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Explosive Trap

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Explosive TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Fire, Physical
Mana Cost: (6-20)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 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

Explosive Trap is a spell that throws a trap that creates multiple explosions when triggered. It deals physical damage that's converted to fire damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

# ExplosionsRadiusExp.Total Exp.
110064 to 64N/A00
220065 to 74N/A7070
340077 to 104N/A308378
47140810 to 154N/A1,5541,932
511190914 to 21416,6678,599
61626181020 to 305126,04734,646
72031221126 to 395149,72584,371
82437251233 to 495195,714180,085
92842291341 to 6152169,595349,680
103247331451 to 7652283,759633,439
113652361462 to 9362453,9961,087,435
124058401575 to 11362703,1281,790,563
134463441691 to 137631,061,2232,851,786
1448684816109 to 164632,065,8704,917,656
1552745117131 to 196632,507,1107,424,766
1656795518156 to 234735,798,93613,223,702
1760845918185 to 2777415,083,91928,307,621
1864906219219 to 3287427,792,73556,100,356
1967946519248 to 3717443,869,73999,970,095
2070986820280 to 42074242,081,556342,051,651
21721007020303 to 45585N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21329 to 49385N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21356 to 53485N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21385 to 57885N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22417 to 62586N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23450 to 67696N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23487 to 73096N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A23526 to 78996N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A24568 to 85297N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A24613 to 91997N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A25636 to 95597N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A25661 to 991107N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A25686 to 1030108N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A26713 to 1069108N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A27740 to 1110108N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A27768 to 1153108N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A27798 to 1196109N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A28828 to 1242109N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A28859 to 1289109N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A29892 to 1338109N/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.