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Ground Slam

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Ground SlamAttack, AoE, Slam, Melee
Radius: 35
Mana Cost: 6
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Attack Speed: 90% of Base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (115%-150%)
Slams the ground in front of you, creating a wave that travels forward and damages enemies with an increased chance to stun. The wave deals more damage to closer enemies. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:1231% increased Stun Duration on enemies
0.5% increased Area of Effect
0.5% increased Attack Speed3% increased Area of Effect
2% reduced angle
Deals (115-150)% of Base Attack Damage
25% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
Deals up to (40-49)% more Damage to closer targets
+(0-6) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ground Slam skill icon.pngGround Slam inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 5
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemGroundSlam

Ground Slam skill screenshot.jpg

Ground Slam is a melee attack creating a wave that travels forwards and damages enemies with an increased chance to stun.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Accuracy: Accuracy is a factor despite the nature of the skill. Ground Slam can miss.
  • Dual Wielding: Ground slam will use both weapons when dual wielding.
  • Reduced Enemy Stun Threshold: This essentially means that enemies struck by Ground Slam have a greater chance to be stunned than with other attacks.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthDamage
Effectiveness
Damage
Multiplier
Close Target DamagePhysical DamageRadiusExp.Total Exp.
110115%115%40%N/AN/A00
220117%116.8%40%N/AN/A7070
3416119%118.7%41%N/A1308378
4722121%120.5%41%N/A11,5541,932
51131122%122.4%42%N/A16,6678,599
61641124%124.2%42%N/A226,04734,646
72050126%126.1%43%N/A249,72584,371
82458128%127.9%43%N/A295,714180,085
92867130%129.7%44%N/A3169,595349,680
103275132%131.6%44%N/A3283,759633,439
113683133%133.4%45%N/A3453,9961,087,435
124092135%135.3%45%N/A4703,1281,790,563
1344100137%137.1%46%N/A41,061,2232,851,786
1448109139%138.9%46%N/A42,065,8704,917,656
1552117141%140.8%47%N/A52,507,1107,424,766
1656125143%142.6%47%N/A55,798,93613,223,702
1760134144%144.5%48%N/A515,083,91928,307,621
1864142146%146.3%48%N/A627,792,73556,100,356
1967148148%148.2%49%N/A643,869,73999,970,095
2070155150%150%49%N/A6242,081,556342,051,651
2172159152%151.8%50%N/A7N/AN/A
2274N/A154%153.7%50%N/A7N/AN/A
2376N/A156%155.5%51%N/A7N/AN/A
2478N/A157%157.4%51%N/A8N/AN/A
2580N/A159%159.2%52%N/A8N/AN/A
2682N/A161%161.1%52%N/A8N/AN/A
2784N/A163%162.9%53%N/A9N/AN/A
2886N/A165%164.7%53%N/A9N/AN/A
2988N/A167%166.6%54%N/A9N/AN/A
3090N/A168%168.4%54%N/A10N/AN/A
3191N/A169%169.3%54%N/A10N/AN/A
3292N/A170%170.3%55%N/A10N/AN/A
3393N/A171%171.2%55%N/A10N/AN/A
3494N/A172%172.1%55%N/A10N/AN/A
3595N/A173%173%55%N/A10N/AN/A
3696N/A174%173.9%55%N/A11N/AN/A
3797N/A175%174.9%55%N/A11N/AN/A
3898N/A176%175.8%56%N/A11N/AN/A
3999N/A177%176.7%56%N/A11N/AN/A
40100N/A178%176.8%56%N/A11N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
random superior gem (Q20)Automatic

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Ground Slam:

ItemLimitRadiusStats
Rapid ExpansionRapid Expansion
Crimson Jewel
Limited to: 2
Radius: Medium (1200)
(8-12)% increased Global Physical Damage
With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Ground Slam has a 35% chance
to grant an Endurance Charge when you Stun an Enemy
With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Ground Slam
has a 50% increased angle
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into neighbouring nations at great human cost.
But for absolute power, there is no price
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Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
2Medium (1200)(8-12)% increased Global Physical Damage
With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Ground Slam has a 35% chance
to grant an Endurance Charge when you Stun an Enemy
With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Ground Slam
has a 50% increased angle

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Ground Slam.

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 Ground Slam Angle 166Ground Slam has a 16% increased anglehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ground Slam Angle 275Ground Slam has a 24% increased anglehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ground Slam Damage 16625% increased Ground Slam Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ground Slam Damage 27540% increased Ground Slam Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ground Slam Area Of Effect 16616% increased Ground Slam Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ground Slam Area Of Effect 27524% increased Ground Slam Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.11.0
  • The visual effects have been improved.
  • No longer has added Attack Physical Damage.
  • Now deals base damage and has an added damage effectiveness of 115% at gem level 1 (from 95%), up to 150% at gem level 20 (from 125%).
  • No longer tagged as a Physical gem.
3.7.0
  • Now deals base damage equal to, and has an added damage effectiveness of, 95% at gem level 1 (from 100%), up to 125% at gem level 20 (unchanged).
  • Now adds 2 to 3 physical damage to attacks at gem level 1, up to 75 to 113 at gem level 20.
  • Now has an attack speed multiplier of 90%.
  • Now gains 1% increased Stun Duration on enemies and 0.5% increased area of effect per 1% gem quality (from 1.5% increased Stun Duration on enemies per 1% gem quality).
3.6.0
  • Can now affect up to 40 targets per attack (from 20).
3.5.0
  • Ground Slam is no longer main-hand only.
3.3.0
  • Previously dealt damage in a cone in front of the attacker, based on weapon damage.
  • Now deals damage in a cone in front of the attacker, based on weapon damage, but also deals up to 40% more damage to closer targets at gem level 1, up to 49% at gem level 20.
  • Now has a significantly wider area of effect.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness and base damage of 100% at gem level 1 (up from 90%), up to 123% at gem level 20 (up from 120%).
  • Can be used with axes.
2.6.0
  • Ground Slam gains 1 additional unit of radius every 3 levels.
  • No longer gain increased area of effect radius.
2.4.0
  • 15% more damage at gem level 20.
2.1.0
  • Attack skills that have their damage based on the wielded weapon have their mana costs fixed in place from level 1 onwards.
  • Ground Slam now gains increased area of effect radius of 1% for each level after the first.
2.0.3
  • Increased the base damage of Ground Slam at all levels. (80% base damage to 85% base damage at level 1, progressing at the same rate to level 20).
0.11.6
  • The damage wave of Ground Slam is no longer connected to attack speed, so no matter how fast you attack, the damage wave will still move at the same speed.
    This does not prevent you from repeat attacking.
  • Ground Slam: increased from 70% to 80% weapon damage. Its reduced stun threshold has been reduced from 35% to 25%.
0.9.13
  • Ground Slam now attacks at the speed of your weapon.
0.9.12qq
  • Damage modifiers are now factored into Damage Effectiveness rather than being listed as separate stats.
0.9.12m
  • Reduced the damage of Ground Slam by 20%.
  • The damage penalty is now factored into the Damage Effectiveness of the skill, rather than as a negative stat.
0.9.12f
  • Fixed a newly introduced bug where Ground Slam would always get critical strikes.
0.9.4c
  • Fixed a crash that can occur with Ground Slam.
0.9.4
0.9.3c
  • Increased damage by raising its flat damage penalty from -15% to -12%.
0.9.1
  • Fixed the behaviour of Ground Slam so that you don't miss things really close to you.
0.7.1
  • Leap Slam and Ground Slam now check your Accuracy Rating
0.6.8
  • Improved Ground Slam effects
0.6.0
  • Added new skills: Ground Slam, Elemental Hit and Cleave