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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: 50%
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 (4-303) to (7-455) Physical Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Causes (4-7) smaller explosions
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
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 7400
220066 to 947070
340078 to 124308378
47140812 to 1741,5541,932
511190916 to 2446,6678,599
61626181023 to 34526,04734,646
72031221129 to 44549,72584,371
82437251237 to 55595,714180,085
92842291346 to 695169,595349,680
103247331457 to 855283,759633,439
113652361469 to 1046453,9961,087,435
124058401584 to 1266703,1281,790,563
1344634416101 to 15261,061,2232,851,786
1448684816121 to 18162,065,8704,917,656
1552745117144 to 21662,507,1107,424,766
1656795518171 to 25775,798,93613,223,702
1760845918202 to 304715,083,91928,307,621
1864906219238 to 358727,792,73556,100,356
1967946519269 to 404743,869,73999,970,095
2070986820303 to 4557242,081,556342,051,651
21721007020328 to 4938N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21355 to 5338N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21384 to 5768N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21415 to 6228N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22448 to 6728N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23483 to 7259N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23521 to 7829N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A23562 to 8439N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A24606 to 9099N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A24653 to 9799N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A25678 to 10169N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A25703 to 105510N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A25730 to 109410N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A26757 to 113510N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A27785 to 117810N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A27814 to 122210N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A27845 to 126710N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A28876 to 131410N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A28909 to 136310N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A29942 to 141310N/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.Stats
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapDamage166Explosive Trap deals 25% increased Damage
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapDamage275Explosive Trap deals 40% increased Damage
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapRadius166Explosive Trap has 8% increased Area of Effect
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapRadius2_75Explosive Trap has 12% increased Area of Effect
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapSecondaryExplosions166Explosive Trap causes an additional smaller explosion
EnchantmentShrapnelTrapSecondaryExplosions275Explosive Trap causes 2 additional smaller explosions

Version history

Version Changes
  • 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.