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Herald of AgonySpell, Herald, Minion, Chaos, Physical
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Grants a buff giving more poison damage and a chance to inflict poison. When you poison an enemy while you have this buff, you gain Virulence, and summon an Agony Crawler minion that uses projectile and area attacks. You will lose Virulence over time, at a rate which increases the more Virulence you have. The minion will die when you have no Virulence.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Minion Movement Speed
Grants 20% chance to Poison on Hit
Grants 10% more Poison Damage
Agony Crawler deals (5-9)% increased Physical Damage per Virulence you have
Agony Crawler has (2-3)% increased Attack Speed per Virulence you have
Agony Crawler has (1-45) to (3-84) Added Physical Damage per Virulence you have
Maximum 1 Summoned Agony Crawler
Maximum 40 Virulence
Grants Virulence when you Poison an Enemy
Minions cannot Taunt Enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Agony skill icon.pngHerald of Agony inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 16
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Alteration
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemHeraldOfAgony

Herald of Agony skill screenshot.jpg

Herald of Agony is a herald skill gem. When activated it reserves mana and grants a buff that gives a chance to inflict poison on enemies. Whenever the user poisons an enemy, it grants Virulence and summons an Agony Crawler minion, which becomes stronger with more stacks of Virulence.

Skill functions and interactions

Virulence buff cannot go above 40 stacks.

Agony Crawler Minion has an implicit 40% Physical to Chaos damage conversion.

Minion damage can be increased through many methods, such as:

  • Gem level boosts, such as The Coming CalamityThe Coming Calamity
    Destroyer Regalia
    Quality: +20%
    Energy Shield: (208-228)
    Movement Speed: -3%
    Requires Level 53, 144 Int+2 to Level of Socketed Herald Gems
    (80-100)% increased Energy Shield
    35% chance to avoid being Stunned for each Herald Skill affecting you
    Mana Reservation of Herald Skills is always 45%
    Whiff of cold, tiny spark, faintest flicker in the dark.
    Embers swirl, ice takes form, sky exposed - Death's perfect storm.
    Frost and thunder, flames shine bright, ruin walks the land tonight.
    By your hand they dance and bend, wield them and brook no end.
    , Cold Iron PointCold Iron Point
    Ezomyte Dagger
    Rune Dagger
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 2494.8
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.30%
    Attacks per Second: 1.40
    Weapon Range: 10
    Requires Level 62, 95 Dex, 131 Int30% increased Global Critical Strike Chance+3 to Level of all Physical Spell Skill Gems
    Deal no Elemental Damage
    There is nothing more brutal than a simple blade wielded with rage.
    , and Empower SupportEmpower SupportSupport
    Icon: +
    Mana Multiplier: 125%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will raise the level of supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:
    This Gem gains 5% increased Experience
    +(0-2) to Level of Supported Active Skill GemsThis 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.
    .
  • Auras like HatredHatredAura, Spell, AoE, Cold
    Radius: 36
    Mana Reserved: 50%
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
    Requires Level 24Casts an aura that grants extra cold damage based on physical damage to you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
    2% increased Area of Effect
    You and nearby allies gain (16-25)% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage
    You and nearby allies deal (14-18)% more Cold Damage
    +(0-19) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Hatred skill icon.png
    supported by GenerosityGenerosity SupportSupport, Aura
    Icon: G
    Requires Level 31Supports aura skills that affect you and allies, increasing the aura's effect on allies, but preventing it from affecting you at all. Cannot support curse auras, or other auras that only affect enemies. Cannot support skills used by totems.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 2% increased Aura Area of Effect
    Non-Curse Auras from Supported Skills have (20-39)% increased Effect
    Supported Auras do not affect you
    This 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.
    .
  • Frenzy charges also apply to minions at a significant bonus. These can be granted to minions through the Victario's CharityVictario's Charity
    Laminated Kite Shield
    Quality: +20%
    Chance to Block: 24%
    Armour: 135
    Energy Shield: 26
    Movement Speed: -3%
    Requires Level 50, 64 Str, 64 Int+8% to all Elemental Resistances+(50-70) to maximum Life
    +(20-30)% to Lightning Resistance
    +11% to Chaos Resistance
    20% increased Area of Effect of Aura Skills
    10% chance to grant a Power Charge to nearby Allies on Kill
    5% chance to grant a Frenzy Charge to nearby Allies on Hit
    A man's life is the greatest gift he can give.
    shield, Poacher's MarkPoacher's MarkCurse, Spell, AoE, Duration
    Radius: 22
    Mana Cost: (24-50)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, making them less evasive. Hitting the cursed targets will grant life and mana, and killing them will result in more flask charges and a chance to gain a frenzy charge.Per 1% Quality:
    Cursed enemies have a 0.5% chance to grant a Frenzy Charge when slain
    Base duration is (6-9.8) seconds
    Cursed enemies have (30-49)% less Evasion
    Cursed enemies grant 100% increased Flask Charges
    Cursed enemies grant (5-24) Life when Hit by Attacks
    Cursed enemies grant (5-12) Mana when Hit by Attacks
    Cursed enemies have a (21-30)% chance to grant a Frenzy Charge when slain
    +(0-10) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Poacher's Mark skill icon.png
    , or an item providing it GluttonyGluttony
    Leather Belt
    Requires Level 48+(25-40) to maximum Life+(60-80) to maximum Life
    Culling Strike against Enemies Cursed with Poacher's Mark
    Curse Enemies with Level 30 Poacher's Mark on Hit, which can apply to Hexproof Enemies
    Take (100-200) Physical Damage when you use a Movement Skill
    You have no Armour or Maximum Energy Shield
    What started as a desire to feed
    became a desire to learn...
    .
  • Support gems such as: Minion DamageMinion Damage SupportSupport, Minion
    Icon: d
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 8Supports skills which create Minions.Per 1% Quality:
    Minions from Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    Minions from Supported Skills deal (25-49)% more DamageThis 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.
    , Point BlankPoint Blank SupportProjectile, Attack, Support
    Icon: b
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 18Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills' Projectile Attack Hits deal up to 30% more Damage to targets at the start of their movement, dealing less Damage to targets as the projectile travels farther
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Projectile Damage
    This 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.
    , and Vile ToxinsVile Toxins SupportSupport
    Icon: e
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 38Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 1% increased Damage with Poison
    Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Damage with Poison
    Supported Skills deal 5% more Damage with Hits for each Poison on the Enemy, up to (6-9)
    This 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.
    also offer a considerable boost to minion damage. The Crawler is also immune to any form of damage and cannot die, making Damage on Full LifeDamage on Full Life SupportAttack, Support
    Icon: f
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 18Supports attack skills, providing a bonus to all damage dealt by those skills while your life is full.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    Supported Attack Skills deal (30-49)% more Damage while on Full LifeThis 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.
    a great option.
  • Temporary effects such as Flesh OfferingFlesh OfferingMinion, Spell, Duration
    Mana Cost: (16-33)
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 12Consumes a corpse, which temporarily empowers your minions with swiftness. The skill consumes other nearby corpses, increasing the duration for each corpse consumed.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Grants Minions (20-30)% increased Attack Speed
    Grants Minions (20-29)% increased Movement Speed
    Grants Minions (20-30)% increased Cast Speed
    Additional 1 seconds Base Duration per extra corpse Consumed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Flesh Offering skill icon.png
    , Spirit OfferingSpirit OfferingMinion, Spell, Duration, Chaos
    Mana Cost: (16-33)
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 12Consumes a corpse, granting extra chaos damage, elemental resistances and chaos resistance to your minions. The skill consumes other nearby corpses, increasing the duration for each corpse consumed.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Additional 1 seconds Base Duration per extra corpse Consumed
    Grants Minions +(20-30)% to Chaos Resistance
    Minions gain (20-29)% of their Physical Damage as Extra Chaos Damage
    Minions gain +(20-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Spirit Offering skill icon.png
    , Vaal HasteVaal HasteAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration
    Radius: 36
    Souls Per Use: 50 (N) /
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Soul Gain Prevention: 6.000 sec
    Cooldown Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 24Casts a temporary aura that increases the movement speed, attack speed and cast speed of you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
    2% increased Area of Effect
    You and nearby allies gain (25-31)% increased Attack Speed
    You and nearby allies gain (24-31)% increased Cast Speed
    You and nearby allies gain (10-13)% increased Movement Speed
    Base duration is 4 seconds
    Modifiers to Buff Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
    +(0-19) to radius
    Corrupted
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Vaal Haste skill icon.png
    , and Vaal Lightning TrapVaal Lightning TrapTrap, Vaal, Spell, Projectile, Duration, Lightning
    Souls Per Use: 20 (N) /
    Can Store 3 Use(s)
    Soul Gain Prevention: 6.000 sec
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 170%
    Requires Level 12Throws a trap that launches a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets and leaving a trail of shocked ground.Per 1% Quality:
    Shocked Ground causes 0.25% increased Damage taken
    Deals (18-466) to (54-1399) Lightning Damage
    Trap lasts 4 seconds
    Fires 8 additional Projectiles
    Base duration is 4 seconds
    Shocked Ground causes 15% increased Damage taken
    Fires Projectiles in a circle
    Projectiles leave Shocked Ground
    Projectiles Pierce all Targets
    Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
    Corrupted
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Vaal Lightning Trap skill icon.png
    can also be taken advantage of.
  • Debuffs such as Intimidate from Belt of the DeceiverBelt of the Deceiver
    Heavy Belt
    Requires Level 20+(25-35) to Strength(15-25)% increased Global Physical Damage
    You take 30% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes
    +(30-40) to maximum Life
    +(10-15)% to all Elemental Resistances
    Nearby Enemies are Intimidated
    In battle, virtue matters not.
    Only victory.
    also increase minion damage.
  • Curses like Sniper's MarkSniper's MarkSpell, AoE, Duration, Curse
    Radius: 22
    Mana Cost: (16-33)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, making them easier to pierce and to knock back, and increasing the damage they take from projectiles.Per 1% Quality:
    Cursed enemies take 0.5% increased Damage from Projectile Hits
    Base duration is (9-10.9) seconds
    Projectiles Pierce Cursed Enemies
    Hits on Cursed Enemies have an additional 25% chance to Knockback
    Cursed enemies take (25-44)% increased Damage from Projectile Hits
    +(0-10) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Sniper's Mark skill icon.png
    also work.[confirmation needed because of 3.12 change]

For faster clear speed consider supports such as PiercePierce SupportSupport, Projectile
Icon: p
Mana Multiplier: 110%
Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
Projectiles from Supported Skills Pierce (2-4) additional Targets
Supported Skills deal (0-19)% more Projectile Damage
This 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.
, Greater Multiple ProjectilesGreater Multiple Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
Icon: P
Mana Multiplier: 165%
Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
Supported Skills fire 4 additional Projectiles
Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Projectile Damage
This 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.
, Faster AttacksFaster Attacks SupportAttack, Support
Icon: A
Mana Multiplier: 115%
Requires Level 18Supports attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
Supported Skills have (25-44)% increased Attack SpeedThis 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.
, and Minion SpeedMinion Speed SupportMovement, Support, Minion
Icon: e
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 18Supports skills which create Minions.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Minion Movement Speed
Supported Skills have (25-44)% increased Minion Movement Speed
Supported Skills have (25-34)% increased Minion Attack Speed
Supported Skills have (25-34)% increased Minion Cast Speed
This 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.
. There is also an Uber Labyrinth enchantment that grants 2 additional projectiles to your Minion Crawler: Summoned Agony Crawler fires 2 additional Projectiles

Consider using ConvocationConvocationMinion, Spell, Duration
Mana Cost: (6-13)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Requires Level 24Recalls all minions that are following you to your location, and grants them a temporary life regeneration effect.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Skill Effect Duration
1% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
Base duration is 2 seconds
Regenerate (0.7-1.65)% of Life per second
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Convocation skill icon.png
to quickly teleport the Crawler to your location. This is useful when dealing with Proximity Shield mobs.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.dexterityPhysical
Damage per
Virulence
Attack Speed on
Agony Crawler per
Virulence
Physical
Damage on
Agony Crawler per
Virulence
Exp.Total Exp.
116415%2%1 to 300
220505%2%2 to 449,72549,725
324585%2%3 to 595,714145,439
428676%2%3 to 6169,595315,034
531736%2%4 to 8199,345514,379
634796%2%5 to 10285,815800,194
737856%2%6 to 12401,3441,201,538
840926%2%8 to 14554,3791,755,917
943987%2%9 to 17755,0492,510,966
10461047%2%11 to 211,016,5333,527,499
11491117%3%13 to 251,898,6025,426,101
12521177%3%16 to 301,964,0197,390,120
13551238%3%19 to 352,573,7319,963,851
14581308%3%23 to 424,676,43914,640,290
15601348%3%26 to 473,017,32717,657,617
16621388%3%29 to 537,823,00125,480,618
17641428%3%32 to 6015,264,20840,744,826
18661469%3%36 to 6726,272,84567,017,671
19681519%3%40 to 7562,872,274129,889,945
20701559%3%45 to 84212,023,122341,913,067
21721599%4%51 to 94N/AN/A
2274N/A9%4%57 to 105N/AN/A
2376N/A10%4%63 to 117N/AN/A
2478N/A10%4%71 to 131N/AN/A
2580N/A10%4%79 to 146N/AN/A
2682N/A10%4%88 to 163N/AN/A
2784N/A10%4%98 to 182N/AN/A
2886N/A11%4%109 to 203N/AN/A
2988N/A11%4%122 to 226N/AN/A
3090N/A11%4%136 to 252N/AN/A
3191N/A11%5%143 to 266N/AN/A
3292N/A11%5%151 to 280N/AN/A
3393N/A11%5%159 to 296N/AN/A
3494N/A12%5%168 to 312N/AN/A
3595N/A12%5%177 to 329N/AN/A
3696N/A12%5%187 to 347N/AN/A
3797N/A12%5%197 to 366N/AN/A
3898N/A12%5%208 to 386N/AN/A
3999N/A12%5%219 to 407N/AN/A
40100N/A12%5%231 to 429N/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
6The SummonerThe Summoner6Superior Minion Gem
Quality: +20%
To own a piece of the Nightmare, you must first belong to the Nightmare.
random superior Minion gem (Q20)Automatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell 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

Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Intruders in Black
Act 2

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Root of the Problem
Act 2
Yeena
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Herald of Agony:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Herald of Agony.

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 Herald Of Agony Mana Reservation 166Herald of Agony has 20% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Agony Mana Reservation 275Herald of Agony has 30% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Agony Num Of Secondary Projectiles 175Summoned Agony Crawler fires 2 additional Projectileshelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Herald of Agony:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
MegalomaniacMegalomaniac
Medium Cluster Jewel
Adds 4 Passive Skills
Added Small Passive Skills grant Nothing
<3 Random notable mods>
Corrupted
If you're going to act like you're better than everyone else, make sure you are.Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Medium Cluster Jewel1Adds 4 Passive Skills
Added Small Passive Skills grant Nothing
<3 Random notable mods>
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1 Added Passive Skill is Advance Guard
1 Added Passive Skill is Aerialist
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1 Added Passive Skill is Alchemist
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1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Guidance
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Might
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Preservation
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Reach
1 Added Passive Skill is Antifreeze
1 Added Passive Skill is Antivenom
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Adept
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Heroism
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Pyrotechnics
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcing Shot
1 Added Passive Skill is Assert Dominance
1 Added Passive Skill is Astonishing Affliction
1 Added Passive Skill is Basics of Pain
1 Added Passive Skill is Battlefield Dominator
1 Added Passive Skill is Battle-Hardened
1 Added Passive Skill is Blacksmith
1 Added Passive Skill is Blanketed Snow
1 Added Passive Skill is Blast-Freeze
1 Added Passive Skill is Blessed
1 Added Passive Skill is Blessed Rebirth
1 Added Passive Skill is Blizzard Caller
1 Added Passive Skill is Bloodscent
1 Added Passive Skill is Blowback
1 Added Passive Skill is Bodyguards
1 Added Passive Skill is Born of Chaos
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1 Added Passive Skill is Brewed for Potency
1 Added Passive Skill is Broadside
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1 Added Passive Skill is Brutal Infamy
1 Added Passive Skill is Burden Projection
1 Added Passive Skill is Burning Bright
1 Added Passive Skill is Calamitous
1 Added Passive Skill is Call to the Slaughter
1 Added Passive Skill is Capacitor
1 Added Passive Skill is Careful Handling
1 Added Passive Skill is Chilling Presence
1 Added Passive Skill is Chip Away
1 Added Passive Skill is Circling Oblivion
1 Added Passive Skill is Clarity of Purpose
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold-Blooded Killer
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold Conduction
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold to the Core
1 Added Passive Skill is Combat Rhythm
1 Added Passive Skill is Compound Injury
1 Added Passive Skill is Conjured Wall
1 Added Passive Skill is Conservation of Energy
1 Added Passive Skill is Cooked Alive
1 Added Passive Skill is Corrosive Elements
1 Added Passive Skill is Cremator
1 Added Passive Skill is Cry Wolf
1 Added Passive Skill is Cult-Leader
1 Added Passive Skill is Daring Ideas
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Discourse
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Ideation
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Messenger
1 Added Passive Skill is Darting Movements
1 Added Passive Skill is Deadly Repartee
1 Added Passive Skill is Deep Chill
1 Added Passive Skill is Devastator
1 Added Passive Skill is Disciples
1 Added Passive Skill is Disease Vector
1 Added Passive Skill is Disorienting Display
1 Added Passive Skill is Disorienting Wounds
1 Added Passive Skill is Distilled Perfection
1 Added Passive Skill is Doryani's Lesson
1 Added Passive Skill is Dragon Hunter
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1 Added Passive Skill is Drive the Destruction
1 Added Passive Skill is Eldritch Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Elegant Form
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1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Composure
1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Energy From Naught
1 Added Passive Skill is Essence Rush
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1 Added Passive Skill is Evil Eye
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1 Added Passive Skill is Expendability
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1 Added Passive Skill is Explosive Force
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1 Added Passive Skill is Eye to Eye
1 Added Passive Skill is Fan of Blades
1 Added Passive Skill is Fan the Flames
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1 Added Passive Skill is Hex Breaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Hibernator
1 Added Passive Skill is Hit and Run
1 Added Passive Skill is Holistic Health
1 Added Passive Skill is Holy Conquest
1 Added Passive Skill is Hulking Corpses
1 Added Passive Skill is Improvisor
1 Added Passive Skill is Insatiable Killer
1 Added Passive Skill is Inspired Oppression
1 Added Passive Skill is Insulated
1 Added Passive Skill is Invigorating Portents
1 Added Passive Skill is Iron Breaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Lasting Impression
1 Added Passive Skill is Lead By Example
1 Added Passive Skill is Life from Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Liquid Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Lord of Drought
1 Added Passive Skill is Low Tolerance
1 Added Passive Skill is Mage Bane
1 Added Passive Skill is Mage Hunter
1 Added Passive Skill is Magnifier
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Mastery
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Momentum
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Prowess
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Command
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Fear
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Fire
1 Added Passive Skill is Master the Fundamentals
1 Added Passive Skill is Mender's Wellspring
1 Added Passive Skill is Militarism
1 Added Passive Skill is Mindfulness
1 Added Passive Skill is Misery Everlasting
1 Added Passive Skill is Mob Mentality
1 Added Passive Skill is Molten One's Mark
1 Added Passive Skill is Mystical Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Natural Vigour
1 Added Passive Skill is Non-Flammable
1 Added Passive Skill is Numbing Elixir
1 Added Passive Skill is One with the Shield
1 Added Passive Skill is Openness
1 Added Passive Skill is Opportunistic Fusilade
1 Added Passive Skill is Overlord
1 Added Passive Skill is Overshock
1 Added Passive Skill is Overwhelming Malice
1 Added Passive Skill is Paralysis
1 Added Passive Skill is Peace Amidst Chaos
1 Added Passive Skill is Peak Vigour
1 Added Passive Skill is Powerful Assault
1 Added Passive Skill is Powerful Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Practiced Caster
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Retaliation
1 Added Passive Skill is Pressure Points
1 Added Passive Skill is Primordial Bond
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Carapace
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Dance
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Heart
1 Added Passive Skill is Prodigious Defence
1 Added Passive Skill is Provocateur
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Agony
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Aptitude
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Guile
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Might
1 Added Passive Skill is Purposeful Harbinger
1 Added Passive Skill is Quick and Deadly
1 Added Passive Skill is Quick Getaway
1 Added Passive Skill is Rapid Infusion
1 Added Passive Skill is Rattling Bellow
1 Added Passive Skill is Raze and Pillage
1 Added Passive Skill is Readiness
1 Added Passive Skill is Remarkable
1 Added Passive Skill is Rend
1 Added Passive Skill is Renewal
1 Added Passive Skill is Repeater
1 Added Passive Skill is Replenishing Presence
1 Added Passive Skill is Riot Queller
1 Added Passive Skill is Rote Reinforcement
1 Added Passive Skill is Rot-Resistant
1 Added Passive Skill is Rotten Claws
1 Added Passive Skill is Run Through
1 Added Passive Skill is Sadist
1 Added Passive Skill is Sage
1 Added Passive Skill is Sap Psyche
1 Added Passive Skill is Savage Response
1 Added Passive Skill is Savour the Moment
1 Added Passive Skill is Scintillating Idea
1 Added Passive Skill is Seal Mender
1 Added Passive Skill is Second Skin
1 Added Passive Skill is Seeker Runes
1 Added Passive Skill is Self-Control
1 Added Passive Skill is Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
1 Added Passive Skill is Septic Spells
1 Added Passive Skill is Set and Forget
1 Added Passive Skill is Shifting Shadow
1 Added Passive Skill is Shrieking Bolts
1 Added Passive Skill is Skeletal Atrophy
1 Added Passive Skill is Skullbreaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Sleepless Sentries
1 Added Passive Skill is Smite the Weak
1 Added Passive Skill is Smoking Remains
1 Added Passive Skill is Snaring Spirits
1 Added Passive Skill is Snowstorm
1 Added Passive Skill is Special Reserve
1 Added Passive Skill is Spiked Concoction
1 Added Passive Skill is Spring Back
1 Added Passive Skill is Stalwart Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Steady Torment
1 Added Passive Skill is Stoic Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Storm Drinker
1 Added Passive Skill is Stormrider
1 Added Passive Skill is Storm's Hand
1 Added Passive Skill is Streamlined
1 Added Passive Skill is Strike Leader
1 Added Passive Skill is Stubborn Student
1 Added Passive Skill is Student of Decay
1 Added Passive Skill is Sublime Form
1 Added Passive Skill is Sublime Sensation
1 Added Passive Skill is Summer Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Supercharge
1 Added Passive Skill is Surefooted Striker
1 Added Passive Skill is Surging Vitality
1 Added Passive Skill is Surprise Sabotage
1 Added Passive Skill is Tempered Arrowheads
1 Added Passive Skill is Tempt the Storm
1 Added Passive Skill is Thaumophage
1 Added Passive Skill is Thunderstruck
1 Added Passive Skill is Titanic Swings
1 Added Passive Skill is Touch of Cruelty
1 Added Passive Skill is Towering Threat
1 Added Passive Skill is Uncompromising
1 Added Passive Skill is Unholy Grace
1 Added Passive Skill is Unspeakable Gifts
1 Added Passive Skill is Untouchable
1 Added Passive Skill is Unwavering Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Unwaveringly Evil
1 Added Passive Skill is Vast Power
1 Added Passive Skill is Vengeful Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Veteran Defender
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Bite
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Guard
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Skewering
1 Added Passive Skill is Victim Maker
1 Added Passive Skill is Vile Reinvigoration
1 Added Passive Skill is Vital Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Vivid Hues
1 Added Passive Skill is Wall of Muscle
1 Added Passive Skill is Forbidden Words
1 Added Passive Skill is Warning Call
1 Added Passive Skill is Wasting Affliction
1 Added Passive Skill is Weight Advantage
1 Added Passive Skill is Whispers of Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Wicked Pall
1 Added Passive Skill is Widespread Destruction
1 Added Passive Skill is Will Shaper
1 Added Passive Skill is Wind-up
1 Added Passive Skill is Winter Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Winter Prowler
1 Added Passive Skill is Wish for Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Wizardry
1 Added Passive Skill is Wound Aggravation
1 Added Passive Skill is Wrapped in Flame

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Amethyst Ring
Requires Level 52+(9-13)% to Chaos Resistance
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>
+(10-20) to all Attributes
Adds (15-20) to (21-30) Chaos Damage
+(17-23)% to Chaos Resistance
<Two Random Herald of Agony modifiers>
I was a happy child, before the cruel truth was revealed to me.
I fight so that the children may remain ignorant.
Amethyst Ring52+(9-13)% to Chaos Resistance
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>+(10-20) to all Attributes
Adds (15-20) to (21-30) Chaos Damage
+(17-23)% to Chaos Resistance
<Two Random Herald of Agony modifiers>
(40-60)% increased Chaos Damage while affected by Herald of Agony
+(31-43)% to Chaos Resistance while affected by Herald of Agony
Herald of Agony has (40-60)% increased Buff Effect
Agony Crawler deals (70-100)% increased Damage
Herald of Agony has (15-20)% reduced Mana Reservation

Related passive skills

Passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Herald of Agony:

NameStats
Pure Agony
MinionDmgHeraldSkillsNotable passive skill icon.png
Minions deal 20% increased Damage while you are affected by a Herald
+5 to Maximum Virulence [1]

Ascendancy passive skills

The following ascendancy passive skills are related to Herald of Agony:

Ascendancy
Class
NameStats
Pathfinder
Pathfinder avatar.png
Master Toxicist
Master Toxicist (PathFinder) passive skill icon.png
10% more Chaos Damage with Attack Skills
Poisons you inflict during any Flask Effect have 40% chance to deal 100% more Damage
You lose Virulence 50% slower
10% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Chaos Damage [1]

Alternate skill effects

Herald of Agony has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Blood Guard Herald EffectBlood Guard Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Blood Guard Effect.Your Herald becomes a Blood Guard Effect.
Celestial Herald EffectCelestial Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Herald becomes a Celestial Effect.
Demonic Herald EffectDemonic Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Demonic Effect.Your Herald becomes a Demonic Effect.
Dragon Hunter Herald EffectDragon Hunter Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Dragon Hunter Effect.Your Herald becomes a Dragon Hunter Effect.
Faith Guard Herald EffectFaith Guard Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Faith Guard Effect.Your Herald becomes a Faith Guard Effect.
Invisible Buff EffectInvisible Buff EffectSkill Gem EffectRemoves the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.Removes the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.
Sunprism Herald EffectSunprism Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a sun prism effect.Your Herald becomes a sun prism effect.
White Herald EffectWhite Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a White Effect.Your Herald becomes a White Effect.

Monster stats

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Version history

Version Changes
3.10.0
  • Agony Crawler now deals 5% increased physical damage per Virulence you have at gem level 1 (from 6%), up to 9% at gem level 20 (from 12%).
3.7.0
  • Now causes Agony Crawler to deal 6% increased physical damage per virulence you have at gem level 1 (from 10%), up to 12% at gem level 20 (from 19%).
3.5.0
  • The Agony Crawler summoned by this skill now deals increased Physical Damage per Virulence you have, rather than increased Damage.
3.4.2
  • The Herald of Agony skill gem now has a Chaos tag.
3.4.1
  • Fixed a bug where Blood Guard Herald and Faith Guard Herald effects were reversed when applied to Herald of Agony.
3.4.0
  • Herald of Agony has been added to the game.

References