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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
against Burning
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
1122114810 to 1528.93 to 5N/A00
2152517813 to 20384 to 6N/A15,24915,249
3193021919 to 2853.26 to 9141,51756,766
42335241026 to 3973.28 to 12181,983138,749
52741281035 to 5299.211 to 161147,968286,717
63146321147 to 70132.815 to 222250,557537,274
73551361162 to 93176.119 to 292405,086942,360
83855381276 to 114216.524 to 362447,7181,390,078
94159411393 to 140265.129 to 443615,3182,005,396
1044634414114 to 170323.436 to 533834,6392,840,035
1147674714138 to 207393.443 to 6531,570,7604,410,795
1250714915168 to 251477.152 to 7941,633,9876,044,782
1353755216203 to 304577.263 to 9542,151,0308,195,812
1456795516245 to 367696.776 to 11542,812,18911,008,001
1559835817295 to 442839.292 to 13855,099,36016,107,361
1662876018355 to 5321008.9111 to 16659,400,73125,508,092
1764906218400 to 6011139.6125 to 188515,273,36640,781,458
1866926419452 to 6781286.3141 to 212626,286,58267,068,040
1968956619510 to 7651450.9159 to 239662,890,590129,958,630
2070986820575 to 8621635.4180 to 2696212,046,017342,004,647
21721007020647 to 9711842.2202 to 3037N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21729 to 10932074228 to 3427N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21820 to 12302333.6256 to 3847N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21922 to 13832624.3288 to 4328N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A221036 to 15552949.6324 to 4868N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A231164 to 17463313.6364 to 5468N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A231307 to 19613720.8409 to 6139N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A231467 to 22014176.1459 to 6889N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A241646 to 24694685.1514 to 7729N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241846 to 27695253.9577 to 86510N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A261955 to 29325562.9611 to 91610N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A262069 to 31045889.4647 to 97010N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A272191 to 32866234.5685 to 102710N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A272319 to 34786599.2725 to 108710N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A282454 to 36816984.6767 to 115010N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A292597 to 38967391.9812 to 121711N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A292748 to 41237822.1859 to 128811N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A302908 to 43628276.8909 to 136311N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A303077 to 46158757962 to 144211N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A313255 to 48839264.41017 to 152611N/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.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Fire Trap Burning Damage 16640% increased Fire Trap Burning Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Fire Trap Burning Damage 27560% increased Fire Trap Burning Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Fire Trap Burning Ground Duration 16630% increased Fire Trap Burning Ground Durationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Fire Trap Burning Ground Duration 27545% increased Fire Trap Burning Ground Durationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Fire Trap Damage 16625% increased Fire Trap Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Fire Trap Damage 27540% increased Fire Trap Damagehelmet 100
default 0

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