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Blight

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BlightSpell, Chaos, AoE, Channelling, Duration
Radius: 26
Mana Cost: (2-4)
Cast Time: 0.30 sec
Apply a debuff to enemies in front of you which deals chaos damage over time. Enemies who aren't already debuffed by Blight are also hindered for a shorter secondary duration, slowing their movement. Continued channelling adds layers of damage to the debuff, each with their own duration.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (1.7-209.9) Base Chaos Damage per second
Base duration is 2.5 seconds
Base secondary duration is 0.8 seconds
80% reduced Movement Speed
Debuff can have up to 20 layers of Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-4) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blight skill icon.pngBlight inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 5
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemBlight

Blight skill screenshot.jpg

Blight is a channelling spell that deals chaos damage over time to all enemies in the area in front of the caster.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Damage over time: Modifiers to spell, chaos damage and damage over time affect the damage over time component of this spell.
  • Area of effect: Increasing or decreasing the area works as expected, but area damage (from e.g. Concentrated Effect SupportConcentrated Effect SupportSupport, AoE
    Icon: o
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 18Supports any skill with an area of effect, regardless of whether that skill deals damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Area Damage
    Supported Skills have 30% less Area of Effect
    Supported Skills deal (35-54)% more Area Damage
    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.
    ) does not apply.[1]
  • Blight does not hit and therefore cannot be supported by added damage supports such as Added Chaos Damage SupportAdded Chaos Damage SupportChaos, Support
    Icon: H
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Chaos Damage
    Supported Skills have (17-170) to (26-255) added Chaos 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.
    and cannot confer the effects of supports such as Blind SupportBlind SupportSupport
    Icon: x
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Blinding duration
    Supported Skills have 10% chance to Blind enemies on hit
    Supported Skills have (0-38)% increased Blinding duration
    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.
    or Curse On Hit SupportCurse On Hit SupportCurse, Trigger, Support
    Icon: &
    Requires Level 38Must support both a skill that hits enemies, and a curse skill to work. The curse will be applied when enemies are hit by the other skill. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Minions cannot apply curses this way.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Effect of Supported Curses
    Supported Skills apply supported Curses on Hit
    Supported Skills have (50-12)% reduced Curse Duration
    You cannot Cast Supported Curses
    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.
    . Additionally, on hit effects such as Leech, poison, or life gain on hit will not occur while using Blight.
  • See Channelling for more information.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceMana
Cost
Chaos
Damage
per sec
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
11021.7N/A00
22022N/A7070
341622.5N/A308378
472223.4N/A1,5541,932
511312516,6678,599
6164127.6126,04734,646
72050210.3149,72584,371
82458213.8195,714180,085
92867218.11169,595349,680
103275223.52283,759633,439
113683230.32453,9961,087,435
124092338.82703,1281,790,563
1344100349.321,061,2232,851,786
1448109362.322,065,8704,917,656
1552117378.332,507,1107,424,766
1656125398.135,798,93613,223,702
17601343122.3315,083,91928,307,621
18641424152.2327,792,73556,100,356
19671484178.8343,869,73999,970,095
20701554209.94242,081,556342,051,651
21721594233.34N/AN/A
2274N/A4259.24N/AN/A
2376N/A4287.84N/AN/A
2478N/A5319.44N/AN/A
2580N/A5354.35N/AN/A
2682N/A5392.85N/AN/A
2784N/A5435.35N/AN/A
2886N/A5482.25N/AN/A
2988N/A5533.95N/AN/A
3090N/A5590.86N/AN/A
3191N/A5621.46N/AN/A
3292N/A5653.66N/AN/A
3393N/A5687.36N/AN/A
3494N/A5722.86N/AN/A
3595N/A5759.96N/AN/A
3696N/A5798.96N/AN/A
3797N/A5839.96N/AN/A
3898N/A5882.86N/AN/A
3999N/A5927.96N/AN/A
40100N/A5975.27N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Blight:

ItemRadiusStats
Spreading Rot
Spreading Rot
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 2
Radius: Medium (1200)
(7-13)% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Enemies Hindered by
Blight take 25% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Blight has 50% increased Hinder Duration
The Cataclysm was but the first act in a play of horrors.
The dead lingered, and the living began to rot.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Medium (1200)(7-13)% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Enemies Hindered by
Blight take 25% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Blight has 50% increased Hinder Duration


Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Blight.

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.Stats
EnchantmentBlightDamage16625% increased Blight Damage
EnchantmentBlightDamage27540% increased Blight Damage
EnchantmentBlightRadius1668% increased Blight Area of Effect
EnchantmentBlightRadius27512% increased Blight Area of Effect
EnchantmentBlightSecondarySkillDuration166Blight has 20% increased Hinder Duration
EnchantmentBlightSecondarySkillDuration275Blight has 30% increased Hinder Duration

Unique items

ItemLvl.Stats
Spreading Rot
Spreading Rot
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 2
Radius: Medium (1200)
(7-13)% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Enemies Hindered by
Blight take 25% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Blight has 50% increased Hinder Duration
The Cataclysm was but the first act in a play of horrors.
The dead lingered, and the living began to rot.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
1(7-13)% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Enemies Hindered by
Blight take 25% increased Chaos Damage
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Blight has 50% increased Hinder Duration
Allelopathy
Allelopathy
Sorcerer Gloves
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (103-112)
Requires Level 69, 97 IntGrants Level 22 Blight Skill
(20-30)% increased Damage over Time
(100-120)% increased Energy Shield
10% increased Area of Effect
Blight has (20-30)% increased Hinder Duration
You cannot be Hindered
"Nothing is more natural than competition.
One feasts, another starves.
One blossoms, another withers.
And one cannot catch the golden sunlight
without casting a bitter shadow."
- Cadiro Perandus
69Grants Level 22 Blight Skill
(20-30)% increased Damage over Time
(100-120)% increased Energy Shield
10% increased Area of Effect
Blight has (20-30)% increased Hinder Duration
You cannot be Hindered


Version history

Version Changes
2.6.0
  • Blight gains 1 additional unit of radius every 5 levels.
2.4.2
  • Added new Intelligence skill - Blight: Apply a debuff to enemies in front of you which deals chaos damage over time. Enemies who aren't already debuffed by Blight are also hindered for a shorter secondary duration, slowing their movement. Continued channelling adds layers of damage to the debuff, each with their own duration.

References

  1. Rory (May 3, 2017). "Damage Over Time Changes - Part 2". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved August 7, 2017.