Devouring Totem

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Devouring TotemTotem, Spell
Mana Cost: (20-44)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 4Summons a totem that can consume nearby corpses. If you are hurt, it will destroy a corpse to leech life to you.Per 1% Quality:1231% increased totem life5% increased Totem Duration2% increased Totem Placement speedTotem lasts 8 seconds
Leeches (30-299) Life to you for each corpse Consumed
Leeches (9-59) Mana to you for each corpse Consumed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Devouring Totem skill icon.pngDevouring Totem inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 5
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemDevouringTotem

Devouring Totem skill screenshot.jpg


Devouring Totem summons a totem that can consume nearby corpses. Each corpse consumed will leech life and mana to the player. It will consume corpses when the player is missing either life or mana. Totem range is 60.

Skill functions and interactions

The life and mana leech granted by Devouring Totem can be scaled by increases or reductions to life and mana leech rate as well as life and mana recovery rate. Can be combined with keystones such as Vaal Pact or Ghost Reaver. Also works with Slayers' ascendancy passive Brutal Fervour or Offering to the SerpentOffering to the Serpent
Legion Gloves
Quality: +20%
Armour: (278-329)
Energy Shield: (54-64)
Requires Level 57, 44 Str, 44 Int<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>+(15-25) to all Attributes
(150-200)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
50% reduced Maximum Recovery per Life Leech
(6-10)% increased Attack and Cast Speed
(15-25)% increased Damage while Leeching
Life Leech effects are not removed at Full Life
"You covet the strength of your peers, mortal?
Perhaps it can be yours, if you are willing to make an offering of their blood..."
- Vaal Myth of the Third Snake
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Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthMana
Cost
Life leeched
per Corpse
Mana leeched
per Corpse
Exp.Total Exp.
14162030900
2620223912841841
39272345143,0993,940
412332553177,43311,373
5164126611922,89534,268
6205028702249,72583,993
7245830792495,714179,707
82867319027169,595349,302
932753310229283,759633,061
1036833411532453,9961,087,057
1140923612934703,1281,790,185
124410037144371,061,2232,851,408
134810938157402,065,8704,917,278
145211739173422,507,1107,424,388
155512340191452,573,7319,998,119
165813041211477,611,35117,609,470
1761136422315013,437,90831,047,378
1864142422535325,052,14756,099,525
1967148432755643,869,43699,968,961
20701554429959242,081,178342,050,139
21721594532562N/AN/A
2274N/A4535266N/AN/A
2376N/A4638269N/AN/A
2478N/A4641373N/AN/A
2580N/A4744776N/AN/A
2682N/A4848380N/AN/A
2784N/A4952284N/AN/A
2886N/A5056388N/AN/A
2988N/A5060692N/AN/A
3090N/A5165296N/AN/A
3191N/A5167798N/AN/A
3292N/A52701100N/AN/A
3393N/A52727102N/AN/A
3494N/A52753104N/AN/A
3595N/A53781106N/AN/A
3696N/A53808108N/AN/A
3797N/A53837110N/AN/A
3898N/A54866112N/AN/A
3999N/A54897114N/AN/A
40100N/A54927116N/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

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Breaking Some Eggs
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Alternate skill effects

Devouring Totem has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Arcane Tome Totem SkinArcane Tome Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an Arcane Tome.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an Arcane Tome.
Dragon Totem SkinDragon Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a golden dragon.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a golden dragon.
Eagle Guardian Totem SkinEagle Guardian Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an eagle guardian.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an eagle guardian.
Olmec Totem SkinOlmec Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a carved stone totem with two faces.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a carved stone totem with two faces.
Pylon of Pain Totem SkinPylon of Pain Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a Pylon of Pain.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a Pylon of Pain.
Tiki Totem SkinTiki Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a coloured totem that has carved tiki designs.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a coloured totem that has carved tiki designs.
Ziggurat Totem SkinZiggurat Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an ancient ziggurat.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an ancient ziggurat.

Monster stats

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Version history

Version Changes
2.0.0
  • Reduced the mana cost at all levels. It now lasts 8 seconds at all levels. Now increases totem life by 1% per 1% quality (was 3% per 1% quality).
1.0.0
  • The life leech from has been rescaled and adjusted. It now also leeches mana when a corpse is consumed. It will now consume corpses when you're missing either life or mana.
0.9.13
  • Devouring Totem has been added to the game.