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Black Hole Vortex Effect

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Black Hole Vortex EffectVortex Skin
Stack Size: 20
Your Vortex becomes a stationary black hole.
Black Hole Vortex Effect inventory icon.png
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Microtransactions
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/MicrotransactionSkillEffects/MicrotransactionBlackholeVortex

Black Hole Vortex Effect[1] is an alternate skill effect for VortexVortexSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration, Nova
Mana Cost: (11-20)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Requires Level 28An icy blast explodes around the caster, dealing cold damage to enemies, and leaving behind a whirling vortex which deals cold damage over time and chills enemies caught in it. If the caster targets near their Frostbolt projectiles, it will explode from a number of those projectiles instead, destroying them.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (38-524) to (57-787) Cold Damage
Base duration is 3 seconds
Deals (106.5-1456.9) Base Cold Damage per second
Can explode from up to 5 Frostbolt Projectiles
20% less Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolt
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
(0-76)% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vortex skill icon.png

It can be purchased in the shop for 120 points.

Version History

Version Changes
  • Black Hole Vortex Effect has been added to the game.


  1. Felipe_GGG (September 23, 2016). "New Microtransactions: Black Hole Vortex and Frost Bolt and Flare Discharge". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved September 23, 2016.