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Leap Slam

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Leap SlamAttack, AoE, Movement, Melee
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: 15
Cast Time: 1.40 sec
Requires Level 10Jump into the air, damaging enemies (and knocking back some) with your main hand where you land. Enemies you would land on are pushed out of the way. Requires an axe, mace, sword or staff. Cannot be supported by Multistrike.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
Deals (100-122.8)% of Base Damage
20% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Leap Slam skill icon.pngLeap Slam inventory icon.png
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment

Leap Slam skill screenshot.jpg

Long ago, the marauders of Oriath perfected a devastating battle technique - the ferocious Leap Slam. With a guttural cry, the leaper hurtles forward and smashes the ground at the feet of the enemy. The force from this blow deals substantial damage in a circle around the targeted spot, and will even knock back and stun. The Leap Slam is useful not only as an offensive technique, but also because it can serve, in a pinch, to escape from danger. The Marauders of Oriath were famous for attacking their foes from above, leaping down from high ledges to crush their enemies' skulls.

Description on the official Path of Exile website [1]

Leap Slam is an attack skill that performs a leap to a target area, damaging and knocking back enemies landed on.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Accuracy: Accuracy is a factor despite the nature of the skill. Leap Slam can miss.
  • Attack speed: Leap Slam has its own attack time of 1.40 seconds and modifiers to attack speed will modify the speed at which Leap Slam performs. While its base attack time is not equal to the base attack time of your weapon, it does benefit from local attack speed modifiers on the weapon just like any other skill (multiplicatively). Leap Slam may seem slow when jumping small distances, but in reality, Leap Slam is simply always performed at the same modified speed regardless of the distance jumped.
  • Damage: Tooltip incorrectly averages the DPS and APS of your Main and Off Hand weapons, even though only your Main Hand weapon will ever be used. This is true even if your Off Hand weapon could not be used with Leap Slam in the first place. You can calculate your actual APS by multiplying 1/1.4 with (1 + Main Hand Attack Speed Modifier) and your actual DPS by multiplying the result with your average Main Hand Total Combined Damage, your Chance To Hit and (1 + Main Hand Critical Strike Chance * (Main Hand Critical Strike Multiplier - 1)). Make sure to convert all %-values to actual numbers by dividing by 100 before plugging them into this formula.
  • This will give you a reasonably close approximation, as your chance to hit may vary between your main and off hand but is averaged on the character screen.
  • Multistrike SupportMultistrike SupportAttack, Melee, Support
    Icon: 3
    Mana Multiplier: 180%
    Requires Level 38Supports melee attack skills, making them repeat twice when used, targeting a random enemy each time. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, or triggered skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Melee Physical Damage
    Supported Skills Repeat 2 additional times
    Supported Skills have (75-94)% more Melee Attack Speed
    Supported Skills deal 30% less Attack 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.
    : Leap Slam cannot be supported by Multistrike.


Leap Slam is primarily used as a movement skill. It is one of three skills that allow you to cross cliffs, chasms, and obstacles without prior preparation, the others being Lightning WarpLightning WarpSpell, AoE, Duration, Movement, Lightning
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (15 to 33)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Requires Level 10Casts a delayed teleport to a target destination. When the teleport occurs, lightning damage is dealt to the area around both where the player was and where they teleported to.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cast Speed
Deals (1-37) to (19-707) Lightning Damage
(0-38)% reduced Duration
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Warp skill icon.png
and Flame DashFlame DashSpell, Movement, Duration, Fire
Mana Cost: (10 to 30)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.75 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Requires Level 10Teleport to a location, damaging enemies and leaving a trail of burning ground in your wake.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Cast Speed
Deals (6-319) to (9-479) Fire Damage
Deals (10.9-599) Base Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 4 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Flame Dash skill icon.png
. Faster Attacks SupportFaster 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.
is a good support for this purpose as it will increase the speed of travel . BrightbeakBrightbeak
War Hammer
One Hand Maces
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (23.8 to 27.3)(54.4 to 62.4)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.25%
Attacks per Second: 2.10
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 20, 71 Str10% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold(50-75)% increased Physical Damage
50% increased Attack Speed
25% increased Critical Strike Chance
+(20-30)% to Fire Resistance
+(20-30)% to Lightning Resistance
"I know how to say 'faster' and 'attack' in Karui, Marak and Ezo."
- Voll of Thebrus
in the alternate weapon set is a popular weapon to use for moving with Leap Slam due to its huge increase in attack speed. A Prismatic EclipsePrismatic Eclipse
Twilight Blade
One Hand Swords
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (60 to 72)(140.4 to 151.2)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 53, 91 Str, 91 Dex40% increased Accuracy Rating8% additional Block Chance while Dual Wielding
Adds (20-30) to (31-40) Physical Damage
25% increased Physical Damage with Weapons per Red Socket
12% increased Global Attack Speed per Green Socket
0.4% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Blue Socket
+2 to Melee Weapon Range per White Socket
"A raging Solaris seared and contorted the orb's surface.
A despairing Lunaris filled the scars with her tears.
Yet Viridi remained, trapped within, forever more."
- Azmerian Creation Myth
with green sockets can be used in the other hand if even more speed is desired.

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.

Quest reward

This skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
The Caged Brute
Act 1

Vendor reward

This skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
The Caged Brute
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Leap Slam:

Name For 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. Effect(s)
EnchantmentLeapSlamAttackSpeed16610% increased Leap Slam Attack Speed
EnchantmentLeapSlamAttackSpeed27515% increased Leap Slam Attack Speed
EnchantmentLeapSlamDamage16625% increased Leap Slam Damage
EnchantmentLeapSlamDamage27540% increased Leap Slam Damage
EnchantmentLeapSlamRadius1668% increased Leap Slam Area of Effect
EnchantmentLeapSlamRadius27512% increased Leap Slam Area of Effect

Version history

Version Changes
  • Fixed a bug with Leap Slam when used by Ranger wielding a staff.
  • Fixed a bug where Leap Slam did not correctly change speed based on attack speed bonuses.
  • Attack skills that have their damage based on the wielded weapon have their mana costs fixed in place from level 1 onwards.
  • Increased the mana cost from 15 to 18.
  • Standardised the knockback chance to 20% at all levels.
  • Maximum range has been reduced from 70 to 60
  • Can no longer be supported by Multistrike.
  • Now grants 0.5% increased knockback chance per 1% quality instead of increased stun duration.
  • Fixed a bug where you could not target chests with the Leap Slam skill.
  • Damage modifiers are now factored into Damage Effectiveness rather than being listed as separate stats.
  • Fixed a newly introduced bug where Leap Slam would always get critical strikes.
  • Leap Slam has been slowed down a little. It is still a lot faster than it was in 0.9.11.
  • Reduced cast speed from 1.9 seconds to 1.2 seconds.
  • Leap Slam and Ground Slam now check your Accuracy Rating
  • New leap slam effects
  • Added leap slam sounds
  • Fixed crash using leap slam and fireball simultaneously
  • Enabled leap slams with strange weapons (daggers, claws, wands, unarmed)


  1. "Strength skills". Official Path of Exile website.