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DeterminationAura, Spell, AoE, Physical
Radius: 36
Mana Reserved: 50%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
Requires Level 24Casts an aura that grants armour to you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Area of Effect
You and nearby allies gain (32-51)% more Armour
+(0-19) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Determination skill icon.pngDetermination inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 24
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Alteration
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemDetermination

Determination skill screenshot.jpg

Determination is an aura that grants more armour multiplicatively to the caster and their allies.

Skill functions and interactions

Armour: This aura multiplies the player's total armour by the listed amount. For more information about auras in general, see aura.

Comparison with Grace

This skill's effect is similar to the effect of GraceGraceAura, Spell, AoE
Radius: 36
Mana Reserved: 50%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
Requires Level 24Casts an aura that grants evasion to you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Area of Effect
You and nearby allies gain (227-2575) additional Evasion Rating
+(0-19) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Grace skill icon.png
for evasion. If the player has Iron Reflexes allocated, they do the same, but Grace is usually better than Determination. With no evasion specific nodes allocated, the player needs to have 5049 base armour (maximum of which is around 9000 without specific uniques) from equipment and passives for a level 20 Determination to be better than a level 20 Grace with Iron Reflexes.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthMore
Armour
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
1245832%N/A00
2276433%+1118,383118,383
3307134%+2175,816294,199
4337735%+3254,061548,260
5368336%+4359,090907,350
6399037%+5498,5081,405,858
7429638%+6682,0572,087,915
84510239%+7921,7773,009,692
94810940%+81,727,8794,737,571
105011341%+91,138,8775,876,448
115211742%+101,368,2337,244,681
125412143%+111,638,3388,883,019
135612544%+121,956,64810,839,667
145813045%+133,655,18414,494,851
156013446%+143,017,32717,512,178
166213847%+157,793,91425,306,092
176414248%+1615,206,03140,512,123
186614649%+1726,185,58266,697,705
196815150%+1862,755,923129,453,628
207015551%+19211,877,683341,331,311
217215952%+20N/AN/A
2274N/A53%+21N/AN/A
2376N/A54%+22N/AN/A
2478N/A55%+23N/AN/A
2580N/A56%+24N/AN/A
2682N/A57%+25N/AN/A
2784N/A58%+26N/AN/A
2886N/A59%+27N/AN/A
2988N/A60%+28N/AN/A
3090N/A61%+29N/AN/A
3191N/A61%+29N/AN/A
3292N/A62%+30N/AN/A
3393N/A62%+30N/AN/A
3494N/A63%+31N/AN/A
3595N/A63%+31N/AN/A
3696N/A64%+32N/AN/A
3797N/A64%+32N/AN/A
3898N/A65%+33N/AN/A
3999N/A65%+33N/AN/A
40100N/A66%+34N/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 ↓
Lost in Love
Act 3

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Lost in Love
Act 3
Clarissa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Determination.

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 Determination Mana Reservation 166Determination has 10% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Determination Mana Reservation 275Determination has 15% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Determination:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
String of ServitudeString of Servitude
Heavy Belt
+(25-35) to Strength
< 1 to 2 Random corrupted implicit modifiers>
Implicit Modifier magnitudes are tripled
Level Requirement reduced by 100 (Hidden)
Corrupted
For the Vaal, the relationship between slave and master was as intimate and volatile as that of lovers.
Heavy Belt1+(25-35) to Strength
< 1 to 2 Random corrupted implicit modifiers>
(8-10)% increased Area of Effect
+(20-25)% to Critical Strike Multiplier during any Flask Effect
+(14-16)% to all Elemental Resistances
(8-12)% increased Attack Speed during any Flask Effect
Anger has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Determination has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Discipline has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Grace has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Hatred has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Malevolence has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Pride has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Wrath has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
Zealotry has (15-20)% increased Aura Effect
(8-12)% increased Cast Speed during any Flask Effect
(35-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance during any Flask Effect
(4-6)% increased Dexterity
(4-6)% increased Strength
(12-15)% increased Skill Effect Duration
(8-10)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased Intelligence
(4-6)% increased Dexterity
(6-8)% increased maximum Life
(8-12)% increased Movement Speed during any Flask Effect
(4-6)% increased Strength
(4-6)% increased Intelligence
(3-5)% increased Quantity of Items found
(20-30)% increased Rarity of Items found
Implicit Modifier magnitudes are tripled
Level Requirement reduced by 100 (Hidden)
Corrupted
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.
Prismatic Jewel1(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 (6-10)% of Maximum Mana as Extra Maximum Energy Shield while affected by Clarity
(10-15)% increased Mana Recovery Rate while affected by Clarity
(10-15)% chance to Recover 10% of Mana when you use a Skill while affected by Clarity
Non-Channelling Skills have -(10-5) to Total Mana Cost 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
(10-15)% increased Energy Shield Recovery Rate while affected by Discipline
Regenerate (1.5-2.5)% of Energy Shield per Second while affected by Discipline
(30-40)% faster start of Energy Shield Recharge while affected by Discipline
+(5-8)% chance to Evade Attack Hits 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 Rate 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 Damage over Time Multiplier while affected by Malevolence
(15-20)% increased Recovery rate of Life and Energy Shield 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
+(20-30)% 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
(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
(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
(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
(0.8-1.2)% of Damage leeched as Life 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
(10-15)% increased Life Recovery Rate while affected by Vitality
Regenerate (1-1.5)% of Life per second while 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 Energy Shield 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
Aul's UprisingAul's Uprising
Onyx Amulet
Requires Level 55+(10-16) to all Attributes+(20-30) to Strength
(15-20)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
Nearby Enemies have 10% reduced Stun and Block Recovery
<Random Strength aura> Reserves no Mana
It was not his fearlessness or ferocity, nor his tactical genius,
it was his leadership that earned Aul, the Last King, his crown.
Onyx Amulet55+(10-16) to all Attributes+(20-30) to Strength
(15-20)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
Nearby Enemies have 10% reduced Stun and Block Recovery
<Random Strength aura> Reserves no Mana
Anger Reserves no Mana
Determination Reserves no Mana
Pride Reserves no Mana
Purity of Fire Reserves no Mana
Vitality Reserves no Mana

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Determination:

NameStats
Stalwart Commander
AuraEffectNotable passive skill icon.png
Determination has 30% increased Aura Effect
Grace has 30% increased Aura Effect
Discipline has 30% increased Aura Effect [1]
Uncompromising
ArmourNotable passive skill icon.png
Determination has 30% reduced Mana Reservation
10% increased Stun Threshold [1]

Related modifiers

The following modifiers are related to Determination:

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
DeterminationSkillCorrupted61Grants Level 16 Determination Skillshield 0
default 0
Enchantment Determination Mana Reservation 166Determination has 10% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Determination Mana Reservation 275Determination has 15% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
of Shaping68Grants Level 22 Determination Skillamulet_shaper 800
default 0
DeterminationPhysicalDamageReduction1(5-8)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by DeterminationN/A
DeterminationAdditionalBlock1+(5-8)% Chance to Block Attack Damage while affected by DeterminationN/A
DeterminationUnaffectedByVulnerability1Unaffected by Vulnerability while affected by DeterminationN/A
DeterminationReducedExtraDamageFromCrits1You take (60-40)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes while affected by DeterminationN/A
DeterminationReducedReflectedPhysicalDamage1(50-40)% reduced Reflected Physical Damage taken while affected by DeterminationN/A
DeterminationAdditionalArmour1+(600-1000) to Armour while affected by DeterminationN/A
V2DeterminationSkillCorrupted__56Grants Level 23 Determination Skillshield 333
default 0
V2IncreasedAuraEffectDeterminationCorrupted45Determination has (15-20)% increased Aura Effectamulet 1000
ring 1000
belt 1000
default 0
DeterminationNoReservationUnique__169Determination Reserves no ManaN/A
SynthesisImplicitDeterminationReservation148Determination has 10% reduced Mana ReservationN/A
SynthesisImplicitDeterminationEffect155Determination has (15-20)% increased Aura EffectN/A
SynthesisImplicitDeterminationPhysicalDamageReduction165(4-6)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by DeterminationN/A
of the Conquest75Determination has (25-20)% reduced Mana Reservationamulet_adjudicator 500
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Determination has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Angelic Aura EffectAngelic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.
Archon Aura EffectArchon Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the archon effect.Your aura effect becomes the archon effect.
Arctic Skull Aura EffectArctic Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.
Balefire Aura EffectBalefire Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.Your Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.
Betrayal Aura EffectBetrayal Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.Your Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.
Black Aura EffectBlack Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Black Effect.Your Aura becomes a Black Effect.
Carnage Aura EffectCarnage Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.Your aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.
Celestial Aura EffectCelestial Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.
Corsair Aura EffectCorsair Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.Your Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.
Dark Magic Aura EffectDark Magic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.
Demonic Aura EffectDemonic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.
Dragon Hunter Aura EffectDragon Hunter Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.Your Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.
Force Field Aura EffectForce Field Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a force field bubble.Your aura effect becomes a force field bubble.
Harlequin Aura EffectHarlequin Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.Your Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.
Huntsman Aura EffectHuntsman Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.Your Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.
Illusionist Aura EffectIllusionist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.Your Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.
Imp Aura EffectImp Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.Your aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.
Infernal Skull Aura EffectInfernal Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.
Invisible Buff EffectInvisible Buff EffectSkill Gem EffectRemoves the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.Removes the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.
Lava Aura EffectLava Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Lava Effect.Your Aura becomes a Lava Effect.
Lich Aura EffectLich Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the Lich effect.Your aura effect becomes the Lich effect.
Lightning Skull Aura EffectLightning Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.
Madcap Aura EffectMadcap Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.Your Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.
Monolith Aura EffectMonolith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.Your Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.
Mystic Aura EffectMystic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.
Project Aura EffectProject Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Project Effect.Your Aura becomes a Project Effect.
Ringmaster Aura EffectRingmaster Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.Your Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.
Scientist Aura EffectScientist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.Your Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.
Soul Nexus Aura EffectSoul Nexus Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.Your aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.
Stygian Aura EffectStygian Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.Your Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.
Trinity Aura EffectTrinity Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.Your aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.
Void Emperor Aura EffectVoid Emperor Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.Your Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.
White Aura EffectWhite Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a White Effect.Your Aura becomes a White Effect.
Wild Aura EffectWild Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wild Effect.Your Aura becomes a Wild Effect.
Wrangler Aura EffectWrangler Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.Your Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.
Zenith Aura EffectZenith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Zenith version.Your Aura becomes a Zenith version.

Version history

Version Changes
3.4.0
  • Now instant by default and can therefore be used while moving.
  • All instant skills now have cooldown 1 second or less.
  • Instant skills cannot be supported by Spell Echo and will not be cast a second time by similar effects (such as from the Echoing Shrine).
2.0.0
  • Mana reserved reduced to 50%.
1.0.0
  • Mana reserved standardized to 60%.
0.9.12u
  • Fixed a bug where the aura was broken by the last patch.
0.9.12t
  • Now provides a multiplicative increase to armour starting at 32% at level 1, rather than an additive increase of 20%.
0.9.7
  • Determination has been added to the game.