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Herald of Purity

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Herald of PuritySpell, Herald, Minion, Duration, Physical
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Grants a buff which lets you deal more physical damage. When you kill an enemy while you have this buff, this skill will summon a Sentinel of Purity, or refresh the duration and life of an existing one instead if you have the maximum number of them. The Sentinels of Purity have a single-target melee attack and an area melee attack.Per 1% Quality:1231% increased Minion Movement SpeedMinions have 0.5% chance to Taunt on HitSummoned Sentinels have 1% increased Cooldown Recovery RateBase duration is 12 seconds
Maximum 4 Summoned Sentinels of Purity
20% chance to Summon a Sentinel of Purity when you Hit a Rare or Unique Enemy
Grants (9-12)% more Physical Damage
Summon a Sentinel of Purity when you Kill an Enemy
Minions deal (0-95)% more Physical Damage
Minions have (0-38)% more Life
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Purity skill icon.pngHerald of Purity 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/SkillGemHeraldOfPurity

Herald of Purity skill screenshot.jpg

Herald of Purity is a herald skill gem. When activated, it reserves mana for a buff that grants more physical damage for attacks and spells. It also summons a Sentinel of Purity minion when the player kills an enemy or on hitting a rare or unique enemy while active.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Sentinels: Sentinels use regular melee attacks, as well as Shield ChargeShield ChargeAttack, AoE, Movement, Travel, Melee
    Radius: 8 / 16
    Mana Cost: 10
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 10Charges at a targeted location or enemy, pushing away enemies in your path and repeatedly dealing off-hand damage in a small area in front of you. You deal damage in a larger area when you reach the target. The further you travel, the more damage you deal, and the greater your chance of stunning enemies. Cannot be supported by Multistrike.Per 1% Quality:1231% increased Movement Speed1% increased Damage1% more Damage with Hits at Maximum Charge Distance75% increased Stun Threshold reduction on enemies at Maximum charge distance
    (90-109)% increased Movement Speed
    100% more Damage with Hits at Maximum Charge Distance
    (15-172) to (22-258) Base Off Hand Physical Damage
    2 to 3 Added Physical Damage per 15 Armour or Evasion Rating on Shield
    Base Off Hand Attack time is (0.53-0.48) seconds
    +0.1% to Critical Strike Chance per 10 Maximum Energy Shield on Shield
    Base Off Hand Critical Strike Chance is 5%
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Shield Charge skill icon.png
    on a cooldown. They can also use Crusade Slam, which deals area of effect damage in a cone in front of them.
  • Support Gems: The Sentinels' attacks can be supported by gems such as Melee Physical Damage SupportMelee Physical Damage SupportMelee, Physical, Support, Attack
    Icon: M
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 18Supports melee attack skills.Per 1% Quality:123Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Melee Physical DamageSupported Skills have +0.1 to Melee Strike RangeSupported Skills Overwhelm 0.25% Physical Damage ReductionSupported Skills deal (30-49)% more Melee Physical Damage
    Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Damage with Bleeding and Poison caused by Melee Hits
    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.
    or Minion Damage SupportMinion Damage SupportSupport, Minion
    Icon: d
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 8Supports skills which create Minions.Per 1% Quality:123Minions from Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageMinions from Supported Skills have 0.15% chance to deal Double DamageMinions from Supported Skills deal 2% increased Damage with AilmentsMinions 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.
    . This will result in a higher mana reservation. Sentinels cannot be supported by Curse on Hit (to for example apply an curse on enemies).
  • Sentinel stats scale heavily with the gem level of Herald of Purity. For example at gem level 20 they have a base physical damage of 729 to 1,094 (before the inherent "Minions deal x% more Physical Damage" modifier) with a total life of 10,119 per Sentinel (before the inherent "Minions have x% more Life" modifier), while at gem level 15 their base physical damage is 438 to 657 with a total life of 6,171 per Sentinel.
  • Sentinels have a base attack time of 1.20.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthintelligenceMore Physical
Damage
More Minion
Physical
Damage
More Minion
Life
Exp.Total Exp.
11626189%N/AN/A00
22031229%5%2%49,72549,725
32437259%10%4%95,714145,439
42842299%15%6%169,595315,034
53146329%20%8%199,345514,379
634503510%25%10%285,815800,194
737543710%30%12%401,3441,201,538
840584010%35%14%554,3791,755,917
943624310%40%16%755,0492,510,966
1046664610%45%18%1,016,5333,527,499
1149704811%50%20%1,898,6025,426,101
1252745111%55%22%1,964,0197,390,120
1355785411%60%24%2,573,7319,963,851
1458825711%65%26%4,676,43914,640,290
1560845911%70%28%3,017,32717,657,617
1662876012%75%30%7,823,00125,480,618
1764906212%80%32%15,264,20840,744,826
1866926412%85%34%26,272,84567,017,671
1968956612%90%36%62,872,274129,889,945
2070986812%95%38%212,023,122341,913,067
21721007013%100%40%N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A13%105%42%N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A13%110%44%N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A13%115%46%N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A13%120%48%N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A14%125%50%N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A14%130%52%N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A14%135%54%N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A14%140%56%N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A14%145%58%N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A14%147%60%N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A15%150%62%N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A15%152%64%N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A15%155%66%N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A15%157%68%N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A15%160%70%N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A15%162%72%N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A15%165%74%N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A15%167%76%N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A15%170%78%N/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

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Herald of Purity:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Herald of Purity.

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 Purity Additional Minion 175+1 to maximum number of Sentinels of Purityhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Purity Mana Reservation 166Herald of Purity has 20% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Purity Mana Reservation 275Herald of Purity has 30% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Herald of Purity:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
Circle of GuiltCircle of Guilt
Iron Ring
Requires Level 52Adds 1 to 4 Physical Damage to Attacks
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>
+(10-20) to all Attributes
Adds (8-10) to (13-15) Physical Damage
+(350-400) to Armour
<Two Random Herald of Purity modifiers>
I feel the moral weight of what I must to do to protect Wraeclast. I accept my guilt without shame.
It is my gift to humanity.
Iron Ring52Adds 1 to 4 Physical Damage to Attacks
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>+(10-20) to all Attributes
Adds (8-10) to (13-15) Physical Damage
+(350-400) to Armour
<Two Random Herald of Purity modifiers>
Herald of Purity has (40-60)% increased Buff Effect
Sentinels of Purity deal (70-100)% increased Damage
(40-60)% increased Physical Damage while affected by Herald of Purity
4% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by Herald of Purity
Herald of Purity has (20-15)% reduced Mana Reservation

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Herald of Purity (this list does not included notables that affect all type of Herald):

NameStats
Disciples
MinionDmgHeraldSkillsNotable passive skill icon.png
Minions deal 20% increased Damage while you are affected by a Herald
Summoned Sentinels have 25% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate [1]

Video demonstration

Alternate skill effects

Herald of Purity 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
3.11.0
  • No longer grants added Physical Damage with Spells and Attacks.
  • Now grants 9% more Physical Damage at gem level 1, up to 12% more Physical Damage at gem level 20.
3.8.0
  • Summoned Sentinels can now use Crusade Slam regardless of Ascendancy. Previously, this required a specific Guardian notable.
3.5.0
  • Minions summoned by this skill now deal more Physical Damage based on gem level, rather than more Damage.
3.4.0
  • Herald of Purity has been added to the game.

References