Radius: 18 / 25
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (90%-109%)Requires Level 28Smashes the ground with an Axe, Mace or Staff, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. Earthquakes created before the first one has erupted will not generate their own aftershocks.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Physical DamageDeals (90-109)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 1 seconds
Aftershock deals 70% 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 or staff.
Skill Functions and Interactions
- Duration: increases and reductions to duration increase or reduce time between impact and aftershock respectivly. 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% reduced 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(8-12)% increased Attack Speed
(8-12)% increased Cast Speed
12% increased Movement Speed
(12-8)% reduced Skill Effect Duration
30% increased Life Leeched per second
30% increased Mana Leeched per secondAs 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 the main hand weapon for attacking
- Aftershock: The aftershock is a specific part of the skill that hits. Damage over time effects do not hit and thus are not affected by aftershock multiplier.
Gem level progression
Quest rewardThis skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
|Sever the Right Hand|
Vendor rewardThis skill 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.
|EnchantmentEarthquakeDamage1||66||25% increased Earthquake Damage|
|EnchantmentEarthquakeDamage2_||75||40% increased Earthquake Damage|
|EnchantmentEarthquakeDuration1||66||20% reduced Earthquake Duration|
|EnchantmentEarthquakeDuration2||75||30% reduced Earthquake Duration|
|EnchantmentEarthquakeRadius1||66||8% increased Earthquake Area of Effect|
|EnchantmentEarthquakeRadius2||75||12% increased Earthquake Area of Effect|
The list below shows microtransactions for Earthquake.
|Crystal Earthquake Effect|
78x78pxCrystal Earthquake EffectCrystal EarthquakeYour Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.File:Crystal Earthquake Effect inventory icon.png
|Your Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.|
|Gore Earthquake Effect|
Gore 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.