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Explosive Trap

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Explosive TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Fire
Mana Cost: (6-20)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Throws a trap that creates a large explosion when triggered, dealing spell damage in an area. A number of smaller explosions occur around this area in quick succession after the first.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Deals (4-280) to (6-420) Physical Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Causes (4-7) smaller explosions
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
+(0-4) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Trap skill icon.pngExplosive Trap inventory icon.png
Level: 5
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemShrapnelTrap

Explosive Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

# ExplosionsExp.Total Exp.
110064 to 6400
220065 to 747070
340077 to 104308378
47140810 to 1541,5541,932
511190914 to 2146,6678,599
61626181020 to 30526,04734,646
72031221126 to 39549,72584,371
82437251233 to 49595,714180,085
92842291341 to 615169,595349,680
103247331451 to 765283,759633,439
113652361462 to 936453,9961,087,435
124058401575 to 1136703,1281,790,563
134463441691 to 13761,061,2232,851,786
1448684816109 to 16462,065,8704,917,656
1552745117131 to 19662,507,1107,424,766
1656795518156 to 23475,798,93613,223,702
1760845918185 to 277715,083,91928,307,621
1864906219219 to 328727,792,73556,100,356
1967946519248 to 371743,869,73999,970,095
2070986820280 to 4207242,081,556342,051,651
21721007020303 to 4558N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21329 to 4938N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21356 to 5348N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21385 to 5788N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22417 to 6258N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23450 to 6769N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23487 to 7309N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A23526 to 7899N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A24568 to 8529N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A24613 to 9199N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A25636 to 9559N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A25661 to 99110N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A25686 to 103010N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A26713 to 106910N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A27740 to 111010N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A27768 to 115310N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A27798 to 119610N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A28828 to 124210N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A28859 to 128910N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A29892 to 133810N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Quest reward

This item is given as quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Explosive Trap:


Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Explosive Trap.

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 Shrapnel Trap Damage 166Explosive Trap deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Damage 275Explosive Trap deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Radius 166Explosive Trap has 8% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Radius 275Explosive Trap has 12% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Secondary Explosions 166Explosive Trap causes an additional smaller explosionhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Secondary Explosions 275Explosive Trap causes 2 additional smaller explosionshelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Modifiers to Explosive Trap's radius now also affect the spread of its explosions.
  • Now deals 4 to 6 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 4 to 7) and 280 to 420 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 303 to 455)
  • Now gains radius as the gem levels, up to +4 radius at gem level 20.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 60% (from 50%).
  • Base damage increased by 40% at gem levels 4 and up. At gem levels 1 to 4, the damage has been increased, slightly more at each level up to level 4.
  • Explosive Trap has been added to the game.