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CremationSpell, AoE, Fire, Duration, Projectile
Mana Cost: (11-20)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Requires Level 28A targeted corpse explodes, dealing area damage and turning into a volcanic geyser, which will repeatedly unleash projectiles sequentially over the surrounding area for a duration. The explosion of the corpse is not affected by modifiers to spell damage, and cannot be reflected.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Deals (49-434) to (74-651) Fire Damage
Base duration is 8 seconds
Maximum of 3 Geysers at a time
Explosion deals base Fire Damage equal to 4% of the corpse's Maximum Life
Fires 3 additional Projectiles
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Cremation skill icon.pngCremation inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemCorpseEruption

Cremation skill screenshot.jpg

Cremation is a spell that explodes a corpse, turning it into a volcanic geyser that rapidly creates projectiles that explode for fire damage.

Skill Functions and Interactions

Fires 42 projectiles over 8 second duration. Each projectile can hit the same enemy.

  • Additional projectiles: Scales total number of projectiles. For example, with Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportGreater Multiple Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: P
    Mana Multiplier: 165%
    Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills fire 4 additional Projectiles
    Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Projectile 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.
    (1+3+4), this skill fires 84 projectiles over the duration.
  • Critical strike chance: Each projectiles roll own critical strike chance.
  • Cast speed: Only affects the speed to create a geyser. Fire frequency is not changed.
  • Area of effect: Affects both the area the projectiles cover and the distance they travel from the geyser.
  • Projectile speed: Faster projectiles land sooner after they are fired. AoE is not changed.
  • Pierce and Chain: Don't affect the skill.

Gem level progression

RadiusExp.Total Exp.
12842291149 to 74N/A00
23146321159 to 89N/A199,345199,345
33450351270 to 105N/A285,815485,160
43754371383 to 125N/A401,344886,504
54058401398 to 147N/A554,3791,440,883
642604214109 to 1631477,4371,918,320
744634414121 to 1821583,7862,502,106
846664615134 to 2021710,3593,212,465
948684815149 to 22411,355,5114,567,976
1050714915165 to 24811,138,8775,706,853
1152745116183 to 27421,368,2337,075,086
1254765316202 to 30321,638,3388,713,424
1356795517223 to 33421,956,64810,670,072
1458825717245 to 36823,655,18414,325,256
1560845918270 to 40623,017,32717,342,583
1662876018298 to 44737,759,99525,102,578
1764906218328 to 491315,138,19340,240,771
1866926419360 to 540326,083,82566,324,596
1968956619395 to 593362,620,247128,944,843
2070986820434 to 6513211,708,088340,652,931
21721007020476 to 7144N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21522 to 7834N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21572 to 8584N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21627 to 9404N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22686 to 10294N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A22750 to 11255N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23820 to 12315N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A23897 to 13455N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A24980 to 14705N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241070 to 16055N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A241118 to 16775N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A251168 to 17526N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A251220 to 18306N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A251274 to 19126N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A251331 to 19976N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A251390 to 20856N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A261452 to 21786N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A261516 to 22746N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A261583 to 23746N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A261652 to 24796N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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
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 quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Cremation.

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 Cremation Cast Speed 1668% increased Cremation Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Cremation Cast Speed 27512% increased Cremation Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Cremation Damage 16625% increased Cremation Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Cremation Damage 27540% increased Cremation Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Cremation Maximum Geysers 175Cremation can have up to 1 additional Geyser at a timehelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Cremation's Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 11 (was 14).
  • Cremation's Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 27).
  • Now deals 49 to 74 Fire damage at gem level 1 (from 40 to 60) and 434 to 651 Fire damage at gem level 20 (from 357 to 535).
  • Now gains radius as the gem levels, up to +3 radius at gem level 20.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 100% (from 80%).
  • Cremation has been added to the game.