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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 weapon 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
+0.55 seconds to Attack Time
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
Acquisition
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemLeapSlam

Leap Slam skill screenshot.jpg

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 an attack time of your weapon's base attack time plus .55 seconds. Local attack speed modifiers apply to the base attack time of your weapon before the addition of .55 seconds. Global modifiers to attack speed will modify the speed at which Leap Slam performs. 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.

Attack speed can be calculated with this formula:  \pagecolor[RGB]{15,15,15} \color[RGB]{163,141,109} (1 + G) \times {1 \over {1 \over B \times (1 + L)} + .55}
    , where B is the base attack speed of your weapon, L is the local attack speed modifier, and G is the total global attack speed modifier applicable to your weapon type. Since weapons already list the locally modified attack speed, you can use this formula instead:  \pagecolor[RGB]{15,15,15} \color[RGB]{163,141,109} (1 + G) \times {1 \over {1 \over W} + .55}
    , where W is the weapon's attack speed after local modifiers have been taken into account.

  • Dual wielding: While dual wielding, hits are dealt with either the main or off-hand weapon. If one of your weapons is not compatible with leap slam, you will be unable to use leap slam.
  • 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.
  • The maximum jumping distance of Leap Slam is confined by a square rectangle centered around the attacker. This means that the actual maximum distance will be √2 times as long, roughly 41% longer, jumping diagonally as it would be jumping straight up, down, left or right. Since the duration of the jump is the same regardless of distance, you will also end up travelling about 41% faster that way. Flame DashFlame DashSpell, Movement, Duration, Fire
    Mana Cost: (8-23)
    Can Store 3 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.70 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:
    1% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
    Deals (6-319) to (9-479) Fire Damage
    Deals (10.9-599) Base Fire Damage per second
    Base duration is 4 seconds
    (0-76)% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
    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
    and Leap Slam seem to be the only two skills that work this way, all other skills have their max-range defined by a circle as one would expect.

Strategy

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: (9-26)
Cast Time: 0.80 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
(20-39)% 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: (8-23)
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.70 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:
1% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
Deals (6-319) to (9-479) Fire Damage
Deals (10.9-599) Base Fire Damage per second
Base duration is 4 seconds
(0-76)% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
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.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthDamage
Effectiveness
Damage
Multiplier
Exp.Total Exp.
11029100%100%00
21335101%101.2%9,5699,569
31743102%102.4%28,18937,758
42152104%103.6%59,14696,904
52560105%104.8%111,192208,096
62969106%106%193,800401,896
73377107%107.2%320,280722,176
83683108%108.4%359,0901,081,266
93990110%109.6%498,5081,579,774
104296111%110.8%682,0572,261,831
1145102112%112%921,7773,183,608
1248109113%113.2%1,727,8794,911,487
1351115114%114.4%1,791,7696,703,256
1454121116%115.6%2,353,6799,056,935
1557127117%116.8%3,070,91212,127,847
1660134118%118%9,095,46621,223,313
1763140119%119.2%16,039,89037,263,203
1866146120%120.4%29,817,11767,080,320
1968151122%121.6%62,895,056129,975,376
2070155123%122.8%212,051,599342,026,975
2172159124%124%N/AN/A
2274N/A125%125.2%N/AN/A
2376N/A126%126.4%N/AN/A
2478N/A128%127.6%N/AN/A
2580N/A129%128.8%N/AN/A
2682N/A130%130%N/AN/A
2784N/A131%131.2%N/AN/A
2886N/A132%132.4%N/AN/A
2988N/A134%133.6%N/AN/A
3090N/A135%134.8%N/AN/A
3191N/A135%135.4%N/AN/A
3292N/A136%136%N/AN/A
3393N/A137%136.6%N/AN/A
3494N/A137%137.2%N/AN/A
3595N/A138%137.8%N/AN/A
3696N/A138%138.4%N/AN/A
3797N/A139%139%N/AN/A
3898N/A140%139.6%N/AN/A
3999N/A140%140.2%N/AN/A
40100N/A141%140.8%N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
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 Leap 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 Leap Slam Attack Speed 16610% increased Leap Slam Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Leap Slam Attack Speed 27515% increased Leap Slam Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Leap Slam Damage 16625% increased Leap Slam Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Leap Slam Damage 27540% increased Leap Slam Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Leap Slam Area Of Effect 1668% increased Leap Slam Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Leap Slam Area Of Effect 27512% increased Leap Slam Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Leap Slam.

ItemEffect(s)
Demonic Leap Slam Effect
Demonic Leap Slam EffectCultist Leap Slam SkinYour Leap Slam becomes a demonic effect.
Your Leap Slam becomes a demonic effect.
Sin Leap Slam Effect
Sin Leap Slam EffectLeap Slam SkinYour Leap Slam becomes a sin effect.
Your Leap Slam becomes a sin effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.5.0
  • Now uses weapon attack time +0.55 seconds, rather than overriding your base attack time. While base weapon speed will have some effect, this change is intended to reduce the travel speed difference between characters using weapons local attack speed modifiers and characters who are not.
2.2.2c
  • Fixed a bug with Leap Slam when used by Ranger wielding a staff.
2.2.2
  • Fixed a bug where Leap Slam did not correctly change speed based on attack speed bonuses.
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.
2.0.0
  • 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.
0.10.0
  • Fixed a bug where you could not target chests with the Leap Slam skill.
0.9.12qq
  • Damage modifiers are now factored into Damage Effectiveness rather than being listed as separate stats.
0.9.12f
0.9.12d
  • Leap Slam has been slowed down a little. It is still a lot faster than it was in 0.9.11.
0.9.12
  • Reduced cast speed from 1.9 seconds to 1.2 seconds.
0.7.1
  • Leap Slam and Ground Slam now check your Accuracy Rating
0.6.7
  • New leap slam effects
0.5.13
  • Added leap slam sounds
0.5.12
  • Fixed crash using leap slam and fireball simultaneously
0.5.10
  • Enabled leap slams with strange weapons (daggers, claws, wands, unarmed)