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Fire Trap

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Fire TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Fire
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (8-20)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 200%
Requires Level 12Throws a trap that explodes when triggered, dealing fire damage to surrounding enemies and leaving an area of burning ground that damages enemies who walk through it.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Fire Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Base duration is 1.75 seconds
Deals (7-410) to (11-616) Fire Damage
Deals (24.1-1362.8) Base Fire Damage per second
(2-128) to (3-192) added Fire Damage against Burning Enemies
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
+(0-6) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Fire Trap skill icon.pngFire Trap inventory icon.png
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemFireTrap

Fire Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Fire Trap throws a trap that explodes when triggered, leaving an area of burning ground that damages enemies who walk through it.

Skill Functions and Interactions

Burning Ground Effect: The burning area left behind after a Fire Trap explosion does not act like other burning damage. It will do fire-based health degeneration damage simultaneously with other burning damage for as long as an enemy is within the radius of the Fire Trap. Once an enemy leaves the area, they will stop taking damage from Fire Trap. Trap, fire, area, spell and elemental damage passives will increase the damage of both the initial explosion and the damage over time. Burning damage passives will only increase the DoT.

Duration: Skill duration passives and the Increased Duration SupportIncreased Duration SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: D
Mana Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill with a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills have (45-64)% increased Skill Effect DurationThis 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.
gem will increase the duration of the burning ground effect, but not the duration before the trap expires.

Gem level progression

per sec
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
112211487 to 1124.1N/A00
2152517810 to 1431.6N/A15,24915,249
3193021913 to 2044.4141,51756,766
42335241018 to 2861181,983138,749
52741281025 to 3782.71147,968286,717
63146321133 to 50110.72250,557537,274
73551361144 to 66146.82405,086942,360
83855381254 to 82180.42447,7181,390,078
94159411367 to 100220.93615,3182,005,396
104463441481 to 122269.53834,6392,840,035
114767471499 to 148327.831,570,7604,410,795
1250714915120 to 180397.641,633,9876,044,782
1353755216145 to 21748142,151,0308,195,812
1456795516175 to 262580.542,812,18911,008,001
1559835817211 to 316699.355,099,36016,107,361
1662876018253 to 380840.859,400,73125,508,092
1764906218286 to 429949.7515,273,36640,781,458
1866926419323 to 4841071.9626,286,58267,068,040
1968956619364 to 5461209662,890,590129,958,630
2070986820410 to 6161362.86212,046,017342,004,647
21721007020462 to 6941535.27N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21521 to 7811728.37N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21586 to 8791944.77N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21659 to 9882186.98N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22740 to 111024588N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23832 to 12472761.38N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23934 to 14013100.69N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A231048 to 157234809N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A241176 to 17643904.29N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241319 to 19784378.210N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A261396 to 20944635.610N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A261478 to 22174907.810N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A271565 to 23475195.410N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A271656 to 24845499.310N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A281753 to 26295820.410N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A291855 to 27836159.811N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A291963 to 29456518.411N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A302077 to 31166897.211N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A302198 to 32977297.411N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A312325 to 34887720.211N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Quest reward

This skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

This skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Fire 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
EnchantmentFireTrapBurningDamage16640% increased Fire Trap Burning Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapBurningDamage27560% increased Fire Trap Burning Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapBurningGroundDuration16630% increased Fire Trap Burning Ground Duration
EnchantmentFireTrapBurningGroundDuration27545% increased Fire Trap Burning Ground Duration
EnchantmentFireTrapCooldownSpeed16620% increased Fire Trap Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapCooldownSpeed27530% increased Fire Trap Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapDamage16625% increased Fire Trap Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapDamage27540% increased Fire Trap Damage

Version history

Version Changes
  • No longer has a cooldown.
  • Now requires level 12.
  • Now deals 7-11 fire damage when triggered at gem level 1 (up from 2-4), up to 410-616 at gem level 20.
  • The burning ground it creates now deals 24.1 fire damage per second at gem level 1 (up from 3.6), up to 1362.8 fire damage per second at gem level 20 (up from 701.2). This damage is now modified by spell damage modifiers.
  • Base duration of the burning ground is now 1.75 seconds (down from 8 seconds).
  • Now has 1% increased fire damage per 1% gem quality (previously had 3% increased burning damage per 2% gem quality).
  • Now deals added fire damage against burning enemies.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 200% (up from 100%).

Base duration lowered to 4 seconds (from 16)


Fire Trap's damage over time grows more quickly as it levels, up to 701.2 base Fire damage per second at gem level 20 (up from 518.8).

  • Fire Trap gains 1 additional unit of radius every 3 levels.
  • No longer gain increased area of effect radius.
  • Damage increased by around 20% higher at level 20.
  • Burn Duration increased by 30% at all Levels. Critical Strike Chance increased from 5% to 6%.
  • DoT now affected by untyped damage modifiers, area damage modifiers and fire damage modifiers
  • DoT Rebalanced
  • Mana cost reduced.
  • Damage at high levels has been reduced by around 30% at level 15.
  • Fire Trap's on-hit damage has been reduced at high levels (20% at Level 15).
    The damage of Fire Trap's burning ground has been increased by 50%.
  • The cooldown times of traps (except for Conversion trap and the Trap support gem) have been lowered to four seconds.
    (Fire Trap's cooldown is three seconds)
  • Fixed a bug where items would sometimes not drop from monsters killed by Fire Trap.
  • Early levels of Fire Trap have had their damage reduced by around 35%.
  • Now does more damage at earlier levels.
  • Now deals area damage properly.
  • Fixed a problem where Fire Trap displayed the wrong damage.
  • Added a 5% critical strike chance.
  • Increased its mana cost.
  • Increased its damage progression over levels.
  • Fire Trap has been added to the game