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Damage over time (often refered to as DoT) is a damage inflicted continuously over a period of time. Unlike the other three damage sources, damage over time does not hit.[1]

Mechanics

All damage over time effects are a kind of debuff. A creature can have multiple applications of these debuffs of the same type but usually only the one with the highest damage per second works at any given time (except for poison where all applications stack cumulatively); this is true even in the case of effects applied by different players or sources.

For example, if two players each apply the ignite status ailment to the same target, only the higher damage per second of the two ignites will affect the target, at least until the higher fades and leaves the second ignite to become the new highest. In this context, two damage over time effects are to be considered the same only if they have the same name; a target may be affected by multiple effects that deal burning damage (such as Righteous FireRighteous FireSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 18
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.30 sec
Requires Level 16Engulfs you in magical fire that rapidly burns you and nearby enemies. Your spell damage is substantially increased while under this effect. The effect ends when you have 1 life remaining.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Spell Damage
Grants (20-39)% more Spell Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 90% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 70% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
+(0-5) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Righteous Fire skill icon.png
, ignite and burning ground).

In case of an enemy being killed by damage over time while being affected by multiple DoT effects, the kill is attributed to the owner of the effect that was inflicted first.[2]

Damage scaling

The following modifiers will directly affect the damage over time;[3][4] note that some of these modifiers apply only to the DoTs whereas some may also apply to the skill that triggered it:

  • Damage over Time
  • Damage
  • [Damage Type] Damage (e.g. Physical Damage or Cold Damage)
  • [Effect] Damage (e.g. Poison Damage or Ignite Damage)
  • Trap Damage if applied by a trap
  • Mine Damage if applied by a mine
  • Totem Damage if applied by a totem
  • Minion Damage if applied by a minion

Natively modifiers to attack damage (i.e. weapon damage, melee damage, etc.) and spell damage do not apply to damage over time effects unless specifically stated so, as observed on skills like ContagionContagionSpell, AoE, Duration, Chaos
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (5-20)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 4Unleashes a vile contagion on enemies, dealing chaos damage over time. If an enemy dies while affected by Contagion, it spreads to other enemies.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (3.5-235.9) Base Chaos Damage per second
Base duration is 5 seconds
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.
Contagion skill icon.png
, Essence DrainEssence DrainSpell, Projectile, Duration, Chaos, AoE
Mana Cost: (8-23)
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Requires Level 12Fires a projectile that applies a damage over time debuff when it hits. You are healed for a portion of the debuff damage. The debuff is spread by Contagion.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Chaos Damage
Deals (31.2-1503.2) Base Chaos Damage per second
Regenerate 0.5% of Debuff Damage as Life
Base duration is 3.8 seconds
Deals (9-433) to (14-649) Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Essence Drain skill icon.png
or VortexVortexSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
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
.

Damage conversion does not apply to damage over time.[5]

Modifiers that increase damage over time will not affect the damage a character deals to himself with skills like Blood RageBlood RageSpell, Duration, Physical
Mana Cost: (7-16)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Adds a buff that deals Physical Damage over time, while increasing Attack Speed and Life Leech. Killing an enemy while this buff is active refreshes the buff duration, and can grant a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:
0.25% increased Attack Speed
(5-15)% increased Attack Speed
1.2% of Attack Physical Damage Leeched as Life
You take 4% of your Maximum Life per second as Physical Damage
You take 4% of your Maximum Energy Shield per second as Physical Damage
25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Kill
Base duration is (7-10.8) seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blood Rage skill icon.png
or Righteous FireRighteous FireSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 18
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.30 sec
Requires Level 16Engulfs you in magical fire that rapidly burns you and nearby enemies. Your spell damage is substantially increased while under this effect. The effect ends when you have 1 life remaining.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Spell Damage
Grants (20-39)% more Spell Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 90% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 70% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
+(0-5) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Righteous Fire skill icon.png
, as that particular effect is considered a part of the buff and not a part of player's damage output. However, modifiers that increase/reduce damage taken will affect it.

Duration

Tampering with the duration of a damage over time effect will affect the total amount of damage dealt by it but not its damage per second. The exception to this is the Ignited Enemies Burn faster modifier (as seen on Dyadian DawnDyadian Dawn
Heavy Belt
Requires Level 52+(25-35) to Strength+(70-85) to maximum Life
+(20-40)% to Fire Resistance
+(20-40)% to Cold Resistance
1% of Attack Damage Leeched as Life against Chilled Enemies
Ignites you inflict with Attacks deal Damage 35% faster
Deal no Physical Damage
With her cold resolve
And burning sacrifice
The Eternal twins arose.
and The Goddess ScornedThe Goddess Scorned
Elegant Sword
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (74-84)(122.1-138.6)
Critical Strike Chance: (9.50%-10.50%)
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 28, 46 Str, 55 Dex+190 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
(250-300)% increased Physical Damage
(90-110)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(20-30)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
+(40-50)% to Fire Resistance
Cannot be Ignited
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Ignites you inflict deal Damage 50% faster
You can only deal Damage with this Weapon and Ignite
Her purpose seems done; the oath is fulfilled.
Rust dulls her smirk with the last demon killed.
The embers grow dim and yet hope burns her lips:
"An old flame renewed can define our eclipse!"
), which will 'speed up' ignites inflicted by the player, increasing their damage per second at the cost of duration, leaving the total amount of damage unchanged.

Conditional modifiers

There are modifiers that can apply their effects only when a certain condition is met. Modifiers that are conditional on properties of the target do not affect damage over time because only hits are able to check someone else properties.[6][7]

Some examples:

  • more Damage against Chilled Enemies from Hypothermia SupportHypothermia SupportCold, Support
    Icon: D
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that deals damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1.5% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
    Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Chilled Enemies
    Supported Skills have 10% chance to Freeze Enemies which are Chilled
    Supported Skills have 20% increased Effect of Chill on Enemies
    Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Cold Damage Over Time
    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.
  • increased Damage against Hindered Enemies from SingularitySingularity
    Platinum Sceptre
    One Handed Mace
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 61.291.2
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.25
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 62, 113 Str, 113 Int30% increased Elemental DamageAdds (30-40) to (60-70) Lightning Damage to Spells
    (14-18)% increased Cast Speed
    (6-8)% reduced Mana Cost of Skills
    Nearby Enemies are Hindered, with 25% reduced Movement Speed
    (60-80)% increased Damage with Hits and Ailments against Hindered Enemies
    In time, all becomes nothing.
    We just expedite the process.

Graphic Clarification

Visual clarification by Mark (a developer at GGG) for the changes coming with 3.0.

https://www.pathofexile.com/forum/view-thread/1897612/page/4#p14474050

Active skill gems

Related base stats

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Blood RageBlood RageSpell, Duration, Physical
Mana Cost: (7-16)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Adds a buff that deals Physical Damage over time, while increasing Attack Speed and Life Leech. Killing an enemy while this buff is active refreshes the buff duration, and can grant a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:
0.25% increased Attack Speed
(5-15)% increased Attack Speed
1.2% of Attack Physical Damage Leeched as Life
You take 4% of your Maximum Life per second as Physical Damage
You take 4% of your Maximum Energy Shield per second as Physical Damage
25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Kill
Base duration is (7-10.8) seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blood Rage skill icon.png
N/AyesN/A16
Caustic ArrowCaustic ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Chaos, Bow
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (55%-64%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow which deals chaos damage in an area on impact, and spreads caustic ground. Enemies standing on the caustic ground take chaos damage over time.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (55-64.4)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Deals (7-1714.8) Base Chaos Damage per second
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Projectile Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Caustic Arrow skill icon.png
N/AyesN/A1
DesecrateDesecrateSpell, AoE, Duration, Chaos
Mana Cost: (11-26)
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.80 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:
1% increased Cast Speed
Base duration is 5 seconds
Deals (8.2-294) Base Chaos Damage per second
Creates 5 Corpses
Creates Corpses up to Level (20-100)
Maximum of 15 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
N/Ayesyes16
Fire TrapFire TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Fire
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (8-20)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 200%
Requires Level 12Throws a trap that explodes when triggered, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies and leaving an area of burning ground that damages enemies who walk through it.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Base duration is 1.75 seconds
Deals (10-575) to (15-862) Fire Damage
Deals (28.9-1635.4) Base Fire Damage per second
(3-180) to (5-269) added Fire Damage against Burning Enemies
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
+(0-6) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fire Trap skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes12
Lightning StrikeLightning StrikeAttack, Projectile, Melee, Strike, Lightning
Mana Cost: 6
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (135%-180%)
Requires Level 12Infuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy is released from the weapon as projectiles as you strike, flying out to hit farther-away enemies. The projectiles cannot miss if the melee attack hits a target.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (135-180)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Fires (4-7) additional Projectiles
Projectiles deal 25% less Damage
Damage over time caused by Projectiles deals 25% less Damage
(1-9) to (13-179) Added Attack Lightning Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Strike skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes12
Toxic RainToxic RainAttack, AoE, Chaos, Duration, Projectile, Physical, Bow
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (50%-73%)
Requires Level 12Fire arrows into the air that rain down around the targeted area, dealing damage to enemies they hit and creating spore pods where they land. Each spore pod deals chaos damage over time to nearby enemies and slows their movement speed. The pods last for a duration before bursting, dealing area damage.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (50-72.8)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 1 seconds
Deals (6.7-283.7) Base Chaos Damage per second
Fires 4 additional Arrows
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Each Spore Pod applies 10% less Movement Speed to nearby Enemies, to a maximum of 60%
Modifiers to Projectile Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Toxic Rain skill icon.png
N/AyesN/A12
Arctic BreathArctic BreathSpell, Projectile, Duration, AoE, Cold
Radius: 12
Mana Cost: (8-23)
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 80%
Projectile Speed: 844
Requires Level 12Fire an icy projectile that bursts on impact or when reaching the targeted area, dealing area damage and creating a chilling area that deals cold damage over time. This area will creep across the ground towards nearby enemies until its duration expires.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (13-350) to (19-524) Cold Damage
Base duration is 5 seconds
Can have up to 10 Chilling Areas
Deals (16.7-1383.5) Base Cold Damage per second
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Arctic Breath skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes12
BaneBaneChaos, Trigger, Spell, AoE, Duration, Curse
Mana Cost: (10-20)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 24Applies a debuff to enemies in an area, which deals Chaos Damage over Time. Linked curses are also applied to those enemies. The debuff deals more damage and lasts longer for each curse applied this way. This skill cannot be used by Totems, Traps, or Mines.Per 1% Quality:
Applied Curses have 0.5% increased Effect
Deals (45.6-895.6) Base Chaos Damage per second
(28-47)% more Damage per Curse applied
50% increased Debuff Duration per Curse applied
Only applies Curses from Skill Gems requiring Level (24-70) or lower
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Bane skill icon.png
N/AN/Ayes24
BlightBlightSpell, Chaos, AoE, Channelling, Duration
Radius: 26
Mana Cost: (2-5)
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 (3.1-257.4) 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
+(0-6) 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.png
N/AN/Ayes1
Cold SnapCold SnapSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (11-28)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 140%
Requires Level 16Creates a sudden burst of cold in a targeted area, damaging enemies. This also creates an expanding area which is filled with chilled ground, and deals cold damage over time to enemies. Enemies that die while in the area have a chance to grant Frenzy Charges. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (32-666) to (47-999) Cold Damage
Base duration is 5 seconds
Deals (26.3-1193.2) Base Cold Damage per second
25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
(0-19)% increased Effect of Chill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Cold Snap skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes16
ContagionContagionSpell, AoE, Duration, Chaos
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (5-20)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Requires Level 4Unleashes a vile contagion on enemies, dealing chaos damage over time. If an enemy dies while affected by Contagion, it spreads to other enemies.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (3.5-235.9) Base Chaos Damage per second
Base duration is 5 seconds
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.
Contagion skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes4
Essence DrainEssence DrainSpell, Projectile, Duration, Chaos, AoE
Mana Cost: (8-23)
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Requires Level 12Fires a projectile that applies a damage over time debuff when it hits. You are healed for a portion of the debuff damage. The debuff is spread by Contagion.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Chaos Damage
Deals (31.2-1503.2) Base Chaos Damage per second
Regenerate 0.5% of Debuff Damage as Life
Base duration is 3.8 seconds
Deals (9-433) to (14-649) Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Essence Drain skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes12
Flame DashFlame DashSpell, Movement, Duration, Fire, Travel, Blink
Mana Cost: (8-23)
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Requires Level 10Teleport to a location, damaging enemies and leaving a trail of burning ground in your wake. Shares a cooldown with other Blink skills.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
Deals (6-319) to (9-479) Fire Damage
Deals (10.9-599) Base Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 4 seconds
(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.
Flame Dash skill icon.png
N/AN/Ayes10
MalevolenceMalevolenceAura, Spell, AoE
Mana Reserved: 50%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
Requires Level 24Casts an aura that multiplies damage over time and increases skill effect duration of you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Area of Effect
You and nearby allies deal (14-20)% more Damage over Time
You and nearby allies have (10-19)% increased Skill Effect Duration
+(0-19) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Malevolence skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes24
Scorching RayScorching RaySpell, Fire, Duration, Channelling
Mana Cost: (4-11)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 12Unleash a beam of fire that burns enemies it touches. Remaining in the beam intensifies the burning, adding a portion of the beam's damage in stages. Inflicts Fire Exposure at maximum stages. Enemies who leave the beam continue to burn for a duration. Increasing cast speed also increases the rate at which the beam can turn.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased beam length
Deals (13-488.2) Base Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Additional Debuff stages add 60% of Damage
Burning Debuff can have a maximum of 8 stages
Fire Exposure applies -25% to Fire Resistance
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Scorching Ray skill icon.png
N/AN/Ayes12
Siphoning TrapSiphoning TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Cold
Mana Cost: (7-24)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 10Throws a trap that applies debuff beams to a number of nearby enemies for a duration. The beams chill enemies and deal cold damage over time. A beam is also applied to you, granting life and mana regeneration based on the number of debuff beams affecting enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Effect of Chill
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Base duration is 3 seconds
Deals (15.5-426.3) Base Cold Damage per second
Grants (1.3-32.4) Life Regenerated per second for each affected Enemy
Grants (0.3-1.7) Mana Regenerated per second for each affected Enemy
Applies beams to the closest 10 Enemies
Grants (12.7-324.4) Life Regenerated per second if any Enemy is affected
Grants (2.9-17.2) Mana Regenerated per second if any Enemy is affected
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Siphoning Trap skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes10
SoulrendSoulrendChaos, Spell, AoE, Duration, Projectile
Mana Cost: (14-26)
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Requires Level 28Fires a projectile that turns towards enemies in front of it, damaging and piercing through those it hits, and leeching some of that damage as energy shield. As the projectile travels, it repeatedly applies a short but powerful chaos damage over time debuff to each enemy in an area around it.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Chaos Damage
Deals (137.1-1944.3) Base Chaos Damage per second
Deals (16-448) to (24-672) Chaos Damage
4% of Spell Damage Leeched as Energy Shield
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Projectiles Pierce all Targets
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Soulrend skill icon.png
N/AN/Ayes28
Vaal BlightVaal BlightVaal, Spell, Chaos, AoE, Duration, Channelling
Souls Per Use: 30 (N) /
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 8.000 sec
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Apply a powerful debuff to enemies around you which deals chaos damage over time. Then applies two additional layers in a larger area, growing greatly in size each time. Enemies are also substantially hindered for a shorter secondary duration, slowing their movement.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (4.3-524.7) Base Chaos Damage per second
Base duration is 6 seconds
Base secondary duration is 3 seconds
80% reduced Movement Speed
Debuff can have up to 20 layers of Damage
Hindered Enemies take 20% increased Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
+(0-9) to radius
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Blight skill icon.png
N/AN/Ayes1
Vaal Cold SnapVaal Cold SnapVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Souls Per Use: 35 (N) /
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 8.000 sec
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 200%
Requires Level 16Creates a sudden burst of cold around you, damaging enemies. This also creates a chilling area around you which expands and deals cold damage over time to surrounding enemies in addition to chilling them. Enemies that die while in the area grant Frenzy Charges, and you will passively gain Frenzy Charges while there are enemies in the area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (35-1002) to (53-1502) Cold Damage
Base duration is 4 seconds
Always Freezes enemies
Gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
Every second, gain a Frenzy Charge if an Enemy is in this Skill's Area
Deals (29.4-1495.5) Base Cold Damage per second
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
(0-19)% increased Effect of Chill
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Cold Snap skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes16
VortexVortexSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
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
N/AN/Ayes28
Molten StrikeMolten StrikeAttack, Projectile, AoE, Melee, Strike, Fire
Mana Cost: 6
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (120%-130%)
Projectile Speed: 750
Attacks enemies with physical and fire damage, causing balls of molten magma to launch forth from the enemies you hit, divided amongst all enemies hit by the strike. These will explode, causing AoE attack damage to enemies where they land.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Deals (120-130)% of Base Damage
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Fires 2 additional Projectiles
Projectiles deal 50% less Damage
Damage over time caused by Projectiles deals 50% less Damage
+(2-6) to Melee range
(2-75) to (3-113) Added Attack Fire Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Molten Strike skill icon.png
yesN/AN/A1
Searing BondSearing BondTotem, Spell, Fire
Mana Cost: (18-51)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Summons a totem that casts a beam of fire at you and each other totem you control, dealing burning damage to enemies caught in the beam. Enemies near either end of a beam also suffer burning damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Totem lasts 8 seconds
Deals (23.6-1755.6) Base Fire Damage per second
+1 to maximum number of Summoned Totems
Summons a Totem which uses the Supported Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Searing Bond skill icon.png
yesN/Ayes12
VulnerabilityVulnerabilitySpell, AoE, Duration, Curse, Physical
Radius: 22
Mana Cost: (16-33)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 24Curse all targets in an area, causing them to take increased physical damage and further increased physical damage over time. Attacks against cursed enemies have a chance to inflict bleeding and maim.Per 1% Quality:
Cursed Enemies have 0.5% chance to Bleed when Hit by Attacks
Base duration is (9-10.9) seconds
Cursed enemies take (30-39)% increased Physical Damage
Cursed Enemies have 20% chance to Bleed when Hit by Attacks
Cursed Enemies have 20% chance to be Maimed for 4 seconds when Hit by Attacks
Cursed enemies take 30% increased Physical Damage from Damage over time
+(0-10) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vulnerability skill icon.png
yesN/AN/A24

Related quality stats

There are currently no active skill gems that have quality stats related to damage over time.

Other skills

  • Summon Chaos GolemSummon Chaos GolemChaos, Minion, Spell, Golem
    Mana Cost: (30-54)
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 6.00 sec
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 34Summons a Chaos Golem that grants you Physical Damage Reduction. The Chaos Golem can use a damage over time Chaos aura and a cascade of Chaos spikes in addition to its melee attack.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Minion Maximum Life
    1% increased Minion Damage
    Can Summon up to 1 Golem at a time
    Golems grant (3-4)% additional Physical Damage Reduction
    (30-68)% increased Minion Maximum Life
    (0-10)% increased Character Size
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Summon Chaos Golem skill icon.png
    can cast an aura that deals damage over time as well.

In addition, many skills are capable of applying damage over time effects through ignite, poison and bleed:

  • ignite - requires fire damage (e.x. through damage conversion or Added Fire Damage SupportAdded Fire Damage SupportFire, Physical, Support
    Icon: F
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills gain (25-44)% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire 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.
    ) as well as chance to ignite (e.x. Combustion SupportCombustion SupportFire, Support
    Icon: i
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills have (30-49)% chance to Ignite
    Supported Skills deal (10-29)% more Fire Damage
    Enemies Ignited by Supported Skills have -(10-19)% to Fire Resistance
    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 a critical strike
  • poison - requires physical damage and/or chaos damage as well as chance to poison (e.x. Poison SupportPoison SupportChaos, Support
    Icon: o
    Mana Multiplier: 135%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage with Poison
    Supported Skills have 60% chance to Poison on Hit
    Supported Skills deal (0-28)% more Damage with Poison
    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.
    )
  • bleed - requires physical damage and a chance to bleed (e.x. PuncturePunctureAttack, Projectile, Duration, Melee, Strike, Physical, Bow
    Mana Cost: 6
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Damage Effectiveness: (135%-165%)
    Requires Level 4Punctures enemies, causing a bleeding debuff, which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. Puncture works with bows, daggers, claws or swords.Per 1% Quality:
    Bleeding inflicted by this Skill deals Damage 0.5% faster
    Deals (134.74-164.56)% of Base Damage
    Base duration is 8 seconds
    (3-75) to (4-113) Added Attack Physical Damage
    (30-49)% more Damage with Bleeding
    Causes Bleeding
    +(0-2) to Melee range
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Puncture skill icon.png
    )

Attacks made with weapons crafted with an Essence of DeliriumEssence of DeliriumStack Size: 9
Essence Level: 8
Upgrades a normal item to rare or reforges a rare item, guaranteeing one property
Weapon: Your Hits inflict Decay, dealing 500 Chaos Damage per second for 8 seconds
Gloves: Socketed Gems deal 30% more Damage over Time
Boots: Cannot be Poisoned
Body Armour: 25% reduced Chaos Damage taken over time
Helmet: +2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
Shield: Recover 2% of your maximum Mana when you Block
Quiver: 40% increased Damage with Poison
Amulet: 0.5% of Chaos Damage Leeched as Life
Ring: 40% increased Damage with Poison
Belt: +50% to Chaos Resistance during any Flask Effect
Right click this item then left click a normal or rare item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
will inflict decay, dealing chaos damage over time.

Support skill gems

Related base stats

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Hypothermia SupportHypothermia SupportCold, Support
Icon: D
Mana Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that deals damage.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 1.5% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Chilled Enemies
Supported Skills have 10% chance to Freeze Enemies which are Chilled
Supported Skills have 20% increased Effect of Chill on Enemies
Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Cold Damage Over Time
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.
N/AyesN/A31
Swift Affliction SupportSwift Affliction SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: r
Mana Multiplier: 125%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (25-44)% more Damage over Time
15% reduced Duration of Supported Skills and Damaging Ailments they inflict
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.
N/AyesN/A31
Vicious Projectiles SupportVicious Projectiles SupportProjectile, Attack, Physical, Chaos, Support
Icon: d
Mana Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 18Supports projectile attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Physical Damage
Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Physical Projectile Attack Damage
Supported Skills have 10% less Projectile Attack Speed
Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Physical Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Chaos Damage over Time
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.
N/AyesN/A18
Bonechill SupportBonechill SupportCold, Support
Icon: B
Mana Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 38Supports any skill that can chill enemies or create chilling areas.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 1% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
Supported Skills have (25-44)% increased Effect of Chill on Enemies
Enemies Chilled by Supported Skills take (10-29)% increased Cold Damage over Time
Enemies in Chilling Areas from Supported Skills take (10-29)% increased Cold Damage over Time
Enemies Chilled by Supported Skills have Cold Damage taken increased by Chill Effect
Enemies in Chilling Areas from Supported Skills have Cold Damage taken increased by Chill Effect
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.
N/Ayesyes38
Efficacy SupportEfficacy SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: a
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that deals damage or has a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (10-20)% more Spell Damage
Supported Skills deal (15-24)% more Damage over Time
Supported Skills have (10-16)% increased Skill Effect 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.
N/AN/Ayes31

Related quality stats

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Deadly Ailments SupportDeadly Ailments SupportSupport
Icon: i
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (45-64)% more Damage with Ailments
Supported Skills deal 10% less Damage with Hits
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.
N/Ayesyes18
Swift Affliction SupportSwift Affliction SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: r
Mana Multiplier: 125%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (25-44)% more Damage over Time
15% reduced Duration of Supported Skills and Damaging Ailments they inflict
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.
N/AyesN/A31
Efficacy SupportEfficacy SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: a
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that deals damage or has a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage over Time
Supported Skills deal (10-20)% more Spell Damage
Supported Skills deal (15-24)% more Damage over Time
Supported Skills have (10-16)% increased Skill Effect 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.
N/AN/Ayes31


Unique items

ItemLvl.Stats
Growing AgonyGrowing Agony
Viridian Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Medium (1200)
(8-12)% increased Damage over Time
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike deals 2% increased Damage with Hits and Poison for each Poison on the Enemy
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike has a 10% chance per Poison on Enemy to grant Unholy Might for 4 seconds on Hit
Maligaro understood that devotion to science,
Means devotion to trial and error.
For Maligaro's errors, death was slow,
And very painful.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
1(8-12)% increased Damage over Time
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike deals 2% increased Damage with Hits and Poison for each Poison on the Enemy
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike has a 10% chance per Poison on Enemy to grant Unholy Might for 4 seconds on Hit
Watcher's EyeWatcher's Eye
Prismatic Jewel
Limited to: 1(4-6)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased maximum Life
(4-6)% increased maximum Mana
<Two or Three random aura modifiers>
One by one, they stood their ground against a creature
they had no hope of understanding, let alone defeating,
and one by one, they became a part of it.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
1(4-6)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased maximum Life
(4-6)% increased maximum Mana
<Two or Three random aura modifiers>
(1-1.5)% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life while affected by Anger
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Fire Resistance while affected by Anger
+(30-50)% to Critical Strike Multiplier while affected by Anger
(40-60)% increased Fire Damage while affected by Anger
Gain (15-25)% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage while affected by Anger
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage while affected by Anger
(6-10)% of Damage taken from Mana before Life while affected by Clarity
(15-20)% of Damage taken gained as Mana over 4 seconds when Hit while affected by Clarity
Gain (12-18)% of Maximum Mana as Extra Maximum Energy Shield while affected by Clarity
(20-30)% increased Mana Recovery Rate while affected by Clarity
(10-15)% chance to Recover 10% of Maximum Mana when you use a Skill while affected by Clarity
-(10-5) to Total Mana Cost of Skills while affected by Clarity
+(600-1000) to Armour while affected by Determination
+(5-8)% Chance to Block Attack Damage while affected by Determination
(5-8)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by Determination
You take (60-40)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes while affected by Determination
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Physical Damage taken while affected by Determination
Unaffected by Vulnerability while affected by Determination
+(5-8)% Chance to Block Spell Damage while affected by Discipline
+(20-30) Energy Shield gained for each Enemy Hit while affected by Discipline
(20-30)% increased Energy Shield Recovery Rate while affected by Discipline
(1.5-2.5)% of Maximum Energy Shield Regenerated per Second while affected by Discipline
(30-40)% faster start of Energy Shield Recharge while affected by Discipline
+(5-8)% chance to Evade Attacks while affected by Grace
(30-50)% chance to Blind Enemies which Hit you while affected by Grace
(6-10)% chance to Dodge Attack Hits while affected by Grace
(10-15)% increased Movement Speed while affected by Grace
Unaffected by Enfeeble while affected by Grace
(5-8)% chance to Dodge Spell Hits while affected by Haste
(30-50)% increased cooldown recovery speed of Movement Skills used while affected by Haste
Debuffs on you expire (20-15)% faster while affected by Haste
You gain Onslaught for 4 seconds on Kill while affected by Haste
You have Phasing while affected by Haste
Unaffected by Temporal Chains while affected by Haste
Adds (58-70) to (88-104) Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
+(1.2-1.8)% to Critical Strike Chance while affected by Hatred
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Cold Resistance while affected by Hatred
(40-60)% increased Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
+(18-22)% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier while affected by Malevolence
+(18-22)% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier while affected by Malevolence
(15-20)% increased Recovery rate of Life and Energy Shield while affected by Malevolence
(20-30)% increased Skill Effect Duration while affected by Malevolence
Unaffected by Bleeding while affected by Malevolence
Unaffected by Poison while affected by Malevolence
Damaging Ailments you inflict deal Damage (10-15)% faster while affected by Malevolence
Cannot be Blinded while affected by Precision
Gain a Flask Charge when you deal a Critical Strike while affected by Precision
(40-60)% increased Attack Damage while affected by Precision
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed while affected by Precision
+(30-50)% to Critical Strike Multiplier while affected by Precision
(8-12)% chance to deal Double Damage while using Pride
25% chance to Impale Enemies on Hit with Attacks while using Pride
Impales you inflict last 2 additional Hits while using Pride
(40-60)% increased Attack Physical Damage while using Pride
Your Hits Intimidate Enemies for 4 seconds while you are using Pride
+(30-50)% to Chaos Resistance while affected by Purity of Elements
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Elemental Damage taken while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Cold Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Fire Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Lightning Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
Unaffected by Elemental Weakness while affected by Purity of Elements
Immune to Ignite while affected by Purity of Fire
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Fire Damage taken while affected by Purity of Fire
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Fire Damage while affected by Purity of Fire
Unaffected by Burning Ground while affected by Purity of Fire
Unaffected by Flammability while affected by Purity of Fire
Immune to Freeze while affected by Purity of Ice
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Cold Damage taken while affected by Purity of Ice
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Cold Damage while affected by Purity of Ice
Unaffected by Chilled Ground while affected by Purity of Ice
Unaffected by Frostbite while affected by Purity of Ice
Immune to Shock while affected by Purity of Lightning
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Lightning Damage taken while affected by Purity of Lightning
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Lightning Damage while affected by Purity of Lightning
Unaffected by Conductivity while affected by Purity of Lightning
Unaffected by Shocked Ground while affected by Purity of Lightning
(4-6)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by Determination
(1.2-2.2)% of Maximum Energy Shield Regenerated per Second while affected by Discipline
+(4-6)% chance to Evade Attacks while affected by Grace
(1-1.5)% of Damage leeched as Life while affected by Vitality
(100-140) Life Regenerated per Second while affected by Vitality
+(20-30) Life gained for each Enemy Hit while affected by Vitality
(50-70)% increased Life Recovery from Flasks while affected by Vitality
(20-30)% increased Life Recovery Rate while affected by Vitality
(70-100)% increased Critical Strike Chance while affected by Wrath
(40-60)% increased Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(1-1.5)% of Lightning Damage is Leeched as Mana while affected by Wrath
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Lightning Resistance while affected by Wrath
Gain (15-25)% of Physical Damage as Extra Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(10-15)% increased Cast Speed while affected by Zealotry
Effects of Consecrated Ground you create while affected by Zealotry Linger for 2 seconds
Consecrated Ground you create while affected by Zealotry causes enemies to take (8-10)% increased Damage
(100-120)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Enemies on Consecrated Ground while affected by Zealotry
Critical Strikes Penetrate (8-10)% of Enemy Elemental Resistances while affected by Zealotry
Gain Arcane Surge for 4 seconds when you create Consecrated Ground while affected by Zealotry
30% increased Maximum total Recovery per second from Energy Shield Leech while affected by Zealotry
30% increased Maximum total Recovery per second from Energy Shield Leech while affected by Zealotry
Solaris LoricaSolaris Lorica
Copper Plate
Quality: +20%
Armour: (316-352)
Movement Speed: -5%
Requires Level 17, 53 Str+(10-20) to Strength
(60-80)% increased Armour
25% reduced Chaos Damage taken over time
25% increased Light Radius
Chaos Damage does not bypass Energy Shield
-(40-30) Chaos Damage taken
Give me neither havens nor solace;
They are for the weak and frightened.
Instead, light the path to greatness,
So that I may begin my bright pursuit.
17+(10-20) to Strength
(60-80)% increased Armour
25% reduced Chaos Damage taken over time
25% increased Light Radius
Chaos Damage does not bypass Energy Shield
-(40-30) Chaos Damage taken
Spine of the First ClaimantSpine of the First Claimant
Iron Sceptre
One Handed Mace
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (39.6-46.8)(59.4-70.2)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.47-1.54)
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 20, 38 Str, 38 Int14% increased Elemental Damage(100-140)% increased Physical Damage
40% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
(30-50)% increased Cold Damage
(5-10)% increased Attack Speed
(4-8)% increased Cast Speed
5% chance to Freeze
+(25-35)% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
Thousands gazed upon the doors of the great labyrinth,
at an Eternal Champion in steel and gold,
The first to challenge its treacherous traps.
To mark the occasion, Izaro had the Champion's remains gilded.
2014% increased Elemental Damage(100-140)% increased Physical Damage
40% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
(30-50)% increased Cold Damage
(5-10)% increased Attack Speed
(4-8)% increased Cast Speed
5% chance to Freeze
+(25-35)% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
Dance of the OfferedDance of the Offered
Shackled Boots
Quality: +20%
Evasion: 74
Energy Shield: 14
Requires Level 34, 34 Dex, 34 Int+(50-60) to maximum Mana
+(15-20)% to Lightning Resistance
25% increased Movement Speed
You have Onslaught while not on Low Mana
Lose (30-40) Mana per Second
Facing their death,
the mind of a sacrifice
retreats into instinct and madness.

This item can be transformed on the Altar of Sacrifice along with Vial of the Ritual
34+(50-60) to maximum Mana
+(15-20)% to Lightning Resistance
25% increased Movement Speed
You have Onslaught while not on Low Mana
Lose (30-40) Mana per Second
HaemophiliaHaemophilia
Serpentscale Gauntlets
Quality: +20%
Armour: 93
Evasion: 93
Requires Level 43, 34 Str, 34 Dex25% increased Damage over Time
+(20-30) to Strength
Attacks have 25% chance to cause Bleeding
(25-40)% increased Attack Damage against Bleeding Enemies
Bleeding Enemies you Kill Explode, dealing 5% of
their Maximum Life as Physical Damage
25% reduced Bleeding Duration
"A master artist takes his time when he's painting.
Unfortunately, my kind doesn't often have that luxury."
- Coralito, Brotherhood of Silence
4325% increased Damage over Time
+(20-30) to Strength
Attacks have 25% chance to cause Bleeding
(25-40)% increased Attack Damage against Bleeding Enemies
Bleeding Enemies you Kill Explode, dealing 5% of
their Maximum Life as Physical Damage
25% reduced Bleeding Duration
Witchfire BrewWitchfire Brew
Stibnite Flask
Lasts 5.00 Seconds
Consumes 15 of 30 Charges on use
100% increased Evasion Rating
Requires Level 48Creates a Smoke Cloud on Use50% increased Charges used
(25-40)% increased Damage Over Time during Flask Effect
Grants Level 21 Despair Curse Aura during Flask Effect
"Think of those that cursed us, judged us,
and burned our sisters upon the pyre.
Think of their names as you drink,
and even their children will feel what we do to them today."
-Vadinya, to her coven
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
48Creates a Smoke Cloud on Use50% increased Charges used
(25-40)% increased Damage Over Time during Flask Effect
Grants Level 21 Despair Curse Aura during Flask Effect
OmeyocanOmeyocan
Carnal Boots
Quality: +20%
Evasion: 118
Energy Shield: 22
Requires Level 55, 52 Dex, 52 Int(15-20)% increased maximum Mana
+(25-30)% to Lightning Resistance
30% increased Movement Speed
2% chance to Dodge Attack and Spell Hits per 500 Maximum Mana, up to 20%
You have Onslaught while not on Low Mana
Lose 7% of maximum Mana per Second
Only a fool seeks meaning
in a life so fleeting.
55(15-20)% increased maximum Mana
+(25-30)% to Lightning Resistance
30% increased Movement Speed
2% chance to Dodge Attack and Spell Hits per 500 Maximum Mana, up to 20%
You have Onslaught while not on Low Mana
Lose 7% of maximum Mana per Second
Cane of UnravellingCane of Unravelling
Ezomyte Staff
Staff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 55.2164.4
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 60, 113 Str, 113 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+2 to Level of Socketed Chaos Gems
(20-30)% increased Chaos Damage
2% increased Cast Speed per Power Charge
+(40-55)% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier
Gain a Power Charge after Spending a total of 200 Mana
2 Mana Regenerated per Second per Power Charge
"Creation is the act of making the intangible tangible.
To work backwards, to make the tangible intangible,
is to step into the mind of God."
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
60+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+2 to Level of Socketed Chaos Gems
(20-30)% increased Chaos Damage
2% increased Cast Speed per Power Charge
+(40-55)% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier
Gain a Power Charge after Spending a total of 200 Mana
2 Mana Regenerated per Second per Power Charge
ImpresenceImpresence
Onyx Amulet
Requires Level 64+(10-16) to all Attributes(30-40)% increased Damage over Time
Adds (17-19) to (23-29) Chaos Damage
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+(17-23)% to Chaos Resistance
Despair has 100% reduced Mana Reservation
Gain Maddening Presence for 10 seconds when you Kill a Rare or Unique Enemy
Though its body was locked in stone,
its essence wandered the infinite,
learning, and preparing.
64+(10-16) to all Attributes(30-40)% increased Damage over Time
Adds (17-19) to (23-29) Chaos Damage
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+(17-23)% to Chaos Resistance
Despair has 100% reduced Mana Reservation
Gain Maddening Presence for 10 seconds when you Kill a Rare or Unique Enemy
Bino's Kitchen KnifeBino's Kitchen Knife
Slaughter Knife
Dagger
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (72-84)(247.2-271.2)
Critical Strike Chance: (8.82%-9.45%)
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 10
Requires Level 65, 81 Dex, 117 Int30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance30% increased Damage over Time
Adds (50-60) to (120-140) Physical Damage
(40-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(15-25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
+(8-12)% to Chaos Resistance
On Killing a Poisoned Enemy, nearby Enemies are Poisoned
and nearby Allies Regenerate 200 Life per second
Calling it poison would imply
that it was even edible.
6530% increased Global Critical Strike Chance30% increased Damage over Time
Adds (50-60) to (120-140) Physical Damage
(40-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(15-25)% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier
+(8-12)% to Chaos Resistance
On Killing a Poisoned Enemy, nearby Enemies are Poisoned
and nearby Allies Regenerate 200 Life per second
Rime GazeRime Gaze
Mind Cage
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (207-220)
Requires Level 65, 138 IntSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Concentrated Effect
30% increased Cold Damage
+(40-60) to maximum Mana
(180-200)% increased Energy Shield
50% reduced Energy Shield Recharge Rate
+(16-22)% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
The malice in her gaze froze blood and shattered bone.
65Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Concentrated Effect
30% increased Cold Damage
+(40-60) to maximum Mana
(180-200)% increased Energy Shield
50% reduced Energy Shield Recharge Rate
+(16-22)% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
AllelopathyAllelopathy
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
RiveRive
Terror Claw
Claw
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (77.4-106)(217.8-272)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.30%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 70, 113 Dex, 113 Int2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life(60-80)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (25-35) to (50-65) Physical Damage
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
2% increased Physical Damage over time per 10 Dexterity
1% increased Bleeding Duration per 12 Intelligence
30% Chance to cause Bleeding Enemies to Flee on hit
Terror doesn't make you jump.
Terror makes you run.
702% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Life(60-80)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (25-35) to (50-65) Physical Damage
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
2% increased Physical Damage over time per 10 Dexterity
1% increased Bleeding Duration per 12 Intelligence
30% Chance to cause Bleeding Enemies to Flee on hit

Passive skills

Damage over Time

NameStats
Damage Over Time
DamageOverTime passive skill icon.png
10% increased Damage over Time [1] [2] [3]
12% increased Damage over Time [1] [2]
Damage Over Time and Chaos Damage Over Time Multiplier
DamageOverTime passive skill icon.png
10% increased Damage over Time
+3% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier [1]
Damage Over Time and Life Regeneration
DamageOverTime passive skill icon.png
8% increased Damage over Time
0.4% of Life Regenerated per second [1]
Corruption
Corruption passive skill icon.png
10% increased Chaos Damage
10% increased Damage over Time
+8% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier [1]
Dirty Techniques
BleedPoison passive skill icon.png
20% increased Poison Duration
20% increased Bleeding Duration
40% increased Damage over Time
Poisons you inflict deal Damage 5% faster
Bleeding you inflict deals Damage 5% faster [1]
Entropy
Entropy passive skill icon.png
27% increased Damage over Time
5% increased Skill Effect Duration [1]
Growth and Decay
GrowthandDecay passive skill icon.png
20% increased Damage over Time
1% of Life Regenerated per second
+8% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
+8% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier [1]

Ascendancy passives

Ascendancy
Class
NameStats
Assassin
Assassin avatar.png
Critical Strike Chance, Damage Over Time
SmallNode (Assassin) passive skill icon.png
15% increased Critical Strike Chance
15% increased Damage over Time [1] [2]
Occultist
Occultist avatar.png
Energy Shield, Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier
EnergyShieldChaos (Occultist) passive skill icon.png
6% increased maximum Energy Shield
+5% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier [1]
Occultist
Occultist avatar.png
Energy Shield, Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
EnergyShieldCold (Occultist) passive skill icon.png
6% increased maximum Energy Shield
+5% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier [1]
Occultist
Occultist avatar.png
Frigid Wake
FrigidWake (Occultist) passive skill icon.png
+20% to Cold Damage over Time Multiplier
Cannot be Chilled
Cannot be Frozen
Every 4 seconds, Freeze nearby Chilled Non-Unique Enemies for 0.6 seconds
Every 4 seconds, 33% chance to Freeze nearby Chilled Unique Enemies for 0.6 seconds
Nearby Chilled Enemies deal 10% reduced Damage with Hits [1]
Occultist
Occultist avatar.png
Withering Presence
WitheringPresence (Occultist) passive skill icon.png
+20% to Non-Ailment Chaos Damage over Time Multiplier
+60% to Chaos Resistance
Every second, inflict Withered on nearby Enemies for 15 seconds
Nearby Hindered Enemies deal 15% reduced Damage over Time [1]
Trickster
Trickster avatar.png
Attack and Cast Speed, Damage Over Time
DamageOverTime (Trickster) passive skill icon.png
4% increased Attack and Cast Speed
10% increased Damage over Time [1] [2] [3]
Trickster
Trickster avatar.png
Patient Reaper
CorruptedRecovery (Trickster) passive skill icon.png
50% increased Damage over Time
70% increased Recovery Rate of Life, Mana and Energy Shield if you've Killed an Enemy affected by your Damage Over Time Recently
Recover 2% of Maximum Life on Kill
Recover 4% of Maximum Mana on Kill
Recover 2% of Maximum Energy Shield on Kill [1]
Trickster
Trickster avatar.png
Prolonged Pain
TricksterEssenceSurge (Trickster) passive skill icon.png
10% reduced Damage taken from Damage Over Time
20% more Damage over Time
20% increased Skill Effect Duration
20% increased Poison Duration [1]

Version history

Version Changes
1.0.2
  • Generic modifiers to damage dealt will now apply to damage over time that your character causes. Damage over time is not spell damage, nor attack damage, so modifiers specific to those types will not apply. Non-specific "increased damage" modifiers will apply to damage over time. Type-specific modifiers will apply as well. For example, "increased fire damage" modifiers will apply to fire damage over time.

References

  1. Mark_GGG (February 21, 2016). "GGG, can we get some answers on Conversion please?". Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  2. Mark_GGG (February 18, 2014). "Multiple DoTs and IIR/IIQ gems". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  3. Mark_GGG (August 4, 2014). "Minion damage + ignite double scale?". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  4. Bex_GGG (May 4, 2017). "Damage over Time changes: More Information". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  5. Qarl (November 29, 2013). "1.0.2 Patch Notes". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  6. Mark_GGG (October 9, 2015). "Poison Arrow's DoT + AA + Hypothermia works?". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved January 15, 2017.
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