-61.4)% of Base Attack Damage
100% more Attack Speed
Base duration is 5 seconds
50% increased Area of Effect
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Cyclone skill icon.png
yesN/A2832 / 48 / 641
Vaal Detonate DeadVaal Detonate DeadVaal, Cast, AoE, Fire
Souls per use: 48 (N) / 72 (C) / 96 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Requires Level 4Explodes an unused corpse, dealing fire damage to nearby enemies. Nearby corpses will also explode in a chain reaction.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cast Speed
Explosion deals base Fire Damage equal to 8% of the corpse's maximum Life
Deals (3-251) to (5-376) Fire Damage
Damage cannot be Reflected
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Detonate Dead skill icon.png
N/Ayes448 / 72 / 961
Vaal Double StrikeVaal Double StrikeVaal, Attack, Melee, Duration
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Performs two fast attacks on target enemy with your main hand melee weapon, and summons your double for a duration to continuously attack monsters in this fashion.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (70-85.2)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is (3.6-5.5) seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Double Strike skill icon.png
N/AN/A116 / 24 / 323
Vaal GraceVaal GraceAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 36
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 24Casts a temporary aura that grants you and your allies the ability to dodge attacks and spells.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Area of Effect
(24-34)% Chance to Dodge Attacks
(24-34)% Chance to Dodge Spell Damage
Base duration is 6 seconds
(0-40)% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Grace skill icon.png
N/AN/A2424 / 36 / 481
Vaal HasteVaal HasteAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 36
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 24Casts a temporary aura that increases the movement speed, attack speed and cast speed of you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Area of Effect
You and nearby allies gain (25-31)% increased Attack Speed
You and nearby allies gain (24-31)% increased Cast Speed
You and nearby allies gain (10-13)% increased Movement Speed
Base duration is 4 seconds
(0-40)% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Haste skill icon.png
N/AN/A2424 / 36 / 481
Vaal Lightning StrikeVaal Lightning StrikeVaal, Attack, Melee, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Infuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy is forced into the enemy as you strike, electrically charging them for a duration, during which lightning will arc between them and other nearby enemies, dealing damage. This occurs even if the attack is dodged.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Duration
Deals (100-122.8)% of Base Attack Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Base duration is (5-8.8) seconds
50% less Damage on beams
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Lightning Strike skill icon.png
N/Ayes1216 / 24 / 323
Vaal Rain of ArrowsVaal Rain of ArrowsVaal, Attack, AoE, Duration, Bow
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Fires a large number of arrows into the air, to land at the target after a short delay. Enemies hit by the arrows are pinned in place, unable to move for a time.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (140-168.5)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is (3.4-4.35) seconds
Can't be Evaded
(0-19)% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Rain of Arrows skill icon.png
N/AN/A1216 / 24 / 321
Vaal ReaveVaal ReaveVaal, Attack, AoE, Melee
Radius: 12
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Repeatedly attacks a large area in different directions. Each Vaal Reave that hits an enemy increases the area of effect. The area is reset after a short period without hitting anything. Only works with Daggers, Claws, and One-Handed Swords.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (100-122.8)% of Base Attack Damage
50% more Area of Effect for each stage
150% more Attack Speed
Can't be Evaded
+(0-4) to radius
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Reave skill icon.png
N/Ayes1224 / 36 / 481
Vaal Spectral ThrowVaal Spectral ThrowProjectile, Vaal, Attack
Souls per use: 8 (N) / 12 (C) / 16 (M)
Can store 6 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It spirals out in a spinning attack that strikes enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (70-104.2)% of Base Attack Damage
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Spectral Throw skill icon.png
yesN/A18 / 12 / 166
Skill gemStr.Dex.Lvl.SoulsUses
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 12An 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 (2-49) to (35-938) Lightning Damage
100% chance to Shock enemies
Chain +40 Times
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Arc skill icon.png
N/AN/A1232 / 48 / 641
Vaal ClarityVaal ClarityAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 36
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 10Casts a temporary aura that lets you and your allies cast skills without paying their mana costs.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Area of Effect
Base duration is (8-9.9) seconds
Your and nearby allies' Skills Cost no Mana
(0-40)% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Clarity skill icon.png
N/AN/A1016 / 24 / 321
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 4A 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
Deals (11-600) to (17-901) Cold Damage
Base duration is 10 seconds
Always Freezes enemies
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Cold Snap skill icon.png
N/AN/A432 / 48 / 641
Vaal DisciplineVaal DisciplineAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 36
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 24Casts a temporary aura that prevents energy shield recharge being delayed by damage taken for you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Area of Effect
Base duration is 3 seconds
Your and nearby allies' Energy Shield Recharges are not delayed by Damage
(0-40)% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Discipline skill icon.png
N/AN/A2424 / 36 / 481
Vaal 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%
Launches a series of fireballs in all directions around the caster.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% chance to Ignite enemies
Deals (8-560) to (11-841) Fire Damage
Fires Projectiles at all nearby Enemies
50% increased Area of Effect
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Fireball skill icon.png
N/AN/A132 / 48 / 641
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 28Targets 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 (39-260) to (58-390) Fire Damage
110% more Spell Damage for each stage
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Flameblast skill icon.png
N/AN/A2816 / 24 / 321
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 12A 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
Deals (11-274) to (17-428) Cold Damage
Causes smaller novas up to 5 times on enemies hit
20% reduced Area of Effect each repeat
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Ice Nova skill icon.png
N/AN/A1224 / 36 / 481
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 12Throws 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 (3-52) to (62-979) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 16 seconds
8 additional Projectiles
Base duration is 4 seconds
100% chance of Projectiles Piercing
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Projectiles leave Shocking Ground
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Lightning Trap skill icon.png
N/Ayes1216 / 24 / 323
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 10Casts 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 (1-31) to (18-586) Lightning Damage
(0-38)% reduced Duration
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Lightning Warp skill icon.png
N/AN/A1016 / 24 / 321
Vaal Power SiphonVaal Power SiphonVaal, Attack, Projectile
Souls per use: 24 (N) / 36 (C) / 48 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Fires your wand simultaneously at all nearby enemies, culling those close to death and granting you a power charge for each.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (125-155.4)% of Base Attack Damage
Fires Projectiles at all nearby Enemies
Can't be Evaded
Culling Strike
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Power Siphon skill icon.png
N/AN/A1224 / 36 / 481
Vaal Righteous FireVaal Righteous FireVaal, 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%
Requires Level 16A fiery blast removes your energy shield and all but 1 life, exploding outwards to deal fire damage to nearby enemies based on the life and energy shield lost.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Spell Damage
Deals (120-139)% of Base Damage
Damage cannot be Reflected
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Righteous Fire skill icon.png
yesN/A1616 / 24 / 321
Vaal 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%
Continuously launches unpredictable sparks in all directions that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (1-24) to (11-454) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Fires Projectiles at all nearby Enemies
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Spark skill icon.png
N/AN/A148 / 72 / 961
Vaal 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%
Requires Level 12Sets 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
Deals (13-302) to (25-560) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 3 seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Storm Call skill icon.png
N/AN/A1216 / 24 / 321
Vaal Summon SkeletonsVaal Summon SkeletonsVaal, Spell, Minion, Duration
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Requires Level 10Summons an army of skeletal warriors, archers and mages, led by a powerful general.Per 1% Quality:
Minions deal 1% increased Damage
Summons (14-21) Skeleton Warriors
Summons (2-9) Skeleton Archers
Summons 1 Skeleton General
Can summon up to (17-36) Skeletons at a time
Base duration is 20 seconds
Summons (0-5) Skeleton Mages
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Summon Skeletons skill icon.png
N/AN/A1032 / 48 / 641
Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.SoulsUses
Vaal BreachVaal BreachVaal, Spell
Souls per use: 48 (N) / 72 (C) / 96 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 2.50 sec
Requires Level 10Creates a breach, making you vulnerable to its powerful inhabitants.Per 1% Quality:
3% increased Cast Speed
Monsters from the Breach do not grant Experience or drop Items
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Breach skill icon.png
yesyesyes1048 / 72 / 961

The skill Gluttony of Elements, which is obtained by equipping Blood of CorruptionBlood of Corruption
Amber Amulet
Requires Level 20+(20-30) to StrengthGrants level 10 Gluttony of Elements Skill
Adds 19 to 43 Chaos Damage to Attacks
-(10-5)% to all Elemental Resistances
+(17-29)% to Chaos Resistance
In my dream, a voice spoke to me. It said:
'My reach knows no bounds.
All that is pure is destined to rot.
All that lives is destined to serve.'
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
, also counts as a Vaal skill.

Unique items

The following unique items affect the player's Vaal skills:

ItemBase ItemStats
Atziri's Reign
Atziri's Reign
Crimson Jewel
(15-20)% increased Vaal Skill Effect Duration
Corrupted
Atziri went to great lengths to ensure her immortality,
but nothing is eternal.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Crimson Jewel(15-20)% increased Vaal Skill Effect Duration
Corrupted
Chill of Corruption
Chill of Corruption
Viridian Jewel
Limited to: 150% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul per Enemy Shattered
Corrupted
Even a millennium later, Atziri's presence
casts a shroud over Wraeclast.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Viridian Jewel50% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul per Enemy Shattered
Corrupted
Sacrificial Harvest
Sacrificial Harvest
Viridian Jewel
(20-30)% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul on Kill
Corrupted
The Vaal used human sacrifice to power their empire.
They, too, eventually sought means to
make their machines run more efficiently.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Viridian Jewel(20-30)% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul on Kill
Corrupted
Vaal Sentencing
Vaal Sentencing
Cobalt Jewel
(80-120)% increased Vaal Skill Critical Strike Chance
Corrupted
In their final days, every crime was punishable by death.
Atziri's empire ran on blood, but the blood was running dry.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Cobalt Jewel(80-120)% increased Vaal Skill Critical Strike Chance
Corrupted
Flesh and Spirit
Flesh and Spirit
Ironscale Gauntlets
Quality: +20%
Armour: (50 to 60)
Evasion: (50 to 60)
Requires Level 15, 14 Str, 14 Dex(6-9)% increased Attack Speed
(80-120)% increased Armour and Evasion
(3-4) Life Regenerated per second
Recover 20% of your Maximum Life on Rampage
Gain 5 Souls for Vaal Skills on Rampage
Rampage
What is greed but trading a mountain of death
for a sliver of life?
Ironscale Gauntlets(6-9)% increased Attack Speed
(80-120)% increased Armour and Evasion
(3-4) Life Regenerated per second
Recover 20% of your Maximum Life on Rampage
Gain 5 Souls for Vaal Skills on Rampage
Rampage
Vaal Caress
Vaal Caress
Bronzescale Gauntlets
Quality: +20%
Armour: (103 to 111)
Evasion: (103 to 111)
Requires Level 27, 22 Str, 22 Dex+2 to Level of Socketed Vaal Gems
(120-140)% increased Armour and Evasion
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+40% to Cold Resistance
You gain Onslaught for 5 seconds on using a Vaal Skill
"The gems are strangely human at times.
They simply love to be held."
- Doryani, First Seer to the Queen
Bronzescale Gauntlets+2 to Level of Socketed Vaal Gems
(120-140)% increased Armour and Evasion
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+40% to Cold Resistance
You gain Onslaught for 5 seconds on using a Vaal Skill
Allure
Allure
Vaal Claw
Claws
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (88 to 107.8)(212 to 255.2)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: (1.40 to 1.46)
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 66, 95 Dex, 131 Int2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life(80-100)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (15-20) to (30-40) Physical Damage
(8-12)% increased Attack Speed
15% increased Movement Speed while Phasing
You gain Phasing for 3 seconds on using a Vaal Skill
What drives us to kill, to carve and to shred?
What drives us to drink the seething souls of the dead?
What drives us to love and to hold, but still go amiss?
What drives us to leave this world for the Abyss?
Vaal Claw2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life(80-100)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (15-20) to (30-40) Physical Damage
(8-12)% increased Attack Speed
15% increased Movement Speed while Phasing
You gain Phasing for 3 seconds on using a Vaal Skill

Achievements

The following achievements are related to Vaal skill gems:

Name Description
Virtue Corruption
Virtue Corruption achievement icon.jpg
Corrupt a skill gem into a Vaal skill gem.
Vaal Gemling
Vaal Gemling achievement icon.jpg
Have a Vaal Skill Gem reach level 20.

Lore

The Vaal civilization may have existed thousands of years ago, but it had its own form of Skill Gems. Brutally powerful and fueled by the sacrifice of foes, these gems are the ultimate version of many contemporary Path of Exile skills. Vaal Skill Gems charge up as you kill enemies and can be unleashed for a devastating effect.

Version history

Version Changes
1.2.1
  • Vaal skills can now trigger other skills. Like before, they can not be triggered themselves.