Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 secRequires Level 28Summons an Ancestor Totem which attacks enemies with a powerful slam while you're near it. Being near it grants you more melee damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Totem DamageDeals (100-122.8)% of Base Damage
Totem lasts 12 seconds
50% increased Totem Placement speed
(8-18)% more Melee Damage while Totem is Active
10% less Attack Speed
+10 to Melee range
Summons a Totem which uses the Supported SkillPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.Acquisition
Level: 28Purchase Costs
|Normal||1x Orb of Chance|
1x Scroll FragmentMiscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemAncestralWarchief
Skill functions and interactions
- Multistrike: Ancestral Warchief cannot be supported by Multistrike SupportMultistrike SupportAttack, Melee, Support
Mana Multiplier: 180%Requires Level 38Supports melee attack skills, making them repeat twice when used, targeting a random enemy each time. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, or triggered skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Melee Physical DamageSupported Skills Repeat 2 additional times
Supported Skills have (75-94)% more Melee Attack Speed
Supported Skills deal 30% less Attack 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..
- Fortify: Linking Fortify SupportFortify SupportAttack, Support, Melee
Mana Multiplier: 110%Requires Level 31Supports melee attack skills that are not triggered.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Fortify durationSupported Skills grant Fortify on Melee hit
Supported Skills deal (25-44)% increased Melee Physical Damage
Supported Skills have 25% increased Fortify 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. to Ancestral Warchief will cause the totem, and not the player, to gain Fortify on melee hit. This appears to be the way for a totem to have Fortify and with the Ascendant Champion Node. Totem can gain Fortify with a 14-20% chance when it stuns an enemy while wearing Perseverance.
- Multiple Totems: Melee damage buff does not stack when multiple totems are summoned.
- Totem Attack Range: The range at which the totem strikes is affected by the weapon range of the equipped weapon and modifiers to weapon range.
- Area of Effect: Modifiers to area radius affect both the range at which the totem strikes, as well as the radius of the attack.
- Activation: The totem is active as long as the player remains within a 80 unit radius of it. Initial activation also requires line of sight with the player, but this can be broken once the totem has become active.
- Dual Wielding: The skill will only consider the main hand weapon for purposes of attack speed and damage.
Gem level progression
This item is given as quest reward for the following quests:
|Sever the Right Hand|
This item can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
|A Fixture of Fate|
|Sever the Right Hand|
|Fallen from Grace|
Related helmet enchantments
The following helmet enchantments affect Ancestral Warchief.
|Enchantment Ancestral Warchief Damage 1||66||25% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Damage||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Ancestral Warchief Damage 2||75||40% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Damage||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Ancestor Warchief Melee Damage 1||66||Ancestral Warchief Totem grants 20% increased Melee Damage while Active||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Ancestor Warchief Melee Damage 2||75||Ancestral Warchief Totem grants 30% increased Melee Damage while Active||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Ancestor Warchief Area Of Effect 1||66||8% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Area of Effect||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Ancestor Warchief Area Of Effect 2||75||12% increased Ancestral Warchief Totem Area of Effect||helmet 100|
The list below shows microtransactions for Ancestral Warchief.
|Iron Maiden Ancestral WarchiefIron Maiden Ancestral WarchiefAncestral Warchief SkinYour Ancestral Warchief becomes an Iron Maiden Effect.||Your Ancestral Warchief becomes an Iron Maiden Effect.|
|Void Ancestral WarchiefVoid Ancestral WarchiefAncestral Warchief SkinYour Ancestral Warchief becomes a Void Effect.||Your Ancestral Warchief becomes a Void Effect.|
- (August 31, 2017). "PoE 3.0.1.C Ancestral Warchief & Range". YouTube. Retrieved August 31, 2017.