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Distance in Path of Exile is measured in units.

Unit Distance / Radius Visualized.[1]
Transparent unit visualizer, for 1920x1080.[1]

A measure of distance is sometimes given in skill descriptions, such as Elemental Proliferation SupportElemental Proliferation SupportCold, Fire, Lightning, Support, AoE
Icon: S
Mana Multiplier: 110%
Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
Elemental Ailments caused by Supported Skills spread to other enemies in a Radius of (12-15)
20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
(0-19)% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
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.
which lists the radius of its area of effect in units of distance.

For information about radius of skills and attack range see area of effect and range.

Common distances

1 unit
Hideout placeables are moved in increments of one unit.
2 units
Radius (hitboxes) of Humanoids (such as player-controlled characters).
4 units
Default knockback distance.[2]
4 to 7 units
Range of melee attacks.[3]
10 units
Projectiles up to this distance get the full 50% more bonus damage from Point Blank.
12 units
The tiles in Elreon's hideout are 12 units wide.
22 units
Minion Instability explosion radius.[4]
35 units
0% bonus damage from Point Blank at this range.
85 units
Approximate horizontal distance from your character to the edge of the screen on a 1920 pixel wide resolution.
150 units
Maximum distance a projectile can travel.[4]
−50% damage from Point Blank at maximum range.


  1. 1.0 1.1 rkiga (January 2, 2016). "[mechanics] Unit Distance / Radius Visualized". Official Path of Exile subreddit. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  2. Mark_GGG (January 9, 2012). "Sweep". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  3. Mark_GGG (October 30, 2013). "Mechanics thread". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Mark_GGG (July 19, 2016). "Mechanical Questions Thread". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 19, 2016.