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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 (10-575) to (15-862) Fire Damage
Deals (28.9-1635.4) Base Fire Damage per second
(3-180) to (5-269) 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.
1122114810 to 1528.9N/A00
2152517813 to 2038N/A15,24915,249
3193021919 to 2853.2141,51756,766
42335241026 to 3973.2181,983138,749
52741281035 to 5299.21147,968286,717
63146321147 to 70132.82250,557537,274
73551361162 to 93176.12405,086942,360
83855381276 to 114216.52447,7181,390,078
94159411393 to 140265.13615,3182,005,396
1044634414114 to 170323.43834,6392,840,035
1147674714138 to 207393.431,570,7604,410,795
1250714915168 to 251477.141,633,9876,044,782
1353755216203 to 304577.242,151,0308,195,812
1456795516245 to 367696.742,812,18911,008,001
1559835817295 to 442839.255,099,36016,107,361
1662876018355 to 5321008.959,400,73125,508,092
1764906218400 to 6011139.6515,273,36640,781,458
1866926419452 to 6781286.3626,286,58267,068,040
1968956619510 to 7651450.9662,890,590129,958,630
2070986820575 to 8621635.46212,046,017342,004,647
21721007020647 to 9711842.27N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21729 to 109320747N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21820 to 12302333.67N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21922 to 13832624.38N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A221036 to 15552949.68N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A231164 to 17463313.68N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A231307 to 19613720.89N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A231467 to 22014176.19N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A241646 to 24694685.19N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241846 to 27695253.910N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A261955 to 29325562.910N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A262069 to 31045889.410N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A272191 to 32866234.510N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A272319 to 34786599.210N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A282454 to 36816984.610N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A292597 to 38967391.911N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A292748 to 41237822.111N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A302908 to 43628276.811N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A303077 to 4615875711N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A313255 to 48839264.411N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

This item 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
EnchantmentFireTrapDamage16625% increased Fire Trap Damage
EnchantmentFireTrapDamage27540% increased Fire Trap Damage

Version history

Version Changes
  • Base damage from the initial explosion increased by 40%, and the base damage over time increased by 20% at all gem levels.
  • 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