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Flame SurgeSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (6-16)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 120%
Requires Level 12Strikes enemies in front of you with a surge of flame. Burning enemies are dealt more damage.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Cast Speed
Deals (27-563) to (40-844) Fire Damage
(50-88)% more Damage with Hits against Burning enemies
Cannot Ignite
+(0-9) to Area of Effect length
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Flame Surge skill icon.pngFlame Surge inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemFlameWhip

Flame Surge skill screenshot.jpg

Flame Surge is a spell that deals fire damage in narrow area of effect in front of caster. It deals more damage against burning enemies.

Skill Functions and Interactions

Area of Effect: Flame Surge fires a wave of flame in a very narrow cone, increasing the area of effect radius will increase the effective range of the skill.

Damage Bonus: All sources of burning enable the damage bonus. These include ignite, burning ground, Herald of AshHerald of AshSpell, AoE, Fire, Herald, Duration
Radius: 10
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Grants a buff providing fire damage based on your physical damage. While you have this buff, if you kill an enemy, other enemies near them will be burned based on the overkill damage. The burn inflicted by this skill can only be affected by modifiers to damage over time (burning damage is damage over time).Per 1% Quality:
0.75% increased Fire Damage
Gain 15% of your Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
Base duration is 4 seconds
Base Burning Damage is 25% of Overkill Damage
(9-12)% more Spell Fire Damage
(0-38)% more Burning Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Ash skill icon.png
, Searing BondSearing BondTotem, Spell, Fire
Mana Cost: (18-51)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Summons a totem that casts a beam of fire at you and each other totem you control, dealing burning damage to enemies caught in the beam. Enemies near either end of a beam also suffer burning damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Totem lasts 8 seconds
Deals (23.6-1755.6) Base Fire Damage per second
+1 to maximum number of Summoned Totems
Summons a Totem which uses the Supported Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Searing Bond skill icon.png
, Righteous FireRighteous FireSpell, AoE, Fire
Radius: 18
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.30 sec
Requires Level 16Engulfs you in magical fire that rapidly burns you and nearby enemies. Your spell damage is substantially increased while under this effect. The effect ends when you have 1 life remaining.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Spell Damage
Grants (20-39)% more Spell Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 90% of your maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Enemies Burn for 40% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
You Burn for 70% of your maximum Energy Shield per second as Fire Damage
+(0-5) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Righteous Fire skill icon.png
and Scorching RayScorching RaySpell, Fire, Duration, Channelling
Mana Cost: (4-11)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 12Unleash a beam of fire that burns enemies it touches. Remaining in the beam intensifies the burning, adding a portion of the beam's damage in stages. Inflicts Fire Exposure at maximum stages. Enemies who leave the beam continue to burn for a duration. Increasing cast speed also increases the rate at which the beam can turn.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased beam length
Deals (13-488.2) Base Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Additional Debuff stages add 60% of Damage
Burning Debuff can have a maximum of 8 stages
Fire Exposure applies -25% to Fire Resistance
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Scorching Ray skill icon.png
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Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceMana
Cost
Fire
Damage
More
Damage
AoE
length
Exp.Total Exp.
11233627 to 4050%N/A00
21539633 to 5052%N/A15,24915,249
31948743 to 6554%141,51756,766
42356856 to 8456%181,983138,749
52764971 to 10658%2147,968286,717
63173988 to 13360%2250,557537,274
7358110110 to 16462%3405,086942,360
8388811128 to 19264%3447,7181,390,078
9419411149 to 22366%4615,3182,005,396
104410012173 to 25968%4834,6392,840,035
114710612200 to 30070%51,570,7604,410,795
125011313230 to 34572%51,633,9876,044,782
135311913265 to 39774%62,151,0308,195,812
145612514304 to 45676%62,812,18911,008,001
155913214348 to 52278%75,099,36016,107,361
166213815397 to 59680%79,400,73125,508,092
176414215434 to 65182%815,273,36640,781,458
186614616473 to 71084%826,286,58267,068,040
196815116516 to 77486%962,890,590129,958,630
207015516563 to 84488%9212,046,017342,004,647
217215917613 to 91990%10N/AN/A
2274N/A17667 to 100092%10N/AN/A
2376N/A18725 to 108894%11N/AN/A
2478N/A18788 to 118396%11N/AN/A
2580N/A18857 to 128598%12N/AN/A
2682N/A19930 to 1395100%12N/AN/A
2784N/A191010 to 1515102%13N/AN/A
2886N/A191096 to 1643104%13N/AN/A
2988N/A201188 to 1782106%14N/AN/A
3090N/A201288 to 1932108%14N/AN/A
3191N/A201341 to 2011108%14N/AN/A
3292N/A201396 to 2094110%15N/AN/A
3393N/A211453 to 2179110%15N/AN/A
3494N/A211512 to 2268112%15N/AN/A
3595N/A211573 to 2360112%15N/AN/A
3696N/A211637 to 2456114%16N/AN/A
3797N/A211703 to 2555114%16N/AN/A
3898N/A221772 to 2658116%16N/AN/A
3999N/A221844 to 2765116%16N/AN/A
40100N/A221918 to 2876118%17N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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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
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Flame Surge.

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 Flame Surge Critical Strike Chance 16660% increased Flame Surge Critical Strike Chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Flame Surge Critical Strike Chance 27590% increased Flame Surge Critical Strike Chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Flame Surge Damage 16625% increased Flame Surge Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Flame Surge Damage 27540% increased Flame Surge Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Flame Surge Vs Burning Enemies 16640% increased Flame Surge Damage against Burning Enemieshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Flame Surge Vs Burning Enemies 27560% increased Flame Surge Damage against Burning Enemieshelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.6.0
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 6 (was 5).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 16 (was 15).
  • Now deals 27 to 40 Fire damage at gem level 1 (from 21 to 31) and 563 to 844 Fire damage at gem level 20 (from 514 to 771).
  • Now gains length as the gem levels, up to +9 length at gem level 20.
3.3.0
  • Now deals even more damage with hits against burning enemies as the gem levels up, up to 88% more at gem level 20 (up from 50% at all levels.)
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 120% (up from 100%)
2.6.0
  • Mana cost reduced approximately by 40% at all Levels.
2.1.0
  • Damage has been increased by around 20% at all levels.
2.0.0
  • Surge width increased by 20% (10 to 12). Cast time reduced to 500ms from 800ms. Damage reduced by 25% to compensate for the cast speed increase.
1.2.0
  • We have increased the width of the Flame Surge area of effect.
1.1.4
  • Introduced to the game.