Arcanist Brand

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Arcanist BrandSpell, Duration, Brand
Mana Cost: (18-32)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Requires Level 38Creates a magical brand which can attach to a nearby enemy. It periodically activates while attached, triggering linked spells. The brand will detach if the enemy dies.Per 1% Quality:Can be Attached for a total Duration of 3 seconds
Your Skills can have an additional Brand Attached to an Enemy
Activates every 1 second while Attached
Can be Detached for a total Duration of 5 seconds
Increases and Reductions to Cast Speed also apply to this Skill's Activation frequency
Supported Skills deal (55-46)% less Damage
Supported Skills have 40% less Area of Effect
Supported Skills have 40% reduced Chaining range
Supported Skills Deal (40-59)% more Damage to Branded Enemy
Supported Skills have limited Projectile Range
Supported Skills are Triggered by Arcanist Brand, from the Brand's location
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Arcanist Brand skill icon.pngArcanist Brand inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 38
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Alchemy
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemArcanistBrand

Arcanist Brand is an active skill gem that turns a linked spell into a trigger skill, and be triggered by brand created by Arcanist Brand. The brand triggers all linked spells periodically while attached to an enemy.

The gem has two part, the skill part Arcanist Brand and the support part Arcanist Brand Support. It does not have Support gem tag.

It is one of a few active skill and support hybrid. The other are item skill Snipe skill icon.pngSnipe and skill gem such as SpellslingerSpellslingerSpellRequires Level 24Reserves mana based on the supported spells to cause those spells to trigger when you fire projectiles from a wand attack.Per 1% Quality:This Skill's Mana Reservation is the total of the Mana Reservations of Supported Skills, and cannot be further modified
Trigger Supported Spells when you fire Projectiles from a Non-Triggered Wand Attack
Supported Skills have Added Spell Damage equal to (50-100)% of Damage of Equipped Wand
If two Wands are Equipped, each contributes half as much Added Damage
Supported Skills have (0-38)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spellslinger skill icon.png
, General's CryGeneral's CryWarcry, AoE, Duration
Mana Cost: (15-19)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Requires Level 24Performs a warcry, taunting nearby enemies to attack the user, and summoning Mirage Warriors from nearby corpses. The Mirage Warriors each use a linked attack skill once before dissipating.Per 1% Quality:Base duration is (4-4.9) seconds
Summons Mirage Warriors from 2 corpses per 5 Power, minimum 1 corpse
Maximum 5 Summoned Mirage Warriors
Counts total Power of Enemies and Corpses in Range
(0-38)% increased Warcry Speed
Supported Skills deal (45-30)% less Damage
Supported Skills are used by Mirage Warriors Summoned by General's Cry
Supported Skills count as Triggered
Attacks with Supported Skills count as Exerted
Supported Strike Skills cannot target additional Enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
General's Cry skill icon.png
, Predator SupportPredator SupportSupport, Minion, Spell, Duration
Icon: h
Requires Level 18Applies a debuff to a specific enemy which signals your minions to consider that enemy to be the Prey. All minions from skills supported by any Predator Support will target that enemy. Only one enemy can be the Prey at a time. This skill cannot be used by Totems, Traps, or Mines.Per 1% Quality:Minions from Supported Skills deal (15-24)% more Damage to the Prey
Minions from Supported Skills deal (15-25)% more Damage
Minions from Supported Skills always target the Prey if possible
Base duration is 8 seconds
This 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.
Signal Prey skill icon.png
, Shockwave SupportShockwave SupportSupport, Melee, Attack, AoE
Icon: s
Can Store (1-4) Use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (160%-260%)
Requires Level 18Deals attack damage in an area.Per 1% Quality:Supported Skills will Trigger Shockwave on Melee Hit
Supported Skills can only be used with Maces, Sceptres or Staves
Deals (160-260)% of Base Attack Damage
(0-38)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
+(0-3) to radius
This 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.
Shockwave skill icon.png
, etc.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Chanelling Spells: Even though its does not say in the description of the gem, linking a chanelling spell with this support skill gem won't cause it to be activated by this skill.
  • Arcanist brands base cast speed is for how long it takes to cast the brand spell. The activation frequency is how often the brand triggers linked spells. Both of these are increased by cast speed.
  • targeting - Arcanist brand auto targets enemies with precision. For skills that can be hard to aim close to enemies like DesecrateDesecrateSpell, AoE, Duration, Chaos
    Mana Cost: (11-26)
    Cast Time: 0.60 sec
    Requires Level 16Desecrates the ground, summoning corpses and dealing chaos damage to all enemies in the area. The corpses will be chosen from the monsters in the current area and any Spectres that have existed in this instance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Cast Speed10% increased Chaos Damage3% chance to spawn an additional CorpseEach Corpse spawned has 0.1% chance to be a Forgotten CorpseBase duration is 4 seconds
    Deals (8.2-294) Base Chaos Damage per second
    Spawns 5 corpses
    Spawns corpses up to Level (20-100)
    Maximum of 10 corpses allowed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Desecrate skill icon.png
    , this will get corpses close to enemies.
  • Arcanist brand will cast all linked spells until its duration runs out. This can allow character to apply multiple spells with one cast, assuming the brand has enough duration.
  • According to in-game tooltip, Arcanist Brand cannot be supported by Cast when Damage Taken SupportCast when Damage Taken SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: !
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
    Requires Level 38Each supported spell skill will track damage you take, and be triggered when the total damage taken reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageSupported Skills have 1% increased Skill Effect Duration1% more Damage required to TriggerTrigger Supported Spells when you take a total of (528-3272) Damage
    Supported Skills deal (-70-6)% more Damage
    This Gem can only Support Skill Gems requiring Level (38-70) or lower
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    This 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.
    .

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceMana
Cost
less
Damage
more
Damage
via Brand
Exp.Total Exp.
138881855%40%00
240921855%41%388,734388,734
342961954%42%477,437866,171
4441002054%43%583,7861,449,957
5461042253%44%710,3592,160,316
6481092353%45%1,355,5113,515,827
7501132352%46%1,138,8774,654,704
8521172452%47%1,368,2336,022,937
9541212551%48%1,638,3387,661,275
10561252551%49%1,956,6489,617,923
11581302650%50%3,655,18413,273,107
12601342650%51%3,017,32716,290,434
13621382849%52%3,576,23219,866,666
14641422949%53%4,231,66724,098,333
15651442948%54%2,395,07826,493,411
16661463048%55%8,421,06334,914,474
17671483047%56%16,159,98351,074,457
18681513147%57%41,170,36792,244,824
19691533246%58%86,794,448179,039,272
20701553246%59%157,405,063336,444,335
21721593445%60%N/AN/A
2274N/A3445%61%N/AN/A
2376N/A3544%62%N/AN/A
2478N/A3644%63%N/AN/A
2580N/A3643%64%N/AN/A
2682N/A3743%65%N/AN/A
2784N/A3742%66%N/AN/A
2886N/A3842%67%N/AN/A
2988N/A3841%68%N/AN/A
3090N/A4041%69%N/AN/A
3191N/A4041%69%N/AN/A
3292N/A4140%70%N/AN/A
3393N/A4140%70%N/AN/A
3494N/A4140%71%N/AN/A
3595N/A4240%71%N/AN/A
3696N/A4239%72%N/AN/A
3797N/A4239%72%N/AN/A
3898N/A4239%73%N/AN/A
3999N/A4339%73%N/AN/A
40100N/A4338%74%N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
random superior gem (Q20)Automatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Eternal Nightmare
Act 4

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Eternal Nightmare
Act 4
Petarus and Vanja
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Arcanist Brand:

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Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Arcanist Brand.

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Arcanist Brand Cast Speed 166Arcanist Brand has 8% increased Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Arcanist Brand Cast Speed 275Arcanist Brand has 12% increased Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Arcanist Brand Unnerve 175Spells Triggered by Arcanist Brand Unnerve enemies on Hit for 4 secondshelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.12.0
  • Fixed a bug where Arcanist Brand would incorrectly check the player's line of sight to use Firestorm, and then target the player's location if it didn't have line of sight.
3.11.0f
  • Fixed a bug where Wave of ConvictionWave of ConvictionFire, Lightning, Spell, AoE, Duration, Physical
    Mana Cost: (9-23)
    Cast Time: 0.70 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 220%
    Requires Level 16An expanding wave of energy surges forward, damaging enemies in a cone-shaped area over a duration. Each enemy hit is inflicted with Exposure matching the element of which they took the highest damage. Only one Wave of Conviction can be active at a timePer 1% Quality:12341% increased Elemental Damage1% increased Area of Effect1% increased Skill Effect Duration1% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold DamageBase duration is 0.5 seconds
    Deals (32-972) to (48-1459) Physical Damage
    25% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
    25% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
    Base secondary duration is 4 seconds
    Exposure applies -25% to Elemental Resistance matching highest Damage taken
    (0-38)% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Wave of Conviction skill icon.png
    , when supported by Arcanist Brand, was hitting more often than intended against stationary monsters.
3.11.0
  • Arcanist Brand has been added to the game.

References