Radius: 18 / 28
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Attack Speed: 75% of Base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (85%-120%)Requires Level 28Smashes the ground, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. Cracks created before the first one has erupted will not generate their own aftershocks. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased DamageDeals (85-120)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is 1 seconds
Aftershock deals 150% more Damage with Hits and AilmentsPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.Acquisition
Level: 28Purchase Costs
|Normal||1x Orb of Chance|
1x Scroll FragmentMiscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemEarthquake
Earthquake is a melee attack dealing damage in an area and leaving a crack in the ground. After a duration, the crack releases an aftershock, dealing more damage in a larger area. Requires an axe, mace, staff or unarmed.
Skill Functions and Interactions
- Duration: increases and reductions to duration increase or reduce time between impact and aftershock respectively. The following gems and items reduce skill's duration: Less Duration SupportLess Duration SupportSupport, Duration
Mana Multiplier: 120%Requires Level 31Supports any skill that has a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% less Skill Effect DurationSupported Skills have (40-49)% less Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills deal (10-19)% more 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., Swift Affliction SupportSwift Affliction SupportSupport, Duration
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 TimeSupported Skills deal (25-44)% more Damage over Time
15% reduced Duration of Supported Skills and Damaging Ailments they inflictThis 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., and Warped TimepieceWarped Timepiece
Turquoise AmuletRequires Level 50+(16-24) to Dexterity and Intelligence(10-15)% increased Attack Speed
(10-15)% increased Cast Speed
(10-15)% increased Movement Speed
(15-10)% reduced Skill Effect Duration
30% increased total Recovery per second from Life, Mana, or Energy Shield LeechAs you have lived, so you shall die
forever trying to keep up with me.
Your blood on these hands of mine
forever makes me the public enemy.. Be aware that Warped Timepiece will apply globally and reduce duration to buffs and other effects such as Fortify.
- Dual Wielding: Using Earthquake while dual wielding will use both weapons for attacking.
- Aftershock: The aftershock is a specific part of the skill that hits and has a 150% more multiplier to hits and ailments. Ailments such as poison, bleed, and ignite will have more damage if applied by the shockwave. The shockwave will however not scale other DoTs like Decay SupportDecay SupportChaos, Support
Mana Multiplier: 130%Requires Level 38Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Chaos DamageSupported Skills inflict Decay on Hit, dealing (120-843) Chaos Damage per second for 8 secondsThis 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 it is not a ailment.
Gem level progression
This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
|6||The 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 gem||Automatic|
|3||Gemcutter'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|
This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:
|Sever the Right Hand|
This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:
|A Fixture of Fate|
|Sever the Right Hand|
|Fallen from Grace|
Related helmet enchantments
The following helmet enchantments affect Earthquake.
|Enchantment Earthquake Damage 1||66||25% increased Earthquake Damage||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Earthquake Damage 2||75||40% increased Earthquake Damage||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 1||66||Earthquake deals 5% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 2||75||Earthquake deals 8% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 1||66||16% increased Earthquake Area of Effect||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 2||75||24% increased Earthquake Area of Effect||helmet 100|
The list below shows microtransactions for Earthquake.
|Crystal Earthquake EffectCrystal Earthquake EffectCrystal EarthquakeYour Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.||Your Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.|
|Gore Earthquake EffectGore Earthquake EffectEarthquake Skin|
Stack Size: 20Your Earthquake becomes a gory effect.
|Your Earthquake becomes a gory effect.|
- Mark_GGG (June 22, 2016). "Mechanical Questions Thread". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved June 23, 2016.